Kids Zone

  • Jun 28, 2012 15:08 IST

    Here's how to choose the best preschool for your kid

    Preschool - sounds like a big scary word, especially when you havejust about mastered the challenges of infancy and got used to the quirks of toddlers!

  • airport
    Jun 27, 2012 16:20 IST

    Temperature 250K times hotter than sun’s centre created in lab

    The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory has set a Guinness World Record for the “Highest Manmade Temperature.”

  • Jun 26, 2012 15:19 IST

    Top tips for photographing your children

    How many times have you gone back to view your fantastic pictures of a holiday 3 years ago? After the initial enthusiasm, chances are these pictures will lie forgotten occupying a miniscule corner of digital memory. Why condemn your precious photographs todigital obscurity when you can create physical treasures out of them.

  • A sleeping woman
    Jun 26, 2012 14:52 IST

    Stimulation during sleep can enhance skill learning

    If you want to nail that tune that you’ve practiced and practiced, then you should take a nap with the same melody playing during your sleep, suggests a new provocative Northwestern University research.

  • Abacus
    Jun 23, 2012 18:48 IST

    Mental Mathematics - a popular method of Enhanced Learning

    The first question that comes to mind when we hear the term 'Enhanced Learning' is how can we possibly enhance the process of learning? To define the term, Enhanced Learning covers...

  • Kid using cell phone
    Jun 23, 2012 18:46 IST

    Safety considerations for children with cell phones

    The question that most parents face today is not "Whether I should give my child a cell phone?" but rather "When should I give my child a cell phone"!

  • Jun 23, 2012 18:44 IST

    Family Outings - make them memorable

    Summer vacations, festival holidays or sunny winter weekends - some days are not made to spend at home or in the mall. Fortunately there are always numerous outdoor options that can make a memorable fun day out with the whole family.

  • Child's checkup
    Jun 23, 2012 17:09 IST

    Why is choosing a pediatrician so important?

    With our long standing traditions of "family doctors" it is no wonder that new parents don't really think about the pediatrician for their child, and simply go with the first one to be recommended by a family member.

  • Swimming season
    Jun 23, 2012 16:57 ISTTIPS

    How to make your kid comfortable while swimming

    Who can resist the sight of a beautiful, blue pool when you're looking for respite from the blazing sun and relentless heat? Get organised and enjoy a great swimming season with your children.

  •  toy train
    Apr 06, 2012 16:01 IST

    No toying around

    Hospitalised kids to get entertainment as van with toys and books begins making rounds from June.

  • Apr 03, 2012 01:12 IST

    Explore your creative side

    From excavating artefacts to spotting butterflies, parents can choose from a host of creative workshops to keep their children gainfully occupied this summer vacation. Renuka Rao and Pankti Mehta reports.

  •  FIFA World Cup 2010
    Mar 28, 2012 12:35 IST

    Junior Football League for city kids

    Mumbai now has a Junior Football Club (JFC) on the lines of the Little Leagues in South Africa and the US.

  • Chakra-The Invincible
    Dec 24, 2011 13:37 IST

    Chakra-The Invincible, first Indian superhero

    Stan Lee, co-creator of some of the world’s leading superhero characters like Spider-Man, X-Men, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, Daredevil, Hulk and Thor, will be launching an original superhero for the Indian market.

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    Nov 16, 2011 14:45 IST

    AIESEC scouts for young talent

    Organisation offers scholarships in vocational training to talented students in BMC schools.

  • Children enjoy
    Nov 13, 2011 13:55 IST

    Kids get their own amusement space

    If the same old amusement parks don’t excite your kids anymore, here’s a chance to treat them to a completely new experience. Happy Planet, a new kids’ entertainment space located at Kanjurmarg (E), near IIT Powai, gives children a chance to ride, row and even play golf.