STEM Learning – An insight into RoboGuru Global Coding Challenge

STEM Learning – An insight into RoboGuru Global Coding Challenge

Team KidEngage has been looking at the various products and platforms in the STEM space. We are happy to bring you the RoboGuru Coding Challenge – a great STEM learning experience this summer.Here, students can discover the fun in the concepts of Science Technology and Math. To keep the kids motivated, the program is designed in the form of exciting games and challenging puzzles, and at a global level, with their upcoming May-2017 competition “RoboGuru Global Coding Challenge”.

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Communicating Educational Concepts with Puppetry – An Interview with Lata Satagopan

Communicating Educational Concepts with Puppetry – An Interview with Lata Satagopan

To understand the role of puppetry in education clearly, we got an opportunity to speak with Lata Satagopan who is a popular ‘theatre in education practitioner’, storyteller, and script writer from Bangalore. She is committed to innovative and socially relevant puppet making and has earned a reputation in the circle of puppetry in India and abroad. She has a certificate on the Educational Use of puppetry from the NCERT, New Delhi. She has been conducting workshops for adults, teachers and children and has been giving thematic puppet performances and staging children’s plays for over more than a decade.

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Hey Mommy, put on your running shoes! An Interview with ‘Mommy Runner’ Tanya Agarwal of Wellthyfit

Hey Mommy, put on your running shoes! An Interview with ‘Mommy Runner’ Tanya Agarwal of Wellthyfit

Finding time and motivation to “run” is tough for all of us. For running moms, it is even more difficult. We spoke to Tanya Aggarwal who shares some golden words of advice for running moms to effectively fit in a run into their hectic schedule. She is a full time mom to two little ones, a trekker, an avid runner and a practitioner of yoga.

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Benefits of practicing Yoga and Meditation for Students – An interview with Yoga Expert Pooja Naredi

Benefits of practicing Yoga and Meditation for Students – An interview with Yoga Expert Pooja Naredi

Students these days are constantly under stress to meet the demands of various social and academic pressures and the ancient practice of yoga offers a multitude of benefits to modern-day students of all age groups. Yoga’s combination of breath and movement can help reduce the  social and academic stress a child goes through and helps soothe cramped bodies jammed into desks and hunched over computers. Yoga can benefit kids significantly, and in some ways, possibly even…

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Smile and show those Pearlies! An Interview on dental care tips for parents with Dr. Gayatri Moghe, Paediatric Dentist

Smile and show those Pearlies! An Interview on dental care tips for parents with Dr. Gayatri Moghe, Paediatric Dentist

Research shows that children who develop cavities in their baby teeth are more likely to develop cavities as an adult, so be sure to get your child to a dentist for a checkup. It is important to keep your child’s baby teeth clean, but once the permanent teeth start to come in you really need to make cleaning them a priority. These teeth will last your child a lifetime. To understand clearly the steps required to maintain dental hygiene for your kids, we spoke to Dr. Gayatri Moghe (MDS, M.Sc, and PDCR) is a paediatric dentist by training at ToothBuddies.

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Ragas, Swaras and Taal – An interview with prolific Hindustani vocalist Harini Rao

Ragas, Swaras and Taal – An interview with prolific Hindustani vocalist Harini Rao

Hindustani classical music is a window to the rich history and heritage of India. Apart from the obvious relaxation and entertainment it provides, practicing music from a young age has proven to aid in cognitive and analytical skills in children. I have personally benefited from having Hindustani classical music in my life since childhood. This opened avenues for me to appreciate language, literature and art deeper.

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These mouthwatering organic recipes by Suneeta Thorat are sure to be devoured by your kids! 

These mouthwatering organic recipes by Suneeta Thorat are sure to be devoured by your kids! 

Getting kids to eat better doesn’t have to be a struggle — sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration. We’re here to help with fun, colorful and creative recipes for every meal. These yum and mouth watering recipes have especially been shared by Suneeta Thorat of Simple Pleasures for all us KidEngagers!

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Kids! Lets Pause for perspective.Expert advice on mindfulness for kids by Mindfulness Teacher Aarathi Selvan

Kids! Lets Pause for perspective.Expert advice on mindfulness for kids by Mindfulness Teacher Aarathi Selvan

Mindfulness is the ability to bring ourselves back to the present moment with curiosity, love and openness. Children are naturally mindful. They have the uncanny knack to stay in the present moment. In essence, if you want to start teaching your child to be mindful you have to keep the idea of mindfulness and play with it, have fun with the concept of being present and also have a sense of humor about yourself and how serious you make life out to be.Giving you helpful tips to do so is Aarathi Selvan.

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Dispel those “mis-parenting”myths! An interview with Parenting Coach -Prabhat Mandal

Dispel those “mis-parenting”myths! An interview with Parenting Coach -Prabhat Mandal

As parents we are always wondering if what we are doing is right? Positive parent-child relationships provide the foundation for children’s learning. With parents’ sensitive, responsive, and predictable care, young children develop the skills they need to succeed in life. Early parent-child relationships have powerful effects on children’s emotional well-being, their basic coping and problem-solving abilities, and future capacity for relationships. To help parents create a stronger and healthier bond with their children, we spoke to Parenting Coach Prabhat Mandal to help dispel the ‘mis-parenting’ fears.

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Encourage that little master chef! Tips for parents by Chef Arundati Rao of Escapades Culinary Studio

Encourage that little master chef! Tips for parents by Chef Arundati Rao of Escapades Culinary Studio

Teaching your kids how to cook will not only help equip them for a healthier, simpler life once they are older but it’s actually a really great way to help them “learn”. Kids who can cook develop confidence and self-assurance, and a greater understanding of the world in a range of ways. Here are just some of the reasons given by Chef Arundati Rao of Escapades Culinary Studio explaining why you should teach your kids to be little masterchefs!

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