During this time of the Covid-19 outbreak, many parents have shared with us that their children are staying at home and in need of creative learning opportunities and just some fun, so our educators have put together some engaging activities and learning resources for you and your family.
We hope this will serve as a helpful guide during this period.
Fill each day with fun and meaningful activities, accompanied with stories and videos.
Find your grade level and let the learning begin!
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A New Virus Has Arrived
A New Virus Has Arrived is a very special book for children of all ages, even parents and grandparents too. With beautiful illustrations, it explains the COVID-19 in a sensitive and meaningful way.
The Language of Kindness
The Language Of Kindness is a sequel to our much loved book 'A New Virus has Arrived'. Through beautiful illustrations, this bilingual book reflects acts of kindness 'small things with great love' by all the silent heroes in Singapore amidst the Covid-19 outbreak.
Step 1: Take a glitter ball, a snow globe or a clear jar of water with baking soda in it. Shake it.Step 2: Notice how you can no longer see through the water. Step 3: Stop shaking the ball and let the glitter settle. As it does, place your hand on your belly and feel your breathing. Step 4: Once the glitter has settled, think about what happened. The glitter didn't go away, but you can now see clearly. Step 5: Think about how that's like the way our minds work: When our thoughts are racing, we can't think clearly.
Step 1: With a pinwheel for your child and yourself, sit with your back straight and your body relaxed.Step 2: Blow on your pinwheels together using long, deep breaths, and notice how you feel. Step 3: Now blow on the pinwheels using short, quick breaths. How does your body feel now? Step 4: Now blow on the pinwheels normally. How does this feel? Step 5: What did you notice about how different ways of breathing makes you feel?