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So last weekend i took the little munchkin with me to the volunteering program that i had at that one school in wangsa maju. Figured it would be a good exposure for tlm since he'll be interacting with kids his age and what not. Plus he did help me with preparing the materials for the sessions.

So that saturday morning we made our way to the school. A quick pit stop at my parents to get some books and then we were off. Most of the volunteers were already there. Love it that the new bunch of faci's were so enthusiastic. He he generasi pelapis.

We had a minimal turnout in terms of the kids so we combine the 3 classes into just one. But we split them up into groups of 4 for the first activity. We got a bunch of manila cards and made up a giant board game thingy. Some of the boxes had tasks and challenges that the kids needed to do in order to proceed. Spelling, maths problems, charades, science quiz and the do the dance box. Tlm was in the standard 4 group, the gransazers. He was lucky enough only to land on the spelling box, he spelled c.h.a.l.l.e.n.g.e correctly. It was a tight race in the end but the standard 4 kids one in the end. They did a group dance which i thought was cool. Tlm easily made some new friends.

For the second activity we got a bit more technical. It was water bottle rockets time. After seeing a demo of it during the faci's meeting we had sham, one of the new guys come up with something similar for the kids. So he designed the launch mechanism and the kids were tasked to design their rockets. It was way cool i tell ya! These babies can really fly! It had everything to do with pressure la kan. I'll try to get the video on here.

video

The kids had a lot of fun. And hopefully they'd learned a thing or two. The little munchkin was already saying that the next time that he doesn't have any math classes on a saturday that we have the sessions then he would wanna join too.
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