Book Review – Elections in India: Everything You Need To Know

Book Review – Elections in India: Everything You Need To Know

Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s India Author: Compiled by RobinAge India’s weekly children’s newspaper India is in election mode, with different phases happening right now in different parts of the country. All around we can see a buzz of election-activity, and this is sure to get children to think about why and what is happening around them.  It is our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. So, what better time…

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Book Review – The Great Race

Book Review – The Great Race

Publisher: Tara Books Author: Nathan Kumar Scott Illustrator: Jagdish Chitara The Great Race is a witty story based on an Indonesian trickster tale. It is an extremely satisfying read and its earthy folk art illustrations stand out. At first, you think that this is similar to the story of Aesop’s The Hare and the Tortoise. The race in this book, however, is between Kanchil, a mouse deer who is very proud that he is the…

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Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Ritu Vaishnav’s Pink and Blue is an attempt by a mother to initiate a dialogue with her little one about gender stereotypes. It encourages kids to question these notions before they begin to shape their thinking and offers adults an opportunity to initiate this very necessary discussion. A discussion that needs to happen – it’s never too early, or too late! While we reviewed the book, there were some questions in our mind that we wanted to ask Ritu, and she agreed to answer them for us.

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KidEngage Reads : Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav

KidEngage Reads : Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav

One of the easiest way to introduce or reinforce a concept in the impressionable mind of a toddler or a preschooler is to do it through picture books. And when the concept is about the gender, there probably is no better way than books, with the caveat that our own behaviour and attitude follows what we are reading to the children.

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Tales from the Jungles – Children’s Books about Wildlife

Tales from the Jungles – Children’s Books about Wildlife

Children today are growing up in an age of deforestation and urbanization and hence it very vital that we teach our children to protect and preserve our precious wildlife.  Reading up about animals in their natural habitats can inspire children to create a better world where wildlife is cherished and sustained. Here’s a list of our favourite books that will help children become aware of the jungle and its inhabitants and how much they mean…

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Have a Seuss-esational Time : Dr.Seuss books that you must read

Have a Seuss-esational Time : Dr.Seuss books that you must read

Dr. Seuss inspired the imaginations of millions of young readers through his mastery of wordplay and rhyme. From classics like “The Cat in the Hat” and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” to stories that taught valuable lessons like “The Lorax” and “The Butter Battle Book,” Dr. Seuss’ books are a must read for every child.

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Kindness Matters – 15 Books that inspire children to be kind

Kindness Matters – 15 Books that inspire children to be kind

Any act of kindness no matter how big or small can make a difference! It has also been scientifically proven that there are many benefits to being kind! Kindness is contagious and makes both the giver and the receiver feel good. Wouldn’t we then want our children to grow up to be compassionate and empathetic to others needs, to lend a hand when a friend is struggling? We must build this foundation early and cultivate kindness…

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12 Incredible Libraries for Children in Mumbai

12 Incredible Libraries for Children in Mumbai

Having fun isn’t hard when you have a library card! Want to inspire a love of reading in your children? Visit a library and unlock a world that your children will never want to leave. While every library has a varied collection of books, some go above and beyond to create a truly magical experience for kids and grown-ups. We’ve rounded up some of the best libraries in Mumbai. We are sure you’re going to want…

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6 Incredible Libraries for Children in Delhi-NCR

6 Incredible Libraries for Children in Delhi-NCR

Having fun isn’t hard when you have a library card! A library is a magical place for kids to play, interact with each other through reading, and discover endless enchanting stories on shelves. If you haven’t yet taken your child to the library, or don’t go as much as you’d like, do go now While every library has a varied collection of books, some go above and beyond to create a truly magical experience for kids and…

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8 Incredible Libraries for Children in Pune

8 Incredible Libraries for Children in Pune

The ONLY thing that you ABSOLUTELY have to know is the LOCATION of the LIBRARY! -Albert Einstein Bursting with brilliant books and captivating stories, these kid-friendly libraries will spark and inspire those young imaginations. We’ve rounded up some of the best libraries in Pune. We are sure you’re going to want to check them all out! 8 Incredible Libraries for Children in Pune Under The Sky Location: Kothrud Under the Sky is a library and…

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