The March School Holiday is upon us, and both parents and their children are all set to enjoy this short break from the usual school routines and homework marathons. To help you make the most of this week-long break, we have put together a list of activities that are happening during the holiday week – ranging from enriching school holiday programmes to must-not-miss theatre shows … Continue reading March School Holiday 2017 – 12 Amazing Activities for Children
From Facebook to YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat, the options for social media networks on which children can stay connected and share their views are plentiful. Despite all the plus points which social media brings to our lives, there are also dangers which we should be wary of as they put the safety of our children at risk. Trying to shield our children from the dangers … Continue reading Useful Tips for Parents: Should Your Child Have a Social Media Account?
A happy, well-balanced child is one who feels safe, both physically and emotionally. He/she is also valued for who he/she is, and not what he/she can do. Parents can raise their children to be happy, well-rounded individuals by surrounding them with love, happiness and encouragement, for it is the combination of all these factors that helps them feel confident about themselves and motivates them to … Continue reading 10 Ways to Raise a Well-Rounded Child
As we celebrate Singapore’s birthday this August, you might want to take a walk down memory lane and paint a picture in your child’s mind of how our Little Red Dot progressed from its sleepy state to the bustling city it is today. These books will definitely come in handy to help your little champs learn and discover more about Singapore, its founding leaders and … Continue reading 10 Stories about Singapore to Read with Your children
Studies have linked the benefits of reading to children from birth as one of the key factors that determine their success in school as this builds up their ability to read and comprehend. In fact, numerous studies conducted over the years have shown the impact reading can have on a child’s brain development. An excerpt from The Child Trends Data Bank cites this: “Children develop literacy … Continue reading Warning: You Might Be Ruining Your Child’s Love of Reading by Doing These Things!
Children start learning about language from the moment they are born. As they grow up, their speech and language skills become more complex as they learn to understand and use language to bring across their ideas, thoughts, and feelings, as well as to communicate their needs to others. During this stage of early speech and language development, children pick up skills that set the stage … Continue reading 8 Benefits of Teaching Your Child to Read and Write Early
We all want to give the best to our children and raise them up to be bright and smart. To ensure that they get a good head start during the early years, we spend much time and effort in picking the right school and enrichment programmes for them. But do take note that as a parent, you have the power to boost your child’s learning … Continue reading Study Reveals 5 Reasons Why Dads Should Read to their Children
What parent doesn’t love to praise his or her children? When a child does something praise-worthy, from accomplishing a difficult math problem to creating a piece of art, a proud parent can’t help but be enthusiastic. Yet, parents should be wary of over-the-top, glowing praise that focuses on stroking a child’s ego. Over time, hollow phrases like “Good job” become white noise, either not heard … Continue reading 6 Effective Ways to Compliment and Motivate Your Child
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
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