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Reading Learning Tips: MASFE Alphabets Chart

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Reading Learning Tips: MASFE Alphabets Chart

Here are some ideas on how you can use the Alphabets Chart for different stage of readers. First identify your child’s learning stage, then move according to their progress. Most importantly, have fun together! For very young children: Use the softies to increase their vocabulary. Show each softie to them and name them to your child. Talk about how the objects look like, how they feel and what you can do with them. E.g. an apple is red, we can eat apples. Yummy!   For early readers: Show and read out the letter names to your child. Sing a phonics...

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Concept of present, past and future.

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Concept of present, past and future.

In my previous post, we have discussed on calendar in teaching our children dates, days, months and year. We will discuss the concept of past, present and future here. Parents can engage them in conversation for example: Today you are having raisin with cereal for your breakfast, do you remember what you had yesterday? Once you have the answer from your child. You can proceed with another question, what do you want to eat for your breakfast tomorrow? You can replace breakfast with other activities like lunch or choosing their favourite bed-time story. You can also teach your older child...

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Let’s learn! Days of the week, months of the year and dates

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Let’s learn! Days of the week, months of the year and dates

How do we teach our children to understand days, months and dates? These concepts to children are abstract, they cannot use their five senses to fully comprehend the actual meaning of days and dates. But if we are creative in our teaching approach, learning these concepts can be fun for both adult and child. For example, the Masfe Montessori Calendar! It uses a visual and hands-on approach which reinforces the child’s learning in a fun and interesting manner. As it’s easily portable, parents can alternate between using the Masfe Calendar for table top activities and hanging it up on the...

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Is Learning Table Manners important to your toddler?

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Is Learning Table Manners important to your toddler?

We always have fond memories about family meals. There is something so comforting and loving about eating together with our loved ones, chattering together over the food we share. We come from many different backgrounds and cultures. Some cultures use cutlery like chopsticks and spoon, knife and fork. Other cultures prefer to use their hands to handle their food. Despite the cultural differences in handling food, table manners need to be consistently taught to young children as these need much practise and reminders before they are able to automatically do them on their own. Try using our latest MASFE product...

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Learning to Count Part 2: Let’s teach!

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Learning to Count Part 2: Let’s teach!

Counting on activities: Here, we use Masfe Wall Chart- Learn to Count for example: 1 window     2 pineapple              3 apples                    4 strawberries         In the above illustration, children will be able to see the increasing object when each number is added. They will learn the term and the concept of “addition”. Eg: Counting on from small number to big number: 1 + 1 = 2 1 + 2 = 3 1 + 3 = 4 4 + 5 = 9 9 + 1 = 10 From here, they will soon count backwards which an...

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