In addition to the home-based learning resources specially designed and shared by our preschools, here are more fun activities and educational materials by our community partners. From tips on managing you and your children’s emotional well-being, to interactive puzzles that you can carry out at home with your children or as a family, there’s plenty that you can do as we #StayHomeforSG!
Parents, let's GetActive!@Home with your family! Find fun and interesting ways of doing so at "Active Parent - GetActive!@Home" which aims to empower parents to become actively involved in their children's life and sporting journey. There are also useful articles on wellness, child development and nutrition to browse through.
-Active Parent – GetActive!@Home
Check out the “Families” section for free video and literary content by Esplanade Singapore. Not to miss are the cute DIY family activities for PIP, the Esplanade’s mascot for its kids’ programme.
- Esplanade Offstage Kid-Friendly Content
Health Promotion Board
There are many ways to stay healthy, nourished and positive even while at home. Visit HPB's "Stay Well to Stay Strong" website for a variety of practical tips and active lifestyle activities that your family can take part in to kickstart healthy habits today!
- Stay Well to Stay Strong
Engaging home-based learning activities categorised according to age-group so parents can easily find the materials most suited for their child’s learning needs. Parents who are looking for ideas to continue their child’s mother tongue learning can access the website too.
- KidzMatters website
KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Parents of preschoolers can look out for useful tips about caring for their little ones.
- KKWCH Tips
Ministry of Home Affairs
Let kids get creative with these specially designed colouring pages featuring our hardworking Home Team! Kids can also identify the different jobs of the Home Team which are featured.
- MHA Colouring Pages
National Heritage Board
- Digital Jigsaw Puzzle
Piece together the interactive jigsaw puzzles depicting various heritage artefacts.
- Malay Heritage Centre
- Indian Heritage Centre
- Wan Qing Yuan - Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
- Heritage Explorers Programme
Children aged 7 to 12 can try their hand at becoming an exhibition designer and museum curator with this home-based learning project.
- Heritage Explorers Programme (Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall)
Learn more about the art on display at the National Gallery as well as its rich history through interactive and kid-friendly activities inspired by the intriguing Gallery collections.
- National Gallery Kids!
‘Artful Parenting’ is a new online resource to provide parents with tips and bite-sized information in supporting children’s development, curiosity and imagination through a series of articles and videos. ECDA Fellow, Dr Jacqueline Chung was interviewed in the June edition of Artful Parenting on the topic
'Social and Emotional Learning: Strategies to support your child through Covid-19'
National Library Board
- Storytelling Sessions
Join in the weekly storytelling sessions in the four official languages for children aged between four and 10. Hosted by librarians, volunteers and authors, the storytelling sessions are also accessible via the library’s Facebook pages.
- Public Libraries Singapore
National University Hospital
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 preparing children to return to school, a guide to helping your child wear a mask, self-care tips for caregivers and many more. Visit the website to download these guides!
COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Caregivers
Watch the video on ‘How to Help Your Child Wear A Mask’ for practical strategies and fun activities with your children:
People's Association (PA)
Check out PA's "Stay IN, Do Something" video series at the PA Family Life Champion and PA Active Ageing Council Facebook pages for a variety of fun activities to do at home: from creating handmade noodles to a simple workout while playing "Scissors, Paper, Stone" that grandkids and grandparents can do together.
- "Stay IN, Do Something" Video Schedule
PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency
Looking for a new board game for game night? Try out "Pipes & Drains" by PUB! Simply print it out for the family to play as well as learn about Singapore's water journey. There's also a DIY dice template if you don't already have one.
- "Pipes & Drains" Board Game
#StayHomeforSG with SAFRA Punggol's many educational activities for the family! Learn how to upcycle empty milk cartons and old t-shirts, develop your child's logical thinking abilities, or even how to whip up a delicious plate of Asian-style Carbonara for a fusion feast at home.
- Stay Home with SAFRA Punggol
Science Centre Singapore
has put together an array of fun activities about science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) that are great for bonding with your child. Younger kids will enjoy the "Playful Printables", while older ones can enter "Pepper's Lab" for interesting step-by-step experiments they can do with parents
- Playful Printables
- Science o'Clock Junior: Pepper's Lab
Singapore Children's Society
Find out ways to support your children emotionally during the COVID-19 situation with tips and resources created especially for parents and caregivers.
- SCS COVID-19 Tips and Resources
*The activities, resources and tips listed are developed by our community partners and public service agencies. ECDA does not endorse any products and/or services mentioned and is in no way associated with any of these products and/or services. Any views or opinions presented in any matter are solely those of the organisation concerned and ECDA will not be liable for any loss or damage that the recipient may incur on account of using, or relying on any statements, opinion, representation or information from these materials.