GIVE YOUR BRAIN A WORKOUT!
These little pictures are genius! Called rebus puzzles, each picture contains some letters that are carefully arranged to hint at a common Eng[...]
How should an ideal teacher be?
We all loveÂ many of our teachers, yes?Â
Well, but what makes us love and respect some teachers more? What would an ideal teacher be li[...]
This country gets a bad report card when it came to most active
children in the World. You won't be able to guess which one!
Research said that this country is raising a generat[...]
A MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS
The wind that blows from northeast China to Japan could be carrying something that makes Japanese children sick. It only happens at certain times of t[...]
EDUCATIONAL & FUN
A new mobile game for children hasÂ become very popularÂ in Thailand. Just a few weeks after its launch in January 2014, it was the most downloaded educational[...]
THEY WALK FOR HOURS
Students at the Jahaleen primary school are a special lot. They are extremely dedicated and will walk for hours across tough desert ground just to ge[...]
KIDS COOK UP A STORM
Kids these days are becoming more adventurous. They don't only want to eat - they want to learn to cook too!
How usefulÂ it is to be able to cook. Cooking is [...]
Â BEARS, DINOSAURS, GIANT TOYS
The Whiz Times found some really awesome pictures last week and are thrilled to share them with you. Let us know which is your favourite!
#6 might be the most difficult!
MOTHER'S DAY - 11 APRILÂ 2014
That very special day is coming soon - Mother's Day. It is a day when you show your mother how much you love and ap[...]
Use these rockstar tips to study and you will never look behind again!
Tips to study: Tip #1
Study in a non-destructive quiet environment:Â
Find a comfortable and quiet plac[...]
BUT SOME SAY IT'S NOT TRUE
It's something that many people dread and wish they didn't have to do. Most children in our modern world have to go through it too. Some cry while other[...]
HE SURVIVED TWO DANGERS!
A teenager flew in an airplane from California to Hawaii in the USA. It was not an ordinary flight for him. He had to endure freezing cold and very little[...]
Â WHERE ARE THE VILLAINS?
Trouble is NOT brewing in Washington, D.C., USA. These superheroes are not here to fight crime or save people from trouble. They are here to t[...]
IT SHOULD BE ERASED FOREVER
Health authorities around the world hope to get rid of the polio virus forever. It spreads easily and can cause a person to become paralysed. Children [...]
Tried and tested pranks from all over the Internet
April Fools day (April 1) is all about the fun of playing pranks.
Of course you know that that pranks should be fun & N[...]
NO OTHER CHOICE
Burkina Faso is a poor country in Africa. It has hundreds of gold mines where diggers search for gold to earn money. Sadly, most of the diggers should be spending [...]
This girl sure knows how to rock the guitar
She is not head-banging, tearing her clothes, burning the guitar or the stage, jumping into the crowd, shouting insanely, she is not ev[...]
YOUR DOG DIDN'T EAT YOUR HOMEWORK
Many students and parents complain that school bags are too heavy. Just lifting the bags onto the skinny shoulders of some kids is enough to tire[...]
TAKE AÂ BREAKÂ ...
... andÂ have a look at some ultra-cool pictures that were taken all over the world in March 2014. From huge dogs toÂ wearable beanbags to bicycles on walls ...Â th[...]
WITH HEART & DEDICATION
Famous American heavy metal band, Metallica, will be performing in Paraguay on March 24, 2014. A very special band will be the opening act for them - t[...]
PART OF SCHOOL WORK
Have you ever wished that playing games on the Microsoft Xbox Kinect would be allowed in school? For children in some schools, they are actually encouraged t[...]
BUT THEYÂ WON'T EAT YOUÂ UP
In Germany, there is a Dinosaur Park and maze in Kleinwelka. It is an amazing park that has more than 200 dinosaur models placed in a realistic forest.[...]
POOCHES MAKE GREAT LISTENERS
A library in Estonia gets some very special guests twice a month to listen to children read out stories. These guests are calm and patient listeners a[...]
PICTURESÂ THAT WILL MAKE YOU SMILE
Life has lots of fun and funny moments.Â The Whiz Times brings to you someÂ funny pictures thatÂ wereÂ taken in the secondÂ week of February 2014.
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GUARDIANS OF THE RIACHUELO
In Argentina, these is a river called the Riachuelo. It is one of [...]
Excuse me, your baby's diaper needs to be changed.
One day, parents and caregivers may have an easier way to tell if they need to change their baby's diaper. Most of the time, car[...]
WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS KITTY
Hello Kitty will turn 40 years old this year.Â A super cute exhibition was held by Sanrio, the Japanese company that invented Hello Kitty. The exhibition [...]
THE WONDERS OF MUSIC
In Indonesia, many children can't wait to see Sara Michieletto perform. She plays wonderful, soothing classical music to children and brings them lots of joy.[...]
NO DRAGON FOR THIS LITTLE GIRL
Australia's national science agency has said sorry to a seven-year-old girl for not being able to make her a fire-breathing dragon.
A VISIT FROM JUSTIN BIEBER
On December 10, 2013, the survivors of Super Typhoon HaiyanÂ had a pleasant surprise -Â pop megastar Justin Bieber! HeÂ had flown in toÂ Leyte Province, Phi[...]
EAST MEETS WEST IN JAPAN
Last week in Japan, children got to meet ninjas and Santa Claus. At the two-day-long Iga-Ueno Ninja Festival, thousands of visitors had the opportunity to[...]
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CURSIVE VERSUS KEYBOARDS
Have youÂ ever learntÂ cursive handwriting? If you have, you may be on[...]
AÂ BRILLIANT IDEA
In the city of Nairobi, capital of Kenya, wonderful things happen to old flip-flops that have been thrown away. They get a new lease of life as they are turned in[...]
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ROCK MUSIC ISÂ PICKING UP IN KABUL
In a conservative society like Afghanistan, there is a stro[...]
AN EVENTFUL WEEK IN JAPAN
From exciting sporting events to a celebration of children ... lots of things happened in Japan last week. Watch today's slideshow to see what made for a[...]
THE "EXTREME" QUIZ!
Here's a quiz on some of the biggest, tallest and coldest stuff we know.
Put on your coolest thinking cap and score the highest score!
Million Dollar Artwork!
Children in a school in London had been learning about great artists in their art class. So you can imagine how surprised and delighted they were when they[...]
Tiny little DJs!
Have you always wanted a DJ in your family? Well if you have a baby brother or sister, maybe you could ask your parents to send them Baby DJ School so you can hav[...]
Open to all students from secondary schools, ITEs and
Want to take part? This competition is organised by the National Book Development Council of Sing[...]
You are the Future of the World!
Children's Day in Singapore is today, the 4th of October. For most of you, today is a day all about relaxing with your family, having fun and gene[...]
Is the lesson too boring for this duckling?
Have you been in a situation when your lesson is getting too boring and you begin falling asleep?
Well, you are not alone! At least [...]
A lesson that these kids will remember for life!
Have you heard of discrimination or been a victim of it?
This teacher began a study about Segregation and Racism that will [...]
Singapore Haze: News read by a 7 year old
Â If you are a regular visitor to The Whiz Times, you probably know that we create a lot of videos for our young followers (and older ones[...]
Bedtime Stories get a helping hand from mobile phone apps!
After two or three years of bedtime battles, most parents have got story negotiations down to a fine art, handing over[...]
What celebrations are going on at Tokyo Disneyland?
We all have our favourite Disneyland characters. Which character is YOUR favourite?
Mickey Mouse? Winnie the Pooh?
What did they do with the bag of money?
With that money, you could have unlimited supply of food and clothes, or you could even save up for the future where you might need it mo[...]
Kids Corner on Nokia Lumia
You probably just read about how Smart Phones present an interesting conundrum for parents. If not, follow this link to go to the story.Â
While kids [...]
Living near busy streets can harm children's health!
You may find nothing wrong with living near a busy street. You can get onto the road fast, and there is so much liveliness in [...]
5 Child-Friendly Tablets
Once they have developed the dexterity to hold objects in their hands, itâ€™s only a matter of time before your children are going to be reaching for electr[...]
Innocent children in jail- can this mother save them?
Many of us have water, food, access to doctors and live reasonably clean, protected lives. Our children go to schools, get e[...]
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