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Fun Math Activities For Pre-Schoolers

With a little imagination and creativity, crafting activities for preschoolers is a great way to teach them key Math concepts. If you think about it, Math is pretty much everywhere around us and with a little imagination, teaching your little preschooler Math concepts is easily achievable with everyday household items.

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Learn by Playing - Activity Sets for 4 - 6 Year Olds

Children can learn and improve their skills with these activity sets and aids, whether it's math, creativity, drawing or engineering. With assorted activity sets, fun games and toys, your children can pick up essential skills and improve others.

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Sustainable Options for your Little One

Looking for natural, sustainable options for your little ones? Here are our top picks to suit your lifestyle. Reduce your environmental footprint with these sustainable options. Ranging from wood, bamboo, and recycled plastic choices, these include clothes, toys, cutlery and utensils, as well as durable, long-lasting items such as cots, and high chairs.

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Tips to Supervise Screen Time

Balance your child's day with an appropriate amount of safe, parent-supervised screen time, physical activity and sleep. Supervise your child’s screen time to ensure they’re viewing only age-appropriate content. As we spend more time at home during Phase 2 post-Circuit Breaker, here are some guidelines for your little ones regarding screen time and how to keep them safe.

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House Bound Activities for Your Kids to Enjoy

With the increasing number of cases of Coronavirus or COVID-19, we recommend keeping your children home as much as possible. Here are our top activities to keep your kids from being overly bored while staying indoors.

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International Children’s Book Day - 15 Ingenious Ways To Make Kids Love Reading

When choosing toys, follow the manufacturers’ age recommendations even if you think your child is a genius or developmentally advanced. These guidelines ensure your child can engage with the toy, and that you've chosen a safe toy.

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Kids - Family Time

Family Pet Ownership

Looking to adopt a furry friend into your household? Prepare your kids for a family pet by reading books on animals at the library or playing pretend, with books like Little Jellycat My Best Pet or Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Vet Play Set ($29.90 to $56.90). Other options for introducing them to animals include carefully selected YouTube videos, or visiting family and friends with pets. This will help them learn to take care of and increase their knowledge on animals. Preschoolers are unable to care for an animal on their own and should be supervised when playing with them. Hence, only adopt a pet if you’re committed to taking care of it long-term and after much serious consideration.

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Top 15 Places Where Kids Can Learn About Singapore History

As we move into the month of August, the nation’s set to celebrate its birthday once again. Our ‘little red dot’ has come a long way since the time before Raffles, during the British Colonial period to its fall to the Japanese before emerging as ‘One People, One Nation, One Singapore’. There are so many places where kids can learn all about our history varied cultures that make up our modern day multi-faceted society. Here are our top 15 places where you can bring the kiddos for an educational and fun day out learning about our history.

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Family Fun For The Month Of June 2022

The June holidays are upon us! If you’re staying put and not travelling anywhere, we’ve got a whole load of creative ideas for the whole family to bond and spend a meaningful, fun, and educational time together. From events to outdoor adventures or indoor fun as well as do-it-yourself activities, we’ve got you sorted right here. Here’s to engaging the kiddos and little ones!

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Fun Things To Do With Kids During The March Holidays 2022

The first quarter of the year is nearly over and soon the March holidays are upon us! There’s lots to do both indoors and outdoors. We’ve scouted the top picks for this hols that’ll have your kids entertained, energised and completely engaged. Whether you’re thinking of a whole day adventure or half-day fun, we’ve got the scoop right here.

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Kid Friendly Attractions Open in Phase Two

As Singapore continues with its Phase 2 transition, here are some kid-friendly attractions that have reopened with health guidelines. Families can now head out to these kid-friendly attractions around Singapore, although they will have to comply with the safe distancing guidelines. These include regular temperature taking, checking in and out with SafeEntry and keeping to a group of five persons.

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House Bound Activities for Your Kids to Enjoy

With the increasing number of cases of Coronavirus or COVID-19, we recommend keeping your children home as much as possible. Here are our top activities to keep your kids from being overly bored while staying indoors.

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Kids - Care

Choosing Footwear for Children

Improperly fitting footwear can cause foot pain or health problems into adulthood. We walk you through properly fitting your little ones’ feet so they can wear comfortable shoes.

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Sustainable Options for your Little One

Looking for natural, sustainable options for your little ones? Here are our top picks to suit your lifestyle. Reduce your environmental footprint with these sustainable options. Ranging from wood, bamboo, and recycled plastic choices, these include clothes, toys, cutlery and utensils, as well as durable, long-lasting items such as cots, and high chairs.

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Kids - Mental Wellness

Depression in Young Kids - Symptoms, Signs and Treatments

In line with World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September, Motherswork looks at the reality of toddlers and young kids with depression. Learn about the signs and symptoms of depression, and help your little ones treat it to reduce recurrent episodes and their risk of suicide later on.

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11 Ways to Help Your Child Find Joy in Uncertainty

Having limited social gatherings, restricted movement, and closed preschools or infant care due to COVID cases does significantly impact our little ones. Hence, it’s important to properly engage with our children - even little babies - and help them find joy in uncertainty.

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Fear In Kids: An Age By Age Guide

From separation anxiety, to real world disasters, to scary monsters, kids will go through a whole slew of fears from the time they are born all the way to adolescence. Here’s our age by age guide to the more common fears in kids and ways in which you can help them.

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Kids - Discipline

Helping Your Child Set Goals This New Year Step by Step

Help your child make this year a meaningful one by setting goals, to accomplish and build skills that she can use throughout her life. Follow this step by step guide to help your little one achieve that big goal.

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Discipline for Toddlers and Preschoolers in a Healthy Way

As your little ones grow and assert their increasing independence, they will also need your help and guidance in managing their emotions. Since punishing your child via spanking is not recommended as children later externalise these behaviors and may fight with their peers, here are some healthy discipline strategies, coupled with tips on how to help them handle their feelings.

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Setting Goals and New Year’s Resolutions with Your Child

New Year’s resolutions allow us to reflect and set goals for ourselves for the year ahead. They are great in helping us track our progress and stay on track to achieve our personal goals and become better versions of ourselves.

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Kids - Development

Teaching Kids to Read Nutrition Labels

Teach your kids to read the nutrition labels on a product. This way, they can help make better choices for themselves and the family. Advise them to look for the Healthier Choice symbol on products. These are usually lower in sodium, sugar and saturated fat compared to similar products. Meanwhile, they're usually higher in wholegrains, dietary fibre and calcium.

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Improve Your Toddlers and Preschoolers' Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills are essential for toddlers and preschoolers’ everyday activities, such as writing, drawing, dressing and feeding themselves. Hone their development with the following activities and useful tips.

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Night-time Toilet Training - Helpful Tips for Success

While your child may have mostly mastered day time toilet training, night-time toilet training can take much longer, up to 5 years old. As with all things in parenting, the key is to be patient with your little one, have realistic expectations and take the necessary precautions. Also, each child develops at his/her own pace - try not to compare with his/her siblings or peers.

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How To Teach Your Kids About Body Positivity

What is body positivity? It’s the acceptance and appreciation of all body types, no matter the size. Being positively aware of one’s body and having self-confidence are important for a child's development and they can help them throughout their lifetime.

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Kids - Relationship

Kindness - Teaching Our Children to Be Kind

World Kindness Day on November 13 highlights good deeds in the community to focus on the positive power of kindness. This bridges the divides of race, politics, gender, religion and location. Teach your kids to be kind to their friends, family, the environment and their community with these small acts of kindness.

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Family Pet Ownership

Looking to adopt a furry friend into your household? Prepare your kids for a family pet by reading books on animals at the library or playing pretend, with books like Little Jellycat My Best Pet or Melissa & Doug Examine & Treat Vet Play Set ($29.90 to $56.90). Other options for introducing them to animals include carefully selected YouTube videos, or visiting family and friends with pets. This will help them learn to take care of and increase their knowledge on animals. Preschoolers are unable to care for an animal on their own and should be supervised when playing with them. Hence, only adopt a pet if you’re committed to taking care of it long-term and after much serious consideration.

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How to Teach Your Little Kids about Love and Romance

As your child grows, she begins to form ideas about romantic relationships from watching adults, you, and through the media. Toddlers and preschoolers might equate being close to someone as romantic love. Hence, they might declare they have a boyfriend or girlfriend, want to marry a parent or have a crush on another adult. Here are some ways you can explain and demonstrate the concepts of love and romance to your little ones.

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How To Talk To Your Kids About The Birds And The Bees

Oh the dreaded day has arrived and you realise that it’s time to pony up and have one of the most nerve-wrecking talks with your kids. No matter how open-minded, informed, or confident you may be, talking to kids about the birds and the bees can be tough! It can feel awkward and uncomfortable for both you and your kids to have these conversations, but don’t let these feeling deter you because believe it or not, we are a powerful influence in our kids’ lives and more so when it comes to this topic!

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Legacies from Our Favourite Mums to Their Kids

This Mother’s Day, our mums share their thoughts on leaving their legacies behind for their kids. These include their parenting philosophies, their work ethos, and the lessons that they want to pass on to their children.

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Kids - Chores

Chores - Essential Life Skills For Your Children

Start your kids on chores when they’re young to equip them with life skills in future. Impart essential life skills to your children by teaching them how to do age-appropriate chores around the house. starting from 2 years and above.

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Chores for Kids

Even if you have a helper, giving children chores is a good habit that helps create a good work ethic and cuts back on children's entitlement. As much as it is tempting to help your child with every task, we suggest you don’t.

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KonMari the Home With the Kids for CNY

Rope in the kids to declutter their belongings and spring clean using the KonMari method for a spotless home this Chinese New Year. Get your kids involved in cleaning and decluttering the home the KonMari way to ensure the home is spotless for the Lunar New Year.

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Kids - Health

Spine Health - Help Kids Develop Healthy Spines

In conjunction with World Spine Day on October 16, learn how to help children develop good spinal habits, starting from how they’re carried as babies, and then as they grow into toddlers and preschoolers.

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Dental Health Essentials for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

Minimise the likelihood of your child getting tooth decay by starting good oral habits from birth, such as tongue cleaning and brushing your little one’s teeth. Try these dental health essentials from Motherswork to care for your children’s oral health.

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Gut Health In Kids: What Every Parent Should Know

A child’s gut health reflects a lot about his/her overall internal health so it’s no wonder that there’s a wide range of literature addressing this topic. Parents far and wide are always on a journey towards searching for the best way to maintain a healthy gut, officially known as microbiome, in their child. Emerging research has shown that a healthy gut is related to a wide range of benefits including supporting your child’s immunity and maintaining skin health.

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15 Ways to Foster Healthy Eating Habits In Kids

In this day and age where kids are surrounded by fizzy drinks and fast food, instilling the importance of healthy food choices and eating clean and green is ever more a challenge. Fostering healthy eating habits begins from childhood and teaching our kids such positive behaviours will set them up for life.

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Kids - School

Our Favourite Mums Share Their First Day of School Tips for Preschoolers

It’s a big day for both your child and you. Ease the separation anxiety and get your child excited about pre-school with these tips from our favourite mummies

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Back to School Pre-Schooler Essentials

As we usher in the new year, get your kids ready for school with Motherswork’s preschool recommendations. These include lunch boxes, rain and shine essentials, as well as backpacks.

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Homeschooling During the Covid 19 Pandemic

As all preschools and schools close due to COVID-19, you may need to find other ways to keep your children occupied during this time. We’ve rounded up some of the many available resources for you to tap into to continue your child’s learning journey.

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Kids On-The-Go

Clek Car Seats - Designed by Parents for Parents

Proudly designed and engineered in Canada and North America, Clek car seats are incredibly safe, stylish and comfortable. Even better, they're chemical and flame-retardant free and recyclable.

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Car Seats - All You Need to Know and Where to Get Them

Learn all about newborn car seats, how to correctly install them, and which are compatible with strollers for a full travel system. Little ones can be safe during their car journeys with properly installed car seats - keep them in a rear-facing configuration as long as possible. Keep your little ones safe by learning to install your car seats correctly.

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Kids - Sleep

All About Night Terror: Methods To Soothe A Distressed Child At Night

Imagine this: your baby has always been a good sleeper when all of a sudden, he starts screaming his lungs out without warning in the middle of the night and wakes the entire household. What’s more, he starts displaying signs of fear and when you call out his name, he responds ever so slightly, but his eyes are still closed! What is this, you ask? This is your first encounter with the ever-dreaded night terror.

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Good Sleep Habits for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Help your toddler and preschooler get the sleep they need by building and maintaining good sleep habits. Build good sleep habits for your toddlers and preschoolers so that they can have quality sleep. This boosts their mood, learning, and overall behavioural development.

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