Where to repair? A guide to service providers in Singapore

Repair services in Singapore directory

Given a choice between buying new or repairing old, which one would you go with? And if you are still thinking about your answer, maybe the heavy-weight fact that more than 21,000 tonnes of waste is generated in Singapore on a daily basis will help tilt your decision scale in the right direction. To make a much needed difference and reduce the amount of waste generated, each of us needs to choose the repair option …[Read more]

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Child’s Play Meet 7 makers who create toys and conduct experiments using everyday objects

science and DIY for kids

Be it pebbles, shells, toothpaste caps, cardboard boxes and even used wrapping paper, while I was growing up these were a part of my ‘toys’. I would pick easy-to-find daily objects and transform them into some kind of a play thing, a project that could be done by myself or with a little help from a grownup. In contrast, nowadays, a child’s world of play is dominated by ‘off-the-shelf’ toys and most of them are …[Read more]

Upcycle│ Our ‘best’ indoor crafts ideas for the kid in you

upcycle waste kids craft

With the rains ever-so-often threatening to wash away holiday plans in Singapore, we realise that we all need to have some indoor activities planned for the times we are forced to (or choose to) stay home. While outdoor activities are our daily dose of exercise and fresh air, indoor activities allow our kids( and the the kid within us) to unleash their creative sides and try their hand at something new. (Of course, there are …[Read more]

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Mother’s Day DIY│#Repurpose common household items into useful gifts

DIY repurpose Crafts for Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day just a few days away, on 12th May to be precise, if your gift isn’t already ready then it’s about time you figured out Plan B. Wait! We’ve actually got Plan B in place for you. How about making some really cool DIY gifts by #repurposing common household items? It’s a win – win situation; you made a gift and it’s eco friendly too. Your mom will absolutely love it! So, Daddies …[Read more]