Reading Poetry offers a multitude of benefits for children. It kindles a love for language and helps build literacy. It helps children understand themselves and others and helps to cultivate invaluable qualities like compassion and empathy. Poetry can also have a calming effect on kids! There are many poems that children can enjoy. Poets like Edward Lear, A. A. Milne and William Blake wrote many poems for children. Many of these are available online. There are plenty of Poetry Books for…Read More
Summer is the one time in the year when a child is free from the timetable of a school, free from expectations to study, and free to do whatever they want. Summer is also the time when children have the time and space to play, have new experiences, face new challenges and ultimately learn about themselves and grow to be independent. Is this expectation-free space important for a child? Absolutely. Especially in today’s world, it is crucial.Read More
Summers are here!
Summer is at its peak, and the magazines and publications are all flooded with “summer detox” ideas and similar articles. But most things that we read will either be a rehash of what we read last year, or stuff that doesn’t apply to our temperament or palate. So, let’s use our common sense and look at things that care for the environment both outside and inside our system. It’s about supporting our local farmers and relishing our home grown recipes.Read More
It is Summer Vacation time again. KidEngage blogger Richa offers tips for making the most of the summer vacation time for children.Read More
Image Source:http://danielcoyle.com Parenting does not come with a manual, nor are parents graded on their parenting skills! Parenting styles evolve with generations and every parent needs to adapt to the change. Many parents, these days, see parenting as a complex task and get very anxious about whether they are doing it right. These TED Talks address some very crucial issues of parenting and child-rearing and are a must-watch for every parent. For parents, happiness is…Read More
International Day of the Girl Child is now held on 11 October each year and helps to promote girls’ rights, highlight gender inequality between girls and boys, and shine a light on the different forms of discrimination and abuse suffered by girls around the world. To help spread the word about this noble cause, Team KidEngage had a conversation with Rachna Mehta who is one of the Trustees of Heal a Child FoundationRead More
Kids began to notice gender difference early on. They make perceptions based on how the behavior of adults around them. As parents we have a huge responsibility that our children irrespective of the gender grow up with a sense of respect for every human. The amount of attention we give in order to shield our daughters from misogyny same is needed while raising our sons!Read More
Many parents fall into the trap of using tech gadgets to distract their kids just for that one hour while you take a shower and make lunch. But this seemingly benign habit can quickly spiral into an everyday activity as they grow fond of their cartoons, games and their colorful digital worlds. And we all know how this can affect their long-term well being.Read More
It is important to engage children and youth in our efforts to conserve wildlife in a more practical manner. We all want our children to reap the benefits of nature, be inspired and be stunned by its beauty, hence, it is crucial that we take active steps to make that happen – by buying them books, taking them out to parks and taking trips to the jungle. We need to make an effort to ensure…Read More
Exam time is the most stressful time of the year and often makes up the compelling part of your final result.
It important for you to do well in exams, and creating a perfect study schedule will help you a lot. Hey, when you have more than one exam to study for, how do you manage your time? Do you know that making exam study schedule is easy? But all you need is careful planning !!!Read More