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May 2019 - Celebrations and Activities for Family and Kids

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May, a festive month for Malaysian families and kids. Here is the list that features all significant happenings in May. Stay tuned on Kiddy123's Facebook for more!

May is truly a festive month for Malaysian!


May is a happy month with a lot of celebrations to anticipate. Making its way in putting smiles for the working category from even the first day of this month; Labour Day. Say thank you and show your appreciation to your teachers in mid of May which is the Teacher’s Day, 16th May. Let’s not forget to show some love for the beautiful ethnicity of Kadazan-Dusuns in their Kaamatan Festival by the end of the month, 30th – 31st May. If you think we are stopping here, you are about to be proven wrong. Listed down just for you, here are the celebrations and activities picked out just for your family and kids.


Ramadan / 6th May – 4th June & Nuzul Al-Quran / 22nd May

May 2019 – Ramadan The Fasting Month


Ramadan is a blessed and significant fasting period for all the Muslim people all around the world. For Malaysian during this time, apart from doing good deeds, it’s also an opportunity to catch the nearest or the liveliest Ramadan Bazaar, to gather for a meaningful Iftar session at KL or Putrajaya, and also a good moment to teach your children about boundless rewards in Ramadan and the fasting practice.


Read our article Ramadan Fasting – How Young Should Your Child Start? to prepare your children in facing this month.

Activities Commemorating Mother’s Day / 12th May


“Ibu, ibu engkaulah ratu hatiku”. What a beautiful song to sing to your beloved mother in this year Mother’s Day. Apart from singing here is a list of mother-children activities you could join to celebrate this wonderful day. Read our articles featuring this celebration for more ideas; 8 Lovely Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day and Celebrating Mother’s Day With Your Little Ones.


1. Traders Market: Mother’s Day Edition 2019 / 4th – 5th May

 Traders Market for Mother’s Day Celebration

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Want to spend quality time and find something lovely for your Mom, Grandma, and Moms-To-Be? Featuring more than 40 locals, a kids-friendly Traders Market treat you with their Mother’s Day Market with homegrown businesses showcasing their products that make great gifts for all Mom’s.


Event Details:

Venue: Kohi Yatta's Hōru, Kuala Lumpur

Date and Time: 4th May at 10.00 am – 5th May at 6.00 pm

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2. Craft Affair: Mother’s Day Edition 2019 / 10th – 12th May

 Craft Affair for Mother’s Day Celebration

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Mark your calendars and make a date with your mommies! Craft Affair Malaysia are back for Mother’s Day with another curated event that continues to showcase talented Malaysian makers and spread the love for all things handmade and artisanal.


Event Details:

Venue: Main Place Mall, USJ

Date and Time: 10th May at 10.00 am – 12th May at 10.00 pm

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3. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Charity Tulip Sale / 11th May

 KLM Charity Tulip Sale

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KLM is flying in over 3,500 fresh stalks of tulips from the Netherlands and they will be offered for sale at RM 6 per stalk for charity. In supporting the palliative care in Malaysia, all the funds raised will be donated to the beneficiary of this year, Hospis Malaysia.


Event Details:

Venue: Level 3, Domestic Arrival Hall, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)

Date and Time: 11th May from 10.00 am

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4. Art & Bonding: Mother’s Day Sip and Paint Sessions

 Mother’s Day Sip and Paint Sessions

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Event Details:

Venue: Art & Bonding, Desa Sri Hartamas

Date and Time:

Wesak Day / 19th May

 May 2019 – Wesak Day

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Commemorates three significant events in Gautama Buddha’s life – namely his birthday, his enlightenment and his passing away. Celebrated on the Sunday that is closest to May’s full moon, this year Wesak Day is a good opportunity to take the family and kids away as it falls on transferred public holiday.


Join this year Malaysian Buddhist Association’s Wesak Day celebration:


Read this Wesak Day overview to know more:

2019’s Mid – Year School Holiday & Kid’s Activities in May

Yeay! Marking the finishing line for the first term of schooling session in Malaysia is 2019’s mid-year school holiday. 16 days* and none should be wasted by doing nothing! Read our article on how to fill the school holiday with fun activities; 5 Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur with Kids During the School Holidays.


*24th May (Friday) – 8th June (Saturday) / 25th May (Saturday) – 9th June (Sunday)


1. School Holiday Campaign (May/June) @ Gakken Classroom


Looking for Mind Enrichment Program that can support your children thinking development? Come and join Gakken Classroom in June School Holiday Campaign for HALF-PRICE only!


Event Details:

Venue: Gakken Centres Throughout Malaysia

Date: 1st May – 30th June

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2. HANKidz - May 2019 Boot Camp & Holiday Workshops

 HANKidz - May 2019 Boot Camp & Holiday Workshops


 HANKidz - May 2019 Boot Camp & Holiday Workshops


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Venue: HANKidz Academy, Dataran Sunway

Date: 24th May – 31st May

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3. Code Juniors – Coding Inspired by Art of Chia Yu Chian

 Coding Inspired by Art of Chia Yu Chian

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Two coding sessions for different age groups prepared by the collaborations between CodeJuniors and Ilham Gallery, inspired by the art of Chia Yu Chian; People and Places in Kuala Lumpur.


Event Details:

Venue: Ilham Gallery, Off Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Session, Date and Time:

  • Coding Inspired by Art of Chia Yu Chian (Age 5–8) / 26th May at 11:30 am – 1.00 pm – Bring Android or iOS tablet 
  • Coding Inspired by Art of Chia Yu Chian (Age 8–11) / 26th May at 2:00 pm – 3.30 pm 

*Fee: RM70 / child

4. Cherie Hearts School Holiday Programme - Story Fest

 Cherie Hearts School Holiday Programme - Story Fest


Story Fest - School Holiday Programme brought to you by Cherie Hearts International Preschool, Sunway Nexis. Starting from 27th-31st May 2019, join the Storytelling Club in literature and creative activities.


Event Details:

Venue: Cherie Hearts Sunway Nexis, Kota Damansara

Date: 27th May – 31st May

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5. FAMILY School Holiday Camp @ New Sun Moon Kindergarten

 F.A.M.I.L.Y - Father Mother I Love You School Holiday Camp


Ohana means family, but what does F.A.M.I.L.Y stand for? It means Father Mother I Love You School Holiday Camp; a loving and nurturing kids camp brought to you by New Sun Moon Kindergarten and branches.


Event Details:

Venue: New Sun Moon, Bandar Sri Permaisuri

Date: 27th May – 4th June

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6. Kide Science 3 Days STEM Holiday Camp

 Kide Science 3 Days STEM Holiday Camp


With a mission to offer your loved ones from the age of 4-12 years old an outstanding school holiday experience, Kide Science gives you 3 Days STEM Holi Camp full of hands-on enhancement activities.


Event Details:

Venue: Kide Science Malaysia, Kota Kemuning

Date: 27th May – 29th May at 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

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7. Kids Academy The Underwater Secrets

 Kids Academy The Underwater Secrets


Kids Academy is offering educational, fun and unique learning opportunity for our children to have a better understanding of the underwater world. Your child will learn about different habitats found in the ocean and the foundation of the food chain.


Event Details:

Venue: Kids Academy Centres, Puchong and PJ

Date: 27th May – 31st May at 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

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8. Roots and Wings Holiday Program - Amazing Race

 Roots and Wings Holiday Program - Amazing Race


Grow and fly together with Roots and Wings in their Amazing Race that based on science experiment activities. Gain knowledge through engaging in the simplest experiment!


Event Details:

Venue: Roots and Wings, Damansara Heights

Date: 27th May – 31st May

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9. Bilingual Speech & Drama Holiday Camp – Victoriashire International Preschool


We’ll sing to our hearts’ content using bilingual language as we experience a magical journey together. Get ready for a stage play by the children with musical score and design by experienced drama and speech teachers.


Event Details:

Venue: Victoriashire International Preschool, Puchong

Date: 27th May – 31st May at 9.00 am – 12.00 pm

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10. Junior Explorers One City Holiday Camp: Trash-to-Treasure


Junior Explorers One City Holiday Camp: Trash-to-Treasure is two days program aimed to make our children to understand the importance and have fun with various recycling projects.


Event Details:

Venue: Junior Explorers, One City, Subang Jaya

Date: 27th May – 28 May at 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

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11. Discover The Ocean Holiday Programme - Little Acorns @ Play


REGISTER NOW! Discover the OCEAN with us this Holiday Programme through fun learning!


Event Details:

Venue: Little Acorns @ Play, The Strand, Kota Damansara

Date: 27th May – 7th June at 10.00 am – 2.00 pm

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12. STEM KID Exploration @ Taska & Tadika PAC


PAC’s Mid Year Holiday Program also explore Computer Program. Themes on school, friends, transport - Practical hands on, crafts, cooking and outdoor activities.


Event Details:

Venue: Taska & Tadika PAC, Kota Kemuning

Date: 27th May – 31st May

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These are the activities of the month that Kiddy123 has discovered. Always follow Kiddy123's Facebook for more updates!

If you know any interesting kids and family activities and wish to share with our parents, please do contact us. Happy Celebrating!