Epic Play – Epically Ramayana – The Great Indian Epic Memory Game

Epic Play – Epically Ramayana – The Great Indian Epic Memory Game

For ages: 6 years+ Number of Players: One or more players Game Type: Card Game Bonus: Open-ended cards allow for variations, Gift Idea, Travel Games Skills: Memory, Focus, more depending on how creatively you use the cards. Summary: A Ramayana-themed game that brings mythology closer to our children. Discover the Ramayana while playing a game of cards Indian mythology is replete with a wide array of tales that are stimulating, entertaining as well as enlightening….

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Origami for children – Mani”fold” Benefits and Startup Guide to Origami

Origami for children – Mani”fold” Benefits and Startup Guide to Origami

Photo by Dirk Ribbler on Unsplash Who does not love the magic and excitement of turning a piece of paper into something useful or a toy or a lovely decor item? Origami is the most exciting of all papercrafts. Origami is a captivating craft – all it requires is one square of paper that can be turned into so many things. No scissors or glue required! Origami is not just fun but has immense educational and…

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The Stories are out of the bag – Grandparents’ Bag of Stories – Book Review

The Stories are out of the bag – Grandparents’ Bag of Stories – Book Review

Grandparents’ Bag of Stories by Sudha Murthy Author: Sudha Murthy Illustrator: Priya Kurien Publisher: Penguin India – Puffin Length: 240 Pages For Ages: 6+ Type:  Chapter Book (Short stories) Format: Paperback Price: ₹250 Yes, you read that right. Not Grandma’s Bag of Stories. It’s Grandparents’ Bag of Stories – a sequel to Grandma’s Bag of Stories, written by the versatile children’s author Mrs. Sudha Murthy. Well, need I say more? This book is filled with…

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Celebrate Childhood! 15 ways to create happy memories for your children

Celebrate Childhood! 15 ways to create happy memories for your children

Photo by MI PHAM on Unsplash Childhood is a fascinating thing. Children have this magical ability to brighten our day, see the good in the world, and believe that anything is possible. Childhood is a celebration of curiosity. It is magical and full of wonder! According to many child development experts, childhood must be a time of enjoyment, exploration, and play. Children have only one childhood. Yes, we all know that kids grow up in…

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Have a DIY-wali with these FUNtastic Games and D-I-Y Kits

Have a DIY-wali with these FUNtastic Games and D-I-Y Kits

As Diwali inches closer, we start preparing for it. We buy diyas, clean and decorate our homes, dish out snacks and sweets, etc. The festival brings all the members of the family together and is a great way to bond and is one of the reasons why this festival is a hit with kids. But, with the Covid-19 situation, many families may not be able to get together. But let that not dampen the spirit…

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11 ways to have a Sparkly Diwali with kids!

11 ways to have a Sparkly Diwali with kids!

Kids are usually the most excited about this festival and look forward to celebrating this one with their friends and family – wearing traditional attire, gorging on their favourite sweets, enjoying fireworks, decorating their homes and above all exchanging gifts. Here are a few ideas that will surely make Diwali even more sparkly and fun for kids.

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Light up lives – Values to inculcate in children this Diwali

Light up lives – Values to inculcate in children this Diwali

Photo by Udayaditya Barua from Pexels Diwali is here! It is a time for celebration and happiness for all. This joyous festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil brings families and friends together. Celebrate the true meaning of Diwali Children learn from experiences in everyday situations and this shapes their character and teaches them values that they can carry into adulthood. As parents, it is our responsibility that we take the effort of explaining the meaning…

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8 Life Lessons from Ramayana

8 Life Lessons from Ramayana

By Photo: Marcin Konsek / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56856097 Ramayana is one of the most valued epics in Hindu Mythology. The Ramayana isn’t just a story. It is brimming with values that are to be imbibed in every individual. While the stories from the Ramayana are fascinating, they offer many valuable life lessons and is an important tool to demonstrate the importance of values in our lives. Our children can learn a thing or two…

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And the Winner is…..- Results of the KidEngage Writing Competition 2020

And the Winner is…..- Results of the KidEngage Writing Competition 2020

Delighted to announce the winners of the KidEngage Writing Competition 2020! 2020 is probably slated to go down as one of the most difficult years that we will see in our lifetime. However, as the wise people say – every cloud has a silver lining! While the pandemic made us all sit at home, and put lives as we knew them on hold, we all discovered new passions, and reflected on how we are living…

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Boo! Can reading scary stories benefit children?

Boo! Can reading scary stories benefit children?

Photo by Roman Denisenko on Unsplash Yes. Reading spine-chilling tales with your children may teach them some important life lessons. No, you shouldn’t be scaring the pants off your kids, but it’s okay for them to read some scary stories or get scared of the bogeyman every once in a while. Many parents keep children away from scary books (TV Shows and movies), in an effort to protect their kids.  Some parents worry that the stories’…

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