What's on for Pre-school


Programmes designed for ACM’s Special Exhibition Guo Pei: Chinese Art and Couture
17 June to 15 September 2019


Preschool - Guo Pei

Discover inspiring designs by Guo Pei, one of China’s leading couturières, in a guided tour, or explore the exhibition on your own with your students. Pick up a free copy of the activity trail booklet at the entrance of the exhibition, and drop by the kids-friendly activity space From Sketch to Dress at the Level 2 Foyer to explore embroidery, colouring, and designing activities!

 

Suitable for: K1 and K2 students (5–6 years old)
Day(s): Mondays to Fridays
Time(s): 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Guided tour: Approx. 45 minutes
Participants per session: max 40 pax

 

Guided Tours


Pre-school


Entrall your students with stories of mythical creatures in Asia, or learn moral values through listening to captivating stories from the past. These tours are led by our volunteer docents.


Storytelling Tour – Fantastic Creatures
Suitable for: K1 and K2 students (5–6 years old)
Day(s): Mondays to Fridays
Time(s): Hourly between 10am to 4pm
Guided tour: Approx. 45 minutes
Participants per session: max 40pax

Please complete this school booking form and email us at nhb_acm_edu@nhb.edu.sg to book a guided tour.

 

Workshops


Preschool - Workshops


Sailors ahoy! Join us on a fun-filled adventure across the high seas and discover the many treasures found in the museum collection. This interactive pre-school workshop uses movement, experimentation, and imagination to introduce children to the concept of similarity and difference across cultures, and encourages children to develop an interest in the diverse and exciting world they live in.


Come Sail with Me! Movement Workshop
Suitable for: K1 and K2 students (5–6 years old)
Day(s): Mondays to Fridays
Time(s): 10–11.30am, 3–4.30pm
Workshop duration: Approx. 90 minutes
Participants per session: min 15 and max 40 pax
Fees: $12/pax (fees will be charged according to registered pax)

Please complete this school booking form and email us at nhb_acm_edu@nhb.edu.sg to book this workshop.

 

Self-Guided Visits


Resources for Educators

Artful Conversations


Preschool - Artful Conversations


The resource Artful Conversations is available for parents to download and use with their children in the galleries. This resource was developed in collaboration with the Early Childhood Development Agency. You may download Artful Conversations from this link.


Meet Me at ACM Series


Activity Card - BuraqActivity Card - CrabActivity Card - DragonActivity Card - ElephantActivity Card - HanumanActivity Card - Lion

Download activity cards that you can use with your students in the galleries. Each card has accompanying activities. There are 6 different cards: BuraqCrab, Dragon , Elephant, Hanuman and Lion. Suitable for 5 and 6 years old, with guidance from teachers.


The Missing Mouse – ACM’s first book for children

The Missing Mouse Cover

Experience a story about friendship and adventure through ACM’s first book for children! Learn more about Asian mythical creatures as you read this story together before exploring the galleries with your students. Use the puppet templates (download here) to re-tell the story back in school. This book is available for sale at the Museum Label Shop at ACM for $20. Get your copy today!


Please complete this school booking form and email us at nhb_acm_edu@nhb.edu.sg to book your slot.

 

Parents’ guide to visiting ACM

  • A nursing room is available at the restroom located on the basement level. Please use the spiral staircase outside Privé café, or the lift opposite the staircase entrance. Standard-sized strollers are permitted within the galleries, but please be careful in tight spaces.
  • Resources for parents and teachers are available here. Have a look at the resources with your children to prepare before visiting.

Other tips for visiting the museum:

  • Objects on display can be very fragile. To preserve them for future generations, please do not touch.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the galleries.
  • Take as many photos as you wish, but please don’t use flash.
  • Talking is allowed, of course, but try not to shout or yell.
  • Benches in most galleries encourage resting or thinking, or just staring at the artworks on display – feel free to use them.