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[September School Holidays 2018] Best Activities & Workshops For Children

It’s time again for the one-week September holidays and if you’re still not sure what activities to plan for, we’ve found some of the best fun and educational activities out there that you and your child can enjoy.

Educational Activities

Code Masters Workshop (Ages 5 to 13)

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Let your child develop creativity, inventive and critical thinking while learning science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics through Lego robotics, scratch coding and hands-on invention making. From coding and creating their own augmented reality game to discovering the secrets of artificial intelligence, there are six different kinds of project available for your child to explore!

When: 3 to 6 September
Time: 10am to 12pm, 1 to 3pm
Where: Liang Court, Level 2
Cost: $180 for two sessions / $318 for four sessions
(Top up $20 per day for stay-in lunch + drink from 12 to 1pm)
Click here for more info

English Tuition Bootcamp (Primary 4 to 6)
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This newly-minted English Tuition Boot Camp is beneficial for students in Primary 4 to 6. During this five-day programme, your child will be taught skills and strategies that are needed to tackle all components of the English examinations. They will acquire a systematic approach to solving questions with precision and focus on building their strengths. The boot camp is also a great way to boost your child’s language competency and examination performance!

When: 3 to 7 September
Time: 10am to 12pm, 1 to 3pm, 7 to 9pm
Where: The Write Connection centres
Click here for more info

PSLE Peak Programme (Primary 5 and 6)
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Specially curated for students preparing for their PSLE, this holiday program is aimed at arming them with the skill in analyzing and understanding errors in their solutions, honing their analytical skills and, to better comprehend questions posed in the papers.

When: 5 to 7 September
Time: 2 to 6pm
Where: Aspire Hub centres
Cost: $720(Inclusive of full programme + 6 tutorial lessons)
Click here for more info

Writing Experiential Class (K2 to Primary 3)
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This is an experiential programme that complements the MOE English curriculum. Designed to work together with what your child is learning at school, the programme focuses on cultivating the importance and desire to write through understanding the creative aspects of writing.

When: 6 to 7 September
Time: 9 to 11am, 1 to 3pm
Where: Toa Payoh HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17
Cost: $89
Click here for more info

Recreational Activities

We are the Wild Things! (Ages 5 to 7)

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Experience the thrill of immersive story telling in this five-day workshop where children take on various roles to tell the story. Working in groups with physical movements, music and dramatization, the workshop will culminate at the end of the week with an exciting performance by the children!

When: 3 to 8 September
Time: 9.30 to 11.30am, 3.30 to 5.30pm
Where: ACT 3 Drama Academy
Cost: $300
Click here for more info

KidZ & Craft

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Let your child’s creativity run free with hands-on activities like Paper Marbling, Inner Painting, Keychain-Making, Plant Potting, Art Jamming and more. Plus, don’t miss a chance for your child to explore the Mexican culture where they can make fun fiesta crafts and even their own mini piñatas!

When: Now to 9 September
Time: 10am to 6pm
Where: Palawan Kidz City, Sentosa
Admission fee:
Kids (4 to 17 years old): $58 
Adults (18 to 59 years old): $35
Toddlers (2 to 3 years old) & Seniors (60 years old and above): $25
Infants (under 2 years old): Free
Click here for more info

hullabaloo!

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Hullabaloo is an art installation that resembles a whimsical landscape where children are free to crawl into tiny spaces to uncover quiet hidden realms and run around structures of brilliant hues. This encourages children to also see the space from different perspectives, imagine a world of magic, and immerse themselves in creative fun.

When: Now to 6 January 2019
Time: 9.30am to 5pm
Where: The Artground
Admission is free. Click here for more info.

Family Activities

Sentosa Sandsation Marvel Edition
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Look forward to meeting your favourite superheroes at Sentosa Sandsation! Internationally-acclaimed sand sculptor, JOOheng Tan and his team will be creating 15 larger than life sand sculptures of iconic Marvel superheroes. In addition to the headlining display, be prepared to enjoy an array of interactive Marvel-themed activities that will allow you to show off your very own super powers.

When: 1 to 16 September
Time: 10am to 9pm
Where: Siloso Beach and Palawan Green, Sentosa
Admission is free. Click here for more info.

Zoo Zoom Day
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Experience the Singapore Zoo on wheels rather than on foot. Back for the second year, Zoo Zoom Day is the only day when you are allowed to cruise around the park with non-electric mobility devices like bicycles and scooters. Plus, don’t miss out on activities like the ActiveSG Sports Try Out Area and the Strider Obstacle Course for children. If you don’t own any mobility devices, don’t worry – SG Bikes will be available for rent in the zoo at SG Bikes’ prevailing rates.

When: 8 September
Time: 8.30am to 6pm
Where: Singapore Zoo
Admission fee:
Singapore citizens: Adult – $29.75 / Child – $19.55 / Senior – $16
Non-Singapore citizens: Adult – $33.25 / Child – $21.85
Click here for more info

Children’s Festival: Small Big Dreamers 2018
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Dreams can take you to wondrous places. It motivates you to find and express yourself while giving you the courage to become something greater. Discover colourful installations and exciting workshops at the National Gallery, that will unlock your child’s imaginative creativity. A highlight of the festival is the interactive installation, Hands On by We Make Carpets, which encourages your child to make art using pool noodles, velcro and other household items.

When: Now to 9 September
Time: 10am to 7pm
Where: National Gallery Singapore
Admission fee:
Singapore citizens: Free
Non-Singapore citizens: Adult – $20 / Child (aged 6 and below) – $15
Click here for more info

A.I. You Ready? Gallery Trail @ Science Centre Singapore
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Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) includes the creation of intelligent machines that think and learn like humans. Come down to Science Centre Singapore with your family for a fun and educational day! Take a walk down the gallery trail to learn more about A.I. and the creation of these intelligent machines. Plus, redeem a special token when you complete the trail!

When: 1 to 8 September
Time: 10am to 5pm
Where: Science Centre Singapore
Admission fee:
Singapore Citizens: Adult & Senior – $6/ Child – $4
Non-Singapore citizens: Adult & Senior – $12 / Child – $8
Click here for more info

X-periment! @ one-north Festival 2018

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Embark on a great science discovery with the whole family at X-periment! Come explore the two-day carnival where you can have hands-on experience with the latest in scientific research like the AR Game experience by HADO or learning to paint with light photography.

When: 7 to 8 September
Time: 11am to 6pm
Where: Fusionopolis
Admission is free. Click here for more info.

Straits Family Sunday – Warni Warni (Colours)

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Go on a journey through The Peranakan Museum galleries and explore the colourful world of the Peranakans. Join a character tour and learn the hidden meanings behind the colours often used in a Straits family household. You can even create a craft inspired from the tour to take home!

When: 2 September
Time: 10am to 7pm
Where: The Peranakan Museum
Admission is free. Click here for more info.

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