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[Primary] Sample Composition - An Angry Incident

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Write a composition of at least 150 words about an angry incident. The pictures are provided to help you think about this topic. Your composition should be based on one or more of these pictures. Consider the following points when you plan your composition. Your composition should be based What/who triggered the anger? Was the incident that caused the anger resolved? You may use the points in any order and include other relevant points as well. “Woof! Woof!”, my dog, Sparky barked loudly as he leapt up and down. Playing catch is his favourite pastime. “Catch the ball Sparky!” I yelled with a smile as I drew my arm back and threw the ball into the air. Sparky charged for the ball but I knew that he would take a longer time to catch it as compared to other dogs. I looked at Sparky as he enthusiastically limped away to catch the ball. Every time I watch him limp away, I can feel an overwhelming swell in my heart and memories come flooding into my mind. “Ring!” the shrill of the school bel

3 Screen Free Activities For Families

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  Are you at a loss trying to come up with something to do with the family together that has nothing to do with anything digital? Well, we have 3 screen free activities for you and your family. 1. Have A Cook-Off It doesn't have to be anything complicated. Start with something simple like pizza. Prepare the pizza base for each group and set up the toppings like different types of cheese, meat and vegetables. Each group needs to create the pizza with their favourite toppings. You also can give rewards for "Best Pizza", "The Most Creative" or "The Most Unique Combination". And when the cook-off is over, you will beautiful memories with delicious food. 2. Tackle A Family Puzzle Jigsaw puzzle provide hours of fun for the family. There are many jigsaw puzzles for different age groups so make sure to get one that will suit your whole family. Prepare snacks and drinks so that you can munch as you work together. You will be amazed at the amazing conversation t

[Primary] Sample Composition - An Encouragement

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  Write a composition of at least 150 words about an encouragement .  The pictures are provided to help you think about this topic. Your composition should be based on one or more of these pictures. Consider the following points when your plan your composition:  How were you encouraged? What effect did the encouragement have on you?  You may use the points in any order and include other relevant points as well. “A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.”  In life, there will always be many hurdles that we need to overcome or failures that we need to learn from. Although there are times that we may be faced with impossible situations, a little encouragement from a family member or friend will definitely go a long way. To this day, I still remember one such time during my primary school days when I received encouragement during my difficult times and that changed everything for me. Cycling was, in fact, a favourite sport for everyone in

Fun Ideas For Family Activities!

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  Family activities are not just for fun. It strengthens family bonds, creates beautiful family memories and builds self-esteem in parents and children. Here are fun family activities you can do at home and outdoors. 1. Play Board Games Board games is an activity that can never go wrong. Snakes and ladders, scrabble, monopoly are iconic games all over the world. It teaches our children decision making, teamwork and problem solving. Besides, with board games around, your family will never get bored. 2. Hiking/Walking Hiking or walking is a great way to look at the world through the eyes of your children. They will notice little details that we so often ignore in nature. And this will create many wonderful conversations between you and your children. Extra plus points - the end results will make your family healthier physically and mentally. 3. Have a family movie night Schedule a movie night monthly or weekly, whenever possible. When you set aside time to spend time with your children,

3 Simple Art & Crafts Your Child Can Do At Home!

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  Arts and Crafts are a great way to keep children entertained. Besides keeping them engaged on their art projects, they are exercising their creativities and learning how to think outside the box. At the same time, they are building their fine motor skills and bilateral coordination. Each time they complete a project, they will feel a sense of accomplishment and this will give them the encouragement and confidence to start a new and slightly more difficult project in the future. We will share with you 3 simple arts and crafts projects you can do with your child that only need less than 5 items/ingredients. 1. Homemade Play Dough Ingredients: - 1/2 cup cornstarch - 1 cup baking soda - 3/4 cup water - optional 2-3 drops of essential oil - optional food colouring Method: 1. Mix the cornstarch, baking soda, water and stir in a saucepan. 2. Place your saucepan on the stove top and turn your heat to medium. 3. Continue stirring the mix constantly. It will start to bubble slightly and that’s

[Primary] Sample Composition: Being Considerate

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  Write a composition of at least 150 words about being considerate . The Pictures are provided to help you think about this topic. Your composition should be based on one or more of these pictures. Consider the following points when you plan your composition: -  How were you being considerate? -  What effect did your consideration have? You may use the points in any order and include other relevant points as well.  Being Considerate – Picture (Tray Return Station) “Molly! Quick! I found us some seats!” screeched Alina. I made a beeline towards her and quickly settled down on to my seat. We both smiled in relief thanking our lucky stars that we managed to get two seats in the crowded food court during lunch time. My stomach grumbled loudly causing Alina to stare at me. I gave her a sheepish smile before heading towards the noodle stall. I

7 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Primary School

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  It’s a whole new adventure for the next six years of their lives. Here are some tips on how you can get your child comfortably settled into Primary 1.   1. Set up a new timetable at home. The best preparation work will start from home. Do create and seize opportunities for your child to cultivate good habits that would help your child ease into P1. You can do this by drafting out a timetable that matches school hours. Explain the daily routines to them and do allocate time for various activities such as reading, having meals, playing games, etc. A timetable would teach your child to prioritize and manage their time. Keep to a regular routine so that they can get used to it and feel comfort. Also, do cut down on the nap time that coincides with the school hours and put your child to  sleep early  every night. Hence by the time Primary 1 officially starts, your child should be able to wake up early and start off the day with a healthy breakfast.     2. Talk about making new friends.