Blast Off into Space with these 10 Space themed Books

Blast Off into Space with these 10 Space themed Books

There is hardly anyone who is not fascinated by space and the mysteries it holds. Children often role-play astronauts and are very excited about space. They are always zooming in rockets or fighting aliens! This International Space Day (July 20), we present a few awesome space-themed books to fuel the intergalactic interests of children!

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#Chandrayaan2 – 12 Books about Moon for Children

#Chandrayaan2 – 12 Books about Moon for Children

Here, we have put together a collection of books about moon for them to explore. Not only can kids learn actual facts about the moon, but the fiction books help kids use those facts to stretch their imaginations! These books are a perfect addition to any lesson on astronomy – particularly the moon – for kids!

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7 Tips to Make the most of reading aloud with children

7 Tips to Make the most of reading aloud with children

Pic Credit: Little Readers Nook Reading books and sharing stories, and rhymes regularly with your child from an early age can help create a lifelong reader.  It is easy to make reading aloud with your children a fun activity. Here are some simple tips to get the most out of reading together with your children. These can be used with children of any age! Tips to Make the most of reading aloud with children Set…

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Kindle the Love of Writing in Your Children – Here is how

Kindle the Love of Writing in Your Children – Here is how

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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KidEngage Reads : The Haunted School and Other Stories

KidEngage Reads : The Haunted School and Other Stories

It is this horror that is brought to the fore quite lucidly by Nandini Nayar in her collection of short stories. There is no over-the-top screaming, or creating the atmosphere in building up the horror scene. Because, she pulls you so hard in the story that the goosebumps are actually because of the tug you feel in your heart. It is sensitivity and poignancy all the way.

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Read your blues away – 5 Books that will help your child ease into back to school routine

Read your blues away – 5 Books that will help your child ease into back to school routine

Yes, its that time of year again! A new class, curriculum, friends and in many cases a different school altogether. So, getting back to the choc- a- bloc routine of the school after the long summer holidays can cause some serious blues to even the happiest of the lot. Sometimes, reading about characters who are of the same age group and are going through similar experiences of settling back in school can help ease the whole process for your child. Here are a few books we recommend your child should read once school begins and these will also help you start a discussion with your child about settling back into the school routine.

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Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Pink is for girls, and boys too! – A conversation with Ritu Vaishnav

Ritu Vaishnav’s Pink and Blue is an attempt by a mother to initiate a dialogue with her little one about gender stereotypes. It encourages kids to question these notions before they begin to shape their thinking and offers adults an opportunity to initiate this very necessary discussion. A discussion that needs to happen – it’s never too early, or too late! While we reviewed the book, there were some questions in our mind that we wanted to ask Ritu, and she agreed to answer them for us.

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KidEngage Reads : Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav

KidEngage Reads : Pink and Blue by Ritu Vaishnav

One of the easiest way to introduce or reinforce a concept in the impressionable mind of a toddler or a preschooler is to do it through picture books. And when the concept is about the gender, there probably is no better way than books, with the caveat that our own behaviour and attitude follows what we are reading to the children.

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Rooooaarrr!!! 20 Books about Tigers!

Rooooaarrr!!! 20 Books about Tigers!

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,  In the forests of the night;  What immortal hand or eye,  Could frame thy fearful symmetry?  Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright! The lion may be considered the King of the Jungle but it’s the tiger that always floors everyone!! No wonder it is our National Animal! This International Tiger Day, people around the world continue to work effortlessly to promote an awareness of tiger conservation issues and to encourage people to fight against the…

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