Dragons & Damsels in Our Wetland 
(A Guided Tour) 

Did you know that dragonflies are among one of the most ancient winged insects in the world? With body structures that have remained largely unchanged for millions of years, these fighter pilots of the insect world help to keep the population of insect pests in check, and are an indicator of wetland health. 

Learn how the plants and animals have adapted to this wetland habitat, discover the differences between dragonflies and damselflies, and challenge yourself to identify the many species of ‘dragons’ and ‘damsels’ that can be found here!

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

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Date   : Saturday, 1 June 2019
Time   : 10.00am – 11.00am  
Fee   : $6.00 per child & $6.00 per accompanying adult
Location : Learning Forest

 

“Grow with Nature” Drama Series: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
(A Drama Workshop) 

Creative play through nature can be used to nurture an appreciation for life in children. Participants will be encouraged to explore nature through dramatisation and be aware of nature’s rich biodiversity. Join us as we follow the story of the giving tree!

Suitable for children in K1 – P4

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Date   : Friday, 7 June 2019
Time   : 10.00am – 11.00am
Fee   : $10.00 per child 
Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

 

Sara Goes to the Supermarket Garden 
(A Guided Tour)

Together with her siblings and friends, Sara visits the Supermarket Garden in the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. Join Sara to learn fascinating facts and hear interesting stories about banana, peanut, soya bean, sugarcane, sweet potato, and many yummy fruits and vegetables in this special garden. Learn about plants which you can eat and pick up tips on being a nutritional winner by eating delicious greens to stay strong and healthy. 

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 levels

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Date        : Saturday, 8 June 2019
Time      :  10.00am – 11.00am
Fee        :  $9.00 per child (includes $3.00 “Sara Goes to the Supermarket Garden” workbook) & $6.00 per accompanying adult
Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

 

Adventures with Sara - Mama's Birthday Present (Mandarin) 妈妈的生日礼物
(A Guided Tour)  

Sara the Botanicosaurus has forgotten her Mama’s birthday. Her friends, Twitchy and Flufftail, are helping Sara to search for a special gift for Mama around the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. Join Sara and her friends on an adventure to search for this special birthday present! 

This tour will be conducted in Mandarin.

今天是妈妈的生日! 但是小恐龙忘了为妈妈准备生日礼物。小恐龙非常难过。小松鼠听说在雅格巴拉斯儿童花园里有一份特别的礼物。随小恐龙和小松鼠一同寻找一份特别的礼物送给妈妈。

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

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Date   : Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Time   : 10.00am – 11.00am
Fee   : $6.00 per child and $6.00 per accompanying adult
Location : Jacob Ballas Children's Garden
 


“Celebrating Wildlife” Series: Beautiful Moths & Butterflies of Singapore
(A Biodiversity Investigative Workshop)


Join us and learn about the diversity of butterflies and moths in Singapore. Discover the differences between them and their life cycle! Gather tips on attracting butterflies and moths to your very own garden. In this workshop, participants will go on a guided tour, make a wall-hanging craft and create their very own dish garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – P4 Levels

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Date     : Thursday, 13 June 2019
Time     : 9.00am – 1.00pm
Fee     : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and refreshments)
Location  : Centre for Education & Outreach

 

Arts in the Garden: Delightful Dyes
(A Hands-on Workshop)


Colours have played a large part in many different cultures and traditions for thousands of years. People have been inspired by the multitude of beautiful colours in nature and relied on plants to provide dyes to create unique patterns and motifs to express themselves. In this workshop, participants will learn about the important role of plants in human culture and explore creative expression at the Ethnobotany Garden, including trying their hands at traditional dyeing techniques.

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

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Date        : 14 June 2019
Time     : 9.00am – 1.00pm
Fee     : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and refreshments)
Location  : Centre for Education & Outreach

 

“Celebrating Wildlife” Series: Going Batty in the Gardens!
(A Biodiversity Investigative Workshop)


Bats are often feared and misunderstood. However, did you know that bats are thought to bring good luck in the Chinese culture? Bats play an important role in our ecosystem and we have several species here in Singapore. In this night workshop, participants will get a chance to use a bat detector to find and watch bats residing in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. They will also make a wall-hanging bat craft and create their very own dish garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – P4 Levels

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Date     : Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Time     : 4.30pm – 8.30pm
Fee     : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and dinner)
Location  : Botany Centre

 

“Farm to Table” Series: Cheesy Truffled Mushroom Scones
(A Hands-on Planting & Culinary Workshop) 

 
Learn to prepare buttery and crumbly mushroom scones with us in this farm to table workshop! Discover the different varieties of mushrooms that will be on display, and the conditions in which they grow. Pot your very own basil plant that will accompany these savoury nibbles and kick start your very own herb garden today!

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

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Date   : Thursday, 20 June 2019
Time   : 9.00am – 1.00pm 
Fee   : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and refreshments)
Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

 

Garden Treats: Tropical Fruits Pizza  
(A Culinary Workshop) 

 
Join us in this new culinary series to learn more about popular tropical fruits, and how to whip them into a tasty meal! This programme includes a guided tour around the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – S2 Levels

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Date   : Friday, 21 June 2019
Time   : 10.00am – 11.30am
Fee   : $30.00 per child (includes all materials)
Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

 

Let’s Learn About Plants: The Land Before Time
(A Hands-on Workshop)

Did you know that the first plants appear on Earth more than 500 million years ago? Join us as we learn how these early plants evolved over time when dinosaurs lived alongside them. Get a chance to experience excavating for fossils and make your very own dinosaur craft! Explore the Evolution Garden and learn about these ancient plants!

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

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Date     : Saturday, 22 June 2019
Time     : 9.00am – 1.00pm
Fee     : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and refreshments)
Location  : Centre for Education & Outreach

 

Sara the Forgetful Dinosaur: Children’s Treasure Hunt
(A Guided Tour) 

 
A giant prehistoric dinosaur has left its eggs in the Singapore Botanic Gardens! Participants will discover some interesting members of the plant kingdom in this guided tour which ends in a treasure hunt.

Suitable for children in K1 – P2 Levels

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Date   : Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Time   : 10.00am – 11.00am
Fee   : $8.50 per child (includes $2.50 “Sara the Forgetful Dinosaur” workbook) & $6.00 per accompanying adult
Location : Botany Centre

 

Micro-Plant Detective Workshop I: Ferns & Spores
(An Investigative, Planning and Craft Making Workshop)


Be a micro-plant detective and peer into the world of tiny things! Gain sophisticated microscopy skills and learn about magnification while investigating a variety of tiny plant parts. Participants will be given the opportunity to create their personal art pieces as well as a mini dish garden in this fun-filled workshop.

Suitable for children in P3 – P6 Levels

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Date     : Thursday, 27 June 2019
Time     : 9.00am – 5.00pm
Fee     : $80.00 per child (includes all materials and lunch)
Location  : Centre for Education & Outreach

 

“Reading With Nature” Series: Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens 
(A Storytelling Session and Guided Tour)


Join us for a fun-filled session to find out what happens when the Hare cooks up a plan to share Bear’s wealth! Participants will have the opportunity to explore nature in the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden while hearing stories shared by NLB’s Junior Reading Ambassadors.  

This “Reading With Nature” Series is jointly organised by Singapore Botanic Gardens and National Library Board.

Suitable for children in K1 – P6

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Date        : Friday, 28 June 2019
Time        : 10.00am – 11.00am
Fee     :  Free
Location    : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden 

 



 

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