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Why Idioms for Children? Idioms Your Child Must Know!

Why is it useful to know the story behind an idiom? Because it helps students better understand, remember and appreciate the idiom. Every idiom in</b> …

Language

Best-selling Popular Parents' Choice Assessment Books!

Wondering what you can learn from other parents? We are making it easy for you! Read on to find out the best selling Singapore assessment books on …

Books

7 things to look forward to when your child is entering Primary 1

The leap from kindergarten to a primary school is often mixed with a number of emotions. From anxiety to excitement, it is not known who goes through …

Kids

What is Quality Family Time and what is not?

By now, we’ve heard all sorts of excuses from our family members. “<i>Next week? I can’t! I have too much work to complete</i>“, or “<i>I can’t join you for</i> …

IT

Frequently Asked Questions About PSLE Past Year Papers

OpenSchoolbag distributes the PSLE past year papers from two major publishers and received a lot of enquiries from concerned parents, especially …

IT

Tips on choosing suitable assessment books

Many parents are asking us for recommendations… We have broken things down so it makes the shopping for assessment books easier! Some factors you …

Books

How Singapore Top Mathematics & Science in the World

Earlier this year, Singapore emerged top in Mathematics and Science in a study conducted by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development …

Education

Just What and Why is Everyone Colouring?

Is it me or has there been a recent increase in colouring books in bookstores? Your social media accounts might have colourful photographs of people …

Self-improvement

Parents' Choice: Top 12 Children Activities

What are programmes 1000 other parents are enrolling their child into?<p>Ran out of ideas what to let your child explore this holiday? <b>OpenSchoolbag</b> has …

IT

To My Sons: 20 Lessons for a Meaningful Life (That I Wish I Knew When I Was Your Age)

Author and artist Austin Kleon writes that when people give advice, they're really just talking to themselves in the past. I'll buy that. And by midlife, there's plenty of the past to draw from in the advice department. Because there are no do-overs (and how we sometimes wish there were), the …

10 Things I Never Thought I'd Say As a Parent

As a parent, I'm constantly saying things that surprise me.<p>Like when I freak out because words/phrases come out that sound <i>exactly</i> like things my own mom would say.<p>Or the first few times, "because I said so," or, "because I'm the Mom, that's why," came flying out.<p>But sometimes... I really surprise …

Educational Apps Apt For Your Child!

With the percentage of smartphone usage increasing, it is no surprise that even little kids know how to watch videos and play games on your phone or …

Apps

A Whole New World of Renting Toys in Singapore

The little bundle is on the way. Your gorgeous new baby. You want to give your gorgeous new baby gorgeous new things. A $249 brand new <i>Jumperoo</i> is …

Lego

Parenting Tip: How to Handle your Child When He Lies

Kids lie for a number of reasons. How you react when your child lies is important to your relationship and to his moral development and ability to …

Parenting

Simple Ways to Help Your Child Relax

Children can easily become overstimulated. Loud environments, too much homework or CCA activities, exams stress, exhaustion, etc. A number of factors …

Living Rooms

Is My Child Ready for School - Checklist!

At KindyROO, every activity in the School Readiness classes is carefully planned to ensure children have the best skills in place to start school. We …

Kids

Brain food for kids… during exams and beyond!

The crunch time is nearing and even though the kids are the ones who are sitting for the various papers, parents go through examinations pangs of …

Nutrition

What Oils to Use for Your Child?

In the last year, we saw an overwhelming demand for essential oils in Singapore to support its quest for a more natural and holistic approach to …

Essential Oils

Is My Child Ready for School?

Every parent wants to give their child the best start to school, but we often get caught up with rote learning of numbers, colours, letters and …

IT

How to Tell if Your Child is Well Emotionally?

As a parent, it is important to be in tune with how your child is feeling. As adults, we often get carried away with our emotions and become careless …

Depression

6 Factors that Determine a Child's Character and Personality

Many influences will help mould your child into the adult he will become. As a parent, it is important to be aware of these factors and to shape them …

Psychology

Introducing New Food Through Ice Cream and Desserts

As parents, you would know how tough it is to get your child to try new food and flavours. Meal time can be a battle indeed! Children are often picky …

Ice Cream

What are the No-Nos Parents Should Avoid Before Exams?

You are definitely anxious about your child’s upcoming examinations. Here are some friendly reminders we have for you. Take a deep breath and go …

Self-help

Activities for Mummy and Son

For mummies who are wondering how to bring your son a different childhood experience from yours filled with dolls and pink dresses, there are many …

Kids

15 Websites to Shop At Without Ever Leaving Your Home

The concept of window shopping has changed over the years. From a physical window pane of the store, it has now evolved to the Windows system some …

Free Shipping

Looking for a Private Tutor? Read first!

A survey conducted by The Straits Times and research firm Nexus Link showed the following results:<p>Source: …

Language Learning

Parents' Complete Guide to Online Help - OpenSchoolbag

Always lost as to where to get help on your child’s learning? OpenSchoolbag has consolidated a list of communities or websites where you can get your …

Parenting

Is Your Car Clean for Your Child?

<b>Cars are very precious in Singapore!</b><p>On the little island of sunny Singapore, among the list if things we are well known for, being one of the …

E.coli

Countable & Uncountable Nouns Before Primary One

What are some must-acquired knowledge before moving up to Primary One?<p>We have a Mummy blogger here to share her tips she used on her child! For this …

Language Learning

What experts say you need to have in early childhood

Learning begins at home. This is a concept that almost all of us are familiar with. Here at OpenSchoolbag, we explore a few aspects of a learning …

Kids