June School Holidays Activities for kids (Singapore 2017)


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Yeah!

The mid-term break is upon us.


After studying hard for the exams for BOTH the child and the parents, it is time to rewind, recharge and enjoy the month break.



Looking for something to do?

We bring you the activities on our shore and beyond to keep the little ones entertained during the school holidays. The list will be updated bi-weekly, so bookmark us!

Join the Army

Event: AOH17@ City ( F1 Pit)
Date:   Open to the Public on Saturday, 27 May 2017 and Sunday, 28 May 2017
Venue: Singapore F1 Pit (Republic Boulevard)
Time:   9am - 8pm


The Army Open House (AOH 17) returns to the city after a five-year hiatus, and it brings both old hits and new thrills. It will be a vibrant mix of static exhibits, dynamic performances, battle rides, and other interactive games and activities that will keep the whole family entertained (and learning) for hours. Combined with the food and drinks stalls on site, you can be sure that all five of your senses will be fully engaged!

Celebrate Gardens Birthday
Gardens Turn 5

Event : Gardens Turns 5
Date:  19 May - 30 June
Venue: Gardens By the Bay
Price:  Free unless indicated

Gardens by the bay turn 5 and there is a host of activities throughout the school holidays to commemorate the occasion. 

Selected Events highlights
Event: Blue Beauties
Date:  19 May- 30 June
Venue: Flower Dome

A special colour in the plant kingdom takes center stage in the Flower Dome. Get ready to be BLUE!
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Event: Gardens by the Bay Extravaganza Special
Date:  3 & 4 June
Venue: Supertree Groove
Dancers and aerial performers perform against a dramatic backdrop of projection mapping on the Towering Supertrees

Event: Parade of Wonder
Date:  3 & 4 June
Venue: Roving from Golden Garden
Riveting Parade that will get you grooving along the Gardens

For Full Listing, refer here.

Spend a day at the Beach in the heart of the City!
DBS Marina Regatta 2017
Event: DBS Marina Regatta 2017
Date: June 1-4
Venue: The Promontory @ Marina Bay

Watch Dragon Boat race, play at a pop-up beach, do Battle at a water obstacle course, experience a 7.5m interactive art dome and more at the annual Marina Regatte

Celebrate Fatherhood


Event: Dad's Day Out
Date: 18 June 9am - 7 pm
Venue: New Mediacorp Campus

Celebrate Father's day with bonding activities at Dad's Day Out.

Visit the Chocolate Factory


Event: A Chocolate Adventure
Date: Till 11 June
Venue: Universal Studios Singapore
Price : Admission applies

Go on a Chocolate Adventure in our Chocolate Garden, packed with sweet wonder, activities and goodies that everyone can savour and enjoy. There is the Chocolate Garden, Fondue Garden, Lollipop land, Cocoa Hedge Maze and Characters Meet and Greet


Dreamworks Day


Event: Dreamworks Day : Fun Run + Carnival
Date: 24 June 4-8pm
Venue: Bay East Garden

Be part of the first ever DreamWorks Run in Asia! Come meet the colourful cast of Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How To Train Your Dragon and Madagascar and take this opportunity to interact and take pictures with the Dreamworks characters. Don’t miss out on this chance to spend quality time with family and friends in this inaugural DreamWorks themed event!

Drink Milk on World Milk Day
World Milk Day Singapore
Event: World Milk Day 2017 with Dutch Lady
Date:  3 June
Venue:  OCBC Square, Singapore Sports Hub
Price: Free
Teach your kids to create their own flavoured milk smoothies using nutritious Dutch Lady milk; solve puzzles in a bouncy castle, and be inspired by the unique up-cycled artworks made from recycled milk cartons. Put your kids’ stamina to the test at the skipping and rock climbing stations, and get fit by learning a special ‘Drink.Move.Be Strong’ dance movement!    

Build a Robot
Robotics Lab @ LetemPlay

Date:  Start June
Venue: PlayLearn@LetTemplay
Price:   Fees Applies

Robotics is the future. Kickstart your child technology genes with robotics workshops at Letemplay. PS : LetemPlay has an indoor obstacle course + Augmented reality climbing for kids to do after classes too!
See what happens when Dino meets Robot
Dina Robot Factory

Date:  20 May - 27 Aug
Venue: The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore
Price: Admission applies

The Dino Robot Factory walks children through and allows them to experience the process of creating a robot dinosaur. Along the way, they learn the basics of design, automation, assembly and mechanics in a fun and exciting manner.



Have a Super Fun Day at the Meadow
Aviva SuperFundae 2017

Date:  10 June
Venue: The Meadow, Gardens By the Bay
Price:   $19.90

Aviva SuperFundae is back!
Enjoy unlimited play and activities throughout the day in one venue.
Join the theatre
Stage Camp By SRT
Event: Stage Camp
Date:  12-16 June
Venue: Various Locations

Stage camp by SRT is a brand new holiday camp for young people of all ages to explore their creativity. There are 3 different sessions.
Play Stage - 4-6 years old
Theatre Stage - 7-12 years old
Acting Stage - 13-16 years old


Date: June 10
Venue: Play Den, The Arts House
Price: $20 per child for age 5-6

School’s out and play’s in! This June holiday, allow your child to explore the enchanting world of Macbeth through speech and drama in Little Shakespeare. The programme ends off with a fun-filled, exclusive crafts activity on stick puppets.

ACt 3 Mid Year Theatre
Date: Various Dates
Venue: Act 3 Drama Center
Expect a wide range of impactful stories that will excite and entertain, bring joy to your hearts, get you laughing, and last but not least, put a smile on your face.  Join parent and child bonding workshops such as a famous tale about a tin soldier, a musical play based on a timeless classic, a baffling murder mystery that you the audience must solve, and more!!
For children from 7 months to teens
Specially selected for children from 7 months to teens, we have our very engaging parent and child bonding workshops, a famous tale about a tin soldier, a musical play based on a timeless classic, a baffling murder mystery that you the audience must solve, and more!!

 Boggie away in a Dance Camp
Wings to wings Dance Workshop
Event: Wings to wings dance workshop
Date: 9-14 June
Venue: Wings to Wings Dance Development Centre
Price: Course Fee Applies

See the Local Legends
The Kidz Academy
Date:  9-11 June
Venue: Suntec Singapore Halls 404-406

The Kidz academy is back with a local twist. Featuring a segment featuring live theatrical acts, will showcase performances based on Singapore’s urban legends – The Legend of Bukit Merah, The Legend of Badang and history of Sang Nila Utama. Other activities include a colouring contest, activities, trial classes. inflatable rides and stage performances.

Catch a Mouse 
Geronimo Stilton

Date: 26-28 May
Venue: MES Theatre at Mediacorp

For the first time in Singapore, the popular children’s book hero, Geronimo Stilton, whose adventures has encouraged millions of children to read, will come to life on stage in a brand new musical, Geronimo Stilton Live In The Kingdom of Fantasy! 

Have a Tea Party at Wonderland

Date: June 1-3, 6-8
Venue: Secret

“Just a little further said Alice to the herself as she plunged deeper into the depths of the cake. “How is it that it never ends? And how will I ever find the plate? By this time the Mad Hatter had arrived to see a pair of legs sticking out of a very large cake.

Experience a different kind of Theatre in a secret location in a pop up restaurant. Not your typical theatre performance for kids.

Fight evil with Naruto

Event: Live Spectacle- Naruto Song of the Akatsuki
Date: 10-11 June
Venue: Mastercard Theatre at Marina Bay Sands

Fans of Japanese Anime rejoice. Naruto is coming to town to do battle live on stage!

Get up close with Reptiles
Event: Reptopia
Date: 27 May - 26 June
Venue: Singapore Zoo / River Safari
Price:  Admission applies

Get up close and personal with Reptiles in Singapore Zoo and the River Safari. See the new Reptopia exhibit at the zoo. Experience Repitle Encounters, Crafts and shadow shows during this period.

Go East to Play Lego

Event: Double Up the Fun at Parkway Parade
Date:1 June - 2 July
Venue: Parkway Parade

Enter into LEGO® Cities of Wonders, where families can immerse themselves into a world of bricks to Catch a Crook, find hidden Treasure in the jungle and many more! LEGO® fun continues as shoppers are rewarded with exclusive LEGO® toys.  Also, stand a chance to win a trip for 2 to Melbourne, Tokyo or Hong Kong when you shop at Parkway Parade! 


Take a walk with Dinosaurs
Rawr! Dinosaurs unearthed

Event: Rawr ! Dinosaurs Unearthed
Date:  27 May - 11 June
Venue: Main Atrium, Plaza Singapura

Get up close and personal with the fearsome T-rex, the 19m long Memenchosaurus and other dinosaurs! This marks the Memenchosaurus' first time in Singapore – a sauropod dinosaur known for having the longest neck! Other exhibits include the Yangchuanosaurus, the Herrerasaurus and the Omeisaurus. Get your creativity going at our workshops where your child can personalize his very own dinosaur finger lights, life-sized 3D dinosaur masks or even create a detailed model of a flying Pteranadon! You can also learn more about the dinosaurs at the "RAWR" Science Show with Curious Sam, as he takes you on an educational and entertaining show!



Children season is back
Children Festival Singaproe 2017
 

Date:  25 May to 25 June
Venue: Various Location


Children season is back. From Museums to Heritage centres, there are plenty to occupy the little ones. With over 100 activities and more, it can be a bit daunting to search for the ones suitable for kids. Here are some choice activities to consider.

Full Listings can be found here.

Event: Myths and Legends Future World: Where Art Meets Science
Date : 2- 25 June 10am – 7pm (last admission at 6pm)
Venue: ArtScience Museum, Basement 2

Immerse yourself in the world of myths and legends at ArtScience Museum this June! Unearth remarkable stories from around the globe and immerse yourself in cutting edge contemporary artworks.

Event: RoboFun@IExperience
Date: 5 – 15 June 

Venue: IExperience
Ever dreamed about creating your very own robot?  IExperience will show you how! Learn the basics of designing, programming and building a robot.

Children Biennale
Event: Dreams and Stories
Date:  20 May - 8 Oct
Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Price: Admission applies
Calling the young and young at heart! The first edition of the Children’s Biennale, a four-month-long festival organised by the Gallery, invites you to discover art in a whole new way. Explore dreams and stories through site-specific installations, interactive artworks and a stimulating line-up of music performances, film showcases and art-inspired programmes designed especially for kids and families.

Event: Night@ARMS
Date & Time:  27-28 May, 3-4, 10-11 Jun  
Venue: Army Museum of Singapore, Discovery LandCome gain the skills that you need to stay out in the field! Learn about building a “Basha” tent, field cooking, go on a confidence walk and more! Spend the night in your “Basha” tent and feast on combat rations – like our real SAF soldiers! Bring your Dad too! He’ll share his own National Service “war stories” as you go through this special two-day field camp as a team!

Event:  Asean 50 Brick Challenge
Date:  3-18 June 11am-5pm
Venue: Discovery Center

How well do you know your neighbours? Did you know that the ASEAN countries are Singapore's neighbours? Find out more about ASEAN as it celebrates its 50th birthday! Just as Singapore has many famous and beautiful buildings, our neighbours do too! Have you visited any? Learn more about them and build a ASEAN landmark with Lego at our drop-in-station! Take a picture of your creation and share it on Instagram with this special hashtag: #ASEAN50BrickChallenge. Share your birthday wish for ASEAN and you might win exciting prizes!

For ages 5-12 only

Event: Learning Chinese Heritage@CHC
Date : 17 June |10am – 5pm  
Venue: Chinese Heritage Centre, Nanyang Technological University
Did you know that there’s a national monument at NTU? The old Nanyang University Library, Administration Building and Gateway Arch became national monuments in 1998, and we’ll bring you and your family on a walk and drive to see them!

Event: FUN-tastic Fridays: Ghost Nets of The Ocean  
Date : 2, 9, 16 and 23 June  1pm – 5pm
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Explore the oceans with your whole family every Friday in June! Dive into the deep in our galleries, make your own special sea animals, listen to intriguing stories and watch exciting performances!


Event: Heritage Hunt@Indian Heritage Centre – Little Traders
Date: 30 and 31 May, 20 and 21 June,  11am – 1pm
Venue: Indian Heritage Centre, Little India Precinct

What do you want to be when you grow up? Little India is famous for certain kinds of jobs! Find out more about goldsmiths, textile traders, spice traders, garland makers and tea traders in our exciting Little Traders Heritage Hunt@IHC, as we bring you around our neighbourhood!

Event: Heritage Hunt@Malay Heritage Centre – Little Reporters
Date : 10 and 11 June 10am – 12pm, 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Malay Heritage Centre, Kampong Gelam Precinct

Have you ever wanted to be a reporter, chasing down exciting news? Now’s your chance! You’ll have to use all your reporting skills as you solve mysteries and get your very own scoop! Once you collect your stories, decide which ones will make the headlines of your very own newspaper! Kampong Gelam used be a publishing and printing hub in Singapore, and you’ll learn about the publishing houses like Al-Ahmadiah Press (HARMY) and Warta Malaya that made Kampong Gelam home, as well as what it takes to publish different kinds of media!

Vintage Toys: Materials & Creation
Date & Time: 3, 12 and 20 June 11am – 1pm (3 and 12 June) 3pm – 5pm (20 June)
Venue: MINT Museum of Toys

Have you ever wondered what toys in the past were made of? Find out about all the different materials that the old toymakers used at this special workshop, and make your own toy from polymer clay!

Imaginarium
Event: Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth
Date: 6 May – 27 Aug 10am – 7pm (9 pm on Fridays)
Venue: SAM at 8Q

Explorers of the land! How much do you know about the planet that we live in? This year, the Singapore Art Museum would love to have you with us for our special exhibition for the whole family, Imaginarium: To the Ends of the Earth! In our 7th edition, nine contemporary artists will help you take a closer look at our world.

Family Fun with Print-Making! Date & Time: 3, 10 and 17 June  2pm – 4.30pm
Venue: NUS Museum, ST Lee Atrium
Singapore was going through a challenging time in the 1950s, and life was very different then. Come and see how people lived, and discover the things that were happening, on woodblock and linoleum prints from the collections of NUS Museum! We’ll tell you more about woodblock and linoleum prints too! Learn about what they are, how artists used them in different ways, and try creating some of your own with mum and dad too!

Event: The Confectionery Lab
Date : 1, 8 and 14 June 10.30am – 1pm
Venue: KidsSTOP, Science Centre Singapore
Fancy making a sweet treat? Or conducting fun experiments with different types of candy?
There’s a whole lot of science behind making candy, and you’ll learn all about the different ingredients and how they affect what the sweets become! Also, learn about the good and bad of eating candy! Come join us for a really sweet experience!

Event: Straits Family Sunday: Baba of the House
Date : 11 June | 1pm – 5pm  
Venue: Peranakan Museum
Celebrate Father’s day with us! Male Peranakans are called babas, and we’ll show you what life is like for them in a traditional Peranakan home. Some special designs in the home are only meant for men, and you’ll learn about these and many more things in our character tour. You’ll even get to bring home a gift that you’ll make yourself for your own dad!

Event: I want to be a Policeman!
Date & Time: 30 May – 1 July  Various timings
Venue: Police Headquarters

Did you know that the police force is the oldest uniformed organisation in Singapore? Learn more about its fascinating journey at the Police Heritage Centre, through a workshop with many interesting activities and a talk by real-life police officers! You can even pretend to be one by dressing up in our miniature uniforms!



Event: A Little Magic Open House  
Date : 4 and 11 June 
Venue: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Suspend your disbelief at Singapore Philatelic Museum this June holidays! An adventure awaits you with a fairy tale stamp exhibition and an exciting array of magical programmes. Because, sometimes all you need is really just a little magic!

Event :When The Police Wore Shorts: A Return to the 1940s
Date : 17 and 18 June  10am – 11.30am, 12.30pm – 2pm, 2.30pm – 4pm
Venue: Former Ford Factory, Exhibition lobby

In this interactive drama programme for kids aged 7 to 12, participants will return to the 1940s in Singapore, role-playing as police officers. As the “police officers” move around the exhibition to solve a crime, they will meet characters from Singapore during this tumultuous period. These characters will share stories of perseverance, sacrifice and love.
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Event: Camp Fest
Date: 27 – 28 May  Various times
Venue: Singapore Zoo / Night Safari / River Safari, Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Camp Fest 2017 hits the forests of Mandai! Come hang out with our animal friends over a weekend at the Zoo and River Safari! Choose between two camping options – fall asleep under the stars to the gentle roar of the lion, or snooze in the depths of the flooded forest of the Amazon.
How did Canola the manatee get her name? What is Ah Meng’s favourite snack? Learn more about our fascinating animals through special tours and have close encounters with animals big and small!



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3 comments:

  1. Bookmark this page for future update !

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  2. I love these activities, they sound to be so much fun! Pity we live a bit far.

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