The Story of Tim
A COVID-19 Story: Tim the Extra•Ordinary & Resilient mouse
The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 allowed Extraordinary People to help our children understand the events around them. Tim, our Extraordinary and Resilient mouse, narrated through his eyes, feelings and senses. Through Tim’s eyes, we wanted to put words and emotions to what our children might feel.
Ep 1: A story about Resilience
Tim explains what Covid-19 is and how we can stay positive during this extraordinary time.
Ep 2: My Little Fantasy World
Tim talks about the tasks he can help with while everyone must stay home. And also about gratitude for the people and things around him despite the uncertainties of Covid-19.
Ep 3: Mixed Feelings
In ‘Mixed Feelings’, he acknowledges that it is alright to be afraid. Disruptions to usual activities will take place for a while. He also shares ways to manage these worries.
Ep 4: Let’s Get Zen
Need help with calming yourself down and staying positive and relaxed? Find out how Tim does and focuses on the little things around him to keep his mind and body healthy.
Ep 5: The New Normal
Tim talks about the reopening of Singapore after the circuit breaker, the need to wear masks when we are out, and things we need to adjust to the new normal.
Ep 6: New Beginnings
‘New Beginning’ introduces children to our Beach Road Premises and the fun sessions they can expect when they arrive at our premises.
Ep 7: On a Journey in Singapore
With restrictions on travel in Singapore and around the world, we cannot travel overseas. Tim helps children acknowledge it’s normal to feel disappointed but encourages children to think about other ways of having fun.
Ep 8: Celebrating Chinese New Year
Tim shares how our Chinese New Year celebrations 2021 will be different from other years but still filled with much food and joy.
Ep 9: My World of Colours
Tim describes how we can care for our environment and adopt a more environmentally friendly approach to our day. This video also introduces Dale Chihuly’s art exhibition at Gardens by the Bay.