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Transform your kid into the next Van Gogh!

By Ninart LuiEvents - 08 June 2011 3:11 PM | Updated 11 June 2011

Transform your kid into the next Van Gogh!

We all know idle hands are the devil’s playground, so what better than to use this entire month’s worth of free time during the school holidays to help your child nurture his or her budding artistic talents?

Even if you can’t differentiate between a pencil and a crayon yourself, there are experts abound who would be happy to help.

Here's our selection on the top 3 picks for classes and workshops on this month for kids aged 5 and above, covering everything from woodcrafting, printing, photography and so much more.


WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES AVAILABLE (Suitable for kids aged 5 and above)

Woodcrafting Painting Art Workshop

Get all physical at this workshop where your little ones will have a chance to create special wooden souvenirs that they can take home to admire and use!

All participants get to leave with a mini pencil holder and hook rack, and with basic lessons on decorating, the possibilities could be endless.


June 22, Wed at Sol Playground Café. $35 per child. Visit or call 6467 8681 for more details.


Printing for Kids with Itzy Dazo

Give your kids an intro to printmaking by teaching them how to use various materials to create different textures, patterns and images using everyday items such as sponges, egg shells, balloons etc.

There’ll also be a primer on silk screening and block printing – who knows, perhaps a career in the making might blossom later!


Ongoing through June and July, $350 for 6 sessions or $60 for 1 session. Visit or call 6465 8908 for more details.



Little Phoenixes and Dragons workshop

Organised in conjunction with NHB’s Children Season, this includes a whole bunch of fun workshops that encourage children to learn more about the nostalgic Peranakan culture.

Take part in everything spanning from cartooning to digital photography, or just drop by on Wednesdays to enjoy great complimentary crafts like silkscreen printing and droolsome cooking demos!

Until June 29, at the Peranakan Museum.Admission charges apply. Visit for more details. 


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