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Talking Pen Reviews – Emoti, Etutor Star and Pen Pal Whiz

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

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Ergoworks IMPACT Ergonomic Backpack review

[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

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One North Festival – Get Nerdy!

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!

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Animation for kids – not just cartoons.

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.

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Giveaway – Sparkanauts Leyun 乐云 Chinese Programme

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