Children

Students share their thoughts about the importance of good time management

Practicing good time management enables a student to save time for other productive activities, both at home and school. A creative student is always involved in different activities whether educational or otherwise, which all requires time. So it’s through managing your time well that you...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Know about the world you live in

SEVEN NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD In 1997, CNN announced a listing of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World... l Grand Canyon l The Great Barrier Reef l The Harbor at Rio de Janeiro l Mt. Everest l Northern Lights l Paricutin Volcano l Victoria Falls THE “NEW” SEVEN WONDERS...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

Children reading books. Reading books and talking about the stories with your friends helps you learn better. Don’t be afraid to ask your teacher lots of questions to help you understand.  

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Celebrity corner

Malala Yousafzai, born on July 12, 1997, is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known for human rights advocacy, especially education of women in her native Swat Valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwest Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Story Corner: Love and care like Mother Teresa

From Homes to Sunday schools, children often are reminded and enlightened about a humble woman who was selfless, generous and cared more for the poor and needy than herself. Teachers, pastors and mentors always encourage children to follow her example and practice compassion. Who is Mother Teresa...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 3: Good health and well-being

Goal number 3 means making sure everyone is healthy and lives a long life without getting sick. This means we have to get rid of sicknesses like malaria and HIV. It also means we should have good behaviour to stay healthy – like going to the doctor when you’re sick, and always washing...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

A doctor immunising a child. Children; make sure you always tell your parents if you feel sick so they can take you to the doctor. / ©UNICEF Rwanda/2015/Pflanz

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

Birthday wishes

Joy Deborah Uwase celebrated her 10th birthday on August 25. Best wishes from friends and family. Loic Rugwizangoga celebrates his 11th birthday on September 17. Children Times wishes you the best. Ariella Beza will  make 12 soon. Best wishes from family and friends. Celine Munyanshoza...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

interview: Why is it necessary to teach young people the value of charity?

Christine Shimwe, 12 years This is a must-have life value for every young person. It is a good sign of being compassionate to the needy and those that need support at any time. Our teacher once told us that whether rich, poor, strong or weak, there comes a time when you need a helping hand...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

How to use creative idioms in a sentence

1. ‘The best of both worlds’ – means you can enjoy two different opportunities at the same time. “By working part-time and looking after her kids two days a week she managed to get the best of both worlds.” 2. ‘Speak of the devil’ – this means that...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG

SDG 1: No Poverty The first SDG is about ending poverty. That means improving the lives of people who don’t have very much money. To achieve this goal, we have to look at problems in other areas like education, health, and even the environment. SDG 2: Zero HungerThe second goal is about ending...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Interview: Children on the key traits of a successful learner

Nadine Uwajeneza, 14 years old Where there is passion, there is an extraordinary learner. I have no doubt that a smart leaner is one who is passionate about his/her studies, eager to learn and keen on engaging in new productive activities. ** Elisa Hakizimana, 14 years old Disciplined, creative...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

Children planting crops together. Ending poverty takes teamwork. This means we all have a responsibility to work together to achieve our goals. / UNICEF Rwanda

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00am

The Friends' Advice

There lived a turtle called Kambugriva in a lake, who had two swans as her good friends. All three of them would meet on the banks of the lake every day, and exchanged stories before returning at sunset. They enjoyed each other’s company. One year, there was no rain and lake started to dry...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00am

The little girl called Star

Once upon a time there lived a little girl called Star. Star lived in a village with her aunt. Star and her aunt believed that they lived with a flower called the golden flower. That flower was very powerful. When it glowed it lit up in the sky, which meant the flower was in danger. Star and her...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 12:00am

Children share their ideas on why it's important to keep self-respect

Chanella Uwineza  Chanella Uwineza, 12 years old Self-respect boosts personal development and improves enlightenment about life and those around you. It empowers a person to be passionate and work hard so that they perform well in everything they handle. To me this is the most important...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 12:00am

Lead your life with a sense of purpose

The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting it into the box he said: “There are 5 things you need to know,” he told the pencil, “before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.”...

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00am

Divine justice: The Stubborn Hunter

Once upon a time, there was a forest. That forest contained many animals. There lived a hunter. He loved hunting rabbits, because he loved the rabbit meat. Many a time he was advised by his friends to give up hunting in general and hunting the rabbits in particular. “You should stop being...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:00am

Improve your knowledge with interesting facts

Chameleon Tongue Did you know the animal whose length of the tongue is double the length of its body? The Chameleon Cows are capable of sleeping while they stand. However, they can only dream when they lie down and sleep. Cows have four stomachs inside their body. A single cow can produce...

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:00am

Honest friendship

John and James were best friends. They fought for many reasons, but never gave up their friendship. They went in search of a job and visited many places to earn some money. In the process, they passed through various places, villages, towns, forests and beaches. They supported each other throughout...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:00am