What you will learn:

Purposeful Play introduces you to 10 evidence-based strategies that equip you to:

  • Create a warm and stimulating home environment for your child

  • Use everyday activities to develop language and problem-solving skills to enhance your child's school readiness, as well as to bond and strengthen your relationship with your child.

Jointly developed by the Ministry of Social and Family Development and the Parenting Research Centre from Australia, Purposeful Play helps parents of children aged 0-6 years develop their child through play and daily activities.

The session covers the following:

Session 1: Warm and Gentle and Play
Session 2: Tuning In and Routines
Session 3: Following Your Child’s Lead and Shared Reading
Session 4: Listening and Talking More and Watching Screens Together
Session 5: Teachable Moments and Community Resources

Who is this programme for:

  • Parents/Caregivers of children 0 - 6 years old

  • Nationality: Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident


  • 5 x 1.5-hour, in-person sessions with your child

  • Conducted over 5 consecutive weeks