Words Have Power! Building vocabulary is an important part of learning a language. A strong vocabulary is essential to writing and communicating well. We know that children who are avid readers, tend to have more advanced vocabularies than those who don’t and that vocabulary acquisition is a wonderful side effect of reading quality books. But reading isn’t the only way you can improve your reading skills; you can also play games to build skills and…Read More
Journaling is often a good activity for kids who are reluctant to write or, in some cases, reluctant to speak.
The versatility of journaling makes it very helpful to be incorporated into many different areas of learning, including math, science and social studies.
Magic tricks for kids are a great way to keep your family entertained.
A magician says, “Learning magic tricks at a young age builds up confidence and helps with social building skills,especially if the child tends to be little shy.” Here are a few fun and easy magic tricks for kids to get your young magician started.Read More
Let’s make the festival more fun by involving the kids in all the festivities. How about making your very own effigy of Ravana at home using everyday household items. Here is a simple DIY Ravana craft which children can do by themselves or with the help of grownups.Go crafting and enjoy the festival!Read More
Mahatma Gandhi is revered in this nation and rightly so. Even though he was born more than a century ago, his words and wisdom are still relevant! He ideologies and philosophies still mesmerize the world! There are innumerable movies, plays, books, and stories bring him regularly into our lives. His birthday, 2nd October, has been declared as the International Day for Non-Violence by the UN. It is our responsibility to teach our children about the…Read More
Do you remember the smell of smouldering dhuna and camphor mingled with the sweet fragrance of incense and flowers? Do you remember the crispiness of vibrant ghagras and the joy of waking up to thumping music and clinking dandiya sticks? Can you ever forget the aroma of sugar and bay leaves melting into boiling milk? It’s that time of the year again! This Navaratri ditch the grains and spices but not your kid’s foodgasm. Try these lip-smacking delicacies to keep their festive spirits high.Read More
Nothing can beat that special thrill when children can make dandiya sticks at home and carry those to the community Raas Garba during Navaratri! But we all know how kids suddenly forget the dancing and start fighting – with the sticks!! Here are some ideas to make child-friendly Dandiya sticks! 4 DIY Ideas for a Child-Friendly Dandiya Stick Newspaper Dandiya stick Upcycle those newspapers into these lovely dandiya sticks! So easy! Bamboo Skewers Dandiya Stick What an ingenious…Read More
Amidst nine days of Durga pooja, fasting and harvest, Dandiya and Garba brings joy and gaiety to all .Especially, kids love the idea of vacation from school, dressing up in their traditional best, relishing their favourite sweets, taking pride in showing off the décor to the guests, and above all dancing to the tunes of Dandiya and Garba with family and friends. Believe me, Dusshera vacation is the best time to not go on short trip but to be in town to enjoy the festivities with family and friends.Read More
Make your own Golu Dolls for Dussehra (Dasara) ‘Gomme Habba’, ‘Bommala Koluvu‘ or ‘Golu’ is one of the important aspects of Navaratri in some Southern States. This is not only a time for worship and celebration but also to flaunt one’s creativity and imagination! Whether it is the assembling of the Golu steps, dressing up the Marapacchi dolls (Pattada Gombe) or preparing the snacks – Navaratri is the time when resourcefulness flourishes at home. It…Read More
Inculcate an “attitude of gratitude” in your children Practicing gratitude has many benefits. Teaching children the art of gratitude while they’re young helps to reap the benefits well into adulthood. We have gathered a list of Gratitude Activities for Children that you can do together while teaching gratitude. Gratitude Activities for Children DO Write a Gratitude Journal – A gratitude journal is a wonderful and scientifically proven way to guide your child toward health, happiness, and internal motivation. If your…Read More