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May 2018

38 Cool New Things to Do This June School Holidays 2018

Breathe. It’s just a week to the June school holidays and non-stop fun for the kids. But there’s lots to enjoy as a family as well. Read on, gather friends, make plans, and enjoy!

It’s almost half a year already! And yes, we’re ready to take a break from school. But the learning doesn’t have to stop. Instead, we’re advocating off-book learning! Think flight training, dragon kiln pottery, survival skills, an overnight camp with dad, and more. There are also festivals and carnivals that everyone in the family can enjoy together. Check out our list of activities below to find out what the kids (and you) can do this June. They’re lined up by date – earlier ones first – so it’s easy to find one for any week of the holidays!


1. Explore Space and Time at Imaginarium

The Singapore Art Museum’s Imaginarium is back and this time, we get to take off ‘Into the Space of Time’! Part of Children’s Season, this eighth edition of the museum’s annual family-friendly exhibition explores the fourth dimension through immersive and interactive artworks by artists from the region and around the world. Check the exhibition guide here for programmes details — short films, workshops, and more!

When Till 26 August, 10am-7pm (till 9pm on Fridays)
Where SAM at 8Q, 8 Queen Street, Singapore 188535
Cost Free for Singaporeans, PRs, and children under 6 years old. Else $6 (adult), $3 (students). Free entry for all to SAM at 8Q every Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm, and during the Imaginarium Open House on 15 June.
Web Click here

2. Navigate by Sound in a Maze

Enter an immersive and interactive sonic and visual world of sound, featuring newly invented musical instruments and sound sculptures! In Sound Maze, kids of any age can enjoy an ear-opening experience as they explore, play and discover a whole new world of sound and music. Don’t worry about them getting lost; the Maze starts with a 20-minute orientation and demonstration. After that, kids are free to interact with the instruments for the rest of the programme. Sound Maze is part of the Esplanade’s Flipside Festival, which offers some of the funniest and most entertaining shows at the Esplanade each year!

When 25 to 27 May, 7.30 pm or 9.30 pm (Friday), 2 pm, 4 pm or 6 pm (Saturday and Sunday)
Where Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Cost $12 online per adult, $11 online for students or $18 at the door
Web Click here

:: Just added! :: Celebrate All Things Blue with S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest!

Image: Resorts World Sentosa

Find out more about ocean conservation, browse or buy ocean-friendly products at an eco-market during weekends, explore and interact with immersive art installations, watch underwater performances, attend upcycling workshops, educational challenges and more at the S.E.A. Aquarium’s Ocean Fest. Kids can can assume the roles of crime scene investigators at the Ocean Lab as they find out what harms marine life, and learn to take simple actions to sustain our environment. Passionate about marine conservation? Join Guardians of the S.E.A.A. and take part in upcycling workshops, meet conservation experts, and get invited to exclusive events. Deets in the link below!

When 25 May to 24 June, 10am-7pm
Where S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Cost Usual admission charges apply
Web Click here

3. Enjoy Children’s Season 2018 at the National Museum

We look forward to Children’s Season each year; there are so many fabulous activities to take part in! The National Museum’s is presented in conjunction with the exhibition The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930-2030. There’ll be lots to play with: interactive exhibits, hands-on activities, storytelling sessions, family workshops, engaging performances, and more! Admission to the museum is free for Singaporeans and PRs, but some activities do require payment. These include Sensory Saturdays by What A Mess! (for ages 3+ years and up), Tots’ Thursdays – Babes in the Forest by Melissa Quek (for children aged 7 months to 2 years old). See for the latest updates. #ourSGplaygrounds

When 26 May to 24 June
Where National Museum, 93 Stamford Road, Singapore 178897
Cost Admission to the Museum is free for Singaporeans and PRs, but some activities may require registration and/or a fee.
Web Click here. Register for selected programmes at

4. Discover the Treasures of Percussion in Chinese Music

How can a walnut tumble musically through Chinese music? Join Adventurer Quek Quek as he brings little adventurers on a musical journey to explore percussion instruments and drum up a colourful storm! There are DIY activities and a Percussion Workshop for children 45 mins before the concert, so come early! Tickets for 25 May are already sold out; act fast to get tickets for the 26 May. Buy a family package and get 10% off: The concert will be presented in English and is suitable for children 5 years and above.

When 26 May, 2.30pm & 5pm
Where SCO Concert Hall, 7 Shenton Way, Singapore 068810
Cost $27, $37. Family Package: 10% discount (3 tickets & above)
Web Click here

5. Go to The Artground’s 100 and 100 More Festival

The Artground, one of our favourite accessible play-spaces for children, is having its inaugural arts festival, and there are performances for kids of all ages – even babies – to enjoy! Check out our picks here. For families with children 7 years old and above, we’d recommend Puno (Letters to the Sky) by Papermoon Puppet Theatre. This play teaches them to accept, explore, and learn to cope with their emotions – something all kids need to learn, yes?

When 25 May to 3 June, various times
Where Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block J #01-40, Singapore 439053
Cost From $22
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!)

6. Walk, Run, and Bike at Pesta Ubin

Pesta Ubin is back! Come explore Singapore’s last unspoilt island during this month-long celebration. Most activities are free of charge and some do not even require registration so you can just turn up and have fun! Not sure how to get around the island? Then take part in WalkRunBike 2018 as a family. The 2km route (Sensory Trail) is perfect for families with younger ones. You’ll walk along Jalan Ubin towards Sensory Trail and Ubin Village and back to the Assembly Area. If you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of native animals at close sight such as oriental pied hornbills on trees or wild boars during the scenic walk.

When 26 May to 24 June
Where Pulau Ubin
Cost $10 per person for the 2km walk (10% off for PA members)
Web Click here for more Pesta Ubin activities. Register here for WalkRunBike 2018

7. Get Colourful with Feathered Friends at Jurong Bird Park

Image: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Kids become Colour Explorers at the Bird Park this June, and discover the colourful world of birds through a fun fact-finding game. They can find birds in coloured plumages, chat with keepers to learn more, draw on the Birds’ Doodle Wall, and take pictures with Sunny the Hornbill mascot too! Want to visit again? Sign up for a one-year membership at the price of a one-day full priced ticket!

When 26 May to 24 June, various times
Where Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925
Cost $30 per adult and $20 per child
Web Click here

(See also: 23 Annual Passes worth Buying to Save Money when you go out as a Family)

8. Animate Your Life with Cartoon Network

Would the kiddos love to have an adventure in the Land of Ooo? Powerpuff themselves in Townsville? Be a hero at the Ben 10 boot camp? Or chill with We Bare Bears? Bring them to Cartoon Network’s Animate Your Life festival, where they’ll be able to have loads of fun with their favourite CN characters! Wait, there’s more! Buy a full-priced child ticket and you’ll get to redeem a One Conservatory Singapore Resident Child admission ticket at Gardens by the Bay too (terms and conditions apply).

When 26 May to 10 June, 3-9 pm (Monday-Thursday), 3-11 pm (Friday-Sunday)
Where Bayfront Plaza, Gardens by the Bay
Cost $18 (adult), $12.50 (child), free for babies under 24 months old. Price is subject to GST. Family and Friends bundle tickets available. Note: Bring your wallet, e-ticket or physical tickets for entry as well as your ID or passport for identification purposes.
Web Click here

9. Act out The Fisherman and the Flounder in Mandarin!

In the classic Grimm Brothers fairy tale The Fisherman and the Flounder, we learn that world possessions do not bring happiness and contentment. Blossom World Society, a registered charity that works to instil good moral values and character, brings an adaptation of this tale to life in its speech and drama camp this June. Suitable for 7-10 year olds, the one-day camp (conducted in Mandarin) culminates in a performance by the children!

When 27 May, 9am-5pm
Where Blossom Youth Centre, 9 Toh Yi Drive, Singapore 590009
Cost $75, including a T-shirt, two light snacks, lunch, insurance, and camp certificate
Web Click here

10. Bring Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book to Life

Even the littlest ones as young as 7 months old can attend ACT3 Drama Academy’s holiday classes! This June, they’re ruling the vines with Rudyard Kipling classic, The Jungle Book, in one-off, parent-accompanied sessions, while older kids enjoy five-day workshops. Have an even older child who loves drama? Sign them up (aged 11 to 15 years) for the five-day workshop based on Scott Mullen’s gripping thriller, Chairs.

When Various dates from 28 May
Where 126 Cairnhill Road, ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre, Singapore 229707
Cost From $40 for little ones; from $300 for older children
Web Click here

11. Code, Mod, Programme, and Build with Saturday Kids

My kids loved their experiences with Saturday Kids so if yours are ready to learn about programming and coding, this is a great place to start. They have a variety of programming-related camps for children from 5 to 16 years old, from a five-day Tiny Techies camp for the youngest ones, to Scratch programming, Minecraft modding, robot building, 3D painting, Python, and app creation for older ones.

When From 28 May onwards, various timings
Where Choose form East Coast, Bukit Timah, Thomson, and Orchard locations
Cost From $280 for Tiny Techies 1 (only the last two days) to $660 for the full five days
Web Click here

(See also: Why Coding can be the Best Hobby for Your Child)

12. Reach Higher with The Rock School

Up for an adventure during the June Holidays? The Rock School has an exciting line up of programmes prepared for both kids and adults, individually or as a family! * Family-friendly Join us for our “CLIMB UP NORTH”, a casual and family-friendly day trip to Camp5 Gym Climbing in JB with food stops and laughter along the way, in between climbs. * Adults & Kids Classes available New to climbing but eager to improve those moves in a fun and supportive social setting? Learn and/or refine basic climbing skills at our FUNdamental Climbing Workshop this June! Workshops on 4 & 14 June 2018 are for kids; session on 17 June is dedicated to adults. * Sorry, adults! Kids only Climbing meets Gymnastics with this collaboration with our neighbour at @tumblejoygymnastics Kids may get the best of both worlds — getting high on the rocks and enjoying themselves tumbling about as they develop and refine their gross motor skills, coordination, balance and strength. * Find out more about each June Holiday Programme on our Website: * #therockschoolsg #BedokCC #OurTampinesHub #takeme2OTH #rockclimbing #climbingsg #sgclimbers

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The Rock School has several exciting programmes this June hols but we’re eyeing this two-day, one-night Outdoor Adventure Camp where children aged 7 to 14 years can learn rock climbing techniques, abseiling, nature orienteering, and tent pitching. Campers will sleep in tents, and all meals and gear are provided. Check the website for other programmes, including a climb up north in Johor(!) and a Rock & Roll workshop that includes gymnastics!

When From 28 May, various timings
Where Our Tampines Hub, 1 Tampines Walk, #02-81, Singapore 528523
Cost $220 (camp)
Web Click here

13. Learn Yoga, Art, and Meditation

Image: Canvass Life Pte Ltd

Canvass Life’s five-day holistic camps for 5 to 10 year olds teach young campers some of the most important skills they need for the future. Through yoga, art, and meditation, they’ll learn how to practice mindfulness in everyday routines, strengthen communication skills, and take part in community. Children who opt to stay on for lunch will get to do food art as well!

When Between 28 May and 17 August, 9.30am-12noon (without lunch) or to 1 pm (with lunch)
Where 5A Binjai Park, Singapore 589820
Cost $250 without lunch, $350 with lunch
Web Click here

(See also: Essential 21st-Century Skills Every Child Needs to Learn Now)

14. Make Pastries with Le Cordon Bleu-trained pastry chefs

PositiveLeePeilin’s interactive invite children aged four to 10 years to learn about real-world facts as they delve into imaginary worlds. During each workshop, award-winning storyteller Peilin Lee introduces a theme and book accompanied with voices, movement and props. Children then create their craft out of various materials to stimulate tactile learning. This is followed by a skill segment (pastry making this June) where Le Cordon Bleu-trained pastry chefs from Yume Patisserie will teach your child to make unicorn cupcakes and monster brownies. Yum!

When 28 May (Unicorns & Rainbows PLUS!); 4 June (Mermaid Magic PLUS!), 18 June (Gruffalo Encounter! PLUS!), 2-4.30pm for all workships
Where PoMo, 1 Selegie Road B1-05, Singapore 188306
Cost $88
Web Click here

15. Visit a Dragon Kiln, make a Tsum Tsum Bento, and more!

The Chinese Development Assistance Council (CDAC) holds camps and workshops for children every holiday. Some of the options for this June look really fun! Our picks? Rewriting the Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Sherlock Holmes, visiting the last Dragon Kiln in Singapore for a pottery workshop, doing Japanese Pastel Art, and Tsum Tsum Bento Making. There is something for everyone, from kindergartners to secondary school students.

When Various dates from 30 May
Where CDAC Centres
Cost From $60. If your child is new to CDAC workshops, bring his/her BC when signing-up. Membership is free
Web Click here

16. Use your Super Powers to spread Inclusiveness!

The Superhero We Summer Inclusive Arts Camp is a three-day camp where 30 children with and without special needs come together to experience inclusion through the arts. They’ll learn to understand differences, experience empathy, and build resilience through activities that include a costume crafting workshop and role-play experiences with their superhero personas where they learn practical ways to cope with stress. Best for children aged 6 to10 years old.

When 31 May to 2 Jun, 10am-1.30pm
Where Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Rd, Singapore 439053
Cost $130
Web Click here

17. Join Peter and Blue at the Ballet

Even children as young as 3 years old can experience the wonder of ballet at the Singapore Dance Theatre. Peter & Blue’s Forest Adventure is an hour-long ballet performance that include a live narration just for kids. Interweaving the magic of fairy-tale and meaningful morals, this tells the story of the ever-inquisitive trio – Peter, his dog, Blue, and his cat, Calico. They embark on yet another magical adventure, ending off with a blast at a huge birthday celebration! Children will get to meet with the dancers and take photos with them after each performance.

When 31 May to 3 June, 11am or 2 pm
Where SOTA Studio Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
Cost $30
Web Click here

18. Pick Up Puppetry at the Esplanade’s Flipside Festival

The Flipside festival offers some of the funniest and most entertaining shows at the Esplaande each year. This year we’re looking forward to Dan’s l’Atelier by the Tof Theatre from Belgium. This 20-minute puppetry performance will be followed by a one-hour workshop where kids can learn to sculpt a styrofoam puppet under the guidance of the artist. Suitable for families with children 7 years old and above.

When 31 May to 3 June, various timings
Where Esplanade Annexe Studio, 1 Esplanade Dr, Singapore 038981
Cost $12 for performance only, $28 for both performance and workshop
Web Click here

19. Play at the Aviva Superfundae Funival!

The Aviva Superfundae is back with lots of fantastic play so everyone in the family can “run around silly and overdose on some sunshine and happiness”. Games like ‘Numakiki Jungle Obstacle’ and ‘Craycrayspray Water Play’ (don’t they sound like fun already?), fun outdoor quests and dashes, and artsy workshops will keep little ones and big kids entertained all day long!

When 2 June, 10am-9pm
Where The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
Cost $19.90 (excluding Sistic booking fee), $27.90 at the door
Web Click here

20. Fly a Plane with SG Aviation

For the first time in Singapore, kids can learn to fly! In this 20-hour Basic Aviation Course for children from 10 to 17 years old, young flight enthusiasts will be introduced to the fundamentals of aerodynamics, runway identifications and circuit patterns, aviation jargon, and neuro-aviation algebra. And the highlight of it all? They’ll get hands-on practice to perfect their knowledge in a flight simulator!

When 2, 9, 16 and 23 June,, 10am-1pm
Where Haite Building, 15 Changi Business Park Crescent #01-02, Singapore 486006
Cost $385 for 4 sessions
Web Click here

:: Just added! :: Explore & Roar at Universal Studios Singapore

If the little one’s a budding palaeontologist (and even if he/she isn’t) head down to Universal Studios for some scary thrills! The dinosaurs have landed in Jurassic World: Explore & Roar at and there’s an all-new live action show and an interactive raptor training programme to experience! Make it a full day out and enjoy all the other adrenaline-filled rides at the theme park too!

When 2 June to 22 Aug, 10am-6pm (later closing hours on certain dates)
Where Universal Studios Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269
Cost Usual admission charges apply
Web Click here

21. Make Rainbow Culinary Meals

The Rainbow Culinary workshop is for parents and children to learn how to incorporate fresh herbs into recipes to create healthy, tasty, and attractive dishes for meals. Weather permitting, you and your child will also get to enjoy a guided tour of the medicinal plants an the Science Centre’s Ecogarden. Suitable for children 8 years and above. Please bring your own food containers and cutlery.

When 2 June, 10am-12noon
Where Darwin Lab, Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081
Cost $40 per pair. Admission to SCS applies for non-members
Web Click here

22. Save Animals & the Environment

The People’s Association camps get more interesting each year! Have an animal lover in the family? Sign up for the Pets Camp (in partnership with the AVA and Purely Adoptions), where families get to interact with pets and can even adopt one! There’s also an Eco Camp (in partnership with the NEA and Project Blue Wave) for budding environmentalists who’ll learn how to upcycle through hands-on workshops, and experience coastal cleanup through ‘Kayak & Klean’. Tents, meals, shuttle services, and materials for activities are all provided for these two-day, one-night camps.

When 2 to 3 June (Pets) or 16-17 June (Eco)
Where 60 Jalan Mempurong, Singapore 759058
Cost $80/60 per adult, $60/40 per child below 12 (non-member/member)
Web Pets Camp; Eco Camp

23. Be A Survivor

Survivor School conducts play-based child-led forest school learning style two-day (non-residential) camps where children from 5 to 12 years old learn skills to survive in the wild. Think bushcraft, shelter building, fishing for food, exploring unknown trails, and more. One thing’s for sure, they’ll get hands-on and dirty. Just what our urban warriors need, huh?

When Every Tuesday-Wednesday & Thursday-Friday in June, 9am-1pm
Where Changi Point Ferry Terminal (drop-off and pick-up)
Cost $180 per child
Web Click here

24. Get some Parkour and Flip Skills

Best way for kids to use all their excess energy in a positive way? Let them flip, fly, and fling with Superfly Monkey Dragons in weekly parkour camps. Suitable for kids from 6 years of age, the camp will teach them fundamentals of parkour training and what it means to move focusing on key components of parkour, like jumping, climbing vaulting, balancing and landing. Kids aged 8 years and above can opt for Learn 2 Flip camps, where they can develop strength, power and co-ordination, and master front, back and side flips.

When Various dates/times, from 4 June (parkour) and 8 July (Flips)
Where Dhoby Ghaut Exit B, Bishan Block 205 or Kraken Gym at 1 Pemimpin Drive #02-05, Singapore 576151
Cost From $75 to $750. Get 10% off when you use the code “singaporemotherhood” and sign up by 25 May
Web Parkour and Flips

25. Be a Ninja Kid Warrior

If your child is familiar with the Ninja Warrior show on TV, chances are he or she would find it an irresistible challenge to tackle the different obstacles they’ll face each day of this three-day Ninja camp! Each set of obstacles is customised to focus on a specific muscle group and skills such as grip strength, agility, and balance – perfect for ninja-wannabes! Choose from the Ninja Kid Warrior camp (7 to 12 years old), or the Ninja Junior Warrior camp (3 to 6 years old).

When 6 to 8 June (Kid), 27 to 29 June (Junior), various timings
Where Various My Gym locations
Cost $330 (register via the online registration link)
Web Click here

26. Meet Tabby McTat ‘live’ on stage!

Adapted from the book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, this delightful production is PURRRR-fect for little ones, especially those aged 3 and above! No cat can sing like Tabby McTat, Fred the guitar-playing busker’s cat. He loves to sing as people throw coins in Fred’s hat! But one terrible day, Fred chases a thief – and the two are separated. Will they ever sing songs together again? The running time is approximately 55 minutes with no interval. Note: All patrons – including infants in arms – must have their own ticket for admission.

When 8 to 10 June, various timings
Where KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, 11 Unity Street, Singapore 239035
Cost From $38
Web Click here

27. Dream Big at the National Gallery

The National Gallery Singapore’s bi-yearly Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers showcases Singaporean artists with inspiring life stories. This edition features pioneer performance artist and Cultural Medallion award recipient Lee Wen through a special commission, A Waking Dream: Sun-boy and Yellow Man, that is inspired by his life and practice. Let kids immerse themselves in dream-like worlds installations, interact with an orchestra of objects, and connect with art by international artists.

When 9 June to 9 September, 10am-7pm
Where National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrews Road, Singapore 178957
Cost General admission applies
Web Click here

28. Attend Baby College

Infants and toddlers can go to college, too, when neuroscientist Dr. Aletheia Lee’s UK-developed Baby College Classes come to Singapore for an inaugural pop-up week! Together with parents, the little ones can participate in linguistic play, music, cognitive, and motor games. Each 45-minute long class admits only six parent-students so every little one gets the dedicated attention he or she deserves.

When 11 to 15 June, 10-10.45 am (18-36 months) or 11.15am-12noon (0-18 months)
Where Trehaus, 442 Orchard Road, #03-01, Claymore Connect, Singapore 238879
Cost $40
Web Click here

29. Have an Overnight Adventure at the Singapore Philatelic Museum

Image: Singapore Philatelic Museum

Get ready for a night of discovery, games and craft at the Singapore Philatelic Museum! Take part in fun activities such as an adventure race, craft activity and stamp puzzles. Explore the museum’s latest exhibition, The Little Prince: Behind the Story. You’ll also have the opportunity to sleep in the museum galleries! Bring along a sleeping bag, toiletries, comfortable clothes or pyjamas to sleep in, a fresh set of clothes to change into in the morning (no bathing facilities) and a jacket. For children aged between 7 and 12 years.

When 12 June, 6pm to 13 June, 9am
Where Singapore Philatelic Museum
Cost $100 per person (includes dinner, supper and breakfast)
Info For more information & registration, email [email protected]

30. Extract DNA

Explorer Junior’s two-day experiential food science workshop lets children explore all things scientific with regards to the food we eat. Children from 5 to 8 years will get to extract strawberry DNA, conduct reversible science experiments, and find out more about electrical conductivity. It’s going to be sizzling fun!

When 13 & 14 June, 9am-1pm
Where Hatched, 267 Holland Avenue, Singapore 278989
Cost $200 including materials
Web Click here

(See also: KidsSTOP! At the Science Centre brings Healthy Living to Kids though these Brand New Exhibits!)

31. Camp out with Dad for Father’s Day

Pitch a tent together, go on a Dads For Life trail at the Sports Hub, watch a live World Cup match, and more. This 2-day camp provides a platform for fathers to bond with kids through adventure-learning. Children will have their daddies’ undivided attention at this camp and also get to hear their dads affirm their love for them. For kids aged 7 years and above, both boys and girls. Call 67691238 or email [email protected] for more information. Book early; last year’s camp was oversubscribed!

When Sat 16 Jun, 2pm to Sun 17 Jun, 9am
Where Singapore Sports Hub
Cost $100 per father-child pair
Web Click here

32. Do Pottery & Archery in the Jungle!

Over 4.5 hours, kids from six to 16 years can learn more about pottery making, explore the oldest dragon kiln in Singapore, create their very own pieces, learn some archery, and have a snack in a tree house (if it’s not raining!). The snacks may be simple ( Ice milo + 1 ice cream + donut) but the experience, we reckon, is priceless. And you’ll get to bring home two art pieces in three to four weeks. All materials provided and no prior experience is required.

When 16 June, 1-5.30pm
Where Thow Kwang Pottery Jungle, 85 Lorong Tawas, Singapore 639823
Cost $76 (child), $158 (parent + child bundle)
Web Click here

33. Code with Cards & Piratey Spuds!

Bored Knight Junior is a monthly get-together for kids with the GUILD community. In this two-hour session, kids will play Potato Pirates, a coding card game that teaches basic coding concepts – with lots of fun and laughter! Potato Pirates is a swashbuckling strategy game that introduces fundamental coding concepts without a computer. Finger food, snacks and refreshments will be provided throughout. Best for children aged 6 and above.

When 16 June, 5-7pm
Where MOX – Co-Making for Creatives, Katong Point, 451 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427664
Cost $16 (1 gamer); $26 (2 gamers)
Web Click here

34. Dance with the Russian Ballet Association

If your child is an aspiring ballerina, the three-day Vaganova Ballet Workshops conducted by the Russian Ballet Association in cooperation with Canaan Dance will be their holiday highlight. Choose from the Junior class (9 to 13 years old) which will focus on foundation, and the Senior class (14 years and above) which will concentrate on more demanding muscle work. There will be an hour-long performance on the final day of the workshops where young dancers can showcase their new skills.

When 18 to 20 June, 11.30am-4pm (days 1 & 2); 11.30am-8.30pm (day 3)
Where Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461
Cost US$380 through PayPal
Web Click here

35. Make Magic, Go Comics Crazy, Explore the World

Rumple and Friends holds the most amazing parties for kids and now, they have holiday camps too! At their signature five-day ‘Magic & Circus’ summer camp, kids learn how to perform tricks to entertain family and friends, and get to bring home their own magic kit too. There’s also a ‘Comic Book Crazy’ camp, and an ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ camp that’ll have little wanderlusters globe-trotting in a week! All camps are suitable for kids aged 3 to 8 years.

When 25 to 29 June, 10am-12noon
Where The Studio, 112 Middle Road, Midland House, #03-01, Singapore 188970
Cost $420
Web Click here

36. Be a Ping Pong Champ

Table tennis is one of the best indoor games for kids to develop motor skills. If your child loves ping pong and would like to learn how to play the game better, sign them up for the Singapore Table Tennis Association’s two-day camp. Suitable for children 5 to 11 years old. Do note that kids have to bring their own paddles. Want to find out more? Call Jia Zhen at 6354 1014 or e-mail [email protected]

When 21 to 22 June, 9am-4pm (last day of registration is 13 June)
Where Hougang Training Hall, Blk 810 Hougang Central #02-216, Singapore 530810
Cost $160.50 including GST and lunch
Web Click here

37. Find out What’s in Our Seas

Image: PA

This two-day learning journey brings kids to the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, and Passion Wave@Marina Bay. They’ll first go on a guided tour of the museum to learn about diversity in marine ecosystems and get up close to marine specimens. And then on day two, kids will get to kayak around the Marina Channel to learn more about making a difference for a cleaner environment. Best for children aged 7 and above. Children between 7 to 11 years old must be paired with a paying adult 21 years and above.

When 23 & 24 June, 10am-1pm
Where Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, 2 Conservatory Drive, Singapore 117377 (day 1), and Passion Wave@Marina Bay, 11 Rhu Cross, Singapore 437440 (day 2).
Cost $150 per pair (public), $140 per pair (PA members)
Web Click here

38. Make Pull-Apart Marbled Cupcakes

Little bakers can make the most adorable hot-air balloon-shaped Pull-Apart Marbled Cupcakes at Baker’s Brew this June! Suitable for kids from 6 to 16 years, the 2.5 hour workshops will see them working in pairs to make marbled chocolate butter cupcakes, then assemble and frost them. Equipment, ingredients, and packaging will be provided.

When 6, 13, 17, or 29 June (date and time vary with location)
Where Paragon Orchard, or Upper Thomson locations
Cost From $88, depending on location
Web Click here

Phew! What a list! We’ll be adding more events and activities as we receive information about them, so do come back regularly to see the most updated list of how you and the kids can have fun this June holidays!


Header image: Stéphane Masson, Momentarium, 2018. Image courtesy of Singapore Art Museum
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38 Cool New Things to Do This June School Holidays 2018