Review : Math Mammoth Blue Series

Right now I am working with #3 on his fractions using Math Mammoth Blue Series (Fractions 2). I discovered Math Mammoth a few years ago […] 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 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

Our First Chinese Writing Camp

I have a couple of friends who are pretty strong in Chinese and we often discuss about how to teach our children Chinese, the way […] Read More

Review : All About Spelling

You may have wondered about the All About Spelling and All About Reading advertising banners you see at my sidebar. They are curriculums for Spelling […] Read More

More Panda-mania

The Chinese Panda Lapbook I shared in the previous post is part of a unit study on Panda.  Besides doing that and visiting the pandas […] Read More

How To Plan to Utilise Assessment Books

Every year, I buy assessment books and every year, I end up with some that my children don’t use or don’t finish. At the end […] Read More

Two Kinds of Chinese Flashcards

To teach young children Chinese, we often use flashcards.  There are all kinds in the bookstores.  Generally, they can be catogorised into two kinds : […] Read More

Chinese Calendar Time

We do not speak a lot of Mandarin at home, so my kids have very little exposure to telling days and time in Chinese, except […] Read More

Teaching Children How to Write Chinese Characters

To teach our children how to write Chinese characters, teachers always get the kids to do writing practice, also known as 写生字 or 习字.  It […] Read More

Having Fun Learning vs Really Learning

Recently, I had this unique experience of sending my firstborn for two different tuition classes for the same subject within the same day, the same […] Read More

Why We Did Not Sell Multimedia Learning Tools

A few years ago, my friend and I started a small eCommerce business selling mainly teaching and learning tools.  We sold a lot of mathematics […] Read More