Smart Skills

Six ways to get your children hooked on books

March 2, 2020

Six ways to get your children hooked on books 1 Share the pleasure of reading. Read books aloud to each other or download audiobooks and listen to them together. 2 Encourage reading for pleasure in any form – it doesn’t matter what they read, as long as they enjoy it. 3 Take them to the […]

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Some fun Math Facts !

January 16, 2020

The National Mathematics Day 2019 went by last month on the 23rd of December. Here are some interesting facts about the subject that you can quiz your child about. 1. Among all shapes with the same perimeter a circle has the largest area. Among all shapes with the same area circle has the shortest perimeter. […]

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Top kids’ books of 2019 by Indian publishers

January 4, 2020

Many of our previous articles here have explored the several benefits of kids reading story books on their own, as well as parents reading to and with them. Continuing the tradition to this new year, we bring you the top children’s books of 2019 so that you introduce your child to the ones they have […]

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When parents with high math anxiety help with homework, children learn less

December 28, 2019

If the thought of calculating a tip at a restaurant makes you nervous, then you are not alone. Math anxiety is common worldwide. Math anxiety can lead to poor performance and also deter people from taking math courses. This is because feelings of anxiety can tie up important cognitive resources (known as working memory), which […]

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Five easy ways to boost your kid’s IQ

December 18, 2019

Who doesn’t want their kids to be smart and intelligent? As per studies, people with high IQ are more successful. But it’s a myth that IQ is a ‘gift of god’. This is because there are ways you can cultivate the Intelligence Quotient in your kids and yourself too. There is no age to improve […]

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Here’s how to get kids to remember times tables

November 2, 2019

Lots of kids have trouble remembering their times tables. Learning them by rote can mean a child can accurately recite the times tables, but has no idea what the numbers actually mean or how to apply this knowledge in a Math problem. Practice is essential to effective learning, but it is important to keep a […]

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3 Things that help improve your kids’ exam results (besides studying)

October 30, 2019

As parents, we all have worried about our child’s academic results at one time or the other. To help the parents, we have listed a very helpful article here. Parents are requested to go through it and also encourage their kids to read and implement the tips mentioned here, especially since this article is addressed […]

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Why you should teach your child to love Math?

October 11, 2019

Literacy is an essential life skill. Not being able to read or write means missing out on a large part of life and being cut off from vital information. Most people would be embarrassed about being illiterate. However, It’s not the same with innumeracy. “I’m terrible at math,” we admit cheerfully. “I’ve just got no head for numbers,” […]

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Teaching your kids about the Chandrayaan 2 launch

August 13, 2019

When asked about their ambitions, many children often cite being an astronaut. It is clear that the outer space fascinates young tykes and gives them the chance to wonder about the unexplored. As parents, we know it is a wonderful thing as it jumpstarts the children’s imagination which is necessary for their cognitive development. Outer […]

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Why kids should learn yoga?

June 21, 2019

Today is the 5th “International Day of Yoga”. Yoga is mostly viewed as an exercise routine for adults but can be extremely beneficial for your kids as well.Not only does yoga help your child grow into healthy adults, but it also plays an instrumental role in nourishing their mind. In fact, yoga can help your […]

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