March School Holiday 2017 – 12 Amazing Activities for Children

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

Useful Tips for Parents: Should Your Child Have a Social Media Account?

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?

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10 Ways to Raise a Well-Rounded Child

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

8 Benefits of Teaching Your Child to Read and Write Early

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

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Study Reveals 5 Reasons Why Dads Should Read to their Children

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

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6 Effective Ways to Compliment and Motivate Your Child

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

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

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?

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10 March Holiday Activities That Will Keep Your Kids Meaningfully Occupied

It’s time for the kids to take a breather from school and lessons, as the March school holidays draw near! Despite it being a short one-week break this time round, there are heaps of activities that you can slot in to keep them stimulated and occupied. Here’s a list of 10 March Holiday activities and programmes that you can add on to your list to … Continue reading 10 March Holiday Activities That Will Keep Your Kids Meaningfully Occupied