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Category: 5-6 years

10 Interesting invention stories!

  Potato Chips Inventor: George Crum George Crum was a chef at a hotel. One day a customer ordered fried potatoes and then complained that they were too thick! Crum was upset because of this and he decided to make the Read more…


Why do Astronauts wear spacesuits?

Already know why Astronauts wear spacesuits? Take the QUIZ! Have you seen pictures of Astronauts ? Astronauts are trained to go into outer space. They usually wear a special bulky suit called a spacesuit.  Why do they need to wear this Read more…


Worksheet: Greater than and less than

FREE DOWNLOAD Ages: 5-6 ACTIVITY: Color the ice cream with the bigger number. Draw the greater than/less than” sign in the box. Tip: An easy way to remember the signs is to draw a mouth eating the ice cream with the Read more…


What are living and non living things?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ!   Look around you. Everything that you see can either be classified as a living thing or as a non living thing. People, animals, plants, even germs are living things. Rocks, furniture, Books, toys Read more…


What language does a computer use?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! What language does a computer use? Computers have language of their own. It is called Binary language. It’s a very simple language with just 2 symbols – 0 and 1. A computer stores all Read more…


How do mirrors work?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Have you ever noticed how you can see your reflection in some objects and not on others. You can see yourself in mirrors, in a phone screen, on even a shiny car. Why do Read more…


How does a Refrigerator work?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! We use refrigerators to  keep our food cool .When food is kept cool, bacteria cannot attack and spoil the food. How do these refrigerators work? Lets understand the principle behind the working of the Read more…


Worksheet : Rocket Addition

FREE DOWNLOAD Ages: 5-6 ACTIVITY: A 2-page rocket addition worksheet! A Rocket has equal and opposite force in both directions. Can you fill the correct number in the space to make both sides of the equation equal.    


How do Rockets fly?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Have you ever been in an airplane ? Airplanes help us travel far distances on the earth. Rockets, on the other hand can take us to space ! How do these rockets fly so high? First we Read more…


How do we taste?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Your Senses help you understand the world you live in. You observe the world with five senses – sight (your eyes) smell (your nose) taste (your tongue) hearing (your ears) touch (your skin)   Read more…


Internet Part 2: How does the Internet work?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! As we learnt in Internet Part 1: What is the internet? The Internet is a big collection of computers connected to one another. All these computers talk to each other and send information to Read more…


Internet Part 1: What is the Internet?

Already know this? Take the QUIZ! Do you love playing games and watching videos on your parent’s computers or phones? How are you able to see so many games, apps, videos and websites from them? Are they all are stored Read more…


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