STEAM with Snowflakes – DIY Snowflakes and 5 Fun STEAM Activities

STEAM with Snowflakes – DIY Snowflakes and 5 Fun STEAM Activities

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash It’s winter! Though many of us may not live in parts where it does not snow, this is a good time to introduce your children to the magic of snowflakes.  Snowflakes are intricate crystalline structures with patterns that are beautiful and fascinating. And what’s more, snowflakes are a great example of Math in nature!! Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes  Did you know these Cool Math Facts about Snowflakes? [Source: mathnasium.com] Snowflakes have six…

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DIY Felt Snowman for Kids!

DIY Felt Snowman for Kids!

No holiday is as fun and exciting for kids as Christmas is! And a big part of excitement comes when it’s time to put up the Christmas tree which symbolizes the magic of Christmas,and for kids decorating the tree with ornaments mean that the season has officially begun. We can make it even more exciting for our kids by having them make their own ornaments for the Christmas tree.

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#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

#OrigamiDay – 20 Super awesome paper folding ideas for kids

Origami is the art of paper-folding. Its name derives from Japanese words ori (“folding”) and kami (“paper”). Traditional origami consists of folding a single sheet of square paper (often with a colored side) into a sculpture without cutting, gluing, taping, or even marking it. Origami as a craft has left an extensive paper trail across the globe!  Origami is fun and rewarding for both adults and children. These can be perfect rainy day (or any day) activities for children. 20…

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Celebrate this Diwali with DIY eco-friendly ‘diyas’

Celebrate this Diwali with DIY eco-friendly ‘diyas’

Diwali is about traditions, and nothing can beat the charm of adorning your home with humble clay diyas. These DIY diyas are pretty easy to make. You can then paint and embellish them to your liking.  Eco-friendly DIY Diya Ideas Clay Diya It is so easy to make your  Diyas at home with clay. You can use the same process and make diyas with play-doh or even the regular chapati dough.  Coconut Shell Diyas These…

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DIY: Learn to Make Floating Diyas with Kundans

DIY: Learn to Make Floating Diyas with Kundans

A Diya (divaa, deepa, deepam, or deepak) is an oil lamp usually made from clay, with a cotton wick dipped in ghee or vegetable oils. Clay diyas are often used temporarily as lighting for special occasions. But this Diwali we will make Floating Diyas. These kundan diyas are perfect to lighten up the festive season but can be used all year around too!

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Make your own Diya Stand with the waste lying at home!

Make your own Diya Stand with the waste lying at home!

Diwali is a joyful celebration and many of its symbols – candles and lights, rangoli and flowers – make ideal subjects for working together with your children through crafts such as this one. Diwali is all about decoration then let’s decorate this Diya stand using the old Cds lying at home and make the “best out of waste”.

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11 Handmade Gift Ideas for the Festive season

11 Handmade Gift Ideas for the Festive season

Diwali photo created by freepik Diwali is the festival of lights, colors, sweets, new clothes and of course, gifts! Everyone is excited to get gifts, but they also feel confused when it comes to giving them! Also, talk about the waste when you get similar or the same gifts! Buying gifts for everyone can be a stress on the pocket and it can also be mundane, especially when many different people are going to be all gifting the…

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6 Easy Halloween themed Recipes for Kids

6 Easy Halloween themed Recipes for Kids

Photo by Jessica Flores on Unsplash Halloween, today, is very commercialized with supermarkets filled with pumpkins, black and orange candies, cupcakes, costumes etc. Typical Halloween activities include dressing up in different costumes and attending costume competitions or parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns, making spooky treats and kids trick-or-treating in their neighborhood. The modern Halloween celebration is just “fun”. How about using this occasion to create fun and imaginative foods? Halloween recipes can include any dish that…

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Cosplay – 5 Popular Characters Your Kids Must Try this Halloween

Cosplay – 5 Popular Characters Your Kids Must Try this Halloween

It’s Halloween! If you have real mischief minds at home, choosing a character that best suits your child can be a task. We list down the most popular devilish characters the industry has given us in recent years. Make a pick and let them haunt your neighbour’s Halloween party.

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Spooktacular Fun and Educational Activities you can do this Halloween

Spooktacular Fun and Educational Activities you can do this Halloween

Photo by Colton Sturgeon on Unsplash Halloween is slowly but surely becoming popular in our multicultural country, and what’s another festival in our country where there are so many each month already. Do we really need to question celebrating Halloween in India? Let us use Halloween as a platform for our imagination and just enjoy it! So whether or not you celebrate Halloween, use this opportunity to creatively incorporate fun and engaging activities and make…

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