Weekend Picks: 28 – 29 Mar

National Library Board’s E-Book & Audiobook Collection: How To Access Free Reads without the Library Run
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Most of us will be staying home and avoiding crowded places in the weeks to come. Here are some ideas for activities to help you and the kids stave off boredom.

 

1. Become a young scientist online

Science Centre Singapore has introduced an online badge scheme for its Young Scientist programme, where you can collect different badges upon completion of a list of science activities. There’s a wide range of topics to choose from, such as “IT Whiz”, “Water Ambassador”, “Geneticist” and “Energy Saver”, each with its own unique badge. Read on.

Young Scientist Online Badge Scheme: Learn Science While Staying In
Image: Science Centre Singapore

 


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2. Try out Happy Tot Shelf’s home learning pack

Available as a free download, parents can print out the activities in the pack – themed on animals, space, flowers and plants, the ocean and weather – for kids to try out at home. Details.

Happy Tot Shelf’s Home Explorer Camp Activity Pack: Themed Stay-At-Home Learning Activities For Kids

 

3. Visit The Ant Museum at its new premises

Now located in a quaint shophouse along Upper Paya Lebar Road, this exhibition is a wonderful place to learn more about the fascinating habits and traits of different ant species. More info.

Fascinating Facts We Discovered at The Singapore Ant Museum

 

4. Explore a quiet park

Need some fresh air, sunshine and a place where the kids can fun free? Make a trip to lesser-known green spots like Telok Blangah Hill Park and Changi Beach Park.

Playground, Changi Beach Park

 

5. Check out the NLB’s e-books and audiobooks

The National Library Board has a collection of more than 214,000 ebooks and audiobooks, accessible through three convenient free apps. Time to indulge the bookworm in you. Find out more.

National Library Board’s E-Book & Audiobook Collection: How To Access Free Reads without the Library Run
Image: National Library Board

 

 

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