Education Resources

Transiting to Primary 1

This resource answers the following questions:
– Preparing your child for recess
– Teaching your child how to pay for meals
– Conditioning them to climb staircases
– Preparing them for the new sights and sounds
– Encouraging them to find a buddy
– Establishing an early bedtime routine


Resource:

This resource includes information that you might need at a quick glance, when preparing your children for their transition to Primary 1.

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Jurong Lake Gardens’ Children’s Programmes

Bazaar in the Garden (BIG) November edition:
We (National Parks Board, Jurong Lake Gardens) have a series of programmes lined up for children of ages 3 to 12 years old.

BIG is a monthly signature event of Jurong Lake Gardens that occurs on every 4th Saturday of the month.

November’s BIG will be on 27 November 2021.

For more information and details of our other programmes, please visit our website under the “What’s Happening” tab to find out more information and other interesting programmes lined up: https://go.gov.sg/jlgcalendarofevents


Activities

Sometime the tiniest are the mightiest. Brown squirrel was tiny and plain until the day he decided to help. What did squirrel do? Join us to listen to this Deepavali tale where we celebrate small and large victories, and learn how to make a colourful Rangoli suncatcher!

If you are interested in the programme, please click on the link to register for November’s session:  https://go.gov.sg/storytelling27nov

Please note that this event would only be suitable for children of ages 3 to 12 years old*

This session is brought to you by Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS). In this edition, we will be introducing participants to guinea pigs. Being one of the more popular types of pets for first time pet owners, there is much to learn about these adorable ‘fur-iends’. Participants will have an engaging session to learn about guinea pigs and meet our pet ambassadors, Jill and Joey bowie.

If you are interested in the programme, please click on the link to register for November’s session: https://go.gov.sg/responsiblepetowner27nov

Please note that this event would only be suitable for children of ages 4 to 12 years old*

A special programme by the Waterways Watch Society.

Join Ottie the Otter as he embarks on a journey up the Jurong River with his friend Monica the Monkey! Follow their adventure upstream as they venture through the estates and discover more about the water that Ottie calls home.

After which, learn how to make and ornament for your Christmas Trees.

If you are interested in the programme, please click on the link to register for November’s session: https://go.gov.sg/ottietheotter

Please note that this event would only be suitable for children of ages 3 to 12 years old*


Sport SG

Please view the EDM in the link below.
For further queries, please reach out to Active Parents at: [email protected]



ECDA Partnerships



National Library Board


NLB's Book Delivery Service

‘The Little Book Box’ is a book subscription service targeted at young readers aged four to nine, offering a broad range of genres. The selection is carefully curated by our librarians to suit children’s interests and nurture their love for reading.

With the Covid-19 pandemic, this service would make it more convenient and accessible for parents to get a variety of books for their children.

July’s subscription for ‘The Little Book Box’ service is now open for registration.  To sign up for this service, please click this link / the image below or scan the QR code below.

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A Book A Day

Greetings from National Library Board!

As part of our Early READ initiative to promote reading in young children, we are pleased to provide your centre with printed copies of our ‘A Book A Day’ Reading Journal. The aim of this programme is to encourage parents to read at least one book with their child every day.

Parents are encouraged to register their child for the programme via https://go.gov.sg/abookaday or NLB Mobile app and stand a chance to win attractive prizes in a lucky draw.

 

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National Heritage Board

“Greetings from the National Heritage board!

We are pleased to share with you that in line with the extended Home-based learning month for pre-school centres, we have put together a series of short activities for pre-schoolers to learn more about our diverse culture and heritage through selected artefacts at our museums and Heritage Institutions.”

-NHB


National Heritage Board Activities


National University Hospital Resources on Caring for Children During COVID-19

“Greetings from the Department of Paediatric, National University Hospital (NUH).

The NUH Department of Paediatrics has put together resources in an effort to support parents and caregivers during this challenging period. Some useful information on caring for children during COVID-19 include a back to school guide to prepare children for their return to school, a guide to helping your child wear a mask, and many more. It is important for all caregivers to practise self-care as we help children navigate the changes brought about by COVID-19 as well.”

– NUH