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Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Advent Calendars have been around for centuries. So many people now even in India are doing Advent Calendars for their kids. Its basically 3D calendars that lead up to Christmas day, which have small boxes or pouches for everyday from December 1 – 24th, with little...

The Month Gone By – November 2019

November was a hectic month in school. Our theme was ‘Community Workers’, where the children learnt about the different people who work in various roles that make our society run, and how we are all interdependent on each other. It also helped them see different roles...

How to Help Your Child Adjust to a New Baby

Having another baby is so much fun. Your family is growing and you can’t wait for your little one to have a companion, someone to play with, hang out with and develop a wonderful sibling bond! But many times parents are hit with the harsh reality of the older child...

The Month Gone By: October 2019

The theme for the month of October is one of our favourites – nutrition! Healthy eating habits are something so core to life and we really want our children to pick it up at this young age and hopefully carry it on through their life. They learnt about the different...

How to Clean Your Kids Room in Just 10 Minutes

Here’s a quick method of getting your child to clean their room in just 10 minutes. (Trust me… if we could clean this room, you can clean any room!) In my previous blog, I mentioned how you can help your child develop the habit of cleaning. In this post, I’ve...

September 2019: The Month Gone By

We had a great month of September in Kids Joy School.  There were lots of activities and events and the kids thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Our theme for the month was Seasons. Entering the school was like entering another world, with it being decorated with different...

How to Get Your Preschooler to Clean Their Room!

This is a million dollar question and I wish it had a simple answer. For the 0.2 percent of you parents who have a pre-schooler who naturally loves to clean their room, please thank God for his kindness to you! For the rest of us 98.98 percent who have normal messy,...

August 2019: The Month Gone By

Last month at Kids Joy, our theme was India. Our children learnt about the diversity of their country – the different cultures, languages, food, clothes, etc. They learnt what it means to be a responsible citizen and practically applied it by going on a cleaning...

July 2019: The Month Gone By

Our theme for the month was ‘The Universe’. We introduced them to what lies beyond the skies – space and the galaxies, and then the solar system. We made some paper mache planets and the children really enjoyed sticking layers of newspaper on the balloons. They then...

Raising True Indians

India is such a rich and diverse nation and we are so privileged to be able to call India our motherland. But it has not come without a cost. Barely 75 years ago, we were under another, subjugated to their rule and power.  But with the blood of martyrs and because of...

Creative Ways to use Clay

Clay or playdough is one of the most fun toys for a child! Besides the conventional ‘give a child a tub of clay and let their creativity run wild’ (which is amazing!), have you ever tried using clay for other activities? Clay is extremely versatile and can be used for...

June 2019: The Month Gone By

We’ve had a wonderful opening month at Kids Joy. Although we had many new children, they all settled in quickly. Our theme for the month was the ‘Farm’. The children really enjoyed learning all about the different farm animals, their food, their...