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Friendship Day 2018 Crafts: Make a recycled pencil holder

October 16, 2018 12:29:39 pm

They can be a great birthday return gift option, something handmade, created by your child! You can have it as a make-and-take activity in your party as well.

Meet the dragonfly, nature’s flying machine!

August 2, 2018 4:14:01 pm

Large dragonflies, like hawkers, have a maximum speed of 10-15 metres per second (22–34 mph) with an average cruising speed of about 4.5 metres per second (10 mph). Dragonflies can fly at 100 body-lengths per second, and three lengths per second backwards.

10 books to read aloud to your four-year-old, picked by a mom

August 2, 2018 9:51:11 am

After reading The Library Lion, Tisya told me, “I wish I had a tail, Mumma, then I could swish and wipe my chalkboard without having to search for the duster.”

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12 Harry Potter facts you probably didn’t know, for Potterheads

April 5, 2019 2:07:19 pm

When Rowling wrote the first book in the series, she was broke, divorced and a single mother. She was also mourning the death of her mother, who died after years of suffering from multiple sclerosis.

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5 cute and fuzzy owl books for kids

July 30, 2018 5:39:52 pm

Does your child hate being cuddled? They’re sure to relate to the baby owl in this delightful book. The Baby Owl he isn’t cute, even when all the animals in the woods want to hug the cute and fluffy little thing.

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‘Mom, Dad, what does rape mean?’

October 12, 2018 2:57:32 pm

We live in cruel world, a world where rape culture is prevalent. Victims are blamed for sexual abuse and male sexual violence is normalised. Violence against anyone can never be normal and children need to know that.

Short Story: The Tic-Tic-Tic Trouble by Pavithra Sankaran

October 12, 2018 1:51:42 pm

‘I know who stole the watch. I know the thief!’ she whispered fiercely. She told him everything she had figured out.

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Moths are great mimics and some even feed on tears, says the Moth Lady!

July 30, 2018 10:10:06 am

Though they lack noses, moths are expert sniffers. A male moth can smell a female more than 10 km away.

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Lunar Eclipse: Safety tips and how to watch it with the kids

January 21, 2019 10:03:20 am

Chandra Grahan or Lunar Eclipse: A lunar eclipse is caused by the alignment of Sun, Earth and the Moon in the same order and the alignment has to be very precise. An eclipse is a painfully slow process, check its progress once every 5-10 minutes to see a visible difference.

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It’s National Moth Week! Here are some amazing moth facts for kids

July 26, 2018 10:02:52 am

The caterpillar stage in several moth species is seen during the spring season, when new leaves are soft and succulent to feed on.

DIY: Make a terrarium with your child

October 16, 2018 12:32:25 pm

Trying to raise a child with green fingers? Here’s an easy way to make a fuss-free terrarium.

Short Story: Sunday Rat by Chatura Rao

October 12, 2018 1:53:24 pm

Mooshaka is bored stiff, listening non-stop to prayers of devotees and needs a break. What does the deity Orange do for his favourite Holy Rat? Read this charming story to find out.

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Nelson Mandela facts for kids

January 18, 2019 1:15:59 pm

On Nelson Mandela’s 100th birth anniversary, here are some facts on South Africa’s first black President and Nobel Peace Prize winner.

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Five apps that play music tutor

July 16, 2018 5:26:04 pm

Your child wants an expensive musical instrument? Get them to try out these apps first!

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Author Natasha Sharma picks her top 5 kids’ books

July 15, 2018 9:39:16 am

Check out this list of simply unputdownable children’s books for all ages (yes, even adults!) by children’s author Natasha Sharma.

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DIY Craft: Make a rainy day mobile

October 16, 2018 12:31:52 pm

It’s rainy season in most parts of India and it would be great fun to create this rain theme mobile. So let’s get started!

Short story: The Music Loving Demon by Deepa Agarwal

October 12, 2018 1:36:38 pm

Then one day, he heard that learned men could earn good money in the holy city of Kashi. Immediately, he made up his mind to go there, thinking that he would gain another benefit, that of going on a pilgrimage.

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I’m obsessed with mangoes: Author Natasha Sharma

July 12, 2018 5:29:29 pm

"It’s easy to be mango-obsessed! I am, for one! The idea originated when a friend expressed surprise on varieties of mangoes other than Alphonso."

5 interesting facts about Indian wildlife

January 18, 2019 1:16:44 pm

Here are some facts about Indian wildlife from The Great Indian Nature Trail With Uncle Bikky, a comic book about one such wildlife mad trio.

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5 seriously funny books for kids in primary school

July 8, 2018 11:20:38 am

Is your child old enough to start reading? Here are some hilarious books that will keep them hooked to the reading habit!