Children Theatre: The Cat In The Hat
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Children Theatre: The Cat In The Hat

 Catch the Asian première of Dr. Seuss’ most famous character The Cat In The Hat in Singapore this fall. The Little Company (TLC), a division of home-grown theatre company Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT), is pleased to introduce this all-time favourite children’s tale as a witty play written by the Britain’s National Theatre, to the Singapore audience. Every Dr. Seuss’s story is a…

New Girl In Town: Doc McStuffins
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New Girl In Town: Doc McStuffins

Disney Junior jumps onto the girly kids’ program bandwagon with the Asian première of Doc McStuffins this coming Monday. Animated series on television targeted at boys aged 3-6 years old are aplenty – Bob the Builder, Thomas the Train, Handy Manny, Little Bill, Go Diego Go, Special Agent Oso, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Phineas and Ferb……

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Annie The Musical Auditions

Out of the blue, my six-year-old decides to audition for the part of Molly in Annie The Musical. We’ve just started a performance course at Kids Performing, a local school that teaches kids the finer art of singing, dancing and well, performing.  Not wanting to rain on her parade that she had just started and…

How Can You Inspire Your Kids To Think?
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How Can You Inspire Your Kids To Think?

Half of what your kids learn in the first 2 years of college will be outdated by the time they graduate,” said Education Reformer, Kiran Bir Sethi! The top 10 most demanded jobs that we are preparing our children for today may not even exist by the time our kids are ready to join the…

See Clearly with 3M Polarizing Light
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See Clearly with 3M Polarizing Light

Last week, my husband came home with our 6-year-old daughter from her jazz class and announced grimly: “she needs glasses!” It turned out that they were playing the “let’s read the numbers on the license plate of the car in front of us” game on the ride home and she was “losing” because the numbers…

Chinese Kindergarten: Two by Two Schoolhouse
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Chinese Kindergarten: Two by Two Schoolhouse

Today the kids at Two by Two Schoolhouse, a mandarin-based kindergarten in the East Coast of Singapore where my daughter attends, said goodbye to their school at Jalan Saudara Ku. But its a happy goodbye as the kids, teachers, and staff officially moved into their new and bigger premise at Eastgate ( 46 East Coast Rd, #01-03). The…

Asian Values: Modelling Respect For His Students
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Asian Values: Modelling Respect For His Students

In our Chinese custom, respect for your elders trumps most other values. Hence, I was not surprised when we enroll our son in a local Chinese school, the first thing the school principal taught the newly accepted primary one students during orientation was to bow in respect whenever they see an adult, be they teachers, principals or…

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World’s Largest Educational Kids’ Fair

Parents! The World’s Largest Educational Kids’ Fair, SmartKids Asia is back! Mark your calendar for the most fun and educational event in Asia! WHEN? 16 – 18 March 2012 (11am – 9pm /8pm on 18th) WHERE? Singapore Expo Hall 5 (how to get there) SmartKids Asia is a comprehensive fair that offers a wealth of resources for the Singaporean parent and…

Parents’ Guide: 20 Great Birthday Party Ideas for Kids
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Parents’ Guide: 20 Great Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

Tired of the usual magician / puppet entertainer act? Do not fancy hosting a party at your home, and definitely NOT the cleaning up afterwards? Of late, many friends have been asking for ideas to celebrate their older children’s  birthday. The first three birthdays are the easiest as the child is too young to make any…

Birthday Party – Laser Tag
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Birthday Party – Laser Tag

Laser Tag parties are popular among boys. The question is: should I throw one for 7-year-olds?  Should I allow my son to play “laser tag” which is so similar to having a gun? He was not really into guns, just the occasional play “gun fight” with his mates.   I decided to speak to Gavin…