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Painting with Kids

I’ve never met a preschooler who doesn’t enjoy painting. Painting is a great activity for children. Besides being fun, it has lots of other amazing benefits such as fostering creativity, strengthening memory, building problem solving and motor skills, providing relief...

Are you a Whole Parent?

As parents it’s so easy to use our children to satisfy deep needs in us, without even realizing it. I must confess, I fall into that all the time. It can come out in different ways for each person. The Void of Love and Acceptance Children can give us love like no...

Coloured Channa

This is an activity that is super easy and lots of fun for kids. It is a one of those versatile things that can be used for many games and various imaginative play. It’s also great for teaching math concepts. I had written a blog post earlier on how to colour rice....

Convert your Child’s Room into a Play City

During this time of being at home, one is constantly having to find ways and means of keeping children entertained. Here’s something fun to do with your children that will keep them playing in their rooms for hours and even days together. All you need is coloured tape...

Summer Holidays in a Covid World

We have officially finished one year of life with covid. Through all the uncertainties and ups and downs, our children too have completed an academic year like no other! And the summer holidays is still very real for them – a time to relax and play and not have...

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

My husband suggested I name this blog – ‘How to get your children to be together without killing each other’! For those of us who have two or more children, sibling rivalry is one of the toughest and most emotionally draining things of parenting that we have to deal...

Games and Activities to Help your Child Learn to Read

Each child learns to read at their own pace. But there are lots of activities you can do with them to help them along that journey. If reading is something that is fun, children will automatically want to read. So rather than just drilling them with pages of word...

Helping your Child get Involved at Home

Getting children to do things at home, can be quite a daunting task for many parents, and most often parents come across as nagging or playing the role of ‘bad cop’. To be honest, many times it’s much easier for a parent to just do the work – it’s faster, done...

Countdown to Christmas

Christmas is the season for family, for giving, for sharing and for caring. Even though Christmas this year may look different with the pandemic, you can still make it a Christmas to remember. Last year our Christmas blog was on how to make an Advent Calendar, which...

Fancy Dress 2020

We celebrated Children’s Day, a day in advance  because it happened to be a holiday. In view of the restrictions imposed due to COVID, it was conducted in a very different way from the previous years. We started with sharing on why we celebrate this day as...

Eggs in a Bottle – Science Experiment for Kids

During this time, we are constantly trying to figure out ways to entertain our children. Here’s a really easy science experiment you can do with your child, using things that you would have lying around at home. Watching their excitement as the egg yolk magically...

How to Get Your Child to Read

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” Jacqueline Kennedy We are so keen for our child to have the best in life – whether it be education, extra curricular activities, toys, clothes, food, etc. But one of the best...