SCHOOL HOLIDAY EXCURSIONS – JOURNEY OF REDISCOVERY IN SINGAPORE
The Journey of Rediscovery AR Guided Tour was created to cultivate the spirit of imagination and play by providing families in Singapore with bonding opportunities through activities, excursions, and experiences featuring the museum’s toy collections, held specially during the school holidays and selected weekends.
VINTAGE TOYS THROUGH CREATIVE STORYTELLING & AUGMENTED REALITY (RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN AGED 7 & ABOVE)
To encourage a love for reading & storytelling outside of school as well as spark an interest in early concepts and application of Augmented Reality technology, this excursion programme is specially designed to drive imagination and creativity through a one hour museum guided tour followed by a one hour AR StoryColouring book workshop.
PART ONE OF PROGRAMME: FREE AUGMENTED REALITY CARDS & ONE HOUR MUSEUM GUIDED TOUR
Le Petit Prince is a timeless tale that touches upon childhood, imagination and the inevitability of growing up. In this one hour tour, discover new wonders from the museum’s vintage toys from Level 5 Outerspace and Level 4 Characters while the Prince himself reflects upon his memories from Level 3 Childhood Favourites and Level 2 Collectables.
A dedicated facilitator will guide children across different levels of the museum starting from Level 1 through to Levels 5, 4, 3 and 2, and take them on an AR journey with the Little Prince. Every child will receive a complimentary pack of Augmented Reality Cards filled with 37 touchpoints to explore and take home after the programme for more family bonding moments.
ARRIVAL AT THE MINT MUSEUM OF TOYS
Meet the Little Prince as he discovers the seventh planet called Earth which seemingly is shaped like a hat to him! Whom will he meet and what would be the adventure he embarks on?
LEVEL 5 OUTERSPACE
The Little Prince peeks at the variety of futuristic robots, rockets, astronauts and aliens! Find out how space-themed toys push the boundaries of imagination through toys such as the Hook Robot.
LEVEL 4 CHARACTERS
Meet a whole cast of characters with varied personalities including Betty Boop and your favourite superheroes! Join the Little Prince as he discover how grown ups create child-like stories filled with imagination.
LEVEL 3 CHILDHOOD FAVOURITES
Dolls and teddy bears from around the world will show you what it means to be small in size yet mighty and totally unforgettable! Meet the Smallest Doll in the World and find out more about the cuddly toys that bring us back to our childhood, reminding the Little Prince and us to hold on to our childhood memories dearly.
LEVEL 2 COLLECTABLES
Join the Little Prince as he steps into a time portal and travels back in time! Let the Baggage Porter from the Industrial Revolution era and the Climbing Monkey from the Commercialisation and Globalisation World show you what it means to become ‘Memories of Childhood’ and remnants of the past.
PART TWO OF PROGRAMME: ONE HOUR AR STORY COLOURING BOOK ACTIVITY
The second part of the programme consists of a one hour long workshop featuring Augmented Reality story-colouring books that epitomises learning through interaction and creativity.
Storylines of the books are based on the museum’s toy collections across four thematic levels – Outerspace, Characters, Childhood Favourites and Collectables. Each storyline is designed for kids to easily understand easy concepts of space travel, history and culture while also highlighting important values of Determination, Confidence and Appreciation of each other.
Every child can choose 1 book from the series of 4 book titles:
- The Martian in the Sky
- The Super Puppy in Me
- The Grizzly Bear New Home
- The Singaporean’s Dream