10 things for kids to do in July 2012
Thursday, 5 Jul 2012
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! From Sat 2 Jun – Sun 30 Sept 2012.
2. Camp Magic
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.
Your littlies can become explorers and find out what it was like to travel on a ship to ancient Singapore. They’ll also discover how the island has changed and developed over the years into the garden city it is today. Along the way, the displays create a perfect place for parents and children to bond, interact and learn about the past together.
Calling all agile adventurers! Here’s the first rock climbing competition and carnival for children age 4 and above, as well as their families. Besides rock climbing activities, there will also be fringe events like balloon sculpting, parent-child climbs and booths for parents’ shopping pleasure.
Presented by ACT 3 International, Mermaid Theatre’s (CAN) new production brings together three favourite tales – The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me. With stunning visuals, shadow puppetry, and ‘black light’, children are bound to be dazzled by this triple bill. Don’t forget to enter our giveaway!
With a memorable score including “It’s A Hard-Knock Life”, “Easy Street” and the ever-optimistic “Tomorrow”, fantastically visual choreography, a lighthearted script and of course the adorable dog Sandy, it really is no surprise that “Annie” has become one of the best loved family musicals of all time.
Did you know that dragon legends appear in every continent in the world? Meet dragons from across the globe, including ones from Singapore. Discover what makes the mythical creatures tick, explore a dragon’s lair and unearth some ‘real-life’ dragons.
8. Sweet Tales
Sweet Tales is a medley of playful arts workshops inspired by children’s literature and all things yummy, scrumptious and fantabulously delicious. Playeum brings to the children book-inspired workshops in visual arts, interactive drama, music, creative writing, playwriting and lots more. In collaboration with Science Centre Singapore and their latest Candy Unwrapped exhibition, children will create their own candy journey from delicious stories.
Weather permitting, head on down with friends and family to the Observatory for a night of stargazing. Discover the planets that cross our sky and spot the many stars and heavenly bodies in our universe. Did you know that the Singapore Observatory is one of the very few which allows you to view constellations in both the northern and southern celestial hemispheres?
10. Baby Expo Sale
Big savings for the little ones (and for mums and dads): buy baby cots, playpens, strollers, car seats, sterilizers, baby clothes, and maternity wear!