Category Archives: City Roundup

Remembering Gandhiji

On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi,  kids and a chidren’s writer remembered the Father of Nation in a unique way.
October 2, this year, an audio-visual interactive session called ‘Cat in the Hat’ was held at Full Circle Book Store on »

Story Cards in Tamil

Want to learn and read Tamil, the story way?

Here is a set of magical 100 Tamil story cards library in a bag – Kathai Aruvi.

The story cards were produced by Chatnath Trust to make Tamil reading attractive for children by »

New Children’s Furniture Boutique in Chennai

Vanilla Children Place, has opened their second Exclusive Children’s Furniture Boutique at Ispahani Centre, Nungambakkam recently.

The store has children’s room furniture and furnishing, a nursery collection, toys, mother care products and many more.

Started in 2007, Vanilla Children Place aims to »

Weekend outing, not far away from Chennai…

Have the amusement parks and theaters bored you? Wish there were a different place you could visit. If the malls and hotels are too expensive for you, lose heart not.

Here is a quiet nook around the Chennai’s map.

Located on the »

Chennai, my new hangout

Madhumitha Sriram studying in class 5 at Chettinad Harishree Vidyalayam shares her experience on coming to Chennai from the United States for the first time .

My family and I lived in the United States since I was a child and last »

Jus Pizzas

Pizza Corner, Adyar is an all time favourite hangout for kids in Adyar and neighbourhood. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays are usually crowded .
Do you know why the kids hit this place very frequently?
Its ambience and the ball room set up »

A golu on eight directions

People have been thronging the Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple for the past few days. The reason apart from prayers is the mandapam decorated with a huge golu there.

The concept, creation, and execution was by the Mylapore Trio, S. Surendranath, S. Amarnath and »

Fun with cartooning

A cartooning workshop was held at the Vanilla Children Place Between the Sep. 21 and 28 for an hour daily. This workshop was meant for children between 3-8 years age.

On the 23rd September afternoon, there were 8 children at the workshop »

Truly classical

Everybody has one hobby or the other. One of my many hobbies is dancing. I learn classical dance at Kaladiksha School of Bharatanatyam.

My guru Meenakshi Chitharanjan, a Padmashree awardee, has a passion for this art form and had her arangetram at »