Month: March 2021

Five podcasts for children that develop their curiosity and imagination

We find ourselves constantly reaching for our cell phones, computers, and television screens to entertain us while we stay indoors and limit our time outdoors and in public, so it is not surprising when children do the same by watching netflix/ sticking to their video games. A great alternative to reducing bad screen time while […]

The musical way to inspire your child’s interest in Mathematics

Music and mathematics are two sides of the same coin. While it’s only in recent years that scientific studies have shown how music can help children understand and remember mathematical concepts better, this relationship between music and mathematics is one that has existed for centuries.  So, let’s time travel back to Ancient Greece to  understand […]

How poetry reading and writing can inspire our children to express more

Whether poignant or silly, poetry can reach children in a particularly powerful way. With its rhymes and dynamic imagery, it makes the reading experience joyful; sometimes more can be said and expressed in 8-10 lines than in an entire novel. In Langston Hughes’ poem ‘Dreams’, in eight short, profound lines, the life-sustaining power of dreams […]

Four fun ways to foster reading habits in children

Dr. Seuss said it best “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Reading to our children, and all the conversations it leads to, helps them make better sense of their world and their own lives. Reading sparks the imagination, builds curiosity, […]

How A Multilingual Brain Can Benefit Your Child

“Bonjour!” “Hello!” “Namaste!” If you can understand what each of these greetings means, chances are that you speak more than one language. However, did you know that simply knowing multiple languages can help your brain function better? Over the years, scientists have discovered that children who learn multiple languages gain several cognitive, social, and emotional […]

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