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.
Little Sing Lit World: Stories for Young Readers
This programme introduces Singapore literature (Sing Lit) to preschoolers and aims to cultivate the love of reading through play. Meet local authors and illustrators and hear them share more about their stories of Singapore. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about Singapore and its people through Sing Lit.
Students will get to meet author(s) and/or illustrator(s), recognise familiar places in Singapore in the books and cultivate a love for reading.
K1 & K2
This programme is eligible for Tote Board Arts Grant Subsidy, more info here.
The Little Red Helicopter
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.
Students will learn the role of imagination in creating a story, how a story is created, and how a book is published.
K1 & K2
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.
Experience Singapore stories as they come alive in this interactive storytelling session for young children and their families.
K1 & K2
Virtual Tour of the Asian Spices Kids Kitchen
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。
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.
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.
Kuih Yang Mana Satu
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
This session is conducted in Malay.
K1 & K2
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?.
Art of Making Thosai
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.
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.
Teacher-in-Role for Teaching & Learning
This practical workshop will equip the teacher to understand what it takes to be a teacher-in-role, playing a leader, same status or lower status than the children. How can we learn collaboratively? Join this workshop to find out!
Drama Forms for Preschool Children
What are the different forms of drama you can do with your children? Most teachers are familiar with speech and drama. What about scripted plays, story drama, choral speaking or mime? Get a taster experience of the different types of drama for your children in this three-hour workshop.
Drama Conventions for Teaching & Learning
This three-hour practical workshop will introduce some basic drama conventions to make your classes more engaging, from warm ups, improvisations, story drama to drama conventions like tableau, though tracking, role on the wall, whoosh, teacher in role and conscious alley.
Bring SingLit closer to your students by holding Little Campus sessions at your school today!
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Looking for more? We are happy to customise workshops just for your students. Drop us an email at [email protected] and we will connect with you to discuss further!