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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Storytelling

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。通过轻松有趣的线上活动,让小朋友学习和认识在当地美食如辣椒螃蟹和海南鸡饭里用的不同香料和味道,点燃他们对烹饪的热忱。

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. Ignite the love for local food in your students as they learn about spices and their flavours, which can be found in famous local dishes like chilli crab and chicken rice!

This session is conducted 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.

Storytelling

Kuih Yang Mana Satu

Outline:

Dalam sesi ini, peserta akan menjelajahi dan menerokai secara maya beberapa kuih Melayu dan juga meningkatkan pengetahuan mereka tentang masakan warisan Melayu dengan mempelajari nama, warna, bentuk serta bahan-bahan yang sering digunakan untuk membuatnya. Para peserta akan memerlukan bahan-bahan kraf tangan seperti Play-Doh (dalam beberapa warna berlainan) untuk sesi ini.

Sesi ini akan diadakan dalam bahasa Melayu.

In this session, children will embark on a tasty virtual exploration of several Malay kuih and develop a better understanding of the Malay culinary heritage through learning of their names, colours, shapes as well as the common ingredient used to make them. Participants will need craft materials such as Play-Doh (of a few colours) for this
session.

This session is conducted in Malay.

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 பயணத்தில், பயிற்சியாளர் மாணவர்களுக்கு தோசை மற்றும் தோசைக்கு தக்காளி சட்னி எப்படி செய்வதென்று சொல்லிக் கொடுப்பார்.

இந்த நிகழ்ச்சியை ஆங்கிலத்திலோ தமிழிலோ பொறலாம்.

It is Murali’s first time cooking thosai and luckily his grandma is around to lend him a hand. In this virtual tour, the facilitator will be showing the students how to make thosai and tomato chutney to go along with the thosai.

This session is available in either English or Tamil.

Level:
K1 & K2

கிரேஸ் கலைச்செல்வி (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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