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When Youtube is not always Bad for our Kids

16 December 2014 – 11:57 am | 2 Comments

 
Out of the many things we share with the kids, one of them is:
We need to be extra careful with the internet.
It has lots and LOTS of rubbish. 
But, at the same time, it has some …

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Checking Out : Kuntum Farm Field, Bogor

kuntum farm field sheep bogor tajur

 
So it is December.
And we’re well into our holiday break!
*YAY!*
So, where can we go to get away from the city of Jakarta, and bring ourselves closer to nature, without spending too much time on the …

When Youtube is not always Bad for our Kids

16 December 2014 | Posted in: Crafts & Activity Ideas for Kids, Parenting | 2 Comments
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Out of the many things we share with the kids, one of them is:
We need to be extra careful with the internet.
It has lots and LOTS of rubbish. 
But, at the same time, it has some …

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, …