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07 March 2012

D&T Field Trip 2012 to Ngee Ann City & Orchard Central

Trip #1
TUE, 13 March 2012
9 students = 7*4N2 + 2*5N1/2

Aeneas, Baowen, Nicholas, Toh Hao, Sabrina
Amalina, Farhana, Bernice, Shu Yun

Trip #2
WED, 14 March 2012
9 students = 8*3A2 + 1*5N2

Hafiz, Gubera, Haziqah, Addistia, Eileen
Wendy, Adeline, Xiu Yi, Li En

!! Please make sure you know which trip you are in. Not sure please ask !!

Meeting Place
Bukit Batok MRT Station @ 1200hrs

Field Trip Duration:
1200hrs - 1630hrs

Mr Daniel Lim

Ngee Ann City & Orchard Central

[How about MUJI in ION first, then...]
1st -stop: The Better Toy Store
2nd -stop: ArtFriend
3rd -stop: Books Kinokuniya
4th -stop: Takashimaya Department Store
5th -stop: Molecule Living @ Orchard Central

What to Bring:
  • A little notebook to sketch or jot down notes + writing stationeries
  • Some $$$ ($5-10$ is enough) as we might be stopping over Foodcourts for discussions and to chill out.
  • Umbrella. We'll be walking and walking and walking.
  • Lots of enthusiasm. That will make the day GREAT.
What to do, look out for and note:

@ the Better Toy Store
  • Category of Toys (e.g. educational, for amusement or entertainment, etc.)
  • Age Group vs. Type of Toys (e.g. functions, movements and mechanisms, size, number of parts, choice of material and color, etc.)
  • Gender vs. Types of Toys (e.g. color choices, shapes and aesthetics, etc.)
  • Age Group vs. Educational Toys (e.g. learning contents, level of difficulty, etc.)
  • etc.
@ the Molecule Living Store
  • Innovative Concepts (e.g. common stuffs turned innovative, etc.)
  • Clever Concepts (e.g. different/alternative ways to achieving common functionalities, etc.)
  • Clever Forms and Aesthetics (e.g. clever and meaningful adaptations of forms to functions, inspirations from nature, etc.)
  • etc.
Be prepared to write reflections after the trip. =)

Due to some unforeseen circumstances, if you cannot make it on the day, please make sure you inform your friend or alert me the day before via Facebook or email.

Additional Information

For those who did not register for the field trip for some reasons, below are websites to the places we are going for your reference and research. Very good information about children toys in The Better Toy Store.

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