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Fun Language Apps for Kids

Learning a new language is fun and extremely useful - these apps make it possible for children to learn at home and on the go.

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More Physical Activity and Less Screen Time

Follow the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on screen time, sedentary behaviour and physical activity for younger children.

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7 Fun School Holiday Activities

The end-of-year holidays and Christmas break is coming up and this is the perfect time to sign the kids up for exciting (and educational!) programmes from show choir and drama to overnight camps and fairy tale fun.

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Sports Clubs For Kids in KL

Fitness, being outdoors, gamesmanship, discipline, fun, positive competition, socialising and learning to be a team player Ė all the advantages of participating in sports.

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Arts & Crafts Classes For Kids In KL

If you're looking for regular art and craft classes, artistic birthday party venues or school holiday programmes, check these art studios out.

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Climbing Centres For Kids In KL

Increase in strength, endurance and hand-foot-eye coordination as well as developing problem-solving skills are some of the benefits kids gain when climbing. These centres offer great child-friendly facilities and programmes.

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7 Educational Apps For Children

Make screen time count with these fun, educational apps teaching maths, languages, geography and the alphabet.

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April School Holiday Activities

The April (Easter) school holidays are around the corner and there's so much for the kids to do from learning how to scuba dive in Tioman to learning about coding, cooking and growing their vegetables!

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Performing Arts Classes For Kids

If you have an aspiring actor or theatre hopeful on your hands, these centres have great courses for kids and teens.

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Music Schools In The Klang Valley

Research has shown that music can improve our language, memory and reasoning skills. These music schools offer lessons in many instruments across every age group and examining board.

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How Performing Arts Benefits Academics

Can a student sing, dance or act their way to better grades? Many teachers, parents and students think so and are benefitting greatly from participating in stage productions and music / dance classes.

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March School Holiday Fun

Outdoor activities, sports, sustainable workshops, art, education and a hot air balloon festival - plenty to do during the March school holidays.

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Art In The City: A great way to learn about local artists

A great art initiative is taking place in Kuala Lumpur now and sees artwork by local artists displayed on prominent buildings and digital billboards throughout the city. A great weekend activity for the whole family.

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5 Discovery Centres In Malaysia For Kids

If you're travelling in Malaysia, visit these quirky indoor places the kids will enjoy (parents maybe not so much). Plus, it's an easy way to spend a couple of hours on a rainy afternoon.

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7 Educational Centres For Kids

Kids learn best when they 'play to learn'. A trip to any of these educational centres is always time well spent, and a great family day out.

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Edutainment Centres

Books are excellent sources of knowledge, but there are plenty of other fun ways to combine the best of education and entertainment for a learning experience. Here are our picks for you and your little ones.

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5 Swim Centres For Toddlers In KL

Swimming is a very important skill to have from as young as possible primarily for safety (pools, pool parties, beach holidays). A good teacher is imperative as they will be responsible to teach and help your child love the water.

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Holiday Activities: November-December 2018

The end of the year is upon us. The kids will soon be on holiday, Christmas is coming up and 2018 is coming to a close. Check out these fun activities for the kids, and parents too if you're up for it!

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6 Language Learning Centres For Kids

Kids who learn a new language reap many benefits, including improved cognitive, social and emotional development. Start the kids on a second (or third) language at these centres, which also offer courses for adults.

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Building Community Spirit Through Helping Others

As the oldest British international school in Malaysia, the Alice Smith School has a long history of community service.

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Music Education

There is a real sense of individual accomplishment to be gained from climbing the rungs of the music grades. Rohan Yung explores the increasing opportunities for children to get involved in musical ensembles here in Malaysia.

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The Importance of Sports in School

Fact: Participating in sports makes students healthier, socialise better and perform better academically.

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Should Your Children Take A Gap Year?

Find out how school leavers can put their time out of the education system to good use.

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Fun School Clubs At International Schools

These after school clubs and extra-curricular activities let kids tackle real-world challenges and have fun while learning.

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Performing Arts Programmes In Schools

Why these 5 International schools make an excellent training ground for aspiring playwrights, actors, singers and young theatre hopefuls.

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Fun International School Field Trips

Field trips are more than just visiting the biscuit factory these days - now children get to see the world, serve the community and develop character.

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Skill Enhancing Short Courses

Canít seem to find what you want in the market and wish you could make it yourself? Or just bored and looking for a creative outlet to fill your days with? Taking up a short course or two might be the answer to both problems.

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Beyond The Classroom

For students at an international school in Malaysia, excursions and field trips are a far cry from what most of us will remember from our school days.

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Extra-Curricular Benefits

Learning is naturally important, but sometimes itís what your child learns outside the classroom thatís really what makes them into the adult they become.

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Beating The Brain Drain: Penang

With holidays around the corner, Penang schools have found innovative ways to counter the 'brain drain', which is where students start to lose focus. We find out how!

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The Art of Youth

Life is bursting with inventive opportunities that are best tapped into from an early age. Discover how to nurture your childís natural penchant for imagination and creativity.

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Time Out: Taking A Gap Year

Leaving a gap year in a resume can be risky, but it can also be a rewarding experience for graduates seeking to broaden their horizons.

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Tackling Sports The Right Way

What role does sports play in the academic life of a student? Karen Andres explores the importance of sports and ways to garner more participation and interest from school students.