Diya's Creations Blog Posts

  • When You Reach Me- Rebecca Stead
    on Jan 4, 2014 in Reviews
      Miranda is a sixth-grader living with her single mother in a rundown apartment in New York during the 1970s. Life is perfectly ordinary for her, until one day, her best friend Sal gets punched in the face for no reason at all, by another boy calle...
  • 8 Handy Google Apps and Extensions
    on Sep 12, 2013
    A list of Google apps and extensions that I found extremely advantageous. I've been using these free tools for some time and I don't know what I would have done without them. 1. Springpad App and Clipper Springpad is a beautiful and handy app th...
  • Hattie Evelyn
    on Aug 13, 2013 in Stories
      ‘Why couldn’t you give me a better name?’ Hattie’s regular fights with Mum always began with this question. As usual, that day too, Hattie mumbled the same question as she opened her History textbook.   ‘What’s wrong with your na...
  • Milo's Marvelous Machine
    on Apr 16, 2013 in Stories
      Milo invents a machine which can take him to any channel he chooses in the television. Everything goes well, until...Milo types in the wrong channel number accidentally! Where are they now? Milo's Marvelous Machine   Milo was a mastermind ki...
  • Simple White Cake
    on Mar 23, 2013 in Recipes
      Exams are over, holidays are here. As usual, my exam results are quite satisfactory. What I like the most about being the class topper is the gifts. This year, I had been promised an electric oven for getting first rank. I bought my fresh new ov...
  • A Sad Mushroom Fairy
    on Mar 15, 2013 in Arts
    A Sad Mushroom Fairy   This Mushroom Fairy is crying because she is distressed with the fact that we, the humans, are polluting our planet Earth. She’ll only be happy again if mend our ways and avoid pollution. This drawing is copied from Teres...
  • A Valentine Rose
    on Feb 14, 2013 in Arts
    A Valentine Rose   I have a special liking for this drawing because it is a combination of two things I love- Roses and Pencil Shading. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone!
  • First Bloggy Birthday!
    on Feb 8, 2013 in Events
      A year has passed since I created this blog! Yes, today is Diya’s Creations’ first birthday! This blog has grown a lot during the past 12 months. I would like to thank all my readers and encouragers over the past months.   Actually, this i...
  • Chocoholics... This Way!
    on Jan 22, 2013 in Reviews Articles
      Chocolate is a word that mesmerizes me. I love that wonderful sweet so much that I could survive for a year eating only chocolates. Chocolate is the second most loved flavor in the world. A box of chocolates is often given as a gift. It is known...
  • The Runaway Socks
    on Jan 12, 2013 in Stories
      Alicia had a pair of beautiful baby-pink socks. The socks were incredibly lovely and attractive with pink hearts all over them. Alicia was extremely proud of them. She wore them to school, parks and to her friends’ houses. But the socks were no...
  • Reading in the Coming Years
    on Jan 10, 2013 in Articles
      Can you imagine a time when there will be books without paper, libraries without buildings, and thousands of books in pen-drives no bigger than your little finger? Well, that’s what will happen in the coming years. It might be hard to believe...
  • Belief in Superstitions
    on Jan 7, 2013 in Articles
      A superstition is a belief in something not justified by reason or evidence. It means to believe in something blindly without verification.   India is a land of many ancient things. Superstitions are deep-rooted here. For example, people be...
  • Writing a Diary
    on Jan 1, 2013 in To Do Articles
      Do you write a diary or a journal? Or have you ever done so? I have been maintaining diaries for nearly two years. It is said that writing diaries and maintaining them is a very good habit.   There are several reasons why I write a dia...
  • Chocolate Chick Cookies
    on Dec 25, 2012 in Stories
      Wink is a good and helpful elf who lives in North Pole. Grandma Ginger is making chocolate chip cookies, his favorite, for him. When she is called away, Wink decides to make the batter for Grandma and surprise her. But...can little Wink read prope...
  • Fun with Sentences
    on Dec 22, 2012 in Techniques
      Making sentences can be great fun! Examine this sentence- Magician Mister Mandy’s marvelous magic machine makes milky mint muffins mostly.   How’s that? You had fun reading it, didn't you? It is certainly more fun to write such sente...
  • The Magic Crayon
    on Dec 10, 2012 in Stories
      Ermintrude Skeletonbones was a well-known witch scientist. She lived in a high tower in Terrorville with Lickalong, her sweet-looking black cat. She earned money by selling her amazing creations at the auction which was held in Icethorne Hall eve...
  • Grandpa's Snore
    on Dec 9, 2012
    It is louder than a truck Going up a hill. It is louder than the sound Produced by a mill. It is louder than a monster Stamping his foot hard. It is louder than the roar Of an angry leopard. It is louder than a grinder It is louder tha...
  • My Visit to Fairyland
    on Dec 7, 2012 in Poems
    I went for a visit to fairyland Where every single thing was incredibly grand. I climbed a tower using Rapunzel’s hair And played with Goldilocks and the bears. I helped Peter Pan to search for hidden booty. I took a short nap with Sleeping Be...
  • Ellie the Elephant
    on Dec 3, 2012 in Poems
    Ellie the little elephant Fell into a trap one day Some hunters came to the forest And took poor Ellie away He was sold to a famous circus. They locked him in a cage. He was tamed, trained and taught To perform tricks on the stage. When...
  • How was Popcorn Invented?
    on Nov 25, 2012 in Stories
      Do you know how your favorite snack popcorn was invented? Well, if you don’t, I’ll tell you how. It was all because of a dragon!   Once upon a time, there lived a poor dragon called Firecracker in an underground cave. His neighbor Robee...
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