Did you know that STEM subjects greatly help children develop public speaking skills? Public speaking skills can improve your child’s communication and persuasion skills, which will not only benefit them during their studies but also when they enter the workplace. […]
How to raise an emotionally intelligent child
Formal education is important—it is systematic, deliberate, subject-oriented, and has helped shape many of the successful leaders and experts we see today. But it’s important to know that intelligence comes in other forms too, not just academically. There is another […]
Parents, do you know when and when not to push your child?
There is such a thing as too much pressure. Although parents only want the best for their children, they must understand that too much of one thing is not as good as they think it is. According to News Straits […]
Hands-on learning: What is it and how does it benefit young children?
If we were to ask you a question that you once studied in high school, can you still answer it? Chances are, you can’t even remember what you learnt back then. When you learn by memorising, you don’t really learn […]
The importance of early childhood experiences for brain development
Do you know just how important early brain development is? Let us paint you a picture. A baby is born with all the neurons that they will ever have. Regardless of how small their brain is, they are born with […]
Why should we make learning fun for children?
“The capacity to learn is a gift; The ability to learn is a skill; The willingness to learn is a choice.” — Brian Herbert, American author Sometimes we forget that the reason we go to school and attend classes is […]
More fun engineering projects to try at home!
Did you know that play is an essential part of kids’ education? Play is a great way for kids to unwind and learn things that are not taught in a normal classroom. For instance, do you know what kids can […]
Must-read engineering books for kids
Does your child show an interest in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at an early age? According to The Straits Times, a survey done in 2019 reported that although many Singaporeans are fascinated by science, only […]
Put your child’s creative hat on with these fun engineering projects!
Every child is born innately with the inquisitiveness for exploration and discovering how and why things surrounding them function the way they are through experience and social interaction. Adults can encourage curiosity in children early on to spur their growth […]
The five crucial elements of play-based learning for children
Touted as one of the most effective ways to nurture creativity in children, play-based learning is an important method to keep kids engaged in active learning as they put their minds to good use with the exploration of the world […]