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Parenting Classes, Workshops and Seminars in January/February 2019

Published 18 January 2019 at 21:21


Parenting Classes, Workshops and Seminars in January/February 2019

It is well known that being a parent can be both awarding and challenging. To transform these challenges into rewards we have rounded up this review with activities and events for parents and their kids in Singapore for upcoming dates. The purpose of these events is to equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills in parenting and to assist you in the building of a strong relationship with your kids. Learn how to understand your children better and what influence you will have on your child by becoming more patient and calm. Discover how being still and peaceful can actually increase your energy for your family life. Feel the whole spectrum of positive of a being a parent.

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Top 5 Open Houses in Singapore during January 2019

Published 08 January 2019 at 21:43


Top 5 Open Houses in Singapore during January 2019

Open House Days are a perfect opportunity to find out all about the education process at schools and education centres. So dear parents you are welcome to attend one of the Open Houses listed below or even all of them as they will be held on different dates and at different times.

Get a chance to win Grand Prize worth over $1500 when you sign up at Lorna Whiston School Open Day. Meet the Principal during the Open Morning at Dover Court International School and enjoy the Storytelling, Music & Movement as well as Craft Session for kids at MapleBear Havelock Open House.

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10 Festive Things to Do with Kids for Chinese New Year 2019

Published 03 January 2019 at 01:19


10 Festive Things to Do with Kids for Chinese New Year 2019

From baby to adult, all Singaporeans sure do love Chinese New Year. From putting up festive-themed decorations, family get-togethers, firecrackers and giving red envelopes to the annual dragon and lion dances, fireworks and street parades, the seasonal city schedule is packed full of Chinese festive traditions. And luckily for those parents who want to spend more quality time with their little loved ones, there are options aplenty for all ages. Here are 10 of our favourite things to do with kids in Singapore for Chinese New Year 2019. Read on and you will be sure to find something your family loves.

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The Ultimate Xmas Bucket List: 15 things to do with kids over the festive period

Published 02 December 2018 at 19:41


The Ultimate Xmas Bucket List: 15 things to do with kids over the festive period

“Tis the season to be jolly,” ‒ is the phrase from the lyrics to a classic Christmas carol. Go ahead and take it as a welcome excuse to chill out and treat your family to a day of festive fun! Christmas holidays give a guilt-free opportunity to focus on those you love most. This time around, we’ve prepared 15 ultimate ways to spread holiday cheer without stressing yourself out.

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The Best Children’s Gifts for Christmas 2018

Published 13 November 2018 at 06:37


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!

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Top November-December School Holiday Camps 2018 in Singapore

Published 22 October 2018 at 16:33


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.

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The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights review

Published 23 August 2018 at 22:02


The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights review

A happy childhood would not be complete without a little time spent in theatres on a family day out. The Esplanade Theatre Studio is a specialist maker of children’s performances. Parents can be sure that their kids will be captivated and will want to return there again and again. Throughout their wonderful performances, kindness, generosity, support and friendship are always on display. Thus, the Esplanade is currently thrilling the audience with the eagerly anticipated return of The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights show which is aimed at pre-schoolers and toddlers from 2 years up. Meanwhile, TickiKids’ Test Patrol families were sent there on a juicy assignment and are ready to share their impressions and opinions of the performance.

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The 10 Best Birthday Party Venues for Children in Singapore

Published 19 August 2018 at 22:49


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.

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

Published 31 July 2018 at 17:18


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. 

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How to Throw the Best Child’s Birthday Party

Published 18 July 2018 at 20:04


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?

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