23
May

Ask the Expert : How Do I Encourage My Son to Share?

  One moment your toddler couldn’t care less who plays with his toys, and the next he’s howling at anyone who touches his teddy. This is a situation that perplexes most parents, and rightly so. Sharing is a lifelong skill. The sooner your toddler starts grappling with it, the better. As such, two questions of utmost importance must be answered;

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16
May

Mother’s Day Carnival at Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse @ Novena

Happy Mother’s Day to all our amazing mothers! Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse @ Novena held a Mother’s Day carnival on 11th May 2018 in conjunction with their Start Small Dream Big (SSDB) project – Little Hearts in a Jar! The carnival’s theme was Fairytales / Disney characters, and our mommies turned up dressing in different Disney characters with their little ones. From
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9
May

Ask the Expert : How Do I Stop My Child From Throwing A Tantrum When He Does Not Get His Way?

  The truth is, no matter how well-behaved a child is, he or she is bound to throw a tantrum at some point in their childhood. To effectively help them through the meltdown, we need to understand the reason behind this behaviour.   Why Kids Have Tantrums Temper tantrums are common in boys and girls, between the ages of 1

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3
May

Developing a Cosmopolitan Child – Kiddiwinkie’s Immersion and Cultural Exchange Programme

In today’s landscape of an interconnected global world, developing a cosmopolitan child from a younger age is getting more apparent. As part of Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse’s effort in cultivating cultural awareness and respect in our children, we embarked on a cultural learning experience with our K1 and K2 children from our Newton campus! On 27th April 2018, we had an immersion and
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30
Apr

Project HEART with APSN

On 20th April 2018, Kiddiwinkie Schoolhouse @ Newton launched Project HEART which aims to encourage and enhance children and parents’ learning about inclusion. Together with the Association of Persons with Special Needs (APSN), Project HEART is part of Start Small Dream Big, an Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) initiated-project. Our children learn to share and include their new friends from
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25
Apr

Ask the Expert : How Long Should My Baby Be In The Bathtub Before Running The Risk Of Catching A Chill?

  Water play provides endless and amazing opportunities for babies to experience learning through their senses. Being in contact with water also has a calming effect on babies as it mimics the familiar environment akin to their mother’s womb. Despite the various benefits and possibilities of water play, it is advisable for babies to play with water in the tub

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19
Apr

Ask the Expert : When Should My Baby Progress From Drinking Milk To A Semi-solid Diet?

Wondering when is the right time to introduce semi-solid food to your baby? Is your baby ready to start a semi-solid diet? We understand that bringing up a new-born baby, especially for a first-time mummy, is no easy feat! Although there is no rule that strictly specifies the age for the introduction of semi-solid diet, it is a common practice

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