Many would argue that given its ever-changing topography due to natural and man-made factors the earth is flawed and cannot be considered as round.
Titled 'Yash and Yashika Learn about Coding', the book is aimed at giving kids of ages four to six years a taste of coding, without the complexities of actual computer programming, but with the same rules.
The British Library hopes this all-in-one initiative will allow the young ones to gain confidence as they become authors, illustrators, bookbinders and librarians.
There is a library of content to keep kids entertained along with ensuring that they use their screen time productively.
It is critical for parents to start the digital education of their children early on, as this can save them heartache and nasty surprises down the line as their young ones grow up.
'I have always challenged gender, and I have challenged boxes, for girls and boys. Instead of asking a boy why he has long hair, and why he is wearing a dress, let him choose, and let us encourage that.'
Playdates and attendance in preschool can surely enhance the child’s social skills but socialisation, which teaches the child to get along with others, requires more.
Digital storytelling can help kids come of age, possess a developed thought process and help them become future leaders or contribute towards the future in more ways than one.
The survey -- titled 'The Digital Usage of the Indian Mom' -- included over 2,000 mothers from 11 cities.
The content is being offered for free for families that are struggling with adjusting, adapting and keeping each other safe during these trying times.
For children, the current crisis is acting as a catastrophe, especially for those with special needs, who love stereotypies and abhor any instant change in the environment/daily routine.
"You do not read to kids, you read with them. Let them make a lot of noise, let them bounce around," author Jerry Pinto said.
"Ever since my days as a student, when I’d read H.G. Wells’s amazing book, The Time Machine, I’ve nursed this great aspiration to invent such a machine myself. The desire is no longer confined to wishful thinking alone."
This is a suitable opportunity to exemplify to children that tools, beyond academics, are vital to lead a fulfilling life.
The first rule of unschooling is that there is no rule at all. “In unschooling, we don’t teach anything. Children learn through the course of living life, or when they are interested in a particular concept or topic,” explains Sharmila Govande.
World Book Day: Kuriyan emphasises the importance of developing visual literacy and how so much of our conversation consists of non-verbal cues.
Art not only helps by providing a creative outlet, it can also turn a day into something magical for all of us challenging us to express our feelings and uplifting our spirits.
Recently, actor Soha Ali Khan shared an adorable picture of her daughter Inaaya surrounded by many colourful and intriguing picture books, on her Instagram.
A poll of 2,000 parents revealed it is difficult to make kids learn new skills, especially when they are throwing tantrums, have short attention spans, and are spending so much of time indoors.
So while you manage your office work, let these apps keep your kids busy and productive.