Get Learning in June 2012
Friday, 1 Jun 2012
Kids get to go on a Primate Adventure at the zoo where they’ll meet 39 primates, learn more about them and their feeding habits, or even have Sunday brunch with their new friends!
When: Various dates
Where: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, p. 6269 3411
Children’s Season 2012
You can’t miss out on this children-centric educational festival! With so many events organized specially for children in different museums, you’ll be one very busy mama! Our top picks include the overnight adventure camp at the Singapore Philatelic Museum and an interactive museum adventure, “The Amazing Adventures of Marco Polo” at the Asian Civilizations Museum.
When: Fri 18 May – Sun 24 Jun 2012
Where: Various locations
The preschoolers of Odyssey – The Global Preschool are already learning the importance of charity and giving back through “Colours of Odyssey”. More than just an art exhibition, this annual event is aimed at raising funds for the Singapore Children’s Society and Social Creatives through the exhibition and sale of art created by the children.
When: Sat 9 Jun 2012, 11am-4pm
Where: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Have a budding filmmaker? Send your child off to Movie Star Camp at Kindernomics, where they’ll do everything from writing scripts to casting roles to post-production tasks like recording voiceovers.
When: Thu 7-Sat 9 Jun 2012, or Thu 12 Jun-Sat16Jun 2012, or Thu 21 June-Sat 23Jun 2012, 9am-1230pm or 2-530pm, $280, ages 4-7
Where: #11-01 Forum (Office Tower), Orchard Road p. 6591 8748
Have a camp-aholic in the family? Satiate them with the coolest camp ever – they’ll learn circus arts, take baking classes, play with clay, and learn about different cultures around the world.
When: Various dates
Where: Nexus International School 201 Ulu Pandan Road, Singapore 596468
Be an Eggs-pert
For the first time ever, the breeding and research facility is open to public at Jurong Bird Park! Check out the incubation rooms or watch little chicks being hand-fed and looked after.
When: Every Sat and Sun from 2-24 Jun 2012, details
Where: Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925, p. 6265 0022
One for the entire family – get up close and personal with the costumes and props used in the popular Harry Potter films. You even get to pull a Mandrake form its pot or toss a Quaffle in the Quidditch area!
When: Sat 2 Jun – Sun 30 Sept 2012, details
Where: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, p. 6688 8868
Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play
Based on the hit TV series, Charlie and Lola, Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play is a heart-warming story brought to life by puppetry and magic. Enter our giveaway for a chance to win tickets!
When: Thu 31 May – Sun 10 Jun 2012, Tue-Fri 10am, Sat & Sun 11am, 2pm & 5pm, Fri 7pm, tickets at $38-$58
Where: DBS Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Road, Singapore 239035, p. 6733 8166
Girls aged 4-12 get to be transformed into their favourite Disney princess with a full hair and makeup session and even gets to model at their own photoshoot. In the following weeks, they even get to hone their jewellery craftsmanship, arts & crafts and cupcake decoration skills, before partaking in a final pageant on Sat 16 Jun 2012.
When: Minimum spend in a single receipt of S$30 at VivoCity or S$20 at Alexandra Retail Centre from 25 May to 3 Jun required
Where: VivoCity Central Court Level 1, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585