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Kids Craft – Recycle toilet paper roll to make wire organizer

Toilet Paper to wire organizer, Shoe box to storage box, Kids art and craft

Last week when going through my 6-year-old son’s weekly class blog, I came across a fantastic idea which echoes very well with the value system of Secondsguru. The idea of initiating little people when they are really little into thinking about the benefits of recycling, saving the planet and telling them that the choices people make impact living things in the environment. To get the point across, the kids had been shown videos at school about sea turtles who are sadly choking to …[Read more]

Post-holiday clearance: recycle leftover wrapping into child’s play!

Turn old wrapping paper into festive lanterns, colorful rockets or origami designs! Secondsguru.com lists ideas to turn leftover gift wrap into a day full of kids activities!

After weeks of excitement – school holidays, Christmas festivities, new year celebrations – getting back to the grind of daily routine is rather anti-climatic. On top of that, there’s the unavoidable ritual of post-holiday cleanse: alcohol in the system, half-filled bottles of wine, leftovers in the fridge, old gift wraps and discarded packaging – they all demand to be purged pronto! Fortunately, there’s a Monica Geller hiding inside some of us, and the clean-up can …[Read more]

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Moms-to-be: Top 5 preloved buys

Top 5 preloved buys for affordable motherhood: maternity wear, nursing pillow, baby carrier, stroller, car seat

If you’re carrying a bump, we reckon you’re also carrying a list of things to buy for baby before D-Day! And it’s a long newborn checklist, adding up to a big number indeed. Is affordable maternity possible? Luckily, babies don’t demand everything be torn out of fresh plastic packaging. You can save money – and avoid wastefulness – by using hand-me-downs and buying gently used items. Here’s our list of Top 5 items that we …[Read more]

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Colours for baby – homemade paints

edible paints for baby/kids activities

39,720 – That’s the number of babies born in Singapore last year. And I suspect that’s also the number of mothers in Singapore stressing out over raising their kids right as I type this! Thankfully, the joys of motherhood are equal to its challenges. Even though aisles of Baby Einstein, hours of prodigy TV shows and shelves of helicopter mother books create niggling doubts in our minds about how good we are, even one hour …[Read more]