A Century’s Travel from the Dhoti to Denims – Is Gandhi a Figure or a Thought?

A Century’s Travel from the Dhoti to Denims – Is Gandhi a Figure or a Thought?

What if the iconic khadaus (wooden slippers) walked their way out of the libraries and museums? What if they raged a march to freedom yet again? What if…? “Mahatma Gandhi, popularly known as the Father of the Nation, was an Indian activist who led the Independence movement against the British. His non-violent ways and peaceful methods…”. My daughter was busy memorizing the lines, trying to get the facts and dates correct. History exams were slated…

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I prefer the Montessori Method of Education – Here is why

I prefer the Montessori Method of Education – Here is why

A couple of years ago, when I started looking around at schools for my daughter, I was overwhelmed with the options. Should we look at a home daycare vs. a center? What kind of educational method was I looking for? What should the learning focus be on? I read about the Montessori method, the Reggio Emilia approach, Waldorf education, and more. Superficial research told me that Montessori was a popular choice. Not to be convinced…

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Importance and Benefits of Museum Visits for Children

Importance and Benefits of Museum Visits for Children

Museums can provide memorable experiences to children. A museum visit is immersive and provokes the child’s imagination and allows the child to learn about unknown worlds and subjects!

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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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Simple Tips to prepare your child for Class 1

Simple Tips to prepare your child for Class 1

Your child will be focusing on becoming an independent reader, writer, and communicator in 1st grade, as well as starting her first formal science and social studies learning. In addition to dealing with boundless energy levels and intense emotions, children preparing for 1st grade will face new responsibilities in school. Your child will learn to adjust to a longer school day, take more ownership of his homework, and learn to get around by himself.

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International Museum Day: How a visit to a museum can change your child’s whole world!

International Museum Day: How a visit to a museum can change your child’s whole world!

It is very important to introduce children to museums Museums open up a world of imagination and exploration. It is  important to introduce children to museums at an young age, in order to broaden their knowledge. There is no shortage of research indicating the benefits of museum visits for children. A visit to the museum can provide memorable and immersive learning experiences, apart from provoking imagination. The visit introduces children to unknown worlds and subject matter, in addition…

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