We take a look at the best things to do and places to go with kids this weekend (21 - 27 Jun 2021) in Singapore!
Mummies and Daddies, we got you covered with this week's list of to-do and to-go for families! Now you don't have to fret over what to do or where to go!
1. Kids’ Holiday Series – Nature, Arts & Music at Sprout Hub
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Venue: Sprout Hub, 102 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159562
Date: 24 Jun 2021 (register at least 1 day in advance)
Hours: 9 am – 1 pm
Recommended: 5 – 9 years
With City Sprouts’ Nature, Arts & Music program young ones will have the opportunity to see a high-tech strawberry farm, learn about plants, nature and even feed the resident chicken at Sprout Hub! Also on the schedule is a Hands-on Skin Drumming Circle, which will aid in nurturing a child’s inner rhythm and imagination as well as a Natural Pigment Workshop, where children will get to learn ways to make their own pigments from natural ingredients such as berries and turmeric powder.
Do note that a minimum of eight participants is required to start the program; a full refund will be provided if the number of minimum participants is not met. Camp fee is inclusive of snack and lunch.
2. An Exclusive Adventure with the Frisson Quartet!
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Venue: Esplanade Recital Studio
Date: 26 Jun 2021
Hours: 11 am, 1.30 pm & 4 pm
Fee: $50 for 1 tix | $80 for 2 tix (ticket)
‘An Exclusive Adventure with the Frisson Quartet!’ is a fun concert for families. Join Frisson String Quartet on a journey of musical adventure and discover your emotions while enjoying the beautiful music! This is an adventure for children of all ages, from the young to the young at heart!
- Emotion of Fear and Excitement: String Quartet No. 2, 2nd movement, by Bela Bartok
- Emotion of Surprise: Symphony No. 94, 2nd movement, by Joseph Haydn
- Emotion of Anger: Improvisation by the Frission String Quartet
- Emotion of Sadness: String Serenade, 2nd movement, by Antonin Dvorak
- Emotion of Peace: String Quartet No. 2, 1st movement, by Alexander Borodin
- Emotion of Happiness: Russian Dance by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and a little something else at the end!
3. Kids Terracotta Pot Painting by Craftsforgreen
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Venue: Craftsforgreen, 41 Jln Pemimpin, #05-01 Kong Beng Industrial Building, Singapore 577186
Date: TBA (To Be Arranged)
Hours: 11 am – 6.30 pm (Duration: 2 – 2.5 hrs)
Fee: From $35
With the Kids Terracotta Pot Painting workshop by Craftsforgreen, little ones will be free to design their own terracotta pot using a variety of botanical and abstract stencils under the guidance of an instructor. You can even choose to add on a fittonia plant (+$4) and learn how to care for it as well.
Workshop fee includes one terracotta pot, guidance from an instructor, a variety of stencils and acrylic paint colours to choose from, spray lacquer, and a paper bag.
4. Arts and Crafts with Spices: Folding Pandan Roses
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Date: 3 & 4 Jul 2021
Hours: 10 am – 10.45 am
Fee: Free (registration required)
Join Arts and Crafts with Spices: Folding Pandan Roses with your little ones and discover the different types of spices found in the Spice Garden at Fort Canning Park, where they come from, and what they're used for today. At the end of the day, you will get to decorate your home with pandan roses, which are naturally aromatic and have insect repellent properties!
The workshop will be held via Zoom, meeting link and passcode will be sent to you before the workshop. Also, you will need a few things for the workshop – Pandan leaves, satay sticks, and scotch tape/double-sided tape.
5. Otah & Friends Vol 2: Blast Off
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Venue: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Date: 14 Jun 2021 – 3 Jan 2022
Hours: 9 am – 10 pm (Duration: 55 mins)
Fee: $24/person (min. 2 pax) | $19/pax for Group Ticket (5) (ticket)
Following a successful Volume 1: Hide & Seek, Otah & Friends is back with a brand new adventure in Volume 2: Blast Off! It’s build-a-rocket day at school and you have got to help Otah the otter and Billy the hornbill find and assemble a rocket! Ride on a school bus and rummage through familiar spaces including a library and a classroom to uncover hints for your mission! Unlock the launch control centre and blast off into space!
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