A Day with Dad Events

Join us for exciting online activities such as workshops for Dads, as well as father-child bonding activities from magic shows, craft sessions to cooking adventures!

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Challenges of a Modern Father – Raising Resilient Kids in Today's Age

18th June 2020

8pm to 8:30pm

Join author of "The NAKED Parent" - Modern Asian Mother on her FaceBook Live dialogue for an insightful sharing by Adjunct Professor Lim Soon Hock as he shares the secrets of raising resilient children. A father of three, Soon Hock will discuss how fatherhood has changed over the years and provide valuable tips for a delightful parenting experience!

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The Father Effect On Our Work-Life

19th June 2020

3pm to 4pm

The pandemic and circuit breaker has made us reassess gender norms and share parenting. Fathers are facing new challenges to parenting and the ability to be productive when working from home. Join us in this Father's Day special to explore the fathering effect in work-life.

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Special Needs Planning – They need more especially when you are not around.

19th June 2020

8pm

Join us for a webinar to learn how to cater for our special needs child when you are no longer around. We will be sharing insights and some alternative solutions.

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Facebook Live: What does CB mean to you? Success, Struggles & Stories

20th June 2020

8pm to 9pm

CB has come and gone, and we do not wish to re-enter CB again! However, through that challenging time, how and what did we learn from it, as a father and a husband? What were the success and struggles we faced as the head of the household? Join us as we listen and discuss the journey five fathers went through, and the stories they have to share with us at fb.com/dadsforlife.

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Opening Address

21st June 2020

9am to 9:05am

Welcome by Richard Hoon, Chairman, Centre for Fathering and DADs for Life

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DIY Stained "Glass" Craft by Preschool Market

21st June 2020

9:10am to 9:25am

Create a faux stained glass using materials found at home. Hang the creation at your window and see a beautiful stream of colours as light passes through.

For fathers and children 3-10 years old.

Materials required: Coloured plastic bags or cellophane paper; wax paper or clear plastic bags; coloured paper (black or dark coloured); ruler; pencil; scissors; glue; ribbon and hole puncher.

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Music & Movement with Dad by Our Music Studio

21st June 2020

10am to 10:30am

Bond over a percussion play and movement session with home-made instruments or things you have at home!

For fathers and children 4 months to 6 years old.

Materials required: Containers or boxes; ladles; home-made bottle shakers or maracas; scarf or hand towel.

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Cooking With Dad

21st June 2020

11am to 11:30am

Dads for Life volunteer, Mohamed Jamaluddin Abdullah shares his love for cooking and how he and his children have enjoyed cooking and baking together during this circuit breaker season.

For the whole family.

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When Dads Meet

21st June 2020

12pm to 12:30pm

Listen in as fathers share about the importance of fathers supporting each other in Father Groups. Join these fathers to recite the Dad’s Promise and pledge to be the best father you can be to your family!

For Fathers only.

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Old-School Cardboard Robotic Arm by Playeum

21st June 2020

1pm to 1:30pm

Using everyday items, fathers and children can mechanise our anatomy particularly our arms.

For fathers and children 6 to 12 years old.

Materials required: Cardboard box; strings; straws; masking/fabric tape or glue gun.

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DIY Disco Ball by Terra Minds Science and Robotics

21st June 2020

2pm to 2:30pm

Create a reflective ball with your child and learn about light reflection. Have a family dance with the disco ball!

For fathers and children 4 to 12 years old.

Materials required: Toy ball (not more than 10cm) or disposable containers like a bowl; aluminum foil; glue stick; scissors; 20cm string and torchlight.

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Discover Magic Workshop's Special Look by Acel Academy of Magic

21st June 2020

3pm to 3:30pm

Engage in two mini magic challenges and be treated to performances by magician trainer Nigel Lew.

For fathers and children 7 to 12 years old.

Materials required: An empty toilet paper roll; A4 sized paper; scissors and tape.

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Fatherhood, Post Circuit Breaker

21st June 2020

8pm

eXplorerkid has partnered with Centre for Fathering/DADs for Life to bring you a cosy and intimate sharing session with eight fathers. We hope this will encourage and put a smile on the faces of all Daddies out there. We salute you!

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Ready, Steady...Dad! ARE YOU DAD ENOUGH?

25th June 2020

8am to 10am

What is being a father all about? How has it changed over the years and how can we take it far-ther in time to come and support our children, especially in our ever-changing world? Come tune in to this LIVE conversation and interactive sharing session about what it means to be "dad enough" in the 21st century, and explore discussions surrounding the role of being a father, challenges faced in parenting/co-parenting, parenting as a team and fathering during a crisis to help build resilient families.

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Effective Work-Family Life Integration in The New Normal

27th June 2020

10am

Blurring of Work-Family Life? Juggling demands between kids and elderly parents? Escalating Family Conflicts? Deteriorating Mental Health? Join Dr. John Ng, Chief Passionary Officer, Meta Counsulting, who has worked with many businesses and coached many families, as he shares in this webinar.

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