September school holidays are around the corner! The week long break starting from opportunity to expose kids to activities that they normally do not engage in. Or use the opportunity to catch up on the academic stuff is necessary.
Fun and Play
Celebrating Mid Autumn Festival with the kids? What about an alien-themed lantern light-up? You will also get to play on a bouncy castle, view a liquid nitrogen demonstrations and gaze at the stars!
Learn to walk on a slack rope or globe and spin plates and get entertained by local, international and budding buskers who are all set to wow you with their amazing performances
Enjoy some coloring Fun followed by watching two episodes from the second season of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series on a large screen with your family for free!
Join Princess Twilight Sparkle and her pony friends to celebrate the magic. We will be updating this list so do check back for more. Or leave us a note if you know an interesting event somewhere! Or you can check out our extensive reviews on Playgrounds, Water play places and our Directory Listings on where to go
Classes, Camps and Workshops
Being involve in a drama production can sharpen kids communication, social and sensory skills. Check out The Owl Who Never Speaks workshop by ACT 3 Drama Academy
A fun Chinese Camp can be a great way to expose the child to lots of Chinese while having fun. This one includes a trip to Sentosa, a baking class and Speech and Drama and plenty of team games
Build your own LEGO Robots and learn science, technology and engineering while you are at it.
Make funky loom bands and unique bookmarks followed by free play!
Here are some programs we like for kids in kindergarten, preschools and primary school.
Fun@Giggles and Inspire Mum & Baby are having trial kids yoga lessons this holiday. Learning yoga promote flexibility and endurance and improve concentration skills.
For: Kids 4 to 10 yrs
Where: 87 Marine Parade Central, #02-500B/C Singapore 440087
Duration and Time: 11 September, 5.30-6.30pm
Cost: S$25 per child
Fun with Mat Yo yo!
Singapore Media Academy has Fun with Mat Yoyo class that uses material from the popular children television series in an interactive way to develop children’s performing skills to enhance creative and confident expression. The course is available in English and Mandarin and includes learning about song and dance, acting and character dramatisation, body language, voice projection and vocal power and performing for cameras
For: Kids6-8years old
Where: Singapore Media Academy, 30 Merchant Road Riverside Point #04-13 Singapore 058282
Duration and Time: 9 to 13 September 2013 (Mon to Fri); 9am to 1pm or 2pm to 6pm
Cost: S$321.00 (inclusive of 7% GST)
Modeling Clay and Foam Craft Fun
Happy Willow have a Royal Party Workshop where kids make Royal Cupcakes and a Royal Teapot using colourful modeling clay. Kids will also get to decorate their own foam crowns or tiaras! Workshop kids also get UNLIMITED playtime at Happy Willow!
For: Kids 4 to 6 yrs
Where: 1 Fusionopolis Way, Fusionopolis, Connexis Tower, #B1-06, Singapore 138632
Duration and Time: Thursday 12 Sep 2013 9.30am – 12.30pm
Cost: S$35 per child
MY Adventure Camp by YMCA
YMCA metropolitan has an Adventure camp where kids get to go to Fort Canning park and West Coast Park and take part in activities like scavenger hunt, tent pitching and obstacles challenge.
For: Kids 8 – 12 years old
Where: The Metropolitan Y @ 60 Stevens Road, Singapore 257854
Duration and Time: 9 – 10 Sep 2013 9am – 5.30pm
Make a Race Car Out of Clay
Clay Cove is conducting a 2 session course where kids can make and paint a race car using clay (the kind that will be fired in a kiln after which you can paint glazes over )
For: Kids 5 – 14 years old
Where: #05-38 Funan DigitaLife Mall
Duration and Time: Sep 9 & 12 (Mon & Thurs) Sep 10 & 13 (Tues & Fri). 10:30am-12pm, 1pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4:30pm
Cost: $80 for 2 sessions
If Trees could talk by Act3 International
Act3 International has a single session drama and storytelling workshop where kids in a theme inspired by Dr Suess.
For: Kids 3 – 6 years old
Where:ACT 3 Drama Academy 126 Cairnhill Road ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre
Duration and Time: Single Session. September 9, 10, 11, 12, or 13 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Make moon cakes and try out Chinese Calligraphy and Speech and Drama
Two by Two Schoolhouse have a 3 day camp Magical Moonfest Camp where kids get to make moon cakes, experience Chinese Calligraphy and painting and experience Chinese mythology through Speech & Dram, a drumming workshop with traditional Chinese drums. They will also make learn how to make lanterns with recycled materials.
For: Kids 3-6 years old
Where: Two By Two Schoolhouse Pte Ltd 46 East Coast Road, EastGate #01-03, Singapore 428766
Duration and Time: 10-12 September 2013 (Tue – Thu) 9am to 3pm
Free Trail workshop at Faust International Youth Theatre
Dramatic fun & find out more about Faust’s programmes
For: Kids6-8years old
Where: At The Substation, 45 Armenian Street
Duration and Time: Friday August 30th or Friday September 13th 3.30 – 4.20pm for Ages 4 – 5, 4.30 – 5.20pm for Ages 6 – 7, 5.30 – 6.20pm for, Ages 8 – 11
6.30 – 7.20pm for Ages 12 – 16
Learn inline skating
Skate with Us have inline skating and this September Superheroes Skate Camp where campers get transform into their favorite Superheroes is still Besides learning to skate, kids get to take part in exciting activities like the Superheroes Pizza Contest and the all new Superheroes Amazing Race on Wheels!
For: Kids 3 -12 years old
Where: West Coast Park or East Coast Park
Duration and Time: Half Day, Full Day, 2 or 4 Days camp. 9am -5pm. 9, 10, 11, 12 September 2013 – East Coast Park / West Coast Park
Learn Ice Skating
Skate with Us also have an ice skating program The program fees include rental of all skates and gears, Superheroes Planet Earth Upcycling Craft, 1, snacks, meals, beverages.
For: Kids 5 and above
Duration and Time: 1 Day 9.30am to 5pm
More things to do
There are plenty of places to visit and things to do. Here are some ideas: