The four-week long June school holidays break is almost here! Have you got your jet-set plans all mapped out? Not to worry if not, for there are TONS of things to get busy with right here in Singapore. Check out the newest and biggest indoor playground in a shopping mall, go back to basics on Pulau Ubin, take flight at the ArtScience Museum, inhale art at the Gallery Children’s Biennale, throw some clay on a pottery wheel, learn to kick b*tt, and more. The kids (and you) will go crazy – in the best possible way this school holidays. Have fun!
1. Visit Kiztopia, the newest indoor playground in Singapore! (opens 15 June 2019)
This school holidays is special because it heralds the opening of Kiztopia, Singapore’s largest edutainment park in a shopping mall! With 18 different play areas set over 18,000 square feet, it’s a haven of non-stop fun for kids. Each play zone is designed so little ones under 12 years can cultivate social, emotional, and motor skills while having fun. The park also has educational programmes (starting August 2019) — such as rhythmic gymnastics, music and movement, speech and drama, cooking, phonics and reading, visual arts, science and robotics, facilities including an indoor driving school, role play rooms, Augmented Reality (AR) studios, and even its own themed café with healthy, nutritious bites! (Read our review of Kiztopia here)
When From 15 June, 10am-9pm (Sun – Thurs), 10am-10pm (Fri – Sat)
Where Marina Square (#01-09 to 15, #01-26 to 29)
Cost From $28 (one child and one adult)
P/S: Beat the mid-year heat during the June school holidays at one of our amazing indoor playgrounds, get unlimited free play at these outdoor playgrounds, and have a splashing good time at one of 20 water playgrounds!
2. Listen to the Ocean
The S.E.A. Aquarium commemorates World Oceans Day (8 June) with a conservation-themed festival — Ocean Fest: The Noisy Ocean. Journey through immersive installations and learn about ocean soundscapes and the negative impacts of sound pollution. Check out the “Celebration of Sound” where musical instruments made of upcycled materials and live-sized dancing puppets perform a song on the importance of 3Rs: reduce, reuse and recycle! Also visit the three newly-named male manta rays and find out more about them at an all-new talk titled Marine Chatter (1pm at the Open Ocean Habitat).
When 17 May to 30 June, 10am-7pm
Where S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, 098269
Cost From $36 (The Ocean Fest experience is included with admission). $30 (adult one-day ticket for Singapore Residents), $79 (for a bundle of two adult and one child one-day tickets for Singapore Residents)
Web Ocean Fest at S.E.A. Aquarium
3. Try Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)
Did you know that Singapore has the third highest rate of bullying in the world? Evolve MMA’s Little Samurai Children’s Program helps empower kids with the knowledge to make the right decisions in difficult situations, and educate them about physical conflict, so as to avoid being victims of bullies. The school offers free 30-minute trials so why not sign your child up for one this school holidays?
4. Embrace Nature at Pesta Ubin
Ubin Day is celebrated on 29 June every year and if you’re a nature-lover, it’s a party not to be missed! Even better, this year’s Pesta Ubin goes on for six weeks — all through the June school holidays — with activities such as kayaking, nature walks, camps, sketching, kampung games, crafts, and more. Take this opportunity to explore one of Singapore’s last natural kampong areas, soak in the greenery, and visit Ah Ma’s drink stall, which is itself a heritage institution on Pulau Ubin!
When 18 May to 30 June
Where Pulau Ubin
Cost Free and ticketed activities. Check online for details
Web Pesta Ubin
(See also: Fun Nature Activities for Kids in Singapore)
5. Be A Zoologist at KidZania
Is your little one an animal lover? Visit KidZania Singapore for KidZ & Zoology, as the city buzzes with animal encounters and wildlife-related activities for the whole family this June school holidays. Look forward to an animal awareness exhibition and movie screening by ACRES, animal crafts by MuzArt, animal origami and photo crafting by Canon Singapore, a wildlife trivia hunt by Evian, a safari-themed city parade, and even encounters with Sentosa’s animal friends! (See here for the full list of events)
When 18 May to 30 June, 10am – 6pm (closed on selected Wednesdays)
Where KidZania Singapore
Cost Regular admission charges apply
Web KidZania Singapore
6. Go to Cultural Extravaganza 2019
Did you know that Singapore has a thriving Chinese comic market? Find out about this as well as our contemporary Chinese culture at the Cultural Extravaganza 2019 this school holidays. Apart from performances by home-grown arts and cultural groups, there’ll also be exhibitions, workshops, talks, creative markets, and activities for everyone in the family, including workshops by a local community circus!
When 24 May to 15 June, various timings
Where Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, 1 Straits Boulevard, Singapore 018906
Cost Ticketing charges apply for selected programmes
Web Cultural Extravaganza 2019
7. Float your Imagination at the ArtScience Museum
Let the little ones’ imaginations fly sky high at ArtScience Museum’s new exhibition — Floating Utopias — during the school holidays. This dazzling visual experience explores the social history of inflatable objects, with over 40 artworks by international and local artists. Look out for the eight large-scale air-filled sculptures suspended in the galleries, especially ’Museum of the Moon’ by UK artist Luke Jerram, which was commissioned to commemorate the moon landing 50 years ago.
When 25 May to 29 September, 10am – 7pm
Where ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands
Cost $19 per adult, $14 per child or senior ($16 and $12 for Singapore residents)
Web ArtScience Museum
8. Embrace the Wonder of Art at the Gallery Children’s Biennale
Ready to experience some wonder? Back for its second instalment, the Gallery Children’s Biennale by the National Gallery Singapore has 11 interactive artworks by local and Southeast Asian artists that will take you on a fantastic, magical, journey of creative discovery. There are also three new reimagined spaces at the Keppel Centre for Art Education’s Project Gallery, Children’s Museum and Art Corridor to explore!
When 25 May to 29 December, 10am – 7pm
Where National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Road, Singapore 178957
Cost $20 (adult), $15 (concession). Free for Singaporean and PR
Web Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019
9. Watch Peter and Blue Go Around the World
Trust us; your kid will sit still, enraptured by this hour-long ballet by the Singapore Dance Theatre which tells the story of the ever-inquisitive Peter, his dog, Blue, and his cat, Calico as they embark on a magical adventure across the world. Children can meet and take photos with the dancers after stage. Suitable for families with children 3 years old and above.
When 30 May to 2 June, 11am or 2pm
Where Esplanade Theatre Studio
Cost $30, excluding Sistic booking fee
Web Peter and Blue
10. Hop onto the Giant’s Table
A small, ordinary table transforms into an extraordinary giant’s table in this award-winning show. And guess what? Kids get to jump on and become part of the action, interacting projections though live animation and physical theatre! Let imagination loose in this fun and whimsical performance at The Esplanade. Only happening this June school holidays, it’s an experience not to be missed!
When 31 May to 2 June, various times
Where Esplanade Annexe Studio
Web The Giant’s Table
11. Race Against Time at Singapore’s Biggest BayFest!
The DBS Marina Regatta has races taking place on land and in the sea, and promises to be a weekend of fun for one and all! Water lovers, get set for adrenaline-pumping dragon boat races featuring local and International teams. You can also try out free water sports activities including dragon boating, kayaking and paddle boating. Parents and kids (aged 7 onwards) are also welcome to try out the ever-popular FREE sailing sessions (first-come, first-served, register on-site). Staying on land? Conquer Singapore’s biggest eco-maze, take part in interactive workshops, play giant carnival games, watch performances, and grab delicious bites at The Grubhouse.
When 31 May, 3 -10pm, 1 and 2 June, 9am – 10pm
Where The Promontory at Marina Bay
Web DBS Marina Regatta 2019
12. Be A Part of The Best Rescue Team with Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol
Embark on an exciting fire rescue training with Ryder and his pups as they serve the Adventure Bay community. Join forces with Chase, Marshall, Skye and Rubble as PAW Patrol recruits and solve problems for the Ultimate Fire Rescue! The pups will also be making their first-ever special appearance in their Ultimate Rescue Kit, so be sure not to miss this! After the live show, meet your favourite rescuers and snap a photo with them when you spend a minimum of $40* at City Square Mall. The first 20 PAW Patrol recruits will also be entitled to an exclusive craft pack to make their very own Marshall Backpack. Check out all the other awesome paw-some promotions here!
When 31 May – 30 June 2019
Where City Square Mall
Web Paw Patrol at City Square Mall
13. Camp and Play as a Family
Families for Life P.L.A.Y. Camps are back with two editions this June! These two-day, one-night Family Camps foster family bonding and build stronger ties between parents and children through fun, outdoor activities that include kayaking (at Sembawang), rock climbing (at Pasir Ris), stargazing, and a “Race to Connect” family challenge. Parents can also attend a “FAMILY 365 Reaching the Heart of Your Child” workshop to pick up useful tips for forging stronger relationships with tweens and teens.
When 1 & 2 June (Sembawang), and 8 & 9 June (Pasir Ris)
Where PAssion Wave Sembawang and PAssion Wave Pasir Ris
Cost $25 Child | $45 Adult (PAssion Member) | $40 Child | $60 Adult (Non-PAssion Member)
Web P.L.A.Y. Camps
14. Splash Bash at Adventure Cove Waterpark
Resorts World Sentosa is bringing back Adventure Cove Waterpark’s ‘Splash Bash’ this school holidays! Get ready for a whole slew of thrilling activities at Adventure River and Bluewater Bay, and grab that perfect IG picture at the whimsical photo zone with larger-than-life decorations of tantalising ice cream cones, icy popsicles and an ice-cream scoop see-saw.
When 1 to 30 June ((Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays only), 10am – 6pm
Where Adventure Cove Waterpark, Resorts World Sentosa
Cost Usual admission charges apply
Web Splash Bash
:: NEW! :: Have Doodle-licious fun at United Square
Did you know that doodling helps to relieve boredom and frustration, and can also enhance attention, memory and learning? Come watch designer artists – Jan Doodle and Zamzammee – perform freehand doodle art (Monday to Friday: 1pm, 3pm & 5pm | Saturday and Sunday: 2pm, 5pm & 7pm) and participate in parent-child doodle workshops. You can also enter Zamzammee’s Doodle Cube and immerse yourself in a 360 view of his doodle works. On Saturday, 22 June at 3.30pm, see if United Square can enter the Singapore Book of Records with the Most Number of Doodled Cups!
When 1 to 30 June. Workshops from 14 to 23 June, 11.30am – 6pm (8pm on weekends)
Where United Square Shopping Mall, 101 Thomson Road, Singapore 307591
Cost Free entry. Spend $60* ($40* for U-POPP members) to redeem a Workshop Pass
Web United Square Doodle-le-do
15. Celebrate at the Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019
Learn more about the history and cultural significance of this much-loved festival! Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019 presents an exciting weekend of activities including dumpling making sessions, craft workshops, dramatised storytelling and evening music performances ranging from the traditional to the contemporary. Details of all activities are at the website. Activities are free unless otherwise stated. Image credit: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
When 1 to 2 June, 10am – 9pm
Where Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874
Cost Free, unless otherwise stated
Web Wan Qing Dumpling Festival 2019
16. Go on a Dino Quest at the Science Centre
Put on that pith helmet, you’re going on a quest in search of the elusive polar dinosaur of Australia! At the Science Centre’s newest exhibition, kids-turned-dinosaur detectives are transported back to the Cretaceous period to join paleontologist Professor V and her assistant Rex on a real-life dino expedition. Through holographic mapping, augmented and virtual reality environments, they’ll also get to learn about the science of paleontology, and process of fossilisation. It’s dead exciting, we say!
When 1 June to 31 August, 1 hour 30 minute duration
Where The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore
Cost $18 per adult, $15 per child
17. Get some Drama at the ACT3i Festival for Children
This is one of the best ways to introduce theatre to the littlest ones, as children from four months to eight years are welcome! Families can enjoy five original world-class theatre performances from South Africa, England, and Argentina, as well as an immersive workshop session.
When 1 to 9 June, various timings
Where Asian Civilisations Museum
Web Act3i Festival for Children
:: GIVEAWAY! :: Tickets to Ready Steady Lift Off!
We have two tickets to Ready Steady Lift Off! by A Line Art (England) to give away.
Show date: 5 June (Wednesday)
Show time: 2.30pm
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum, Discovery Room
Duration: 50 minutes, no interval
This colourful performance trains children to be astronauts, make their own rocket, colour it, and LIFT OFF! An immersive theatre show combining live performance, music, storytelling and painting, this interactive experience will get the family colouring and creating together. For children from three to eight years old.
How to win:
1. Like and share this article on Facebook (make your share public so we can see it)
2. Like @act3international on FB / IG for updates on shows and programmes
3. Relax! We’ll get in touch if you have won :)
- Prize is not transferable to other show dates and times, or other shows.
- Be sure to arrive at the venue up to 30 minutes before show time and show print-out of notification of win to redeem tickets.
- Recommended for 3 to 8 year olds.
- Child aged 1 year old and older or adult must have a ticket to enter.
- Children younger than 1 year old will not be admitted.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- Closing date: 12pm, 29 May 2019
18. Get Curious! at the National Museum of Singapore
Take a trip to the National Museum and re-visit the museum’s stories and artefacts through interactive activities. To celebrate the launch of Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore, the museum’s basement has been transformed into fascinating story worlds of land, sea and forest wth bouncy castles and fun programmes such as cinema screenings and workshops that kids will love! You could even get to exhibit your toys at the museum’s Growing Up Gallery through “What’s your toy story?”.
When 1 to 30 June, 10am – 7pm
Where National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Cost $15 per adult, $10 (students or seniors). Free for Singapore Citizens and PR
Web Get Curious! at the National Museum
19. Learn to be Grateful
Help your kids nurture gratitude from inside out at Blossom World’s Little Gratitude Camp. Here, children aged six to eight years old will be taught how to take time to be thankful, to care, and to show compassion. Have an older child? There’s a Kindness Camp that they can attend, as well as a DiZiGui Camp.
When 1 June, 10am – 6pm
Where Blossom Youth Centre, Toh Yi Drive, Singapore 590009
Cost $90, including booklet, t-shirt, lunch, 2x refreshments, goodie bag and certificate.
Web Little Gratitude Camp
20. Celebrate Singapore’s Bicentennial @ Fort Canning
Commemorate Singapore’s 200th anniversary since Sir Stamford Raffles’ arrival with a series of programmes at the historical Fort Canning Park. They include archaeology workshops, educational talks, guided heritage walks, and an NParks Concert Series in the Park: Rockestra®! Bring the kids to Meet-the-Archaeologist at the newly opening Artisan’s Garden, learn more about archaeology from the expert himself!
When 1 & 2, 8 & 9 June, 9am – 10pm
Where Fort Canning Park
Web Bicentennial @ Fort Canning
21. Think Outside the Box at Playeum
We love how Playeum brings art-inspired play to children of all means and backgrounds, and how the exhibitions here are constantly delight, surprise, and provide food for thought to every visitor. This season’s is no different. I-Opener: Play with the Senses is a community-curated project where artistic play spaces are inspired and designed by four artists with disabilities. Themed around children’s inner creativity, each space integrates play and arts, encouraging young ones to explore their senses, the mysteries of illusion, 3D landscapes, as well as poetry.
When 1 June 2019 to 26 April 2020, 10am – 6pm (soft launch from 14 to 31 May)
Where Block 47 Malan Road, #01-23 Gillman Barracks, Singapore 109444
Cost $22 per child, free for accompanying adult. $10 per additional accompanying adult.
Web I-Opener at Playeum
22. Relax at an Outdoor Concert in the Park
The Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) 2019’s closing concert by Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is ca celebration of musical tunes by vocalists Elena Wang, Julia Abueva and Sean Ghazi, who will be accompanied by a full orchestra conducted by Joshua Tan. A good time will definitely be had by all!
When 2 June, 6 – 7.15 pm
Where Singapore Botanic Gardens
Web SIFA Closing Concert
23. Act It Out
Calling budding actors and actresses! This five-day Drama Camp with Buds Theatre is just for you. Campers will learn how to devise a plot, cast a play, design costumes, create a set, learn about lights, and finally, act it out! Prefer to sing and dance? Join the Art and Musical Theatre camps too. Suitable for children 3 to 13 years old.
When 3 June to 16 August, every Monday to Friday, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Where The Playtent, 180 Joo Chiat Rd, #02-01, Singapore 427451
Cost From $300
Web Buds Theatre
(See also: The Magic of Theatre for Kids)
24. Discover Learning through NeuroCeramics
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It’s important that our children have fun while learning about new people, ideas, and cultures! The theme for this session was People Everywhere, and the kids learnt about the famous Maasai Tribe from Kenya. #dvgsg #curriculum #neuroceramics #neuroeducation #singaporeeducation #kidssg
Get the kids to go hands-on at the Da Vinci Group’s NeuroCeramics multiple-day camp, where pottery is used to help engage the kids and stimulate creative expression. Through moulding clay, kids will be exposed to multiple concepts, enhance tactile cognition, and make products to bring home. Choose from three to five-day camps, suitable for children from 4 to 12 years old.
When 3 and 24 June, 9 – 10 am
Where The Yards, 406 Joo Chiat Place
Cost From $112.35 (u.p. $120.21). Use promo code: MH2019
25. Pick up Groovy Moves this School Holidays!
At Dance Day with Academie of Stars, your child will learn techniques of contemporary, K-pop, ballet and hip hop moves — all in one day! This specially curated crash course is perfect for kids who love to move it, move it, and suitable for children aged 7 to 12 years old.
When 4, 11, 18 or 27 June, 10am – 5pm
Where 406 Joo Chiat Place, The Yards, Level 2
Cost $104 (u.p. $130). Use promo code: MH2019
Web Académie of Stars
26. Focus and Think Better
This is Mastermind Studios’ award-winning brain training programme in a holiday programme! Here, children from 6 to 12 years can improve their cognitive skills such as concentration, memory, logical thinking, creative thinking, critical thinking, processing speed, and more. The level of difficulty progresses as your children improve so as to keep their brains challenged.
When 4, 10, 18 or 25 June, 1 – 4.15pm
Where 183 Jalan Pelikat, #01-83, The Promenade
Cost $108 (u.p. $135). Use promo code: MH2019.
Web Mastermind Studios
27. Overcome Fear & Speak Up
Compulsory Show and Tell presentations in school means every child needs to be able to conquer public speaking. If yours is still struggling with this skill, why not attend this two-day camp by Speech Academy Asia and beat the fear this school holidays? Through intensive public speaking techniques learning indoors and outdoors, the course will teach kids to build courage and the right mindset to communicate effectively in front of others. For children from 3 to 12 years old.
When 6 to 7, 12 to 13 or 19 to 20 June, 9am – 4pm
Where JCube, 2 Jurong East Central 1, #04-05/06/07
Cost $440 (u.p. $550). Use Promo code: MH2019
Web Speech Academy Asia
(See also: 8 Ways for Kids to Ace Show & Tell)
28. Develop Great Manners
The Charactiquette Holiday Bootcamp by Krystal Charm Etiquette Academy is designed for children aged 6 to 11 years. This full-day camp will teach them good manners, respect and self-respect, values, communication skills, and dining etiquette through games, role play, videos and live demonstrations.
When 7 June, 10am – 4pm
Where Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations (SCWO), 96 Waterloo Street, Singapore 187967
Cost $206.40 (u.p. $258). Use promo code: MH2019
Web Charctiquette Holiday Bootcamp
29. Meet the Marvellous Music of Mozart
Violinist Tee Khoon Tang and pianist Sam Haywood introduce the music of Mozart to children as young as babies in this series of interactive concerts this school holidays. Mozart: The Lightness of Being (30 minutes) is designed for children from birth to four years old, while Mozart: His Colour Palette of Emotions (40 or 50 minutes depending on age group) is for older kids up to 12 years. Note: Admission only for children aged 12 and under. Adults only allowed to accompany children aged four and under. Tickets required for accompanying adults.
When 8 or 9 June, from 10am
Where The Artground, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block J, #01-40
Cost From $24
Web Music of Mozart
30. Try Everything at One Go!
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Looking to occupy your kids during the holidays? Look no further! Join @vivokidssingapore for Camposaur Holiday Adventure Camp at @sgsportshub Library for a dynamic fun time! ☀️🤸🏻♀️ Vivo Kids Camposaur is suitable for kids age 3-12YO. Well loved ❤️ and thoroughly enjoyed by kids, who will be kept engaged with numerous activities like: – Multi-sport 🏒⚽️🏉🥎 – Roller Blading ⛸ – Muay Thai 🥊 – Arts and Craft ✂️🖍 – Science experiments 🧪 – Team building games 💪🏻 – Amazing Race 🏁 – Movie Night 🎬🍿 . . Register and find more details here: www.vivokinetics.com/camposaur #camp #camping #holidaycamps #kidscamps #sportscamp #kidsholiday #sportshub #parents #sgparents #sgmummy #sgdaddy #activesg #multisports #kidscamp #campingwithkids #vivokidssingapore #vivokineticssingapore
Want to try a little of everything? At the Vivo Kinetics three-day adventure camp, children experience the arts, sports, team building and their signature Camposaur Amazing Race! There’s also an option to stay over on the second day, and have a movie night with new friends. Suitable for children 3 to 12 years old.
When Various dates from 10 June
Where Sports Hub Library, 4 Stadium Walk, or The Grandstand, 100 Turf Club Road
Cost $308 (u.p. $385). Use Promo code: MH2019
Web Vivo Kinetics
31. Be a Ping Pong Champ
Table tennis is one of the easiest, and best sports for kids to pick up. It enhances children’s motor functions, strategy functions and long-term memory functions, all of which help them manage life better. Keen? Let your young warrior join this two-day camp by the Singapore Table Tennis Association, to learn the sport, sharpen their skills, and excel in it. Suitable for children 5 to 11 years old. Registration deadline: 12 pm on Friday, 31 May 2019 (Yishun), or 12 pm on Friday, 14 June 2019 (Hougang).
When 10 and 11 June 2019, 9am – 4pm (Yishun) | 27 and 28 June 2019, 9am – 4pm (Hougang)
Where Yishun Training Hall, Level 3 Blk 845 Yishun Street 81, Singapore 760845 or Hougang Training Hall Blk 810 Hougang Central #02-216, Singapore 530810
Cost $160.50 per child (inclusive of GST and lunch)
Web STTA Table Tennis Camp
More Info Jonnas, 6354 1014, [email protected]
32. Try Everything Out at this Camp!
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Summer’s just around the corner! Keep growing, curious minds engaged with Camplify’s fun holiday camps ranging from Sports, Science, Coding and Robotics to Baking/Cooking, Arts & Artisanal Arts programs! For more info, check out www.camplify.com.sg today! Registration now open for June – July 2019 camps! #sgcamp #sgkids #sgparents #sgenrichment #sgholidayprogram
When you want to let your child try out many new and different experienes, Camplify is the place. This is a multi-activity camp where children can explore new interests in areas as diverse as STEM, culinary arts, or art and artisanal crafts. Active ones can join multi-sport camps with a daily rotation of sports like tennis, soccer, basketball, baseball, volleyball and even golf, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai! Exciting! Lunch is provided for full-day campers and a door-to-door bus service is available so you don’t have to worry about transportation, parents!
When Various dates from 10 June to 5 July
Where Overseas Family School
Cost $420 (half-day) or $690 (full-day) per week , for 4 to 6 years (Junior) or 7 to 12 years old (Senior)
33. Spend the Night with Animals
The highly-popular Zoo Explorer Camp is fully booked, but don’t worry, there are more camps at other Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) Parks that kids and families can attend this June holidays — Sleep With the Manatees at the River Safari, Sleep with the Penguins at the Jurong Bird Park, and even a Junior Zookeeper stint at the Singapore Zoo! Camps are suitable for children aged 6 to 10 years.
When From 1 June
Where Various Wildlife Reserves Singapore locations
Cost From $130 per person
Web Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) camps
(See also: Rainforest Lumina at the Singapore Zoo)
34. Train Like a Pro Footballer
If your soccer-loving child dreams of being coached by star football coaches, he or she is in for a treat! At the Real Madrid Foundation Football School’s five-day camp for children aged 5 to 12 years, kids will develop skills though the unique training and methodology while under supervision of a professional team of Real Madrid Foundation coaches from the Real Madrid Sports City in Spain.
When 10 to 14 or 17 to 21 June, 9am – 12pm
Where The Rainforest Sports Hub Turf Club (200 Turf Club Road, next to the Grandstand)
Cost $315 (u.p. $350). Use Promo code: FCRM10
Web Real Madrid Foundation Football Clinic
35. Master Mental Arithmetic
Sure, calculators can be used in upper primary but with mental math skills, your child will find it so much easier to navigate the sometimes confusing local math syllabus. Abacus can help them to count faster accurately and to better understand the concept of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. All they need? Just four lessons with Fun with Abacus. Suitable for children 4 to 7 years old.
Where 1 Brooke Road, #02-45, Katong Plaza
When 12, 13, 19 and 20 June, 11am – 12pm
Cost $79.20 (u.p. 99). Use promo code: MH2019
Web Fun with Abacus
36. Have a Super Fun Day at Aviva Superfundae!
The country’s largest family-friendly “fun-nival” is back! As with previous editions, there’s plenty of active play, connective play, and creative play for everyone in the family. Beat the heat with free ice cream, get creative with free-flow art and craft materials, and just enjoy a whole day of “play, sunshine and happiness”! Each ticket includes a free goodie bag for children, and a free beer or juice for adults. Children 3 years old and below enter free.
When 15 June, 10am – 9pm
Where The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Cost $19.90 (online), $27.90 (on-the-spot)
Web Aviva SuperFundae
37. Enjoy Toy Story fun at Children’s Festival 2019
This year’s Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay sees the Supertree Grove turned into a family-friendly carnival with games and activities inspired by Buzz, Woody and the rest of the Toy Story gang! Look forward to adventures such as race-car driving in Star Adventurer, overcoming obstacles in Bo Peep’s Adventure, and the first ever Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 4 themed marble run track in Singapore. Stay on to watch a special Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 inspired-edition of the Garden Rhapsody light and music show as well. What a magical way to end the night!
When 15 to 30 June, 10am – 9pm
Where Supertree Grove, Gardens By The Bay
Web Children’s Festival at Gardens by the Bay
:: NEW! :: Bond at Assisi Fun Day
Spend a meaningful and fun-filled day bonding with family at the Assisi Fun Day 2019: Kampong Times carnival! With over 150 stalls offering exciting games, activities and delicious treats, there is something for everyone. Besides having fun, you will be doing your part to help Assisi Hospice provide comfort and dignity to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Highlights include over 20 exciting Uncle Ringo games, F&B stalls, special appearances by the Harley Davidson interest group, Star Wars Troopers and cosplayers in Disney costumes, and even a chance to win a 2D/1N staycation!
When 16 June, 10am – 4.30pm
Where SJI International School, 490 Thomson Road, Singapore 298191
Tickets Call 68322880 or purchase on-site. All proceeds go towards providing end-of-life patients with comfort and dignity. Click here to make a direct donation
Web Assisi Fun Day 2019
38. Rule the Floor this school holidays
Dancers, gymnasts and acrobat-wannabes will thrive in this camp by the Asia Gymnastics & Dance Academy (AGDA). Designed for children aged 8 to 13, this five-day camp has renowned performers Alberto Poli and Beatrice Zancanaro teaching kids floor acrobatics techniques and dance movements, with combinations of flips.
When 17 to 21 June, 9.30am – 12.30pm
Where 1 Orchid Club Road, #02-36, Orchid Country Club, Singapore 769162
Web Asia Gymnastics & Dance Academy
39. Get Creative at the Faber-Castell Art Festival
The Faber-Castell Art Festival is back with workshops, art exhibits, live demonstrations, as well as free-and-easy activities for the whole family. Learn calligraphy, sketching, painting and more. You can also have your caricatures drawn. Proceeds will be donated to charity. Want to try something different? Attempt colouring with an Augmented Reality-based application, and you could win a prize too! #ARTFESTIVAL2019 #Art4All
When 21 to 30 June 2019, 10am – 9pm
Where Marina Square Central Atrium
Cost Free. Workshop start from $30 per person; prior registration required.
Web Faber-Castell Art Festival
40. Play on at the Goodman Open House
Goodman Open House 2019: The Play-full Edition promises a day filled with art workshops, performances, all day activities, in studio sessions and the Goodman Market where you can shop and feast! Want to learn something new with the kids? Join the free parent-child Mandarin drama workshop by Young People’s Performing Arts Ensemble, which will have you and your child trying to understand each other’s worlds through creative drama activities. Sounds like fun for the school holidays!
When 22 June, 11am – 5pm
Where Goodman Arts Centre
Cost Free. Some activities are chargeable.
Web Goodman Open House 2019
41. Listen to Stories at the International Storytelling Festival
StoryFest celebrates storytelling from Singapore and around the world. This year’s invites us to ‘make believe’ and let our imaginations soar. Check out the programme (https://storyfestsg.com/2019/programmes) for events to attend, including a family-friendly performances like The Storyteller’s Fire (https://storyfestsg.com/2019/programme/the-storytellers-fire), which is suitable for children 5 years old and above.
When 23 June, 11am – 12pm
Where Play Den @ The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane
Web StoryFest 2019
42. Build an Igloo for the Penguins
Igloo cake, that is! If your child loves baking, art and craft, and the animal kingdom, this is the workshop to sign up for. First, participants will bake a mini strawberry-flavoured cake. While it bakes, they’ll make a penguin felt card holder. Finally, they get to build an igloo using mini marshmallows, for their penguins. Aspiring bakers aged 4 to 12 are welcome. Those below 7 years old must be accompanied by a parent.
When 24 June, 10am – 12.30pm, 1 – 3.30pm, or 4 – 6.30pm
Where 333 North Bridge Road, #07-00, K.H. Kea Building
Cost $39.20 (u.p. $49). Use promo code: MH2019
Web Penguin Igloo Cake
43. Craft a Fortune Cat and More
Introduce your child to clay art at Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle’s June school holidays workshops. This school holidays, children can learn to to make items such as chopstick rests (4 to 6 pieces), a candle house, a fortune cat, a big boss cup, a stationery holder or a container with a lid. Each workshop is two to three hours long, and suitable for children 3 years old and above.
When Various dates and times
Where Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle, 85 Lorong Tawas
Cost From $40, including materials and glazing
Web Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle
Are you Ready for June School Holidays Fun Yet?
Phew! Tired yet? Or all geared up for a month-long school holidays fun fest? We sure are. Do check back here regularly as we’ll be updating this list with more events as they come along. Most importantly, have fun; it’s the school holidays!