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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CHILD’S VOCABULARY

Teaching vocabulary to your child is not only an essential but also a fun exercise. With little bit of patience and effort, you can help your child develop good vocabulary required for his/her grade. This will boost your child’s confidence and enhance their conversation and writing skills.   The best thing you can do to […]

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The right way to hold a pencil

  In kindergarten, it is super important that your child uses a proper pencil grip for writing and drawing.   It is super important to teach your child how to hold a pencil correctly   Here’s a step-by-step technique to teaching your child the right way to hold a pencil     Step 1 – […]

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HOW TO TEACH YOUR CHILD SIGHT WORDS

Phonics is a method for learning how to read in general. By using a mixture of auditory, kinesthetic and visual learning techniques – you can help your child master sight words   Phonics is a method for learning how to read in general   Why are sight words so important? You see these words are […]

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Accept the Present Moment

Accept — then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.This will miraculously transform your whole life.” ~Eckhart Tolle   The present moment acceptance is the end of the ego and start of happiness. Take this beautiful day as a new day […]

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Summer Movie Watch

            Most children and adults too….enjoy watching movies. In fact it is quite surprising to note that even adults enjoy watching popular animation/kids movies!More so, if these movies are based on books.It is like watching a book come alive, isn’t it? Movies inevitably manage to fascinate children and holidays are […]

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Vacation time !

                                                             ORCHIDS – THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL   Dear Orchidian Parent, We have come to the end of yet another academic session. We thank you for your […]

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Top 5 things to do when exams are around the corner

Top 5 things to do when exams are around the corner

Rewind and go back to those days when you were a student – Remember how you felt when exams were around the corner? Speak to your parents/ siblings (if possible) – Ask them how they felt when you had exams. It is always good to refresh childhood memories and in all possibility you will get […]

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A page from MY DIARY

A page from MY DIARY

  Today I asked my twelve year old in casual conversation -“What would you like to be when you grow up sweetie?” Pat came her reply “I want to be a manager just like you Mummy.” “But I do not work at any office Shruti.” “You must be kidding Mom! If I grow up and […]

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Why I have changed into the person I never thought I would be

Why I have changed into the person I never thought I would be

It was a childhood habit which grew with time. I always complimented myself on the ability to stick to my plan, to complete a task within a specific time period and doing it error free. This quality in me helped me sail smoothly where my job was concerned. Moving around with lists and ticking off […]

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So…what next?

So…what next?

There was a wedding in the family and Shyam’s cousins were going to be at his place for the next few days. He could barely conceal his excitement. His big brothers were fun and there was never a moment of quiet with them around. Being the only child, Shyam missed having siblings- his cousins Bharat […]

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