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Our little chicky craft for CNY

Our little chicky craft for CNY

This year is the year of the Rooster. To get smarties into the mood and understand better what rooster year is all about, we went to the library and borrowed some books about Rooster year (according to the Chinese Zodiac) and about Chinese New Year. […]

Craft time for Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Craft time for Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Every 15th of day of the 8th month according to the Chinese Lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn Festival is the second next grandest festival after Chinese New Year in China. Countries such as Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea also celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival as well. What […]

Promoting the love for Chinese

Promoting the love for Chinese

Last Saturday we attended the first session of the Chinese Reading Club (小小书迷读书会) event at the Jurong National Library. The purpose of this event is to promote the love for Chinese among the preschoolers. The topic for that day was about Chinese New Year. There was […]

Getting ready for Lunar New Year!

Getting ready for Lunar New Year!

It’s 2015! Can you believe that?!?! The time just flew by in a blink of an eye! I just can’t stop myself feeling old because I see my kids growing up real fast. No matter what (happy or sad, good or bad), I enjoy spending the time […]

颜色 (Colours)

颜色 (Colours)

This week we are learning about colours. You may say is easy to teach little ones about colours as there are colours everywhere. But what about in other languages? English is commonly used among us in our country. When it comes to other languages, not so […]

我的身体

我的身体

Hey everybody, it’s been a ludicrously long time since I last blogged! We have been amazingly busy with adjustments to our normal daily schedules and setting up of Young Smarties online SHOP! It’s pretty exciting but also a lot of hiccups along the way. Our humble little shop […]