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National Parks Board (NParks)

Introduce your children to the green wonders of our Garden City through the many resources and programmes specially developed by the National Parks Board (NParks) to help children, parents and educators understand and appreciate nature.​

Please click on the thumbnails below to download or read more about NParks' resources.​

 

PLAYTIME WITH DOO AND OLLIE

 

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Join Doo the Dugong and Ollie the Octopus for a game of hide and seek in the seagrass meadows off the shores of Chek Jawa Wetlands.

Based on the book "The Super Seagrass Search" by Raffles Institution, this video is an NParks Community in Nature project as part of Biodiversity Week for Schools 2019.


PLAYTIME WITH SHELLY THE HAWKSBILL TURTLE

 

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Join Shelly the Hawksbill Turtle as she embarks on a journey to find a sandy shore to lay her eggs. Along the way, meet new friends and learn more about Singapore's marine biodiversity!

Based on the book "Shelly The Turtle Returns To Shore", this video is an NParks Community in Nature project as part of Biodiversity Week for Schools 2018.


PLAYTIME WITH HERSHIE THE HERMIT CRAB

 

Learn about Singapore's marine biodiversity by joining Hershie the Hermit Crab on a journey to find a new shell.

Based on the book, “A Crab, a Shell and a Little Help”, this video is a NParks Community in Nature project with Raffles Institution.


PLAYTIME WITH KAYA THE OTTER

 

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Kaya the Otter 

NParks organised "Biodiversity Week for Schools" from 16 - 20 May 2016 as a lead up to the International Day of Biological Diversity 2016. Pre-schools under ECDA were invited to participate in the "Playtime with Kaya the Otter" activity, which is a self-run art workshop to raise awareness of our natural heritage. This workshop is suitable for K1 and K2 children.

Through this activity, the children learned about the greening efforts and wildlife in Singapore by following the adventures of Kaya the Otter through a short animated video.

Registered pre-schools received the following materials to carry out the activities:

-- Interactive sticker book for every child
-- A link to the video animation of "Kaya the Otter Finds a New Home"

To find out more about Biodiversity Week for Schools, click on the poster thumbnail below or visit the website here!

 Biodiversity week 2016 poster

Paddy the Flying Pulai

Learn about the wildlife in Singapore by following the adventures of Paddy the Flying Pulai!

This digital children's book was produced by the students and alumni of Raffles Institution's Ecological Literacy Programme, in support of NParks's Biodiversity Week for Schools 2015.

 

Outdoor Learning at NParks (3MB)

Outdoor Learning
 

For more information about NParks' resources and programmes, please visit https://www.nparks.gov.sg/learning/programmes-for-schools.

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