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Teaching Children Good Manners : Not Easy!

1 April 2014 – 11:34 am |

The other day, a close relative – who has spent a few days with our family – said to me,
‘Your kids are very well-behaved.”
He was referring to what he saw.
My kids ate all on their …

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Making : Leaf Prints with Real Leaves

22 February 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids, Inspirational | No Comment
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The other day, as I walked with Brie, we spotted this piece of leaf and I thought, it’d be nice if Brie made leaf patterns out of it.
And so we took it home, and we …

Making : Marble Maze, Out of a Shoe Box

28 January 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | No Comment
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One of the things that I know I have been doing so much less than when we’re still back in Singapore is : crafting!
So, here’s one post on what we made recently : a Marble …

Checking Out : MURI (Museum Rekor-Dunia Indonesia), Jakarta

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The month of December is here.
Which means school days, tests and exams are over for the year!
(Read: a good break for all of us! * YAY!*)
Now, the next challenge is : What do we do? …

Activity Idea for Kids : Creating a Drawing from Shapes

22 November 2013 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | No Comment
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This is something that our 9.5yo Anya, in particular, enjoys doing.
I’d draw different shapes, at random, on a piece of paper.
And she’ll then create a drawing, any drawing, based on the shapes.
Like for example, see …

Activity Idea for Toddlers: Paper Birds and Leaves Painting

19 November 2013 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | 2 Comments
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Here’s an activity idea to share with you.
(Btw, feel free to copy the idea if you like it, and use it to spend time with your little ones =)
For this one, you’d need:
1. Drawing paper …

Activity Idea for Toddlers : Paint. Heart. Stencils.

27 October 2013 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | 4 Comments
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Here’s one activity Brie and I did the other day!
Glue-ing. Pasting. Painting.
Simple and fun for toddlers! =)
 

 
Here’s what we did :
> I cut out the heart shapes and Brie glued them onto a piece of …