11 Things we Learn at School other than Academics

11 Things we Learn at School other than Academics

As the new year starts, parents start visiting the schools for admission forms. Every parent will have a vision of a school that will help his or her child to learn and achieve ambitions and aspirations. The parents will check the reputation of the schools by looking at the board results of the school. And when a child doesn’t get admission into a particular school the parents had hoped for, a big disappointment sets in….

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New Year’s Resolution: Motivate Your Child and Make It Stick

New Year’s Resolution: Motivate Your Child and Make It Stick

Raising responsible, motivated children with healthy self-esteem is certainly not an easy task. However, by enabling your child to focus on their interests and encouraging them through positive reinforcement, you’ll be able to spark their long-term, internal motivation.

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DIY Recycled Crafts – Christmas Decorations

DIY Recycled Crafts – Christmas Decorations

Little ones are most delighted by the joyful celebrations with friends and family in the festival season. Let’s spread the cheer with these beautiful DIY crafts that are easy to do and make the most memorable gifts for your loved ones.

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – A lesson in What’s Precious by Diya

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – A lesson in What’s Precious by Diya

This poignant tale that will definitely leave you with a lump in your throat has been penned by Diya Anup, a student of National Public School, Indiranagar, Bangalore.

Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers.

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Fainting Surprise” by Aadya

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Fainting Surprise” by Aadya

Continuing our series of the KidEngage writing competition winning entries, the one presented to you this week has won a Special Prize in the Flash Fiction category in the 8-11 years age group. This engaging account with a twist of suspense in it has been penned by Aadya, a student of Grade VI in the DDMS P Obul Reddy Public School, Hyderabad.  Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers….

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Modern Trojan Horse” by Arnav

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Modern Trojan Horse” by Arnav

Continuing our series of the writing competition winning entries, the one presented to you this week has won a Special Prize in the Flash Fiction category in the 8-11 years age group. The story is written by Arnav Dharia, a student of Grade III of Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai. Look at how innovatively this young writer has put together the legend and the technology. We bet you will be impressed.

Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers.

Here you go!

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How To Spend More Quality Time With Your Kids

How To Spend More Quality Time With Your Kids

As working parents, we have all had times when the endless responsibilities of daily life have gotten in the way of spending quality time with our children. Rather than feeling guilty, parents can use some of these ideas to make the most of the time we have to spend with our kids.

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Get set for Diwali – The Best Workshops in Hyderabad and Bangalore!

Get set for Diwali – The Best Workshops in Hyderabad and Bangalore!

Diwali 2017 is approaching soon, and it is time to get into the preparation activities! Get the Diyas ready, prepare the Torans, plan the Rangoli and more. This year, engage your children in preparing for the festival with the wonderful line up of events and workshops. From Science and Activity Camps to Storytelling, Shopping events, Diya Decorations, Toran Making, Diya Painting, Lantern making and more, there is something for everyone!

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Want to Raise Mentally Strong Children? Do This!

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Children? Do This!

Most mornings these days begin with a depressing news of a child succumbing to the pressure – of peers, of teachers, of parents and of academics. Talking to your own co-workers and friends makes you realise that the fresh graduates aren’t really geared up to face life and its realities, and they can’t cope with responsibilities. It makes you wonder then – how do you actually make your child mentally strong? A little bit of reflection, and talking to some experts, including my own parents, helped me put together this list of tips

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