Category Archives: LEARNING

Bird Park

A field trip organized by the kindergarten to the Malacca Bird Park and the Ayer Keroh Recreational Forest. The kids had a blast 🙂 Advertisements

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Life skills

I believe that one of the many important roles of parents is to teach our kids basic life skills. Cooking is one of it. It cannot be underestimated. It is one of the most amazing ways to express one’s love. … Continue reading

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First day of school

Today is Svadhi’a first day at the pre-school. She has been asking about school for quite some time now. Although my first intention was to home-school her, I realized I have to respect her wish. I have to allow her … Continue reading

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Puzzles

A couple of years ago I bought some puzzles for Svadhi. It sat there gathering dust. That’s because I never took it out to explore with her. One day, she found the puzzles and excitedly brought it to me. She … Continue reading

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Mastering different languages

At such a tender age it’s amazing how much children soak up information. As a result of me consciously communicating with her in Tamil, she understands the language. And now she is picking up Malay. All these from just daily … Continue reading

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Striking conversations

The other day I found her outside engaging in a serious conversation with a neighbour who was walking her dog. I stood there and listened. I was surprised to hear her speak so confidently to a lady she has never … Continue reading

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Unstructured play/learning

I marvel at the way she uses her imagination during unguided play. Often times I am busy with my own things, and she is forced to engage and entertain herself. No iPad, no TV and no electronic games. It’s just … Continue reading

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