Hobbies are a must especially for children.
Now a days, children don’t get time for hobbies. Are hobbies really necessary for them?
- Tharan, Std.VIII,
Chettinad Vidyashram, Chennai.
Hobbies are a must especially for children. When you take up a hobby, you have a break from your hectic routine. When I was young, my brother and I were hooked to gardening as we both loved to be outdoors. We took turns in watering and nurturing the plants. It was quite refreshing to see the plants grow. Our joy knew no bounds when we reaped the benefits of what we had planted. We passed on the happiness to our neighbours too by sharing. Hobbies are interesting and they make you an interesting personality too! Hobbies are stress busters. They also help your social life, creating a bond with others. There is an old saying that “idle hands are the devil’s workshop”. So find a hobby that you truly enjoy and are passionate about. The world is full of exciting wonderful activities that you can explore and adopt as your hobbies!
Robots vs human beings…will robots replace humans?
- Akshaya Sathya, Std.IX, Proctor Elementary School, Northborough, MA01532, USA.
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The Good Tempered Man
Wang lived in a small town in China. He was a rich man, but he hated spending money, at least, his money. So when he dined in his own house he ate a piece of rye bread and drank a cup of water but when he was called to dine at a friend’s house, he wanted to be served the best of wines and the choicest of fruits.
A Riot Of Colours
The stately palm tree, the State tree of Tamil Nadu, is quite familiar to us. It is definitely not colourful; just a tall tree with a head of fan-shaped leaves. It is amazing that from such a drab tree, some of the most colourful and intricately designed utility items are made!
Cash eating mice! Cash worth around Rs.12 lakh had been chewed away by mice from inside an ATM in Assam.
Dolls Of Japan
In Japan, dolls reflect the customs of Japan, possess distinctive regional attributes and also showcase traditional Japanese artistic excellence.
Habitat In Mars!
Hobbies are a must especially for children.
Dancing In The Dark
‘It is twilight. A few bamboo poles have been erected and a thin screen stretched across.
It was a bright summer day.
Folk art and tribal art are easily recognizable - bright colours, bold strokes, quaint ways of representing people and animals. Many actually tell a tale! India being a vast country and with so many agricultural communities and tribes living close to nature, many art forms have evolved. Many have all but disappeared. Fortunately, there is an interest in such traditional art forms and efforts are being made to revive some of them. In the next few months, we will embark on a journey learning more about some of such art forms.
Chariot Festival Of Jagannath
This year, the Rath Yatra Festival will be celebrated on Saturday, 14 July.
Bruno Bear And The Crabs
Bruno Bear lived in a forest. If there was one thing that Bruno loved, it was eating! Bruno loved to gobble food all the time!
THE SUPERMARKET SHELVES ARE REPLETE WITH SCHIZOPHRENIC FARE — NO-MEAT JERKY? DAIRY-FREE CHEESE? EGGLESS EGGS? HERE’S THE LOWDOWN ON THESE TRENDING NEW FOODS — WHAT THEY ARE, WHAT THEY AREN’T, WHAT TO BUY AND WHAT TO PASS BY.
A TRIM, TIGHT TORSO IS THE STUFF OF LEGENDS … GET READY TO BE LEGENDARY. THESE EIGHT UNORTHODOX EXERCISES ARE JUST THE THING TO REACTIVATE YOUR MIDSECTION AND SOLIDIFY YOUR SIX-PACK.
BUILT ON THE BEACH
Step away from the sandcastle — and build your body instead.
THE FITNESS SPACE IS FLOODED WITH PRODUCTS, POTIONS AND PROTOCOLS PROMISING TO OPTIMIZE YOUR RECOVERY FROM TRAINING. SEE WHAT SCIENCE HAS TO SAY ABOUT SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR APPLICATIONS.
You probably know about the cosmetic benefits of Botox and its use in antiaging protocols, but research published in Current Sports Medicine reported that it also may be an effective treatment for sports injuries such as plantar fasciitis, compartment syndrome and tennis elbow.
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