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

About Brainchild Our children begin life full of promise and potential. As parents, we are excited to see them bloom. With the wide array of programmes, classes, curriula and systems that promise to unlock the brilliance in our children, where do we begin? Brainchild explores the importance of providing optimum fundamental necessities such as sleep, rest, […]

Growth Mindset Tools for Children

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

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 […]

Encouraging Reading for Pleasure

Reading offers numerous benefits for children: it makes them smarter it builds empathy it helps them do well at school it builds creativity and innovation it improves their future prospects Best of all, it’s fun. So here are loads of resources that will help you to encourage your children from the budding to avid reader… Reading Aloud Children […]

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 […]

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Alongside Carol Dweck, Michael Merzenich, and Barbara Arrowsmith is another brilliantly inspiring researcher I have been following since her TED Talk on Grit – Angela Duckworth. She has devoted much of her work researching grit – the common link between individuals who succeed in all walks of life – and it has been most enlightening. Unfortunately, there […]

Book Release: The Modest Tortoise & the Horrible Hare

For almost 3000 years, Aesop’s ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ has epitomized the importance of understanding that, no matter one’s starting block in life, great things are never unachievable. It is a message that transposes perfectly into the world of a modern child with the societal pressure to be “perfect”. It is the fierce bullying […]