National Museum of Singapore
25 April 2018

 The children were all excited waiting outside the gallery before entering to tour the exhibition.

The children were all excited waiting outside the gallery before entering to tour the exhibition.

 Viewing an old bicycle which belonged to Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong. The bicycle was given to him by his grandmother as a present when he was 11 years old.

Viewing an old bicycle which belonged to Prime Minister Lee Hsein Loong. The bicycle was given to him by his grandmother as a present when he was 11 years old.

 Most of the children have not seen a rocking horse before and were intrigued by it.

Most of the children have not seen a rocking horse before and were intrigued by it.

 Mrs Jo described to the children the different types of toys that were played with during the 1950s and 1960s, such as 'Tikam tikam', paper dolls and slingshots.

Mrs Jo described to the children the different types of toys that were played with during the 1950s and 1960s, such as 'Tikam tikam', paper dolls and slingshots.

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 The children listened attentively to museum assistant, Uncle Andy, as he shared with them his childhood experiences on playing with his friends.

The children listened attentively to museum assistant, Uncle Andy, as he shared with them his childhood experiences on playing with his friends.

 Next, the children looked at exhibits that depicted school life in the 1950s and 1960s, such as old school uniforms, report cards, graduation certificates etc.

Next, the children looked at exhibits that depicted school life in the 1950s and 1960s, such as old school uniforms, report cards, graduation certificates etc.

 Watching a video on old schools in Singapore.

Watching a video on old schools in Singapore.

 The children were very amused by the pencil sharpener that was in the shape of a goldfish.

The children were very amused by the pencil sharpener that was in the shape of a goldfish.

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 Old school stationery.

Old school stationery.

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 The children learning about what school sports days were like in the past.

The children learning about what school sports days were like in the past.

 The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

 The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

 The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

 The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

The children watched in fascination as the trophies were spun around in strobe lighting, creating a 'motion' effect that made it seem as though the statues on the trophies were 'running'.

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 The children learned about games that were played in the past.

The children learned about games that were played in the past.

 Learning about Singapore's first female Olympian, Tang Pui Wah, and how school and sports played a big part in promoting camaraderie.

Learning about Singapore's first female Olympian, Tang Pui Wah, and how school and sports played a big part in promoting camaraderie.

 The children also learned about local bands and music during the 1950s and 1960s such as The Crescendos and The Quests.

The children also learned about local bands and music during the 1950s and 1960s such as The Crescendos and The Quests.

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 The children learned about kampong life, people coming together to share food and listen to the radio.

The children learned about kampong life, people coming together to share food and listen to the radio.

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