Learning with 2 kids and a mommy

Young Smarties

Young Smarties

Learning with 2 kids and a mommy


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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Playground safety for kids without overparenting

Playground safety for kids without overparenting

Play is essential for a child’s development regardless of social, cognitive, creative, language or physical development, it helps to stimulate their growth, imagination and learning ability. It is critical to encourage your child to move. Unfortunately, with nowadays advancement in technology and the over worrying of […]

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Holiday playdate at the National Gallery Singapore

Holiday playdate at the National Gallery Singapore

Everyone was raving about National Gallery Singapore and how could we missed that especially now is the month long June school holiday? Yes, we joined the crowd and headed over to National Gallery Singapore with our friends and we couldn’t help containing our excitement. Not because […]

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Home Learning Trip Part 2: Learning more about turtles and nature (with home learning and travel tips)

Home Learning Trip Part 2: Learning more about turtles and nature (with home learning and travel tips)

One of the reasons we chose to go Bubbles Dive Resort is because it is blessed with nesting turtles and a house reef. Best of all, they run a conservation program to educate the general public as well. The first day we reached we noticed […]

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