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What we did during the long Deepavali holidays/这个屠妖节长假

I bet every stay-at-home-mums suffer from headache when it comes to school holidays.
It can means more screaming more mess at home, haha!

Though I have only 2 kids at the moment, I really dislike school holidays.
Firstly, big brother stays home all day means there will be more fighting, more chasing and even more bullying.
Secondly, staying at home all day can be very boring for kids, I need to crack head thinking what to let them do to pass time.

Anyway, during the recent Deepavali long holidays, I brought them to Trong duck farm.
The last visit was only last month, apparently my sons love this place and have been pestering me to go there again.
Since it's school holiday and the place is not far, why not?

我相信大部分的全职妈妈都不喜欢学校假期,至少我是啦~


大哥哥一整天在家,和弟弟争吵的机会就会更多了~
再来,要他们一整天呆在家也很无聊,我这个懒妈妈都不懂要让他们玩些什么新玩意 xD

 唯一一方面我喜欢的就是不必当司机载上学~ :p

Anyway, 这个屠妖节的长假呢,第一个外出的地方就是自农鸭场。

距离上一次去看鸭子只有大概一个月前的事,由于儿子们都很喜欢这个地方,而且也不远(从太平出发只需大概30分钟),所以决定再去一次!
 (详情可以按这里哦)


This time I drove my parents and sons there since hubby is working

由于是工作天所以老公没一起去。
由我驾车载了两老两少来走走 =)

It was a very nice day (Bet you can tell from the photo xD) 
 这天天气很棒!

The last time we were here, visitors are allowed to step inside to feed the ducklings.
But this time no, guess is to protect those fragile ducklings ;)

The boys again, requested for another round of feeding (duck food is available at RM1 per packet) 
 小朋友去鸭场最开心的就是可以喂鸭子吃东西啦!

Here you can see lots and lots of ducks, as well as flies.
If you don't mind the smell and flies, this place is actually quite nice to visit, I mean for kids la
 这里有上万只大大小小的鸭子哦!
 除了鸭子,这里最多的就是苍蝇!!哈哈!如果你不介意臭味和苍蝇,其实这个地方真的不错的~

Actually not only daughters can play dress up, sons also can one, haha!

The ticket to the duck farm is inclusive of boat ride (RM8/adult, RM4/kid) 
 鸭场的入门票已包括踏船。上回Toby因为害怕所以我们没踏船,这次他竟然说要!我再三问他他还是说要,so.. 我们就继续流汗去啦!:p

We only paddled for less than 5 minutes because it was super duper hot! Plus with the life jacket, really can pengsan
 不过才踏不到5分钟就回头了,因为太太热啦!加上还穿着救生衣,再踏下去真的会中暑咯!
 还是傍晚来最适合!

That's how Toby sayang the duck :p

鸭场这里呢,还有几间休闲屋可以入住,不过听说不便宜~

Then 有一个中餐厅,还有一个马来档口~ 当然也少不了一间伴手礼店

Had a quick drinks before we left, though short but consider good enough as the kids enjoyed themselves~
 逗留了大约1小时我们就走人啦!
 希望孩子们在近期内不要再吵说‘要去duck farm 啦’!哈哈!


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Then on Sunday, we traveled up North to Penang to see dinosaurs! 

It's located at The Top Komtar. 

那么第二个外出的地方就北上槟城看恐龙!



There are time to go inside the center, ours were at 2.30pm 
 地点是The Top Komtar

This center has both indoor and outdoor areas, with information about dinosaurs and displays 
 其实它是一个‘恐龙研究中心’,有室内和室外的~
 在这里可以看到很多关于恐龙的种类和资料哦!


这些恐龙蛋都做得很真!

 小恐龙就快出来啦!^^


室内很舒服因为有冷气哈哈!

The whole place is quite well maintained 
 整个地方都维持的很好很清洁,可能是因为还新吧?



来到室外,就要准备流汗啦!

Aden is a big fan of dinosaur. He likes cars and superheroes too but I can tell he loves dinosaur the most!
He knows the most dinosaur types than everyone else in the family, I also learn from him, haha!
(Well, he learn from TV and Youtube xD) 
 其实我家Aden最爱恐龙!以前的他喜欢玩具车,不过现在就超爱恐龙!
 他知道的恐龙名字比我们家任何人都多呢!他妈妈我啊都是向他学的哈哈哈!

Also a very nice day!



弟弟对于恐龙就还好~ 他只知道暴龙T-Rex~
 不过他看到这些大大只‘会动’的恐龙就很激动!






Little Toby got excited seeing those 'moving dinosaurs'!



 
 


Do dinosaurs really exist millions of years ago?? Hmm....
 其实我一直在想,地球上真的有恐龙出现过吗?:p


Besides Jurassic park, The Top Komtar has other entertainments too, like play gym, game center, sky walk and etc etc.
We bought the ticket to the park at RM48/adult & RM38/kid (free for kids below 90cm), but it'd be more worth to get the fun pass which includes everything at RM78/adult. 

 我们买的只是恐龙公园的入门票。(RM48/大人,RM38/小朋友)
 其实如果有时间,买他们的fun pass更值得!(RM78/大人, RM48/小朋友)。除了可以进恐龙公园,还可以到Sky Walk 拍照,甚至其他的游乐场哦!




Visit their page here if you are interested to find out more. 
 可以到他们的网站了解详情~


The rest of the days, just stay at home...
至于其余的时间嘛。。 就呆在家玩水啊,搬玩具,吵架,挣玩具等。。。
Playing water (Weather is super hot and stuffy lately!)

And to McD! Just to eat and enjoy the free air cond but not crazy over those Tomica and Hello Kitty toys!
I heard people start queuing at McD the night before just to get the toys, crazy! 
 哦也去了老麦,纯粹吃东西和叹冷气~
不懂大家有没有跟着刚刚结束的Hello Kitty茶壶一起疯呢?我看很多人大半夜就去排队买了!有够crazy呢!真的很佩服!哈哈!



When school reopened, I felt so relieved!
It's like I gain back my sanity, LOL!
 好不容易挨过了一个星期的学校假期,开学时我好开心啊!!哈哈哈!
 不过想想不对劲,大放假快来临了呢!这才是真真的nightmare啊!!:0
But but, another long holiday is coming next month!!  
Oh no!!


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  1. Not only kids, I will loves the duck farm too, hehe...

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    1. Haha, you scare of smell and flies or not?

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  2. No worries! You're not alone. That was why when I was teaching, whenever we had a holiday for some reason or other, parents would come and complain. Exam days also, no such thing as early finish, early home - they would come and complain too so we would have to babysit for hours...and hold the exam in such a way that every day, it would finish right before the last bell...and all the parents were very happy!

    Yes, it certainly is not easy...and I am sure it is even more so in your case, with two boys. I had my hands full those days when my girl was little and I only had one but looking back, those were the best years of my life. Wish I could turn back time. You would probably feel the same too when your boys have grown up...and become so boring, not fun to play with anymore. Hehehehe!!!!

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    1. I understand, so I just to cherish the moments now, else I'll miss them badly when they eventually grow up!

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  3. Good weather = sunny day = hot hot day LOL
    I think they fenced up the duckling enclosure maybe because kids don't know how to handle the fragile duckling and which become "abusement" for them >_<

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  4. It's good that your boys had a lot of fun at the duck farm again. Oh, I did not know that there are dinosaurs in Penang. LOL!

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  5. Ah, can see Aden and Toby really enjoyed themselves at both places! Time well spent!

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  6. It seems like kids love dinosaurs

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  7. Duck feeding, haha, my boys do that everytime they balik my in-law's place as my father in law bela ayam itik wan.

    I agree with you on the Fun Pass for the The Top. It's more worth it as the ticket for the Jurassic alone can be very pricey.

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    1. Oh, then sure they look forward to balik kampung every time ;)

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  8. My mum was different as she liked school holidays to spend more time with the children and go for holidays. Maybe you are a modern mum's generation.

    Kids are smarter these days and they learn so fast with good exposures. Aden will become a animal scientist one day since he likes dinosaurs. I also loved feeding ducklings and little chicks when I was a kid. Do you know that your kids would really gather lots of merits by just feeding these cute ducklings? It is same as the Buddhists who like to feed fishes and tortoise in the ponds for merit making. I saw some old people purposely feed fishes and stray cats every evening in KL. Good and happy for them & your boys too!

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    1. Really? Well I hope what you say is true, hehehe!

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  9. Yup. Headache for every mummies when holiday is here.

    Love the duck farm. The boys seemed to enjoy themselves.

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  10. have not heard about this place. will bookmark to visit

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