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 remain 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 identifying the many species of ‘dragons’ and ‘damsels’ that can be found here!

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

Date       : Saturday, 1 September 2018

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Time       : 10.00am – 11.00am 

Fee         : $6.00 per child & $6.00 per accompanying adult

Location : Learning Forest, Tyersall Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

“Celebrating Wildlife” Series: Strange Bug-eating Plants! (A Biodiversity Investigative Workshop)

Did you know that there are plants like the Venus Fly-trap and pitcher plant which eat bugs? Other plants provide food for bugs which care for them in return. There are also plants which have swollen bodies with holes for ants to use as their home. Join us as we learn all about these wonderfully weird plants! In this workshop, participants will go on a guided tour, make a strange plant art craft and get to pot their very own dish garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – P4 Levels

Date        : Monday, 3 September 2018

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Time        : 9.00am – 1.00pm

Fee          : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and refreshments)

Location  : Botany Centre, Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

*New “Grow with Nature” Drama Series: The Gruffalo (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 dramatization and be aware of its rich biodiversity. Join us as we follow the journey of the Gruffalo!

Suitable for children in K1 – P4 Levels

Date       : Tuesday, 4 September 2018

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Time       : 10.00am – 11.00am

Fee         : $10.00 per child

Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

The Adventures of Sara the Botanicosaurus (Mandarin): 小恐龙觅食记 (A Guided Tour)

Sara the Botanicosaurus is hungry! Mummy promised to cook up a good lunch if Sara brings home some fruits and vegetables from the Farm and Orchard at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. However, Sara is not very sure what the produce looks like. Come and help Sara find the ingredients for her lunch!

This programme will be conducted in Mandarin.

妈妈让小恐龙从儿童公园的田园带一些食材回家。但是小恐龙到了田园后发现,它不知道妈妈所要的蔬菜与水果长得什么样?眼看午饭时间快到了,小朋友们能不能来帮帮小恐龙辨认这些蔬菜与水果呢?

小恐龙的午餐就靠你们了!  

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

Date       : Wednesday, 5 September 2018

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Time       : 10.00am – 11.00am

Fee         : $6.00 per child and $6.00 per accompanying adult

Location : Jacob Ballas Children's Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

“Celebrating Wildlife” Series: Going Batty at the Singapore Botanic Gardens (A Biodiversity Investigative Workshop)

Bats are often feared and misunderstood. However, did you know that in the Chinese culture, bats are considered to bring good luck? Are bats important to humans? How many bat species do we have in Singapore? Join us to find out! 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 pot their very own dish garden.

Suitable for children in P3 – P6 Levels

Date        : Thursday, 6 September 2018

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Time        : 4.30pm – 8.30pm

Fee          : $50.00 per child (includes all materials and dinner)

Location  : Botany Centre, Tanglin Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

*New Garden Treats: Banana Cupcakes! (A Parent-child Culinary Workshop)

Join us in this new culinary series to learn more about bananas, a widely consumed fruit in this part of the world, and how to whip it into a delicious treat! This programme includes a guided tour around the newly enhanced Children's Garden.

Suitable for children in N2 – P6 Levels

Date       : Friday, 7 September 2018

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Time       : 10.00am – 11.30am

Fee         : $60.00 per parent-child pair (includes all ingredients and equipment)

Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

Sara Goes Carbon Footprinting (A Guided Tour)

Join Sara and her new friend, Rana the Frog, to learn about carbon footprints and the many things that all of us can do to make a difference for our home, Planet Earth!  Participants will also be introduced to some useful multi-purpose trees, and learn how to reuse and recycle objects from home and nature, transforming them into useful items for decorative or practical purposes!

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 levels

Date       : Saturday, 8 September 2018

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Time       : 10.00am – 11.00am

Fee         : $8.50 per child (includes $2.50 "Sara Goes Carbon Footprinting" workbook) & $6 per accompanying adult

Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

 

*New Garden Treats: Mid-Autumn Special: Snowskin Mooncakes (A Culinary Workshop)

Join us in this festive season and find out how to make snowskin mooncakes using plant ingredients! This programme includes a guided tour around the newly enhanced Children's Garden.

Suitable for children in K1 – P6 Levels

Date       : Saturday, 22 September 2018

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Time       : 10.00am – 11.30am

Fee         : $30.00 per child (includes all ingredients and equipment)

Location : Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, Bukit Timah Core of the Singapore Botanic Gardens

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