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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Kids Story Book with a Moral Lesson

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a kids story book with a deep rooted moral lesson. A poor boy named Charlie Bucket lives with all his four grandparents and parents in a small house. Like all the other kids of his age Charlie too is fascinated by a nearby chocolate candy factory owned by Willy Wonka.  He listens to success stories told by his grandpa about how Willy Wonka had managed to develop a secret chocolate recipe and make all the children’s mouth water.One day Charlie who is penniless yet desires to enter the chocolate factory hears of some news which is going to make all his dreams come true.  Willy Wonka, the chocolate factory owner has hidden a Golden Ticket in five chocolate Read the Full Blog Post...
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VIDEO GAMES: How to Reduce the Time a Kid Spends Playing

VIDEO GAMES Challenge: Living in a digital world surrounded by iPads, android smart phones, wi fi etc…it becomes a challenge on how to reduce the time a kid spends playing video games.Parents complain about wanting to do activities with their kids but surrender when children prefer to play computer games. Here is a list of ideas which can help you cover this gap:Provide Better Alternatives- Suggest activities involving the entire family such as board games, the swimming, picnics, walks etc… Check on what kind of games the kids are playing – Encourage them to educational and strategy building games such as Game of Thrones, math games, dress up games, car games and cooking games.  Restrict Read the Full Blog Post...
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Violent Video Games Increase Aggression in Kids

 Craig Anderson, who has spent his life studying the affects of violent video game play on youth behavior is confident through his study published in Psychological Bulletin, an American Psychological Association journal that kids who are exposed to violent video games reveal increased aggressive thoughts and behavior resulting in antisocial traits.A study led by Craig Anderson, Professor of Psychology at Iowa State University establishes: "analyzing 130 research reports on more than 130,000 subjects worldwide, proves conclusively that exposure to violent video games makes more aggressive, less caring kids -- regardless of their age, sex or culture.The research used meta-analytical Read the Full Blog Post...
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Math Games: Kids

Math games are the most sought for games in the virtual world! If you are looking for some cool math fun for your kids then there is no better place than Cool Math where they can learn and get ahead in math by playing cool math games.  It is an amusement park full of lessons and games where you child not only learns but gets ahead in mathematics by playing addicting games.An amazing game I discovered in this park is Sugar Sugar where you have to draw paths on the screen using your mouse to fill cups. This cool game is available on iPads, Droid and Kindle Fire.  And the best part is you can actually watch a demo video to see how to play.[image source: http://www.megaandroid.com/details/com.rovio.uem.u1324310529984 ] Read the Full Blog Post...
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Kids Videos & Movies on IMDb

Videos and movies on IMBd can be an excellent way of spending long summer days for kids Most parents and kids wonder how they are going to spend long summer vacations. Well my suggestion would be to watch a good film each day and write a review about it.  This would not only help pass time in a fun way but help develop writing skills too.  Children can make small cut out paper circles and write short reviews.  These circles and be chained together and made into a movie worm. Imdb is an excellent source for this activity and an extensive  list of 100 great kids films allows a child to watch clips, photos, videos, news articles, full summaries and much more.  So kids hold on tight to Read the Full Blog Post...