Kids Programmes for December School Holiday – Life Skills And Manners

Learning some essential life skills and good manners during this December school holiday will be time well spent. Read more about all Singapore December School Holiday activities and programmes. 1. Life Camp (New Life) For: Child  (Age 12) At the tender age of 12, children will usually be scared to move to a new environment (Secondary School). The normality is that they will enter the new year with all the old baggage and scars accumulated over the years in Primary School. Many do not realize but these scars and baggage is absolutely detrimental to their ‘New Life.’ After we are…

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Singapore December School Holiday Programmes for Kids 2009 – New Fun Skills

Why not making this holiday a useful one by learning something new?  Be it crafting a balloon into different shapes and things,  learning about stars or building your own UFO, there will be something new and interesting for all of us to pick up. Read more about all Singapore December School Holiday activities and programmes. 1. Balloon Craft For Parent and Child For:  Parents and Kids (7 –12).  I have always wanted to try my hands on bending those long balloons into different animals shapes or funny characters.  Your child can now learn how to do it during this workshop.  …

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December School Holiday Programme –Excursions and Outdoors

Sun, beach, fresh air.  These are good for your kids and the whole family.    Read more about all Singapore December School Holiday activities and programmes. 1. Sun, Sand and Sea for the Family For:  Whole Family. When is the last time you and your child build a sandcastle together? Why not spend a fun-filled afternoon at East Coast Beach and learn the mechanics of sandcastle building?   This will be a great outing for the family and perfect for family bonding.  Sandcastle building materials will be provided on-site so you do not need to bring your own equipment.   Where: East Coast…

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December School Holidays 2009 – Sport Programmes and Sport Camps

Learn A Sport During this December holiday, your child could pick up a new sport or brush up his/her skills on a particular sport.   Picking up a sport during this time is good as many of the courses or “camps” are short and it acts as a trials for the child.  If he likes it,  he can then continue even after the school holidays.   These programmes are great for exposing your child to various kind of sports which promote healthy living and better motor skills. Read more about all Singapore December School Holiday activities and programmes.   1. Chanbara  …

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Singapore December Holiday 2009 – Activities Your Kids Can Do and Learn

December Holiday 2009  It is time for another long school holiday break in Singapore and many parents will start cracking their heads on how and what to keep their children occupied.  Instead of letting them playing computer, DS, Gameboy, PSP, Wii or watching TV whole day long, I have compiled a list of activities and programmes that you may want to send your child to. Many of these programmes are educational and they may learn something new such as new experiences, new skills, making new friends and most importantly occupying their time wisely and having fun! I am dividing the…

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Free Admissions to Singapore Philatelic Museum

Museum Roundtable From 14 Nov to 6 Dec 2009, there are many  free and fun activities in 22 museums in Singapore.   This is again another great effort from the National Heritage Board to bring museums and heritage galleries closer to the public.  It seeks to develop a stronger museum-going culture amongst Singaporeans and tourists.   Singapore Philatelic Museum   The highlight for this week is the Singapore Philatelic Museum Open House on this Saturday and Sunday (14 & 15 Nov 2009)  from 9am – 7pm.      There are many programmes that brings fun and even allow you to learn new…

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ExplorerKids Children Playground at Downtown East

Almost all the kids love to go through tunnels and climbing up giant playground.   As Singapore is  a HOT tropical country, it could be quite uncomfortable to play under the torching sun and sweating profusely.     I know my kids just love to climb through long tunnel, navigating through different possible channels and tackling some of the mini obstacles along the way.   And they love it better if it is all air-conditioned and hygienic.    I have been to this eXplorerKid at the Downtown East a couples of time and have signed up as  members for both of my kids a year…

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Kampong Fishing – Kid’s Kampong

Kid Fishing at Kid’s Kampong       My children love to catch fish the Kampong way, that is, to catch with a net, a pail and catching them in a drain. Now a day, there is only one small Kampong (Village in Malay) left in Singapore and very few children are catching fish in the kampong way as life becomes more affluent. There are safer and more hygiene way of doing it and one of these places that my kids and me went recently is the Kid’s Kampong. General Description The Kid’s Kampong actually started already in 1997 at…

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Happy Birthday, Singapore

  On 8th August 2009, Singapore will celebrate its 44th birthday and there will be the usual National Parade celebrations.   However, something that is unique this year is that there will be nation-wide pledge taking moment at 8.22pm on the National Independence Day. All Singaporean are urged to reaffirm their commitment to the nation with many individuals as well as organizations already gearing up for that.   Even fast food restaurants such KFC and McDonald have announced plans for their employees to take the pledge for Singapore at that moment.  This year there are also more ways to follow the National…

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Asian Civilisation Museum

Asian Civilisation Museum (亚洲文明博物馆) General Description I have recently visited quite a few of the local museum and they have all surprised me in term of their wide collections and the new experiences I gained after every visit I made to these museum. One of the latest museum visit is to the Asian Civilisation Museum (ACM) which is unique in a way that it is the first museum in the region to present a broad yet integrated perspective of pan-Asian cultures and civilisations. After my visit, I have a better appreciation of the rich cultures that make up Singapore’s multi-ethnic…

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Pasir Ris Park

General Description Pasir Ris Park is a favorite family weekend spot for many kinds of outdoor family activities such as picnicking, camping, BBQ, children playground, canoing, swimming, kite flying, in-line blading, cycling and other water sports. Pasir Ris Park is one of the largest coastal park in Singapore and lies in the eastern part with 71 hectares area including 6 hectares of mangrove swamp. Pasir Ris means “Beach blot-rope” in Malay which imply a narrow beach. Its carefully preserved mangrove swamp is traversed by boardwalks which you and your family could find inhabitants of mangrove community such as mud crabs,…

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Kampung Fishing (Mainland Tropical Fish Farm)

General Description My kids were asking me to bring them for fishing this holiday.  I know my younger kid will not have the patience to wait for hours in order to hook up a tiny fish so I have to look for some alternatives.   I therefore suggested to have “longkang” fishing instead.   “LongKang” in Malay means drainage.   While in the older days in Singapore, where there are still Kampongs (in Malay means villages) and without much electronic entertainment (the best you get is radio and TV), you find kids entertain themselves by doing what nature can offer.  One of fun…

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Singapore Discover Centre

General Description The Singapore Discovery Centre is the place to visit to understand the Singapore Story and history through entertainment and interactive activities. The Singapore Discovery Centre is a world-class edutainment attraction for Singaporeans and overseas visitors alike. Spanning a total floor area of 4,500 square metres, the Singapore Discovery Centre consists of 5 main galleries around 8 different themes.  Guests will be able to immerse themselves in Singapore’s past, present and future, traveling through time to key moments in our nationhood and challenges. There are cool display of the latest military technology and interactive information kioks will keep your…

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Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Sungei Buloh – WetLand Reserve General Description Are you curious about the wildlife that are living among the mangroves, muds, ponds and river? Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is an unique place in Singpapore that provide educational value as well as a fun day-out for your family. The Wetland Reserve covers 130-hectare and was officially opened on 6th December 1993. Sungei Buloh means “Bamboo River” in Malay. It is situated in North-West of Singpapore between Kranji Reservoir and Sarimbun Reservoir. There are numberous trails and hides for visitors to enjoy the quiet serenity of the mangrove habitat. You and your child…

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NFC 09 – Win Free Tickets!

Singapore National Family Celebrations The National Family Celebrations (NFC) is an event held annually to reinforce and rejoice the importance of family.   This year it will be held from 30 May to 28 June 09.  During this almost 1 month long celebrations, there are many events and exciting FREE activities to encourage families to participate. Promotions There are many discounts and promotions during this year celebration period.   Do not miss them, look at what you can get the discounts from the participating partners, see the promotions. 2 Days Left To Win Tickets! Win Free Tickets for your whole family just…

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