Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary One in New School Year!
Empowering Kids | Learning Skills | Primary (7 - 12)

Preparing Your Child To Enter Primary One in New School Year!

Now that your child has been accepted to your preferred primary school, the next step is the fun and exciting part for you and your child - getting ready to start primary one in the new school year. Primary school is a lot bigger to accommodate students from six different levels and your little one...
What Your Child Needs To Know Before Entering Primary One
Education | Empowering Kids | Learning Skills | Preschool (2 - 6)

What Your Child Needs To Know Before Entering Primary One

Entering Primary One is a milestone for your child's academic journey. Here are some of the skills and abilities your child needs to adapt to his/her education in primary school. 1. Reading and Comprehension Skills Your child should know the alphabets, and be able to identify common sight vocabulary words. Know his phonics and be...
12 Irresistible Book Series for Teenagers to Read
Empowering Kids | Guides | Secondary (13 - 17) | Teenagers

12 Irresistible Book Series for Teenagers to Read

We share what books and resources you can tap on to encourage your child to read… 1. The Chronicles of NarniaBy C.S. Lewis The Chronicles of Narnia is a series of fantasy novels. Except in The Horse and His Boy, the protagonists are all children from the real world who are magically transported to Narnia, where they are sometimes called upon…

Coronavirus Outbreak: 5 Teachable Moments for Parents to Impart
Empowering Kids | Engaging Parents | Health | Singapore

Coronavirus Outbreak: 5 Teachable Moments for Parents to Impart

Everyone has been on high alert since the coronavirus landed on our local shores. Parents in particular are concerned about how the coronavirus affects our children when we send them off to school. Aside from understanding what is the coronavirus, what symptoms to look out for and what to do when a member falls ill,…

How Learning (Styles) Can Maximize Your Child’s Grades
Empowering Kids | Learning Skills

How Learning (Styles) Can Maximize Your Child’s Grades

A learning style is defined as “the style or learning methods used in the process of learning.” Understanding learning styles are more than just helping your kids get good grades, it is about empowering your child with tools to manage her academic studies and boosting her confidence as a student. My daughter struggled academically in primary…

The Incredibly Simple Solution to Your Kid’s Slouching Problem
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The Incredibly Simple Solution to Your Kid’s Slouching Problem

Poor postures inhibit your child’s focus, cause growth development and health issues. We show you how to get your kids to stop slouching. Read on…

Singaporean Children Need Different Skills For Future Success
Empowering Kids | Media Invite | Students

Singaporean Children Need Different Skills For Future Success

Children wanting more playtime is not news. But there is a definite mindset change in parents wanting more time for their children to delve into creative activities and imaginative play as they believe these skills sets will help their children succeed in the future. 98% of the children surveyed by LEGO Singapore wants more time…

11 Introduction Ideas to Begin Your English Compositions
Education | Empowering Kids | Primary (7 - 12) | Study Skills

11 Introduction Ideas to Begin Your English Compositions

A compelling start to your story grabs your reader’s attention. The readers in this instance, are most likely your school teachers. Having read hundreds, if not thousands of primary school compositions, the ability to still arrest your school teachers’ attention gives your composition an edge in grades over your peers. Your introduction should be interesting….

Parent Your Child. Raise Them Well.
Education | Empowering Kids

Parent Your Child. Raise Them Well.

I get very tensed this time of the year (Sep/Oct). Not because it is the exam period, but because in circulation are a lot of publications and National televised programs warning us parents NOT to stress our children and pointing an accusing finger at us for causing insurmountable unhappiness to our kids’ childhood years. Every year…

DIY VIDEO: How to make Fluffy Slime at home!
Education | Empowering Kids | Kids Say

DIY VIDEO: How to make Fluffy Slime at home!

Hello there, so if you have primary school-age kids, you will know that there is an ongoing trend on DIY slime. My 10-year-old got into the slime action and was actively experimenting and making different types of slime – Fluffy Slime, Glitter Slime, Clear Slime, basically any kind of slime you can think of. What…

Students Guide To Managing Time
Empowering Kids | Study Skills

Students Guide To Managing Time

Time management is a life skill that can be learnt. This aim of this post is to offer simple steps that you can coach your kids to form good habits in managing their time. Children linger during meal times, dawdle when it comes to working on their school work, drag their feet to the showers,…

10 tips to help your child manage stress – A Student’s Guide
Empowering Kids | Study Skills

10 tips to help your child manage stress – A Student’s Guide

Kids experience stress just as adults do. The only difference is that kids may not recognise the emotions or symptoms of stress or know how to manage them. That’s when we see meltdowns or manifestations of undesirable behaviours like lethargy, being snappy and irritable, rebelliousness etc. What stresses kids out? Kids get stressed out the…

Take Action To Avoid Procrastination
Career | Empowering Kids

Take Action To Avoid Procrastination

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, procrastination is “to intentionally put off doing something that should be done.” You can spot a procrastinator a mile away because the individual will: Put off tasks until the last minute avoid difficult tasks and deliberately look for distractions say they perform better under pressure, but more often than not that’s…

How To Spot Stress Symptoms & Help Your Child De-stress
Empowering Kids

How To Spot Stress Symptoms & Help Your Child De-stress

This post sheds some light on how to identify the symptoms manifested by kids and what can be done to help them de-stress. Stress is our natural way of responding to the demands of our ever-changing world. Although we all experience changes and demands regularly, the degree that these changes and demands made on each of…

5 Basic Study Skills for Primary 1 to 3 Students
Empowering Kids | Primary (7 - 12) | Study Skills

5 Basic Study Skills for Primary 1 to 3 Students

Want to help your kids to score well in primary school? Here are 5 basic skills parents can foster to ensure that they have a smoother academic path in their future school years. 1) Reading Skills Reading is an essential skill for every subject that your child will study now and later in Secondary school. Other than reading to…