Diversify your kid’s activities this holiday season by letting them partake in these 7 exciting, fun, some might even say therapeutic workshops. Your children may even gain a few skills and become passionate by joining these DIY workshops and participate in many other activities for kids throughout the school holidays.
Chocolate Lab, Chocolate Museum, PJ
Make your children’s holiday a lot sweeter at Chocolate Lab, Chocolate Museum. Located at Petaling Jaya, this workshop offers a chocolate-making workshop with state-of-the-art facilities and amazing chocolatiers to teach them. You can choose between two courses: a chocolatier workshop that includes producing chocolate bars from cocoa beans and chocolate dipped marshmallows or a chocolate house workshop that includes building a house structure out of chocolate. Best of all, participants will get a free Chocolate Museum tour from these workshop packages.
Clay Expression, Subang Jaya
Get your kids into artsy mode by having them spend the holiday with clay making. Located at Subang Jaya, Clay Expression is a workshop that specialises in pottery and clay art. In just 2.5 hours, kids can learn how to make plates or teacups through ancient pottery-making techniques, and even use the potter’s wheel in the wheel throwing-workshop. They even provide challenges and themes to get your kids’ creative juices flowing. Get your children involved in this hands-on experience on pottery-wheel and mould soft clay into a piece of artwork.
Splatter Art Factory, Subang Jaya
Located at Subang Jaya, Splatter Art Factory offers a painting session in a messy yet creative way, you may even get to paint-in-the-dark using neon glow in the dark paints. Bring home unique abstract artwork from different mediums of painting from brush splatter, straws and even popping paint-filled balloons! Opens every day except Monday, from 10am until 4pm, your children will enjoy the freedom of making messy art and be as creative as they can be.
This school holiday, let your children embrace the fun of carpentry at ADIAIDA in Petaling Jaya. Through their mini, junior and teen maker programmes, children will learn woodworking skills with appropriate-sized furniture according to their age and suitability. Basic carpentry skills like measuring, lay out, hammering and sanding will also be taught during this workshop. Bringing your child to this workshop will not only bring joy to their holiday, but they may also acquire a new skill and make carpentry a hobby.
The Artsy Craftsy By Shia Lynn, Shah Alam
This workshop located in Shah Alam is a great place to learn painting. Taught by a passionate team of artists, participants of this workshop will be able to either learn freestyle painting or guided. Children will learn how to use different mediums of painting, and later on integrate creativity in their daily life. It is important to let children explore their hidden skills by participating in such activities, so take them to The Artsy Craftsy by Shia Lynn for this school holiday.
MTMT Studios, PJ
Located at Petaling Jaya, MTMT Studios offer a variety of workshops for you and your children to enjoy. The choices are not limited to painting, as there are fun activities like crochet making, 3D Painting, jewellery making, pottery and even DIY shoes. Choose any of these workshops or do them all and instil new skills for your children. The session times for these workshops are varied so parents will have a flexible time to join in with their kids.
Fabcafe Kuala Lumpur, PJ
FabCafe Kuala Lumpur at Petaling Jaya is a café that offers free space for creative minds to work on their art projects. Opens at 10am until 7pm, this café operates everyday except Sunday. With multiple facilities and electronic gadgets to rent, variety of art projects can be completed at this café. From 3D printer, embroidery machine to sewing machine, it is a place for turning your grand ideas into a reality. Not to mention, the café also serves coffee, sodas and delicious light bites such as pastries and cake for you to enjoy whilst completing your artwork.
If you are wondering on how to diversify your children’s school holiday, give them a chance to participate in these DIY activities. Not only will they get to try new things, but the experience they gained will allow them to hone new skills which will be beneficial for their growth and development.