PCF goes LEGO
PCF goes LEGO
On 6 March 2010, PCF (PAP Community Foundation) officially
launched two of their centres to integrate the use of LEGO
in their curriculum with the support of LEGO Education
I am very happy to be commissioned by PCF to design and
construct two signboards to mark the inauguration.
The signboard for Marine Parade Education Centre is about
295cm x 59cm in size (using 2694 elements) while the one
for Chua Chu Kang Education Centre measures around 262cm
x 59cm (using 2268 elements).
Two pieces of memento were also commissioned for the two
guests of honour Mr Goh Chok Tong (Senior Minister) and
Mr Gan Kim Yong (Minister for Manpower).
These two pieces of memento were created to be stud-less
and in desktop sizes. SNOT (studs-not-on-top) techniques
were used in crafting the mementos, including the coloured
text on it.
Artist Side Notes: It's fantastic to see the use of LEGO
as teaching materials in this pilot programme for the
two kindergartens. Together with the six LEGO Denmark
trained PCF teachers, I believe these pre-schoolers would
have a great head start to learning creativity, building
Special thanks to;
PAP Community Foundation
- Congratulations to the launching of the two centres and
this new programme! I would like to offer my thanks
(not in any or specific order) to Mr Michael Lim,
Ms Quek Ser Choon, Ms Patricia Tan, Ms Dinah, Ms Sharon Goh,
Ms Shirley Woo, Ms Tan Lee Choo and Ms Janica Ng for their
kind support and help throughout this project.
LEGO Education (Singapore)
- My special thanks to Ms Lim Cheng Pier of LEGO Education
(Singapore) for the generous sponsoring of LEGO elements
for this project. It's great to see how much the children
enjoy playing while learning at the same time at the PCF
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