Author Archives: Pauline Phay

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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Feed Mr. Snowman

Make Mr. Snowman and feed him! It is pretty easy to make and do have the kids take turns to pick up the snowballs. How to play Have the children take turns to throw the snowballs into the holes. (You can put the snowballs in a cute bucket!) What you need: white poster board paper (plain …

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5 Things to Look for in your Child’s Nursery

5 Things to Look for in Your Child’s Nursery By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Joe_Flanagan]Joe Flanagan Giving your child the best start in life is what all parents look for in their choice of nursery. Nursery life is a magical time for your child where they learn and flourish into happy, confident people, and this is helped along by …

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10 Ways to Stay Sane During the Holidays

10 Ways to Stay Sane During the Holidays If you’re a stay-at-home mum or dad with young children of different ages or even a teen or two, you either relish the holidays or dread the likely squabbles and mess that will occur when small, active people are confined to the same living area for extended …

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Bouncy Egg

Try this simple kitchen science experiment to make your very own bouncy egg this holiday! Have fun ! What you need: White vinegar – 1 cup Raw egg – 1 Steps: Pour about a cup of vinegar into the glass. Pop the egg into the vinegar. Wait for a few days. The egg will look whitish …

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Family Trip? Learning Trip

Turn a family vacation into a learning journey During long breaks such as the June and December holidays, some parents get worried that being away from school for so long will cause their kids to ‘switch off’, making it harder for them to get back into learning mode when school reopens. Hence, some send their …

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Get your Preschooler Kinder-Ready

Some toddlers just cannot wait to start school so that they can proudly go to school with their very own schoolbag, new shoes and uniform, just like big brother or sister! Others may dread the separation from their parents, caregivers, and yes, toys too. In Singapore, many children do not have a problem attending kindergarten …

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Magnetic Fishing Game

Make your own magnetic fishing game. It is a fun craft to make with children and are great for parties. What you need: • 1 fish printable (per player) • 1 chopstick (per player) • 7 paperclips (per player) • coloured marker pens • glue • yarn • scissors Steps: 1. Colour the fishes. 2. Cut out …

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