We spent the last two week of 2016 working on Letter V, before going a little more thematic in 2017. #1 [V]ehicles and Numbers A little invitation to drive with activity cards from Preschool Mom. These are the most amazing number cards because each number is accompanied by a vehicle and a short rhyme which… Continue reading Letter V
C has been reading a book about the process of making apple cider and was interested to find out what it is. Since I can’t find non-alcoholic ones, we made it at home! What you will need: 10 medium sized apples (I used a mix of granny smith, fuji, red delicious and pacific rose) 1/2… Continue reading Homemade Apple Cider
Finally catching up on some post with activities from a year ago. The first letter that we worked on after the move was Letter H; H for Home.
First things first- I’m not a fan of watercress. My bias view against this semi aquatic plant was probably rooted by my mom’s Chinese watercress soup. Which… isn’t my favourite soup. Chewing through the watercress isn’t my favourite activity and thus I’ve pretty much gave this vegetable the cold shoulder every time I see it… Continue reading Watercress honey drink
Pancakes are one of our family’s favourite breakfast on any day. We introduced C to pancakes around 10months (I think) and because she has yet to turn one, eggless pancakes it is! Daddy googled for a simple recipe which made such amazingly fluffy pancakes and we have been using it ever since. Sometime when C… Continue reading P for Pancakes
To follow up from our learn through play for Letter M, I decided to incorporate the sense of taste into the entire learning experience. Macaron is sugar loaded, can’t eat mama, and we are not going to eat a mouse nor a monkey. I list out a list of foods that start with M mentally:… Continue reading Mango Chamomile ‘Sago’ Smoothie
While doing our usual marketing at the wet market, I noticed a really beautiful batch of yam so I bought a small one to make some orh nee. A short story of my new found love for yam. I have never been a fan of yam, other than the Hakka abacus, until C started solids.… Continue reading Rose Orh Nee