Nov school holidays 2017: Mall activities for kids

By Lynn Wee   — November 13, 2017
  • City Square Mall
    1 / 15 City Square Mall

    There’s so much to see and do at City Square Mall this school holidays!
    Snap a shot with life-sized Transformers statues and be immersed in a galaxy-like experience when the set comes to life with smoke and laser.
    There will also be a Transformers Live on Stage – featuring favourites like Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, and a Cyber Galaxy-themed Christmas carnival with classics like bumper cars, inflatable slides and obstacle courses. Spend $50 to redeem a Meet The Autobots pass, or $40 for a Cyber Galaxy activity pass.
    Don’t forget to catch the Stellar light show which will transport you into a starry universe, or bask in the festive atmosphere and feel the falling snow.

    When: Various dates and timings from Nov 17 to Dec 31, 2017
    Where: City Square Mall
    Admission: Spend $40 for a Cyber Galaxy activity pass and $50 for a Meet The Autobots pass 
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    (Photo: City Square Mall)

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  • The Clementi Mall
    2 / 15 The Clementi Mall

    Stop by The Clementi Mall and get your dose of the Yuletide spirit this holiday season.
    A wide array of Christmas carnival games such as Knock the Snowman and Santa Hat Ring Toss awaits your little one, where they can stand to win prizes like vouchers from Cafemama, LiHo and Maki-san.
    Or, if your kid loves music, let her display her passion by playing a tune or two at the larger-than-life piano. The adults can also join in the fun and have lots of fun prancing up and down the keyboard together.
    From Dec 11 to 24, she can also play and do good at the same time when she participates in the Music with a Heart event. Simply follow the tunes successfully, and the mall will donate $5 to an adopted cause.
    There will also be musical performance and mascot appearances around the mall at various weekends from Dec 16 to 24.

    When: Now to Dec 31, 2017
    Where: The Clementi Mall
    Admission: Spend $30 to redeem either an activity zone pass, or a chance at the larger-than-life piano
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  • Suntec City
    3 / 15 Suntec City

    There’s no such thing as bear-overload!
    Head over to Suntec City from Nov 17 to Dec 25 and catch the bears from Care Bears, Forever Friends and Paddington in a massive Beary parade.
    Kids wouldn’t want to miss the various grizzly live shows, either. Each has a story to tell – the Care Bears will touch on the topic of sharing, while Forever Friends will share on friendship, and Paddington will take the little ones on an adventure.
    There will also be a free meet & greet session, a Beary Tea Party – where the little ones can cuddle with their favourite furry friends – and a kids craft workshop.

    When: Various dates and timing from Nov 17 toDec 25, 2017
    Where: Suntec City
    Admission: The Beary Tea Party costs $10 per child (pre-registration required via its app), and spend $50 to redeem a workshop pass.
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  • AMK Hub
    4 / 15 AMK Hub

    Drop by AMK Hub from Nov 17 to Jan 1 next year, and let your entire family bask in the festive atmosphere.
    Kids will have lots of fun at the Jolly Jamboree carnival, where they will get to see cute decorations such as the life-sized balancing elephant and an interactive candy cane cluster. There will also be theme-park rides such as the Viking ship, Balloon wheel and Carousel.
    While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the Snow and Bubbles Wonderland show and let your little ones experience a white Christmas, or keep a look out for Santa and his sidekicks as they make a trip around the mall.

    When: Activities will take place on various dates from Nov 17, 2017 to Jan 1, 2018
    Where: AMK Hub
    Admission: A carnival entry pass costs $20
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  • Frasers Centrepoint malls
    5 / 15 Frasers Centrepoint malls

    The force is strong this school holidays. If Junior is a Star Wars fan, he wouldn’t want to miss these Star Wars themed activities, which will take place across the various Frasers Centrepoint malls.
    Kids can try their hand at flying the Millennium Falcone drone to combat the dark forces of the Galactic Empire, or, use a smartphone to help BB-8 escape the clutches of the dark force.
    There are also other fun activities such as The Last Jedi Nerf Blaster – where he can fire glow-in-the-dark darts at the First Order, and PS4 mission – which lets him experience the best-selling Star Wars HD video game.
    And, if the entire family is into Star Wars, join in the makeover adventure and dress up in your favourite character.

    When: Nov 17 to 24, 2017
    Where: Various Frasers Malls such as The Centrepoint, Causeway Point, Waterway Point and Changi City Point.
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  • The Seletar Mall
    6 / 15 The Seletar Mall

    Bring the kids to The Seletar Mall this holiday season and enjoy a line-up of performances such as the Sir Little Christmas show, Magic of Christmas, and the Enchanting Bubble show.
    Participate in the various interactive games at Sir Little and friends’ home, and stand to win fun prizes. They can also activate the giant toy capsule machine, watch it rattle down from the huge slide and win attractive prizes.
    And, if you have an adventurous tween, sign him up for the overnight camp – A Night in the Mall – where he’ll be entertained throughout the night with a myriad of activities, games and challenges. In the process, he’ll also hone cognitive skills and abilities.
    While the little ones are having fun, the adults can shop and do good at the same time. Spend $120 ($100 for active/past National Serviceman and $150 at Fairprice Finest) and donate $1 to Beyond Social Services to redeem a tote bag; donate $15 and the mall will match by donating another $15.

    When: Now to Dec 31, 2017
    Where: The Seletar Mall
    Spend $15 to participate in the games, $20 to activate the giant toy capsule machine
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  • Marina Square Shopping Mall
    7 / 15 Marina Square Shopping Mall

    Fancy meeting the characters from Tayo the Little Bus? Head to Marina Square from Nov 24 to Dec 3 and join Tayo, Rogi, Lani and Gani on an adventure as they help fulfil Lani’s wish of being a princess.
    Spend $30 to redeem a meet & greet pass with these playful vehicles.
    Plus, your little ones will also get to ride on these little character buses on weekends from Nov 25 to Dec 10. The rides to the mall are free, and pick up points are at United Square and Velocity @ Novena Square.

    When: Various dates from Nov 24 to Dec 10, 2017
    Where: Marina Square Shopping Mall
    Admission: Spend $30 to redeem a meet & greet pass
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    (Photo: Marina Square Shopping Mall)

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  • Tangs
    8 / 15 Tangs

    Mums, take your little ones to Tangs this school holidays and keep them occupied while you shop.
    Let him learn the basics of coding with the BBC Micro:bit when you register him for the Playcoding workshop, and he can create cool creations such as robots and musical instruments. Suitable for kids aged seven years old and up.
    Or, if you have a musically inclined kid in tow, sign her up for the Ukulele workshop and let her learn about strumming and rhythm. She will also be able to play popular carols like Jingle Bells and We Wish you a Merry Christmas at the end of the one-hour workshop. Suitable for six years old and up; kids below six have to be accompanied by an adult.

    When: The Playcoding workshop will take place on Nov 18 while the Ukulele workshop will be on Dec 16, 2017
    Where: Tangs
    Admission: Each workshop costs $30 per person.
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  • J8 and Sembawang Shopping Centre
    9 / 15 J8 and Sembawang Shopping Centre

    Realise your little one’s dream of a wintry Chrsitmas when you take him to J8 from Nov 21 to Dec 3, and Sembawang Shopping Centre from Dec 4 to 10 this school holidays.
    A host of activities awaits your little ones at the Santa’s Snowy Mountain.
    Kids aged five years old and up will have so much fun doing down the slide and into a ball pit of goodies, or they can try the VR cinema and join Santa on his rollercoaster sleigh ride.
    Tweens 12 years old and up will be in for an exciting time at the VR simulator where they can challenge themselves in the ski simulator and stand to win prizes.

    When: Nov 21 to Dec 3, and Dec 4 to 10, 2017
    Where: J8 and Sembawang Shopping Centre
    Admission: Spend $30 to redeem a VR simulator pass, and $50 to dive down the slide
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  • Plaza Singapura
    10 / 15 Plaza Singapura

    Fans of Robocar Poli will be delighted to know that the cast of the popular South Korean animated series will be heading to Plaza Singapura from Nov 24 to Dec 10.
    Adventure with the stars – Poli, Roy, Helly and Amber – as they go on a story escapade around the world through song and dance.
    They will also be celebrating the season with Christmas classics such as Jingle Bells and We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
    Besides watching the stage show, kids can join daily workshops to craft their very own Robocar Poli badges, or join in the fun at tea party sessions and get up close and personal with the cast.

    When: Various dates and timings from Nov 24 to Dec 10, 2017
    Plaza Singapura
    Spend $30 to redeem a Meet & Greet photo pass for a family of four, or $80 for a tea party pass.
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  • Ikea
    11 / 15 Ikea

    Take your kids down for an afternoon of fun at Ikea on Nov 25 and 26.
    At its Let’s Play carnival, your little ones will have a great time at the various game stations, which includes the Jungle Ring Toss, Rainforest finger-painting, GIF photobooth and more.
    Don’t forget to get a Play card (each parent-child pair is entitled to one card) and be rewarded with stamps when you play the games.
    Collect 6 stamps to exchange for an ice cream and hot dog set, or 12 stamps for an ice cream and hot dog set and a special Play kit.
    There will also be other activities such as storytelling and balloon sculpting.

    When: Nov 25 to 26, 2017, from 11am to 5pm daily
    Where: Ikea Tampines and Ikea Alexandra
    Admission: Free
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  • Bukit Panjang Plaza and Lot One Shoppers Mall
    12 / 15 Bukit Panjang Plaza and Lot One Shoppers Mall

    If your little one adores Dora the Explorer, she won’t want to miss its Christmas-themed live show at Bukit Panjang Plaza from Dec 5 to 10 and Lot One Shoppers’ Mall from Dec 12 to 17.
    Help the popular characters – Dora, Boots, Diego and Santa – as they celebrate friendship in this festive season, and get a chance to take a photo with them, too.
    They can also join in various activities such as the Dora and Friends workshop, and tea party.

    When: Dec 5 to 10, and Dec 12 to 17, 2017
    Where: Bukit Panjang Plaza and Lot One Shoppers Mall
    Admission: The Meet & Greet, workshop and tea party passes are redeemable each with a minimum spend of $30 in a maximum of three receipts.
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  • Raffles City
    13 / 15 Raffles City

    If your little one is a fan of the American animated television series, you’ll want to take him to Raffles City this December.
    Kids can sing and dance along to the beat of the Spongebob Gold live stage show as they celebrate Christmas with the well-loved character and his friends.
    There will also be a Meet & Greet session: based on a first-come, first-served basis, a Gold Tea Party and Gold Craft workshop, where they can bag home their very own personalised Spongebob Gold Christmas ornament.

    When: Now till Dec 17, 2017
    Where: Raffles City
    Admission: Spend $30 to redeem a pass for the tea party or craft workshop
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  • Bedok Mall and Tampines Mall
    14 / 15 Bedok Mall and Tampines Mall

    Rock and roll with Alvin and the Chipmunks when they head to the malls this school holidays.
    Get up close and personal with the popular trio – Alvin, Simon and Theodore, as they present their chart-topping songs in this glam rock show. Expect lots of humour, music and fun choreography.
    Don’t forget to sign up for the Alvinnn!!! and the Chipmunks workshop, too, where your little ones can customise their very own photo frame. For ages five to 12 years old, and limited to the first 25 kids.
    The stars will stop by Bedok Mall from Dec 6 to 12, and Tampines Mall from Dec 14 to 19.

    When: Dec 6 to 12, and Dec 14 to 19, 2017
    Bedok Mall and Tampines Mall 
    Spend $30 in a single receipt to redeem either a Meet & Greet or workshop pass.
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  • ION Orchard
    15 / 15 ION Orchard

    Hop on the ION Orchard Express steam train – which boasts English carriage seats, smoke from the train’s chimney alongside whimsical sound effects – this holiday season, and go on a journey to explore the various cities and continents.
    The immersive experience features forests, valleys, snow-capped, and is created in collaboration with Dick Lee and his creative team.
    Parents will also want to whip out your camera and snap an Insta-worthy shot of your little one at ION2 (the train station), which will be decked out in Christmas trees, hot air balloons, glittery presents and decorative lights.
    The interactive train installation is on level 4 of the shopping mall, and will be there until Jan 1, 2018.

    When: Now until Jan 1, 2018
    Where: ION Orchard
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