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Enrichment Classes For A Truly Productive September 2019 School Break

The school holiday is almost here again. You might be wondering what is there to do to make it count for your little one. Ditch the couch and video games and enrol your child to these classes instead. It won’t just give him something productive to do, it will also allow him to meet new kids and who knows, he might discover a new passion too!

Minecraft V Pokemon: Rescue Champions Lego Robotics Camp


Photo credit: WondersWork

Does your child find STEAM hard to learn? With WondersWork’s Lego Robotic Camp, he just might think otherwise because of fun-filled activities that await him. Here, he’ll learn about robotics, coding, and various science and tech principles while rescuing a frozen princess and working with Pokemons on a robotic rescue mission! Cool, isn’t it? 

Who: Kids aged 4.5 to 13 years
When: 9 to 13 September (Duration varies on the number of missions you’re signing up for)
Time: 10am to 2:30 pm
Where: Great World City
Fee: S$190 (for 1 mission); S$368 (for 2 missions); S$530 (for 3 missions)
Click here for more information. 

App Architects Design and Code Your App

Kids nowadays are glued to mobile phones, tablets, and laptops. With tech surrounding them, wouldn’t it be cool if they know how those techie stuff are built? Take apps for example. Enrol your child to Saturday Kids’ App Architects Design and Code Your App workshop and watch them build mobile apps from scratch. Aside from creating apps, Saturday Kids also offer tech-based workshops that will teach kids to code, design their own game, and even animate! 

Who: Kids aged 11 to 14 years
When: 9 to 13 September
Time: 9:30am to 12:45 pm
Where: Saturday Kids @ Thomson Plaza
Fee: S$590
Click here for more information. 

STEM Holiday Camps


Photo credit: Kids Discovery Works

Introduce STEM to your child and make them love it even more with Kids Discover Works’ (KDW) September 2019 Holiday Camps. Its programs include SuperHero Science and Whizz, Pop, Bang!—both will expose them to hands-on experiments and STEM missions. If your child aspires to be an engineer someday, KDW’s Lego Jurassic World and Battlebots Robotics holiday classes will teach them how to program robots.

When, Time, and Fee:
SuperHero Science: 9 to 11 September, 9am to 3:30pm, S$456
Whizz, Pop, Bang: 12 to 13 September, 9am to 3:30 pm, S$304
Lego Jurassic World: 9 to 13 September, 1 to 4pm, S$420
Battlebots Robotics: 9 to 13 September, 9am to 12pm, S$420
Where: KDW Centres
Click here for more information. 

Amazing World of Science

If you want your child to be a little bit more curious about the world around her, train her to think like a scientist. The Learning Lab offers the Amazing World of Science curriculum, which features experiments and hands-on-projects centred on STEM.

Who: Kindergarten 2 and Primary 1 and 2
When: 10 September (for K2); 9 & 11 September (for P1 and P2)
Time: 10am to 12pm (K2) / 12:30pm to 2:30pm (P1 and P2)
Where: United Square
Fee: S$279 for new students
Click here for more information. 

Writing Boot Camp

Does your child love to write? MindChamps’ Writing Boot Camp may be the perfect venue to unleash the writer in her. Through different themes, she’ll be able to express herself. Who knows? Your child may grow up to be a really good storyteller.

Who: K2 and P1
When: 10 to 11 September
Time: 9am to 11am (Kindergarten 2) / 11:15am to 1:15pm (Primary 1)
Where: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17
Fee: S$128
Click here for more information. 

Techie Camp


Photo credit: SOMOS Summer Camp

For two days, your child will get hands-on learning experience in robotics, coding, and Internet of Things with SOMOS Summer Camp’s Techie Camp. The camp will turn difficult subjects into an enjoyable experience, making it easier for your kid to digest techie information, create games, and maybe even invent smart appliances. Yes?

When: 11 to 12 September
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Where: The Yards, 406 Joo Chiat Place
Fee: S$349
Click here for more information. 

Digital Storytelling and Animation


Photo credit: The Lab

Let your child’s imagination run wild and allow him to share his creativity through The Lab’s Digital Storytelling and Animation workshop, which will treat him to days filled with games and exercises and expose him to tools that will unleash his creative juices. For kids who want to learn about animating robots and flying drones through coding, there are workshops for them too, courtesy of The Lab.

Who: Kids aged 8 to 16 years old
When: 11 and 12 September
Time: 9:30am to 5:30pm
Where: PAssion WaVe @Jurong Lake Gardens (September 11); PAssion WaVe @Marina Bay (September 12)
Fee: S$150 (Early bird rate till 8 September). Normal prices are at S$180
Click here for more information. 

KidsSTOP Mystery and Gas What

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Photo credit: Science Centre Singapore

Hone your child’s problem-solving skills and learn more about forensic science with Science Centre Singapore’s KidsSTOP Mystery. Here, children aged 5 to 8 years who dream of becoming Junior Detectives will get to live that dream. Is your child younger than 5 years old? Worry not. Science Centre Singapore offers Gas What for kids as young as 3 years old. It’s a playful yet educational adventure that will let them unravel mysteries.

Who: Kids aged 3 to 8 years old
When: 11 and 12 September (KidsSTOP Mystery) / 14 September (Gas What)
Time: 9:30am to 12pm (KidsSTOP Mystery) / 10am to 11:30am (Gas What)
Where: The Party Room, KidsSTOP
Fee: S$53.50
Click here for more information. 

ACT 3 Drama Workshops


Stretch your child’s imagination and creativity with ACT 3 Drama Academy’s holiday workshops inspired by the classic tale by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince. The workshop, featuring fun activities and performances, will teach children aged 7 months to 7 years the value of friendship, love, and responsibility. Kids aged 3 and 4 years may also enrol at a 5-day workshop that will take them in an adventure-filled workshops with discoveries and magical stories while those aged 5 to 7 years will be taught how to incorporate drama tools into staging a performance and build important presentation skills. Parents who want to turn this into a bonding experience can check out A Flighty Adventure, a parent-and-child interactive workshop that features fun exercises, and even music and movement activities.

Who: Kids 7 months to 7 years old
When: Until 28 September (Schedule of each workshop varies)
Time: Varies per workshop
Where: ACT 3 Drama Academy, 126 Cairnhill Road, ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre or Oasis Terraces @ Punggol, 681 Punggol Drive
Fee: Varies per workshop
Click here for more information. 

Footwork: Twinkle Toes


Photo credit: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Who said you can’t be with your little one while she learns something new? Get your groove on with da:ns festival’s Footwork: Twinkle Toes, a dance-play workshop that kids can enjoy with their parents. Choose from K-Pop to Jazz as you move around and learn a dance move or two.

Who: Kids aged 3 and above
When: Until 29 September
Time: 9am and 10:30am
Where: Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
Fee: S$15 per session per pax
Click here for more information. 

Featured photo credit: ACT 3 Drama Academy

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