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Playeum & Centre for Fathering,

together with Kitchen Movements,





A virtual cook-off challenge for children &  families, in fundraising support of Playeum & Centre for Fathering/DADs for Life's work as charities

As part of Giving Week 2020, Kitchen Movements, Playeum and Centre for Fathering/DADs for Life challenge you to a cook-off with a twist (think ~mystery box~ ingredient...).


This virtual event is in fundraising support of Playeum and Centre for Fathering's on-going work in building children and families from all backgrounds, their life skills and bonding experiences through play.


Sunday, 20 December 2020

10:00am to 12:00pm

Virtual cook-off LIVE on Zoom


FREE participation for children* & their families

Find out where your fundraising support will go.

*Children aged 15 & below.



Come support the 21 families taking part by pledging a donation for their efforts. 




  • One of you is aged 15 and below

      (and have consent from your parents!) &

  • You love getting creative in the kitchen,

Come create and ktich-innovate with us!

The cook-off challenge is open to:

  • Solo Participants*

  • Cooking Duos (sibling-duos, parent-child etc.)

  • The Whole Fam-bam (or you can even make it a family affair and compete with each other. You can register more than one team per family - a little bit of sibling rivalry never hurt....)

*Younger children will need adult support/supervision while in the kitchen :-)

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Register your interest

If you want to take part & cook for good, start confirm your registration for through this link before 13 December 2020. Solo participants, cooking duos or family entries are all welcome to be part of this exciting challenge - but make sure the junior cook calls the shots! We'll get in touch with you :-)

Spread the love & fundraise

Get your friends and family to support you in this campaign! In the spirit of giving as part of Giving Week 2020, ask your friends & family to support your efforts in the challenge by pledging and donating to both charities on your behalf! 


Plan your menu

Think full-filling, not fancy. It could be the best egg fried rice you’ve mastered after 20 tries - as long as it nourishes your tummy and soul (appetizer, main or dessert). It’s totally up to you, so as long as you remember to include at least 2 of the major food groups: grain, vegetable/fruit, protein, dairy!


What’s a challenge without a twist? You will receive a ~mystery box~ ingredient on the morning of the challenge, which must be incorporated into your dish. Good luck!

Cook LIVE on Zoom

On Sunday, 20 December at 10am, join us online on Zoom for the challenge. Cook LIVE, alongside other fellow families cooking. Let's make it a (virtual) party.



Why your support matters.

Your donation towards this campaign supports the work of not one, but two charities.


Both Playeum and Centre for Fathering share an affinity in building families that are playful, bonded, resilient and empowered with ever-growing life skills. 

Your donation will help:

  • Playeum to reach more children in the community through artful-play programmes that build resilience, nurture self-growth and the development of crucial life skills, and;

  • Centre for Fathering to empower more fathers to be better role models and an enduring inspiration to their children, as well as help eradicate fatherlessness in Singapore.

About Playeum


Using play and the arts as a tool, Playeum creates safe physical and psychological spaces, and opportunities that help children be seen, express themselves, celebrate individuality & creativity, and thrive in being the best version of themselves now and in their future.

Playeum works closely with community partners such as Family Service Centres (FSCs), Children Homes and as well as schools, through high-touch programmes that provide children with a platform to grow crucial life skills such as resilience, creativity, confidence, critical thinking, problem-solving, communication and more.

Playeum helps create more opportunities that level the playing field for all children, especially for children from disadvantaged backgrounds and children with disabilities.

About Centre for Fathering/DADs for Life


Centre for Fathering is a non-profit organisation founded in 2000 to promote active and involved fathering and address issues caused by fatherlessness in Singapore.


They aim to turn the hearts of children towards their fathers by empowering more fathers to be better role models and an enduring inspiration to their children. Since 2015, CFF has been the driving force behind Singapore’s nation-wide fathering movement – DADs for Life which seeks to inspire and mobilise fathers to become more involved with and a good influence to their children.


Under the DADs for Life umbrella are initiatives such as Dads@School, Back to School with Dad, Eat With Your Family Day and Celebrating Fathers – to encourage fathers to spend time with their families and create a culture that promotes active fathering.

Find out more about their fathering programmes and initiatives at







Kitchen Movements x Playeum x Centre for Fathering

At the heart of this joint vision and mission between Kitchen Movements, Playeum & Centre for Fathering is a shared belief in the importance of building families and making room for creativity, and how it can be inculcated into everyday life - be it in the kitchen or in the way we raise families.

This campaign is a marriage of two important C's in life (Creativity + Cooking) and the building of life skills in the kitchen, where it is practical and important to nourish from young. Not just any nourishment, but the kind that stems from the most basic need of satisfying a hunger, and coupled with love, care, playfulness, using local produce and building the memory bank by bonding over making something together with and for the people who are important to you. 

About Kitchen Movements

Kitchen Movements is a series of events curated by The Party Elves. Kitchen Movements was conceptualised as a series of events, born out of the vision to shine the spotlight on home cooks, offering them a platform to show off their talents in friendly competition, where the guests become the ‘judges’ for the evening. The events have always been about locally sourced, sustainable ingredients, cooked by local, homegrown, self-taught passionate cooks.

Couple that with The Party Elves' mission of re-introducing sensory and thoughtful play for all members of the family, we have a series of events that we hope will remind families of the joys in cooking and experimenting together in the family kitchen and around the dining table.  

Lets Cook, Create and Communicate.

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