Photo Post : Homeschool Activities

Just for the fun of sharing, here are some photos of what we did for homeschooling  They are not in order of dates and are […] Read More

How I Did Homeschooling Part 4 (5 & 6 Year Old)

This is the last instalment of the series on how I did homeschooling.  I will describe briefly what we did for the kindergarten years. At […] Read More

How I Did Homeschooling Part 3 (4 Year Old)

Our second year of homeschooling basically went like this : English Reading 1 Revising the Alphabets We went through the alphabets again. This time, we […] Read More

How I Did Homeschooling Part 2 (3 Year Old)

I had to look through my photos and dig my memory to write about what we did for homeschooling so I hope the information is […] Read More

How I Did Homeschooling (Part 1 – In the Beginning…)

Right now, I am kind of stuck, trying not to move too much so that a sprained muscle in my leg can heal. This time […] Read More

Loose Music Sheets Solution

If you have dealt with loose sheets of music, you probably know that it can be a pain. Typically, we put them in files with […] Read More

Choosing Chinese Children Books and Encouraging Your Kids to Read Them

The other day, I was at the library with my kids and while browsing the Chinese picture books section, I overheard a parent telling her […] Read More

How I Ended Up Homeschooling My Youngest for Preschool

My youngest boy is now in Primary 2, in a public school, so I feel more comfortable sharing about how I ended up homeschooling him […] Read More

How to Write Chinese Characters

I am a little amused that I am writing this but I realised that this is a serious question to a lot of people.  So […] Read More

How To Teach Chinese Writing (作文)

This is to answer Karen’s question to me about how to teach our children Chinese writing. I am assuming she is referring to Chinese composition […] Read More

How We Can Help Our Kids Learn

In the beginning, I was like any typical Singaporean parent. My focus was mainly on making sure that my kids learn their subjects well. I […] Read More

Uses of a Reading Pen (How I Use Mine)

A Reading Pen is a really useful tool that will complement the teaching and learning of Chinese. However, how useful it is really depends very […] Read More

The Importance of Reading Stories in the Learning of Chinese

It has been 4 years since I started teaching my youngest son. It has been a great learning process for the both of us. In […] Read More

A Painless Way to Practise Chinese Comprehension

Most primary school children taking Chinese as a subject have problems with two main areas : 1. Composition – I will talk about this another […] Read More