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These days, there’s an increasing emphasis placed on enrichment beyond academics. Why not light up your child’s creative flair by getting them to design their own Smart Buddy? They stand to win cash prizes and up to a S$500 award, all while getting some hands-on experience in designing.

Sponsored by eShoppeNow and Flying Cape, anyone from 7-17 years old can participate, happening 15 June to 23 September 2020!


Submit your designs

The submission of designs has ended on 9 August 2020.

Vote for your favourite designs

Age Category  
7 – 9 years old


10 – 12 years old


13 – 17 years old


You may cast 1 vote per design in each category.

Once you’ve casted your votes, click/tap ‘Save and finish’ button.

Once submitted, you're unable to change your votes.

Winners Selection


Round 1
Online Voting
(14 Aug – 6 Sep)

The Top 10 submissions with the highest votes from each category will be shortlisted for Round 2

Round 2
Internal Judging
(7 Sep – 22 Sep)

More details on the judging criteria can be found here.

eShoppeNow Prizes

Note: 8 winners per category, 24 winners in total.

Flying Cape Prizes

Scholarship Award worth $500

  • 1 on 1 session with Vivita Singapore maker professionals to custom build your idea.
  • $100 Coding Voucher with Kodecoon
  • 1 x All-You-can-learn 5 Credit Package
  • 1 x Money Junior Board Game

Design and Coloring Award worth $300

  • 1 on 1 session with Vivita Singapore maker professionals to custom build your idea.
  • 1 x All-You-Can-learn 3 Credit Package
  • 1 x Money Junior Board Game

Is your child inspired to explore his/her creative side or embrace design thinking skills to discover, ideate and create? Access FREE or subsidized workshops and activities which cover topics like creative art, financial literacy and design thinking to equip your child with future ready skills.

Age Group


Free Classes

7 to 12 years old

Free Design Thinking Trial Class

8 to 11 years old

Free ArKIDtecture Trial Class

Subsidized Workshops and Activities

4 to 9 Years Old

Slime and Clay Art Making

6 to 11 Years Old

Art Meets Design

7 to 11 Years Old

Money Master Junior

7 to 12 Years Old

Whimsical Wind Chimes

9 to 16 Years Old

Manga Tutorial

All ages

Art and Design Kits

FREE downloadable resources such as 3D modelling tutorial are also available so that you can learn at your own time.

Find out more

eShoppeNow Promotion

Frequently Asked Questions

My child does not have POSB Smart Buddy. Can he/she still participate in this competition?

Yes, this competition is open to all students between 7 and 17 years old.

Can my child sign up for POSB Smart Buddy?

Your child may sign up for the programme if his/her school is onboard.

Check out the list of participating schools here.

How many categories are there?

There are 3 categories based on your child’s age, namely:

  • 7 – 9 years old
  • 10 – 12 years old
  • 13 – 17 years old

What are the important dates for this competition?

Submission of designs 15 June to 9 August 2020
Voting Period* 14 August to 6 September 2020
Judging Period 7 September to 22 September 2020
Winner Announcement 23 September 2020

*More details will be updated on this page on 14 August 2020.

How can my child submit his/her design?

Once your child’s design is ready, click the button below.

Submit Design

Once you’ve entered your details, you’ll be given a POSB Reference ID.

Click the ‘Upload Design’ button to be re-directed to the design upload page.

Enter your POSB Reference ID and upload your design.

You’ll receive a notification once your child’s design has been submitted successfully.

All designs must be submitted by 9 August 2020.

Can my child submit more than 1 design?

There is no limit to the number of designs submitted, but each participant is only entitled to one prize.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners will be announced on this page by 23 September.

If my child is selected as a winner, when will he/she receive the prize?

You’ll receive an email from POSB Smart Buddy by 30 September with more information on the prizes.

If you have any queries or need more information, please email

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