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  • The Best Children’s Gifts for Christmas 2018

    The Best Children’s Gifts for Christmas 2018

    Singapore is starting to enter into the yuletide spirit as Christmas creeps up ever closer, bringing with it a tantalising aroma of spices, cheerful sounds of carols, and an eye-catching array of candles and wreaths, whilst Orchard Road is beautifully illuminated with twinkling rows of fairy lights. Christmas is one of the most magical and happiest times of the year for everyone and especially for children. But scrabbling around for secret Santa gifts in a hasty manner can cause waves of tension and trepidation, especially when leaving insufficient time to devote to the task, and being unable to find the right choice of gift to suit your loved ones. TickiKids reveals this year’s best heart-warming presents to put under the tree for everybody from toddlers to adults and all those in between. With our selection on offer all available to buy online, this Christmas even Santa will be jealous. Start your seasonal shopping and be merry!

  • Top November-December School Holiday Camps 2018 in Singapore

    Top November-December School Holiday Camps 2018 in Singapore

    We are delighted to welcome you to our annual TickiKids School Holiday Camps Guide. Plenty of parents would say that choosing the best camp for your child can be a tricky task, best suited to a psychic. There are a mind-boggling number of options on offer. But let us reassure you ‒ your sixth sense makes no difference, as we have done most of the hard work for you. The ideal camp is out there.

  • The 10 Best Birthday Party Venues for Children in Singapore

    The 10 Best Birthday Party Venues for Children in Singapore

    Welcome to the 2nd article about kids’ birthday celebration, as we've rounded up the best birthday party venues for children – the guide you can trust to give you the inside track on the top-notch events for your birthday boys and girls taking place up and down Singapore. Drawing on our hands-on experience in the children's entertainment industry, we know what you want to know and we think like you think. TickiKids’ team of super-sleuths has put their detective skills to good use by thoroughly inspecting the best of the bunch from all angles. Just take our pieces of advice and do yourself a favour: check out the previous article on How to throw the best child’s birthday party and then browse through this one again and again. And hurry: book a venue before it is packed to full capacity. If your mission is to find the best place for your child’s birthday party, these venues might hit the spot.

  • Announcing a brand new book release in the Oops Odelia series ‒ “It's Okay to Shout”

    Announcing a brand new book release in the Oops Odelia series ‒ “It's Okay to Shout”

    GRAM’S Learning Centre is to launch the Oops Odelia series' first book in August 2018 to coincide with National Day of Singapore celebrating the 53d anniversary of Singapore’s Independence. TickiKids is pleased to present this brand new picture book for pre-schoolers and toddlers entitled It's Okay to Shout, which is all about introducing your kids to first everyday experiences, and developing positive patterns of behaviour in response to a particular situation. This gently educational book with a child-centred sense of fun helps them to consider what is, or is not, appropriate behaviour towards others.TickiKids has decided to help your adorable toddlers take their first big steps in their journey to becoming life-long readers. There is no better chance to start on a journey than with the most recent series from GRAM’S Learning Centre. 

  • How to Throw the Best Child’s Birthday Party

    How to Throw the Best Child’s Birthday Party

    A child’s birthday party, by name and by nature, is the very best of both worlds. It is meant to be a big event not only in your kiddo’s life ‒ in that it generally allows children to create some pretty fond memories of happy carefree days that would never return ‒ it has the side effect of thrilling the big kid inside parents by joining in with the entertainment activities. Kids’ birthday parties are arguably the most significant events in our childhood, as it is widely accepted that a bright childhood is a key to adult happiness. What better reason do you need to peruse our rundown of how to throw the best child’s birthday party for some inspiration?

  • The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum: TickiKids’ review

    The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum: TickiKids’ review

    If you saw an American fantasy-comedy film «Night at the Museum», you know that the main character Larry had to wage an incredible battle to save the Museum of Natural History, hoping to become at last the bold, adventurous dad he had always wanted to be in his son Nick's eyes. What do you hope to be getting up to when you go to the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum? Fantasy-Adventures versus Story of Evolution! We wondered if there is the same mystical story behind its million scientifically fascinating specimens and were very curious to know what happens within its impressive seven-storey building of 8500 square meters. 

  • Tabby McTat: TickiKids’ review

    Tabby McTat: TickiKids’ review

    Looking for the next awe-inspiring and immersive masterpiece of art for your little theatregoers? Then we cannot keep quiet about the latest children's theatrical smash hit in Singapore.ABA Productions, an international theatre production company and the host of KidsFest, is preparing to bring to Singapore the eagerly-awaited world premiere of their “Dear Zoo” show.  During this tantalising period of anticipation, TickiKids’ Test Patrol families shall attempt to unpick the fantastic phenomenon of the soaraway success recently achieved in Singapore by the sold-out children’s show “Tabby McTat” from the same production group.

  • Bunny Finds the Right Stuff: TickiKids’ review

    Bunny Finds the Right Stuff: TickiKids’ review

    If you made a list of everything you want from a theatre for children, you definitely would not be disappointed by the "Bunny Finds the Right Stuff" show which is currently being shown at the Esplanade Theatre Studio. On 6th May 2018 TickiKids Test Patrol family saw for itself this richly expressive, kind-hearted, warm-spirited performance for children aged 2-6 years.

  • Best Summer Holiday Camps in Singapore for Children & Teens in 2018

    Best Summer Holiday Camps in Singapore for Children & Teens in 2018

    The June School Holidays are nearly here. Experience the amazing array of summer camps in Singapore! TickiKids has been fortunate enough to see for ourselves how well the camps in Singapore have designed a variety of programmes to prepare your children for their trip of a lifetime.From English and Mandarin courses to drama, music and art activities, from hardware development, coding, robotics classes to science and engineering adventures, from interactive hands-on ventures to various outdoor pursuits. We've got loads of excellent ideas to help you keep the children happy.

  • 10 Tips on How to Choose the Right Camp

    10 Tips on How to Choose the Right Camp

    Whilst being frankly amazed at the many interactive activities for children to do in Singapore during this year’s June School Holidays, TickiKids has decided to issue some guidelines on the matter of how to choose the right camp. Regardless of the choice that you ultimately make, it is fair to say that, in general, activity camps are a very engaging way to further the knowledge of the fundamentals of science, with an element of fun and social bonding, which can help your kids discover their own particular passion and pursue their interests further.

  • Drama Education for Kids: Inspiring Little Ones Through the Arts

    Drama Education for Kids: Inspiring Little Ones Through the Arts

    It’s long been known that drama education has much more to offer to children than just the dream of becoming a famous actor some time in the future. TickiKids had a chance to discuss the present day situation in drama education with Ruby Lim-Yang, Artistic Director of ACT 3 International and ACT 3 Drama Academy, co-founder of the country’s first professional theatre company focused on the young.

  • GRAM'S Learning Centre: Education that Makes Difference

    GRAM'S Learning Centre: Education that Makes Difference

    Nowadays the educational journey for children often starts before they can walk or talk. Parents see it as a way to give their loved little ones a head start in lives, so that they succeed through the school years and get to the top colleges later on. Finding the right place that will contribute to the child’s achievements, will develop confidence and love for learning is a challenge many moms and dads face. TickiKids found a great solution to your quest: GRAM’S Learning Centre, a place where your kid’s potential growth is in the center of the attention. Small class size and unique teaching pedagogy ensure every little student has everything they need to shine!Mrs Yvonne Teo , Centre Manager and Co-Founder, shared with us the story of the center and it’s values, as well as explained what makes learning at GRAM’S so productive and special. And what is more, we learnt everything you may need to know about GooeyGRAM and PictoGRAM from the Program Developers!

  • Future Food Children Science Workshop: TickiKids Review

    Future Food Children Science Workshop: TickiKids Review

    TickiKids' Test Patrol families visited an amazing Future Food Children Science Workshop held by Euglena Co. The hand-on workshop gave children an opportunity to become a real scientist for a day!

  • The Dog Who Goes Woof Woof: TickiKids' Review

    The Dog Who Goes Woof Woof: TickiKids' Review

    March 1 TickiKids Test Patrol families visited Full Dress Rehearsal for The Dog Who Goes Woof Woof at Esplanade Recital Studio. Find out how much kids (and even parents) enjoyed this touching story.Inspired by De große Hund by Andrea Hensgen and The Amazing Sarong by Quek Hong Shin, this play is about lonely child and a dog discovering how friendship can be found in all forms, shapes, sizes, colours and ages, if only the heart is open. 

  • Chinese New Year 2018: Family Guide to the Best CNY Events in Singapore

    Chinese New Year 2018: Family Guide to the Best CNY Events in Singapore

    One of the most important events in Singapore calendar, Lunar New Year 2018 is just around the corner. Starting from the last week of January onwards Singapore will amaze you with wide range of CNY festivities. Take your family out to enjoy the city’s jolly vibe, but before that, check TickiKids’ guide on where to go during Chinese New Year holidays.

  • Family Cruise to Lazarus Island: TickiKids Review

    Family Cruise to Lazarus Island: TickiKids Review

    TickiKids Test Partol mom Selena Tay and her family were invited to try out Cruise to Lazarus Island by White Sails. Read the review by Selena to find out more about this amazing island getaway!

  • Family-friendly Restaurants to Visit at Christmas

    Family-friendly Restaurants to Visit at Christmas

    In Singapore everything is ready for you and your loved ones to have fun and build incredible memories this holiday season. TickiKids picked some of the best locations for families to plunge into the Christmas atmosphere while enjoying delicious food. Here's a list of family-friendly cafes and restaurants to take your kids out during this magic time!

  • Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids in Singapore

    Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids in Singapore

    Tired of collecting more and more toys at home every holiday season? Let's together think of something different! TickiKids has come up with the list of cool Christmas non-toy gift ideas for kids in Singapore (or any time of year, really).

  • The Joy of Cooking with The Little Things

    The Joy of Cooking with The Little Things

    Cooking workshops have become the latest craze all over the world, it's an amazing opportunity for kids and adults to develop their creativity while gaining practical skills. Emily Yeo, founder of The Little Things, discussed with TickiKids the tendencies of culinary education for kids growing in big cities and the rationale behind adding up a cooking class to the busy schedules of modern children, as well as some awesome tips on how to make cooking risk-free.

  • No Strings Attached: Puppetry Festival by Paper Monkey Theatre

    No Strings Attached: Puppetry Festival by Paper Monkey Theatre

    An amazing puppetry festival that featured puppetry artists from all over South-East Asia took place November 3-5 in Goodman Arts Centre! Invited by the hosts of the festival Paper Monkey Theatre, TickiKids Test Patrol families were taken into world where magic, fantasy and imagination holds no boundaries!

  • Halloween Family Night Out @KidZania Singapore

    Halloween Family Night Out @KidZania Singapore

    Kidzania Singapore invited TickiKids Test Partol mom Selena Tay and her family to join them in their biggest family friendly Halloween event. Here's what she shared about her and her friend's experience at their kids' first "serious" Halloween event ever!

  • Fun Awaits at Admiralty Park Playground!

    Fun Awaits at Admiralty Park Playground!

    Admiralty Park Playground is open for young visitors after two years of re-development. Boasting the largest number of slides in Singapore, the playground offers exciting experience for the whole family. 

  • Chicken Little: SRT The Little Company's New Musical Adventure for Children

    Chicken Little: SRT The Little Company's New Musical Adventure for Children

    Chicken Little by SRT The Little Company opened on October 25th, so, wasting no time, TickiKids sent Test Patrol mom Ophelia Tam and her 5-year-old daughter, Amelie, to KC Arts Centre to check out the show and to find out what makes this production based on a well-known story so worth seeing.

  • Kidz Amaze: Indoor Playgrounds That Never Fail to Amaze

    Kidz Amaze: Indoor Playgrounds That Never Fail to Amaze

    Test Patrol parents Pua Mei Ing, TC Lee and Gary Yeo have visited Kidz Amaze, which is among the best-known indoor venues for children’s fun and recreation in Singapore. They have slid down one of the tallest indoor spiral slides in Asia at Kidz Amaze Jurong, had a blast of a time at foam ball zone in Kidz Amaze Toa Payoh and explored the enchanted deep sea at SPLASH@Kidz Amaze Punggol!

  • Octoburst! A children’s Festival at Esplanade

    Octoburst! A children’s Festival at Esplanade

    Our Test Patrol mom, Selena Tay, spent 2 days enjoying artful fun and play with her family at Esplanade’s Octoburst! Selena has kindly shared her impressions about the activities and shows of the festival. 

  • The Polliwogs Indoor Playgrounds: Active Play and Seroius Fun

    The Polliwogs Indoor Playgrounds: Active Play and Seroius Fun

    The Polliwogs is one of the best known indoor playground chains in Singapore, and it has 4 branches at the moment. All of its outlets are focused on active play, providing safe and comfortable environment for children to socialize and have fun. Our Test Patrol Families have tested The Polliwogs at Suntec City, The Polliwogs at Eastpoint Mall and Waka Waka by The Polliwogs Annex@Furama. Find out what each of them has to offer!

  • The Magic Paintbrush at Esplanade

    The Magic Paintbrush at Esplanade

    Last week Esplanade invited TickiKids Test Patrol families to a full dress rehearsal of an amazing puppetry production The Magic Paintbrush, which gave them a perfect opportunity to get in the mood for Mid-Autumn Festival, learn more about Chinese culture and the ancient traditional art of puppetry. Check out their impressions and find out about the must-see event that will take place at Esplanade Theatre Studio this weekend! 

  • Adventure Cove Waterpark at Resorts World Sentosa: a Day of Splashing Fun

    Adventure Cove Waterpark at Resorts World Sentosa: a Day of Splashing Fun

    Test Patrol parent that went to try out Adventure Cove Waterpark at Resorts World Sentosa was TickiKids founder, Sergej Belinski, a father of 2 boys aged 7 and 4. Find out how guys spent their time at the famous water playground and check out their tips for making your family’s experience at the waterpark the best it can be.

  • Pororo Park Singapore: Bringing Fun and Learning in the Most Innovative Way

    Pororo Park Singapore: Bringing Fun and Learning in the Most Innovative Way

    TiсkiKids Test Patrol moms Sylvia Sang and Selena Tay have gone to Pororo Park Singapore, the only Pororo-themed park in South East Asia and the largest character-themed park in Singapore! They’ve kindly shared their impressions about this indoor-themed edutainment playground and told us about the experience that their little ones had there. We hope you will find the review useful and that it'll make your visit to Pororo Park Singapore as smooth and fun as it can be!  

  • Koko the Great by PLAYtime!

    Koko the Great by PLAYtime!

    August 10-11 TickiKids Test Patrol parents took their kids to check out Koko the Great, a new theatrical production for children from Esplanade’s PLAYtime interactive theatre series. Get to know more about their impressions of the show! 

  • Forest Adventure Tree Top Course: Challenging One's Limits and Having Fun

    Forest Adventure Tree Top Course: Challenging One's Limits and Having Fun

    One of our Test Patrol Moms, Selena Tay took her family out to test Forest Adventure Tree Top Course at Bedok Reservoir Park. Forest Adventure claims to be the first and only treetop obstacle course in Singapore and it promises unique and unforgettable experience full of fun and adventures for people of all ages. Hope Selena’s review will help you plan your day out with kids and enjoy it to the max! 

  • Kids In Wonderland – An Immersive Theatrical Experience for Kids

    Kids In Wonderland – An Immersive Theatrical Experience for Kids

    Just imagine: one of the most favourite kids’ books comes to life – with all its amazing characters, just as magical as you’ve always imagined them to be – all this happens not on stage, but all around you! Children literally become a part of the story. Now that’s what’s we call interactive!  

  • 4 Simple Ways Teach Your Children a Few Money Saving Habits

    4 Simple Ways Teach Your Children a Few Money Saving Habits

    Teaching a kid about saving at an early age can definitely prove to a great thing for you. Your kids must understand if money is a weapon or a tool.

  • Libitum Music and Art Studio: Opening the Door to Music

    Libitum Music and Art Studio: Opening the Door to Music

    It's no secret  that music education plays important role in unlocking kids' cognitive and emotional potential. Learn more about Libitum Music and Art Studio's teaching approach and unusual class formats that make music education engaging and meaningful.

  • Singapore's Best Indoor Playgrounds

    Singapore's Best Indoor Playgrounds

    Hot list of the best indoor playgrounds for kids in Singapore.

  • 10 Fun Things to Do in Singapore with Kids

    10 Fun Things to Do in Singapore with Kids

    Being one of the most family-friendly Asian cities, Singapore offers an abundance of attractions both children and adults can enjoy. Here’s TickiKids’ pick of top 10 places in Singapore that are worth visiting with kids.   

  • Busy Tables: Sensory Indoor Playground for Children-led Learning

    Busy Tables: Sensory Indoor Playground for Children-led Learning

    Check out Tickikids' review about Busy Tables, a unique education themed indoor playground that sees its aim in encouraging kids' curiosity and desire to explore.

  • A Peter Rabbit Tale by SRT The Little Company

    A Peter Rabbit Tale by SRT The Little Company

    Read TickiKids' review on A Peter Rabbit Tale, a play based on the beloved children’s classic by Beatrix Potter and beautifully reimagined by SRT The Little Company

  • TickiKids' Pick of the Coolest Brands Presented at CBME South East Asia 2017

    TickiKids' Pick of the Coolest Brands Presented at CBME South East Asia 2017

    TickiKids team attended CBME South East Asia to see what's the news in baby and maternity industry.

  • Just Let 'em Play!

    Just Let 'em Play!

    Discover a brand-new edutainment hub by The WOW Experience, one of the best-known companies in the Singapore’s outdoor events industry. 

  • Inspiring Kids to Love Science with Thinkasaur

    Inspiring Kids to Love Science with Thinkasaur

    How about having everything your kid needs for do-it-yourself scientific experiments delivered right to your doorstep?

  • Newton Show: Fun Science That Says “Yes” to Experiments!

    Newton Show: Fun Science That Says “Yes” to Experiments!

    Science Birthday Parties and more: check out the interview with Yulia Marishchuk, the Owner of Newton International Show. 

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  • Best Christmas Camps 2018

    Best Christmas Camps 2018

    The days of endless academic study are gone, and Christmas school holidays are finally upon us. For some parents, children’s holiday camps are the stepping stone for achieving progression, enhancing the current child’s performance in a particular area and maximising their offspring’s talents. And rightly so, extra activities are a fundamental part of education and highly beneficial in building communication and teamwork skills, whilst having an enormous amount of fun. The menu of holiday programmes in Hong Kong is almost countless and it can be hard to know where to start when trying to choose from an array of outstanding Christmas camps. Fortunately, TickiKids has hunted down the best Christmas camps for kids in Hong Kong to create memorable winter holidays for your little ones. Get booking now!

  • Trendy Christmas Gifts for Your Kids: Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    Trendy Christmas Gifts for Your Kids: Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    Christmas is on its merry way and the streets of Hong Kong are a sumptuous feast for the senses during the weeks approaching the festive period. However, when it comes to scrabbling around for secret Santa gifts many parents meet Yuletide with a certain kind of tension and even panic. Chin up! This year, preparing for Christmas will be a breeze! TickiKids’ carefully crafted selection of trendy gifts for your kids will take the stress out of Christmas shopping.

  • Public Speaking? Nah… Just Tell a Story!

    Public Speaking? Nah… Just Tell a Story!

    I dedicate this article to my favourite age group – the youth of today. Much has been said and written about this topic and yet it remains an enigma to most of us when it really shouldn’t be. It should be as easy as it is for a 4-year-old to tell a story.Recently I was invited to mentor a group of kids to improve their public speaking skills. These kids were going to present their project to a group of judges and the best idea was to win an award to fund their idea. I first asked them to tell me about their project. As they told me about why they chose the project, the passion, enthusiasm, and energy in their gestures and body language was apparent. Then I asked them to present their idea to me as they would to the judges.

  • 10 Ultimate Things to Do with Kids in the Run-up to Christmas

    10 Ultimate Things to Do with Kids in the Run-up to Christmas

    It’s officially December and Christmas creeps up ever closer. It means you are now most probably getting excited about family holiday activities over the festive period. Whether you opt for a Christmas performance, family brunch in a restaurant or atmospheric Christmas markets, here is our selection of fun and festive ideas for what to do with kids in Hong Kong during December.

  • Is Your Child a Smartphone Addict?

    Is Your Child a Smartphone Addict?

    I often hear mums concerned about the amount of time children spend on their phones playing games, and in the process not only do they lose track of the time, but it's also hard to pull them away from the game.  Whilst it is true for the mobile devices in general, in this article I will focus on the gaming part of the devices. I will give a glimpse of what goes on in the mind of a video gamer and why it’s challenging to pull them away from the game or indeed, pulling themselves away. I will also give tips on what can potentially be done.

  • Are You Burning Bridges With Your Child?

    Are You Burning Bridges With Your Child?

    “My 13-year-old daughter is just so unenthusiastic and passive for just about everything. I have to constantly remind her of small things like putting her shoes away to packing her bags. She is intelligent, but she needs to be reminded to do her homework and prepare for her assessments. When she does it, she does it well…but my pain is the reminders. I feel like a broken record player…you know one that keeps playing the same track again and again!! Arghhh!!! Other children her age are so active and self-motivated”, ranted my client. Fatigue and frustration were apparent in her voice, face and body language.This is a story of not just one parent but of so many of us. As a Mom and Teen Coach, I have had the privilege of listening to both sides of the story on the same issues.

  • Ten Brilliant Things to Do with Kids on a Rainy Day

    Ten Brilliant Things to Do with Kids on a Rainy Day

    If the weather turns grey and the torrential rainstorm has poured water on your plans, it is very easy for your mind to go completely blank. Are you still on the hunt for the perfect boredom-busting activities for children? Chin up! You are in safe hands now: luckily, TickiKids are experts at presenting a “Plan B”, revealing plenty of brilliant things to do with kids on a rainy day. We’ve put together ten of our favourite video tutorials. This lifesaver will be of interest to all parents who want to have some fun family time in a comfort of their homes, using easily available materials. 

  • The best and most idyllic beaches in Hong Kong for the whole family

    The best and most idyllic beaches in Hong Kong for the whole family

    What is a dream holiday without the sea? Thousands of sun worshippers, beach lovers and children flock to Hong Kong's family-friendly seashores in August and September to soak up the sunshine and enjoy the last remnants of summer. Whether you are planning a family leisurely weekend or a city escape, discover TickiKids’ round-up of the best government-maintained beaches in Hong Kong for a great day out.

  • Public Speaking? Nah… Just Tell a Story!

    Public Speaking? Nah… Just Tell a Story!

    I dedicate this article to my favourite age group – the youth of today. Much has been said and written about this topic and yet it remains an enigma to most of us when it really shouldn’t be. It should be as easy as it is for a 4-year-old to tell a story.Recently I was invited to mentor a group of kids to improve their public speaking skills. These kids were going to present their project to a group of judges and the best idea was to win an award to fund their idea. I first asked them to tell me about their project. As they told me about why they chose the project, the passion, enthusiasm, and energy in their gestures and body language was apparent. Then I asked them to present their idea to me as they would to the judges.

  • The Italian Market 2018: TickiKids review

    The Italian Market 2018: TickiKids review

    Cyberport Ocean View Court has once again thrown open its door to play host to the long-awaited 6th Summer Edition of the Italian Market 2018. The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao began its tremendous journey in cultural and business exchange, establishing in 2012 a common platform for the Italian business community based in Hong Kong and for native inhabitants. The Italian Market, a 2-day annual fair, has quickly acquired a good reputation as a rare and unique insight into authentic products from Italy.

  • Tabby McTat: TickiKids review

    Tabby McTat: TickiKids review

    ABA Productions, an international theatre production company and the host of KidsFest, is about to unveil its “Dear Zoo” show to the world in Hong Kong. During the wait for this keenly anticipated event, TickiKids has taken a closer look at "Tabby McTat", the sold-out show produced by the same production group.

  • Top 10 Summer Holiday Camps in Hong Kong for Children & Teens in 2018

    Top 10 Summer Holiday Camps in Hong Kong for Children & Teens in 2018

    Entertaining your children in Hong Kong can be a ticklish problem at the best of times, and it is even more complicated during holidays. TickiKids has put the thinking caps on and come up with a plenty of incredible ways to keep your kids busy, whatever the aptitude and their age. Getting away from the hustle and bustle of school life in Hong Kong during the summer holidays offers an opportunity to combine a hobby with a summer camp where it is possible to master new skills.

  • Hong Kong Super Mom Picking the Best Mother, Baby and Children Products for You

    Hong Kong Super Mom Picking the Best Mother, Baby and Children Products for You

    Madelaine Lambe, a Hong Kong mum and the founder of Picked by Poppins, shared with TickiKids her story of becoming a mumpreneur, her worries and ways of dealing with them, as well as some tips for mums, who are just starting a business of their own.

  • Hong Kong Forest Adventures: Test Patrol Visit

    Hong Kong Forest Adventures: Test Patrol Visit

    Hong Kong Forest Adventures offers families an incredible experience of immersing into free unstructured play in natural surroundings. Education and child personal development shouldn’t always be a teacher lead activity, because there’s no one else who knows and feels your children needs better, than kids themselves. Away from strict curriculum, from competitive approach to learning and from sticking to a boring schedule!Our Test Patrol mom, Carley Chan, who is also a prolific blogger and an expert in kids’ events, visited one of the workshops with her family. Her personal acquaintance with Forest Adventures's approach to learning proves, that it’s a must-try for every Hong Kong kid! 

  • Midsummer Night's Dream: Professional English Drama Performed by Children

    Midsummer Night's Dream: Professional English Drama Performed by Children

    Meet TickiKids' incredible partner and friend - Loretta Lam and her helpful blog 童你去玩 Go Go Go With Him! Awesome blogger, talanted author and mother of two kids, Loretta creates great videos and writes about popular places she's visited with her kids. This time Loretta shared her new family experience of visiting Midsummer Night's Dream by Faust International Youth Theater.

  • Chinese New Year 2018 in Hong Kong: CNY Family Guide

    Chinese New Year 2018 in Hong Kong: CNY Family Guide

    Hong Kong is getting ready for its most vibrant and spectacular festival: Chinese New Year celebration. In order for you and your loved ones to have the best experience of the colurful festivity Tickikids has picked a must-do list for families. You will definitely enjoy 2018 Spring Festival!

  • Trendy Christmas Gifts for Your Kids: Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    Trendy Christmas Gifts for Your Kids: Christmas Gift Guide 2018

    Christmas is on its merry way and the streets of Hong Kong are a sumptuous feast for the senses during the weeks approaching the festive period. However, when it comes to scrabbling around for secret Santa gifts many parents meet Yuletide with a certain kind of tension and even panic. Chin up! This year, preparing for Christmas will be a breeze! TickiKids’ carefully crafted selection of trendy gifts for your kids will take the stress out of Christmas shopping.

  • Guide to Must-See Hong Kong Christmas Events for Kids

    Guide to Must-See Hong Kong Christmas Events for Kids

    There is nothing more heart-warming than sharing the wonder and joy of Christmas with your little ones! The festive vibe and anticipation of celebration are on in Hong Kong, and if you haven’t yet planned a family day out to enjoy Christmas fun, here is TickiKids’ guide to the most spectacular family-friendly Christmas events and activities in Hong Kong.

  • M.int Academy: All about Music

    M.int Academy: All about Music

    Andrea and Philippa Wong, talented musicians and founders of M.int Academy, shared with TickiKids the story behind this ambitious project, their view on how the music should be taught so that kids get the most from this amazing opportunity. The sisters also gave some tips for the parents who are on the fence regarding the music classes to make up their minds.  

  • Introduction to Science with Curiosity

    Introduction to Science with Curiosity

    What is the best way of introducing your kids to science? Is there such thing as “too early” when it comes to exploring scientific concepts with your child? TickiKids had a chance to talk to Stuti Sharma, founder of Curiosity, that offers hands-on experiment classes that foster in kids the habit of observing and exploring and teach children how science impacts them in daily lives, but do it in a fun and simple way.

  • Top 10 Places to Visit in Hong Kong with Kids

    Top 10 Places to Visit in Hong Kong with Kids

    Hong Kong is known for the variety of experiences it has to offer for everyone. It’s a fun city rich in amazing places to spend time with your kids. TickiKids picked the best ones for you, so that you explore Hong Kong with your little ones and get the best moments of your life.

  •  Inspirem: Professional Music Therapy and Fun Education

    Inspirem: Professional Music Therapy and Fun Education

    Did you know that most of Hong Kong school kids suffer from at least moderate levels of psychological symptomatology associated with their academic studies? Education centre Inspirem comes up with affordable and high quality programs aimed at helping kids reduce their stress and anxiety, at the same time supporting them to be as creative and curious as they can. 

  • Best Cooking and Baking Classes for Kids in Hong Kong

    Best Cooking and Baking Classes for Kids in Hong Kong

    TickiKids has rounded up some of the best baking and cooking classes for kids Hong Kong has to offer. 

  • Top 5 Mandarin Learning Apps by Mulberry House

    Top 5 Mandarin Learning Apps by Mulberry House

    Apps can be very handy and interactive for your child’s language learning nowadays. Here are top 5 Mandarin Learning Apps that we would recommend. Let them help your child to advance faster in laughter!

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  • The 10 Ultimate Birthday Party Venues for Children in Dubai

    The 10 Ultimate Birthday Party Venues for Children in Dubai

    If the planning of your child's birthday bash is firmly on your agenda this year, you’d do well to take note of these 10 most incredible birthday party venues for children in Dubai, whose birthday packages are full of options to help you out – no matter what the request.

  • TOP 10 Summer Camps in Dubai

    TOP 10 Summer Camps in Dubai

    There is no time to get bored this Summer! Especially, when there are so many amazing and exciting holiday camps in Dubai for every taste and age!

  • Mattel Play! Town in Dubai: TickiKids’ Review

    Mattel Play! Town in Dubai: TickiKids’ Review

    Step into the world of children’s favourite animated characters and meet its creatures at Mattel Play! Town in Dubai. When it comes to sharing first-hand experience, TickiKids Test Patrol families are ready to provide an authentic source of information and feed your imagination. Meanwhile, on 19th May 2018, two families were treated to a weekend of entertainment at the Mattel Play! Town.

  • Music Education for kids or The best way to enhance child’s skills in other areas

    Music Education for kids or The best way to enhance child’s skills in other areas

    “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato

  • The best play park in the Middle East launches a new mobile app called Fun City – Come, Play

    The best play park in the Middle East launches a new mobile app called Fun City – Come, Play

    WOW! We have a snippet of hot news to announce!“Avoid the line – reload online”, that’s the spot-on slogan for the mobile app, brought to you by the leading chain of entertainment parks, Fun City, loved by children and adults alike. To help enrich your enjoyment, Landmark Group has designed a handy and functional concept for the Fun City app, which enables park goers to avoid queues and top-up their powercards or buy a new one online, with just a single click, as well as providing the capability to check out your powercard balance on the go, earn DOUBLE Shukrans and redeem them. Shhh… It’s a closely guarded secret that we will unveil below.

  • Global Village Dubai: TickiKids Test Patrol Review

    Global Village Dubai: TickiKids Test Patrol Review

    The 22nd season in Global Village is coming to its end. TickiKids Dubai Test Patrol Parents got there just on time to check out this incredible destination and share their impressions and tips with the families planning their visit to Global Village, be it this season or the next one! Hope TickiKids Test Patrol's review will help make your family’s experience there as exciting and stress-free as possible!

  • Your Guide to Nurseries and Daycare Centers in Dubai

    Your Guide to Nurseries and Daycare Centers in Dubai

    Living in a large, vibrant city like Dubai can make combining your career and family life quite challenging. At TickiKids we know, that our children are our top priority and we are happy to offer great solutions for busy moms and dads. We picked the best nursery options for you, so that your little ones get all they need, while you can pursue your professional development or simply get a few hours of “me time”.

  • Christmas Brunches in Dubai

    Christmas Brunches in Dubai

    TickiKids picked a list of perfect places to have a brunch with your little ones to plunge into the magic of the festive season 2017. If you want your kids to meet Santa Claus, to get the experience of a traditional celebration or just to enjoy the Christmas day in a relaxed family-friendly surroundings, our Christmas Day Brunch list will be a useful guide to plan your family outing.

  • Highbrow: Safe Platform for Kids to Watch Enriching and Educational Digital Content!

    Highbrow: Safe Platform for Kids to Watch Enriching and Educational Digital Content!

    Our kids are growing up in a digital age spending hours in front of a screen. Is there a way to transform this screen-time into safe, meaningful and enriching experience? TickiKids is proud to introduce you to Highbrow, children’s steaming app providing a platform for kids to watch quality educational digital content!

  • Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Dubai

    Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Dubai

    See what Dubai has to offer in terms of family-friendly fun! TickiKids’ has rounded up the best kids-friendly attractions in the city. World-class theme parks, breathtaking rides, nature encounters and interactive activities await your little ones!

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