We vote for these!! Get your children civics-savvy these elections!

We vote for these!! Get your children civics-savvy these elections!

Are you teaching your children about the elections? We’re having assembly elections in 5 Indian states this week, and the national elections are also due next year! Bombarded with ads on television, on the radio, and everywhere we turn, it’s obvious to young children that something different is happening and that we will be choosing a new leader. It is our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. So, what better time than now, to introduce children to how our government works, our constitution, elections, voting and what our role is in it all.

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Get the greens in – How to Make Kid Friendly Terrariums!

Get the greens in – How to Make Kid Friendly Terrariums!

Terrariums are a great craft for kids because they are fun in all stages of development. Picking out plants, containers and little figurines to go inside can be just as fun as making the terrarium and watching it grow. What’s a terrarium, you say? A terrarium is a way of growing plants in an enclosed or partially enclosed container usually made of glass or plastic. They are easy to establish and make a wonderful craft for bored kids at home during the summer. Read on for our easy terrarium DIY to learn how to make your own to keep or give away to your friends.

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How to make your own Ravana effigy At Home!

How to make your own Ravana effigy At Home!

Let’s make the festival more fun by involving the kids in all the festivities. How about making your very own effigy of Ravana at home using everyday household items. Here is a simple DIY Ravana craft which children can do by themselves or with the help of grownups.Go crafting and enjoy the festival!

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Win over the holiday – 14 ways to make Dussehra engaging for children

Win over the holiday – 14 ways to make Dussehra engaging for children

Amidst nine days of Durga pooja, fasting and harvest, Dandiya and Garba brings joy and gaiety to all .Especially, kids love the idea of vacation from school, dressing up in their traditional best, relishing their favourite sweets, taking pride in showing off the décor to the guests, and above all dancing to the tunes of Dandiya and Garba with family and friends. Believe me, Dusshera vacation is the best time to not go on short trip but to be in town to enjoy the festivities with family and friends.

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Teach children about Mahatma Gandhi – DIY Activities

Teach children about Mahatma Gandhi – DIY Activities

Mahatma Gandhi is revered in this nation and rightly so. Even though he was born more than a century ago, his words and wisdom are still relevant! He ideologies and philosophies still mesmerize the world! There are innumerable movies, plays, books, and stories bring him regularly into our lives. His birthday, 2nd October, has been declared as the International Day for Non-Violence by the UN. It is our responsibility to teach our children about the…

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Make Mahatma Gandhi relevant to children – 10 Practical ways

Make Mahatma Gandhi relevant to children – 10 Practical ways

‘If we are to reach real peace in this world and we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with children’. Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi was not just the biggest figure in the Indian independence movement, he was also the face of it to the rest of the world. His philosophies of non-violence, civil disobedience and a will of steel helped obliterate the most powerful empire the world…

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Hooray for Teachers -10 DIY Gift Ideas for Teachers

Hooray for Teachers -10 DIY Gift Ideas for Teachers

10 Great DIY Gift Ideas for Teachers A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart.  Our educators need to be appreciated because of their efforts to mould children into intelligent and responsible human beings. Teacher’s Day is the right occasion to show our appreciation to the torch-bearers of education. And what better gift than handmade or personalized ones to reflect your love and gratefulness! Here are 10 Do-It-Yourself (DIY) gift ideas for…

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Best Play Areas in Chennai to Visit these Holidays

Best Play Areas in Chennai to Visit these Holidays

Looking for an option for an active day for kids when it is hot outside? Or too cold? Or raining? Play Areas are where you should head out, whatever be the weather. Chennai has quite a number of play areas. Some have both indoor and outdoor spaces, some have libraries or even a cafe! Check out the best play areas in Chennai in this list, that Team KidEngage has curated for you.

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#SuperBlueBloodMoon – 12 Books about Moon for Children

#SuperBlueBloodMoon – 12 Books about Moon for Children

Here, we have put together a collection of books about moon for them to explore. Not only can kids learn actual facts about the moon, but the fiction books help kids use those facts to stretch their imaginations! These books are a perfect addition to any lesson on astronomy – particularly the moon – for kids!

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Fun ideas to celebrate the longest day in the year – Summer Solstice!

Fun ideas to celebrate the longest day in the year – Summer Solstice!

The summer solstice usually occurs on the 21st or 22nd of June in the Northern Hemisphere. Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate the winter solstice during those days. The summer solstice is the longest day and the shortest night of the year. This day is a great science lesson for kids and a great opportunity to learn about the tilt of the sun.

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