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How to beat noise distraction during exam time

January 28, 2020 11:08:13 am

Noise pollution contributes to stress, hypertension, and sleep deprivation.

child play, mental health

Play is critical for a child’s mental health and growth

January 26, 2020 4:20:24 pm

Time and again, research has proven that the more playful a state of mind in the first six years, the stronger is the growth of the human brain.

Happy Republic Day 2020

Republic Day 2020: India-themed activities and craft ideas for kids

January 26, 2020 12:44:16 am

Republic Day 2020 DIY crafts and activities: Expose your children to India-themed books. The ideas in these can make for engaging conversations and also be informative.

Imagine: Is society’s idea of success harming our children?

January 25, 2020 6:05:04 am

The idea of success is hugely problematic when from an early age, we are recruiting our children into believing that there is one right way to live their life.

parenting, early childhood

Infants think strategically when they have to solve a problem: Study

January 23, 2020 6:22:28 pm

According to the study, infants actually combine information from first-hand experiences and that of others they observe, and decide whether to continue trying to reach their goal or solve a problem.

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Great storytellers for kids: Johanna Spyri, beloved daughter of the Alps

January 22, 2020 10:42:43 am

When Heidi came into my hands as a nine-year-old, I was enthralled by this little girl's ability to transform so many people, bring sunshine into so many lives.

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You too can become a Buddha: Author Tripti Nainwal on why kids need to be given this message

January 22, 2020 7:51:36 am

"Siddhartha was a human being just like us and yet he became the Buddha. And if he could do it, so can kids," said children's author Tripti Nainwal.

reading books, parenting

92 per cent children in India read books for fun, says survey

January 18, 2020 11:15:55 am

The survey found that young kids take more interest in reading short stories with pictures, mainly comics and fairy tales.

autism, child with autism, indian express, autism symptoms, health

An autistic student is more than a just test score

January 14, 2020 7:26:17 pm

When pressure to perform is already at a peak, cause minimal disturbance in their routine and prepare them for changes beforehand, if necessary. Continue with therapies, for they provide an outlet, are helpful and a must.

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Art can make learning fun for toddlers

January 9, 2020 1:50:24 pm

Arts-inclusive pedagogy will put an end to education and learning being a dreadful and boring chore. It will get children constantly excited, and naturally learn through the arts.

children books 2020

Check out the upcoming children’s books of 2020, from Indian authors

January 7, 2020 7:14:58 pm

Check out the appropriate book titles of 2020 by Indian authors for your child, and encourage them to invest more time in reading this year.

Quiz games: Ask your child these questions this weekend

January 4, 2020 6:37:32 pm

Quiz questions: This weekend, try asking your child these questions and see if they can guess the answers.

If your kids like Harry Potter, they will also like these 10 books

January 3, 2020 5:55:03 pm

So, your kids loved Harry Potter and you're trying to get them to read books again? Here are the top 10 books that they would enjoy, with similar themes,

children books 2019

Top kids’ books of 2019 by Indian publishers

January 1, 2020 11:46:18 am

From children's books on gender issues to adoption, here are the top picks from 2019 that you can choose from for your child.

national mathematics day 2019

The mirror image of ‘Pi’ value reads ‘Pie’, and more fun math facts

December 23, 2019 4:53:23 pm

A Science Teacher explains: In a crowded room, two people probably share a birthday It only takes 23 people to enter a room to give you an even chance that two of them have the same birthday. With 75 people in the room the chances rise to 99 per cent.

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10 parenting books of 2019 that answer your questions on raising kids today

December 20, 2019 8:17:23 am

Parenting books of 2019: These books offer you essential tips on modern parenting and how to raise kids to be responsible adults.

charles dickens children books

Great Storytellers for Children: Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has not lost its appeal

January 22, 2020 8:04:34 am

Dickens happened to visit a “Ragged School” set up for underprivileged kids in September 1843 and apparently it left a deep impact on him. In October he started writing A Christmas Carol and it was published on December 19 the same year, soon becoming a popular classic.


3 vital skills for children in an age of disruption

December 13, 2019 9:18:54 am

There are challenges galore of living in a disruptive world. Uncertainty and even a broader existential crisis for the human-race isn't entirely in the realm of the absurd.

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Top 5 factors to consider when picking the right school for your child

December 5, 2019 3:48:37 pm

Teaching-learning is an ever evolving process, so ensure that the school organises regular workshops and trainings for the teachers to keep them up-to-date.

cinema, ikff, movies for kids

A children’s film fest aims to bring change through cinema in schools

December 5, 2019 11:29:27 am

"Film pedagogy is the most effective and influential educational medium because it's a combination of audio-visual storytelling and entertainment that reaches them at an emotional level. Parents need to expose their kids to more meaningful content than just recreational games on their iPads."