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Programme Details
Date: Saturday Sep 01, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Venue: Programme Zone in Jurong Regional Library
Lang: English
Note: No registration is required.

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Carnival of Heroes and Heroines
There are heroes and heroines in comics, folktales, legends and everyday life. They come in all shapes and forms. Meet them at the Carnival, a celebration of reading by READ! Singapore.

[WORKSHOP HIGHLIGHTS]: No registration is required for the workshops. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis. Limited to 20 families, with children aged 9 – 12.

WORKSHOP #1 Design and Draw: Heroes and Heroines from 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm
What would the hero and heroine of your dreams look like? Learn to design and draw them at this session.

WORKSHOP #2 Create your own iBook from 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Use an iPad to create your own iBook! Write a heroes-themed story; use an iPad to put in photos and sounds to create a multimedia iBook.
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AN ALL AFTERNOON OF FUN ACTIVITIES!
Complete all the booth activities, and get to dress up as superheroes for the free photography shoot! Here’s a snapshot of some of the exciting activities!

[BOOTH HIGHLIGHTS]
#1 Quest
Quest is back! Bring your Quest cards to trade and meet other Quest fans.

#2 LEGO® Superheroes and Rory’s Story Cubes by Duck Learning and LEGO® Education
Design your own superhero with LEGO bricks, and use Rory’s Story Cubes to storyboard a heroes-themed stop-motion film with iPads through the application LEGO® Super Heroes Movie Maker.

#3 Kancil and Sang Buaya – Retold by Mercu Learning Point
Learn about how Kancil outsmarts the crocodile, Sang Buaya when he drinks from the river every day.
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About The LEGO Group: The LEGO Group was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen. The company has passed from father to son and is now owned by Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, a grandchild of the founder. The name 'LEGO' is an abbreviation of the two Danish words "leg godt", meaning "play well". The LEGO® brick is our most important product. This is why we are proud to have been named twice – “Toy of the Century”. Our products have undergone extensive development over the years – but the foundation remains the traditional LEGO brick. Visit www.lego.com for more information.

About Duck Learning: Duck Learning is an education consultancy which believes in helping students realise and develop their full potential in order to become socially responsible leaders of the future. Duck Learning is the exclusive distributor of LEGO® Education in Singapore. Visit Duck Learning at www.ducklearning.com

About LEGO Education: LEGO® Education has been creating solutions for kindergartens and classrooms for 30 years, working with child development specialists and teaching professionals to build a rich understanding of what it takes to provide truly effective learning experiences. Visit LEGO Education Singapore at http://lego.ducklearning.com

About Rory’s Story Cubes: The Rory’s Story Cubes was invented by Rory O’Connor. Rory’s Story Cubes are a remarkably simple and effective means for inspiring creative thinking and problem solving in all of us. Simply toss all the dice, examine each of the nine face-up images and let them guide your imagination through a story that begins with “Once upon a time…”.The secret is not to think too deeply. The story will reveal itself through the cubes and in so doing, will unleash creativity, freedom of expression and frequently, an insight to how to solve a seemingly intractable personal or business problem. Rory’s Story Cubes are exclusively distributed by Duck Learning in Singapore & Malaysia. Learn more about Rory’s Story Cubes at http://www.storycubes.com

About MERCU Learning Point: MERCU Learning Point is an education provider that offers a comprehensive range of programmes and services to the general public, corporate, grassroots organisations and other VWOs. Set up in 1999, MERCU has an extensive network of early childhood centres (known as Kidz Meadow Kindergarten and Childcare Centres), student care and learning centres.
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