Break for play

For most schoolchildren, the September school holidays are not so much a break as they are a chance to catch up on last-minute revision before the year-end examinations. But busy little minds still need a breather now and then. Senior Correspondent Stephanie Yeo highlights pleasurable pursuits to leave them refreshed

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Giant animal inflatables invade Gardens by the Bay? You heard it right. Bruno Bear, Little Kong and their pals from Art-Zoo Wonder Gardens are the highlights of its Children's Festival.

Pick up a free trail booklet, complete the activities and take home a souvenir. Drop by on a weekend and join the Little Critters' Wonder Workshops, which include personalising face masks and creating slime. These are best for kids aged four to 12.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 30, 2021, with the headline Break for play. Subscribe