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October 31, 2018

Uncle Danie will run 4 Woodworking classes in our Workshop program starting Nov 17th.  Uncle Danie trained as a Carpenter.  We will cover all the basic woodworking skills from design, measuring, cutting, making joints, sanding and edging up with a fully functional little coffee table. This is a 4 week program in which...

November 26, 2017

"We enrol them in endless activities. Soccer. Music. Martial arts. Gymnastics. Ballet. We schedule play dates with precision. And we fill every space in their rooms with educational books, devices and toys. The average western child has in excess of 150 toys each and receives an additional 70 toys per year. With so muc...

November 21, 2017

“One thing we do know in recent years, there’s too much blaming of parents,” Heyman says. “Temperament is extremely important and it’s biologically based, and to deny that causes all kinds of problems.” 

The excerpt above is taken from a great article found here, published on the ww2.kqed.org site. The article is talkin...

November 20, 2017

There are so many different kinds of play, here is one more term to add to your belt of "play knowledge." Heuristic play - playing with real-life, everyday objects and providing kids with an opportunity for open-ended discovery.

Here is a link to  a great article written about Heuristic play. Which will definitely help...

November 18, 2017

As soon as your child starts exploring mark making (drawing, painting), you enter into a guess game like no other. As you try to comprehend and understand what they have expressed on paper, or in the sand, or on the living room wall. 

Here is a great article, from The Atlantic, that will FINALLY give us ALL a little mor...

November 14, 2017

7 Great Reasons why you should let and encourage your child to climb UP the slide at the playground!

Living in densely populated Hong Kong has many perks. One of them being the great public playgrounds that are scattered around the districts. But as any parent can tell you, sharing the playgrounds lead to many growing a...

November 13, 2017

"Systematic research has increasingly demonstrated a series of clear benefits of children’s engagement in pretend games from the ages of about two and one half through ages six or seven. Actual studies have demonstrated cognitive benefits such as increases in language usage including subjunctives, future tenses, and  a...

November 8, 2017

"Sharing is a prosocial behavior, meaning that it is an action intended to help another person.  It requires empathy, altruism, and most importantly, must be volunteered (in order to genuinely be considered as “sharing”).  If these sound like complicated terms for a toddler, you’re right.  Sharing takes a level of cogn...

November 3, 2017

"Everywhere I look there’s themed worksheets and clever ideas for tricking your child into learning things you think they should learn with ‘fun’ activities. Firstly, we don’t need to make learning ‘fun’. Learning is fun. Children are born to learn and they love to learn. Everyone knows this. But when you start getting...

June 29, 2017

Today is the day, that people in the know, celebrate as "International Mud Day!" In honour of this glorious day, we have compiled a list of reasons why playing in mud is so fantastic and it deserves it's own day of celebration. We know that in Hong Kong, you are hard pressed to find areas of mud, to play in. We don't c...

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