The Circuit Breaker has just ended and parents across Singapore are heaving sighs of relief that their children are back in school (peace and quiet at last!). The CB cum May school holiday period should hopefully have provided your children some opportunities to find creative ways to stem their boredom i.e. Play! Now that school has re-started, do remember to still give your children a chance to play when they come home, and hopefully to learn as they play.
“What about learning?”
A common misconception is that play reduces the time a child has for “true learning”, but when your child is educated through play, he/she has the chance to work out other “muscles” in their brain! For example, simple stacking or building something out of blocks trains their