24 Jun '11, 10am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Kids out at the Raffles Museum Open House! It's still happening today!

Wild Shores of Singapore: Kids out at the Raffles Museum Open House! It's still happening today!

The much awaited Open House at the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research is here today and tomorrow ! Throngs of kids and mums and dads are at the Museum even though it's still early in the day. They were looked after by a large contingent of Museum staff and volunteers. I had a peek at the amazing activities going on today. Fun guided tours of the Gallery bring the animals to life! The kids are fascinated by the specimens! Here's one of the many enthusiastic groups of kids! Much photo-taking and everyone keeps their flash off. Flash photography bleaches the specimens so it's not allowed in the Gallery. One of my favourites, the Leathery sea turtle that was found in Siglap in 1883 . Thanks to the awesome guided tours by the volunteers, this and our other animals may also become the favourites of our kids. What a surprise! Prof Peter Ng, Director of the Museum also gave a...

Full article: http://wildshores.blogspot.com/2011/06/kids-out-at-raffle...

Tweets

Today on the closing of Post Museum and Evil Em...

todayonline.com 26 Jun '11, 9pm

In a shophouse at one end of Rowell Road, the sounds of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band filled the air. It's a typica...

『Japanese Film Festival Singapore2011』にて熊切和嘉をゲス...

sfs.org.sg 24 Jun '11, 2am

New films added to the programme! Our focus on Journeys is now complete with the exquisite series of films made up by the ...

My kids are in good hands

moe.gov.sg 06 Jul '11, 6am

Three young teachers will receive the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA ) from Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Ed...

J-pop girl group to open cafe in Singapore

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 24 Jun '11, 9am

Not familiar with the girls of AKB48? Soon you will be, with all 61 of them, when they open the world's first official AKB...

The benefits of living simply with kids: a new article for your wknd reading enjoyment....

The benefits of living simply with kids: a new ...

naturallifemagazine.com 02 Jul '11, 8pm

Despite advertisers’ images of happy children playing with new toys and giddy teens dancing in designer hoodies, the facts...

The most successful Passive House Days ever! So...

The International Passive House Days is put on by the International Passive House Association (iPHA) with support from its...

Take kids into #nature early on so they’ll grow up with an appreciation for being outside. More tips from @eartheasy

Take kids into #nature early on so they’ll grow...

eartheasy.com 24 Jun '11, 12am

We are lucky enough to have 1200 acres of “savanna” behind our house. Just this past Wednesday my 4-1/2 year old son and I...

Once designated as extinct in the wild, today's...

worldwildlife.org 04 Jul '11, 2pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. About Species of the Day...

Can we not? In Singapore?? Should parents subje...

todayonline.com 26 Jun '11, 8am

"Thou shalt not compare" should be one of the commandments of having children. And some of us parents really don't want to...

We LOVE this Broccoli House. via @laserbread

We LOVE this Broccoli House. via @laserbread

treehugger.com 28 Jun '11, 9pm

A Picture Is Worth...Broccoli House Via BoingBoing : Image credit Brock Davis , who writes: "I couldn't build a tree house...

A life of leisure at Wild Dunes - Sunrise on th...

aluxurytravelblog.com 24 Jun '11, 9am

Sunrise on the Isle of Palms brings the calls of seagulls and sandpipers, backdropped by gentle waves lapping the soft san...