FEATURED EVENTS

School House by the Garden's Superheroes Open House

School House by the Garden’s Superheroes Open House

Superheroes, unite! We’re having our year-end Open House and we want you to join us at our heroes’ hangout with over $1000 worth of vouchers to be won!
Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

Immerse yourself in the festive season with us here at SAFRA Tampines from November to December for an unforgettable experience! There’s something for everyone this Christmas!
Unveiling the Science Behind Early Childhood and Music Education

Unveiling the Science Behind Early Childhood and Music Education

Attend this exclusive session to gain unique and valuable insights of two internationally-recognised experts on early childhood education and the effects of musical and literacy-based activities on young children.
Learning Horizon Passport to P1 – Top Secret Mission!

Learning Horizon Passport to P1 – Top Secret Mission!

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Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

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Little Green House's Superheroes Open House

Little Green House’s Superheroes Open House

Win up to $2,700 worth of Sephora,GRAB and CapitaLand vouchers at our Superheroes Open House! At our heroes’ hangout, your little one gets a chance to fire up their armour, unleash their superpowers and defeat the villains.
SAFRA Punggol Oasis Paradise Open House November 2018

SAFRA Punggol Oasis Paradise

Amidst the lush greenery, centered around the tranquil Punggol Waterway Park, SAFRA Punggol‘s Oasis Paradise boasts an exciting suite of family activities, arts & crafts, performances, attractive SAFRA member redemptions and more!

Discovery Camps’ Holiday Camps 2018

Discovery Camps runs across the local and international summer school holidays. We start our winter season on 19 Nov until 4 Jan!
Grandstand-2-day-holiday-camp

The Grandstand Nov-Dec Holiday Camps 2018

The Grandstand is back again with our 2-day holiday camp, and this time it’s bigger and better!
Learning Horizon Kids Cook-off: A Christmas Special

Learning Horizon Kids Cook-off: A Christmas Special

Christmas is all about family, so we say get into a merry mood together, join us and cook up a storm with your little ones!
MindChamps Nov-Dec Holiday Workshops

MindChamps Nov-Dec Holiday Workshops

Empower your child and help them achieve their full potential at MindChamps' workshops this year-end 2018 school holidays! Quote LDO10 to enjoy a 10% discount as a Little Day Out reader.
Kaesac December Holiday Workshops 2018

Kaesac Learning Centre’s Nov/Dec 2018 Holiday Workshops

Not sure what to do during the school holidays? Check out our age-appropriate fun holiday workshops. They are action-packed and full of activities, workshops that will make your child go WOW!
Terra Minds Science and Robotics Nov-Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Terra Minds Science and Robotics Nov-Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Our holiday programmes provide enriching and exciting experiences for children to explore and investigate a wide range of STEM concepts. Learning comes alive with lots of hands-on activities, experiments and crafts.
Nursery Crimes

Nursery Crimes

Featuring a line up of familiar nursery rhyme characters, Nursery Crimes will delight and entertain adventurous minds.
Kovan Learning Centre - Neuro Schema Maths Programme

Kovan Learning Centre Nov/Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Our wholesome Interactive–Schema–Math sessions are specially programmed to boost your child’s cognitive abilities in a fun and exciting manner through Digital Learning, Tactile Learning, Neuro Gaming, Schematic Learning and Life Skills Learning platforms.
Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018

Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018

Have you ever been envious of children who are able to pick up an instrument and create beautiful music? Well, your child can now attain the skill too at the Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018! Quote and get a 12% discount as a Little Day Out reader!
Learning Horizon December Holiday Camps 2018: The Adventures of Lulu & Hugo

Learning Horizon December Holiday Camps 2018: The Adventures of Lulu & Hugo

Explore, create and learn through our specially curated holiday camps for ages 3 to 12.

Little Day Outing to Bishan-AMK Park: Amazing Race with Zhou’s Academic Studio

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Wings to Wings Dec 2018 Dance Workshops and Programmes

Wings To Wings December Holidays 2018 Dance Camps and Workshops

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Arts In Your Neighbourhood - November 2018

Arts In Your Neighbourhood – November 2018

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The Music Scientist’s School Holiday Programmes December 2018

The Music Scientist’s School Holiday Programmes December 2018

The Music Scientist offers fun and educational science and music workshops for children aged 3 to 8 years old.
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas is about Eddie the mouse’s adventure and also about friendship, sharing and the real spirit of Christmas. Full of merry touches with plenty of live music and songs, it’s a perfect introduction to live theatre for young children. Quote LDONBC2018 and enjoy a 10% discount as a Little Day Out reader!
Esplanade Kalaa Utsavam Ganga – The Heavenly Princess

Ganga – The Heavenly Princess

Through narration in English, dance and drama, Ganga – The Heavenly Princess is about our precious oceans and rivers, and why we shouldn’t take them for granted.
Parent & Child Workshops for the December Holidays! #Droneflying! and #VRgoggles!

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SWF For Families (SWF3) 2016

SWF For Families (SWF3) 2016 Sayang

Details

Start:
4 November 2016
End:
13 November 2016
Website:
http://www.singaporewritersfestival.com

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Venue

Various locations

Singapore

Also known as SWF For Families, SWF³ caters to children, parents, and young adults, and for the first time, will also be expanded to children as young as two. With 66 programmes this year, SWF³ will include a wide range of activities and topics, such as music, storytelling, cooking, different forms of play and reading.

Ticketed Workshops at SWF for Families (SWF3) 2016

A Practical Guide to Building Character(s)
Sunday 6 November, 11 am to 12.30 pm
The Arts House – Living Room
Jacqueline Harvey, the author of the bestselling Alice-Miranda and Clementine Rose series, will teach children on how to create their own remarkable and resourceful characters in this workshop.

SWF For Families (SWF3) 2016 Characters Building Workshop


Write Your Own Pirate Stories with Gareth P Jones
Saturday 5 November, 2 pm to 3.30 pm
Asian Civilisations Museum – Ngee Ann Auditorium
Let your imagination run wild with Gareth P Jones, the author behind the popular Adventures of Steampunk Pirates series, as he will rally his participants in writing and living their own pirate tales.


Spices Have Superpowers!
Saturday 12 Nov, 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Empress Lawn
Parents and children might want to have some fun together in this magical story-telling and hands-on spice blend creation workshop conducted by writer Namita Moolani Mehra and illustrator Heetal Dattani.

SWF3 Spices Have Superpowers workshop


Lego Stop-Motion Filmmaking Playshop
Sunday 13 November, 2pm to 5pm
The Arts House – Living Room
Bring your favourite LEGO characters to life in this stop-motion animation ‘playshop’ by Paperplane, and learn how to create a one-minute animation film. This could be the start of your own version of The Lego Movie!

SWF3 Lego Stopmotion workshop

 

Other Free Events at SWF for Families (SWF3) 2016

First-ever Illustrators’ Battles Series
Children, young adults and parents will be wowed by the Festival’s first-ever series of Illustrators’ Battles. Famous local and international names like Gemma Correll, Stephanie Wong, Mark Pett and Darel Seow, will battle with paper and pencil, and audiences will even get to suggest challenges.


Storytelling Sessions
– Tiger, Hornbill and Penguin Have Tea at Raffles (Storytelling)
Fleur Vella-Chang will engage children in an interactive session with some fun hands-on crafts activity.

SWF For Families (SWF3) 2016 Tiger Hornbill Penguin storytelling

 

– Amma, Tell Me About Hanuman and Krishna! (Storytelling)
New Delhi-born author, Bhakti Mathur, will enchant audiences with fascinating stories from Indian mythology.

SWF3 Hanuman Krishna storytelling


Crafts Sessions
– Craft time with Dottieshop: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Get crafty in between sessions with mummy blogger and crafter, Dottieshop and bring some of your favourite books to life!

 

Little Day Out’s Highlights of Singapore Writers Festival For Families 2016

For a comprehensive schedule of the events taking place during SWF3 from 4 to 13 November 2016, download Little Day Out’s Highlights of Singapore Writers Festival For Families 2016 below.

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TICKETING DETAILS

Festival Passes and tickets are available via SISTIC at www.sistic.com.sg.

Ticketing details and updates are available at www.singaporewritersfestival.com, and www.facebook.com/sgwritersfest.

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FEATURED EVENTS

Esplanade Kalaa Utsavam Ganga – The Heavenly Princess

Ganga – The Heavenly Princess

Through narration in English, dance and drama, Ganga – The Heavenly Princess is about our precious oceans and rivers, and why we shouldn’t take them for granted.
Parent & Child Workshops for the December Holidays! #Droneflying! and #VRgoggles!

Parent & Child Workshops for the December Holidays! #Droneflying! and #VRgoggles!

Try something new and pick up a skill at it! If you have a child aged 7 – 14 years old, these two fun workshops will keep you actively engaged.
Terra Minds Science and Robotics Nov-Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Terra Minds Science and Robotics Nov-Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

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Learning Horizon Kids Cook-off: A Christmas Special

Learning Horizon Kids Cook-off: A Christmas Special

Christmas is all about family, so we say get into a merry mood together, join us and cook up a storm with your little ones!
Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

Eye Level is offering FREE Diagnostic Test and Lesson at all Learning Centres across Singapore!
Kovan Learning Centre - Neuro Schema Maths Programme

Kovan Learning Centre Nov/Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Our wholesome Interactive–Schema–Math sessions are specially programmed to boost your child’s cognitive abilities in a fun and exciting manner through Digital Learning, Tactile Learning, Neuro Gaming, Schematic Learning and Life Skills Learning platforms.
Learning Horizon December Holiday Camps 2018: The Adventures of Lulu & Hugo

Learning Horizon December Holiday Camps 2018: The Adventures of Lulu & Hugo

Explore, create and learn through our specially curated holiday camps for ages 3 to 12.

Little Day Outing to Bishan-AMK Park: Amazing Race with Zhou’s Academic Studio

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Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

Immerse yourself in the festive season with us here at SAFRA Tampines from November to December for an unforgettable experience! There’s something for everyone this Christmas!
Nursery Crimes

Nursery Crimes

Featuring a line up of familiar nursery rhyme characters, Nursery Crimes will delight and entertain adventurous minds.
MindChamps Nov-Dec Holiday Workshops

MindChamps Nov-Dec Holiday Workshops

Empower your child and help them achieve their full potential at MindChamps' workshops this year-end 2018 school holidays! Quote LDO10 to enjoy a 10% discount as a Little Day Out reader.
SAFRA Punggol Oasis Paradise Open House November 2018

SAFRA Punggol Oasis Paradise

Amidst the lush greenery, centered around the tranquil Punggol Waterway Park, SAFRA Punggol‘s Oasis Paradise boasts an exciting suite of family activities, arts & crafts, performances, attractive SAFRA member redemptions and more!
Learning Horizon Passport to P1 – Top Secret Mission!

Learning Horizon Passport to P1 – Top Secret Mission!

Calling all brave warriors! You have been selected for a special assignment – help Learning Horizon find a missing treasure!
School House by the Garden's Superheroes Open House

School House by the Garden’s Superheroes Open House

Superheroes, unite! We’re having our year-end Open House and we want you to join us at our heroes’ hangout with over $1000 worth of vouchers to be won!
Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018

Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018

Have you ever been envious of children who are able to pick up an instrument and create beautiful music? Well, your child can now attain the skill too at the Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018! Quote and get a 12% discount as a Little Day Out reader!
Wings to Wings Dec 2018 Dance Workshops and Programmes

Wings To Wings December Holidays 2018 Dance Camps and Workshops

School holidays are here, what better time to let your kids try out the different genres of dances at our one-day dance camp, or simply have a good time grooving to their favourite tunes with our workshops themed on hit animated movies?
Little Green House's Superheroes Open House

Little Green House’s Superheroes Open House

Win up to $2,700 worth of Sephora,GRAB and CapitaLand vouchers at our Superheroes Open House! At our heroes’ hangout, your little one gets a chance to fire up their armour, unleash their superpowers and defeat the villains.
Arts In Your Neighbourhood - November 2018

Arts In Your Neighbourhood – November 2018

Arts in Your Neighbourhood (AYN) brings fun and enriching arts experiences right to your doorstep! This November, we travel to northern Singapore to rediscover the neighbourhood of Woodland.
Grandstand-2-day-holiday-camp

The Grandstand Nov-Dec Holiday Camps 2018

The Grandstand is back again with our 2-day holiday camp, and this time it’s bigger and better!
Kaesac December Holiday Workshops 2018

Kaesac Learning Centre’s Nov/Dec 2018 Holiday Workshops

Not sure what to do during the school holidays? Check out our age-appropriate fun holiday workshops. They are action-packed and full of activities, workshops that will make your child go WOW!
The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before Christmas is about Eddie the mouse’s adventure and also about friendship, sharing and the real spirit of Christmas. Full of merry touches with plenty of live music and songs, it’s a perfect introduction to live theatre for young children. Quote LDONBC2018 and enjoy a 10% discount as a Little Day Out reader!
The Music Scientist’s School Holiday Programmes December 2018

The Music Scientist’s School Holiday Programmes December 2018

The Music Scientist offers fun and educational science and music workshops for children aged 3 to 8 years old.
Unveiling the Science Behind Early Childhood and Music Education

Unveiling the Science Behind Early Childhood and Music Education

Attend this exclusive session to gain unique and valuable insights of two internationally-recognised experts on early childhood education and the effects of musical and literacy-based activities on young children.

Discovery Camps’ Holiday Camps 2018

Discovery Camps runs across the local and international summer school holidays. We start our winter season on 19 Nov until 4 Jan!

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