Paper origami Japanese dolls represent the epitome of Japanese finesse and culture. The detail, ranging from the multi-step processes in which each doll is created and loving folded, to the wonderfully decorated special origami paper used for it’s kimono and the deep black crepe paper used for it’s hair, is a celebration of the fine […]
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It’s pretty challenging to keep teens and tweens occupied during extended vacations at home or even on a particularly long car ride. It’s never fun to suffer hours of awkward silence periodically interrupted only by the dreaded “I’m bored” and “Are we there yet?” protests.
There has never been a more exciting time for actively curious kids who can’t sit still and would rather learn something new everyday. The internet abounds with free educational Youtube channels, Ted Talks on learning, and even opportunities to socialize and play educational games with friends virtually. While all these online activities and resources are […]
Here is a guide to set the different assignments under the Classwork tab in Google Classroom. This brief tutorial shows the different options; assignment, quiz assignment, question and material, when and how to assign them.
Your school, college or university may already subscribe to G Suite for Education. If that is the case, head over to Google Classroom and start your first virtual class now using the steps below. However, even if your school do not use G Suite for Education, you can still create your virtual classroom using your […]
Times tables form the core of much of further and more advanced Mathematics and while it is often a boring chore, memorising times tables do indeed help in the long term Mathematical abilities and understanding. Being able to recall multiplication facts quickly also contributes to greater overall confidence in maths.
If you have to be stuck at home, use these apps to start voice and video group calls with your friends and family. Each participant will have their live video feed allowing you to see everyone in the group at the same time. Multiple people in different location can chat with each other. A perfect […]
Teaching young children the alphabet is a bit like inducting them in to a secret society. ‘You mean these weird shapes and squiggles actually mean something?’
Music is food for soul. Through the ages, it has been used to express emotions that words on their cannot do sufficient justice. When you are on a long drive, getting bored on a subway, strenuously working out, jogging, or having dinner with friends, music brightens up everyday life.
When I was four years old, my father bought me a book I instantly fell in love with, ‘Milly Molly Mandy Stories’. While I could hardly read back then, I loved looking at the pictures and following the random adventures of a little girl while my parents read it aloud for me.
Introducing your children to the world of coding can be a bit of a challenge, particularly for parents who themselves have no idea about how codes work. In today’s era where the digital world has largely taken over our tasks and routines, it is essential to learn the fundamentals of coding.
No sane person in the world would want any harm to come across their child. For parents, it is only natural to shield their kids from various vices of the society.
Children love to experiment and create things. Be it throwing a rattle off the table, playing with bath bubbles and foam, or building tall towers from blocks, children inherently know how to keep themselves busy. Older children indulge in imaginative scenarios, draw and color intricately and show interest in science and art and crafts.
The human brain is like a play dough. All the positive and negative interactions that we have, thoughts that run throughout the day, and emotions that we feel, shape and mould the architecture of our brains since the day we are born. During the first 1000 days of life, more than 700 neural connections are […]
Although the saying goes, ‘A picture paints a thousand words’, a thousand words also does make a pretty picture. There was a time when word clouds used to sit in the sidebar of most blogs, listing the Categories or Tags in a playful visual.
Latin forms the basis of almost all European languages. While it is no longer a living language, its strict structure and grammar helps learners in their understanding of how the European languages function and have developed.
Make learning science fun for children of all ages with some of the best online YouTube channels focusing on Science.
I have always been a firm believer that each of our brains are highly individual; that we each have highly personalised skills and abilities that more suited for some fields of study and expertise compared to others.