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Lin Peimin

Peimin has 2 children aged 6 and 8. She strives towards making simple, daily activities a true joy for them to engage in, to develop their confidence to have a go at things, and to explore different mediums to express their ideas and individuality. She is also the Senior Brand and Marketing Manager at EtonHouse Group.

Recent Posts

Do-It-Yourself Creative Mother’s Day Gifts

Running out of gift ideas this Mother’s Day? Fret not! We share some creative ways for Dads and children to create a DIY Mother’s Day masterpiece for all the supermums out there with simple materials that can be found at home.

Choosing a Pre-School - Top 2 Considerations

As a parent, choosing a pre-school is one of the most important decisions you have to make for your child.

Your decision-making process will probably be wrought with stress, worry, and confusion. It is likely to involve intensive research and lots of fact-finding.

Where should you begin? Perhaps, take a step back and start with the "Why?". Start with these questions to reflect deeply on your...

Why we need to bring our children outdoors

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

 

One of the most common mistakes made by parents living in Singapore may surprise you.

I have 2 young children, and I love bringing them outdoors to the many parks and gardens around the city. The beautiful Bukit...

Inside your child’s classroom - Why it’s all about Power

“Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning and how to learn.”

Malaguzzi, L. 1998, ‘History, ideas and philosophy’, in Edwards, C. Gandini, L. and Forman, G. 1998, The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio...

Transition to local primary 1. How did my child cope academically? 3 lessons learnt.

The transition from preschool to primary school is a big milestone, especially so, if like me, your child was immersed in a play-based personalised learning environment, and now has to enter a structured, formal, very academically driven primary school environment.

The academic pressure and expectations were new to my son. I wondered if he would be able to cope. I feared he was not prepared...

A Mum’s Review – Science Centre KidsStop

Singapore may be a tiny city state filled with glitzy malls, but there are also tonnes of children-friendly activities here. Just last week, my friend and I went on a perfect play-date for our three pre-schoolers aged between three and six. We wanted a weather-proof option, one that could cater to the diverse interest of our three boys, and one that could engage them for as long as possible...

Why Is Outdoor Learning Important For Children?

Outdoor learning is not just limited to physical development of children through gross motor play. Its real significance lies in the emotional, social, cognitive and psychological development of young children.

Why is it important for children to engage in outdoor learning? What are some benefits? 

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