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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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ter ter ter T!

ter ter ter T!

I asked mei mei, what does the letter Tt stands for? Below are the answers: 1. turtle  –>”I would love to have it as pet but I can’t bring it for a walk…” 2. toy –> “I NEED more princess toys!” 3. truck –> “Gor gor has many […]