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20 Best Education System in the World

Education is of paramount importance to an individual as well as society. No matter which region or country we are living in, we must preserve our education system so that it helps us in preserving our knowledge.

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Education helps an individual to grab basic understanding about civilization and their role as a civilian.

But as the geographical region differ, the education system in different countries differs.

Therefore, in this article, we will get a brief glimpse of 20 such different education systems of the present world and their ranking through a yearly poll.

Note: The list is prepared by considering some factors like developed education system for the public, quality of basic and higher education and rate of students attending university.

Below is a list of 20 education systems in the world.

The list of 20 education systems

1. Finland

The title is yet to be official; however, according to a survey made recently, Finland has the world’s best education system. The country has been in the limelight since the year 2000 and successfully made into the year 2018.

In fact, when five new parameters were added in the year 2017 for the categorization of best education systems worldwide, Finland managed to perform well and gave strong competition to South Korea and Japan. The country ranked higher on indicators, like;

  • Teachers to student ratio
  • Number of passing students in primary schools
  • Number of passing students in secondary schools

Power Ranking score: 114

2. Japan

Like Finland, Japan has also maintained its second position for three years. Despite such tough competition by South Korea and other countries, it has been bragging the second position without fail. The main indicator contributing to its success has been – development of an understanding of students between the age of 5 to 14.

Power Ranking score: 104

3. South Korea

South Korea has been a three-time winner of poll (World’s 20 education systems), and it has successfully earned the third position every time. It has given a strong competition to Japan for the second position.

After Japan, only South Korea has worked well in the sector of bringing immense development in students in the age of 5 to 14 years. As per surveyors, the country would have been a strong contender for the 2nd position, but a few indicators made it lose.

A few indicators which denied South Korea second position in the poll are-

  • Fall in test scores of high school students (calculated annually)
  • Fall in test scores of graduation students (calculated annually)

Power Ranking score: 101

4. Denmark

Denmark has never been a celebrated country for its ranking in the poll yet it has been known for its developed education system among elites.

Earlier, Denmark was on position 8, but due to passing the five newly included indicators, it has taken a giant leap from 8th position to 4th.

The indicator that helped Denmark to jump on the 4th position is – increased teacher-to-student ration for secondary and primary schools.

Power Ranking score: 94

5. Russia

No matter Russia has gained 5th position, yet it should be applauded for being in the top 5 countries with the world’s best education system. Russia’s education system is known for preparing students workspace ready. It also has a good teacher-to-student ratio.

If we talk in numbers, then Russia has a ratio of 1 teacher to 9 students approximately.

Power Ranking score: 91

6. Norway

Norway was on 16th position in the earlier quarter. However, with certain changes in its education system, it has jumped ten positions and successfully landed to 6th position. If we talk about its teacher-to-student ratio than it is ‘1 teacher to 10 students approximately.’

It has competed well with Russia and Japan in term of teacher-to-student ratio.

Power Ranking score: 82

7. The United Kingdom

Although this country would have been a great competitor to all the five-pointers in the list, yet current clashes between government and teachers has made it fall back on 7th position.

United Kingdom, could get better if government prudently handles the current situations like giving better wages to teachers, enhanced classroom support to students and rendering each class with modern educational facilities.

Power Ranking score: 78

8. Israel

No matter Israel is kept on 8th position in terms of the education system, it ranks second in terms of the better upbringing of kids and a developed childhood. If we compare the development with yesteryears, people can gather immense changes and betterment.

The enrolment rate in primary schools and graduation has increased a lot, but still, it could not help Israel to grab a position in top 5 until the next year.

Power Ranking score: 77

9. Sweden

Like its other Nordic mates, Finland, Norway, and Denmark, Sweden has really performed well to keep the pace.

Its progress in the field of education has been impressive from 2015 to 2018. In terms of increased enrolment of students of age between 15 to 18, it has ranked third among the countries.

However, it still has to work hard to improve its world’s top ranking to get in the first five.

Power Ranking score: 75

10. Hong Kong

If we take account of the last year’s poll of the world’s top 20, then Hong Kong was at 14th position. It has really worked hard on prime indicators and managed to reach the top 10.

The indicator that helped Hong Kong lift its position is – higher enrolment rate of primary age students.

If it works out on enrolment of all age students and their passing test scores then, it could even raise its position and get counted among the top 5.

Power Ranking score: 70

11. Netherland

Unfortunately, Netherland has lost one spot and dropped from 10th position to 11th. The reason behind its negative acceleration is decreased international test scores in subjects like science, Maths, and reading.

If the country works on this indicator along with others, then it could possibly regain its former position.

Power Ranking score: 67

12. Belgium

With the most complex education system, including three different communities like Flemish, German and French, Belgium shines on 11th position.

During annual surveys, it secured a 4th and 9th position for teacher-to-student ratio and 5th position for increased enrolment of students primary and secondary age in school.

To score a position in top 20s, Belgium has to work hard with two primary indicators,

1) students enrolment rates and, 2) teachers-to-students ratio.

Power Ranking score: 65

13. Germany

Germany is known for its social and economic justice worldwide. The country has worked hard to reach the top 10 but couldn’t due to lack of improvement in a few indicators in the last two years.

Currently, the country is fighting to retain a position in top 10 but it couldn’t until it brings desired changes in the education system.

Power Ranking score: 63

14. China

No doubt china’s employment rate is pretty high, but still, this factor could not make the country to bag a secured position in the list of top 10 this year.

It was in position 9 in the year 2016, but it failed to repeat the same in 2017. Since then, China is improving its education system to get it a position among top 10 countrieṣ.

The only thing which could help China is improving the enrolment rates of students of early age.

Power Ranking score: 62

15. Singapore

Known as the world’s best test-taking country, Singapore had ranked highest in primary and secondary international tests in subjects like Maths, science, and reading in the year 2016.

Later, the score somewhere settled and made the country struggle to get the highest position back. They failed to achieve two indicators, enrolment of students of primary and secondary ages, and international test scores in maths, science, and reading.

A good investment in the education sector could make this country shine again and grab a position among the top 10.

Power Ranking score: 57

16. Portugal

Portugal has always shown a pendulum movement between below average, average and good.

In 2018, the country was predicted to secure a position in top 20, but it failed. However, this year, the country not only entered in the top-20 list, it even secured the 16th position which is comparably good.

In terms of better enrolment rates of primary and secondary ages, it ranks 2nd highest. If it works hard, it could make into top 15 soon.

Power Ranking score: 54

17. Hungary

Last year, Hungary secured a 20th position, but this year, it managed to jump three ranks up. If Hungary maintains its highest teachers-to-students ratio in secondary school, there are chances that it could finish in the top 15.

The only indicator, Hungary is unable to fulfill, is higher graduation rates.

Balancing higher graduation rates could slip Hungary to top 15.

Power Ranking score: 52

18. Estonia

Out of Northern Europe, Estonia is 8th country to grab a rank. In 2018, it failed to grab even a position in top 20 whereas, this year, it managed to get the 18th position.

If the country works a little on indicators like higher enrolment rates of primary and secondary school students and higher international test scores, it could grab a better position this year.

The only helping indicator in its growth is – a higher completion rate of primary school students.

Power Ranking score: 50

19. France

Having the highest enrolment rate of early childhood made France stay in the top 20 last year.

If it works hard and continues to invest wisely in the education system, it could retain its position successfully in top 20.

As the present government is taking extra care and investing in the educational system, it could secure a position in the top 10 by the year 2020.

Power Ranking score: 50

20. The United States

Because of the transition in the State’s government, it has to stay put at 20th position. In the last year, it had secured 7th position but catastrophically failed to maintain it in this year.

The indicators are suggesting that the United States will either get its position back or jump a position backward.

Power Ranking score: 47

Wrapping up

The listing of above World’s Top 20 Education System has been done on certain parameters and recently carried surveys worldwide. If you have any take on the above listing, do tell us by commenting.

20 6th Grade Science Projects That Will Wow Your Students

Students will love to have hands-on experience projects to understand the practical side of what they learn in class.

Especially subjects like science are better understood with practical reference.

In addition to understanding the concepts on a deeper note, students would be eager to explore more on the subject by bringing science to life.

Are you looking for interesting science projects for your middle school students?

Unlike the elementary school projects, these students will be ready to put up a science fair with minimum involvement from adults.

Doing so will boost up their confidence level and they can grow up to come up with single-handed projects in the upper classes.

Here you can have a look at some of the very exciting and impressive science fair project ideas that are the best ideal for 6th-grade students.

1. Turn Milk into plastic

The plain milk at home can be turned into plastic polymers by using just household materials. You just need hot milk, a Styrofoam cup, a measuring cup, white vinegar, paper towels, and a spoon.

Take four teaspoons of white vinegar with one cup hot milk in a Styrofoam cup

  • Mix it slowly and shovel out the curds onto the towels
  • Any excess liquid can be pressed out using the paper towels
  • Now squeeze the curds to see a ball of casein polymer
  • Students can then make shapes out of it and dry for 48 hours

2. Can you separate salt from water?

The objective of the project is to evaporate water to form salt crystals and 6th-grade students would love it for sure. You need a baking sheet, salt, cooking pot, water, and black paper.

  • Make a concentrated solution of salt and water in the pot
  • Keep the black paper on the baking sheet.
  • The salt water has to be then poured into the baking sheet
  • Make sure that it covers the black paper
  • You are supposed to keep the baking sheet in a warm place
  • Continue observe the recordings until entire water is gone
  • You can see the leftover salt crystals once water is gone

3. Do leaves change colors in the fall?

Students can learn about photosynthesis with this experiment. The leaf colors appear while chlorophyll breaks down. You need 3 leaves, plastic baggie; rubbing alcohol, paper coffee filter, jar, and a small bowl.

  • Leaves have to be crushed in alcohol, cover it and leave for sometime
  • Wick up the liquid using coffee filter strip in the jar and leave for drying
  • Leaf colors appear while the filter dries

4. Is there iron in your breakfast cereal?

Many breakfast cereals are having iron content that makes you healthy. This fun experiment can, in fact, tell if it is true. You just need warm water, zip lock bag, breakfast cereal, and a strong magnet.

  • Half fill the bag with water and cereal and seal it to leave an air pocket
  • Shake it well for 1 minute and leave for 20 minutes
  • Bring the magnet outside bag and shake and move it near air bubble to see small black flakes of iron

5. Test a Popsicle stick bridge

Students can learn more about physics and engineering through this project. You need Popsicle sticks, pipe cleaners, weights, glue, push pins, paper, and pencil.

  • Discuss different types of bridges and their structure
  • Let students work in groups to make a basic structure of their chosen bridge type
  • Finally, test each bridge using the weights to see the strongest design

6. Do tea and cola stain your teeth?

Students can learn about dental hygiene and chemistry through this experiment. Egg shells can be used to analyze how different beverages effects on your teeth color as both have the same composition. You need eggs, tea, cola, and 2 plastic containers.

  • Keep the eggs into different containers filled up with tea and cola.
  • The results can be observed over several days
  • You can notice the change of color over time

7. Rotting fruits

This is an easy experiment which needs a little patience. You need a bowl, bananas, oranges, kiwis, apples and a camera.

  • Keep each type of fruit in different bowls at room temperature
  • Make sure it is not handled by anyone
  • Keep a Daily Observation Chart to mark the changes noted
  • Include entries like the change of color, odor, skin browning, moisture, and dehydration
  • Take photos at different stages of the experiment
  • Continue the process for 14 days
  • Make a summary report to review the changes in each fruit

8. Make naked eggs

This simple experiment just needs raw eggs, vinegar and glass jars.

  • First,a keep the eggs in a jar and make sure they are not touching
  • Cover it with vinegar and leave it for refrigerating overnight
  • Next day, you can see that the hard outer shell is gone with only soft membranous egg left

9. Make motorized tiny dancers

Students can learn about electricity and motors in this experiment. You need copper wire, AA battery, neodymium disc magnets, wire cutters, hot glue, pliers and crepe paper.

  • Arrange 3 magnets and keep them on the battery (negative side)
  • Wind the wire using interesting templates
  • Attach the same on the ends of the battery
  • Now you can simply watch the spinning dancers

10. Create compost in a cup

Students can learn about decomposition and ecology in this experiment. You need plastic cups, plastic wrap, ¼ cup dirt, 1 tablespoon water, rubber band and organic material like kitchen scraps, coffee grinds, and leaves.

  • The cup has to be filled up with water, dirt, and organic material.
  • Use plastic wrap to cover tightly and wind with the rubber band
  • Leave it in a warm location
  • Add 1 tablespoon water each day by day and shake it
  • You can see the materials decompose over the period

11. How to clean up old coins?

Students can explore the possibilities of Chemistry through this simple but interesting experiment. You need Ketchup cola, vinegar, salt, apple juice, water, tweezers, 6 oxidized pennies, and paper towels.

  • Take different solutions in different containers
  • Submerge discolored coins one in each container
  • Leave it for some time, say 10 minutes
  • Later analyze to see which solution was the most effective

12. Dissect a flower

Students can learn about botany in this simple but interesting experiment. You need one flower, magnifying glass, cutting implement and tape.

  • Tare it a bit by bit to know more about the parts
  • Start off with the petals and leaves
  • Remove it carefully and examine part by part
  • Teachers can discuss the use of each part followed by how it works.

13. Chemical energy in a bottle

Students can explore more about chemical energy through this experiment. You need 1 litre bottle, balloon, goggles; plastic spoon, 4 spoons of vinegar, funnel and 1 spoon of baking soda.

  • Pour vinegar into the bottle after wearing goggles
  • Pour baking soda into the balloon using the funnel
  • Place balloon neck around bottleneck without any spills
  • Once it is done, shake baking soda into vinegar by lifting balloon and observe

14. Clone some cabbage

Students can learn about cloning and asexual reproduction with this experiment. You need 2 plastic bags, 2 paper towels, cabbage, scissors, kitchen knife, cutting board, spray bottle, permanent marker and water.

  • Paper towel has to be folded three times followed by water spraying it until damp
  • Keep it in bags and repeat the procedure
  • Cabbage stem has to be cut from the leaf
  • Keep it in different bags on towel and seal them by leaving some air in it
  • Keep them at room temperature in a light place
  • The stem starts growing roots over the period
  • This can be planted to make a clone of itself

15. The mechanics of carnival games

This simple experiment can be done using a small sturdy table, masking tape, tape measure, plastic water bottles, tennis ball or baseball and water.

  • Water bottles have to be arranged into a pyramid shape on the table
  • Decide a throw line by measuring and mark it.
  • Now you can toss the ball to start the game
  • Use different styles of pyramids, empty and full bottles on different attempts
  • Draw conclusions by keeping track of results

Know More: 50 Math Riddles For Kids with Answers

16. Dissect an owl pellet

Students can learn about ornithology and digestive system using this experiment. You need owl pellet, magnifying glass, tray, rubber gloves, tweezers, and paintbrush.

  • Make sure you wear the gloves before starting
  • Carefully and slowly pull apart the owl pellet
  • Slowly remove the bones and claws you find
  • Carefully clean it and keep aside for inspection and identification.

17. Extracting DNA from Strawberries

Students learn about DNA and genetics while conducting this experiment. You need strawberry, dish soap, salt, Isopropyl alcohol, Ziploc bag, measuring cups and spoons, small glass container, strainer, water, and tweezers.

  • Mix the DNA extraction liquid using 2 spoons of dish soap, 1 spoon of salt and water.
  • Take a strawberry in the plastic bag and mash it until there are no big chunks
  • Add DNA extraction liquid, swirl it gently and let it sit
  • Separate fluid from solids using a coffee filter
  • Pour cold rubbing alcohol in equal quantity into it and wait to see a white cloudy substance (DNA)

18. Impurities in tap and bottled water

Students can learn more about the properties of water through this experiment. You need to tap water, bottled water, and a water test kit for the project.

  • First, take tap water in a glass which is clean
  • Then take a clean glass of bottled water
  • First taste both water to get a basic difference
  • Then use the water test kit to check all properties
  • Record readings for pH, total hardness, nitrate and nitrite concentrations, free chlorine, iron concentrations, total chlorine, and copper concentrations and come to the conclusion

19. Type of light and plant growth

Students learn about photosynthesis through this experiment. You need radish seeds, soil, pots, metric ruler, water, a pen, tape, a fluorescent light, labels, and an incandescent lamp.

  • Set up at least 8 pots with soil and radish seeds.
  • Keep 4 of them under fluorescent light and 4 under an incandescent lamp
  • Keep them in a place with minimal exposure to sunlight
  • Water them daily and take photos and readings at different stages
  • Review your findings to see the impact of light on its growth

20. Sound waves

Students can learn about the intensity of sound waves through this experiment. You need two spoons of different sizes, a heavy ruler and 48” of yarn.

  • A loop has to be tied from the middle of the yarn
  • Slide spoon handle’s top to loop and tighten it
  • Let the spoon hangs down to waist level while you hold the yarn
  • Twist the string ends to your fingers and press against your ears
  • Let your partner tap on the spoon using a ruler while you can hear a loud noise like sound waves

These interesting science fair project ideas are sure to wow your students.

Considering such projects or activities in the classroom will make the sessions more interactive and impressive and the students are sure to crave for more sessions.

Such ideas can, in fact, invoke the interest for the subject among students.

They will slowly start loving science and be ready to learn more without the actual feel of learning.

This is also a great platform to instill scientific curiosity and enhance their diligence.

30 Back to School Memes for Teachers That Will Have You Saying Same

Summertime is an exciting time not just for students, but also for the teachers. But like every summer vacation, it ends and teachers have to go back to the old routines.

To ease the transition, here are 30 back-to-school memes for teachers:

1. When you have mixed emotions

back to school memes

Old man yelling at a cloud, and the quote says “Me when I see summer ending & time to go back to school again.” It’s common to feel a bit strange leaving the vacation days behind, which is why this meme seems really funny.

2. When you get immersed in the vacation lifestyle

This is funny to all the teachers who become immersed with the lifestyle of summers. When summer ends, you have to remind yourself about the routines, time and weekdays. This meme reminds you of that in a way it makes you laugh.

3. When you do a lot to prepare the first day of your class

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For a teacher, preparing the very first day of the school can prove to be a hard job. You prepare your first-day class, design a back-to-school board and organize every specific thing. Which is why teachers consider the first day most tiring of the whole year.

4. When you look forward to beginning the school days again

Many teachers like to stay busy in their teaching lifestyle. Which is why the summer can seem like a long Sunday night. You do enjoy it, but also feel like going back to the busy life and the excitement of meeting your students and teaching them new stuff.

5. When you know that a busy schedule is waiting for you

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Class after class, you know it will a roller coaster ride back at school teaching students. This meme reminds you of the times when you have to even try to restrict your bladder just because you have a lot to do around at school. Get ready for that!

6. When you remember those times

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You have to do a lot as a teacher and you do it all responsibly. But sometimes, you think about the situations when you feel like the only person taking responsibilities. If that’s the case, this meme would make you laugh for sure.

7. When you want to give your best expression

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Welcoming the students and fellow teachers becomes the job on the first day. Of course, you enjoy meeting them all! But you spend your whole day with one single expression. So, this meme reminds you of that and makes you laugh.

8. When you can’t believe the numbers

Changing the life of a kid is a great contribution to society. But guess what?! You are changing the lives of more than 1 child. There are more than 30 students in each classroom. The expression on this meme is hilarious and every teacher can relate to this.

9. When you think it’s too soon

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Every teacher knows the feeling of adjusting to teaching life during the first few days back to school. When authorities start talking about standardized tests during that time, it feels too much of a burden for everyone.

10. When you go back to your “teacher” look

Being a teacher can be tiring! And when someone asks you about your tired face, you feel like saying the same thing said in the above meme. You are so busy that it is impossible to think about your beauty. Only a teacher can understand this!

11. When you have gotten your boost from the summer

You made a list for your summers and successfully did it all. Now, you feel excited about going back to school and share it all with your fellow teachers. Summer vacation is the only time when teachers get to rejuvenate themselves for the whole upcoming year. This period comes once a year, so you leverage it.

12. When you love your shiny school supplies

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This clearly explains the mixed feeling of transitioning from the summer-you to the teacher-you. You don’t want to be there so soon. But the moment you get involved, your inner-teacher comes out to enjoy.

13. When you want a happy thought to celebrate about

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The first day of the school also begins the countdown of the next break, which you get on Thanksgiving. You can remind yourself about that to celebrate the first day.

14. When you know how strange it can be

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School teachers know how unique each year can be. You go through an adventure ride every year. So, all you can do is hope for the best when entering the year with the first day of the school.

  1. When team-building is what you live for

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Bringing kids together as a team is one of the biggest responsibilities you try to accomplish as a teacher. But things look like a hot mess during the initial few days. Teachers and students both try to adjust to the new flow of life. So, team-building can prove to be a hard task during the initial few days.

16. When you have a lot to do

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You know your jobs on the first day of school. So, the faculty meetings for team-building activity become an interruption. You want everyone to just go back and complete the preparations in hand.

17. When you want to give the right motivation on the first day

As a teacher, you want your students to feel motivated about learning. And the first day of school matters a lot. You want to do everything possible to make classroom a fun place where students come with a happy face.

18. When you want to complete the labeling right now

You want to get your list of classes as quickly as possible, so you can label everything.

19. When teacher supplies cost a fortune

Going back to school requires you to prepare a new shopping list. You have to buy all the supplies you need as a teacher. These supplies include everything from what you wear to what you bring to the school.

20. When you are thinking about some naughty students

Do you have students who make things difficult and exciting at school? This meme is a perfect representation of what you feel when thinking about them.

21. When seating chart takes a lot of focus

One of the first school day responsibilities is making a seating chart for students. And teachers know how complicated it can turn out to be. After a while, it feels like you are playing Sudoku in the classroom.

22. When you can’t wait to meet your teacher BFF

A friend at your workplace eases the responsibilities and increases the fun of working. Similarly, when you have a BFF teacher waiting for you to begin the first day of school, things feel relaxing.

23. When you want to have fun with the anchor chart

It takes a sense of humor to make anchor chart preparation fun. You try to do it while doing other stuff in your home. Which means the chart requires all your attention and creativity.

24. When you know what you need to be

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Every year, you become a hero for many students. That’s a position you have to accept to help kids see the right path and learn the right things. So, you are the hero without a dramatic costume.

25. When the first school week seems exhausting

The first school week takes the maximum amount of effort from teachers. You have to take multiple responsibilities until everything attains an automated flow at the school. So, this meme suits those situations when teachers face the first week of exhaustion.

26. When the first Monday is right here

No matter how much you prepare yourself, the morning of the very first day will make you feel like the image above. You wake up with a strange feeling thinking about the glory days of summers.

27. When you want to inspire new teachers

Even with all the exhaustion and responsibilities, you love your job. So, you desire to inspire new teachers with this positive attitude of yours.

28. When you are prepared for anything

You don’t know much about what you will find on the first day. But you prepare your mind by saying “I got this”.

29. When you do a great job

The 1st day of your school ends and you know you have done a perfect job as a teacher. All the responsibilities, impressing students and looking awesome, you checked all the boxes.

30. When you are ready to do this every day

The motivation to change lives is what drives a teacher. And this meme interprets that completely.

So, are you ready to go back and start your teaching lifestyle?! It will be a roller coaster ride, but that’s the fun right?!

Hopefully, these back to school memes has cheered you up for your back-to-school moment. 

12 Creative Ideas for Tracking Classroom Behaviour

Tracking of classroom behaviour is very important in today’s learning portfolio but doing it without shaming students or giving the feel of punishment is a challenge.

Teachers are looking forward to creative ways to track their behaviour that paves the way for positive reinforcement.

In fact these trackers can be a great option to help students correct any unknown flaws and make positive decisions throughout the learning phase.

Certain classroom behaviour trackers can even make the learning sessions more interesting and students will feel more engaged and diligent.

Here we are sharing some of the amazing creative ideas that are teacher tested that can track the classroom behaviour of students in an interesting, joyous and friendly manner.

1. Classroom Data Sheets

This is an improved version of the old behaviour chart used in traditional classrooms.

There will be different columns spread out in the sheet including punctuality, complete uniform, attendance, complete assignments, weekly test marks, classroom distraction and more.

Teacher will have to take some extra time out of their teaching time to fill out these columns for each student by the end of the day.

The chart will be analyzed monthly and students can get an idea of their behaviour pattern over the month.

Teachers can be stricter by asking the monthly report to get signed by the parents or make it simple by giving just warning and a chance to correct them.

2. Number Line

This is a more systematic way of tracking the behaviour of students on a scale of -10 to 10.

First of all teacher should make clear about the ‘classroom rules’ to students and let them know about how their behaviour is assessed.

This gives students a clear vision of how to behave in class and work towards earning more points.

Teacher can give marks from 1 to 10 in the number line for a positive behaviour and give marks from -10 to 0 for any negative behaviour. The total marks earned for each day will be a sum of these marks.

If their score is low for certain days, students can work to improve their monthly score by behaving well for rest of days.

3. Behavior Bingo

This is an interesting game that helps to manage the classroom in a jovial way.

Teachers can place a chart with numbers from 1 to 100 in 10 horizontal rows.

There will be a box of marbles with magnet attached to the backside. Whenever a student comes up with a good choice, accomplish a task or reach a milestone, they can attach a marble to the number on the board.

The ultimate aim of the game will be to get a complete line of numbers full like horizontal, vertical or diagonal just like the bingo game.

That is why it is a team game as students will be motivating each other to earn the points and get the final prize.

Teachers can even discuss rewards for each line completed.

Know More: 24 Best Classroom rules that will improve students behaviour

4. Classroom Coupons

Kids would love this strategy to track classroom behaviour as they get a chance to fulfil their small desires in classroom with a good behaviour.

Students can gain coupons for their good deeds in classroom and lose it if they fail to meet any ‘classroom rules’.

At the end of every week or month, teachers can analyze the coupons when they can exchange it to fulfil certain activities.

The list can include ‘kid’s desires’ like switch seat when they can move their seat near to their particular friend or wearing sun glass to school and more.

This strategy is sure to inspire students to have a look on their behaviour.

5. Bee-havior Punch Cards

This is a cute but effective way to encourage good behaviour and positivity among students.

There will be a punch card numbered from 1 to 20 in a circular motion.

A student can punch the card once against a number when they are given a positive feedback by a teacher for their classroom behaviour.

When a student succeeds to fill up the whole punch card, he will be getting a reward.

The type of reward can be decided after discussion with students and know their interests beforehand.

This encourages kids to keep up their behaviour and earn what they like in the form of rewards.

6. Blurt Beans

This is another creative way of assessing and correcting student behaviour in classroom.

When teachers are finding it difficult to control the student actions by just advising, this idea can do the trick.

All students of the class will be given X number of beans at the start of the class. Each time when the student violates a ‘classroom rule’ like blurting out answers, a bean will be taken back.

Likewise, the number of left out beans will be counted at the end of the day to see where they stand.

Kids can have a look at the result to get a physical reflection of their actions in the class.

This is sure to motivate them in the upcoming class days to improve the number of beans retained.

7. Personal Clip Chart

We have seen classroom management clip charts that are designed to manage the class as a whole.

This personal clip chart method is used to help each student to have a look at the impact of their behaviour in class and gets a chance to correct it.

The chart can include columns like great, good, warning and finally parent contact. The clip will be placed on the chart based on their behaviour.

Teachers can even give different colours to these columns to give an impact.

The method gives a clear visual warning for their unwanted behaviours and will inspire students to focus on their chart and behave better.

8.  Star Bucks

This is a fun strategy of classroom management that works on Star Wars and Monopoly Money.

This interesting game plan gives kids an opportunity to earn money for ticking the lines for good listening, daily attendance or punctuality or for completing certain special deeds.

At the same time, they have to pay back to teacher if they violate any ‘classroom rules’ like blurting out answers or distracting classroom.

Teachers can fix a time every week to analyze these points and kids can ‘shop’ with the money they earn every week.

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9. Digital Marbles

In this interesting method, teachers can set different goals for classroom to earn marbles throughout the day.

You can flexibly add a reward amount for each marble type or personalized rewards and then set targets to achieve those marbles.

Teachers can give a finishing line like 15 marbles for a class and students can work together to achieve the line and then start all over again.

In traditional classrooms, teachers used jars to fill up the marble but today’s classrooms prefer the idea of digital marbles.

If your students are not really interested in physical jar or marbles or if there is not enough space in the room for these, digital marbles can do the trick.

You can even polish these ideas to include digital cookies, hot cocoa or sundaes.

10. Daily Behaviour Charts

This is a comparatively simple but effective idea for tracking classroom behaviour.

A chart is prepared using all the subjects allotted for the day and ‘break times’ like brunch break and lunch break. Numbers 1, 2, and 3 will be marked against all these categories.

The corresponding teacher for the subjects will give a mark for each student depending on their behaviour during the period.

At the end of the day, each student will get the final mark which will be the average of each category.

This strategy gives them an opportunity to improve their scores throughout the day.

11. Team Tables

This is a fun but creative way of promoting good classroom behaviour.

Class can be divided into four groups based on their seating arrangement and name them with a colour, say red table, blue table, green table and yellow table.

The performance of each table will be evaluated based on many categories like punctuality, attendance, communication, up to date with lessons and following ‘classroom rules’.

Marks of each table will be a team effort and this helps them to work together as a team and bring in good sportsmanship. 

The winning table for each month will be given rewards based on the student interest that can be decided beforehand.

A token of love gesture can be to put up a customized balloon in the corner of classroom with winning table’s name on it.

12. ClassDojo

All the strategies discussed were more or less manual ideas to track the classroom behaviour and improve it.

Class Dojo is one of the most efficient tools for tracking the classroom behaviour digitally. Its feedback feature performs like a conventional classroom points system.

However, it records more information in a speedy and efficient manner and the calculations are done using a computer or mobile which would be more accurate.

Moreover, they provide immediate feedback to parents and teachers and changeover results from students will be more speedy.

However, teachers should make sure that these ideas won’t turn disruptive to instruction but carried out in a systematic way.

Also just tracking the behaviour alone does not complete the task but teachers have to sit to sort it out to change the negative behaviour if any.

It is important to discuss with students to learn if they are comfortable with these tracking tools.

Teachers are not supposed to enforce any behaviour tracking tool to a class which will bring negative results.

If they find it shaming or a waste of time, it is always good to ask them to come up with better ideas if any and implement it as a team.

Some teachers even follow the idea of private behaviour chart for students who are interested and use other methods to track the general behaviour of class.

24 Best “Classroom Rules” That Will Improve Student Behaviour

When it comes to classroom management, setting up some ground rules is a necessity.

This will not only help teachers and students to go forward in a well organized and systematic way but also reflects in good classroom discipline.

This is, in fact, a set of precepts that play a vital role in setting a structure for school classroom functions and organize learning activities.

However, teachers should oversee that they maintain consistency while setting and implementing rules just to avoid confusion among students.

Moreover, teachers are supposed to lead from the front by setting an example.

Here we are listing a few among the best classroom rules that can be implemented to improve student behavior and classroom discipline.

1. Come to class prepared to learn

Always come to class with complete preparation for learning.

This includes taking all important materials needed for the day like textbooks, notebooks, pencils and pens, geometry box, lunch bag, and water.

If the teacher has asked to prepare some lessons for the day, make sure that you do it before reaching the classroom.

Also, have a look at the day’s time table to not miss any subject books.

2. Don’t ever cheat

 It is not recommended to cheat in the classroom on any circumstances.

You should keep moral values such as honesty always.

It is not a big deal to fail in exams at times but succeeding by cheating is never tolerable.

Also, it is not advisable to lie to anyone and always speak the truth.

3. Always be on time

Punctuality is one of the best qualities to be developed right from school days.

Be warned about the starting time of your class and start from home early to reach before time.

Develop a routine to reach school before the bell rings and be seated in your classroom position before the warning bell.

4. Be attentive to teachers while teaching

It is mandatory to give your full attention in the classroom while teachers are taking classes.

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You can relax during break times and be dedicated to listening while teaching is going on.

This will help you to not miss any lesson areas and ask any doubts about the teacher straight away.

5. No vandalism is allowed in the classroom

Making deliberate damage to objects are not allowed on any grounds in the classroom.

Understand that the chairs, desks, blackboard, and cabinets in the classroom are common properties.

Always handle it with care and not even scribbling in desks is allowed.

Have a feeling that these objects are to be reused by the next batch of students and it is your responsibility to give it clean to them.

6. Be well dressed in complete uniform

Always come to the classroom in complete uniform as described in school policy.

It is good to plate your hair if you have a long one and avoid jewelry.

Make sure that dresses are washed properly and socks are changed daily.

Coming to classroom presentable can help you stay fresh day long.

7. Respect your body

You should understand that your body is your responsibility and you should respect it.

Never ever allow somebody to touch your body without your consent.

There are many bullying reported among school students.

If you experience any such incidents, straight away tell your parents and report to the teacher.

8. Keep your classroom clean

It is your responsibility to keep your classroom clean.

It is not advised to litter your classroom premises but make use of trash cans for dumping wastes.

See that you don’t spill food or water during lunch times and get assistance from cleaning staff if you notice any such dirt.

9. Don’t ever distract the class during lessons

Students should see that they never distract the class during teaching through any means.

Even sharpening the pencil in pin drop silence in a classroom can distract the teaching flow.

Never walk around the class during lessons and avoid talking to other students.

If you have anything to ask teacher, just raise your hand to ask permission before you speak.

10. Maintain good personal body hygiene

It is the most important to maintain personal hygiene while you are in class and always.

Take a daily shower in the morning before class and evening also to stay fresh.

Wash your hands properly before and after having food and use handkerchief while you sneeze.

11. Complete home works and assignments daily

It is the responsibility of students to come to class after completing the daily home works and assignments.

Instead of rushing to the classroom in the morning and doing in a hurry or copying from others, always do it the night before.

Be systematic on revising the daily lessons and preparing for the next day lessons.

12. Wait for your turn in queues

student queue

Whenever you are asked to stand in a queue, it is advised to stand politely on the line and take your turn.

Always keep a minimum distance from the person standing in front and don’t try to push them to move forward.

And it is not a good behavior to push people back and take their position in the queue.

13. Respect every one

Students should learn right from the school days regarding how to give respect and take respect.

You should start off by respecting your teachers and elders in school.

Even when you are friends, it is always good to respect the space of your fellow mates.

14. No food allowed in the classroom other than breaks

There will be a specific time allotted in every school as lunch breaks or brunch breaks.

Students are advised to use that time only to have food and it is not good manners to have food while teachers are taking classes.

15. No sleeping in the classroom unless with permission

Students are supposed to stay fresh and active while the teacher takes the lessons.

Do a warm up in between the sessions if you feel sleepy and drink enough water.

But don’t sleep in the classroom sessions unless you are ill and you have permission for the same.

16. Don’t hurt others

It is quite common among kids to have friendly fights and disagreements.

But you are not supposed to hurt others physically under any circumstances.

Even if somebody kicks you or beat you, you are not supposed to give it back which makes the situation worse.

You can complaint about this to teacher or guardian so that they take further measures.

17. Actively participate in classroom activities

There will be a lot of activities and classroom games as part of learning.

Every student should voluntarily come up to actively participate in all of them and never stay behind.

This is the age where you have to polish your potentials and never say ‘no’ if the teacher asks you take up some small responsibilities.

18. Respect other students’ personal belongings

Just like you value your personal belongings, it is equally important to value other students’ belongings too.

Don’t take other’s belongings without their permission and take proper care of it if you happen to use them with their permission.

19. Comply with all school policies on handbook

You should sit with your parents to learn about the school policies written on the handbook before the first day of the school itself.

You are supposed to always comply with all these policies under any circumstances.

Have a talk with the teacher if you have doubts or concerns regarding any of the guidelines.

20. Follow the directions during activities

There will be a lot of classroom activities happening place during the learning sessions.

This can include games, debates, quiz etc.

Students are supposed to follow all the directions put forward by teachers or organizers and always be fair throughout the sessions.

21. No name calling, insults or put-downs

student bullying

Students should be well disciplined inside the classroom premises and need to be polite and well behaved.

There should not be any deeds from your side that pave the way for insulting others or that put them down.

There can be friendly disagreements or small fights, but calling by ‘names’ is not allowed.

24. Respect views of others

Just like you have an opinion about something, others might have a different view or perception.

You should be always polite to listen to others’ views and respect it rather than enforcing your particular view.

This can be more evident when you take part in classroom debates.

25. Be kind always

Students should learn to be kind right from the school days.

You should help people in need whenever possible and don’t miss any opportunities in front of you to shower kindness.

You should grow up by caring each other and helping each other.

26. Always do your best

Always maintain a positive attitude in life and do your best despite what all obstacles life offers you.

There can be failures but that should not be letting you down.

You should be well determined to try again despite failures and come out with your best.

Applying these comprehensive classroom rules as part of classroom routines can make a remarkable difference in student behavior over the period.

However, teachers should take initiatives to make the whole process comfortable for students.

Ensuring good transparency in setting and implementing the rules is really important.

Similarly, students should be given a chance to contribute their ideas while setting up these rules.

This not only gives them a feeling of importance in the classroom but also help them to work towards it more sensibly and responsibly.

However, make sure that you don’t enforce many hard rules in the classroom or give unrealistic expectations which give unwanted pressure.

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Applying a few basic rules alone can bring a pleasant and cooperative classroom ambiance.

Teachers can try writing down these rules in charts and keep in the classroom which acts as a reminder always.

Top 13 Strategies to Improve Students Attendance

The school or college attendance is the primary principal point in which students lack these days.

If you take a look at the most pressing issues in colleges regarding students, you will find student attendance levels to be in the top 3.

The situation has deteriorated to such an extent that students no longer care about the potential consequences of a low attendance tag while attending schools/colleges.

Frankly speaking, are not aware of the drawbacks of low attendance, or we can say that they are not aware of the benefits to attend the school/college regularly.

Low attendance can harm their studies and build immense pressure during exam times.

Therefore, the attendance of any college or school should be 100%. To achieve the scenario, here we have 13 proven strategies to improve student attendance in the classroom.

Strategies to Improve Attendance

Low attendance is directly proportional to low achievement. These days most students miss their school/college due to various reasons like social anxiety, poor performance, bullying, etc.

However, they do not understand that low attendance is only impacting their ability to learn.

So, the responsibility is shifted towards school/college to apply strategies which could make attendance 100%.

Some strategies

1. Link attendance with the Grades:

School/college management should link the attendance percentage directly to the student’s overall grades.

When a student is aware that, low attendance means low grades, then he will always try to improve his attendance.

2. Informing their Parents:

Many schools/college have used this strategy, and it has come up with excellent results.

While applying this strategy, the school management has to inform the irregular students’ parents about their low attendance.

For students who love to bunk their classes more often, fear of being scolded by parents will never encourage them to miss classes.

Students who obey parental authority can be persuaded, in this manner, to improve their attendance records.

For example, getting students and parents in one room and informing them of their ward’s behavior can jolt them into action.

Parents are often the most productive people who can convince their children to do better.

This must be leveraged upon by management.

3. Developing a Friendly Atmosphere:

The management should try to establish a friendly atmosphere within the institution which will attract the students.

It will help to regularize the irregular students. This strategy works in a positive way which affects the minds of the students who have a fear of hard and harsh atmosphere which is prevailing in 90 percent of the institutions.

If the atmosphere gets modified into friendly-one, the student’s attendance will surely improve in a positive manner.

It will enhance their academic performance as well as their attendance; they will not feel bored with their institutions.

4. Adding Curricular & Co-Curricular activities:

Schools, as well as Colleges, should take essential steps to add different curricular as well as co-curricular activities. Measures like these would prompt them to actively participate in several activities with their classmates.

This can prove to be an incentive for higher attendance levels. Curricular activities like Internships, Cultural Clubs, Debate teams, Volunteer works, etc. and Co-Curricular activities like Theatre, Music, Dance, Drawing, Recitation, Poetry, etc. should be introduced, so that the students are led to take an active part in them, thereby causing them to attend the school regularly.

5. E-Education:

E-Education setup should be installed in the classrooms to reinvent teaching methods.

Institutions should be fully upgraded with the latest technology like computers, I-pads, projectors, etc.

With the involvement of technology, students interest will incline more toward coming to school/college rather than bunking.

The 21st Century has been marked by a shift towards modern mediums of learning. Students these days tend to prefer education systems that utilize technology to make their content more engaging.

To take advantage of this, you should ensure the complete modernization of teaching equipment at your school.

PCs, iPads, projectors and smart learning devices must be installed and used while teaching.

This system cannot work without the active involvement of the teachers. Therefore, you must ensure that the teaching staff is up to date with modern teaching practices.

Once you show students what your institution’s teaching capabilities are worth, they will start turning up in numbers like never seen before.

6. Biometric Attendance:

Another commonly used system in modern offices and institutions, biometric attendance is an excellent way to keep track of student attendance.

Unlike conventional attendance-taking measures, which can easily be faked, biometric attendance can prove to be a game changer.

It requires the physical presence of the student via his fingerprint,

thus ensuring he is actually present for classes. A list of defaulters can also be drawn up quickly, generated by the system, and be dealt with as per school policy.

This measure would prevent students from slipping out or faking their attendance.

7. Rewarding the Most Regular Student:

Rewards are often the best way to get anyone to do something. This measure must be utilized.

The students with highest attendance rates can be rewarded in public with trophies or certificates, commending them for their attendance.

Once students realize that their high attendance rates would gain them renown, a surge in the number of students turning up regularly should be observed.

8. Holding Awareness Programs:

Various Awareness Programs should be held in the context of low attendance.

These awareness programs will make irregular students aware of drawbacks of the low attendance and advantages of being regular in the institution.

And these hard-to-appear-in-class students will surely try to increase their regularity in the schools and colleges.

9. Modification in Teaching Techniques:

Traditional teaching techniques must be overhauled, and interactive methods should be employed, to make the subject more interesting for students.

We all know how a good teacher, with an impeccable teaching style, is worth much more than every other measure.

Teachers with a unique style must be encouraged and promoted.

They should be put in charge of other teachers to help train and improve their performance.

By enhancing interactivity and engagement via new teaching methods, students will begin signing up for more classes in no time.

10. Addition of Artistic Subjects:

Every student has a creative side in them. Promoting their creativity by adding some subjects like Music, Dance, Theatre, Literature, etc.

This can help any institution reach the goal of 100% attendance. Extracurricular activities have been shown to be a significant draw for enhancing student attendance levels.

Programs and workshops related to music, dance, theatre, and literature can be made part of the school curriculum for the student’s all-round development.

It will make the students stand out of the queue and develop their personality. The interest will bring them to school regularly at any cost.

11. Cultural Programs & Functions:

Cultural Programs and Functions should be held regularly. It will increase the interest of students.

By making them participate in these functions to showcase their talents, attendance can be improved.

12. NCC & NSS:

NCC & NSS should be introduced in all the schools and colleges

. It will profoundly affect the discipline of the students and will result in improving their attendance.

As in NCC and NSS like organizations, they are keen about the student’s discipline.

These organizations introduce students to different games, patriotic functions, camps, etc., which attracts the students and they start to attend the schools and colleges regularly which in return improves their attendance.

13. Regular PTM:

The school and college management should plan regular Parent-Teacher meetings so that they can give proper reports of wards to their parents. These meetings will keep parents well informed about the achievement or failure of their wards.

Final Words

With many institutions struggling with concerns over student attendance levels, it is essential that you do not fall into the same trap.

Implementing the measures listed above should go a long way in retaining students and boosting their attendance rates.

Remember, a school is most-often only known for its alumni. If you want your school to do well and make a name for itself in the public sphere, the discipline must be improved.

And the first step towards doing that begins with improving their attendance rates.

12 Health Benefits Of Vitamin D For Kids

As you attempt and consolidate a more significant amount of it in your child’s diet, it is vital for you to know the significance of different vitamins. The one is known as Vitamin D, which conveys numerous health benefits. This necessary vitamin is available just in a couple of assortments of sustenance.

As a parent, it is significant for you to make sure that you are giving the right amount of vitamin D to your child’s. The necessity of Vitamin D for kids starts at the fetal stage and proceeds for the duration of one’s life.

Vitamin D insufficiency in children can have antagonistic health results, for example, development failure as well as rickets. In the year 2008, the American Academy of Pediatrics expanded its recommendation every day admission of vitamin D for kids, babies, and teenagers to 400 IU.

Babies who are breastfed and kid’s and young people who expend under 1 L of vitamin D– braced milk every day will probably require supplementation to achieve 400 IU of vitamin D every day.

This proposal depends on master conclusion and later clinical preliminaries estimating biomarkers of the status of vitamin D for kids. It is additionally founded on the point of reference for avoiding and treating rickets with 400 IU of vitamin D.

Additionally, these dietary sources, exposure to bright B daylight gives children and grown-up’s extra vitamin D. Even though the American Academy of Pediatrics suggests keeping newborn children out of direct sunlight, diminished daylight may build children’s danger of vitamin D insufficiency.

No randomized controlled preliminaries evaluating persistent arranged results have been performed on all-inclusive vitamin D supplementation. In any case, vitamin D may decrease the danger of specific contaminations and constant maladies.

Doctors should help guardians pick the suitable vitamin D supplement for their youngster.

While restoring the vitamin D inadequacy pandemic might be a far-off objective, you can find a way to guarantee your youngster is getting enough vitamin D:

>>Start enhancing your kid with 1,000 IU of vitamin D per 25 pounds of body weight.

>>Following two months of supplementation, test your kid’s vitamin D levels. (The Vitamin D Council offers a 25(OH)D in-home test unit at the most reasonable cost in the U.S.)

>>If your kid isn’t inside the ideal scope of 40-80 ng/ml (50 ng/ml is perfect), at that point alter their supplementation routine as needs are. Retest their vitamin D levels two months in the wake of rolling out any improvements to their supplementation routine.

>>Tragically, regardless of the expanded proof of vitamin D’s outstanding job in children’s health, the pervasiveness of youth vitamin D lack stays high all through the world.

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How to Find Vitamin D for kids Naturally?

Also, vitamin supplements and improved food are other approaches to build vitamin D for kid’s diet. Search for nourishments braced with vitamin D, for example, milk, grain, squeezed orange, yogurt, and margarine. Vitamin D is found naturally in just a couple of sustenance. See natural sources recorded in the diagram underneath.

How does vitamin D for kids work?

Vitamin D is fat-solvent, implying that it breaks down in fat rather than water and can be put away in the body. It’s a remarkable vitamin as in it acts as a hormone now and again, driving specialists to allude to it as a “prohormone.

Because of its one of a kind structure and capacity, vitamin D has been appeared to have receptors all through the body which could affect a shockingly broad scope of health factors.

A well-recorded function of vitamin D is aiding calcium digestion, which benefits bone development and support.

Different territories that are less decisive yet at the same time subjects of vitamin D for kids explore the job in:

>>Insulin creation and glucose digestion and hence the effect on diabetes.

>>A healthy circulatory system and impact on coronary illness.

>>Brain health, including melancholy and another mental, scatters.

>>Supporting a robust and resistant environment, enabling the body to battle diseases.

What is the Importance Of Vitamin D for kids?

1. Vitamin D is significant for the improvement of kids.

2. It encourages your kids to get enough calcium and phosphate that makes their bones more grounded. If you feel that giving milk alone can get the job done the prerequisite, you are entirely off-base.

3. There are commonly two kinds of vitamin D – Vitamin D2 and vitamin D3.

4. D2 is otherwise called ergocalciferol and is for the most part delivered by plants.

5. D3 is otherwise called cholecalciferol. It is delivered naturally by our human body when our body gets presented to sunbeams.

6. Both D2 and D3 are necessary for the body to assemble more grounded and healthy bones, particularly for your kids.

7. Generally, you may feel that playing outside in the sun for quite a while and drinking milk will help your kids in getting enough Vitamin D, yet this isn’t valid.

8. Vitamin D causes the body to retain minerals like calcium and aides in structure solid bones and teeth.

9. Vitamin D goes about as a hormone and aides in managing the insusceptible framework and cell development.

10. It encourages your kids to avoid rickets, which is a bone ailment that prompts bone cracks and disfigurement

11. A Study has also confirmed kids with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) as contrasted with NON-ADHD peers. So, kids with ADHD have lower levels of Vitamin D, recommending the need to examine the levels of Vitamin D in all the kids with ADHD.

12. There are various studies stated the link between stable moods and healthy vitamin D levels. Children with low vitamin D levels had a higher chance of mood concerns.

Dosage Information Vitamin D For Kids:

Here is a thought of the measurements that your child needs, according to the age. Do have a word with your pediatrician before you give your child the equivalent:

Newborn children beneath the period of a year need somewhere around ten small scale grams of Vitamin D every day, which is 400 International units(IU).

Newborn children over the age of a year need 15 miniaturized scale grams of Vitamin D every day, and that is 600 IU.

Substances That Help You Get Vitamin D:

Here are a few foods with vitamin d for kids:

1) The half large egg has 10 IU of Vitamin D.

2) A half ounce of cheddar (Swiss cheddar) has 6 IU of Vitamin D.

3) Some low-fat milk has 49 IU of Vitamin D.

4) Yogurt of 6 ounces has 80 IU of vitamin D.

5) Half container squeezed orange has 50 IU of vitamin D.

6) Half container prepared to eat oat has 19 IU of Vitamin D.

Impacts Of Vitamin D For Kids:

Vitamin D for kids ought to dependably be taken by the necessity. Taking beyond what required measures of Vitamin D can be extremely destructive.

An over portion of vitamin D in children makes one’s body consumes an excess of calcium. This will get kept in your child’s body, which thus harms the kidney.

Taking excessively little is likewise unsafe as this can prompt bone breaks and bone disfigurement.

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Getting enough Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been made into the skin throughout the sunlight. This procedure is incredibly quick—it just takes a couple of minutes of sunlight to make a considerable measure of vitamin D for kids.

Hence, due to worries over sun presentation, numerous children don’t get enough immediate daylight to get sufficient vitamin D for kids.

Additionally, vitamin D is difficult to get from diet alone. It is available in little sums in greasy fish, just as liver, cheddar, and egg yolks.

In 2012, the AAP distinguished an “alarming increment” in the recurrence of severe vitamin D insufficiency.

Also, in respect to safe sun exposure, numerous children get their vitamin D from enhancements or invigorated substances.

Milk and newborn child recipe are both energized with vitamin D; milk have around 100 IU per container, which means a kid would need to drink milk every day to get his or her suggested portion.

Bosom milk is a poor wellspring of vitamin D, so the AAP recommends to get supplemental vitamin D for kids starting in an initial couple of long periods of life.

Vitamin D is accessible as a dietary enhancement, for the most part as a gel top or liquid drops.

The drops, which are available over the counter, are ideal for newborn children and little children since they are anything but difficult to direct and can be joined with fluids.

Converse with your pediatrician and adhere to the dosing directions on the bundle to guarantee your youngster is getting sufficient vitamin D.

It is essential to guarantee your child is getting the appropriate measure of Vitamin D for kids. Have a word with your child’s specialist to find out about the measurements.

Beginning your child on a healthy eating propensity at an early age will make way for a healthy life over the long haul. Have any exceptional tips to share? Tell us in the comment section.

6 Steps to Setup School ERP

Opting for a School ERP, a centralized platform to unify all aspects of school functioning is the first step in the direction of the smart school.

A streamlined process spikes up efficiency levels and saves a lot of time at hand to pay attention to more important aspects of progress.

Implementing a School ERP for your institute requires strategic planning and execution prior to installation.

Here is a step by step procedure to go about the implementation process.

Select one employee from each department to assist you

Departmental knowledge is key when choosing a set of people who will be the pioneers of the adoption process.

These will form a group that will assist the admin in setting up the relevant modules of the School ERP customized to the needs of your institution.

Identify the problems and goals of each section

Once the team is formed, conduct a brainstorming session where the problems and goals of each department are upstaged.

Lay down a complete roster of the analytics and functions that make up the process.

While you craft a set up for the current volume of institutional functionalities, consider the possibilities of imminent changes and scalability.

Analyze and select the School ERP best suited for your needs

Once you have a clear consensus of the goals and objectives, it is time to choose the right School ERP service provider.

In the face of overwhelming options, how do we pick the best School ERP.

Budget is an important aspect to consider before you move ahead with your decision.

Then comes the secondary factors like ease of implementation and adoption rate.

Here are a few things to factor in while making the choice

Make sure that the chosen School ERP

  • Enhances the current process flow
  • Blends in the legacy systems without a painful procedure
  • Drives collaboration
  • Has enough room for scaling up with new updates and schemes

If your chosen vendor is offering inclusive migration support, that accounts for a great deal.

Migrate only important data from Legacy Systems

Compare the source data and the target data of the School ERP system to pick only pertinent information.

Data gathering is an imperative step before commencing with module implementation.

It would be wise to assign the responsibility of getting relevant data curated to respective heads of departments.

Once all the data is gathered, get the respective teams of trained personnel to assist the vendor with the process of data import and further ahead with the implementation of the modules.

Allocate Adequate Time for Practical Training to Employees

Before making the system live, conduct training sessions until the staff gains legible audacity, to operate the system with the least confusions.

Change management is hard. Almost 56% of School ERP implementation procedures fail to cause process disruption owing to lack of proper training.

The most sensible way to achieve a desirable adoption rate is to assign a test system to each employee who forms an explicit part of the process.

The test system simulates the original ERP and helps foster a clear understanding of its features.

For this very reason, once employees are faced with a live system, they will have enough confidence to perform the tasks more effectively.

The Final Test

Before going live, it is mandatory to test the system to identify potential issues.

On completion of migration, test the data system to highlight any issues with functionality, interface, transactions, and reports to name a few.

Once the system is scanned for issues across all functionalities, then would be the right time to make it live.

17 Tips for Saving your “Teacher Voice”

Being a teacher, voice is your utmost asset. Keep it healthy and loud by following tips.

Teaching a class of at least 60 students comes with an occupational hazard of losing the voice.

You must have thought of losing the minds – well, that teachers lose in the very beginning of their tenure as a teacher! Just Kidding!

But! Losing voice is for real. Many voice teachers suggest not to overlook this dreaded occupational hazard because data shows that 25% of teachers fall in the danger of losing their voice every year.

So, don’t fall into the category and follow below-mentioned tips to save your “teacher Voice!

17 Pro Tips

1. Stay Hydrated

You should always stay hydrated especially in the summers.

Staying hydrated is one of the foremost steps to do to save your voice.

For that, you should always carry a water bottle with you and should try to sip-in every 15 minutes.

It will help you a lot in resting your vocal cords and in return will make your body hydrated.

2. Don’t be Loud

Loudness can harm your vocal cords easily and can make them full of strain. So, you should always try to be calm in your talks or lectures.

You should not be so loud in delivering your lectures.

As it pressurizes your vocal cords and after some time it will start to choke while talking. So, it is recommended to be calm and not to deliver loud lectures.

3. Good Amount of Breathing

It is highly recommended to breathe a lot in between your lecture delivering.

As most of the voice-tiredness is only due to our low breath habit in between our talks.

If we breathe well, it will maintain our command over the voice-box. And you will not feel voice tiredness.

So, you should try to build this habit of inhaling and exhaling a good amount of air while you are delivering your lectures.

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4. Beware of Junk Foods

Consuming junk foods can be the biggest mistake for a teacher who is careful with his voice.

You should cut down the amount of junk foods from your daily routine. As junk foods can harm your throat in every possible manner.

You should say Bye-Bye to the fried and junk stuff. It is very unhygienic and unhealthy in nature. And it has the very abilities to hit your vocal cords and make you lose your voice.

5. Be slow

Always try to calm yourself and try to control your lecturing speed.

The faster you will deliver your lecture, the more exhausted you will feel. And the slower you will go, the calmer you will feel.

So, you should always try to slow down your speed of talking in the classroom.

6. Don’t change your Pitch

This should be the first and foremost tip for saving your voice. You have to find your natural pitch and try to maintain your talks and other vocal exercises in the same pitch.

You should not always try to change your pitch simultaneously. But should stick to your natural pitch. This will really be fruitful to you and your voice-box.

7. Do Vocal Exercises daily

Many voice exercises like Lip Buzz, Solfege, and Mah-May-Me-Mo-Moo are there to keep your voice box healthy and fit.

These exercises are really helpful in calming down your vocal cords and maintain your pitch.

Just add these exercises in your daily routine and see the difference.

8. Take proper Rest

Your voice-box is just like any other machine which is performing its functions.

As we know, for any machine to work nicely, it has to go under a resting period to lessen up it’s stress and strain levels.

So, you should give rest to your vocal cords on an interval basis. It will maintain your vocal cords and will save your voice from getting exhausted.

9. Stop Modulation

Voice modulation is one of the major reasons for losing voice. Voice modulation exhausts our vocal cords in double speed.

It increases the work-load of our voice-box, which in return harm our vocal cords in the deadliest manner.

So, we should always try to restrict ourselves by modulating our voice harshly. It will surely help in saving our voice.

10. Go for miming

Various teachers are opting this method of teaching to save their Teacher Voice.

It is really benefiting them a lot. You just have to learn to mime, and you are ready to go for the miming sessions with the students.

You just have to assign different signs for different commands. Once the students get over these commands, you can spread your lectures by miming them in intervals.

11. Don’t talk limitless

There should be a limit in your talks (say its lecture or any other random talk).

You should never try to go beyond your limits. Always be in the limits, and you will feel the magical difference in the exhaust ness of your vocal cords.

Most of the teachers out there apply this method in their teaching. This method proves to be one of the brilliant ways to calm down your voice. So, you should try to build this habit of limiting your talks.

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12. Student Lectures

You can assign lecture demonstrations to each and every student on a weekly basis. It has two benefits.

On the one hand, it builds the student’s confidence, and on the second hand, it lessens your burden.

This in return calms down your vocal cords. Many teachers are getting a positive result by using this method across the globe.

13. Gear up with a Microphone

If you are a teacher and you really do care for your voice, you should invest in a microphone.

It is really a pro tip for saving your voice.

This will clear all your hurdles in the context of saving your voice. You can go for the cheaper microphone set in the beginning and step up with the time and need.

It will really prove to be one of the assets in your teaching career while saving you from the occupational hazard.

14. Visit a Specialist

This can be a cherry on the top if you visit some voice specialist on a regular basis.

The Specialist can guide you well through the steps which are involved in saving your voice for long runs.

The specialist will grab the nuances which you are doing with your voice and make you aware of your vocal exhaustion which can be prevented on time if you regularly visit your vocal specialist.

Symptoms which strikes you to visit your specialist:

>>Coughing on intervals

>>Swallowing difficulty.

>>Loss of voice

>>Pain while speaking.

15. Salt Gargles

Gargling with salt water can be the best tip to save your Teacher Voice.

As the salt has some antiseptic properties which can heal your strains. And if you are teaching on a regular basis, you must add this tip to your daily habits.

You should do it twice a day. One in the early morning and secondly in bedtime. All your vocal stress will be vanished for sure.

16. Ginger & Honey

Ginger and Honey syrup (in warm water) can be the best advice one can give you.

You should consume syrup of Honey and Ginger on daily or thrice in a week.

It will maintain your voice levels and will stay your vocal cords moisten.

It is really very fruitful for those who are regularly delivering their lectures and feeling voice strains.

17. Vocal Warm-Ups

You should always try to make a habit of stealing 5-10 minutes for your daily Vocal Warm-up.

Vocal Warm-Up should be performed daily before starting delivering your lecture in the classrooms.

It will give a strong hold to your vocal cords and will try to maintain its levels.

In return, it can help to tolerate the high vocal pressures, and your voice will not get exhausted easily.

Dear Teachers!

Teaching is a profession where you voice matters. You might be called out for speaking for a school sports tournament or attend an assembly or more than lakhs of students. Therefore, keep your voice healthy and shout out loud whenever you require.

29 Classic and Funny Short Bedtime Stories for Kids

It is always good to develop reading habits among kids. This not only improves their vocabulary but enhances its knowledge database.

Finding time for reading can be quite tricky in between all study time and play time.

How about reading at least a story during bedtime? It would be good if parents invoke interest for story reading in kids from early days itself so that it becomes a habit over time.

In the younger days, parents can start off by telling them good stories while they listen to it and fall asleep.

Slowly change it by giving them interesting story books and ask them to read a story a day before sleep.

Choose them the right set of books suitable for their age. Here we are sharing a few among the many awesome short bedtime stories for kids:

1. Peace At Last

This is a funny bedtime story of Mr. Bear, Mrs. Bear, and Baby Bear. One day night they all felt sleepy and decided to go to bed.

However, Mr. Bear was not able to find a peaceful place to sleep. As his wife was snoring, he couldn’t sleep in the room and go to the baby’s room.

The baby was pretending to be an airplane and making noise. He then moved to live room, then to the kitchen, to garden and car. When he finally found a place, it was morning!

2. The Paper Bag Princes

This is the story of Princess Elizabeth who is rich with beautiful clothes and shoes. She got engaged to Prince Ronald and one day a dragon attacked the castle and burns everything including her clothes and took away the prince.

The Princess found a paper bag and wore it and got out of the castle to rescue the prince.

She used all her intelligence to outsmart the animal and rescued the prince. Ronald was disgusted to see her in a paper bag and asked her to get well dressed.

Elizabeth was shocked by his attitude and calls off the marriage.

3. Foolish Lion and Clever Rabbit

This is a famous Panchatantra story which tells us how being clever can save you despite your strength.

The merciless lion who claimed to be king of the forest killed all animals of the jungle for no reason.

All animals approached him and promised him that one animal will be sent to him every day as his meal and he agreed.

The story revolves around the day when a clever rabbit was sent to the lion as a meal and how he used the trick to save himself and the entire forest from this merciless lion.

4. Interrupting Chicken

This is a funny bedtime story about a chicken that interrupts every time his father tells him a story.

One day his papa took him to bed for sleep and chicken asks to tell a story. His father agreed to tell a story asking him not to interrupt for which he agreed.

He started the story of Hansel and Gretel which chicken interrupted and then he told another story which he interrupted and so on.

At last his father went out of stories and asked chicken to read out a story himself. As soon as chicken started reading a story, Papa fell asleep in the bed.

5. The Going To Bed Book

This is a simple narrative book that teaches kids about what to do after nightfall in a story way. The evening has come and the sun has set and all the animals were ready to sleep.

The animals went one by one downstairs to boat’s deck and took bath and changed into pajamas. They brushed the teeth, stretched their body and did light exercises.

Finally, they got into bed and fell asleep as the boat moved with the gentle waves of the sea.

6. Princess Jasmine’s Story

This is a bedtime story about a princess, Jasmine who wants to marry her true love and not the prince chosen by her father. She ran away from home and met Aladdin and she was impressed and became friends.

But the king’s minister put him in jail where he found a magic lamp and carpet.

Even when the minister tried to take it away from him, he got it with the help of the monkey and escaped.

The genie in the lamp made him a prince and he met Jasmine and fall in love. At last, Jasmine married her true love.

7. The Lion kin

Lion King Mufasa and Queen Sarabi had a baby cub Simba. The king’s brother wants the kingdom and killed the king and scares Simba away. Thereafter he lived in a vast jungle and made friends there and grows up protecting each other.

Once he meets his childhood sweetheart Nala who told him about the sad state of the kingdom now. When wise baboon Rafiki persuades him, he goes back to fight his uncle and regain the kingdom. He then succeeds as a good king with the help of his friends.

8. The Dragon and The Princess

This is a funny bedtime story of a princess who hates to be one and never liked to dress up, comb her hair to be presentable.

She often played mean tricks to trouble the old knight and grew up as a bad example. A dragon once came near kingdom and lived in a cave.

In order to trouble the old knight, the princess went to the dragon and asked to capture her.

She was astonished to see that she is gentle, calm and plays the piano.

They soon realized that they are opposite in nature and decide to exchange the places and they lived happily thereafter.

9. The Kettle Who Gave Birth

Nasreddin Hodja is an intelligent and shrewd man. Once he admired a neighbor’s kettle a lot and thought to take it himself with a plan.

He asked his neighbor to give the kettle for one day as he had guests. He didn’t return it after many days and the neighbor came home angry at him.

Hodja said that the Kettle gave birth to a small kettle and gave him both kettles and the neighbor was happy.

Hodja again went to ask for kettle saying the reason of guests at home. Neighbour was more than happy to give it.

He didn’t return it for many days and neighbor came home asking for it. Hodja funnily replied that the kettle passes away and he buried it.

The case was taken to court and Hodja said “If a kettle can give birth, it can die too” and the whole court laughed out loud.

10. A Color Of His Own

The author tries to convey the message that you won’t feel alone when you meet a person of your kind through the story of the chameleon.

Once a chameleon was sitting on the back of the tiger when he got the tiger’s color. He was sad that every animal got their own color but he doesn’t have. He then tried to get the color of his own.

He jumped on to a leaf when he became green and he turned brown when autumn came.

He then fell on the grass and became green. At last, he met another chameleon with the same fate and decided to stay together so that he won’t be alone.

11. The Mouse That Roared

Once there was an old man who lived in a hut with magical powers and used to meditate all day long. One day a mouse came running to ask for help as a fox was chasing him.

The old man used his magical powers to turn him into a tiger. Thus the mouse was saved from the fox but he used his new appearance to torture other animals and killed them unnecessarily.

At the same time he was also worried that if the old man finds about his deeds, he might change him into a mouse again.

So he decided to kill the old man who was meditating but he managed to turn him into a mouse again before that.

The old man said that he deserves to stay his life as a mouse again as he was not thankful to the person who helped him.

12. The Mice That Ate Iron

This funny tale tells the story of two friends, Naduk and Bondu. Naduk was a rich businessman but all of a sudden his business collapsed.

He sold all his possessions to pay off debt and went to another place. Before going, he gave an iron beam to his best friend Bondu to keep till he returns.

Naduk came back rich one day and asked for the ion beam. Bondu lied that mice ate the iron.

He didn’t question his friend and asked his son to come along with him to collect some gifts.

Naduk locked him up and said to Bondu that a hawk carried his son away. Bondu accused his friend of lying and case went to court when he realized that Naduk was proving his lie about mice eating iron in a funny way.

13. Sleepless King

It is a funny bedtime story of a king who was not able to sleep a night. The queen was working all day and got tired and fell asleep immediately.

But the king was not able to sleep for hours and came out of his bed asking for help.

The royal treasurer gave him a piece of polishing cloth telling that he usually dozes off while cleaning the treasure. The king tried that for a while but was not sleepy.

He went to the kitchen and cook asked him to knead the dough to fall asleep.

The king tried it also but for no use. Then he went to a gardener who asked him to cut the grass to get tired and sleep but for no use.

The queen wakes up to see all this and asked the king to lie in bed. She gave him a glass of milk and read him a bedtime story when the king fell asleep.

14. Oh, The Places You’ll Go

This is an awesome good read which shares a lot of values to kids. It comprises colorful illustrations and beautiful verses which are appealing to kids.

The author beautifully discusses the different stages of life, choices to make and situations they have to handle.

He also inspires kids to move on in life and make them understand that life is not about always having fun.

The book is an amazing choice to make kids understand that life is a balance of good and bad and how to enjoy life responsibly.

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15. The Brahmin’s Dream

These interesting bedtime story for kids remind kids that it is always good to have dreams in your life.

However, to achieve it, you have to stop dreaming and act towards achieving your dreams. In this plot, a Brahmin who used to beg for a living once got a pot full of flour.

He kept it beside his bed and fell asleep dreaming about how this pot is going to bring him good luck.

He dreamt about a rich and prosperous life that he is going to make out of it and how the king would give his daughter to him seeing his success.

Finally, he dreamt of beating his kids with a stick and accidentally broke this pot flour. With this story, you can advise kids to never build castles in the air.

16. Guess How Much I Love You

It was bedtime  for two rabbits, daddy Big Nutbrown and kid Little Nutbrown.

The kid asked the daddy “Guess How Much I Love You.” When daddy was clueless, the little one said ‘this much’ by stretching his hand for which daddy also responded the same way by stretching his long hands.

Then kid reaches his hands up and said he loves him as much as he can reach and daddy also did the same. Then baby told daddy “I love you right up to the moon.” The daddy kissed him on the forehead and said: “I love you to the moon and back.” Finally, the kid rabbit fell asleep.

17. Poindexter Makes A Friend

This is an awesome bedtime story for kids who are shy of making new friends. Poindexter is a piglet who was shy but loves to read.

He spends time with stuffed animal friends and reads to them. He often goes to a library where he finds a place to sit calm and read.

One day he met a shy turtle, Shelby at the library. He helped her to find a book on making friends.

Soon they started talking and discussed what they like and don’t like and became friends. Thereafter they spent a lot of time together at Poindexter’s house.

18. The Princess and the Pea

Once there lived a young prince who wants to marry a ‘real’ princess. He went on a journey to find his mate but unfortunately came back to the kingdom disheartened.

One fine day, there came a princess to their kingdom on a rainy day with her hair and dress drenched.

The queen decided to test if she was a real princess to help his son. So she kept a pea on the bed and kept 20 feather pillows and 20 soft mattresses on top of it and welcomed her to sleep.

When she woke up the next day, she complained of something hard hitting on her back while sleeping.

Now the queen understood that she was the real princess his son was looking for because who else can be so delicate!

19. The Intelligent Merchant

This is a bedtime story about a cunning and unjust king and an intelligent and shrewd merchant.

The king used his power to tax his subjects and some sycophants always supported his deeds.

The merchant was not at all happy with this and expressed his views at many times. The king was annoyed with the merchant and was waiting for a turn to let him down.

Once the merchant told that intelligence was enough for a person to live. The king was really angry with him and asked him to prove it within a month.

Upon request, he was given only a weighing scale. The interesting story is about how the merchant survived using just a weighing scale and used his intelligence to prove that he is right.

20. Goodnight Gorilla

This is a funny bedtime story about a naughty gorilla in a zoo. The zookeeper goes for nightly rounds every day to see that all animals are sleeping in the cages.

He starts off with the cage of the naughty gorilla. One day gorilla took the keys from the zookeeper while he came to check and then freed all animals.

All of them went to zookeeper’s bedroom and settled down. His wide wake up to see all the animals in the room and guide them back to cages.

However, the gorilla and his friend mouse find their way back to the cottage where they finally fell asleep.

21. The Book With No Pictures

This is a hilarious book with no pictures that makes the kids burst into laughter. The author starts off by saying that a book can be fun even if it doesn’t have any pictures.

He also tries to make the reader feel good by saying that the reader is smart to choose this book even if there are no pictures.

The author makes it clear at a later point that the book is meant to make the kids say silly things which would sound ridiculous.

22. George And Martha

This is a simple bedtime story about the friendship of two hippos George and Martha.

From many experiences, they learned that if the friendship is real, friends should always tell the truth to each other. Regardless of how ordinary they are, they used to spend happy time together.

The story also tells the fact that even the best friends’ need privacy at some points of life. The author also tries to say that friends should always see the brighter side of one another and cheer them up.

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23. The King And The Drum

There was a king who was always attentive to his looks, dressings, ornaments, and hairstyle.

He never bothered to hear the problem of people. But he had one big secret which only the barber knows; yes, he has donkey’s ears.

He threatened the barber that he would be executed if he spills this secret. The barber spent sleepless nights not talking to anyone but told this secret to his wife one day sitting near tamarind trees.

Later, the drummers used the branches of these trees to make the drums. During the festival, the drums beat “King has donkey’s ears”.

The barber was ordered to be executed and he told about this tamarind tree incident.

The wise man of the kingdom approached him and saved the barber saying “truth cannot be changed even if the barber is killed”. Thereafter the king ruled just and kept the drum to remind him to be good.

24. The Little Engine That Could

This interesting story conveys the message that if you think ‘I can’, then you can do it. Once there was a little train carrying toys and food to kids on other parts of the mountain.

On the way, the train got stuck and couldn’t move forward. The toys came out of the train and asked for help from a passenger engine and freight engine but didn’t get any help.

There came a small blue engine which said ‘I can’. They together moved the train forward and managed to give toys and food for the kids on the mountainside on time.

25. Is It Bedtime Wibbly Pig?

The cute bedtime story revolves around the cute and funny excuses told by Wibbly when asked to go to bed. First, he asks if Wibbly was ready to sleep when Wibbly replied that he was bathing.

He called Wibbly again after some time and Wibbly replied: “No, I’m still drying my toes.” The narrator keeps on asking questions and Wibbly continuously tells some cute excuses. The story ends when Wibbly falls asleep with her cuddle buddies!

26. Bob and Otto

This is a bedtime story of two worms Otto and Bob that tells the importance of good friendships.

On a spring day, Bob expressed his desire to climb the tree to see life from a top angle but Otto preferred to dig deeper into the ground.

They fell asleep and after some days, they woke up to see that Bob has become a beautiful butterfly while Otto was the same.

When they met next time, Otto was insecure thinking his friend got a beautiful appearance.

However, Bob said that Otto was the reason for who he was today. It is just because he dug the soil, it got loosened, the roots got more water and tree grew to sprout green leaves.

27. The Musical Donkey

The donkey is always portrayed as an animal with no brain despite hard work. This story helps kids to understand the importance of intelligence in addition to hard work.

It revolves around friendship of a jackal and a donkey and how they used to steal from the field every night after tiring day time work.

Despite jackal’s advice, the donkey sang out loud one day after the feast and got beaten by farmers. Jackal teased him for his ‘no brain’ moment and gave a message “there is a time and place for everything”.

28. Harold And The Purple Crayon

This is a simple bedtime story that invokes imagination in kids during their bedtime. Harold was not sleepy one day and decided to go out to see moon but there was no moon.

He took his crayons and draws a moon and then a straight line and walked through it.

Then he cuts it to a road that went to farmland and woods where there was an apple tree. Then he draws a scary monster to guard the tree. He continues his adventure by framing a story out of it by drawing ocean, boat, mountain, hot air balloon and finally fell asleep.

29. I’m Bored

This is a funny bedtime story about a girl whining about being bored. However, the situation changed all of a sudden when the girl met a potato.

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The potato told the girl that he is bored and the girl asked the reason. The potato replied that it is because he is with kids and kids are boring.

The girl argued that kids can never be boring and they are funny. The potato ask her to prove it and she listed about the fun activities they can have like cartwheels, spin around, skip, play games, walk on hands , ninja kick and more. This story is a gentle reminder for kids who are whining about being bored.

Some of these stories not only improves their vocabulary but gives awesome messages for life.

Stories are one of the best ways to share and develop good moral values in kids in a creative way. These stories are sure to take them to a world of fantasy, inspiration, emotion, courage, and messages.

Moreover, there is no better way than interesting stories that make their bedtime more joyous and help them have a good night sleep.