If we look at the entire population, an average child under eight in the UK has six books outside of his/her school books. In India, understandably because of poverty, illiteracy etc, the figure would be lower. But can you believe it is less than one book per 100 children? We have a long way to go.
In yet another colourful encounter, 10 gymnosophists (the Greek word for Jains!) were captured and brought to Taxila. Since they had a reputation for cleverness and wit, Alexander thought to play a game with them. He declared that he would ask each of them a question, and put to death the one who had the worst answer.
It’s the day of the Famous Football Cup and poor Divya has the sniffles! Will she be able to play? Read this story to find out what happens to Divya, and also learn about how best to avoid the sniffles.
Learning photography has made these visually impaired children more confident at an early age. Express Parenting met fashion photographer Richa Maheshwari, who is helping these kids express their love for photography, fuelled by the desire to be seen on social media.
We use basic math language all the time, without realising it. When we keep score during cricket and determine how much our team is ahead or behind-that's math. We constantly use comparison words such as big and little.
The eighth edition of Delhi Comic Con is all set to be celebrated on December 7-8. Before you take your kids to the event, remember comics are not just meant for them. Check the reader age group of comic book you pick up before giving it your kids.