About

Little CAMPUS

SBC Little Campus is the Singapore Book Council’s preschool outreach programme that brings Singapore literature to preschool students and schools. Our sessions allow young students to experience SingLit first-hand with interactive, customisable workshops focusing on storytelling, social-emotional competencies, literacy skills and more. These workshops are conducted in Chinese, English, Malay and Tamil. SBC Little Campus engages a pool of seasoned SingLit facilitators to ensure that students get the most out of their workshops at SBC Campus. Our workshops are great for programmes throughout the year or as enrichment activities.

Programmes for Preschool Students
Storytelling

The Little Red Helicopter

Outline:
The session celebrates children's powerful imagination, which comes into full play in a playground. This presentation helps pupils to focus on the elements of a familiar and loved place-a playground-and to express what they enjoy about it.

Learning objectives:
Students will learn the role of imagination in creating a story, how a story is created, and how a book is published.

Level:
K1 & K2

Pauline Loh

Pauline is an award-winning author with more than 30 years of writing experience. She is also an experienced creative writing tutor with more than 25 weekly students.

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Storytelling

Stories Alive!

Outline:
Experience Singapore stories as they come alive in this interactive storytelling session for young children and their families.

Level:
K1 & K2

Jeffrey Tan

Jeffrey has conceptualised and taught drama and theatre in various schools.

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Tour

Virtual Tour of the Asian Spices Kids Kitchen

Outline:

跟随亚洲四大辛香宝贝(辣椒、丁香、肉桂、红葱)大 闹厨房,尽情探索四种亚洲香料的精彩滋味!亚洲辛 香宝贝是由本地作家琳·诗凯娜 (Linn Shekinah) 创作的中英双语对照儿童系列丛书。主持人将在活动 上通过虚拟导览以四种香料为小朋友进行烹饪示 范,点燃孩子们对厨艺的热忱。 活动以中文进行。

Cook up a storm with four special spices (chilli, cinnamon, clove and shallot) and explore the flavours that each brings to the bilingual Asian Spices Kids series written by Linn Shekinah. In this virtual tour, the facilitator will conduct a cooking demonstration using these spices and igniting the love for culinary appreciation. This session is in Mandarin.

Level:
K1 & K2

苏章恺 (Su Zhangkai)

Su Zhangkai was formerly a part-time lecturer with the Department of Chinese Studies at the National University of Singapore and a secondary school teacher. He was conferred the 2013 Fellow of Academy of Singapore Teachers in recognition of his outstanding contribution towards professional development. 

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*Eligible for subsidy under the National Arts Council – Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) Public Arts Programme. Terms and conditions apply. More details here.

Tour

Kuih Yang Mana Satu

Outline:

Mari mengunjungi dapur Idayu Hussain sambil dia membaca bukunya Kuih Yang Mana Satu? (Which Kuih?). Dalam sesi ini, para pelajar akan memulakan pengembaraan lazat dalam mengenali pelbagai jenis kuih dan warisan masakan Melayu. Sesi ini dikendalikan dalam bahasa Melayu. Para peserta akan memerlukan bahan kraf seperti playdoh warna-warni untuk sesi ini. Sekolah digalakkan untuk menyediakan kuih untuk pelajar melengkapi pengalaman sesi ini.

Tour author Idayu Hussain’s kitchen as she reads her book Kuih Yang Mana Satu? (Which Kuih?). In this session, students will embark on a tasty learning journey on the different types of kuih and the Malay culinary heritage. This session is in Malay. Schools may wish to prepare kuih for students to accompany this session.

Level:
K1 & K2

Idayu Hussain

Kuih Yang Mana Satu? is Idayu Hussain’s second picture book. Her first book is a self-published English Islamic picture book, Ummi, what are you reading?.

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*Eligible for subsidy under the National Arts Council – Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) Public Arts Programme. Terms and conditions apply. More details here.

Storytelling

Art of Making Thosai

Outline:

முதல்முறையாக தோசை சுடுகிறான் முரளி. நல்ல வேளை அவனுக்கு உதவ பாட்டி அருகில் இருக்கிறார். இந்த மெய்நிகர் பயணத்தை வழிநடத்தவுள்ள அபி க்ரிஷ் கதையை நடித்துக் காட்டுவதோடு, தோசை சுடுவது எப்படி என்பதையும் மாணவர்களுக்குக் கற்றுத் தருவார். இந்த நிகழ்ச்சியை ஆங்கிலத்திலோ தமிழிலோ பெறலாம்.

It is Murali’s first time cooking thosai and luckily grandma is around to lend him a hand. In this virtual tour, the facilitator will act out the story and show the students how to make a thosai. This session is in Tamil.

Level:
K1 & K2

கலை கலைச்செ்செல்வி கிரேரேஸ (Grace Kalaiselvi)

Grace Kalaiselvi, an Intercultural Theatre Institute graduate, is a freelance theatre practitioner. She also initiated and is part of Brown Voices, a playwrighting collective.

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*Eligible for subsidy under the National Arts Council – Arts Education Programme (NAC-AEP) Public Arts Programme. Terms and conditions apply. More details here.

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