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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Three books to help kids learn Empathy


Empathy is to be able to put yourself in other’s shoes. You can read more about it in my post ‘7 fun activities to teach empathy to young children’. It is also an important aspect to learn to promote emotional Intelligence in kids. Here are three books that can help kids learn empathy.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Fire safety and fun activities related to firefighters

October is Fire Safety month so I thought this would be a perfect time for this post. As far as our house is concerned, Firefighters is the theme all year long. My three and a half year old son loves fire trucks and firefighters. Most of his friends, girls and boys alike, love them too. I like to use this love for real life heroes and their shiny red trucks to instill very important lesson of fire safety.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

10 nature related activities to do this fall season


Autumn is a beautiful season full of festivities. You can do so many different things with kids during this season. I started out thinking I will be able to, may be, pick 10 of my favorite things to do in fall and make a post out of it. But I soon realized that there is so much to do especially on the natural front that I should just stick to nature related activities in this post and list all the others in a different one. Readers outside of US may not be able to do some of these things but some of the information might be equally interesting to you and your kids. So here we go, here are 10 fun nature related activities to do this fall.