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Dragon Boat Festival on 14th June 2021.

端午安康!May you have peace, health, sweetness, wealth and happiness. The children celebrated Dragon Boat Festival through singing and dancing of songs, making of the 粽子 (zong zi) also known as sticky rice dumplings on 14th June 2021.  The Dragon Boat Festival, which commemorates Qu Yuan, a third-century poet and political figure of the state of Chu in ancient China. We learnt about the history and practices of the festival through videos and stories. The children were also introduced to some of the main ingredients

Singapore’s 56th Birthday on 6th August 2021

We celebrated Singapore’s 56th Birthday on 6th August 2021. Teachers and children were dressed up in red and white, colours of our Singapore flag, and recalled about the history, people and icons of Singapore through videos and discussions. We sang the National Anthem, said our Pledge and sang this year’s theme song – The Road Ahead. We had fun playing games like charades, snakes and ladders, puzzles and match the logo. Happy Birthday Singapore!

Mid-Autumn Festival on 21st September 2021

We celebrated Mid-Autumn Festival on 21st September 2021. We recalled the origin story of the festival – Chang’e and Hou Yi and discovered some traditions practices over the world. We also explored the mooncakes and pomelo, food that we savour on this day. We then participated enthusiastically in activities and games, such as kneading our very own mooncakes using play dough, pounding “muah chee” with flour, decorating our mini lanterns, carrying lanterns and taking a walk in the school, and balancing

Racial Harmony Day Celebration – 21 July 2021

Every 21st of July, we celebrate the diversity of our country and foster inclusiveness, respect, and the fact that we all belong. On this day, the children, and teachers of Camberley Preschool @ Balmoral came donned in traditional and colourful costumes from around the world and learned more about each culture, their clothes, cuisine and games, before taking part in fun and exciting activities thereafter. The children learned the essence of celebrating the event and that Racial Harmony Day is celebrated every

Hari Raya Puasa Celebration – 12 May 2021

Hari Raya Puasa refers to “The day of celebrating the end of fasting.” During this holy month, Muslims practice fasting to empathize with the poor and underprivileged and show appreciation for their food. To celebrate the end of fasting, families don colourful traditional outfits as they go from house to house and savour delicious foods such as rendang, ketupat and many different kinds of “kuih”. In this year’s Hari Raya celebration, the children took part in traditional games such as rolling

Earth Day Celebration – 22 April 2021

In conjunction with Earth Day and our SSDB project, the N2, K1 and K2 children of Camberley Preschool @ Balmoral came together in their own individual classes, to learn more about ways they can save the Earth! They came up with various practices such as turning off the lights when it is not in use or using a cup whenever they brush their teeth. The children were able to comprehend the importance of recycling and not littering our world, and