Tag: activities & crafts

  • Let’s Make a Year of the Rat Firecracker Garland
    Let’s Make a Year of the Rat Firecracker Garland

    Chinese Lunar New Year is coming and it’s the Year of the Rat! Here is a fun craft activity to enjoy and celebrate. By Sara Jadiya Chow   In the old days upon Chinese new year, country folks would light up firecrackers to scare away the child-eating monster『Nian』, which means “YEAR.” Although our world has […]

  • Helping Children Express Creativity through Art
    Helping Children Express Creativity through Art

    Process art is an artistic journey where, from an early age, a child learns to think outside the box and express their own creativity. It is also great for parents who want to spend quality time to bond with their kids. By Ploithip A. Chaisuparakul    Children are born with curiosity and instinct. These two are […]

  • 4 Cozy Farm Cafes To Visit Near Bangkok
    4 Cozy Farm Cafes To Visit Near Bangkok

    Sometimes we just need to escape the city life for a few hours to refresh ourselves by getting close to nature. A mom shares her favorite farm cafes with plenty of outdoor goodness for the entire family. By Chayuda Pieterse Are you looking for a place to take your kids this weekend? Most kids love […]

  • CRAFT: Make Your Own Advent Calendar
    CRAFT: Make Your Own Advent Calendar

    Long-standing BAMBI member and all-round creative whizz Donatella Lazzari shows how to make your very own healthy or treat-filled advent calendar! By Donatella Lazzari Advent calendars are used to count down the days until Christmas. Advent is the time observed in Christian churches as the time spent waiting and preparing for the celebration of the […]

  • Make Your Own Halloween Bat Puppet
    Make Your Own Halloween Bat Puppet

    Halloween is a great time to get creative with the kids.  Donatella Lazzari shares a simple and fun idea to try. Happy Halloween! By Donatella Lazzari Make your own bat puppet by following the template design below  (or just by drawing up your own) and assembling the parts following these simple instructions. Materials Template Paper […]

  • Teaching Children to Express Themselves through Art
    Teaching Children to Express Themselves through Art

    What happens when we combine being mindful with art? Artist, and mindful healing practitioner, Aarti Saikia shares the benefits of children expressing themselves through creativity while being in tune with their thoughts and feelings.  By Aarti Saikia Art connects us in a profound way. By working through open, imaginative ideas and promoting creativity and free […]