MindChamps PreSchool @ West Coast Plaza

MindChamps PreSchool at West Coast Plaza is located on level 1 of the neighbourhood shopping centre. Its close proximity to major highways such as the AYE and West Coast Highway makes the preschool centre easily accessible for parents residing in the western part of Singapore, such as Clementi, West Coast, Pasir Panjang, Jurong and Bukit Timah. Do check out the following snapshots of the centre: … Continue reading MindChamps PreSchool @ West Coast Plaza

Kids Who Spend Time with Their Fathers Have a Higher IQ

Through the eyes of a child, Daddy is someone they turn to when it comes to fun activities and making sense of important life lessons, skills and values. Thanks to an increasing number of fathers being more involved in parenting these days, kids in most households get to spend quality time with dad regularly. This has proven to spur wonderful results when it comes to … Continue reading Kids Who Spend Time with Their Fathers Have a Higher IQ

How to Inspire the Love for Learning in Kids

What is Your Child’s Learning Style?

Is your child’s constant fidgeting while doing homework or their need to listen to music while studying causing you to worry? There’s no need to lose sleep over this – he/she might just be doing what is needed to learn. According to child psychologists, every child learns differently, and finding out your child’s learning style can help you work with him/her towards academic success. In … Continue reading What is Your Child’s Learning Style?

5 Values to Teach Your Kids Before They Turn 5

The early years of your child’s life are the most crucial, as it is during this time that the brain triples its weight and establishes thousands of billions of nerve connections. According to paediatric experts, this is also a time of great discovery for children as their language, basic motor skills and thinking start to flourish. They are now more aware of how things work … Continue reading 5 Values to Teach Your Kids Before They Turn 5

Diamond Rain

Imagine this. Tomorrow, when you wake up, you swing your legs out of bed, find your slippers with your feet, and make your way across to the window to open the blind and let in the new day. It is raining. Again. Nothing particularly unusual, you might think – except that as you watch the rain falling down outside the window, you realise that this … Continue reading Diamond Rain

Which is Better for your Child – Digital Books or Traditional Books?

Recently there has been considerable, and sometimes heated, debate in the media regarding the relative merits of digital books and traditional (or paper) books. So, which format is better for your child? This question involves what educational researchers call ‘a false dichotomy’. After all, very little – in education or in life – is ‘either/or’. Some parents are concerned that the quality of digital books … Continue reading Which is Better for your Child – Digital Books or Traditional Books?

Your Child’s Future is Collectively in Our Hands

Are you looking for a preschool for your child? Unsure which preschool is the best for him/her? You are invited to attend the MindChamps Preschool Curriculum Talk presented by Founder and Group CEO, Mr David Chiem. Have your questions answered on the following: – What is the school’s educational philosophy? – What kind of training and credentials do the teachers hold? – What is science behind … Continue reading Your Child’s Future is Collectively in Our Hands

Communicating With Your Pre-schooler – Fostering Effective Communication and Social Skills (Part 4)

Golden Rule #4: Develop strategies for Controlling Negative Emotions in Any Situation When emotions (yours or your child’s) create a barrier to resolving a situation, it is important to have strategies in place, to ‘defuse’ the moment. 1. Especially in times of crisis, or when they are ‘in trouble’, don’t ‘stand over’ your child. Standing over your child may well win reluctant obedience, but our … Continue reading Communicating With Your Pre-schooler – Fostering Effective Communication and Social Skills (Part 4)

MindChamps Brand Ambassador – Yip Pin Xiu

Pin Xiu is a MindChamps ambassador and National Paralympic Swimmer. She won the gold medal in the women’s 50m backstroke event during the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, which earned her the unique distinction of being Singapore’s first and only Paralympics gold medallist to date. Pin Xiu is also a recipient of prestigious awards including the Meritorious Service Medal BBM in 2008, the Junior Chamber International’s 10 … Continue reading MindChamps Brand Ambassador – Yip Pin Xiu