Having fun the Finnish way at Johor mall.

JOHOR BARU: Having Fun for 20 children from SK Pendidikan Khas in Taman Ungku Tun Aminah were treated to a fun day out at the first Finnish conceptual theme park in South-East Asia here.

V. Dheevashiny, 11, said she enjoyed the activities offered at the indoor theme park.

She not only learned how to identify fruits and vegetables but also took on the roles of chef and vegetable seller.

“This was a nice way to celebrate Deepavali,” she said during the opening ceremony of Fanpekka theme park at Aeon Mall Tebrau City here.

Her schoolmate Muhd Syafreen Hafiz, 12 said he loves the various slides set up at the theme park.

The school’s teacher Ahmad Razury Mohamed said the theme park was very educational as it helped develop the children’s learning abilities while having fun at the same time.

Aeon Fantasy (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd managing director Chong Swee Ying said Fanpekka promotes early learning through play using a Finnish approach.

“At Fanpekka, children aged between two and 12 years along with their families, will travel through our small Nordic town guided by mythical character Tonttu with role-playing activities, DIY handmade crafts and many others.

“There will be different kinds of activities to promote thinking, problem solving, interacting with others as well as physical movement using specialised tools and equipment,” she said.

Chong added that the theme park is located on the second floor of the mall’s new wing.

Source: Having fun the Finnish way at Johor mall – Community | The Star Online

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