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Addition within 10 with Bingo!

Addition within 10 with Bingo!

What is addition? Addition is a mathematical process where you put things together to find the total or the sum. It is a process where having 2 groups of objects or numbers and putting them together. The most basic skill is to count and add up […]

Why we love outdoor adventure at Pulau Ubin (and you should too!)

Why we love outdoor adventure at Pulau Ubin (and you should too!)

Our virgin trip to Pulau Ubin over the weekend was a fulfilling one. Not only did smarties learn about nature and having a great family bonding time in the outdoor, we discovered new things about smarties too! So why did we mention adventure? It was […]

How to make Easter Eggs bath bombs

How to make Easter Eggs bath bombs

Gor gor was packing his room and found many Easter eggs that he had collected over the years (sound as if he’s an old man now…haha). Light bulb started shining over his head and he requested for permission to make a little surprise for his little […]

How to learn multiplication in 3 simple steps

How to learn multiplication in 3 simple steps

It is a struggle trying to get a child to learn multiplication. Honestly speaking, the only and best way to learn is to memorize the table. I was battling with smarty whenever I teach him the multiplication table. We fought for a period where he […]

Fun learning CVC -un word family

Fun learning CVC -un word family

Everyone knows what is phonics. Do you know what is CVC word family? CVC word is actually a word that is made of a consonant, vowel, and consonant sound. For example hat, pot, man are CVC words. After learning their basic phonics, the next step […]

Benefits of playing with toys that let your child build, create and play

Benefits of playing with toys that let your child build, create and play

Children play. But technology has changed the way children play nowadays. Instead of toys, they play with electronic devices such as ipads. The attractiveness of an electronic device is extremely hard to resist, even for adults. Sometimes, out of convenience, we just give in to the child’s […]

Science Experiment – Underwater candle

Science Experiment – Underwater candle

Ooh, have you heard of the underwater candle Science Experiment? Maybe yes, maybe not. You may even think of putting a candle under the water but we are doing it slightly different from that. In fact, we just require some water around the candle. Not […]

How to prepare your child for exams

How to prepare your child for exams

When I received the notice announcing the 4 days of PSLE marking day exercise whereby the children don’t have to go to school, I was like:”WHAT?!?! No school?”. Yeah, no school means 4 whole days of play at home and I can imagine the poor ME […]

How to turn a glass of water without spilling?

How to turn a glass of water without spilling?

Yes, you read it right! We have been exploring on how to turn a glass of water upside down without spilling. Guess what, it works! Smarties had a load of fun trying it out with different types of cups and glasses and different pieces of […]

How card games can benefit your child

How card games can benefit your child

For those who are in the same era as I may remember these card games: Happy Family, Snap, Old Maid, and Donkey. Yeah, the famous 4 card games that we always play to entertain ourselves when we were young. Nowadays you rarely see kids playing these anymore. Now, […]