Pre-School Programmes

Programme Duration: 1 – 6 hours
*includes interactive discussions, bonding activities, available onsite and online

  • Parenting Programmes for Parents with toddlers / pre-school kids

  • Family Life Programmes

  • Personal Work Life Effectiveness Programmes for Educators, Staff

Preparation for Primary School [1 – 2hrs] * Highly Recommended*

Anxious about how your little one is going to cope with the new environment, new friends, new schedule and new learning structures? Will your child know how to deal with money wisely? Pick up practical tips to help your child thrive on this new journey.

Triple-P Positive Parenting for 0 – 6 years olds [6 hours over 3 sessions]

It is extremely rewarding and enjoyable to be a parent but it is not always easy. It can often be demanding, frustrating and exhausting. The challenge is for all parents to raise healthy and well-adjusted children in a loving, predictable environment.

The Triple P is an evidence based programmed developed by the University of Queensland that aims to help parents manage children’s behaviour in a constructive and non-hurtful way. It is based on building good relationships with children and use positive strategies to help children develop.

“5 More Minutes, Please” [1.5 – 2hrs]

Technology has changed the way we play, socialise and interact with each other. How much screen time is appropriate for our children?

How can we set realistic, reasonable boundaries and limitations on their use of devices?

The Five Love Languages of Children – The secret to loving your child effectively [1 – 2hrs]

You know you love our child but do they know this? How to speak your child’s love language in a way that they understand? Discover what is your child’s love language.

Use it to assist your child in successful learning, correct and discipline more effectively. Most importantly, help your child develop secure attachment with you and establish a foundation of unconditional love.

Raising a Happy and Healthy Toddler [1 – 2hrs]

1. Get to know the 4 pillars of your toddler’s amazing developing brain.
2. How you can nurture your toddler’s brain to set a strong foundation for learning.
3. Effective strategies to manage tantrums and calm the child

Fostering Self-Regulation in Pre-Schoolers [1 – 2hrs]

Children’s ability to self-regulate, follow directions, pay attention and minimise disruptive behaviours are essential skills for educational attainment.

Self-regulation is the ability to express thoughts, feelings and behaviours in socially appropriate ways. Learning to calm down when angry or excited and persisting at difficult tasks are examples of self-regulation.

Using principles from developmental, cognitive behavioural theory and “The Whole Brain Child” (Siegel & Bryson, 2011) this talk will provide tips for parents to manage disruptive behaviours, temper tantrums and melt down and strengthen your relationship with your child.

Cultivating Empathy in Pre-Schoolers [1 – 2hrs]

Empathy yields kindness – a quality that parents hope to instill in their children. Kindness inspires courage to stand up for ourselves and others. It enables a child to get along with their siblings, collaborate and work together.

Social interaction and social competence are fundamental to human happiness. Socially competent children are a result of positive quality relationships with parents, caregivers and peers.

Parents and important caregivers create children’s expectations about relationships that will affect and guide them throughout their lives. Using social development and learning theories (Siegel & Bryson, 2011), parents will learn how help their children develop healthy mindsets and self-concept in order to develop empathy for and connect with others through appropriate behaviours.

Art & Science of Family Bonding [1hr/3hrs with bonding activity]

In this fast-paced society with mostly dual income families, it is an increasing challenge to build strong families. There are always competing demands and by the time we reach home, we are tired and stressed out. So, how can we bond with our family despite these challenges?

In this talk, we will spend time discovering the road map and practical tips for family bonding. (Kaplan & Cassidy, 1985)

(*this course can be paired with activities such as “Bake and Bond, Build A Bear, Terrarium, Sandwich Making”, material fee applicable)

Strategies for Family Bonding [1 – 2hrs]

Good families don’t just happen. Intentional, meaningful interaction that results in strong family ties needs to be learnt and applied. If you want your family to be stronger, more supportive of each other, nurturing and warm; if you want a family that knows how to enjoy each other and love through the ups and downs of life, then come to “Strategies for Family Bonding”. Clear and practical pointers will be discussed that can help you build a family that is able to not only survive but flourish in the 21st century”.

“Sorry Not Enough”- The 5 Languages of Apology [1.5 – 2hrs]

Ever wondered why a simple apology is not sufficient for those who have been hurt or offended?

This seminar explains the cycle of unreconciled relationships and what it takes to reconcile the important relationships in your life. Learn about the five different languages of apology and find out how you can repair and restore fragmented relationships in your life.

Nurturing your Inner Life [1.5 – 2hrs]

When our inner lives are off balance, we are more vulnerable to stress. Inner Life is the realm of our thoughts, values, emotions, fantasies, spiritual practices and life purpose. It affects our psychological, mental and physical health. When we lose the capacity to regulate, channel and focus our energies our personal relationships can suffer. In this talk, learn the effects of needs and expectations and how to break the negative cycle of feelings, perceptions and actions and work towards a congruent self.

Positive Psychology: the Science of Happiness [1 – 2hrs]

This talk aims to raise participants’ awareness of positive psychology activities (PPA) that increases personal well-being and understanding of how they can achieve better work-life flow through practicing PPA. Positive psychology is the scientific study of the strengths that enable individuals and communities to thrive. PPA are activities that increase well-being by promoting positive thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Systematic reviews have shown PPA to be effective in reducing depressive symptoms and increasing well-being, compared to non-intervention controls. The talk will introduce participants to a few simple PPA that they can self-practice to increase their well-being and attain better work-life flow.

Building Personal Margins [1.5 – 2hrs]

In today’s world of instant access to information, incessant streaming of entertainment, proliferation of mobile devices and wireless network and 24 x 7 communication, we are in danger of being too busy. The world is demanding more and more of us but there is only one of us. Our bosses expect us to maximize our “talents”, and our family is getting the shorter end of our time and energy. We are overloaded. What we need is margin. In this program, we will learn what is Margin and the impact of a margin-less life, and cultivate 4 Margins in our lives – Emotional Energy, Physical Energy, Time, Finances.

Get Your Jenga On – Personal Work-life [1 – 2hrs]

In our current world, where COVID-19 has struck us, the balance between work and life is intermesh. Boundaries have been broken and most of us are confused in living the new norm. Let’s explore why work-life balance is important, the negative effects if its not achieved and what you can do, to achieve a clearer work-life balance and a better you.

Keys to Emotional Resilience [1 – 2hrs]

How you feel can affect your ability to carry out everyday activities, your relationships, and your overall mental health. How you react to your experiences and feelings can change over time. Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle life’s stresses and adapt to change and difficult times. This talk enables participants to become more aware of their emotional wellbeing needs and develop key skills to promote emotional well-being and provide basic support to someone who is down.

Beating Burnout [1 – 2hrs]

Do you feel that you need a good holiday break away from work? Do you feel overload with work? Do you think about work at home or do think about home at work? Do feel like your battery is running low and need charging? If you answered yes, you are like everyone else, any job can be stressful at time, even if you love what you do. On top of work, home and life can be stressful too, parenting kids, caring for elderly parents, etc. Stress may be good in motivating us to perform better but prolonged or excessive stress can lead to burnout. This talk we will explore practical tips to deal with stressful situation.

Communication – Your Way to A Better Workplace [1 – 2hrs]

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Effective communication is the key to get you to where you want to be in your life. Communication is an essential skill for successful business and personal relationships. ‘Man is not an island’ – communication has the power to destroy, or build relationships. Communication has an impact whenever it occurs – we can use communication to influence every interaction in a positive way, by developing the skills needed to communicate effectively. We will be discussing the following:

  • Conflict resolution

  • Different Personalities

  • Tips on coping with different personalities

  • Think Win Win

Managing Conflict at Workplace [1 – 2hrs]

It is said that when there are 2 persons working or living together, there will be conflict. This is because different people view things differently and thus behaves differently. When people cannot get along in the workplace, it will lead to poor efficiency and productivity, and high staff turnover.
The aim of this talk is to help the worker understand the different type of personality in the workplace and how to get along with them. A better understanding of each other personality will not only reduce conflict but also bolster teamwork and increase productivity, making the workplace a fun place.