Why the Tree is Sad

A song story about a sad tree and his many friends – the monkey, the snake, the tiger, the eagle who brings him fish, the mouse who sings him rap. They even call a witch who gives him a dose of ‘dream’. All his friends try to find what makes him so sad. Can you guess, finally, what really makes the tree happy again?

Imagine – Re-imagined

Imagine – Re-imagined

In 1971, John Lennon and Yoko Ono produced one of the most memorable songs of this era – Imagine. Now, almost 45 years later, six young minds from across India, get together to re-write the lyrics. These lyrics capture their hopes, their desires and their imagination. This is Imagine, re-imagined.

Turtle Tales – Celebrating turtles with stories from across the world

Turtle Tales – Celebrating turtles with stories from across the world

May 23rd is World Turtle Day and this feature celebrates turtles. We dug into world mythology and folktales to unearth stories about turtles from across the globe and across human history. These stories come from North America, Africa, India and Japan.

Nature: A Poem

Nature: A Poem

Nature The full text of the poem The Chaichals sit on a tree, screaming to their friends; It seems so amazing, the way their tail bends.   A grasshopper hopping by, to say a friendly hello; It is so teeny-weeny, its color is yellow.   The clouds are passing by, feeling very proud; Nature is so quiet, yet still so very loud. About the Chaichal Bird About the Chaichal bird […]

Koshish Karne Waalon Ki…

Koshish Karne Waalon Ki…

कोशिश करने वालों की हार नहीं होती, ऐसे लोग अक्सर कहतें हैं| क्या यह सच है? कवी हरिवंश राय बच्चनने यह साबित करने का प्रयत्न किया है|

Rail Pe

Rail Pe is a Hindi poem about the characters that one invariably encounters on a train. With the carriage crammed to capacity, the wisest thing to do is enjoy the company of your co-travellers.

Ek Hoti Aaji Ani Ek Hoti Naat

When a grandmother and her granddaughter have a sudden urge to meet each other they set out at once. But since they start their journey at the same time, chaos and confusion ensue.

Naya Naya Ye School Hamara

A new school holds so many things to excite and fascinate young children. This Hindi song is a list of those wonderful things.

Chal Re Bhoplya Tunuk Tunuk

Meet a clever old woman who manages to outwit a hungry tiger and a wolf. This Marathi song is very popular among children.

Cupcake Kahani

The Gobble Up witch bakes ‘gobblicious’ treats made Joy, the giant cupcake who was really sweet In Came hungry Hansel and greedy Grettle They weren’t willing to share, they weren’t willing to settle Each wanted yummy Joy all to their self Joy saw trouble brewing while sitting on the shelf Joy took a leap and decided to run away The children ran after her begging her to stay “oh no” said Joy having mind of her own I won’t let you eat me up all alone. Enter witch Gobble-Up to the rescue “here now children, let me help you I made the cupcake with love and care I made the giant cupcake so that you two could share.” The children thought about this, the witch made sense they were no longer fighting, they were back to being friends.