Who says fun has to come at a cost? Here’s the ultimate round-up of the best free activities to keep the kids occupied this June holiday!

We often lament that there’s not much to do on our small island. And with the June holidays approaching, you’re definitely beginning to worry about how to keep your little ones occupied! Not to mention, it’s costly to enrol your kids in workshops or paid activities to last them an entire month. Fret not! We’re here to help. Here’s the ultimate round-up of the best free activities this June holidays! From museums to the great outdoors, there’s definitely something for every child (and parent!) to enjoy.


Pick Up Culture At the Museums

Singapore may be tiny – but we’re certainly big on culture. June marks the start of Children’s Season at our local museums, meaning more activities and workshops for the kids! The best part? With so many local museums across the island, there are more than enough free activities to go around. What could be better than seeing your child have fun as they learn?

(See also: 10 Seriously Unusual Museums in Singapore − Bet You Never Even Knew They Existed!)

ASIAN CIVILISATIONS MUSEUM

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1. Angkor Encore

How much does Junior (or you!) know about Angkor, Cambodia? Angkor Encore is a great opportunity to experience graceful dancing apsaras and lively sbek thom shadow puppets as they come alive off ancient Angkor temples. Explore with an activity booklet and use the hands-on interactives throughout the exhibition to learn more about magical Angkor. All this and more awaits you at Angkor Encore!

When 26 May 2018, 1 – 9pm | 27 May 2018, 1 – 5pm
Where Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
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2. Fun-Tastic Fridays

Let Bub’s curiosity run wild as she explores ancient civilisations this June! Watch as she uncovers myths and legends as the Story Whisperers enthral her with wonderful tales. You too, can kick back and unwind by enjoying drama performances, and children-friendly Lunchtime Concerts!

When 1, 8, 15 & 22 June 2018, 12pm – 5pm
Where Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
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INDIAN HERITAGE CENTRE

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3. Little Craftsmen! Heritage Hunt

Are they kids interested in learning more about Indian heritage? Ensure they have their maps ready as they embark on a journey to hunt for unique crafts around Little India! They’ll get to observe live craft demonstrations by craftsmen, and learn about the rich and diverse arts and crafts of the Indian community in this edition of the Heritage Hunt.

When 21 – 23 June 2018, 11am – 1pm
Where Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209924
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4. Interactive Indian Craft Activity

Let the kids try their hand at the intricacy of traditional Indian craft! Drop by the Indian Heritage Centre for a series of exciting and enriching craft activities; and the kids get to bring home their own paper puppets and wood-block prints.

When 21 – 23 June 2018, 2pm – 4pm
Where Indian Heritage Centre, 5 Campbell Lane, Singapore 209924
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MALAY HERITAGE CENTRE

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5. Storytime!: There are saga seeds in our pockets!

Need a break from the Kiddos’ running around? Take a seat and enjoy this storytelling experience at the Malay Heritage Centre. Mahir and his classmates go on an excursion to the Malay Heritage Centre. With his best friend Aqil, he wonders what Singapore was like in the olden days. Their imagination leads them to explore snapshots of old and fascinating Singapore, and the culture of the Malays.

When 23 June 2018
Where Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
Note For children aged between 3 and 10 years
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6. The Dakon by Indieguerillas: An Art Installation for Kids!

Remember the good old days of playing the congkak with friends? The dakon – or congkak – is a traditional mancala game played by Malays. Pass on this fun tradition to your young ones with this interactive installation! They’ll be encouraged to exercise their minds while communicating with one another throughout.

When 26 May – 24 June 2018
Where Malay Heritage Centre, 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501
Note Free entry into Permanent Galleries for Singaporeans & PRs
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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SINGAPORE

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7. Bouncy Adventures on inflatable playgrounds

Watch as the kids embark on a bouncy adventure at the National Museum! With inflatable playgrounds, inspired by the iconic mosaic playgrounds of yesteryear, it’ll also be a walk down memory lane for you. The kids can also refer to the map in the accompanying Playbook and go on an “animal hunt” with animal springers for more bouncy fun.

When 26 May – 24 June 2018
Where National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Note Parental supervision is required at all times
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8. The More We Get Together: Singapore Playgrounds 1930 – 2030

There are few things children love more than playgrounds. Let the kids take transform this love into learning as they discover how we’ve defined our playgrounds, especially in terms of their place and meaning in society. They can also hear from people who have built (and are building) these playgrounds, design their own, and contribute to the building of Singapore’s very first playground built for a museum – right at the National Museum of Singapore!

When 20 April – 30 September 2018
Where National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Note Download the activity book here
Web Click here

(See also: The More We Get Together: See our Iconic Neighbourhood Playgrounds at the National Museum of Singapore)

9. Gran’s Short Stories

Let beautiful grandmothers inspire your little ones with intriguing and colourful tales from the past! Featuring engaging dramatisation and interaction, these sessions are a wonderful introduction to Singapore’s history and heritage.

When 26 May 2018, 2.30pm – 3pm & 3.30pm – 4pm (30 min per session)
Where National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Note Each session is limited to 15 children aged between 7 to 12 years old, on a first come, first served basis; on- site registration starts from 1.45pm at the entrance of Singapore History Gallery, Level 1
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10. Drop-in Family Fun – Turn Up the Radio

Do you remember the days when you didn’t have a television? Before the television became ubiquitous, the transistor radio was how people living in kampongs received their daily dose of news and entertainment. Let your little ones experience how kampong life was like this June holidays! They’ll even get to create their very own “transistor radio” at this fun craft activity.

When 26 May 2018, 10.30am to 4.30pm
Where National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Note No registration required; while stocks last; last admission at 4pm
Web Click here

PERANAKAN MUSEUM

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11. Walk-in Wednesdays

Take a mid-week break with the whole family at the Peranakan Museum! Fuel Bub’s interest for film photography through child-friendly photography workshops, or stretch her creativity with crafts inspired by a mix of Peranakan colours and photographic techniques.

When 30 May, 6, 13 & 20 June 2018, 11am – 4pm
Where Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941
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12. Straits Family Sunday: Mari Amek Gambar (Come Let’s Take a Photo)

Is it time for a new family photo? Create a family portrait inspired by the Amek Gambar exhibition before the Hari Raya celebrations! The kids will also get to discover Jawi Peranakans and their stories as they go on the interactive character tour through the galleries.

When 30 May, 6, 13 & 20 June 2018, 11am – 4pm
Where Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941
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SUN YAT SEN NANYANG MEMORIAL HALL

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13. “Little Carp’s Adventure” Heritage Hunt

The dragon gate is waiting for Junior to accept the challenge! Inspired by the Chinese legend of the Dragon Gate, little carp swim against the current to transform into legendary dragons. Watch as Junior put his resilience to the test as the “Little Carp” and overcome the hurdles for his chance to become a legendary dragon! Along the way, he’ll learn important values from the well-known Chinese legend and discover the auspicious meanings of fish in Chinese culture through this treasure hunt.

When 16 – 17 June 2018, 10am – 5pm
Where Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874
Note 20 parent and child pairs per session; total of 5 sessions, 1 hour per session
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14. Under the Sea: Stories for Children

How important are fish in Chinese culture? More than you’d think! Watch as the young ones discover the legends and myths of fish in Chinese culture at interactive storytelling sessions conducted by local authors and veteran storytellers. Each session will feature a different story and craft activity.

When 16 – 17 June 2018, 2pm – 3pm (English) & 5.30pm – 6.30pm (Chinese)
Where Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874
Web Click here

ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM

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15. Superhero Me Sundays

What makes a hero, a hero? Let the Kiddos discover some of the magic ingredients, and transform their everyday lives through series of fun and inclusive craft programmes for everyone – no matter what their ability is!Superhero Me is a ground-up inclusive arts movement that harnesses the power of creativity through the arts to empower children from less privileged backgrounds and special needs communities.

Craft Amazing Armour (10 June) 
Let your young ones have a go at creating the superhero armour of their dreams. Remember to take pictures as they strike a pose and share what they’d do with their superpowers!

Make Resilience Bracelets for a Friend (17 June)
Do your kids have a friend that’s been going through a hard time? Encourage them to show that they care by making a special bracelet for their pal!

Through My Superhero Lens (24 June)
It’s never too early to teach the children that everyone’s different in their own special ways. Remind them that they too, can appreciate how unique everyone is by seeing the world differently through their own DIY kaleidoscope!

When 10, 17 & 24 June 2018, 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Where ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
Note Last entry at 4.45pm
Web Click here

FORMER FORD FACTORY

16. The Secret Agent

The Former Ford Factory is recruiting secret agents for Force 136! They can’t give away too many details because it’s a secret, but what they can tell you is that the mission will be fun and filled with interesting activities!

When 22 – 24 June 2018, 10am – 11.30am (Session 1), 12.30pm – 2pm (Session 2) & 2.30pm – 4pm (Session 3)
Where Former Ford Factory, 351 Upper Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 588192
Note Suitable for children aged between 7 and 12 years, up to 25 children per session; register here
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FORT SILOSO

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17. ChitChatCards @ Fort Siloso

Is your family ready to go on an adventure? You’ll begin the exploration at Fort Siloso, Singapore’s only preserved coastal fort, with ChitChatCards. Developed to facilitate learning conversations, the ChitChatCards will guide you as you experience key historic sites at Fort Siloso, including coastal guns and the remains of fortified military structures, in a whole new way. Don’t miss out on this family adventure!

When 26 May – 24 June 2018, 10am – 3.30pm (for redemption at Surrender Chambers)
Where Fort Siloso, Siloso Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099981
Note Complimentary while stocks last
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GAN HERITAGE CENTRE

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18. Beginner’s Yan Style Calligraphy Workshop

If your kids are artistic, they’ll be sure to love calligraphy! At the Beginner’s Yan Style Calligraphy Workshop, they’ll learn the basics of calligraphy, including how to hold the brush, and basic writing techniques. The writing activity will also include games that highlight the values embodied by Confucius and his disciples. Calligraphy and good values? A parent’s most favoured combo.

When 26 May 2018, 12pm – 2pm (session for children aged 5 – 6) & 2pm – 4pm (session for children aged 7 – 12)
Where Gan Heritage Centre, 18 Bukit Pasoh Road, #03-01, Singapore 089832
Note Limited to 40 children per session; register via email at secretariat@ganclan.sg
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19. The Nursery Rhymes Project: Imagine Our Songs by The Theatre Practice

There’s just something about nursery rhymes and their uncanny ability to make us feel all warm and fuzzy on the inside. Together with the Gan Heritage Centre, the Theatre Practice Education Project presents The Nursery Rhymes Project: Imagine Our Songs, a re-invention of classic children’s nursery rhymes in the form of a mini jukebox musical, featuring short stories deftly crafted by Mandopop lyricist Xiao Han, and arranged by leading local musician Julian Wong. Don’t miss this special collaboration – and be sure to sing along with the kids too!

When 2 June 2018, 1.30pm – 2pm
Where Gan Heritage Centre, 18 Bukit Pasoh Road, #03-01, Singapore 089832
Note Limited to 100 children aged between 3 to 9 years old; register via email at secretariat@ganclan.sg
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LEE KONG CHIAN NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

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20. Pokémon: Are they biologically possible?

If there’s one thing we know most kids have in common, it’s that they love Pokémon. What could be a better way to interest the little ones in natural history than to pair it with their beloved video game? Junior will be challenged to identify the zoological inspiration behind some of the 1,000 described Pokémon species, and list their similarities and differences with flora and fauna from the natural world. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind opportunity to turn the kids’ favourite video game into educational fun!

When 10 June 2018, 2pm – 3.30pm
Where Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377
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21. Make a Dino Pop-Up Box

Do your children love dinosaurs? Stop by the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum for a quick activity session with the kids! Work together to make their very own Dino pop-up box or Dino puppet. All required materials will be provided by the museum, making this the perfect mid-day activity for one of those slow days.

When Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 25 May – 24 June, 11am – 3pm
Where Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore, 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377
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POLICE HERITAGE CENTRE

22. Police Heritage Centre Tour

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Attention! Calling all future policemen and policewomen! Let the Kiddos join the Police Heritage Centre on a magical journey to travel back in time to visit officers from Singapore’s oldest uniformed organisation. They’ll get to make badges and have their photo taken in a kids’-sized uniform with their police officer, too!

When 26, 30 & 31 May, 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23 & 27 June 2018, 10am, 11.30am, 2.30pm & 4pm (Weekdays) & 9.30am & 11am (Weekends)
Where Police Heritage Centre, 28 Irrawaddy Road, Singapore 329560
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SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM

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23. SAM Celebrates Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Celebrate the holidays at Singapore Art Museum! Enjoy free admission to Imaginarium from 10am to 7pm, and participate in fun and family-friendly hands-on activities from 11am to 6pm during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri Open House. Head down to experience contemporary art in engaging and exciting ways!

When 15 June 2018, 10am – 7pm
Where Singapore Art Museum, 8 Queen Street, Singapore 189555
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SINGAPORE DISCOVERY CENTRE

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24. Around the World Adventure: Saving SingaPaw!

Do the kids love playing detective? Watch as Bub sets out on a mission to help SingaPaw find his way out of Gobalopolis, where he has been trapped. She’ll explore the special Embassy Showcase, find clues, and help him unlock the portal to return home.

When 26 May – 17 June 2018, 9am – 6pm
Where Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365
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25. ASEAN Brick Challenge 2.0

Here’s another fun drop-in activity for a slow weekday! Using Lego bricks as a tool for creative play and imagination, this facilitated session will challenge the kids to find creative solutions for the future of ASEAN. Sit back and relax as the kids build their very own creations out of Lego bricks!

When 26 & 27 May, 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 & 24 June 2018, 10am – 5pm
Where Singapore Discovery Centre, 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365
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SINGAPORE MARITIME GALLERY

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26. Food Fiesta

What are the Kiddos’ favourite food? Do they know the spices used to cook it? Do they know where they come from, and how they got to their plate? Head down to the Food Fiesta with the kids to get their questions answered, and excite their taste buds with the spice creations!

When 2 & 3 June 2018, 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Where Singapore Maritime Gallery, 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Level 2, Marina South Pier, Singapore 018988
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27. AHOY! Tour

How much do the children know about our little island’s past as a maritime port? Through the AHOY! Tour, they’ll learn about Singapore’s transformation from a small trading post to a premier global hub port and leading international maritime centre. They’ll also discover the stories of our past that led to our growth, and Singapore’s strategy for the future.

When 2 & 3 June 2018, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Where Singapore Maritime Gallery, 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Level 2, Marina South Pier, Singapore 018988
Note Register here
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Play and Learn at Festivals

There’s nothing that “shouts” family fun as much as festivals do! Luckily for us, June marks festival season, where tons of fun activities are lined-up for families to enjoy. Be sure to mark your calendars – with festivals just for toddlers and kids to art festivals and storytelling festivals, you and the kids will be spoilt for choice!

28. #FilterLife Weekend Festival

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Capture the last moments of the June holiday with the whole family at this two-day festival! Featuring Peranakan-inspired performances and activities through photography, film, movies, and more, there’s something for everyone. Love taking pictures with the kids? Explore a “Photoshop” technique of old – hand-tinting. Stroll around the festival grounds together while enjoying gallery tours of Peranakan culture, or dress up and take a photo at our historical photo studio. It’s a #FilterLife for those at the Peranakan Museum!

When 23 & 24 June 2018, 1pm – 5pm
Where Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street, Singapore 179941
Web Click here

29. Goodman Open House – Re:Imagined

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Go green and be arty with the kids this school holidays at Goodman Open House – Re:Imagined, a family-friendly arts festival that offers art lovers of all ages a creative day out to enjoy. Held in Goodman Arts Centre, Singapore’s largest arts enclave, this one-day festival and open house takes on a theme on reimagining creative ways of art making in an environmentally sustainable fashion.

With over 20 different workshops and performances by Goodman’s resident artists and arts groups, junior and adult festival-goers can immerse themselves in interactive activities, explore open studios and tours, check out exhibitions, and shop in a sustainable lifestyle market. The inaugural 100 and 100 More Festival for Young Audiences by The Artground which runs from 25 May to 3 Jun 2018, also takes place during Goodman Open House – Re:Imagined.

When 26 May 2018, 11am – 5pm
Where Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
Web Click here

30. Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay

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Are you ready to go on a journey of adventure with the kids this school holiday? Based on the beloved children’s books by Enid Blyton, Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay takes the family on a journey to four fascinating lands up The Magic Faraway Tree. Get busy with the array of activities as you wander around the Supertree Grove, too. Activities include balloon sculpting, face painting, giant bubble show, dance, yo-yo, acapella performances and magic tricks. Enjoy all these and more for free!

When 26 May – 10 June 2018, Various Timings
Where Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Web Click here

31. Festival of Biodiversity

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Do you and the children love learning about nature? Then the Festival of Biodiversity is the perfect festival for you! The Festival celebrates Singapore’s natural heritage and in doing so, hopes to bring about greater awareness of the biodiversity that Singapore has. The family can look forward to a range of fun workshops, activities and interactive exhibits for all ages. The kids will also learn about conserving nature and ensuring our biodiversity isn’t destroyed. Learning doesn’t have to be boring – head down to the Festival of Biodiversity to show the kids how interesting (and fun!) nature can be!

When 2 & 3 June 2018, 10am – 10pm
Where Open space between Tampines MRT Station and Tampines Mall
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32. NAFA Arts Festival

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As part of NAFA’s celebrations for its 80 years of establishment and achievements, NAFA Arts Festival 2018 aims to showcase the academy’s diverse artistic talents. The Arts Festival will offer a myriad of activities catered to the young at heart, silver generation, book lovers, trendsetters, and even Cosplay enthusiasts! Be sure to be on the lookout for themed festival markets – including children and adult art workshops, interactive floor murals, a classic outdoor movie screening for heritage buffs, a Harajuku-themed fashion parade, a book fair and artist makers market. What’re you waiting for? Head down with the family this weekend to the NAFA Arts Festival!

When 13 April – 3 June 2018, Various Timings
Where NAFA Campus 1, 80 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189655
Web Click here

33. Artbox Oasis

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Singapore’s largest pop-up creative market is back for its second edition – now bigger and better than before! Escape with the family into a land of enjoyment, complete with an endless variety of eateries and retail to great music and interactive entertainment. This year’s edition of Artbox is set to be Singapore’s largest creative market, with over 400 regional and local creative makers and partners. A market with offerings for all ages, there’ll be interactive elements and activities, creative art installations, and a wide variety of delectable food for everyone in the family.

When 25 – 27 May & 1 – 3 June 2018
Where Bayfront Event Space, Marina Bay
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34. Families for Life Celebrations

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The annual Families for Life Celebrations is back at the Padang! Head down to the Celebration to spend some quality time with the whole family. Have a wheeling fun time on the closed roads at the Civic District with “Families on Wheels”, suitable for both the young and old. Get your bounce on at the largest Bouncy Wonderland in Singapore, challenge the kids and your spouse at the inflatable obstacles, and test your skills in exciting inflatable sports games! When night comes, the family can relax while enjoying musical performances and a special movie screening under the stars.

When 27 May 2018
Where Padang, Singapore 179861
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35. StoryFest 2018

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What could be better than an entire festival dedicated to the magic of storytelling? StoryFest 2018 is the perfect festival for kids, especially those who still can’t go to bed without a great tale at night!

Story Cloth Making (1 June)

Paying tribute to the festival theme #BeLegendary, visual artist MsLateNightJam creates illustrations inspired by the key stories told during StoryFest 2018. Taking elements from characters, landscapes and motifs, she paints a series of Story Cloths reminiscent of the traditional pieces of illustrated fabrics used by bards and storytellers. Let your child express her creativity as she joins MsLateNightJam in bringing the stories to life through colour!

Story House (1 June)

The Story House is the perfect place for storytelling for all ages! Let Junior explore selected storytelling books, puppets and resources as he gathers with friends and family inside this special space. He’ll reconnect with the power of listening as he hear stories told, and discover sharing his own stories through simple story games and story cards. A cozy afternoon in the Story House is a dream come true!

When 1 June 2018 (For the above activities), 11am – 6pm & 11am – 8pm (Respectively)
Where The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429
Note The activities can only accept small groups of people for each session
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36. 100 and 100 More Festival

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100 and 100 More is The Artground’s inaugural festival for young audiences (even babies!) in Singapore. This is the first festival with an emphasis on re-imagining theatre for children. With a total of nearly 70 free and ticketed programmes at the festival, there’s definitely something for everyone in the family. Plus, all programmes are held at The Artground in Goodman Arts Centre, so there’s no need to rush from one place to the other. Simply take a stroll with the family to the various stages for your favourite shows!

When 25 May – 3 June 2018, Wednesdays – Thursdays: 9.30am – 5pm; Fridays – Sundays & Public Holidays: 9.30am – 6pm
Where The Artground, 90 Goodman Road, Block J, #01-40, Singapore 439053
Web Click here

 (See also: The Artground’s 100 and 100 More Festival: Experiential Playgrounds & One-of-a-Kind Theatre Performances for Babies and Young Children!)

Have Fun in the Cool Comfort of our Shopping Malls

Is your family afraid of the scorching June heat? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! With it being prime kids’ season, malls are offering tons of fun and free activities, too. Forget your baseball caps or umbrellas, and head down to your local malls for some June holiday fun.

37. Power Squad at City Square Mall

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Calling all little explorers and heroes! Be part of the coolest Nick Jr. team – the Power Squad – this school holiday, and join them on their first-ever adventure at City Square Mall. Let your young ones embark on an adventure of bravery and kindness featuring Dora the Explorer, Boots and Diego, and catch the awesome new hero, Nella the Princess Knight, in action for the first time in Asia! Then follow them as they head outdoors for loads of fun-filled activities at the Power-Packed Carnival, and also to meet Dora and friends as they go on an explorer trail throughout the mall.

When 25 May – 24 June 2018 (Except Mondays), 10am – 10pm
Where Level 1 Stage, City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539
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38. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adventure Experience at Plaza Singapura

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In conjunction with the upcoming release of epic action-adventure film, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Plaza Singapura welcomes you to the world of Jurassic! Get set for a multi-sensorial experience of sight, sound and touch through a series of fun and interactive activities for the whole family. This includes an Immersive Virtual Reality and Sandpit Dino Fossil Excavation! Plus, get up-close and personal with a life-size sculpture of the Velociraptor for the perfect photo.

When 25 May – 17 June 2018, 10am – 10pm
Where Main Atrium, Level 1, Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839
Web Click here

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39. Paw Patrol “Leap into Action” at United Square

The Kiddos’ all-time favourite Paw Patrol characters are coming back to United Square with Leap Into Action stage show. The twist? This show will be Rubble’s debut appearance in Asia! Join Ryder for an action-packed, high-energy musical adventure with the pups – Marshall, Chase, Skye and Rubble, as they enchant fans with singing, dancing and lots of laughter.

When 1 – 14 June 2018 (Except Tuesdays), Monday – Friday: 2.30pm & 7pm, Saturday & Sunday: 2pm, 5pm & 7pm
Where United Square Shopping Mall, 101 Thomson Road, Singapore 307591
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40. Toggle Wild City Rescue at United Square

United Square’s “Super Duper Summer” means non-stop fun for the kids! The mall will be hosting a 3-day event filled with Wildlife and Animals activities. Your little ones can participate in hands-on crafts activities, stage games, educational talks by Wild City Heroes, and an exhibition corner featuring fun facts about wildlife. The first episode of “Wild City Rescue” will also be aired prior to the first screening on Toggle. Plus, look out for the Animal Shelter Corner with adoption and donation drives to help pets such as dogs, cats and rabbits. You may even go home with a new family friend!

When 15 – 17 June 2018, 12pm – 5pm
Where United Square Shopping Mall, 101 Thomson Road, Singapore 307591
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ESPLANADE

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41. String Symphony

The kids won’t just be watching a puppet performance here – they’ll be the puppeteer! Guide them to take hold of a rope and bring this giant to life together with other puppeteers, creating an enchanting and entertaining spectacle completed by lights and music. This an experience not to be missed!

When 25 May – 3 June 2018, Friday: 5.00pm – 10.30pm, Saturday : 4.00pm – 10.30pm & Sunday – Thurday: 4.00pm – 9.30pm
Where Esplanade Courtyard Green, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
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42. Intersections

What could be more of a “wow” moment than seeing large-scale art installations light up in the dark? The brainchild of artist Adeline Loo, Intersections is a playful, multi-hued work created with string, yarn and ribbon. Stroll along the Esplanade Waterfront, Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, and the Esplanade Concourse with the family! Try to spot each installation and see how it redefines the space it’s in and changes our perspective, with geometric patterns made up of straight lines that give the illusion of curves.

When 25 May – 27 May, 29 May & 2 – 3 June 2018, Friday & Saturday: 6pm – 10pm
Sun & Public Holiday: 4pm – 8pm
Where Along Esplanade Waterfront, 1 Esplanade Drive, Singapore 038981
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43. RopeScape at Waterway Point

This school holiday, the kids can look forward to RopeScape – a combination of individual nylon ropes crocheted by hand to form a 10m by 7m wide structure for children to play in, and Singapore’s largest crochet rope playground! The RopeScape will be visiting all seven malls of Frasers Property island-wide from 29 May to 1 July 2018, starting with Waterway Point. Here, officials from the Singapore Book of Records will be present to certify the playground as ‘Singapore’s largest crochet rope playground’! To teach the children the importance of upcycling, there’ll also be an ‘Eco Rope Art Jam’ workshop where the public can participate for free on 2 June 2018 at Waterway Point. Register here.

When 29 May to 1 July
Where Various malls
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44. The Incredibles II Awaits You at M Malls

In anticipation of the release of The Incredibles II, M Malls is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company this June to bring a line-up of incredible activations! Head down to AMK Hub, Jurong Point, and Thomson Plaza to experience fun activities that promise to unleash your inner superhero. These engaging activities include video game stations, a “Heroes School” at AMK Hub, a photo booth at Thomson Plaza, and more!

When 1 June to 8 July
Where Various malls
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Get Active Fun Outdoors

Tired of spending too much time indoors during the school year? Then it’s time to grab your sunglasses and head outdoors! The holidays are the best time to take on outdoor activities as a family – and we’ve got the just the list for you.

45. Tiger Sky Tower at Imbiah Lookout

In commemoration of International Family Day, Father’s Day, Vesak Day, Hari Raya Puasa, and National Day, children get to ride for free on the Tiger Sky Tower! Enjoy Sentosa as a family and get on board the 360° revolving cabin to marvel at the breathtaking sights from the peak of the island.

When 15 May to 12 August 2018, 9am – 9pm
Where Tiger Sky Tower, Imbiah Lookout, 41 Imbiah Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099707
Note Each full-priced adult ticket ($18) is entitled up to 5 complimentary children tickets (up to age 12) to accompany the paying adult
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46. Butterfly Watch

Does your family enjoy butterfly watching? Would the kids like to learn about our butterflies and contribute to a citizen science study on these flying jewels? Join the NParks Community for the Butterfly Watch, as part of the Nature Biodiversity Watch series, to learn more about our butterflies!

When 19 – 27 May 2018, 9.30am – 3pm
Where Various places
Note For children aged 12 and above; Register here
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47. Mangrove Boardwalk

Led by NParks’ experienced guides, this guided walk allows you and the family to get up and close with the local residents of the mangroves while walking on the boardwalk. Some of them are the Grey Herons, the Giant Mudskippers, and the Vinegar Crabs. The young ones will also get to learn about the different root systems of the hardy mangrove trees in the mangrove forest at Pasir Ris Park, one of the last few mangrove forests in Singapore. This is the perfect family outdoor adventure to really be at one with nature!

When 26 May 2018
Where Pasir Ris Park Mangrove Boardwalk
Note To sign-up, send an e-mail to jeanice_aw@nparks.gov.sg
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48. Fun Walk along the Southern Ridges

There are few things more relaxing than a morning stroll with the family. Gather the kids and experience a soothing sanctuary of greenery that is not only steeped in history but also home to some of Singapore’s most exciting flora and fauna! Highlights of the tour included the Henderson Waves, Sembcorp Forest of the Giants, Forest Walk and the Singing Forest.

When 3 June 2018
Where Entrance of Henderson Waves (At Mount Faber Park)
Note Register here
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49. Ecolife at Coney Island Park

Are your kids adventurous urban explorers? Do they know that Coney Island Park has a very interesting history? Plan an exciting day in nature with the family, and follow the NParks guide to find out more and about the interesting flora and fauna found on Coney Island!

When 16 June 2018
Where Coney Island Park, West Entrance
Note Register here
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50. Pesta Ubin 2018

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Head down to one of Singapore’s remaining unspoilt islands for some serious nature fun! With free activities for the whole family – including a photo booth, cooking outdoors survivor school, and night walk with the Nature Society and Herpetological Society of Singapore – you’ll be spoilt for choice! Make a day of this nature trip with the family and you’ll be sure to make some amazing memories.

When 26 May – 24 June 2018
Where Pulau Ubin
Note Register here
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51. DBS Marina Regatta

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This year’s DBS Marina Regatta is back better than ever before! Head down to Marina Bay with the family to #BlazetheBay. With a huge array of activities lined up, there’s definitely something at the Marina Regatta for everyone in the family. Mums can blow off some steam by joining fellow yogis at outdoor yoga, while the kids can unleash their creativity at the Creators Market. When you’re feeling hungry, just head down to Artbox for an entire range of gourmet delicacies to fill your tummies!

When 26 – 27 May & 2 – 3 June 2018,
Where The Promontory @ Marina Bay, 11 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018940
Note Register for outdoor yoga here
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(See also: 38 Cool New Things to Do This June School Holidays 2018)

Featured Image: Hisu Lee
Header Image: Tai Jyun Chang