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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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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Make Mahatma Gandhi relevant to children – 10 Practical ways

Make Mahatma Gandhi relevant to children – 10 Practical ways

Image Source: Grandfather Gandhi ‘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…

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Teach children about Mahatma Gandhi – DIY Activities

Teach children about Mahatma Gandhi – DIY Activities

Photo by Ishant Mishra on Unsplash 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! His 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…

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Money-Wise – Activities to inculcate Financial Literacy in Kids

Money-Wise – Activities to inculcate Financial Literacy in Kids

Image Source: rawpixel.com We all know that being financially literate is very important in today’s world and hence it is best that we start early. Many parents try to keep their kids away from financial dealings and realities. They believe that kids should focus on doing well at school and enjoying their childhood and that money matters are best learned in adulthood. But it is proven that the best financial habits are formed when taught…

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Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Source: https://www.roalddahlfans.com Today we celebrate the life and works of one of the greatest children’s authors in the world. Whether you favour Fantastic Mr. Fox or have a soft spot for The BFG, there’s no denying Roald Dahl’s unique and colourful style changed children’s literature forever. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day (13th September 2019) with these phizz-whizzing, wondercrump activities! READ Read these 15 phizz whizzing books by Roald Dahl that you must not miss. Listen to Roald Dahl’s…

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Build a Relationship – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Build a Relationship – Interview a Grandparent and Write a Biography

Photo by Christian Bowen on Unsplash 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…

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

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

Image by rawpixel.com 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…

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