Kids these days seem to need all the attention in the world and some times it seems impossible to fill their insatiable curiosity and energy without just handing them the iPad.
If you’ve run out of ideas and have an afternoon or so to spare, here are some ideas of fun, educational activities for you.
Yakult Factory Tour
Yakult is a name familiar to both moms and kids. Yummy and good for you – now that’s something you don’t hear everyday.
Head over to the factory for a guided tour to see how these yummy beverages are produced and bottled up before being sent to stores near you. You’ll also learn how good bacteria help improve your digestive system.
Ticket Fee: FREE!
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday and selected Saturdays. 8.30am to 3.30pm
You’ll need to book at least 7 days in advance to join the tour. Each session can accommodate up to 120 pax.
Duration: 1.5 hours per session
Location: 276, Jalan Haruan 1, Oakland Industrial Park, 70300 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia
Booking a Slot: https://www.yakult.com.my/factory-tour/
ILHAM Art Discovery Tour for Kids
What do kids know about art anyway? More than you think. Through a guided tour curated for kids, the kids interact and interpret art as they walk through the gallery. You’ll be surprised how much they take in.
Check out the contemporary Malaysian art exhibits in these play-date style art tours, while awakening your child’s senses, cultivating their appreciation for art and creativity. Before you know it, you’ll be coming back for more.
Ticket Price: RM30 per child
Dates: July to December 2019 programme – TBA
Location: Levels 3 & 5, ILHAM Tower, No 8, Jalan Binjai, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
For More Info: http://www.ilhamgallery.com/learn/tours-for-tots-kids/
BLOKKE Cafe Playhouse Labs
The new and improved BLOKKE is ready for exploration! This LEGO-inspired playland houses a little village, fire house, watch tower and even a giant LEGO block construction area for your little builders.
With a family-style cafe, BLOKKE is a great place for your child to run around and play while you kick back and relax. Sounds like a great place for play dates if you ask me.
Psst – they also have BLOKKE.Labs where kids can learn about design, architecture, STEM and robotics with LEGOs and DUPLOs!
Ticket Price: Weekdays (RM25 per child), Weekends (RM30 per child)
- Kids 2 to 12 years: Weekdays (RM25 per child), Weekends & Public Holidays (RM30 per child)
- Kids under 2 years: RM10 – present MYKID for special rate
Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday (9am to 9pm); Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays (10am to 10pm)
Location: F40-F45, First Floor, Citta Mall, Jalan PJU 1A/48A, Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor 47301
At KidZania, you can make-believe in style! The kids get to choose from over 60 establishments, role playing real-life jobs. From surgeons to junior chocolatiers to a magicians – the possibilities are endless.
A super fun, hands-on learning experience that teaches the kids independence, team work and even financial literacy.
- Under 18 years: RM46 to RM95
- Adult: RM50, Senior Citizen: RM38
Get discounts when you purchase your tickets online.
Opening Hours: Sunday to Friday (10am to 5pm); Saturday, Public Holidays & School Holidays (10am to 7pm)
Location: Curve NX, 18 Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Buy Tickets: https://ticketing.kidzania.com.my/
It’s the land before time! If your child loves dinosaurs (and really which child doesn’t), you’re in for a treat.
From life-sized animatronic dinosaurs to neon lit scavenger hunts to designing your own dinosaur, this interactive and educational dinosaur center is a must visit.
- Child Pass: RM49, Adult Pass: RM29
- OKU: RM19, Senior Citizen: RM19
- Family Fun Pack: RM118 (2 kids + 1 adult)
Get 5% discount when you purchase your tickets online. Coupon code: JURASSICA5
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday (11am to 7pm), Friday to Sunday (10am to 8pm)
Location: The Gardens Mall, 3rd Floor, Mid Valley City, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Buy Tickets: https://www.jurassica.com.my/tickets/
Don’t forget to use the coupon code: JURASSICA5 for a 5% discount!