13 Jun '11, 3pm
Junior gets busy during June hols Congratulations, parents, you have survived half of the June school holidays!
BRING out the trophies, break out the champagne. Congratulations, parents, you have survived half of the June school holidays! The bad news: There are another two weeks to go. As the now-exhausted "owner" of a five-year-old, Julian, and a 19-month-old, Lucien, I've been on a museum and site-visit blitz since the kindergarten break started. Here are some of the activities we've tot-tested in my educational offensive to keep boredom at bay. Post-Office visit What: Julian and I were invited by SingPost to visit its mail- sorting centre at Singapore Post Centre in Eunos Road, and we were thrilled to find out about what happens to letters and parcels. Tours are conducted by prior appointment, for groups of 20 (minimum) to 40 (maximum) people, aged above 10 years (SingPost kindly made an exception for Julian). What the boy did: Julian gawped as the postal workers got on with the...