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June Holiday Programmes at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

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Sat, 25 May 2024 - Sun, 23 Jun 2024
12:00AM - 11:30PM
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Singapore Botanic Gardens
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June School Holiday Programmes at the Singapore Botanic Gardens

New The Great Heritage Hunt

Put on your explorer hats and join us this school holiday for the exciting Great Heritage Hunt in Singapore Botanic Gardens! Explore the Gardens and learn about its fascinating history in this interactive challenge and stand a chance to win a limited-edition enamel pin featuring local plants and animals.

Suitable for children in P2 and above (Family Programme: Parent Accompanied)*

*Families will participate in a self-led scavenger hunt around the Gardens

 

Date:Tuesday, 28 May 2024
Time:

10am – 10.45am (Register Here)

10.30am – 11.15am (Register Here)

11am – 11.45am (Register Here)

11.30am – 12.15pm (Register Here)

Fee:Free
Location: 

 

Heritage Museum 

 

 

 

NewStorywalk: Stone Soup

Can a delicious soup be created from stones? Journey with us on an interactive storywalk through the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden to find out in this inspiring story about the strength people possess when they work together.

Suitable for children in K1 – P4

Date:Wednesday, 29 May 2024
Time:

1st Session: 10am - 10.20am (Register Here)

2nd Session: 11am - 11.20am (Register Here)

Fee:Free
Location: Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

 

 

New Storytelling: The Water Princess

With its wide sky and warm earth, Princess Gie Gie’s kingdom is a beautiful place in Africa. But clean drinking water is scarce in her small  village. Every morning, she rises before the sun to make the long journey to the well  to collect water and she dreams. She dreams of a day when her village will have cool, crystal-clear water of its own. Will her dream come true? Join us for a fun-filled session to find out what happens in this tale by acclaimed author Susan Verde.

Suitable for children in K1 – P4

Date:Thursday, 30 May 2024
Time:

1st Session: 10am - 10.20am (Register Here)

2nd Session: 11am - 11.20am (Register Here)

Fee:Free
Location: Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

 

 

New Parkémon Adventures – Uncover the World of Fictional Plants & Animals!

Ever wondered how Pokémon characters were created? Join us for a time of fun and learning as we combine the excitement of Pokémon with the wonders of real-life biodiversity! Through a series of family-friendly activities and challenges, get ready to uncover the remarkable ways in which Pokémon characters have been inspired by the flora and fauna around us, some of which can be found around us!

Get the chance to unleash your imagination and design your very own “Parkémon” inspired by the rich tapestry of our local biodiversity. Afterwards, you can take home your very own “Parkémon” card featuring your unique creation. Embark on a one-of-a-kind adventure with us and let the games begin!

Suitable for children in P3 and above (Family Programme: Parent Accompanied)

Date:1st Session: Wednesday, 5 June 2024   (Register Here)
2nd Session: Wednesday, 12 June 2024 (Register Here)
3rd Session: Wednesday, 19 June 2024 (Register Here)
Time:9.15am - 11.30am
Fee:Free
Location: 

Forest Discovery Centre @OCBC Arboretum, Gallop Extension

 

 

New ‘Birding’ Bootcamp 101!

Welcome to the fascinating world of birds! With more than 400 species of them found in Singapore, let’s start your bird knowledge with the common ones found in our gardens and parks! Come join us for a morning of fun and learning how to identify our garden birds through interactive and hands-on indoor and outdoor session! What are you waiting for? Join us for a ‘birding’ good time! Participants will also have the opportunity to visit ‘A Garden of Birds’, an exhibition about the birds found at the Singapore Botanic gardens held in the CDL Green Gallery.

Suitable for children in P3 and above (Family Programme: Parent Accompanied)

Date:

1st Session: Friday, 7 June 2024 (Register Here)
2nd Session: Tuesday, 18 June 2024 (Register Here)

 

Time:9am - 10.30am
Fee:Free
Location: 

Ridley Hall, Botany Centre

 

 

NewFriends or Foes – Fascinating World of Animals and Plants Interaction

Ever wondered if plants and animals always live in harmony? Embark on an exciting quest to discover the intricate relationships between the plants and animals around us. Through interactive stations, use your senses to explore how our fascinating ecosystem works. Redeem a gift when you complete all the stations!

Suitable for children in P3 and above (Family Programme: Parent Accompanied)

Date:1st Session: Saturday, 8 June 2024   (Register Here)
2nd Session: Saturday, 15 June 2024 (Register Here)
3rd Session: Saturday, 22 June 2024 (Register Here)
Time:9am - 12.30pm
Fee:Free
Location: 

Forest Discovery Centre @OCBC Arboretum, Gallop Extension

 

 

New Behind the Scenes: Inside the Learning Forest

Have you ever wondered how the Singapore Botanic Gardens maintains its beautiful landscapes and conserves our native biodiversity?  Join our colleagues from the Living Collections team and learn about our work through hands-on activities such as measuring and surveying trees and learn about how the rare Cinnamon Bush Frog is monitored in the Learning Forest.

Suitable for children in P3 and above (Family Programme: Parent Accompanied)

Date:Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Time:10am - 11am (Register Here)
Fee:$6.12 per participant (inclusive of GST)
Location: Learning Forest

 

Family Festivities at the Centre for Ethnobotany

NewTinkerworks: Catch the Wind

Join us for a hands-on Tinkerworks activity where we explore how the power of wind can provide us with renewable energy to sustain Planet Earth!

This programme is held in collaboration with the National Library Board.

Date:Thursday, 13 June 2024
Time:10am - 11am (Register Here)
Fee:Free
Location: Centre for Ethnobotany

 

 

NewSpice Explorer for a Day

Did you know that many different spices such as pepper, nutmeg and clove were planted over 200 years ago in Singapore’s first botanic gardens? Step into the shoes of one of the early explorers to Singapore and learn about the different uses of these interesting spices through interactive hands-on activities at the Centre for Ethnobotany.

Suitable for children in K2 – P6

Date:Thursday, 13 June 2024
Time:11am - 12pm (Register Here)
Fee:Free
Location: Centre for Ethnobotany

 

 

 

 

NewCool Down with Cheng Tng

(A Culinary Demo)

Feeling warm in our current climate? Join us for a refreshing culinary session to learn about the natural ingredients used to make the local dessert, Cheng Tng.

Suitable for children in K1 – P6

Date:Thursday, 20 June 2024
Time:

1st Session: 10am - 10.20am (Register Here)

2nd Session: 11am - 11.20am (Register Here)

Fee:Free
Location: Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

 

 

Create a Kokedama

(A Hands-on Workshop)

Join us and learn the art of making your very own Kokedama – a Japanese moss ball! Kokedamas originated from Japan, where bonsai plants are grown in moss-covered balls made of soil. Children will learn how to shape moss and planting media to create an attractive sphere which can be used as a hanging planter at home.

Date:Friday, 21 June 2024
Time:10am - 11.30am (Register Here)
Fee:$30.56 per participant (inclusive of GST)
Location: Centre for Education and Outreach

 

**Pre-registration for the programmes is required. Please register by clicking the links provided above.

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