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Heritage Tales by National Heritage Board: Join in the storytelling of "Attack of the Swordfish"

In support for #StayHomeforSG during this extended circuit breaker period, National Heritage Board (NHB) has rolled out an exciting digital storytelling initiative, Heritage Tales, with the aim to encourage fellow Singaporeans join in the “telling" the tale of one of Singapore's most well-known legends - Attack of the Swordfish. Photo Credit: National Heritage Board Growing up, many of us would have heard of this story detailing how Redhill, or Bukit Merah, got its name. Because such myths and legends are an important part of Singapore’s intangible cultural heritage, Heritage Tales hopes to share this tale with more – especially the younger generations – albeit in a less conventional, and a definitely more fun way! Photo Credit: National Heritage Board Narrated...

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Catch The Popular Mr. Egg Magic Show Online For Free on Facebook Live!

Derick Ho, popularly known as Mr. Egg, will be performing his children magic shows online for free at 11 am on 25 April 2020. This will be his 2nd free online show! Stuck at home and out of ideas to entertain the little ones? Get a professional children magician to perform for them in the comfort of your own home this April! Popular children magician, Mr. Egg, will be performing Live on Facebook at 11 am on Sat, 25 April 2020.  Entertaining The Kids For You Affected by the COVID-19 situation himself, Derick Ho or Mr. Egg, decided to do his first free online performance on 17 April to help parents entertain their kids, and allow them to enjoy me-time...

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YouTube Kids : Fun Activities For Kids To Try At Home

Stuck at home with your kids during this #Circuit Breaker period, and at your wit's end with keeping them occupied? Well, fret no more. Aimed at enriching young children (below the age of 12 years), as well as keeping them engaged with educational, informative and entertainment content, YouTube Kids has curated over 100 playlists globally, with more being rolled out every single day. These include Do It Yourself: arts and crafts, drawing, paintings, cooking/baking, and science experiments; Be Active: content encouraging kids to be active at home including dancing, yoga, exercising; Creation: creating stories, a joke, and memories that can be shared at home among others. Here's a compilation of playlists that you can check out: 1. Learn Numbers @Home...

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Families for Life Council rolls out online resources to keep families meaningfully engaged and safe at home

Photo Credit: Families for Life In light of the recent move toward home-based learning and work-from-home arrangements due to the COVID-19 situation, the Families for Life (FFL) Council will be launching the #FFLShareTheCare Series to help parents and children stay at home and be safe while finding ways to be meaningfully engaged during this period. An initiative under the #FFLShareTheCare movement, the #FFLShareTheCare Series is a part of the #SGUnited efforts, to encourage families to bond with one another and other families to build a more resilient society. Throughout the month of April, FFL will be rolling out a series of online, interactive programming daily via their Facebook page. 1. #ASKFFL Series The #ASKFFL Series will feature practical advice from doctors and healthcareprofessionals on...

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Be an advocate for right health information by taking part in this Kids Draw COVID-19 Facts Challenge!

Photo Credit: Weiman Kow Art, Comics For Good In times like this with a crisis like COVID-19, there is indeed a lot of fear and uncertainty, where people feel powerless in the face of too much information, and it seems like only scientists and government have the power to set things right. Well, that's not exactly true. A global epidemic like the COVID-19 IS everybody’s business (regardless of age or occupation), and anybody can help stop the spread of the disease - by learning about it from reputable health websites, and teaching about it, so everyone can take the right precautions. With this in mind, Comicsforgood has launched an international Kids Draw COVID19 Facts Challenge. Led by various volunteers across the world, this initiative program aims...

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