On 19 November this year, DADs for Life crosses 10 years as a national movement in the Lion City.

Let the Lionhearted Dads Roar!

We're dedicating this tribute season to Lionhearted Dads that make up DADs for Life, to honour every brave protector and provider of the family.

Join us on Facebook as we celebrate with fun contests, inspirational stories and moments of reflection for the family!

#LionheartedDads

Watch our Charity Movie “Stormboy” on Sat Jan 19, 1:30pm to support & celebrate the Dads for Life 10th Anniversary! 

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DADs for Life Celebrates 10 Years!



DADs for Life was launched on 19 November 2009 in conjunction with International Men’s Day, with a mission to inspire, mobilise and involve fathers to become good influencers in their children’s lives for life. Since then, it has grown into a national movement engaging over 250,000 families each year with initiatives such as Eat with Your Family Day, Back to School with Dad and Celebrating Fathers.

DADs for Life Trails!

Explore the DFL Family Trail @ Kallang with Locomole, the mobile trail app for augmented location-based games & historical tours!

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Your Local Discovery Guide

Kick off a family adventure with the Locomole
mobile trail app and learn about heritage landmarks
around the Kallang River. Get Started Now!


Fathers. For all the things you do, we love you.

Celebrating Fathers 2019 highlights the role of Mums in supporting Dads to be the best fathers that they can be to their children by encouraging Mums to show appreciation to Dads for all that they do for their families.

 
 

DAD’S DAY OUT
IS BACK!

Celebrate Father’s Day on
Sun 16 Jun 2019 with family
at Singapore Sports Hub OCBC Square!  ➤  Learn more

Register Now!

DEALS FOR DADS


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FUN WITH DAD

Check out our calendar of Exciting Father and Child Activities in this season of celebration by our DADs for Life partners!
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  • Be a DJ Mixing Workshop

    Get a taste of being a DJ by discovering the secrets to choosing and mixing dance tracks! (18 May – 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Make a Father's Day Card with Paper Quill (Special Needs Children are welcome!)

    Learn to make a special Father’s Day card with quilling technique (simply rolled up strips of paper!) It’s easy even for little fingers but you’ll be amazed at the finished product! (Tue 4 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Baking Cheesy Shepherd's Pie Workshop

    Nothing brings family together like food. Discover a treasure trove of lessons from the kitchen, for every father and child! (Sun 2 & 9 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Play.Craft.Sing Playdate

    Indoor thematic playdate with storytelling, sensory play, craft work and sing-along and simple kids yoga based on the theme. (Sat 1 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Cookie Making Workshop

    Learn to make yummy cookies from scratch using a less-sugar recipe conducted by chef at My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise that hires persons with special needs. (Fri 31 May & Sat 1 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Baking Sweet Breads (Egg Mayo & Hot Dog Bun)

    Fun-filled bread making class by friendly and experienced coach who conducts in a small group with maximum of 4 pairs of father and child. (Sat 25 May, Mon 10 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Fun Resin Table Workshop

    Have fun experimenting with an exciting variety of mediums such as colour pigments, inks and glitter in resin to create a truly unique table. (Sat 1 Jun, Fri 14 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Let's Have Fun! (For Special Needs children only)

    Special session for fathers with special needs children. Conquer the obstacles at Safra Kidzamaze, while fathers get more information on topics by therapists. (Fri 7 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Pizza Making Workshop

    Enjoy a hands-on session with Jamie’s Italian MasterChefs as you and your child become chefs for the day, making your very own pizza! (Sat 8 Jun & Fri 14 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Let's Race Our Dragster!

    Great bonding time for dad and child as you build and programme the dragster together. Watch your child’s eyes light up when the motorised robots come to life! (Sat 8 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Jungle Run Walk Edition

    Overcome obstacles along our 3km jungle course swamped with a variety of indigenous flora, set within a deep 800m long ravine, beneath a high canopy of trees. (Sun 9 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Design and Build a Wacky Drawbot

    Young explorers are introduced to the fundamentals of electricity and design, to build their own wacky Drawing Robot (Drawbot) with dad using electrical circuits, motors, colourful markers, recyclable materials and a sparkle of imagination. (Sat 8 Jun to Sun 9 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Daddy Dance with Me

    Be your girl’s first dance partner in her life! Join an easy dance workshop, where you will learn a simple choreography, then perform in a dance contest with celebrity judges to win prizes! (Sat 1 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Stand Up Paddling Workshop

    Learn one of the fastest growing sports globally with your child while enjoying the waters off Singapore! (18 May – 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • BODYCOMBAT Workout

    Punch and kick your way to fitness, burning up to 740 calories along the way with this high-energy martial-arts inspired workout. (Sat 18 & 25 May, 1, 8 & 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Race Car Engineering with Dads

    Build and race your very own race car as Dad & child, using physics and engineering concepts to push the limits of speed. (Sat 25 May, 1 & 8 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Cookie Making Workshop (For Special Needs Children only)

    Special class for children with special needs! Learn to make yummy cookies from scratch conducted by chef at My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise. (Sun 26 May ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • I Walk, I Shoot (Natural Heritage @ Punggol)

    “I walk, I shoot” is a half day programme, that allows participants to go on a trail in a part of Singapore to capture unique sights on their cameras. (Sat 8 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Fire Fighter Playdate

    A wonderful father-child bonding playdate of music and movement, bean bag tossing, obstacle course, relaxing sensory tray activity, and paint craft work. (Sat 2 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Build Your Own Medieval Catapult

    Each father and child pair will co-create a medieval catapult in this high adrenalin hands-on workshop, and compete against each other in a shoot-out competition! (Wed 5 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Crumbly Cupcakes Workshop

    Learn to make crumbly cupcakes from scratch. Workshop will be conducted by chef at My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise. (Fri 7 Jun & Sat 8 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • I'm a Little Explorer

    An outdoor forest classroom, with creative nature activities, craft work, singalong and immersive storytelling based on a theme! (Sat 25 May & 8 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Move that Mabot!

    Mabot, a modular robot kit that combines education and entertainment for kids and adults to spark their imagination, with hands-on learning, teamwork, and fun. (Sat 8 Jun, Sun 9 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Baking Sweet Breads (Coffee Bun & Cheese Roll)

    Fun-filled bread making class by friendly and experienced coach who conducts in a small group with maximum of 4 pairs of father and child. (Thu 13 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Spaghetti & Meatball Pie Workshop

    A hands-on session for father and child, learn to make spaghetti and meatball pie from scratch, with recipe, ingredients and guidance from our resident Chef.  (Sat 15 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Breakfast with Dad

    The father-child relationship is a significant factor in the emotional and cognitive development of a child. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This workshop will have the father and child embark on a breakfast preparing session together, then on a mutual discovery experience that is fun and impactful for both father and child. Maximum 12 pairs.  (Wed 12 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Father-Child Experiential Workshop

    Learn how to build into your father-child relationship in your child’s emotional and cognitive development with CFF’s experiential learning methods of coaching fathers.  (Thu 13 Jun ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Be a DJ Mixing Workshop

    Get a taste of being a DJ by discovering the secrets to choosing and mixing dance tracks! (18 May – 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Baking Cheesy Shepherd's Pie Workshop

    Nothing brings family together like food. Discover a treasure trove of lessons from the kitchen, for every father and child! (Sun 19 May ONLY) ➤ Learn more

  • Nirvana Fitness

    NirvanaFitness® is a unique blend of uplifting music, simple but efficient flow of pilates, yoga & functional movements and rhythmic breathing. (Sat 18 & 25 May, 1,8 & 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Play.Craft.Sing

    Indoor thematic playdate with storytelling, sensory play, craft work and sing-along and simple kids yoga based on the theme. (Sat 25 May, 1 & 8 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Cookie Making Workshop

    Learn to make yummy cookies from scratch using a less-sugar recipe conducted by chef at My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise that hires persons with special needs. (Sat 1 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Baking Sweet Breads - Egg Mayo & Hot Dog Bun

    Fun-filled bread making class by friendly and experienced coach who conducts in a small group with maximum of 4 pairs of father and child. Participants will go through the entire bread making process, from weighing ingredients, kneading and proofing the dough, to shaping and baking. Bring home all-time favourites hot dog and egg mayo buns for tea time!

  • Fun Resin Table Workshop

    It’s all hands on board as you put the little ones to work with you to create a truly unique table for the living room or bedroom. Make wonderful memories as everyone channels their inner artists and have fun experimenting with an exciting variety of mediums such as colour pigments, inks and glitter in resin. Receive a polaroid photo of father and child as a keepsake of this creative experience!

  • Make a Father's Day card with paper quill

    Learn to make a special Father’s Day card with quilling technique (simply rolled up strips of paper!) It’s easy even for little fingers but you’ll be amazed at the finished product! Workshop comes with a snack and drink for each father and child. Workshop is conducted by a volunteer crafter, with all fees donated to My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise who hires persons with handicap and special needs.

  • Let's Have Fun!

    Special session for fathers with special needs children. Conquer the obstacles at Safra Kidzamaze, while fathers get more information on topics by therapists.

  • Pizza Making workshop

    Enjoy a hands-on session with Jamie’s Italian MasterChefs as you and your child become chefs for the day, making your very own pizza! Also learn how our chefs make fresh pasta every single morning to make Jamie’s Italian’s signature pasta dishes. Enjoy the fruits of your labour as your pizza comes out piping hot from the oven! Min 10 pairs, max 14 pairs.

  • Let's Race Our Dragster!

    An all-time favourite! Great bonding time for dad and child as you build and programme the dragster together. Watch your child’s eyes light up when the motorised robots come to life! There is a high adrenaline rush close to the session as each dad and child pair gets to race their creation to the finishing line!

  • Jungle Run Walk Edition

    Overcome obstacles around our 3km jungle course and take time to enjoy the great outdoors together. Come and be removed from the hussle and bustle of Singapore by strolling along the trail swamped with a variety of indigenous flora, set within a deep 800m long ravine, beneath a high canopy of trees. You will be surprised just how free you will actually feel.

  • DADs for Life Overnight Camp

    Our most popular overnight father and child camp is back again! Come spend a day with your child completing exciting activities, and sharing a tent at night, in the outdoors (but covered)! Discover another side of each other as you put up the tent together and gaze at stars till you fall asleep. Limited to first 200 pairs of father and child only. Dinner and breakfast will be provided. Be fast, we were fully booked in 2 weeks from launch in 2018!

  • Stand Up Paddling Workshop

    Learn one of the fastest growing sports globally with your child while enjoying the waters off Singapore! (18 May – 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • BODYCOMBAT Workout

    Punch and kick your way to fitness, burning up to 740 calories along the way with this high-energy martial-arts inspired workout. (Sat 1,8 & 15 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Race Car Engineering with Dads

    Build and race your very own race car as Dad & child, using physics and engineering concepts to push the limits of speed. (Sat 18 & 25 May, 1 & 8 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • FIGHT-DO®

    FIGHT-DO ® is a fitness class combining boxing and martial arts, where you imagine being in an actual fight with one or more opponents. (Sun 26 May, 2 & 9 Jun) ➤ Learn more

  • Cookie Making Workshop (Special Needs)

    Special class for children with special needs! Learn to make yummy cookies from scratch using a less-sugar recipe conducted by chef at My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise. (Sun 26 May) ➤ Learn more

  • I Walk, I Shoot - Natural & Cultural Heritage

    “I walk, I shoot” is a half day programme, that allows participants to go on a trail in a part of Singapore to capture unique sights on their cameras. Participants will be in groups of 10 with 1 facilitator. The groups will then submit their photographs and the group with the best images will win a prize. Minimum participation is 30 pax.

  • Fire Fighter Playdate

    A wonderful father-child bonding playdate! First, music and movement where the little ones will sing and dance with the fire engine props. Next, a bean bag tossing activity to bring down the fire. Then, an obstacle course to save lives and put out the fire. Next, a relaxing sensory tray for the little ones. Finally, a father and child messy paint craft work to end a fun session.

  • Build your own Trebuchet (Medieval Catapult)

    Bond with your kids in this high adrenalin hands-on workshop! Each father and child pair will co-create a medieval trebuchet, and compete against each other in a shoot-out competition! There will also be purpose-designed games and activities to enhance communications and bonding between you and your child.

  • Crumbly Cupcakes Workshop

    Learn to make crumbly cupcakes from scratch. Hands on workshop with cupcakes to bring home (if any are left!). Fee includes all ingredients, tools, plus a drink for both dad and child to go with their yummy cupcakes Workshop will be conducted by chef at My NoNNa’s, a social enterprise who hires persons with handicap and special needs. Have fun and support a worthy cause at the same time!

  • I'm a Little Explorer

    An outdoor forest classroom, with creative nature activities, craft work, singalong and immersive storytelling based on a theme! Making use of natural materials, father and child are led through various stations for exploration.

  • Move that Mabot!

    Mabot, a modular robot kit that combines education and entertainment for kids and adults to spark their imagination, with hands-on learning, teamwork, and fun. Each Mabot kit is an incredible robotic system that allows kids to use modular components to create robots and unique functions such as moving, sensing the surroundings and interacting with the environment.

  • Baking Sweet Breads - Coffee Bun and Cheese Roll

    Fun-filled bread making class by friendly and experienced coach who conducts in a small group with maximum of 4 pairs of father and child. Participants will go through the entire bread making process, from weighing ingredients, kneading and proofing the dough, to shaping and baking. Bring home all-time favourites Coffee Bun and Cheese Roll for tea time!

  • Spaghetti and Meatball Pie Workshop

    A hands-on session for fahter and child, learn to make spaghetti and meatball pie from scratch, with recipe, ingredients and guidance from our resident Chef.

JOURNEY AS DADS

Hakim and His Hi-Five!



Daulat Hakim defies modern Singapore mentality with five kids! He chatted with Dads for Life on his life priorities, daily schedules and of course, the kids.

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Dads for Life & Mums for Life – Sharing Kisses On Dad’s Day Out



Dad’s Day Out was celebrated differently on Father’s Day this year, with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat and his wife gracing the event.

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Standing Tall on Our Fathers’ Experiences



Be inspired by this heartening story of how granddads, dads, sons and grandsons connect as one family through the fathering journey!

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JOURNEY TOGETHER

A Dad is For Life, so join us in this journey to be the best Dad YOU can be!