1) Singapore Dance Theatre presents Peter & Blue Go Around the World 2016
WHAT: Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre and choreographed by artistic director Janek Schergen, Peter & Blue Go Around the World 2016 is an hour-long production that weaves together the magic of fairy tales with meaningful morals.
WHEN: 2 to 5 June (Thursday to Sunday)
WHERE: Singapore Airlines Theatre at the LaSalle College of the Arts
PRICE: $28 (excluding Sistic charge)
Discounts available for students/NSF/senior citizens
2) Imagine|Native – Creative Fest for Kids by Resorts World Sentosa
WHAT: With an exciting marine theme, this educational fair featuring performances, talks, workshops and other fun activities, is designed to inspire a love for reading in kids while nurturing their creativity. Besides carefully curated books, there’ll also be book readings and art workshops — with the authors and illustrators in attendance.
WHEN: 27 May to 12 June (10am to 7pm)
WHERE: The Maritime Experiential Museum at the S.E.A. Aquarium Basement 1
PRICE: Adult one-day pass $5; child (ages 4 to 12) one-day pass $3
3) Largest Play-Doh 60th Birthday Bash@Frasers Waterway Point
WHAT: This unique birthday party aims to break the record of the “Largest Play-Doh Cupcake Tower” for the Singapore Book of Records. Other highlights include sculpting a birthday bunting and making a beautiful Play-Doh Birthday Cake. Parents can also encourage their children to share the story behind their creations at the Play-Doh Workshops, brought to you by Da Little Arts School.
WHEN: 6 to 12 June (Noon to 9pm)
WHERE: Waterway Point, Punggol
4) Mister Maker and The Shapes “Live” On Stage
WHAT: Your mini-Makers will be urged to sing, dance and make lotsa noise as they interact with The Shapes — Circle, Square, Rectangle and Triangle in this fantastic “live” show!
WHEN: 10 to 12 June (Friday to Sunday)
WHERE: D’Marquee Downtown East Paris Ris
PRICE: From $35 *excludes booking fee of $4 per ticket
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5) Zespri SunGold KiwiFest
WHAT: Get Sunday morning off to a zesty start with Zespri’s three-hour-long morning event that offers activities for all ages including a meet-and-greet with Zespri’s own Kiwi mascot, a turn in the Zespri X Leelapass play area for kids, as even a vinyasa-style yoga class by MC Swtlkr.
WHEN: 5 June (8.30am to 11.30am)
WHERE: Empress Place, Jubilee Lawn
PRICE: Free admission
6) Act 3 Drama Academy Mid-Year Holiday Workshops
WHAT: Inspired by the weird and wonderful world of Roald Dahl, Act 30 Drama Academy’s fun-filled mid-year holiday workshops targets babies as young as 7 months, to aspiring 15-year-old thespians. For the 3- to 15-year-olds, the workshops culminate in a performance.
WHEN: Various dates and times in June, July and August 2016
WHERE: Act 3 Drama Academy, 126 Cairnhill Road, One-Two-Six Cairnhill Arts Centre
PRICE: Varies (book here)
7) Shrek the Musical@Marina Bay Sands
WHAT: Based on the Oscar-winning animated film series, this musical is making a maiden appearance in Singapore as part of an international tour. Come be part of the fun when you watch this “live” show featuring everyone’s favourite ogre and his misadventures.
WHEN: From 8 June
WHERE: MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
8) Aviva Superfundae 2016
WHAT: It’s time to unplug from your digital devices and connect through play. Five thematically-designed fun zones — Circus Centre, Speedy Zone, Dream Castle, Pirate Island, and Jungle World ― offer more than 30 non-stop-fun games and activities. A blend of free and structured play, it’s aimed at boosting junior’s physical, cognitive and emotional well-being.
WHEN: 4 June Saturday
WHERE: The Meadow, Gardens by the Bay
PRICE: $19.90, buy your tickets at Sistic
9) Playeum, The Children’s Centre for Creativity
WHAT: Titled Hideaways, Creating with Nature, this is an interactive exhibition for kids aged 1 to 12. Through hands-on experiences, junior will discover how creatures build their houses, construct a bug house, plusfind out what it’s like to be as small as an insect.
WHEN: On now
WHERE: #01-23 Gillman Barracks, Blk 47 Malan Road
PRICE: $20/child, free for an accompanying adult. $20 for additional adults.
WHAT: If you haven’t heard of this mega family entertainment phenomenon ― where have you been? Here, children can experience what it’s like to live out their aspirations as a fireman, doctor, fashion model, and countless other roles. They’ll even earn their keep in Kidzos (Kidzania currency), and spend it on learning new skills, or purchase something at the “department store” to bring home with them.
WHEN: Open since April 2016
WHERE: #01-01 Palawan Kidz City, 31 Beach View, Sentosa.
PRICE: $58/kids 4 to 7 years old; $25/toddlers aged 2 to 3, $35/adults, infants under 2 years enter free.
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11) Doughworkz by PastaMania
WHAT: A pizza- and pasta-making workshop for kids aged 4 to 12. Junior will pick up simple culinary skills, as well as learn fun facts about their yummy creations. Try the child-parent engagement class and enjoying some tasty bonding time.
WHEN: Classes are available all year round, but in June, treat your kiddos to a package of two Doughworkz classes, for just $45.
WHERE: Four PastaMania outlets ― NEX, SMU, Jurong East Swimming Complex, and Sengkang Sports & Recreation Centre (ready in July 2016)
PRICE: $28 for individual classes, $55/pair for child-parent engagement classes. Visit Pastamania for more information.
12) eXplorerkid Downtown East
WHAT: Give your kiddo a treat by bringing him to the newly-refurbished Explorer Kid indoor playground at Downtown East. Besides the usual suspects of ball pits and a climbing structure, he can also look forward to a climbing rock wall, kinetic sand-play area, and an Adventure Highlands rope obstacle course.
WHEN: Open noon to 9pm on weekdays, and 10am to 10pm on weekends and public holidays,.
WHERE: 3rd floor, E!hub, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close.
PRICE: From $20 for unlimited play on weekdays, inclusive of one adult entry. Entry for toddlers 13 to 24 months is priced from $5 for unlimited play on weekdays. eXplorerkid members enjoy a discount.
13) Children’s Season 2016
WHAT: Workshops and fun hands-on activities for your brood at Singapore’s different museums and heritage galleries. Among the pickings, check out Masak Masak 2016 at the National Museum of Singapore, where junior can immerse himself in the colourful world of interactive installations, activities and workshops. Or head down to the Asian Civilisations Museum to experience Once Upon a Time in Asia: The Missing Mouse, a story about friendship and adventure as you join Ganesha on the hunt for his best friend. You’ll also explore meandering mazes and passages.
WHEN: 28 May to 26 June
WHERE: Various museums and galleries island-wide.
PRICE: Go to Museums for more information.
14) The Malls
WHAT Your little one will be treated to a slew of performances and character appearances at the malls this June. There’s something for everyone, from grooving with Hi-5’s Summer Songfest (from 31 May to 12 June) at OneKM Mall, to crashing Barney’s Beach Party (from 27 May to 26 June) at City Square Mall.
WHEN From now till the end of June.
WHERE Visit the respective malls’ websites to find out more.
PRICE Most are free of charge.
If you’re looking for more adrenaline-pumping fun stuff to check out with your kids — especially outdoors ― pick up a copy of SmartParents Junior at newsstands now and turn to Hol the Right Moves on page 42!