5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (1st - 7th Feb 2021)



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1. Super Saturdays at Asian Civilisations Museum

Super Saturdays at Asian Civilisations Museum
Image credits Asian Civilisations Museum 

Venue: Online and Onsite – Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
Date: 6 Feb 2021
Time: 1 pm – 5 pm 
Fee: Free ($10 refundable deposit required for some workshops)
Museum admission charges apply

Super Saturdays is a weekend workshop series by Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) that offers a mix of onsite and online programs. This Saturday at the museum you can join in a Face Mask Making Workshop or a Drop-in Craft Activity to create a mini cheetah plushie, inspired by a scene for an Akbarnama on display in the Faith Beauty Love Hope exhibition.

Happening online is a Tea Therapy Workshop and a Zine Making Workshop where you will learn to make your own zine (something between a newsletter and a magazine).

2. Storytelling Series: The Legend of Nian

Storytelling Series_The Legend of Nian
Image credits Gateway Theatre

Venue: Online – SISTIC Live Stream
Date: 6 Feb – 12 Feb 2021
Time: 11 am – 11 pm 
Fee: Free

Coming up next in the Gateway Kids Club’s Storytelling Series is The Legend of Nian. According to Chinese legend, villagers had to flee yearly to avoid being eaten by a monster called the Nian. Join a Young Storyteller from the Storytelling Centre to find out how a traveller saved them, and learn about Chinese New Year traditions.

3. Moo Moo PARK

Moo Moo PARK
Image credits Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (Level 6 Carpark), 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Date: 22 Jan – 28 Mar 2021
Time:

  • Walk-through: 12 pm – 5 pm (Mon – Fri) | 12 pm – 10 pm (Sun)
  • Drive-through: 6 pm – 10 pm (Mon – Fri) | 12 pm – 10 pm (Sat)

Fee: (tickets)

  • Walk-in: $5 (max. 5 pax/group)
  • Chauffeured Drive-thru: $10 (max. 2 pax/car)

Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) together with The MeshMinds Foundation and 8 local artists bring us Moo Moo PARK, Asia’s first drive-through exhibition. Inspired by the Year of the Ox with a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals such as air pollution, the exhibit showcases digital drawings transformed to 3D installation art, selfie filters and augmented reality murals powered by Spark AR from Facebook.

With your ticket to the event, you can also redeem exclusive SCCC Red Packet – The “Talking” Red Packet.

RELATED: Chinese New Year 2021 Events and Celebrations For Families To Enjoy In Singapore!

4. River Hongbao 2021

River Hongbao 2021
Image credits River Hongbao

Venue: Supertree Grove, The Meadow, Dragonfly Lake
Date: 10 Feb – 16 Feb 2021
Time:

  • 10 Feb: 6 pm – 10.30 pm | 11 Feb: 5 pm – 12.15 pm 
  • 12 Feb – 16 Feb: 2 pm – 10.30 pm

Fee: Free (pre-booking required)

An annual festival held in celebration of the Lunar New Year, River Hongbao 2021 returns at an even larger venue for a safe, socially distanced celebration! Though there will not be live performances or firework display, you can expect new exhibitions, live-streamed performances as well as a spectacular display of larger-than-life lanterns.

River Hongbao 2021
Source: River Hongbao

Do note that while the event is free, you are required to pre-book timeslots for the event due to limited capacity to reduce overcrowding. Entry will be denied to persons found to have temperature 37.5°C and above.

5. Chinese New Year Online Science Camp by Curiosity Kids

Chinese New Year Online Science Camp by Curiosity Kids
Image credits Curiosity Kids

Venue: Online 
Date: 12/19 Feb 2021
Time: 4.30 pm - 5 pm (5 - 7 years) | 5.15 pm – 5.45 pm (7 – 9 years)
Fee: $15/session

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, Curiosity Kids is offering an Online Science Camp featuring cool CNY-themed experiments such as CNY Sparkler Launch and Fireworks in a Jar. The experiments can be done with materials found at home.

Do note that reservation for the session is required at least 1 week in advance and is subject to availability.

 






This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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