Put your hands face down and look at the fingernails on your hand. Are they long or short? Dirty? Covered with polish? And the nails on your toes? Are they tearing up your socks? When my nails do that to my socks I know that it is time to get hold of a nail trimmer to cut them down to size.
Meanwhile, my sister wants to show hers off. So she spends hours every day polishing her nails endlessly....
Three little mice
Named In, Pin, Tin
One fat, one short
The other one thin.
In, Pin, Tin [Illustrations by Amarjeet Malik] They woke up one night
As lazy as ever
The moon was already up
And they began to shiver.
They brushed their teeth
And said, ‘lets eat’
There’s milk on the shelf
Eggs, cheese and meat!
But what do we wear?
We have no sweater!
So quickly they went...
There is a ray of hope for quake hit-Gujarat. All it needs to do is listen to a 12-year-old girl, Prutha Desai. She might be small but towers over many in spirit. This girl who lost her right arm in the January 26 earthquake, six months ago, has shown great courage in starting life afresh, literally: from learning to write with her left hand to wearing socks. But what is remarkable is that Prutha hasn’t lost her smile, courage, or creativity in drawing and art, says a report in The Indian Express....
Line up a few of these dolls on a windowsill or mantel, and you’re guaranteed to spread cheer to family and guests alike.
Sock Doll [Illustrations by Shinod AP] The things you need:
Cotton socks Pieces of foam A few rubber bands Red and black paint Scissors Step 1: Fill a cotton sock three quarters of the way with the foam pieces. Secure it by tying a rubber band at the end of the filling....
November 4: In a throwback to the age of British rule, constables of the Indian police force in a few districts of Andhra Pradesh, might go back to wearing knickers.
No, it’s not nostalgia for the uniforms of the colonial period. Neither is it a matter of airing the legs in the intense Andhra heat. It appears that the state police force is short of uniform cloth to make trousers for the constables.
The constables are not happy at this turn of events....
Take out those old socks that have been lying in your cupboard. With these puppets you can actually hold a puppet show for your friends and family.
The things you need:
Old sock A needle and thread Poster colours Brush Red coloured paper Step 1: Put your hand inside the sock, take hold of a part of
Glove Puppets! [Illustrations by Anup Singh] the front of the sock and pull it in....
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