We are Techie kids. We enjoy play, games, science, sports, and other activities that stimulate thinking.

Happy World Book Day 2021: Lessons from the Little Prince

Happy World Book Day 2021, bookworms! From our stack of books, one that we have collected in many languages is the Little Prince (bible discounting - we have this in 228 languages). While we can only understand it in some languages at the moment, we hope we can do more in the future. Here’s what we have aside from the English copy: Der Kleine Prinz (German) Ang Munting Prinsipe (Tagalog) Le Petit Prince (French) El Principito (Spanish) Il Piccolo Principe (Italian) Malý Print (Slovak) 星の王子さま [Hoshi no Ōjisama] (Japanese)   The Little Prince is famous for the line "It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." ...

Continue Reading

Staying Fit During Restrictions: 6 Effective Ways

With remote learning, and hours on being outside lessened, limiting physical activities, it is expected that a sedentary lifestyle would affect kids a lot. We can't discount the  many benefits of going to a park nearby for children, but since we are practicing social distancing, there's only so little time we can spend outside. While the kilos is not really an indication of one's health, keeping a proper weight is a good start to be healthy. You can use this  ideal weight calculator to see or estimate the weight that is right for you. To keep the muscles from rusting, here are some activities you can do with the kids. Yard Fun Do you have a yard? You can let the kids bike around, or let ...

Continue Reading

Fill your House with Stacks of Books, in All the Crannies and All the Nooks

(This post was originally published on May 2014, updated in honor of the discontinued Dr.Suess' books.) Theodor Seuss Geisel. Does the name ring a bell? It probably won’t at first glance. However, if I were to tell you that some of his famous works include “The Cat in the Hat,” “The Lorax,” and “If I Ran the Zoo,” then you would definitely know who he is. Of course, probably everyone has heard of the beloved Dr. Seuss. Not only is he famous for his words of wisdom but he is also an American writer, poet, and cartoonist who is widely known for his children’s books and illustrations. Dr. Seuss once said, “Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks”. What ...

Continue Reading

Raising Business-Minded Kids, 4 Best Tips

We, as parents, try to make our kids understand the value of money. Remember how your mom asked you to wash dishes and pay you some coins for doing it after complaining so much? Chores and little pays taught us the value of hard work, earning, saving, and what it's like to have one's own money to spend. Some of us even sold cookies and lemonade in the summer. ;) Aside from teaching kids these concepts, you can make them see how thinking of solutions to problems are viable business models. Take the example of Daniela Titiun, a certified Tea Sommelier, fashion lover, crafter and travel addict. Daniela works in the business and fashion industry, but she has always loved tea, this passion ...

Continue Reading

7 Best Remote Control Toys For Techie Kids

For a family who likes to tinker, Remote Control Toys are the best options for gifts. In the past, my husband and I enjoyed constructing Tamiya race cars. We have them displayed until now. We haven't made a gift list for a long time, and now that the kids are older, they prefer to pick out their own "toys". So if you are looking for some gift ideas, let's look at this list of remote control toys you can give a techie kid. SGILE 4WD Remote Control Car This 4WD car features fancy stunts, it can do 360° spin and 180° flip on both sides, can do back, forward and reverse function. The car has a 2.4GHz transmitter and far control distance that will enable multiple players to ...

Continue Reading

Fun Park Visits With The Kids All 4 Seasons

This post was originally published on August 28, 2013. Updated on October 04, 2020. We care about you, so please take extra precautions when doing the suggestions listed in this article. Visiting parks and playgrounds no matter the season, we believe, would do good to your kids. It's a chance to have bonding moments with them. It's also a good way for them to exercise. Neighbourhood playgrounds, funparks, themed parks all excite a child. But the park nearest to you isn't only convenient, it's where they can meet friends from the neighbourhood too. We very well know the proverb "all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." Although kids don't work like adults do, their staying at  home ...

Continue Reading

error: Content is protected !!