Noise pollution contributes to stress, hypertension, and sleep deprivation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
The survey found that young kids take more interest in reading short stories with pictures, mainly comics and fairy tales.
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.
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.
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 questions: This weekend, try asking your child these questions and see if they can guess the answers.
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,
From children's books on gender issues to adoption, here are the top picks from 2019 that you can choose from for your child.
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.
Parenting books of 2019: These books offer you essential tips on modern parenting and how to raise kids to be responsible adults.
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.
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.
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.
"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."
All the shows which have returned to the small screen during lockdown