June school holidays 2018: activities for kids

By Felicia Wong   — May 14, 2018
  • Act 3 Drama Workshops: The Jungle Book
    1 / 26 Act 3 Drama Workshops: The Jungle Book

    Your little ones can experience Mowgli’s wild jungle adventures come to life with the June holiday workshops organised by Act 3 Drama Academy.

    Set against the exciting tales of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, your little ones will learn important life lessons and moral values through storytelling and drama exercises.

    Kids aged three to four years old will enjoy Kaa’s Hunting, a five-day workshop which uses upbeat songs, dance and movement to build confidence in your little ones.

    The workshops run on various dates from June 7 to 27.

    Prices start at $40 per child.

    Find out more www.act3international.com.sg

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  • Asian Culture and Music Series: Indonesia
    2 / 26 Asian Culture and Music Series: Indonesia

    The June edition of the Asian Civilisations Museum’s Asian Culture and Music series celebrates 50 years of friendship with Indonesia.

    Enjoy the wide array of performances planned.

    Feel the rhythm of traditional Javanese percussion and be mesmerised by Wayang Sandosa, a modern form of Indonesian shadow puppetry.

    You can also jam out with your little ones to pop tunes by local and Indonesian performers at the Empress Lawn and take part in crafts and dance workshops, too.

    The Asian Culture and Music series will be held from 6pm to 9pm on June 29, from 1pm to 9pm on June 30, and from 1pm to 5pm on July 1.

    Admission is free.

    Find out more www.acm.org.sg

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  • Chengzhu Mandarin Centre
    3 / 26 Chengzhu Mandarin Centre

    Who says your little ones have to stop learning Mandarin during the holidays?

    Chengzhu Mandarin Centre has a wide array of June holiday programmes.

    Introduce your babies to a fun Mandarin world with A Wonderful Concert, which uses interesting stories, art and crafts activities and games to teach your six to 18 month-old.

    You can also improve your tween’s language skills with the Evolution of Chinese Characters workshop, where they will learn about the evolutionary history of Chinese characters and ancient typography through speech and drama activities and more.

    The workshops run from June 4 to 8, and prices start at $375 per child.

    Enjoy a 15% group discount if you register 4 or more children together.

    DBS and POSB credit card members enjoy a 10% discount, too.

    Find out more www.chengzhu.edu.sg

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  • Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers
    4 / 26 Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers

    Inspire your little ones to dream big with Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers.

    Presented by National Gallery, the festival encourages visitors to imagine and reimagine the world through experiential art and active play.

    Your little ones will love the immersive installations by artists such as Lee Wen, We Make Carpets, teamLab, Mark Justiniani and more.

    The festival runs daily from June 9 to September 9, from 10am to 7pm, at various locations around National Gallery.

    General admission applies.

    Find out more www.nationalgallery.sg

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  • DBS Marina Regatta
    5 / 26 DBS Marina Regatta

    Adrenaline junkies rejoice! In celebration of its 50th anniversary this year, DBS is extending their annual DBS Marina Regatta over two weekends.

    DBS has partnered with Under Armour to introduce Battle Bay Extreme, the most technically challenging obstacle course in Southeast Asia.

    Try your hand at tackling obstacles such as tilting hexagons, inverted walls and wire crawls – across 3 levels of difficulty.

    If you want a more relaxing weekend with your little ones, head to the DBS Creators’ Market to chill out at the communal kitchen or attend wellness activities.

    Or stroll over to the Bayfront Event Space to check out Thailand’s largest contemporary pop-up market, Artbox – back for its second and largest edition.

    The DBS Marina Regatta will be held at The Promontory@Marina Bay from May 26 to 27 May and June 2 to 3, from 10am to 10pm.

    Find out more www.dbsmarinaregatta.com

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  • Duck Duck Goose
    6 / 26 Duck Duck Goose

    The animated movie Duck Duck Goose tells the heartwarming tale of two orphaned ducklings, Chi and Chao, who get separated from their flock.

    They meet freewheeling bachelor goose Peng and the trio embark on a journey to reunite Chi and Chao with their flock.

    Duck Duck Goose is now showing in theatres.

    Find out more www.facebook.com/DuckDuckGooseMovie

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  • Esplanade: Flipside 2018
    7 / 26 Esplanade: Flipside 2018

    Take a break this school holidays and discover the arts from a refreshing angle with your little ones instead.

    The Esplanade will be transformed for Flipside 2018, which features around 200 performances and activities.

    Highlights of the 10-day festival include a sonic experience in the dark, a giant puppet coming to life and an interactive electronic music piece you and your little ones can compose.

    Flipside 2018 will be held from May 25 to June 3. Ticketed and free programmes by international and local artists are available.

    Find out more www.esplanade.com/flipside

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  • #FilterLife Weekend Festival
    8 / 26 #FilterLife Weekend Festival

    Enjoy the last weekend of the June holidays with your little ones at the Peranakan Museum’s #FilterLife festival.

    This fun two-day festival features Peranakan-inspired performances and activities, as well as gallery tours of Peranakan culture.

    You can even dress up with your little ones and take a photo at the vintage photo studio.

    The #FilterLife Weekend Festival will be held on June 23 and 24, from 1pm to 5pm. Admission is free.

    Find out more www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg

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  • Goodman Open House – Re: Imagined
    9 / 26 Goodman Open House – Re: Imagined

    Art lovers of all ages can enjoy a creative day out this school holidays.

    Goodman Open House- Re: Imagined is a family-friendly arts festival which features the eco-friendly theme of environmentally sustainable fashion.

    You and your little ones will be immersed in over 20 workshops and performances by Goodman’s resident artists and arts groups, explore open studios and tours, check out exhibitions and shop at the sustainable lifestyle market.

    Goodman Open House is held at Goodman Arts Centre on May 26, from 11am to 5pm. Admission is free.

    Find out more www.goodmanartscentre.sg

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  • Here Comes The Grump
    10 / 26 Here Comes The Grump

    Parents may remember the old animated cartoon series Here Comes The Grump.

    It featured the story of a young boy who joined forces with a princess to save her kingdom from a grumpy wizard.

    Now, a film based on that same series has been released!

    So why not take your little ones down to the cinemas to check it out this school holidays?

    Find out more www.tinyurl.com/here-comes-the-grump

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  • Julia Gabriel
    11 / 26 Julia Gabriel

    Build your little one’s confidence by enrolling him in speech and drama classes at the Julia Gabriel Centre this school holidays.

    Your tots will love the Cookalicious Food Festival.

    The workshop teaches your three to four year olds speech and drama through a rich diet of language with the use of poems, rhymes and stories.

    The programmes run from June 4 to 8, and prices start at $375 per child.

    Enjoy a 15% group discount if you register 4 or more children together.

    DBS and POSB credit card members enjoy a 10% discount, too.

    Find out more www.juliagabriel.com

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  • Jurong Bird Park
    12 / 26 Jurong Bird Park

    Jurong Bird Park promises to make the June holidays a fun time of enrichment and learning for your little ones.

    Check out the wide array of programmes planned, such as Colour Explorers, where you and your little ones can embark on a colourful journey to learn more about birds through games.

    Bonus game stations are available on the weekends, too.

    Colour Explorers will be held daily around the park from May 26 to June 24, 10am to 4pm.

    There are also plenty of other activities planned, including a display of feathers, doodle wall, puppet show, meet and greet sessions and more.

    If you sign up for a one-year membership from May 26 to June 24, you can get it for the price of a one-day full-priced ticket and enjoy a complimentary iced tea, too.

    Find out more www.wrs.com.sg/en/jurong-bird-park

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  • Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes
    13 / 26 Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes

    ArtScience Museum’s Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes exhibition is a must-visit for all superhero fans.

    Using state-of-the-art technology, this cutting-edge exhibition allows you and your tots to immerse yourselves in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from its introduction with Iron Man (2008) to its most recent release, the highly-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

    The exhibition runs from June 9 to September 30.

    Standard tickets are priced at $14 (children, students and senior citizens), $19 (adults) and $54 (Family package: two kids and two adults)

    Tickets for Singapore residents are discounted: $12 (children, students and senior citizens), $16 (adults) and $45 (Family package)

    Tickets are available at all Marina Bay Sands box offices and online.

    Find out more www.marinabaysands.com/museum

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  • NAFA Arts Festival
    14 / 26 NAFA Arts Festival

    The Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts celebrates its 80th anniversary with an Arts Festival 2018.

    The Arts Festival will culminate with another series of events on June 2 and 3, specialising in visual arts.

    Your little ones will love the wide array of art and creative workshops and outdoor screenings of short films by NAFA students.

    If you get hungry, there’s a plethora of food and beverage stalls, too.

    The NAFA Arts Festival runs from now until June 3, at 80 Bencoolen Street. Admission is free but some activities have a nominal fee.

    Find out more www.nafa.edu.sg/events/nafa-arts-festival-2018

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  • NParks Festival of Biodiversity
    15 / 26 NParks Festival of Biodiversity

    NParks’ annual Festival of Biodiversity is organised in collaboration with the Biodiversity Roundtable.

    Let your little ones celebrate Singapore’s biodiversity and learn more about conserving our natural heritage through fun games, crafts, interactive booths and exhibitions.

    The festival will be held on June 2 and 3, from 10am to 10pm, at the open space between Tampines MRT and Tampines Mall.

    Find out more www.nparks.gov.sg/festivalofbiodiversity

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  • Pesta Ubin
    16 / 26 Pesta Ubin

    Embrace Mother Nature with your little ones on the unique island of Pulau Ubin.

    In collaboration with the Friends of Ubin Network (FUN), Nparks presents Pesta Ubin, featuring a slew of exciting actitivies on Pulau Ubin over four weeks.

    Don’t miss out on Ubin Day, which will mark the end of Pesta Ubin on June 24.

    Pesta Ubin will be held at Pulau Ubin from May 26 to June 24.

    Find out more www.facebook.com/pulauubinday

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  • Peter & Blue’s Forest Adventure
    17 / 26 Peter & Blue’s Forest Adventure

    The charming, whimsical tale of Peter & Blue’s Forest Adventure is perfect for your little ones.

    Back by popular demand, Singapore Dance Theatre will be performing this hour-long children’s ballet production.

    Combining the magic of fairy-tale and delicate dancing, this production tells the story of Peter, his dog, Blue and his cat, Calico, as they embark on a magical adventure.

    There are children’s activities such as meet-the-characters and photo-taking sessions, too.

    Watch the ballet at SOTA Studio Theatre from May 31 to June 3, at 11am and 2pm. Tickets are priced at $30.

    Find out more www.singaporedancetheatre.com

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  • Phobia²: The Science of Fear!
    18 / 26 Phobia²: The Science of Fear!

    Teach your little ones to face their fears with Science Centre’s latest exhibition, Phobia²: The Science of Fear!.

    Fear comes in all forms and understanding your fears is the first step towards overcoming them.

    Phobia² promises to inspire and empower visitors over the fears that hold them back, including the fear of insects, being buried alive, public speaking, sitting for exams and the fear of missing out (FOMO).

    Science Centre Singapore  will be holding the exhibition daily at Hall B, from 10am to 6pm. General admission applies.

    Find out more www.tinyurl.com/science-centre-phobia2

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  • Sara Goes Gardening
    19 / 26 Sara Goes Gardening

    Do your little ones know how Singapore’s early immigrants lived? Sign up for Sara Goes Gardening, a walking trail in Chinatown where you will visit places of worship and old shophouses and check out interesting fruit and spice trees planted along the way.

    You’ll take a look at the old well at the foot of Ann Siang Hill, too.

    Sara Goes Gardening will be held on May 30, from 10am to 11am.

    The trail will start at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden.

    It costs $9 per child (includes $3 “Sara Goes Gardening” Workbook) and $6 per accompanying adult.

    Find out more www.nparks.gov.sg/events

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  • Show Dogs
    20 / 26 Show Dogs

    Your little dog lovers will love this film, which is set in a world where humans and sentient dogs co-exist.

    Max, a macho but lonely Rottweiler police dog, has to go undercover as a show dog in a prestigious dog show with his human partner Frank to prevent a catastrophe.

    Show Dogs is showing in theatres now.

    Find out more www.facebook.com/ShowDogsMov

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  • Straits Family Sunday: Mari Amek Gambar (Come Let’s Take A Photo)
    21 / 26 Straits Family Sunday: Mari Amek Gambar (Come Let’s Take A Photo)

    Take a family portrait with your little ones at the Mari Amek Gambar (Come Let’s Take A Photo) exhibition at the Peranakan Museum.

    Discover the stories of Jawi Peranakans as you embark on interactive character tours in the galleries. The exhibition will be held on June 3, from 1pm to 5pm. Admission is free.

    Find out more www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg

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  • Super Mommy
    22 / 26 Super Mommy

    Teach your little ones the importance of kinship, filial piety and respect through Super Mommy.

    This heartwarming and entertaining Mandarin musical makes its global debut at Resorts World Sentosa, after multiple sold-out runs in Taiwan last year.

    An eminent local cast, including Jaspers Lai, Lin You Fa, Chriz Tong and Benjamin Josiah Tan, takes on characters set in a three-generation household, who grapple with real life issues, such as the vulnerability of family ties, treatment of domestic helpers, work-life balance and dementia.

    Super Mommy runs from May 18 to June 22.

    Tickets start from $38.

    Find out more www.rwsentosa.com/supermommy

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  • The Lion King
    23 / 26 The Lion King

    Treat your whole family to a night of extraordinary performances by a talented and diverse cast from all over the world.

    Due to overwhelming demand, 3 additional weeks of shows have been added to the Singapore season of The Lion King.

    Transformed into a dazzling Broadway experience with some of the most recognisable music in the world, it’s no wonder this beloved Disney film is the world’s #1 musical.

    Catch The Lion King at the Mastercard Theatre at Marina Bay Sands from June 27 to August 26.

    Ticket prices start at $65.

    Find out more www.tinyurl.com/mbs-the-lion-king

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  • The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030
    24 / 26 The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030

    Ever wondered what’s the history behind your favourite playground?

    For the first time ever, the National Museum of Singapore and the Housing & Development Board are collaborating to present The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030, an all-encompassing exhibition about the development of Singapore’s playgrounds in the past, present and future.

    The feedback from this exhibition will guide the conceptualisation of the National Museum’s first-ever permanent playground in 2019.

    The exhibition runs from now until September 30 at Stamford Gallery.

    Admission is free.

    Find out more www.nationalmuseum.sg

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  • Walk-in Wednesday
    25 / 26 Walk-in Wednesday

    Head down to the Peranakan Museum for a mid-week break with the whole family this school holidays.

    Introduce your little ones to the nostalgic era of film photography and take part in child-friendly photography workshops.

    There will also be crafts sessions, inspired by Peranakan colours and photographic techniques.

    The event will be held on June 20, from 11am to 4pm.

    Admission is free.

    Find out more www.peranakanmuseum.org.sg

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  • White Sands Mall
    26 / 26 White Sands Mall

    Experience the ultimate space adventure at White Sands Mall’s A Starmazing Space Adventure.

    Join the mass stargazing session on June 16, which will be held at the open field beside the mall in Pasir Ris (bring your own telescopes and binoculars).

    Mini stargazing sessions will also be held on June 17 and 23, from 7pm onwards.

    There will also be space talks hosted by astronomy clubs at Pasir Ris Public Library (sited within the mall) as well as handicraft workshops.

    The activities run from May 25 to June 30.

    Find out more www.whitesands.com.sg

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