O-Ley! 5 Delightful Books that transport you to Ladakh

O-Ley! 5 Delightful Books that transport you to Ladakh

Clear-blue skies, snow-covered mountains, crystal-clear waters; Ladakh is a great holiday destination. But now is not a time we can go on a holiday! Well, yes. You may not be able to go to Ladakh in person, but you can travel to Ladakh by just sitting on your couch. Journey to the roof of the world with your children with these enthralling books set in one of India’s most splendid destinations. O-Ley! 5 Delightful Books that…

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Worth your salt – Children’s Books about Money & Finance

Worth your salt – Children’s Books about Money & Finance

Hit the jackpot by wrapping money lessons into stories Financial literacy is as important for children as it is for adults. Children who are taught to manage their finances from an early life have better chances at a financially secure future. Teaching your kids to be financially literate helps them understand how to manage money as they grow. Wise spending becomes a habit, and this is very important. Many children know a few basic things about…

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Get tinkering! DIY Projects for budding Engineers

Get tinkering! DIY Projects for budding Engineers

Image Source: KE-Canva Do you have a budding engineer at home? Do they like to make stuff that actually “does stuff!”? One of the best things about doing these DIY projects is that children actually learn how things work. It’s not just about creating the DIY – but also making it do something. Children will love to learn engineering concepts through these fun activities. Here are some fun DIY engineering projects just for kids that…

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Making history from the ground up – Unearthed – Book Review

Making history from the ground up – Unearthed – Book Review

Unearthed – The Environmental History of Independent India Age Group: 7+ Author: Meghaa Gupta Illustrator: Aditi Shastry No.of pages: 228 Type: Non-fiction – Chapter Book Format: Paperback Price: INR 299 Published By: Puffin Books   History helps us understand people and societies and portrays to us a detailed picture of how society, technology, and governments worked in the times before now. We have all read about the history of India – the places, rulers, government, heritage, and even…

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Crank it up! 20 Engineering Games, Toys and DIY Kits for Children

Crank it up! 20 Engineering Games, Toys and DIY Kits for Children

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash Children love tinkering and building! Engineering toys develop many important learning skills and behaviors, like problem-solving skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, creativity, curiosity, flexibility, and perseverance – all in the name of playing! A wide range of engineering toys, games and DIY Kits are available across all ages from preschools up to adults. They are fun for the whole family and provide a great opportunity for families to bond…

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Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Source: https://www.roalddahlfans.com Today we celebrate the life and works of one of the greatest children’s authors in the world. Whether you favour Fantastic Mr. Fox or have a soft spot for The BFG, there’s no denying Roald Dahl’s unique and colourful style changed children’s literature forever. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day (13th September 2019) with these phizz-whizzing, wondercrump activities! READ Read these 15 phizz whizzing books by Roald Dahl that you must not miss. Listen to Roald Dahl’s…

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20 Razztwizzling-ly brilliant words invented by Roald Dahl

20 Razztwizzling-ly brilliant words invented by Roald Dahl

No one knows how to spin a yarn like Roald Dahl!  He was the master of colourful characters and spellbinding stories and his splendiferous imagination was responsible for some of the greatest children’s books of our times. Did you know Roald Dahl invented 500 words and character names, from the Oompa-Loompas, Rumpledumpus, Skillywiggler, Uckyslush, and Whizzpopping to the less well-known humplecrimp, lixiviate, and zoonk? He also coined the term “gobblefunk”, the name we now give to the lexicon of…

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Break down the walls – Friends Behind Walls by Harshikaa Udasi – Book Review

Break down the walls – Friends Behind Walls by Harshikaa Udasi – Book Review

Illustrations from Friends Behind Walls, published by Puffin. Author: Harshikaa Udasi, Illustrator: Krishna Bala Shenoi Friends Behind Walls Age Group: 7+ Author: Harshikaa Udaasi No.of pages: 144 Type: Chapter Book Format: Paperback Price: INR 199 Published By: Puffin Books Friends are like walls, sometimes you lean on them, and sometimes it’s just enough to know they are there. But what if there is a wall between friends? What if you’ve been told not to talk to someone who could…

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15 Whoopsy wiffling, Phizz-Whizzing Books by Roald Dahl your should not miss!

15 Whoopsy wiffling, Phizz-Whizzing Books by Roald Dahl your should not miss!

Roald Dahl is the author behind some of the best-loved children’s books of all time, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, Matilda, and The Twits. Roald Dahl’s book have been adored by children and adults alike all over the world. His books have been published in over 50 languages and adapted into numerous movies. There is even a Roald Dahl Museum in the UK for the true fans. His stories are full of magic, mayhem, and mischief….

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Build a Relationship – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Build a Relationship – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Photo by Christian Bowen on Unsplash Grandparents love grandchildren unconditionally. They are the children they can enjoy and return at the end of a good visit. They are the children they did not have to raise and worry about 24/7.  Grandchildren are their legacy, continuing the family story long after they have gone. Grandparents are full of memories of their childhood and children love listening to their stories. Why not put this to good use? Encourage your children to…

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