Things to do this December 2019

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The school holidays are here! Dive into December with these fun family activities all around Klang Valley.

1. Madagascar The Musical

Watch Dreamworks’ Madagascar come to life in this live musical spectacular. Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they escape their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on a journey with King Julien of Madagascar. Embark in this exciting escape from the zoo which will leave audiences with no choice but to “Move It, Move It”! Purchase your tickets here.

Date: 5 December (Thursday), 6 December (Friday), 7 December (Saturday), and 8 December (Sunday)

Time: 11.00 a.m., 3.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m.

Venue: Plenary Hall, KLCC, 21, Jalan Pinang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: Premium (RM498), VIP (RM368), CAT A (RM268), CAT B (RM188), CAT C (RM98)

Age: No admission for children aged below 3 years old

2. Holiday Camp: Hello to the World of Communication

English Champ provides an immersive learning environment revolving around the theme of this holiday camp, ‘Hello to the World of Communication’ including a carefully crafted excursion to the Telekom Museum. Kids will learn to connect the science behind telecommunication, through exploration using their five senses to understand physics in a fun and engaging way.

This programme makes learning science and history extremely fun and unforgettable for ages 2-3 (Group Amazing); 4-6 (Group Bravo) and 7-10 (Group Confident). For more information, contact 013-292 8251 from Monday to Sunday, between 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. To register, click here.

Dates: 2 December (Monday) – 6 December (Friday)

Time: 9.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

Venue: English Champ, No 1-8 (First Floor), One Avenue, Dataran Pelangi Utama, Jalan Masjid PJU 6A, 47400, Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM70/day. Add on RM30 on 5 December excursion

English Champ Malaysia conducts many other workshops this school holidays on varying themes such as poetry, problem solving and writing. Check out their Facebook page for more info.

3. Big Bad Wolf Book Sale Kuala Lumpur 2019

The most-awaited book sale is back for the 10th year with the best deals in town. Expect discounts of up to 95% on 4.5million new books! This 257 hours sale includes Fiction, Non-Fiction, and children’s books. Books range from coffee-table books, hardcover books, board books, and more.

Date: 6 December (Friday) – 16 December (Monday)

Time: 24 Hours

Venue: MIECC, The Mines, Level 2, MIECC, Jalan Dulang, Mines Wellness City, 43300 Seri Kembangan

Fee: Free

4. Tedboy @ JayaOne

Enroll your children for cooking and baking classes at Tedboy. Participants will get to bring home a certificate of participation, baked creations, and goodie bag worth more than RM50. Fees include snacks and refreshments. Hurry and register now as seats are limited!

Venue: Tedboy @ JayaOne, 100-G.037, Level G, The School Jaya One No, 72A, Jalan Universiti, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya

  • Spaghetti & Ravioli Pasta Making

Date: 1 December (Sunday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM50

  • Steam Bao with Duck or Chicken

Date: 8 December (Sunday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM50

  • 1000 Layer Puff Pastry

Date: 15 December (Sunday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM50

  • Christmas Cookie and Cupcake

Date: 22 December (Sunday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM50

  • Cake and Fruit Pop Class

Date: 29 December (Sunday)

Time: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM50

5. Kidzania Family & Friends

  • Christmas Joy

Celebrate Christmas joy at KidZania with role-playing activities for both children and adults. Wonderful activities await you such as Find Santa, Pass the Baton, and Decorate Your Christmas Tree. Come dressed in your best festive costume as there will  be prizes for the best-dressed. Purchase your tickets at Pouchnation, Eventbrite, or directly at KidZania ticketing counter.

Date: 21 December (Saturday)

Time: 6.30 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.

Venue: KidZania, Curve NX, 18, Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM100 for 4 pax or RM35 for a single ticket for purchases before 20 December. RM50 for a single ticket on event day.

  • New Year’s Countdown

Countdown the New Year with fun-filled activities for both children and adults. Watch musical performances, while witnessing the display of fireworks. Participate in activities such as Balloon Pop Charades, Cookies Challenge, Noodeling Around and Escape Room in a Haunted Hotel and be up for a prize. Purchase your tickets here.

Date: 31 December (Tuesday)

Time: 6.30 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.

Venue: KidZania, Curve NX, 18, Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM100 for 4 pax or RM35 for single ticket

6. Great British Circus

The Great British Circus brings its first Circus on Ice in a circus tent. Featuring elegant, temperamental ballet on ice, combined with traditional British circus acts, this is one circus not to be missed. Join in the fun and purchase your tickets here.

Date: 6 December (Friday) – 1 January (Wednesday)

Time: 5.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m.

Venue: Space Area, Anggun City Rawang, Laman Lanai @ MaTiC

Fee: RM25 – RM80

7. Kids Woodworking Holiday Programme

Introduce your children to the art of woodworking with simple but unique art projects. Students will challenge themselves by learning to make an animal table lamp and water dispenser with provided materials. Your child will benefit by learning how to plan and manage projects, discover new areas of interest, put concepts into practice, and improve their learning abilities. Fees include materials and lunch. Book a spot by calling 016-5550063.

Date: 2 December (Monday), 4 December (Wednesday), 16 December (Monday), 18 December (Wednesday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Venue: Pusat Kreatif Kanak-Kanak Tuanku Bainun, 48, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM250

Age: 7 – 15 years old

8.The Extraordinary Ordinary Earth: A nature discovery programme with an interplanetary twist

Husband and wife team, Ken and Shirene, along with their 10-year-old son are back to guide you on a fun-filled programme where you will learn about our wonderful planet and what makes it so unique. To sign up or for more details, click here or message/call Ken at 013 287 0711.

Date: 14 December (Saturday)

Time: 8.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

Venue: Kota Damansara (address will only be provided to confirmed participants)

Fee: RM50 for Adults and RM100 for Children

Age: 4 to 16 years. A  parent/guardian must accompany the child.

9. Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop

Decorate your own Gingerbread House in this workshop conducted by Upperhouse Kitchen and Dessert Bar. Fees include apron, ingredients, lunch, and drinks for each child. There will also be one complimentary cup of black coffee or tea for accompanying parents. To book your slots, call 011-28720083.

Date: 1 December (Sunday) – 22 December (Sunday)

Time: 11.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Venue: Upperhouse Kitchen And Dessert Bar, 27A, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM90

Age: 5 – 10 years old

10. Code Junior December School Holiday Programme

Code Junior returns with their year-end school holiday programmes catered specifically for children ages 5 to 16 years old. Registration for each of the programme can be done here.

Venue: Pusat Kreatif Kanak-Kanak Tuanku Bainun, 48, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

  • Little Juniors Save Our Species Camp

Cultivate awareness on endangered animals by registering for the Save Our Species Camp. Code Junior collaborates with children book authors to produce animated stories based on popular children’s books. Participants will draw their characters, animate, personalize with their own voices, and make them come to life! The session includes simple programming and STEM activities in line with the story-theme.

Date: 9 December (Monday) – 11 December (Wednesday)

Time: 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM445/pax

Age: 5 – 8 years old

  • Build Your Own Website

Learn how to design and create your own interactive website with HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and Javascript. Participants will also learn to build a blog and learn on the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Date: 9 December (Monday) – 11 December (Wednesday)

Time: 9.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Fee: RM445/pax

Age: 10 – 16 years old

  • Sphero Bot Challenge Camp

Get ready to roll and race through a DIY maze, compete in sumo wrestling, challenge your friends in a game of Tic Tac Toe, a Chariot race, and even golf! The Sphero Bot Challenge Camp is perfect for the creative maker in your child.

Date: 9 December (Monday) – 11 December (Wednesday)

Time: 1.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.

Fee: RM445/pax

Age: 8 – 11 years old

11. The Parenthood School Holiday Camp

Drop off your children at The Parenthood this school holiday for a fun-filled 5-day camp. The full-day programme consists of art projects, self-defense, dance, yoga, science projects, robotics, and gardening projects. Register for this camp here.


Sunway Pyramid West: 2 December (Monday) – 6 December (Friday)

Sunway Putra Mall: 9 December (Monday) – 13 December (Friday)

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m.

Venue: The Parenthood, Sunway Pyramid West and Sunway Putra Mall

Fee: RM800 (5-day package)

Age: 5 – 12 years old

12. Party Friends: A Fun and Interactive Day With Horses

The Malaysian Equine Council collaborates with Party Friends to host a fun and interactive day with horses. Hands-on lessons on how to safely handle horses, groom ponies as well as prepare food and feed these horses will be conducted. They will also learn how horses behave and communicate with each other, and prepare these majestic animals for riding. Fees include joy rides, certificate of participation and meals. Registration can be done here.

Date: 3 December (Tuesday)

Time: 8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Majlis Ekuin Malaysia Stable @ MAEPS Serdang.

Fee: RM250

Age: 7 – 15 years

13. Vease Nutrition – Junior Nutri Chef

With a focus on food and nutrition education for children, Vease Nutrition is hosting baking and pasta making workshops this school holiday.

  • Farm Visit & Vege Pasta Workshop

Ever wanted your child to learn about the origin of vegetables, and experience the proves of planting vegetables? This workshop is a great way to get your children started on healthier food choices and may even tackle picky eaters. Children will learn how to make vegetable pasta using freshly harvested vegetables for them to bring home. Register for this event here.

Date: 7 December (Saturday)

Time: 9.30 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.

Venue: Lot 2343, Batu 26, Jalan Broga, 46150 Semenyih (Fireflies Farm, Semenyih)

Fee: RM52.20 (adults) & RM61.20 (child)

Age: 3 years and above

  • Gingerbread Cookies Baking Workshop

Make gingerbread cookies from scratch in this baking workshop! Book your slots here.

Date: 14 December (Saturday)

Time: 11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Venue: 悠YOÜ Space, Level 1,  The School by Jaya One, 72A, Jalan Universiti, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya

Fee: RM72

Age: 3 years and above

  • Candy Cane Cookies Workshop

Christmas is not all about gingerbread cookies. How about learning to bake yummy candy cane cookies from scratch instead? Purchase your slots here.

Date: 21 December (Saturday)

Time: 2.00 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Venue: Mid Point Shopping Centre, G9 G10, Jalan Pandan Indah 1/25, Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM45 (For groups of 2 to 4 pax – 1 parent 2 child OR 2 parents 2 child)

Age: 3 years and above

14. FRIM – MNS Nature Education Centre (NEC) Warming Planet Camp

This month, MNS Nature Education Centre will host a Warming Planet Camp in light of the current global warming and climate change issues. The camp offers hands-on activities, Petrosains tour, nature walk, terrarium activity, and other experiences while learning to become a Planet Warrior. Fees include meals, accommodation, insurance, FRIM entrance, materials, MNS facilitators and certificate of participation. Secure yourselves a slot here.

Date: 6 December (Friday) – 8 December (Sunday)

Venue: FRIM-MNS Nature Education Centre, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Kepong

Fee: RM320 (MNS Member) & RM350 (Non-member)

Age: 8 – 15 years old

15. Engineering For Kids

Think and plan like civil engineers in this class hosted by Engineering for Kids. Design and construct your own creations, experience balancing acts, bridging designs and see who can make the tallest skyscraper. Will your creation survive the test of weight, wind and earthquakes? Unleash the inner engineers in your child by registering for classes here.

Date: Everyday from 23 November (Saturday) – 19 January (Sunday)

Time:  Monday – Friday (5.00 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.), Saturday (10.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m. or 12.00 p.m. – 1.30 p.m), Sunday (12.00 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. or 2.30 p.m. – 4.00 p.m.)

Venue: Engineering For Kids, No. 7-2, Jalan Sri Hartamas 7, Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: 1 Class (RM70), 4 Classes (RM250) and 8 Classes (RM440). Get 7% off when purchasing at Kidxy!

Age: 4 – 14 years old

16. Dinosaur Encounter

Visit Malaysia’s biggest and wildest edutainment park located inside Pusat Sains Negara. Experience real sights and sounds of the Jurassic era with the help of animatronics, AR and VR technology. For more information, head on to Pusat Sains Negara.

Date: Saturdays to Thursdays. Closed on Fridays. Open during public and school holidays.

Time: 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: Pusat Sains Negara, Persiaran Bukit Kiara Bukit Damansara, Bukit Kiara, 50662 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: Adults (RM15), Children 4 – 12 years old (RM12), Senior Citizens (RM5), 3 years and below (Free)

17. Teddy Bear Teatime

The beloved Teddy Bear Teatime tradition continues at Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur. With activities conducted by Child & Family Development Specialist, Racheal Kwacz, and yummy teatime delicacies, children will be in for a wonderful time.

Date: 8 December (Sunday), 7 December session sold out.

Time: 2.30 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Venue: The Private Room, Ritz-Carlton Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur

Fee: RM160 for Adults, RM115 for Children under 2

This post is a collaboration between Makchic and Kidxy.

Kidxy is one-stop website for activities in Malaysia. It aims to help curate activities for your little ones based on their interests, talents, and developmental needs by age!


Nadia is a single mom working full-time in the IT industry. She de-stresses by running; half marathons and after her 2 sons, ages 11 and 7. An avid reader, she is always thinking of smart answers to her sons’ philosophical questions.