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September school holidays activities 2012 for kids

Part 1
Top 5 Things to Do for September Holidays
Top 5 Events for Kids for September Holidays

School holidays is upon us in less than a week's time.

September school holidays in Singapore are usually seen as a good break for kids to catch up with their studies before the final exams. But if your kids are still in pre-school with NO final exams in sight, this week is a perfect excuse to spend quality time with the family.

The Wacky Duo Presents 20 things to do for Sep holidays ( too bad we only have 7 days !)
There will be 2 parts to this with Part 1 featuring the Top 5 Things to do and Top 5 Events for kids .
Part 2 will feature the Top 5 Vacation Hotspots and Top 5 Workshops for Kids


Top 5 Things to Do

Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat
22 Aug to 30 Sep, DBS Arts Centre

If you ever read a Dr Seuss book, you ill love this production of The Cat in the Hat. Every Dr Seuss story is a lesson in grammar, syntax, scansion, phonics, morality, ethics, tolerance and the human spirit.

Sally and her brother get a surprise visit from the Cat in the Hat. With his endless tricks and wacky ideas, he certainly turned a dull rainy afternoon into one amazing adventure.

Note : Recommended for age 2 and above!

The Arabian Nights
1 – 18 Sep, Singapore Airlines Theatre , LASALLE College of Art

The tales told by Shahrazad over a thousand and one nights to delay her execution by the vengeful King Shahriyar have become immortalised in print. Form the epic adventures of ‘Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp’ and ‘Sinbad the Sailer’ to ‘The Tale of the Hunchback, the stories depict a fabulous world of all-powerful sorcerers, genies imprisoned in bottles and enchanting princess.
Note : Recommended for everyone age 5 to 105

Potted Potter
4 to 16 Sep DBS Arts Centre

Playing to sold out houses all over the world. POTTEED POTTER takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books into seventy hilarious minutes. This fantastically funny shows features all your favourite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic!

Musicals tickets are avaliable at
Singapore latest attraction.If you have not been to the Gardens by the bay, take a visit.
Be awed by the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest. Take a walk at the OCBC Skyway. Admire the Supertress. Or have a picnic at the public areas of the World of Plants, Heritage Gardens and Dragonfly Lake. Don't forget the Garden Rhapsody in the evening!

For more information, refer to Gardens by the Bay

Visit our world class theme park at Resort World Sentosa. Universal Studios latest attractions like Sesame Street performances and Transformers the Ride will trill the young and old alike. Be there on Saturday and catch the extra Hollywood
Dreams Parade and the Lake Hollywood spectacular fireworks.

More information at Universal Studios Singapore

Take a educational visit to the National Museum of Singapore. Relive the beginnings of Singapore and show the kids what Singapore used to be before the skyscrapers rule the sky.

You can check out National Museum of Singapore for their opening times
For more information on other museums in Singapore, do visit National Heritage Board

Escape from the blazing sun by having some indoor fun. Hokey Pokey @ Suntec redefines what an indoor playground should be for preschoolers. A toys haven that would appeal to both boys and girls. Let the kids imagination go wild with the wide array of toys that they can explore and play.

Details on Hokey Pokey can be found here

Top 5 Events for Kids
01-02 Sep, Big Splash East Coast Park, 10am -10pm,FREE

• Electric Go-kart races - Qualifying on 1-2 Sept & the Grand Finals on 2 Sept
• Race-inspired Fast Feats
• 2012 Formula 1™ Shell Belgian Grand Prix Living Screening (from 5pm)
• Crowning of the top 3 SingTel Grid Girls
• Unveiling of the iconic F1™ trophy design

More Info at

1,2,4 & 6 Sep, Gardens By the Bay, 1030am & 2pm, $18 per child excludes conservatories tickets
Source : Gardens by the Bay
Have a guided tour catered for kids in Flower Dome and Cloud Forest, followed by a craft activity.
Discover how plants are important to the world and how they adapt to thrive in harsh conditions

Tour 1 : Talented Plants (Age 4-6)
Tour 2 : How Clever ...(Age 7-9)

For more information, refer to Gardens by the Bay

1-8 Sep, Sentosa, 4pm -10pm, Free (Island Charges and carpark admission applies)

Source : Sentosa Buskers

Over 10 international buskers will perform in this festival throughout Sentosa for their 40th Birthday.
Be entertained and do a charitable deed in the process. Donate generously after the performance for the less fortunate.

Visit Singapore Buskers Festival 2012 for more information.

8-9 Sep, The Promontory@Marina Bay, 4pm-8pm, Free admission
Source: ACT 3 International

Go fly a kite!
Enjoy beautiful kite performances by experienced kiters and kitemasters from Singapore and Malaysia as they showcase their talents and stunning pieces including the 'teddy bear' and 'squid' kites.Workshops on kite flying and kite making are avaliable at the location

Sep 1-2 ,Sand Expo & Convention Center, Marina bay Sands  10 am to 8 pm, admission charges applies ($15 to $25)

The Singapore Toy,Games & Comic Convention (STGCC) is back. Combing the best of pop culture from East and West, uniting worlds of comics , anime, manga, toys, collectibles, games an movies. STGCC showcase the what's new and cool in the realm of toys, games and comics(TGC). For fans  of TGC, it is the ultimate playground  to be in.

Giveaways at STGCC are listed here
Children age 4 and below enters for free.Sunday (2 Sept) is designated as a "Kids Day" Admission is free for all childen age 12 years and below
More information avaliable here

Part 2 September school holidays activities coming right up. The Wacky Duo will explore Vacations Hotspots and Workshops for kids this holiday!


  1. Thanks for sharing this on the Dads for Life Facebook page. We have also featured your page in our Forum! Hope you have fun with your kids during this school holiday.

  2. Thanks Jeremy for the feature!


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