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3 Science-Backed Strategies for Raising Highly Creative Kids

Apart from focusing on academic skills, it is also important to allow room for your kids to develop their creativity. It is widely assumed that creativity is a talent that kids are born with, but turns out, it is a skill which parents can help their kids develop as they grow up. Not limited to artistic and musical expression, creativity is an essential stepping stone … Continue reading 3 Science-Backed Strategies for Raising Highly Creative Kids

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4 Important Things Your Child will Learn During the Toddler Years

Congratulations, Mum and Dad – you’ve made it through your child’s first year! By now, you might have started getting used to a routine filled with sleepless nights and relish moments of amazement as you watch your little one grow. Rest assured, things are about to get more exciting as he/she strides ahead towards the toddler years. With brain development picking up, it is during … Continue reading 4 Important Things Your Child will Learn During the Toddler Years

4 Ways to Curb Internet Addiction in Kids

The risks are very real. Internet predators do lure kids into meeting them, resulting in tragedies that include abduction and murder. So in the same way that you appropriately monitor your child’s physical whereabouts, you’ll want to supervise your child’s Internet usage and teach her web smarts, from net etiquette to web literacy and simple safety. Where do you begin? Online, of course. Start by … Continue reading 4 Ways to Curb Internet Addiction in Kids

4 Guilt-free Mug Recipes to Help You Kick-start Your Day

  These healthy breakfast mug recipes are here to save the day when you’re having a hectic morning. Check them out now!   Omelette in a Mug Ingredients: 1 egg 1 teaspoon capsicum 1 tablespoon shredded cheese 1 teaspoon chopped onion Olive oil or cooking spray Salt and pepper   Steps: Coat your mug with olive oil or cooking spray. Add egg, salt and pepper … Continue reading 4 Guilt-free Mug Recipes to Help You Kick-start Your Day

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5 Lessons Kids Can Learn from Losing

Pre-schoolers are competitive by nature, and it is not surprising to see your child looking dejected each time he/she loses. According to Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D., co-author of Smart Parenting for Smart Kids, kids aged four and above are starting to figure out the concept of winning, so naturally they will compete over almost anything. “They’re not always sure about the complexities of winning and losing, … Continue reading 5 Lessons Kids Can Learn from Losing

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Fight the Pressure to Over-Schedule Your Children

From early morning to late evening most families buzz with non-stop activity that shifts into overdrive during the school year. Extra-curricular sign-up sheets abound, and the impulse to engage your children in multiple endeavours becomes hard to resist. Why Hyper-Scheduled Children? Children want to do what their friends do and parents worry that someone else’s child may be getting an edge by engaging in a … Continue reading Fight the Pressure to Over-Schedule Your Children

Young Champions® – A 2.5-Day Workshop that will Change Your Child’s Life!

A core requirement of MindChamps’ Professor Snyder’s Thinking Cap Learning System programme for P5 and P6 students, the Young Champions workshop is typically held over 2.5 days during the March school holidays at MindChamps HQ. From sessions that push champs out of their comfort zone to hands-on activities that demonstrate that nothing is impossible when they put their minds (and the right strategies) to it, … Continue reading Young Champions® – A 2.5-Day Workshop that will Change Your Child’s Life!

MindChamps featured in The Business Times on 29 March 2016

Dear Parents, It gives us great pleasure to share with you that The Business Times has featured the MindChamps ChampionGOLD Standard and the appointment of our Chief Academic Officer, Mr Steven Andrews, in their paper on 29 March 2016. As a progressive and innovative education institute, we do not believe in resting on our laurels and will continue to raise the bar for education with the … Continue reading MindChamps featured in The Business Times on 29 March 2016

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5 Strategies for Raising Life-long Learners

“The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” – BB King   Studies have shown that a child’s brain develops rapidly during the first five years of life. During this time, new connections are formed as he/she uses the five senses to understand how things work in the world. This will inevitably shape the way he/she thinks, feels, … Continue reading 5 Strategies for Raising Life-long Learners