Reading List: On STEM, History and the Story of the World

It’s been a while since we added general knowledge books to the collection of books we have at home, so I’ve been looking into a few series to add to G1’s reading list that he might enjoy. The following books came highly recommended. The Story of Science In the three-book The Story of Science series, […]

Bibliotherapy and Philosophical Discussions Through Stories

Some time back, there was a workshop at our school on bibliotherapy and how we can use it with our children. It resonated with me especially since I have an avid reader in the house with whom I sometimes have difficulties talking to about certain issues. Even before this workshop we have been using bibliotherapy […]

Resources: STEAM Projects for Kids

Saw this cool video on TED Talks and was inspired to look up some easy engineering projects for kids… Books Rubber Band Engineer 19 designs for turning common materials into crafty contraptions, ranging from slingshot rockets to unique catapults to hydraulic-powered machines. All you need are household materials, such as paper clips, pencils, paint stirrers, […]

Brainchild: Secrets to Unlocking Your Child’s Potential

Brainchild is Now Available in Digital Format (PDF)! You can now grab a digital copy of Brainchild in PDF for $8.10!   About Brainchild As parents, we desire nothing more than to see our children flourish in life. We seek the best schools, activities, and programs because the 21st century is unyielding and filled with challenges. If we want […]

Tools to Help Children Develop a Growth Mindset

We’ve written a lot about the Growth Mindset in Education and why it is important for helping children to do well in school. Part of helping children develop their growth mindsets is helping them understand how their brains work and what the growth mindset is all about. So here are some terrific resources that speak to children… […]

Tales2Go Audio Stories App for Building Listening Skills

Well-told stories can draw kids in and build attention skills and working memory. – KQED News I’m an avid supporter of early reading and I strongly believe in the importance of reading for our children’s future success. Both my boys started reading early and they have a positive relationship with books. G1 devours books so quickly that we bought […]

Raising Readers: Encouraging Reading for Pleasure

Reading offers numerous benefits for children and encouraging reading for pleasure is one of the best ways to keep children reading in the later years. Here are a few reasons why we should encourage children to find joy in reading: it makes them smarter it builds empathy it helps them do well at school it builds creativity and […]

Trinity Kids Open House @ Summer Suites KL

Award winning Trinity Kids Malaysia is having an open house at their newest branch in Summer Suites! Trinity Kids Malaysia invites you to come along and find out about their fantastic programs: Trinity Kids Playschool programs San Yu Chinese Program Trinity Kids PRIME for children from 7 to 18 years old (upcoming) I am also pleased […]

Language Arts with Life of Fred

Life of Fred is a fictional narrative that introduces students to essential concepts in a fun and easy way. Kids really love reading the Fred books. The Language Arts Series covers concepts on spelling, grammar, punctuation and more. This series is best suited for middle school and high school students. The books can be re-read […]

Life of Fred Intermediate Math Lessons Through Stories

Math is one of those subjects that can be tricky for some children if they aren’t taught it the right way. The problem is, the right way is different for many children. One way that has proven popular for a number of children is the Life of Fred Math series… The Life of Fred Intermediate Math […]