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Car Talks : Three Types of People and Their Responsibilities

17 October 2014 – 6:28 pm |

Living in Jakarta, I find myself spending a lot of time with the kids ON THE ROAD.
And after a while, I kind of realised that that’s where we discuss many issues and important values too.
Now …

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Making : A Doll from a Recycled Bottle

6 September 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | 2 Comments
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Anya had this art project from school.
She’s to make a doll using a recycled bottle.
Basically, her art teacher asked his class to create a doll, of any kind, using a recycled bottle (those 500 ml …

Making: ‘Sewing’ Activity For Three-Year-Olds

27 August 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | 2 Comments
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Our three-year-old Brie saw me did some sewing the other day.
And she was curious.
She saw the needle and thread going in and out, yet she knew (read: was taught) how she couldn’t touch them just …

Activity Idea for Toddlers : Brown Paper Tree

30 May 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | No Comment
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I don’t know about you, but we have quite a bit of ‘brown paper’ at home.
You know, the type you’d use to cover the kids’ school books with!
So anyway, the other day, I thought Brie …

One of the Simplest Watercolour Activities for Toddlers

19 May 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids | No Comment
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I must say, this is probably one of the simplest activities for toddlers, that involves watercolour.
Crayon PLUS watercolour PLUS straw!
 

 
I drew stars on the drawing paper using a crayon
(so you can still see the drawing, …

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 | 2 Comments
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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 …