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DIY handicraft with Magical Water Baby

DIY handicraft with Magical Water Baby

Honestly speaking, I am not sure if this is exactly a handicraft or a magic show at home. But I am sure this is especially fun and engaging for both adults and kids which is why we call this the “DIY handicraft with Magical Water Baby”. […]

Paper plate weaving how to and its benefits

Paper plate weaving how to and its benefits

Once we attended a party and at the end of it, the host wanted to throw all the unused paper plates away. Before he did that, we requested to take them home for re-use. Paper plates are very useful especially when it comes to art […]

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 […]

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. […]

The power of healing through ART

The power of healing through ART

Do you feel the lack of confidence? Have you ever think that you are not artistic? Have you ever think that you are not creative? Have you ever feel so stuck or stressed out that you need some way of release? Pastel Nagomi Art (PNA) […]

Cool craft activity after reading children’s book

Cool craft activity after reading children’s book

We love to make reading and learning fun. One of the ways to make it fun is to include activity before, during or/and after reading a children’s storybook. Not forgetting to read it with loads of love, actions, and emotions so that your child can […]

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. […]

So you think tracing is nothing great?

So you think tracing is nothing great?

They are many methods of learning and tracing is one of them but tracing is also a method that most of us overlooked. What is so great about tracing? It’s just an action where the child follows and draw/write. It’s just like copying. Well, it may […]

Evolve with Pokemon Evolution Cards

Evolve with Pokemon Evolution Cards

Recently saw a post on Internet where they made Pokemon evolution cards. Those who play Pokemon will know what I mean. Some of the Pokemon have different evolutionary stages. Here’s how the evolution looks like: Image from http://pokemondb.net/evolution The cards that I was referring to are not those […]

Most entertaining and messy ice-cream craft ever!

Most entertaining and messy ice-cream craft ever!

Since gor gor started his primary journey, his time is always spent around homework, English spelling, Chinese 听写 and preparation for the many many mini tests. No matter what, I would still try my best to squeeze in some mini art and craft time for […]