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Features and stories written by kids about the world they live in. Children write about customs, ways of life, the environment, about cinema, sport, champions, rare feats and artists. Cool reading for kids by kids.


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Learning Creatively

Gijubhai Badheka was deeply influenced by ancient Indian methods of teaching and opposed the conventional schooling system. He speaks of his views on improving the education system in his books ‘Divaswapna’ or daydreaming, and ‘Education in Primary Schools’.

A peep into the future of food

A peep into the future of food

My dream of India in the 22nd century shows water of our five great rivers of the north, harnessed into one great canal, which in turn, distributes water to every corner of the country. I dream that our future generations will never have to face the agony of a flood or drought.

The changing face of childhood dreams

Dreams – the word itself, sounds so fascinating. Everyone has different dreams. Dreams are actually our aspirations. Dreams are of different types. Some dreams, like touching the sun, are impossible. Some are extremely silly. When I was five and was asked about what I wanted to be, I used to say: “to grow up”, as if anyone could stop that!

Ralegan: The story of a rural dream come true

Ralegan: The story of a rural dream come true

Ralegan is a small village with a total population of around 2,300. It has developed by leaps and bounds in a period of 20 years. The five principles adopted by this village are nashabandhi (non-addiction), nasbandhi, charbandhi, khurabandhi and shramadan.

Hungry in the land of plenty

Hungry in the land of plenty

One day I came back from school, I was hungry… I looked for a samosa but my sister had eaten it all up. I guess she was as hungry as I was. I thought for a while and asked myself, ‘do you think there is enough food?

Insensitivities of people

Insensitivities of people

There are so many sensitivities and insensitivities taking place around us. In this project we have tried to discover few of them. Indian sensitivities through our eyes: Insensitivity on the roads: So many accidents are taking place on Indian roads.

Education that is and education that should be

Education that is and education that should be

**Mr Examination ** _ Oh, my dear examination I have made no preparation I’m terribly afraid of you Kindly advise me what to do You are early, but I’m very late And daily losing weight

Children of a lesser god

This is the story of a small boy of my age working next door. His name is Bharat. His parents could not afford his studies and food. So they sent him to someone’s house to work as a servant.

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