Thursday, November 29, 2012


The part of a plant which blossom is called as Flower. Flowers give rise to fruit and seeds. Many flowers have evolved to be attractive to animals, so as to cause them to be vectors for the transfer of pollen. Flowers is also used as the reproduction of flowering plants, flowers have long been admired and used by humans to beautify their environment, and also as objects of ritual, religion, medicine, love and also as a source of food.

The commonly known flowers are -
  • Rose - Rose is found in variety of colors. Among which the common colors are of Red Rose, White Rose and Pink Rose. And uncommon color of rose are Black Rose, Purple Rose, Yellow Rose, Lavender Rose, Orange Rose, Blue Rose and Green Rose.

  • Lotus - Most common color of Lotus Flowers are white,pink,lavender and red.

  • Sunflower - Sunflowers usually have yellow petals and a brown center.

  • Shoeflower/Hibiscus -Hibiscus flowers are large, trumpet shaped flowers that have five or more petals. The color and the size of the flowers make them quite prominent attracting humans and insects. These flowers can be of white, pink, red, purple or yellow color.

  • Lily - These trumpet-shaped flowers grow to a 6-inch diameter. The stems grow to 3 feet long, carrying four to eight blossoms. Sparse foliage is dark green. Because blooms open at various times, most lilies live one to two weeks. The Lily is very commonly found flower. The colors of Lily flower include white, yellow, pink, red and orange.

  • Mogra - The Mogra are small flowers, usually found in White Color.

  • Daisy - Daisy flowers come in variety of colors like, White, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, etc.
 NOTE - As a parent, you should take your child to some gardening events, or some park where they can see these flowers, and can understand the colors and the look of flower.

Monday, November 5, 2012


Fruit is a part of a flowering plant that derives from specific tissues of the flower, and in some cases accessory tissues. Fruits are the means by which these plants disseminate seeds. Many of them bear edible fruits. Fruits give us protein, vitamins. Fruits keeps us healthy, gives us strength and helps us to cope back from illness. There are variety of Fruits available in market. Some of them are seasonal fruits and some of them are available throughout the year. Now, a days science has developed and scientist has found a way to make all fruits available through out the year. In Ancient days, our ancestors use to get only seasonal fruits.

Now, when we have so many fruits available throughout the year, then why not take benefit of it. Lets make Little Kids understand each and every fruit and it's value for our health. We classified Fruits by size and quantity of seeds like one seed, few seeds, many seeds, big seed, small seed.

Some of the commonly available fruits in market are Apple, Banana, Pineapple, Mango, Grapes, Custard Apple, Chickoo, Guava, Pomegranate, Papaya. We would like you to know the benefits of these fruits, so that you can share it with your little ones.

  1. Apple - Good Source for Immune system by Vitamin C, regular intake of apples helps reduce the risk of Heart disease and Diabetes.
    2.  Banana - Improves the Diet, keeps Bone healthy, Keeps the tract of     Constipation and Diarrhoea, reduces probability of Kidney Cancer.
    3. Custard Apple - Also known as Sharifa.Rich source of Vitamin- A, gives healthy skin and shiny hair,  Makes Vision sharp and brighter, cures constipation, complete package of Iron, so helps anemic people.
Helps in treating Vomiting, gout, lice and Vitamin B6 deficiencies.
      4. Chickoo - Good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Hence, helps in good vision, good immune system.
     5. Grapes - Reduces chances of Heart Attack, Cure of Asthma, Remedy of Migraine, fiber in grapes helps to overcome the problems of Constipation, regular intake of Grapes take care of Indigestion, Prevents Cancer.
     6. Guava - Help cures Dysentery and Diarrhea, rich source of dietary fiber, hence helps in constipation, improves skin texture, big source of Vitamin C.
     7. Mango - It helps lower the Cholesterol, helps clear the skin, promotes good eyesight, Improves Digestion, Good remedy of Heat Stroke, Good Source of Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
    8. Pineapple - Good Source of Vitamins and Minerals, Prevents cough and cold, strengthen bones, keeps gum healthy, improves digestion.
    9. Pomegranate - Full of antioxidants, protects from forming dangerous blood clots, increases oxygen level for the hearts.
     10. Papaya - Rich in enzymes, helps in better digestion, strengthen immune system.

Now, lets teach the Kids benefits of these fruits, and benefits of fruits on our health.
These fruits are classified according to the number of seeds available inside in every fruit.

Classification of Fruits -
  1. One Seed - Mango, Apricot, Plum, Peach.
  2. Few Seeds - Apple, Orange, Lemon.
  3. Many Seeds - Papaya, Cantaloupe, Water melon.
  4. Small Seed - Apple, Orange, Lemon. 
  5. Big Seed - Mango, Avocado.


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