3rd October 2022 to 8th October 2022

World This Week

The world this week is an attempt to provide worldly news to kids once a week. The idea behind this is to make them get started on reading world news but it’s written in a child friendly manner and explains some concepts too

10 Simple Habits That Will Instantly Boost Your Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is confidence in one’s own worth or abilities, self-respect. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame. Check out some simple tricks that can instantly improve your self-esteem. • Being optimistic is good for you. It is important for emotional well-being, better relationships, and protection against adverse events.• Choose a subject and learn something new every day step by step. It doesn’t have to be easy but for sure interesting.• A Healthy mind resides in a healthy body. Physical fitness is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.• If…

Happy Guru Purnima 2022

Guru and God both appear before me. To whom should I prostrate? I bow before the Guru who introduced God to me – Kabir The festival originated from the Buddhist tradition of commemorating Gautam Buddha’s first sermon to his first five disciples in Uttar Pradesh’s Sarnath. Gradually, Hindus and Jains also started observing this festival to pay respects to their teachers. This year, Guru Purnima is being celebrated today, on Wednesday, 13th July 2022. On Guru Purnima, we celebrate the special bond between students and teachers. Teachers are the ones who motivate the students towards a better life. Through their…

Happy World Music Day

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” – Michael Jackson The Fete de la Musique, also known in English as Music Day, Make Music Day, or World Music Day, is an annual music celebration that takes place on 21 June. The day is all about celebrating music where citizens and residents are urged to play music outside in their neighbourhoods or in public places and parks. Here, a few Indian artists share their views on World Music Day about how important it is…

It’s George Orwell’s Birthday! Stay well-informed.

Eric Arthur Blair, popularly known by his pen name George Orwell, was born on June 25, 1903. He was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic famous for his socio-political commentaries Animal Farm, Shooting an Elephant and Nineteen Eighty-four. His work and words remain influential and relevant even in today’s world. Animal Farm (1945), a political fable based on the story of the Russian Revolution and its betrayal was one of his finest works, full of wit and fantasy, admirably written. It has, however, been overshadowed by his last book, Nineteen Eighty-four (1949), a fine mirror reflecting the many issues…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ERIC CARLE!

Eric Carle was an American author, designer, and illustrator of children’s books. In his lifetime, Carle wrote and illustrated more than 70 books, including the one that made him famous in 1969. The Very Hungry Caterpillar has won the hearts of literally millions of children all over the world and has been translated into 66 different languages and sold over 50 million copies. A Unique Style The award-winning author’s books are beautiful pieces of art in and of themselves, unique and immediately recognizable for their bright colors and surprising humor. His signature style of illustration is very distinct and recognizable…