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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. […]

How to make a Rubber Band Powered Boat!

How to make a Rubber Band Powered Boat!

Smarties always love boats. When they were younger, we (especially their grandpa) will always make a paper boat for them to play with during their bathtime. Now that they are older, they wanted a more powerful boat and because they are older, they get to […]

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. […]

Colour Sticks Boomerang (Exploding Boomerang)

Colour Sticks Boomerang (Exploding Boomerang)

As a mum, I always buy things that look like I can do something with it but without knowing what to do with it in advance. The other day, I saw a pack of colourful jumbo size ice-cream sticks, I just bought it and left […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cakepop fun at Spurbox

Cakepop fun at Spurbox

We have been baking at home but have never tried cake pops. When we were cordially invited by Spurbox to join their cake pop class, we were excited. We are almost a week closer to Easter, hence the cake pop class is on Easter theme. Before the start […]