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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: teach your child to celebrate being different

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by Annie Ho

    ... be the only non-Caucasian child. We considered the need for my friend to stock up on books about Chinese children living in a non-Chinese community. Wouldn't it be ideal to find picture books ... tiger mum, new immigrant family, and so on. My friends and I then reflected on our own childhoods in Canada, where we were among a handful of non-Caucasian children at school. We realised ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: The joy of book series

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Serialised stories open world of fun I am an advocate for parent-child reading, so my children are in the habit of bringing books to grown-ups for them to read out loud. In the past year, my eldest daughter has started to take books from our bookshelf and read the words silently to herself. And then one day, I heard her reading Maurice Sendak's One ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: encourage your child to read over the summer break

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:01am by PERCIE WONG

    ... intended. How about using the time to explore the classics? You could try The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, a favourite of my family. It's the kind of book that you have to read to young children to get them to enjoy the story. Another good way to introduce children to the classics is through the performing arts. When I took my nine-year-old daughter to watch a production ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: stories build bonds between father and child

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:51am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Stories build bonds between father and child My husband is great with children and has a good rapport with them. Nevertheless, hanging out with young ones isn't ... of our friends. He relishes weekends spent in the company of adults. Even though my husband brought welcome balance to my weekends as I joined him in these activities, he often found himself ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: children's book critic Leonard Marcus to visit city

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:39am by Annie Ho

    ... In my recent conversation with Marcus, he described The Phantom Tollbooth as "the Alice in Wonderland of our time- a book of amazing verbal inventiveness and a work of the most playful kind ... a century, and one of my childhood favourites. Marcus says "in a classic children's book, you will typically find a character at its centre with whom children can form a strong ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: the Confucian way

    Posted May 06th 2014, 11:59am by Annie Ho

    ... for penning Who Moved My Cheese?, wrote a series titled "Value Tales Treasury: Stories for Growing Good People". Each instalment in the series uses a historical figure to personify ... panoply of summer camps that help children gain a competitive advantage in athletic skills or academic knowledge. I cannot help but fantasise about the possibility of sending my children to Tian ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: explaining Easter's message to children

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 10:45am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Beyond a crucifixion fixation: explaining Easter's message to children To me, Easter is all about children's games, arts and crafts. This year's activities included making Easter bonnets, egg decorating, and countless egg hunts. My children, on the other hand, are fixated with the Crucifixion. They chat about Jesus dying on the cross, which ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: how illustrators use lyrics to inspire

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Illustrators right on song for a lyrical awakening My husband and I recently spent some time listening to The Rolling Stones before attending their show in Macau. ... This programme continued for 12 weeks, and it yielded a year's worth of progress, meaning that they caught up to their peers. My three-year-old has two favourites: Kadir Nelson's He's Got ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: children of all ages love to read about dinosaurs

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:32am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Take some big steps back in time My daughters and I joined a dozen of their friends on a visit to the Legends of the Giant Dinosaurs exhibition at the Hong Kong ... Children seem to love learning the names of dinosaurs, and this point has not been lost on book publishers. As I re-acquaint myself with those wonderfully multi-syllabic dinosaur names, my mind ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: learning the meanings depends on the book

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:18pm by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho Spread the words with real meaning "What's 'magical?'" my younger daughter asks. "Magical means muo shu," my elder daughter replies. When my ... an actual definition. My younger daughter, armed with only an English equivalent of a Chinese word or vice versa, somehow figures out their meanings. I try to extract more from my elder daughter ...




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