Say The Words

Children learn better if they enjoy the learning process and have fun doing it. Playing games is one of the way that will definitely enable children to enjoy themselves and have fun. “Say the words” is a hopping games that teaches children about syllables and word forming. “Play is how Read more…

Pick The Pompom

Children love playing Pick The Pompom game using small plastic tweezers. This game is great at helping to develop children’s fine motor skills. On their website, the Education Department Of The Victoria State Government Fine stated that fine motor can be developed through experiences involving materials that support building strength Read more…

“I am a Builder” : Role Play

Apart from helping children enhance their creativity and imagination, Role Play is also essential in helping them develop social and language skills as they play (and “work”) together. What a fun way to learn! When a child engages in pretend or imaginative play, by pretending to be different characters or Read more…

Fruit Smoothie

Time for a smoothie! Fruit Smoothies are made from fruits and milk, blended together until smooth. This mixture contains vitamins and fiber from fruits, plus calcium and protein from milk. The best part is, children can also help out in preparing this yummy drink. Studies show that involving children in Read more…

Hoop Train

Playing hoop train encourages children to learn to be cooperative with their friends. This is because the only way to make sure that the train “coaches” stay together on track is to have everyone moving in the same direction and pace. According to Healthline Parenthood website, cooperation is an essential Read more…

Fishing Game

Fishing game aids in children’s physical development as they develop hand-eye coordination, visual perception and fine motor skills. To play the game, first make some fishes. Draw, cut out and colour several fishes from thick paper or card board. Glue googly eyes and pin small safety pin as the fish Read more…

Hopping Hoops

This game encourages children to hop and jump. The National Childhood Network of Ireland had pointed out that movements such as hopping and jumping help strengthen children’s bones.  Aerobic exercises such as running and skipping help let oxygen into their muscles, pump blood faster to their vital organs and improve Read more…

Indoor Hopscotch

Hopscotch (or Teng-Teng in BM) is a traditional game which have been enjoyed by many children over the years. Moving Smart website had stated that hopping for children signals sophisticated advances in both physical coordination, balance, and cognitive development. (http://movingsmartblog.blogspot.com/2012/06/why-hopscotch-matters.html​) You can do indoors in your living room or on Read more…

Cone & Ring Games

Cone & Ring games help with the development of gross motor skill and hands eye coordination. According to Joyce Hemphill in her book “The Power of Playful Learning: The Green Edition”, playing ring toss utilizes estimation, gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, healthy competition (group play), prediction, strategy development, summation and turn Read more…

Sidewalk Art

Drawing freely on the wall is what many children love to do, so why not let them draw on the floor (outdoor of course!) instead. Just bring a box of colourful chalks and bring them outdoor where it is safe for them to just relax and draw on the floor Read more…