Craft for Kids: Tiger Mask

Tigers once roamed the virgin jungles of Singapore. But these days, the only live tigers you will spot on the island are the ones in the Singapore Zoo. Here’s a fun crafty way to bring them to “life” for your little ones!

Singapore HeritageFest 2016

Did you know that lots of hawkers lined the grounds of the National Museum decades ago and people would go there and eat? We didn’t! So it was a surprise to see this picture of the National Museum taken in the 1960s! You’ll get a taste of this when the Singapore HeritageFest swings by again over…

Founding Fathers in a Nutshell

Mr Lee Kuan Yew is most well known as Singapore’s first Prime Minister and the man who lead the country to independence. He is also considered the Father of Modern Singapore, and served as  prime minister for over 30 years. But in the early days when Singapore was struggling to gain independence and then to…

An Infestation of Rats and Centipedes

Do you see lots of rats in the scene of early Singapore on page 14? Why do you think the artist drew so many rats? There is good reason for that. Read on and find out. Early Singapore was a colourful place, with merchants and pirates, coolies and colonials. But it was also full of…