Monday, September 23, 2019

PARENTING: HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?

Moving away from the house at the age of 18 is a Western Concept that is many a times looked down upon in India. A child is supposed...

How to teach body parts using games and activities

Now, this is one of my favorites. I have to confess something though - my son is super inquisitive and human body had become a chapter with million...

5 games to make sentence formation fun for kids

If you simply ask kids to write sentences to improve their skills, you know what is going to happen. You are either going to deal with hue and...

SIX QUALITIES THAT CHILDREN LEARN FROM PARENTS, THEIR FIRST TEACHERS

“Matha, Pitha, Guru, Deivam” (Translation: "Mother, Father, Teacher, God") This is the order of respect to be accorded to the entities in your life according to our tradition. The teacher...

5 fun activities to teach living and nonliving things to kindergartners

We live in a world where non-living things act like living things. So, it comes as no surprise if our children find it difficult to distinguish between living...

What you need to know about LOTS and HOTS

If you are not an educator or connected in some way to the field of education, chances are that you have not heard of these terms. These terms...

5 fun activities to teach temperature (hot and cold) to preschoolers

Teaching temperatures, especially hot and cold, has dual benefits. Not only does your child understand the concept of temperature (which is utmost important to understand other scientific concepts...

5 “parts of the plant” activities for kids (no. 3 is...

Last year, at this time, I was super pumped to teach my kids different parts of the plant. Wondering what inspired me? No, they were not textbooks or...

How to draw a family tree

The family tree is a great tool to show your child about who are all the members of your family. It is a pictorial representation about your ancestral...

5 fun activities for kids to explore “touch and feel” sense

This one is given. We do not have to explain to you why experiencing and understanding different senses (touch, sight, smell, sound and taste) is important for kids....

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