Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Reading the newspaper has huge benefits. Children can discover a whole new world through newspapers, new words, new phrases, new ideas, and even new faces!  But do you use the newspaper for reading and learning? Even just a few pages from the newspaper can be turned into lots of learning activities. Sit down with your child, grab a pair of scissors, and get learning with a newspaper! Here are a few terrific activities that use the newspaper…

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5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

Photo by Jongsun Lee on Unsplash An annular solar eclipse is now in progress on June 21, 2020. A Solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth.  Are your kids thrilled about this historic eclipse? Solar eclipses are the perfect time to learn about the sun, the moon, the earth, and the paths they take as they orbit around each other. Here are 5 brilliant activities that combine creativity…

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Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Making your children aware of the significance of preserving the environment will help them learn about real-world issues, to appreciate nature and to use natural resources carefully. Teach them about environmental issues with these simple DIY activities and do your bit for the environment. Birdhouse Having birds in our garden is beneficial. Many birds are natural pest controls; they eat insects like moths, bugs,  caterpillars, etc. Plus, we get to hear the sound of happy birds…

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Make it – Mango Seed Bird

Make it – Mango Seed Bird

It is the season of the king of fruits – Mangoes!! Eat away those delicious mangoes, but save the seeds! You can transform them into cute little birds! What you’ll need: Mango Seed – Washed and Dried Craft Feathers Craft Paper Googly Eyes Pipe Cleaner Wires Glue How to go about it: Wash and dry the mango seed thoroughly. Ensure that you dry the seed in the hot sun for at least 2 days and…

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Make with love – 21 YouTube Art and Craft Channels to look up for Creative Inspiration

Make with love – 21 YouTube Art and Craft Channels to look up for Creative Inspiration

Photo by Dragos Gontariu on Unsplash Many parts of our country are still in lockdown and we are all staying home – keeping ourselves and others around us safe. We are all definitely looking for things to keep our little ones engaged. One of the best ways to entertain and engage children while keeping them thinking actively is indulging in Art and Crafts. YouTube is an excellent guide to at-home art or craft activities with kids and the…

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From your heart to hers! 15 Handmade Gifts for your Mother!

From your heart to hers! 15 Handmade Gifts for your Mother!

Photo by Lina Trochez on Unsplash Mother’s day is here! And what better gift than one made with your own hands! Show your mother how much you love her with these easy DIY gift ideas!  15 from the heart handmade gift ideas for your mother! Mom Rocks (MerMag) Moms rock! Felt-Flower Bookmarks (HappinessIsHomeMade) Easy to make and looks so lovely! Thumbprint Pendants (ThatsWhatCheSaid) Wonderful keepsake!   Washi Tape Wooden Bracelet (MamaMiss) All moms will love these! Hand and…

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Cat got your tongue? Tricky Tongue Twisters to get your Tongue in Tangles

Cat got your tongue? Tricky Tongue Twisters to get your Tongue in Tangles

Tongue twisters are a great way to get tongues curling and knotting and, of course, raising laughs. Cambridge Dictionary defines it as “a sentence or phrase that is intended to be difficult to say, especially when repeated quickly and often”. It is said that the world-famous Peter Piper tongue twister first appeared in print sometime in 1813, in a book called “Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation”.(Wow! That itself is a tongue twister). Tongue Twisters have so many benefits… Tongue…

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Sun Can Cook – DIY – Build a Solar Oven

Sun Can Cook – DIY – Build a Solar Oven

The sun beats down on us during the day. It’s hot and we all feel baked. Baked? Well, then why don’t we use the power of the Sun to cook? Yes! Let’s allow the sun to cook! In this fun STEM DIY, we made a simple Solar Oven (Solar Cooker) using easy to find items. And when you are all done, you can use the sun’s energy to cook outdoors. We made a very simple…

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Make It – 4 Ideas to Upcycle old clothes into Shopping Bags

Make It – 4 Ideas to Upcycle old clothes into Shopping Bags

It’s been a long locked-in summer and we’ve all been busy doing many many things. From learning to DIY to cleaning up, we have been keeping ourselves busy. While you are still at it, have you tried making a bag out of recycled materials? While recycling is better than throwing things away, upcycling to make something that can be used over and over again is the best! We scoured the internet for some easy DIY…

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