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How Did Pencils Originate?

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.

Pencil stand of Bangles

Pencil stand of Bangles

Pencil stand of Bangles [Illustrations by Anup Singh] 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.

Weave a Thread

Weave a Thread

Weave a Thread [Illustrations by Shinod AP] This beautiful design board is perfect for your drawing room wall and extremely simple to make. The things you need: Pin board

The Magnetic Fish Bowl

The Magnetic Fish Bowl

This unusual fishing game is simple to assemble and great fun to play. And you won’t have to worry about pulling poor live fish out of the water. Items required: The Magnetic Fish Bowl [] Four to six magnets (one for each player; magnets can be found at any hardware shop),

The Magnetic Fish Bowl

The Magnetic Fish Bowl

This unusual fishing game is simple to assemble and great fun to play. And you won’t have to worry about pulling poor live fish out of the water. Items required: Four to six magnets (one for each player; magnets can be found at any hardware shop),

Box Full of Chocolates

Box Full of Chocolates

Third prize winner of Spin-A-Tale contest Once upon a time there lived two friends Ramesh and Ganesh. Both were very close to one another. They were inseparable. One day Ramesh spotted a juicy chocolate bar in a shop.

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar [Illustrations by Anup Singh] The things you need: A spiral sketch book A thin wire Beads Adhesive and scissors Old magazines

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