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Financial Literacy For Children at Every Age

Having basic financial skills is crucial as it helps our children navigate through life as an adult. Not only will they be able to plan ahead for the future, they will also be aware of the importance of keeping their spending within limits and make wise spending decisions. While it will be years before our children get to experience first-hand the complexities of managing their … Continue reading Financial Literacy For Children at Every Age

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5 Effective Ways to Avoid Power Struggles with Children

According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, the sense of power and dominance is a basic emotional need that we all seek to fulfill. The need to satisfy this craving for power begins as early as the age of two, as this is when children begin to see themselves as separate individuals from their parents. This phase of life leads children to discover that they are … Continue reading 5 Effective Ways to Avoid Power Struggles with Children

What Not to Do When Raising Bilingual Children: 8 Common Mistakes

Many parents today recognise the importance of getting their children to speak, read and write effectively in more than one language. Apart from the numerous benefits that bilingualism brings, being proficient in two or more languages brings great advantages when it comes to study and career opportunities. If you have made the choice to expose your child to two languages at home, it is important … Continue reading What Not to Do When Raising Bilingual Children: 8 Common Mistakes

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8 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Prepare for Pre-school

You have been looking forward to your child’s first day of pre-school. Amidst your excitement at the thought of your little one starting his/her learning journey, another part of you can’t help but worry that he/she may not have the necessary skills to learn and play alongside other children of the same age. But early childhood experts have conferred that pre-schoolers do not need to … Continue reading 8 Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Prepare for Pre-school

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How to Choose a Preschool for Your Child: 10 Things to Look Out For

Your child’s early years in pre-school marks the beginning of his/her formal learning journey. Although a lot less structured than primary school, it is here that your child is taught to listen to teachers, interact with friends and pick up basic skills such as reading, writing and art. For some children, their foray into pre-school also marks the first time that they are away from … Continue reading How to Choose a Preschool for Your Child: 10 Things to Look Out For

National Day Celebrations at MindChamps PreSchool @ Tanglin: A Lesson on Our Little Red Dot

In celebration of SG51, Champs at MindChamps PreSchool @ Tanglin were given an eye-opening history lesson on the early days of Singapore and the journey Lee Kuan Yew, our founding father, embarked on to bring our country to where it is today. Champs were introduced to our Minister Mentor and his contributions to Singapore through a series of games and activities prepared by our Champion … Continue reading National Day Celebrations at MindChamps PreSchool @ Tanglin: A Lesson on Our Little Red Dot

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Study: Watching Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood Helps Pre-schoolers Develop Social and Emotional Skills

Your child starts developing social and emotional skills from the moment he/she is born, and this growth continues in the years that follow. The development of these skills during the pre-school years is crucial for your child to excel in primary school and beyond. In addition, the American Academy of Pediatrics also states that early social-emotional development “is a fundamental part of a child’s overall … Continue reading Study: Watching Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood Helps Pre-schoolers Develop Social and Emotional Skills