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Child’s Play Meet 7 makers who create toys and conduct experiments using everyday objects

science and DIY for kids

Be it pebbles, shells, toothpaste caps, cardboard boxes and even used wrapping paper, while I was growing up these were a part of my ‘toys’. I would pick easy-to-find daily objects and transform them into some kind of a play thing, a project that could be done by myself or with a little help from a grownup. In contrast, nowadays, a child’s world of play is dominated by ‘off-the-shelf’ toys and most of them are …[Read more]

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Eco warriors Featuring young changemakers leading climate action worldwide

Greta Thunberg School strike 4 Climate

“This is all wrong! I shouldn’t be up here. I should be back in school on the other side of the ocean. Yet, you’ll come to us young people for hope? HOW DARE YOU?” Four minutes is all it took 16-year-old Greta Thunberg to call the bluff of those in power, the powerful leaders who say they are doing their best to protect our planet and environment when in reality all they can talk about …[Read more]

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Eco Films │ 10 Animation films with a green theme to kick-start conversations with your kids

Animated Eco films List

The above is a conversation between my 4 year old son and me. As a toddler parent, one feels like a ‘walking and talking’ encyclopaedia – some information that you would like to share with your kid and a lot more information that needs to be easily accessible in your brain somewhere to answer the million ‘But why?’ questions. Most of the time, these questions are triggered by something they have read or seen in …[Read more]

Upcycle│ Our ‘best’ indoor crafts ideas for the kid in you

upcycle waste kids craft

With the rains ever-so-often threatening to wash away holiday plans in Singapore, we realise that we all need to have some indoor activities planned for the times we are forced to (or choose to) stay home. While outdoor activities are our daily dose of exercise and fresh air, indoor activities allow our kids( and the the kid within us) to unleash their creative sides and try their hand at something new. (Of course, there are …[Read more]