Category: Gurgaon Kids

Gurgaon Girls Shine at the PARIS WORLD GAMES

Gurgaon girls shine at the PARIS WORLD GAMES and bring glory to the nation At the recently concluded PARIS WORLD GAMES, four girls from Gurgaon—Siya Kapoor, Navya Bajaj, Tanyaa Jain in the Under 17 (Pool B) category and Mahika Singhal in the Under 15 category who were part of the basketball TEAM INDIA made India proud by bagging medals and accolades for their country. Siya Kapoor, a student of the Shriram School Aravali, Gurgaon was selected by SGFI (School Games Federation of India) for the prestigious Paris World Games that were held in Paris, France from July 7 till July 14. SGFI not only governs various...

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Where To Go In Gurgaon To Eat Out With Kids

If you live in Gurgaon and have kids under the age of 6, the likely question that pops up every weekend is – where do we go out for lunch? For those without kids, this isn’t a question one asks while leisurely sipping tea and reading the newspaper, simultaneously thinking of the three new summer dresses in the cupboard wondering which one is best suited for a brunch with friends. This is the harried question of a mom who cannot think of what to cook for yet another meal and is simultaneously remembering how sheepishly she had to apologize...

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Battling Depression

“How can you be depressed when you have such a great life?” is like asking “How can you have asthma when there is air everywhere?” – Anonymous One day your seemingly normal self looks at itself in the mirror and fails to recognize the reflection. That day, your thoughts echo louder than your tears. You feel like a victim to a dementor sucking happiness from you, without the light from a patronus to protect you, and with one to give you a chocolate after. “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” feels like the most deceitful adage ever, and you...

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5 ways to improve your child’s critical thinking, logic and problem solving skills

Often, just sending kids to school is not enough to build their aptitude. Most schools follow a monotonous routine which dull the student’s innate abilities. Parents need to go an extra mile to help their kids improve their potential so that they become dexterous and competent enough for the world outside their schools and colleges. Real world needs one to be equipped skills that can be applied to solving the real world problems. Children need to learn how to observe, interpret and deal with real world situations. And so, developing hobbies helps a lot with respect to personality development....

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Fire & Wheel Festival

Truth foundation is dedicated in spreading awareness about creativity, design and storytelling in schools, organizations and academia at large. Hence, Truth foundation and Magnivow Experiences brought together a Design festival – The FIRST ever Fire and Wheel Design festival for children in the age group of 12 -18 years in Gurgaon. This inter-school competition came to a grand finale on 30th November 2013. Schools like Pathways , Manav Rachna, Ryan International, Lions Public School, Excelsior American, Lotus Valley, Ridge Valley, Kunsskapskalon and a few progressive ones  participated in this maiden initiative. We are glad to share the expanse of the Fire & Wheel Design Festival with you: –        10 Participating schools. –        350 kids appeared for the Creative Assessment Test –        115 kids selected for the Design Thinking Workshop –        74 finalists emerged, who were mentored over 3 weekends –        56 kids displayed their projects at the Finale. –        8 winners emerged, who are as follows:  School Trophy Lions Public School Junior Category 1st position – Isal Shukla, Grade 7 – Pathways World School 2nd position – Anveshak Parashar, Grade 8– Lions Public School 3rd position – Dhruv Wadhwa, Grade 6 – Manav Rachna International School Senior Category 1st position – Naihan Nath, Grade 11 – Pathways World School 2nd position – Ashutosh Pal, Grade 10– Lions Public School 3rd position – Tanushree Kedia, Grade 10– Pathways World School...

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