10 places for fun learning activities

Many things for families to do in Selangor

Selangor offers a variety of fun and educational activities for children.

Here are 10 places for parents who are looking for a fun day out with their children, from theme parks to libraries and animal farms.

Whether you want to learn about wildlife or science or simply have fun, the state has it all.

Zoo Negara has always been a popular destination to learn more about animals.Zoo Negara has always been a popular destination to learn more about animals.

National Zoo

The National Zoo is a must-visit place for animal lovers.

It is home to more than 400 species of animals including tigers, elephants and orang utan.

Children can learn about the animals and conservation programmes.

The zoo also offers various activities such as animal feeding, pony rides and tram rides.

Location: Hulu Kelang, Ampang.

Open: Every day from 9am to 4pm.

Price: Starts from RM18 per child.

Contact: 03-4108 3422

Website: www.zoonegaramalaysia.my

Raja Tun Uda Library, Shah Alam, has a wide range of activities and resources for visitors.Raja Tun Uda Library, Shah Alam, has a wide range of activities and resources for visitors.

Raja Tun Uda Library

The Raja Tun Uda Library is a public facility in Shah Alam.

It offers a wide range of resources for visitors including books, events and computers.

Children can participate in a range of activities including arts and crafts, board games and puzzles, educational programmes such as language classes and coding workshops as well as reading programmes and challenges to improve their literacy skills.

The library is managed by the Selangor Public Library Corporation.

Location: Persiaran Raja Muda Musa 1, Section 10, Shah Alam.

Open: Monday to Sunday, 9.30am to 7pm.

Price: Free admission (certain charges apply for other facilities).

Contact: 03-5519 7667 / 7682 / 7679 / 7685 / 7691

Website: www.ppas.gov.my

Farm in the City

Farm in the City is a petting zoo that allows children to interact with animals like rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs.

They can learn about the animals’ habitats and enjoy various activities like horse riding, bird feeding and fish spa.

Activities include feeding the animals.

Location: Lot 40187-40188, Jalan Prima Tropika Barat 1, Pusat Bandar Putra Permai, Seri Kembangan.

Open: Wednesday to Monday, 9.30pm to 6pm.

Price: RM32 per child.

Contact: 03-8941 2099

Website: www.farminthecity.my

Kidzania Kuala Lumpur

Kidzania Kuala Lumpur is an indoor educational theme park for children aged four to 14.

This theme park has a replica of a real city where children can role-play as doctors, firefighters and chefs, for example, in order to learn more about these professions.

They will learn how to earn money, manage finances and interact with others.

There are also other interactive activities, games and workshops that allow children to learn through play.

Activities include cooking classes and science experiments.

Location: Curve NX, 18, Jalan PJU 7/5, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya.

Open: Wednesday to Monday, 10am to 6pm.

Price: From RM48 per child (online booking).

Chocolate Museum in Kota Damansara is for chocolate lovers of all ages.Chocolate Museum in Kota Damansara is for chocolate lovers of all ages.

Chocolate Museum

The Chocolate Museum is a delightful destination for chocolate lovers.

The museum is home to a wide variety of chocolates from around the world and visitors can indulge in a variety of chocolate-themed activities.

They can also watch as chocolates are made by skilled chocolatiers, learn about the history of chocolate and explore interactive exhibits that showcase the cultural significance of chocolate around the world.

These activities offer a fun and educational experience for all ages.

Location: No.2, Jalan Teknologi 3/5, Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya.

Open: Monday to Sunday 10am to 4pm.

Price: From RM2.

Contact: 03-7490 4260

Website: chocolatemuseum.my

Sunway Lagoon

Sunway Lagoon is a massive theme park that offers water and amusement park rides.

It is divided into six different parks: Water Park, Amusement Park, Wildlife Park, Extreme Park, Scream Park and Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon.

In the Water Park, children can splash around and play in the wave pool, water slides and lazy river.

At the Amusement Park, they can enjoy thrill rides such as Pirate’s Revenge and Vulture.

Animals like tigers, monkeys and numerous bird species can be found at the Wildlife Park.

Activities include swimming, playing on rides and interacting with animals.

Location: Jalan PJS 11/11, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya.

Open: Wednesday to Monday, 9.30am to 6pm.

Price: From RM130 per child (online booking).

Jump Street Trampoline Park

Jump Street Trampoline Park is an indoor venue that offers a fun and energetic experience.

It has various areas of interest such as the free jumping arena, slam dunk and dodgeball zone.

Children can jump, play and burn energy while having fun with friends.

Activities include doing tricks on the trampolines.

Location: No.8A, Jalan 13/6, Section 13, Petaling Jaya.

Open: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 6.30pm

Price: RM60 per child.

Winter wonderland-themed attractions at SnoWalk by i-City, Shah Alam.Winter wonderland-themed attractions at SnoWalk by i-City, Shah Alam.

Snowalk by i-City

There is nothing quite like an indoor snow park that offers a unique winter experience for children in a tropical country like Malaysia.

It has various attractions like ice slides, snow sculptures and igloos.

They can also enjoy playing with snowballs, building snowmen and wearing winter clothes.

Location: i-City, Jalan Multimedia, Shah Alam.

Open: Monday to Sunday, 11am to 11pm.

Price: From RM53 per child.

People enjoying activities at the Escape Challenge in Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya.People enjoying activities at the Escape Challenge in Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya.

Escape Petaling Jaya

Escape Petaling Jaya is an adventure and theme park located in Paradigm Mall.

It offers activities including zip lining and rock climbing.

Children can learn about teamwork, problem-solving and physical fitness.

Visitors can engage in low-tech activities with an emphasis on self-directed play.

The rides and games here show that fun can be had at any age, physical ability and energy level.

Location: Level G, Paradigm Mall, Petaling Jaya.

Open: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 8pm.

Price: From RM47.

G2G Animal Farm

This is a great place to experience farm life and the outdoors as well as interact with a variety of animals.

Visitors can participate in a range of activities such as feeding the animals, playing with rabbits and guinea pigs, taking pony rides, watching animal shows and performances, as well as exploring the farm’s gardens and orchards.

Visitors can also learn about animal care and farming techniques from the friendly staff and farmers on site.

The farm is a fun educational way to spend a day in the countryside.

Location: Jalan MAEPS 4/1, Fasa 3 Presint 9, Serdang.

Price: From RM23 per child.

Open: Wednesday to Monday 10am to 6pm.

So get started and plan your next family outing today.

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