Last month, People Impact invited us to sit in on one of their classes, called the EQ/IQ Programme. I was really interested to find out more especially since I have a friend whose 3 kids also attended classes at People Impact, and whom all enjoyed it very much. I know what you must be thinking,… Continue reading People Impact EQ/IQ programme
Last year (Dec 2016) we were invited to a science workshop held by 3M at their office premises in Yishun. It was the Young Wizards Science Camp. If you have not heard of 3M you might be living under a rock, but even there under the rock, you are probably using some product that is… Continue reading 3M Young Wizards Science Camp
This is the second post in my series of talking pen comparisons. Please do read my previous post for a general overview of talking pens. From the Emoti website, there are 4 things to consider when choosing a talking-pen, which include: Titles/books available/compatible with the pen Hardware design and quality Local support and warranty The… Continue reading Talking Pen Reviews – Emoti, Etutor Star and Pen Pal Whiz
We have been using talking pens for a while now, and this post has been a long time in the writing. Like over a year! Well, at least it shows we have been using them diligently for over a year now? 😀 As there are quite a number of talking pens in the market, and… Continue reading Talking Pens – my trusty aides
[Media invite] We were invited by Ergoworks to try out one of their ergonomic school bags. In all honesty, I’ve literally never really thought much about the ergonomic school bags, as in, I never gave it any thought. When the boys were in kindy, I was a fan of local brand Ypaks from Southern Backpack,… Continue reading Ergoworks IMPACT Ergonomic Backpack review
Media Invite Ever wondered what goes on in the interesting cluster of buildings in Ayer Rajah? Well A*Star and JTC have jointly organized the one-north Festival on August 5th and 6th 2016, with a plethora of workshops, talks, exhibitions etc. It is a weekend celebrating all things nerdy, cutting edge, and some are very futuristic.… Continue reading One North Festival – Get Nerdy!
Desperate for a new Chinese tutor, we tried Connected Learning’s online Chinese tuition, and have been liking it a lot!
I am always on the look out for great books to borrow for the boys, and I came across this lovely book entitled Extra Yarn by Mac Burnett with beautiful illustrations from Jon Klassen, from the Classroom Bookshelf website. It’s about a little girl who lives in a very grey town, finds a box of… Continue reading Extra Yarn book & activities
In my last post I talked about going backstage to see SRT’s Treasure Island actors at work. I really enjoyed the tour because I have been talking to the kids about actors, CGI, voices behind animation, etc. So the tour really added a different dimension to our learning. Like many families, we enjoy going to… Continue reading Animation for kids – not just cartoons.
It has been a while since our last classes at Sparkanauts, but we have still been occasionally using their bonding packages and flash cards at home. I love how their material is quite timeless and relevant to all ages! Today, Scout wanted me to sing one of the songs from the class (the “Mystery box” song),… Continue reading Giveaway – Sparkanauts Leyun 乐云 Chinese Programme