Activities for Toddlers After School in Hong Kong
Learning never stops! Here are a few activities to do with your toddlers after the school day ends. Read until the end for our favourite toddler classes in Hong Kong. Free Play at Home Free play gives children an opportunity for children
The power of choices
Endorsed by many teaching philosophies, offering choices to young children is a powerful way to improve communication, reduce tantrums (yes we can end those power struggles!), foster creativity and teach them responsibilities! By toddlerhood, they begin to develop independence and
Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia – what do they even mean?
You may have come across these philosophies and teachings, but what do they exactly mean? We're here to debunk it down for you so you can decide what's best for your child! At Happy Baton, we draw on the benefits of
Prepping for school interviews
As most HK parents know, preparing and getting your little one into a kindergarten is competitive and stressful. However, there are ways you can prepare your child and set them up for success! Encourage your child to be independent –
The POP-IT toy is here!
We're huge fans of SENSORY TOYS, but this POP-IT fidget toy deserves some attention. It's lightweight, non-toxic, easy to carry 👜, and it's for everybody (yes including grownups like ME & YOU!) For younger kids, it's a great tool to boost
Did you know? There are over 25,000 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Hong Kong. As we celebrate #AutismAcceptanceMonth, let's look at what Autism is 👇 There use to be various classifications on the "severity" of Autism, such as Aspergers (referring to a
Why are you so shy?
“Why are you so shy?” There’s nothing wrong with shyness! All children are different, and some children are more shy than others and it might be just be their temperament. Children who seem shy often ‘warm up’ as they get to
Magical Weighted Blankets
Also known as "Gravity Blankets", these blankets have used therapeutically to help treat the symptoms of kids with anxiety, ADHD, or other sensory processing disorders, they can also be helpful for any child who needs a better night's sleep 💤
CNY Lanterns 🏮
Chinese red lantern Here’s another super easy CNY craft you can make with red packets 🧧 1. First, cut off the flap from the red packet. 2. Fold it in half lengthwise, then using scissors, cut thin strips from centre until about 0.5cm
Sensory Play for the brain 🧠
Importance of Sensory Play From birth to early childhood, children use their senses to explore and learn the world around them. They do this by touching, tasting, smelling, seeing, moving and hearing. Providing opportunities for children to actively use their senses through