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Superkidz Club Cool benefits, discounts & giveaways from our merchant partners

7 Editorial 8 Speak Up Don’t suppress it, express it! 9

Happy Homes Photos of your candid family moments

10 Check It Out Don’t miss out on these, kids! 18

In Focus Self Development with Billy Kueek International What do you want to do with your life?

Contests

12 Transformers contest 13 Match Attax contest 17 SpongeBob contest 21 Transformers 3 movie contest 22 Mr Popper’s Penguins movie contest

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Education 20 The Beginnings of Reading: Making Meaningful Books 21 22 24 26 28 30 32

Kiddie Box Office Transformers 3 Mr Popper’s Penguins Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Captain America: The First Avenger Zookeeper Cars 2 The Smurfs

34 Take Five Kick back with games & puzzles 37 Superkidz Club birthday celebrants 38 Directory Listings Info on where to go for your parenting needs

24 Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows movie contest 26 Captain America movie contest 28 Zookeeper movie contest 30 Cars 2 movie contest 32 The Smurfs movie contest

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   Send your entries to: SUPERKIDZ Magazine, Epitome Communications Sdn Bhd, 10.01 Wisma Lim Foo Yong, 86 Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur


Kit W. Lim PUBLISHER

WE BID YOU ADIEU Note from the Publisher

Cindy Chin MANAGING & PRODUCTION EDITOR Joshua Lim EDITORIAL ASSISTANT Cedric Woon GRAPHIC DESIGNER K. Lim ADVERTISING SALES & MARKETING Penny Ma CIRCULATION & ACCOUNTS / ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENT De One Baby & Family Digital Photo Studio PHOTOGRAPHER PUBLISHER Epitome Communications Sdn Bhd (570021-X) 10.01 Wisma Lim Foo Yong 86 Jalan Raja Chulan 50200 Kuala Lumpur

When I first started Kidz magazine six years ago, the intention was to provide parents in Malaysia with a source of free information – in order to empower them so that they can then make informed decisions for themselves and for their family. From there, we created SUPERKIDZ magazine and the Superkidz Club to provide our younger readers with a platform to develop their creativity and growth. Though our intentions were noble and we were able to reach out to many, we realised that it was only on the surface and we wanted to do more. Having started Kidz Smart Academy with its Financial Literacy Program (FLiP) and having personally learnt NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), I wanted to do more to help others. There was also the realisation that with a printed magazine, we would continue to use paper and deplete the earth’s resources. (see note below) Therefore, as they say “All good things must come to an end.” It was a decision that took some time - not one that was made lightly - as we did not want to disappoint our readers, our friends who have supported us all these years. It was like losing part of your family. So though we will no longer be in print, the SUPERKIDZ team will be posting all our articles, competitions and information online, on our website, www.kidz.my So instead of receiving a hard copy of the magazine issues, Superkidz Club members will still enjoy their privileges online, such as special promotions, events and discounts, movie passes and contests. They will still enjoy all the benefits of the magazine without wasting paper - how cool is that! In the meantime, my focus will be on developing more programmes for children and also running NLP programmes to help more people deal with the challenges in life. (see article on page 18 for more info) To all our friends, readers, subscribers, contributors, advertisers, suppliers and especially to my team, I want to thank each and every one of you for your support, and your friendship. This is definitely not goodbye – only Au Revoir.

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See you online! EMAIL kidz@epitome.com.my WEBSITE www.kidz.my ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NO PORTION OF THIS MAGAZINE MAY BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT THE WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE PUBLISHER. OPINIONS EXPRESSED BY THE READERS, CONTRIBUTORS AND PANELISTS DO NOT NECESSARILY REFLECT THE POLICY OF THE PUBLISHER AND EDITOR. INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS MAGAZINE IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR REPLACE MEDICAL ADVICE. APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONALS SHOULD BE CONSULTED PRIOR TO IMPLEMENTING ADVICE PRESENTED. ALL LIABILITIES INCLUDING LOSS, DAMAGE, INJURY OR DEATH IS HEREBY DISCLAIMED, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE, ERRORS AND OMISSIONS OR OTHERWISE. Printed using CTP Technology by: Lithrone Graphic Sdn Bhd No. 14, Lorong Keluli 1C Kawasan Perindustrian Bukit Raja Selatan Seksyen 7 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor Distributedy By:

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• 1 copy of SUPERKIDZ magazine = approximately 22 sheets of paper (44 printed pages, double-sided per issue) • 5,000 copies of magazine printed per issue = 110,000 sheets of paper • 1 tree makes approximately 8,333.33 sheets of copy paper (Source: conservatree.com).

This is saving 13.2 trees per issue or 79.2 trees per year (13.2 times 6). As 1 common matured tree planted in the tropics typically offsets 50 pounds of carbon a year, and over its lifetime will offset about 1 tonne, we estimate that our decision to go online will result in a carbon emission reduction of 3,960 pounds or 1.76 tonnes of carbon per annum. It may not seem much, but we want to do our part for the environment. In fact, when we worked out how many issues we have produced in the past since we started, including Kidz magazine, the number becomes quite astounding. Every little bit helps to stop global warming, so let’s do our bit for Mother Nature!


Speak Up

Don't suppress it, express it!

I would like to share my parenting experience with everyone. My 16-year-old son is loud, rude and disrespectful to me. Since he turned 12, I could never have a normal conversation with him because it would always turned into an argument. Tired of all the fights and scolding him all the time, one day I sat down beside him and started talking to him in a calm voice instead of ‘joining’ him when he shouted. Slowly he calmed down and became less defensive – I was pleasantly surprised! The lesson I’ve learned is that every parent can have a good relationship with their children if they try hard enough to make it work. So fellow parents – instead of punishing or scolding our kids, let’s try reasoning with them for a change. - Anonymous, sent via email

Children are really getting smarter and smarter! Recently my 10-year-old boy broke some house rules, so we punished him by confiscating his handphone. When we asked for it from him, he ‘surrendered’ it willingly – we were so surprised! So we thought that maybe he has really learned his lessons and were repenting. Then, we found out a week later that he actually took out his SIM card, so he was still able to use. How? He borrowed a handphone from his friend! So parents beware – learn to be smarter than your kids! - Phoenix Lee (mother of 2), sent via email

I love those days when I wake up to blue skies, white fluffy clouds and the sun shining. I also love rainy afternoons, because I will let my little boys splash and play in puddles during rainy days. Then they take a nice hot bath together afterwards, and we all have a relaxing afternoon nap - heaven! - Kim Mee, sent via email

I feel really bad that our parents have ruined the beautiful Earth with their wasteful attitude. When I suggest that we recycle, they also refuse to listen to me and are unwilling to try new ideas on how we can sort out our rubbish. So everthing is still thrown into the bin and nothing gets recycled at my house… It’s like now we (children) have to deal with the pollution problems that they have left for us to inherit. Angry teen, sent via email

I absolutely love your well-targeted magazine! It is a really helpful tool to so many of us young parents who are striving to make the best decisions for our children in this increasingly competitive world. Great job! - Kim Mee, sent via email

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Books Galore!

The Groovy Guide to Parenting Gen Y and Z

Dear Tua Ee

Author : Jamilah Samian Price : RM39.90

Author : Chiang Siew Lee Price : RM33.90

From their favourite TV shows and the way they speak to how they work, Gen Y and Z have habits that can be quite different from other generations. Parents (or adults) may not even understand what they are saying or doing, causing a generation gap. Ready or not, you need to deal with the Gen Y and Z in your midst – they are your nieces, nephews, cousins, kids, students, staff or even bosses! Understanding Gen Y and Z gives you the power to communicate effectively with them, paving the way to a smarter, happier and more successful you.

The book is a hilarious guide on how to survive the serious business of babyhood and parental naiveté. It is written by a first-time mother juggling motherhood, from the perspective of a newborn. In a series of letters to his aunt in Brazil, Baby Eng Seng pokes fun at the anxiety, joy, confusion and the pride experienced by his bumbling parents, Papa and Mama. Dear Tua Ee brings humour and wit to subjects of growing up that every parent can identify with. Its lessons give all firsttime parents hope – that babies do eventually turn out fine, in spite of the parental trials (and errors) in their early years.

The Roar of the Tiger Cubs Author : Estèphe and Perrine Corlin with Rosalind Corlin Price : RM44.30 In November 2010, 10-year-old twins Estèphe and Perrine Corlin sat for the Cambridge University International General Certificate Secondary Exam (IGCSE) – that is meant for 16 year olds - and scored A’s. Their success earned them global attention and suddenly they were mentioned in journals, magazines, websites and blogs. Soon after, they were inundated with requests from the media and public who were fascinated by their story and wanted to find out about their secret ‘formula’. What is their motivation? How do they challenge themselves? Why do they do it? How do they do it? The answers are given in this book. Most of the content of the book are personal extracts from their diaries. Written together with their mother Rosalind, this book is their story, their way to inspire children and parents to recognise that everyone can achieve excellence.

Family Ties Author : Danielle Steel Price : RM32.90 Annie Ferguson was one of Manhattan's brightest young architects. Then overnight, she became a mother to her sister's three orphaned children. Now, the children are young adults and are confronting major challenges of their own. At 42 years old, Annie is navigating a parent's difficult passage between lending them a hand and letting them go. With a satisfying career and a fulfilling family life, she has also reconciled herself to being single. Then, an accident leads Annie to a man who will tempt her to reconsider her belief that actually, it is not too late to fall in love after all...

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Books Galore!

Check It Out

Sophie and the Shadow Woods: The Swamp Boggles, The Spider Gnomes & The Fog Boggarts Authors : Linda Chapman and Lee Weatherly Price : RM22.90 each Reading level : 7 – 11 years old The Swamp Boggles is about how Sophie - together with her brave best friend and loyal sidekick, Sam - must find a way to stop an invasion of disgusting slime-filled, stinky Swamp Boggles. It will take all of Sophie’s Guardian magic powers to stop and defeat them from causing mayhem in her town! In The Spider Gnomes, read and find out if Sam will find the antidote before it is too late, and whether Sophie can figure out the strange clue before the spiders invade the town. Will they find the gem and deliver it into the horrid hands of King Ug? Then in The Fog Boggarts, Sophie meets the stinky Fog Boggarts and has to figure a way to defeat them!

Frankie Foster #2: Pick ‘n’ Mix Author : Jean Ure Price : RM22.90 Reading level : 7 – 11 years old Frankie’s mum agrees to have a friend’s daughter to stay for a fortnight, and it falls on Frankie’s shoulders to look after Amelia. Having another girl share her broom cupboard of a bedroom is one thing, but wherever Amelia goes, trouble seems to follow! Frankie certainly gets more than she bargains for with Amelia, but in typical Frankie fashion, she soon realises how being different is no bad thing and learns some important lessons along the way… like the true meaning of friendship and how to keep life ‘sweet’!

Eight Treasures of the Dragon

Nine Little People Who Lived in A Chest

Author : Tutu Dutta-Yean Price : RM24.90 Reading level : 9 – 13 years old

Author : Wee Su May Price : RM29.90 Reading level : 9 – 13 years old

This book is a collection of folk tales and legends about dragons or naga from Asia. The treasures in this collection include: the Chinese story of a dragon king and queen whose fates are intertwined with that of the city of Yanjing (ancient Beijing); an intriguing tale from India about a queen’s machinations to conceal the identity of her naga child; from Indonesia, the legend of the Dragon Queen of the South Seas; an ancient and haunting Japanese love story between the lord of the hills and the princess of the sea; from Malaysia, an Orang Asli tale of the origins of Tasik Chini; and from Singapore, a reinterpretation of the famous story of Sang Nila Utama.

Sylvia is given an ugly wooden chest and one night, the carvings on the chest come alive. She befriends Tuktu and his little family and is told that they have a condition that can only be cured by another little family that lives in another chest. Sylvia goes through many adventures to find the other chest and eventually succeeds. There is an emotional reunion between the two little families who are related and used to belong to one chest. Then the search for the materials needed for the antidote begins. Can they race against time to make the antidote and save the lives of Tuktu and his family?

All information on books were provided by MPH Distributors. All books featured are available at major bookstores nationwide. Jul -Aug 2011

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New Products & Services

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Musical Mayhem The world’s funniest string trio pluck will strum at your heartstrings in a Musical Arson concert that goes wrong in every way it possibly can! These award-winning festival favourites – namely Kit Massey on violin, Flora Allison on cello and vocals, and newest Canadian member Brooke Day on viola - are ready to delight old and new fans with their quirky combination of classical music skills and laugh-out-loud comedy routines. Watch these madcap musicians compete, dance, fight, ridicule, argue, scheme and seduce their way with their hilarious and dexterous execution of cabaret, theatre and classical music! Check out this awesome show from 21st – 31st July 2011 at PJ Live Arts @ Jaya One. Tickets are priced from RM44 to RM77. For exact show times and for more info, call 03-7960 0439 or visit www.gardnerandwife.com

Bubble-licious Tea The latest bubble tea craze is in town, and it is set to take the nation by storm (if it has not done so already)! Established in Taiwan in 2003, Chatime is a world renowned bubble tea franchise serving the most talked about, healthiest, flavourful, freshest and best tasting bubble tea over 450 stores in 12 countries. Chatime offers a whole new bubble tea experience. With more than 120 beverage products comprising of tea, coffee and fruit pumps, customers will certainly be spolit for choice! Their signature drinks include Red Bean Milk Tea, Pearl Milk Tea, Passion Fruit QQ, Grass Jelly Fresh Milk, and Matcha Latte. Chatime set foot on Malaysian shores in late 2010 with its first flagship outlet in Pavillion and over the months has opened outlets in First Avenue Mall (Penang), SS2 Mall, Times Square and Sunway Pyramid. Their latest outlets has launched recently in The Gardens Midvalley and SS15 Subang Jaya. Prices for Chatime beverages start from RM4.90 onwards depending on the flavour, size and additional toppings.

Cool Collection

Just can’t get enough of Transformers? Then get your hands on this cool merchandise from the highly anticipated movie of the year.

CONTEST

Among some of the unique products available are the 3D Paper Clip (RM7.90), Carabiner (RM26.90), Figure Dangler (RM9.90), Crystal Keychain (RM14.90), PVC Keychain (RM8.90), Magnetic Bookmark (RM9.90) and Trading Cards (RM5.90). These cool Transformers merchandise come in various shapes and sizes, and are available at selected Times, Borders, Popular and myNEWS.com outlets nationwide. For more info, email to cindyho@my.pansing.com or call 03-5638 2208. 1st Prize: 1 x Carabiner + 1 x Magnetic bookmark + 20 x card pack

2nd Prize: 1 x Crystal keychain + 1 x Figure dangler + 15 x card pack 3rd Prize: 1 x PVC keychain + 1 x 3D paper clip + 10 x card pack 5x Consolation Prizes: - 10 x card pack per winner

*Transformers Prizes Up For Grabs!* Stand a chance to win these cool prizes by completing the sentence below (in not more than 15 words): I like Transformers because ________ . 12

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Email your entries to submit@kidz.my (Subject: Transformers 3 contest). Include your name, age & contact number. Closing date – 29th August 2011


New Products & Services

Get Ready to Rock!

It’s sensational; it’s back for the fourth time – it’s My School Rocks (MSR 2011)! Bringing you the best creative performances from Malaysia’s young and talented students, MSR 2011 represents a tremendous opportunity for students to develop their skills in dance and choreography. Auditions were held in five locations nationwide in Ipoh, Penang, Klang Valley, Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu from 25th June to 23rd July. During these try-outs, participants were able to select over a hundred songs from Disney Channel franchises like Camp Rock, High School Musical, Hannah Montana, Wizards of Waverly Place, Phineas and Ferb, and Shake It Up. The lucky 120 schools that registered early had the privilege of having their own customised dance workshops and were taught by certified dance instructor Joel Tan from Urban Groove Dance Network. One of the earliest Malaysians to receive certification in street dance

Football Frenzy!

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(certified by and registered with the United Kingdom Alliance), Joel is a pioneer in the local street and urban dance scene. The top two teams from each audition will be selected and their audition videos posted online for public voting that will account for 50% of each team’s points. The remaining 50% will be determined by the judges who will award points based on choreography; showmanship; props and costumes; teamwork and sportsmanship; and dance concept. The voting period for the top two finalists from each state audition (10 teams in total) is open from 14th to 28th August 2011. The winners of MSR 2011 (Primary and Secondary level) will then be announced on 31st August 2011. To vote for your favourite teams, view the list of approved songs, check out last year’s winners, watch selected music videos and find out more about MSR 2011 , log on to www.disneychannel-asia.com

CONTEST

Match Attax is the official Premier League trading card game created by Topps. The collection features over 400 cards of players from all of the Premier League clubs. The game involves two players using attack and defence ratings to out-score one another, just like in a real Premier League match. The collection has a new look and exciting new features that make the collectable trading card game a massive hit in playgrounds across the world. There is also a new Showboat subset, as well as the popular Star Player, Man of the Match and Hundred Club card sets. An exciting addition to the game play - a referee card! To keep your collection in mint condition, there is a power packed Match Attax Starter Pack (RM22.50) and Collector Tin (RM59.90) available. Plus, for those who want to get the complete ‘low-down’ on the game, look out for the awesome Collector Guide (RM13.90) that will explain everything you need to know about collecting and playing the game. Other awesome products that are available include the Card Pack (RM3.90) and Display Board (RM31.20).

1st Prize: 1 x drawstring bag + 1 x collector tin + 1 x display board + 1 x starter pack + 1 x collector guide + 30 x card pack 2nd Prize: 1 x drawstring bag + 1 x collector tin + 1 starter pack + 1 x collector guide + 20 x card pack 3rd Prize: 1 x drawstring bag + 1 x collector tin + 1 x starter pack + 10 x card pack 5x Consolation Prizes: 1x drawstring bag + 10 x card pack per winner

Match Attax products are available at selected Times, Borders, MPH, Popular, Cold Storage, myNEWS.com and 7-Eleven outlets. For more info, email toppscollection@my.pansing.com or visit www.matchattax.com

*Match Attax Prizes Up For Grabs!* Stand a chance to win these cool prizes by completing the sentence below (in not more than 15 words): I like playing Match Attax because ________ .

Email your entries to submit@kidz.my (Subject: MA contest). Include your name, age & contact number. Closing date – 29th August 2011 Jul -Aug 2011

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Programmes on TV

Programmes

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C ool s hows on Nickelodeon ( Astro Channel 612) ! SER IES P REM IERE

The Fairly Odd Parents Special

T.U.F.F Puppy

Premieres: Aug 22 – 29 @ 6pm Catch Up Marathon Special: Aug 30 & 31, Tue & Wed @ 2pm

Premieres: Aug 18 ,Thu Regular Shows: Thu & Fri @ 7pm An energetic, gung-ho and totally spastic dog named Dudley Puppy finds himself accidentally thrust into the role of hero when he’s recruited by T.U.F.F. (Turbo Undercover Fighting Force). Aided by his feminine feline partner Kitty Katswell- an amazing kung-fu and weapons expert- Dudley protects his hometown of Petropolis- and the rest of the worldagainst the evil animal organization known as D.O.O.M. (Diabolical Order of Mayhem).

SpongeBob SquarePants Stunt Special Get ready for 10 days of non-stop jawdropping moments of brand new episodes, loaded with quirky and outrageous fun from the gang at Bikini Bottom! Watch out for when Squidward sculpts a statue of Mr Krabs for The Krusty Krab! In another new episode, find out what happens when the giant sea whelks terrorize the folks of Bikini Bottom.

Jul 29, Fri @ 5.30pm Encores: Jul 30, Sat @ 9pm & Jul 31, Sun @ 1.30pm

House of Anubis Premieres: Aug 30, Tue @ 6pm

Jul 11 – 21(Weekdays) @ 7pm Marathon Special: Jul 22, Fri @ 5.30pm

Big Time Rush: Big Time Beach Party

With two magical, flying fairy godparents, you would think Timmy’s got it all. Right ? Wrong! In these special edition of brand new episodes, things haven’t changed that much. As much as they try, Cosmo and Wanda’s magical skills are still sorely lacking. Tune in to catch more brand new magical disasters from The Fairly Odd Parents.

The perfect mixture of mystery, & comedy – House of Anubis returns with more exciting, brand new episodes and thrilling suspense in a series like no other! As the play continues, find out if Nina & Fabian is successful in getting the clue back. Also, what is happening between Mara and Mick? n.

The guys get to hang out at Griffin’s beach house for a day and invite the Palm Woods kids along. Carlos and Logan hunt for buried treasure, James falls for a pretty girl who he suspects is a mermaid, and Kendall Jo’s relationship hits the skids. Will their beach day lead to a break up?

Fun s how s on D is ney J unior ( Astro Channel 613)! Best Friends Forever Schedule

Jake and the Never Land Pirates Aug15-21, Mon-Sun @ 1pm

8am

Special Agent OSO

Get your preschooler’s treasure map and shovel ready as Jake and his crew take them for a treasure hunt on Never Land! See if your preschooler is able to find all of the treasures!

8.30am

The Hive

9am

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

9.30am

WordWorld

10am

Dibo the Gift Dragon

10.30am

Timmy Time / Pororo the Little Penguin

11am

Animal Mechanical

11.30m

Jungle Junction

12pm

Imagination Movers

12.30pm

Handy Manny

1pm

Jake and the Never Land Pirates

1.30pm

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

2pm

WordWorld

2.30pm

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!

3pm

Angelina Ballerina

3.30pm

Little Einsteins

The Octonauts

Aug 29, Everyday @ 6.15pm The Octonauts is an animated series that features a team of undersea adventurers who are always ready to dive into action! Lead by Captain Barnacles Bear, the Octonauts’ mission is to explore new underwater worlds to rescue amazing sea creature while protecting the ocean. Learn about friendship, teamwork as well as the environment and the creatures that live in it.!

Best Friends Forever

Aug 7, Sun @ 8am onwards Friendship Day, which falls on every first Sunday of August is celebrated on Disney Junior! Cozy up with your preschooler with an entire morning of friendship-themed episodes of their favourite Disney Junior series. 14

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Excit ing s ho ws on Disney Channel ( Astro Channel 615)! Se r ie s P r e m ie r e Scar e dy Sq uir r e l Premieres July 17, Sun @ 3pm Regular Shows: Sat & Sun @ 3pm Join a lovable, creative, and nerdy hero, as he tackles life’s daily challenges. At first glance, Scaredy may seem geeky and quirky, but he is one cool and confident squirrel. Comfortable in his fur, he makes no apologies for his idiosyncrasies and quirks, and that make him totally awesome!

Mo vie Pr emier e

M o vie M a r a tho n Aug 9, Tue @ 10am onwards

Underdog July 17, Sun @ 1.30pm After an accident in the mysterious lab of maniacal scientist Dr. Simon Barsinister, an ordinary beagle unexpectedly finds himself with unimaginable powers and the ability to speak. Armed with a fetching superhero costume, Underdog vows to protect the citizens of Capitol City from Dr. Simon Barsinister.

Tinkerbell & The Great Fairy Rescue July 24, Sun @ 7.30pm Tinker Bell meets Lizzy, a little girl with a steadfast belief in the power of pixie dust and the magic land of fairies. During the fairies' summer visit to the flowering meadows of England, two very different worlds unite for the first time and Tinker Bell develops a special bond with a curious child in need of a friend. As her fellow fairies launch a daring rescue, Tinker Bell takes a huge risk, putting her own safety and the future of all fairykind in jeopardy.

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Across the Second Dimension Aug 27, Sat @ 7.30pm When Phineas and Ferb accidentally help the evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz complete his latest creation that will finally take control of the Tri-State Area, they get zapped into a new dimension, where they meet their alternate selves! In this new dimension, Dr. Doofenshmirtz is the leader of the Tri-State Area, and even worse – summer vacation doesn't exist! Will Phineas and Ferb figure out a way to get back to Danville, or will they be stuck in this alternate dimension forever? Don’t miss this Phineas and Ferb event of the year!

10am: Ratatouille A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family’s wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodentphobic profession. Remy finds himself torn between his calling and passion in life or returning forever to his previous existence as a rat. 12pm: Home Alone 3 A gang of international criminals steals a top-secret computer chip from the U.S. Defence Department. But thanks to a baggage mix-up at the airport, the chip, hidden inside a remote-controlled toy car, winds up in a quiet Chicago suburb. On the trail of their hot property, the criminals have no idea their trouble is just beginning. For the car and its contents have found their way to the only person with the wits and courage to stop them — eight year-old Alex Pruitt, home alone with the chicken pox. 2pm: Freaky Friday Dr. Tess Coleman and her daughter, Anna, are not getting along. Anna is incensed that her mother does not support her musical aspirations and Tess, a widow about to remarry, cannot see why Anna will not give her fiancé a break. Their Friday turns freaky when Tess and Anna awake to find themselves inside the other's body. Now, Anna must go to work as a psychologist and plan her mum's wedding while Tess must survive a day in high school and perform with her daughter's band. The two have to find a way to switch back...and fast. Phineas and Ferb – Fan Picked Marathon! Aug 20 – 26, Sat - Fri @ 6pm Are there any episodes of Phineas and Ferb that you just cannot do without?! Now you have the chance to watch all of your favourite episodes on Disney Channel this August! Log on to DisneyChannel-Asia.com to vote for your favourite episodes from now till 5th Aug, and the episodes with the highest votes will be shown on Disney Channel between 20th August to 26th August at 6pm! Jul -Aug 2011

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Gr eat shows on Car to o n Ne tw o r k ( As tr o C ha n n e l 61 6) ! S e r ie s P r e m ie r e

HERO 108 ©

NARUTO (SEASON 3) ©

Weekend @ 10am

Weeknights @ 9.30pm

Long, long ago in the Hidden Lands, the Animals and the Humans lived together in peace. But an evil interloper named High Roller learned to speak the language of Animals—and he filled their heads with horrible, disorderly lies! He convinced the Animals that the Humans were their enemies, and persuaded them to form a toothy, hoofy, furry army. This Animal Army drove the Humans from their homes, and forced them to live as refugees. An alliance of Heroes formed where by heroic Humans and clear-headed Animals sought to battle High Roller’s armies, repair the rift between the Animals and Humans, and restore peace to the Hidden Kingdom.

THE GARFIELD SHOW (SEASON 2) © Mon - Thu @ 6.30pm When he's not gobbling lasagna, taking up couch space or toying with his dogpal Odie, Garfield is busy being one hip Hollywood cat. This lazy, selfish, overweight, orange tabby cat, whose main hobbies are chilling out, sleeping, watching TV and having fun, is much-loved for his cynical humour, rebellious nature and free spirit.

Naruto, an easy-going slacker student of the prestigious Ninja Academy, starts his internship with only one goal in mind: to be the chief of the clan. He unwillingly teams up with Sasuke, the cool heir to an elite ninja family, and Sakura, a witty girl with an independent spirit. Through breathtakingly perilous missions, can Naruto overcome his misfortunes and become the best of the best?

HOT WHEELS BATTLE FORCE 5 (SEASON 2) © Sun @ 1.30pm An advanced, mysterious culture that disappeared long ago left behind their greatest creation: the BattleZones. The Vandals and Sark have infiltrated these inter-dimensional realms, aware that each BattleZone holds a BattleKey to unlock pathways to Earth. Using their weaponised super-vehicles, Battle Force 5 must fight the Sark and Vandals in unique BattleZones. They must find the key that secures each Zone, seal it off from the Sark and Vandal invaders, and protect the Earth from evil domination.

FLASH & DASH © Fri @ 6pm Frank and Karl join in the RC (remote-control racing car) car club run by Sally’s father to improve their skills. By practising with Sally, Mike and Don, they make a great progress. Soon they form a group to participate in RC car competitions. They overcome many difficulties and finally encounter the RC car expert named Sword. Instead of defeating Sword, they show him the spirit of RC racing to change his life attitude. It’s not only an arena of speed and skill, but also a place to get friends and have fun.

CARTOON NET WO R K P OP C OR N P REM IERE

YATTERMAN MOVIE ©

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LIONELVILLE ©

July 10, Sun @ 11am

July 24, Sun @ 11am

The evil Doronbo gang is still hunting for the Skull Stones (collect them all and your every wish will be fulfilled). They depart for the Toy Kingdom to relieve its prince of the one in his possession. As it happens they run afoul of the Yatterman crime fighting team, consisting of teenagers Ganchan and Ai-chan and their superior mecha dog Yatter-1.

A model train company is preparing its spectacular annual Christmas display, when a fiendish plot to steal the company’s breakthrough technology goes awry, ripping a hole in the fabric of time and space. Years later, teenage twins Nancy and Bobby Pullmor seek to uncover what happened that night, embarking on a perilous journey to an enchanted world.


Š 2011 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved.

CONTEST

10 PA I R S O F S P O N G E B O B SUNGLASSES UP FOR GRABS! Catch SpongeBob SquarePants at 1.30pm (Weekdays) only on Nickelodeon (Astro Ch 612)

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In Focus

Self Development with Billy Kueek International

What do you want to do with your life? Article contributed by Kit Lim (Certified NLP Trainer)

I give talks to students and the usual answer to this question of mine is – I don’t know. Shocking? Not really. When I think back to my younger days, I too wasn’t sure what I wanted to do, except to have fun doing it and, hopefully, make money along the way. How many of us truly know what we want to do, and then how many of us get to do what we want to? Are we living our lives by design or by default? Early 2009, I had the chance to meet with International Speaker and Master Trainer, Dr Billy Kueek and little did I know then that the meeting would be a turning point in my life. The original meeting was to explore if Billy could help me develop programmes for children as part of the Kidz Smart Academy. He then invited me to attend one of his evening workshops which I did and at that workshop, I had a ‘light-bulb moment’. The workshop was about NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and it was then that I realised that there was much for me to learn about myself and how to become a better person. Not that I thought I was not a good person or that I was not doing well, but I knew I could do better and do more to help others. I joined the NLP Practitioner programme in July 2009. After that, I kept in touch with Billy, assisted in his other NLP programmes that he conducted and saw how empowering it was. When you see someone who has suicidal tendencies change to become a positive person, or a person suffering from substance abuse give up their addiction, or

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someone who suffers from depression smiling constantly, all in a matter of days, I knew that this was something I wanted to do for the rest of my lift. There is no greater feeling than knowing that you have made a difference to someone’s life, that you have helped them change their life forever or perhaps provided them with the nudge they needed to get back on their feet. It is something that money cannot buy. It made me decide to take my learning further so I took the Master Practitioner certification in November 2010 and got myself certified as an NLP Trainer by the end of 2010. With the skills and knowledge that I have, I can now coach others to help them get rid of any baggage that may be hampering their growth, perhaps remove their limiting beliefs or help them in setting and achieving their goals. My clients range from 10 to 82 years of age. And when I ran my NLP training programme, it was one of the most fulfilling moments of my life. Being able to help others learn the skills, techniques and knowledge that I had, empowering them so that they can empower others. Someone asked me recently why I was so passionate about NLP. When you learn it, and know that you have control over your life, that you can help others do the same, that you can live your best life, how could you not be passionate? What do I want to do with my life? I am doing it right now!


In Focus

Learning with Lorna Whiston

The Beginnings of Reading: Making Meaningful Books The magical world of reading starts long before children recognise words and sentences. Hence the most important message that parents and teachers can convey to young children is that reading is all about understanding. This is the key to unlocking the mystery of reading that will motivate children to read for pleasure.

T

he development of reading skills begins the minute a child picks up a book or when parents begin to share books and stories with their children. Books meant for very young children often rely on pictures to tell the story and often have no print at all. Even at this stage children should be encouraged to participate in a discussion about the pictures, to ask and answer questions such as why or how an event is taking place, or what is going to happen before the next page is turned.

This interaction with the story and the encouragement will make the book come alive for the children and will also ensure that they understand what the story is all about. To encourage children’s interest in books, parents should take advantage of their growing awareness and curiosity about the world around them and use this to develop their skills in a positive manner. Making books is a wonderful way to do this. When making books with your children, always start with their own interests and experiences. For example, you could take your child to the zoo and take photographs of her with different animals, or even buy some animal postcards from the souvenir shop. You could use these photos to make a simple book of a few pages, sticking a different picture on each page. Talk to your child about each photograph and then, using her ideas, write a simple, repetitive sentence on each page of the book. There are several important points to note when making such books for young children to read:

1) Keep it simple. Four to eight pages are sufficient. Any longer and young children will probably lose interest. 2) Stick to one caption or a simple sentence per page. Make the caption repetitive so that the child encounters the same key words again and again. 3) Write the caption in large, clear print (not cursive writing) with a thick pen. Alternatively, captions can be printed from a computer (comic sans size 36 pt would be suitable). 4) Involve your child in making the book. Draw on her thoughts and ideas. Let her stick in the pictures or add some colour to the book. By doing this, the book will have real meaning for her. 5) Encourage your child to share the book with family and friends. This can become a much-loved book that will be read many times. At three years of age, a child will not be able to decode the words. However she will slowly get the idea that print delivers a message and the book you have made together will be very personal and something to treasure. Similar books could be made on the themes such as your family, favourite toys, your holiday or going shopping‌ the list is endless.

Article contributed by Lorna Whiston Study Centres. For more info on programmes at both the TTDI centre and the new centre in Taman Melawati, call 03-7727 1909 / 03-4147 3229 or visit www.lornawhiston.com.my

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Kiddie Box Office

Fun flicks for the family

Release Date : Genre : Director : Produced by : Based on : Cast :

29th June 2011 Action / Science Fiction Michael Bay Don Murphy, Tom DeSanto Hasbro’s Transformers™ Action Figures Shia LaBeouf, John Turturro, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Patrick Dempsey, Kevin Dunn, John Malkovich, Frances McDormand

Shia LaBeouf returns as Sam Witwicky in TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON. When a mysterious event from Earth’s past erupts into the present day it threatens to bring a war to Earth so big that the Transformers alone will not be able to save us.

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CONTEST 6 X HASBRO TRANSFORMERS® DARK OF THE MOON™ CYBERVERSE Commander 8 X HASBRO TRANSFORMERS® DARK OF THE MOON™ CYBERVERSE Legion Class

1. When is the movie showing in cinemas? (a) 29th June (b) 1st July

(c) 2nd July

2. Who is the director for this movie? (a) Don Murphy (b) Michael Bay

(c) Shia LaBeouf

3. The movie is based on Transformers™ Action Figures by _________. (a) Lego (b) Marvel (c) Hasbro 4. (Spot the not) The movie is produced by _________. (a) Michael Bay (b) Don Murphy (c) Tom DeSanto 5. Write the movie title ‘TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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Kiddie Box Office

Fun flicks for the family

Release Date Genre Director Produced by Cast

: 7th July 2011 : Comedy : Mark Waters : John Davis : Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury

Here is another bone-tickling movie for fans of the forever-funny actor Jim Carrey! Mr. Popper’s Penguins follows the story of Mr. Popper (JIM CARREY). Mr Popper is a high-powered New York business man who suddenly inherits six penguins and finds his life turned upside down! Taking care of the animals is no easy matter, and he quickly hits major hurtles both at home and at work. Along the way, he learns the value of family and friendship - human and otherwise.

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes!

CONTEST

1 x Backpack 2 x Inflatable Bowling Game 2 x Kid’s T-shirt 3 x Plush Toy 5 x Stationery Set 5 x Beach Ball 7 x Sticker Sheet 14 x Double Movie Pass

1. When is the movie MR POPPER’S PENGUINS showing in cinemas? (a) 7th July (b) 14th July (c) 21st July 2. Who is the director for the movie MR POPPER’S PENGUINS? (a) John Davis (b) Mark Waters (c) Jim Carrey 3. Who plays Mr Popper in the movie? (a) John Davis (b) Mark Waters

(c) Jim Carrey

4. (Spot the not) The movie MR POPPER’S PENGUINS is about _________. (a) Zoos (b) Penguins (c) Friendship 5. Write the movie title ‘MR POPPER’S PENGUINS’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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Release Date Genre Director Produced by Based on Cast

: 14th July 2011 : Adventure / Fantasy : David Yates : David Heyman, David Barron : The book by J.K. Rowling : Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson

www.harrypotter-asia.com

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ – PART 2 is the final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts. In the epic finale, the battle between the good and evil forces of the wizarding world escalates into an all-out war. The stakes have never been higher and no one is safe. Nevertheless it is Harry Potter (DANIEL RADCLIFFE) who may be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice as he draws closer to the climactic showdown with Lord Voldemort (RALPH FIENNES). It all ends here.

Simply answer the movie questions and stand a chance to win great movie premiums! 1. Who directed the movie HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2?

(a) Chris Columbus (b) Alfonso Cuarón

(c) Mike Newell (d) David Yates

2. In the movie HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ PART 2, what is the name of the actor who plays Harry Potter?

Movie Contest 2 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Potter T-Shirt 2 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Voldermort T-Shirt 3 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Unisex Battle Of Hogwarts T-Shirt 3 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Junior’s Dobby Black T-Shirt 1 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Battle of Hogwats Hat

2 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Keychain with Dragon & Gringotts Coin 3 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Metal Gringotts Magnet in Pouch 2 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Money Clip 6 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Sticker Sheet 60 x HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 Double Movie Pass

(a) Daniel Radcliffe (b) Rupert Grint

(c) Tom Felton (d) Robbie Coltrane

3. In the movie HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ PART 2, what is the name of the actor who plays Ron Weasley?

(a) Daniel Radcliffe (b) Rupert Grint

(c) Tom Felton (d) Robbie Coltrane

4 Complete the sentence below (in 15 words or less)

I love to watch HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS™ - PART 2 beause...

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Kiddie Box Office

Fun flicks for the family

Release Date Genre Director Produced by Cast

: 28th July 2011 : Action / Adventure : Joe Johnston : Kevin Feige : Chris Evans, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Dominic Cooper, Toby Jones, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke, and Stanley Tucci

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER focuses on the early days of the Marvel Universe. After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers (CHRIS EVANS) volunteers to participate in an experimental programme that turns him into the Super Soldier. Known as Captain America, he is now a superhero dedicated to defending America's ideals. As Captain America, Rogers joins forces with Bucky Barnes (SEBASTIAN STAN) and Peggy Carter (HAYLEY ATWELL) to wage war on the evil HYDRA organisation, led by the villainous Red Skull (HUGO WEAVING).

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 1 x CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Limited Edition Skateboard and Changeable Wheel set 2 x CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Limited Edition Retro Radio 2 x CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Limited Edition Shield Frisbee 5 x CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Limited Edition Shield Keychain 10 x CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER Double Movie Pass

1. When is the movie showing in cinemas? (a) 23rd July (b) 25th July (c) 28th July 2. Who is the director for this movie? (a) Joe Johnston (b) Chris Evans (c)Hugo Weaving 3. Who plays Steve Rogers in the movie? (a) Joe Johnston (b) Chris Evans (c)Hugo Weaving 4. Who plays the Red Skull in the movie? (a) Joe Johnston (b) Chris Evans (c)Hugo Weaving 5. Write the movie title ‘CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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Kiddie Box Office

Fun flicks for the family

Release Date : 11th August 2011 Genre : Comedy Director : Frank Coraci Produced by : Todd Garner, Kevin James, Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo, Walt Becker Cast : Kevin James, Rosario Dawson, Leslie Bibb The animals at the Franklin Park Zoo love their kindhearted caretaker, Griffin Keyes (KEVIN JAMES). Griffin loves the zoo animals that he cares for as well. However, he finds himself more comfortable in the presence of a lion than a lady! Realising his love life may be in jeopardy, Griffin decides the only way to get a girl in his life is to leave the zoo and find a more glamorous job. Upon hearing the news and panicking, the animals decide to break their time-honoured code of silence and reveal their biggest secret - that they can talk! In a bid to keep Griffin from leaving, they decide to teach him the rules of courtship – animal style!

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 1. When is the movie ZOOKEEPER showing in cinemas? (a) 31st August (b) 21st August (c) 11th August

5 x Limited Edition Zookeeper Water Tumbler 10 x Limited Edition Zookeeper T-Shirt 5 x Limited Edition Zookeeper Animal Savings Figurine 10 x Limited Edition Zookeeper Door Hanger 10 x Complimentary Zoo Negara tickets for 1 Adult and 1 Child

2. Who is the director for the movie ZOOKEEPER? (a) Frank Coraci (b) Kevin James (c) Adam Sandler 3. Who plays Griffin Keyes in the movie ZOOKEEPER? (a) Frank Coraci (b) Kevin James (c) Adam Sandler 4. (Spot the not) The movie ZOOKEEPER is produced by _______ (a) Rosario Dawson (b) Kevin James (c) Adam Sandler 5. Write the movie title ‘ZOOKEEPER’ in the most creative way in the box provided.

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Kiddie Box Office

Fun flicks for the family

Release Date Genre Director Produced by Cast

: 25th August 2011 : Action / Comedy : John Lasseter : Denise Ream : Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Bonnie Hunt,Jennifer Lewis, Emily Mortimer, Darrell Waltrip, Lewis Hamilton

Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of OWEN WILSON) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of LARRY THE CABLE GUY) are taking their friendship to exciting new places in Cars 2! They head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car. However the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own - international espionage! Mater finds himself torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high- profile race and towing the line in a top-secret mission that is orchestrated by master British super spy Finn McMissile (voice of MICHAEL CAINE) and the stunning rookie field spy Holley Shiftwell (voice of EMILY MORTIMER). Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world. The fast-paced fun includes a colorful new all-car cast, complete with menacing villains and international racing competitors.

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 2 x CARS 2 Watch 2 x CARS 2 Mini Car Tool Kit 5 x CARS 2 Sunshade 5 x CARS 2 PIY Craft Set 5 x CARS 2 Puzzle 5 X STAEDTLER Stationery Hamper

1. When is the movie CARS 2 showing in cinemas? (a) 5th August (b) 15th August (c) 25th August 2. Who is the voice of Lightning McQueen in the movie CARS 2? (a) Owen Wilson (b) Michael Caine (c) John Lasseter 3. Who is the voice of Finn McMissile in the movie CARS 2? (a) Owen Wilson (b) Michael Caine (c) John Lasseter 4. CARS 2 is the sequel to the movie __________. (a) Cars (b) Mater (c) Lightning McQueen 5. Write the movie title ‘CARS 2’ in the most creative way in the box provided

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Kiddie Box Office

Fun flicks for the family

Release Date Genre Director Produced by Based on Cast Voice Cast

: 1st September 2011 : Comedy / Family : Raja Gosnell : Jordan Kerner : Characters and works of Pierre ‘Peyo’ Culliford : Hank Azaria, Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Sofia Vergara : Anton Yelchin, Jonathan Winters, Katy Perry, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, George Lopez

The evil wizard Gargamel (HANK AZARIA) is up to no good again, wrecking havoc for the tiny blue Smurfs! This time round, he chases the Smurfs out of their village, where they are subsequently forced through a portal, out of their world and into ours! In fact, they landed right in the middle of New York’s Central Park. At only just three apples in height and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down. For those who grew up watching the cartoon, The Smurfs movie is sure to bring back happy and funny memories!

Simply answer the questions below and stand a chance to win great prizes! 1. When is the movie THE SMURFS showing in cinemas? (a) 31st August (b) 1st September (c)11th September 2. Who is the director for the movie THE SMURFS? (a) Raja Gosnell (b) Jordan Kerner (c) Hank Azaria

CONTEST

3. Who is the producer for the movie THE SMURFS? (a) Raja Gosnell (b) Jordan Kerner (c) Hank Azaria 4. What colour are ‘the tiny beings’ in the movie THE SMURFS? (a) Green (b) Yellow (c) Blue

5 x Limited Edition THE SMURFS 3D Lenticular Notebook 10 x Limited Edition THE SMURFS Car Sign 10 x Limited Edition THE SMURFS Door Hanger 10 x Limited Edition THE SMURFS Bookmark Set 5 x THE SMURFS Novel Set

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Take Five

Games & Puzzles

12 9

3 6

In the movie, Mr. Popper's penguins wanted to spend some time with him. So, they escaped from his house to try and find him. Help the penguins navigate through the streets of Manhattan so they can surprise Mr Popper at his office.

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Connect the Dots!

© Disney/Pixar; Porsche

Who is Lightning’s biggest fan? Connect the dots to find out.

START

B A C E Match the Cars! Francesco is Italy’s superstar race car! Which two pictures of Francesco are exactly the same?

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Games & Puzzles

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Superkidz Club Birthdays

Angelene (July 9)

Julieta Dwi Milleni Hartmans (July 17)

“Happy Birthday our little beautiful Princess. Love you always, from Daddy & Mummy.”

“Happy 11th Birthday to our little one Julieta D.M. Hartmans - from Mami & Papi & Franciska”

Brendan Wong Khim Hann (July 22)

Anne Syafiqa (July 26)

“Hitting the Big Ten-O! Birthday hugs and kisses from Mum, Dad, Emmalee & Grandparents! Get wiser, not wider!”

“Happy 7th birthday to our beloved little princess Anne. Baba and Mummy love you so much.”

JULY BIRTHDAYS

Date of Birth

AUGUST BIRTHDAYS

Date of Birth

Lim Jia Hui

8-Jul-2000

Divashini S.

9-Aug-2002

Angelene

9-Jul-2003

Elise Yeow Yin Neng

10-Aug-2002

Liew May Yan

13-Jul-2006

Elsa Yeow Yin Teng

10-Aug-2002

Julieta Dwi Milleni Hartmans

17-Jul-2000

Amanda Soo Wei Xuan

11-Aug-2002

Tan Zhi Yen

18-Jul-2005

Amera Bt Azmi Arif

15-Aug-1997

Brendan Wong Khim Hann

22-Jul-2001

Jaisimret Kaur

16-Aug-2001

Cassandra Leanne Khoo

22-Jul-2002

Yap Pei Yee

25-Aug-2005

Anne Syafiqa

26-Jul-2004

Zoey Phoon Kar Yan

25-Aug-1998

R. Hanisha

30-Jul-2000

Irfan Zafarulhaikal

29-Aug-2001

Have a read parents! Imagine your children’s delight and squeals of joy when they discover their photographs displayed on the KIDZ website (www.kidz.my) on their birthdays! So start sending in those photos and birthday wishes for the months of September & October. • Send photograph along with a message from you (not more than 15 words), and kindly include these details: • Your child’s: ∙Name ∙Gender ∙Date of birth (DD/MM/YY) ∙School • Parent’s: ∙Name ∙Address ∙Contact No. (Home & Mobile) ∙ Email address

Email : submit@kidz.my (Subject: Birthday Greeting); OR Send to : SUPERKIDZ Magazine, 10.01 Wisma Lim Foo Yong, 86 Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 KL (Subject: Birthday Greeting) Terms & Conditions 1) Open to all Superkidz Club members. 2) Photos submitted are non-returnable. 3) Image files sent via email must be clear, of good quality and saved in JPEG format. 4) All photos must be accompanied with a birthday wish of not more than 15 words from parents. 5) Incomplete or inaccurate contact details may result in photos not being selected. 6) Selection is at the sole and utter discretion of SUPERKIDZ. Hence, the decision of SUPERKIDZ on all matters relating to photos and greetings is final and no correspondence will be entertained. 7) SUPERKIDZ reserves the right to edit/ resize all photos and/ or greetings where appropriate. 8) SUPERKIDZ reserves the right to use the names and images in all publicity materials. Participants thereby grant Epitome Communications Sdn Bhd full copyright (and without limitation) to do so. 9) Submission of photos does not guarantee publication.

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Directory Listings

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WELFARE ORGANISATIONS CADS Enhancement Centre 03-4256 8227 (www.care4cads.org.my) Provides children with learning disabilities and special needs the opportunity to learn. Hospis Malaysia 03-9133 3936 (www.hospismalaysia.org) Provides palliative care and medicine at no cost to those living within the Klang Valley and who has a life-limiting illness. NASAM National Stroke Association of Malaysia 03-7956 4840/ 1876 (www.nasam.org) Provides rehab services to enable stroke survivors to return to as normal a life as possible, and promotes the concept of stroke prevention. National Council for the Blind, Malaysia 03-2272 4959 (www.ncbm.org.my) (automated answering machine) An umbrella body comprising 5 major voluntary organisations serving the needs and general welfare of the blind. PPKKTAJ The Handicapped and Mentally Disabled Children Association Johor Bahru, Johor 07-598 9676 (www.handicapjb.org.my) Looks after the welfare of mentally-disabled children suffering from various mental illnesses 3 to 50 years old.

Pusat Majudiri Y for The Deaf 03-2274 1439 (www.ymcakl.com/pmy) Provides pre-school education to deaf children and workshops to help parents to communicate with their deaf children. Rumah Aman 03-5519 0107 (www.rumahaman.com) Bringing up young orphaned boys from poor families and hopes to educate them up to degree level. Rumah Charis 03-7781 5977 / 03-7784 4645 (www.rumahcharis.org.my) Provides care for orphans and single parent children & shelter, support and medical care to destitute old folks. Rumah Hope 03-7954 5523 (www.rumahhope.org) Provides a sanctuary for abused, neglected and under-privileged children. Rumah Jaireh 03-6035 5218 Situated in Batu Arang, it provides for women and children with HIV or AIDS and those with special needs. Rumah Kanak-Kanak Angels, KL 03-7983 2126 Run by a husband & wife team, it is home to orphans and abused, abandoned and underprivileged children.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTRES

Rumah Kanak-Kanak Impian 03-7804 3451 Cares for children from single parent families until they complete secondary school. Rumah Sayangan 03-9131 4339 A safe haven for the underprivileged, abused, abandoned and orphaned children, irrespective of race, creed or religion. SHELTER 03-7955 0663 (www.shelterhome.org) P r o vides care for abused, abandoned, neglected or at-risk children through home care, counselling and therapy sessions. Women’s Aid Organisation 03-7957 0636 / 5636 (WAO Centre) 03-7956 3488 (Counselling) 03-7960 3030 (Sexual Assault Helpline) (www.wao.org.my) An independent, non-religious and nongovernmental organisation. Its mission is to create and promote respect, protection and fulfilment of equal rights for women, and to work towards the elimination of discrimination against women. World Vision Malaysia 03-7880 6414 (www.worldvision.com.my) A Christian relief, development & advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. 

KINDERGARTENS / SCHOOLS

Asean Chess Academy 03-2300 1680

Kidz Station 012-224 4202

APIIT Smart School 03-7847 1000

Sri Garden School 03-9286 2668

Brainskills Enrichment Studio 03-6203 2528

Kidz Zone 03-6201 8799

Sri KDU School 03-6157 8123

Camp 5 03-7726 0420

KL Sogo Starz Studio 03-2698 2003

Blooming Tots Montessori Pre-School 019-381 9988

Creative Crafting Classes 03-7804 1488

Magic Tree 03-7982 2268

Da Vinci (The One Academy) 03-5637 5510

Mega Kidz Sdn Bhd 03- 2282 9300

EC Swim 03-7960 0539

Monster Tennis 012-366 7880

English Champ @ Literacy World

03-7880 2460

Music Notes 03-6252 5253

E.nopi MATH 1300 88 0909

Musikhaus Enrichment Centre 03-7728 0834

Fly Kidz Gymnastics Sdn Bhd 03-6203 7939

My Lil' Artist Kids' Workshop 012-321 0356

I Can Read 03-7805 2115

Play N Learn Sdn Bhd 03-7726 5611

InsightKids 03-2093 6178

SIM Music Sdn Bhd 03-7956 6202

Kidz Sports & Gym 03-7726 6313

Skateline Malaysia Sdn Bhd 03-7727 7758

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