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Kids hooked to technology. Poor parenting or technology addiction?

According to psychologists, the signs of technology addiction include spending more than 24-30 hours a week on the device, mood shifts and aggression when gadgets are taken away, and a significant decrease in other activities and interests.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/kids-hooked-ipads-tech-addiction-poor-parenting-article-1.1328274#ixzz2TzcCnWUi

While compulsive gaming and Internet use are recognized by some as legitimate mental disorders, other experts remain doubtful […]

By |July 25th, 2013|Education, Life Tips, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kids hooked to technology. Poor parenting or technology addiction?

Do up a Sahara Desert in your home!

By Adeline Woo

Have fun with your kids everyday with Wikki Stix! It’s clean, reusable and easy to play with.

Why wait for the school holidays to bring out the Wikki Stix?

Materials:

free desert habitat template, cactus & animal faces template. Students can color the black and white template.
free habitat worksheet
Wikki Stix  (choose the colors you want for the animals)
construction paper
sand (optional)
shoe […]

By |July 24th, 2013|Activities for Kids, Crafts Ideas, Home Decoration|0 Comments

4th of July Fireworks with Wikki Stix Inspirations

By Adeline Woo

Materials needed: Red, White, and Blue Tempera Paint, Paint Trays or Paper Plates (one tray per paint color), Colored or White Paper (1 piece per child/craft), and Wikki Stix (any colors – 5-6 Wikki Stix per child/craft).

Prior to painting: make a Wikki Stix fireworks painting tool. Place 4-5 strands of Wikki Stix together. […]

By |July 4th, 2013|Activities for Kids, Crafts Ideas, Events|Comments Off on 4th of July Fireworks with Wikki Stix Inspirations

Wikki Stix DIY Stamps

By Adeline Woo
Create shapes from Wikki Stix and place them on top of the bottle caps. Dip each cap in paint and create designs from the shapes. Hang your pictures up on a family art net or on your fridge!

Benefits:

Color association, shape association, fine motor skill development and creativity.

Here is what you will need:

Bottle caps […]

By |July 3rd, 2013|Activities for Kids, Crafts Ideas, Home Decoration|Comments Off on Wikki Stix DIY Stamps

More Healthy Recipes for Picky Eaters

By Adeline Woo
We hope that the last 3 recipes went well with your picky little eaters! We have 2 more recipes to share with you that you can do it together with your kids, and this time we're targeting their sweet tooth and hearty little stomachs! Likewise, we guarantee your child asking for seconds.
Desserts
1) Fruit Sticks […]

By |July 3rd, 2013|Activities for Kids, Office / Adults, Recipes|Comments Off on More Healthy Recipes for Picky Eaters

Recipes for Picky Eaters that they’ll love!

It's never easy knowing when your child is going to be picky over the meal that you've just cooked or ordered. But instead of getting frustrated or angry with your child, we bring you 3 awesome healthy snacks or starters for your meals that will guarantee your child asking for seconds!
Starters/Snacks 
1) Greek Salad on a […]

By |July 3rd, 2013|Office / Adults, Recipes|Comments Off on Recipes for Picky Eaters that they’ll love!

Gifts below SGD$10

By Adeline Woo
Looking for a good gift without driving a hole through your wallet?
Here at Wikki Stix we have 3 great gifts ideas to suit the different occasions and the best part, they are all below $10!
1. Wikki Stix Single Colour Packs (Craft) – S$7.50
New at scrapbooking or craft activities? Have you always wished you could […]

By |June 27th, 2013|Office / Adults, Products|Comments Off on Gifts below SGD$10

Wikki Stix Goodie Bags

By Adeline Woo
Hosting a Children’s birthday party and looking for something that will stand out your goodie bags from the usual candies and chocolates?
We’ve got just the thing for you; Wikki Stix Play Packs!

Wikki Stix Play Packs are great for party gift bags, door gifts or part of your child’s birthday party goodie bags! Each […]

By |June 26th, 2013|Activities for Kids, Crafts Ideas, Home Tips|Comments Off on Wikki Stix Goodie Bags

10 Essential Manners to teach your Child

By Adeline Woo
Children learn best by example. In other words, do unto your child as you would have them do unto you and everyone else. You cannot expect a child to do what you yourself aren”t willing to do-especially when it comes to being mannerly.
As a fellow mother, I do and try my best to teach […]

By |June 18th, 2013|Education, Office / Adults, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 10 Essential Manners to teach your Child

Fun Ways to teach with Wikki Stix

By Adeline

School Holidays don’t have to be a complete bore for you and your child. Here are some interesting ways you can teach your child life skills out of the text book!

 

1) Wikki Braid 

All you need is 3 Wikki Stix to teach your child how to braid. It can’t get easier than that!

 

 

2) Tic-Tac-Toe 

Games like […]

By |June 17th, 2013|Activities for Kids, Crafts Ideas, Office / Adults|Comments Off on Fun Ways to teach with Wikki Stix