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The latest news, updates, articles and resources from the BibiNogs's family!

Thank You for Making our Open House a Huge Success!

16 August

We had our first ever Open House on the 23rd July (UE Square branch) and 30th July (Serene Centre and King’s Arcade branches) – and it was a blast!! Thank you for coming in, participating in our activities and showing your support for BibiNogs! We had so much fun getting to know you and your children! See you at our classes soon.

It was a busy day at BibiNogs UE Square!

It was a busy day at BibiNogs UE Square!

An exhibition of BibiNogs' children's artwork

An exhibition of BibiNogs’ children’s artwork

Children immersed in engaging cognitive games

Children immersed in engaging cognitive games

The event was more than an Open House - it was an educational cultural trail for all children!

The event was more than an Open House – it was an educational cultural trail for all children!

Our happy teachers in their cultural/traditional set-ups

Our happy teachers in their cultural/traditional set-ups

Parents and children sampling our fun parent-accompanied class

Parents and children sampling our fun parent-accompanied class

Learning can be fun and engaging - for both children and parents alike!

Learning can be fun and engaging – for both children and parents alike!

Traditional Chinese art is fun and easy to make by blowing and stamping

Traditional Chinese art is fun and easy to make by blowing and stamping

Let's get our minds working through various cognitive games

Let’s get our minds working through various cognitive games

Making traditional food together is fun and "full-filling"

Making traditional food together is fun and “full-filling”

Playing the traditional game, Congkak, in its original form and in modified preschool-level version

Playing the traditional game, Congkak, in its original form and in modified preschool-level version

Children having a go at traditional games

Children having a go at traditional games

Our multi-cultural teachers having fun at the Open House!

Our multi-cultural teachers having fun at the Open House!

BibiNogs’ Open House 2016

07 July

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Come and experience what it is like to be a BibiNogs kid on the 23rd and 30th July! There will be fun trial classes, hands-on cultural activities, art & craft, games, art exhibition, door gifts and much more….

REGISTER HERE:

BibiNogs at River Valley

Date: 23rd July 2016, Saturday

Time: 10am to 12.30pm

Address: BibiNogs Play School, #02-11 UE Square Mall, 81 Clemenceau Avenue, Singapore 239917

 (Note: Trial classes will run at 10.30am and 11.15am)

Register at: http://bibinogsopenhouse_ue.eventbrite.sg

 

BibiNogs at Bukit Timah –

Date: 30th July 2016, Saturday

Time: 9am to 11am

Address: BibiNogs Kids Academy, #02-05 Serene Centre, 10 Jalan Serene, Singapore 258748

(Note: Trial classes will run at 9.30am and 10.15am)

Register at: http://bibinogsopenhouse_sc.eventbrite.sg

 

Looking for a Kindergarten for your 3 to 6-year-olds? Come to our Kindergarten’s Open House!

BibiNogs Preschool

Date: 30th July 2016, Saturday

Time: 10.30am to 1.0pm

Address: BibiNogs Preschool, #B1-01 King’s Arcade, 559 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 269695

(Note: Trial classes will run at 11.15am and 11.45am)

Register at: http://bibinogsopenhouse_ka.eventbrite.sg

BibiNogs Captivated Over 70 Children (and Parents) at Cool De Sac!

02 June

On Saturday, May 28th, Bibinogs presented 6 English and Mandarin trial classes at Cool De Sac, one of Singapore’s largest indoor playground.  This event was organised by Serious About Preschool. Over 70 children and parents/caregivers attended the classes, and had a bash!

Here are some photos from our English sessions:

BibiNogs' English teachers engaged children (and parents alike)

Animated BibiNogs’ English teachers engaged children (and parents alike)

Through dramatisation and games, BibiNogs teachers captivated the attention of the group

Through dramatisation and games, BibiNogs teachers captivated the attention of the group

BibiNogs teachers worked on children's bodies and hearts (not just their minds)!

BibiNogs teachers worked on children’s bodies and hearts (not just their minds)!

The hands-on craft activity extended children's learning

The hands-on craft activity extended children’s learning.

 

Here are some photos from our Mandarin sessions:

It's fun Mandarin time!

It’s fun Mandarin time! What are the teachers up to?

Children learned Mandarin through dramatisation and sensory exploration.

Children learned Mandarin through dramatisation and sensory exploration.

Learning through movement is the best kind of learning for kids!

Learning Mandarin through movement is the best kind of learning for kids!

BibiNogs' Mandarin teachers engaged children and parents with exploration and hands-on craft activities

BibiNogs’ Mandarin teachers engaged children and parents with exploration and hands-on craft activities.

 

Music Workshop Conducted by NUS Students at BibiNogs

23 April

On 18th April, students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (of National University of Singapore) presented an educational and fun musical workshop to the children of BibiNogs at UE. The talented musicians introduced children to different musical terms, showcased different classical instruments and got the children to participate in a creative percussion performance.  Instruments such as the cello, violin, oboe and bassoon etc. were played and they captivated the hearts of our children and parents!

Talented music students from NUS indulged children and parents with beautiful classical music

Talented music students from NUS indulged children and parents with beautiful classical music

 

The musicians taught the children musical concepts through movement and actions

The musicians taught the children musical concepts through movement and fun actions.

 

The bassoon is taller than the child! We are all fascinated by the bassoon's appearance and sound.

The bassoon is taller than the child! We were all fascinated by the bassoon’s appearance and rich sound.

 

Asst Professor Lee Pei Ming introducing various percussion instruments before handing them out to the children for a joint performance

Asst. Professor Lee Pei Ming introduced various percussion instruments before handing them out to the children for a ‘joint performance’.

 

Thank you, fellow musicians for bringing music to our lives. Keep up the good work!

Thank you to all the gifted musicians, for bringing classical music to our lives. Keep up the good work!

 

Raising Media-Wise Children in the Digital Age

20 April

Want to find out what we can do when our little ones are glued onto the screen and mobile devices?  Register now to get tips and insights from media and child development experts at the parenting seminar on Raising Media-Wise Children in the Digital Age!

Key Highlights

·         Find the right balance between screen time and your child’s development

·         Discover the dangers of leaving a child unattended with mobile devices

·         Find out how you can use media and technology to support your child’s learning

Admission is free but seats are limited. Register now! Each participant will receive a goodie bag, including a limited edition Beanstalk height chart!  To register, visit bit.ly/mediawise.

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Brought to you by

Partnerships and Programmes

Early Childhood Development Agency

Easter Celebrations at BibiNogs

31 March

Children at BibiNogs UE and KA celebrated Easter with fun and festive activities – there were egg hunts, crafts, storytelling and games. Teachers’ egg race and an Easter piñata added to the jubilance!

 

Children at KA took part in fun (and competitive) games

Children at KA took part in fun (and competitive) games

Children in KA hunting around for Easter eggs

Children in KA hunting around for Easter eggs

Story telling time for children at KA

Storytelling time for children at KA

Even teachers took part in the egg race in KA!

Teachers’ egg race was a blast in KA!

Children and Teachers at UE posed for a group picture

Children and teachers at UE posed for a group picture

Story telling and performance for children at UE

Games and storytelling for children at UE

The self-made Piñata was a highlight at UE

The self-made Piñata was a highlight at UE!

Children at UE played the feed-the-animals game

Children at UE played a feed-the-animals game

Exchanges with Overseas Early Childhood Education Leaders and Teacher

29 March

In February, teachers and leaders from Mei Hua Cai Yuan Foreign Language Preschool (China) and St. Isabel International (Philippines) visited Bibinogs to observe our teaching approaches, teacher-child interactions, curriculum and learning environment. The visits and exchanges were very fruitful as it led to exchanges of ideas and sharing of best practices across preschools.

Exchange of ideas between Mei Hua Cai Yuan's teachers/leaders and Bibinogs' teachers/leaders

Exchange of ideas between Mei Hua Cai Yuan’s teachers/leaders and Bibinogs’ teachers/leaders

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Cheers to a fruitful school visit and exchange!

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Post-Visit Debriefing and Discussion with Staff of St. Isabel International

School Visit by Staff of St Isabel International

Group Photo with Staff of St. Isabel International

BibiNogs was at Serious About Preschool’s Enrichment & Play Party at Cool-de-Sac!

04 November

On 23 October 2015, BibiNogs conducted Mandarin Tots (for 0 to 3-year olds) and Chinese Speech & Drama (for 3 to 6-year olds) trial classes at Serious About Preschool’s Enrichment & Play Party at Cool-de-Sac (Suntec). More than 60 pairs of children and parents attended our classes and everyone had a blast!

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Mandarin Tots: Moving makes learning fun and engaging

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Mandarin Tots: Storytelling comes alive Mandarin Tots class!

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Mandarin Tots: Children’s learning is reinforced through animated stories

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Mandarin Tots: Music and movement is always a part of the class

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Mandarin Tots: Hands-on projects and one-on-one interactions are the way to go

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Chinese Speech & Drama: Drama games help break the ice and build confidence in children

Chinese Speech & Drama: Let’s pretend and take on different roles!

 

BibiNogs @ Rise & Shine 2015

23 August

 

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BibiNogs will be participating in the upcoming Rise & Shine 2015 festival from 28 to 30 Aug 2015. Drop by the BibiNogs booth (Booth A13) to find out about our programs and say hi to our teachers and staff!

We will also be conducting workshops on the first two days of the festival for parents and children to experience our two programs Mandarin Tots and Bilingual Babes.

Mandarin Tots
Date: 28th August, Friday
Time: 4.00 pm to 4.45 pm
Venue: Suntec Convention Hall 404
Sign up here


Bilingual Babes
Date: 29 August, Saturday
Time: 5.00 pm to 5.45 pm
Venue: Suntec Convention Hall 404, Kids Workshop Zone
Sign up here

 

Workshop registrants will also receive a goodie bag worth $20.
We hope to see you at Rise & Shine!

Welcome to the new BibiNogs!

23 August

website-annoucement

We’re pleased to announce that BibiNogs has a fresh new look for its website and logo! Keeping in line with our belief that a child’s natural intelligence is encouraged by multi-sensory play, our new logo is designed to reflect the different textures and colors with a playful look. Likewise, we revamped the website to provide a clearer user experience for both current and potential parents to find out more and navigate through the various programs we have for your little ones!

We hope to keep this blog updated with the latest news and updates from the BibiNogs family as well as useful articles and helpful resources for you and your child. You can also follow us on our official Facebook page: facebook.com/Bibinogs  to check out the fun activities and lessons we’ve been up to!