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Coronavirus lockdown: Here’s how companies are making children smile

Coronavirus pandemic has put the brakes on almost all activities throughout the world. Schools being no exception. The unplanned closure of schools has made things difficult for parents. The challenge compounding since people are advised to stay indoors. Given these testing times, companies are coming forward and offering attractive services/ activities for both parents and children. From free subscription to virtual tour, it’s raining presents for children.

1. ACK Media, one of India’s most popular and loved publishing houses, has decided to give free access to its entire digital collection of comics for the entire month of March. ACK Media owns Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle comics. Readers can now read 100+ Tinkle magazines and 350+ Amar Chitra Katha books free till 31 March 2020. All that a reader has to do is download their apps, create their account and start reading.

  • For free access to the ACK app, click here
  • For free access to the Tinkle app, click here

2. Public educational company Scholastic has created a free ‘Learn-from-home’ website for PreK to Grades 6+ children. The content comprises stories, videos, challenging activities, virtual field trips etc to keep your children busy for more than 20 days. Click here to access their website.

READ ALSO: Eight ways to keep your children busy during coronavirus lockdown

3. Getting bored at home? How about visiting a museum? Well, we mean virtually! Thanks to Google Arts & Culture, visit to about 2500 museums and galleries from all over the world is just a click away. So start your visit now

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