Children

The importance of generosity

Sam and Tom were identical twins. They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth. However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance. Sam had no...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Celebrity corner: Who is Liz Murray and how will she inspire you?

Elizabeth Murray (born September 23, 1980) is an American inspirational speaker who is notable for having been accepted by Harvard University despite being homeless in her high school years. Murray was born in the Bronx, New York on September 23, 1980 to poor and drug-addicted parents, both of...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Students share their thoughts on the need for competition in class

Brize Ishimwe I believe that class competitions encourage hard work and improve academic focus. Every student should feel the need to be thebest in class; it’s a great feeling to dominate others in class, and that is only possible through scoring good grades. Besides, when students know that...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Picture of the Week

When fathers help take care of babies, it helps women have more time for other activities too. This is just one small example of gender equality! Can you think of other examples?  

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

Brain teasers for smart children

What key is playful? Answer: Monkey Peter is hiding but his head is can seen. Answer: Nail. I am life without death, death without life, a world with no space, space with no world What am I? Answer: A world he know not of What is the fastest thing on earth? Answer: It’s self because...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00am

SDG 4: Quality Education

The purpose of SDG 4 is to make sure all girls and boys go to school, and that they finish school, too. Education should not cost a lot of money, and teachers should be able to give you important knowledge and skills that you can use when you grow up.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Valuing 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. They passed through various places, villages, towns, forests, and beaches. They supported each other throughout their journey...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 12:00am

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