SUBANG JAYA, Malaysia. KidZania Journal. August 30, 2013. English. –KidZania Kuala Lumpur, the indoor educational and entertainment theme park, launched a mobile extension of its in-park activities. Aptly named KidZania go!, this travelling edutainment platform will provide students with the opportunity to experience KidZania Kuala Lumpur’s role-play activities outside of the park’s premises. The launch was officiated by YBhg. Datuk Dr. Khair bin Mohamad Yusof, Deputy Director General (Professionalism), Ministry of Education Malaysia.
Tailored for children between the ages of 6-14, the role-play activities have been designed to complement out-of-classroom activities for the children. Role-play activities that can be experienced through KidZania go! include being an advertisement talent and production crew, and delivery officer at the Dutch Lady Ezymix Production House and Dutch Lady Distribution Centre respectively, interior and exterior designer at the Nippon Paint House Designing Studio, a junior optician at the Hoya Eye Care Experience Centre as well as making and completing bank transactions as personal financial consultants at CIMB Bank.
Through these activities, KidZania go! aims to present a diverse and attractive experience in addition to providing first-class immersive and interactive recreation environment for both children and teachers. Prior to its official launch, KidZania go! has reached out to over 108,000 school children in more than 120 schools across the nation since April this year.
YM Tunku Dato’ Ahmad Burhanuddin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Themed Attractions and Resorts and Governor of KidZania Malaysia said, “We are extremely delighted with the official launch of KidZania go! Through this interactive beyond classroom programme, we aim to mobilise our content to many more children to provide not just a fun and educational experience but also help them build confidence. Such immersive experiences will help deepen and broaden the students’ options towards their career aspirations.”
KidZania go! is proudly sponsored by Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad, and supported by, Nippon Paint Malaysia, Malaysian Hoya Lens Sdn Bhd and CIMB Bank Berhad. The launch took place at Sekolah Wawasan in Subang Jaya, whereby nearly 200 school children from S.K. Dato’ Onn Jaafar, S.J.K. (C) Tun Tan Cheng Lock and S.J.K. (T) Tun Sambanthan came together to share in their first official KidZania go! experience.
“Dutch Lady is delighted to partner KidZania go! Good nutrition is vital for the proper growth and development of every child. From a very young age, we need to ensure that their daily nutritional intake helps to keep their bodies constantly energised and brains alert, and Dutch Lady Chocolate Drink is one such yummy option! Through this initiative, we are happy to work together to provide schools with a fun and unconventional tool to better equip themselves in their day-to-day learning process,” said Rahul Colaco, Managing Director, Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad.
KidZania go! activities are carried out by KidZania Kuala Lumpur’s Zupervisors, who have undergone intensive and extensive training in conducting the various activities but also in knowing how to handle a child in different situations. There is no entry or participation fee. Schools wanting to host KidZania go! on their premises will only need to provide a minimum space of 40 feet x 40 feet for KidZania go! to set up its activities, a PA system and waste bins while the children will just need to bring an open and creative mind and their enthusiasm to participate in the activities.
Want KidZania go! to pay a visit to your school? Log on to www.kidzania.com.my/go to find out how.