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Chatsworth is revamping the playground at its Bukit Timah Campus (72 Bukit Tinggi Road). When completed, the new “Forest Playground” will house innovative structures for both dry and wet play, suitable for children ages three to 12. All the equipment is manufactured and designed in Europe to the highest safety and quality standards. The structures offer varying degrees of challenges and stimulation for play, promoting children’s creativity, and physical and social development. It’s all part of Chatsworth’s aim to provide a welcoming and safe environment where students can develop and grow holistically. The school says that it’s excited to see how the students take advantage of the play space to explore and expand their imagination.
With all the extra time you have at home, how about doing some cleaning and packing around the place? Packeverything carries a wide variety of handy products for any packing needs – from carton boxes to bubble wrap. Just head to the website and you can get your supplies sent straight to your doorstep. Plus, quote “EXPAT10” and enjoy 10 percent off your order!
TC Acoustic is now the official distributor of Marshall headphones and speakers. The first new product from the brand is the Marshall Monitor II Active Noise Cancelling Headphones ($549). These come with custom-tuned 40mm dynamic drivers that offer balanced and clear sound. You can toggle between noise cancelling or monitoring mode, or turn off the feature entirely. They also offer up to 30 hours of wireless playtime and are enabled with Google Assistant.
Get a set at tcacoustic.asia.
Just for Kids
The Singapore Philatelic Museum (SPM) will be reopening as a dedicated children’s museum in 2021. Exploring a wide range of themes including heritage, culture and contemporary issues, the new-look space will be designed to target children aged 12 and below. Young ones can enjoy viewing artefacts, getting involved in immersive displays and taking part in role-playing. Something to look forward to!
The APICS Italian Cultural Centre is a non-profit organisation that started in the 1970s. Formally recognised by the Singapore government and the Embassy of Italy, APICS is the specialised centre for Italian language and culture in Singapore and offers a huge variety of social, educational and experiential activities connected with Italian culture, from cooking classes and catering, to team-building, artistic workshops and cultural events. Students at APICS also receive a complimentary AMICI fidelity card, entitling them to discounts from various Italian brands in Singapore.
Deal! For the months of July and August, quote “expat25” and enjoy 25 percent off adult cooking classes.
Get your hands on the range of eco-friendly lunch boxes from Lexngo. Made of food-grade silicone and BPA-free materials, these containers can be collapsed to half their size for easy storage. Best of all, they’re also leak-proof and microwave- and dishwasher-safe.
Buy them online at lexngo.com.sg.
Hyundai Motor Company is setting up a Hyundai Mobility Global Innovation Center in Singapore. Set to be completed in the second half of 2020, the innovative lab will house researchers, technology and training providers and factories to develop automotive R&D and new business concepts.
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