Starchild: Malaysian children share their drawings on the topic, Chocolates


Saraneya Jay Kumar, 8

Don't we all love chocolates? There are many types of chocolates in the world and they come in all shapes and sizes. I grew up enjoying milk chocolate, white chocolate and chocolates filled with fruit and nuts. My favourtites are the orange-flavoured Cadbury Zip chocolate, Crispy chocolate cereal bars and Quality Street chocolates which come individually wrapped in colourful wrappers. Have you tried any of these treats?

World Chocolate Day is celebrated annually on July 7. It is a day for chocolate lovers to celebrate their passion for one of the world’s favourite treats.

Recently Starchild asked readers to send in their letters on the topic, Chocolates. Here’s what they had to say.

Chloe Khoo Li Shan, 10Chloe Khoo Li Shan, 10

Saira Abigail Terence, 8Saira Abigail Terence, 8

“I like eating white chocolate as I love the way it melts in my mouth and it’s so delicious, ” writes Saira Abigail Terence, eight.

Ashvini Jeyakantan, 7Ashvini Jeyakantan, 7

Seven-year-old Ashvini Jeyakanthan enjoys eating chocolates because chocolate tastes yummy and sweet. “Chocolate milk is my favourite drink. I love all sorts of chocolate especially those in the shape of eggs and little chocolate pieces with colourful sugar coating. Kinder Joy and M&Ms are my favourites.”

Flora Sia, 10Flora Sia, 10

Flora Sia, 10, writes: “I love to eat chocolate even though it is not good for my teeth.”

Sanjay Kumaran, 8Sanjay Kumaran, 8

“I love caramel chocolates, dark chocolate and white chocolate. Chocolate comes from the seeds of the cacao plant. On its own, chocolate is bitter. Caramel was invented in France by a chocolatier named Henri Le Roux in the 1960s, ” says Sanjay Kumaran, eight.

Piong Jing Wan, 7Piong Jing Wan, 7

“My favourite types of chocolates are milk chocolate and dark chocolate because they tastes milky, sweet and heavenly, ” writes Piong Jing Wan, seven.

Mohamad Danish Najmi, 7Mohamad Danish Najmi, 7

Saraneya Jay Kumar, eight, says: “My favourite chocolate is Kinder Joy’s chocolate-covered wafer bits. Eating chocolates makes me happy. Do you know chocolates melt at room temperature?”

Tee De Chern, 9Tee De Chern, 9

Viknarubessh Nagaraja, 7Viknarubessh Nagaraja, 7




ITEM: Friends are one of life’s greatest gifts. They are there during good times and bad times. Some of us meet our best friends in school. For others, their parents are their lifelong best friends.

In conjunction with World Friendship Day on July 30, Starchild wants to know more about your best friends. Tell us why are they so special to you. Don’t forget to send us a drawing too!



Colour the drawing!Colour the drawing!

All letters must include your full name, age (open to children aged 12 and below), gender, e-mail, phone number and address. Just colour the drawing below and send it to us with your letter, titled My Best Friends, on the envelope. All letters must reach us by July 24. Send your letters to:

Starchild, c/o Star2

Star Media Group Bhd

Menara Star, 15, Jalan 16/11

46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor


You can also e-mail your contributions to lifestyle@thestar.com.my. Please put “STARCHILD” in the subject line of your e-mail. Scanned drawings should be in jpeg format, with a resolution of 200 dpi.

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