fREADom BuZz – May 2021 Newsletter

With content created and curated exclusively to appeal to the sensibilities of young modern learners, fREADom helps young minds fall in love with reading and learning.

fREADom BuZz is the official fREADom monthly newsletter. Here’s what we’ve been up to in May 2021!

Dear Readers,

A term that we often hear these days is ‘growth mindset’. It is the belief that our basic attributes can be developed and improved through hardwork and dedication. It helps us take risks, accept challenges, break barriers, and achieve our goals in various aspects of life. More often that not, amazing innovations result from this. On the other hand, fear of making mistakes and failing often leads us to avoid challenges and unfamiliar experiences. It robs us of the unique joy and success we may have achieved by taking the less trodden path.

Through fREADom, we seek to help young minds fall in love with reading and learning. With content created and curated exclusively to appeal to the sensibilities of young modern learners, we have created a virtual garden where children experience the joy of learning.


1. fREADom Challenge

Our monthly endeavour to blend imagination, creativity, and learning

Every month, we pick a theme and invite entries from children across the world!

May Theme: ‘Summer Fun’

Summer is the time of mangoes. The summer holidays are also a perfect opportunity to pick up a new creative hobby. Keeping this in mind, we invited children to participate in the May fREADom Challenge Summer Fun.  

Missed this month’s Challenge? Don’t worry, there are many other Challenges in store! Get ready to make the best out of your summer holidays with a fun-filled Challenge coming up in June!

Theme for June: ‘Let’s Love Our Environment’

How to participate:

Keep an eye on the app for details. In the meantime, do you have any special plans this summer? Are you planning on picking up a new hobby? Or perhaps you want to try preparing a new dessert to beat the heat? Share them with us in the comments below! 

2. fREADom Activities

Your one-stop destination to practise English language skills

The Activities section on the fREADOm App aims to help our young learners develop critical language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Here is a glimpse into how the Activities section is helping children enhance their writing skills and creativity.

3. New Stories on fREADom

A treasure trove of stories and poems curated just for you

From the desk of Tulika Publishers, we bring to you these delightful stories. Read them on the fREADom App.

Dungi Dance

by Bhavna Jain Bhuta

Satya’s Boat

by Saraswati Nandini Majumdar

The Boy Who Asked Why

by Sowmya Rajendran

4. Top Stories from fREADom Writers

A collection of writings by our young authors

Every day we receive lovely poems, stories, and other written contributions penned by our young wordsmiths. The fREADom Writers Collection on the fREADom app showcases their imagination, language skills, and flair for writing. Here are some of our favourite stories that we have received over the past couple of months!

My Dream
by Ashmik Halder

Read it on the fREADom App

Rose’s Lesson
by Aanshi Sheth

Read it on the fREADom App

The Animals Talk
by Siri Panikar

Read it on the fREADom App

We are always delighted to receive original creations by young writers in our inbox at

Please send in your original entries in the form of editable Microsoft Word documents

5. fREADom News

Your daily dose of informational tidbits from around the world

The News section on the fREADom App seeks to help young minds expand their general knowledge and stay posted about interesting facts and trivia from both the present and the past. 

Here is a snapshot of a news piece we reported recently.

51-year-old Kami Rita from Nepal broke his own record on 7 May.

What did Kami Rita break his own record in? Check out the News section on the fREADom App and then solve the quiz below! 

💡 Kami Rita from Nepal broke his own record on 7 May after he climbed _______________________ for the 25th time.

fREADom’s Quote of the Month

‘What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.’


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