How to get your child to read?

How to get your child to read?

Is reading at the top of the list of habits you would like to cultivate in your child?
If yes, then you are probably also aware that as a parent you have the power to empower your child to unlock his or her full potential and reading plays a significant part in this. Yet reading is not a skill all kids just pick up naturally. Knowing this, can be daunting to a lot of parents. I know it was for me, till I realized early on, love for reading can be slowly but surely nurtured.

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Fostering Lifelong Learning in Children

Fostering Lifelong Learning in Children

Lifelong learning is defined as the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons”. This translates to our children, or even us, for that matter, being students for life. In order to ensure lifelong learning, we need to keep learning fun and exciting.

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For the Love of Reading

For the Love of Reading

Looking back, I think the reading aloud was the biggest contributor in making him a reader. He hardly ever went to sleep without having a story read to him, and I saw my husband happily taking over the bedtime ritual of reading. It’s the sacrosanct father-son bonding time, but the roles have been reversed – it’s the boy who reads the story for his dad now.

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#SuperBlueBloodMoon – 12 Books about Moon for Children

#SuperBlueBloodMoon – 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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Book Review: Dev and Ollie – Kite Crazy by Shweta Agarwal

Book Review: Dev and Ollie – Kite Crazy by Shweta Agarwal

Festivals are celebration of life and brings immense happiness amongst the people. India is a country of unique festivals, and this book Dev and Ollie is based on one such festival on kites called Uttarayan, celebrated in some parts of India , but its magnitude can be seen most in the state of Gujarat.

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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 ┬ávery 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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