J and I love outdoor activities. To us, it is more fruitful to spend time in the great outdoors than go shopping or dining. Nature has so much to teach us but we are just too busy with life to take notice.
J is a more observant person and though his eye sight is not as good as mine but they are very sharp to notice tiny little creatures like insects on the leaves, birds on the trees and so on. I’ve learnt from him to slow down to enjoy God’s beautiful creation. Indeed, creation cannot happen by accident – they are definitely created by a loving and powerful Designer!
We start to bring Dot out to parks and beaches when she is able to walk steadily. We teach her by naming the things she sees around her daily. She is allowed to touch and feel leaves, sands, flowers and other safe things. Gradually, we start to share with her about God and that He created the plants, animals, lands, seas from her toddler bible. Exploring her world through her senses outdoor gives her a great learning experience!
** Bukit Timah Hill **
We woke up at 5.45am to prepare for our trip to Bukit Timah Hill. Dot, then was about 15 month old, was still sleeping when we were in the car. When she woke up, she was surprised by her new surrounding. It was cool and refreshing to trek in the morning despite the early wake. Dot had her first taste of trekking and she loved it! 🙂
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** Changi Beach **
I love the space and peace at Changi. A mini-getaway from crowded malls and restaurants.
** Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden ** ( More info )
Dot’s first trip to Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden and she loves it! When we went there, we didn’t know that there is a water play area. If not, we would bring her swimwear and a towel. Despite of that, we still let Dot played with the water.
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For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse. – Romans 1 :20