Category Archives: Activities

Amrita Soon – from clueless teen to singer-songwriter

Like most little girls, all Amrita had wanted to be was a ballerina. Together with her younger sister Sam, they sang and danced all day and everyday and that was very much their childhood. One day, little Sam declared that … Continue reading

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The demise and resurrection of Play

When the simple act of physical play is virtually eradicated and replaced by digital devices, it is the start of the sad and abrupt demise of childhood. In this day and age, children have to be taught how to play! … Continue reading

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62 days in Nashville

I did the unthinkable – I left my husband and 2 younger kids and flew to the other end of the world. Reason? To help my daughter chase her dream to be an awesome singer-songwriter. Ok. The real reason: I … Continue reading

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LEARNING WITH A BEGINNER’S MIND

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few. ” (Suzuki Roshi) This is the quality of mind that is essential for all learners, be it learning about our universe, learning academic subjects or … Continue reading

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Learning is what you make of it

February had whizzed past and we are in mid March already! We started swimming sessions with coaching by Amrita and Samanta, who were in competitive swimming in their younger days. It is so good to see them working with the … Continue reading

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Unschooling – Is it For You?

Unschooling 101 The term “unschooling” was coined in the 1970s and used by educator John Holt, widely regarded as the “father” of unschooling. Unschooling is an educational method and philosophy that rejects compulsory school as a primary means for learning. … Continue reading

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Learning Without Schooling: 3rd Week of January 2014

It’s been another hectic week loaded with activities! Not that we intentionally want to fill up our days, but somehow things just fill themselves in! So here is another recap of what transpired this week: Ice- skating party! Tuesday, 21st … Continue reading

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Train rides to KL

Last week, on two consecutive days, I took some kids on a train ride from Subang to KL and back. The first was with 4 kids aged 6-9 and we were going to the Dewan Kraft in Jalan Raja Chulan. … Continue reading

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We’ll be at THINKcon 2013!

Come on over this weekend and come PLAY at our kids’ cardboard arcade that is inspired by a boy named Caine! Last year we participated in the Global Day of Play with a day dedicated to cardboard games. This time … Continue reading

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The CLiC Experience – An open invitation

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be unschooling with other unschoolers? Do you wish to experience learning with fun, freedom and friendship? Homeschooling can be quite lonely without a regular group of friends to do activities … Continue reading

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