Collage, as we all know, is making art with bits of paper. We can also extend collage to include pictures as well, instead of just pieces of paper. This fun activity can be offered to children even as young as 18 months! What’s more? You can use this activity as a learning tool or for plain wholesome fun! What you’ll need: Magazines / Newspapers Plain sheets of paper or a drawing book A pair of…Read More
Aboriginal art is art made by the indigenous people of Australia. This art is linked to religious ceremonies and all the painted patterns have meanings and tell stories. This art form is a visual language of simple dots and lines and is a tribal art, very similar to our own Bhil or Gond Art. This art is excellent for the child’s fine motor skills and definitely increases patience. It is also a great stress reliever…Read More
Journaling is often a good activity for kids who are reluctant to write or, in some cases, reluctant to speak.
The versatility of journaling makes it very helpful to be incorporated into many different areas of learning, including math, science and social studies.
Here is an easy way to keep the kids busy while preserving some of their favourite Summer memories? Kids can make this simple scrapbook project themselves and they can also complete it just in time before school starts as teachers start the first day back- to – school by asking what the kids did in their summer vacation. Bonus: you get to reminisce the wonderful times you spent together during summer holidays!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Keeping the li’l monkeys indoors during hot afternoons will be a difficult task for moms. The challenge is to find exciting activities that will not only be fun but an effective use of their time. Here is an exciting DIY craft that can easily be made using things that are lying around in most homes. Painting the rocks is not just a fun hobby, but you can use the painted rocks as a paperweight, transform it into fridge magnets, write inspirational messages for friends and family or even use these mini art pieces to decorate your garden.Read More
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.Read More
Kids ended the festive season with a bang at the Hyderabad Kids Fair- awesome books, exciting activity boxes and super fun learning all rolled into one!Read More