Lollibox Veggie Farm

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  Ryan had a day off from school a couple of weeks ago and he tagged along with me to the office. He packed his alphabet blocks and I brought along a Lollibox.… Continue reading

Scorpions!

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Rou Ern has always been interested in creepy crawlies. In addition to watching Youtube videos, I thought that having some specimens would definitely make studying them more interesting. So we bought some insect specimens… Continue reading

The Snowy Day

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We read The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats. It is one of our favorite children’s books about winter. The story is about the adventures of a young boy, Peter, on a very snowy… Continue reading

Drawing nets of 3D shapes

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Ryan has been doing explorations into 3D shapes and this is the latest activity we did – creating nets for 3D shapes. I actually wasn’t sure what these were called and I learned… Continue reading

Perfect Square – Michael Hall

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As promised, this is the 7-day project that we have been working on. We were inspired by “The Perfect Square” by Michael Hall. This book, in my opinion, is so much more than… Continue reading

Crayon Cookies

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Brayden and I discussed solids and liquids. We did an experiment with crayons and investigated how they changed properties from solid to liquid. I rummaged in our bin for old crappy crayons –… Continue reading

Math – quantities

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Here’s a simple activity we set up at home, to reinforce the concept of quantity, the concept of zero and the concept of grouping things into a set. We built a little fine… Continue reading

HPW Album

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Bak Kut Teh restaurant in Johor Bahru, 7 October 2012.

Painting and mixing colours

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We went on a recent road trip to Rustridge Ranch and winery in Napa Valley last weekend for the sole purpose of chilling out. We have done a number of road trips and… Continue reading

Nature walk craft

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I love going on nature walks with Brayden. It is a pleasure to be amidst nature and far away from regular routines. Brayden notices the things I have looked right past. Maybe it’s… Continue reading