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Kindergarten visits the Masak Masak exhibition

Children love the outdoor experiences and take every opportunity to absorb, observe and explore the environment they find themselves in. This term we took the opportunity to immerse ourselves in a colourful world of interactive installations, activities and workshops at the MASAK MASAK exhibition at the National Museum of Singapore. In line with the theme to integrate our learning on inventors and their inventions and the upcoming National Day, it was indeed a fun morning to immerse in creative masak masak. Masak Masak is a Malay term children use to play the cooking game. Well, the exhibition was a melting pot of creative displays of games and interactive activities to see how things can be used to create inventions. We played games like Ludo and Snakes and Ladders; immersed in the world of toys as we stepped in to see a wide range of toys from the toy exchange program assembled together to form a dinosaur named Toysaurs and some of us even donated our toys to see them fit into one of the creative art pieces made by a Japanese artist one day. We worked together on a game of tactile puzzles; made our own creative dress up outfits. We rode the funcycles, using movement to create energy to produce creative experiences, like the spin wheel art, blow the balloon by cycling, bubbles by cycling, we needed to cycle faster to get the most out of our experience. These bicycles have been reinvented and transformed to perform fun stuff to help exploring the inventor in us. Playing with blocks to build up structures together could not happen as it started to rain, but that didn’t stop us from identifying and counting the shapes to make the miniature version of the National Museum of Singapore. We got an opportunity to reinforce the learning in the classroom as we stepped out to make meaningful representations of the inventions we been talking about at school and seek to invent some on our own […]