Story Writing Tips for Children: How to Create a Story from Scratch

Story Writing Tips for Children: How to Create a Story from Scratch

Photo by Tong Nguyen van on Unsplash Many children love reading and writing. This is because children are naturally allured to the powerful, captivating effects of stories. We all remain under the influence of this allure into adult age as well, but children love stories in a non-critical way. This is why many children will want to write their own story at one point. Storytelling and story writing are activities that should definitely be encouraged…

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5 Reasons To Teach Your Kids To Read With The SquareTales Reading App

5 Reasons To Teach Your Kids To Read With The SquareTales Reading App

    With the pandemic shutting down schools all over India, countless children are now homebound. The recent pandemic has forced schools all over India, and the world, to shut down, making countless children homebound for the near future. This pause in learning, say early education experts, could lead to a wide-scale learning loss that has repercussions well into the child’s future. At a time like this, ed-tech company Square Panda has released its early…

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12 Children’s Movies about Friendship

12 Children’s Movies about Friendship

Movies celebrate timeless experiences while teaching both kids and adults alike the importance of acceptance, love, and friendship. This friendship day, get your children and their friends together to watch a marathon of movies that are all about friendship! Serve some delicious cookies, and choose from these 12 great friendship movies that are fun for the whole family. You can also read these Books about Friendship, or indulge in a fun  Friendship Day DIY.

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Doodling – Bringing Imagination to Life!

Doodling – Bringing Imagination to Life!

Art can act as a medium of expression and is widely known to have therapeutic effects. Kids Activities such as doodling acts as art therapy and enhances kids’ memory along with reducing stress. If you have school-going kids, flip through their notebooks.  It is very likely that you will find random, yet creative and fun-looking lines, marks, and shapes going in all directions. In the language of art, this boundless, free flow of creativity is…

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6 tips for a parent to add a touch of “Real School” to “Reel School”

6 tips for a parent to add a touch of “Real School” to “Reel School”

Photo by Sven Brandsma on Unsplash The pandemic has triggered the shift to online teaching from a classroom setup and with no certainty in the picture the vision of classroom crowd of kids engaging and enjoying is receding to a limitless distance. The shift is huge and overwhelming for kids. If your night’s sleep is getting sabotaged wondering how, as parents, you can help our kids cope with the transition, don’t worry! Here are some…

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No more old school – Get Kids Ready for Successful Online Schooling At Home

No more old school – Get Kids Ready for Successful Online Schooling At Home

Photo by J. Kelly Brito on Unsplash Children are starting a new grade/class without even stepping into school! With the spread of the new Coronavirus and the ensuing lockdown, schools, colleges, and universities around the country are moving their classes online to make sure the academic year remains unaffected due to the pandemic. All over the world, millions of children of all ages are transitioning to distance learning, and even across our country, students are now completing or will start…

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Save the Future – 12 Ways to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Save the Future – 12 Ways to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash April 22 is Earth Day. Our planet’s eco-system is getting more complicated with each year. The “Eco” beat is on this year too. Conservation and Environment protection are in the news and social media. We are already teaching our kids about going green and being eco-friendly. And raising our children to be environmentally friendly is the only long term solution to protect our planet. In fact, there are many ways to get…

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Stop. Think . Connect – Children’s Safety in a Connected World

Stop. Think . Connect – Children’s Safety in a Connected World

Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash The government has announced a nationwide lockdown to contain Coronavirus. We are all home spending our summer safe at home and with schools closed, it is likely that children are spending a lot of time online. A lot of activities have moved online from Summer Camps to Music lessons, Storytelling sessions, Art Classes, and more. In addition to this, children spend time talking or chatting with their friends, cousins, and other extended…

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Happy Kids = Happy Parents – A Guide to A No-Stress Lockdown At Home

Happy Kids = Happy Parents – A Guide to A No-Stress Lockdown At Home

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash The Coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the whole world! We are all staying home. While some of us are working from home, many of us have extra responsibilities, what with handling tasks that were previously delegated to helpers. To top it all, our kids are at home 24/7. Parents are wondering: What will the children do all day? Many parents are scrambling to find ways to smoothly transition children into at-home life….

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