Non Fiction for Kids

Features and articles for kids on festivals, customs, traditions, art, craft, cultures, ways of life, history, cinema, sport, champions, rare feats, artists, education, thinkers and much more. This is a virtual magazine of features for kids focuses on unusual and interesting write-ups on the world we live in.

Even grass is a weapon in the hands of the skilled.

From 'Folklore of Kerala' by Kavalam Narayana Pannikkar; NBT

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What are Komodo Dragons?

European mythology abounds in stories of knights in shining armour battling fearsome dragons. Fairytale storybooks are peppered with illustrations of these huge monsters looking...

How does a Submarine Work?

Jules Verne in his science fiction, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, mentions a ship, Nautilus, which could dive beneath the waves and...

Why can’t the Sun melt Snow?

There are some things in nature that have a great capacity to toss back or reflect a great deal of the sun’s light that...

Summer music of the trees

I always used to think that the drive across a four kilometre stretch from my house to the main road was a pain. Actually,...

Batik: Ancient Art of Painting in Wax

A routine college day. We had to go for textile practicals after lunch. Going for any class post lunch was a pain. All we...