MindChamps Workshops and Events
September 2019

Writing Boot Camp

Improve your child’s creative writing by attending this writing boot camp. Your child will be taught to identify what it takes to produce a good piece of creative writing composition. Through hands-on activities, they will get to use their imagination and learn how to express their creativity and critical thinking in their writing!

Kindergarten 2
Theme: Conservation
  • Exploring the use of descriptive words in writing
  • Creation and world building exercises
  • Learning brainstorming techniques
  • Creative writing through exploration and creative thinking
Primary 1
Theme: Monsters
  • Exploring the use of descriptive words in writing
  • Sentence building techniques
  • Vivid story telling and writing techniques
  • Self-expression through creative writing

Venue: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date Time Level Investment
10 – 11 Sep 9:00am – 11:00am Kindergarten 2 in 2019 $128
10 – 11 Sep 11:15am – 1:15pm Primary 1 in 2019 $128

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ACA Kids Boot Camp

For N1 and N2

This is a theme-based programme that uses: stories; songs; discussions; drama activities; craft work; movement; music and improvised adventures to develop Confidence, Creativity and Collaboration. Each day, your child will take home a craft created in class that is related to and used in their themed adventure activities.

In this boot camp, your child will:
  • Learn to build characterisation through acting techniques based on the individual themes.
  • Improve emotional control through emotion-based explorations.
  • Improve vocal projection and oral language skills by speaking in front of their friends and in group settings.
  • Develop the confidence to express their ideas through open discussions, storytelling and improvisation.
  • Explore language and develop comprehension skills by taking part in interactive storytelling.
  • Develop gross motor skills through drama, songs and movement.
  • Develop collaboration skills by listening and accepting others’ ideas through various team-based theatrical activities.
  • Develop creativity by participating in exciting, improvised adventures.
  • Take home a daily craft related to and used in their themed adventure activities.
Date Time Venue Level Investment
9 – 13 Sep 9am – 11am Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17 N1 & N2 $250


For K1 and K2

This is a creativity and acting skills-based programme that uses: stories; discussions; drama activities; movement; music; improvised activities, scenes and adventures to develop Confidence, Creativity and Collaboration. Every day your kid gets the opportunity to use, explore and engage with various props and costume pieces from the Creativity Chest. These items are used as a stimulus to create monologues, dialogues and improvised scenes. The Creativity Chest allows your kids to push their creative limits and lets their ideas soar! Your kid will also prepare for and rehearse a short performance that parents can watch at the end of the bootcamp. So, come and join us and watch your kid shine!!!

In this boot camp, your child will:
  • Learn and expand characterisation through acting techniques based on the individual mini themes.
  • Improve and build emotional control through emotion-based acting explorations.
  • Improve vocal projection and oral language skills by learning proper vocal projection techniques, speaking in front of others and in a group setting.
  • Develop the confidence to express their ideas through open discussions, storytelling and improvisation.
  • Explore spoken language and their ideas by taking part in interactive storytelling and discussions.
  • Develop collaboration skills by actively listening, accepting others’ ideas, and developing teamwork through a multitude of theatrical activities.
  • Develop and cultivate creativity through improvised practical activities, scenes and adventures.
  • Use props and costume pieces from the Creativity Chest each day to create monologues, dialogues and improvised scenes.
  • Stage a short performance for parents at the end of the week.
Date Time Venue Level Investment
9 Sep 11.30am – 1pm Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17 K1 & K2 $68

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Thinking Cap Workshop

Through MindChamps’ proprietary Thinking Cap Programme, you can empower your child with the crucial learning, thinking and communication skills needed to excel in school and beyond. This fun-filled workshop is specially designed to introduce the Champion Mindset to P2 – P5 students. Students will gain self-directed learning skills, creative problem-solving, divergent thinking skills and boost their confidence though exciting activities.

Objectives
  • To introduce the champion mindset and how it can influence a child positively
  • To gain confidence through self-awareness and creativity exercises
  • To develop self-directed learning skills through creative problem-solving and divergent thinking skills
  • To learn the necessary principle of time management in achieving their goals
In this workshop
  • To direct learners towards creative flexibility and fluency and minimise barriers to creative thoughts
  • To build emotional resilience, effective communication skills, and affirmative behaviour patterns
  • Use of drama/story-telling/metaphors to illustrate the main focus of the lesson plan
  • To develop visual perception skills through fun activities and games
  • Brain Gym exercises are carried out in class to help develop child’s loco motor movements and increase alertness.
  • Use of Visualization to engage a child’s imagination and helps children to focus and concentrate better

Venue: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date Time Level Investment
10 – 11 Sep 9am – 6pm Primary 2 & 3 in 2019 $228
12 – 13 Sep 9am – 6pm Primary 4 & 5 in 2019 $228

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Primary Success Workshop

Let your Primary 3 & 4 child stay productive this September Holiday and to be ahead of their peers for Term 4 2019! Our curriculum for this 2-day workshop is designed to enhance and further polish skills that are taught in school, deepen the understanding of concepts and foster collaborative skill through group or pair work.

ENGLISH
  • Learning to write creatively and to differentiate your child’s writing from their peers using figurative language
  • Equipping your child with a range of tools to write the best composition
  • Mastering grammar rules and learning the secrets to acing cloze passages
  • Learning the art of writing a good story
  • Brainstorming story ideas in pairs/groups and identifying if the ideas will contribute to a plausible plot
  • Revision on grammar rules
  • Learning how teachers set cloze passages and how to use contextual clues to derive the answers
CHINESE
  • Using imagination and learn how to exercise creativity and critical thinking through hands-on exercises to produce a good piece of composition
  • Introduction of external expressions through the use of descriptive language
  • Explaining a situation and the cause-and-effect of that situation
  • Using emotion words and adding details to give life to characters
  • Understanding the usage of idioms and proverbs
  • Applying of senses and colours in composition writing
  • Proper grammar usage in construction of sentences
MATH
  • Learning and applying the ‘Assumption’ or “Guess & Check’ heuristics to solve problem sums
  • Developing thinking, reasoning and application skills through a mathematical approach to problem-solving
  • Building confidence and fostering interest in mathematics through concept formation activities
  • Using manipulatives to concretise the problem sums
  • Brainstorming and discussing in pairs/groups on how to solve the problem sums
  • Identifying what type of problem sums the ‘Assumption’ or ‘Guess & Check’ heuristics can be applied to
  • Using the Assumption’ or ‘Guess & Check’ heuristics to solve the problem sums
SCIENCE
  • Identifying a force as a push or pull
  • Recognising that friction is a force that opposes motion
  • Recognising that friction can occur between air and other materials
  • Recognising that friction can occur between water and another material (water resistance)
  • Practice question and fun activity related to forces

Venue: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date Lesson Breakdown Investment
Primary 3 in 2019
11 – 12 Sep 11 Sep
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Maths

12 Sep
1:30pm – 3:30pm: English
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Science
$189
11 Sep 11 Sep
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Chinese
$60
Primary 4 in 2019
11 – 12 Sep 11 Sep
4:00pm – 6:00pm: Maths

12 Sep
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Science
4:00pm – 6:00pm: English
$189
11 Sep 11 Sep
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Chinese
$60

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MindChamps Academy Chinese Workshop

P1 Chinese Culture Workshop - The Chinese Time Travel Explorer

Let us bring your child travel back in time to explore the beauty and wonders of the Chinese language and Culture through fun and interactive activities. This is a creativity, improvisation and acting skills-based workshop that uses stories, folk vocal art form – clapper talk; movement; hand craft and role playing to develop Confidence, Creativity and Collaboration within your child.

In this camp, your child will experience:
  • Learning Chinese Characters and words the Smart & Scientific Way
  • Reading Chinese Nursery Rhyme with clapper talk
  • Hand Craft making and role playing
  • Immersive and interactive activities that allows your child to experience Chinese culture in a different light

Venue: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date Time Level Investment
12 Sep 9.30am – 12.30pm P1 $68

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Terms and Condition
A minumum of six (6) students is needed to start the workshop/trial class. Any workshop with less than six (6) will be closed or participants may choose to reschedule the workshop/ trial class at the next available workshop/ trial class. Due to limited seats, all seat confirmation is based on a first-come, first-served basis with 100% payment of the workshop/ trial class. No refund will be allowed when there is a “no-show” on the day of workshop. MindChamps Singapore reserve the rights to make any changes to the workshop, amend timing, availability, venues according to the programme requirements and its terms and condition without prior notice.