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Celebrating Our Grands!

9 Oct, 2021 All day

Families for Life gears up for its annual “Celebrating Our Grands” campaign with a slew of activities to encourage families to appreciate and spend time with their grands, including grandparents, grand uncles, and aunts. Here’s how you too, can join in!

Gift an Origami

Join 309,000 children across 950 preschools and 185 primary schools to make your very own origami heart or tulip and present it to them with a handwritten message of ‘Love’, ‘Care and Concern’, ‘Commitment’ and ‘Respect’ on Saturday, 9 October 2021.

Need some guidance? Visit FFL’s page to download and watch step-by-step video instructions.

What’s more, stand to win attractive prizes by uploading a snapshot of your completed origami and handwritten card penned with your message to grandma/grandpa, based on at least one of FFL’s family values. Remember to hashtag #CelebratingOurGrands! More details on FFL’s Facebook and Instagram on 1 October 2021.

Get Creative with Ah Gong & Ah Ma

Spend quality time with your grands by making a short-video together! Plus, win up to $500 CapitaVouchers! For more details, visit go.gov.sg/getcreative

Comic Strip

Read all about Celebrating Our Grands through the eyes of young Aisha, and see how it is the everyday shared experiences that keep us close. This brand-new snazzy comic will be published on FFL’s Facebook and website on 9 October 2021.

Madame Tussauds – Virtual Images of Singapore

Be one of 40 families to experience a blast from the past. Explore 200 years of Singapore’s history and its key leaders and monuments with a familiar figure – the Kopi boy — who plays the role of a time travelling host!

In this virtual Zoom experience, you will visit and immerse yourselves in different time periods such as the Fishing Village in 1819, Jubilee Cinema in 1941 and the TV Shop in 1965. Learn interesting anecdotes about the Singapore from your grandparents’ time and meet key figures (e.g. Orang Laut and Samsui Women) who have shaped our future. Sign up here.

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