importance of free play

Although children are naturally inquisitive about their surroundings, the concept of play and recreation has evolved in a way that can stifle this curiosity. Where once the word ‘play’ meant exploring the great outdoors, it now evokes images of children huddled around the TV, or tapping a hand-held screen!

why our kids need to play outdoors?

More and more studies are finding that allowing children to play outdoors can do wonders for their growth and development; but there are, of course, issues relating to safety, especially for families that live in urban city environments. As parents, how are we to find the best solution? Experts in child development are coming forward to promote outdoor play, but many are skimming over the problem that there are now fewer places to safely play outdoors than there were when we were kids. Fortunately, we’re now starting to see outdoor areas, even in inner cities, becoming more welcoming, educational, and safer for kids. Online resources also offer plenty of parenting tips on games to play outdoors and how to find somewhere to play them. So there’s no better time to start encouraging more outdoor play! This article explains everything you need to know.

interaction with scientists

School students hardly get opportunity to interact with experts from outside world other than their immediate circle. This program is organized to give an opportunity to interact with people they might not normally encounter and hear different perspectives about science in practical world. Students develop the important skill of asking higher order questions by participating in such interactions.

Ignite your child's creativity..

National Innovation foundation, India organizes invites children to submit creative ideas to solve real world problems. Children of up to 17 years age are eligible. As children are original thinkers without worrying about the "doubts, possibilities" of success of the idea, they can visualize solutions for day to problems in a new perspective unlike adults. Your child can submit proposal throughout the year and September 10 is the cut-off date for selecting the best ideas of the current year. So encourage your child to participate in it.

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