Ultimate Back To School Guide For Kids In Singapore – Supplies, Backpacks, Lunch Boxes, Labels, Shoes, More

The Essential School Supplies, Backpacks, Lunch Boxes, Labels, Shoes, More

Back to school guide Singapore

After a gorgeously long break over the school holidays, it’s time to get ready to get the kids back to school. And that means back-to-school shopping time is upon you again! Whether your little one needs perfectly fitting black shoes, a fun new raincoat, wellies, a funky new outfit for preschool, an all-essential backpack, or school supplies, check out the Little Steps Back To School Guide To Singapore. In this guide, we’ll also help you find the best school bags for primary and secondary school in Singapore, including where to buy school bags like the popular Dr. Kong and Deuter school bags. From trendy designs to durable options, we’ve got you covered with the top school bag choices for both primary and secondary students in Singapore.

  • Backpacks back to school Singapore Little Steps Asia

    Where To Find Amazing Backpacks And School Bags In Singapore?

    Where To Find Cool Backpacks And School Bags

    A sturdy backpack or school bag is essential as your little ones race between school and after-school activities. So many brands and styles are available; Little Steps has narrowed down some of the best quirky patterned bags, rolling cases, and colorful backpacks with jazzy designs for your kids to choose from this summer.


    A Trolley Backpack With Light-Up Wheels

    Pop into one of the Smiggle stores to choose one of the many colorful and well-designed shoulder bags, travel bags, and backpacks. The handy trolly backpack is excellent when the load gets too heavy for your kids. Four zipped compartments can store everything from packed lunches and pencil cases to sportswear and books. The well-padded and adjustable shoulder straps guarantee maximum comfort when your little ones are out and about.

    Smiggle, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Ergo Kid

    Load Bearing And Fun

    The Ergo Bag collection is comprehensive and has your kids covered as they transition throughout their school years. With colorful bags for kindergarten, primary and secondary school, your little ones can choose from bags with optimal load distribution, reducing the heavy load of books and clothes on their shoulder, back muscles, and spine. The breathable back padding mesh keeps your kids cool despite Singapore’s humid weather. The hand-selected bags are from Germany and are known for their high quality and safety. Little Steps loves the fun Affenzahn Large Friend Dragon bag for younger kids.

    Ergo Kid, 501 Orchard Road, #03-07A Wheelock Place, Singapore, +65 6737 7250,, and online shopping


    A Concept Store For Your Tribe

    The family-run Smallable is a concept store for your tribe. It stocks an impressive range of boutique-inspired school bags for kids of all ages, including brands such as Trixie, Ocean & Ground, Caranel & Cie, Sticky Lemon, and Jeune Premier. All of the bags are beautifully made with your kids in mind. They are perfect for budding fashionistas or kids who prefer muted tones. Little Steps was particularly taken with Caramel & Cie ergonomic backpacks made with ultra-robust polyester with adjustable straps and padded, antiperspirant honeycomb panels for comfort. They are made with rough and tumble in mind.

    Smallable, online shopping,


    Colorful And Comfortable Mini Backpacks

    The Kånken mini backpacks come in a vast array of colors from ochre to sky blue and flamingo pink to Artic green. Your kids will delight in choosing their favorite color! The backpack is made from hardwearing Vinylon F fabric, easily withstanding dirt and accidental spills. A handy foam seat cushion is stored in the interior back pocket, which helps prevent books from digging into their backs on the way to school. Inside the bag, there's a handy name and address label that you can help your little one complete. The bags are sustainable through longevity.

    Fjallraven, various stores in Singapore and online shopping, +6588211960,,

    Pottery Barn Kids

    Gorgeous And Fun

    As usual, Pottery Barn Kids comes up trumps with a gorgeous range of backpacks, lunch boxes, and an accessible collection for those children that are less mobile. The ergonomic bags come in various colors and designs and are durable and functional, with pockets, straps, and gear loops. Your kids can choose from popular designs such as Hello Kitty, Minecraft, Hotwheels, Disney, and LEGO. There are glow-in-the-dark and glitter options for those that want a little drama! Little Steps loves the Mackenzie Gray Dinos chenille backpacks crafted from recycled materials to help protect the planet.

    Pottery Barn Kids, carious stores across Singapore and online shopping,


    Personalized Bags

    Tinyme has an impressive collection of personalized kids' bags and backpacks with hundreds of colors and design options to choose from. Whether your little one needs a functional swimming bag, a simple library bag, or a matching traffic-stopping-hued multi-bag selection, the personalized bags will ensure they are unique with their own sense of style. Plus, the stylish personalization will ensure the bags are easy to find in the after-school rush. Bonus!

    Tinyme, online,,


    Patented Horizontal Bag Design

    With its patented horizontal bag design, Bixbee has a range of well-designed bags that take the weight at waist level, helping your child with their posture. With padded straps and a back panel, you can adjust each bag to suit your child for maximum comfort. The Bixbee backpack is made with rugged, water-resistant polyester, making it easy to keep clean from expected spills and food! The bags come in various sizes, making them ideal for children between 3 and 10. Many designs and colors are available, so your child will find the perfect one for their unique style. Little Steps loves the shark and fairy bags!

    Bixbee, online at Lazada,


    Recommended By Singapore Physiotherapy Association And The Chiropractic Association

    Ergoworks is the sole ergonomic brand to receive international endorsement and recommendation from the Singapore Physiotherapy Association and The Chiropractic Association. And this recognition is well-deserved! Weighing in at a mere 450g, it's a reasonably light backpack that adds minimal weight to your child's back. Its sleek, minimalist design and various color options ensure that it can effortlessly complement any school uniform or casual weekend attire! They are Asia’s leading brand in holistic ergonomic, posture care, and wellness solutions.

    Ergoworks, online,


    From Personalized To Designer

    Childrensalon has a host of designer backpacks for your children; you can even personalize them with your little one's name. If they are little fashionistas, choose from brands such as Chloé, Dolce & Gabbana, Balmain, The Animals Observatory, Emporio Armani, and DKNY. Each backpack is bursting with practical features with plenty of pockets, adjustable straps, and padding for a snug fit, reducing strain on the back and shoulders while stowing away essentials for fun sleepovers, school, and sports.

    Childrensalon,  +44 1892 577 777,,

  • Accessories back to school Singapore Little Steps Asia

    Where To Buy The Best School Supplies In Singapore?

    Where To Find Stationery, Art Materials, Pencil Cases, And More!

    The new school year is about to start, and there’s no better way to get your kids in the mood for the new term than by bringing them on a shopping spree for school supplies! Singapore is brimming with options to prepare them for the new term.


    All Under One Roof

    With various locations across Singapore, Smiggle is the go-to wonderland for kids who have a thing for colorful stationary, glitter pens, and all sorts of school-related supplies. Think sparkly notebooks, up-to-the-minute water bottles, novelty erasers, and snazzy pencil cases. Your kids will have so much fun exploring the stores, choosing their wares ready for their big day, and returning to school after the summer holidays. They currently have great special offers for up to 30 percent off full-price goods.

    Smiggle, various store locations and online shopping,


    Go-To Stationary Store For Affordable Essentials

    If a bookshop is one of your favorite places to go, Popular is a dreamland of gorgeously essential school supplies at a reasonable cost. Every type of stationery is stocked there, be it writing or desk supplies meant for your kid's study room. You can even get label makers to enhance your kids' textbooks. For a broader range of options, we'd suggest visiting their larger branches, like the ones at Bras Basah and Marine Parade, to get everything you need for the new school year. And keep an eye on their frenzy sale; there are some bargains to be had!

    Popular, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,


    Cotton On

    As part of Cotton On, Typo has a great collection of practical school essentials and super cute stationery. They have a comprehensive bunch of novelty pens and colorful sticky notes that your kids will love to choose from, together with essential items such as pencil cases and boxes, highlighters, notebooks, pens and pencils, laptop accessories, water bottles, and bags. You'll probably find everything that you need under one online roof!

    Typo, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Daiso Japan

    Great Value Items

    You'll find some great value items at Daiso from as little as $2! They stock pencils, pens, paper, glue, erasers, tape, sticky notes, document holders, and binders, so your kids are organized to the hilt! There are numerous stores across the city, so you'll likely have one nearby. Set a budget for your little ones, and let them shop until they drop!

    Daiso Japan, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,


    Online Store

    The Kikki.K online store is perfect for, well, everything! While there are no more physical stores in Singapore, the well-laid-out online store will keep the kids busy for a couple of hours while they trawl through all the essentials for school, from diaries to pens and laptop cases to desk decorations; they have it all! They also have exceptional planners for different purposes — some even come with motivational quotes inside! If your kiddo likes personalizing their school supplies, Kikki.K also has a monogram service.

    Kikki.K, online shopping only,


    Your Favorite Store

    Everyone LOVES our favorite lifestyle store, IKEA! As one of the largest homeware stores in Singapore, it's an excellent place for quality, well-priced essentials such as lunchboxes, resealable bags, and reusable water bottles for your kids to bring to school. They have a great collection of coloring pencils and pens for little ones that are into arts and crafts, excellent storage solutions and home furnishings, swivel chairs, and brightly colored lamps for their study areas.

    IKEA, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Art Friend

    An Art Paradise

    Take the kids shopping to expand their imagination! Arty kids will love these shops; they are exploding with everything your budding artist will need, from paints, markers, scribble or fine art paper, inks, sprays, sculpture and modeling tools, and even oversized canvasses. They have the city's most comprehensive range of art supplies, so you will find whatever they need for their next art project. They also stock all essential stationery and other simple school supplies to add to your shopping basket.

    Art Friend, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,


    Quirky Findings

    This Japanese bookstore carries various school supplies in its stationery section. You can find products like moleskin planners, pencil boxes, mechanical pencils, and quality colored pens. Some items even feature adorable Japanese cartoon characters. While there, you can pick up educational books to help your little one with more challenging subjects at school.

    Kinokuniya, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Paper Market

    Personalizing Projects

    Paper, paper, paper! Paper Market stocks all of the latest supplies for everything crafting. Your little ones will enjoy using many products to personalize their projects. There’s a slew of craft essentials, including stickers, washi tapes, and advanced crafting tools they can use to make their textbooks and files completely unique. Encouraging them to decorate their belongings might make them more excited to begin the school term!

    Paper Market, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #01-120 Great World, Singapore 237994, +65 6235 6811 and online shopping,

    Rainbow Carousel

    Profits To Charities

     You’ll love this online store! It sells kooky and super fun, colorful, and encouraging products. You'll discover products like decorated notebooks with motivational quotes such as 'homework hero,' 'be you – strong, smart and beautiful,' and 'give me bear hugs every day.' They also offer customization of their products, so your kids can bring their stationery ideas to life! One cool thing about the brand is that part of its proceeds go to charity, so whenever you purchase anything, you’re giving back to society at the same time!

    Rainbow Carousel, personalized online shopping,

  • Shoes back to school Singapore Little Steps Asia

    Where To Buy School Shoes In Singapore?

    Happy Feet

    You'll probably find that your children's little feet grow at an incredible rate during their development. Comfortable, well-fitting shoes are essential to protect their feet, prevent ingrowing toenails, and maintain a healthy posture – kids spend endless hours running around, playing, exercising, and walking between classrooms. Little Steps has pounded the streets, searching for the best shoes for your kids.

    Dr Kong

    Free Foot Assessments

    Established in 1999, Dr Kong was the first to promote its innovative ‘check and fit’ foot examination and insole fitting service. They also provide complimentary foot examinations for kids to find perfectly fitting shoes for all their running around! Finding adequately fitted shoes and trainers is essential to promote proper foot growth. All their shoes come with semi-customized insoles that fit each kid's foot profile. Head down to their store for free foot assessments!

    Dr Kong, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,


    Ergonomic Shoes In Natural Materials

    Hopla! prides itself on creating shoes that promote healthy foot development. Their shoes are made using natural materials and are in line with general guidelines from top pediatric orthopedic doctors. They also provide shoe fitting for the kids to ensure they walk out with the best-fitted shoe for school!

    Hopla!, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,


     Shoeing The World

    Bata set out to 'shoe the world,' they are now the number one global footwear company and fashion icon. The company is a household name when it comes to buying school shoes for your kids, with an extensive range of white and black shoes available; it is not surprising why! Bata shoes are known to be durable, comfortable, and, most importantly, affordable! With sizes catering to kids in primary school and junior colleges, you will definitely find a suitable pair for your child. The Bata Children's Program Foundation has donated over 1 million pairs of shoes to healthcare workers, volunteers, and their families.

    Bata, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Ten Feet Tall

    Measuring And Fitting Shoes

    Ten Feet Tall offers an extensive range of school shoes in Singapore, and it is the only place that offers full-service measuring and fitting service in Singapore! They carry leading brands such as Start-rite, Petasil, Ricosta, Ascent, and Asics. They come in various sizes for kids between 3 to 18 years old. If you have shoes that no longer fit, donate them to the Shoe Bank to help people worldwide who may need them more!

    Ten Feet Tall, #02-16, Holland Village Shopping Centre, 211 Holland Avenue, Singapore, +65 6493 7244,,


    Shoes That Go Beyond School!

    If you are looking for versatile shoes for kids to wear at school or on the weekend, Decathlon has an incredible range. The sport retailer has a wide array of sports shoes suitable for school and any sports activity! There is something for every sporting occasion, from tennis, court, or everyday walking shoes. Despite its affordable price tag, Decathlon certainly does not compromise on quality. The stores also carry sandals and flip-flops for those sunshiny days.

    Decathlon, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Lim's School Shoes 

    Comfortable Feet

    Lim's School Shoes has been around since 1967, and for a good reason! Originally catering to expatriates' children, they cater to local and international crowds today! From leather shoes to sports shoes in black and white and with laces or velcro straps, you will be able to find a pair (or two) that fits the school's dress code.

    Lim's School Shoes, Holland Road Shopping Centre, 211 Holland Avenue, #02-18, Singapore, +65 64683655,,

    Raf Raf

    Cute, Comfy, And Soft

     Raf Raf is another popular option for buying school shoes in Singapore. Their shoes cater to kids between 1 to 6 years. Most of their shoes come with a soft sole, making them highly comfortable for everyday wear. The best part is that Raf Raf shoes are super cute and very easy to clean - you never have to worry about muddy shoes in the house when the kids come home!

    Raf Raf, online shopping,

    Royal Sporting House

    Multi-Brand Shoe Retailer

    As one of Singapore's leading multi-brand sports retailers, Royal Sporting House has plenty of sports and school shoes. With popular brands such as Adidas, Nike, and Asics, there is bound to be a pair that the kids will want to wear. While you are here, get a school backpack or water bottle too! If you decide to shop online, you’ll get 10 percent off your first order by using the code FIRST10.

    Royal Sporting House, various locations across Singapore and online shopping,

    Jeep Sing Fashion

    Velco and Laced-Up Shoes

    Jeep Sing Fashion is one of those places you can check out for affordable and quality velcro and laced school shoes. If you are still deciding which to get for the kids, check out their selection online before heading to their physical store for your kids to try on. Need backpacks, apparel, and new socks as well? You can also get them here!

    Jeep Sing Fashion, 4012 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, Techplace 1 #01-09 Singapore and online shopping,

  • Lunch boxes back to school Singapore Little Steps Asia

    Where To Buy Lunch Boxes In Singapore?

    Gorgeous Designs

    You'll pack your little one’s lunchbox so that you can control the nutritional content of their lunch and snack, ensuring a healthy diet. A quality lunchbox provides a convenient and often cost-effective way to enjoy their meal. The familiarity of home-packed meals can bring comfort to children, making lunchtime a more enjoyable experience.

    Agape Babies

    The Portable Lunch Station!

    There are so many options to choose from! From Skip Hop Zoo Lunchie insulated lunch bags to Trunki backpacks and freezable lunch bags, your little one can have a fresh lunch and snacks daily. A host of toys and games is available if your child likes to play at lunchtime. Agape Babies offers free delivery and a seven-day return policy.

    Agape Babies, online shopping,

    Yum Box

    Eco Food Portioning

    Yumbox houses a bento-like tray with one lid that seals all compartments. These innovative lunchboxes are designed for designated food, built-in portion control, and cool designs with illustrations to make this little box more of an adventure in good nutrition than just plain old lunch! Yumbox is easy for kids to use and a cinch for parents to pack. It cleans easily, will save you money, and will help you to reduce waste.

    Yum Box, online shopping,

    Nude Food Movers

    Dedicated To Reducing, Reusing, And Recycling

    Healthy eating and a healthy planet is the core message of Nude Food Movers. They are dedicated to reducing, reusing, and recycling. Nude Food Movers has every meal covered, including lunch and snacks at school and on the go. Their comprehensive range includes lunch boxes, snack boxes, stackable snack tubes, fruit movers, drink bottles, and insulated covers in various sizes and styles to suit your needs.

    Nude Food Movers, available at Isetan, OG, Robinsons & Co., John Little, Metro, Takashimaya, BHG, and Kiddy Palace,


    Earth-Friendly Bags For Kids

    Dabbawalla bags stand apart with its line of individually-crafted bags. The small mom-owned business aims to create well-designed bags from sustainable, earth-friendly materials that are functional, fun, and stylish enough to stand out. They work hard to ensure their products are crafted from 100% toxic-free materials and entirely safe for children.

    Dabbawalla, online shopping,


    Grow Up With Them

    What a gorgeous collection of kids' lunch boxes! With designs incorporating unicorns, dinosaurs, rainbow hearts, and under-construction themes, your little one will have lots of fun choosing their favorite lunch box! All their products have been thoughtfully designed to capture and inspire your child's imagination and thoroughly tested for safety and durability.

    Wildkin, online shopping,

    The Sustainability Project

     Advocating For A Better Planet

    The Sustainability Project believes everyone can advocate for the planet and ensure they live in a world where climate change is no longer a threat to humanity. They inspire you to take small steps and be a changemaker in the community. They have a great collection of bamboo products, beeswax wraps, collapsible bottles, and bento boxes that your kids will love to take to school.

    The Sustainability Project, online shopping,

  • Where To Find School And Clothing Labels In Singapore?

    Personalizing Everything

    Choose high-quality labels so your kids can personalize their clothes, shoes, stationary and waterproof accessories! Little Steps has gone on a sticky mission to find the best durable labels with lovely designs.


    Stick ‘Em All

    You’ll find a VeryVerySticky label for everything, including clothing, shoes, and anything else that’s really important! All labels are wash-friendly and will stick until you need them to. Order the multipacks to receive an assortment of various labels so that your kids can label everything in sight!

    VeryVerySticky, online shopping,,

    Bright Star Kids

    For Rough-And-Tumble Kids

    A group of passionate moms run Bright Star Kids and test them on their own children to ensure rough-and-tumble durability and pizazz! The budding testers have pushed their extensive range to the test so that they can, hands-on-heart, say they are perfect for your kids. There are labels for everything from school, bags, pencils, clothing, and shoes.

    Bright Star Kids, online shopping with bespoke services,


    Everything Safe

    Delve into the extensive collection of Tinyme labels that are microwave, dishwasher, and freezer safe. They’ll just go on and on and are in various design themes like cats, flowers, and dinosaurs.

    Tinyme, online shopping,

    Stuck on you

    Mission Accomplished

    Stuck On You started by mistake! A mom combined her son’s name with his favorite icon, an airplane (his dad was a pilot), and her friends all loved it! The rest, as they say, is history. They are excited to connect with families worldwide and can make everyday goods reusable with a simple sticker. Not only do the stickers look great, but they save families from losing school and daycare essentials.

    Stuck on you, online shopping,


    Over A Million Happy Parents

    With over 1 million happy parents, Stickerkid is one of the best name labels for kids – the personalized stickers are perfect for toys, water bottles, lunch boxes, and other everyday items; it saves them from being forgotten, misplaced, or accidentally swapped. The best thing? They’ll stay in place throughout your little one’s rough and tumble life! Little Steps loves the reflectable astronaut collection and the fact they use Solvent-free inks to protect the planet and your children! There are also value packs that give you up to 30 percent off.

    Stickerkid, online shopping,

    Label of Love Studio

    More Than 300 Designs

    The vibrant waterproof collection of name stickers has over 300 designs and is versatile enough for your kid’s labeling needs. Printed with eco-friendly ink, the stickers are scratch-resistant, dishwasher, microwave, freezer, and sterilizer safe; the best thing is you can re-stick and reposition them. Label of Love Studio has customizable iron-on clothing labels, birthday stickers, teacher-day labels, accessories, apparel, and pet products!

    Label of Love Studio, online shopping,

  • Computers back to school Singapore Little Steps Asia

    Where To Buy Computers In Singapore?

    Shaping How Kids Learn

    Technology has become integral to our daily lives, shaping how kids learn. Computers are essential to your little one’s education, facilitating interactive learning, encouraging collaboration, and providing access to all sorts of information. They prepare youngsters for a world of technological literacy and the rapidly growing landscape.

    Harvey Norman

    A Huge Collection Of Computers

    With various stores across Singapore, Harvey Norman is your one-stop-shop for Apple Mac Computers, Laptops, Modern PCs, Desktops, Monitors, and Microsoft Surface products. They strive to provide unsurpassed service to each of their customers. Pop in and discuss your computer requirements with one of the knowledgeable team.

    Harvey Norman, various stores across Singapore and online shopping,

    Best Denki

    The Customer Is King

    At Best Denki, you'll find everything you need for your child's computer education, from laptops to desktops and portable monitors to Microsoft Surface products. With 13 stores in Singapore, you'll find precisely what you are looking for. Their motto, 'the customer is king,' ensures excellent customer service and attention.

    Best Denki, various stores across Singapore and online shopping,



    Homegrown Challenger has over 40 stores island-wide where you can purchase all of the latest IT gadgets and computers for your child’s education. They have been voted HWM Tech Awards' Best Consumer Electronic Chain Store for 10 consecutive years (2012 - 2021), so you know you are in good hands for all your computing needs. They’ve even got a student membership zone so your kids can get purchase rebates.

    Challenger, various stores across Singapore and online shopping,


    The Price Promise

    You'll find everything under one roof in Courts, from Windows and Apple desktops and laptops to tablets, printers, mice, storage, and accessories. Courts also has a price promise and is committed to offering competitive prices across its product range.

    Courts, various stores across Singapore, and online shopping,


    Specialist Help

    If you need help finding what's suitable for your children, book a one-on-one session to shop with a specialist at the Orchard Road Apple Store. They have regular training sessions so you and the kids can learn new skills on the latest Macs and iPads. They offer Apple trade-ins so that you can upgrade cost-effectively.

    Apple, various stores across Singapore, and online shopping,


    The Premium Reseller

    As Apple's premium reseller, iStudio strives to bring Apple products to you through its thoroughly knowledgeable staff, who are always on hand to assist your decision-making process. They have everything at their fingertips, from iPad Minis to MAC Pros, and a focus on Apple solutions, service, and support. There are 22 stores, so you should be able to find one near you. They also have payment options with  PayLater by Grab.

    iStudio, various stores across Singapore, and online shopping,


    Cash Discounts

    Pop into Funan and Sim Lim Square for any IT product under the sun! The shop owners are likely to offer you discounts for paying cash upfront.

  • Books back to school Singapore Little Steps Asia

    Where To Buy Educational Toys And Books In Singapore?

    A World Of Learning

    Your child’s early years are critical for their development, where play and learning are interconnected. Educational toys and books play a vital role in their development stage, engaging their curiosity, imagination, and intellect. Toys designed for educational purposes help children understand complex concepts through hands-on experience and fun activities. Educational books stimulate children's language skills, enrich their vocabulary, and lay the foundation for reading and comprehension. By merging play with learning, your child will benefit from an enjoyable and stimulating environment.

    Elm Tree

    Literacy And Numeracy

    Elm Tree has a wide selection of learning materials, including children’s activity books, educational toys, posters, puzzles, sound and game books, and CDs. The products are carefully chosen for children up to 12 years and foster strong literacy and numeracy.

    Elm Tree, various stores across Singapore and online shopping,

    Smart Alley

    The Largest In Singapore

    Singapore's largest online educational toy store boasts the latest and highest-quality goods sourced from recognized and well-established toy makers worldwide, ensuring authenticity and excellent learning value.

    Smart Alley, online shopping,

    Growing Fun

    Fun Play

    Fun Play is a leading educational toy chain store specializing in European, USA, and Asia products. They provide wholesome toys for kids up to 12 years. They are recognized for their range of creative and high-quality teaching resources and fun play.

    Growing Fun, online shopping,


    Learning With Toys

    Mothercare, for decades, has understood that learning with toys is vital for fostering creativity in a young mind. They provide the tools to truly express themselves, create meaning about the world around them, and discover the things they enjoy most.

    Mothercare, stores across Singapore and online shopping,

    The Learning Store

    Over 1,500 Products

    An online one-stop shop for educational toys, manipulatives, and learning aids. The Learning Store product catalog has over 1,500 products for hands-on and activity-based learning and support for English, mathematics, science, social studies, and geography.

    The Learning Store, online shopping,

    Popular Bookstore

    Books Galore

    With many stores across Singapore and an online presence, you can purchase various books, toys, and learning products for children of all ages. They stock books from National Geographic Kids, Straits Times Press, and Harpercollins Publishers.

    Popular Bookstore, stores across Singapore, and online shopping,

    Woods in the Books and Books Ahoy!

    Encourage A Love For Reading

    Woods in the Books and Books Ahoy! are independent bookshops specializing in picture, illustrated, and chapter books that encourage a love for reading. Discover a wonderland of stories that touch your heart or tickle your funny bone.

    Woods in the Books, 3 Yong Siak Street, Singapore, +65 6222 9980, Books Ahoy!, Forum #02-03 583 Orchard Road, Singapore, +65 6684 0138,,


    Akin To Amazon

    Like Amazon, you can choose from thousands of fiction and non-fiction books for your kids online at Opentrolley. There are endless books that can aid your kid's studies in English, maths, geography and science, arts and crafts projects, performing arts, and music.

    Opentrolley, online shopping,

    Right To Learn

    All Sorts Of Learning Materials

    Right To Learn provides educational toys, learning resources, Montessori Materials,  advice, enrichment classes, and Montessori materials workshops to parents, preschools, and learning facilities in Singapore and around the world. Their products are sourced from all over the planet by experienced educators with decades of teaching experience.

    Right To Learn, online shopping and educational events in Singapore,


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