DIY Touch and Feel Wall Decoration for Sankranthi!

DIY Touch and Feel Wall Decoration for Sankranthi!

Let’s capture the warmth of this festival in this “touch and feel” wall decoration for Sankranthi that will easily help children learn about the festival while they get to make something beautiful to adorn their home.

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays with your Children – Fun Activities for Parents and Kids

6 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays with your Children – Fun Activities for Parents and Kids

Pic Source: Shutterstock Are your children’s schools closed for vacation? Wondering what to do to keep your kids constructively occupied during the holidays? Are you concerned that the children will be bouncing off the walls in sheer boredom during the school holidays? Or they’ll be glued to the telly or gadgets all day long? Here are some ways to keep them entertained, active and out of trouble and at the same time spend time with…

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Holiday Activity – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Holiday Activity – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Source: masterfile.com Grandparents love grandchildren unconditionally. They are the children they can enjoy and return at the end of a good visit. They are the children they did not have to raise and worry about 24/7.  Grandchildren are their legacy, continuing the family story long after they have gone. Grandparents are full of memories of their childhood and children love listening to their stories. Why not put this to good use? Encourage your children to talk…

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5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

We are going to have an epic experience tomorrow! An annular solar eclipse!!  The third and final solar eclipse of 2019 will occur over Asia, Africa, and Australia tomorrow (Dec. 26, 2019). A Solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth.  Are your kids thrilled about this historic eclipse? Solar eclipses are the perfect time to learn about the sun, the moon, the earth, and the paths…

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Bookish Xmas – Ideas for Christmas Trees with Books

Bookish Xmas – Ideas for Christmas Trees with Books

Want to try some interesting new XMas trees for your home this season? Get the books down from your bookshelves to try these clever ideas we got from Pinterest.  Go ahead and show off your books with some of these fabulous ways to use books as Christmas decorations! A stacked-book tree Stack your books against the wall, add a star, some lights and your tree is ready! Folded Mini Trees These folded mini-trees can be made easily…

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Christmas Themed Do-A-Dot Art Activity For Kids!

Christmas Themed Do-A-Dot Art Activity For Kids!

Xmas fervour is in the air! This is one festival that is loved by all kids and many fun games and activities can be planned around it.

I did a quick Christmas themed activity with my son. We made a simple card with do-a-dot green color marker. Do-a-dot markers are children’s favorite. They help improve hand eye coordination as kids can direct the stamp at their exact aim on the paper. They are also very easy to hold.

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Let’s Play! – Simple and Classic Pencil and Paper games for kids

Let’s Play! – Simple and Classic Pencil and Paper games for kids

Technology has permeated almost every aspect of our lives and it seems impossible to live without them. But it would be good to take a step back and try to live without depending too much on tech. Especially when it comes to having fun. Technology offers many entertainment and gaming options for children. In fact, many games that we used to play with pencil and paper are now available as an app! Here is a…

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An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

Letter writing used to be the only form of communication until telephones were invented and totally changed the way we communicate. Technology has made significant changes in the way we communicate. Email is instant, whereas the soonest a handwritten letter reaches its recipient is the next day! Though emails correct spellings automatically and suggest changes to grammar, it has led to us having scant regard for spellings!! Emil is convenient but it cannot match the…

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11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

11 Ideas for Make and Do Fun with Newspapers

Do you have a stack of newspapers that you want to upcycle and repurpose? Here is our compilation of awesome DIY projects that you can create with newspapers! Build Newspaper Structures From CraftingAGreenWorld Newspaper Bouquet From PopSugar Newspaper Flowers from RedTartArt Newspaper Basket From HowAboutOrange Newspaper Photo Frames from SavedByLoveCreations Newspaper Gift Bags From RedTartArt Newspaper Envelopes From KanelStrand Newspaper Art from StudioSeena’s Blog Make your own paper Making paper by hand at home is a…

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Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Reading the newspaper has huge benefits. Children can discover a whole new world through newspapers, new words, new phrases, new ideas, and even new faces!  But do you use the newspaper for reading and learning? Even just a few pages from the newspaper can be turned into lots of learning activities. Sit down with your child, grab a pair of scissors, and get learning with a newspaper! Here are a few terrific activities that use the newspaper…

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