Category Archives: General

FasTracKids Programme At The Learning Garden

The FasTracKids Enrichment Education is a new education system aimed at enriching the knowledge of children starting from pre-school. The programme was developed by Dr. Johann Debeer, and there are many centres worldwide conducting the programme. In Penang, The Learning Garden kindergarten (http://www.thelearninggarden.com.my) is the only centre conducting the FasTracKids programme (at the time of this writing). I… Read More »

Suan Hin Mini Market In Island Glades, Gelugor, Penang

As there is no market (pasar) in the Island Glades area, Suan Hin Mini Market (Pasar Mini Suan Hin) is a good alternative to get cooking ingredients. Unlike most mini markets in Penang, Suan Hin Mini Market pretty much sells most of the ingredients you need to cook a meal. The owner of the mini market sells vegetables… Read More »

Baby Photo Shoot At The K Studio, Greenlane

It used to be that we only go to a photography studio to have a photo shoot before our wedding day (pre-wedding photo). Nowadays, the photography studios in Penang have expanded their offerings, providing specialized photography for newborn babies, children, women during pregnancy, and families. So, which photography studio in Penang provides photo shoot for newborn baby and… Read More »

Parent-Toddler Programme At The Learning Garden

Penang’s nursery and kindergarten normally takes children from 3 years old onwards (unless the preschool has a Playgroup programme). If your child is between 1-3 years old (a toddler), you may want to consider enrolling him/her in The Learning Garden’s Parent-Toddler Programme. The Learning Garden is a popular child development centre / kindergarten located in the York House… Read More »

Kindermusik Class At The Whyte House In Sungai Ara, Penang

Kindermusik is a music and movement programme for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and young children. It uses music, games, and activities to stimulate a children’s mind, body, and sense of play. Kindermusik originated from a programme developed by a group of teachers in West Germany in the 1960s, to teach children about music before they are old enough to… Read More »

Buy Punjabi Dress And Saree In Penang’s Little India

The other day, my wife wanted to buy a Punjabi dress for a school function. Not knowing exactly where to look for a Punjabi dress, we went down to Little India in Georgetown, Penang to see if we can find shops to buy it from. To our delight, we found that there are many shops in Little India… Read More »

Tonyo Mannequin At Jalan Dato Keramat, Georgetown, Penang

Tonyo Mannequin Sdn. Bhd. is a shop in Georgetown, Penang selling mannequins, clothing racks, hangers, and display fixtures used at a clothing shop. The items sold here are targeted for retail clothing businesses, including clothing shops, and even for roadside clothing stalls at the night market (pasar malam), or daytime market (typically near a wet market or pasar).… Read More »

Ballet Class In Penang At Greenapple Ballet Academy

The Greenapple Ballet Academy is a ballet school in Penang. It shares the same building with the Wisma Pengakap Pulau Pinang (Penang Boy Scouts HQ) at 1, Solok Scotland, 10450 Georgetown, Penang. For parents who are interested to have their children learn ballet, it is recommended that they start early. The Greenapple Ballet Academy has a “Baby Movement Class”, which… Read More »