Get tinkering! DIY Projects for budding Engineers

Get tinkering! DIY Projects for budding Engineers

Image Source: KE-Canva 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…

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Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Celebrate Roald Dahl – Make, Do, Read, Play and Eat!

Source: https://www.roalddahlfans.com Today we celebrate the life and works of one of the greatest children’s authors in the world. Whether you favour Fantastic Mr. Fox or have a soft spot for The BFG, there’s no denying Roald Dahl’s unique and colourful style changed children’s literature forever. Celebrate Roald Dahl Day (13th September 2019) with these phizz-whizzing, wondercrump activities! READ Read these 15 phizz whizzing books by Roald Dahl that you must not miss. Listen to Roald Dahl’s…

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An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

An Open Letter – Fabulous Ways to Kindle Letter Writing in Children

Image by rawpixel.com Letter writing used to be the only form of communication until telephones were invented and totally changed the way we communicate. Technology has made significant changes in the way we communicate. Email is instant, whereas the soonest a handwritten letter reaches its recipient is the next day! Though emails correct spellings automatically and suggest changes to grammar, it has led to us having scant regard for spellings!! Emil is convenient but it cannot…

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4 Unique Ways To Make your own Ganesha with Household items!

4 Unique Ways To Make your own Ganesha with Household items!

You don’t have Clay, No Problem!!  Ganesh Chaturthi is here and everybody is busy, preparing to welcome Lord Ganesha. Many homes are filled with the smell of yummy ‘ laddus’ and ‘modaks’  as these are his favorite. It is a tradition in many families to bring a lovely idol of Lord Ganesha to their house and pray to it. This festival is celebrated for ten days. Some people plan to make their idol in their homes while others buy…

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8 Fun and Easy Tiger Art and Craft Ideas

8 Fun and Easy Tiger Art and Craft Ideas

This #InternationalTigerDay get your children thinking about Tigers and their conservation through these fun and easy tiger-themed art and craft ideas. Fun and Easy Tiger Art and Craft Ideas Tiger Corner Bookmark by RedTartArt This corner bookmark is easy to make and cute to look at. Kids will love it! Folded Paper Tiger Print, color, cut out and fold-out zoo animal printables into a fun three-dimensional paper tiger. Tiger in The Jungle Inspired By Henri…

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5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

Photo by Jongsun Lee on Unsplash An annular solar eclipse is now in progress on June 21, 2020. A Solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth.  Are your kids thrilled about this historic eclipse? Solar eclipses are the perfect time to learn about the sun, the moon, the earth, and the paths they take as they orbit around each other. Here are 5 brilliant activities that combine creativity…

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Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Making your children aware of the significance of preserving the environment will help them learn about real-world issues, to appreciate nature and to use natural resources carefully. Teach them about environmental issues with these simple DIY activities and do your bit for the environment. Birdhouse Having birds in our garden is beneficial. Many birds are natural pest controls; they eat insects like moths, bugs,  caterpillars, etc. Plus, we get to hear the sound of happy birds…

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Make it – Mango Seed Bird

Make it – Mango Seed Bird

It is the season of the king of fruits – Mangoes!! Eat away those delicious mangoes, but save the seeds! You can transform them into cute little birds! What you’ll need: Mango Seed – Washed and Dried Craft Feathers Craft Paper Googly Eyes Pipe Cleaner Wires Glue How to go about it: Wash and dry the mango seed thoroughly. Ensure that you dry the seed in the hot sun for at least 2 days and…

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From your heart to hers! 15 Handmade Gifts for your Mother!

From your heart to hers! 15 Handmade Gifts for your Mother!

Photo by Lina Trochez on Unsplash Mother’s day is here! And what better gift than one made with your own hands! Show your mother how much you love her with these easy DIY gift ideas!  15 from the heart handmade gift ideas for your mother! Mom Rocks (MerMag) Moms rock! Felt-Flower Bookmarks (HappinessIsHomeMade) Easy to make and looks so lovely! Thumbprint Pendants (ThatsWhatCheSaid) Wonderful keepsake!   Washi Tape Wooden Bracelet (MamaMiss) All moms will love these! Hand and…

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Cat got your tongue? Tricky Tongue Twisters to get your Tongue in Tangles

Cat got your tongue? Tricky Tongue Twisters to get your Tongue in Tangles

Tongue twisters are a great way to get tongues curling and knotting and, of course, raising laughs. Cambridge Dictionary defines it as “a sentence or phrase that is intended to be difficult to say, especially when repeated quickly and often”. It is said that the world-famous Peter Piper tongue twister first appeared in print sometime in 1813, in a book called “Peter Piper’s Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation”.(Wow! That itself is a tongue twister). Tongue Twisters have so many benefits… Tongue…

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