Category: Learning activities

Book recommendation – The Quest for the Crystal

It is half term in England. We do lessons from Oak National Academy everyday. We also have more time to read. J is reading The Quest for the Crystals again . It is a game book where you (the reader) can choose how the… Continue Reading “Book recommendation – The Quest for the Crystal”

Virtual lessons – Oak National Academy

Apart from the school videos as J’s standard virtual lessons at home, some of the parents from his school also recommend Oak National Academy , so a few days ago I watched some of their videos first before letting J to watch them, and… Continue Reading “Virtual lessons – Oak National Academy”

Printable – Lunar New Year

🌺Lunar New Year🌺 is around the corner, I have designed a 🎈FREE PRINTABLE🎈 ideal for preschoolers. This activity sheet is a superb way to help kids to learn to observe and work on their counting. It is a perfect activity to do with your… Continue Reading “Printable – Lunar New Year”

Free printable – Vocabulary graphic organiser

The schools in England are closed for most of the students. J stays home and has lessons using Microsoft Teams. The teachers recorded videos so we can watch them at our own pace. We have to do assignments everyday and upload them onto Teams.… Continue Reading “Free printable – Vocabulary graphic organiser”

Chinese homeschool – 我愛學語文 一上第一冊第一課 J’s version

So… I have been teaching J Chinese using the Chinese textbook I mentioned in the previous post. I am pleased to see J being able to read all the words in the passage until… (please watch the video till the end if you understand… Continue Reading “Chinese homeschool – 我愛學語文 一上第一冊第一課 J’s version”

Chinese homeschool 1 – 我愛學語文 textbook and workbook

A few days ago we moved to England. We are currently staying in my parents house in London. We haven’t found a place to live in yet and therefore cannot apply for a school place for J. With the experience from school closure in… Continue Reading “Chinese homeschool 1 – 我愛學語文 textbook and workbook”

Super Duper easy-to-make Colour learning cards

Super Duper easy-to-make Colour learning cards A lot of parents asked me ideas to learn. I am a stay-at-home-mum and I totally understand how busy and tired we can get. So today I am going to share with you a little activity that you… Continue Reading “Super Duper easy-to-make Colour learning cards”

Alphabet letter tiles and bottle lids match up busy bag

#playwithpackagingmaterials Another super simple alphabet learning activity that you can make within minutes. Only need 3 equipment : a marker pen, bottle lids, and some cardboard boxes from packaging materials. You can make one set to match uppercase letters and another set for lowercase.… Continue Reading “Alphabet letter tiles and bottle lids match up busy bag”

New product – Obstacle course Part 2 – Pretend play (SOLD)

This is another way to play with my Obstacle Course – pretend play for older kindergarteners. There are various obstacles including hurdles, rope swing, climbing frames etc. They are made with leftover cardboard boxes, straws and toothpicks from takeaway, and other leftover materials. There… Continue Reading “New product – Obstacle course Part 2 – Pretend play (SOLD)”

New product – Obstacle course for learning alphabets (SOLD)

This is another activity that I made with recycle materials. I made an obstacle course with an old paper folder, some straws and toothpicks from takeaways, some packaging materials, and some bottle lids. This is suitable for 2 age groups. I will introduce one… Continue Reading “New product – Obstacle course for learning alphabets (SOLD)”