Author: Minali Agarwal

New-age Preschool Methodologies: Which One Fits Your Child?

Gone are the days when preschools functioned only as a transitional medium for kids before the big school. These days, there is more emphasis on creating a strong foundation to enhance the child's development and give them a conducive environment to grow in. Preschool is a time for your little one to fall in love... continue reading

The Surprising Benefits of Puzzle Solving

Puzzles are a great family activity or solo pastime. Whether your puzzle of choice is a 1,000-piece jigsaw, crossword puzzle in Sunday times, a wood brain teaser, or a 3D puzzle, doesn't really matter because all puzzles share one key element, they power our brain and challenge our thinking. The popularity of puzzles today in... continue reading

5 reasons why Origami is good for your Child.

Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding. It translates as ori (folding) gami (paper). Research has shown that paper-folding, particularly in the elementary school years, is a unique and valuable addition to the curriculum. Origami is a valuable method for developing vital skills. Origami is not just a blank paper. It's a world of... continue reading

Introducing mantra chanting at an early age.

Value-based education for children Value-based education for children has an important role to play in the present day. As a parent, we need to provide an atmosphere for children to grow with noble ideals, healthy emotions, and physical discipline. Culture and values cannot be taught, they can only be caught. When children watch their parents,... continue reading

What can a child learn from the sticker activity?

Until having kids, I’ll be honest I didn’t really see the point of sticker books or activities. I naively thought they were just about pulling stickers off and sticking them in place, and really never understood what children could learn from it or why they enjoy doing it so much. I presumed it was just... continue reading

Benefits of kids playing dress-ups

Dressing up and imaginative play is an important part of children’s development. Playing dress-ups allows for experimentation, role-play, and fantasy which enhances their emotion, cognition, language, and sensory-motor skills. The imaginative play lets them explore different aspects of their personalities, it helps them understand and process their own emotions better. From around the age of... continue reading

Can’t draw the line between love and pampering?

New ways to bring up your baby It's an age-old issue: discipline. Today's generation of parents may have been brought up under the parenting adage of " Spare the rod and spoil the child", yet, or perhaps because of it, they wrangle with the task of sparing the rod and still on spoiling the child.... continue reading

Mental health effects of Corona-virus on kids

The physical symptoms of the novel coronavirus are well documented but nobody talks about the mental health effects. Though children are less likely to become ill, we’re only starting to understand now after the few months, what the pandemic might mean for children’s mental health and emotional well-being. It’s a lot for a kid to... continue reading
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