Emergency?! – Must Haves for your First Aid Kit

Emergency?! – Must Haves for your First Aid Kit

Source: jovanjaric-iStockphoto A well-stocked first-aid kit, that is easily accessible, is a must for every home. Having the right supplies ahead of time will help you handle an emergency quickly and efficiently. Though ready-made first-aid kits are available off the shelf, it is a great idea to put one together. You can keep these kits in your home, car and take it with you when you travel as well. First-Aid Kit – Things to Remember Keep all…

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Get tinkering! DIY Projects for budding Engineers

Get tinkering! DIY Projects for budding Engineers

Do you have a budding engineer at home? Do they like to make stuff that actually “does stuff!”? One of the best things about doing these DIY projects is that children actually learn how things work. It’s not just about creating the DIY – but also making it do something. Children will love to learn engineering concepts through these fun activities. Here are some fun DIY engineering projects just for kids that you and your…

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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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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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Engaging Activities to Celebrate Onam with children

Engaging Activities to Celebrate Onam with children

A very Happy Onam to all our readers! Onam is celebrated every year on the 1st day of Chingam Masam, the first month of the Malayalam calendar which is a solar calendar.  Want to know more about this harvest festival – Why we celebrate and how? Read on! Onam is celebrated every year to mark Mahaballi’s homecoming every year. Onam festival is celebrated in Kerala. This 10-day event occurs during the month of Chingam and ends…

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Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Making your children aware of the significance of preserving the environment will help them learn about real-world issues, to appreciate nature and to use natural resources carefully. Teach them about environmental issues with these simple DIY activities and do your bit for the environment. Birdhouse Having birds in our garden is beneficial. Many birds are natural pest controls; they eat insects like moths, bugs,  caterpillars, etc. Plus, we get to hear the sound of happy birds…

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Fun with Science – The Cause of the Camera!

Fun with Science – The Cause of the Camera!

Do you know, how did the camera came to be about? What is the principle behind a camera? It all works with the magical world of lens, light and focus. Today, we take you through an activity which tells you how an entire scene unfolds in front of your eyes and gets small enough to be captured in a photograph. The only limitation is that your handmade model cannot capture and memorize the photo. You can call it a live camera!

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Make your own Diya Stand with the waste lying at home!

Make your own Diya Stand with the waste lying at home!

Diwali is a joyful celebration and many of its symbols – candles and lights, rangoli and flowers – make ideal subjects for working together with your children through crafts such as this one. Diwali is all about decoration then let’s decorate this Diya stand using the old Cds lying at home and make the “best out of waste”.

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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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7 Ideas to make this Ganesh Chaturthi memorable for your kids!

7 Ideas to make this Ganesh Chaturthi memorable for your kids!

Ganesh Chaturthi is just round the corner and this is the right time to involve your child in the celebrations and teach her festive values, here are a few ideas to make this Ganesh Chaturthi an unforgettable experience for your little ones.

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