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Children’s Day at the Museum

Imagine, participate and create
1 October -
30 November 2014
Bank Negara Malaysia Museum, Art Gallery and Knowledge Management Centre

Classic Education Programme

Programme Schedule
Morning session 10.30am – 12.30pm
Afternoon session 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Day Programme Age
Monday Si Kijang Puzzle Race 9–15 years old
Tuesday What is Money? 9–17 years old
Wednesday Si Kijang Money Box 4–9 years old
Thursday How Old is the RINGGIT? 13–17 years old

Si Kijang Puzzle Race
Challenge your skill in completing a 50 piece Si Kijang jigsaw puzzle within 45 minutes and win special prizes. Children have the opportunity to identify visual elements displayed in the Numismatics Gallery.
What Is Money?
Do you know the origin of money? Why is money important in daily life? Learn the early history of currency exchange and shapes. Understand the factors that cause changes in the shape of money and the basic concepts of the circulation of money in a market. This programme has been developed for children aged 9 to 17 years.
How Old is the Ringgit?
Where did the word ‘Ringgit’ come from? The 45-minute lecture brings you back in time to look into the history of money used in Malaysia. Everyone can get to enjoy this enlightening session to spark interest in numismatics, which might create future numismatics researchers/collectors young children.
Si Kijang Money Box
Learn the basic concepts of financial education through a ‘Jom Buat Tabung’ session. This activity was developed specifically for children aged 5 to 9 years. This fun activity is able to attract the children to learn how to manage their pocket money wisely and provide an opportunity for them to make their own paper-money box.

Children’s Day Special Programme every Tuesday and Thursday

Programme Schedule
Morning session 10.30am – 12.30pm
Afternoon session 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Date Tuesday Thursday Morning Session Afternoon Session
2 October 2014 Savvy with Money
4–6 years old
My Masterpiece
4–6 years old
7 October 2014 Currency Collecting: Hobby and Heritage
7–12 years old
Currency Education Programme
7–12 years old
9 October 2014 ‘Art Attack’ with Children
7–12 years old
My Masterpiece
4–6 years old
14 October 2014 Animal-shaped Currency: Money or Myth?
7–12 years old
Look Before You Leap, Plan Before You Spend
5–8 years old
16 October 2014 Knowing Commemorative Coins
13–17 years old
Nusantara Treasure Hunt
13–17 years old
21 October 2014 What is Money?
9–17 years old
Currency Education Programme
13–17 years old
23 October 2014 How Old is the RINGGIT?
13–17 years old
How Old is the RINGGIT?
13–17 years old
28 October 2014 Fun with Finance
7–12 years old
30 October 2014 How Old is the RINGGIT?
13–17 years old
Fun with Finance
7–12 years old
4 November 2014 My Art Bag
7–12 years old
Puppet Show: What does BNM do?
2–6 years old
6 November 2014 How Old is the RINGGIT?
13–17 years old
Currency Education Programme
7–12 years old
11 November 2014 What is Money?
9–17 years old
Look Before You Leap, Plan Before You Spend
9–12 years old
13 November 2014 Fun with Finance
7–12 years old
18 November 2014 My Art Bag
7–12 years old
What is Money?
9–17 years old
20 November 2014 Animal-shaped Currency: Money or Myth?
13–17 years old
Currency Education Programme
13–17 years old
25 November 2014 Currency Collecting: Hobby and Heritage
7–12 years old
What is Money?
9–17 years old
27 November 2014 Currency Education Programme
13–17 years old
Looking After Art
7–12 years old

Savvy with Money
Children will be introduced to the history and concept of the coin box. The show-and-tell segment highlights the development of coin boxes through the ages, and includes a discussion on the different varieties. The accompanying role-play activity allows children to experience spending play money and saving their spare change.
Currency Colecting: Hobby and Heritage
Learn the basics of currency collecting as a hobby and as a means of heritage preservation. Accompanied by hands-on activity, children have the opportunity to learn how to take care of coins and banknotes.
My Masterpiece
This hands-on programme for children is specially designed to create awareness and appreciation of visual art. The programme will enable children to experience creating their own art pieces in an actual art gallery.
Animal- shaped Currency: Money or Myth?
Do you know the history of animal-shaped currency? This activity features an overview of the evolution of currency shapes in the region as well as a child-friendly introduction to the historical background of animal-shaped currency. It will be accompanied by a hands-on activity to challenge the children’s capability in creating the best animal-shaped money using modelling clay.
‘Art Attack’ with Children
Children are encouraged to find expression and use their imagination to create works of art through this hands-on crafts programme using recycled materials.
Look Before You Leap, Plan Before You Spend
This is designed for primary and secondary school students to learn more about smart money management. In addition to the talk on making smart money choices, children will be given RM30 voucher redeemable at the Museum Shop. This, guided activity will emphasise the ‘needs and wants’ concept.
Currency Education Programme
Learn more about the security features of the Ringgit by joining this interesting talk and role play activity that allows children to experience using money in a play environment.
Knowing Commemorative Coins
This 45 minute talk will introduce the commemorative coins issued by Bank Negara Malaysia. All participants will be given an opportunity to learn the forms and functions of commemorative coins.
Nusantara Treasure Hunt
Challenge your problem-solving skills. This programme is specially designed in conjunction with ‘Knowing Nusantara: Money That Made the Region’. Treasure hunters will try to complete the treasure hunt task sheet based on clues hidden in the gallery.
Fun with Finance
Do you know the origin of money? Why is money important in daily life? Learn the early history of currency exchange and shapes. Understand the factors that cause changes in the shape of money and the basic concepts of the circulation of money in a market. This programme has been developed for children aged 9 to 17 years.
My Art Bag
Participants will be given a special bag consisting of activity worksheet and stationery. The contents of this programme feature the basics of visual art appreciation as well as an accompanying activity aimed at encouraging students to experience creating their own art pieces.
Puppet Show: What does BNM do?
Story-telling session for our young visitors to understand BNM roles and functions through an interactive puppet show.
Looking After Art
Participants will be given a special bag consisting of activity worksheet and stationery. The contents of this programme feature the basics of visual art appreciation as well as an accompanying activity aimed at encouraging students to experience creating their own art pieces.

Self-guided Activity

Smart Numismatics
Children have the opportunity to explore valuable knowledge through visits and educational activity during a visit to the Numismatic Gallery. Explore and learn the types of money through worksheet activity. These self-guided worksheets are provided for primary and secondary school children.
Si Kijang Snapshot
Enjoy your visit by taking a photo at the Si Kijang photo backdrop to record a memorable experience celebrating Children’s Day at the Museum.

Activities are being held twice daily
Prior registration is required for participation via:

Email: infomuseum@bnm.gov.my
Tel: 03-91792784
Fax: 03-91792161

Operating hours: 10am–6pm
Admission: Free
Parking: RM3 per entry