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Family Events Under $60 You Can Enjoy During The June School Holidays

Learning doesn’t have to stop during vacation. Fill your kid’s month-long holiday schedule with activities that nourish the mind, bring laughter and joy, and connect with other kids—all for just under S$60.

Faber-Castell Art Festival 2019

Photo credit: Faber-Castell Singapore

Photo credit: Faber-Castell Singapore

Faber-Castell Singapore will be holding its 3rd annual Art Festival in efforts to promote art not just for kids but for all ages. Over 10 days, Faber-Castell will be showcasing the versatility of its product range through various art forms—and offer products at special prices! Set in a “castle,” the festival enjoins all families to be inspired by the endless possibilities of art. Highlights include stunning art exhibits, live demonstrations of more than 20 local and international artists, crafts activities, a “Colour to Life” AR experience, and 32 art workshops such as painting, doodling, and lettering.

Date: 21 to 30 June
Time: 10am to 9pm
Venue: Marina Square Central Atrium
Fee: Free
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KidZ & Zoology

Photo Credit: KidZania Singapore

Photo credit: KidZania Singapore

KidZania presents KidZ & Zoology, a series of activities giving you and your kiddos an opportunity to encounter the wildlife. Choose from the Animal Awareness Exhibition and Movie Screening to educate kids on the importance of wildlife conservation, Animal Crafts Booth to turn them into zookeepers for a day, Wild Animal Rides to enjoy a safari-themed animal ride, and Wildlife Trivia to test their knowledge about wildlife. Other creative activities include an animal origami and photo crafting session as well as colouring and watercolour painting workshops.

Date: Till 30 June
Time: 10am to 6pm
Venue: KidZania Singapore, Palawan Kidz City
Fee: Kids S$58.90
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ACT3i Festival for Children

Video courtesy of ACT3i Festival for Children

Now on its third instalment, ACT3i Festival for Children once again treats families and kids to world-class theatre performances and workshops, making your holidays more exciting and fun. There will be five original theatre performances from South Africa, England, and Argentina and an immersive workshop session. Activities are specially curated for 4-month-old to 8-year-old kids.

Bring your senses together with Babah, a theatre performance that provides multi-sensory experience and captivates your child’s imagination. If you haven’t seen a pop-up restaurant that urges you to be creative, then show up at Ready Steady Colour and order your black and white “plate of food”—and colour them! If your child dreams of becoming an astronaut, LIFT OFF! Ready Steady Lift Off!, an immersive theatre show combining live performance, music, storytelling and painting into one interactive theatre show, will let him live that dream.

Date: 1 to 9 June
Time: Activities start at 10am
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place
Fee: From S$24.60
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Wan Qing Dumpling Festival

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Photo credit: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

Organised by Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, the Wan Qing Dumpling Festival is a Chinese festival worth experiencing for children to appreciate its cultural and historical importance. Its wide array of offerings will give you and your child a lot to look forward to such as a sketch and sing along workshop, Chinese tea art making, and an evening concert. Of course, the highlight of the event is the dumpling-making session, an activity that’s perfect for mum-child bonding.

Date: 1 and 2 June
Time: 10am to 9pm
Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
Fee: Free
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The Singing Forest

Visiting Jurong Bird Park this June means stepping into an enchanting world filled with beautiful sounds from songbirds. Be captivated by their melodic harmonies, combined with all the other beautiful sounds of nature. You won’t just have fun, you will also be contributing to the conservation of these precious songbirds as 50 cents from your admission ticket will be given to the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund.

Date: 1 June to 30 June
Time: 8:30am to 6pm
Venue: Penguin Coast, Jurong Bird Park
Fee: S$30 per adult, S$20 per child
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Aviva Superfundae 2019

Photo credit: @superfundae_sg

What’s a school holiday without some family bonding? Take your family out to Aviva Superfundae 2019 and indulge in all-day fun with games such as Craycrayspray Water Play, Milk Dash, and Tug-of-Four. Your kids will not only be playing, they will also be harnessing their creative prowess as they interact with others and enrich their skills.

Date: 15 June
Time: 10am to 9pm
Venue: Gardens by the Bay, The Meadow
Fee: S$19.90 (Standard), S$27.90 (Event day). Book here.
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Children’s Festival 2019

Photo credit: Gardens by the Bay

Photo credit: Gardens by the Bay

Relive your favourite Toy Story moments with your child through family-friendly games and activities at the Children’s Festival 2019, which will transform the Supertree Grove at the Gardens by the Bay into a colourful carnival. It features self-driving cars at the Star Adventurer, an obstacle course called Bo Peep’s Adventure, carnival game booths, and the first ever Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 4-themed marble run track in Singapore. Be mesmerised by a special edition of the Garden Rhapsody inspired by the same movie, rendered with the magnificent sight of the Supertrees as the backdrop.

Date: 15 to 30 June
Time: 10am to 9pm
Venue: Supertree Grove, Gardens by the Bay
Fee: Free
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Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder

Photo credit: National Gallery Singapore

Photo credit: National Gallery Singapore

If your child is of the artsy type, the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019: Embracing Wonder should already be listed on your calendar. Featuring 11 interactive artworks by Singaporean and other Southeast Asian artists, the collections will encourage children to go on an imaginative journey and think outside the box. Engaging with these masterpieces involve going through massive lanterns, walking along a bridge and peering out into the outer space, and creating music.

Date: Till 29 December
Time: 10am to 7pm
Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Fee: Free for Singaporeans and PRs
Click here for more information.

Featured image courtesy of Superfundae Singapore’s Facebook page

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