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Guddu’s Lucky Day

The sun shone through Gayatri's window. It teased her eyelids open. She yawned, stretched and got out of bed - things she had done a thousand times before. For Gayatri, today began like any other day. Gayatri Verma was a bright, 12-year-old girl with sparkling eyes and dimpled smile. She was an eighth grade student in a local school, forever...

Babolito

Mohanty ma'am was teaching the class five students of Arya Wonderland about similes. "As beautiful as?" she asked, looking at the students. "The rose, the Taj Mahal, Aishwarya Rai...." There were several shouts. "And now, as ugly as?" Mohanty ma'am questioned. There was a pause then a girl said in a loud and clear voice: "As ugly as Sarita." There were a few giggles,...

Weave a Thread

This beautiful design board is perfect for your drawing room wall and extremely simple to make. The things you need: 1. Pin board 2. Small size nails 3. Hammer 4. Different coloured threads 5. Black cloth 6. pencil Step 1: Take a soft board and cover it with a black cloth. You can take any size you want. Step 2: With the help of a light coloured pencil...

Pencil stand of Bangles

If you have old bangles lying around in the house that nobody wears, you can use them to make a pencil stand for your desk. The things you need: 1. Old bangles 2. Adhesive 3. Cardboard 4. Scissors 5. Pencil Step 1: Collect bangles of different colours but of the same size. Step 2: Use a bangle to draw a circle on the cardboard piece. Cut it. Step...

Five and a Half Wishes

Bhuvan's parents had just moved to Chikmagalur from Bangalore. They had been waiting for a long time to get away from the pollution, noise, traffic and fast paced life. They thought Bhuvan being only six years old would adjust with ease to life in a small town. But Bhuvan was far from pleased. He didn't like the children in...

Cloud No. Nine

This is your chance to celebrate with a lot of people so don't let it go and quickly get dressed as a cloud. All you need is: 1. One Cardboard Sheet. 2. White Chartpaper. 3. Water Colours. 4. Paint Brush. 5. Scissors, pencil and eraser. Step 1: Paste the white chartpaper on to the cardboard sheet. Draw the shape of a cloud and cut it. Step 2:...

Bookmarks

Bookmarks are very easy to make and you can make use of the things lying at your home. The things you need: 1. Old greeting card. 2. Crayons. 3. Pencil and eraser. 4. Scissors. Step 1 Take an old greeting card. On the inside, draw a carrot on it. Now cut it in the same shape. Use a greeting card that is made of thick...

What are Q-Tips?

Everbody has used this product at some time or other in some form or other. Sometimes it is used to clean the wax from your ears, and sometimes to clean dust from delicate instruments. Many kick themselves for not patenting it when they knew about it. So what are Q-Tips? It is such a simple silly thingummy - a piece...

Santa Mask

The things you need to make a Santa Claus mask are: 1. White card sheet and red glaze paper 2. Adhesive and scissors 3. Pencil and eraser 4. Cotton 5. Colours 6. String Step 1: Draw the face of Santa Claus on the card sheet. Colour it first and then cut on the outline. Stick cotton to make the beard, moustache and eyebrows of the Santa. Step 2:...

How Did Pencils Originate?

Not many people know that the pencil they use everyday can trace its history back 2000 years! Early writers, or scribes as they were called, of ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece wrote on forms of paper called papyrus. They used a stylus which was a metal rod made of lead. That is why we still call the black core of...

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The Adventurer

I am sure all families are interesting. But I like to think that my family is especially interesting. I have such great nephews and...

Dropping Trees from the Sky – Hydroseeding

Finally there is a simple solution to the growing problems of deforestation and the greenhouse effect - dropping millions of trees out of an...

How Do Fish Survive in Icy Waters?

In cold winter months, lakes and rivers freeze over forming ice. Yet, fish and other aquatic animals manage to survive. Animals like seals, penguins, walruses...

Welcome to Blind Cow Restaurant

Almost two years ago, a blind pastor, Reverend Jorge Spielmann started a restaurant for the blind in the city of Zurich, in Switzerland. Almost...

Double it up!

Raju and Savitri lived in Tanjore in the state of Tamil Nadu. Raju worked in the rice fields of a local landlord or zamindar...