Nick Jr Boost – Get Your Child Ready for Big Kid School

Nick Jr Boost is a fun, educational and fully personalised website for children featuring their favorite Nick Jr. characters. Created with leading curriculum experts and educators, these personalised games and activities adapt and grow alongside each child’s abilities. Offering over 250+ skills covering Math, Early Reading, Science, Creative Play and more, children will have funContinue reading “Nick Jr Boost – Get Your Child Ready for Big Kid School”

Preschool: Summerfields

Summerfields Preschool is located in Sri Hartamas and caters to children age 2 to 6 years old. They offer a partial Montessori program which is combined with other programs such as the Singaporean phonetic program “Read with Phonics” and the Heinemann Reading Series from UK. They focus on six main areas of learning: Language andContinue reading “Preschool: Summerfields”

Preschool: My Little Home

My Little Home is a preschool, kindergarten and childcare center rolled into one.  Their aim is to be a one-stop-learning center for children from 18 months to 6 years old. Following the Montessori Method, the children are taught life skills and academics side by side. For example, the toddlers are encouraged to self-feed (even ifContinue reading “Preschool: My Little Home”

TweedleWink Preschool Program

Don’t know if I’m letting the cat out of the bag, but TweedleWink is planning to start a preschool program starting some time next year. Yup, that means a half day program, five days a week for your preschooler – a perfect compliment to the once a week TweedleWink right brain program. I had beenContinue reading “TweedleWink Preschool Program”

Recommended iPhone and iPad Apps for Preschoolers

In my haste to publish my post on Montessori Apps for the iPhone and iPad, I missed a few other apps that we like. Some of these aren’t Montessori-inspired but the boys enjoy playing with them. Logic (only available for iPad) by PopAppFactory is a game of matching shapes, colours, letters, numbers and pictures andContinue reading “Recommended iPhone and iPad Apps for Preschoolers”

Preschool Montessori Activities : Playdoh Montessori Activities

Playdoh is a great way for kids to learn motor skills. Learn about various Montessori methods in this free educational video clip. Expert: Tami Elliot Contact: Bio: Tami Elliot is the owner and a teacher at the Northstar Montessori Preschool. Filmmaker: Travis Waack

Pre-School Developments

As mentioned in an earlier post, it was my intention to switch Gavin back to the half-day school program after this term is over until I spoke to the headmaster. Gavin started pre-school last year in August – about three months before I delivered Gareth. I was initially planning to home school him until heContinue reading “Pre-School Developments”

Toddler Development: Pre-School and Making Deals

These days it seems like there are so many things to write about and not enough time to write them all.  Between Gavin and Gareth – my siamese boys – I rarely have time to think, let alone write.  So here I am trying to record events out of date, organise my thoughts and identifyContinue reading “Toddler Development: Pre-School and Making Deals”

The Question of Sending a Toddler to School – Part 2

It probably seems ironic for me to write this since I did pack my two and half year old toddler off to preschool, but nevertheless, I think it must be said. Despite the fact that I did send him to school, I have been questioning myself whether I did the right thing. I have alsoContinue reading “The Question of Sending a Toddler to School – Part 2”