KidEngage DIY Hacks – Olaf Sock Toy

KidEngage DIY Hacks – Olaf Sock Toy

Finding meaningful ways to engage children in becoming aware of and exploring their emotions is an important step towards raising confident, happy kids. This special crafting activity will help kids learn about emotions or how to engage themselves mindfully! This is just perfect to start practicing mindfulness with your kids. Read on for full instructions.

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International Lego Day – 8 Benefits of playing with Lego

International Lego Day – 8 Benefits of playing with Lego

One of the most educational toys available also happens to be one of the most inviting! The skills children learn from Lego are important and incredible! Here are 8 benefits of playing with Lego

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KidEngage Reads : What Shall I Make?

KidEngage Reads : What Shall I Make?

Have you ever noticed how a ball of dough can entertain a child for hours? She would keep making shapes, rolling it up, making something else again and keep admiring her creations, and would want you to admire them as well. Nandini Nayar’s ‘What Shall I Make?’ captures this innocent play beautifully with a lovely story of a boy Neeraj and his mother.

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Raising creative children

Raising creative children

This morning, I saw this NY Times article on my timeline, which dealt at length about raising a creative child. Apparently, according to several studies, very few child prodigies end up achieving their full potential, whether in Science or in the Arts or Sports. They become very good at what they do, but do not create something original. It is very rare to find a child genius, but every child is special in some way…

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