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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Fantastic Biographies for Children – 9 recommendations for you!

Fantastic Biographies for Children – 9 recommendations for you!

The following biographies are some of the most fascinating we’ve come across. These will help children understand and find inspiration from some of the most important figures in our history.

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Father of our Nation – Books about Mahatma Gandhi for children

Father of our Nation – Books about Mahatma Gandhi for children

Mahatma Gandhi We Indians refer to Mahatma Gandhi as the Father of the Nation. Rabindranath Tagore gave him the title, Mahatma-the great soul. Nelson Mandela called him a sacred warrior. Some describe him as the saint of the spinning wheel. A courageous freedom fighter, a shrewd politician, a passionate social reformer and a staunch nationalist, Mahatma Gandhi was all this and much more. He was the most unusual leader this country has seen and one…

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A Century’s Travel from the Dhoti to Denims – Is Gandhi a Figure or a Thought?

A Century’s Travel from the Dhoti to Denims – Is Gandhi a Figure or a Thought?

What if the iconic khadaus (wooden slippers) walked their way out of the libraries and museums? What if they raged a march to freedom yet again? What if…? “Mahatma Gandhi, popularly known as the Father of the Nation, was an Indian activist who led the Independence movement against the British. His non-violent ways and peaceful methods…”. My daughter was busy memorizing the lines, trying to get the facts and dates correct. History exams were slated…

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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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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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7 Books to Introduce Nelson Mandela to Children

7 Books to Introduce Nelson Mandela to Children

Nelson Mandela International Day 2018 marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100 birthday. He was born on July 18, 1918. The Centenary is a time to reflect on his life and legacy and to follow his call for world peace. On this occasion, we showcase to you some books about him that you can use to introduce his life to children.

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