Lego has been one of our favorite open ended play toys once my children grew. It came with its on challenges but hey that’s half of parenting isn’t it. Just writing about the art of lego. Continue reading The Lego Acceptance Cycle – Parent edition
It’s been a good and hectic couple of months for us here at Artventuretales, as you probably guessed from the quiet around here. Or maybe not :). We were off to a 28 day adventure at Singapore, which I will write about in a separate post or you can read all about it on my instagram account @artventuretales. Once we were back the school grind began and although we still did our activities I never got a chance to document it. With the little one growing up and showing signs of becoming extremely independent (and how! This morning he cried … Continue reading Vegetable Printing for Toddlers
All of us have been down with colds the last couple of weeks, so things have been quiet around the house. Short fuses, since the kids have not been sleeping well, and fights to ensure the medicine goes in, have basically left us no time to do other things. The vacation has started with a bang, but I must say, the going on 5yo, has been finding something or the other to do. He’s been at his legos, wanting to learn how to make his own orange juice and other little things that remind me everyday that he’s growing up. … Continue reading Ice and colour Volcanoes with salt – Summer Ideas
I feel like spring is an underrated season here in India. I have always loved the carpets of yellow by the copper pod flowers, tufts of pink from the rain tree and the bursts of orange and red from the gulmohar. These have given way to more global blooms in new expanding cities like the cherry blossoms and lilac flowers in certain pockets. Being home with the kids, seeing their wonder in these flowers and leaves and the ground filled with colour is truly infectious. The older of my boys gave up his afternoon nap even before he turned 4, … Continue reading Spring, the great outdoors, and a love for colours!
The first thing you learn as a parent is this, you are no longer in control! No matter what age you become a parent, under what circumstances, and irrespective of the parenting goals you set for your family, please remember, … Continue reading Dropper Art on Tissue paper