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Should Kids Blog?

Kid blog, Blog, Starting a blogKid Blog? Millions of underage children are blogging nowadays. And many without parental consent! While I am completely against the fact that kids blog without informing the elders, writing under the guidance of adults could definitely be a boon in the long run.
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Hama-Guri Celebrates Old Stuff Day

Old Stuff Day, 2nd march, USA, Making change, Work out plans, Antique stores, Vintage furniture, Antiques, “Mumma I am not eating this jam and bread again today.” Hama-Guri whined. “You promised me yummy food today.”

Now how would Mumma tell him that she overslept because of the medicines and so didn’t have time to make his favorite pancakes. It rarely happened but today was just one of those days. She had been feeling it for the past few days and she had been right. The weather change had finally made her get the fever. Read more…

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Why Children Should Write a Diary

diary, journal topics, how to write a blog, how to write a diaryIf your kid wants to keep a diary then let him. If he wants to write online then teach him how to write a blog. These are wonderful ways to encourage him to write and also to recap and reminiscence about memories that are dear to him at a later date.

Benefits of Maintaining a Diary

1. Memories

Diaries are a wonderful way to write about what’s happening in your life. It also helps you to hold onto and relive fond memories.

2. Goals

Older kids often set themselves goals I no matter how small. Journal entries are a good way to keep a track of their progress towards that goal. Read more…

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Bullying in Schools: Hama-Guri Stops in One

bullying in schools, stops bullying, anti bullying, “What happened?” Hama-Guri came and sat beside a new face who sat looking at the blue sky. He had seen him sitting like that for more than ten days now. Every day he used to think that he would come and ask but break time used to get over so quickly that he never got the chance. And he was not in his section so Hama never saw him otherwise.

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Fun Ways to Improve your Child’s Vocabulary

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For a child to tell a story he needs to know words. And many of them. For it is words that make up a story. As a parent we should strive to improve and increase kids’ vocabulary continuously.  Other than making him study English Here are some activities for kids and fun tips that will help your child learn new words.

Library

Inculcate the habit of going to the library. If he is a toddler, go along with him. Even if he can’t read or does not understand all words, read to him. And together with that get into the habit of teaching him at least two news words every time you visit.

Synonyms

While making him study English, also play a game with your child of finding words that mean the same thing. Thinking of interesting activities for kids always help. For this you will also need to do a lot of reading yourself so that you have the answers ready when he can’t think of any. The more ways that he is able to express the same thing, the better he will become in the art of talking and writing.
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Hama-Guri Learns about Water Conservation

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“What are you doing Mumma? Why are you keeping those potted plants under the water pipe?”

“Because then the water that comes out of this pipe will water these plants and we won’t have to water them separately.”

Hama-Guri remained silent. He wondered why his Mumma would want to do that. Why couldn’t she use the watering pipe from the garden?

“What happened Hama? Why are you sitting there on the garden bench with a frown on your face?” Mumma asked.

“Because I don’t know why you are doing what you are doing.”
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Hama-Guri Says ‘Love Your Hobbies’

hobby, crafts for kids, children dance, hobby ideas for kids“No Hama I will not go!” Wailed his cousin Ba-Chaa. She was four and his maternal first cousin. And they loved each other immensely. They didn’t meet often though because, although in the same town, their homes were quite a distance apart. It was only during times likes these when school was closed for the summer vacations that they met.

“But sis, you love dancing. And aunt told me that you were the one who wanted to join this class.”

Ba-Chaa looked at her big brother, her expression a mix of worry and sadness.

“Something’s happened. Right?” Hama asked. He had been staying at his aunt’s house for more than a week now and he had been noticing that his otherwise extremely chirpy baby sister had turned all quiet. Now he understood that her dance class was the culprit.
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Hama-Guri Learns to Respect Different Races

Contributed By: Rudrajyoti Nath Ray

About the Contributor: He is an advocate working with the Supreme Court of India. He likes writing poetry or blogging about various legal matters when he is not working. He loves children and think that they ask smarter questions than judges! “Convincing a kid is more difficult than getting an order from the court,” he says.

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Children are full of questions. Sometimes they do not know and hence they ask. And sometimes the adults are not particularly good at answering – hence begging more questions.
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Hama-Guri Finds Opposites at the Park

“Ma-Doooooor!!” Hama-Guri squealed. “Give me the ball…Quick!”

hama-guri-findsMa-Door threw the ball to his best friend. it was always great to spend a Sunday morning with his closest pal in their favourite park. Added, finally the sun had come out today after many foggy winter days.

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Hama-Guri Learns to Choose a Hobby

hama-Guri-learns-to-choose-a-hobby“Mumma we have to take up a new class at school!” HamaI-Guri cried as he barged in through the door. He had just come back from school, and, as usual, he had loads to talk about. “There are so many of them that I don’t know what to do.”

“What classes Hama?” Mumma asked. She had not got any notice from school yet. Then what was her son talking about?

Hama-Guri sat down on the sofa beside his mother and took out a sheet of paper. His mother looked at it and smiled. Sure enough these were classes. And yet they were not. They were hobby classes that kids could join if they wished to.
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