Education8 Amazing Workshops and Boot Camps to Enrol Your Kids in this Year-End Holiday

October 28, 2018
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With the days of endless revision and gruelling exam papers finally over, both parents and their kids can now look forward to the year-end holidays. Amidst the plans for holiday trips to take time off to rest and relax with your kids, slotting in some time for fun learning adventures might prove to be beneficial...

With the days of endless revision and gruelling exam papers finally over, both parents and their kids can now look forward to the year-end holidays.

Amidst the plans for holiday trips to take time off to rest and relax with your kids, slotting in some time for fun learning adventures might prove to be beneficial too as it helps them to prepare for the new school year.

If you are looking for an enrichment class for kids, here are some school holiday workshops and boot camps that you can sign up for your kids to bring on the fun:

Note: To help your child get the most out of these workshops, do ensure that he/she is in the level stated as of 2019.

Building a Strong Reading Foundation

Reading Boot Camp (For K1 & K2)

For the first time ever, MindChamps will be running an intensive holiday reading programme dedicated to teaching kindergarteners to build a foundation for literacy. Children will be able to explore the eight critical aspects of reading – which include phonics and fluency – in a hands-on way filled with exciting activities and songs.

Classes for K1

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 26 – 30 Nov 2018

Time: 10am to 2pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date: 17 – 21 Dec 2018

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Classes for K2

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 26 – 30 Nov 2018

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date: 26 – 30 Nov 2018

Time: 10am to 12pm

Investment: $300/child

Book now!

Embark on the joy of reading together with your kids

Parent & Child Reading Workshop (N1 & N2)

This is an opportunity for parents to bond with their children and learn at the same time! Through team activities, both parent and child will understand fundamental concepts like Integrated Phonics (using songs, rhymes and poems) and Listening & Reading comprehension (through immersive Reading Strategies) in a fun way. Through this course, parents will also get tips on creating a conducive learning environment for their kids at home.

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 12 Dec 2018

Time: 10am to 12pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date & Time:

25 Nov 2018 – 4 to 6pm

30 Nov 2018 – 7 to 9pm

2 Dec 2018 – 1.30 to 3.30pm

8 Dec 2018 – 12.30 to 2.30pm

15 Dec 2018 – 3 to 5pm

Investment: $68/child

Book now!

Read also: Will Cramming in More Reading Comprehension Worksheets Really Help My Child?

Inspiring kids with special creative writing classes

Writing Boot Camp (P1 to P4)

Writing skills are essential in all aspects of daily life, and this structured programme caters to kids at each level from Primary one to four. There is a strong emphasis in using words to express themselves in order to build up their confidence.

Kids in Primary one will start from the basics by learning how to describe themselves and articulate their experiences with various adjectives. For those in Primary two, they will go into more detail and compose a short poem to express their feelings. The Primary three programme focuses on giving characters more emotions by using their senses, as well as plotting their writing under pressure. In the Primary four level, kids will embark on more challenging writing tasks such as poems, exploring different voices for characters, as well as editing their own work.

Classes for P1

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 3 – 7 Dec 2018

Time: 10am to 12pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date: 10 – 14 Dec 2018

Time: 10am to 12pm

Investment: $300/child

 

Classes for P2

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 3 – 7 Dec 2018

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date: 10 – 14 Dec

Time: 10am to 12pm

Investment: $300/child

 

Classes for P3

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 3 – 7 Dec 2018

Time: 9am to 1pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date: 19 – 23 Dec 2018

Time: 1pm to 5.30pm

Investment: $600/child

 

Classes for P4

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 3 – 7 Dec

Time: 2pm to 6pm

Venue: Westgate, 3 Gateway Drive #04-16/17

Date: 19 – 23 Dec

Time: 1pm to 5.30pm

Investment: $600/child

Book now!

Read also: 5 Great Ways to Inspire a Love for Creative Writing in Singaporean Kids

Find themselves through Speech and Drama Classes

Actors Centre Kids Boot Camp (N1 to P3)

Speech and drama classes are more than just acting classes for kids. At the Actors Centre Kids Boot Camp, kids are split into different age groups as they work on soft skills such as their interpersonal skills and confidence during this five-day camp.

Kids in N1 and N2 will participate in fun activities such as stories, songs, discussions and music in order to hone their creativity. The key focus would be their communication skills as they learn to control their emotions and learn more about themselves. They will also be creating a craft to take home every day.

Kids in K1 and K2 will utilise props to stimulate them to create monologues, dialogues and improvised scenes. They will be a focus on collaborative work and discussion, which will also help in building confidence. At the end of the week, the kids will also stage a short performance for the parents!

For the older P1 to P3 kids, they will be working on improving their vocal projection and oral language skills by learning proper vocal projection techniques and trying their hands out at public speaking. They will work on their quick-thinking and problem-solving skills through more advanced theatrical activities. At their level, the focus will be on transferring these acting skills to their classroom activities and daily life.

Classes for N1 to N2

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date:10 – 14 Dec 2018

Time: 9am to 11am

Investment: $250/child

 

Classes for K1 to K2

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date and Time: 26 – 30 Nov 2018

Time: 9.30am to 1pm

Investment: $450/child

 

Classes for P1 to P3

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 26 – 30 Nov 2018

Time: 2.30am – 6pm

Investment: $450/child

Book now!

Read also: 4 Amazing Ways Speech and Drama Can Help Your Kids to Build Confidence

Put on your Thinking Cap in this Workshop

Thinking Cap Workshop (P3 to P6)

Catered to P3 to P6 students, this fun-filled workshop is specially designed to introduce the Champion Mindset to them. Students will gain self-directed learning skills, creative problem-solving, divergent thinking skills and boost their confidence through exciting activities.

Classes for P3 and P4

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 10 – 11 Dec

Time: 9am to 6pm

Investment: $168/child (Lunch is provided)

 

Classes for P5 and P6

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 13 – 14 Dec

Time: 9am to 6pm

Investment: $168/child (Lunch is provided)

Book now!

Not just another enrichment class – pick up valuable life skills!

MindChamps Academy Workshop

Instead of the usual “tuition cram” programmes, children can try something different at this skills-based workshop. The MindChamps Academy Workshop empowers children through the 3 Minds concept, imbuing them with skills focused on building their Champion, Learning and Creative Minds.

Children will pick up creative and critical learning skills, as well as to brush up on their presentation and communication skills, which they can apply both in school and in the real world.

MindChamps Academy Workshop

Classes for P1

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 6 – 7 Dec 2018

Time: 9am to 1pm

Investment: $120/child

 

Classes for P2

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 10 – 11 Dec 2018

Time: 9am to 1pm

Investment: $120/child

 

MindChamps Academy Workshop (Chinese Class)

Classes for P1

Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 6 Dec 2018

Time: 2pm – 5pm

Investment: $89/child

Book now!

Explore the outer space while prepping for PSLE

The Space Cadet Explorer (PSLE English, Maths and Science)

Who says that early preparations for PSLE can’t be fun? In this explorer themed workshop, your kids will get to be space cadets for a day and wander into outer space while revisiting key concepts in English, Maths and Science.

These include the likes of making predictions based on information in the text and summarising the main highlights and presenting them in a table format, learning all about Science and the scientific methods involved, as well as getting familiar with the measurement of volume and the construction of a bar graph.

Class for P6
Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 28 Nov 2018

Time: 1 to 6pm

Investment: $128/child

Book now!

Read also: “How Our Children Aced PSLE Without Tuition in Singapore!”

The Chinese Time Travel Explorer

Your kids can now travel back in time while learning about the Chinese language and culture, as well as to pick up effective skills for comprehension and composition for PSLE.

Through their time travel adventure, they get to pick up strategies on answering various comprehension questions and score tips on writing a stellar Chinese composition. Apart from learning more about the Chinese language, students will also gain beneficial self-learning skills that will help them excel in the subject.

As they enjoy the activities conducted, their confidence in learning Chinese will also be given a boost.

Class for P6
Venue: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Date: 29 Nov 2018

Time: 2 to 6pm

Investment: $68/child

Book now!

 

Written by Steffi Wee