KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The best summer holidays ever!” by Krithika

KidEngage Writing Competition Winning Entry – “The best summer holidays ever!” by Krithika

Team KidEngage decided to publish the writing competition winning entries as a series, so that you can see for yourself how deserving each one of those were of the prizes. Every week, you will be presented with one award winning entry. Please feel free to read, share and comment – to encourage the budding writers.

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Fun ideas to celebrate the longest day in the year – Summer Solstice!

Fun ideas to celebrate the longest day in the year – Summer Solstice!

The summer solstice usually occurs on the 21st or 22nd of June in the Northern Hemisphere. Those in the Southern Hemisphere celebrate the winter solstice during those days. The summer solstice is the longest day and the shortest night of the year. This day is a great science lesson for kids and a great opportunity to learn about the tilt of the sun.

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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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Summer Snack – The all time favorite, Sandwich!

Summer Snack – The all time favorite, Sandwich!

Mommies always battle to please their little one’s taste buds. What better than a yummy sandwich to satisfy the hunger pangs? They are easy to make, get ready in no time and the best thing is that they are healthy and loved by people of all ages. Looking for some creative twist to the regular sandwiches? Here are few tasty ideas to make lunch boxes or kids’ party more fun! What’s more – these are just the…

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Fun with Science – The Colorful Chaos of LED Bulbs

Fun with Science – The Colorful Chaos of LED Bulbs

Continuing our series of Fun with Science for the holidays, here is a special one – the colorful, glowing LED. These tiny, little things are so attractive, that you just can’t help but glow with ideas yourself! Can’t think of much? Don’t worry, here we are, to hold your hand through the basics!

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A Fun and Simple Summer Scrapbook for Kids!

A Fun and Simple Summer Scrapbook for Kids!

Here is an easy way to keep the kids busy while preserving some of their favourite Summer memories? Kids can make this simple scrapbook project themselves and they can also complete it just in time before school starts as teachers start the first day back- to – school by asking what the kids did in their summer vacation. Bonus: you get to reminisce the wonderful times you spent together during summer holidays!

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Summer Crafts: Easy Bullseye Tie and Dye Technique

Summer Crafts: Easy Bullseye Tie and Dye Technique

Tie-dyeing is a fun and creative way to add personality to clothing and fabrics. Using rubber bands or string, the material of the item to be dyed is bunched together to make different patterns, shapes and colors. There are a variety of simple patterns you can try, from spirals to mirror patterns. Here’s how you and the kids can easily make one at home.

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Summer DIY: Make your own No-Cook Homemade Clay

Summer DIY: Make your own No-Cook Homemade Clay

Are you frustrated when store bought playdough/clay dries out? Surely, you are tired of buying something that can be easily made at home? With several household ingredients, you can not only save money but also create a fun activity. This easy project is fun for kids. The clay can be moulded into many different shapes for an endless number of crafts during summer break. Homemade clay recipes are perfect for modeling clay projects or other clay crafts. And making clay and playdough is easy and fun!

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Check And Mate -10 Reasons Why Playing Chess is Good For Your Child!

Check And Mate -10 Reasons Why Playing Chess is Good For Your Child!

Chess is an incredibly beneficial pastime because playing chess results in – better brain function, improved memory and cognitive abilities, strategic thinking and attention improvement. All of these benefits are directly related to the practice of chess, both in real-life and virtual environments, which means that chess is the answer to the question – ‘Is there a game where I can have fun AND get benefits from?’

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9 Ideas To Organise A Successful Summer Camp

9 Ideas To Organise A Successful Summer Camp

As a summer camp organiser, you might be fraught with anxiety – what if the children don’t like the plan you have put together? What if the parents are not happy? What if you do not have enough staff? And the worst – what if you don’t have enough children to run your camp?! While these questions are enough to give even a seasoned summer camp organiser some sleepless nights, there are a few basics that you can follow to organise a successful summer camp.

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