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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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “Dare to the Death” by Gyanada

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “Dare to the Death” by Gyanada

Continuing our series of the KidEngage writing competition winning entries, the one presented to you this week has won the Second Prize in the Short Story category in the 12-16 years age group and has been written by Gyanada Badipatla of Grade IX of Phoenix Greens International School. The young author totally bowled over the judges with the maturity in her writing, and the tautness with which she has told the story. You can’t not like this one!

Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the young talent.

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Fainting Surprise” by Aadya

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Fainting Surprise” by Aadya

Continuing our series of the KidEngage writing competition winning entries, the one presented to you this week has won a Special Prize in the Flash Fiction category in the 8-11 years age group. This engaging account with a twist of suspense in it has been penned by Aadya, a student of Grade VI in the DDMS P Obul Reddy Public School, Hyderabad.  Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers….

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KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Modern Trojan Horse” by Arnav

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The Modern Trojan Horse” by Arnav

Continuing our series of the writing competition winning entries, the one presented to you this week has won a Special Prize in the Flash Fiction category in the 8-11 years age group. The story is written by Arnav Dharia, a student of Grade III of Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai. Look at how innovatively this young writer has put together the legend and the technology. We bet you will be impressed.

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

Here you go!

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Fun with Science – The Cause of the Camera!

Fun with Science – The Cause of the Camera!

Do you know, how did the camera came to be about? What is the principle behind a camera? It all works with the magical world of lens, light and focus. Today, we take you through an activity which tells you how an entire scene unfolds in front of your eyes and gets small enough to be captured in a photograph. The only limitation is that your handmade model cannot capture and memorize the photo. You can call it a live camera!

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Mother’s Day Special – Baking with Kids

Mother’s Day Special – Baking with Kids

Well, if you want to perfect your baking skills and surprise your mom on her special day – then roll up your sleeves, get into the little aprons and get ready to make her proud with your cooked treats. Looking for workshops in Hyderabad to bake something special for your mother? Here are a few from our side.

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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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Baahubali 2 – Six reasons to watch the movie with your kids !

Baahubali 2 – Six reasons to watch the movie with your kids !

The Baahubali movies have entertained audience across the country like few movies have done in the recent past. Baahubali 2 offers a good opportunity for (Indian) parents to engage with their children in a healthy manner. Here are 6 good reasons to watch the film with your children.

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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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Summer Fun: A Quick Guide On Composting For Kids

Summer Fun: A Quick Guide On Composting For Kids

It’s only now that we have to look for options to send our kids to play more outdoors, a heavy price we have to pay for urbanisation. If you’re looking for a fun activity to get your kids outdoors, try getting dirty making fresh organic compost. Composting is very simple, costs absolutely nothing and is one of the easiest outdoor family activities you can do plus it will help you and your family to reduce your carbon footprint on this planet. So, how about Going Green these summer holidays with your kids?

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