June school holidays 2017: classes and programmes to book now

May 09, 2017
  • Junior Handyman workshop
    1 / 14 Junior Handyman workshop

    Let your young one pick up some handy skills when you sign him up for the Junior Handyman workshop, organised by the People’s Association and Home-Fix.

    Children will learn about important safety techniques before embarking on projects, and be introduced to common hand tools, such as a hammer, screwdriver, and pliers and cutters.

    They will also be taught how to use a cordless drill as they try their hands at a range of simple repair work, such as replacing a shower hose with Teflon tape, and, identifying bolts and common screw heads.

    Use this opportunity to bond with Junior, and make a personalised door signage together.

    The workshop will take place on June 1, at Boon Lay community centre. It costs $70 per parent-child pair for Passion card members, and $80 for non-members; suitable for kids aged nine to 12 years old. Register by May 25.

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    www.one.pa.gov.sg

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  • Chengzhu Holiday programmes
    2 / 14 Chengzhu Holiday programmes

    Give your little ones a reason to fall in love with Mandarin with Chengzhu’s holiday programmes.

    Children in K1 and K2 will act as little pandas and undertake the challenge of running a department store through role-play, music and movement, as well as other rhythm-based activities – which will help them understand the complexities of the language.

    In the process, they will hone their expressive abilities and self-confidence.

    Kids in Primary 1 to 3 will improve their pronunciation and learn complex sentence patterns through activities such as stories, drama, and tongue twisters.

    The course includes a field trip to a museum to let them practise what they’ve learnt, while cultivating an interest in Singapore’s history and culture.

    Fees for its various programmes start from $375 per child, and will take place from June 5 to 9, with various time slots to choose from.

    Find out more
    www.chengzhu.edu.sg

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  • Superfit Family Mega Workshop
    3 / 14 Superfit Family Mega Workshop

    Get the whole family active with the Superfit family mega workshop, where you can spend quality time with your little ones while exercising with them.

    The workshop, organised by the People’s Association, and led by sports consultancy Superfit, aims to teach core strengthening exercises that incorporate simple cross-fit elements.

    Families will also get to enjoy various course try-outs such as craftwork and growing your own herbs, after the event, which will be open to the public for free.

    Sign up by May 26 at $7 per pair or $5, if you are a Passion card member; suitable for kids aged four years old and above. The workshop is limited to 100 pairs only.

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    www.one.pa.gov.sg

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  • Basic Film and TV Acting
    4 / 14 Basic Film and TV Acting

    If your little one has a passion for acting, enrol her in the basic film and TV acting workshop, where she will take on the role of an actress and learn about acting in front of the camera.

    Kids will also work on building their expressiveness and self-confidence, while honing their public speaking skills.

    The four-session (one class per week) workshop, organised by the People’s Association and conducted by Kelvin Sng Productions, will take place from May 28 to June 18 at Boon Lay community centre.

    It costs $110 per child, and $100 if you have Passion card membership; suitable for kids aged six to 12 years old. Register by May 21.

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    www.one.pa.gov.sg

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  • Spinpolis
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    If your little one is into science and invention, sign him up for Spinpolis, a workshop where he will be given the opportunity to build spinning tops from everyday materials, create masterpieces from the spin-art machines, and learn about his design and motion at the same time.

    He will explore concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and maths (STEAM), while working with his peers to invent spinning machines using colour-coded electronics bits – which will expose them to problem-solving and collaborative skills in the process.

    Spinpolis will take place at Kidsstop on May 30 and June 6 for ages six to eight years, and June 13 for ages four to five. It costs $50 per child.

    Find out more
    www.kidsstop.edu.sg/holiday-programmes

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  • Garden Troopers: My Outdoor Adventures
    6 / 14 Garden Troopers: My Outdoor Adventures

    Let the kids discover the intricate link between flora and fauna through a series of exciting games and hands-on activities at Gardens by the Bay.

    Its Garden Troopers: My Outdoor Adventures school holiday programme, designed for children aged 10 to 12 years old, returns on Jun 5.

    In line with its fifth anniversary, there will also be a special anniversary edition of its botanical scavenger hunt for the young ones to uncover.

    Tickets are priced at $100 per child or $80, if you have a Friends of the Gardens membership.

    Find out more
    www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/gardentroopers

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  • Science Centre’s Tinkering Studio
    7 / 14 Science Centre’s Tinkering Studio

    Science meets art at the Science Centre’s Tinkering Studio.

    Kids can make their own zoetrope, create a shadow sculpture and even turn a room into an orchestra through coding.

    It runs from May 29 to June 4 and is open to ages three and up. Register in advance for the various workshops available (fees were not available at press time).

    The all-day activities are free, but exclude Science Centre admission.

    Find out more
    www.science.edu.sg

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  • Maker workshops
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    Looking to expose your little ones to topics such as science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM), from a young age?

    Sign them up for Maker workshops, where they will learn about these topics through hands-on and open-ended exploration.

    Kids will also learn the importance of light through various ways such as shadow puppets, lenses, solar panels and candle holders.

    Maker workshops take place on June 3, from 10am to 1pm at the Science Centre Singapore. It costs $25 per child, for ages six and up.

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    http://tinyurl.com/Maker-workshops

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  • Magic is Here! Overnight Adventure
    9 / 14 Magic is Here! Overnight Adventure

    At the Magic is Here! Overnight Adventure organised by the Singapore Philatelic Museum, kids will be amazed by Jimmy the Juggler’s speedy juggling skills, as they pick up a few neat tricks from him.

    Fun activities, such as the amazing race and treasure hunt, await as they bond with their newfound friends, while spending a night at the museum.

    The event takes place from June 7 to 8 and costs $100 per child, for ages seven to 12. The fee includes dinner, supper and breakfast.

    Find out more
    E-mail spm_edu_prg@nhb.gov.sg, and register by May 24.

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  • Journey with Drippie
    10 / 14 Journey with Drippie

    Teach your child the importance of water and its conversation through a journey with Drippie – a water droplet mascot that lives in the river.

    Toddlers aged two to three years old will be immersed in a multi-sensory experience of stories, song and dance, while kids aged four to five years old will have a good time at the Waterworks play area, and will participate in role-play and hands-on activities.

    Journey with Drippie costs $50 per child, and takes place at the Kidsstop party room on May 31 and June 7 – for ages four to five, and June 10 – for ages two to three.

    Find out more
    www.kidsstop.edu.sg/holiday-programmes

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  • Singapore international children’s film festival: Big eyes, Big minds
    11 / 14 Singapore international children’s film festival: Big eyes, Big minds

    Experience the magic of film at the Singapore International Children’s Film Festival, which is part of the Children’s Biennale 2017.

    It will showcase seven collections of short films – such as Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes, and Oscar winner for Best Live-Action short Film 2017, Sing. Children aged two to 18 years old are the target audience, but all are welcome to watch.

    Check the festival’s website for exact screening times from May 27 to June 11 at the National Gallery Singapore. Tickets are priced at $12.90 per person.

    Find out more
    www.bigeyesbigminds.com

    (Photo: Facebook/ Big eyes, big minds – Singapore international children’s film festival)

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  • Candy confectionery workshop
    12 / 14 Candy confectionery workshop

    Your little ones will love making their own candy at the Science Centre’s Candy Confectionery workshop and learning all about the science behind these sweet treats, as well as nutrition tips.

    The 2½- hour activity will take place at Kidsstop on June 1 and 14 for children aged six to eight, and June 8 for children aged four to five.

    It costs $50, excluding Science Centre admission.

    Find out more
    www.kidsstop.edu.sg/holiday-programmes

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  • Read & Bond: Mommy, Daddy & Me – Fishy Tales programme
    13 / 14 Read & Bond: Mommy, Daddy & Me – Fishy Tales programme

    Spend some one-on-one time with your little one at Bishan Public Library on May 30 from 3pm to 4pm.

    Its Read & Bond: Mommy, Daddy & Me – Fishy Tales programme is best for ages four to six. It includes a storytelling session featuring the classic book, Rainbow Fish, as well as crafts.

    It’s free, but registration is required.

    Find out more
    www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary

    (Photo: Facebook/Bishan public library)

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  • An Enchanted Day with Stamps – The Wizard’s Lab
    14 / 14 An Enchanted Day with Stamps – The Wizard’s Lab

    Ever wondered how Harry Potter’s scar could glow in the dark? Send the little ones to the wizard’s lab and let them explore the world of science and magic as they watch him create lightning, and concoct bubbly portions.

    There will also be a race for your little ones to participate in to unearth museum treasures, and fun activities such as learning how to make glowy slime from Troll’s blood.

    An Enchanted Day with Stamps – The Wizard’s Lab takes place on May 29, and costs $60 per child; suitable for kids aged seven to 12.

    Find out more
    E-mail spm_edu_prg@nhb.gov.sg, and register by May 22

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