Mar 10, 2014

March School Holidays Activities for Kids 2014

(Daddy compiles)

What do you know? Term 1 of school will be coming to an end soon, which means I get to wake up slightly later for one whole week. At least it is better than nothing. Chances are your children will be looking forward to it as well. So if you are looking for activities to keep them busy this March School Holidays, you have come to the right place. Enjoy!

i Light Marina Bay 2014
7 - 30 Mar 2014; 7.30pm - 11pm daily
Marina Bay Waterfront
FREE Admission

Into its third edition this year, i Light Marina Bay 2014 - the bi-annual sustainable light art Festival - has already lit up the entire Marina Bay area and will continue to do so until 30 March 2014. The three-week Festival is all about creating unique, happy and heart-felt installations to delight the audience while raising awareness on environmental sustainability issues through the theme ‘Light+HeART’. Check out some of the kids-friendly installations that the monkies had interacted with HERE. For more information, visit

Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction
25 Jan - 27 Jul 2014; 10am - 7pm
ArtScience Museum
STANDARD: Adult S$24 | Senior Citizen (>65 yrs)S$19 | Child (2-12 years) S$12
SINGAPORE RESIDENTS: Adult S$18 | Senior Citizen (>65 yrs) S$16 | Child (2-12 yrs) S$11

Featuring more than 400 fossils and models, as well as over 50 original artworks, this first-of-its-kind exhibition combines four exhibitions from the renowned American Museum of Natural History, San Juan National Science Museum, SCI! Expo at Monash University and artist Peter Trusler.

“Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction” will take visitors on a journey from the Precambrian, Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous time periods, offering a refreshing and in-depth journey into the pre-existence, existence, rise and extinction of dinosaurs. Through a timeline thread, visitors will be transported more than 600 million years back in time to learn the unique story of what came before and after the dinosaurs, and gain a deeper understanding on how these species evolved and adapted to changing environmental conditions. Read my review here: & visit HERE for more information.

And just for this school holidays, how about spending a night among the exciting exhibits of Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction? Complete the roaring experience with interactive workshops, a movie screening and more! Details:

Dinosnores! A Sleepover with Dinos
16 & 21 Mar 2014; 6.30pm to 10am the following day
$120 per child (only for children aged 6 to 12 years). Free for accompanying adults.
To book, please call +65 6688 8826 or visit any Marina Bay Sands box office.

School Holidays @Gardens by the Bay

War of the Roses Floral Display
26 Feb - 6 Apr 2014, 9am - 9pm
Flower Dome (Admission charges to the Cooled Conservatories apply)
Be mesmerized as the Flower Field is transformed into a battlefield with knights on horses, amidst a field of over 60 varieties of roses in an array of different scents, shapes and shades.

Outdoor Garden Detective
15 to 16 Mar 2014; 10am - 5pm
Outdoor Gardens; FREE
This March, be a Garden Detective and solve The Great Garden Mystery! Follow the clues to uncover curious plant facts that will lead you to the truth, and earn you a Garden Detective badge! Activity sheets are available, while stocks last.

Conservatories Garden Detective
17 - 23 Mar 2014; 10am - 5pm
Cooled Conservatories; FREE
The Great Garden Mystery needs to be solved at the Conservatories! Be an explorer for a day and follow the clues to uncover curious plant facts that will lead you to the truth! Put on your thinking cap and you will be rewarded with a Garden Detective badge! Activity sheets are available outside the Education Room and Flower Dome entrance, while stocks last. Admission charges to the Cooled Conservatories apply

The Birds and the Bees
15, 18, 20 & 22 Mar 2014; 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cooled Conservatories
$18 per pax, excluding admission charges to the Cooled Conservatories
Recommended for 7 to 9 years old
Ever wondered how 'plant babies' come about? Follow us to the Conservatories and learn how little helpers such as birds and bees aid in pollination! Be amazed by how plants 'dress up' to attract their little enablers and bring home a self-made craft as a souvenir! Click here to register.

Stories in the Understorey
15, 18, 20 & 22 Mar 2014; 10.30am - 12.30pm
Outdoor Gardens
$18 per pax
Recommended for 4 to 6 years old
The understorey is filled with hidden secrets waiting to be discovered! Come explore with us and learn about the roles tiny creatures in the ground play, to keep the soil healthy for plants to grow big and strong. Go home with a renewed interest in the little creatures that keep our garden filled with delightful stories and bring back a self-made craft as a souvenir! Click here to register.

Feed Me!
15, 18, 20 & 22 Mar 2014; 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cooled Conservatories
$18 per pax, excluding admission charges to the Cooled Conservatories
Recommended for 4 to 6 years old
Discover some plants that have a rather unqiue taste for insects and tiny organisms, that keep them nourished and filled with important nutrients. Take a walk through a special place at the Cloud Forest to spot these fascinating plants and learn about their special features. Complete your discovery with a craft-making activity and bring it home as a souvenir! Click here to register.

Discoveries at the Kingfisher Lake
15, 18, 20 & 22 Mar 2014; 10.30am - 12.30pm
Kingfisher Lake
$18 per pax
Recommended for 7 to 9 years old
Put on a sun hat and grab a pair of binoculars! Keep your eyes peeled as we search for resident creatures at the Kingfisher Lake! Also, learn more about the plants that are part of this unique and important ecosystem! Take notes like a true explorer and go home with a self-made craft as a souvenir! Click here to register.

Seeing is Believing: Unusual Stamps exhibition
Now until 4 May 2014
Mon 1pm - 7pm | Tues - Sun 9.30am - 7pm
Singapore Philatelic Museum
Free admission for Singapore Citizens & PR

Have you seen stamps that are made of materials other than paper? Come and view a display of unusual stamps from the museum's permanent collection from Singapore and overseas. Discover quirky features on these little treasures that tickle your five senses of sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch.

Put your nose to stamps that smell of familiar scents like flower, coffee and chocolate. Feel stamps made of different materials such as flockage, wood, silk and lace. See stamps that glow in the dark and those that feature 3D images. Listen to stamps that can play the national anthem, folk songs or even narrate a poem. There are stamps that even taste of chocolate!

Hansel and Gretel - An Eco Adventure
1 -22 Mar 2014; Mon & Wed 2pm | Tues 10am
Aliwal Arts Centre; $19

Witness the Hansel and Gretel - An Eco Adventure musical, as it promises to give the family an educational and fun-filled time! With Book, Music and Lyrics by Dwayne Tan, Direction by Darren Yap and Production Design by Mathew McCall, the Eco Adventure is surely filled with catchy songs, witty dialogue, beautiful set design and animated puppets! Through the musical, the children will learn that we must care for the plants and animals in our environment, and that our actions have an impact on the ecosystem. For tickets, visit HERE.

Barbie: Express Your Style!
6 - 23 Mar 2014
United Square, B1 Atrium

Purchase $30 worth of Barbie products in a single receipt at the Atrium to qualify for one of the 4 activities listed below.

National Orchid Garden School Holidays Special
8 - 23 Mar 2013; 8.30am - 7pm
National Orchid Garden
FREE Admission

This school holidays, school students enjoy FREE admission to the National Orchid Garden. Accompanying adults ( no limit on number of adults) also get to get in FREE too! More details HERE.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
In cinemas 13 Mar 2013

St. Patrick's Day Festival
14 - 16 Mar 2014
Circular Road at Boat Quay
FREE Admission

Celebrate the rich culture, arts, commuity and all things fun and Irish on St. Patrick's Day Street Festival in Singapore! The St. Patrick’s Day Street Festival in Singapore is an exciting event not to be missed – a time of the year when people around the world dress up in green, and celebrate the rich culture, arts, community and all things fun and Irish! The highlight of the Festival is the St. Patrick’s Day Parade which will be held on Sunday 16th March 2014 at 3.30pm. The annual street party will begin around 5pm, with entertainment and refreshment galore. Visit HERE for the calendar of events.

Power Rangers MegaForce Meet & Greet
Various dates and timings
Toys 'R' Us Stores

14 Mar - 30 Apr 2014
Mon - Fri: 10am, 2pm | Sat, Sun & PH: 11am, 2pm
DBS Arts Centre - Home of SRT
Various Ticket Prices

Get tangled up in this musical fairy tale with a twist, and join Rapunzel as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery, helped by her zany friends Montague the Prince, his sidekick, Chester the Camel, Hugo the Armadillo and Harriet the Roadrunner. Along the way, Esme the Witch, who has kept Rapunzel a prisoner in a lonely tower, also learns a lesson or two about the parent-child relationship, friendship and love. For tickets, visit HERE.

Singapore World Water Day
15 Mar 2014; 8am - 12pm
Marina Barrage
FREE Admission

Look forward to a series of fun water-themed activities organised by various community partners. Highlights include a Mini Water Carnival and Introduction to Sailing! sessions. Visit for more details.

Sentosa KidZ Flea!
15 - 23 Mar 2014; 2pm – 7pm
Beach Plaza (Beach Station), Sentosa
FREE Admission

The kids may be in charge, but everyone can enjoy Sentosa Kidz Flea, an international award-winning event for enriching family fun! Uncover treasures amongst new or pre-loved toys, books, accessories and handicrafts at great bargains. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Hospice Care Association. Check out some of the other fringe activities in the poster below too! For more information, visit HERE.

Frozen Movie Screening
15 Mar 2014; 5.30pm
myVillage @ Serangoon Garden - Rooftop (L3)
FREE Admission

I guess this movie needs no introduction at all. Fringe activities start at 5.30pm, while the movie screening is at 7.30pm. For more information, visit

Free Ecolife Tour for Families
15 & 22 Mar 2014; 9am - 11am
Bishan–Ang Mo Kio Park

Want to spend time with your family and learn more about Bishan–Ang Mo Kio Park and biodiversity in and around the river? Ecolife introduces the park and the biodiversity found in the area through the use of interactive explorational themes and activities. It is to encourage family bonding between parents and child through the process of learning together. For children 6 to 14 years old. Each signup is for one adult and one child. For enquires and registration, please email Ms Shanny Tan (

SSO: The Story of Babar, The Little Elephant
15 Mar 2014; 11 am & 1 pm
Republic Cultural Centre Theatre, Republic Polytechnic
$25 & $30

Jean de Brunhoff's popular children's story of one little elephant's epic rise from rags to riches is eloquently set to music by Francis Poulenc, and expressively re-imagined with all the enthusiasm and pomp worthy of a royal gathering. For tickets, visit HERE.

Despicable Me 2 Movie Screening
16 Mar 2014; 7:30pm
Bedok Point, Rooftop Garden Terrace (L4)
FREE Admission

Again, yet another movie that is bound to be a hit with the children. Enjoy Despicable Me 2 under the stars at the Level 4 Rooftop Garden Terrace at Bedok Point. There will also be complimentary popcorn and drinks to be served!

Kids Fiesta 2014
15 & 16 Mar 2014; 11am - 9pm
Suntec Convention Hall 403
FREE Admission, but Amusement rides & Themed activities are chargeable at $25 per FUN Pass

Kids get to eat, play, shop and have fun with the Arts and be exposed to different art mediums. There will be carnival rides, stage performances and meet & greet sessions with Winx Club Fairies, Batman and Dora. Visit for more details.

Brain Awareness Week 2014
15 & 16 Mar 2014; 10am - 6pm
DNA Learning Labs, Scientist for a Day exhibition area, Science Centre Singapore
Participation in the event is free but admission fees to Science Centre applies

Come celebrate International Brain Awareness Week 2014 @ Science Centre Singapore. Look at real-life brains sections of various species in the DNA lab. Or try your hands (and mind) on different mind-controlled video games! What’s more, satisfy your curiosity regarding the inner workings of the brain with talks by real scientists at its Scientist for a Day exhibition area.

Disney's School's Out!
15 - 16 Mar 2014
Marina Square, Central Atrium

Here's your chance to meet Disney's Princess in training Sofia the First, March 15 & 16 for the first time in ASIA! Meet & greet Timings: 2.30pm, 4pm, 5.30pm & 7pm on 15 & 16 Mar 2014.

SAFRA Jurong Family Day
15 & 16 Mar 2014; 10am - 7pm
SAFRA Jurong
FREE Admission

2 Days of pure FUN and ENERGETIC activities for the young and the young-at-heart at SAFRA Jurong this weekend! Grab a Goodie Bag, meet and take photos with ponies plus take part in various family challenges! *Free admission but additional charges apply for pony rides, all challenges, workshops and seminars. Click HERE for a detailed listing of highlights.

Screensavers' Day Out!
15 & 16 Mar 2014; 11am - 7pm
Lot One Shopping Mall, Roof Garden

Want to learn more about healthy digital habits with your family during the March holidays, while spending some time outdoors? Complete the Screensavers Trail to receive a free goodie bag. Look out for the Screensavers exhibition, bouncy castle, and enjoy fringe activities such as balloon sculpting and face painting. Screensavers aims to nurture healthier digital kids and is founded by Nanyang Technological University undergraduates, with SingTel as its main partner.

Mr. Bean & Friends Live Performances
15, 16, 22 and 23 Mar 2014: 1pm, 4pm &  pm
18 to 21 Mar 2014: 1pm & 7pm
The Centrepoint, Atrium (L1)

Don't miss the 20 minutes live performance by the hilarious Mr Bean & Friends this March school holidays. Be the first 30 shoppers to present a receipt of any amount to get up close and snap a photograph with the casts in the meet & greet session!

Teen Titans Meet & Greet
15, 16, 22 and 23 Mar 2014; 4pm & 6 pm
Causeway Point, Atrium, Level 1

Be entertained by Teen Titans Meet & Greet sessions, snap a photograph with your favourite characters and take them home as souvenirs to remind them of the fun times at Causeway Point!

Hello Kitty Live!
15 - 23 Mar 2014
Tue - Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
City Square Mall, Atrium (L1)

Fantastical Bubble Show with Deni Yang
15 - 23 Mar 2014
Tues - Fri; 7pm | Sat & Sun; 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
West Coast Mall

March School Holidays Fun at 
Singapore Coins and Notes Museum
Various Programmes. Kindly refer to flyer below.

Exotic Turkey - Horse Riding Town at Changi Airport
15 - 23, 29 - 30 Mar & 5- 6, 12 –13 Apr 2014; 12pm to 10pm
Changi Airport, T3 Departure Check-In Hall Row 11

Children can giddy up around the Turkish town in mini electric horses, and get off at various pit stops to have more fun! This holiday special is available during March school holidays and on three subsequent weekends during the event period.

Present a single same-day receipt with a minimum spend of S$40* (S$30* for Changi Rewards members) OR S$80 (S$60 for Changi Rewards members) at supermarkets to redeem one (1) activity pass. Participants must be between 0.8m to 1.3m in height.

Fabulous Fun Fair Carnival
17 to 23 Mar 2014; 12pm - 9.30pm daily
Compass Point, Main Atrium (L1)

Join in for a galloping good time at the Fabulous Fun Fair Carnival, complete with mechanical horses, a bouncing inflatable, a photo booth, and carnival stall games!

School's Out Fun Fest! @SSC
17 to 23 Mar 2014; 12pm - 8pm
Various Activities
Sembawang Shopping Centre, Atrium (L1)

Meet & Greet with Ni Hao Kai-Lan
21 Mar 2014; 7pm | 22 & 23 Mar 2014; 1pm
Sembawang Shopping Centre, Atrium (L1)

Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove
19 -23 Mar 2014; Various Timings
Singapore Indoor Stadium
$20, $40, $60, $95 & $110

Drawing upon old favourites like Disney’s first full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to new ones like Disney’s 50th animated feature, Tangled, expect to see Peter Pan and Captain Hook battle it out, Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear on an adventure, Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon trek across the Pride Lands and follow Alice and the Mad Hatter as they march with the Queen of Hearts’ Army Of Cards. For tickets, visit HERE.

Barney's Birthday Bash
20 - 23 Mar 2014; Various Timings
Kallang Theatre
$38, $58, 88 & $108

After a super-dee-duper success in the United States, this all new Barney show makes its Singapore debut. Come join in the festivities as Barney celebrates his birthday with his dinosaur friends, BJ, Baby Bop and Riff. For tickets, visit HERE.

SmartKids Asia 2014
21 - 23 Mar 2014; 11am - 9pm
Singapore Expo, Hall 5
FREE Admission

MEET & GREET Garfield & Odie
21 Mar 2014: 11.30am-12pm, 2-2.30pm & 4.10-4.40pm
22 Mar 2014: 11.30am - 12pm, 2.20-2.50pm, 4.25-4.55pm

MEET & GREET Emmet (The LEGO Movie)
23 Mar 2014: 2-2.30pm & 4.10-4.40pm

SmartKids Asia, the World's largest Educational Kids' Fair is a fun-filled family event where parents and children, 0 -12 years of age can discover and experience educational stimulation and mind-expanding fun through exciting interactive activities put together by 200 leading multinational and local organizations. Visit for more information.

Balloon Paradise
21 - 23 Mar 2014; 10am - 10pm
Marina Square, Central Atrium

From the team who brought you the World's Largest 3D Balloon Sculpture in 2012 and Singapore's Largest Balloon Landscape in 2013, Marina Square brings to you a new thematic balloon display at the Central Atrium from 21 to 23 March.

Children's Festival at the Gardens - A Magical Spring Garden
21 -23 Mar 2013; 10am - 6pm
Gardens by the Bay
Far East Organization Children's Garden, Flower Dome and The Canopy
FREE, but charges to the conservatory apply

In conjunction with the War of the Roses Flower Field Display, come join in the fun for a weekend of exciting performances and installation inspired by some of Britain's best-loved children's authors and stories.

Singapore Botanic Gardens - Heritage Tour
22 Mar 2014; 9am
Green Pavilion, Botany Centre

A walk through the re-developed Tanglin / Heritage Core of the Gardens will evoke memories of bygone days where ladies stroll through the Gardens with the parasols and long skirts. Highlights of the tour include the Bandstand, sculptures in the Gardens, the Heritage Trees, the Main Gate, the Saraca Stream Walk. Registration is required 15 min before the scheduled tour.

Race Against Time - Science behind a Botanic Garden Tour
22 Mar 2014; 10am
Green Pavilion

Join this free (1 hour) tour by our staff to learn more about the Gardens’ research work. Come and explore the hub of the Gardens' research facilities at the Singapore Botanic Gardens to learn about botanical research. Find out about the urgency of plant exploration, collection and scientific documentation as species and habitats continue to be lost in the region. You will also be able to enter the restricted domain of the Herbarium to learn about the valuable historical treasures they hold for science and posterity. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis at the Green Pavilion, Botany Centre (max 20).

The Picnic - A Pop-Up Class by Jan & Elly
22 Mar 2014; 10am - 12pm
Labrador Seafood (8 Port Road, S'pore 117540)
$10 per child

Kids between the ages of 5-6 years preparing for Primary One can sign up for an outdoor picnic-themed class where they will be learning Phonics in Jan & Elly's signature fun style. Parents are welcome to join in the fun too, with a talk where stories and tips will be shared on how to get the little ones geared up for the next big chapter in their lives. To register, visit HERE.

Pets 'N' The City
22 Mar 2014; 4.30pm – 7.30pm
The Promontory @ Marina Bay
Free Admission

Spend a fun day out with your pets and meet your favorite Medicorp celebrities at this star-studded pet event!

Fun With LEGO® Bricks @ J8!
22 & 23 Mar 2014
Junction 8

Wacky Racers: 22 Mar | Sat | 6pm
Rev your engines in this ultimate race where you get to build your very own racer!

Skyscraper Challenge: 23 Mar | Sun | 6pm
Build the tallest tower you can and don't get blown away!

Prawn and Fish Demo at Sungei Buloh
22 Mar 2014; 9am
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Go on a journey back to the past, where the history of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve as prawn and fish farms is one not to be ignored. The traditional method of prawn harvesting will be demonstrated and how the tidal influence play a part in this activity will be brought to life. The highlight is a real hands-on demonstration of a prawn harvest. The kids will be thrilled to check out what comes up with the net, see real live prawns and learn more about our seafood and the tides.

The walk is approximately 5km on wide earthen trails. Suitable for older children who are reasonably fit. Registration is not required for small walk-in groups. Visitors are advised to reach the Reserve by 9am. Meet the guide at the Information Counter to bring you for an approximate half an hour walk to the prawn and fish demostration site. While the walk is free, admission fees to the Reserve apply: $1 per adult, 50cents per child/student/senior citizen.

The Metta Charity Walk cum Family Carnival 2014
23 Mar 2014; 9am - 5pm
Metta Building/Metta School
FREE Admission

Metta Welfare Association annual charity event, Metta Charity Walk and Family Carnival 2014 aims to raise funds for its beneficiaries including those with intellectual disabilities, the elderly and terminally ill, while promoting healthy living and family bonding. For more information, visit

30 Mar 2014; 2-4pm or 4.30-6.30pm
Velvet Underground, Zouk
$10 per pax

Wanna boogie with your babies to some bouncy beats? Come shimmy the afternoon away at ZOUKIDISCO!, a day-time dance party for you and your kids! Expect a whole lot more than just dancing; with loads of family-friendly surprises and activities in store for you! Only kids from 1-9 years of age and their friends and families are allowed entry. Purchase tickets HERE.

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