Christmas is just around the corner! With the school holidays and the festive mood all over, it is a great time to get on with Christmas activities that can be found all over for the kids. Here are some we like:
Hit the malls.
The malls and shopping centers are offering loads of events and activities for kids . Most need you to spent some money at the mall which is actually quite easy with all the Christmas shopping and attractive sales around.
Changi Airport – Bouncy Castle
Slide and bounce on a giant castle. Just present receipt of any amount.
When: Noon to 10pm daily, from 2 December 2011 – 8 January 2012.
Where: Changi Airport Terminal 3’s Departure Hall Row 11
Orchard Central – Christmas workshops
DIY goodies, make cake pops or sew a bear. Every $30 spent get redeem one holiday work shop.
When: Multiple timings depending on workshop. Till 19 December 2011
Where: Orchard Central
Tanglin Mall- Christmas Snow
Take a walk down an old English style street and experience snow and avalanche. Show is subjected to weather conditions.
When: 19November 2011 – 02 January 2012, 7:30 – 8.00 on weekdays. Additional show from 8:30-9:00 on weekends.
Where: Tanglin mall entrance, 163 Tanglin Road.
Bake Christmas Goodies
Many places are offering baking sessions for Christmas.
Jacob Ballas Children garden.- Jingle All The Way with FLowers & X’mas Cookies
Make Christmas cookies at Jacob Ballas Children Garden. Workshop cost $30. Registration is required.
When: 15 December 2011 (10:00am – 11:30am)
Where: Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens
Find out more about X’mas Cookies baking at Jacob Ballas Children Garden
So EZ Cooking Playground
Bake ginger bread man, Christmas Tree cookies and Snowman cupcake.
When: Multiple timings, available through December.
Where: So EZ cooking Playground, United Square.
Enjoy lights and Christmas Trees
Christmas Light-Up @ Orchard 2011
Orchard road is lighted up with almost every building decorated with beautiful Christmas lights. Looking at the decoration is cool too even in the day.
When: 19 November 2011 to 2 January 2012, Lights are up 7pm- 12 midnight on weekdays and till 2am on weekends. Lights are up till 6am on Christmas eve and New Year’s eve.
Where: Orchard Road
Find out more Orchard Road Light-Up
Trees of the world light-up @ Botanical Gardens
Close to 300 tropical trees in Botanical Gardens are lighted up with Christmas Ornaments, many which are specially handmade for the occasion. Vote for your favorite tree and win tickets to the Garden festival in 2012.
When:3 Dec 2011- 1 Jan 2012. Voting needs to be submitted by 11pm 21 Dec 2011
Where: Singapore Botanical Gardens
Find out more about Trees of the world light-up
Catch a Show
Santa’s Toy Factory
Santa is busy making toys in his factory with the help of his loyal Elves! They have a deadline to meet. Can they make it? This entertaining show and shows the ever-creative Elves make a variety of science toys right before your eyes!
When:19 – 25 Dec 2011. 1pm and 4pm daily. Duration : 30 Mins
Where: Maxwell Auditorium, Science Centre Singapore
Find out more about Santa’s Toy Factory Show