Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

If you ask 10 people around you, at least 7 of them would have heard of Roald Dahl – either through his books or a movie based on one of his books. That he is a great entertainer goes without saying, going by the wild popularity he enjoys. But his stories are also a great bundle of lessons and learnings, that are relevant to all of us, irrespective of age and times we are living in. And oh, the words – as mouthful and delicious as the chocolates in his famous book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.

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Read, Stretch & Bend – 11 Yoga Books for Children

Read, Stretch & Bend – 11 Yoga Books for Children

We all know that practicing Yoga can be beneficial for children.  Learning Yoga can be fun and exciting for children.  Yoga is considered as one of the ways to get children to unwind. Why not get them a good book on Yoga which is charming, informative and enjoyable? If you are looking to introduce yoga to your children, use some of our these children’s yoga books. These books are a great way to get children interested in…

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Twelve Tricky Tongue Twister Tales To Tease your Tongue

Twelve Tricky Tongue Twister Tales To Tease your Tongue

Tongue twisters are a fun way to get tongues moving and raising laughs. Tongue twisters offer many benefits in speech, grammar and listening skills. Take advantage of this simple, fun tool to get your kids laughing and learning. Take the tongue curling challenge and check out these Tongue Twisters to get your tongue in knots. Many children love reading books filled with silly tongue twisters, even though most don’t make narrative sense, because it offers a…

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Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

Read Your Heart Out – Resources for the Young Book Lovers

as Stephen King famously said – Books are uniquely portable magic! So let the magic take over, and transform a dull, dreary afternoon into a fun, adventure in the land of stories.

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Spin-Off Tales – Oh-So-Fun List of Fractured Fairy Tales

Spin-Off Tales – Oh-So-Fun List of Fractured Fairy Tales

Fractured fairy tales are fun and one of the most loved categories of books. It is interesting to see how an author takes the original and conventional story and rejuvenates it making it feel fresh and new or reinterprets something in a completely different way. What are Fractured Fairy Tales A fractured fairy tale is a fairy tale that is designed to be humorous and usually is changed in an unexpected way. It may have…

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Holi Hai – 8 Vibrant Books about Holi that you must read!!

Holi Hai – 8 Vibrant Books about Holi that you must read!!

Known as the festival of colors, Holi is celebrated on the last full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna. This ancient tradition marks the end of winter and honors the triumph of good over evil. Celebrants light bonfires, throw colorful powder called gulal, eat sweets, and dance to traditional music. Watch this video about the Story of Holi. Or read from one of these books about Holi.

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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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A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

If you are the kind of parent who sees an opportunity to teach your child something anywhere you look, the books on this list are for you! What sets these books apart from other belligerently moral books, is the way the gently delivered message sinks in. A gentle touch, a lovely story, an intriguing narration do a great job of camouflaging the message in the story. Push these books into your child’s hands and let simmer for a little while, for best results.

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7 Tips to Make the most of reading aloud with children

7 Tips to Make the most of reading aloud with children

Pic Credit: Little Readers Nook Reading books and sharing stories and rhymes regularly with your child from an early age can help create a lifelong reader.  It is easy to make reading aloud with your children a fun activity. Here are some simple tips to get the most out of reading together with your children. These can be used with children of any age! Tips to Make the most of reading aloud with children Set…

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Best Friends Forever: Children’s Books About Friendship

Best Friends Forever: Children’s Books About Friendship

Best Friends Forever! We all need friends. But they don’t have to look like us, talk like us, or even belong to the same species as us to make a difference in our lives. Showing your child what friends really are is a wonderful life lesson. Reading books about friendship is a great way to teach kids about how to make friends and what it means to be one. Just like a real-life friend, books about…

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