Kathputli – the Puppet Play – Fun and learning together for kids

Puppets, Puppet Play or Puppetry, called as Kathputli in hindi, has been in existence from time immemorial and has existed across all parts of world and all cultures. There must be some good reason for it being so. May be humans have used puppets to express themselves to a wider audience in a more interesting … Read more

Wooden Phirki Toys – cute traditional spinning toy ( Firki Toys )

Phirki Toys also called as Firki Toys – Do you remember this toy? We are so much of a fan about modern spinning toys like BeyBlades, but there has been cool spinning toys in India traditionally and has been very popular. Examples are Phirki Toys ( Firki Toys ) , Lattu etc I have written … Read more

Traditional Indian toys – a tradition to be cherished

Let us talk about traditional indian toys today. Toys has been part of every civilization. It’s just that with modern times, toys have become global and more modern in outlook. Today toys have also become more mechanized and battery operated. Today we look at toys from a more scientific angle, trying to establish the value it is … Read more

Lattu – The Indian traditional spinning top toy

Lattu - The Indian traditional spinning top toy

Lattu , I think everyone in our country and probably in this subcontinent knows about this toy. Lattu is may be one of the most popular traditional Indian toy ! Lattu – the spinning top toy We have discussed about the famous beyblade in our previous posts and hence I thought to talk about this … Read more

Gulel Wala Game – A traditional toy for naughty kids

Who doesn’t k now about Gulel. A classic “Y” shaped toy which has been very popular with all the naughty kids around. Where else you would have seen this? Remember old black and white movies 🙂 Gulel in english So what is Gulel called on English ? Not only in India, it has been in … Read more

Wooden rattle toys for your little one – Cute and Safe alternative to plastic rattles

Looking for a safe and colorful alternative to plastic rattles for your little doll.. try wooden rattle toys. One the best and safe alternatives to plastic rattle toys! Jhun Jhuna – The traditional indian wooden rattle toy These traditional Indian toys also called as “Jhun Jhuna” in Hindi provide a safe alternative to plastic toys. … Read more

Buddhijal (or Brainvita) – an interesting brain game for kids

brainvita

Buddhijal, also called as Brainvita is an interesting brain game. What is Buddhijal (or Brainvita) This brain teaser , Brainvita, is a very old game with its reference recorded both in western world and in Indian subcontinent. In west it’s called as Peg Solitaire while here we call it as Brainvita. How many marbles are … Read more

Lots of fun with this indoor Card and Board game for 6 year old – Pictureka

Looking for a a cool board game which you can play with your 6 year old. Check this nice game called as “Pictureka” ! A wonderful Card and Board game for 6 year old. What is Pictureka Pictureka is a multiplayer card and board game and it’s fun to play this with kids..  So before … Read more

Traditional Indian Baby Walker

Do you still remember this toy from your childhood. My childhood days were spent in my village. Though I do not remember using it myself (of course how can I:)), but I have seen it lying at my home in my village and my grand mother used to tell me that I used it when … Read more