March 2021 School Holiday Programmes

New  Discovering Nature through a Lens
(A Photography Workshop)

Discover and appreciate nature from a different perspective and capture images of the Gardens’ natural landscapes, flora, fauna and heritage landmarks through the medium of photography. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the basic functions of a digital camera and go on a guided photowalk to explore and photograph the different parts of the Singapore Botanic Gardens. They will also be able to create a nature journal to bring home, using the photographs that they have taken and records of their observations.

Suitable for children in P1 – P6
Date   : Monday, 15 March 2021
Time   : 9.00am – 1.00pm
Fee   : $50.00 per child (includes all materials)
Location : Botany Centre
 
(Please click here for more information and to register)
 
 
New  “Grow with Nature” Drama Series: Where the Wild Things Are
(A Drama & Planting Workshop)

Nature holds many life lessons anyone can learn. By dramatising stories of plants and animals, children will be able to pick up acting skills and understand the importance of character-building qualities such as tenderness and generosity. Through these drama workshops, children will be taught how to care for nature and develop an appreciation for biodiversity. They will also have the opportunity to create and bring home their very own dish garden.

Join us as we follow the story of the Wild Things!

Suitable for children in K1 – P4
Date   : Tuesday, 16 March 2021
Time   : 10.00am – 11.30am
Fee     : $30.00 per child (includes all materials)
Location : Centre for Education & Outreach
 
(Please click here for more information and to register)

 

New Storytelling: The Story of Kristoff and Jill

Do rabbits really eat carrots? Can guinea pigs run on wheels? Join us and find out more about the fascinating story of Kristoff the rabbit and Jill the guinea pig, who are pets that were previously abandoned. After the storytelling session, our friendly staff from the Animal and Veterinary Service will be joining us to share more about responsible pet ownership.
 
Suitable for children in K1 – P6
1st Date     : Tuesday, 16 March 2021
2nd Date    : Thursday, 18 March 2021
Time           : 4.00pm - 4.30pm
Fee             : Free
Location     : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

(Please click here (16 March) and here (18 March) for more information and to register)

 

New  Garden Treats Series: Watermelon Basil Cooler
(A Culinary Demo)

Feeling warm in our tropical weather? Join us at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden to learn more about the wonderful watermelon and the fragrant basil plant. Participants will also get tips on how to make a refreshing watermelon basil drink that is perfect for the warm weather.
 
Suitable for children in K1 – P6
Date          : Wednesday, 17 March 2021
1st Timing  : 10.00am – 10.30
2nd Timing :  11.00am – 11.30am
Fee            : Free
Location     : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

(Please click here (10am session) and here (11am session) for more information and to register)

 

New  Celebrating Wildlife Series: Tree Homes
(A Biodiversity Workshop)

What lives in the heritage trees of the Singapore Botanic Gardens? These large trees are homes for many plant and animal communities that live in and around them. Children will have the opportunity to learn about different tree species and look out for the wildlife that use them as their homes. In this workshop, participants will go on a guided tour, make a wall-hanging craft and create their own dish garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – P6
Date   : Thursday, 18 March 2021
Time   : 9.00am – 1.00pm
Fee   : $50.00 per child (includes all materials)
Location : Botany Centre

(Please click here for more information and to register)


Celebrating Wildlife Series: Fascinating Mammals
(A Biodiversity Workshop)

Can you still find mammals in Singapore’s wild habitats or do they only exist in our zoo? Join us to find out! Learn some fascinating facts about our native wild mammals, such as where they live, what they eat and how they protect themselves from predators. Participants will also learn about the importance of protecting the environment and these wild habitats. In this workshop, participants will go on a guided tour, make a wall-hanging mammal craft and create their own dish garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – P6
Date   : Friday, 19 March 2021
Time   : 9.00am – 1.00pm
Fee   : $50.00 per child (includes all materials)
Location : Botany Centre

(Please click here for more information and to register)

For Adults

Painting Foliage in Watercolours

(A Botanical Art Workshop)

Try your hand at creating botanical art! This workshop introduces participants to the basics of botanical art as well as watercolour painting techniques for beginners. Join our trainer from the Botanical Art Society Singapore who will guide you through the steps to paint a beautiful Calathea leaf, from outline to art piece. At the end of the session, each participant will take home their own artwork.

Date : Saturday, 06 Mar 2021
Time : 9.00am - 12.00pm
Fee : $50 per participant (includes all materials)
Location : Botany Centre

 

(Please click here for more information and to register)

 

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

Online registration is available in the links above.

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis upon receipt of registration form and payment. Do note that the closing date for registration is 2 working days before the programme begins, or when the class is full. You will be placed on our waiting list if the programme is full.

An email confirming the status of the event will be sent to you at least one week prior to the event. If you do not hear from us one week prior to the commencement of the programme, please contact us. For safety reasons, tours will be cancelled should it rain heavily in the morning of the tours.

In the event that the programme is cancelled, we will refund any payment made within 30 days. Refunds will be processed based on the information that registrants provide in the registration form. Please note that there is no refund if you wish to cancel registration or there is no show of participant(s).

ENQUIRIES

Please contact SBG Education Office through email at nparks_sbg_edu@nparks.gov.sg. 

VISITOR INFORMATION

For more information on opening hours, and details on how to get to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, please refer to the website www.nparks.gov.sg/sbg (under “Visit Us”).

March 2021

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