Learning with 2 kids and a mommy

Month: January 2016

Emotional regulation with calm bottle

Emotional regulation with calm bottle

Have you heard of calm bottle? It looks something like this (picture from another website). What is calm bottle and what is it use for?  From the name given to this type of bottles, you can tell is for calming. Therapists, teachers and parents are using it […]

Transforming unwanted cardboard into a shield

Transforming unwanted cardboard into a shield

Was packing and cleaning up the house and found a cardboard box which I find it quite wasteful to just throw it away. I left it aside and plan to think about what to do with it when gor gor came over and said he […]

Ways to teach kids about money: Count!

Ways to teach kids about money: Count!

To tell you the truth, from my point of view, money is not an easy concept to teach especially for young kids. You talked to them about saving, what can buy, what cannot buy, etc. Do you think they understand what it REALLY means? Maybe…maybe […]

Things we learn at the fire station

Things we learn at the fire station

Last week we made a trip to the fire station. Apart from seeing the fire trucks, putting on the helmet and touching the hoses, there was a lot of other useful information we get to take home with. The firefighters guide who were there to assist on educating […]

C makes the /k/ sound

C makes the /k/ sound

Today we went through the letter C. We warmed up with letter C pretty fast with the Jolly phonics letter C song on youtube and we danced along with it with our own castanets too! After the song and dance, we cooled and calmed down […]

A trip to Future of Us

A trip to Future of Us

Ever wonder what our future looks like? Is everything going to be automated with transport systems hovering above the ground, robots working for us, etc? In order to find out more, we made a trip down to Future of Us located at Gardens by the Bay. What […]

Yippee for the LIEBSTER AWARD!

Yippee for the LIEBSTER AWARD!

I was really surprise and happy to have been nominated by Happy Hearts Homeschool for the Liebster award. It’s really an honour! You have a great blog out there and I enjoy reading it. Here’s my answers to Happy Hearts Homeschool posed to her nominees: 1. What do […]

B is for…

B is for…

Start of a brand new year and we are slowly easing into our homeschooling curriculum. Not too bad for a start as we are doing some revision on phonics and learning each letter again. Yes, again! If you have read our previous post, repetition is highly […]

Ready, set, go to P1!

Ready, set, go to P1!

For those who has/have kindergartener(s) at home, this year will be the hype about their “promotion”. Their new huge milestone from kindergarten to primary school. Everyone started writing and reading about getting ready for P1. To tell you the truth, I didn’t really follow through what […]