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Please circle as applicable: FORWARD / BACKWARD / MOST BACKWARD / SCHEDULED CASTE / SCHEDULED TRIBE. That was my first introduction to the social activism in everyday life. I wanted to know what each of those categories meant. I wanted to know why our maid could not enter our kitchen and I wanted to know…

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Diwali is already here and will be quickly followed by Halloween! And if like us, you have been putting off the decor and other Diwali related chores for another day, we have some quick ideas for you, easily done on a weekday! And above all, you can get the kids excited and get them to help out…

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Celebrating Diwali is fun with picture books that show us Why Diwali is Celebrated and How it is Celebrated! And if you are looking for one for your child, look no further! With so many lovely new books on Diwali this time around, we surely have you covered – 1. Festival of Light Recommended Age 5+…

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Whether you are in India or living outside India, Diwali is one festival you can easily introduce to your child’s class. While Diwali stems from Hindu Mythology, from stories of the Ramayana as well as Goddess Lakshmi – too much mythology and religion may not be the best bet for your child’s school or day care. Keeping it simple…

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Amma Tell Me About Diwali Recommended Age 2-7 yrs  Amma tells little Klaka a magical story about Diwali. This book attributes the origins of Diwali to return of Rama after His victory over Ravana completing his 14 years of exile.The Ramayana is told in couplet form and is a good introduction to the epic. It also…

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This is a sponsored post The moment a child is born, the new parents are concerned about the care of the baby. Many questions start to pop up in their mind. The main one being – How to protect and care for the tender, sensitive skin of the baby. How to give the baby a…

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Dussehra and Diwali will be here soon and we were really excited to receive this book- Ved and Friends Celebrate Dussehra and Diwali from author Diksha Pal Narayan. The book traces the celebrations and stories of Dussehra and Diwali for kids growing up outside of India.The author is based in Canada and she tries to…

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This Ganesh Chathurthi, lets also celebrate the Elephant which is considered a sacred animal with these fun books! 1. Ranganna Written by Arthi Anand Navaneeth, Illustrated by Kavita Singh Kale Colorful hai, cute hai and ekdum mast hai aur dance bhi karta hai (He is colourful, cute, naughty and can dance as well) Ranganna is the…

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Every year, come August/September most of India and Hindus around the world gear up to welcome the mighty Elephant-headed Lord Ganesha into their homes with pomp and fervor. Also known as Ganapathi, Vinayaka or Bappa – Lord Ganesha is one of the most worshipped deities in the Hindu pantheon, and is known as the Lord of…

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Today, we chat with Author Shruthi Rao about her new, award winning book – Manya Learns to Roar which is a perfect book for young readers.This book won the Children First Writing competition, organized by Parag, an initiative of Tata Trusts and Duckbill books. From energy engineer to children’s book author. How did it all start?…

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For India’s 71st Independence Day, here is a round up of all the children’s books on India for kids of all ages. From picture books to chapter books, activity books to books on Indian History and more- Picture Books Dances of India published by Our Little Loka, introduces little kids to Indian Dances. Bharathanatyam, Dandiya, Chaau and…

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Whether you celebrate Rakshabandhan in the traditional way or have your own ways to celebrate the day, making these Shrinkie Rakhis with your original artwork will be a lot of fun! You Will Need Plastic Food Saving Box Scissors Sharpies Hole Puncher Aluminium Foil Thread to Make the Rakhis Steps Involved Cut out a piece of…

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Board books are the perfect way to introduce kids, rather babies, to the reading world. Here are some of our favorite board books, some popular and many that we have reviewed in the past- Board Books on Mythology My First book of Indian Gods & Goddesses  is a cute board book aimed at introducing little kids to our Indian Gods. And that…