Category Kids & Stuff

Family Attraction LEGOLAND® Malaysia

Theme Parks: LEGOLAND Malaysia Opens

LEGOLAND® Malaysia opens officially today! The first international theme park in Malaysia, LEGOLAND® Malaysia is also the first of its kind in Asia.  The sixth in the world, LEGOLAND® Malaysia sits on 510 000 metre square area (or 76 acres) of land. It features SEVEN themed areas featuring over 40 interactive rides, shows and attractions which you can drive, fly, build and climb your way through.  The theme […]

Dr. Seuss Play for Children

The Cat in the Hat

  Catch the Asian première of Dr. Seuss’ most famous character The Cat In The Hat in Singapore this fall. The Little Company (TLC), a division of home-grown theatre company Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT), is pleased to introduce this all-time favourite children’s tale as a witty play written by the Britain’s National Theatre, to the Singapore audience. Every Dr. Seuss’s story is […]

Raksha Bandhan - Indian Tradition

Rakhi – A Pledge To Love And Support

Today is Raksha Bandhan. Also known as Rakhi, this is a beautiful Indian tradition that celebrates the bond of love and support between brothers and sisters.  Raksha means protection while Bandhan means bond. On this auspicious day, brothers make a promise to their sisters to protect them from all harms and troubles and the sisters pray […]

Annie The Musical at Marina Bay Sands Theatre

The Luckiest Girl In The World

“Mummy! Mummy!” a young Molly cried out in fear, tossing and turning in her bed.  She was shushed by the older girls in the dormitory, but could not be comforted. She quieted down only when a little redhead girl walked in. YES! This is the opening scene of Annie The Musical.  And the girl playing Molly was […]

Audition Tips From Young Chloe

Chloe Choo, 6, snagged a coveted role as young Molly in Annie The Musical. The young talent from Kids Performing was even chosen to perform on opening night! “This is an honour given to the best performer (of the lot),” said a beaming Joanne Leow, Managing Director of Kids Performing Academy of the Arts . “We […]

Great books for kids to read

Oprah’s Reading Tips For Children

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~ Dr. Seuss. It’s no secret that the ability to read and the love of reading are invaluable skills to pass on to our kids. But our kids these days are not reading as […]

New Girl In Town: Doc McStuffins

Disney Junior jumps onto the girly kids’ program bandwagon with the Asian première of Doc McStuffins this coming Monday. Animated series on television targeted at boys aged 3-6 years old are aplenty – Bob the Builder, Thomas the Train, Handy Manny, Little Bill, Go Diego Go, Special Agent Oso, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, Phineas and Ferb… […]

Orphan girls auditioning for a musical play

Annie The Musical Auditions

Out of the blue, my six-year-old decides to audition for the part of Molly in Annie The Musical. We’ve just started a performance course at Kids Performing, a local school that teaches kids the finer art of singing, dancing and well, performing.  Not wanting to rain on her parade that she had just started and […]