• How to practice your child’s scissors skills.

    Zoe is now 3 years old and doing a great job in using her scissors. When I started to introduce her the scissors. I have a 3 major rules for her. Scissors are a tool and not a toy. Never walk around with scissors. Don’t cut your hair or your clothes. By now she already knows what she can and can’t cut. She don’t like to use non blade scissors for paper so I taught her the proper way of using the scissors. Check this link to know what are the benefits of scissors skills here Monster cutting activity For today, Zoe asked me if I can draw some monsters. What…

  • Cloud Dough Recipe

    Today, Zoe asked me if we can do another batch of playdough so she can make new colors of dough but I told her we’ll make a different one today. I decided to make a cloud dough so she can experiment with different textures. She loves sensory play so much loves touching flour when we’re baking too. What is a cloud dough? The consistency of Cloud Dough can be powdery like flour, moldable and a bit like damp sand.  It is perfect for moulding, shaping, squeezing, pressing and sculpting into different shapes. And, unlike playdough, the child can disintegrate this without any effort. It can be sent back to its…

  • No Cook Play Dough Recipe

    It’s raining non stop today and Zoe requested if we can do another batch of our homemade play dough. This is our go to recipe and since then we don’t buy Play Doh anymore. Zoe hates soft, sticky and oily play doh so just adjust this recipe for you liking. But first, let me share why Zoe loves play dough: 1. It enhances her fine motor skills. Helps her hands develop strength, dexterity and control. 2. It enhances her creativity. Play dough can be anything she can imagine. 3. She loves squishing, smashing, cutting, and slicing the play dough. 4. It enhances her literacy and numeracy development. She enjoys using…

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