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The Fingara Aquatic Club swimming championship kicked off on June 22, at Fingara Town & Country Club (Pvt.) Ltd., Boralesgamuwa. Shenaya Katukurunda, a student of Logos College, Colombo 5 was placed 1st in all three of her events namely, Butterfly, Free Style and Back Stroke and was awarded the Champion Swimmer Trophy in the Under [...]

How can we protect ourselves against child abuse?

What you should know No one has the right to abuse you. If you are being abused, you are a victim. It is wrong that you are suffering this pain, fear or sadness. You are not alone. Other kids suffer abuse, too. Sometimes abusers scare or threaten kids so they won’t tell. There are people [...]

Kids’ World

My sister Her name is Javini. She is one year old. She has curly hair. She loves to play with me. She calls me Akka. I love her. She is so cute. Indumini Samayadasa (Year 1), Asian Int. School, Colombo 5 Reptiles There are many types of reptiles. Crocodiles, snakes, turtles and lizards are some of them. [...]

Emirates keeps children entertained this summer

Emirates, one of the world’s fastest growing airlines has plenty to keep its younger travellers happy this summer. From its inflight entertainment system ice, recently awarded best inflight entertainment for the ninth consecutive year by Skytrax, to menus, to toys, there is plenty to keep youngsters and subsequently their parents happy. Just in time for [...]

Something to think about

Tamara got a lot of presents from her parents on her birthday. But she didn’t get what she asked for – a digital camera and she was very unhappy. “You are still too small for a camera of your own. When you are big enough, we promise to buy you one,” her mother said. “Till [...]

Pestering Annie

Sometimes, there’s nothing more fun that pestering our siblings. When Bert finds himself absolutely bored one Sunday afternoon, he comes up with the genius idea of pestering his little sister Annie. She puts up a good fight though, much to his surprise! And so begins the tale of ‘Pestering Annie’, a children’s book written by [...]

Malala UN speech: extremists ‘afraid of books and pens’

July 12, 2013 Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai shot by the Taliban in 2012, has called for free education for all children. She gave the speech on her 16th birthday, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, America. It was her first time speaking in public since she was shot in the head by [...]

The months of the year | July

In the ancient Roman calendar, Quintilis or Quinctilis was the month following Junius (June) and preceding Sextilis (August). Quintilis is Latin for “fifth”, that is, it was the fifth month in the earliest calendar attributed to Romulus, which began with Martius (“Mars’ month,” March) and had 10 months. After the calendar reform that produced a [...]

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