If there’s one author that makes us all smile with the exaggerated (and sometimes macabre) sense of humor, it’s got to be Roald Dahl. You might have great trouble finding someone in the crowd that reads who has not read a Roald Dahl story. And boy, do his stories entertain us! He wrote some true gems in his trademark funny style, with invented words. All you want to do is to read them over and over…Read More
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels People would stand in line for days and pay hundreds of dollars if there were a pill that could do everything for a child that reading aloud does. It expands their interest in books, vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and attention span. Simply put, it’s a free oral vaccine for literacy. Jim Trelease For children, stories are the window to the outside world. They make children dream of great adventures! Reading aloud stories is a regular…Read More
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.
as Stephen King famously said – Books are uniquely portable magic! So let the magic take over, and transform a dull, dreary afternoon into a fun, adventure in the land of stories.Read More
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…Read More
Teachers are amazing! Children spend much of their life in their schools, learning new skills, and discovering the world around them. A very big part of their schooling journey is a teacher. With Teacher’s Day coming up, it is the right time to think about the value a great teacher adds to a student’s life. Most of us can name at least one teacher that made a difference for us, and we hope that our…Read More
The technology has of course made the communication much more efficient and faster, but it can never evoke the warmth that is attached to a letter that you can feel in your hands. So much so, that there are stories that revolve around letters, or have letter as a main component in the book. So, here we are, rounding up some great books based on letters for your children to get a sense of the nostalgia!Read More
There are plenty of reasons to love a good book. Children often love books for gorgeous illustrations or for their humorous stories. The adventurous plot or characters may draw children to read as they relate to them. But have you imagined what would happen if a book instills a love for words themselves? Words and wordplay make readers love language, it inspires writing and helps kids learn new vocabulary. The readers may convert to an even more…Read More
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!Read More
With the pandemic shutting down schools all over India, countless children are now homebound. The recent pandemic has forced schools all over India, and the world, to shut down, making countless children homebound for the near future. This pause in learning, say early education experts, could lead to a wide-scale learning loss that has repercussions well into the child’s future. At a time like this, ed-tech company Square Panda has released its early…Read More