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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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our exotic pet: lizard

Our exotic pet: lizard

Smarties have been asking for a pet. I couldn’t afford a real one and so we made a craft one or should I say we crafted one. We made used of very very simple materials to make a very very simple craft pet each: a pet lizard. […]

Fun with photo art

Fun with photo art

Over the holiday, we did quite a number of art and crafts. The most creative one that the smarties did was the one with their own photo. Here’s what we did. Smarties got to choose their picture from my gallery and I printed it out […]

Transforming unwanted cardboard into a shield

Transforming unwanted cardboard into a shield

Was packing and cleaning up the house and found a cardboard box which I find it quite wasteful to just throw it away. I left it aside and plan to think about what to do with it when gor gor came over and said he […]