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.
GUARDIANS OF THE RIACHUELO
In Argentina, these is a river called the Riachuelo. It is one of the 10 most polluted places in the world. FactoriesÂ situated alongÂ the river bankÂ di[...]
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[...]
CURSIVE VERSUS KEYBOARDS
Have youÂ ever learntÂ cursive handwriting? If you have, you may be one of theÂ minority left inÂ your generationÂ who knows how to write in cursive.
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[...]
ROCK MUSIC ISÂ PICKING UP IN KABUL
In a conservative society like Afghanistan, there is a strong musical culture, but rock music is not commonly heard. These days though, more an[...]
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[...]
Chatting with an astronaut in space!
On 15 March, many lucky school students had a live Questions and Answer (Q&A) session with an astronaut from space!
"Do my daughter's homework": This 'Boss' ordered
SHANGHAI, Feb 28, 2013 (AFP) -
A Chinese boss ordered nine employees to do his 12-year-old daughter's homework![...]
Family Style Lunch for students
Some schools in Philadelphia, USA, are saying Bye-bye to long lunch lines.
Instead, they are encouraging family-style eating.
Yes- it is [...]
Aliens splashing their favorite colors
Two aliens are trying to take over the same planet, but they have very different ideas of what their new home should look like.
Blip has [...]
Stories for kids:
Books or digital games?
We all know that The Whiz Times is a unique global platform that encourages learning about whatâ€™s happening in the real[...]
The Last Spiderman...?
The 699 adventures of Peter Parker, also known as The Amazing Spiderman, have excited comic book readers of all ages since his creation in 1962 by authors[...]
Welcome To Theme Planet
On Theme planet another accident is always just around the corner.
Theme Planet is built on efficient workers, that a crazy scientist creates in his lab[...]
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Baby stars are looking for a way to get back to where they should be, and to make the nights sky twinkle once more.
Nuri is taking a night time wint[...]
Louis Vuitton Creates
Designer Paper Dolls
The French fashion label, Louis Vuitton, has just released a new and creative way to interact with their gorgeous designs â€“ paper do[...]
How to Make Your
Own Stop Motion Film!
Calling all future film makers and Hollywood directors!Â Here is how to make your very own movie, in the comfort of your own home, and u[...]
Kids Choose the
10 Coolest ToysÂ
One hundred and forty girls and boys age 3-10 recently were invited to a product testing laboratory in New York, US.
There, they , all to te[...]
Tips for new year:
Use a Rainbow to make a better new year! How?
Even if you havenâ€™t come up with a New Yearâ€™s Resolution for 2013, you can still set a few easy goals for you[...]
A must watch for young people. Round up of 2012 and Key stories from 2012: Covered in The Whiz Times. Subscribe now for exclusive content and options.
Worldâ€™s Largest Aquarium Opens in Singapore
Can you imagine seeing 100,000 different marine animals - in almost twelve million gallons of water?Â Thatâ€™s exactly what you would s[...]
Tell us what you expect from 2013 and be a Star of The Whiz Times: Whiz Opinions!
Hello 2013! Bye Bye 2012.
While we say bye bye to the old year, we welcome the new year with a[...]
Itâ€™s Christmas time:Â Have you been good?
Itâ€™s surprising how many countries have characters who keep an eye on childrenâ€™s behavior.
Somehow, they seem to know who has been good[...]
Christmas around the world:
How do you celebrate it?
Different countries have different customs, and here we look at some of the fun things people get up to around the world!
How well do you spell?
Can you guess which words are misspelt most often? Here they are:
One in five of us have difficulty with our spelling. If you have a good vis[...]
The tragic Connecticut shooting incident!
In a horrible incident, a man, 20 years of age, entered a school in Connecticut, US, and shot many children and teachers.
In this inci[...]
Who delivers your Christmas presents?
We celebrate Christmas in different ways, depending on where in the world we live, and it might surprise you to hear that we all have diffe[...]
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