Maker Carnival Chennai is a free to attend, community run event, which will be held on Saturday March 10th, 2018 on the American International School Chennai Campus at Taramani. More details found at www.aischennai.org/makercarnival/ Maker Carnival Chennai takes the form of a “Show, Tell, and Do” experience where inventors/makers sourced through an open call, will More..
Plinko? Sounds like a funny word ? Do you know what a Plinko actually is? It was originally a game used at “The Price is Right ” tv show to win a prize at random. However building your own “Plinko” is also a great activity for children to develop their focus and critical thinking. You More..
Introducing the 2018 Joy of Learning Calendar! Do you look for activities to do with your child? To bond with them over their interests? To feed their curiosity, to motivate them to work on a project, to get their hands dirty? Look no further! Our team at Imagin8ors has curated a unique calendar with events that can serve More..
There is a child within me. A feisty, mischievous child. He visits me out of the blue. He doesn’t knock. He barges in as he knows he’s always welcome. I would (almost) never tell him: “Sorry buddy, I’m in the middle of something serious right now…” or “I don’t want anyone to know you exist…” More..
The 2017 Maker Faire Singapore was a lively and inspiring gathering of creators and inventors. Imagin8ors had the opportunity to co-create a special track for young children, a place where together with their families they “tinkered” and explored activities together. Participants experienced four activities at the Imagin8ors booth: Toys Transformed, Catapults, Marble Maze and Spinning More..
Like the music he creates there is a beautiful symphony in all that he does. Father, musician, writer, maker and a fantastic mind, he reminds you of all that is good and pure in life. A curious and adventurous child Ragavan Manian, from Team Imagin8ors, explores and seeks new things with an infectious enthusiasm and More..
Balaji is the Co-Founder of Imagin8ors and a parent of two boys, Sid (five and a half) and Ved (three months). Here he kicks off our blog sharing his personal journey with Imagin8ors, and talks about the need for parents to be active custodians of their child’s creative development. As a parent, I am sure, you would have More..
Sometimes, I think change has been the one constant in our lives. By the time our younger fella was three, we’d moved across continents, homes and switched careers at least as many times. We were living out of suitcases. Family and friends floated in and out of the kids’ lives, depending on where we were. “Routine More..
Pablo Picasso famously said, “Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” Nowadays everything is handed to us neatly packaged, with little room for imagination or growth. Quite a contrast from when I was a kid, my first “real” toy was a cardboard box. Sounds weird, but according More..
Children absorb a lot of things and bring out this knowledge in the most remarkable ways. Here is the story of Nirmay and his amazing learning from nature, telling his mother “Mama See How I Grow!” As Bharti was watering the plants she noticed her four-year- old son Nirmay crouch down next to the flower pots. More..
Rachna Singh, a Singapore based mother of two daughters who are like chalk and cheese. A collector, a writer, a gardener,a mother and a terrific friend; she is indeed a force of nature. Picking up each new thing in life with such enthusiasm and energy she is a constant source of inspiration to everyone around More..
Tinker Fest is a celebration of the Joy of Learning through play, exploration and experimentation, brought in partnership between Science Centre Singapore & Imagin8ors). Join us from Dec 10 – Dec 18 for an exciting array of all day activities and workshops at the Tinkering Studio, Science Centre Singapore. Ideal for children (ages 3 and upwards) More..
Last Saturday, as part of ‘Cultivating a culture of tinkering at home’, excited children and parents gathered for Tinker Camp, at the Science Centre Singapore. We witnessed the frenzy as busy hands and creative minds, were at work, gearing up for the big launch of a chain reaction – The Domino Effect. Junior Chef More..
Have you ever wondered what these myriad bugs are up to, as they busily flit, glide and crawl around on some urgent secret mission? What actually is their daily agenda? If only we could get a sneak peek into their logbooks to glean what’s going on in the secret life of the bugs. At Tinker Fest, More..
Tinker Fest, organized by Imagin8ors and Tinkering Studio, Science Center, Singapore connects children, parents, educators and makers in a week-long celebration of the joy of learning’ through play, exploration and experimentation. As a part of festival we got an opportunity to have a dialogue with parents on “Raising Joyful Learners“. The insightful questions thrown into the More..
Imagin8ors were on the go again this weekend and we had the delightful opportunity to meet some bright young tinkerers at Monsters Under the Bed. It was a perfect collaboration, where the creative journey of the children did not just end with writing a story. The stories traveled a few more miles and evolved into More..
It was indeed a light bulb moment when we thought of Imagin8ors On The Go. What an opportunity for us to bring the Joy of Learning to your very doorstep! To meet wonderful children and parents and together create an environment where we could children could tinker, have fun and learn hands-on. Where we could have More..
How about a spoonful of nostalgia this weekend? There is something for everyone – children, parents and grandparents – at the third edition of Masak Masak at the National Museum. Get nostalgic together as you explore six stunning installations which will remind you of the exciting games of a bygone era. Discover engaging activities for More..
Last week Nia and I found ourselves at Playeum. After weeks of hearing about the Hideaways- Creating With Nature” exhibit we finally had a chance to experience it first-hand. As we walked past the pink elephant figurine, we were greeted with peals of laughter from some very happy tots. We saw a few Playeum facilitators More..
Has the wobbly walk of a caterpillar ever caught your eye? Did you notice how its whole body twists like an acrobat? Would you like to view a butterfly under a microscope? Does it still look just as pretty? Come find the answers to all your queries while playing some fun interactive games. Science Centre Singapore and Butterfly Park, Sentosa More..
Get close to nature with your kids at Playeum’s Hideaways – Creating with Nature this weekend. There is so much to choose from : Holiday Camps, Artist-led workshops, Tinkering Sundays and a chance to meet the artists behind these great installations. Among other things the children get can play with clay, bamboo and ratan and build their More..
Sia Mitra blogger, painter, needlework artist, mother – a woman with fingers in many pies. Living a busy life juggling numerous interests and responsibilities, but her daughter always comes first. Doing many projects together is how this mother-daughter duo bond and have fun together. Hear this Delhi based powerhouse speak about one such holiday project. Rummaging More..