With the school holidays coming up, we all know that it’s time to find activities to keep little hands and minds busy, and help parents retain their sanity. This list includes more things to do with the kids these holidays, from weekend getaways to educational workshops.
More things to do with the kids during school holidays
Discover the science behind food making through fun experiments and create cool dishes through a series of projects which will see the kids conduct experiments with eggs and even make their own butter. These classes at the Iloha Culture Centre are suitable for kids aged five to 12 years old and as each class can only accommodate a maximum of 16 participants, we suggest you sign up soon.
Mar 19-24. RM100 per project; RM90 per project for multiple entries; RM80 per project for full entry.
The kids can channel their excess energy during the holidays by busting out some impressive dance moves in a hip hop dance routine. Conducted by the talented Luke Ong, this class aims to bring out the confidence in kids aged six to nine years old in a fun and dynamic way. For comfort, it’s best to wear comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes.
Every Sunday, 12.30pm. (Walk-in) RM35; (Monthly) RM100.
This two-day camp by Jump Street is designed to develop gymnastic skills, improve body postures and boost kids’ self-esteem. The programmes will be held at both Jump Street and the Denai Alam Recreational and Riding Club (DARC) in Shah Alam where the kids can look forward to a session of horse riding and more. Slots are limited to 15 kids per camp.
(Camp 1) Mar 21-22; (Camp 2) Mar 23-24. RM249 per child.
The two-night Lil Rockers Breakaway package is perfect for families with kids. At the Hard Rock Hotel Penang, kids will feel like a rock star with fun activities at the Roxity Kids’ Club or while playing at the water slides by the pool. The package also includes entrance tickets two Entopia, Escape Park and Tropical Spice Garden.
From RM1,190 for two adults and two children below 12 years old.
Join SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and the rest of the gang as they celebrate the first anniversary of Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. This week-long celebration sees plenty of exciting games and activities lined up just for the kids, such as the ooey-gooey Slime Dunk Tank and Bubble Field. Of course, a birthday isn’t complete without cake, so indulge in some frosted cupcakes to mark the occasion.
Mar 18-26, 10am-6pm. Adults, RM153, (MyKad holders) RM120; Children (below 12 years) RM126, (MyKid holders) RM96. School holiday deals: FamFun package at RM390 for two children and two accompanying adults.
With a host of fun sporty activities in store, The Little Gym camp offers parents a respite during the school break by keeping the kids active and occupied. A good confidence booster for kids, expect a fun time with the friendly instructors.
Mar 21-24. (Members) RM100; (Non-members) RM110.
Heighten your children’s sense of sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch at this garden tour specially curated for kids. Kids will be able to use all five senses while exploring the Tropical Spice Garden – they’ll see and listen to the beauty of nature around them; they’ll be able to touch the plants and feel their texture or smell their scents; they’ll even be able to taste the herbs here. End the session with a fun time at the Slides & Ladders playground.
Mar 18-25, 10am & 11.30am. Adults, RM22; Children (five to 12 years), RM17. Maximum group of 20 persons including adults.
Don’t limit your kids’ learning to a mere classroom environment. At Petrosains, children of all ages can look forward to fun and exciting activities specially lined up for the school holiday. From Disney Junior’s latest ‘Mickey and the Roadsters Racers’ series to kitchen chemistry science shows, kids will be able to participate in an extensive list of children’s educational programmes and workshops. Want more good reasons? You can even stand a chance to win a family trip for four to Hong Kong!
Combining history and the application of robotic constructions, each workshop teaches through hands-on learning. From the ancient civilisation of the Incan Empire to the history of space exploration, kids aged seven and above get to build and programme the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robot and discover the ins and outs of the programming language Scratch. Register early as space is limited.
Mar 20-23. RM188; (Members) RM88, 10am-5pm.