Jun 8, 2013

UPDATED: Kids Activities for June School Holidays 2013

(Daddy updates)


Time for a PLAYful Holiday!
1 - 30 June 2013

Fun at Imbiah Lookout (Read about our experience HERE)
This year, Storytelling Comes Alive! takes on a broader form, bringing you a kaleidoscope of presentation styles. Besides engaging kids with the popular Playmobil through three new interesting stories and other Playmobil activities, expect to be awed by the different types of performances ranging from dance musical to puppetry to cultural face changing performances installed for them. Fans of Playmobil can also play with the life-sized western themed Playmobil playsets that have yet to be launched in Asia!
Date: 1st to 30th June 2013 (daily except Mondays)
Venue: Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa
Time: 11am - 7pm
Website: www.sentosa.com.sg/en/whats-on/events/current-events/

Finding Dr H at Images of Singapore
Children can play little detectives as they help to find Dr H who has disappeared into the past. Along the way, they will get to sneak-a peek into Singapore’s past through time portals and keep proof of their time-travelling journey with augmented reality-enabled photos of themselves during the defining moments of Singapore’s history!
Date: Now to 30 June 2013
Venue: Images of Singapore, Sentosa
Time: 9am – 7 pm daily (last entry 6.30pm)
*Free entry to the Images of Singapore for children under 12 from 18 May to 30 June 2013. Usual admission prices are $10 for adults and $7 for Children (3 to 12 years old) (excludes island admission and parking charges)

Gardens by the Bay 1st Year Anniversary Celebrations

Kids are in for a treat at Gardens by the Bay this June school holidays. From 1 to 28 June, enjoy 50% discount on Child Tickets to the cooled conservatories.
Date: Saturday, 1 June – Friday, 28 June
Time: The conservatories open 9am to 9pm (last ticket sale 8pm; last admission 8.30pm)
Location: Cooled conservatories

This June holidays, children get to go on an adventure around the Gardens in search of answers that unravel a puzzle! Participants can pick up a clue sheet that will lead them to different parts of Bay South Garden to collect vital information that solves a mystery! The first 100 participants to break the code each day will receive a reward for their efforts.
Date: Every Saturday& Sunday between 25 May and 30 June 2013
Time: Free & easy (self-guided)
Locations: Conservatories and Themed Gardens
Programme Charge: Free (Admission charge to cooled conservatories applies)
Details: Clue sheet is available at Ticketing Hub and outside the Education Room at Arrival (while
stocks last).

Blow Wind Blow is a self-guided interactive trail for visitors of all ages. Visitors will learn more  about plants that are pollinated by wind and how their flowers have adapted themselves to increase their chances of reproduction.
Date: 1 - 30 June 2013
Time: Free & easy (self-guided)
Locations: Conservatories and Themed Gardens
Programme Charge: Free (Admission charge to cooled conservatories applies)
Details: Trail map is available with purchase of ticket to the Cooled Conservatories.

Go on a "Flight of Fancy" with this brand-new thematic floral display in the cooled conservatories, where hot-air balloons hover over a meadow in the Flower Dome while Moth Orchids spread their "wings" in the Cloud Forest. Discover how seeds disperse in the wind and how plants pollinate with the help of winged creatures like bats, through fun facts and displays. Admission charge to the conservatories applies.
Date: Monday, 3 June – Sunday, 21 July
Time: 9am – 9pm
Location: Cooled conservatories

Pack your mats and join in entertained by various fringe activities and stage performances. Food, entertainment and good company under the setting sun!
Date: Saturday, 29 June
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Location: The Meadow
Programme Charge: Free

Be wow-ed as you witness the Supertree Grove transform right before your eyes! “Video mapping” is an exciting new projection technique that can turn almost any surface into a dynamic video display. Along with music, this is sure to captivate your senses.
Date: 30 Jun – 7 Jul
Time: 8pm, 9pm, 10pm, and 11pm
Location: Supertree Grove
Programme Charge: Free

Jurong Bird Park
1 - 23 June 2013
Bird Park Admission Rates apply

Enjoy 1-for-1 offer on admission tickets this June School Holidays! Simply flash the coupon below at the ticketing counters.

DORA & DIEGO Meet & Greet (June Weekends only; 12.30pm; Pools Ampthitheatre)
Join Dora and Diego as they take on Jurong Bird Park as their new destination for learning and discovery. There will be a chance for photo opportunities with Dora and Diego too!

Explorer of the 5 Continents (June Weekends only; 8.30am - 6pm; Various locations)
Let your child become an ‘Explorer of the 5 Continents’, and nurture their adventurous spirit! Every child will be handed a customised Jurong Bird Park kid’s explorer kit which contains a ‘passport’. With it, children can navigate around the park to collect stamps in their very own Jurong Bird Park explorer passport. Be sure to check in at the exhibits showcasing birds from Australia, South America, Antarctica, Asia and Africa to collect all 5 stamps!

Dr Squawk’s Expedition (June Weekends only; 2.30pm & 4.30pm; Breeding & Research Centre)
Meet Dr Squawk, the popular host of Bird Park Flies to Schools, who teaches children all about birds in an engaging and fun manner. Children between the ages of 5 to 12 years old can sign up for Dr. Squawk’s Expedition in the Bird Park, as she travels to different continents in search of her flightless feathery friends. Pre-registration is required online, or at the venue at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the programme.

Feathery Explorations (June Weekends only; 1.45pm; Penguin Coast)
Seize the opportunity to get up close to Jurong Bird Park’s most eggxotic birds at a meet-and-greet session featuring unique-looking birds like Harriet the bar pouched wreathed hornbill and learn interesting facts about them!

Holiday Fun at the Zoo
1 - 30 June 2013
Zoo Admission Rates apply

Zoolympix (1 - 9 June daily; 10 am - 4pm)
Zoolympix is back with a resounding bang in 2013! This time, each participant is transformed into a “Rescue Ranger” and gets to learn first-hand how habitat destruction and poaching are driving many animals to extinction. Leaping into its ninth year, Zoolympix will feature six exhibits in the zoo that will double up as interactive game stations. This series of challenging “rescue missions” will test young rangers’ memory, accuracy and agility. Available at the registration tent at the start of Treetops Trail (in front of the bird photography area) at $3 per Zoolympix passport. Details: http://education.zoo.com.sg/whatshap.html

Frozen Tundra Chill-out (All weekends in June; various timings)
Singapore-born polar bear, Inuka is making a comeback this June and he’s got some new friends with him! Inuka’s new home at Singapore Zoo, called Frozen Tundra, will also showcase wolverines and raccoon dogs. As part of the celebrations for Singapore Zoo’s 40th anniversary, Inuka’s housecooling party will be an extended one for the entire month of June. Exciting activities such as guided walkthroughs, token feeding sessions, glitter art and ice sculpture demonstrations await.

Frozen Tundra token feeding session and guided walkthrough
Learn fascinating facts about this themed exhibit while taking in the icy cool ambience of Frozen Tundra. Find out all you need to know about Inuka, the only polar bear in the world to have been born in the tropics, and see if you can spot the elusive raccoon dogs and gorgeous wolverines as you walk through the complex.
Dates: All weekends in June (1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 June)
Time: 10am, 1pm and 4 pm
Venue: Frozen Tundra outdoor viewing gallery, followed by walkthrough in air-conditioned area

Photography session with polar bear mascot
You might only be able to rub noses with Inuka, but this polar bear mascot will allow you to cuddle up for a cozy photograph, as a memento of your visit to Frozen Tundra.
Dates: All weekends in June (1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 June)
Time and venue:
At Frozen Tundra: 10.30am, 12.30pm, 2.30pm
At Singapore Zoo entrance: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm

Polar bear ice sculpting demo
Watch a talented ice sculptor at work as he transforms a 140kg block of ice into a polar bear.
Dates: All weekends in June (1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 June)
Time: 1.30pm
Venue: Frozen Tundra outdoor viewing gallery

Glitter Tattoo
Get sparkly with a colourful glitter tattoo in celebration of Inuka’s comeback. Although free of
charge, we do welcome donations, which will be channeled to the Wildlife Reserves Singapore
Conservation Fund.
Dates: All weekends in June (1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 June)
Time: 10am – 1pm
Venue: Frozen Tundra viewing gallery

Note: Activities are free, but normal admission rates of SGD22.00 (adult) and SGD14.00 (child 3 to 12 years) apply for entry into Singapore Zoo. More information: www.zoo.com.sg/events-promos/frozen-tundra-campaign-13.html

NTUC Income Kite Festival Singapore 2013

30 Jun 2013; 9am - 7pm
West Coast Park, Grand Lawn 
FREE Admission

Pasir Ris Sports and Recreation Centre 
June 2013 Holiday Programme
Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday starting from 3 June 2013
Various Timings (Refer to Poster below); Free

The Fort Canning Spice Trail
15 Jun 2013; 4 - 5.30pm 
Fort Canning Centre (Meet at Courtyard, opposite NParks Visitor Centre)

This walk takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. It is moderately easy though it does involve walking up slopes and steps. Do come dressed comfortably. Pre-registration required. For registration and enquiries, please email lim_shen_jean@nparks.gov.sg / elaine_pang@nparks.gov.sg or call us at 6636 2393.

The Rock Carnival
15 & 16 Jun 2013; 10am - 6pm
The Rock School @Bedok Community Centre

The Carnival is a 2-day event (1-day passes sold separately) with climbing as the highlight and side events like face painting, balloon sculpting, flea market and more. On top of a specially constructed bouldering wall with routes of varying difficulties, the highwall will be open for parent-child climbs and a mini competition for special guests. Climbers may stay and play for as long as they like, even throughout the whole 8 hours from 10am-6pm! Suitable for kids aged 4 and up. For more details, visit http://therockschool.sg/trcc.

Shell Family Road Safety Carnival
19 - 22 Jun 2013; 8am - 12pm daily
Road Safety Community Park, East Coast Park

This June holidays, bring your little ones to the Shell Family Road Safety Carnival for a fun-filled family outing. Whether you choose to enroll your pre or primary-schooler in the Shell Traffic Games, or participate in the other road safety games or quizzes, this event aims to drive home the serious message of road safety, in a fun and engaging way.

Registration is free and parents need to pre-register online to choose their preferred date and role for their families for the Shell Traffic Games. In addition, those who pre-register will stand a chance to win lucky draw prizes, including the attractive prize of SGD 300 worth of Shell fuel vouchers. For more information and to register online, kindly visit HERE.

NBA 3X Singapore 2013
21 - 23 Jun 2013
21 Jun: 9am - 9pm | 22 Jun: 8am - 9pm | 23 Jun: 8am - 7pm
Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza

NBA 3X Singapore is the NBA's premier basketball participation and lifestyle event, including competitive 3x3 basketball, live stage music, DJs, NBA talent appearances (NBA player, dance team and mascot), celebrities and activities for the entire family.  Everyone gets to try out the basketball and non-basketball related activities such as 3-point shooting contests, free dance/basketball clinics, slam dunk contests, DJ scratch sessions, video gaming areas, sponsor interaction zones and skills challenges. For more information, visit www.nba3x.com/sg/.

Under the Banyan Tree: Open Air Cinema
21 & 22 Jun 2013; 8pm
Stamford Green @ Fort Canning Park
Free Admission

Pack your picnic basket and join us on these special nights for outdoor screenings of classic, family-friendly films - Pinocchio (21 June) & The Aristocats (22 June).

Fun walk along the Southern Ridges
22 Jun 2013; 9am - 11am
Mount Faber Park, entrance of Henderson Waves; Free

Take your family on a leisurely stroll through the Southern Ridges, a soothing sanctuary of greenery that is steeped in history and home to some of nature's greatest gifts of flora and fauna. Highlights of the free tour include the Henderson Waves, Sembcorp Forest of Giants, Forest Walk and Singing Forest.

This free walk is conducted by the Sembcorp volunteer guides. Pre-registration is required, closing date 1 week before the programme. Programme will commence only with a minimum of 15 participants. Contact 6471-5601 or NParks_HortPark@nparks.gov.sg.

Heritage on a Hill
22 Jun 2013; 4pm
Fort Canning Park

This approximately 1.5-2 hours FREE programme will highlight the changing faces of Fort Canning through the centuries. Once the seat of Malay royalty in the 14th century, it was home to colonial governors and turned into a fort in the 19th century. In modern times, it was used as a military base during the Second World War. Today, a display of ancient relics dating back to the 14th century as well as the Fort Gate, remnant of the fortress built in the 1860s, are reminders of Singapore's rich past.

Walk is moderately easy but will involve walking up slopes and steps so do come dressed comfortably. For registration and enquiries, please call 66362393 or email nurul_asyiqin_jaffar@nparks.gov.sg.

Burghley Family Flea
22 & 23 Jun 2013; 10am - 4pm
Burghley Lifestyle Hub

At Burghley Family Flea, parents can shop peacefully while their kids busy themselves with the free candyfloss giveaways, craft workshop, Taekwondo trial lesson and portrait drawing. So, bring your family down and chill out this school holidays with us!

FairPrice Walks With U Walkathon
29 June 2013; 8am
Marina Barrage

NTUC FairPrice's inaugural walking event will see walkathon participants start their scenic 4km walk at the Barrage and make their way towards the Gardens By The Bay (East), right next to the Marina Bay Golf Course, against the backdrop of some of Singapore’s most famous landmarks such as the Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay. Participants will also enjoy various entertainment stations along the walking route. Registration fees apply. For more information and to register (closing on 27 May 2013), visit http://walkswithu.activecm.net.

HortPark Butterfly Garden guided tour
29 Jun 2013; 9am - 11am
HortPark Butterfly Garden; Free

Get up close and personal with the flying jewels, and learn their different stages of metamorphosis from egg to caterpillar into butterfly. Observe how pupae emerge into adult butterflies before taking their maiden flight within HortPark's Butterfly Garden. *Please gather at the Butterfly Garden for the tour.

Family Day Out Carnival 2013
29 June 2013; 10am - 7pm; FREE
Waterfront Promenade @ Marina Bay Sands

Get up, and get moving with your family on Family Day Out! Family Day Out encourages families to set aside this day to spend time together. So bring your family down and be prepared for a day of fun with family-filled activities like the “Laser Tag” competition and “Bond in a Minute” game stations. From water activities like the “River Cruise” and “Family Sail Fun” to “Rock Climbing Trials”, the Family Day Out Carnival 2013 has it all! For more information on other related events, visit www.nfc.sg.

Help Conserve Our Forest!
29 Jun 2013; 9 - 11am
Telok Blangah Hill Park (Meet at Multi-Purpose Plaza)

Play a part in conserving our forests by helping to remove invasive species and improve the quality of the habitat around the Sembcorp Forest of Giants! No pre-registration required.

Love MacRitchie Walk with Cicada Tree Eco Place
30 Jun 2013; 8.30am - 11.30am
MacRitchie Reservoir Park; Free

 The MacRitchie Forest Trail at Venus Drive meanders along the banks of a crystal-clear forest stream that is full of freshwater life. Here live dragons and damsels, freshwater crabs and prawns, the Puff-faced Watersnake, Pygmy Halfbeak and Saddle Barb.

The trail here is a dirt path which is relatively level and suitable for children, the elderly and the physically-challenged. Be prepared for some mud. This walk is open to the public but registration is required as spaces are limited. To register, please email Celine Low at contact@cicadatree.org.sg giving participants' names, ages and a mobile number.


Children's Season 2013
18 May - 30 Jun 2013
Various Museums

Woohoo! Admissions to the National Museums and Heritage Institutions are already FREE for Singapore Citizens and PRs! And this was kick-started in conjunction with NHB’s Children’s Season 2013, which offers a chock-ful of activities for kids. For more information on the various activities, visit www.museums.com.sg/cs13/index.html.

Light vs Dark Exhibition: Stamps and Collectibles
Singapore Philatelic Museum 
Now till 30 Jun ; 1pm - 7pm (Mon) | 9.30am - 7pm (Tues – Sun) 
Be treated to an impressive display of “Star Wars” stamps from the Singapore Philatelic Museum’s collection and over 2,000 memorabilia and collectibles on loan from private collectors.  Highlights include Singapore Post MyStamp featuring the movie characters, stamps from USA, a breathtaking display of the iconic “Emperor’s Arrival Scene” featuring over 800 figurines, life-size R2-D2 as well as R2-D2 miniature USA postboxes and over 900 unique movie action figures. For more information, visit www.spm.org.sg/exhibition/light_vs_dark.html. BONUS: Meet the Stormtroopers on 2 and 16 June, 2-4pm!

Art Garden 2013 at the Singapore Art Museum - RECOMMENDED!
Singapore Art Museum at 8Q 
17 May - 1 Sep; 10am – 7pm (Mon – Sun) | 10am – 9pm (Fri)
Read about our Experience HERE!
Wander through fairy tales, get lost in dreams and stretch your imagination, as the Singapore Art Museum’s (SAM) Art Garden comes back for the fourth year running! This ever-popular exhibition for the young, and the young at heart, features exciting new commissions, mesmerising artworks, short films as well as animations by local and international artists. Explore the exhilarating world of contemporary art through these installations, and take part in the delightful activities specially designed by SAM and the artists. For more information, visit www.singaporeartmuseum.sg/exhibitions/.

Discover Maritime Singapore
Singapore Maritime Gallery 
18 May - 30 Jun; 9am – 5.30pm (Tues to Sun) 
Free guided tours are available on weekends at 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Learn how Singapore transformed from a small fishing village into one of the world’s leading maritime centres.  Understand the intricacies and vibrancy of the world’s busiest port. Come and experience an interactive maritime journey with the Singapore Maritime Gallery. For more information, visit www.maritimegallery.sg.

Children’s Season Open House at RBC 
Reflections at Bukit Chandu 
18 May, 22 and 23 June ; 9am – 5pm 
Visit Reflections at Bukit Chandu and relive the Battle of Pasir Panjang, where 1,400 brave soldiers from the Malay Regiment heroically defended the last stand against a 13,000-strong Japanese army during World War II.

Children’s Season 2013 @ Army Museum of Singapore
Army Museum of Singapore 
18 May - 30 Jun; 10am – 6pm (Tues to Sun) 
Embark on a journey with our boys in green as they undergo the various military training at ARMS. Join the parade dressed in uniform, engage in battlefield fighting and pick up all the army lingo you need to survive the training. Don’t just “eye-power”, wake up your idea and report to ARMS now! For more details on activity timings, visit www.armymuseum.sg.

Island Adventures 2013 - RECOMMENDED!
National Museum of Singapore; Concourse and Craft Zone, Level 1
18 May - 21 July; 10am – 8pm
Island Adventures is back with an exciting line-up of child-centric programming which includes fun interactive displays and special activities that will delight young visitors and their families! A showcase that celebrates Singapore’s historical narratives, Children’s Season – Island Adventures 2013 explores our multi-racial and multi-cultural society through the themes of Food, Film & Wayang, Fashion, and Photography.  Children can be an old-time hawker and invent a unique ‘Singapore dish’, watch wayang peep shows, be a tailor of different cultural costumes, and learn how photo studios of a bygone era produced coloured prints in the 1950s and 60s.

Each child gets a complimentary activity book, and parents can purchase an optional Craft Kit* for additional hands-on activities.  There will also be roving acts and story-telling sessions at selected timings throughout the season, with outdoor film screenings of Walt Disney classics The Aristocats and Pinocchio, in June. *Optional Craft Kits are available at $5 which includes programmes, Island Adventures – Roving Acts and Island Tales.

Roving Acts
Concourse and Craft Zone, Level 1
Every Fri | 10am & 11:30am | 30 minutes
Every Sat & Sun | 11:30am & 2:30pm | 30 minutes
Join us on our island adventure and meet mysterious characters from the past! Young visitors will get to meet interesting people who are skilled in different trades, and find out what they do for a living.  Created to be interactive and educational, our popular roving acts will delight visitors of all ages.

Island Tales
Concourse and Craft Zone, Level 1
Every Mon & Wed | 10am & 11:30am | 30 minutes
Every Sat & Sun | 10:30am & 1:30pm | 30 minutes
Let our storytellers inspire the young ones with intriguing and colourful tales from the past! With engaging dramatisation and interaction, these sessions are a wonderful introduction to Singapore’s history.

Children’s Infocomm Workshop @ iExperience
Infocomm Experience Centre, 90 Bras Basah Road #B1-10/18 Esplanade Xchange
27 May - 16 Jun; 10am - 4pm
Specially designed for children from 4–12 years old, the Children’s Infocomm Workshop is for children to learn about next generation infocomm technologies through play. Children will get hands-on experience with various infocomm tools such as interactive board, multi-touch interactive table, video-conferencing, fun shopping with mobile and creation of 3D videos. For more details on activity timings, visit www.ida.gov.sg/About-Us/Events/2013/Childrens-Season-2013-at-iExperience.aspx.

ter-ba-BOM!: Children’s Season @ MHC
Malay Heritage Centre
31 May – 29 Jun
Get ready for a month of thrilling adventures and creative fun at the Malay Heritage Centre during the June school holidays! Returning for the third year, ter-ba-BOM! takes you on a Heritage Hunt around Kampung Gelam and offers interactive storytelling sessions and craft activities for the family!

Heritage Hunt
Fridays & Saturdays, from 31 May to 29 June 2013 | 10am to 12pm & 2pm to 4pm
Malay Heritage Centre & Kampong Gelam district
The residents of Kampong Gelam have been afflicted by mysterious ailments! Armed with a map and a trusty guide, participants will embark on a quest around Kampong Gelam to find traditional cures for different ailments afflicting the human body. Suitable for children between the ages of 7 to 13 years old. Limited to 30 participants per session.

Makmal Rekaan (Creative Lab)
Saturdays, from 1 June to 29 June 2013 | 12pm to 1.30pm & 3pm to 4.30pm
Gallery 1, Malay Heritage Centre
Play a heroic character from Malay folklore in Makmal Rekaan (Creative Lab), our interactive workshop that combines storytelling, acting and handicraft activities to create props and costumes! Suitable for children from age 6 years old and below, with accompanying adults. Limited to 30 participants per session.

*IMPORTANT: Registration is required for both programmes. For registration and enquiries, please call 6391 0450 (Tue – Sun: 10am to 6pm) or email NHB_MHC_Programmes@nhb.gov.sg.

The Young Collector – Children’s Season at ACM 
Asian Civilisations Museum 
8 & 9 Jun; Activities from 1pm - 5pm
Explore the special exhibition Devotion and Desire and catch exciting dramas in the galleries. Enjoy enchanting cross-cultural performances and create one-of-a-kind crafts for your own art collection. Please visit www.acm.org.sg for more details

History through Drama
Memories at Old Ford Factory 
15 & 22 Jun
Calling all budding drama kings and queens! Put on your thinking caps and get your creative juices flowing! Memories at Old Ford Factory is excited to present to you a fun and stimulating way of learning about Singapore’s history. Get your young talents to join in the skit and learn how to design their own drama performance – kids will take part in designing the props! Through the activities, children will understand the hardships of war and better appreciate the peace and harmony enjoyed today.

Art Attack! – Children’s Season at TPM
Peranakan Museum
22 & 23 Jun; Activities from 1pm - 5pm
Be one of the first to view and take part in the new contemporary art installation, Luminous Depth.Watch the premiere Rempah Sayang, a film presented by Big Eyes, Big Minds as part of this year’s Singapore International Children's Film Festival. Enjoy storytelling sessions, demonstrations of Peranakan pastimes, and hands-on activities.

Chinese Painting Workshop for Parents and Kids
Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, Little Paradise 
23 June; 10am - 12pm; Free
Appreciate Chinese art and culture as you learn how to paint in this workshop. Parents and kids are welcome to sign up as a pair for this activity. To register, please call 62567377 or email NHB_WQY@nhb.gov.sg.

Megabugs Return!
20 Apr - 18 Aug 2013; 10am - 6pm
Science Centre Singapore @The Annexe

“Megabugs Return!” will give visitors the experience of having been shrunk into a size smaller than a bee.  With the animatronics and static exhibits built in mega proportions, kids and adults will get to navigate through a maze of towering grass blades, rocks and flowers and bump into various knick-knacks found in the backyards. Along the way, they will come face-to-face with a 3m-long praying mantis, walk under the wings of a butterfly and get fascinated by super-sized beetles, scorpions and other creepy crawlies. Admission prices: Adult $20 & Child $15. Inclusive of Science Centre Admission

Mummy: Secrets of the Tomb
27 Apr - 4 Nov 2013; 10am - 10pm
ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands

For the first time in Southeast Asia, secrets of the mysterious Egyptian burial practices and mummification process will be revealed. Immerse yourself in a 3D film experience that captures the 'virtual unwrapping' of the 3,000-year old mummy of Egyptian temple priest Nesperennub. Be amazed with over 100 artefacts, including six exceptionally preserved mummies from the famed Egyptian collection of the British Museum.
Admission: Adult S$14.00 | Senior Citizen (65 yrs & above) S$13.00 | Child (2-12 years) S$8.00

Treasure Hunt Playground
31 May - 16 June 2013
Parkway Parade, Basement Atrium

Gems of Indochina
10-Course Obstacle Track
1 - 30 Jun 2013; 12pm - 10pm
Changi Airport T3; Level 2

Simply spend a minimum of S$40 (S$30 for Changi Rewards members) at any Changi Airport outlet to redeem one (1) activity pass. Participants of the 10-course obstacle track activity must be of age six (6) years and above and height 1 metre and above.

Fun Time @ The Star Plaza
15 & 16 Jun 2013; 1pm, 3pm & 5pm
Star Vista, The Star Plaza

Adventure Crafts at United Square
6 - 20 June 2013; 5pm
United Square, B1 Atrium
$5 per craft session

*Register your interest at the Level 1 Customer Service Counter. 

Leave Your Mark
8 - 26 Jun 2013
Mon - Fri 11am - 7pm | Sat 12pm - 6pm
Objectifs - Centre for Photography and Filmmaking, 2nd Floor @ 56A Arab Street
Free Admission

What if children were in charge of the way Singapore looked for one day? Will zombies and aliens lurk the city streets? Will zebras be living in the clouds? Will sea monsters appear in Marina Bay? Created for children aged between 6 and 12, this exhibition presents a combination of photography, illustration and stories which children can be a part of.

On the walls is Singapore captured in quirky black and white photography accompanied by kooky illustrations and stories to inspire the imagination. Children are invited to look at this world and build on what they see through art. A bucketful of tools including crayons, stickers and stencils will be provided for kids to doodle, colour and write on the walls. There are no rules. Just bring along your imagination and get ready to Leave Your Mark! More information: www.facebook.com/LeaveYourMark.Exhibition

The Kidz Academy 2013
14 - 16 Jun 2013; 11am - 9pm
Singapore Expo Hall 6A
Free Admission

Nurturing an all-rounded child is every parent’s dream. The Kidz Academy is back this year to help you find and provide the best educational and enrichment courses for your child over one power-packed 3-day event. With an expected 95 renowned exhibitors, parents are almost guaranteed to find the perfect course for your child! With these great zones – KidzCare, KidzSport, KidzEducation and KidzClub; The Kidz Academy looks set to be both a resoundingly productive yet entertaining weekend for the entire family! for more information, visit www.thekidzacademy.com.sg/2013/index.shtml.

The Singapore Mint Great Singapore Sale 2013
14 - 16 Jun 2013; 11am - 9pm
Orchard Central Shopping Mall

Coin-making Workshops
Keep your kids entertained and intrigued with the processes behind the making of our notes and coins during this school holidays! The workshops are suitable for kids ages four and above. There are limited seats available so sign your kids up at a special price of $10 per child during the Great Singapore Sale 2013.

Personalized Note-making
Personalize your very own money note at The Singapore Mint Great Singapore Sale 2013 and see how an image of you and/or your loved ones can be printed onto the note. With the upcoming Fathers’ Day celebration, the personalized note would be the perfect, one-of-a-kind gift for your dad! The unique, personalized note can be produced at only $2 each this weekend at Orchard Central only!

LEGO Build your story
20 - 30 June 2013; Various Timings
Raffles City, Level 3 Atrium

The world’s No. 1 construction toy invites you to join the competition and build your world with LEGO bricks. The winner gets a VIP trip to LEGOLAND Malaysia. Pre-registration is required and closing date for registration is 9 June 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.legosingapore.com/byw/.

Movies Galore!

Sammy 2 - Now Showing
Epic - 30 May 2013
Hi-5 Some Kind of Wonderful - 2 June 2013 ~GV Exclusive
Escape From Planet Earth - 6 June 2013
Tad The Lost Explorer - 13 June 2013
Man of Steel (Superman) - 13 June 2013
Monsters University - 20 June 2013


Angry Birds Meet & Greet
31 May - 9 Jun 2013
Tue - Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Marina Square

Barbie See What Happens
31 May - 16 Jun 2013
Vivocity, Central Court A & B

Barbie Makeover and Photoshoot
Shoppers can redeem a free makeover session for their girls to dress up in Barbie costumes, and bring home a complimentary 4R photo for keepsake with either a minimum spend of $50* on Barbie products, or a minimum spend of $100* (including a minimum of $20 purchase on Barbie products) at any outlet in VivoCity.
Date: 31 May – 16 June 2013
Time: 11am – 9pm, Fri – Sun

Barbie DIY Corner
Children will also enjoy hours of hands-on fun with our Barbie-themed DIY activities at the Barbie DIY corner, available with just a minimum spending of $30 on Barbie products in a single receipt.
31 May – 16 June 2013: Mix & Match Barbie Dolls (no minimum purchase required)
31 May – 8 June 2013: Bag-painting, T-shirt painting
9 – 16 June 2013: Sand Art, Shrink Art
Time: 11am – 9pm, Fri – Sun

Barbie Meet & Greet
8 June 2013: 2pm & 6pm & 15 June 2013: 2pm & 6pm
Venue: Central Court A, Level 1 (30mins per session)

As for the boys, they will get to have fun on a five-metre long ‘Hot Wheels’ race track at Central Court B, VivoCity Level 1. Three chances to race on the track will be given for every purchase of two ‘Hot Wheels’ basic cars, where timings will be recorded and the top three fastest racers receive a ‘Hot Wheels’ hamper!

'Be a Princess' Makeover Event
1, 2, 8 & 9 Jun 2013 - OG Orchard Point & OG People's Park
8, 9, 22 & 23 Jun 2013 - OG Albert
1pm - 7pm

*Purchase $60 worth of Disney Princess products to participate in the Princess Makeover.

Nim Galuu Meet & Greet 
(from EPIC animated movie)
1, 2, 22 & 23 Jun 2013; 12pm & 6pm
Chinatown Point, L1 Atrium

Treasure Island 'Live' Shows and Meet & Greet
6 - 20 Jun 2013 (No shows on 13 & 18 Jun)
Mon - Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 2pm, 5pm & 7pm
United Square, B1

Let's Celebrate with Barney & Friends
7 - 16 June 2013 (except 10 Jun)
Tue - Fri: 4pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
City Square Mall, L1 Atrium

Redeem a Meet & Greet pass 45 mins prior to a show with $50 spent. 50 passes available for each show.

Garfield & Friends Musical
7 - 16 Jun 2013 (except Mon)
Tue-Fri: 1pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
West Coast Plaza

The Trash Pack
7 - 23 June 2013; 2pm - 8pm
Downtown East

Forever Friends Meet & Greet
7 - 9 & 14 - 16 Jun 2013
1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Sembawang Shopping Centre, L1 Atrium
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Meet & Greet
Toys 'R' Us Stores
Details below

Doctor Dolittle's Animal Adventure
8 - 16 Jun 2013 (except Tues)
Mon - Thurs 12.30pm & 5pm | Fri - Sun 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 5pm
Forum The Shopping Mall, B1 Atrium

Ronald McDonald Fairy Tale Story-telling
McDonald's Restaurants; Details below

9 Jun 2013; 11am - Sengkang Sport Complex
9 Jun 2013; 1.30pm - Ang Mo Kio
16 Jun 2013; 11am - Kallang
23 Jun 2013; 11am - United Square
23 Jun 2013; 1.30pm - HarbourFront Centre (Meet & Greet only)
30 Jun 2013; 11am - West Coast Park
30 Jun 2013; 1.30pm - King Albert Park (Meet & Greet only)

Toys Universe 2013
12 - 30 Jun 2013; 10am - 9pm
Takashimaya Square, B2

Welcome to a wonderful world where kids rule and toys abound. Pick up the latest hot items and must-have collectibles. Meet Ben 10, Monster High & Mr Men & Little Miss Characters! Bring your own camera for this memorable moment!

Meet & Greet at Kidz Academy 2013
14 - 16 Jun 2013
Singapore Expo Hall 6A
Free Admission

Finn & Jake from Adventure Time
14 Jun 2013, Fri: 3pm, 5.30pm and 7pm
15 Jun 2013, Sat: 4.30pm, 6.30pm and 8pm
16 Jun 2013, Sun: 12pm, 6pm

Bob the Builder & Wendy
14 Jun 2013, Fri: 1.30pm, 2.30pm and 5pm

Despicable Me 2 Characters
15 Jun 2013, Sat: 12pm

Justice League Meet & Greet
17 - 23 Jun 2013; 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
112 Katong

Precious Moments Meet & Greet
22 & 23 June 2013; 2pm, 4pm & 6pm
Tampines 1, L1 Atrium

Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf (喜羊羊與灰太狼) 
Meet & Greet
22 & 23 Jun 2013; 3pm
Chinatown Point, L1 Atrium

LEGO Legends of Chima Speedorz Tournament
30 June 2013
City Square Mall, L1 Atrium

LEGO Legends of Chima fans can pit their skills against challenging obstacles with their prized Speedorz sets to experience the thrill of speed and fight, and be the ultimate Speedorz winner! Participants can walk away with over $700 worth of LEGO products and a limited edition challenge trophy made of LEGO Bricks. Laval, the prince of the Lion Tribe, will also make a special appearance for the Meet & Greet sessions on Sundays (23 & 30 June) during selected timings.


Ronald McDonald's Wonderful Magic Workshop
McDonald's Restaurants; Details below; FREE

Realmadrid Foundation CampusExperience Holiday Training and Learning Camp
10-14 June, or 17-21 June, or 23-28 June 2013
8.20am to 5.45pm daily
Raffles Institution

The CampusExperience is designed for youths aged between 7 and 17 years who are passionate about sports, especially football, and wish to learn, train and have some experience of how Real Madrid players develop as sportsmen. With two training sessions a day, the CampusExperience represents a unique opportunity for youths to experience a more active and healthy lifestyle than any sports fan in Singapore has ever dreamed of. Visit www.frmsingapore.com for more information and to register.

*Quote 'cheekiemonkies' at the point of registration and you pay only S$1,033 (about 5% discount). Rope in another friend and each of you pays S$980 instead. For readers who want to sign 3 or more friends together, kindly email CampusExperience@frmsingapore.com to obtain a further discount!

IN3LABS Robotics Workshop
Click on the image below for more information

Wow Art Learning Studio Holiday Programmes

Expect a unique art experience as Wow Art explores the movie world this June. Travel to different parts of the world as we follow the penguins in ‘Happy Feet’, right back to the Stone Age with ‘The Croods’ and many more! You can also join our popular canvas painting classes and learn about the pioneer artists of the French Impressionist Movement. Unleash your creative juices and make the June holidays a memorable and fulfilling one. Shoot us an email at Info@wow.com.sg or call 6352 2221 to register your interest now! *Get a 10% discount by quoting' cheekiemonkies'!

Children's Bubble Tea Entrepreneurship Workshop
Click on the image below for more information

Au Chocolat Holiday Programmes for kids
Click on the image below for more information

Let's Explore Science Holiday Workshops
Various Dates & Timings
(Kindly refer to poster below)


Big Eyes, Big Minds - 
Singapore International Children's Film Festival
24 May - 30 Jun 2013; Various Timings
The Arts House; $12.50

This year, Big Eyes, Big Minds presents six collections of over 50 short films for kids, about kids and sometimes, by kids! Schools and families will enjoy interacting with charming characters and stories from around the world. For a detailed synopsis and screening dates & times for each show, kindly click on the respective show below.

Pickles & Dinosaurs - Recommended for 2 to 6 year-olds
My Furry Friends - Recommended for 2 to 6 year-olds
Curious Critters - Recommended for 5 to 10 year-olds
Hungry Creatures - Recommended for 5 to 10 year-olds
Magic Tricks & Politics - Recommended for 7 to 12 year-olds
Love Bites - Recommended for 10 to 18 year-olds
*Includes Q&A with the filmmakers of Rempah Sayang

Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf - Memory Thief 
喜羊羊與灰太狼 - 记忆大盗
28-30 Jun 2013
Fri: 7.30pm | Sat: 11am, 3pm & 6.30pm | Sun: 11am
Festive Grand Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa

The popular international Children Mandarin animated series “Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf” (喜羊羊) now comes “live” on stage, perfect for introducing kids to Chinese in a fun way! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit HERE.


Forest Adventure Mobile Course
NEX Shopping Mall: 31 May - 16 Jun 2013
Tiong Bahru Plaza: 18 - 23 Jun 2013

SAFRA Sprint Kids 2013
Various locations and timings

Sprint Kids 2013 is the biggest ever Kids Sprinting Event in Singapore. This event is open to all kids between the ages of 3 to 9 years. Pre-registration is required to select preferred Sprint Heats venue and timing. 8 sprinters from each competitive race category with the fastest timing will qualify for the Grand Finals on 30 June 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.sprintkids.sg/.

17 - 23 Jun 2013
NEX Shopping Mall, Atrium 1
(Click on poster for more details)

Come June 17th to 23rd, expect non-stop, adrenaline-pumping action as Hasbro Singapore announces the return of the long-awaited NERF tournament! To be held at NEX Shopping Mall, Atrium 1. Hasbro Singapore has put together a myriad of Nerf Blasters displays and tryout booths that will give fans a full NERF-themed carnival affair.

NERF enthusiasts interested in taking part in the tournament can sign up via the website www.nerfpowerplay.sg where they can sign up for either of two categories – the Youth Challenge, for participants between the ages of 8 to 17; or the Open Category, for participants aged 18 to 55.

Pets Carnival
22 Jun 2013
Jurong Point, JP2 Open Air Plaza

Calling all pet owners and animal lovers! Come by with your furry friends for an afternoon of fun! Meet highly trained Pest Detection Dogs, attend a Pets Grooming workshop, or simply spend time with your furry companion at the Pets Picnic!

COSMO Youth Parade 2013
29 Jun 2013; 5.45pm

In conjunction with the launch of Shine Youth Festival, each year, thousands of avid cosplayers, youth leaders, volunteers and students converge in a colorful display of youth vibrancy, to inspire other youth to take a step towards realizing their dreams. For more information, visit mascotparade.org.

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