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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crafts for Teachers’ Day :)

Crafts for Teachers’ Day :)

Whenever there’s any occasion like Mother’s day, Father’s day, Grandparent’s day, we always make something nice (we considered it nice because of time, effort and thoughts were put into it) for that special someone. No doubt for this year’s Teacher’s day, smarties made something for […]

Our letter Xx week

Our letter Xx week

This week we are learning about letter Xx. Frankly speaking, I find this a difficult alphabet as it is not frequently used and the words that start with this letter are either super long or super difficult to pronounce. Don’t you agree? If you play […]

Shaving cream marbling for kids

Shaving cream marbling for kids

Smarties love sensory play, loves art and craft. Me, the mommy, loves to satisfy their craving for play and art using easily available items found at home. Yes, I’m a budget mommy and being on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have fun at home. […]

Bottle Caps Art

Bottle Caps Art

It’s been raining for the past few days and we have spent one of the rainy days at home working on a recycling project using bottle caps. Every time, after finishing bottles of drinks, the bottle caps will be removed, washed and kept in a […]

F is for…

F is for…

This week we are learning letter Ff. I have made some worksheets and some fun activities for this theme. Oops… forgot to mention is fireman theme. Yes, f for fireman! We started off with some flashcards showing objects or items that start with the letter […]