Monthly Archives: January 2015

Chinese New Year Munchies kids can make

These yummy heart-shaped cookies are easy to make and simply irresistible ! Their auspicious colours and shape also make them ideal as CNY and Valentine’s Day treats. Gather all the ingredients and get to work with your young ones in the kitchen. Once these treats are ready to eat, don’t forget to put some aside for your …

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Fun ways to read with your child

  Make reading together with your child a special time. You influence your child in a big way during reading activity. Parents should read with their children as the bond between parent and child allows a child to have a positive attitude towards reading. These suggestions could be your answer to a fun learning experience. 1.  Learning through …

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Butterfly Crayon Keeper

Create fun and simple kids crafts with recycled materials. Here’s one which you can keep crayons in a bottle. What you need: Foami (several colours) Plastic bottle Googly eyes Pipe cleaner x1 Scissors Glue Instructions: Cut out the wings and decorations of various shapes and colours out of foami. Paste the colourful shapes foami on the …

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Have a Concern about School? Tips for Talking to the Teacher

You have a concern about your child’s care and education, how do you handle it? When Paul picks up Sofia (4 months), he’s surprised to see she’s sucking on a pacifier. He and his wife Molly had communicated to her teacher that they didn’t want Sofia to use pacifiers. Flustered, he takes the pacifier out …

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Family Photo Quilt

Decorate the house with crafts by creating a family photo with materials you can gather at home.   Things you need: Note cards Markers, crayons or paint Glue stick Family photos Ribbon Scissors Hole punch Steps to follow Cut the note cards into half of the same size. Decorate the cards with markers, crayons or …

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Developing Your Preschoolers Socialization Skills

It’s easy to help your preschooler develop social skills when they have the chance to be part of fun-filled, sociable experiences like summer day camp, where activities are geared to sharing games, crafts and activities with friends under the watchful eye of trained counsellors. Kids at day camp have endless opportunities to learn important skills …

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Home to School Transition Tips for Parents

Home to School Transition Tips for Parents Kinder Pillars The key word here is “unhurried”. You know how you feel when you are in a rush. Now multiply that by your child’s age and you have the stress level of a hurried preschooler in the beginning of the year. Planning for unhurried and happy transitions …

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