Kid-friendly things to do in Singapore: March 2018

By Felicia Wong   — February 28, 2018
  • Disney On Ice: Everyone’s Story
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    It’s going to be an epic show as Disney On Ice celebrates its 25th anniversary! Catch more than 50 unforgettable Disney stars and enjoy a sing-along score of melodious masterpieces and stunning choreography.

    Produced by Feld Entertainment, this spectacular two-hour production combines the incredible talents of world-class ice skaters with heartwarming Disney stories, including Zootopia, Frozen, Finding Dory and The Lion King.

    When: March 14 to 18, various show times
    Where: Singapore Indoor Stadium
    Admission: Tickets are from $25 to $120
    Find out more here

     

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  • UP Fest 2018
    2 / 39 UP Fest 2018

    UP Fest 2018 is Singapore’s first upcycling family festival and aims to introduce the concept of upcycling to the public.

    If you’re unfamiliar with upcycling, it refers to the process of reusing discarded materials to create an product of higher quality or value.

    Take part in free upcycling workshops for the family. The hands-on activities focus on the 4 themes of upcycling – food waste, craft, textile and wood. Have a go at knitting your own upcycled bracelet from old t-shirts and denailing wooden pallets with professional crasftsmen.

    There will also be performances from Cairnhill’s Kid Ballet and Hip-Hop dance crew, as well as the SCGS choir and more.

    Related: Best playgrounds in Singapore: Parents’ guide to fun and safety at Admiralty Park

    And what’s a carnival without games? Your little ones will have a blast playing in the giant ball pit, jumping on the bouncy castle and posing in the photo-booth.

    You can also enjoy free refreshments from the snack bar and coffee from Bettr Baristas. In the spirit of zero-waste, plastic disposables will not be provided so bring your own reusable cutlery!

    UP Fest will be giving out 600 upcycling starter kits so don’t miss out on this environmentally-friendly festival.

    When: March 3, 2018, from 3pm to 7pm
    Where: Cairnhill Community Club
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.upandawaysg.com/articles/up-fest-2018

     

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  • Science Centre Singapore
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    Science Centre Singapore has a wide array of fun activities planned for your little ones during the month of March. There’s something for everyone as the programmes are all targeted at different age groups.

    Your tots can embark on a learning journey to explore more about cars, boats and airplanes at ToTally Science – Travelling Tots, Singapore’s first-ever science programme aimed at toddlers. The activity provides the opportunity for 2 to 3 year olds to learn about science through play.

    Related: Parent’s guide to the new Airzone playground at City Square Mall

    Meanwhile, your older kids can check out the onground activities during the March school holidays, from March 12 to 16, 2018. The exciting line-up of programmes includes Ocean Buddies, where your little ones will learn about marine life conservation through hands-on activities.

    ToTally Sciences – Travelling Tots and the onground activities are both held at KidsSTOP at Science Centre Singapore. ToTally Science is held at The Party Room.

    When: ToTally Science – March 3, 2018, from 10.30am to 11.30am; Onground Activities – March 12 to 16, 2018, various timings
    Where: KidsSTOP, Science Centre Singapore
    Admission: ToTally Science – $50 per caregiver and child pair; Onground Activities – $5 per activity, $12 for 3 activities
    Find out more: www.science.edu.sg

     

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  • Straits Family Sunday: Jemput Makan Ramay Ramay (Come let’s all eat together)
    4 / 39 Straits Family Sunday: Jemput Makan Ramay Ramay (Come let’s all eat together)

    Head down to the Jemput Makan Ramay Ramay (Come let’s all eat together) exhibition at the Peranakan Museum with your little ones.

    Discover the kampong spirit through character tours and experience a traditional Peranakan kitchen and dining area. You can even make a piece of Nonya ware, inspired by the colourful pieces on display.

    When: March 4, from 1pm to 5pm
    Where: Peranakan Museum
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: peranakanmuseum.org.sg

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  • Sentosa’s Fun-tastic Fortune
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    Fans of Charlie Brown’s pet beagle will be excited to know that Snoopy will be visiting Singapore from now until March 4 this year.

    Walk down the Sentosa Boardwalk though to Beach Plaza and you’ll be greeted by photo-worthy installations of the star at various locations.

    Taking centrestage are two giant Snoopy sculptures – which measure 4m and 3m in height – and you can find them at the Sentosa Boardwalk and Merlion Plaza respectively. You won’t want to miss out on the meet and greet sessions, either.

    While you’re there, don’t forget to participate in the various festive activities such as penning your hopes at the Wishing Trees and trying your hand at composing a Chinese New Year tune.

    When: Now till March 4, 2018 
    Where: 
    Sentosa Boardwalk, Beach Plaza and Merlion Plaza Bridge 
    Find out more: 
    www.sentosa.com.sg

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  • Stitches of Love – Hidden Blessings in Children’s Clothing and Accessories
    6 / 39 Stitches of Love – Hidden Blessings in Children’s Clothing and Accessories

    Teach your kids to be grateful for the little things in life at the Stitches of Love – Hidden Blessings in Children’s Clothing and Accessories exhibition.

    Featuring close to 100 clothing and accessories from the late Qing to early Republican period, kids will learn how these adornments were bearers of hope and blessings for the young wearers back in the ancient Chinese culture.

    Some even believed it protected them from misfortune and disaster.

    When: Now till March 4, 2018
    Where: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
    Admission: Free for Singaporeans and permanent residents
    Find out more: Visit sysnmh.org.sg or call 6256 7377 for more information.

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  • Early Man
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    Tired from running around to different activities during the school holidays? Take a break and catch a movie with your family instead.

    Meet the ancestors of Shaun the Sheep, Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit in Early Man. This animated comedy movie tells the story of Dug (voiced by Eddie Redmayne), an inept caveman who sets off to unite his tribe and lead them to victory against a might enemy.

    When: In theatres March 8, 2018
    Find out more: www.earlymanmovie.com

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  • Shell Make the Future Singapore
    8 / 39 Shell Make the Future Singapore

    Shell Make the Future Singapore is a festival that celebrates bright ideas and innovation in Asia. It boasts educational entertainment, stage shows, virtual reality experiences, interactive games and more.

    You little ones will have a blast on the kinetic dancefloor and racing saltwater cars. Don’t miss the Shell Eco-marathon Asia, too. Watch as 100 student teams pit their self-designed and manufactured cars against each other in an energy-efficient race.

    There will also be live performances by local artistes, including Gentle Bones, Charlie Lim and Jasmine Sokko.

    When: March 8 to 11, 2018, from 9am to 7pm (March 8), 9am to 5pm (March 9), 10am to 7pm (March 10 & 11)
    Where: Changi Exhibition Centre
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: sg.makethefuture.shell

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  • Arts In Your Neighbourhood
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    The bi-annual Arts In Your Neighbourhood (AYN) is back from March 8 to 25, 2018. Featuring almost 50 activities at 16 locations islandwide, take this chance to experience the arts with your little ones. Enjoy a range of enriching programmes right at your doorstep, including interactive music, song, theatre, dance and visual arts.

    AYN focuses on a different neighbourhood each time and this March, the focus is on Ang Mo Kio  –more than a third of all activities are inspired by its heritage.

    Look forward to engaging programmes like Nadine & The Enchanting Pots, an immersive and interactive children’s theatre set in a kampong, and Tell Me An (Ang Mo Kio) Story, a community photo project about Ang Mo Kio’s unique sights and sounds.

    When: March 8 to 25, 2018
    Where: Various locations and timings
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: artsforall.sg

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  • Treasures of the Zoo
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    The ‘Fantasy Zoo’ balloon exhibition is back for the eighth year! 38 balloon artists from nine countries will come together to transform the Marina Square atrium into a zoo. Head down to Marina Square from March 9 to 18, 2018 with your kids to check out the adorable balloon animals from 11am to 10pm.

    Your little ones will want to learn how to sculpt their own balloon animals from a professional balloon artist? Check out the balloon sculpting workshops for 3 to 12 year olds that are held on March 10, 11, 17 and 18, 2018 from 1.30pm to 3pm and 4pm to 5.30pm. Each session is limited to 15 children and costs $15 per child.

    There are also balloon crafts and colouring sessions where your little ones can look forward to a wide array of DIY zoo-themed crafts and colouring activities. The sessions are held on March 9 and 12 to 16, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm.

    When: March 9 to 18, 2018, from 11am to 10pm
    Where: Marina Square, Central Atrium
    Admission: Free entry; additional $15 per child for balloon sculpting workshop
    Find out more: www.marinasquare.com.sg

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  • Sports Hub Community Play Day
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    Sports Hub Community Play Day presents the Water Festival, an event that promises a splashing good time for the whole family.

    Look forward to a wide range of water-related activities that encourage active and healthy lifestyles through family-friendly sports, fitness workouts, children’s activities and more.

    Your little ones will love the water playground. It features water theme rides and games, such as the Water Drum, Trackless Train and Bouncy Pirate Ship.

    The water playground is located at the heart of OCBC Square and the games and rides there are chargeable.

    When: March 10 and 11, 2018
    Where: OCBC Square, Water Sports Centre, Splash-N-Surf
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.sportshub.com.sg/CommunityPlayDay

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  • Singapore Festival of Fun
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    The Singapore Festival of Fun returns to Clarke Quay for its second year with a bigger lineup of events.

    Join the Nickelodeon Fiesta, which celebrates Singaporeans’ love of food with Nickelodeon characters. There are nine food-themed game booths, where you stand a chance to win limited edition collectibles.

    Don’t miss the photo opportunities with Spongebob Squarepants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. There’s even a ‘Nickelodeon Trail’ where your kids can discover the heritage behind their favourite local dishes.

    At the Clarke Quay Streetfest watch street performers from London’s Covent Garden, who will be here for the first time.Your little ones will be mesmerised by the showcase of acrobatics, escapology and daredevil acts.

    When: March 10 to 11 (Nickelodeon Fiesta) and March 13 to 18 (Streetfest)
    Where: Fountain Square, Clarke Quay
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.festivaloffun.sg

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  • Superhero We Festival
    13 / 39 Superhero We Festival

    Superhero Me, a ground-up inclusive arts movement, celebrates children of all abilities this month with an exciting arts festival! Check out the Superhero We Festival at the Enabling Village from March 10 to 17, 2018.

    From 11am to 6pm daily, there will be a wide range of inclusive activities to empower your little ones. Look forward to workshops for storytelling, dance, craft and music. The Festival space will also house free play areas, like a wheelchair-accessible obstacle course and a tunnel of tents featuring interactive children stories.

    Don’t miss this amazing festival and its engaging line-up of activities for your little ones.

    When: March 10 to 17, 2018, from 11am to 6pm
    Where: Enabling Village, Ability Hub
    Admission: Free; additional charges apply for some programmes
    Find out more: superherowe2018.peatix.com

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  • FunFest with We Bare Bears
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    Why not start the March holidays on a high with The State of Fun? Sentosa presents FunFest with We Bare Bears at Palawan Beach from March 10 to 18, 2018. Look forward to free entry into Sentosa to experience an exciting line-up of activities with your little ones.

    Palawan Beach will be transformed into Singapore’s largest inflatables playground by the beach, featuring the adorable characters from Cartoon Network’s beloved show We Bare Bears.

    Your little ones will be thrilled to navigate through the plethora of bouncy castles, inflatable slides, traversing walls and obstacle courses in the mega playground.

    For the very first time in Singapore, get up close and personal with over 300 We Bare Bears inflatables. There will also be a 50-feet tall inflatable of the famous three-layer ‘Bear Stack’, too. Look out for the various We Bare Bears photo points across the island and snap a picture of your little ones and their favourite cartoon bears.

    FunFest visitors must weigh less than 100kg and be at least 90cm tall. Children below 1.2m must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adult supervision is advised.

    When: March 10 to 18, 2018, from 10am to 6pm daily
    Where: Palawan Beach, Sentosa
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.sentosa.com.sg/megafun

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  • District Design Dialogue Holland Village
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    Making its debut at Singapore Design Week 2018, District Design Dialogue Holland Village (DDDHV) features the design takeover of 10 empty terrace houses at Chip Gee Gardens.

    Collaborating with more than 50 local creatives and businesses, these 10 houses will be filled with art installations, design, activities and workshops across many categories, such as fashion, food and lifestyle.

    Your little ones will love The Playground, a house dedicated to nurturing young and curious minds through experiential play and design. The house features interactive installations and workshops to engage children in learning through play. Look forward to attractions such as the string maze, rainbow room and robot petting zoo.

    When: March 10 to 18, 2018, from 10am to 8pm daily
    Where: Chip Bee Gardens, Holland Village
    Find out more: www.DDD.sg

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  • Our Home, Their Home
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    The Seletar Mall is partnering up with NParks to raise awareness about the importance of marine conservation. From March 10 to 18, 2018, the campaign “Our Home, Their Home” will offer a series of green activities for you and your little ones.

    Shoppers can look forward to learning more about marine conservation through an experiential exhibition, interesting workshops, education talks, as well as a recycled art competition and more.

    Take part in the lucky draw, too. Spend a minimum of $80 to redeem a lucky draw chance and stand to win prizes worth up to $1,680.

    When: March 10 to 18, 2018
    Where: The Seletar Mall
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.theseletarmall.com/promotions/10-mar-2018-our-home-their-home

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  • A Learning Adventure @ OTH
    17 / 39 A Learning Adventure @ OTH

    Check out the almost 20 programmes at Our Tampines Hub’s  A Learning Adventure @ OTH.

    There’s the Bouncy Challenge, an obstacle course test where only one kid will stand a chance to win $500 and emerge victorious as the “OTH Fastest Kid”.

    There will also be fringe programmes and workshops at Central Plaza from 6.30pm to 8.30pm daily and additional programmes from 12pm to 2pm on weekends.

    Indulge in free snacks, such as popcorn, candy floss and slushies, too.

    On top of that, Our Tampines Hub and Wildlife Reserves Singapore have partnered up to introduce the brand new Mandai Tampines Express. Travel between Our Tampines Hub and the Singapore Zoo for only $3 per adult and $1 per child aged 3 to 12 years old. Your little ones below the age of 3 get to ride for free. Zoo admission charges apply.

    When: March 12 to 18, 2018
    Where: Our Tampines Hub
    Admission: Free; additional charges apply for some programmes
    Find out more: www.ourtampineshub.sg

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  • Act 3 Drama Academy March Holiday Workshops
    18 / 39 Act 3 Drama Academy March Holiday Workshops

    Encourage your little ones to develop their creativity and empathy through drama. Act 3 Drama Academy’s March holiday workshops intertwine storytelling with drama activities and exercises.

    There are one-session and five-day workshops to suit different schedules. The workshops cater to specific age groups to help their mental and physical development, and culminate in a performance for family members (kids aged 3 and up).

    When: March 12 – 25 (various dates, times and fees)
    Where: Act 3 Drama Academy
    Find out more: www.act3international.com.sg

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  • Books Ahoy! Book Fair
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    Meet your little one’s favourite patchwork elephant Elmer at the Books Ahoy! Book Fair at Forum The Shopping Mall. From March 12 to 25, 2018, look forward to special promotions, a hoard of amazing new books and more!

    Your little ones will love the DIY Craft Station where they can make Elmer ears and masks. Get a free Elmer activity kit when you buy 2 or more Elmer books.

    Don’t miss out on StoryTime Ahoy!, too. Sign your kids up for a fun session of reading, crafts, singing and playing. StoryTime Ahoy! Is suitable for children aged 4 to 6 years old.

    When: March 12 to 25, 2018, from 10am to 7pm daily
    Where: Forum The Shopping Mall, Basement 1 Atrium
    Admission: Free; additional $10 per child for StoryTime Ahoy!
    Find out more: www.facebook.com/hellobooksahoy

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  • NParks Nature Keeper Camp
    20 / 39 NParks Nature Keeper Camp

    The Nature Keeper Camp, a collaboration between National Parks Board and Mitsubishi Corporation, is designed to develop children’s appreciation for nature and Singapore’s natural heritage.

    Suitable for 7 to 11 year-olds, the camp features nature walks, nature-themed games and hands-on activities in a forest environment to create opportunities for learning through fun and play.

    Registration ends on March 6, 2018 or when full.

    When: March 13 and 16, 2018, from 9am to 5pm
    Where: Seminar/Meeting room, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
    Admission: $25 per child (inclusive of halal lunch, afternoon tea-break and all craft materials)
    Find out more: www.nparks.gov.sg/events

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  • Coding Lab March Holiday Camp
    21 / 39 Coding Lab March Holiday Camp

    Want your little ones to pick up a new skill during the March holidays? Check out Coding Lab’s March holiday camp on March 15 and 16, 2018.

    The camp is aimed at 4- to 6-year-olds. They will be exposed to the basic concepts of coding through two unique three-hour classes.

    The first class is Stories X Coding: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, where children will dramatise their favourite scenes from the famous storybook and learn how to code a digital animated story.

    The second class is Train Adventures with Code. Hop onto this special train, which will take you on different adventures to the beach, mountains and more. Your little ones will be guided by the “Train Conductor” to code different actions of the train.

    When: March 15 and 16, 2018, from 2pm to 5pm
    Where: Coding Lab, Trehaus, Orchard
    Admission: $85 per workshop; $160 for both workshops
    Find out more: www.codinglab.com.sg

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  • Boutique Fairs
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    Indulge in some retail therapy this March at the Boutique Fairs, a bi-annual shopping event at the F1 Pit Building.

    Check out the curated mix of over 200 independent vendors carrying everything from fashion to home decor. There will also be fringe activities and workshops for the whole family at this three-day shopping extravaganza.

    You need to make a trip down if you’re looking to spice up your little one’s wardrobe. There are many kids fashions brands available at the fair, such as Mokksies, Hunter + Boo, Coq En Pate and more!

    When: March 16 to 18, 2018, from 9am to 8pm (March 16) and 10am to 6pm (March 17 & 18)
    Where: The F1 Pit Building, Levels 2 & 3
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: boutiquefairs.com.sg

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  • SmartKids Asia
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    SmartKids Asia, the largest educational event in the region is back at Singapore Expo – here’s why you need to take your little ones there.

    Held over three days, your kids will be able to take part in fun, hands-on and interactive activities. SmartKids Asia is not just for parents and children, it’s also great for caregivers, educators and anyone who works with young learners (2 to 12 years old).

    When: March 16 to 18, 2018, from 10am to 9pm (March 16 & 17) and 10am to 8pm (March 18)
    Where: Singapore Expo, Hall 6
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.smartkidsasia.com

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  • Earth Hour
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    Earth Hour is back, this time with more environment-themed family fun activities, such as the Great Panda Quest.

    Spot the iconic WWF Pandas around Marina Bay and learn more about wildlife, forests and oceans.

    Don’t miss the Earth Hour Marketplace, either.

    It’ll be held at the open area near The Float @ Marina Bay.

    When: March 16 to 25 (Great Panda Quest) and March 23 to 25 (Marketplace)
    Where: Marina Bay
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: pand.as/EarthHour

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  • Circus! Science Under the Big Top exhibition
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    Going to the circus is always a magical experience, but did you know that there’s a lot of science behind those breathtaking performances?

    Take Junior to the Circus! Science Under the Big Top exhibition and let him discover its secrets.

    Go behind the scenes and explore close to 20 circus performances – from learning the science of sword-swallowing to understanding how contortionists squeeze their bodies to fit into small spaces.

    There will be Carnival Games available at the exhibition from March 10 to 18, 2018. With every Circus! ticket purchased, visitors are entitled to 3 free tries at any of the following games – High Striker, Ring Toss, Connect 4 and NERF Target Practice.

    When: Now till March 18, 2018, from 10am to 6pm daily
    Where: Science Centre
    Admission: $15 per child (for ages three to 12) and $20 per adult. There’s also a family bundle at $64, which admits two adults and two kids.
    Find out more: www.science.edu.sg

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  • Witness to War: Remembering 1942 exhibition
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    It’s a gripping exhibition about Singapore’s history – and it’s not just for adults.

    Witness to War: Remembering 1942 has various interactive activities, such as exploring a makeshift air-raid shelter, and a dedicated family activity space, A Child’s Perspective, to help young ones understand the complex topic of war better.

    Plan your visit to coincide with the free storytelling sessions – which take place on various dates from now to Feb 3 2018, and let the storytellers take your little ones through the exhibition with engaging war stories.

    Registration is required.

    When: Now till March 25, 2018
    Where: National Museum of Singapore
    Admission: Free for Singapore citizens and permanent residents
    Find out more: www.nationalmuseum.sg

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  • Asian Culture Music Series – Vietnam
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    Enjoy traditional Vietnamese music, dance and drama at the Asian Civilisations Museum, too.

    The Asian Culture Music Series presents performances, workshops and concerts that celebrates Vietnam’s culture.

    Your little ones will be mesmerised by traditional Vietnamese performances, including water puppetry and the Dan Da, a Vietnamese lithophone.

    After checking out the special workshops, you can chill out with your loved ones at the Empress Lawn to the fusion pop tunes by an upcoming Vietnamese band.

    When: March 30, from 7pm to 9pm; and March 31, from 1pm to 8pm
    Where: Asian Civilisations Museum (March 30 & 31), Empress Lawn (March 31)
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.acm.org.sg

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  • Pho-nomenal Vietnam
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    Make a visit to the Asian Civilisations Museum to discover the land of pho (rice noodles in beef soup) and non la (conical hats).

    Watch Vietnamese folk stories come to life and enjoy traditional performances.

    Bring home a piece of Vietnamese art after a hands-on craft activity your little ones will love.

    When: March 31, from 1pm to 5pm
    Where: Asian Civilisations Museum
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.acm.org.sg

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  • Prudential Marina Bay Carnival
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    It’s billed as Singapore’s biggest carnival, and it doesn’t disappoint.

    The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival occupies a space larger than three football fields, and features 22 rides and attractions, as well as 29 game booths.

    One of the most Instagrammable attractions is the Star Flyer, a carousel ride that takes you 35m high and gives a 360-degree view of the Marina Bay skyline.

    Kids have to be at least 1.2m to go on it, but there are many other rides and games to keep the preschoolers very happy!

    Don’t worry about going hungry here. There are more than 20 food options, including burgers, pasta, satay and desserts.

    Where: Promontory and Bayfront Event Space
    When: Now till April 1, 2018, from 4pm to 11pm daily, except for New Year’s Eve, when it is open from 3pm to 2am.
    Admission: Free, but there are charges for the rides and game booths which range from $4 to $14.
    Find out more: www.marinabaycarnival.sg

    Read our full review here.

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  • Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay 2018
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    The largest inflatable playground in Singapore is back! Art-Zoo introduces a brand new line-up of larger-than-life inflatable characters at i Light Marina Bay 2018.

    Your little ones will be ecstatic to embark on a colourful journey to meet characters they might have seen around Singapore, as well as magical creatures from their imagination.

    When: March 9 to April 1, 2018, from 5pm to 10pm (Mondays to Fridays) and 3pm to 10pm (weekends and school holidays); last entry at 9.30pm
    Where: The Float @ Marina Bay
    Admission: $18 (Free admission for children under 24 months with each full paying ticket)
    Find out more: artzooworld.com

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  • KouKou Festival
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    Have you heard of Dreamworks KouKou, Dreamworks’ iconic animated characters in adorable dumpling-shaped form?

    Check out the world’s first KouKou festival. Highlights include a bento workshop with food stylist Little Miss Bento and a drone obstacle challenge.

    Your little ones can meet their favourite Dreamworks characters, too. There will be meet and greet sessions from March 24 to April 1, 2018, featuring beloved characters like Po from Kung Fu Panda and Skipper from Madagascar.

    Meet and Greet sessions
    The Star Vista (March 24): 6.30pm – 7.20pm and 8pm -8.50pm
    Lot One (March 25): 12pm -12.40pm and 5pm – 5.40pm
    IMM (April 1): 1pm and 2.30pm
    Westgate (April 1): 4pm and 5.30pm
    JCube (April 1): 7pm and 7.45pm

    When: March 24 to April 1, 2018
    Where: various CapitaLand malls
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.tinyurl.com/capitaland-koukou-festival

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  • Shimmer & Shine
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    Indulge your little ones in a Zahramazing celebration with Nickelodeon’s Shimmer & Shine this March holidays. From March 9 to April 8, 2018, City Square Mall presents an exciting line-up of activities filled with magic and friendship, such as a live show, party and more.

    Your little genies-in-training will love the first ever Glitter Party. They will get to enjoy sweet treats and fun games with Shimmer & Shine. All you need to do is redeem a party pass for children aged 3 to 12 years old with a minimum spend of $80. Party passes are limited to the first 100 shoppers per session.

    Get to ready to sing and dance along with Shimmer & Shine in a live musical show. You can even get your little ones a photograph with their favourite twin genies with a meet-and-greet pass. Redeem the pass one hour prior to the show with a minimum spend of $50. Meet-and-greet passes are limited to the first 50 shoppers per session.

    When: March 9 to April 8, 2018
    Where: City Square Mall
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.citysquaremall.com.sg

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  • Peter Rabbit at Jurong Bird Park
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    Hop into the magical world of Peter Rabbit at Jurong Bird Park this Easter. Head to the Birdz of Play area, where Peter Rabbit’s vegetable garden will be recreated, featuring 2D and 3D figurines of the bunny and his pals.

    Embark on an Easter egg hunt with your little ones and stand to win prizes, including an annual membership package. You can also admire 10 1m-tall giant Easter eggs, hand-painted by students of Pathlight School, and try out the egg-citing craft activities.

    Indulge in Easter-themed treats, like mini bunny baos, scotch eggs and hot cross buns at Jurong Bird Park’s F&B outlets, too.

    When: March 24 to April 15, 2018
    Where: Jurong Bird Park
    Admission: Included with Jurong Bird Park admission
    Find out more: www.birdpark.com.sg/peter-rabbit

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  • TrollsTopia
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    With two all-new musical shows, a glitter-filled dance party and immersive virtual reality games, you’ll really feel like you’re stepping into the colourful world of Dreamworks Animation’s film Trolls. Make your way down to TrollsTopia at Universal Studios Singapore from March 9 to April 29 for an amazing day out with your little ones.

    When: March 9 to April 29, 2018
    Where: Universal Studios Singapore
    Admission: Included with USS admission; additional charges may apply
    Find out more: www.rwsentosa.com/march-holidays

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  • Treasures of the Natural World
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    If you’ve always wanted to visit London’s Natural History museum, you won’t want to miss the Artscience museum’s latest exhibition from the famed British institution – Treasures of the Natural World.

    It boasts over 200 artefacts and specimens, and families can expect a voyage of discovery from the 18th century, through to the present day.

    There are also various interactive elements incorporated in all five themed galleries, such as the multi-sensory cabinet, and craft activities, where kids can have lots of fun while discovering objects of the natural world.

    When: Now till Apr 29, 2018
    Where: Artscience Museum
    Admission: Tickets start from $9.60 (for kids age two to 12 years old) and $13.60 per adult
    Find out more:www.marinabaysands.com/museum/treasures.html

    Read our full review here.

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  • Sesame Street at Changi Airport
    36 / 39 Sesame Street at Changi Airport

    Your little ones can look out for their favourite Sesame Street characters, such as Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Big Bird, at Changi Airport from now until May 1, 2018.

    There are many amazing activities planned, from a pop-up exhibition about the beloved TV series to a 30m-long inflatable playground. You can also take selfies with Big Bird at his nest and try your hand at the larger-than-life Gachapon machines. Redeem a Passport to Fun for your kids, too!

    When: Now until May 1, 2018
    Where: Changi Airport
    Admission: Free
    Find out more: www.changiairport.com/en/airport-experience/whats-happening/sesamestreet.html

    Read our full review here.

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  • National Geographic’s Ocean Wonders
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    Make a splash at the S.E.A. Aquarium and discover more about marine life at National Geographic’s Ocean Wonders from March 10 to May 20, 2018.

    Highlights include Ocean Record Breakers, an exhibition which features record-breaking marine animals, such as the largest, fastest and heaviest, and Marine Photography Adventure, where your little ones will learn how to snap like a pro and take part in a photography competition.

    And don’t miss out on the National Geographic Ocean Exploration Children’s Workshop, which teaches your kids how to be a great marine explorer. The full-day workshop is ideal for children aged 7 to 12 years old.

    When: March 10 to May 20, 2018
    Where: S.E.A. Aquarium
    Admission: Included in S.E.A. Aquarium admission; additional charges apply for children’s workshop
    Find out more: www.rwsentosa.com/oceanwonders

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  • Malay Heritage Centre
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    Let your kids learn about the history of the Bugis – a sub-ethnic group of the Malays in Singapore when you take them to the Malay Heritage Centre’s latest exhibition, Sirri na Pesse: Navigating Bugis Identities in Singapore.

    Junior can go on Kampong Gelam Tales: A Dramatised Tour and learn more about the lives of several historical figures, or pick up an activity kit from and discover more about the stories behind the Bugis, their family heirloom and treasures.

    After touring the exhibition, don’t forget to drop by the Bugis-ship themed installation by Playeum and hang your thoughts on the “ship”.

    When: Now till June 24, 2018
    Where: Malay Heritage Centre
    Find out more: malayheritage.org.sg

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  • Madame Tussauds Singapore
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    Madame Tussauds Singapore now boasts a Marvel-ous addition.

    Besides taking wefies with the dignitaries and celebrities – their wax figures, that is – you and your kids can also meet Iron Man, Spider-Man and Captain America in the new Marvel section.

    End your visit with a 10-minute animated film in the Marvel 4D cinema.

    It’s said to be Asia’s first and features elements such as seat vibration, water sprays and wind as you watch the superheroes battle the villains.

    You’ll get a glimpse of Gardens By The Bay and the Singapore Flyer in the show, too.

    When: Daily, from 10am till closing
    Where: Madam Tussauds Singapore, 40 Imbiah Road, Sentosa
    Admission: There’s no extra charge for this new experience. Tickets start from $18 per kid (ages three to 12) and $28 per adult when purchased online.
    Find out more: www.madametussauds.com/singapore

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