My favourite tourist spot- Essay #WorldTourismDay
Hey everyone, Sara here! Today on World Tourism Day, its hard not to think about the Tourism industry, one of the worst hit by COVID19.
9 year old Navika Kharbanda from Noida refreshes all of our holiday memories by sharing a write up of her favorite travel!
Navika is a student of Amity International School, Noida
Walking with my grandma, by the riverside- Poem #WorldRiversDay
Sara here, friends! 10 year old Prabhgeet Kaur shares this beautiful poem of what all she discovered in a walk by the river with her grandmother! A great piece to start your Sunday.
A visit to the Zoo- Essay
Their first visit to the zoo, is a high point in every child’s life! Here is 7 year old Videep Krishna from Chennai shares with us glimpses of his memorable zoo visit.
Videep is a student of St. Mark’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai
If the river were my friend- Poem #WorldRiversDay
Happy #WorldRiversDay in advance, friends! Sara here. It is so beautiful to imagine the river come alive as a person. 10 year old Manya Choksi from Surat is even ready to share her chocolate Munch with the river, as an offer of lifelong friendship!
Manya is a student of Reliance Foundation School, Surat.
A prank played by me
Hey friends, Sara here! Here is such a relatable piece by 12 year old Vansshvardhan Agarwal from Kolkata. So often, as we end up hurting someone, without meaning to. Many lessons to learn as we grow up!
Vansshvardhan is a student of La Martiniere For Boys, Kolkata
What is the most beautiful sound? Story
Hey everyone, Sara here! Here is a wonderful story from 12 year old Nandana Karthika MR from Mysore. As the world celebrates International Week of the Deaf, here is a wonderful story on the quest for the most beautiful sound. What if everyone could hear it?
Nandana Karthika MR is a student of DMS, Mysore
A 15 year old writes to her 12 year old self! Essay
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! We have heard of memoirs, autobiography and letter to myself 10 years younger. Here is 15 year old Vedika Agarwal from Kolkata writing in to her 12 year self. Why not? We learn something everyday, right? Keeping it rolling kids!
More homework, please! Essay
Hey friends, Sara here! Is it just me or the strangest things are happening. Here is 7 year old Ayaansh Patni from Kolkata building the case for MORE homework! Dont miss this adorable essay, with nuggets like “If children don’t get any homework, then they will jump on the bed and will be super naughty at home!”
Ayaansh Patni is a student of La Martiniere For Boys, Kolkata
My favourite sound- Essay #InternationalWeekoftheDeaf
Hey friends, Sara here! Did you know that 21 Sep- 25 Sep 2020 is being celebrated globally as the International Week of the Deaf?
11 year old Presha Patel from Vadodara shares this very thoughtful essay on the various sounds we often hear, at times enjoy but rarely show gratitude for.
Presha studies in Navrachana International School, Vadodara.
All About Peace-Essay #InternationalPeaceDay
Happy International Peace Day! Sara here. 12 year old R.S.Anandita from Chennai writes this thorough essay on what peace feels like, how can it be achieved and why it is important.
R.S.Anandita is a student of NSN Memorial, Chennai
Why an International Day of Peace (United Nations) 2020? Essay
Hey friends, Sara here! 21st Sep 2020 is the International Peace Day. 14 year old Srijani Basu from Kolkata shares with us the reason why this day is important.
Srijani is a student of Loreto House School, Middleton Row, Kolkata.
A Lift from Reality- Essay #Discrimation
Sara here, friends! Here is 14 year old Diya Barmecha from Mumbai, proving that young minds are capable of thinking equally, if not better than older ones. A stunning essay on the life of a security guard, drawing out the discrimination inherent in society.
Diya is a student of Ascend International School, Mumbai
Mahalaya by the Ganges – Essay
Happy Mahalaya, everyone! Sara here. I cant get enough of the excitement around this festival, especially from my lovely friends from Bengal. Here is 10 year old Shantanu Kothari from Kolkata sharing with us his experience of walking by the Ganga as people immersed themselves into the festivities.
Shantanu is a student of South City International School, Kolkata
My Clean And Green Village-Essay
15 year old Abhipsha Mohanty leads us to this fairytale land of clean skies, green farms, beautiful fragrance in the air and a peaceful life.But all of this for real in her village in Odisha, which she points out is the 6th cleanest village in India. Here is a wonderful message of cleanliness.
Know about Mahalaya festival- Essay
Hi there everyone, Sara here! 8 year old Agneesh Raj Banerjee from Kolkata supplies us with all the details we need to know more about the Mahalaya and of course, some much needed excitement.
Agneesh is a student of La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata
Hurray! Dugga Ma is coming- Poem
Hey everyone, Sara here! Many of us have a day off from schools in India today. When did we ever complain about a holiday? But its also super fun to know about festivals from different parts of India.
Here is 8 year old Atreyo Bhattacharyya from Kolkata sharing with us the excitement of a festival.
Atreyo is a student of The Heritage School, Kolkata.
If you see a UFO, you know what to do? Story
Hey there, your best friend Sara here! Here is another exciting story by 9 year old Gabriel Fernandes from Ahmedabad.
Hostile aliens? Dont worry, they are no match for the three young kids who not only rescue humans but also have a unique weapon, quickly employed by the Air Force. Read on.
Gabriel is a student of Nirma Vidyavihar, Bodakdev
Let’s fight this silent battle together- Essay
Hey friends, Sara here. In these dark and dull times, 13 year old Yashvi Shah from Birmingham, UK urges us to come together and fight the battle against COVID, hand in hand.
Yashvi Shah is a student of City Academy, Birmingham, UK.
Go Corona, my grandparents are waiting for me! Poem
Sara here, folks! 8 year old Sparsh Meratwal from Surat makes his case to the corona virus-Summer vacations have been wasted, he wants to play in the sun and his grandparents are waiting!
Sparsh is a student of DPS, Surat
My Magical Dream House- Essay
Sara here! Welcome to the magical start of another week. 10 year old Krishnav from Kolkata leaves no stone unturned, in building his dream house- a chocolate swimming pool, windows of ice cream and only pizza for meals..cant wait to pay him a visit!
Know Onam better- Essay
Onam was celebrated earlier this month, but how much do we know about this fantastic festival from Kerala? Here is 14 year old Ritwik Vastani from Ooty giving a thorough account of all you need to know about it. Weekends are perfect for a festive feel, isn’t it?
Ritwik is a student of The Lawrence School Lovedale, Ooty.
One good teacher makes many good people- Essay
Sara here! New location alert…trinnggg!I am so excited everytime someone from the remote interiors of India writes to me.
Sharing this thoughtful essay by 13 year old Priya Dharshini. S from Hosur, Tamil Nadu.
Priya Dharshini is a student of the Government Girls High School, Belagondapalli Village.
The Angry Ghost and the Good Witch- Story
Sara here!How are we today? 6 year old Reeva Gajjar from Ahmedabad unleashes her imagination to break stereotypes. Ever read of a good witch? No? You can now, in this fantasy tale.
Reeva is a student of Eklavya school, Ahmedabad
Where are you, Abigail? Poem
Hello, Sara here. Today is the 19th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, a solemn day for much of the world. It makes us think about how we process grief? How does a child process the loss of a loved one?
Here is a heart melting poem by 6 year old Alisa Mary Pacheco from Mumbai, dedicated to the memory of her friend Abigail, who passed away this year.
Alisa is a student of Bai Avabai Framji Petit Girls High School, Mumbai
Warring Aliens! Who will save the earth? Story
Sara here, everyone. Belt up for a thrilling space adventure! 13 year old Moksh Jain from Surat describes this captivating fight between a hostile alien force and earth’s super-heroes. Will the humble scientist Professor Moksh be able to save earth from the fury of these aliens? Read to know.
Neptune’s advantage- Poem
Hey friends, Sara here. This stunning poem by 13 year old Shivangi Roy from Kolkata is as amusing as meaningful. Why are we always running? Why are we always in a race? Ponder on these points after reading this poem.
Shivangi Roy is a student of Bidya Bharati Girls High School, Kolkata.
We are grateful to Little Writers Studio for sharing both the poem as well as the beautiful painting by Lilesh Kumar, a Gond artist from Madhya Pradesh.
Ichuppa Village-Story #InternationalLiteracyDay
Hey everyone, Sara here! Today on International Literacy Day, this very interesting story by 10 year old S Sivakumaran from Chennai is a perfect message on the importance of education in every part of the world, especially at a time where TV and video games take so much of our mind space!
Sivakumaran is a student of NSN Memorial School, Chennai.
How Krishna consoled the dwarf planet Pluto- Story
Hello lovely people, Sara here. I am totally enjoying kids creating their own adventures for Krishna! Here is an extremely creative story by 5 year old Jeevasini Patanana from Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Did you ever think about what a conversation between Krishna and the planet Pluto would be like? No? Read on!
Jeevasini is from Darshan Academy, Bhubaneswar.
An Ode to Teachers teaching online- Poem
Sara here, friends! On Teacher’s Day this year, it is even more important to appreciate our knowledge-givers for taking the challenge of online teaching. Their familiar voice has reassured us through all the disruptions in the new learning environment, as very beautifully shared by Suhani Kothari from Kolkata
Thankful that we have you, teacher – Poem
Happy Teacher’s Day to all the wonderful teachers out there. Your friend Sara here. Sometimes the simplest words make for the most heart-felt praise. Here is 12 year old Saanvi Mhasalkar from Thane, expressing gratitude to teachers, on behalf of all of us.
What is different about Teacher’s Day- Poem
Happy Teacher’s Day to everyone, Sara here! This poem by 10 year old Tanush Saraf from Kolkata, is not only for the teachers, but also all the students out there, who like to see their teachers in a unique, fun-loving avatar on this special day!
Tanush is a student of Don Bosco Park Circus, Kolkata.
“You have been removed from the online meeting”- Story
Hi friends, Sara here. On the eve of Teacher’s Day, I share this amusing yet thought provoking story by 14 year old Adya Nathany from Kolkata. Covid changed learning for all of us but while we are getting frustrated at every new challenge of the online medium, someone else had to be two steps ahead ready to solve those challenges- our teachers!
Adya is a student of Modern High School, Kolkata.
An action packed day with Krishna- Story
Allo allo, Sara here! We have all enjoyed listening to the stories of Krishna’s leela, especially with Janmashtmi having passed by. But here is a truly creative piece by 9 year old Varnika Rungta from Kolkata with her own set of original stories around Krishna, packing in love, mischief and thrill!
Varnika is a student of Sushila Birla Girls’ School, Kolkata
I can live without my Ipad, but not without Mom- Essay
8 year old Bhavya Doshi has the cutest way to show how much he loves his mom- he has allowed her to look after his savings in his piggy bank! Read his cute essay below.
Bhavya goes to Sri Sri Academy, Kolkata.
If I Were A Boy- Poem
Hey friends, Sara here! 14 year old Anushka Pandit from Delhi talks about a girl who is fed up of hardships and wants to change her life completely. But would that girl like to trade places with a boy? Read on to know.
Anushka is a student of Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Delhi.
The Perfect Life- Poem
Hi everyone, Sara here! Here is a poem from down under. 9 year old Somrita Bhattacharjya from Sydney shares her introspection on life, complemented beautifully by a Gond artist, all courtesy Little Writers Studio.
She goes to Riverbank Public School, Sydney
Sibling Relationships are like Tom and Jerry’s- Essay
Hi there, good people. Your friend Sara here.In the last few posts, we have celebrated sibling love. A brother-sister, 2 sisters and now a 2 brothers combo. 13 year old Neil Mittal from Surat shares this loving essay about life with his brother. Read on
Brother, sister and the TV Remote- Story
Hello hello, all set for another week? Here is an extremely endearing story by 10 year old Sanaaya Sureka from Kolkata. Can a TV remote create a rift between a lovely brother- sister duo? Read on to know.
Sanaaya Sureka is a student of La Martiniere for Girls, Kolkata
The Sun- Poem
Hi people, Sara here! 7 year old Gitesh from Noida, wrote this poem with the thought that someone (The Sun) is so important for us and we barely pause and think. We must acknowledge the importance and beauty of the Sun in our lives. So how about this showing some love to the sun, this Sunday?
Walk down the memory lane- Essay
Hey everyone, Sara here! This moving piece by 11 year old Mehr Kapoor from Kolkata is for everyone who ever left behind their house, and a piece of their life in it. How there is an urge to capture every little moment spent there!
The Talented Gymnast- Essay
Hey everyone, Sara here! So good to hear of various sporting events resuming across the world. Here is an important lesson shared by 10 year old Devina Haralalka from Singapore, on the importance of losing for a sportsperson.
Devina is a Grade 5 student at Singapore American School.
The educated beggar- Story
Hey friends, Sara here. We have all faced a dilemma and pangs of guilt when we are approached by a beggar on the road. 13 year old Vatsal Jain from Delhi weaves an important story around the choices we make in that moment.
Vatsal is a student of The Heritage School, Rohini.
Change makes us, “Us”- Poem
Hi friends, Sara here! Last few months have been hard for all of us. 16 year old Srihitha Nadella from Hyderabad shares a beautifully honest account about all the highs and lows we experience.
Srihitha is a student of Genesis School, Hyderabad
A fun-filled day- Essay
Hey there, your friend Sara here! Sometimes listening to someone else have fun, is enough to put a smile on our faces. Here is 6 year old Satva Shah from Vadodara making one such special memory come alive.
Satva is a student of Billabong High International School, Vadodara.
This is for the girl- Poem
Hi there friends, Sara here. Midweek is for motivation and here is 15 year old Varisha Rehman from Delhi, giving us the just the right dose of it in this message to a girl.
Varisha is a student of Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Delhi.
Half Human, Half Robot- Science Fiction
How are we doing friends, Sara here! 9 year old Rishit Sethia of Kolkata has the perfect science fiction waiting for us. Read this super creative sneak peak into the future!
Rishit is a student of La Martiniere For Boys, Kolkata
Two lost friends- Story
Hi everyone, Sara here! How far into fairyland can our imagination go. 8 year old Dia Nanavati from Ahmedabad explores the limits in this fantasy tale, both through words and her creative illustrations.
Dia is a student of Anand Niketan Satellite school.
An Unforgettable Birthday- Story
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! This haunting piece by Aashvi Rajani from Ahmedabad is a beautiful example of what 13 year olds can do. While most of us are fussing over missing our bday parties and gifts, here is a story to showcase reality of a different kind.
Aashvi goes to Anand Niketan Satellite school.
Missing Mangoes- Essay
Mango season has come and gone but we are still missing that sweetest fruit! 6 year old Naksh Jain from Hyderabad tells us all the reasons why it feels like such a long wait till next season.
Naksh goes to Delhi Public School, Khajaguda branch
Kittur Rani Chennamma – Essay: Remembering one of the first female freedom fighters
Hi there everyone, your friend Sara here.
Independence Day just passed by but 10 year old Shashwathi V from Bangalore would like us to think beyond one day and beyond a few popular names to understand better the meaning of independence.
Here is a much needed write up on the courageous queen and freedom fighter from Karnataka, Kittur Rani Chennamma.
Shashwathi V is a student of CMS NPR, Bangalore.
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here. Starting the week with this stunning poem on a surprising theme- ‘the plight of forced plantation workers,’ by 13 year old, Ritisha Baidyaray from UK. Do not miss the beautiful painting by a Gond artist, that complements the poem perfectly.
Ritisha an academic and foundation scholar of KEHS Birmingham, a UK National Junior Language Challenge Champion and a MENSA member with maximum possible IQ score of 162 and an accomplished musician. But today we also see what a brilliant poet and empathetic writer she is!
Poem: The freedom I yearn for
Hello hello, your best friend Sara here! I totally loved this heartfelt and honest poem from 9 year old Shaurya Shah from Vadodara. Can hear all of our thoughts in his voice on what freedom means for us today- freedom from the boredom of being locked in!
Shaurya is a student of Billabong High International School.
Story-Meeting Lord Ganesh #GaneshChaturthi
Hey everyone, hope you are having a festive time with family on Ganesh Chaturthi. While much of the charm of festivals is dampened due to COVID, 9 year old Aashi Agarwal from Kolkata writes such a beautiful and visual account of her meeting Ganeshji in her dream, that we become a part of it too.
Aashi is a student of Loreto House, Kolkata
Story-When Butterfly Fairies Paint The Rainbow
Hey everyone, Sara here! Shall we bring in some magic into your weekend? Here is 6 year old Himika Chopra from Delhi with a story that not just brings in adorable butterfly fairies and rainbow, but also an important message.
Space in Trouble- Read Story with Sara
Hello lovely people, your best friend Sara here. Watch out for this graphic story by 5 year old Saveer Aggarwal from Gurgaon. Only 5 and a storyteller cum illustrator- all rolled into one.
Saveer Aggarwal is a student of Pathways, Gurgaon
When Lord Ganesha cancelled his bday party
Hey friends, Sara here. Ahead of the Ganesh Chaturthi tomorrow ,8 year old Navoneer Bhattacharyya from Kolkata writes of the most amazing conversation with Lord Ganesha. Read this cute and uplifting story.
Navoneer is a student of Birla High School (Junior), Kolkata.
My Wild Home- Read Story with Sara
Hey friends, Sara here! How can you play a good host to wild animals in your house? What a scenario to think of! Here is a very unique and empathetic story by 9 year old Eric Johan from Chenai. Welcome to his world of creativity!
Eric Johan is a student of Alpha International School.
Photographs are Memories on Paper- Essay
Hey folks, Sara here. Today is World Photography Day! We live in a world flooded with endless images, spending so much time and effort spent in clicking, editing and publishing them. But is this how it always was and is this how it should be? 10 year old Hridi Talati from Vadodara raises and answers some of these important questions in her wonderful essay.
The adventurous trip- Read Story with Sara #SaraReads
Hi folks, your friend Sara here! 9 year old Vedika Sriram from Bangalore takes us on this exciting adventure. Oh, what wont we do for a field trip now! Read on.
Vedika Sriram is a student of Ekya School, BTM, Bangalore
Life is a book- Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Hey, your friend Sara here! 15 year old Gauri Mittal from Delhi offers us some food for thought as she lays the case for life’s resemblance to a book and the interaction between the mind and the heart.
Gauri is a student of The Heritage School, Rohini.
One Invention We Cannot Live Without- Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Hello friends, Sara here! Here is a short yet wonderful essay from 8 year old Syoona from Hyderabad. In an extremely digitized world, it is refreshing to know of her choice for the most important invention. Go Syoona!
Tiny Aliens- Read Story with Sara #SaraReads
Hi there, good people. Sara here. What are some of the most creative reasons to skip school? “Tiny aliens in my room” tops the charts for me. Read this interesting story by 12 year old Priyansh Kothari from Surat to know more!
Autobiography of a swing- Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Hey folks, Sara here. A weekend without some swing time is not really a weekend, is it? So whether you step out or not, 8 year old Kiaan Raj Nathan from K R Mangalam World School, New Delhi has brought the swing to us. Hats off to his creativity.
Indian Street Games: Much loved but lesser known
Happy Independence Day people, Sara here. Here is a powerful essay by 13 year old Karthik S from Bangalore, making us delve on India’s popular street games- Invented in India, loved by generations and without a need for any expensive paraphernalia- these games have been a simple source of enjoyment for any child out there. But how many of these are we aware of?
Magic Lamp And The Missing Gold Chain
Happy Independence Day everyone. Your friend Sara here! On Independence Day we often read about what we deserve, being a free country. But 8 year old Shrutika from Chennai has a different message in this story- making us look inside and free ourselves from our vices. Read on.
You got to live life! – Poem
Hello wonderful people, Sara here! 13 year old Nandini Jhunjhunwala from Kolkata has a message to reboot all of us- you have got to embrace all that life has to offer. Read on and get motivated!
Nandini is a student of Modern High School for Girls, Kolkata
The boy who loved Cricket- Read Essay with Sara
Sara here, folks! This is such a stunning piece by 8 year old Neharika Harikrishnan from Chennai, it is hard to not reflect on what we would love to do, but cant. Ahead of this Independence Day, I hope we all can have a little more freedom to follow our dreams, even if not entirely.
Ps- Dont miss the artwork of this little writer.
I Miss School – Read Poem
Hi everyone, your friend Sara here! Ready for a doze of cuteness to start the day? 7 year old Kyna from Bangalore really misses her school, Vidya Shilp Academy (VSA) and has figured just what to do to get rid of corona- pack it off to sun, of course!
My Mother, My Best Friend- Read Essay With Sara #SaraReads
Sara here, friends. This beautiful essay by 8 year old Jia Kataria from Kolkata,succinctly lays out the extraordinary bond we share with our moms.
Jia is a student of Modern High School for Girls
Young folks, it is time to step up: Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads #NationalYouthDay
Hey everyone, Sara here. Today on #NationalYouthDay, the key theme is Youth Engagement for Global Action. And this story by 11 year old Yug Jain from Surat, beautifully underlines how much power we all young minds have, to bring about a change.
Mystery of the Black Pyramid- Read story with Sara #SaraReads
Hey people, Sara here. Ready for a roller coaster ride into fictional history with 10 year old Logesh from Chennai? Belt up, you will be speeding through 20 years in this story.
Logesh is a student of GGN International school, Chennai.
A healthy body, a healthy mind- Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Hey everyone. Sara here, your best friend! Today on Aug 12 is International Day of the Youth to celebrate and mainstream young people’s voices. I love to do that every single day by publishing meaningful writings of young minds. Here is one such, from 8 year old Aayush Bhattacharjee of Orchids International School, Bangalore – an essay to persuade us to work towards a healthy body and a healthy mind.
Good friends make each other happy- Read Story with Sara
Hey hey, everybody. Your best friend Sara here. Have a loved one who is unhappy? Just give them a warm hug and drag them for a dance, just how 5 year old Krishay Gupta from Kolkata describes !
Candle Ghost and Krishna: Read story with Sara
Hey everyone, Sara here. Janmashtmi is around the corner and the air is full of stories of Krishna and his extraordinary feats. Here is an original, imaginary spooky tale from 7 year old Devam Agarwal from Bhilwara- a Krishna escapade
The day I got invited to a unicorn party: Read story with Sara
Hey good people, Sara here! Weekend is here and it is time to imagine a party. What better theme than a unicorn party. Read through this very creative story by 8 year old Vachi Aggarwal from Jaipur
The Drama of One Rainy Day- Read Story With Sara
Hey everyone, Sara here! With the monsoons in full swing, dont we all marvel at the beautiful changes in weather. 12 year old Krishna Jadeja from Ahmedabad, goes many steps ahead and introspects about the storm we all carry inside.
Read with Sara: Story- Now is the time for some magic
Allo Allo, Sara here! I love magic lamp stories as any other child, and today 8 year old M. Shanmugapriya from Chennai left me amazed with her choice of wishes! A pencil that can do our homework without making any mistakes? You go girl!
Read with Sara: Story- No, I am not doing my homework
Hello good people, Sara here. Need a good laugh to shake you up through the mid- week drudgery? Here is an amusing story by 9 year old Joann Soares from Ahmedabad
Read with Sara: Essay- How I miss camping! #Rakhi special
Hey friends, Sara here. Still running high on sibling love, as I read this beautiful essay by 8 year old Aadya from Kolkata who cant wait to create many happy memories with her family, including her little sister.
THE LOST SHOES- Read Story with Sara #Rakhi special
Happy Rakhi people, your best friend Sara here. 10 year old Madhurima from Trichy shares this simple yet touching tale of what siblings dont do for each other and what they lovingly do.
A sibling duo Vs an alien monster- Read story with Sara #Rakhi special
Hey your best friend Sara here with a Rakhi special story of the adventures of 2 siblings. A universal realization for all siblings- we argue and fight, but we make a good team!
Read with Sara: Poem- My mother is sweet as sweet lime
Sara here folks! Here is a warm and sweet poem by 12 year old Parnika Jain from Jaipur.
Read with Sara: Essay-I, my sister and the magical recipe for Corona’s cure
Hola amigos, Sara here! Here is such an imaginative essay by 8 year old Adhithi Sivakumar from Chennai, that I will never take cooking lightly again. Come on master chefs, cook us a recipe we will never forget. Read on to know what it could be.
Read with Sara: Poem- Questions I really have to ask!
How are we doing today folks? Your friend Sara here! 5 year old Aagam Jain from Kolkata has so many brilliant questions to ask. How many of us know all the answers? I certainly will be tuned in for the answers too.
Read with Sara: Essay- When my big school comes home
Hey there friends, Sara here. It has been a while since we all started adjusting to our new normal. In this lovely piece, 9 year old Prisha Moitra from Kolkata shares with us her thoughts and feelings on how the transition for students has been.
Poem- Get ready, it’s the monsoon! Read with Sara
Hey there, your best friend Sara here. While a lot may have changed in the last few months, the excitement that monsoons bring in, stays the same! Join 12 year old Shreeya Sawhney from Delhi as she finds a reason for us to rejoice!
Read with Sara: Story- Franky, the ant carries on with life
Hi there everyone, your best friend Sara here. Can a 7 year old’s story teach us anything important about life? Absolutely! Here is Upamanyu Bhattacharya from Kolkata with a simple story, but an important life lesson- We must carry on.
Read with Sara: A race to secure India’s top secret document
Hello lovely people, your best friend Sara here! Ready to fall off your chair in excitement? Here is 11 year old Dheryaa Mehta from Surat with a thrilling adventure that will shake you off any mid week inertia.
Read with Sara: Poem- Jam and toast, by the sea coast!
Hi there folks, your friend Sara here! And I am really thankful to 12 year old Sahana Shriram from Bangalore for her brilliant poem that sketches this dream like visual for us, of jam and toast by the sea coast! Cant think of anything else I would want more right now.
Read with Sara: Autobiography of a Swimming Pool
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! Ever wondered what life as a swimming pool would be.
8 year old Shivpriya Bhargava from Gurgaon did and penned down this very creative piece for us to read. After reading it I wonder, what would the swimming pool be thinking now that no one can get in it.
Read with Sara: Story-Suzy and the chatty Mangoes
Hi there everyone! Your friend Sara here. This story by 6 year old Reeva Gajjar from Ahmedabad HAS to be the most creative piece you have read in recent times. A crow in the house, lightning striking and chatty mangoes, her imagination stops at nothing!
Read with Sara: Poem- Hello Tomato, Hello Brinjal!
Hi there friends, Sara here. Here is a creative poem by 8 year old Ruhan Madaan from Delhi, dedicated to two unsuspecting veggies- Tomato and Brinjal. I loved the yummy theme, what about you?
Read with Sara: Story-Morro, the alien
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Aliens may or may not be visiting our planet, but they are certainly visiting every child’s imagination. Here is a lovely story by 8 year old Y. Jeyan from Hyderabad, talking about how people from different planets can help each other. Then why cant we help those who co-inhabit the earth with us!
Read with Sara: Poem- If I were a superhero
Hey there, your best friend Sara is back. Today 12 year old Merushri Jasani shares her to-do list of what she would do if she were a superhero. I must say she would make a very busy super hero. What does your list look like?
Read with Sara: Essay- Thank you, Ma
Hello there people, your best friend Sara here. Monday are hard to get through and what we need is a little extra dose of Mum’s love. Here is 11 year old Aashna Agarwal from Kolkata, telling us to also give back a little bit of that love.
Read with Sara: Story- Cousins light up our holidays
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here! I know Cousins Day is over, but the love we feel for cousins is not. Here is a simple yet very relatable description by 9 year old Pragathi from Coimbatore, of what holidays are like when spent with our favourite cousins!
Read with Sara: Essay-An eventful Dodgeball final!
Hi there folks, Sara here! What is sports without some adrenaline rush?! Here is an essay on a much awaited game of dodge ball by 9 year old Sanvi from Mumbai. Can you feel her excitement.
Read with Sara: Story- The Secret Bunker
Hey friends, Sara here! Ready for some thrill before this week comes to an end? Here is a wonderfully written story by Aarya from Kolkata which will made me feel I am there with him through all the action! Tell me how you felt.
Read with Sara: Essay- How I spend my lockdown evenings
Hey everyone, your friend Sara here. How do you spend your lockdown evernings? 8 year old Samaira from Kolkata does so, in the company of flowers on her balcony.
Read with Sara: Story- East or West, Cousins are the best!
Hey there everyone, Sara here. We have had amazing write ups on cousins flow in to us from across the world this month. And today, on Cousins Day, this story by 13 year old Riddhima from Ahmedabad is perfect for the occasion. Tell me what you think!
Read with Sara: Poem- Cousin, A bond that is forever #Cousins Day
Happy Cousin’s Day everyone, your best friend Sara here. Today 13 year old Taneesha from Singapore lets her cousin know how special is their bond. Lets all follow suit and make that phone call to our own favourite cousin! Tell me how it goes.
Read with Sara: Poem-What a girl can do!
Hey your friend Sara here! Tomorrow, 24th July is Amelia Earhart’s bday. For me, she is the poster child of ‘what a girl can achieve.’ I bring to you this lovely poem by 14 year old Ruja from Anand which blends in beautifully with that feeling.
Read with Sara:Story-Wait, this doesnt feel like a curse!
Hey, Sara here. And I bring to you a perfect cliffhanger, this exciting story by 10 year old Batul from Surat. Go ahead and read it. Tell me what you think!
Read with Sara: Essay- A day I will always remember
Hey everyone, Sara here. Here is a soothing essay by 9 year old Sanvi from Kolkata, of a balmy day at the sea that she will never forget. After having read all that she experienced, I agree – It surely sounds like a day to remember.
Read with Sara: Poem- I am a Princess, who likes to cycle!
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here! 9 year old Riya from Ahmedabad writes about a princess who loves sport and likes to cycle. Now thats the kind of princess I like! What about you?
Read with Sara: Indian mermaids on a mission!
Hey everyone, Sara here. Today, I am excited to bring to you this cute yet meaningful story by 8 year old Advitha from Shimoga. Indian mermaid Shreya and friends, are not just having fun. They are on a mission to keep the sea clean!
Read with Sara: Essay- Keep the beaches clean
Hi there, your best friend Sara here. Here is an essay by 11 year old Adwaith from Chennai about leaving the beach, just like how we would like to see them when we arrive. I have totally relished this description of a beach holiday, as close as we can get to one now! What about you?
Read with Sara: Story- Going or Not?
Hello folks. Your friend Sara here! Here is an exciting story from 11 year old Bhavya from Belmont, California. Will she or wont she make that trip to her cousins? She has got us all rooting for her! Read this wonderfully engaging story.
Read with Sara: Poem- The scam of exams!
Hey friends, Sara here. Here is an amusing poem by 16 year old Urja from Ahmedabad about her.. ahem.. feelings for exams. Convinced that there is NO high scoring subject, she has concluded that exams are scams! What do you have to say.
Read with Sara: Story- Three brave girls and their love for adventure
Hey friends, Sara here. I love this story of the adventures of three girls, by 8 year old Yaazhini from Chennai. They are brave, have enough snack supply, are very polite in taking favours and best of all- dont forget to pick flowers for their mom even in the middle of an adventure! I hope they take me along next time!
Read with Sara: Essay- My Super Dad
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. I agree with 10 year old Dhriti from Chennai, when she says we need to celebrate our special dads through the year and not just on Fathers Day. Read this endearing essay and hopefully all dads will share the workload of parenting as beautifully as Dhriti’s dad.
Read with Sara: Poem- Break the chain, and travel again!
Hi there, your friend Sara here! Months into the lockdown and so many of us are itching to hop on to a train or a flight and take that dream holiday!! Is it possible? It is, says 13 year old Jatin from Surat in this lovely poem, only if we follow social distancing and ‘break the chain’ of the virus spread.
Read with Sara: Story- Loli’s Ice Cream
Hey everyone, Sara here! How many ice creams have you downed today, on Ice Cream day. I am certainly working toward my personal best 🙂 And this story by 7 year old Anvi from Delhi certainly oozes a love for ice cream Enjoy!
Read with Sara: From a drop, to a delight! #IceCreamDay
Happy Ice Cream Day everyone, Sara here! Yes, there is such a thing as Ice Cream Day! Havnt I given you the perfect excuse to treat yourself to one. And while you are at it, dont miss reading this yummy essay by 10 year old Ananya from Kochi on how a milk drop transforms into a delightul ice cream!
Read with Sara: Poem-Dear Mr. Glasses
Hello people, how is the weekend coming along. Sara here and I am back with the cutest poem anyone would have ever written to Mr. Glasses. Yes, you read it right! What would you say to a pair of glasses? Ask 9 year old Gabriel Fernandes from Ahmedabad.
Read with Sara: Story- The Adventures of Little Rabbit
Hello friends, Sara here! Here is a simple yet important tale from 9 year old Rakshit from Chennai that tells us to move on from our setbacks and discover life as new every day. We will finally find happiness.
#SaraReads: Poem- Those golden classic tunes!
Hello lovely people, Sara here. We have read a lot of beautiful stories by kids of how they love music. But here is 13 year old Akshita, writing on behalf of an adult about the magic music breathes in, even as we age. Check it out.
Read with Sara: Essay- All things around us are smelly!
Hello good people, Sara here. Today, I am excited to to celebrate a little essayist today, Aadi Jain from Kolkata, all of 5 years! Who said only grown ups can write an essay. Check out this delightful one from Aadi.
#SaraReads: Poem- Do you fit in? #WorldJusticeDay
Hey, your best friend Sara here. Here is a brilliant poem by 16 year old Ishita from Jaipur, asking loud and clear to those bully and name call, are you wanted by this society? A perfect read for #WorldJusticeDay
#SaraReads: Story- Everyone should be treated justly #WorldJusticeDay
Hey everyone, Sara here. Today in honour of World Justice Day, I bring to you this inspiring story by 10 year old Aaiza from Bareilly. Yes, big ideas like justice and equality can be executed by little ones too!
Essay: What if we have been altered for good?
Hello folks, your best friend Sara here. What a creative but chilling write-up from 13 year old Mahiraa from Rohini on what life would be like when the virus is gone. We all cant wait for it now, but what if we are altered for good? What if this life in lockdown becomes our preferred state? Tell me what you think.
#SaraReads: Story- “Thank you for saving us,” says NASA
Sara here, folks! Here is an action packed thriller from 13 year old Dhwani from Surat. Who does she end up rescuing? None other than NASA. Enjoy.
#SaraReads: Poem- My selfie-loving mom and cherished memories
Hey there people, your best friend Sara this side. Here is a heart warming poem written by 13 year old Diya from Kolkata, for her mom. How beautifully she reflects on every little thing that reminds her of her mother! Just like it does for all of us.
#SaraReads: Essay- Cousins are family, but also your closest friends
Hi there friends, Sara here. Here is such a warm, loving essay by 15 year old Ninaad from Germany on the value of cousins- that perfect mix of family and friend. I certainly miss some of my favourite cousins after reading this.
#SaraReads: Essay- Learning has not stopped. Thank you, online classes.
Sara here, everyone! From being skeptical about it to exploring its advantages, online classes have taken up our time, effort and thoughts. 6 year old Arham from Kolkata shares his brilliant well rounded take on online classes. What do you think? Share with me at firstname.lastname@example.org
#SaraReads: Essay- Do aliens exist?
Hey, Sara here! Here is a very pragmatic take on Extra Terrestrial (ET) by 14 year old Avinav from Vadodara. While it is our favourite topic for fictional writing, I love his scientific approach to segregates facts from folklore.
#SaraReads: Essay-Why doesn’t god get chocolate?
Hey everyone, Sara here. This has to be the most interesting question anyone has asked me recently- Why God gets no chocolate? Cheela for breakfast, rice for lunch and roti for dinner..what a boring life.11 year old Varnika from Delhi wants to change that..read this story to know how.
#SaraReads Essay-If I could be someone for a day, I would be the Head of Gucci!
How is the weekend coming along people, Sara here! Here is another great piece for the day dreamers in us. Who do you think you would want to be for a day, if you were given the choice. 11 year old Krisha from Mumbai wants to lead the bright and shiny life of a fashion company’s head.
#SaraReads #LifeAfterLockdown Poem- When the lamp-post used to be happy
Hi there, your best friend Sara is back with an endearing poem from 8 year old Naishaa Bansal from Mumbai. Ah, the time when roads would be buzzing and lamp posts lit up for a reason!
#SaraReads: Story- Four sisters and the Oompa Loompa
Hey everyone, your best friend Sara here. Here is a beautiful fairytale shared by 6 year old Hiba from Little Readers Nook Mysore. We can achieve so much more when we stick together, yeah, even get the Oompa Loompa to help us!
#SaraReads: Stories- Me, my Granny and a Genie
Hey, Sara here. Yes, magic lamp stories have an old theme, but kids today have different ideas for the wishes they would like to make. Check out this wonderfully descriptive story with a twist in the end, by 10 year old Ritika from Chennai.
#SaraReads: Essay- ‘Mango Mania,’ the sweetest love story
Hello folks, your best friend Sara here. Here is a delicious essay by 16 year old Ananya from Ahmedabad, dripping with love for our beloved Mangoes!
#SaraReads: Essay : Why virtual school has given us the much needed laughs
Sara here, everyone. We all need a couple of good laughs right? And what better medium than the all- pervasive online classes now? 9 year old Tashu from Surat shares some here. Read on.
#SaraReads: Essay- A tree from Syria, speaks up
Hey everyone, Sara here. While so many of us our struggling with COVID and its ongoing attack, some parts of the world have been seeing war of a different kind. Here is a haunting account of what a tree in Syria has to say, by 11 year old Anoushka Poddar.
#SaraReads: Story-How Killshot and Juggernaut finally caught Prarun
Hey everyone, Sara here. Care for some action to see you through a dull Tuesday? Try this exciting adventure with a nail biting finish from 8 year old Akshaj Sanwal from Noida
A day in my life as Dhoni! Read Essay with Sara #SaraReads
Happy Dhoni’s bday to all! What, it is not a celebrated holiday? Well it should be. And guess who else is in awe of this stunning sportsperson. 11 year old Arav from Bangalore. Read his wonderful take on what life as Dhoni would seem like.
#SaraReads: Poem-Life Without Music
Hey everyone, Sara here. A favourite song, a constant hum, an uninhibited bathroom singing… Can you imagine what life would be, without our beautiful companion, music? 11 year old Jiya from Surat just cant. Read this passionate poem.
#SaraReads: Essay-Nature can talk, can you hear it?
Hello folks, Sara here. We often hear, “If you listen closely, you can hear nature talk.” Ever thought if that were literally true? 10 year old Kanishka from Chennai did and wrote this lovely story. What do you think nature would have to say to you?
#SaraReads: Story- Hello Aliens, help us with Corona please?
Howdy, Sara here! Clearly we humans are struggling with Corona. Why not take help from aliens instead, thought 9 year old Aradhya from Gurgaon. Read on to know what happens next!