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5 ways to get creative with kids

It’s difficult to make time pass when there’s so much of it. And especially with kids, it’s a tussle how to make them learn while they play. Here are a few ideas on how to creatively engage your children…Make a favourite rock Children love collecting rocks — of all sizes. Let your child choose his […]

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Bye-bye 2020: Best children’s films this year

When the Willoughby children feel neglected by their parents, they hatch a plan to get rid of them. (And you thought your kids’ opinion of you was low.) But independence doesn’t turn out the way they imagined. This animated movie is based on a book by author Lowis Lowry. A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting  […]

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These 3 teens are the ‘Lighthouses’ of future

Three children from Hyderabad — Aaria Chandwani, Adarsh Chittimoori and Saachi Gonzalez Chennur — have become a beacon of hope for the future, at least in these improbable times. The three teens from Chirec International School started The Lighthouse Project which aims to build global bonds against religious, cultural and racial discrimination. And this has […]

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Happy Children’s Day: Few lesser known facts about Chacha Nehru

While we all are celebrating Diwali this weekend, there’s also one beautiful celebration awaiting on November 14. This day is celebrated as Children’s Day in India in honour of the birthday of our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Nehru loved kids, and that’s why he was also called Chacha Nehru, or Uncle Nehru, lovingly. […]

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Books: Top picks this month

Title: A Place at the Table Author: Saadia Faruqi, Laura Shovan Publisher: Clarion Books Sixth-graders Sara, a Pakistani American, and Elizabeth, a white, Jewish girl meet when they take a South Asian cooking class taught by Sara’s mom. They could not be more different. Sara is at a new school that is huge and completely […]

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A Nobel for Thunberg? Why not!

Even as the world was appalled by the news of the Nobel Peace Prize nomination for the US president Donald Trump, there’s a sliver of hope. Environmentalist Greta Thunberg is in the race to get the Nobel Peace Prize, and if the present scenario is of any relevance, she may actually get it.  The winner […]

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Girl is hoisted in air during kite flying event

Kite-flying is one of the favourite sports and hobbies all over the world. While most Indians mandatorily fly kites on Makar Sankranti, there are other countries too which hold many kite flying festivals. But this fun event turned into a nightmare for one toddler and her family. A three-year-old girl was hoisted more than 30 […]

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Meet the youngest graduate from Fullerton 

Jack Rico may look like just another 13-year-old teenager, but this boy from the USA has become the youngest graduate from Fullerton college in California.  He did not graduate with one but four associate degrees. According to reports, the subjects in which he earned accolades were not easy either. His chosen subjects included History, Human […]

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We’re family. Make it a happy one 

Family is the crux of human life. The foundation of our character is sowed by the individuals we live with. In her latest book Building A Happy Family, author Raageshwari Loomba Swarup, introduces you to your own inner child, helps you re-parent yourself, bring faith and trust back into believing ‘you are perfect the way […]

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You can’t cheat in this Monopoly

The game of Monopoly hardly ends well. There are smug winners and arrogant losers. Not to mention the defaulters and thieves. And you can never trust a banker who may slide few notes here and there. Now Hasbro has introduced Monopoly Voice Banking where the banking is controlled by an Artificial Intelligence (AI) speaker.  Players […]

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