In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak in the world, many events have been either cancelled or postponed. We have sussed out new highlights in Singapore for the month of April 2020. Stay safe and healthy and remember to practise social distancing!

Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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#1 Shopee’s Mega Online Baby Fair

Online shopping can be a huge lifesaver especially during this period where several of our day-to-day activities including the shopping for daily essentials for our kids and loved ones are restricted.

If you’re looking to replenish your baby and parenting essentials by shopping from home, now is the time as the Shopee’s Mega Online Baby Fair is coming right up!

Parenting Essentials At The Best Prices Shopee

Mark your calendars for this 12 to 14 April and catch Shopee’s Mega Online Baby Fair featuring the best deals rated by mommies, latest and trendy products, bundle savings, gifts with purchases and participating brands such as Abbott, Huggies, Mustela and more!

Exclusive Promo Code for New Shopee Users

If you’re new to Shopee, here’s an exclusive voucher code: TNAPSMM that will give you $7 off a minimum spend of $15! The promo code is valid till 9 September 2020, 2359hrs.

Read more about Shopee’s Mega Online Baby Fair Shopee’s Mega Online Baby Fair.

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#2 MC Education FREE ACCESS to Math Buddies

Marshall Cavendish Education Offering FREE ACCESS to Math Buddies

Marshall Cavendish Education will be offering FREE ACCESS to Math Buddies, a home-based learning app, to support all primary school students in Singapore. As the leading provider in education, we are ready to support your child’s learning needs and help him/her through the weeks of home-based learning ahead!

For more information, visit Marshall Cavendish Education Offering FREE ACCESS to Math Buddies.

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#3 Financial Literacy Workshops

The Big Bad Wolf Webinar

Knowing how to manage your money well is very important to help us surf the waves of financial instability in today’s world.

Are you teaching this important life skill to your child?

In conjunction with Financial Literacy Month in April, Jopez Academy is bringing their signature workshop, The Big Bad Wolf online to give your child a financial head start.

Let’s teach our younger generation on how to establish and practise healthy financial habits.

English Workshop
Date: 11/4/2020 (Saturday) or 12/4/2020 (Sunday) or 13/4/2020
Time: 10 am to 11.30 am or 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm
Venue: ZOOM (ONLINE)
Age Group: 8 to 12 years old
Fees: $5

Mandarin Workshop
Date: 13/4/2020 (Monday)
Time: 8.30pm to 9.30pm (Mandarin Session)
Venue: ZOOM (ONLINE)
Age Group: 8 to 12 years old
Fees: $5

Register your child for the workshops here.

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#4 Shopee’s Super Mart Month

Aroma Black Summer Truffle Potato Chip Bundle

What can be better than avoiding crowds and shopping from home in your PJs, while also enjoying extra discounts on essentials this April during Shopee’s Super Mart Month? Look no further, as Shopee brings you daily bundle deals and exclusive products at the lowest prices guaranteed, plus free shipping!

For more information, visit Shopee’s Super Mart Month.

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#5 Janice Wong Minion Surprise Eggs

Janice Wong Minion Surprise Eggs

This Easter, Janice Wong Singapore is bringing people together through her collaboration with Universal Brand Development to create a fun and exciting series of Minion Surprise Eggs.

This limited edition tasty treats are available in boxes of three and come in Caramel Popcorn, Toffee Chocolate and Sea Salt Pecan Fudge flavours. Each of the Easter Minions is cast in White Chocolate and bursting with a delicious Banana Marshmallow filling.

Available from 1 April 2020, the boxes are priced at S$29.50 and can be purchased through Janice Wong Singapore’s online store. Free home delivery is applicable for orders above S$50, with same day and next day delivery available.

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#6 National Library Board New Initiatives

Update: 4 April 2020

With the escalating COVID-19 situation and in line with the government’s announcement on 3 April 2020 to elevate safe distancing measures, the National Library Board (NLB) will be temporarily closing all our facilities including the National Library Building, our 25 public libraries, the National Archives of Singapore Building and the Former Ford Factory with effect from 7 April 2020 until 4 May 2020.

NLB will be offering three new initiatives to our patrons from 1 April 2020, in view of the evolving COVID-19 situation. They have also added more digital resources and enhanced their safe distancing measures at the libraries and archives:

  1. Loan period extension to 6 weeks
  2. Shortened duration for reservation lockers
  3. New Online Learning Packages and Content
  4. Expanded Digital Resources
  5. Curated Book Lists
  6. Enhanced Safe Distancing Measures at libraries and archives

For more information, visit Promoting Reading and Learning During This COVID-19 Period.

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#7 Stay Home and Colour on Contest by Razer

Stay Home Colouring Contest by Razer Singapore

Add some colour to your stay home routine and do your bit in the effort to fight COVID-19. Download and colour this fun sketch by local artist Yip Yew Chong on a day in COVID-19 Singapore and send them your unique artwork to stand a chance to win exciting prizes. Razer will donate $1 to an organisation dedicated to fighting COVID-19 in Singapore for each participant in this contest.

There are two categories in the contest – Group 1 is for children between 5 to 12 years old and Group 2 is for anyone aged 13 years and above. The top 3 entries in each category will be awarded:

1st Prize – SGD$500
2nd Prize – Razer BlackWidow Elite & Razer Kraken
3rd Prize – Razer DeathAdder V2 & Razer Goliathus Chroma

This contest is open to all citizens and residents of Singapore.

Contest ends on 22 April 2020, 2359hrs. Learn more about the colouring contest and download the sketch here.

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#8 TAKEAWAY LIVE – ‘Dabao’ inclusive fun & expert tips for HBL for special needs kids

expert tips for HBL for special needs kids

Photo credit: Superhero ME

To support parents and caregivers of children with special needs, the Lien Foundation and Superhero Me (a non-profit inclusive arts movement seeded by the Lien Foundation in 2014) launch ‘TAKEAWAY LIVE’, a month-long series of 30-minute free online sessions that help parents and special needs kids better adjust to home-based learning (HBL) and COVID-19 circuit breaker.

Every Sunday, there will be a LIVE “Ask the Experts” session on the Superhero Me Facebook page covering a range of topics.

Interactive and inclusive craft sessions for children to “Get Creative with Captains” will be conducted every Thursday, 4-4.30pm on Zoom. The sessions will be conducted by dedicated Superhero Me captains who are trained to foster interaction between children of different abilities and co-create art with them.

All the above sessions (at facebook.com/SuperheroMeSG) will be made available even after the LIVE telecasts for viewing anytime.

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#9 Tai Sing Toys Sale Moving Out Sale

Note: Due to Circuit Breaker measures in Singapore announced on 3 April 2020, the sale event may have been cancelled.

NOW till 22nd April 2020

Tai Sing Toy is moving out of Unit 754 North Bridge Road and they are having a clearance sale on overstocked items. Do swing by to check out the toys on sale!

For more information, visit Tai Sing Toys Moving Out Sale.

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