Written by Eve Bandusena | Parents Avenue’s Editorial Assistant
Below are one of the many fun ways you can do with the fam-bam at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa.
Every child loves sliding into the pool and creating the biggest splash! It’s a fun, exhilarating and thrilling activity for the entire family. It’s also a great way to cool off on a hot day and a way for kids to socialize and make new friends. But wait, playing in the pool has more benefits than we previously thought!
• Mood booster of both kids and parents
• Improves sleep
• Reduces stress
• Safe for pregnant mothers
• Great for children with disabilities
It’s no wonder why parents and kids alike love getting wet and wild in the pool!
Do you have a child who’s a keen explorer, curious by nature and loves an adventure? Then your child will love the ranger experience. For a day, they’ll be able to learn basic jungle survival skills, assist in food preparation for the animals while monitoring the flora and fauna, learn about the life cycles of the forest and more!
To get into character, kids will be given mini polo shirts, caps and water bottles. This will be a wonderful opportunity for your child to go beyond and form a deeper appreciation and connection with nature and the world surrounding them.
At the pizza-making class, we’re going to bring you a taste of Italy with the motto “Do as the Italians do!” Kids are going to love being little chefs as making pizza fills up the entire dimension of the senses, they’ll be able to smell, touch, taste and feel their delicious creation from start to finish and cultivate a sense of achievement and appreciation and who knows? It might open the floodgates for their love of cooking!
Baking is an immersive experience with many hidden benefits such as:
• Children receive rewards for their efforts
• It increases creativity in children
• Boosts feelings of happiness and achievement
• Improves concentration
• Helps them cultivate consideration for others
Kids will enjoy Adventure Point! This open space playground is designed to complement the reserve and it’s evident through the special Bornean animal play sculptures, balancing beams, swings, tree trunk, climbing zone and a sandpit with dinosaur bones! This
gives kids a chance to play to their heart’s desire! Not to mention, it’s constructed with a challenge to matches kids of all different ages and abilities.
For kids who love to intellectually challenge themselves while having a playful time, the giant chess boards are absolutely for them. There’s nothing like enjoying a thought-provoking game in the outdoors with lots of sunlight and fresh air. Parents can engage in a game of giant chess to opposing their kids and hopefully, the best player wins!
Apart from that, chess games reap a lot of advantages of kids such as:
• Increases concentration and creativity
• Teaches planning and foresight
• Improves memory
• Encourages problem-solving skills
• Raises the IQ of the child
So, what are you waiting for? Come on down with your kids and let’s dabble in a game of giant chess!
There’s nothing as joyful and simple as going on a bike ride for the entire family on a beautiful day at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa. It’s a good opportunity to unplug from tablets and phones and reconnect by living in the moment and being with the family. For
added fun, there’s a bike wagon for children too! The glee and thrill they’ll have while laughing in the wagon will be priceless for parents.
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