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Toys That Encourage Enthusiastic Learning

Toys aren’t just for playing these days. Make your money go the distance by buying toys that encourage enthusiastic learning. Toy expert, Mr. Anthony Frangos, Commercial Director of Mattel North Southeast Asia tell us how. Providing baby with plenty of well-chosen toys, especially ones that encourage activity and exploration is a good way to reward…

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$10,000 Cash For Your Child To Play

Fisher-Price is giving away S$10,000 to parents who allow their child to play. “Research clearly shows that play is one of the best ways to help children better develop their brain power and learn new things,” said Mr. Anthony Frangos, Commercial Director of Mattel North Southeast Asia, expanding that play has the potential to help set the…

School Holiday Shows (O-Z)
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School Holiday Shows (O-Z)

Here are more shows and meet & greet sessions with your child’s favourite characters in the Singapore malls! Check out the list of malls (in alphabetical order) for show titles and schedules. Parkway Parade, Basement Atrium Show: Princess Makeover & Knight Adventure Date:  30 Nov – 9 Dec 2012 Time: 11am – 9pm (last registration at 8.30pm) *Minimum spend of…

School Holiday Shows (A-N)
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School Holiday Shows (A-N)

The school holidays are here! Shopping malls in Singapore oblige with shows and meet & greet session with your child’s favourite characters! Check out the list of malls (in alphabetical order) for show titles and schedules. Shows are FREE and available on a first come first serve basis unless otherwise indicated. Anchor Point Show: Christmas Show Night…

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All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten

Remember what you learnt at SIX years old! All you need to know about HOW to live and WHAT to do in life, you’ve learnt in kindergarten! Share everything. Play fair. Don’t hit people. Put things back where you found them. Clean up your own mess. Don’t take things that aren’t yours. Say you’re sorry when…

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Half of what your kids learn in the first 2 years of college will be outdated by the time they graduate,” said Education Reformer, Kiran Bir Sethi!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…

Engaging Parents | Fun With Kids | Secondary (13 - 17)

Schools offering Integrated Programme in Singapore

The Integrated Programmes (IP) have been implemented since the beginning of 2004 to provide clearly university-bound pupils a seamless secondary and junior college enriched education. The pupils proceed directly to the GCE ‘A’-Levels (or its equivalent, such as the International Baccalaureate or school-based diploma) without the need to take the GCE ‘O’-Level Examination. The time…

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…

Charity: Street Kids of India
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Charity: Street Kids of India

Did you know that the #1 reason for kids in India to run away from home is to pursue an acting career in Bollywood? This was an unexpected revelation from our guide from the The Salaam Baalak Trust City Walk. Street kids in India are so prevalent that no one bats an eyelid when a…