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Parenting: Using Colours to Manage Your Child’s Aggressive Behaviours

Recently, I read the prologue of an interesting book called “Drunk Tank Pink” by Adam Alter. It discussed an interesting effect of colour – in particular, pink – that caught my attention. You can read more about it on Colour Matters but here is the essence of it: Alexander Schauss presented his research in 1979 onContinue reading “Parenting: Using Colours to Manage Your Child’s Aggressive Behaviours”

Activities: Inspiring the Budding Scientist

The boys fancy themselves as little scientists… With a bit of food dye, some water, a couple of plastic beakers, an eye dropper and some test tubes and you can play “mad scientist” pretty easily and safely. If you want some all-in-one kits for some imaginative science play, these work pretty well: Learning Resources Primary Science Mix and Measure SetContinue reading “Activities: Inspiring the Budding Scientist”

Scientific Explorer’s Mind Blowing Science Kit for Young Scientists

Scientific Explorer’s Mind Blowing Science Kit for Young Scientists Winner of Parents’ Choice Approved Award and Dr.Toy One of the 10 Best Educational Products 2005 Award Contains a variety of experiments and instruction guide with scientific explanation Spark your child’s curiosity in science while they are young! Learn about colors, learn about volcanoes A greatContinue reading “Scientific Explorer’s Mind Blowing Science Kit for Young Scientists”

Toddler Activities: DIY Colour Matching Puzzle

More adventures from my continuing mission to wean Hercules off his “screen time”… If I’m going to keep him away from the screen, then I need activities that will keep him busy. To add more variety to my Montessori Busy Box, I made these for him today: Colour Matching Activity Playing Instructions: Match the colouredContinue reading “Toddler Activities: DIY Colour Matching Puzzle”

Flashcards: Colours – Part 2

Here are more flashcards on colours.  I wasn’t too sure about the exact hue, chroma and values for these colours so I used the RGB values I found through google to create the images.  If you don’t agree with my values, you are welcome to change them.  I think they’re okay for screen use butContinue reading “Flashcards: Colours – Part 2”