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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8 Awesome Reasons To Encourage Your Kids to Learn Astronomy

8 Awesome Reasons To Encourage Your Kids to Learn Astronomy

Image Source: Getty Images/Christophe Lehenaff Space is a very exciting place. It’s one of our last frontiers, there’s a lot we don’t know about it and there’s a lot of it to explore! There is plenty for children to get excited about in Astronomy. Kids (and even adults) find it thrilling to learn about the unknown. Kindling in your children, an interest in astronomy can provide them a lifetime of delight, a sense of wonder…

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Planets Recognition Activity- With FREE Printable To Download

Planets Recognition Activity- With FREE Printable To Download

Children are fascinated about the outer space, the shapes and sizes of the planets, diamond-like stars because it all sounds very magical. I feel, it’s good to learn about the solar system and planets in early days at school as astronomy can surely captivate the young minds.

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Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!!

Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!!

Image Source: https://www.chemistryworld.com Looking for some fun and exciting Chocolate themed STEM activities to do with your children? Enjoy some of these awesome chocolate based STEM activities! What’s more? You can also read up one of these Chocolate Themed Books and pair it with one of these activities! Or make some fun Chocolatey Arts and Crafts too! Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!! STEM  Eat Chocolate in the Name of Science with these chocolate themed science…

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Have fun with Science – Make your own Oobleck!

Have fun with Science – Make your own Oobleck!

Summer has arrived and you are looking for some fun—filled and engaging activity for your child? What if we give a list of super-cool activities that also tell a thing or two about science to them? Are you ready? Since the kids love messy activities, so let’s start with one! Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid, which becomes solid under pressure and flows like a liquid in absence of pressure!

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Celebrate wins, praise effort, and learn from failure

Celebrate wins, praise effort, and learn from failure

Image Source: https://www.mikemichalowicz.com Our society gives great importance to good academic performance and all parents wish their children perform well in academics. With the exam results out, media is abuzz with news about high performers. Congratulations to all those who performed well. Cheers to their success and wish them more success ahead. And the others, look to the future and try again! Parents – while you should celebrate a win, you should also help your child…

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Math can be fun – 9 Ways to Spice Up Math Learning

Math can be fun – 9 Ways to Spice Up Math Learning

Many children find Math boring or difficult. Some hate math!  Making kids love math is a challenge to most parents.  Math skills take a lot of brain power to master, and this can be perceived by kids as hard work.  But being skillful, or at least, competent in math is necessary to survive in modern life – irrespective of the field we choose.  Math is used in everything from finances and construction projects to everyday chores…

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13 Benefits of Mind Mapping for Children

13 Benefits of Mind Mapping for Children

What are Mind Maps? A mind map is a graphic organizer or diagram that is used to visually outline information. A mind map is like a large web, where a central word or idea branches out into related subjects. The ideas are listed out and connect to one another. This makes it easy to see how concepts are related to get a better understanding of the subject. Using words, pictures, and diagrams help to organize your thoughts which in turn helps you follow…

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Mind Mapping for Children – How to teach children to use Mind Maps

Mind Mapping for Children – How to teach children to use Mind Maps

Why Mind Maps? Mind mapping is a great tool for students to present and understand information. Tony Buzan, the inventor of mind mapping discussed in his book Mind Maps for Kids, the different uses of mind mapping that kids can definitely benefit from. Learn more about Mind Maps here. How to teach children to use Mind Maps Here are some tips that can help parents to guide their children to use mind maps. Help children develop their…

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Goal Setting for children – How & Why

Goal Setting for children – How & Why

Imagine this – your child seems to have the potential to be a great student but is not willing to focus on studies. Or is very good at sports, but does not want to practice to hone his skills. All parents want their children to succeed in life. We want them to be able to solve problems. But when our children don’t try hard enough to accomplish something we all get frustrated. As parents, what…

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