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Akbar Birbal Stories - The Innocent Punishment

Maheshdas, popularly known as Birbal earned name and fame as a minister in Akbar's court. Mughal Emperor Akbar was too fond of posing strange questions to his courtiers and provoked them for getting amusing replies. Birbal was the one who always used to win the heart of Akbar with his witty and wise replies. There are many stories on his wits and wisdom. Following is the story of  'The Innocent Punishment':

DIY: Easy to make Bathukamma for school children

Bathukamma is one of the state festivals of Telangana. The festival is celebrated during Dussehra Navaratri. The entire state is decorated with beautiful and colorful bathukammas. The festival starts from Mahalaya Amavasya day and ends on Durgaashtami day. In many school across the state, school children take active part in the festival and make Bathukammas as a part of their school activity. Here is a simple and easy way of doing Bathukamma for children's activity.

Virtual tour of a cosy and well decorated home in Bangalore

In my earlier posts, I had taken you on a virtual home tour to Mini Khajuria's flat and Vijay Kalia's (a senior citizen) flat in Bangalore. Today, I'm going to take you on a virtual home tour to one of a young, energetic and enthusiastic lady who is working in an IT company in Bangalore.

Significance of Kumara Purnima / Sharad Purnima

Kumara Purnima also known as Sharad Purnima and Kojagiri Purnima, is one of the most important festivals of Odisha. The festival follows Dussehra Navaratri and is celebrated on the full moon day in the Hindu month of Aswayuja.

Dussehra celebrations at Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada

Dussehra Navaratri known as Devi Navaratrulu / Sharad Navaratrulu by the people of Andhra Pradesh, is celebrated in a grand way in Ammavaru temples across the state particularly in Vijayawada Kanakadurga temple

Dussehra Navaratri Celebrations in Different Regions of India

India is a land of festivals and Indians remain busy through out the year celebrating festivals one after the other. There are regional festival that are confined to a particular region while there are festivals that are celebrated across the country.

Model of human respiratory and digestive system for Class 3 students

Model of human respiratory system and digestive system are frequently given to the 3rd std students as they learn these system a bit in detail. These students are asked either to make a chart of the two system or a 3 D model but not working models. Here is a simple and easy to make 3 D models of human respiratory and digestive system 

The above model of human respiratory and digestive system was done by my daughter studying in Class 3, of course with my assistance. 
I very much care for our environment and am against the use of non-biodegradable materials. I always go for eco-friendly practices. However, it's easy to use and make models on thermocole by small children and also easy to carry by them, though it is a non-biodegradable material.
In the above model, I took a rectangular piece of thin thermocole for making the 3 D model. I helped my daughter to paint with light color on the thermocole. I, then, drew the shapes of lungs on another small piece of thermocole and cut it ac…