Cast

Review of I Theatre’s Puss in Boots: Of Singing Cats and Operatic Ogres

Imagine a French countryside resplendent in rolling hills, rushing streams and delightful mountains. In the glorious sunset, you can almost catch a glimpse of...
Books

Top 18 Children’s Books for Christmas

In the age of smartphones, iPads and toys screaming for children’s attentions, a book seems like a quaint and antiquated Christmas gift idea. It...
The Ollie Comics - Diary of a first-time dad

The Ollie Comics: A Rare Family Read

“All night long, all night. All night long, all night.” For weeks, my six-year-old was singing Lionel Richie’s famous song, albeit in the wrong tune. She...

New Life for an Age-old Tale for All Ages – Ashputtel

Little Day Out reviews I Theatre's production of Ashputtel - The Story of Cinderella... With the prolific commercialisation of the well-loved Grimm Brothers’ fairytale, Cinderella,...
Tree house

New Kid’s Library ‘My Tree House’ Opens 31 May

My Tree House, the world’s first green library for kids, is set to open on 31 May 2013 at the Central Public Library. Announced a year ago in...
Early Literacy Spaces: Libraries For Young Children In Singapore

Early Literacy Spaces: Libraries For Young Children In Singapore

Early literacy libraries and spaces allow children to be introduced to the joy of books and reading from a young age. Incorporated into selected...
Hey Little Mousedeer

Behind The Scenes: Storytelling Lessons from Children’s Theatre

When was the last time you told your child a story? Did you read one from a book? Recalled it from your memories? Or even...
Playeum Children's Centre for Creativity

The Power of Stories in Developing Your Child

What can raise children’s educational attainment levels, boost their confidence, increase their communication skills, regulate their behaviour and enable them to operate socially in...
Little Lit

Five Reasons to Visit Little Lit! 2014

Little Lit!, part of the Singapore Writers Festival, takes place this weekend and next. This year, Little Lit! has expanded exponentially and now includes more...
Gruffalos Child

KidsFest Returns to Singapore in 2014 with 9 Shows from Best-selling Children’s Books

KidsFest returns to Singapore in 2014 with its largest staging of international theatre productions for children yet. Nine productions, adapted from best-selling children’s books,...
Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok

Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok: Built For The Community

Inside the Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok, you are immediately greeted by the calms hues of the two-storey library’s nature-inspired décor. Located on the...
PIB

Puss in Boots and Spot the Difference Activity Sheets

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy...
Tree House

World’s First Green Library for Kids To Learn About the Environment

My Tree House, the world’s first green library for kids, opened its doors on 31 May 2013 for children to learn more about caring for...
Books for Under 5s: Start Building Your Child’s Library

Books for Under 5s: Start Building Your Child’s Library

Did you know that September is “Read a New Book” month? With that in mind, we rounded up some parents and asked for their...
Cast

Behind The Scenes: Grimm’s Fairy Tales – Improvisation & Rehearsals

“Tell me a story, Mommy!” My daughters are always hankering for me to tell them stories, and if they are anything to go by, my...
SWF for Families

Sayang, Don’t Miss Singapore Writers Festival 2016 & SWF For Families (SWF3)

The much-anticipated Singapore Writers Festival 2016 (SWF) returns from 4 to 13 November. The festival, in particular the SWF For Families (SWF3) programme, has...