Learning with 2 kids and a mommy

Young Smarties

Young Smarties

Learning with 2 kids and a mommy


Smarty and his smart buddy watch

Smarty and his smart buddy watch

We received an invitation to attend the POSB Smart Buddy Programme and it was just nice that smarty was free to tag along with me that day as he doesn’t need to go to school. Nope, he didn’t ponteng (play truant) school. It was the […]

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Benefits of School Holiday Project

Benefits of School Holiday Project

I used to dislike school holiday project. Every time, during the last day of school, the teacher will hand me the activity sheet on what to do with your child at home during the school holiday. My face will go so long that it can […]

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How to “expose” your young child to Science

How to “expose” your young child to Science

It’s scary when it comes to Science. It’s every scarier when you are to teach Science to your child especially when he/she is young. How do I do it? Am I teaching the right way? Am I teaching the right thing?   Yep. Those are […]

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How to make homemade Teacher’s Day card meaningfully and mindfully

How to make homemade Teacher’s Day card meaningfully and mindfully

Time flies and we are getting ready for this year’s Teacher’s Day! We still have vivid memory of our previous craft sessions where smarties made little gifts for their teachers. It was also a time awesomely well spent for them to create something of their […]

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How to teach your child Chinese at home

How to teach your child Chinese at home

What? Teach Chinese at home? Myself? No way! Yeap, that’s what I got from most parents when we talked about teaching Chinese to their own child. They will shudder at the thought of it and their eyes will roll all the way back while shaking […]

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How card games can benefit your child

How card games can benefit your child

For those who are in the same era as I may remember these card games: Happy Family, Snap, Old Maid, and Donkey. Yeah, the famous 4 card games that we always play to entertain ourselves when we were young. Nowadays you rarely see kids playing these anymore. Now, […]

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How to make a baby chick using popsicle sticks

How to make a baby chick using popsicle sticks

Arts and crafts are without doubt one of the best way for children to learn and grow in a creative and fun way. Not only does it develop their fine motor skills, it also helps to regulate their emotions and demonstrate self control and patience. […]

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Fun Science Experiment: Fizzle Rocks

Fun Science Experiment: Fizzle Rocks

Since the start of this year, we have been faithfully going to the library every week. Yes, every week! It has become such a habit that if we ever skipped a week without popping over to the library, smarties will complain especially gor gor. He’s so into […]

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Teaching your child that failure is a success!

Teaching your child that failure is a success!

Most of us hate failures and most of the times the fear of failures prevented us from moving forward. Frankly speaking, we’re afraid to fail because we’re afraid to look bad and being judged. In actual fact, failure is a part of life. Sometimes we […]

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Science experiment : Vinegar Launcher

Science experiment : Vinegar Launcher

Smarties borrowed a book from the library that lists out loads of interesting Science experiments that we can do from home. So here we are, trying out the vinegar launcher experiment on their own. Smarties followed the instructions in the book and gathered all the […]

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