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Follow the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on screen time, sedentary behaviour and physical activity for younger children.
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.
Fitness, being outdoors, gamesmanship, discipline, fun, positive competition, socialising and learning to be a team player Ė all the advantages of participating in sports.
If you're looking for regular art and craft classes, artistic birthday party venues or school holiday programmes, check these art studios out.
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.
Make screen time count with these fun, educational apps teaching maths, languages, geography and the alphabet.
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!
If you have an aspiring actor or theatre hopeful on your hands, these centres have great courses for kids and teens.
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.
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.
Outdoor activities, sports, sustainable workshops, art, education and a hot air balloon festival - plenty to do during the March school holidays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
As the oldest British international school in Malaysia, the Alice Smith School has a long history of community service.
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.
Fact: Participating in sports makes students healthier, socialise better and perform better academically.
Find out how school leavers can put their time out of the education system to good use.
These after school clubs and extra-curricular activities let kids tackle real-world challenges and have fun while learning.
Why these 5 International schools make an excellent training ground for aspiring playwrights, actors, singers and young theatre hopefuls.
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.
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.
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.
Learning is naturally important, but sometimes itís what your child learns outside the classroom thatís really what makes them into the adult they become.
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!
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.
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.
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.