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Nov–Dec ’17 Holidays: 10 Budget-Friendly Parent-Child Workshops

parent child workshopFamily fun doesn’t have to come at a high price. Cost-conscious parents will be familiar with the People’s Association’s holiday offerings, and this year end, you can choose from over 2,000 courses at various locations, including parent-child classes.

From making a snow globe to learning to fly a drone, there is something for everyone and every budget. For more information, enquire with your nearest community centre, or visit PA’s school holidays page. 

Snow Globe Craft (Parent-Child)

Bring winter to your home this festive season by making your own snow globe with recycled materials. Use toys, glitter, and paint to create a special snow globe that will be the perfect centrepiece at gatherings.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 1­–1.5hrs
Fees: $30/pair (PA Member) $40/pair (Non-Member)
Material Fee: $8/pair

DATE      

TIME  

CC

18 November 2017, Sat

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Ci Yuan CC

26 November 2017, Sun

1.30pm – 2.30pm

Paya Lebar Kovan CC

27 November 2017, Mon

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Yio Chu Kang CC

10 December 2017, Sun

1.00pm – 2.30pm

Teck Ghee CC

11 December 2017, Mon

11.00am – 12.30pm

Tampines Changkat CC

15 December 2017, Fri

1.00pm – 2.30pm

Bukit Batok East CC

15 December 2017, Fri

3.30pm – 4.30pm

Ayer Rajah CC

19 December 2017, Tue

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Clementi CC

Brush Letter Writing (Parent-Child)

Create Christmas cards using watercolour and brush lettering techniques. Participants will be introduced to simple lettering templates, letter writing styles, and watercolour blending.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 2.5hrs
Fees: $30/pair (PA Member) $40/pair (Non-Member)
Material Fee: $10–15/pair

DATE      

TIME  

CC

03 December 2017, Sun

1.00pm – 2.30pm

Teck Ghee CC

11 December 2017, Mon

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Pasir Ris Elias CC

13 December 2017, Wed

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Yuhua CC

14 December 2017, Thu

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Tampines Central CC

16 December 2017, Sat

10.30am – 12.00pm

Bukit Batok East CC

22 December 2017, Fri

2.30pm – 4.00pm

Woodlands CC

23 December 2017, Sat

1.00pm – 3.30pm

Bukit Merah CC

Basic Drone Flying Course (Parent-Child)

Parents may have grown up flying kites for fun, but the next generation will be flying drones.  These popular flight machines have many applications, from filming to package delivery.

Together, learn about handling drones, including safety and care practices. Then comes the exciting part of the workshop: flying a drone.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 2hrs
Fees: $30/pair (Member) $40/pair (Non-Member)
Material Fee: $35/drone

DATE      

TIME  

CC

17 December 2017, Sun

10.00am – 12.00pm

Ulu Pandan CC

Be A Storyteller (Parent-Child)

Together with your child, learn to be masters at the art of narration, using words and actions to heighten your delivery and trigger your audience’s imagination. At the end of this workshop, you will learn how to better entertain anyone with any story that you tell.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 3hrs
Fees: $75/pair (PA Member) $85/pair (Non-Member)
Material Fee: $25/pair

DATE      

TIME  

CC

13 December 2017, Wed

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Bukit Panjang CC

Basic Baking (Parent-Child)

Children as young as four can learn how to make biscuits, cupcakes, muffins, tuiles, eclairs, and more with the help of parents. It is an opportunity for the little ones to not only learn about food preparation, but also enjoy themselves. (Recipes will vary for each session.)

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 3hrs
Fees: $30–$35/pair (PA Member) $40–$45/pair (Non-Member)
Material Fee: $30/pair

DATE      

TIME  

CC

18 November 2017, Sat

3.00pm – 5.00pm

Pasir Ris Elias CC

19 November 2017, Sun

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Rivervale CC

03 December 2017, Sun

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Punggol Vista CC

03 December 2017, Sun

9.30am – 11.30am

Tampines West CC

09 December 2017, Sat

9.30am – 11.30am

The Serangoon CC

10 December 2017, Sun

10.00am – 12.00pm

Senja-Cashew CC

16 December 2017, Sat

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Yio Chu Kang CC

Handcrafted Bear Cookies (Parent-Child)

Learn how to design and bake adorable bear cookies this holiday. You will also be taught how to create recipes that are free from food additives, by using healthy natural substitutes.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 3hrs
Fees: $38/pair (PA Member) $48/pair (Non-Member)
Material Fees: $12/pair

DATE 

TIME

CC

10 December 2017, Sun

2.30pm – 5.30pm

Ulu Pandan CC

14 December 2017, Thu

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Bukit Timah CC

17 December 2017, Sun

10.00am – 1.00pm

Bukit Panjang CC

17 December 2017, Sun

2.00pm – 5.00pm

Woodgrove CC

Solar & Wind-Powered Car (Parent-Child)  

Learn about solar and wind power as well as the importance of clean technologies, and assemble a solar and wind-powered car designed from recyclable materials. (Participants will be able to bring the car home.)

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 2hrs
Fees: $120/pair (PA Member) $130/pair (Non-Member)

DATE 

TIME

CC

20 December 2017, Wed

2.00pm – 4.00pm

Clementi CC

23 December 2017, Sat

2.00pm – 4.00pm

Bukit Panjang CC

Family Jump Rope Programme (Parent-Child)  

Take rope jumping to the next level as you and your little one learn to execute simple solo and partner tricks. These jump rope activities are fun, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages.

No. of Session(s): 4
Duration: 1hr per session
Fees: $50/pair (PA Member) $60/pair (Non-Member)

DATE 

TIME

CC

26 November 2017 – 17 December 2017, Sun

2.00pm – 3.00pm

Whampoa CC

Stride to Ride (Parent-Child)  

Your child’s first cycling experience is a memory to be treasured. Be a part of this significant moment in your child’s life, as you learn to methodically teach him or her to ride and steer a balance bike. This course is suitable for children aged four to six.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 1.5hrs
Fees: $68/pair (PA Member) $80/pair (Non-Member)

DATE      

TIME  

CC

09 December 2017, Sat

4.00pm – 5.30pm

Buona Vista CC

Urban Dance (Parent-Child)  

Together with your child, discover different dance forms, and mix and match various elements to the beat of catchy dance hits, including funk, hip-hop, and pop.

No. of Session(s): 1
Duration: 1.5hrs
Fees: $16/pair (PA Member) $24/pair (Non-Member)

DATE      

TIME  

CC

05 December 2017, Tue

11.00am – 12.15pm

Yew Tee CC

12 December 2017, Tue

11.00am – 12.15pm

Jurong Green CC

:: Also, check out the full line-up of holiday programmes at Katong CC. There are many interesting activities in store, including the Flower Pot Dessert Making Class, Turbo RoboCar workshop, Angry Ping-Pong Blaster (ping-pong shooting machine building workshop), and Lollipops Maths & Science Cookery. Find out more here!

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