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The British Council is helping kids to learn and engage in lockdown; here’s how

April 8, 2020 4:08:31 pm

As such, the British Council has developed some special content that parents can use to help kids learn English and keep busy with other activities and fun-based tasks.

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Kids getting bored? Here are 8 things they can try with Alexa at home

April 7, 2020 12:22:16 pm

While it is not easy to think of something new to do every day, you can now create a routine on your Alexa app.

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Baby talk at 0-3 months: Do you speak Motherese?

April 6, 2020 7:00:31 pm

You may feel silly talking to your baby like this but this silliness is absolutely age appropriate and an important aspect to help boost your little one’s language and communication skills.

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From Chris Evans to Reese Witherspoon: Celebs are coming together to read aloud to kids

April 6, 2020 12:10:28 pm

Let your favourite celebrities keep your kid entertained during this period of lockdown.

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5 ways to engage kids at home amid coronavirus crisis

April 3, 2020 6:40:30 pm

During the summer vacations, children usually divert their energy in outdoor activities and games. However, a mass lockdown in the country has forced everyone to stay at home.

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5 DIY, craft and activity ideas to make social distancing fun for children

April 2, 2020 6:40:10 pm

Ten years down the line, kids may not remember the virus or the numbers on the news but they will certainly remember how their family dealt with the crisis.

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DIY for kids: Why wash hands to fight coronavirus and other science activities to try

March 31, 2020 6:21:26 pm

Let us make our lockdown experience fascinating by doing the following activities.

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Tips for effective homeschooling during coronavirus outbreak

March 30, 2020 6:30:34 pm

Remember, this is an unprecedented situation and we are all in this together. This is not going to last forever, and it is important to be patient and stay positive.

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Authors, publishers collaborate to make quarantine fun for kids

March 30, 2020 12:45:24 pm

While parents discharge their professional duties, children can be kept delightfully engaged.

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Homeschooling parents share tips on teaching kids during quarantine

March 26, 2020 6:20:02 pm

Most parents are figuring things out on their own. Some are acing it, some are doing a fair job, and some are struggling. What matters at the end of the day, is that you have your child's best interest at heart.

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How to home-school your child during the coronavirus crisis

March 25, 2020 4:25:38 pm

Kids are used to classroom discipline and therefore as a parent, you need to involve them in new classroom plans at home.

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Children’s authors come together to keep kids engaged through their initiative ‘Thoda Reading Corona’

March 23, 2020 11:41:07 am

Children's favourite comics Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle, meawhile, have decided to offer their entire catalog for free, for 30 days, to help children make better use of their time while at home.

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Here are some storytelling podcasts to keep your child busy

March 19, 2020 6:30:25 pm

While reading story books is encouraged, you can also listen to stories in bed, along with your tot.

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Great Storytellers for Kids: Sukumar Ray, the king of Indian nonsense

March 19, 2020 5:48:35 pm

If you ever wondered why so many children’s book illustrators hail from Bengal, maybe the trailblazing Rays provide the answer!

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Early childhood: Emotional and mental health is a concern for toddlers

March 16, 2020 6:30:52 pm

It has been found that when mental health concerns are identified early, it is easy to track them.

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Coronavirus: Talk facts on math, science and more with your kids

March 16, 2020 11:10:29 am

Arming children with information rather than fear, and getting them to understand COVID-19 through research and analysis, is the best solution we have right now.

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DIY guide: Make natural homemade Holi colours for kids

March 10, 2020 1:40:02 pm

Earlier, the colours of holi were created from blooming spring flowers. To yield different shades, experts used to dry the petals of vibrant flowers in shade and crush them to obtain the fine powder.

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Gifted children need to be nurtured and understood, say experts

February 27, 2020 6:00:18 pm

Identification of a gifted child cannot be isolated from the fact that it comes with its set of challenges. And while the country's academia is designed to benefit those who lag a tad behind, there's nothing much done for the kid whose IQ is well beyond years.

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Imagination to responsibility, things kids can learn through pottery

February 26, 2020 12:36:09 pm

"With clay, you can engage a kid for long durations of time, as well as have the whole family participate in a group activity."

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How to pick the right school for a special needs child

February 20, 2020 11:39:17 am

There are a few points that a parent should keep in mind before enrolling their child with special needs in a school.