ArchaeoKidz is Coming to Kidzania!

Parents, if you’re looking for some fun activities for the kids in the upcoming local school holidays, do check ArchaeoKidZ at Kidzania. “ArchaeoKidZ” is part of a variable school-holiday programme where children can experience a series of themed role-play activities linked to history and archaeology. This initiative is aimed at developing historical and archaeological understandingContinue reading “ArchaeoKidz is Coming to Kidzania!”

Children’s Books: Augmented Reality Books from the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History has some really cool educational resources that we discovered recently… Augmented Reality Books Currently they only have three titles available: dinosaurs solar system storms iDinosaur iDinosaur takes you up close and personal with these prehistoric reptiles with the next level of augmented reality experience. The combined book and app will take youContinue reading “Children’s Books: Augmented Reality Books from the American Museum of Natural History”

Sights and Sounds: Dinoscovery @ Discoveria – Avenue K

The problem with school holidays is that little boys get bored staying at home and when they get bored, they get up to all kinds of mischief. The temptation to keep them out of trouble with an iPad or the idiot box becomes all most too great to resist so the only answer is to get out of the house andContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Dinoscovery @ Discoveria – Avenue K”

Sights and Sounds: Titans of the Past – Singapore Science Center

The Singapore Science Center is featuring a temporary exhibition that all little paleontologists will love: Titans of the Past Featuring the work of the world’s leading paleontologist, Dr Jack Horner (whom dino fans will know was the consultant for the Jurassic Park films), Titans of the Past takes you on a prehistoric journey of theContinue reading “Sights and Sounds: Titans of the Past – Singapore Science Center”

Dino-Mania – Everything Dinosaur!

As you know, my boys are really fond of dinosaurs: Paleontology and other science topics Dino-Mania – Part 1 Dino-Mania – Part 2 Dino-Mania – Part 3 Dinosaur Train Dinosaur Chess Recently, we made dinosaur cupcakes for tea time: Now dino-fans have a new website to drool over… Everything Dinosaur As it states, they haveContinue reading “Dino-Mania – Everything Dinosaur!”

Sights and Sounds: The Ice Age Experience – 1Mont Kiara

Looking for a place to go this Easter holidays? Try the Ice Age Experience in Mont’ Kiara. The exhibition is open daily (except Mondays) from 12pm-10pm until 31 May 2013. Where: 1st floor, 1 Mont Kiara, 1 Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, KL (Malaysia). Ticket prices: Adult – RM12 Children and Senior Citizens – RM10 Family (2Continue reading “Sights and Sounds: The Ice Age Experience – 1Mont Kiara”

Birthday Party Themes: Jurassic Park Dinosaurs – Happy Birthday Aristotle!

It was Aristotle’s birthday recently. We had it at the same jungle gym as we did for Hercules. One of the ironies of being a parent is that you find yourself breaking every promise you made before you had children. One of those promises was – no birthday parties at jungle gyms. Now both boysContinue reading “Birthday Party Themes: Jurassic Park Dinosaurs – Happy Birthday Aristotle!”

Resources: Dino-Mania Part 3 – More Dinosaur Stuff

I found these when Aristotle was at the peak of his dino-mania and have been meaning to write about them but never got around to it until now. I figured I ought to publish them since I’m sure there are plenty of dino-fans out there who might be interested. If you missed our earlier postsContinue reading “Resources: Dino-Mania Part 3 – More Dinosaur Stuff”

Art Fun: Mould and Paint Dinosaur Kit

Aristotle loves art activities and another fun activity on the hit list is mould and paint. Kidz Labs 4M make a variety of mould and paint kits that are affordable and easy to do. You can also DIY the activity, although I think this is one of those activities that would be more cost effectiveContinue reading “Art Fun: Mould and Paint Dinosaur Kit”

Review: Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Kits

Since Gavin’s mad obsession with dinosaurs, we have tried three different dinosaur fossil excavation kits and this is what we think… Dinosaur Dig by Edu-Science This was the first one we tried. We bought it from Toys ‘R’ Us and costs RM56.95. The plastic bones are set in plaster of Paris (I know it doesn’tContinue reading “Review: Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Kits”