Posted on June 02 2022
Time to let your hair down and plan a month-long of play with the family!
The June holidays are upon us! If you’re staying put and not travelling anywhere, we’ve got a whole load of creative ideas for the whole family to bond and spend a meaningful, fun, and educational time together. From events to outdoor adventures or indoor fun as well as do-it-yourself activities, we’ve got you sorted right here. Here’s to engaging the kiddos and little ones!
Children’s Festival at the Gardens is back and this time around, it has partnered with Kiztopia to feature eight specially-designed giant inflatable installations, measuring up to 12.5 metres tall. Join Bell the Bear in welcoming Kiztopia Friends who have returned from their travels around the world and discover the wonderful memories they have to share. Embark on a fun learning journey with your complimentary activity booklet and get to bring home an exclusive sticker sheet! For the little ones who are looking to have some fun under the sun, join us at Tiger's Sports Arena featuring various sports carnival games such as basketball, ring toss, baseball and more! Score and accumulate stamps to redeem an exclusive goodie bag filled with yummy treats and attractive Kiztopia merchandise! Don’t forget to check out Happy's Craft World to complete your experience too!
Admission is free. Fees apply for Tiger’s Sports Arena and Happy’s Craft World. Purchase bundle deals for the family here.
When: 28 May to 19 June 2022
Where: Gardens By The Bay, Supertree Grove, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953
How about an overnight stay like no other? Jewel’s unique camping experience is great if you want the kiddos to experience staying in a tent, but with perks! Embark on a fun trail across Jewel and the Airport in an exciting amazing race-style Amazing Airport Family Quest, where you get to learn about unknown fun facts about the airport. There are also specially curated airport-themed crafts plus a magical sleepover within the Changi Experience Studio. This experience is recommended for age 5 and above. Book your spot now.
Price: S$88 (Child) / S$78 (Adult)
Where: Changi Experience Studio, Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Blvd., Singapore 819666
Ready for some playtime action at Singapore Zoo? Check out the myriad of exciting activities throughout the whole June holiday! You and the kids can play Monopoly or have a go with the NERF kart. There is also Twilight Sparkle’s Yoga Challenge for all the My Little Pony fans as well as an opportunity to Meet the Animals! More information here.
When: 28 May to 26 June 2022
Price: Local Residents' Exclusive - Purchase the Toybox Playtime Bundle from S$52 which includes admission to Singapore Zoo and River Wonders, Toybox Experience Passport and a limited-edition keychain from 17 May to 26 Jun 2022.
Where: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826, +65 6269 3411
A brand-new children’s ballet, Peter & Blue’s School Holiday will spark imagination in children with its cheery brilliance and playful storyline. With incredibly eye-catching and fun costumes at play, this hour-long ballet features engaging live story-telling and whimsical choreography that will ignite wonder and excitement in the little ones. Join the ever-inquisitive Peter, his dog, Blue, and his cat, Calico, as they frolic at the sandy beach and greet the friendly animals at the zoo. Peter and Blue’s School Holiday is part of a four-part ballet series, created by Janek Schergen, as a performance for the young ones to enjoy in the theatre.
When: 2 - 5 June 2022
Price: Standard ticket is S$35. Purchase tickets here.
Where: SOTA Studio Theatre, 1 Zubir Said Drive, Singapore 227968
A new eco-playground has been launched by Discover Tanjong Pagar, after taking into consideration the community’s input on how kids like to play. This outdoor adventure course spans 1,650 square metres and features structures made of repurposed tree logs. This playground aims to encourage pretend play, spark creativity and inspire discovery amongst kids. It also includes a series of logs of uneven height and dynamo bicycles so that little ones can see how the energy generated through pedalling can be converted to power fairy lights strewn over the logs. This playground is also great for your fur pals!
Where: Tanjong Pagar Eco Playground, Space bounded by Tras Link, Wallich Street and Peck Seah Street
Changi Jurassic Mile is still a perfect spot to get some exercise this June Holiday with your dino-loving kiddos. More than 20 different pre-historic creatures from nine different species stretch over one-kilometre of the cycling and jogging path. Jog, scoot, or cycle and see carnivorous and herbivorous species, defensive dinosaurs, as well as those that fly! Marvel at the tallest dinosaur that stands at almost 5 metres high!
From a towering Tyrannosaurus Rex to gigantic dinosaur eggs, you’ll be wowed by the lifelike dinosaur exhibits time and time again.
Where: Airport Boulevard
Venture into another side of Sentosa through our new sustainability-themed and heritage-themed SentoSights tours! Featuring more than 10 unique guided tours, explore Sentosa's hidden gems and gain insights into the importance of sustainability and conservation, as you and the kids discover the island's nature, heritage, and marine life. Kids can get to try out birdwatching, venturing through the rainforest, and even explore the island at night. Find out more information on each tour here.
Price: Varies across tours.
Where: Various venues in Sentosa.
The Kingfisher Wetlands is a wonderful and tranquil space to bring the kids for a picnic. The latest attraction at the Gardens, this new freshwater sanctuary opens your eyes to a flourishing diversity of exotic flora and fauna. You can easily park at Satay by the Bay and take an easy stroll to the Wetlands nearby. Lay out your mat on the new Wildlife Lookout deck to spot birds, reptiles and other animals bustling all around. The Kingfisher Wetlands is filled with educational signages about the birds and animals that frequent the Wetlands so you can make it a learning adventure for the kiddos too!
Where: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Take the hassle out of planning and setting up your picnic and let Glamping Society work their magic. If you’re looking to get the kids off to a great start at camping in the outdoors without literally roughing it out, then this option is for you! Glamping Society’s simple picnic package for two to eight persons includes snacks, cutlery, and table set up for three and a half hours at S$180. There are also other packages to choose from. Email Hello@glampingsociety.com or WhatsApp +65 9040 1817 to enquire more.
Now kids can race and get behind the wheel to experience kids karting at Singapore's first and only mini race circuit! KF1’s KidRacer electric karts and mini circuit are designed a safe and fun karting experience for all young racers. At the wheel of the electric KidRacer, your kids will be able learn the rules of the road while discovering the thrills of karting. They will discover the basics of driving as each kart is equipped with a complete dashboard.
Price: S$15 per hour or S$35 for three hours
Where: Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150, Atrium 5 (Outside Timbre+)
Visit the new Polliwogs at Clarke Quay Central with a fully padded play area and a whole range of fun attractions. Highlights of this indoor play space includes a Mirror Maze, Bouncy Nets, Mega Slides and Ball Pits, Air Guns Range and a Cat Interactive Zone that’s coming soon. There’s also a dedicated Treehouse Themed Toddler play area just for your little tykes too! Mums and dads, chill out at the cafe area that serves snacks, savoury or sweet, as well as hot and cold refreshments. You can also gather your friends and family for a get-together in their party room. There’s also daily and craft sessions for your kiddos. Get your tickets here.
Prices: From S$10
Where: The Polliwogs at Clarke Quay Central, 6 Eu Tong Sen St, 04-63 Singapore 059817
More than the usual inflatable playground, Let’s Play” @ D’Marquee features 14 thrilling attractions that include the thrilling Virtual Reality (VR) shooting game, King Kong Robots, new and improved mini dinosaur rides, as well as a variety of bouncy castles, sand pit and more! Other fringe activities are also happening at this massive space! Book your tickets here.
When: Now to 26 June 2022
Price: From S$28
Where: D'Marquee at Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Get creative while recharging at ArtScience Museum this mid-year school holiday with a range of activities suitable for the entire family! An inspiring series of creative masterclasses, mini holiday camps and drop-in workshops await you at the museum. Get hands-on with creating your own illustrations and craftwork with local artists, participate in upcycling sessions and even design a postcard for someone you love. There will also be film screenings available for everyone to enjoy too. More information here.
When: 28 May to 24 July 2022
Price: Varies across programmes.
Where: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018974
For families expecting a new baby, this holiday is the perfect time for both parents and kids to pitch in to fill up a baby journal! Dr Ann Tan, Winnie Chan and Sharon Wong collaborated on the My Beginnings Baby Book for mums to chart all their pregnancy and babies’ milestones. Highlights of the book include a pregnancy wheel to track and calculate mummy’s due date and comprises four different chapters. These chronicle your journey as a couple, followed by your baby’s time in the womb, his/her arrival all the way to his/her first year. Mums can fill in activity pages, milestones, growth charts, with pockets for handwritten notes and photos. This is a perfect activity for siblings to welcome a new addition to the family! Purchase here.
Explore the wonders of Science with your kiddos and create your own glow-in-the-dark slimy alien, bouncy putty ball and gummy bug! Test the different slimes, make your own tubs of goo and try out the funny noise pot! This ultimate slime making kit by Galt Slime Lab Includes seven different fun experiments. Suitable for age five and onwards. Purchase your kit here.
Girls especially will spend endless hours of imaginative play with the Teeny House Dollhouse with pull-along hitch! This one-of-a-kind product is inspired by the adorable, space-saving tiny house trend, proving that size doesn’t matter when it comes to fun. Showcasing how living in a small space can be an exciting adventure, this house on wheels is packed with surprising features. The cool graphics on the exterior provide the perfect backdrop for imaginative all round play. Opening into the one-room concept design, notice that it's partitioned off into three separate areas. Everything that's needed is expertly designed into this petite place. Although smaller in size, this approximate 2-foot dollhouse offers up as much play as a traditional-sized dollhouse. It also includes a ten-piece lifestyle accessory set. This KidKraft Teeny House Dollhouse inspires kids to discover the many adventures and hidden features that await. Suitable for ages three and above. Purchase here.