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Valentine Day STEM Activities for Kids
11 Feb 2020
Valentines Day is around the corner and with all that buzz and markets going crazy with Valentine decorations, it is...
Child Innovators who Changed the World
06 Feb 2020
“Kid, you will move mountains” Dr. Suess Such a profound statement! And these kids took this statement very seriously. Here...
Inspiring STEM Books for Kids
28 Jan 2020
Books have the ability to transform and inspire, and more so for children. Young minds are impressionable and that is...
Best Science Activities for Kids
07 Oct 2019
Wondering how to keep your children busy without overspending on toys or organizing play dates? Worry not! Here is our...
30 Tech-Free Toddler Games to Fire up your Kid’s Mind
07 Oct 2019
Toddler years are a period when kids learn fastest. At no other time ever in their life, they are going...
Secondary & Dry Drowning – What Every Parent must Know
07 Oct 2019
Ever came across the term ‘Dry Drowning’ or ‘Secondary Drowning’? Well, I was blissfully ignorant till the time my child...
Gross Motor Skills and Why do they Matter?
07 Oct 2019
Over the past few years, there have been numerous reports about urging parents to take their children outdoors. On an...
Raising your Kids to be Entrepreneurs
07 Oct 2019
Last night as I tried to sleep, my thoughts drifted to how my current venture came into being. As a...
Parenting Goals for Happier You and Happier Kids
07 Oct 2019
As I watch my child sleep, it daunts me how time flies. It was only yesterday when the nurse gently...
STEM Magnet activity for kids
24 Jul 2019
Children are naturally drawn towards magnets. Their ability to attract and repel objects excite children much like magic. You can...
50 Would you rather Questions for Kids
20 Jul 2019
“Would you rather…” questions are great conversation starters. You cannot go wrong with them when you want to peep inside...
How to handle Terrible Twos? Your Complete Survival Guide
18 Jul 2019
A lot has been said and done about terrible twos. In fact, Terrible twos has become synonymous with parenting nightmare....
Coin STEM Structures – Explore Mass & Balance
28 Jun 2019
Hot summer afternoons are a challenge with kids. While you wish to catch a nap, children are in no mood...
Pom-Pom Shooter STEM Engineering Challenge
08 Jun 2019
Set Summer Fun rolling with our STEM Engineering Challenge. Make a Pom-Pom shooter with recycled materials and set up the challenge...
Best Bedtime Stories for Kids
20 May 2019
In a generation plagued with screen time, Bedtime Stories for Kids have become a thing of the past. Children today...
12 Safety Rules Every Child Must Know
18 May 2019
Parent’s first job is to offer a safe, secure environment to their children. Children continuously explore their environment and surrounding...
Popcorn STEM Investigation for Kids
16 May 2019
Popcorn – the world’s favourite snack and certainly an all time favourite with kids. But have you ever wondered why...
Bee’s Eyes – Design Compound Eyes STEM Challenge
06 May 2019
Ask your child to swat a Bee or a Fly? Just when they think they have caught them, it flies...
What every Parent should Know about Child Abuse
01 May 2019
Contents: What is Child Abuse? Types of Child Abuse How to prevent to child abuse? Over the recent years there...
Free Rebus Puzzles for Kids
27 Apr 2019
Rebus puzzles are picture puzzles representing a name, thing, animal or a phrase. They are a great way to practise literacy...
7 Ways to Spark Lifelong Love for Math
15 Apr 2019
As a STEM educator, I meet lot of children who are brilliant but a very few who are keen on...
Teach your Child What to do If they are Lost
11 Apr 2019
Missing Child Statistics in our country are alarming. So much that they can freak any parent out. While the official...
Holi Activities for Kids
19 Mar 2019
Holi, the festival of colors, is celebrated on the last full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna. It marks...
Meaningful Family Valentine’s Day Activities for kids
14 Feb 2019
Every year Valentine’s Day is celebrated on 14thof February. It is the day of love and hence we can’t leave...
Short Poems for Kids – The Literacy Advantage your Child Needs
25 Jan 2019
Literacy skills play an important role in child development. From the moment your child starts blabbering, they start building on...
Positive Affirmations for Kids
12 Jan 2019
As I burned the midnight oil reading about how positive affirmations work and how almost all successful people use them,...
Children and Technology: What You Need to Know
09 Jan 2019
So it all started yesterday when I went toy shopping for a 5year old. While I was interested in a...
Best Toddler Toys: According to Age and Stage
06 Jan 2019
Toys are instruments of learning, sparking creativity and curiosity. They have been around, well, as long as human race! Whether...
30 Best Tongue Twisters for Kids
21 Dec 2018
Tongue twisters are sequence of words, which are meant to confuse your brain and thus making them difficult to repeat...
Guide to Happy and Successful Kids
18 Dec 2018
Off late, I have been wondering how to raise a child well. With the plethora of advice available, it gets...
20 Screen Free, Zero Spend Brain Games for Kids
23 Nov 2018
With the earlier notion that we are born with fixed intellectual capabilities standing defeated, there has been renewed interest in...
Best Structure Building STEM Ideas for Kids
22 Nov 2018
Children are innate builders. Give them some play dough and they will surprise you with their imagination. Building of this...
Screaming Cup – STEM Project for Kids
20 Nov 2018
Get noisy with children and create a sound riot from an ordinary cup.A simple sound experiment that will take your...
Best Preschool Activities for Early Years
19 Nov 2018
Early years, that is the first five years of life, present a critical learning window. It is because of the...
10 Lessons my Child taught me this Diwali
30 Oct 2018
Diwali is one time of the year when every nook and corner of the house is cleaned, upholstery is changed...
Best Halloween Resources for Kids: History, DIYs, Activities, Movies and much more
16 Oct 2018
History behind Halloween Legend of Pumpkin Carving Halloween Fun Facts Halloween Activities for Kids DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids Halloween...
Teaching Children to Be Kind: Why it Matters and How to nurture it
27 Sep 2018
Parents are entrusted with immense responsibility of raising well-adjusted children. Children, who grow up to be assets to the society...
Community Helpers – Practical Life Activities for Kids
24 Sep 2018
Human beings are social animals. You and I, along with many others, live in a society. A community, where we...
Moral Stories for Kids to Help Build Character
19 Sep 2018
One thing that is of paramount influence is Reading. Children, just like adults, are deeply influenced with what they read....
Fun Riddles for Kids – Make them Smarter & Brighter
16 Sep 2018
Riddles are a great way to entertain children. Kids of all ages just love them! There are several benefits of...
Celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with Kids
13 Sep 2018
Contents Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations Across Different States Crafts For Ganesh Chaturthi for Kids Ganesha Books for Children Ganesh Chaturthi...
50 Best Games to Play When Bored
12 Sep 2018
There are months that have just too many holidays and extended weekends. While they offer the necessary break form the...
Best Krishna Stories for Children
02 Sep 2018
Lord Krishna is one of the most beloved characters from Indian Mythology. Owing to his mischievousness and tact, his stories...
Seriously Silly Jokes for Kids
27 Aug 2018
Laughter is a universal language. In fact, humor has no language at all. A simple funny joke enacted with the...
9 Activities to do with your Children this Independence Day
14 Aug 2018
Today, India celebrates its 72ndIndependence Day. It is for this day our ancestors shed their blood and laid their lives....
Best Collection of Panchatantra Stories for Kids
06 Aug 2018
Panchatantra Stories are what we all have grown up reading and listening to. I reckon as a child, they were...
How to Restart your Career post Motherhood
20 Jul 2018
When I took break from my professional life for my baby, never did I think that this is the last...
Music and Children: 8 Activities to Learn and Dance
20 Jul 2018
There has been a long-standing relationship between Music and Brain. Several studies suggest that music positively influences brain development in...
10 Things Parents should Never Say to their Kids
19 Jul 2018
Parenting needs to be a vigilant process, as it involves plethora of emotions…some good and some not so good. And...
What Parents can do to Raise Successful Kids
18 Jul 2018
Raising children is no easy task. Now add happy and successful in the equation. What you land up with is...
Why Spatial Reasoning is Crucial in Early Education
17 Jul 2018
A few days back, at a Parent’s workshop, I devoted almost 20 minutes emphasizing on the significance of Spatial Reasoning in...
12 Best Electronic-Free Games to Keep Kids Busy
16 Jul 2018
With technology dominating our lives from work to entertainment, I wonder if we can survive the old fashioned way. The...
How to do Digital detox and Tune In Back with your Family
14 Jul 2018
It is funny how technology invented to bring our world closer has pushed our families apart. Welcome to the world...
Children and Their Lies – Everything you need to Know and Do
12 Jul 2018
Children lie for a variety of reasons. As they grow, children realise how they can get around by telling few...
9 Brain Activities to Fire up your Child’s Grey Cells
09 Jul 2018
Children are like a sponge in their early years. In the first 2000 days of their lives, they learn more...
How Children Benefit from Math Art
08 Jul 2018
Math and Art go a long way. Since the beginning, the two have been amalgamated to create the most beautiful...
30 Ways to be a more Fun, Playful Parent
07 Jul 2018
It is hard to be a Fun Parent. It was only yesterday when my son was cajoling me to get...
10 Books to Read together as a Family
05 Jul 2018
Reading is a sublime family activity. Reading together fosters great bonding and love. Books open up a wonderful world...
6 Best Podcasts for Young Children
30 Jun 2018
Keeping children off screens is a challenge. We do not follow a zero screen policy but as much as we...
Nurturing Children for a Happy and Equitable Society
28 Jun 2018
We generally undermine the fact that when we are nurturing our kids, we are actually shaping our society, which our...
Is your Child Preschool Ready?
25 Jun 2018
Preschool is an important transition in your child’s life. From the safe confines of your home your little one...
How Children Benefit from Simple Life
24 Jun 2018
Back when I was growing up, life was simpler. There was no rush to grow up. The life was simple...
Tips for Choosing the Right Toys
21 Jun 2018
Anyone who has been with children for long would know how important their toys are. Children adore their toys! Toys...
How to get your Child do Chores
20 Jun 2018
We all the importance of chores and how children who contribute grow up into well-adjusted adults. But with many of...
After School Meltdown: Why it happens and How to Handle them
13 Jun 2018
So this is how my son comes home: He smiles as I greet him and by the time we are...
How to be a Happy Mommy
09 Jun 2018
Happiness is a strange thing. The more you chase it, more it eludes you. More than anything, it is an...
When your Only Child wants a Sibling
08 Jun 2018
So my son popped me this question when a relative had a baby “Mom, I also want a baby”. Initially...
10 Children’s Books that Challenge Gender Norms
08 Jun 2018
As I was growing up, I often found myself challenging gender norms. From refusing to help in the kitchen to...
10 minutes Number Games for Children
06 Jun 2018
Math is such a wonderful subject yet most of us grow up fearing and eventually hating Math. What is it...
10 Fun ways to Stop Summer Learning Loss
04 Jun 2018
Summer Breaks are most awaited time of the year. With most children, summer spells as ‘FUN’. While this much needed...
14 ways to Stress-Free Summer Break
01 Jun 2018
Summer break is here! That’s what the children have been waiting for. But for moms the story is quite different!...
8 Ways to Calm an Angry Child
25 May 2018
Little children often have BIG feelings. And that’s when they get overwhelmed and we adults take it for misbehaviour and...
Skills Children need for Future and How to Nurture..
21 May 2018
As I browse through the newspaper, my heart sinks at the prospect of what the future holds for our children....
What Happens When Parents Fight in Front of Children
18 May 2018
Parents are the centre of the universe for a child. It is around them a child’s live revolves. So what...
8 Ways to Boost your Child’s Spatial Reasoning Skills
16 May 2018
Spatial reasoning is the ability to manipulate shapes and orientate them mentally. It is the ability to understand how different shapes...
Raising Confident Kids without Over Praise
14 May 2018
Confidence and high self-worth are the greatest gifts any parents can give their children. And yet, there are few children...
Summer Break Schedule for Kids
14 May 2018
It’s the time of the year when kids are awaiting their break. With some of them, like us, the break...
Mother’s day: Life comes to a Full Circle
13 May 2018
As I set to celebrate Mother’s Day, I was overwhelmed with immense gratitude I have for my mother. All these...
6 Early Reader Books for Early Readers
09 May 2018
Learning to Read is a BIG milestone. It is a wonderful sight to watch your child graduate from picture books...
Outdoor Brain Games For Children
09 May 2018
We all want our children to be smart. That said, not all children are same. Some like to sit, listen...
Eight Ways to Increase Your Child’s Vocabulary
07 May 2018
There is no denying the fact that early literacy is one of the best predictors of future academic success. And...
10 things I would not do for my Child
06 May 2018
When I became a mother, I had this most overwhelming instinct to protect my child. I had never felt something...
How Mommy Groups Helped Me Survive
06 May 2018
Motherhood is a lonely business. People say “It takes a village to raise a child ”, I would rather...
4 Reasons Why Children flourish with Gentle Parenting
03 May 2018
While we were growing up, our relationship with our parents was that of an adult and a child. The...
Parenting a Child who Hits Positively
02 May 2018
I clearly remember the first time my child really hit me. And when I tried to control him, I not...
Loose Parts Inspired Math Play for Kindergarten
29 Apr 2018
I am great fan of Mathematics and truly believe it is one of the subjects most relevant to everyday...
Second Child Dilemma – To have or Not to have
28 Apr 2018
Every time I see a 2year old something, I feel like grabbing her . Off late, that’s been the...
10 Games That Help Kids Think Critically
27 Apr 2018
Critical thinking is a tool which helps us think beyond the obvious. Critical thinking enables us ‘how’ to think and...
Kindergarten Fine Motor Skills Decline and 10 activities to get them back!
25 Apr 2018
Off late media has been abuzz with the news of how fine motor skills have drastically declined in children....
Exploring Onions – A Kitchen Science STEM Activity
23 Apr 2018
Children today greatly lack life skills. So much that there are workshops to teach the basics of life and how...
Keeping Girls Safe: Raising Our Girls to be Kali in Modern India
22 Apr 2018
India is a funny country. Perhaps the only country with women goddesses. And that’s exactly what makes it...
8 Weekend Videos that Teach Kids Valuable Life Lessons
21 Apr 2018
Let’s admit all children love television. While we try to maintain a zero screen time policy during the week, weekends...
Earth Day Activities that make a Difference
20 Apr 2018
Earth Day is round the corner and the web is overflowing with Earth Day crafts for children. While I was...
Teach your Kid ‘No Plastic’ with this t-shirt bag
20 Apr 2018
Off late, we have been really mindful about our impact on the environment. With the rising pollution levels, our duty...
Gender and Body Awareness: What your child needs to know
17 Apr 2018
Yesterday, I got a call from a mother who wanted to discuss how to introduce gender and body awareness to...
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