Primary School

Learning Resources

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What's On for Primary Schools

 

BOOKMUSEUMS@SG

Introducing BookMuseums@SG, a one-stop e-service for teachers to browse our rich programmes offered by the museums and heritage institutions. Visit BookMuseums@SG to book your school visits to the museums and heritage institutions today.

 

GUIDED TOURS

Primary School Visit

Entrall your students with stories of mythical creatures in Asia, or learn moral values through listening to captivating stories from the past. These tours are led by our volunteer docents.


Storytelling Tour – Fantastic Creatures or Heroes of Asia (choose one theme)

60 minutes
Mondays to Fridays
Suitable for 7 to 12 years old

We can take in tours, but only at limited capacities under Safe Management Measures.


Primary 6 Museum-Based Learning (MBL) Tours: Asian Adventures

Field Based Learning (Primary)

MBL tours are co-created with Ministry of Education to align to the Primary 6 Character and Citizenship Education, and the Social Studies syllabi. Museum Educators are trained to conduct the MBL sessions.

 

SELF-GUIDED TOURS

We have resources which you can use for a self-guided tour with your students.

Meet Me at ACM Activity Cards

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Download 10 activity cards to use with your child or students, in the galleries or at home. Each card has accompanying activities suitable for ages 5 to 8, or 9 to 12, with guidance from an adult. Let us know what you think about these resources through a survey here.

Meet the Bird

Meet the Buraq

Meet the Crab

Meet the Dragon – this object was part of the first display (2019–20) in ACM’s Fashion and Textiles Gallery. Missed that show in the new gallery? View Fashion Revolution: Chinese dress from late Qing to 1976 via our virtual galleries.

Meet the Fish

Meet Garuda

Meet Hanuman

Meet the Horse

Meet Makara

Meet the Qilin

 

 

An Explorer's Guide to Fantastic Creatures at ACM: Self-Guided Activity Trail

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Go on a search for fantastic creatures in the ACM galleries! Pick up an activity trail booklet from the Front Desk, then use it to discover animals and other interesting creatures around the museum. Learn more about the exquisitely crafted Asian art objects they decorate as well.

If you are unable to visit the museum in person, download and print your own trail booklet here, then use the video resource below to explore our galleries and discover these fantastic creatures online!

Suitable for ages 5–10.

 

 

Arts of Indonesia educational videos

These three short videos on the Indonesian arts of batik-making, gamelan performance, and wayang kulit performance, are designed as educational e-resources to complement MOE’s Primary 5 and 6 Social Studies syllabus. The videos were inspired by objects in our National Collection.

 

Batik-making

 

Gamelan

 

Wayang kulit

 

 

The Missing Mouse, ACM’s first book for children

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Experience a story about friendship and adventure through ACM’s first book for children! Learn more about Asian mythical creatures as you read this story together before exploring the galleries with your students. Use the puppet templates (download here) to re-tell the story back in school. This book is available for sale at the Museum Label Shop at ACM for $20. Get your copy today!

 

 

WORKSHOPS

We can take in bookings for workshops, but only at limited capacities under Safe Management Measures.

 

 

BE OUR COLLABORATOR TODAY!

Primary School Collaboration Greenwood

Greenwood Primary has been our long-standing collaborator. Together with our Audience Team managers, teachers and students of Greenwood have worked to produce a collaborative resource for their learning journey. The students are then trained to guide the rest of their schoolmates. They build confidence and hone their presentation skills.

Should you be interested in a collaboration with us, please email our education team and your e-mail will be forwarded to the relevant manager in-charge.

 

FOR ENQUIRY

Please drop us an email at nhb_acm_edu@nhb.gov.sg 

For all school visits, please book via BookMuseums@SG website

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