Move over animals, now Planets in your Living Room

Move over animals, now Planets in your Living Room

After the tremendous success of the life-sized animals through the 3D VR animations by Google, we now have planets and other celestial bodies to play with, in exactly the same way as we did with animals. Imagine how much fun it will be to see the Saturn rings up close, or to see how beautiful our Earth looks in the solar system!

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Train your Brain – Tips and Ideas to help students charge up their Memory

Train your Brain – Tips and Ideas to help students charge up their Memory

Train your brain Understanding, remembering and recalling are the three parts/processes of memory. Understanding and recalling is a process that happens when we are awake. Understanding happens for students when they are listening to a lecture on a new topic. Recalling is required when a question is asked or during an exam on a known topic. Consolidation or remembering happens both while we are awake and asleep. Training our brain is important to remember and recall…

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5 Simple Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Summer vacation is just around the corner. It is an exciting time for children while they indulge in carefree fun. However, such carefree fun and limited access to cognitive skills leads to brain drain or most often referred to as summer loss.  As students return to school in June, many of them – perhaps especially those with learning gaps from the previous academic year – will be starting the academic year with achievement levels lower…

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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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Importance of Critical Thinking

Importance of Critical Thinking

We all want our children to thrive and be successful. But what is that which will put them on the path to success? Will mastering a language help? Or will mastering a subject? Well, these may help. But what will definitely help is Critical Thinking! Yes! We need our children to think flexibly, readily absorb information and solve complex problems that may not have one correct answer. This is what Critical Thinking will help achieve….

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Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!!

Chocolate + STEM = Yummy Learning!!

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!

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What’s the word – 15 Brilliant Websites that help you improve your vocabulary

What’s the word – 15 Brilliant Websites that help you improve your vocabulary

The web is full of websites that are really great at helping with and teaching vocabulary. Here are some of our favourite free vocabulary websites that will be helpful for parents, teachers as well as students. 15 Brilliant Websites that help you improve your vocabulary Vocabulary.com This awesome website has lots of uses, from a dictionary and countless vocabulary questions. The best part of the website is the lists facility, which has lots of brilliant applications…

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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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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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