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How to pick the right playschool for your child after a pandemic

November 27, 2021 7:41:48 pm

Playschool is the first opportunity for children to step out of the safety zone of their immediate family says Sonya Philip, founder of 'Learning Matters'

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Children’s literary festival ‘Bookaroo Delhi’ to begin on November 27

November 26, 2021 4:32:13 pm

The festival is expected to delight children and parents alike

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5 ways to reduce distraction and increase retention

November 25, 2021 6:58:08 pm

"With the internet of things taking precedence in our daily lives, we must find productive ways of blending technology with fun and learning", says Charu Noheria

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A science teacher explains: Why do birds fly south for the winters?

November 24, 2021 8:42:29 pm

While passing over the continents, birds run over a gauntlet of dangers both natural and manmade like brutal wind, seasonal storms, and predators, says Rachna Arora

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New book addresses children’s sleep issues

November 23, 2021 1:58:41 pm

According to Dalmia, so far there is "not a single Indian book on baby sleep"

Plan to buy toys for your kids? Here are a few practical tips for safety hazards

November 19, 2021 9:37:23 pm

A W.A.T.C.H statement read,”One reason the message today is so urgent: Many toy-related injuries are preventable.”

UNICEF calls for safe reopening of schools on World Children’s Day

November 13, 2021 7:05:57 pm

Iconic buildings and monuments to Go Blue in support of child rights on World Children’s Day, 20 November 2021

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How has the pandemic affected your child’s social development?

October 27, 2021 3:29:11 pm

For children, brief breaks in education can have a lasting and adverse effect. Many will and have forgotten what they had initially learnt in school.

Children’s books: The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling

October 25, 2021 5:15:37 pm

A heartwarming, page-turning adventure about one child's love for his most treasured thing

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A science teacher explains: How is sleep related to memory?

October 17, 2021 6:38:34 pm

Albert Einstein slept for 10 hours besides taking siestas during the day. Even icons like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos ensure six to seven hours of sleep.

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Online extracurricular activities may help kids sharpen life skills

October 4, 2021 8:03:06 pm

Online extracurricular activities provide a platform to interact with other children in an informal setting.

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Parents fear technology-dependence is making kids grow up faster, survey finds

October 1, 2021 12:25:04 pm

The survey polled 2,000 American parents of school-aged children and found 80 per cent believed parenting is more challenging than 30 years ago, because technology has started to play a big role in our everyday lives.

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A science teacher explains: Is the sun the only star visible during the day?

September 26, 2021 7:35:13 pm

Are stars “nocturnal” and disappear in the daytime? Of course not, they radiate light during the day as intensely as they do in the night

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Ways to replace screen time for children

September 25, 2021 4:29:17 pm

Despite the fact that we might be proud of our child quickly grasping their command over technology or learning rhymes through YouTube, screen time for kids, beyond school, must be minimised and discouraged

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Five essentials to meaningful play for kids

September 22, 2021 8:00:02 pm

The medium for self learning is play. Toys, objects, body movements, rhythms, all contribute to cognitive enhancement of a child.

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What is China’s ‘chicken blood’ parenting trend?

September 8, 2021 8:15:05 pm

In the last few years, the term 'chicken baby' has become quite popular in the country, especially in cities like Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, where there are many "obsessive middle-class Chinese parents".

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Five skills children learn from festivals

September 3, 2021 5:14:00 pm

Children in the 0-5 year age group have so much to enjoy and learn through festivals that more than celebratory occasions, these moments can become opportunities to enhance horizons of their knowledge.

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5 everyday activities to fuel your child’s brain development

August 29, 2021 7:27:56 pm

Let us explore five of these "miraculous mundanes". Just don't be surprised to see any of these. They do actually work.

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First day of school ‘indefinitely postponed’ for 140 million first-time students around the world

August 27, 2021 8:17:09 pm

UNICEF urges governments to reopen schools for in-person learning as soon as possible

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Comic book for kids to spread awareness on the endangered Nilgiri Tahr

August 24, 2021 6:35:31 pm

The Nilgiri Tahr is said to be the only mountain ungulate in southern India, among the 12 species present in the country.

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How parents can help kids who stutter

August 21, 2021 1:34:41 pm

All kids go through a phase where they face problems in pronouncing some syllables or words. It often happens to children in the age group of two and five.

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Saptavarṇā, a monthly Sanskrit magazine for kids, launches in India

August 18, 2021 6:05:55 pm

Saptavarṇā, officially launched on August 15, 2021, will help children learn the Sanskrit language through stories, poems, rhymes, shlokas, quizzes, and more.

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The role of working memory in your child’s growth

August 17, 2021 7:40:54 pm

Working memory is particularly crucial for children as it affects how they learn. Everything from math to comprehension to problem solving makes use of working memory.

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India Spelling Bee to conduct finale for National Champions title on Independence Day

August 14, 2021 5:13:06 pm

Students from Class 1 to Class 9 have participated in the competition.

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UNICEF India, Facebook launch initiative to create safe online environment for children

August 10, 2021 8:18:47 pm

The partnership will include a nationwide social media campaign and capacity building for 1,00,000 schoolchildren on online safety, digital literacy and psychosocial support.

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