Food for Thought

  • PRE-SCHOOL - Starfall

    This phonics-based website offers free learn-to-read method based on numerous studies and educational research.

  • PRE-SCHOOL - PBS Kids WordWorld

    This entertaining, educational website is the companion to the PBS preschool series by the same name.

  • PRE-SCHOOL - The Mouse Club

    This educational site is a colourful, imaginative place for preschoolers to learn and play. Created in the United Kingdom, this "mouse club" has nothing to do with that other mouse (Mickey).

  • LOWER PRIMARY - Game Classroom (suitable for 5 - 9)

    Game Classroom offers fun, informative ways to build on what kids are learning in school. The site's organization makes it easy to find age-appropriate activities.

  • LOWER PRIMARY - HTE Kids News

    HTE News for Kids is a website aimed at lower primary school-aged kids to help spark their interest in events happening around the world, and the people that make them happen.

  • LOWER PRIMARY - Smithsonian Education Students

    Smithsonian Education Students is a treasure trove of resources for kids who are interested in all sorts of topics like history, science, and cultures, or for kids who are looking for information on a specific subject for a school project.

  • TWEENS - FactMonster (suitable for 9 - 12)

    FactMonster offers information on dozens of topics, including science, math, and U.S. history. Clear instructions teach kids new math and other skills; a homework help section offers periodic tables and other tools.

  • TWEENS - Franktown Rocks (suitable for 8 - 12)

    Music plays an important role in a child's development and given the opportunity, anyone can learn to play an instrument.

  • TWEENS - KidsHealth.org/kid

    Tweens and teens are in the midst of huge changes and changes often prompt questions -- about body image, puberty, sex, and more.

  • TWEENS - Pixton

    For the creative ones who enjoy story-telling and comics, Pixton is a do-it-yourself site where kids can use an incredible palette of tools to create and share original comics.

  • Parents as Role Models

    Date: 11 February 2014

    As parents, it is important for us to set good example for our kids in terms of our digital device and internet usage. In this video, we hear from two parents about how they do so.

  • Is Your Child Ready for Social Media?

    Date: 11 February 2014

    If your child requests for a social media account, what will you consider before agreeing? Hear from Ms Zarina Yusof here.

  • Sharenting: What are the Considerations?

    Date: 11 February 2014

    Ms Lu Jia Hui, a parent blogger at www.mumseword.com, explains how she started sharing about her kids online and her key considerations when doing so.

  • Creating a Safe Internet for Kids

    Date: 11 February 2014

    Mr Muhammad Effendy Ibrahim talks about how he creates a safe online environment for his kids by guiding their usage and using parental control tools.

  • When to Give Your Child a Smart Phone?

    Date: 11 February 2014

    If your children request for a smart phone with internet access, what are the issues you should consider before doing so? Hear from two parents in this video.

  • Mobile Devices and Your Child

    Date: 11 February 2014

    How should you control the mobile device usage of your child? Do you know what are the apps they use?

  • How to Cope with Cyber Bullying?

    Date: 11 February 2014

    How can you identify if your child is a victim of cyber bullies? And how can you help your child?

  • Gaming: When Does it Become a Concern?

    Date: 11 February 2014

    When should you start paying more attention to your child’s gaming habits? Find out the tell-tales signs of excessive gaming from Mr Chong Ee Jay from TOUCH Cyber Wellness.

  • Teaching Your Child about Online Citizenship

    Date: 11 February 2014

    What is online citizenship? How can you teach your child about their online interactions with others?