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Ways To Make Reading Fun & Interesting For Reluctant Readers

Reluctant readers are basically those who do not enjoy reading and are forced to do so. Such readers actively resist reading and become easily frustrated when coaxed to pick up a book. Such behaviour is observed in kids if reading books is not encouraged in the right way and fun way. Often parents mistake by […]

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The Viper by Lisa Thiesing- Book Review

Book – The Viper Author – Lisa Theising Published by – Rebound by Sagebrush The Viper is based on an old tale that the author, Lisa Theising, used to hear at summer camp. The book is about a piggy that receives a mysterious phone call from Zee – the Viper who tells her that he […]

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Best Touch and Feel Books for Babies & Toddlers

Toddlerhood is a stage when kids learn a lot simply by observing. Simple concepts like letters, shapes, colours, weather, animal, seasons, festivals etc can be taught to them through books and activities . Hence, choosing the right kind of book for toddlers is of great significance. Toddlers like to touch everything they see and come […]

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Why The Smartest Giant In Town By Julia Donaldson Is Our All-Time Favourite Book

My growing twins love to read books by Julia Donaldson. She is a top selling author of children’s books with over 65 million books sold worldwide. Her books have been translated into over 72 languages. Her one book that my children love reading repeatedly is The Smartest Giant In Town. The Smartest Giant in Town […]

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Rereading or Repeat Reading: Why Reading The Same Book Repeatedly Is Good For Toddlers

‘Mumma one more time’. That’s the usual line that A&A say once I finish reading them their favorite book. I bet they have memorized every word and even know the sequence of what comes at what page, yet they want to read the book again and again. Is that the case with your kid too?  […]

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Post-Reading Activities For A Quality Reading Session

Playing games or providing a creative platform of expression is a great way to provide additional practice with early reading skills in children.  Teaching the basic concepts to kids at an early age is quite challenging for parents. However, there are certain post-reading activities that can teach kids the very same concepts of reading and […]

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Why We Should Read Panchatantra Stories To Kids

Reading books to children stimulates their imagination and widen their understanding of the world. It helps build their language and listening skills. Reading aloud is one activity that prepares children to succeed as a readers. Fill your child’s story time with a variety of books. One such variety of books kids love to read are […]

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It’s Okay To Be Different by Todd Parr – Book Review

Book – It’s Okay To Be Different Author – Todd Parr Published by  Little, Brown & Co in 2001 It’s Okay To Be Different by Todd Parr is a reassuring book that teaches kids to be happy and confident about who they are.  It’s okay to need some help. It’s Okay To Be missing a […]

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Should We Read Non-fiction Books To Young Kids

A good non-fiction book when introduced to children with fun facts and illustrations inspires the child to read further. Non-fiction books, as we all know tell us facts and information about the world around us. If it is something that really happened or something that really exists, it is non-fiction. These books have beautiful illustrations […]

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Best Indian Mythological Books For Kids

When we talk about India and its culture, mythology holds a very strong position. Mythological fiction has emerged as very interesting and intriguing genre in the field of writing. We have grown up listening mythological stories, imparting knowledge and moral behaviour. We should tell or read out mythological books to the present generation, for they […]