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[13 Jan 2013 | No Comment | 307 views]
Duolingo

Hey I found this very good website called Duolingo.

What is Duolingo?
Duolingo is a website where you can learn many languages. You also have a tree called skill tree, it has many levels. In each level there are 10 lessons in which 1 lesson is all you have. To unlock more you have to finish the entire lesson. And there are 5 lives,if you have none you have to start over.
How much does it cost?
It is actually free.
How many languages they are teaching right now?
Quite a lot. I would suggest these …

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[22 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 706 views]
Hey Parents, Are Your Kids Using Green Toys?

21st Century. With the invent of PSPs, XBOXs, and other high-tech video gaming platforms, it seems rather pertinent to take a step back and think. We all are very aware of the climate changes and the importance of going green in whatever tiniest way possible. A lot of us do try to bring changes to our daily lifestyle to protect the environment. We must, there’s no way around it. A small step in this direction could lead us to use Green Toys. Green toys or eco-friendly toys are made …

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[22 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 692 views]
Book Review: When Daddy Was a Little Boy, An introduction to Russian Literature.

Although I’m one of the younger writers here and do not have any kids yet, I am fond of them. People tell us to imagine, to innovate, I feel that kids teach us that.
A big part of my childhood was reading, and one of my most cherished books of that time was this hardbound collection of stories called “When Daddy Was a Little Boy” by Alexander Raskin (originally in Russian, and translated into English). I received this as a gift and it introduced me to the wonderful world …

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[15 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 727 views]
Book Review: Magic Vessels, a Folklore from Tamilnadu

Just finished reading this wonderful book to my daughters. Bed time reading session where I usually tend to mash-up two stories. One from the book and one I imagine while reading the original. It’s a small game we play. Daughters try to catch me when I go off the script. Going off the script is what we enjoy most. Almost like reading and reviewing at the same time.
Basically Magic Vessels is a story of a poor playwright Muthu. He is poor, he is a playwright, and he has …

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[1 May 2012 | One Comment | 1,004 views]
Some Mythology, Some School Work and No Futurology!

Headline pretty much sums up my frustration with lot of parents – yes including my own household. Kids need to learn mythology. They need to know our culture. Culture of bygone days. Days so far away from today that our sanitized sensibilities cannot see the bad, cannot see the class layers, cannot see the caste layers and definitely cannot see the shoes wore in those days…

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[27 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 774 views]
Parents, Leave Us Alone This Summer

Summer is here and so are all the tempting summer camp invitations pasted next to staircases and elevators. Now summer camps used to be fun. Like everything else which used to be fun we revisit the very notion of summer camp and ask big question in our internet-addicted times. Are summer camps still fun for kids?

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[23 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 659 views]
Event: Story Telling by Tulika Author Alankrita Jain

Events are great way to introduce kids to new books and similar adventures. At MyToyStory we will be following events happening all over India. Our aim is to highlight good quality events and spread their story. If you are planning any event related to kids, crafts, apps or books then please let us know. Our submit form is not ready yet but you can use comment section in the meantime.