How Storytelling Can Be Great For Your Child

How Storytelling Can Be Great For Your Child

Story telling involves vivid facial expressions, voice modulation, altering the body language, making eye contact with and engaging the audience; changing positions, voice and body language to depict different characters of the story; as well as effective pacing.

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – The Candy Catastrophe by Pranay Mathur

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – The Candy Catastrophe by Pranay Mathur

Next in the series of the KidEngage Writing Competition winning entries, we have the winner of the Short Story category for the 12-16 age group. Pranay Mathur of CHIREC International School has spun this tale of fantasy, adventure and thrill, and boy, has he spun a story! Get ready for a ride while sitting at the edge of you chair, and be ready to encourage this young writer by liking and sharing his story.

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – A lesson in What’s Precious by Diya

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – A lesson in What’s Precious by Diya

This poignant tale that will definitely leave you with a lump in your throat has been penned by Diya Anup, a student of National Public School, Indiranagar, Bangalore.

Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers.

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – ‘Lost’ by Tannishi

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – ‘Lost’ by Tannishi

“Don’t you know what a fair has?” asked Neelamma. The other two shook their heads sadly. “Well, I’ll tell you. There are rows and rows of shops that sell the loveliest of things you can imagine. The fair I went to in Vijaywada had absolutely the best bangle shops ever! That’s where I bought my blue glass bangles and pearl bracelet. And the ‘ice gola’ flavours were just out of this world…and the ‘pani puris…”

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International Museum Day: How a visit to a museum can change your child’s whole world!

International Museum Day: How a visit to a museum can change your child’s whole world!

It is very important to introduce children to museums Museums open up a world of imagination and exploration. It is  important to introduce children to museums at an young age, in order to broaden their knowledge. There is no shortage of research indicating the benefits of museum visits for children. A visit to the museum can provide memorable and immersive learning experiences, apart from provoking imagination. The visit introduces children to unknown worlds and subject matter, in addition…

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Weaving a Tale – An interview with Nupur Aggarwal of the Storywallahs!

Weaving a Tale – An interview with Nupur Aggarwal of the Storywallahs!

Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child is a great way to spend time together. Reading and storytelling also helps promote language, literacy and brain development. To know more about the large gamut of benefits of storytelling, we spoke to Nupur Aggarwal of Storywallahs.

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Starting a Family Tradition!

Starting a Family Tradition!

In the hectic world we live in, it can be hard to find the time to create these important, memorable rituals, and especially difficult to keep it going year after year. As children grow and the family dynamics change, maintaining family traditions can be a challenge. These are some of the simple rituals that I try to follow with my family. These don’t require a lot of planning, time, or a large budget, and the best part is that they grow with your family and can be easily passed down to future generations so that you can enjoy them for years.

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Last week’s Featured Events in Pictures

Last week’s Featured Events in Pictures

The last week had some awesome events happening in the city! A story session for younger kids by Anisha, painting the town(not just red) but in many hues by Love stroke and pure happiness with Puppy play Day by Happy Dogs Kennel.

If you would like your event featured on KidEngage, then mail us at gazal@kidengage.com

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