Learning with 2 kids and a mommy

Young Smarties

Young Smarties

Learning with 2 kids and a mommy


Nature Exploration at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Nature Exploration at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Sometimes I have parents asking why my kids can be so calm whenever they meet smarties. I guess because we are always exploring the outdoors and connecting to nature whenever possible. So why does nature got to do with their characters or behaviour? It is […]

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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 […]

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Spread the Love from A Better Florist

Spread the Love from A Better Florist

Do you know flowers bring happiness? Whenever a person receives a flower or bouquet of flowers, it will always bring a smile to the person’s face. Research has also been done to show that flowers elevate a person’s mood. You may read more about research article: […]

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Smarty and his smart buddy watch

Smarty and his smart buddy watch

We received an invitation to attend the POSB Smart Buddy Programme and it was just nice that smarty was free to tag along with me that day as he doesn’t need to go to school. Nope, he didn’t ponteng (play truant) school. It was the […]

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Benefits of School Holiday Project

Benefits of School Holiday Project

I used to dislike school holiday project. Every time, during the last day of school, the teacher will hand me the activity sheet on what to do with your child at home during the school holiday. My face will go so long that it can […]

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How to “expose” your young child to Science

How to “expose” your young child to Science

It’s scary when it comes to Science. It’s every scarier when you are to teach Science to your child especially when he/she is young. How do I do it? Am I teaching the right way? Am I teaching the right thing?   Yep. Those are […]

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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 […]

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How to teach your child Chinese at home

How to teach your child Chinese at home

What? Teach Chinese at home? Myself? No way! Yeap, that’s what I got from most parents when we talked about teaching Chinese to their own child. They will shudder at the thought of it and their eyes will roll all the way back while shaking […]

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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, […]

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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. […]

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