22.8.17

Books: Best Stories From Around the World edited by Deepa Agarwal (Age: 13+ Years)

Books: Best Stories From Around the World edited by Deepa Agarwal (Age: 13+ Years)
This book is a collection of timeless stories written by famous authors like Oscar Wilde, O Henry, Hans Christian Anderson, Jerry Pinto, Arthur Conan Doyle and others. 

The stories reflect the diverse culture of the land they originate from and cover a broad range of themes and topics. While some stories are heart-warming, others force you to think and explore worlds beyond your own.

Published by Red Turtle by Rupa Publications and available on Amazon.in

20.8.17

10 Lessons We Learn From Lord Ganesha

10 Lessons We Learn From Lord GaneshaDuty Comes First
Legend has it that once Goddess Parvati wanted a guard and hence she created Lord Ganesh from the dust of her body. While Parvati was bathing, her husband Lord Shiva arrived and wished to enter the home. Ganesh did not allow him in as he didn’t know who he was. In a fit of rage, Shiva cut off Ganesh’s head. Parvati was horrified and could not be pacified. She wanted Ganesh back. Giving into her demands, Shiva had to replace Ganesh’s head with that of an elephant.

18.8.17

Quiz Competition by The Petroleum Conservation Research Association

Quiz Competition by The Petroleum Conservation Research Association
The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) is organising a quiz competition for students from classes 8 to 10. Schools recognised by the central and state boards of India can participate in the competition. Participants need to take the online quiz in which questions will pertain to agriculture, petroleum, environment and transport. For information, log on to the website.

16.8.17

10 Things to Do This Week ( August 17 to 23, 2017)

1. Workshops
Mumbai 
Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum is conducting a Ganesh Chaturthi special clay modelling workshop where you will be taught to sculpt your own Ganesh idol from clay. 
Date: August 20 
Age: 5 years and above 
Call: 022-23731234 
Website: www.bdlmuseum.org

14.8.17

10 Life Lessons We Can Teach Our Kids

10 Life Lessons We Can Teach Our Kids
Parent Richa Kapil sends us a list of 10 lessons she hopes she can teach her children.

1. Pray & Eat Together
Through the day, the family is busy with their own chores. But it is very important to find time to pray together for each other’s wellbeing. It is also important for the family to find time to eat together as this is when family members share their thoughts, become aware of the happenings in each other’s lives and exchange conversations.

10.8.17

Books: The House That Spoke by Zuni Chopra (Age: 13+ Years)

Books: The House That Spoke by Zuni Chopra (Age: 13+ Years)
Join 14-year-old Zoon Razdan in a spinechilling adventure as she discovers something extraordinary about her house. 

She can converse with everything in the house—the armchair, the fireplace, the books, the pipes and even the portraits! However, she soon discovers that there is something sinister lurking behind the walls! Her curious mind begins to unfold mysterious secrets of the past. The twists and turns in the story make it an exciting read.

Published by Penguin Books and available on Amazon.in

8.8.17

10 Things to Do This Week ( August 10 to 16, 2017)

1. Workshops 
Mumbai
Beyond Academics is organising a 1-day photography workshop and photography walk.
Date: August
Age: 6 to 15 years
Call: 098926 57075/ 09773244455
Website: www.facebook.com/beyondacads