Among his popular works are Bristi Pare Tapur-Tupur, an early poem that recreates the rhythm of the Bengali nursery rhymes that he loved in his childhood. Kadi-o-Komal was his first collection of poetry for children, followed by Sonar Tari and Kshanika.
"I faced challenges in getting my daughter interested in Mathematics. While I was exploring teaching material for my daughter, I realised that most things out there still looked the same as when I was in school," said the mother.
Hanuman Stories: Hanuman and Ravana masks, all yelling to draw attention to their wares. The festival of Dussehra, which commemorated Lord Rama’s victory over the ten-headed demon Ravana, was just a few days away and the excitement seemed to infect everyone.
Based on your answers to these questions, you can create a list of schools that you would like your child to be admitted to.
This is truly an epic story of good over evil and all-knowing power of the feminine energy that bonds the entire universe together.
Goddess Durga Story: Another name for Durga is Durgatinashini which means ‘the one who eliminates suffering’. Her name thus indicates her role as the one who protects her devotees and removes evil from the world.
“Since younger children possess a limited memory capacity, children could be relying on the phonological loop to remember the option following the word ‘or’. Children show a different type of response bias than adults, recency instead of primacy."
Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Quotes: “The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children. So we have to handover to them at least as it was handed over to us.”
Gandhi Jayanti: "I think the mistake we have made is to deify the image of Gandhi and take him so far away from the grasp of children. Children cannot aspire to be God, but they can and must aspire to be empathetic, informed human beings who are willing to take action when they can."
2nd October Gandhi Jayanti: The poet Rabindranath Tagore gave the title Mahatma to Gandhiji. "He (Gandhi) stopped at the thresholds of the huts of the thousands of dispossessed, dressed like one of their own. ...For this reason the "Mahatma", the name given to him by the people of India, is his real name."
All forms of performing arts teach children about issues that are prevalent in society and the world as a whole. It educates and informs them about socio-economic and geo-political topics and their impact on the world at large.
From picture books to stories about women scientists, these latest children's books by Indian authors talk about a variety of contemporary issues that kids would love reading about.
The moon is around 4.51 billion years old, give or take 10 million years. A new analysis of lunar rocks brought to earth by Apollo astronauts suggests that the moon formed 4.51 billion years ago, just 60 million years after the solar system itself took shape.
Children would retain a concept or a lesson if it is presented to them in a fun, exciting and novel way. Then that particular concept will be understood over everything else that their brain sees. Children will automatically store that information over all other sensory inputs.
Climate change: The first step is to explain to kids what climate change is all about. And while you do so, don't bombard them with too many facts but explain in an age-appropriate manner. Break down the concept and explain in simple terms.
Once you decide to send the child to school, the next question is how to select the best one. Preschool is not just the first step of your precious child outside the home but the first platform for learning.
The actress and mother recently shared a clip of her daughter reciting a poem in Bengali titled Huko Mukho Hangla from popular poet Sukumar Ray's collection Abol Tabol.
Watch these interesting and engaging educational shows with your kids to inculcate values and teach them important skills.
Kids now have greater exposure, wider access to knowledge and the required tools to engage more deeply in different role-playing avatars. Pretend playing different avatars allows for a more holistic growth in children helping them to think more creatively and imaginatively with each play.
If your child asks what terrorist attacks or mass shootings are all about, do you need to explain it to them? How do you do it?