Tinkering to infinity – and beyond!

This article is written by Valerie Wong, Corporate Communications Officer from the Science Centre Singapore.   If you have run out of ideas for what your kids should do this upcoming September school holidays, come on down to Science Centre Singapore and join us at Tinker Fest, where ideas never run out, but keep on…

An Amazing Maker Journey

It has been an amazing 5 year journey for Maker Faire Singapore. In 2012, we started off as a Mini Maker Faire with about 20 maker booths and 1000 visitors. In 2016, we are proud to have hosted over 300 maker booths (including about 700 makers) and 15,000 visitors over a 2-day event at the…

Can you see these stickers? — Maker Faire Singapore

Maker Faire Singapore is coming again! *Excited* This is the 5th year that Science Centre Singapore is organising our Singapore editions of Mini Maker Faires and featured Maker Faires. This year, the event will be held on 25 & 26 June at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). As per previous years, there will…

Creating and Tinkering at MindFest 2016!

Coming back for the fourth year, this annual event organised for school groups and home-schooled groups only encourages children to explore science, arts and technology through creative tinkering activities. This year, learn how to make catapults, skipping toys, shrinking plastic and more! Take a look at the images below to catch a glimpse of what’s going…

The Maker Mindset

Written by Dr Kiruthika Ramanathan, Senior Manager, Education Services & Outreach at Science Centre Singapore. A key event of the Singapore Science Festival, Maker Faire Singapore, aims to inculcate the Maker mindset – a growth mindset that encourages people to believe that they can learn to do anything. As the founder of Maker Faire, Dale…

Building Singapore’s future with STEM!

SG50 Inventions Camp! Held at the beautiful National Design Centre Singapore, 90 children joined hands with industry experts to design and create awesome products for Singapore’s future. They were given an engaging guided hands on tour of Fifty years of Singapore Design exhibition, special guest speakers were brought in to inspire their creative thinking and…

6 Things to Check Out at Singapore Science Festival 2015

Have you always been curious, imaginative and loves to tinker with things? Why not think about how we can apply all these to change and make something better? “Changemaker of Science” is the theme of this year’s Singapore Science Festival, and we look at how science can be used to transform and improve lives. Inevitably,…

A dismantling affair

About a month ago, the Maker Faire Singapore team organised a Pop Up Maker Space at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) held in Science Centre Singapore. The audience are participants of the SSEF. One of the station masters, Meenakshi, wrote a blog post at the Maker Faire Singapore website on the activities that…

Tinker Teen: Nishant Verma!

Hey everyone! I hope you’re having a good start to the year! I had the privilege of interviewing a teen who tinkers with great zeal, interesting results and immense enjoyment! The teen in question – Nishant Verma, is an 18-year-old student from Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) who participated as a maker at the first Singapore Mini Maker Faire Education Day…

Exciting time with the Singapore Science Festival!

It is the time of the year again, where we celebrate the Singapore Science Festival! In two weeks’ time, the Festival will open with a blast at X-periment!, a three-day science carnival which celebrates the latest developments and research work in the field of science and technology. Universities, research institutions, and companies will demonstrate some…