50 awesome things to do this June school holiday!

Keep your little ones busy and happy with fantastically fun things to check out this June school holiday!


It’s great to let junior get bored now and again, but since you’ll be spending plenty of time with the kiddos this school break, you should make the most of it!

Not only will this be the breather they need before tackling the rest of the school year, you’ll  be creating fond memories together as a family.

If you’re trying to figure out how to keep them engaged and entertained for a month, we’ve sussed out scores of fab events and activities to check out with junior.

Whether it’s an interactive exhibition, family-friendly events and free mall activities, or outdoor play areas, we list them all!


1. 100 and 100 More Festival at the ArtGround This inaugural 10-day festival from 25 to 27 May aims to entertain children of all ages, even newborns. Into the Blue Forest is an immersive children's theatre production that tells the story of a green tree trying to stand out among a busy blue forest. Your kiddos will get to step into the green tree’s world to see how forest animals will help it grow and find its place in the forest. Suitable for children between 4 and 8 years of age. Ticket prices start from $22 per person. Also, babies below age 1 can dance, sing and make music in the interactive show, Snigel & Friends from 1 to 3 June at various time slots. Snigel, an inquisitive snail, will invite junior to journey through a colourful sensory world to meet new friends and uncover hidden treasures in the musical garden. Ticket prices start at $22 for a parent-infant pair. The ArtGround is located at #01-40, 90 Goodman Road, Goodman Arts Centre, Block J.

2. Skyline Luge Sentosa Now that two new thrilling luge tracks have been added, you and your young ’uns can expects twists, turns and thrills as you race each other downhill. The new tracks, called Expedition and Kupu Kupu, promises a heart-stopping race through tunnels and steep slopes. Go in the evening and you’ll enjoy a different and cooler experience as bright colours bathe the tracks. Take the Skyride (four-person chairlift) to the starting point and you’ll enjoy a breathtaking views of the Singapore skyline. Prices for combo tickets to the Luge and Skyride range from $23 to $39. Luge rides are suitable for children aged 6 and above and 110cm in height or more. Open from 10am to 9.30pm daily.


3. Tabby Mctat No cat can sing like Tabby McTat, Fred the guitar-playing busker’s cat,who happens to be the star of this fun-filled children’s theatre production. Tabby loves to sing as people throw coins in Fred’s hat. But one terrible day, Fred is separated from Tabby after he chases a thief. Will they ever be able to find each other again? At 5pm on Friday and 11am, 2pm and 4.30pm on weekends at KC Arts Centre, Home of SRT, from 8 to 10 June. Tickets from $38 per person. kids–50-awesome-things-to-do-this-school-holiday-Ocean-Fest
4. Ocean Fest at the S.E.A. Aquarium This eye-opening festival shows your mini-me what they can do to reduce the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean. While they play a detective role in Ocean Lab, you can browse through a range of eco-friendly products at the aquarium’s very first Ocean Eco-market. Also enjoy an interactive underwater show or be inspired by the “Life in Plastic” art installations that are fashioned from plastic recovered from the sea. A one-day ticket to S.E.A. Aquarium costs $39 per adult aged 13 to 59, $29 per child aged 12 and below and $29 per senior citizen aged 60 and above.


5. TinkrFest at Science Centre Singapore Put your child’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths  skills to the test at this weeklong series of science workshops filled with engaging hands-on activities. For instance, the “Robot’s Amazing Journey” workshop challenges you and your tween to apply design and engineering skills to help Dash, the robot, cross a river, climb mountains or navigate its way through an open field. You will also be tasked to create bridges, roads and paths to ensure Dash reaches its destination safely. In “Mini-Playground”, your tween can even design his own dream playground or theme park — complete with a miniature and fully-functional swing, rollercoaster or a Ferris wheel — using the craft materials provided. Suitable for kids aged 5 to 10. From 28 to 1 June, from 10.30am to 12.30pm daily. Prices from $30 per parent-and-child pair; $21 for Science Centre Members. Each parent can accompany up to two kids per workshop. Go to this website to see other workshops held during the festival and to register.


6. Science Titans — celebrating the victories of science at Science Centre Singapore Take your kiddos on a trip back in time to rediscover the greatest scientists and inventors of the past. They will find out more about these “titans” of science who have made significant scientific contributions. Your little ones will also learn what is required to test and prove facts scientifically. Suitable for children aged 5 and above. From 30 May to 1 June and from 5 to 8 June. Happening at the Science Centre Galleries from 10.30am to noon and 2.30pm to 4pm. Science Centre admission charges apply.

7. Crossfire Paintball at Singapore Discovery Centre Junior will challenge their pals or cousins in a thrilling face-off that will teach them the importance of being physically agile and strategising in order to beat their opponents in a paintball match. Their objective, to invade their opponent’s base without getting hit by too many paintballs. All players will be given a vest and mask to protect them from major injury. $26.75 per player for a 90-minute session. $42.80 per player for a 120-minute session. Shower facilities are available, so do bring along toiletries to clean up after your game.

8. Future World This is one cool permanent exhibition to check out at the ArtScience Museum. Besides marvelling at the numerous digital installations, your sweetie can watch his adorable drawings come to life on the big screen at this kid-friendly showcase, plus enter an awesome “crystal universe” illuminated by 170,000 LED lights that change colour. A family package costs $36.80 (two adults and two kids).

9. Environmental Science Workshop at Science Centre Singapore Attending this workshop will teach your children all about the importance of caring for Mother Nature and wildlife. Hands-on activities within the workshop should spark junior’s hidden eco-warrior! $65 per child, excluding entry to the Science Centre. Suitable for kids aged from 9 to 12. On 1 or 8 June from 9.30am to 1pm at the Defending Science Room, Hall A, Level 2. Online pre-registration is required, limited to 40 participants per session.

10. Water play at Compass One and Waterway Point Families living in the Northeast can now avail themselves of fab play areas in neighbouring malls. The Ninja Trail at Compass One boasts both a dry play area and a mini-water obstacle course. Or hop over to Waterway Point’s Happy Park, an outdoor play area featuring both wet and dry action.