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Exploring the World of Books: Parent & Pre-schooler Quest at Punggol Regional Library!

September 23, 2023 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am

 

About this Programme

Animated poetry, interactive stories and toys – reading and learning are accessible and fun, especially for young children, at the new Punggol Regional Library! Come explore the library spaces at Punggol Regional Library with your Toddlers!

 

21st century Skills for Children

The library has dedicated collections and spaces for children of all ages, where they will be able to broaden their learning about the world and develop 21st century skills. For instance, the World and Us Zone feature reading materials from around the world – including books donated by foreign embassies – on themes such as geography, culture, and migration

 

Other features that children can enjoy are:

  • Spark!Lab™, a DIY tinkering space set up in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution for children (aged 7 to 12 years) to participate in hands-on activities and create innovative solutions to different challenges
  • TinkerTots where children (aged 6 years and below) can play with educational toys and learn about the world through simple tinkering activities
  • Toy Library offers regular toys, educational aids, puppets and costumes for children (aged 6 years and below) to play with
  • Storyteller Cove, a space with animations, illustrations, and activity stations including for prop-making, to inspire children (aged 7 to 12 years) to create their own stories
  • Stories Come Alive Room which uses moving images and text, and light and sound effects to make storytelling an immersive and interactive experience

 

Click here for more information on the features of Punggol Regional Library.

 

 

Attend a Parent-Child Engagement Session on Saturday, 23 September 2023 at the Library (Stories Come Alive Room – Level 1) at any of the following timeslots listed below and receive Hello Toddler Gift Hamper from us! The hamper contains specially selected books for toddlers aged 2 to 4, worth a total of up to $100. The books in this hamper will encourage parents to read books to their children to stimulate their imagination and expand their understanding of the world. It also helps them develop language and listening skills and prepares them to understand the written word.

 

Timeslots you may choose from:

  • 10:15am (or)
  • 10:45am (or)
  • 11:15am (or)
  • 11:45am

After the engagement, you are free to explore the various spaces in Library on your own time!

 

Fees: Fully subsidised for eligible participants with a family PCI of $1000 and below.

 

Eligibility: Open to all Indian fathers and children aged 2 to 4, who are Singaporean Citizens or Permanent Residents.

 

Enquiries: Ms Juanita & Ms Barveen| T: 1800 295 3333 | E: queries@sinda.org.sg

 

Nearest MRT and Bus Interchange: Punggol
Nearest LRT: Sam Kee
Buses: 84, 382, 382W, 382G
One Punggol is a 5-minute walk away from Exit A of Punggol MRT station via the sheltered walkway along Punggol Green.

Details

Date:
September 23, 2023
Time:
10:15 am - 11:45 am
Website:
https://www.sinda.org.sg/family/worldofbooks/

Organizer

SINDA

Venue

Punggol Regional Library
1 Punggol Drive, One Punggol, #01-12 828629 Singapore + Google Map
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