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Pam Ayres is a British author, poet, broadcaster, and entertainer. Many of her poems are in school textbooks around the world, including the U.K. and the U.S.A. Ayres performs solo stage shows throughout the U.K. and has also toured Australia and New Zealand. She is one of a handful of comedians to have performed at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. She has appeared at many Literary and Arts festivals worldwide. Ayres appears regularly on TV and radio, especially BBC  Radio 4. Ayres was awarded the MBE in 2004 for service to literature and entertainment. Some of her popular books for children include Guess Why Pam Ayres on Animals I am Oliver the Otter  N.B. Courtesy to The Assam Tribune Planet Young Nov 16 2023

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Know children's Writer -I

Canato Jimo   i s a designer, writer, and picture book creator from Nagaland. He is currently the Art Director for picture books at Pratham Book s, Delhi. He has designed worldless picture books for children and young people. His work includes themes like children's daily lives and fantasy monsters from Naga tribal folklore.  His stories, inspired by everyday life, are accompanied by detailed and vivid illustrations.   Some of his popular books for children include: Asamo, it that you Snip I love you Guy N.B. The above information collected from The Assam Tribue , Palnet Young (Dec 14, 2023)

Exploring the Impact of Social Media on Risky Decision-Making in Adolescents

  A recent study from the University of Glasgow sheds light on a concerning connection between frequent social media use among adolescents and a heightened propensity for risky decision-making, posing serious threats to their well-being. Examining data spanning from 1997 to 2022, involving 1.4 million adolescents aged 10 to 19, the research unveils a disturbing link between regular social media engagement and a range of risky health behaviors. This includes a surge in underage drinking, drug use, smoking, and instances of anti-social behavior. The study underscores the far-reaching impact of platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, and others, influencing millions of young minds. Of particular concern is the exposure to social media content promoting risky activities, notably evident in the study's findings on alcohol advertisements. The research, published in BMJ, emphasizes the substantial evidence of harm associated with such exposure, especially in cases of increased al

Building Strong Bonds: The Art of Quality Time with Your Kids

There are a few tips to provide quality time with your kids: Develop a Plan of Action: Prioritize activities that your child enjoys and that encourage positive interaction. Plan age-appropriate activities that allow for shared experiences and meaningful conversations. Be flexible in your plan to accommodate your child's preferences and interests. Stay Dedicated Without Distractions: Create a designated time for focused interaction without interruptions. Avoid multitasking or engaging in activities that may divert your attention. Demonstrate genuine interest and active listening to strengthen the connection. Keep Away from Your Mobile Phone and Social Media: Set boundaries by putting away electronic devices during your dedicated time. Minimize the temptation to check messages or browse social media platforms. Show your child that they have your undivided attention, enhancing the quality of your interaction. Avoid Gossip: Refrain from discussing sensitive or inapp

MY FIRST VISIT AT THE ZOO (Guest Post)

  MY FIRST VISIT AT THE ZOO My first visit with my dad at the zoo was incredible! I saw lots of different animals at the zoo, in my diary (where I wrote all the animals in) there were about 33 animals that we saw! And guess what? There are even more animals to see! One of the rare animals that we saw was a White Porcupine! It looked cool, not gonna lie. The funniest was the Hoolock Gibbon, it was shouting like Crazy 🤪 !  The animal that I liked the most was the Lion. It was with his lioness, and I got so excited that I accidently said hello to them… (I’m saying accidently because the lion could run over and grab me, don’t worry though he didn’t do that I’m fine.) He stared at me then returned to his business. I was excited because it was the first time, I ever saw a lion! Ok, the one that I did get scared a tiny bit was the Burmese Python, it scared me because mate it actually crawling on the ceiling light ☠ ️😱 ! Even though I’m actually not afraid of snakes. (That’s actually true, b

Matthew McConaughey's Just Because

 A new book by Matthew McConaughey has been announced, entitled Just because . This children's book looks at the world and each other from a child's point of view. It explores all our little complexities through children's eyes, seeing the world and each other as full of possibilities. McConaughey made his writing debut with his 2020 memoir, Greenlights, which was on the bestseller list for weeks. Just because , is a picture book with illustrations by Renee Kurilla, the story came to be pitted as a soulful and irreverent collection of life lessons that will empower readers, big and small, to celebrate how we are all full of possibility. 

Science Activity on Occasion of National Science Day

National Science Day in India is a great opportunity to engage children in fun and educational science activities. Here are some science activity ideas that can be done at home or in a classroom: Make a Solar System Model: Children can create a model of the solar system using materials like clay, paper mache, or even fruits and vegetables. This activity will teach them about the planets, their sizes, and their positions in the solar system. Build a Straw Rocket: Using straws, paper, and tape, children can create a simple rocket that they can launch into the air. This activity teaches them about aerodynamics and propulsion. Conduct an Egg Drop Experiment: Children can design and build a container that will protect an egg from breaking when dropped from a height. This activity teaches them about the laws of motion and impact forces. Make a DIY Lava Lamp: By combining oil, water, and food coloring in a bottle, children can create a DIY lava lamp. This activity teaches them about density a

Let us celebrate the bond

  Father and son relationships are built on the foundation of love, support, and admiration. On this Valentine's Day, let us celebrate the bond between fathers and sons, a relationship that is as special as it is unique. From teaching us how to ride a bike to showing us how to be a man, fathers play an important role in shaping their sons' lives. They are there to offer guidance, encouragement, and a shoulder to lean on during the ups and downs of life. Sons, in turn, look up to their fathers as role models, seeking their advice and emulating their behavior. They learn from their fathers' wisdom and experiences, growing into young men with their fathers' values and principles as their compass. So, to all the fathers and sons out there, take a moment this Valentine's Day to appreciate the special bond you share. Remember to cherish the moments spent together and continue to build a relationship based on love, respect, and mutual admiration. Happy Valentine's Day!

Nature Voice -A Kids Play

  Title: " Nature's Voice" Characters: JASON , a high school student and nature enthusiast LUCAS , Jason's classmate and skeptic SARAH , a park ranger VOICE OF NATURE (VON), an otherworldly voice representing the natural world ( The play opens with JASON and LUCAS sitting in a park, surrounded by nature ) JASON: (excitedly) Can you believe how beautiful this place is, Lucas? The trees, the birds, the sound of the river. It’s like a symphony of nature. LUCAS : (skeptically) It’s just a park, man. What’s so special about it? JASON : (disappointed) How can you not see it, Lucas? This park is a sanctuary for wildlife and a crucial part of the ecosystem. We need to protect places like this. LUCAS : (sarcastic) Oh sure, because a couple of trees and some squirrels are going to save the world. JASON : (serious) It’s not just about the trees and squirrels, Lucas. It’s about the balance of nature and preserving it for future generations. (SARAH enters) SARAH : (approaching

Nature based games for 10 years old kid

Here are ten nature-based games tips  for 10-year-old kids: Leaf and Stick Scavenger Hunt : Give kids a list of items to find in nature, such as a specific type of leaf or stick. Nature Bingo : Create bingo cards with different items found in nature, like a bird, a rock, or a flower. Plant a Garden : Let kids choose plants to grow and help with the planting, watering, and care of the garden. Nature Photography : Give kids a camera or a smartphone and challenge them to take pictures of different elements of nature. Build a Nature Fort : Encourage kids to use sticks, leaves, and other natural materials to build a fort or shelter. Bird Watching : Provide kids with binoculars and a bird guide and challenge them to identify as many birds as they can. Bug Hunting : Collect different insects using a bug jar and identify them using a bug guide. Nature Hike: Take kids on a nature hike and challenge them to iden

The 10 best ways to spend time with your ten-year-old

Nature walks or hike : Go for a walk in a local park or nature reserve to explore the outdoors and observe wildlife and plants Craft or art project : Create something together, such as a painting, collage, or sculpture, using materials like paper, cardboard, or clay. Cooking or baking : Cook or bake a meal or treat together, trying out new recipes or creating your own. Board or card games : Play a board or card game together, such as chess, checkers, or a family-friendly card game. Reading : Read a book together, either taking turns reading or having one person read while the other listens. Science experiments : Conduct simple science experiments together, such as making a volcano or exploring the properties of materials. Sports or physical activity : Play a sport or engage in physical activity together, such as playing catch, jumping rope, or riding bikes. Gardening : Start a garden together, growing flowers, herbs, or vegetables, and learn about plant growth and care. Movie or TV sho

Nurturing Imagination: A Journey through Childhood Conversations

       Bush Wan World, Painted by my son 3 years old Imagination in children is a magical realm where mental images, stories, and scenarios unfold, untethered by the constraints of real-life experiences. It is a vital facet of child development, enabling them to explore thoughts, emotions, and the world around them. This narrative explores the significance of imagination in childhood, delving into the research-backed benefits and personal anecdotes of fostering imaginative conversations with a child, with a particular focus on the fascination with the horizon. Imagination in Child Development : Imagination serves as a cognitive playground for children, allowing them to transcend the boundaries of reality and embark on mental adventures. It is not merely the creation of fanciful tales but a dynamic process intertwined with cognitive and social development. Research consistently highlights the positive associations between imagination and cognitive abilities, social skills, creativity, p