Nov school holidays 2016: enrichment classes for kids

By Lynn Wee   — November 09, 2016
  • Culinaryon: Fun Cooking Camp
    1 / 11 Culinaryon: Fun Cooking Camp

    Pandan chiffon cake with ice cream, pizza Margherita and creamy colourful pasta – these are among the 10 yummy dishes that your kid will learn to prepare from scratch over three days at Culinaryon’s Fun Cooking Camp

    She need not be intimidated by the set-up and process, though. This is one masterclass session where she’s allowed to throw flour in the executive chef’s face and dance to lively music as she kneads the dough.

    A sous chef, an event master and a photographer round up the friendly team. 

    Parents are welcome to join in the course, which costs $300 and is recommended for kids from the age of four. Choose from two sessions: Nov 28 to 30, or Dec 19 to 21. 

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  • Act 3 Drama Academy workshops
    2 / 11 Act 3 Drama Academy workshops

    Nurture your little one’s imagination with holiday workshops by Act 3 Drama Academy.

    Kids aged seven months to two years old will enjoy a fun session of singing, movement and learning new vocabulary through Eric Carle’s stories like Little Cloud and Dream Snow. 

    Featuring classics like Puss in Boots, How the Grinch stole Christmas and Mother Goose, three- to 12-year-olds will be exposed to a range of essential life skills, ranging from creativity and confidence, to working as a team. 

    The children will take part in a performance at the end of selected workshops as a finale to the learning journey.

    Prices start at $50 per child; the workshops will take place from Nov 21 to Dec 17. 

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  • Kidsstop: Year-end holiday programmes
    3 / 11 Kidsstop: Year-end holiday programmes

    Create your very own bathing salt, spring toys, and paint a masterpiece using spring – these are some of the activities in store at Kidsstop’s party room. If the little one is a young science wizard at heart, these activities are bound to entice him. 

    The year-end holiday programmes will also teach the kids how to recycle and repurpose waste paper into useful products, as they explore fun and easy ways to protect the earth. 

    The workshops are available for a selection of dates from Nov 22 to Dec 7, and are priced at $45 (exclusive of seven per cent GST and other administrative costs).  

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  • Alliance Francaise de Singapour: Educational holiday camps
    4 / 11 Alliance Francaise de Singapour: Educational holiday camps

    Bonjour! Looking to immerse the little one in another culture this holiday? Alliance francaise de Singapour will be offering educational holiday camps for children from five to 11 years old, exposing them to the French language and culture. 

    The kids will explore the world of French through a myriad of interactive ways, such as story-telling, theatre, arts and craft, yoga and sports. 

    All activities are tailored according to age groups with age adequate projects, and are conducted by highly trained native French speaking teachers.  

    Prices start from $150, and are available from Nov 21 to Dec 15. 

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  • British council: Holiday courses
    5 / 11 British council: Holiday courses

    Looking for enrichment courses to help your preschooler prepare for primary school, or wanting to improve junior’s command of English? The British Council offers holiday courses which provides extra support to students through a range of courses. 

    The preschool courses are aimed at improving the little one’s reading, listening, comprehension and writing skills, while the primary school programmes are catered to prepare the older ones for the coming year by honing their composition and comprehension skills. 

    Secondary school programmes are also available. 

    Prices for the preschool programmes start from $280, while the primary school programmes cost $700. 

    Find out more here  

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  • Lorna Whiston holiday programmes
    6 / 11 Lorna Whiston holiday programmes

    Looking for holiday classes for the little one who gets bored easily? Lorna Whiston offers an array of holiday programmes from preschoolers to primary schoolars, which promises to keep the children’s interest and enthusiasm high. 

    The preschool programmes include speech and drama- motivating kids to engage in speech sound exercises, communication games and simple presentation activities.

    Speech techniques are also introduced to enable students to speak with an articulative and expressive voice, in preparation for Primary 1. 

    The primary school programmes include acting and public speaking courses which helps to develop the child’s oral communication skills, body language as well as hone their presentation skills. 

    Prices start from $318, before GST. 

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  • Intrepid Kids Boot Camp
    7 / 11 Intrepid Kids Boot Camp

    Who says enrichment classes are only limited to academics? There are also programmes catered to let the little ones play with their peers, as well as develop fundamental social skills at the same time. 

    Intrepid Kids will be offering a two-hour Boot Camp, featuring a myriad of indoor high-energy fitness programmes such as the obstacle courses, fitness games, and circuits – which promises to help the kids improve small and large motor skills, and build up their stamina and strength. 

    The preschoolers (three to five-years-old) will learn basic movements like climbing, squat and elementary gymnastic movements that set the foundation to fitness routine, while the primary schoolers (six to nine-years-old) will focus on leadership skills through exercises such as plyometric, gymnastic and weightlifting basics. 

    Programmes for the older kids (10 to 15-years-old) are also available. 

    The school holiday boot camp will be available from Nov 19 to Jan 6 (weekdays only), from 10am to 12pm. 

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  • Holiday Camps at Playeum’s Children’s Centre for Creativity
    8 / 11 Holiday Camps at Playeum’s Children’s Centre for Creativity

    Lights, camera, action! Let the little one experience how it’s like to direct and act in a film at the same time. She will be exposed to movie stunts, action scenes, camera tricks, as well as learn the pre and post production aspects of creating a film. 

    If she’s not into acting, there are other programmes such as Tinker with stories with Imagin8ors, where children will discover four different ways of telling a story.

    These includes inventing a story based on sand doodles, designing their own superhero costumes, or even use stop motion to create a short movie. 

    There are other Holiday Camp programmes as well, and it caters to kids from five to 12-years-old. Prices start from $300 per child, and will take place from Nov 22 to Dec 16. 

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  • The Yard Christmas Holiday camps
    9 / 11 The Yard Christmas Holiday camps

    It’s the school holidays, so get the kids out of the house to stay fit. They can even learn some impressive tricks with The Yard December Holiday camps, which will take place from Dec 19 to 23. 

    The Kindergym is a five day programme for toddlers to infants, where they will be introduced to a variety of gymnastics equipment, ranging from the balance beam to the a-symmetric bars. 

    They will also learn how to manoeuvre themselves around, as well as track their achievements and learn the fundamental principles of the sport through gym games, sticker charts, skills sheets and prizes. 

    Programmes such as the Juniorgym, Seniorgym, Freestylegym and Trampoline are also available for the older kids. 

    Prices for the Kindergym programme costs $350, while the other programmes costs $380 each.  

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  • Mooks Chef Jr. Cooking Class
    10 / 11 Mooks Chef Jr. Cooking Class

    This school holiday, introduce the little one to the world of Thai cuisine as he learns how to prepare a couple of simple dishes from Chef RimKhong. 

    Mooks Chef Jr. Cooking class is open to children aged five to 14 years old, and it’ll take place every Saturday from Nov 19. 

    Registration fee costs $25 per child. 

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  • Little Paddington Preschool
    11 / 11 Little Paddington Preschool

    Let the kids explore the world this holiday season at Little Paddington Preschools. Using resources gathered from around the world, your little ones learn about various cultures through project-based learning as well as various age appropriate activities. 

    From food tasting, dancing to art and crafts and music, children will not only discover different traditions, they will also learn to have an appreciation of people from different countries and cultures. 

    There is also a global exploratory corner where kids can participate in hands-on activities.

    The workshop is priced at $45 (before GST and other administrative costs), and is available at different time slots from Dec 15 to 20. 

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