Lights! Camera! Action!

8 November 2017

Level 4

2pm – 6.30pm

Come experience an exclusive half-day festival of visual story-telling! Explore a host of exciting drop-in activities, workshops and family-friendly animation screenings.

Dinosaur Shadow Puppet
The Art of Brick Stop Motion Workshoip

Drop-in activities

  • Flip book

A flip book is a simple way of learning how animation works. Put the images together in sequence, and flip through all of the pages at the same pace to see a short animated movie.

  • Ray box

Experience light and colour through play with a ray box.    Various objects such as prisms and crystals make rainbows and patterns. Come try them out!

  • Shadow puppetry

Dinosaurs have different characteristics like sharp teeth or a long neck. Colour in a shadow puppet and use the torchlights provided to create a story based on their features.

  • Thaumatrope

A thaumatrope consists of a disc with two different images on both sides. When it is rapidly rotated, the two images will appear to combine as one single image. Make and take home one today!

  • Kaleidocycle

Have you seen a kaleidocycle before? Fold one and watch how it transforms and animates as you move the model.


  • Stop Motion Animation

Take this opportunity to create a stop motion animation movie. Materials and props will be provided to help bring your story to life!

  • Storytelling Puppetry

Follow Ah Tek and his friends on a journey to learn about the architecture in Marina Bay Sands. Join us and receive a take-away at the end of the story.

Workshop and Storytelling Timings 

2.30 – 3.30pm Stop Motion Animation
3.30 – 4.00pm       Storytelling Puppetry
4.00 – 5.00pm Stop Motion Animation
5.00 – 5.30pm        Storytelling Puppetry
5.30 – 6.30pm Stop Motion Animation

Drop-in activities are complimentary.

Workshop registration is complimentary on a first-come, first served basis. Maximum of 20 participants per session. Please register 30 mins before time of workshop.