Are you good at Visualization? Do the origami activity below to test out your skill ! Ask your family members to join you and treat it as a family bonding activity ! :) Tips: No origami papers? No problem, you can use papers from magazines! ;p Try out the pictorial instructions first. If you are stuck at any points, then you can refer to the video instructions :)
For more challenges, you can do a search in the internet for any items that you want to make :)
Enjoy and have fun!
Interested to play some traditional games (non-IT)?! Check out this link on those tradition childhool games which bring back fond memories!!:) Childhood games -> www.happysharing818.ipub.one/n/12279 This is where real bondings & communication are built up (like our kampung times) !! This is also where children can pick up their EQ skills & motor skill!s:) How do we make one of these traditional games?
Traditional Paper Fortune Teller aka Chatterbox!
Video to show you how to make & PLAY! Of course, you can modify the rules! Demonstrate your creativity to your friends!!:)
Watch some optical illusion videos (see below)! An optical illusion is something that tricks your eyes so that you think you see is different from what is really there! It helps us to look things at different angles!
Pay a visit to the Trick Eye Museum Singapore and experience it WITH your child! Have the fun and the learning AT THE SAME TIME! 😃
Dear Daddies and Mummies, Be a faciliator in your child's life! Let your child do the work for you! It is only through the hands-on activities and real-life experience that your child is able to learn faster and better! Relate to your child on what they have learnt in school apply to their daily life! :)
Below are some examples that you can let your child do for you: a) Baking cupcakes for a party – Get your child to plan on how much ingredient is needed to buy and what are the minimum packets to buy for the stuff needed?
Topic: Multiples and Factors/Measurement Heuristic: Grouping!
b) Shopping -> Get your child to calculate how much is the discount and how much you need to pay if there is a 7% GST imposed? Do you have enough money to pay? (P.S.: Tell him/her that you have forgotten to bring your credit card!😉)
c) Buying new furniture or doing slight renovation for your house -> Get your child to measure the length and width of the furniture that you wanted to buy. Get your child to calculate the area of the floor to know how many square floor tiles are needed to tile over a certain part of the house!:)
Topics: Area and Perimeter/ Measurement
d) Planning for a picnic or family gathering? -> Involve your child in the planning! You can even let your child in charge of the games section!! You will be amazed on the mathematics skills needed to do all these planning!!! :)