Author: Team IMC

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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…

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Children enjoy songs. The best way to make them observe their surroundings and learn new things is to make them sing small poems and rhymes. India has varied culture and many languages and in each language there are interesting and educative rhymes in plenty. Many such regional rhymes have been adapted in English by Tulika Publications.…

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Is you child interested in bugs and insects? Here are some simple bonus activities from Toka Box  that you can try with materials at home to find out more about the insects – how many legs does an insect have? What is the difference between a dragonfly and a damselfly? Did you know boy ladybugs…

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Team IMC thanks, Bingo’s Mom for this amazing review. We (the husband and I) began living with fewer plastics and more eco-friendly items. As a part of that decision, I started using cloth diapers for Baby A when she was three months old. When I explored the internet for cloth diapers, I came across the…

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This is a sponsored post So you’re trying to get pregnant? You had decided to wait a couple of years after the wedding to have the baby. During this time perhaps you travelled, advanced your career and invested in a house. Now you and your husband are ready, especially since a lot of your friends…

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The cult of skilled and purposeful people, by maintaining its stern silence, have few selected members. That this cult survives generation after generation is itself a miracle. On the other hand, talking and laughing mediocrity flourishes. More people are drawn into it. Classicism has limited takers. However, fun needs no force to enroll its members.…

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Namaste Mumbai  Authors: Rachana Chandaria-Mamania , Kavita Bafana  Illustrator:  Sandhya Prabhat  Publisher: Little Ustaads As a former mumbaikar, I love reading picture books on Mumbai. And it is doubly fun when I can read it with my 6 yr old daughter and she identifies places and things in the book because of a trip we made…

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Happy Holi! Here is a round up of all things Holi that we have found, created and loved this year ! 1. Balgaatha Holi Podcast  Balgaatha is a podcast of kids stories from India. We loved their Holi edition with stories of Holika Dahan and Radha and Krishna. They also mention other stories of why…

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Happy Women’s Day to all! On this occasion, we are excited to introduce this awesome diaper bag designed by a mom. Here comes the Vimaneaa Diaper Bag. We got an opportunity to talk to Madhu, the women behind this venture. Please check out both the product review and interview below. We would like to thank…

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There is a trick for cooking esoteric dishes – dishes that will wow your guests and surprise yourself – Cook something from a distant land. Now present it and people will look at it with wonder. This surprise element is especially useful during potluck dinners. What the amateur cook can do is create his average-tasting dishes by…

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Anjum Rana is a Pakistan-based interior designer who works with truck artists on furniture, walls, household objects as well as objects d’art. Through the initiative Tribal Truck Art, she has helped develop opportunities and contexts for truck artists to practise their craft in sustainable ways. She is committed to bringing this art into mainstream cultural…

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Have you noticed little kids and the Roomba, the little robotic vacuum cleaner? My daughter loves the vacuum cleaner, calls it roomby affectionately, chases it and informs me if “he” has “eaten” anything that has caused “him” to stop. “Roomba!”, she will say with her hands on her hips “I have told you a million…