The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1

This is a re-post of my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: Sep 28, 2015 http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-math-skills-part-1/ Math is one subject we cannot distance ourselves from – whether we make a career out of it or not, Math is an essential part of life. Math is more than just mastery over basic number functions. It is not all aboutContinue reading “The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Math Skills, Part 1”

The Numbers Magician Part 2: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games

This is a re-post of Oct 28-2015 article from ParentEdge magazine. http://parentedge.in/the-numbers-magician-teaching-children-maths-skills-through-board-games-part-2/ ——————————————————————– The Numbers Magician: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games, Part 2 Last month we learnt about introducing ‘Singapore Math’ and ‘Hands-on Math’ concepts to toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners (Age 2 to 6 primarily). Today we shall explore some excellent board gamesContinue reading “The Numbers Magician Part 2: Teaching Children Maths Skills through Board Games”

Children and Nature

This is a Re-post of my article from ParentEdge magazine http://parentedge.in/teaching-your-children-about-the-natural-world/2/ Note that this article has been edited. Teaching your children about the natural world We introduce our kids to some common animals at a very young age. Which child will not know Cat, Dog, Monkey, Lion and birds like Crow, Pigeon, or Parrots? However,Continue reading “Children and Nature”

Fun with Phonics: Teach Phonics in a Fun Way (Re-post from ParentEdge)

This is a RE-POST of my article from The Indian Magazine: ParentEdge: http://parentedge.in/fun-with-phonics-teach-phonics-in-a-fun-way/ Ideal Age: 3.5 years – 6.5 years It is fascinating to see our children grow through their different phases and one such thrilling phase is when they begin to put words together into sentences. Next, they begin picking up sounds of lettersContinue reading “Fun with Phonics: Teach Phonics in a Fun Way (Re-post from ParentEdge)”

Fun and Educational Games for Kids

This is re-post, it is my article from Parent-Edge Magazine: http://parentedge.in/blogs/fun-and-educational-games-for-kids/ Feb 28, 2015Rima Desai Activity-Led Learning, Last week I came across a post on Facebook that reminded me of a game my dad used to play with us. Dad has always been great with kids. He attracts kids the way magnets attract paper clips. Besides fun, play,Continue reading “Fun and Educational Games for Kids”

Holiday Art – A magic art for kids from Scrap!

This article has been written by me and re-posted with permission from Parentedge: http://parentedge.in/holiday-art-create-from-scrap/ Christmas or any another festival, we humans pretty much imitate the busy activity of a beehive during festive seasons. However, before the crowd attacks the shopping centers, newspapers speak out the Christmas Cheer loud and clear as a flurry of toys, lights,Continue reading “Holiday Art – A magic art for kids from Scrap!”

Six Easy Activities for an Emotionally Robust Kid!

This is my first article for Parent-Edge Magazine, India. It am reposting it with permission from them: http://parentedge.in/blogs/activities-to-build-your-childs-emotional-quotient/  https://www.facebook.com/Parentedge                              Introduction This blog post has been contributed by our new Parent Blogger Rima Desai. Rima has a Masters Degree in Psychology from Mumbai University. She wrote numerous articles for Parents, Women and creating Self-Awareness in a leadingContinue reading “Six Easy Activities for an Emotionally Robust Kid!”