Criteria To Choosing The RIGHT Primary School For Your Child
Education | Engaging Parents | Preschool (2 - 6) | Primary (7 - 12)

Criteria To Choosing The RIGHT Primary School For Your Child

Location, proximity to home, and the reputation of the school are some of the criteria parents look at before they decide on the primary school to register their child in formal education. Other criteria that determine a primary school include the entry criteria such as if the entering child has any older siblings already studying…

Fun Activities For Kids That Are Free in Singapore
Fun With Kids | Money | Singapore

Fun Activities For Kids That Are Free in Singapore

The COVID -19 situation may have put a dent in our pockets. But that does not mean that we parents cannot be ingenious. Once we get the all clear, you can make plans to bring your kids to these places. Best news is, you can visit them at very little cost or FREE.   1….

Purr-fect Date-night With Cats The Musical
Event Listing | Fun With Kids | Media Invite | Reviews by Us | Singapore

Purr-fect Date-night With Cats The Musical

Meow! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most illustrious musical, Cats, returns to our Singapore shores for a limited season (till 5 January 2020). So treat yourself and your family to a “purr-fect” night out to catch this record-breaking musical. Why You Should Catch Cats the Musical? Because if you love musicals, Cats has all the signatures of…

Aladdin The Musical: Show Me The World (Review)
Fun With Kids | Reviews by Us

Aladdin The Musical: Show Me The World (Review)

Disney’s Aladdin is a hit Broadway musical with spectacular performances that stole the hearts of Singaporeans. Catch it before the magic ride is gone.

Christmas Shopping at Fairs and Bazaars
Engaging Parents | Lifestyle

Christmas Shopping at Fairs and Bazaars

Tis the season… for Christmas Shopping. Did you go shopping this Black Friday weekend? Many of us would have taken this opportunity to start our Christmas shopping. The discounts online and in retail are hard to resist. In the spirit of shopping mania, we are sharing more places where you can shop. In this post,…

Island-wide National Day Celebrations in Singapore
Celebrations & Occasions | Fun With Kids | Reviews by Us

Island-wide National Day Celebrations in Singapore

It is party time in Singapore with lots of fun activities for the family in this week-long, island-wide celebration for our Nation’s birthday. Check out what’s in store for you, the citizens. Let’s party! 1) PlayLAH! Let’s Celebrate! Singapore’s favourite family carnival is back with additional themed villages and fringe events in time to celebration…

Direct School Admission: Application Tips & General Guidelines
DSA | Primary (7 - 12)

Direct School Admission: Application Tips & General Guidelines

Entering TOP secondary schools is still a priority for parents and many students. But with the aggregate scores of these secondary schools going off the charts, entry via the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) results is extremely risky. DSA (direct school admissions) offers an attractive alternative to gain admissions into these top schools without the insane…

Direct School Admission — Is It As Sweet As It Sounds?
DSA | Primary (7 - 12)

Direct School Admission — Is It As Sweet As It Sounds?

Almost everyone is applying for DSA or grooming their child for it. What is DSA and is it the right choice for your child? As my son prepares for the national Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE), I find myself floundering in other acronyms: DSA, IP, and IB. Let’s deal with the first acronym: DSA or Direct School Admissions….

Exam Tips: How To Prep Your Child For Exams
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Exam Tips: How To Prep Your Child For Exams

Exams are an inevitable part of a student’s life whether they like it or not. And in the Singapore education system, that is twice a year: one mid-term (May) and one final (Nov). Having experienced six years of primary-school exams with two kids, here are my takeaways as a parent: Primary school students need guidance to prepare for…

Giveaway: Tickets To 2 SWF³ Events For Kids & A Preview To CUT, SHAKE, ROLL
Fun With Kids | Giveaways | Media Invite

Giveaway: Tickets To 2 SWF³ Events For Kids & A Preview To CUT, SHAKE, ROLL

The Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) 2015 kick starts in 2 days.  We are giving 2 pairs of tickets to two events to the SWF³ –targeted at families and kids with story telling workshops and talks specifically for this age group. Here is a programme listing for SWF³ and click on this link for an overview of SWF 2015. Giveaway Promotion To…

Halloween Costume Ideas For Girls
Celebrations & Occasions | Fun With Kids

Halloween Costume Ideas For Girls

Dress-up is great fun for the kids! Halloween dress-up is EVEN more FUN!! Here are some great ideas to dress up your little girls as beautiful princesses, cutesy witches, beautiful angels and she-devils, or scary (but still cute) bears or other animals.  For the bolder ones, get inspired by Vampires, Mummies, wicked looking Witches and…

Rise and Shine 2015: Setting A Record For Breastfeeding In Singapore
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Rise and Shine 2015: Setting A Record For Breastfeeding In Singapore

Last month (August), as Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence, over 200 mothers celebrated World Breastfeeding Month by gathering at one place to breastfeed their children at the same time. This record setting event is organized by Thomson Medical in partnership with several family-friendly brands Phillips Avent, Spring Maternity, Passion Card, NTUC Ufamily and HeyBaby SG to break…

Blog Train: What Singapore Means To Me
Blog Trains | Fun With Kids

Blog Train: What Singapore Means To Me

I LOVE that my birthday is in August and I get to celebrate this birthday month with my birth country – Singapore! This year is Singapore’s 50th birthday, so it is a pleasure for me to hop on this blog train and share what Singapore means to me. I am not going to do 50,…

Fun For Free In Singapore: NEWater Visitor Centre
Fun With Kids | Preschool (2 - 6) | Primary (7 - 12) | Reviews by Us

Fun For Free In Singapore: NEWater Visitor Centre

A couple of weeks ago, I went on a class trip with my daughter to the NEWater Visitor Center. I did not know that this visitor center is open to the public and best of all, admission is completely free; you just need to book online for your tour. Aside from the another free and “air-condition”…

Betty Crocker’s World’s Largest Cupcake & Gift Sets Giveaway
Easy Recipes | Giveaways

Betty Crocker’s World’s Largest Cupcake & Gift Sets Giveaway

{Giveaway Alert} As part of the nation’s 50th birthday, Betty Crocker will be attempting to set a Guinness World Record for the “Largest Cupcake Mosaic” and this initiative will see people from all walks of life — regardless of their baking experience in a collaborative effort to give back to the community as the finished product will be…