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‘Biggest issues parents find in kids are screen addiction, lack of physical socialising’: Author RamG Vallath

May 12, 2022 2:22:20 pm

"There are several strategies and numerous techniques I have outlined in the book. Two of them are role-modelling and story-telling."

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Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu’s book ‘Inni and Bobo’ for daughter Inaaya is about empathy, diversity and inclusion

April 30, 2022 11:00:14 am

"Our daughter is very passionate about animals and often prefers stories where the animal wins in the end. I laughingly said to her that 'Red Riding Hood is actually a tragedy because the wolf goes hungry at the end' and she was so upset by that. The idea of adoption has been close to our hearts."


OUP launches campaign to encourage reading among kids

April 26, 2022 5:58:13 pm

Like any habit, reading also has to be slowly and consistently introduced into a child's routine, as an exciting hobby and not a chore.

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Curious Kids: How is fabric made?

April 18, 2022 4:34:20 pm

Fibres can come from nature. Some common natural fibres are cotton, silk and wool.

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Children’s book on life and times of BR Ambedkar released

April 16, 2022 12:40:40 pm

The fact-based drama, based largely on Ambedkar's own recollection of his childhood, is written by noted playwright and author Rajesh Talwar. It is published by Ponytale Books.

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A science teacher explains: How important are the bacteria living in your bowels?

April 10, 2022 8:23:03 pm

If we eat healthy, we breed bacteria that thrive on healthy food and if we gorge on fries and burgers, we breed fast food loving bacteria.


A science teacher explains: Why Pluto, now a dwarf planet, remains a complex mystery

March 31, 2022 8:07:18 pm

The word “planet" has been redefined over the years since it was first coined centuries ago by ancient Greeks.


Children’s edition of ‘The Book of Joy’ coming this fall

March 23, 2022 7:32:09 pm

Random House Children’s Books announced Tuesday that “The Little Book of Joy” will come out Sept. 27, with Rachel Neumann and Douglas Abrams collaborating on the text, and illustrations provided by artist Rafael López.

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Ukraine’s child refugees pose huge challenge for Europe

March 17, 2022 8:08:59 pm

Psychologists say young Ukrainian refugees appear unable to comprehend the longer-term nature of their absence from home and separation from their fathers, forbidden to leave Ukraine in order to fight the war.


7-year-old girl pens book on inclusivity, identity

March 9, 2022 6:50:12 pm

Filled with colourful illustrations and fun facts on fireflies, the book is aimed at children aged 4-7 years.

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Ways to encourage reading habits and increase imagination power among kids

March 6, 2022 7:41:47 pm

"Set aside some time during the day or just before you hit the bed to sit together and read"

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Chelsea Clinton to launch children’s book series this fall

February 22, 2022 1:49:33 pm

The “Save The” series will begin in September with three books: Sarah L. Thompson's “Save the ... Elephants,” Christine Taylor-Butler's “Save the ... Tigers” and Anita Sanchez's “Save the ... Whale Sharks.”

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Curious Kids: Could we change other planets in the solar system so we could live on them?

February 19, 2022 6:03:59 pm

Can we terraform other planets so that the human race can spread around the Solar System? -- Xander, aged 14, Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Popular Chicago penguin pair to star in children’s book

February 16, 2022 2:15:50 pm

"It wasn't on my mind that it should be a children's book -- but it brought so much joy to me, my family and so many people that I thought it made since to go that direction," said Caryn Rivadeneira, the author.

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Five healthy ways to discipline children

February 15, 2022 11:12:16 am

"A positive disciplining strategy can help develop a positive relationship and set expectations based on the behavioral outcomes," says an expert.

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Jill Biden turns Valentine’s Day into lesson for 2nd graders

February 14, 2022 6:30:00 pm

The first lady will also take the group to the North Lawn to see her Valentine's Day installation: hand-painted, wooden artwork in the shapes of the Bidens’ puppy, Commander, and cat, Willow.

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Parag Honour List 2022 features 44 books in Hindi and English for children, young adults

February 8, 2022 3:29:23 pm

Kamla Bhasin's 'Betiyaan bhi chahein Azaadi' and Ruskin Bond's 'How to be a Writer' among those featured in the list.

A science teacher explains: What if there was no carbon dioxide in the air?

February 4, 2022 8:26:58 pm

As a life force behind photosynthesis, lack of this gas would create a domino effect with the food chain - no living plants and animals would mean no living humans.


Curious Kids: What would happen if all the mosquitoes in the world disappeared?

February 2, 2022 5:53:47 pm

Of all these mosquito species, only the females of about 40 types are truly dangerous because they can pass on diseases that make people sick.

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9 life skills kids can learn from freedom fighters this Republic Day 2022

January 25, 2022 5:39:55 pm

Freedom fighters are epitome of bravery and their lives personify lessons of supreme struggle and endurance, which can have an enormous impact on your child.

‘Anxiety’ voted children’s word of the year for 2021

January 21, 2022 11:05:25 am

While 'anxiety' was the top choice, chosen by 21 per cent of children, it was followed by 'challenging', chosen by 19 per cent, 'isolate' (14 per cent) and 'well-being' (13 per cent).


Is your toddler climbing out of the crib? Here is what you can do to prevent them

January 7, 2022 8:14:31 pm

Before making any major changes like buying a big toddler bed for your 15-18-month-old baby, think about how you can handle this situation.

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Christmas 2021: List of stocking stuffer ideas for kids

December 23, 2021 8:21:22 pm

'Stocking stuffers' or small Christmas presents don't have to be grand and expensive, they only need to be filled with love and affection.

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Don’t fret about buying the ‘right’ toy — any toy is educational if you support kids in their play

December 22, 2021 8:47:38 pm

Here's a simple truth: you know your child (and your budget) better than anyone.


Why kids should not have lots of toys (and what to do if yours have too many)

December 21, 2021 8:09:42 pm

Similar to cluttered pantries or office spaces, which make it hard for adults to focus, having too many toys around the house can make it difficult for children to concentrate, learn, and develop important skills around play.