Category: miscellaneous

Alphabet Lacing Cardboard Discs

#playwithpackagingmaterials I collected some cardboard and straws over the years, and today I turned them into an activity that can let the little ones to practice the order of alphabets while working on their fine motor skills. It is super easy to make. The… Continue Reading “Alphabet Lacing Cardboard Discs”

My homeschooling with J during the Coronavirus outbreak 2020

The schools in Hong Kong are closed because of the Coronavirus outbreak. It was originally closed for slightly over a month. I did not planned much at the beginning, just doing the usual revision with J. As the outbreak got worse, the government decided… Continue Reading “My homeschooling with J during the Coronavirus outbreak 2020”

Touch and Feel Colour Cards

#playwithpackagingmaterials This activity is perfect for some sensory fun for toddlers while introducing colours to them. If you have seen my previous posts you might noticed that bottle lid is one of the items I often use in my busy bags / activity sets.… Continue Reading “Touch and Feel Colour Cards”

2-piece Shape Puzzles

#playwithpackagingmaterials I made some simple 2-piece shape puzzles using some leftover cardstock from packaging materials and foam shapes. I used foam stickers because it adds some sensory touch which is great for toddlers. You don’t have to use foam stickers, any large stickers are… Continue Reading “2-piece Shape Puzzles”

Handmade Counting Booklet using Stamps

I have many beautiful stamps that I collected over the years. I stamped them on the paper, wrote some simple instructions, and made it into a booklet. If you don’t have stamps you can draw. I use the transparent counters to mark the answers… Continue Reading “Handmade Counting Booklet using Stamps”

Touch and Feel Counting Cards

#playwithpackagingmaterials I made these touch and feel counting cards today with J. I used form stickers and pom pom rather than normal plain stickers / drawing to add some sensory fun while introducing simple counting. This activity is ideal for preschoolers. How to play:… Continue Reading “Touch and Feel Counting Cards”

My 3D board game

#playwithpackagingmaterials I made a 3D board game for J to play and learn. It took me a lot of time to design but it all worth it. I wanted the game to be versatile so I can use it to reinforce some subjects such… Continue Reading “My 3D board game”

About phonics

I did not know phonics. I did not learn it when I was little. I memorised all the spellings. J was learning some basic phonics in his school since K2. I thought it’s a great idea as I know it is very useful. I… Continue Reading “About phonics”

Pancake making at home

We got a packet of premix pancake powder as a free gift from a shop. We tried to make it today. The instruction is very simple, just add two eggs and 120ml of milk and mix the batter thoroughly, then fry it on a… Continue Reading “Pancake making at home”

Homeschooling February 2020

  Due to the virus J cannot go to school and we slowly adapted to a simple daily schedule . . English (phonics + spelling, comprehension, creative writing, diary) . šŸ¤©Brain break – Yoga + cardio exercises using mobile phone apps . Maths (place… Continue Reading “Homeschooling February 2020”