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Surf excel: The Falling Test - A Social Experiment

This Children's Day, we asked ourselves a very important question. How do kids learn about failure? To answer this, we asked children and their parents t
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Wonderful social experiment - best that one can do for a commercial. Do watch...
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Can We Play?

Can We Play? | Growing Up with Kids | Scoop.it

Technological innovations have led to the all-pervasiveness of television and computer screens in our society in general, and in our homes in particular. An unintended consequence of this invasion is that childhood has moved indoors. Children who might once have enjoyed a pick-up game of baseball in an empty lot now watch the game on TV, sitting on their couch.

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Though context is American, it is equally applicable to Indians as well. The technological innovations and changing lifestyles are here to stay, the key is to ponder how do we bring back play in our lives? 

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Raise a Child to Have the Ability to Stand on His Own Two Feet

Raise a Child to Have the Ability to Stand on His Own Two Feet | Growing Up with Kids | Scoop.it
One of the greatest gifts we can give our child is the ability to live without us.
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One of the greatest gifts we can give our child is the ability to live without us.
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Lets Play

Ability to “play” is the essence of creativity, happiness and mental health. When you use objects to project your inner themes on them and create a world that is somewhat similar to real world but with a lot of freedom and creativity it is “play”. This can be seen as play with toys, dolls, any object, musical instrument, pencil, colours, any material and even words. As Picasso famously said, “everyone is born an artist; challenge is to keep that spirit alive”

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Indeed! How I wish we all could drop those gadgets and play little more with all those materials, objects creatively...

Let's allow our kids to play and explore more, and stay away from those dumb screens.

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