Tag Archives: play

Instead of school (Part 1)

  Instead of school, which is rigid and unchangeable, we can build a learning community which is flexible and changeable, to accommodate each child’s unique learning preference. Children do not need a lot in order to learn and to grow … Continue reading

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PARENT-INITIATED PLAYGROUPS (Chong Wai Leng, 2000)

  Continuing our previously published articles on FAMILYPLACE (a project funded by DAGS), might be useful to some. FamilyPlace was the predecessor of  Learning Beyond Schooling when our children were very young and reflected our thoughts as young(er parents). This … Continue reading

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Let Kids be Kids (Wai Leng, 2008)

Here are series of previously published articles on FAMILYPLACE, might be useful to some. FamilyPlace is the predecessor of  Learning Beyond Schooling when our children were very young and reflected our thoughts as young(er parents). At an age where three-year-old … Continue reading

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Papa.. Mama… can you play with me?

So are you going to play? What will it be?

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Dealing with Stress

(quick blog) Here are a couple of ways to deal with stress…

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The Art of Play

Most parents consider play as a sheer waste of time and would prefer that their children engage in more “fruitful” activities like studying for exams or doing their homework. It is no wonder that play activities like music and sports … Continue reading

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