7 School Holiday Activity Ideas

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Last updated 16 January, 2020

Does your child’s school holiday activities consists mostly of them watching the TV, or playing games on their mobile tablets? Here are some fun ideas for school holiday activities no matter what your budget is.

Baking Bootcamp For Kids

Let your child learn and experiment with food in a safe environment. 19 Culinary Studio offers kids baking classes where they can learn new skills in a fun way. The classes are kept small and conducted in a hands-on manner. The best part is that the recipes taught can be re-created at home.

Price: from RM60 onwards per class
Location: No.19 Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Contact details: 016-3778 236

Lara’s Place

Keep the kids entertained during the school holidays while they pick up new skills. Lara’s Place is an activity and learning center that celebrates creativity. Among the activities available are:

  • Language
  • Fitness & dance classes
  • Kids activity (art & craft, computer course, science magic and more)

There will also be special programs during school holidays, for more information on the school holiday programs, click here.

Price: from RM50 per hour
Location: 3A, Jalan 17/45, 46400, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact details: 03-79568768

Travel in style to Legoland Water Park

The world’s largest Legoland Water Park is located right here in Malaysia! With over 20 rides and 70 Lego models, there’s plenty of attractions to enjoy whether or not you’re a Lego fan. Don’t miss out on rides like LEGO Slide Racers, Tidal Tube, Joker Soaker and more!

Price: RM101 for children, RM122 for adult.
Location: 7, Jalan Legoland, 79100 Nusajaya, Johor Malaysia.
Operating hours: Varies depending on the date, please check here.
Contact number: 07-5978888

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Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Pahang

Take a day trip out of the city and let your children see and also interact with elephants. Located at a small village in Lanchang, Pahang is the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary which is roughly a 2 hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. The elephant sanctuary was established in 1989 and is managed by the Malaysian Department of Wildlife and National Parks. Many orphaned elephants are raised and given shelter here. The sanctuary is open daily, 10:30am to 4:00pm.

Price: Free entrance, but donation are encouraged
Location: National Elephant Conservation Centre (NECC) Kuala Gandah, 28500 Lanchang, Pahang.
Contact details:  013-908 8207

Game based learning

Kids can now learn coding in a fun manner and be ahead of their peers. At Code Junior, kids as from as young as 5 can start to learn how to code through game based learning. During school holidays, they have special coding holiday camps for kids aged 5 – 15 years old. The programs will teach children hands on learning within a small group of class for more personalized attention.

Price: from RM495 per child for coding camp
Location: 48, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur
Contact details: 012-3377 055

Bring them to the library

Instill the love of reading in your children by bringing them to a library. These days libraries are no longer a boring, adults-only place. For example, the Raja Tun Uda library is a modern and sleek place, with a large, interactive section for children. The highlight at the children section is the reading tree, where kids can sit and read books in a fun and relaxed manner.

Aside from books, there are also 16 computers which are a combination of Windows and Mac for kids to use at a minimum charge of RM1 per hour. During school holidays, the library will also organize programs for kids which usually includes storytelling, arts & craft, movie screening and more. For updates on the next school holiday program, check here or you can call the library as per contact details below.

Registration to become a member is FREE and there is no age limit. Click here to register as member online.

Price: Free
Location: Jalan Kelab Golf 13/6, Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor
Contact details: 03-55197667

DIY activities with kids

If you’d like to customise your kids school holiday programs and have more time on your hands, you can try some DIY activities. Check out this website for kids DIY activities that includes free step by step guide of many DIY activities. As for the materials needed, if you need to buy some materials we suggest Mr.DIY, Daiso or Kaison for affordable arts & craft materials. The best part of DIY activities is that it can be tailored according to your budget, time, and your child’s interest.

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