5 easy ways to have fun with your child this Dec holiday
School is out and it is time for some fun. Pick from a range of arts and culture activities to keep your child happy and inspired this holiday. Sign up for arts and craft workshops, go on a guided heritage tour of Mount Faber or enjoy an art festival from home. Get started with our top picks of arts and culture activities that you can enjoy with your family this Dec holiday.
Bond over arts and craft
Journey Into Once Upon A Time
Spark your child’s creativity through hands-on arts and craft workshops. Art Wonderland is offering a range of in-person arts workshops where children get to learn everything from crafting shadow puppets to creating pop-up books and making stop-motion animation. The workshops runs until 10 Dec. Sign up for Journey Into Once Upon A Time workshops here.
Explore Singapore’s heritage
Gai Gai Tour
Get outdoors and explore Mount Faber with this two-hour guided heritage tour that spotlights stories and little-known corners in Mount Faber Park and Faber Point. The tour includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the cable car operating system, and it ends with a scenic round-trip cable car ride. This tour is available every weekend at 10am and 2pm, and it is free for children under the age of four. Get your tickets for the Gai Gai Tour here.
Enjoy an online art festival
Escape the crowds with this online children’s art festival organised by National Gallery Singapore. The programme line-up includes interactive art-inspired games and guided hands-on art activities especially designed to spark creativity in children aged six to 12, and to grow their appreciation for art. The activities can also be done together as a family. Explore everything #SmallBigDreamersAtHome has to offer here.
Dance, stretch and learn
Letters Play At Home!
Turn learning into play for the little ones with this series of whimsical, online dance performances. The videos captivate young children’s imaginations while introducing young children to letters, shapes and sounds, as well as simple English words, through movement, rhythm, dance and play. Catch Letters Play At Home! on Rolypoly Family’s Youtube channel here.
Music & Craft For Kids
If your child is into music, sign them up for free drumming workshops organised by award winning percussion ensemble group Drum Feng. The two-hour workshop for children, running on 5 & 12 Dec, covers basic music theory and drumming technique. The children will also learn how to create percussion instruments using simple materials. Register for a free Music & Craft for Kids workshop here.
(Photos: Journey Into Once Upon A Time, One Faber Group, National Gallery, Rolypoly Family, Drum Feng)