Monthly Archives: April 2015

Meal-time Math

Nutritionally speaking, breakfast gets your body off to a good start for the day. Use breakfast to stimulate the brain with 5 mini Math lessons you can do right at the kitchen table. 1. Counting, Adding, Subtracting Your toddler can practice counting skills — how many strawberries are on the oatmeal? How many people are sitting …

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Overcome your preschooler’s fear of Maths

Math is important in the all-round development of a child’s education. Incorporating Maths into interactive games can help to enhance mathematical development and curiosity. Furthermore, by using different materials and resources in planning certain activities for classrooms, this can make Maths more interesting for students. Kindergarten Math games are a good way to start helping …

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Guide to Kids’ Outdoor Sports in Singapore

Kids (literally) bouncing off the walls? Want to get them signed up for some serious sporting to burn off all that energy? Then look no further mama, we’ve uncovered some of the best outdoor children’s sports in Singapore. From tennis and soccer to basketball and even a rather civilised spot of sailing, tie up those …

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Hidden Cups

Hidden Cups What you need: Plastic cups Large paper Marker Small objects and small stickers Instructions: Trace the cups on the large piece of paper. Write numbers 1 through 9 on a small piece of sticker and paste them inside the cups. Put the correct number of objects on each circle. How to play: Child …

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The secret to making fine motor skills activities for children fun

Fine motor skills activities for children are the best way to ensure proper development and practice of fine motor skills to promote the most functional use of a child’s hands. Normal development demands that children are able to accurately and effectively use the small muscles (intrinsic muscles) in their hands. These intrinsic muscles will be …

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[Giveaway] Classic Toys, Updated

(Note: Giveaway details are at the end of the post.) Check it out — your favorite retro toy has been revamped for today’s modern tots. By Jessica Hartshorn from American Baby The Strong National Museum of Play, in Rochester, New York, inducts the original versions of classic toys into its National Hall of Fame. We …

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Fine Motor Skills Activities

Try these activities with different materials and textures to enhance your child’s fine motor skills. 1. Sort the pom poms according to colour. Materials: Baking tray with round pockets, coloured pom poms. 2. Clip the matching letters on the word cards. Materials: Clothes peg with letters, word cards 3. Paste the buttons on glue dots. …

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Child motor skills and Academic Success

One of the unfortunate side effects of the tremendous technological advancements of the past twenty-odd years is the diminishing of physical playtime for children. Kids are no longer enticed by the prospect of playing sports, riding bikes or just going on adventures, since they have electronic outlets that do all of those things for them …

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Farms In Singapore

Living in the 21st century with so much technology accessible to our children, it is easy for them to develop sedentary lifestyle. Nothing beats going out on an excursion trip with your children to the different farms in Singapore where your children can enjoy nature first hand! Don’t be surprise, despite being a small city, …

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Pretend Play Cookie

I made up a few pretend baking kits for the girls — which kept them happily occupied, and it’s a great quiet time activity! They are SUPER easy and quick to make up. I cut up some very inexpensive craft felt using a few cookie cutters as my pattern, added some pieces for “icing” and …

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