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5 Fun Ideas for School Holiday Activities to Suit Your Budget

22 November 2017 | CompareHero

Don’t want your child to spend the school holiday by just 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.

Kids Baking Bootcamp

Let your child learn and experiment with food in a safe environment. At 19 Culinary Studio, kids can enrol into 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

Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary, Pahang

Take a day trip out of the city and let your children see 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. Many orphaned elephants are raised and given shelter here which is managed by the Malaysian Department of Wildlife and National Parks. The sanctuary is open daily, 10:30am to 4:00pm.

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

Gamify Learning

Kids can now learn coding in a fun manner and be ahead of their peers. At Code Junior children learn how to code through game based learning within a small class for more personalized attention. During the school holidays, they have special coding camps for kids aged 5 – 15 years old. Click here for more information on the school holiday coding programs they offer.

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

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)

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

DIY activities with kids

Check out this website for kids DIY activities that includes free step by step guide of many DIY activities. If you need 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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