Monthly Archives: December 2017

Citiblocs Provides Multi-Age Learning

Most of you who know me figured I never like toys that are one ended or targeted towards only one age group. If I get bored with my kids, I’ll never appear lively. I think the number one reason we’re … Continue reading

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Art + Role Playing = Hidden Learning & Reading

I love art and I love supplies that do more than one thing. One of my favorite coloring supply is the watercolor pencil. Watercolor is usually light in color which is great but what about when you want some punch? … Continue reading

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One Hour Project with Your Kids with Broken Crayons

I found this nice idea to use your old crayons and make them new again. I found this from this site that explains how to do this. The only thing different I did was find cuter molds off Amazon! You can … Continue reading

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Teaching Your Child Geometric Shapes and Math Through These Manipulatives by Learning Resources

By now you probably know I’m not a sit down type of mom who likes to do everything from the books. Whenever I have a “building toy” that’s open ended, I dive for it. When I saw this set, I … Continue reading

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How to Trick Your Children into Practice Writing Letters (Chinese and English)

Children waste paper. Children waste paper. Children waste a lot of paper. There’s also miscellaneous paper they love throwing everywhere. There’s the frequent folded up paper they said it’s a “letter” to someone found under the bed, under the table, … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Puzzle (How to Kill 2 Hours on a Rainy Day With Your Kids)

My children were into a puzzle phase (I’ll do a review of the puzzles we have later) and it turned to a point where it’s not enough to just do the puzzles at home. I always like to spark their … Continue reading

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Using Legos as an Educational Tool with Preschool Children

Everyone loves legos. It keeps the kids occupied and they get to explore their creative side. I had no issues with Legos but found it annoying that they came in these boxes with pre selected parts and how to put … Continue reading

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How My Children Started Reading Chinese and English Before 3 Years Old

Education isn’t hard and it’s not boring. Most moms think you gotta sit them down and torture their kids in order for them to read. I taught my kids how to read way before 3 years old in English and … Continue reading

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You Don’t Always Have Time to Prepare an Art or Craft Session for your Kids, Here’s the Solution!

Using boxed science craft kits to save time preparing a project for your kids to do. Continue reading

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Teaching Your Children to Read Fast with Sticker Labels

This isn’t a new trick. This is actually a very traditional type of teaching. When I first taught my older daughter to read, I used these labels around the house with English words when they were younger. I’m now doing … Continue reading

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