Worthwhile travel activities while on the go with kids

Travel activities

Planning travel activities before heading out of the house is  one of the keys to a successful and enjoyable trip.A list of games to play, especially if you are on a holiday that includes lengthy road trips,  will be a great thing to do. It will save the day when the inevitable whining “we are bored”, “How long” and “are we there yet?” questions are raised.Make a ‘travel treasure bag‘ to increase the curiosity and fun and more importantly to keep them screen free. Here is an age wise list…

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Top 5 Summer Vacation Fun Ideas for Kids of Various Ages

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Summer vacation is around the corner and I am sure most of the parents like me would be wondering how to keep children engaged in quality ways for their upcoming summer vacation. Some common questions in our minds would be – “How to keep children engaged during summer vacation?”, “What could be the best use of these holidays”?, “ What to choose and what not to for them?”, “How to keep them away from the screen (T.V/Mobile/Tabs) etc. and channelize their free time and energy into something qualitative, something meaningful?…

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How To Make Your Kid’s Birthday Special – Best Birthday Celebration Ideas

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No other day can be more joyful and exciting than your kid’s birthday. It is the day of celebration, fun activities and lot of chocolates. But, if you are new to birthday celebrations, the process can be a bit of a mystery. Though planning a birthday is not rocket science, you need to look out few things before thinking about birthday celebration ideas  – Your Budget You must calculate your expenses. Make a budget for everything, right from birthday location, theme, invitation to catering. Making a budget ensures that you…

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9 fun ways to help your child learn History

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So your child finds History super boring? Well, that’s not a surprise. I was never a fan of  learning History too. But now as my kids are growing, I am already wondering whether it would be the other way round. I want it to be the other way round, we all wish it would be that way right? So I have done my homework. After talking to some wonderful History teachers and hogging on some informative resources, my plan to get my child interested in learning History is ready. Here’s…

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7 all time favourite activities for 4 to 6 year kids

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At 4 to 6 years of age, kids show a real curiosity about the world. They will ask you lots of questions and would like to show what they can do, like hopping or skipping,reading,gymnastics etc. They have a longer attention span. They can engage themselves for short periods of time. Most popular games and activities for 4 to 6 years old child-  1.Play dress up- Take some old clothes from your wardrobe and play dress up or pretend. Children simply love to dress up as their favourite characters like…

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Top activities for 1 year to 18 months old toddler

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At 1 year to 18 months,toddlers are either crawling or walking. They want to investigate everything; to pull and push things, open and close them etc. They have no sense of danger and you must be close by at all time. Attention span is limited and you are still an essential playmate. Amazon.in Widgets Most popular games and activities for One year to 18 months toddler  1.Rhymes and action songs- Sing nursery rhymes and action songs to your baby .Play her familiar music and repeat the nursery rhymes. You will…

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Top Activities for 6 months to 1 year old baby

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At this time babies generally take their first steps while holding onto furniture, holding on to an  adults hand or pushing a baby walker .They can also understand basic instructions and will recognize familiar objects, pictures and faces. Best games and activities for 6 months to 1 year – 1.A band of my own– Give your baby objects that can be banged together or on the floor; a wooden spoon ,a pan, spatula and lids are excellent to start with.Let your toddler understand the cause and effect relationship of the…

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9 developmental activities for 18 months to 3 years old kids

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At this age children develop rapidly and become more independent. They have greater control of their hands and bodies and their use of  language becomes more skilled. Frustration and fears are common at this age and you may have to deal with tantrums and give them lots of praise. Most popular activities for 18 months to 3 years child- 1.Pretend play- Play pretend with your child for example, hosting a tea party and inviting all her soft toys. She will enjoy making tea for them. You can do role reversal…

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5 popular developmental activities for 0-6 months old baby

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Amazon.in Widgets Simple activities can help in your baby’s all round development. At this age, floor based activities are ideal for babies as they are very sensitive to your mood. You need to be relaxed while playing with them. They enjoy watching and grasping for objects that are hung close to them. They love being close to you too, so make some time out for them. Here are most loved games and activities for 0 to 6 months old baby: 1.Rock –a bye-baby– Make your baby sit on your lap and rock gently in…

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5 Most popular indoor play areas for kids in Mumbai-One day trip with kids

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Here are the most popular indoor play areas for kids that you must try  in Mumbai. Take the opportunity to get out and get going with your child without letting the rains spoil the fun.Some of these indoor play areas are meant for people of all ages.So unleash the child in you and get going with your kids for some indoor play. 5 Most Popular Indoor Play Areas for Kids in Mumbai 1. Kidzania KidZania is an indoor theme park that provides real-life role-playing activities for kids. It includes industries…

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