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Christmas Kandy Land

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Coding Lab Year End Holiday Camps 2019

Coding Lab Year End Holiday Camps 2019

Get started on game design, app creation and programming, or even artificial intelligence with the qualified and experienced team of educators at Coding Lab!
Shangri-La's Family Festive Highlights

Shangri-La’s Family Festive Highlights

A charming yuletide adventure awaits at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, as they present a snowy ‘A North Pole Wonderland’ Christmas. Share joyful moments with loved ones as you delve into a world of magic with mischievous polar bear cubs and twinkling arctic stars amidst the whimsical and glistening winter backdrop of the North Pole.
Dempsey Explorer Camp Nov/Dec 2019

Dempsey Explorer Camp Nov/Dec 2019

From 18 November to 20 December 2019, our wide variety of camps will focus on a common theme to encourage kids ranging from 3 -12 years old to achieve zero waste, learn the basics of sustainability and love the environment.

Concerts for Children: Journey Around the World

Join conductor and host Jessica Gethin on a Journey Around the World, exploring soundscapes of music from across the globe. This interactive show celebrates the beauty of cultural diversity, uniting people through the language of music.

Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder – Imaginative Worlds Made Visible Through Art

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Jolly Jingle Jamboree@Sembawang Shopping Centre

Jolly Jingle Jamboree @ Sembawang Shopping Centre

Come ring in the festive season with fun programmes for the whole family at Sembawang Shopping Centre!
Christmas Wonderland

Christmas Wonderland at Gardens by the Bay 2019

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Sakamoto Maths Trial Lesson

Sakamoto Maths Trial Lesson

Sakamoto Maths is a powerful, logical yet easy problem sum solving technique for primary school kids. Try a trial lesson in Nov-Dec 2019 school holiday time! Don't miss this opportunity!
"Bello!" It’s A Minions Christmas Party At Bedok Point

“Bello!” It’s a Minions Christmas Party at Bedok Point

Join Kevin, Stuart and Bob at a party to celebrate Christmas the Minions way! Create Christmas cards with a card stamping machine, slide into a ball pit of "mischief", go banana ice-fishing and join craft workshops.
Winter Wonderland with Pororo & Friends

Celebrate the Festive Season in a Fun-filled Winter Wonderland with Pororo & Friends!

Visit Pororo Park Singapore and celebrate the festive season in a fun-filled winter wonderland with Pororo & Friends!
Aperia Christmas Carnival

Aperia Christmas Carnival

Enjoy a fabulous Christmas at Aperia where exciting events are in store for the whole family!
Discovery Camps Nov-Dec Holidays

Discovery Camps Nov-Dec Holidays

Discovery Camps offers a wide choice of fun & academic holiday camps for kids ages 3 to 14 years! Enhance your child’s self-discovery this winter holidays.
Kaesac Adventure Camps 2019

Kaesac Adventure Camps 2019

Adventure Camps are designed for kids to simply have some fun during the school holidays – free from the overly-structured, overly-scheduled routines of home and school. At camp, kids can relax, laugh and learn at the same time.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Dive into your imagination and immerse yourselves in the classic tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears through an interactive storytelling and puppetry experience for ages 3 to 8 at Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity on 7 and 8 December!

NEW! Mini Melissa x Disney Frozen 2 collection has arrived!

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Hands-on Exhibition: I-Opener

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Drive in and Celebrate the Festive Season at Tayo Station!

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NAC Singapore Writers Festival 2019 – SWF Playground

Singapore Writers Festival 2019

Details

Start:
2 November 2019
End:
10 November 2019
Website:
https://www.singaporewritersfestival.com/nacswf/nacswf.html

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Venue

Various locations

Singapore

The 22nd annual Singapore Writers Festival(SWF) returns this November with the theme “A Language of Our Own”

This edition seeks to examine the role of languages in the formation of identities and communities at a time when the world is becoming increasingly globalised, yet fractured.

SWF Playground reaches out to children from 4–12 years in a range of programmes including readings, storytelling sessions, workshops and talks featuring Singapore and international authors including award-winning UK illustrator and author Chris Riddell;US best-selling author of See You in the Cosmos, Jack Cheng; and Singapore favourites, AJ Low, R Chandran and Nek Selampit.

The Write Morning I

2 November 2019
10 am to 1 pm
The Arts House
Develop your child’s narrative writing skills with practical tips and hands-on exercises in this series of programmes by authors Maureen Yeo, Colin Goh and Chris Riddell.

 

The Write Morning II

9 November 2019
10 am to 1 pm
The Arts House
Develop your child’s narrative writing skills with practical tips and hands-on exercises in this series of programmes by authors AJ Low, Charlene Shepherdson and Jack Cheng. Each child will attend one workshop and a talk.

All programmes are recommended for ages 10 to 12.

 

Writing Workshops by Jack Cheng and David Yoon

10 November 2019
1 pm to 3 pm
Asian Civilisations Museum, Discovery Room
Get your children thinking about plot and character development in these interactive workshops with Jack Cheng and David Yoon.

Crafting Characters Featuring David Yoon
From conversations at dinner with your family to seemingly weird hobbies nobody understands, David Yoon shares how young writers can draw from their experiences to shape their stories’ characters. Participants will also get the chance to create characters of their own in this interactive workshop.

Different Voices and Views Featuring Jack Cheng
Who gets to tell a story? Jack Cheng, whose award-winning novel See You in the Cosmos is told as an audio transcript from a Golden iPod, examines the different points of view we can consider, and guides participants in writing stories of their own.

 

 

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Christmas Kandy Land

End the year on a sweet note as KidZania Singapore ushers in the fun festivities at Christmas Kandy Land! Swing by Santa's Candy House to catch a glimpse of Santa and his elves, listen to enchanting Christmas Tales, and join in the Snowfall Party.
Festive Season at Tayo Station!

Drive in and Celebrate the Festive Season at Tayo Station!

Visit Tayo Station at Downtown East and enjoy an adventure-filled Christmas with Tayo & Friends!
Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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Jolly Jingle Jamboree@Sembawang Shopping Centre

Jolly Jingle Jamboree @ Sembawang Shopping Centre

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Shangri-La's Family Festive Highlights

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A charming yuletide adventure awaits at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, as they present a snowy ‘A North Pole Wonderland’ Christmas. Share joyful moments with loved ones as you delve into a world of magic with mischievous polar bear cubs and twinkling arctic stars amidst the whimsical and glistening winter backdrop of the North Pole.
Discovery Camps Nov-Dec Holidays

Discovery Camps Nov-Dec Holidays

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“Bello!” It’s a Minions Christmas Party at Bedok Point

Join Kevin, Stuart and Bob at a party to celebrate Christmas the Minions way! Create Christmas cards with a card stamping machine, slide into a ball pit of "mischief", go banana ice-fishing and join craft workshops.
Kaesac Adventure Camps 2019

Kaesac Adventure Camps 2019

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NEW! Mini Melissa x Disney Frozen 2 collection has arrived!

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Aperia Christmas Carnival

Aperia Christmas Carnival

Enjoy a fabulous Christmas at Aperia where exciting events are in store for the whole family!

Concerts for Children: Journey Around the World

Join conductor and host Jessica Gethin on a Journey Around the World, exploring soundscapes of music from across the globe. This interactive show celebrates the beauty of cultural diversity, uniting people through the language of music.
Dempsey Explorer Camp Nov/Dec 2019

Dempsey Explorer Camp Nov/Dec 2019

From 18 November to 20 December 2019, our wide variety of camps will focus on a common theme to encourage kids ranging from 3 -12 years old to achieve zero waste, learn the basics of sustainability and love the environment.
Coding Lab Year End Holiday Camps 2019

Coding Lab Year End Holiday Camps 2019

Get started on game design, app creation and programming, or even artificial intelligence with the qualified and experienced team of educators at Coding Lab!
Sakamoto Maths Trial Lesson

Sakamoto Maths Trial Lesson

Sakamoto Maths is a powerful, logical yet easy problem sum solving technique for primary school kids. Try a trial lesson in Nov-Dec 2019 school holiday time! Don't miss this opportunity!
Winter Wonderland with Pororo & Friends

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Visit Pororo Park Singapore and celebrate the festive season in a fun-filled winter wonderland with Pororo & Friends!

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