Hoop The Ball

According to Raising Children Australia website, playing with balls helps children work their arm and leg muscles, which improves hand-eye coordination and increases fitness. (https://raisingchildren.net.au/guides/activity-guides/playing-with-balls-activity) Why not make the game more interesting by using a hoop to roll the ball instead. You just need to prepare a ball and a Read more…

Slime Time!

Slime is a great and fun way for the children to experience the sense of touch. According to Dr Lise Elise in her book “What’s Going on in There,” touch is essential to not only sensory motor development but also physical growth, emotional well-being, cognitive potential and overall health. Recipe for organic slime: Corn starch Food colouring Water Mix Read more…

Blocks Play

Children can spend hours playing with blocks building towers and castle. Block play is great for developing children gross motor skills. According to Dr Gwen Dewar, blocks can function as powerful learning tools and help children develop motor skills and hand-eye coordination, spatial reasoning, cognitive flexibility, language skills, a capacity for creative, divergent thinking, social competence, and engineering Read more…

Pouring Station

Pouring is one of children’s favourite activity. According to website of Teach Preschool, pouring help tremendously with critical thinking skill. As children pour they have to think about how fast to pour, how long to pour, how far to turn the spout, when it is time to stop pouring which Read more…

Catch the Bubbles

Children love blowing and catching bubbles!  You can buy the bubbles from the store or make your own.  Let the children try to blow the bubbles themselves. According to the Child Development Centre Hong Kong on their website, “Blowing longer streams of bubbles is good for the abdominal muscles and Read more…

Balancing Ball Race

Balance and coordination is part of the physical development of children. As it was stated in the website of Kid Sense Australia, balance is the ability to maintain a controlled body position during task performance. To function effectively across environments and tasks, we need the ability to maintain controlled positions Read more…

Foam Fun

Playing with foam is great for the children’s sense of seeing, touching and smelling. A research had been done that concluded that oxytocin, the hormon that have calming effects can also be released from the skin via activation of cutaneous sensory nerves in response to touch (Uvnäs-Moberg, K., Handlin, L. Read more…