Making Journaling Fun for Kids!

Making Journaling Fun for Kids!

  Journaling is often a good activity for kids who are reluctant to write or, in some cases, reluctant to speak. The versatility of journaling makes it  very helpful to be incorporated into many different areas of learning, including math, science and social studies. Let’s say, if your child is having difficulty figuring out how he’s solving math problems, try putting together a math journal. It can be as simple as a notebook in which…

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Does your child HATE reading? Here are 5 Tips that will help your kids to form an everlasting bond with books!

Does your child HATE reading? Here are 5 Tips that will help your kids to form an everlasting bond with books!

There is no magic potion that will help your kids to love Reading. Parents usually buy board books for their babies in the hope that kids will love reading. And yet, by middle school, most kids stop reading books that aren’t assigned in school.Here’s how you can help your kids reach that ‘happy reading place’.

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Books for a Rainy Day – Take your pick!

Books for a Rainy Day – Take your pick!

The music of raindrops falling, the sweet smell of the earth, the cool breeze and the greenery all around – what do you need apart from a cup of hot chocolate and a good book to curl up on the couch with on a rainy day! Here we are, with a list of some super picks of the books based on rains. Bet the kids are going to enjoy them immensely!

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Holiday Homework Horror : Top tips to Finish those Projects in a Breeze!

Holiday Homework Horror : Top tips to Finish those Projects in a Breeze!

Summer vacation is a time when we play, enjoy waking up late, travelling to fun vacation spots, shopping and having loads of fun with our friends and family. Who thinks of horrid studies and homework during this time? But, unfortunately, we have to, as most schools tend to give certain projects and worksheets to all of their students during the holidays.

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Kindle the Love of Writing in Your Children

Kindle the Love of Writing in Your Children

Helping your kids discover a love for it can help them exercise their creativity well beyond their childhood and develop a lifelong passion for it. You can prepare your child for creative writing through play, conversation, reading and exploration. Here are a few ideas to get them going!

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A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

If you are the kind of parent who sees an opportunity to teach your child something anywhere you look, the books on this list are for you! What sets these books apart from other belligerently moral books, is the way the gently delivered message sinks in. A gentle touch, a lovely story, an intriguing narration do a great job of camouflaging the message in the story. Push these books into your child’s hands and let simmer for a little while, for best results.

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Fun, the old-fashioned books way – For the lazy afternoons!

Fun, the old-fashioned books way – For the lazy afternoons!

We all look forward to the summer vacation, and indulge in some serious air dreaming. We make plans for what we will do when schools finally close and the daily tedium of packing dabbas can be forgotten for some time. This is the time to introduce your child to some fun books that will keep them engrossed and the house blissfully silent so that the longed for summer vacation can be enjoyed by everyone. With so much penetration of gadgets in our everyday life, I thought I’ll put up a list of books that promise and deliver fun, the old-fashioned way!

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Fantastic Biographies for Children – 9 recommendations for you!

Fantastic Biographies for Children – 9 recommendations for you!

The following biographies are some of the most fascinating we’ve come across. These will help children understand and find inspiration from some of the most important figures in our history.

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Here’s Why Reading Biographies is Good for your Kids

Here’s Why Reading Biographies is Good for your Kids

While children like the idea of “a true story,” biographies have a way of turning dry and pedantic. It takes more than stories and pictures to make the history of another person come alive for young people. But, true stories can be even more inspiring than fiction.

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Book review: Nothing Ever Happens On 90th Street By Roni Schotter!

Book review: Nothing Ever Happens On 90th Street By Roni Schotter!

An excellent resource for narrative writing . The story itself makes the kids to be seated at the edge of a chair with a curious mind waiting to know what will happen next .The content of the story teaches all the qualities needed for writing , developing a plot, observation , imagination, dialogue, suspense, poetry and romance . It has more text when compared to other picture book , but still an interesting read .

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