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  • Introduction to FFL Parents Learn And Play (P.L.A.Y.)
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  • Introduction to FFL Parents Learn And Play (P.L.A.Y.)

    Families for Life's new parenting outreach programme, Parents Learn And Play (P.L.A.Y.) is here to up your parenting game!

    Join us at the various FFL P.L.A.Y. programmes where you can pick up new parenting knowledge and skills, and develop stronger bonds with your tweens and teens through fun and intimate parent-child bonding opportunities through Parenting Seminars, interactive Parent-Child P.L.A.Y. sessions and Family Camps!

    For a list of FFL P.L.A.Y. parenting and parent-child programmes, visit the Learn and Play tabs to find out more.

    Remember to check out our Online Parenting Tool Kit for interesting and insightful articles and animation videos to equip yourself with essential parenting skills and tips!

    Online Parenting Tool Kit

    FFL P.L.A.Y. Programmes

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    "Supporting Your Child's Education and Career Guidance Journey" Workshops

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    "Supporting Your Child's Transition From Primary To Secondary Education" Seminar

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    Families for Life P.L.A.Y. Camp

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    Families for Life P.L.A.Y. Pop-Up Parent-Child Activities Booths

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  • LEARN

    "Supporting Your Child's Transition from Primary to Secondary Education" Seminar
    Registration has closed. Thank you to all who have signed up.

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2018
    Venue: NTUC Centre, Training Room 701
    Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm

     

     

    Your child will be taking his/her PSLE in the next year and before you know it, they will be moving on to the next phase of their education journey – Secondary education.

    What’s your role as parents in supporting your child through this transition? Join us and hear from a secondary school principal on how you can better support your child in the lead up to PSLE and as they move on to secondary school.

    Learn how you can discuss with your child about the secondary school they would like to attend, and help him/her in the transition from primary to secondary school.

    Who should attend: Parents of P5 students

    Admission is free! Limited seats are available.

    Brought to you by Families for Life in partnership with Ministry of Education

     

    "Supporting Your Child in their Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Journey" Workshops (This Event Is Over)

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2018
    Venue: SAFRA Jurong, Level 3 Evergreen Room
    Time: 2.30pm - 5.30pm

    Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2018
    Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute, Event Hall 1-1
    Time: 9am - 12pm

     

    ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ is a question that is often posed to children. However, do you know how to support your child in discovering his or her strengths and interests and guide them in exploring their aspirations?

    Join us at this session to explore how you can support your child in his/her Education and Career Guidance journey. Through interactive activities and discussions, understand how you can support your child in making informed decisions at each key education milestone to progress to the next - from school to further education or work.

    Who should attend: Parents of Upper Primary and Secondary students

    Admission is free! Limited seats are available.

    Brought to you by Families for Life in partnership with Ministry of Education

     

    Other Community Partners' Events

    Centre for Fathering

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2018
    Time: 2pm - 6pm
    Venue: 1 Woodlands Rd #04-03, The Tennery, S677899 (top of Junction 10 mall)

    Emotion Coaching – A Parenting Workshop
    Based on the book by Dr. John Gottman “Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child” the workshop aims to help parents connect with their kids/teens and resolve conflicts without escalating their own emotions. Parents will learn skills to respond to child’s negative emotions (i.e. scared, sad, angry), use emotions for bonding and teachable moments, regulate emotions and set clear, consistent limits in problem-solving.

    Prices: $72 per pax / $120 per couple

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    Singapore Planned Families Association

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    Event Description

    Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2018
    Time: 7pm - 8.30pm
    Venue: YMCA@ONE Orchard, Level 4 Function Room 3, 1 Orchard Road S(238824)

    Positive Discipline - Coaching My Child
    This parenting talk will explore what positive discipline means and how to practise it effectively with love and care for their children below 12 years old. Parents will go away from the talk with important principles and practical tips to guide them as they coach their children through the stages of their development.

    Price: $5 per pax

     

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    Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018
    Time: 7pm - 8.30pm
    Venue: YMCA@ONE Orchard, Level 4 Function Room 3, 1 Orchard Road S(238824)

    Addictions on Gaming and Social Media
    Youths today can be faced with many forms of addictions. The need to understand the youths and their paths into addictions is important for parents and adults more than ever before.

    Price: $5 per pax

     

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    Mendaki

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 22 Sep - Sun, 16 Dec 2018
    Time: 10.30am - 1.30pm
    Venue: Various Locations 

    Core Parenting Skills Workshop - Financial Literacy Programme Series

    The main aim of PBB is to provide participants with the necessary skills and information in financial-related matters so as to make informed decisions for the well-being of their family. Check out the schedule of workshops and contact Ms Siti Herwani at 6708 6476 or Mdm Zainon at 6708 6466 to sign up!

    CDAC

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2018
    Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
    Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute (Event Hall 2-2, Level 2)
    11 Eunos Road 8, Singapore 408601

    “Walk With Me” CDAC Parent Education Series: Support Your Teen Through Lower Secondary

     

    The 'Walk With Me' talk aims to help parents better understand the needs of their child and provide relevant support.

    Parents will be able to hear from the panel how they can better support and prepare their children as they make a big transition from primary to secondary school, as well as gain a better understanding into the emotional needs of a child as they grow up and the importance of Social and Emotional Leaning (SEL).

    Admission is free!

     

    SINDA

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    Event Description

    Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2018
    Time: 9.30am - 12pm
    Venue: Singapore Indian Development Association, 1 Beatty Road, Singapore 209943

    Financial Literacy Workshops
    It is important for children to understand the importance of making the correct financial decisions early on in life. As a parent and a key influencer in your child’s life, you can equip yourself with simple, practical and age-appropriate strategies to guide your child through their finances.

    Admission is free.

     

    Parent-Child Cooking Workshops

    Do you or your child love to whip up delicious meals or try your hands to create dishes for the family? Sign up for fun parent-child cooking workshops to learn the steps and skills for various cuisines while sharing a memorable time together with each other.

    Family Chef @ At-Sunrice

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    Event Description

    Date: Various dates in Oct to Dec 2018
    Time: Various timings
    Venue: 28 Tai Seng Street, Level 5, Singapore 534106

    Family Chef

    At-Sunrice Family Chef

    At-Sunrice's Family Chef is about love; creating a positive and nurturing environment while modelling priceless life skills such as healthy eating habits, teamwork, social skills and encouragement. For parent and child to have fun cooking and learning the science, craft and art behind cooking, and enjoy having a mini sous-chef at dinner time.

    Fees are from $120 to $150 per pax (subject to 7% GST)

    For more information or bookings, please email to easychefs@at-sunrice.edu.sg or call +65 6416 6688.

    Register Now  

     

    FamilyMatters@Community Programmes

    FamilyMatters@Community offers a variety of skills-based family education programmes to assist families in specific challenging aspects of family life. These family education programmes seek to empower individuals and families with knowledge and skills to enrich and strengthen their family life and promote positive mindsets and attitudes towards family.

    Filos Community Services Ltd

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    Event Description

    Date: 10, 14 & 24 Nov 2018
                1, 8, 15 Dec 2018
    Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm
                7.00pm - 9.00pm (14 Nov)
    Venue: Filos Community Services Ltd., Blk 38 Chai Chee Ave #01-177. Singapore 461038

    Parents Plus Children’s Programme

    An evidence-based parenting course on promoting confidence, learning and positive behaviour in children six to twelve years.

    Filos Community Services presents ParentsPlus programme to all parents of children aged six to twelve years old.

    Cost: $50 (Individual) / $70 (Couple) includes refreshments and a parenting booklet

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    TOUCH Family Services Ltd

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2018
    Time: 2.00pm - 6.00pm
    Venue: 5, Stadium Walk, Leisure Park Kallang, Seminar Room, #04-05/06

    Positive Discipline (children 12 years and under)

    Research-based parenting programme to effectively encourage change in your child’s behaviour.

    Admission is free!

    Register Now  

    Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2018
    Time: 1.00pm - 6.00pm
    Venue: Blk 149, Toa Payoh Lorong 1, #01-943, Singapore 310149

    Positive Parenting Made Easy (7 - 12 year olds)

    Evidence-based Positive Parenting Programme to provide parents with simple, tried-and-tested skills for easier and less stressful parenting.

    Admission is free!

    Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2018
    Time: 2.00pm - 6.00pm
    Venue: 5, Stadium Walk, Leisure Park Kallang, Seminar Room, #04-06

    The Intentional Parent – Character First (12 years and under)

    Parenting workshop using a parent’s toolkit to instill good character values in your child.

    Admission is free!

     

    FOCUS on the Family Singapore

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    Event Description

    Date: Wed - 12, 19, 26 Sep & 3 Oct 2018
    Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
    Venue: Family Life Training Rooms
    9 Bishan Place #08-03 Junction 8 Office Tower, Singapore 579837

    Parenting with Confidence

    Parenting with Confidence is a practical parenting workshop that aims to equip you with the essential tools you need to raise independent and resourceful children. Learn how to better understand your kids and your own parenting style while being an effective and communicative parent to your child every step of the way.

    Price: $120 (Individual) / $180(Bring-your-Spouse/Friend)

    Register Now  

     










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    Families for Life P.L.A.Y. Camp @ PA Water Venture Sembawang

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 17 Nov - Sun, 18 Nov 2018
    Time: 9am - 1pm next day
    Venue: PA Water-Venture Sembawang 
    60 Jln Mempurong, Singapore 759058

    Click here for directions to PA Water-Venture Sembawang

     

    FFL PLAY Camp 2018 

    Registration is full, the Families for Life’s P.L.A.Y. Camp registration is closed.

    In partnership with PA Water-Venture (Sembawang), Families for Life P.L.A.Y. Camp aims to promote stronger bonds between parents and their children! Be equipped with active parenting skills and learn how to inculcate positive values in your child with the array of exciting activities which includes an interactive parent-child workshop, kayaking with your child and a special outdoor race "Race to Connect".

    The camp site, near Sembawang Park, has beachfront views where you can get close to nature and spend the night star-gazing, if the skies allow. Out in the nature with plenty of space to explore, this is definitely an unforgettable adventure for the family!

    Check out our recommended packing checklist to get you started on this one-of-a-kind family bonding!

    Registration is now open, limited slots available so hurry and sign up 👇 now!

    *This camp is suitable for children aged 10 years old and above.

    Camp Fees:
    Passion Card (Child) : $ 25.00
    Passion Card (Adult) : $ 45.00
    Non-Passion Card (Child) : $ 35.00
    Non-Passion Card (Adult) : $ 55.00

    Camp fees include: Tent, 4 Meals (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast and Lunch), Campsite Shuttle Services, Camp T-shirt & loads of fun activities

    Do note for all water activities, covered shoes are compulsory.
    *Child needs to be at least 10 years old to participate in the water sports activity.


     

     

    FFL P.L.A.Y. Pop-Up Parent-Child Activities Booths

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    Event Description

    Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2018
    Time: 4.30pm - 7.30pm
    Venue: Families for Life Picnic@Istana

     

     

    Families for Life Picnic@Istana on 13 Oct (This event is over)
    Spend some quality parent-child bonding time and join in the fun by participating in activities such as Aeroplane Straw, Balloon Popper and Catapult! Don't forget to snap shots of you and your child enjoying the activities together, against the beautiful backdrop of Istana.


    My Family Weekend Fun Day on 2 Sep (This event is over)
    Wonder what’s a sun riser? Come on down and make your own sun riser fitting for the celebration! Don’t forget to join in the fun at the Family Shoot Out game and other activity booths for quality parent-and-child bonding.


    Families for Life "Celebrating RSAF50" Picnic on 11 Aug (This event is over)
    Besides enjoying the RSAF aerial display, get crafty with parent-child parachute and plane making activities!

     

    Other Community Partners' Events

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    Event Description

    Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2018
    Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
    Venue: Canberra CC (Multi-Purpose Hall)
    2 Sembawang Cresent, Singapore 757632

    PlayFest @ Canberra

     

    PlayFest aims to generate awareness on the importance of play for young children, advocate and empower parents with mediated learning techniques and encourage them to continue to engage their children by providing ideas on how to set up a suitable home environment for play and learning.

    Admission is free!