22nd July 2024 to 27th July 2024

World This Week

The world this week is an attempt to provide worldly news to kids once a week. The idea behind this is to make them get started on reading world news but it’s written in a child friendly manner and explains some concepts too

It’s George Orwell’s Birthday! Stay well-informed.

Eric Arthur Blair, popularly known by his pen name George Orwell, was born on June 25, 1903. He was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic famous for his socio-political commentaries Animal Farm, Shooting an Elephant and Nineteen Eighty-four. His work and words remain influential and relevant even in today’s world. Animal Farm (1945), a political fable based on the story of the Russian Revolution and its betrayal was one of his finest works, full of wit and fantasy, admirably written. It has, however, been overshadowed by his last book, Nineteen Eighty-four (1949), a fine mirror reflecting the many issues…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ERIC CARLE!

Eric Carle was an American author, designer, and illustrator of children’s books. In his lifetime, Carle wrote and illustrated more than 70 books, including the one that made him famous in 1969. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has won the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into 66 different languages and sold over 50 million copies. A Unique Style The award-winning author’s books are beautiful pieces of art in and of themselves, unique and immediately recognizable for their bright colors and surprising humor. His signature style of illustration is very distinct and recognizable…

Celebrating 25 Years of Harry Potter

“Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” is celebrating the silver anniversary on Sunday, June 26, 2022. The first of the seven-part of the world’s greatest children’s books (Harry Potter series) was released 25 years ago in the United Kingdom on June 26, 1997, by Bloomsbury. Harry James Potter was first introduced to the world as the boy who lived by JK Rowling in the Philosopher’s Stone. It was also the first time when a Harry Potter book had hit the bookshelves. As the author shared a post on the occasion, nostalgia has hit the netizens hard. “25 years ago today,…

Screen time and children: All you need to know about the modern technology trend

Despite the fact that we might be proud of our child’s quick hand on  technology for learning or entertainment, screen time in kids, beyond school, must be minimized and discouraged. How does screen time affect children’s ability to learn? Research has shown that screen time inhibits young children’s ability to read faces and learn social skills, two key factors needed to develop empathy. Face-to-face interactions are the only way young children learn to understand non-verbal cues and interpret them. What are the benefits of screen time in kids?  With moderation, there are some benefits of screen time to children: educational…

Taj Mahotsav 2022: Date, Venue, Tickets and Everything You Need to Know

The Taj Mahotsav 2022 is a ten-day cultural festival held in Agra every year. It has been rescheduled from its planned dates (February 18- February 27) due to the UP assembly polls. Taj Mahotsav is all about celebrations for people of all ages especially children. It is one such event that offers a variety of indigenous, classical, and other art genres.  Taj Mahotsav 2022: Date and Timings Taj Mahotsav 2022 will commence from March 20, 2022. The ten-day festival will conclude on March 29 this year. The timings for the same is 10 am to 10 pm. Taj Mahotsav 2022:…