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Rabindranath Tagore

Great Storytellers for Children: Rabindranath Tagore

January 16, 2020 10:50:24 am

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.

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Meet the Bengaluru mom who created a math app to help her daughter

October 18, 2019 4:58:32 pm

"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.

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A Dussehra story for kids: The best Hanuman by Deepa Agarwal

October 17, 2019 11:17:16 am

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.

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Ask these questions before choosing your child’s school

October 7, 2019 2:35:25 pm

Based on your answers to these questions, you can create a list of schools that you would like your child to be admitted to.

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Goddess Durga: A folk tale for kids to understand the feminine energy

October 7, 2019 7:10:37 pm

This is truly an epic story of good over evil and all-knowing power of the feminine energy that bonds the entire universe together.

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Durga Puja: The story of the goddess and her incarnations

October 7, 2019 7:14:49 pm

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.

early childhood, parenting tips

Cake or broccoli? Most kids may choose broccoli, says study

October 4, 2019 11:11:58 am

“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."

Resolution introduced in US Senate to commemorate Gandhi's 150 birth anniversary

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 quotes: What the Father of the Nation said on children

October 2, 2019 10:25:31 am

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.”

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Gandhi never goes out of style, says author Paro Anand

October 2, 2019 1:34:24 pm

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."

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Gandhi at 150: A diet chart for Netaji and other interesting facts from the Mahatma’s life

October 3, 2019 7:17:35 am

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."

performing arts

How performing arts can promote holistic development in children

September 30, 2019 8:37:31 am

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.

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Children’s books by Indian authors released in September 2019

November 18, 2019 11:32:43 am

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.

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Why the moon is soundless and other fun facts: A science teacher explains

September 26, 2019 5:17:28 pm

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.

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Science of learning: Maths to geography, how to make classroom education fun for kids

September 25, 2019 8:50:57 am

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

5 ways to teach kids about climate change

September 24, 2019 10:18:22 am

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.

preschool

Preschool is not just fun and games, but brainwork as well

September 20, 2019 6:09:46 pm

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.

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Why Sushmita Sen’s daughter reciting popular Bengali poem is heartwarming

September 20, 2019 11:51:19 am

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.

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Check out these edutainment shows for kids under 5 years

September 19, 2019 5:47:11 pm

Watch these interesting and engaging educational shows with your kids to inculcate values and teach them important skills.

parenting role play

Role play helps kids learn real life skills

September 18, 2019 7:07:54 pm

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.

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Listen: How to answer your child’s questions on terrorism

September 15, 2019 11:37:06 am

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?

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