SmartKids Asia – Asia’s Largest Educational Kids’ Fair Makes its Second Debut In 2016, In Celebration of Youth Day and why you must attend it!
For the first time since 2012, the annual SmartKids Asia will be making a second debut this year! In celebration of Youth Day, the three-day event promises an extensive line-up of family-themed activities such as meet & greet sessions with popular characters, free trial classes from leading enrichment centres, interactive activities, inflatable challenges, and even a Scholarship Programme – the activities are tailored for parents with children between 3 to 12 of age.
Organised by Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH), SmartKids Asia will take place on 1 – 3 July from Friday to Sunday at 10am-9pm (1 – 2 July) and 10am – 8pm (3 July) at Suntec Singapore, Hall 405 & 406.
Meet & Greet sessions
SmartKids Asia will bring forth a set of popular characters: My Little Pony featuring Apple Jack, Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash; Robocar Poli featuring Poli & Amber; Pororo & Friends featuring Pororo, Krong and Petty; and the characters from Sylvanian Families for three days of performances and Meet & Greet sessions.
SmartKids Asia is welcoming registrations for the Meet & Greet passes via their Facebook page and online registration channel. In March, the organisers received more than 8,000 registrations for the 300 Meet & Greet passes made available.
SmartKids Asia Scholarship Programme
Following the success in March of its first ever Scholarship Programme, a first in five years, SmartKids Asia will once again partner with key education providers to offer a new set of scholarships to deserving students coming July. The Scholarship Programme aims to reward students, aged 5 – 12 years old, with one of the educational and arts programmes available. Registrants are to be assessed on-site by individual education providers on 1 & 2 July. Following the assessment, successful recipients will be chosen to receive the scholarships on stage at SmartKids Asia on Sunday, 3 July.
Speak Up! Kids – National Public Speaking Competition
In collaboration with eXplorerKid, the largest indoor playground in Singapore and Speech Academy Asia, the enrichment provider that focuses on public speaking for children, SmartKids Asia will be introducing the nation’s first public speaking competition for kids aged 7 – 12 years old. With prizes worth more than $10,000 to be won, the registrations are now open for the Open & School Categories. More details available here.
When I received this cute media kit from SmartKids Asia, my kids went bonkers trying all the childhood goodies it contained…Not only them, even I felt like becoming child again…
Plastic balloons fun…
Here are 8 solid reasons why you must attend SmartKids Asia July 2016?
1. Free Trial Classes:
Three days of trial classes from educational and enrichment providers will happen from 10am to 8pm daily. The full list of activities will be available here.
2. Daily Stage Activities:
A comprehensive set of stage segments from various exhibitors encompassing education, the arts and sports at SmartKids Asia. The full list of activities will be available here.
3. The Inflatable Challenge:
Children of all ages are welcome to take part in a time-challenged obstacle course will take place at the Inflatable Area. Admission is free.
4. Daily Lucky Draws with prizes worth more than $10,000:
Visitors will be entitled to one chance in the lucky draw with every receipt of purchase. Happening once daily, $10,000 worth of prizes will include Disney hotel attraction passes and many more.
5. Goodie Bag Giveaway (Worth up to $50):
With a total of 1,500 goodie bags to be given away, registrants are to redeem the Goodie Bags on-site from 10am onwards. Limited to the first 500 registrants per day.
6. SmartKids Asia’s Fun Passport:
The Fun Passport is an interactive activity for children of all ages. Participants are to complete activities from 6 different pit stops from a list of many. Completion of the passport entitles one to spin the prize wheel with exclusive prizes up for grabs.
7. Princess & Superhero Contest:
Following its success in March, the Superhero & Princess Contest will showcase children of all ages donning creative theme costumes on stage. With a panel judges, the winners will be judged based on creativity, uniqueness and overall appeal. Top participants stand to win prizes worth up to $1,000.
8. F-17 Futsal Challenge:
In collaboration with F-17, Fandi Ahmad’s Academy of Football Excellence, visitors can take part in SmartKids Asia’s first 1V1 challenge. Open to children aged 7 to 12 years old, prizes including a Football Scholarship will be awarded to the top players.
For more information on the latest updates and event highlights:
See you there!!!