Starchild: Malaysian children say their grandmothers are the best

Ayra Mikayla, 4

Gorgeous Grandma Day is celebrated on July 23 and it is a special day to remember our loving grandmothers.

Here are some ways for how children can spend this special day with their beloved grandmothers. How about treating grandma to a special meal? Or even better, you could try to prepare a simple meal for her. Ensure Mummy is there to help you to make the meal.

You could also make a card for grandma. Rest assured, granny will treasure the gift and appreciate the time taken to make the card.

Let’s hear what Starchild readers had to say on the topic: Gorgeous Grandma.

Anjali Elangovan, 11Anjali Elangovan, 11

“I love my grandmother because she shares wonderful stories with me every night. Whenever I feel sad, she will make me happy. She likes to listen to my funny jokes, ” says Anjali Elangovan, 11.

Jaswinni Samytorai, 11Jaswinni Samytorai, 11

Kuhendra Kumar Suresh Kumar, 12.Kuhendra Kumar Suresh Kumar, 12.

“My grandmother’s name is Gnanambal. She is 74 years old and was born In India. She is a good cook. But when I am naughty, grandma will scold me. I love my grandmother, ” writes Kuhendra Kumar Suresh Kumar, 12.

Dhanvin Kumar Suresh Kumar, 8Dhanvin Kumar Suresh Kumar, 8

Younger sibling Dhanvin Kumar Suresh Kumar, eight, thinks the world on his grandma. “My grandma takes excellent care of my brother and me. She is a good storyteller.”

Tan Le Ann, 7Tan Le Ann, 7

Four-year-old Ayra Mikayla considers herself lucky to have two gorgeous, caring, and kind grandmas. “One of my grandmas has seven adorable cats. She is also a very good cook. My other grandma is a businesswoman. She sells mouth-watering ice cream every day.”

Ashvini Jeyakanthan, 7Ashvini Jeyakanthan, 7

“I have two grandmothers and one great grandmother. My Amama (maternal grandmother) looks after me when I come home from school and my Atta (paternal grandmother) entertains me on Saturdays. Atta and I enjoy playing board games on Saturdays, ” writes Ashvini Jeyakanthan, seven.

Chia Yee Fern , 9Chia Yee Fern , 9

Nine-year-old Chia Yee Fern says her grandma is a fun-loving person. “She likes to play tennis, bake cakes and garden. I always look forward to the holidays because I get to stay over at her house and do fun activities with her.”

Saira Abigail Terence, 8Saira Abigail Terence, 8

Saira Abigail Terence, eight, says: “Since I was born, my grandmother has taken care of me. She is a great cook and has so much love for everyone. I adore my grandmother.”

Jane Ng Ai Wen, 7Jane Ng Ai Wen, 7

“I’m glad to have two grandmas. Both of them take good care of me. My grandmas are special as they are excellent cooks. I like to eat dishes prepared by them. I wish them happiness and good health always, ” says Jane Ng Ai Wen, seven.

Flora Sia, 10Flora Sia, 10

“I love my grandmother very much because when I was younger, she took care of me and loved me so much, ” writes Flora Sia, 10.

Priyanka Suresh, 10Priyanka Suresh, 10

Find the hidden words!Find the hidden words!

ITEM: Cupcakes tastes yummy, don’t they? There are many cupcake flavours like vanilla, orange, pandan and chocolate. What is your favourite cupcake? In conjunction with Cupcake Day on Aug 17, Starchild wants to know what you like best about these tiny cakes. Do you like toppings like whipped cream, fruits or sweets on your cupcake?

Colour the drawing.Colour the drawing.

All letters must carry your full name, age (open to children aged 12 and below), gender, e-mail, phone number and address.

Please write your name behind the drawing and the topic, My Cup Cake Treat, on the envelope. All letters must reach us by Aug 7. Send your letters to

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