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How do we relate learning activities with real experiences?

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How do we relate learning activities with real experiences?

In all of Masfe’s blog posts, there is an emphasis on both the theoretical understanding on children’s learning development as well as practical guidelines for parents to use the Masfe products to effectively teach children different concepts as according to their learning development. Each child is different. And they learn at different paces as they grow. Therefore, different stages of activities need to be introduced as they learn and master each stage of learning.  Masfe emphasises parental engagement in our children’s daily life. Learning concepts for academic purposes is one area in which a lot of parents are concerned about....

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Colour and Memory

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Colour and Memory

Colour is believed to be one the most important visual experiences for a person. Research shows that colour affects a child’s ability to learn. Whether it is on a toys, books or even paint on a wall. Bright colours will create a great contrast, making it easier for your child to identify & distinguish. Colour is the most powerful stimulus for the brain. It opens up other areas of the brain and allows greater and easier learning and retention of words and pictures. In fact, babies as young as 6 months love toys with red, black and white as these...

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Sensory & Motor Development

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Sensory & Motor Development

We often hear that children have five areas of development: physical, cognitive, emotional and social-language, and sensory-motor skills. In our fast-paced world where everything is ‘go-go-go!’, parents tend to focus more on the first four areas above and forget about a child’s need to develop their sensory and motor skills. Let’s discuss Sensory & motor development for a child. It is an on-going process, every child learns about the world using the five senses. Masfe takes this in mind by ensuring our products stimulate your child’s visual & motor skills and their sense of touch. Masfe Wall Hanging and fabric...

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Transportation, a daily tour with your kids

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Transportation, a daily tour with your kids

Every parent goes through a hectic period of transporting their children to and fro school. Have you ever asked your child “which is your favourite time slot?” To one mom’s surprise, her son answered “I’m happiest when mummy fetches me to school and picks me up from school”. The mother asked “why?”. He replied with a joyful smile, “Because mommy will tell me there are carrots in my lunch box, that they are good for my body”. Then the mother suddenly recalled how each day, her son will tell her about his experiences in school. On Monday, he learnt a...

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How does Parents’ engagement look like to you?

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How does Parents’ engagement look like to you?

In our previous blog, “how do we raise an obedient child?” we emphasized on parents’ engagement which is not to be replaced with electronic devices/media. What is parents’ engagement? Some parents perceive that giving instructions or asking basic questions is already engaging with the child. We would like to share the idea that engaging with your child means BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS. This means connecting at your child’s level so that you can teach the child learning skills and also build on moral values. So the questions and topic you connect with your child is a compass towards these directions. Your child...

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