25.7.17

SmartKid General Knowledge Olympiad by Silver Zone Foundation

SmartKid General Knowledge Olympiad by Silver Zone Foundation
Silver Zone Foundation is conducting a SmartKid General Knowledge Olympiad for students of classes 1 to 10. Questions will be based on the CBSE and ICSE syllabus of the respective classes. Only schools can register for the competition; individual entries will not be entertained.

Last date: September 30, 2017
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23.7.17

Books: Amma, Take Me To The Golden Temple by Bhakti Mathur and illustrated by Priyankar Gupta (Age: 7+ Years)

Books: Amma, Take Me To The Golden Temple by Bhakti Mathur and illustrated by Priyankar Gupta (Age: 7+ Years)
'Amma, Take Me to The Golden Temple' is a brilliantly illustrated book that sheds light on the history of the Golden Temple. The story is written in the form of a travelogue wherein a mother shares her knowledge with her sons, Shiv and Veer. The story is filled with trivia on history, tradition and mythology and as told in an engaging way. A part of Bhakti Mathur’s ‘Amma, Take Me to’ series, this one captures the essence of Sikhism and touches upon the history and teachings of all the Sikh Gurus. It is a brilliant way to introduce children to the Sikh religion.

Published by Puffin Books and available on Amazon.in

21.7.17

Be Alert to Sexual Abuse

Be Alert to Sexual Abuse
by H’vovi Bhagwagar 

India is home to 19% of the world’s children. Reports indicate that at least one out of every two children in India is abused.

In 2014, Indian researchers Mannat Mohanjeet Singh, Shradha S Parsekar and Sreekumaran N Nair conducted a study called ‘Epidemiological Overview of Child Sexual Abuse’ in India. Here are some startling findings.

19.7.17

10 Things to Do This Week (July 20 to 26, 2017)

1. Read a Book

We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe by Jorge Cham and Daniel Whiteson (Age: 14+ years)

Ever wondered how large the universe is? Or why time on Earth is different from that in space? Isn’t it sad that 95% of the universe is unknown to humankind? This book unravels some of the biggest mysteries in physics. It demystifies black holes, stars, the Big Bang theory, gravity, atoms and a lot more. The book is filled with illustrations, which make learning easier.

Published by Hachette India and available on Amazon.in

17.7.17

8 No-Flame Recipes for Kids

Cooking with kids not only helps you bond with them, but also improves their motor skills. If your kids enjoy cooking but it scares you to have them near the gas stove, you will love these 8 healthy and tasty no-cook recipes by notwithoutmyskillet.in

Chia Seed Pudding

Filled with the goodness of fruits and cooling chia seeds, this recipe makes for a perfect breakfast or dessert.

16.7.17

Books: Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird (Age: 11+ Years)

Books: Jake's Tower by Elizabeth Laird (Age: 11+ Years)
With imagination as his only companion, Jake builds a make-believe tower to escape his violent reality.

This book takes you into Jake’s imaginary world where his dreams help him cope with the cruelty at home.

Published by Macmillan Children’s Books and available on Amazon.in

15.7.17

The Coco Prize 2017

The Coco Prize 2017
TEDx Speaker Manish Advani recently announced The Coco Prize 2017. To participate, one has to send an idea and pictures of what one can do with used tender coconut shells.

All participants will get a certificate signed by Jason Lewis, a sustainability campaigner and eco-adventurer. The top three ideas will also win cash prizes. 

Participants can send their entries to thecocoprize@gmail.com
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