Have you read these 13 Poetry Books for Children yet?

Have you read these 13 Poetry Books for Children yet?

Today is World Poetry Day, so celebrate it by reading poetry with your children. We recommend these must-have poetry books for young readers.

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Holi Hai – 5 Books about Holi that you must read!!

Holi Hai – 5 Books about Holi that you must read!!

Known as the festival of colors, Holi is celebrated on the last full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna. This ancient tradition marks the end of winter and honors the triumph of good over evil. Celebrants light bonfires, throw colorful powder called gulal, eat sweets, and dance to traditional music. Watch this video about the Story of Holi. Or read from one of these books about Holi.

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Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Ritu Vaishnav’s Pink and Blue is an attempt by a mother to initiate a dialogue with her little one about gender stereotypes. It encourages kids to question these notions before they begin to shape their thinking and offers adults an opportunity to initiate this very necessary discussion. A discussion that needs to happen – it’s never too early, or too late! While we reviewed the book, there were some questions in our mind that we wanted to ask Ritu, and she agreed to answer them for us.

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KidEngage Reads : Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav

KidEngage Reads : Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav

One of the easiest way to introduce or reinforce a concept in the impressionable mind of a toddler or a preschooler is to do it through picture books. And when the concept is about the gender, there probably is no better way than books, with the caveat that our own behaviour and attitude follows what we are reading to the children.

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Girl-O-Pedia – 21 Books That are A Collection of Mini-Bio’s of Inspirational Women

Girl-O-Pedia – 21 Books That are A Collection of Mini-Bio’s of Inspirational Women

In today’s times, gender stereotyping, equal rights, and empowering girls is very important and is happening globally. And what better way to initiate these topics to children than books? Books about heroines who are REAL, not fictional!! Books that introduce children to a diverse and accomplished group of women! Books that bring incredible women out of the shadows, celebrate their success and acknowledges their achievements! Worldwide, the trend of illustrated feminist books for children on iconic figures…

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Stepping into Womanhood – 7 Books about Puberty for Girls

Stepping into Womanhood – 7 Books about Puberty for Girls

Going through puberty is one of the scariest, messiest and most confusing times in a girl’s life. Even in today’s “modern” times, people are still reluctant to speak about periods. The knowledge that girls acquire about the subject is often negative or completely wrong and they do not know where to go for reliable, fact-based information. For most girls, their first period is an unsettling experience. To make girls comfortable with menstruation, we need to ensure…

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15 Picture Books to kindle the love for Math

15 Picture Books to kindle the love for Math

Love Math? Hate Math? We often teach our kids math skills and reading skills separately. We don’t think math and reading can go together. But what if we could put the two together?! Math and Story Books can help children learn Math while promoting reading skills at the same time. Math + Reading = Love and Learn Math Picture Storybooks with Math as the theme is the perfect tool to introduce your kids to mathematical…

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Kids need to have a Balanced View towards Gender – An interview with Garima Kushwaha

Kids need to have a Balanced View towards Gender – An interview with Garima Kushwaha

Most of us will agree that Gender Equality should be something that should be a way of life, and not just a topic for essay writing competitions. However, the most instrumental thing is to make sure that we, as parents and educators, don’t fall prey to gender stereotyping, through our words or our actions. And one of the best ways to poke holes in gender stereotyping is to talk about role models.

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Jungle Facts – Guides and Reference Books about Wildlife

Jungle Facts – Guides and Reference Books about Wildlife

Our planet is teeming with life, from the mountain tops to the ocean’s depths. Encourage children to learn about this bio-diversity and their wild friends with these awesome guides and reference books about wildlife.  These interactive, engaging and informative books and will inspire children to save their planet! Jungle Facts – Guides and Reference Books about Wildlife Can we save the tiger? By Martin Jenkins and Vicky White A visually stunning and informative picture book…

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Tales from the Jungles – Children’s Books about Wildlife

Tales from the Jungles – Children’s Books about Wildlife

Children today are growing up in an age of deforestation and urbanization and hence it very vital that we teach our children to protect and preserve our precious wildlife.  Reading up about animals in their natural habitats can inspire children to create a better world where wildlife is cherished and sustained. Here’s a list of our favourite books that will help children become aware of the jungle and its inhabitants and how much they mean…

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