Every small effort we do for the environment can add up to a big impact. This year, at Earth Week Carnival (19 to 21 April 2018), Preschool Market hosted 1040 children and together with our partner preschool, Skool4Kidz Preschool (Sengkang - Punggol Cluster), put up a windchime to represent the voice of each of the little ones. Do enjoy this video and let's a do a walk back on all the happenings during the Carnival!
Singapore Book of Records
We and Skool4Kidz Preschools are the current record holder for Singapore Book of Record - Largest Windchime Made of Recycled Cultured Milk Bottles. Yakult Singapore has sponsored rejected Yakult Bottles for the preschoolers to decorate the bottles to create a unique windchime. We have collected and put up a total of 1047 bottles to create the windchime.
Singapore Book of Record was presented during our Earth Week Carnival Launch on 20 April 2018. We are pleased to invite the Guest-of-Honour Mr Robert Leong, President of Association of Early Childhood and Training Services (ASSETS) and Director of Skool4Kidz Preschools.
Partner Preschool - Skool4Kidz Preschool
Skool4Kidz Preschool (Sengkang - Punggol Cluster) is our official partner preschool for Earth Week Carnival 2018. They set the record for Singapore Book of Records, together with their 300 preschoolers and their parents!
Skool4Kidz also created a Cardboard Town using recycled materials to create transportation, places in the neighbourhood and roads! Preschoolers had lots of fun visiting the place and interacting with the set-up! Skool4Kidz involved their parents in creating the Town! Three cheers to the Team for making so much effort to prepare the materials.
Healthy Start Child Development Centre took part in Preschool Market’s SG Kindred Garden as part of their Start Small Dream Big project this year. 54 children from Nursery 1 to Kindergarten 2 worked together to turn unwanted items like egg crates, cardboards, toilet rolls, old socks and others into beautiful pieces of art. The children were very involved in the conceptualization and making of the art pieces.
The art work was put up as an exhibition at Singapore Repertory Theatre's (SRT)’s showing of The Nightingale on 7 April 11am. Singapore Repertory Theatre generously sponsored the children and families of Healthy Start Child Development Centre to the show to mark the launch of SG Kindred Garden. Indeed, SG Kindred Garden, supported by Our SG Fund was of the similar spirit as The Nightingale, it was a celebration of friendship, building community and love and care for nature. Guest-of-Honour Deputy Secretary (Community, Youth & Sports), Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Mr Philip Ong was encouraged by this meaningful initiative to inculcate a love for the environment from a young age. He shared that by being more conscious of how our actions can affect those around us and the environment, we can take active steps to build a kinder and more gracious society.
Through support by various community partners and preschools, the vision of connecting the community through recycling and protecting our environment is within our reach.
For more information on the initiative, please visit www.kindredgarden.sg
Team @ Preschool Market
We are just very passionate for the Early Childhood sector!