Monthly Archives: February 2014

Enabling little hands to wash themselves

  The average house wash-basin and facet was design for adults. Little hands often have difficulty to wash by themselves. The solution? Have an empty shampoo or body-wash bottle, cut the sides out and slot it to the sprout. Let your little ones wash by themselves, and remind them to scrub and use the soap. …

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Converting your drawer chest

Wish for a bookshelf to keep your child’s book which are scattered all over the place but don’t have a drill or purpose to ruin your wall? Fret not, you can easily get some wall shelves off IKEA and just screw / drill them into the drawer chests. Looks good, won’t ruin your wall and …

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Keep your toddler safe in tub

Full size bathtubs are generally not safe for little toddlers, but we found an interesting idea how your little one can be safe and secure with his/her play toys. Remember the oversize laundry basket beside the washing machine. Let your little one have 10mins of play time in water, safe and sound and you can …

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Rock Candy

Make a sweet treat with your child this Valentines’ day while learning about the science theory of how the sugar crystals are form! Why this happens: Water molecules move slowly up into the air as water vapor during the process of evaporation. As more and more water evaporates, sugar atoms draw close together, forming cube-shaped …

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How to Make Your Kids Obey You

While there are a number of frustrating things associated with being a parent, one of the most frustrating thing is having a kid who does not mind what you say. In addition to being frustrating, a disobeying kid also creates embarrassing, and sometimes, dangerous situations. Just imagine trying to tell your kid to stop going …

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Explore your Neighbourhood!

Teach your child the various amenities in the neighbourhood with this activity! You will need: Butcher paper Crayons Markers Pencils Toy cars Other toy figurines of community helpers, trees, buildings etc. (optional) Recycled materials  E.g cereal boxes, milk cartoons, etc (optional) Step 1 Create a neighbourhood map with your child.. Get him/her to draw the …

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Are your kids drinking enough?

One of the concerns that I’ve frequently heard from parents when I was a preschool teacher would be, “Did my child drink enough water?” Drinking enough water is perhaps the simplest (and yet often frequently neglected) way of taking care of your body. We need water to help us absorb nutrients and transport them to …

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Lucky Star Ang Pow Lantern

Do you have a lot of left over ang pow? Do not throw them away! Give them a new life by making this lucky star lantern! You will need: –        10 sealed ang pow –        Stapler / Glue –        Yarn –        Tassle (Optional) Step 1 Fold the ang pow into a diamond shape (Refer to …

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