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Celebrating Our Grands looks to inculcate important family values in our young and encourage them to show appreciation for their grandparents and elders.

Date: 9 Oct 2021

Families for Life gears up for its annual “Celebrating Our Grands” campaign with a slew of activities to encourage families to appreciate and spend time with their grands, including grandparents, grand uncles, and aunts.

This nation-wide celebration hopes to inculcate important family values of ‘Love’, ‘Care & Concern’, ‘Commitment’ and ‘Respect’ in our young and encourage them to show appreciation for their grandparents or elderly extended family members.

Gift An Origami

Unleash your creativity and join 309,000 children across 950 preschools and 185 primary schools to make your very own origami craft and present it to them with a handwritten message of ‘Love’, ‘Care and Concern’, ‘Commitment’ and ‘Respect’ on Saturday, 9 October 2021.

Visit FFL’s page to download and watch step-by-step video instructions where you can choose between an origami heart or tulip craft design.

Prizes to be won

Stand to win attractive prizes with your personally decorated artwork by uploading a snapshot of your completed origami and handwritten card penned with your message to grandma/grandpa, based on at least one of FFL’s family values. Remember to hashtag #CelebratingOurGrands! 

More details on FFL’s Facebook and Instagram on 1 October 2021.

Get Creative With Ah Gong And Ah Ma

Families for Life and I Feel Young SG jointly present "Get Creative with Ah Gong & Ah Ma", a short-video competition to celebrate intergenerational bonding between seniors and youth.

Designed to bridge generational gaps and enhance mutual understanding between young and old, spend quality time together and strengthen intergenerational family bond. Plus, win up to $500 CapitaVouchers!

For more details, visit go.gov.sg/getcreative.

Comic Strip

Launching 9 October, read all about Celebrating Our Grands through the eyes of young Aisha. Often, it is the everyday shared experiences that keep us close, and as a family, we play an important role in each other’s lives. This brand-new snazzy comic will be published on FFL’s Facebook and website on 9 October 2021.

Madame Tussauds – Virtual Images of Singapore

Loved hearing all about your grandparents’ past and want to learn more to connect better with them? Be one of the forty families to experience a blast from the past. Explore 200 years of Singapore’s history and its key leaders and monuments with a familiar figure – the Kopi boy who plays the role of a time travelling host! 

A virtual Zoom experience, visit and immerse yourselves in different time periods such as the Fishing Village in 1819, Jubilee Cinema in 1941 and the TV Shop in 1965. Learn interesting anecdotes about the Singapore from our Grands’ time and meet key figures (e.g. Orang Laut and Samsui Women) that have shaped our future. Sign up here.

 

 


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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