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Summer Camp – Folk Art

This camp is a unique opportunity for children to learn about art, artists and the history of unique art forms from the masters themselves. The teachers in the camp are two of the most renowned artists and sculptors in the world. Date : May 18 – June 12 Timings : 9:30 am-12:30 pm Days : Monday to Friday Age group : 8-13 Years

Camp Intellitots 2015 – Little Engineers at Play

A camp where children will learn to build and build to learn! Camp Intellitots will provide a rich, project based learning environment through which children learn to be curious, courageous and persistent. The camp will focus on science inquiry, building, creating and inventing. Each camp module is crafted to help children create without the fear of making mistakes and promises to bring out your
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Handwriting Does Not Matter. Really?

How much should we push our children when teaching them to write neatly? I grappled with this question for quite some time as I watched my older daughter struggle to improve her handwriting. A part of me believed that good handwriting was as important as table manners; something that could feel like a chore but served an important purpose. On the other hand, the
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The Fascinating Connection between Music and Math

Music and Math have traditionally inhabited different worlds in our mind space. Music is associated with the ‘Arts Stream’ – something that is relaxing and good to pursue as a hobby while Math is pure science – associated with intelligence, analytical skills, and financial success. Therefore in our education system math is a core and compulsory subject from get go and music is extracurricular
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Invitation: How children succeed

How children succeed: The role of schools and parents in instilling a strong value system and how it can be done.

Carl Jarvis speaks: How & Why Children Learn Changing Paradigm in School Education

Intellitots presenting an opportunity for parents to learn and withdraw parenting advice from the science of meta-cognitive research.

Boys Don’t Cry?

I grew up in a family of four girls as the youngest and I’m blessed with two daughters. Women’s issues are close to my heart and I have always been riled up by the abuse that women in our society undergo. However, a few years ago an episode jolted me to rethink my gender bias, especially when it comes to sexual abuse. For the first
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Children’s Percussion Festival 13th December, Saturday, 10:00 -1:00 pm, Intellitots- Sector 57

Intellitots brings to Gurgaon the first ever Children’s Percussion festival. Join the fun as internationally acclaimed DjembeFola United introduce children to drumming from around the world. Children will also experience the magic of stories as they chase three little pigs through the maze, decorate gingerbread man cookies and cupcakes, make animals from balloons and take a peek through story corners. It is that time
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Yes, Fruit Juice is Junk Food

I’m not writing this to be deliberately provocative; I am writing this because it is a fact that processed beverage companies would like us to ignore and our children will pay a heavy price if we continue to pump sugar into their bodies through foods marketed as healthy foods. Packaged fruit juices happen to fall in that category. Yes, Fruit juice is junk food.
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Children’s Day Celebrations at Intellitots creche at Fortis

Intellitots and Fortis Memorial Research Institute together bring the Children’s Day Carnival on November 15 (Saturday) with a lot of fun attractions and surprises.

Book Club

Book Club @ Intellitots Essel Towers: 4-6 years, November 15 (Saturday) 11 – 12 noon, Junior Kumbhakarna by Tulika Publications 6 -8 years, November 22 (Saturday) 11 – 12 noon, Giraffe can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker- Rees  

The Learning Myth: Why I’ll Never Tell My Son He’s Smart

Brain is like a muscle; the more you use it, the more it grows. Researchers have found that neural connections form and deepen most when we make mistakes doing difficult tasks rather than repeatedly having success with easy ones. Along these lines, Dr. Carol Dweck of Stanford University found that people with a fixed mindset tended to focus their effort on tasks where they
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My Child is Shy, should I be Worried?

It’s easy to spot the shy kid in a crowd. She hangs back warily, looking at everybody cautiously, careful about not drawing the slightest attention to herself, and ultimately retiring to the corner couch of the room. The point is, being shy is painful for this exact reason: it is easily identifiable. Then people proceed to label the reserved kid as ‘shy’, ‘clingy’, ‘awkward’;
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