Retelling a piece of information to someone is recalling a memory. Storytelling, on the other hand, brings that someone inside the memory and allowing them to relive the moment using their senses. For preschoolers, learning the art of storytelling – from language to character, culture and moral values – can expand their imagination and encourage … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Storytelling to Preschoolers
As a parent, you may notice how easily your child uses gadgets such as smartphones. The increasing presence of digital technology in our daily lives highlights its pervasiveness within your child’s everyday experiences. This is why children of this generation are known as the ‘digital natives’. Today’s preschoolers are born into and brought up in … Continue reading 5 Reasons Your Child Should Learn to Code
Nurturing Character through Small Acts of Kindness Character is an essential aspect of early childhood development. At Q-dees, we continuously strive to create fun and meaningful learning opportunities that inculcate good character values for our children. From school celebrations to special events, these experiences aim to equip children with values that inspire them to become … Continue reading 20 Deeds in 20 Days with Q-dees #20Qdeeds20Days
Our brain is divided into two hemispheres: The left brain and the right brain. Not only these hemispheres are anatomically separate, but they also function differently. Some people even say that they have their minds. So why not start with a child’s brain development? Conventional wisdom tells us that our unique personality, thought-process, and behaviour … Continue reading Left-Brain & Right-Brain: How To Help Children Develop Both Sides Of Their Brain
When we think about our talents, we tend to think about our natural abilities. Some of us are good at math, some are athletic and others are more musically-inclined. But what we fail to comprehend is that talented people in the media are the result of studious and dedicated practice. What we see is only … Continue reading How To Notice Your Children’s Talents & Develop Them
Are you worried that your child might be a slow learner? Don’t worry, your child is not falling behind. Slow learners aren’t uncommon. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), around 15% to 17% of all children are considered slow learners. However, now is the time to intervene. Without extra support, your child will be … Continue reading Parents: How to Help a Slow Learner Child
Your child is ready for preschool and you want the best for him or her. A subject that is often discussed among parents is whether to let their child learn to speak and write a few languages, namely English, Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin. Can a child able to learn multiple languages at preschool? Would they … Continue reading Can Your Child Learn Multiple Languages at Preschool?
In light of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the Malaysian government has ordered all Malaysians to adhere to the Restricted Movement Order (RMO), which restricts movements outdoors in order to curb the spread of COVID-19. This order spans for 2 weeks starting 18 March until 31 March 2020. Here are some guides to help to … Continue reading Stay Safe and Healthy during the ‘Restricted Movement Order’ Period!
How do you help a child to focus in class? Getting your child to focus whether in class or at home, can be challenging and even frustrating to many parents. “Can you please concentrate and finish your homework?” If you are a parent, you may have used this phrase many times on your child, but … Continue reading How To Help Your Child Focus in Class
It’s no surprise that most parents are looking for the “best preschool in Malaysia”, but what if you take a step back and truly understand your child’s developmental needs. You may not have known this, but stats now reveal that ninety percent of your children’s brain forms when they turn the age of five. During … Continue reading Best Age for Preschool in Malaysia: A Quick Guide for Parents