Running out of ideas you can do at home with your children during this circuit breaker?
The TLC family is coming up with a package of activities that will keep your child occupied. Check back in every Tuesday, as we’ll be adding a new activity of the week from your favourite productions such as The Gingerbread Man, Gretel and Hansel and so many more.
Oh no! Gretel and Hansel, Fantastic Mr Fox, and The Gingerbread Man have just turned black and white. Can you give them a more colourful world to live in?
Can you put Chicken Little and Red Riding Hood in the same story and take them on a whole new adventure? Yes you can, with our new activity for kids at home! Create your own story by using any of the characters and backgrounds from our TLC productions. Have fun making stick puppets out of the characters, then let your imagination run wild!
Be a journalist for The Fairytale Times with our latest activity for kids at home. Fairytale Land is abuzz with news and we need you to put it all on record! Get creative writing your own news story using scenes from our TLC productions.
Try out this ice-breaker at home that’s ideal if you have a big family! Great way to stay active and move about at home. Find out how you can modify the game and add your own twist to it. Suitable for ages 7 and up.
Our animal friends from the TLC productions are lost! Can you help them find their way home? This activity is a great opportunity for children to read a book, watch a video or search the Internet to find out more about where different animals live. Suitable for 3 year-olds and up.
Tableaux are a fun way to get your kids to explore movement and control their energy. We’ve got 4 important factors to share when creating tableaus with your little ones! Great for kids ages 5 and up and can be done in any group size!
Oh dear! Some words are missing in these book titles written by beloved children’s book author, Hans Christian Andersen! Can you fill in the missing words? Have fun with your kids exploring this whole activity pack filled with lots of activities related to The Nightingale!
Copy Me is a fun game that helps kids build awareness of their body movements and trains their ability to sense and anticipate movement of another person. Great for kids ages 5 and up and can be done in any group size!
Here’s something to bring back memories from our 2012 production of The Three Little Pigs! Enjoy this clip of the song “A Little House”, where Bao tries to convince his brother and sister to build a house together where they can all live together with Mother Pig. Keep watching for an extra special shoutout from the actor who played Bao (Tan Shou Chen), who shares his fun memories from the show!
Our next activity for kids at home is a whole pack of activities related to The Little Company’s musical production, Chicken Little! Who could forget this tale of how timid Chicken Little bravely went on a mission to tell the king that the sky is falling?
Who doesn’t know the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears that reminds children not to fiddle with the belongings of others, lest there be consequences to bear? This beloved children’s tale was adapted into a musical in 2013 and here’s a clip where the bears are being introduced. Keep watching for an extra special shoutout from the actor who played Father Bear (Dwayne Tan), who shares his fun memories from the show!
Can you do these math sums using Chinese characters? Don’t worry if you don’t read Chinese, because in The Nightingale activity pack, we’ll show you the corresponding numbers for the Chinese characters. You’ll also find lots more activities – from craft to colouring – related to this heartwarming tale about the friendship between the Emperor of China and a talented brown bird.
As school is reopening, parents and children are probably feeling a little anxious too. But just like Chicken Little in The Little Company’s beloved musical production, we can pluck up our courage, be brave, and take one step at a time!
Shiver me timbers! Our next TLC Playhouse activity is a game of Spot the Difference between the real Treasure Island poster and a suspicious imposter. Do you remember The Little Company’s swashbuckling musical adventure inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s well-loved novel?
Do you know what these animals like to eat? Our next TLC Playhouse activity is a fun one where you’ll need to draw the favourite foods of some very hungry animals. Then, make yourself a yummy snack by following our super easy and super delicious recipe!
Explore feelings and facial expressions along with Ginger the Gingerbread Man! Observe how our eyes, eyebrows and mouth change when we feel different emotions, then try your hand at drawing a facial expression for Ginger to match each emotion!
Uh oh! Something furry is coming Fox’s way...is it a friend or foe? There are no limits to the stories you could tell with a puppet. Learn how to make a Fox puppet by following the easy instructions in our video, then let your imagination flow as you take your puppet on new adventures!
Watch the performance of “Life on the Sea” from the 2015 musical production of Treaure Island. Then, get your kids to learn the dance together with the cast as they reunite to share about the beautiful memories from the show.
Making your own maze game is really easy! Check out the instructional video to find out how. The fun part is decorating it with your favourite colours and adding cute props and characters. So get cracking and let those creative juices flow!
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