Ms. Wanida Bunprakhong, Governor of Samut Prakan, on Saturday 14th January 2012, officially opened the National Children’s Day celebrations at the Provincial Hall Plaza. The Governor reminded the children that they played an important role in the future of the country. He also recited to them this year’s motto for Children’s Day: “Unity with Knowledge and Wisdom, Preserve Thai Identity, Mind the Technology.” Various activities and games were put on for the children such as bouncy castle, hoola-hoop, football and bingo. The children were also given free food and drinks, books and toys. Other venues around Amphoe Muang also put on activities for children. These included the Naval Museum, The Royal Thai Naval Academy, The Crocodile Farm, The Ancient Siam and The Erawan Museum.