Not sure what to do with your little ones over the holiday season? From outdoor activities to picking up skills, here are endless opportunities for fun!
Learn A New Hobby: Genius R Us
Bring out your inner chef at the Parent And Child Baking Workshop!
Learn a new skill, spend some quality time with your little one and make cookies, cake pops and other treats, too! Suitable for kids aged two-and-a-half to 12 years.
For more information, call 6338 0009 or visit www.geniusrus.com.
Learn A New Hobby: Science Centre
Enrol your child in The Science Centre’s exciting two-day Truly Madly Science Camps this June, where they can explore the wonders of science through a range of fun programmes and activities.
Choose between two camps: Wilderness survival and scientific concepts in video games like Minecraft. Suitable for kids aged 10 to 12.
Learn A New Hobby: Objectifs
If your child is an avid Instagrammer, why not let him learn more about photography and enhance his visual sense at the Young Photographers
The three-day-two-night camp is for children aged eight to 16, and no prior photography experience is needed to participate.
Visit www.objectifs.com.sg for more
Learn A New Hobby: ActiveSG
The KpopX Fitness Kids class is a great way for children to stay active. Through a combination of simple K-pop dance moves and aerobics, your little one will be able to follow the lesson easily and keep toned at the same time.
Learn A New Hobby: Apple Camp
Set to run for three weeks starting from June 11 2018, Apple Camp will be holding classes for a myriad of different interest for kids aged between 8 to 12.
From coding with Sphero robots to creating videos using the Clips app on iPad, help your kids unleash their creative potential when you sign them up for one of these classes.
For more information, visit www.apple.com/sg/today/camp.
Play Indoors: Airzone
Suitable for little thrill seekers, the world’s first indoor suspended net playground beckons at City Square Mall.
The nets were originally designed as safety nets for high-wire circus acts, and are suspended in between floors of the mall. Each zone has a different attraction, such as a giant slide that goes down one level, a suspended ball pit and a mini obstacle course.
Play Indoors: The Artground
From May 25 to June 3, enjoy visual arts installations, workshops and live theatre events at the 100 And 100 More Festival For Young Audiences, as well as the new interactive Rolling @ TAG children’s play area with curved slopes, tunnels and more.
Play Indoors: Pororo Park Singapore
Your little ones will have a field day running about the 11,000 sq ft indoor playground at Marina Square, starring characters from the awardwinning Korean animation, Pororo The Little Penguin.
See Pororo and his friends during the Sing-Along and Meet & Greet sessions during the weekdays, or catch the mini musical together with your children on the weekends!
Visit www.pororoparksg.com for more.
Play Indoors: The Polliwogs
Roam about the huge themed indoor playgrounds here with your kids, available at four locations islandwide. Each outlet has different themes like the beach, jungle, outer-space and safari, so there’s always something new to discover.
They also provide birthday party hosting services for kids, and a bistro lounge for you to relax at while watching your child at play.
Play Indoors: Discover Europe At Changi With Sesame Street
Part of the Changi Loves Kids campaign, Singapore’s famed Changi International Airport will be holding a month long Discover Europe exhibition featuring your favourite Sesame Street characters.
From live shows to bobsleigh rides inspired by Prague’s bobsleigh track, kids will be thoroughly entertained!
Visit The Museum: National Museum
Take a trip down memory lane while your kids learn about Singapore’s iconic playgrounds at The More We Get Together exhibition. It showcases Singapore’s playgrounds from 1930 to 2030, like the Dragon playground, and an installation for toddlers by French artist Matali Crasset.
Visit The Museum: S.E.A Aquarium's Ocean Fest
While the S.E.A Aquarium isn’t exactly a museum per se, its inaugural Ocean Fest will feature immersive art installations, under water performances and so much more.
The aquarium also has an interactive Ocean Lab just for the festival where kids can learn a thing or two about plastic pollution in our oceans and find out how they can do their part in protecting the ocean environment.
Besides happening inside the aquarium, there’s also an Eco Market where you can shop for sustainable utensils and other knick knacks.
Visit The Museum: ArtScience Museum
Immerse yourself in the exciting digital interactive exhibits and beautiful installations at the Future World exhibition. They use science and art to create an unforgettable experience for the family, and provide amazing backdrops
Visit The Museum: Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
Explore the evolution of life on Earth at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum: The two-storey building houses natural artefacts like plant and animal fossils, dinosaur skeletons and meterorites. At the museum’s Christmas Island Red exhibition, learn all about the Australian island’s famous migration of millions of Christmas Island red crabs, plus its diverse range of over 200 species of animals, including frigatebirds and booby birds. The exhibition is free with the basic admission fee to the museum.
Visit The Museum: Asian Civilisations Museum
From June 9-10, grab your sleeping bags and prepare for an epic overnight stay at the museum.
The overnight stay lets kids and parents explore the museum grounds after hours and be treated to a series of fun activities like treasure hunts, storytelling and movies.
This activity is suitable for kids between the age of 4 and 12 and must be accompanied by a parent. $30 per person.
Visit The Museum: #Filterlife Weekend Festival
From June 23-24, kids can watch Peranakan-inspired performances and take part in activities through photography, film and more at the Peranakan Museum as part of the Amek Gambar exhibition.
Kids will also get to dress up and snap a keepsake photo at the museum’s historical photo studio.
Ultimate Space Adventure, White Sands at Pasir Ris
If you happen to be heading East to Pasir Ris, head over to White Sands and discover all you didn’t know about outer space. Some activities to get involved in include a Balloon Space Maze in the main atrium where you can learn about animals that have actually been sent into outer space, as well as a Mass Stargazing Session taking place over the weekends.
More details are at WhiteSands.com.sg, event runs from 15-25 June
Head Outdoors: Forest Adventure
With a new and improved facility, the Forest Adventure park boasts different age-appropriate obstacle courses and six ziplines. Little daredevils can also opt to go on the highest and longest zip line in the park: 14 m high and 300 m long, it offers a thrilling view of Bedok Reservoir!
Head Outdoors: Farmart Centre Singapore
Get connected with nature at Farmart Centre Singapore, which organises fun activities such as farm tours and animal feedings. Your kids can get acquainted with different animals like goats, hamsters, rabbits, tortoises and more at their mini animal corner, and learn about farming in Singapore.
Head Outdoors: Adventure Cove Waterpark
With a mix of thrilling and kid-friendly rides and attractions, your whole family will have a wild time at Adventure Cove Waterpark in Resorts World Sentosa. The Adventure River takes you down stunning scenes, including an underwater tunnel with marine life swimming around you.
Older kids will enjoy the thrills of rides like the Tidal Twister and younger ones can splash about in the Seahorse Hideaway, a wading pool with fountains to play with.
Head Outdoors: Singapore Zoo
Encourage a love of animals and independence with the Junior Zoo Keeper one-day experience, where kids get to see what goes on behind the scenes of looking after the animals in the zoo.
Head Outdoors: River Safari
This June Holidays, the River Safari has an all new animal presentation called Once Upon A River that lets you get up close with animals like the capybaras and the great white pelicans. You can even feed the capybaras at 11.30am and 3.30pm daily.
Head Outdoors: Universal Studios Singapore
From June 2 to August 22, prehistoric creatures from Jurassic World will be taking over Universal Studios Singapore.
Besides an all-new action show, there will also be augmented reality experiences and interactive raptor training programmes for kids to take part in.
Head Outdoors: The Lion King
The musical version of one of Disney’s most popular movies is hitting our shores this June. Be sure to book your tickets so you can singalong to this award-winning production that boasts towering puppets and of course, all your favourite songs.
Head Outdoors: Pesta Ubin
Running from the last weekend of May until 24 June (aka. Ubin Day), Pesta Ubin celebrates all things nature in Singapore with events on Pulau Ubin suitable for all friends and family.
Take this opportunity to sign up and kayak through the mangroves surrounding the island, or go by land and do a little biking. You can even do walking tours that take you to little known areas of the island with experienced guides explaining the history as well.
Credit: Pesta Ubin Facebook Page