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• • • • • • • • Visit us @ www.bykido.com Send us your feedback and thoughts contactus@bykido.com Stay connected on our Social Channels BYKidO is a multi- channel platform for parents to discover places to go and things to do with their family. By putting information on family events and activities in a easy to use format on a single portal, we hope to build a community that helps you bring your kid out. So join us on our mission to Create your next Family Memory 2

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It’s time of the year when parents stand around toy stores staring aimlessly and trying to think of the perfect present. Bring your kid along and you be stuck there for 2 more hours! Here’s a list of online stores to get your child’s Christmas Present! www.bykido.com thebettertoystore | @thebettertoystore | Paragon, The Centrepoint & Tanglin Mall Naisse | @naisse | Katong I12, The Cathay & The Star Vista giftslessordinary | @giftslessordinary LamkinsToys | @lamkins_toys

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It’s not easy having to keep the kids entertained for a whole month! So, here are some Apps we suss-ed out to help make the job easier.

www.bykido.com 6 Perhaps you are on the plane and the phone is in Airplane mode. Suddenly, your kid (or you) really needs to watch Baby Shark. Don’t fear! Use these Apps to download YouTube videos for offline watching – meltdown averted! • Tubemate: Highly recommended online • Snaptube: Download videos from multiple sites • Savefrom.net: Website based download *There are risk in using 3rd party apps, so use these App at your own risk. These Apps help manage screen time and so much more. Use these to manage the family’s (not just the kids) screen time, including how long, what can viewed and even what Apps to be installed • OurPact: includes both premium and free features • Plano: cultivate good device habits With so much information on the internet and social media, these Apps help you discover places to go and things to do as a family! There are even discounts when you bring the kids out!

• BYKidO: Discover family events and activities in Singapore • Klook: Purchase attraction tickets when travelling • Fave: Enjoy promotions and discounts Not all gaming Apps are mindless swiping or blasting of monsters. Some gaming Apps are meant to impart knowledge while providing fun. Afterall, kids learn best when they are having fun at the same time too! • Epic!: Cultivate good reading habits • ABC Kids: Practice tracing and phonics

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Christmas Markets are great places for last shopping, trying festive goodies, and simply to have some fun. Here’s a list of Christmas Markets happening in Singapore this Holidays! Just for you – You may thank us later!

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No snow? No problem! Christmas celebrations in Singapore will keep the family entertained with and without the snow! Here are a few happenings to look out for! 10th November 2018 – 1st January 2019 https://www.orchardroad.org/christmas/en/ Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse along with their friends, the Disney Princesses and characters from Frozen and Toy Story will be gracing the most popular stretch of road in Singapore! Captivating Disney-themed light-up displays, Instagrammable photo-ops, and even a Christmas Village with food and drinks! 4 / 5 Stars: A must-go for the family this Christmas Holiday and easily a 5 stars, but we worry about the crowd who will love it as much as we do! 30th November 2018 – 26th December 2018 http://www.christmaswonderland.sg/ A splendid display of lights, a magic performance, skating under the stars, a fairground, a festive market and much more! This year’s highlight will be the majestic 22-metre luminaire mirror maze at the Supertree Grove! 4 / 5 Stars: One of the largest Christmas events yearly, this year’s festivities seems no different – yet much better! Admission starts from just $4! Photos Credits: Orchard Road Business Association Photos Credits: Christmas Wonderland Facebook

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2nd December 2018 http://santarunforwishes.sg/ Help make wishes come true this Christmas holidays while having fun at the Santa Run for Wishes 2018! Organised by Make-a-Wish Foundation, all registration and donations will go towards granting the wishes of children with life- threatening conditions. 3 / 5 Stars: A run, a carnival of fun activities, and doing good at the same time. Help spread the Christmas joy this December! Photos Credits: Santa Run for Wishes 2017 22nd December 2018 – 24th March 2019 https://marinabaycarnival.sg/ The 2nd edition of Marina Bay Carnival is back! Its was an absolute blast in the last edition and its definitely an event many are looking forward to!

More than 40 rides and games from Europe and around the world will be brought into one carnival! Expect an exciting and fun- filled family time! 4 / 5 Stars: The carnival will definitely be a 5 star, but it’s the price and crowd that we are worried about. Look out for pre-purchase credits for a better deal! Photos Credits: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival 2nd November 2018 – 6th January 2019 http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg Disney Tsum Tsum is back! And this time at the Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay. Come on down to see Mickey Mouse and Friends decorate the splendid floral displays! Definitely a not-to-be-missed Christmas event for all Disney Tsum Tsum Fans!

3 / 5 Stars: Tickets to the Flower Dome is required, so that might put off some people, but it means less crowd for the real Disney Tsum Tsum fans! Photos Credits: T For Travel Facebook

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23rd November 2018 – 6 January 2019 http://www.rwsentosa.com/glowing-ocean The S.E.A Aquarium transforms into a mystical water wonderland filled with glowing sea creatures, stunning light art installations, and an underwater appearance by divers in specially customised LED suits! There will be 5 multisensory zones inspired by luminous marine creatures to be explored! 3 / 5 Stars: Learn more about the wonderful sea creatures will taking part in various Christmas festivities and activities! 1st December 2018 – 1st January 2019 https://www.rwsentosa.com/universal-christmas Dazzling light displays, all-new musical performances and spectacular fireworks – A Universal Christmas returns to Universal Studios Singapore this Holiday Season! Catch the Santa’s Snowy Sleigh Ride, a colourful parade featuring floats and over 50 merry characters! The parade culminates in Santa’s Christmas Light-Up Party, a brilliantly illuminated show, featuring all your favourite characters – dressed in Christmas outfits! 3 / 5 Stars: A Universal Christmas is included as part of regular admission to USS.

Photos Credits: Resorts World Sentosa 31st December 2018 https://star-island.sg/ It’s not a Christmas event but Star Island deserves a mention as its the first time it is presented out of Japan! This futuristic magic of hanabi (Japanese for fireworks) is a one-of-a-kind fireworks musical that marries larger- than-life pyrotechnics and lights, 3D sound technology, and multi-disciplinary acts into one show! 3 / 5 Stars: A ticketed seated event with pre-show activities for the family. Definitely a must-go but may not be suitable for the very young.

Photos Credits: Star Island Photos Credits: Resorts World Sentosa

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While there are various enrichments, holiday camps, and activities available to sign up for. We highlight a couple “out of the box” ones that we came across! www.bykido.com 12 Life Saving Course By SAFRA FINS Swim School Suitable for 12 and above SAFRA Tampines 19 – 21 December $450 Select “Holiday Program” School Holiday Trampoline Workshop By Katapult Trampoline Park Suitable for 7 – 14 yrs old Katapult @ ORTO 1, 6, 15, 19 & 29 December $29 Holiday Fencing Workshop By Z Fencing Suitable for 6 – 12 yrs old SAFRA Toa Payoh 21 – 23 November $200

www.bykido.com 13 Various School Holiday Programs HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok Suitable for 3 – 12 yrs old HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok Various Dates Individual fees apply Kids Parkour Training By A2 Parkour Suitable for 5 – 13 yrs old CT Hub 2 2 Dec (Register by 28 Nov) $30 Interactive Parent / Child Workshop By Act 3 Drama Academy Suitable for 7 – 17 months Act 3 Drama Academy Multiple Dates $40 Basic Riding Workshop By Gallop Stables Suitable for 3 yrs old and above HorseCity Various Dates $150+

Travelling around the region during the Christmas period? Here are Christmas Events happening in the region that you will not want to miss! Tokyo Caretta Shiodome Winter Illumination 15 Dec 2018 – 14 Feb 2019 Caretta Shiodome B2F Caretta Plaza Details Here (Eng) Official Site (Jap) Roppongi Hills Christmas 2018 7 Nov – 25 Dec (Illumination) 15 Dec – 25 Dec (Christmas Market) Hibiya Park Fountain Plaza Details Here (Eng) Image Source: Caretta Shiodome Image Source: Japan Travel Guide – JW Web Magazine

Hong Kong WinterFest 29 Nov 2018 – 1 Jan 2019 Details Here Hong Kong Image Source: Hong Kong Tourism Board Christmasland in New Taipei City Every December Details Here Taipei Christmas Season 1st Dec – 25th Dec 2018 Details Here Taipei Image Source: New Taipei City Government Image Source: Taipei City Government

16 Endless Celebrations 2nd Nov 2018 – 27th Jan 2019 Details Here Bangkok Image Source: King Power Facebook Page Advertisement $20 Off Al l Acti vi ti es on KLOOK . Use Promo Code “YESWA Y 2 0 ” . T&Cs Appl y

Events Directory What’s happening this Holidays? Highlighted Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Tsum Tsum 2 Nov – 6 Jan Gardens by the Bay Flower Dome Christmas on a Great Street 10 Nov – 1 Jan Orchard Road Sentosa Cove Holiday Market & ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade™ 17 & 18 Nov Sentosa Cove Central Precinct & ONE°15 Marina Christmas Wonderland 30 Nov – 26 Dec Gardens by the Bay VivoCity Presents - Skating Under the Moonlight 7 – 25 Dec VivoCity Prudential Marina Bay Carnival 22 Dec – 24 Mar Bayfront Event Space Star Island 31 Dec – 1 Jan The Float @ Marina Bay School Holiday Series Various Dates Community Clubs Events Dreamseeds Arts Fest 2018 17 – 24 Nov Club Rainbow Singapore Storytelling X Arts & Crafts – Snowflake 24 Nov Hook on Books NCA Charity Christmas Fair 29 Nov Hollandse Club KidsConnect Fiesta 1 Dec MS West Campus Water-Venture Family Camp 1 – 2 Dec Water-Venture (Pasir Ris) Straits Family Sundays – Tis the Season 2 Dec Peranakan Museum Wings of Wonder 3 – 9 Dec Bukit Panjang Plaza Christmas Glamour @ The Fullerton Hotel 3 Dec The Fullteron Hotel Advertisement

18 Scholastic Family Literacy Day 8 Dec Kult Kafe Nature Walks with Young Nautilus 8 – 23 Dec Various Locations Sweet Season of Joy 10 – 16 Dec Lot One Shoppers’ Mall Loewen Gardens Christmas Market 15 Dec Loewen Gardens Christmas Paddle 22 Dec Water-Venture (Sembawang) Saturdays @ ACM 24 & 29 Dec Asian Civilisation Museum Disney on Ice Mickey’s Special Celebration 24 – 30 Dec United Square Mall Asian Culture and Music Series - Thailand 28 – 29 Dec Asian Civilisation Museum Pedal Boat Rental Ongoing Passion WaVe @ Marina Bay Active Family Programmes Various Dates Health Promotion Board Performances Animal Farm 20 Nov Act3 International Corporal Crumble’s Christmas Crisis 1 – 2 Dec Marina Bay Sands Theatre Sleeping Beauty 6 – 9 Dec Singapore Dance Theatre The Night before Christmas 7 – 9 Dec SOTA Drama Theatre Musical TARU 7 Dec – 13 Jan Resorts World Theatre Under My Bed 11 – 16 Dec The Artground Others / Meet & Greets Sesame Street 16 Nov – 25 December Suntec City Robocar Poli 16 Nov – 1 Jan Marina Square Hi-5 Christmas Celebration “Live” 21 Nov – 5 Dec United Square Mall Jett & Dizzy from Super Wings 30 Nov – 2 Dec Singapore Expo Barney & Friends 1 – 16 Dec City Square Mall Santa Run for Wishes 2 Dec Singapore Sports Hub Shimmer & Shine 7 – 20 Dec United Square Mall Dinosaur Train 8 Dec UE Square Advertisement

Holiday Camps Homemade Soap Workshop 1 Nov – 31 Dec Soap Ministry Scuba Try-Out (Parent / Child) 3 Nov – 23 Dec DiveDegree Elves & the Shoe Makers Holiday Workshops 19 Nov – 22 Dec Act 3 Drama Academy Dance Holiday Programme 19 Nov – 16 Dec Crestar School of Dance Science & Tech Junior Attack of the Pirates 21 – 23 Nov Explorer Junior @ Trehaus Z Fencing – Holiday Fencing Workshop 21 – 23 Nov SAFRA Toa Payoh HomeTeamNS School Holiday Programmes 22 Nov – 15 Dec HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok 2 Day Holiday Camp (3 – 6 yrs old) 26 & 27 Nov or 6 & 7 Dec The Grandstand L.E.A.D with Nature Holiday Series 27 – 30 Nov | 4 – 7 Dec SEED @ SIP Little Entrepreneurs Camp 2018 28 – 30 Nov Genius R Us (City Square Mall) 2 Day Holiday Camp (7 – 12 yrs old) 29 & 30 Nov or 3 & 4 Dec The Grandstand School Holiday Trampoline Workshop 1, 6, 15, 19 & 29 Dec Katapult @ Orto Kids Parkour Training 2 Dec A2 Parkour @ CT Hub 2 MY Commando Camp 3 – 6 Dec Metropolitan YMCA Linocut Printing Workshop 8 Dec PAssion WaVe @ Marina Bay FINS Life Saving Course 19 – 21 Dec Tampines SAFRA Holiday Art Workshops Various Dates tHEARThaus Katong Sq Create Your Own Sports Holiday Camp Various Dates Ready Steady Go Kids Basic Riding Workshop Various Dates HorseCity F-17 Football Camps Various Dates SUTD / The Arena Wildlife Reserves Singapore Camps Various Dates WRS Venues 1 for 1 Kayak Rental 17 Nov – 31 Dec Water-Venture Venues Advertisement

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