Age 2 -4, Book Review, Children's Books

8 Ways to Draw an Elephant

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8 Ways to Draw an Elephant is an interesting mix of Indian Art traditions presented in the most adorable form, the Elephant. Targeted for ages 3 and up, this book presents interesting facts about elephants intertwining it with Indian art forms like Meenakshi, Sohrai, Mata ni Pachedi and more. Apart from Art, this book got

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Activity Corner

Colorful Questions to ask this Holi

ColorfulQs

Holi is synonymous with colors. Here are some questions based on colors you can ask your kids to pique their curiosity in Science.  Go ahead, the answers are in simple language, they will never suspect science lessons! Why is the sky blue? All objects take in (absorb) and spill out (reflect) light. We usually see

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Activity Corner, Toddler

Easy and Quick Valentine’s Day Thumbprint Cards Printable

Valentine's Day Card, Printable

Valentine’s day is round the corner, so here is a printable for making your own finger print cards. Just print it on a cardstock, let your kids imprint their fingers and cut them out. You can also write fancy stuff like the ones here for older children. And add your kids name on the heart! Valentine’s

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Age 2 -4, Book Review, Children's Books

Book Review: Dinosaurs Galore by Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz

dinosaurs galore

Dinosaurs Galore by Giles Andreae & David Wojtowycz I picked up this book randomly from the library. My daughter, 2.5 years old at the time of reading this, is all crazy for the so-called-girlish stuff though it isn’t intentional, at least on my part. So I keep buying random stuff that are labeled for boys. This book

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Announcements, Book Review, IMC Book Club

The Book Club @ IMC – Our Pick For August 2015

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Thank You For Your Votes, We Have A Winner! For the month of August, we have picked “There’s Something About You by Yahodhara Lal” In July, we had fun reading ‘The House that BJ built’ by Anuja Chauhan. You can check our past discussions here

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Activity Corner

Father’s Day Craft – DIY Watch case

DIY Watch case

Father’s day is almost here. So are the summer holidays. What better way to make the best use of both than making a DIY gift for Dad! (Even if it’s not vacation time in your part of the world, which kid says No to craft?). Also, this craft requires some help from Moms, so it’s a

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Book-a-Activity: Veeru Goes to the Circus!

Veeru goes to circus

Kids say and do the funniest things. It could be for seeking attention but nevertheless, we get to enjoy the fun. Veeru goes to the Circus (Author : Richa Ingle Deo, Illustrator : Reshma Barve)  by Pratham Books is one such funny attempt by Veeru who visits the Circus. Enjoy this craft with your Little

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Activity Corner

Craft = Play = Work

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Do you pass off Crafting as a boredom buster or mere fun activity? Sure, its both and much more than that. Apart from the quality bonding time it provides Parents and Kids, Crafting aids in overall development in addition to making them ready for School. Simple activities like cutting, folding, gluing and coloring help with fine

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Age 2 -4, Book Review, Children's Books

Book Review: Where Is The Cake? by T.T.Khing

Where is the cake

Where is the Cake? by T.T.Khing is a picture book with NO words and that’s exactly what makes it interesting. Do you read to your kids? What would you read to them if there were no words in the book? Did it get you thinking or even better imagining? That’s the idea!  A Book with

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Activity Corner, Age 2 -4, Book Review, Children's Books

Book-a-Activity: Rani’s First Day at School

Home School

Rani’s First Day at School written by Cheryl Rao and illustrated by Mayur Mistry, published by Pratham Books is IMC and EasyLib‘s book Recommendation for April 2015. Your toddler’s big day might be near or far, but playing school is undoubtedly a fun thing to do. Pretend play has a great role in development of language,

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Activity Corner, Children's Books

Book-a-Activity: What Shall I Wear Today?

felt activity

Here is a nice little activity to for your kids to dress,re-dress and re-dress a little pal to their heart’s content. Let your kids go wild mixing and matching clothes as they like! This felt dress up activity works great with this month’s book recommendation from IMC and EasyLib, What Shall I Wear Today? by Natasha

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Book Review, Parenting Books

Book Review: Baby Read-Aloud Basics by Caroline J. Blakemore and Barbara Weston Ramirez

baby read aloud book

Books on Pregnancy, Parenting and the non-existent baby manuals – you have read it all. How about a book on how to read to your baby? When is the right time to start reading to your Baby? As soon as your Baby can listen! When does a Baby start listening/observing? We all, possibly, know the

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Activity Corner, Children's Books

Book-a-Activity: Horton Hatches the Egg

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Have you read this month’s recommendation from IMC and EasyLib, Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr.Seuss? I loved it! The beauty of the book is that there are hidden treasures in the book that when unraveled will make it all the more fun for your kids. So here is an activity to go with the

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