Important First Aid Skills to teach children

Important First Aid Skills to teach children

Source: canstockphoto There are many areas of safety that you can teach to your kids but the teaching first aid can make them aware of dangers as well as how to safely handle injuries that may occur. Even when you try to avoid mistakes and do everything right, accidents can happen.  Teaching kids about safety must start as early as possible. It is important to teach them how to be safe and how to respond…

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KidEngage Writing Competition 2019 – A perspective from the judges

KidEngage Writing Competition 2019 – A perspective from the judges

We’re so proud, and so grateful to the universe that we have this opportunity to bring the talent of these youn children to the world. These entries are going to be published in an anthology as a printed book.

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10 Benefits of STEM Education

10 Benefits of STEM Education

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. STEM Education is important because it pervades every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Technology is continuously expanding into every aspect of our lives. Engineering is the basic designs of roads and bridges but also tackles the challenges of changing global weather and environmentally-friendly changes to our home. Mathematics is in every occupation, every activity we do in our lives. By…

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Crank it up! 20 Engineering Games, Toys and DIY Kits for Children

Crank it up! 20 Engineering Games, Toys and DIY Kits for Children

Children love tinkering and building! Engineering toys develop many important learning skills and behaviors, like problem-solving skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, creativity, curiosity, flexibility, and perseverance – all in the name of playing! A wide range of engineering toys, games and DIY Kits are available across all ages from preschools up to adults. They are fun for the whole family and provide a great opportunity for families to bond in addition to inculcating engineering skills…

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Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

If you ask 10 people around you, at least 7 of them would have heard of Roald Dahl – either through his books or a movie based on one of his books. That he is a great entertainer goes without saying, going by the wild popularity he enjoys. But his stories are also a great bundle of lessons and learnings, that are relevant to all of us, irrespective of age and times we are living in. And oh, the words – as mouthful and delicious as the chocolates in his famous book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.

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#Dahl100 for Life Lessons

#Dahl100 for Life Lessons

If there’s one author that makes us all smile with the exaggerated (and sometimes macabre) sense of humor, it’s got to be Roald Dahl. You might have great trouble finding someone in the crowd that reads who has not read a Roald Dahl story. And boy, do his stories entertain us! He wrote some true gems in his trademark funny style, with invented words. All you want to do is to read them over and over…

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Dear stress, let’s breakup!!! (School / Syllabus / Stress)

Dear stress, let’s breakup!!!  (School / Syllabus / Stress)

School, Syllabus and Stress – these three topics are interlinked with each other. The kindergarten is about to begin with their new term. When a toddler goes to a play house or preschool or kindergarten, it is a transition in a toddler’s life. As parents we prepare our children, step by step,  for these transitions to make the journey smooth, comfortable and acceptable. But, here I feel, we as parents, also go through a transition. We need to…

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Don’t Ban the Homework – Do this instead!

Don’t Ban the Homework – Do this instead!

Homework – the word itself invokes a sense of apprehension, nervousness and anxiety in children and parents alike. Right from the mandatory study hours every evening, to ‘tuitions’ for even the preschoolers, it seems that the homework is doing more harm than good. It comes as no surprise then, that there is an increasing clamour for the homework to be abolished from schools. However, there’s also the other school of thought that insists on reinforcement, and wonders how would learning happen if the child does not reflect on it at home.

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10 ways you can make your child’s birthday special!

10 ways you can make your child’s birthday special!

Wondering what to do for your child’s upcoming birthday? Birthdays demand celebration! And celebrate; you can, in myriad ways! Whatever way you choose, all that you intend is to make the day special for your child! Here are some super simple, adorable and fun ideas to create a bit of magic and make your kid’s birthday as special as he or she is! Transform your child’s birthday into something magical that he/she will always remember. Throw in a surprise!…

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Mirror, mirror on the wall – Kids are their parents’ reflections

Mirror, mirror on the wall – Kids are their parents’ reflections

So, when you see perform on stage in front of a huge audience, you will be surprised that they are basically reflecting whatever they have observed their parents doing. They practiced hard to perform because this what they have seen you doing. They have not given up the race before they reach the finish line because they have watched their parents’ persist. They have worked hard to study for that exam as they know that this what you would do because hard works helps get good results.

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