12 Aug '17, 7am

Pre-schoolers learn to do household chores while raising funds for needy families

SINGAPORE - Bank officer Deborah Lim has two maids in her home and it may be the reason why her son Sean Neo, four, hardly helped with the household chores. These days, however, Sean washes his own shoes and dishes, and even asks his mother to give him more chores. Sean's transformation came about after his pre-school, PCF Sparkletots [email protected] Tampines East Block 261, started a project called Chores 4 Charity in July (2017). About 140 children from the pre-school were given the task of raising money by completing household chores at home, and for friends and relatives. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up With the money, they bought provisions like instant beverages and canned food for about 150 families that live in the one-room rental flats near the pre-school. On Saturday morning (Aug 12), more than 20 children from the pre-school distributed the it...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/pre-schoolers-learn...

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