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8 fun activities to boost children’s 8 multiple intelligences

The holidays are here again. For us, it means lots of things to do and not enough time to do it! Here are  8 fun activities to boost children’s 8 multiple intelligences  that I have done or am planning to do with B (some of them, we do it a few times – why? coz it’s […]

Anger Management for a 6 year old – Part 1

It’s still the school holidays in Singapore and today I had arranged a short walk with my good friend, R and her kids to have a morning walk  to the Treetop Walk at MacRitchie Nature Reserve. I woke up at 6am to the ominous sound of thunder and 15 minutes later, a steady drizzle. It had […]

The Cotton Wool Tree : An educational field trip

A good opportunity for an educational field trip presented itself as I was driving into Nanyang Technological University. I noticed  white billowy candy floss-like strewn all over the grassy slopes. It was the local “kapok” tree’s fruiting season.  It is scientifically known as the Ceiba pentandra and it is a tall majestic tree which can grow […]

The Hungry Caterpillar

During our last visit to Penang, we went right smack during the durian season. Yummy yum yum… because Penang durians are a world apart from the usual durians you get from other places. The variety and intensity of the tastes are top notch. We had the good fortune to stay at Asoka Durian Orchard Farmstay […]