May 28, 2014

More than 50 Activities to Maximise your Children's June School Holidays 2014

What??? We are halfway through 2014 already? And if you are cracking your brains as to how to keep your children occupied this June School Holidays, I have compiled an easy guide to the various activities for kids taking place around Singapore.

I will be updating the list regularly as more information trickle in so do check back often!


Republic of Singapore Navy Open House
29 May - 1 Jun 2014; 9am - 8.30pm
Free Admission

Come aboard on one of the biggest ships in the Republic of Singapore Navy, the RSS Persistence and experience what its like to be in the Navy!

Exhibition within VivoCity and admission to ship tour is free. Admission to ship tour is by balloted tickets only.  Balloted tickets will be available at the information booth at the parade square. Recipients of the coveted tickets will be informed by their mobile phone about an hour before the start of each cruise.

Storytelling Comes Alive! With Playmobil
31 May - 29 June 2014; 11am - 7pm
Palawan Beach
FREE, but island admission rates apply

Storytelling with PLAYMOBIL
Wed - Sun; 11.30am, 2.30pm & 5.45pm
Immerse interactive storytelling sessions like The Search for the Magical Unicorn, The Stolen Dragon Heart and Prince Plucky and the Treasures of the Ocean.

PLAYMOBIL Playpit and Sandpit
Be a brave warrior, kind fairy or magic unicorn as your child creates their own stories with the PLAYMOBIL toy sets at the Playpit or Sandpit.

Little Hands & Minds
Create your own unique arts & crafts masterpieces with simple materials at only $5 per activity. Enjoy 1-for-1 deals on every Monday.

Balik Kampung
31 May, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 & 28 Jun 2014; 8.45am - 1.30pm
Bottle Tree Park (Lorong Chencharu)

Balik Kampung - means "going back home" in Malay - is a time for participating in the act of community building. Be part of the Kampung community as the kids engage in farming, building and meal preparation. The boys participated in one such session earlier this year, and the highlight for them had got to be when they crossed a small river! Read about their experience HERE. To register, visit

Be a Junior Birdwatcher at Jurong Bird Park
1 - 23 June 2013
Admission rates apply

Kids get FREE entry to Jurong Bird Park, with purchase of 1 full-priced adult admission ticket this June School Holidays! Simply flash the coupon below at the ticketing counters.

Join the Junior Birdwatcher Academy
Birdwatching is fascinating and to become a true birdwatcher, you'll need some skills and knowledge. Complete the challenges in your junior birdwatcher logbook, and you'll be awarded with our Junior Birdwatcher Certificate!
Dates: 7 – 29 June 2014 (Weekends only)
Time: 12noon to 4.00pm
Venue: Start off at Penguin Coast

The Curious Adventures of Rico
It's showtime! Rico, a passionate birdwatcher, is in search of the elusive Kaka bird. Meet Rico and help him in his adventure quest in Waterfall Aviary in search of the bird!
Dates: 7 – 29 June 2014 (Weekends only)
Time: 1.30pm (30 mins)
Venue: Waterfall Aviary Terrace (Level 2)

Let's Go Birdwatching
Begin your birdwatching journey with our senior birdwatcher as she takes you through a hiking trail in Waterfall Aviary, play a game of spotting the birds and learn all about them in this interactive birding adventure. *Limited to the first 30 kids, aged 5-12 years old. Register at Waterfall Aviary 30 mins before session.
Dates: 7 – 29 June 2014 (Weekends only)
Time: 1.00pm and 2.00pm (30 mins)
Venue: Waterfall Aviary

Bird Feeding at Waterfall Aviary
See the birds in a feeding frenzy! Let the excitement mount as you'll get up close and personal, and try your hand at feeding some of these precious birds.
Dates: 7 – 29 June 2014 (Weekends only)
Time: 10.30am and 2.30pm (15 mins)
Venue: Waterfall Aviary

Fun For All Under the Stars
4 Jun 2014; 5pm - 9pm
Singapore Turf Club; Free

Reawaken your senses to the beautiful sounds of Fun For All Under The Stars! Loads of fun entertainment for the family. For the full schedule of activities, visit

Singapore Maritime Trails
7 Jun 2014; 9am - 12pm
Pick up & meeting point: Swissotel, Main Lobby
FREE (Pre-registration required)

The first of a series of Singapore Maritime Trails will bring you on a journey that tells the story of the progress of Singapore’s maritime industry through a guided tour to Fort Canning, Boat Quay, Waterboat House, and other historical maritime landmarks. Registration is compulsory. Please call +65 63255707 (Tuesdays to Sundays, 9am – 5pm) or email with the following information:

• Name of Participant
• No of Pax (including participant)
• Handphone number
• Email address

For more details, visit

Singapore International Water Festival 2014
7 Jun 2014; 8am - 2pm
Marina Barrage

In addition to flagship events such as the exciting and entertaining Raft Races and adrenaline-pumping Dragon Boat Races, this year’s Water Festival includes many more activities to cater for all ages with carnival atmosphere. The theme for this year is “Splashing Good Time!” Be with us at this fun-filled event to experience the splash of a lifetime. For the full listing of all activities, visit

Fun Wild Learning @ Singapore Zoo
7 - 29 June 2014
Admission rates apply

Venture into the living classroom at Singapore Zoo! Bond with your little ones over fun and engaging activities this June holidays! *NOTE: Activities available on the following dates only -  7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 June 2014 (Sat & Sun). All activities are free of charge and weather permitting. 

Kids vs. Film Booth
Calling all young film enthusiasts! Come try your hand at creating your own mini-documentary! If you love television (who doesn’t) or have dreams of becoming a director or producer when you grow up, here’s your chance to live the dream! You will have a chance to experience the process of documentary-making in 30 minutes at our filmmaking booth and also bring home a copy of your own film (1-2 minutes)! Registration is required at activity venue, on a first-come-first-served basis.
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Old Boat Dock 2 (next to Rainforest Kidzworld)
Age: Suitable for children 6yrs and above

Wild Wow Stickers
Bring home animal sticker sheets made with your own fingerprints to remember your special day out at the zoo!
Time: 10am – 4pm
Venue: Old Boat Dock 1 (near White Tiger exhibit)

Animal Enrichment Trails
Observe how our animals enjoy their enrichment time and have a chat with our friendly keepers to learn about how they help animals stay happy and healthy!
Time: Various; please check activity poster on-site.
Venue: Various; please check activity poster on-site.

Origami Bookmark Workshop
Make your own origami bookmark and pledge your support to our animal friends!
Time: 11.30am & 1.30pm
Venue: Rainforest Kidzword Pavilion

Doodle-it-Yourself Badge
Doodle your own animal badge and pin up your love for wildlife!
Time: 12.30pm & 2.30pm
Venue: Rainforest Kidzworld Pavilion

Yoga Workshop
Learn animal yoga poses against a scenic view of the reservoir in this Mom & Kids yoga workshop!
Time: 9am & 4.30pm
Venue: Garden With a View

Stories of the Wild
Have you wondered how the leopard got his spots and how the rhino got his skin? Come along to our storytelling time and join in the story!
Time: 11.45am & 1.30pm
Venue: Rainforest Kidzworld Amphitheatre

Kids Drama Workshop
Imagination is all kids need to bring our drama-based workshop where they will play, create and learn how to express themselves!
Time: 12.30pm & 2.15pm

EcoLife Family Tour @ Bishan- Ang Mo Kio Park
7, 14, 21, 28 Jun 2014; 9am - 11am

Ecolife is a 2-hour tour which introduces the park and the biodiversity found in Riverplains through the use of interactive exploration themes and activities. The tour aims to encourage family bonding between parents and child through the process of learning together. Join us as we take you through this tour with worksheets provided and fun hands on activities such as doing up your very own underwater viewing scope.

*Free-of-Charge. Pre-registration is required. One family constitutes one adult and one child. For registration, please email with the following information: Name of participant, Name of child, Contact number number and Email Address.

Connecting with Nature
7 - 28 Jun 2014
Various Activities (Click on poster below to enlarge)
HortPark & the Southern Ridges

Rise & Shine Carnival 2014
14 Jun 2014; 8am - 12.30pm
The Lawn @ Marina Bay
$13 per Adult, Free Admission for children below 12

Get ready for a spectacular time this June holidays!Get your holiday dose of FUN with the picnic of the year with a lineup of exciting activities and programmes to entertain your family! For more details, visit

The Fort Canning Spice Trail
21 & 28 Jun 2013; 4 - 5pm 
Fort Canning

You might have tasted Nutmeg and Clove in various cuisines, but have you ever seen how their trees look like? Walk through the Spice Gardens, which was once the site of Singapore’s first botanical gardens and now planted with many herb and spice plants including those with medicinal values. *Pre-registration required. For registration and enquiries, please email

Pasir Ris Park Mangrove Guided Walk
21 Jun 2014; 9am - 10.30am
Pasir Ris Park, Car Park C, Toilet C1

Pasir Ris Mangrove Forest, home to a thriving habitat of unique plants and animals, is a piece of nature worth exploring. Venture into the dense 6-hectare mangrove forest on the boardwalk, and get up close and personal with mud crabs,mudskipper and water monitors. The mangrove is a important because it acts as a buffer between land and sea. apart from helping to halt erosion of the cause by breaking the strong forces of waves, it is also a haven for young animal and fish, which can hide in dense root. *Pre-registration required. For enquiries & registration, please email

Kranji Farmers' Market
28 & 29 Jun 2014; 4pm - 10pm
D'Kranji Farm Resort


Children's Season 2014
24 May - 29 Jun 2014
Various Museums

Children's Season 2014 is back again and this year, it is bigger and better than before. And when I say bigger, I mean it - more than 40 programmes designed especially for children and families across 21 museums island-wide. Yes, TWENTY-ONE. I am thinking even though Children's Season lasts for slightly more than a full month between 24 May and 29 June 2014, there is absolutely no way that my monkies can finish visiting all of them. For a complete listing of ALL programmes, visit

Here are my top picks:

National Museum Singapore
Masak Masak: My Childhood
24 May - 3 Aug 2014
Masak Masak features familiar playgrounds and larger-than-life games of yesteryear, interactive installations, engaging performances, and a special film screening. Suitable for ages three to seven. Read all about my preview HERE.

Army Museum of Singapore 
Cadets, Fall In! 
Every Fri, Sat & Sun from 24 May – 29 June 2014 | For children aged 6 to 12 years old 
Report for enlistment at the Army Museum of Singapore, as kids get to go through a two-hour “basic military training” programme, which includes activities like mock grenade throwing and simulated marksmanship training. Experience the rite of  “hair-cutting” like every recruit, and graduate with pride in the mini-Passing Out Parade! *Pre-registration is required. For activity timings and more details, please refer to

Asian Civilisations Museum 
EXHIBITION: Once Upon a Time in Asia: The Story Tree 
An Interactive Exhibition for Children and the Young at Heart 
31 May – 2 November 2014 | 10am – 5pm 
Come play under the story tree. Explore with all five senses. Have fun and make some art of your own to take home. Embark on an exciting trail through the museum to uncover more secrets about trees and arty facts! Also, look out for the story tellers as they spin Asian tales in the galleries. This specially-curated exhibition for children and the young at heart showcases original interactive ensembles inspired by objects in the collection of the Asian Civilisations Museum. Visit for more details.

The Enchanted Tree Weekend Festival
31 May & 1 June 2014 | Activities from 1 to 5pm | Free
Step into a colourful world of tales and art this weekend. Set your imagination ablaze as you venture into the ancient world of the enchanted tree. Create your own sand art, explore nature-inspired artworks and watch performances by kids.

Saturdays@ACM: Crafty Kids
Saturdays, 7 Jun, 5 Jul, 2 Aug, 6 Sep, 4 Oct & 1 Nov 2014 | Activities from 1pm – 5pm | Free
Go a journey to Explore, Discover, and Create! Be captivated by Asian stories, watch fantastical performances, and make art.

Malay Heritage Centre 
7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22 June 2014 | For children aged 12 years and below 
ter-ba-BOM! returns with an exciting new Heritage Hunt around Kampong Gelam! This year participants will take on the role of Singapore’s early traders as they ply their wares in hopes for a brighter future. Learn what products they brought and how they made their profits through wit, creativity and sheer hard work! See how your kids can be successful tradesmen! *Registration is required. For registration and enquiries, please call 6391 0450 (Tue – Sun: 10am to 6pm) or email 

Memories at Old Ford Factory 
A Race Against Time
14 & 15 Jun 2014 | 10am – 11.30am, 12.30pm – 2pm & 2.30pm – 4pm | For children aged 7-12 yrs old 
Racing against time, the children will be brought back to the days of the Japanese Occupation and tasked to help a sick friend acquire medicine. Through challenges, this workshop aims to let participants understand the hardships faced during World War II in a fun and interactive way. *Maximum 25 participants per session including walk-ins. To register, email 

Peranakan Museum 
Straits Family Sunday – Supersized! 
8 June 2014 | 1pm – 5pm 
Explore the colourful world of Peranakans this June. Watch an exciting performance in the special exhibition, Auspicious Designs: Batik for Peranakan Altars or go on a self-guided trail to discover mythical creatures. Create batik art inspired by objects in the museum or play dress up in a batik shirt or sarong kebaya with the whole family. *Visit for more details.

Police Heritage Centre 
I want to be a Police Officer! 
Weekdays 2.30pm & 4pm: 30 May, 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 June, 3, 4, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 & 31 July, 1 August 2014  
Weekends: 31 May, 14 & 28 June, 12 & 26 July 2014 10am & 11am 
For children aged 4 to 12 years old 
 For this year’s Children Season, young visitors can put on mini police uniforms and have their photographs taken! Kids can also take part in a colouring activity after the tour. *Minimum of 5 participants is required for each session to proceed. Registration is required and has to be made at least 1 week in advance. To register, please contact our Visit Management Officer at 6478 2123 or email

Science Centre Singapore 
“I am a Science Explorer” Gallery Trail 
24 May – 29 June 2014 | 10am – 5pm 
Bring out the explorer in you! Pick up a copy of the “I am a Science Explorer” Gallery Trail booklet at Science Centre’s Main Entrance. Explore the galleries and complete the trail to redeem a cool souvenir from us! *Admission charges apply. Free for Singapore Science Centre Singapore ticket-holders. Recommended for ages 5 to 10 years old.

“My Five Senses” Storytelling 
Fridays, 6, 13, 20, 27 June 2014 | 12.30pm – 1pm 
Do you enjoy listening to stories? Explore the world of science and learn about our senses through this engaging storytelling session. *Admission charges apply. Free for Singapore Science Centre Singapore ticket-holders. For children aged 4 to 6 years old.

Fun Spots (Science Activity Booths)
Tuesdays - Thursdays, 3 – 26 June 2014 | 2.30pm – 4pm 
*Admission charges apply. Free for Singapore Science Centre Singapore ticket-holders. For children aged 4 years and above.

Singapore Discovery Centre 
Folktales, Fables & Fantastic Futures – Stories We Share 
Now till 30 June 2014 | 9am – 6pm 
Discover how important values and aspects of culture are communicated through the fantastic world of stories and performance art in this special exhibition. Explore hands-on activities in the galleries like the Filipino Tinikling dance and find out how stories from around the world share many similar values. Immerse yourself in stories from 10 participating countries in our Embassy Showcase.
*Special Activities on 7 & 8 June 2014, 12pm & 3pm: Come take a trip around the world! Catch cultural performances and craft demonstrations from countries featured in our Folktales, Fables & Fantastic Futures exhibition. Don’t forget to join in its special curator’s tour of the exhibition! Children will be treated to popcorn and candy floss too! 
31 May 2014 – 29 June 2014 | 9am – 5pm 
Be introduced to the colourful world of masks from around the world and the stories surrounding it. Decorate your masks with ideas from the featured stories or let your imagination run wild and create characters from your own stories. Children will be able to take home their own masterpieces! 

Singapore Maritime Gallery 
24 May – 29 June 2014 (Daily, closed on Mon); Free admission 

Learn how Singapore transformed from a small entrepot into one of the world’s leading International Maritime Centre and have a glimpse of the world’s busiest port in action. Embark on an inspiring and interactive maritime journey by hopping on board the self-guided Singapore Maritime Gallery. Join the free guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays at 10am, 2pm & 3.30pm. Or complete
our Singapore Maritime Gallery Passport to redeem a lucky draw coupon!

Art Frenzy
Kids can get your hands on our colouring activity lined out for you! Learn about the different types of ships or maritime careers while you colour.

I’m a Ship Captain 
Be a Captain for a day! The Gallery’s ship bridge simulator gives you the chance to steer and berth different types of ships under various conditions.

Goody Goodies 
Get yourself an exclusive Singapore Maritime Gallery Lego pack* during Children’s Season when you visit us at the Singapore Maritime Gallery! *Offer valid while stocks last.

Maritime Caricature
Weekends, 24 May – 29 June 2014 | 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3pm
Even wonder how your little ones will look like in a Captain suit, or as a mermaid? Let our Caricaturist show you the wonder.

Singapore Philatelic Museum 
The League Against Evil : A DC Super Heroes Exhibition 
5 June 2014 – 31 August 2014 
See the first and only DC Comics Super Heroes exhibition in Asia to commemorate the milestone 
BATMAN 75th Anniversary. The exhibition showcases stamps from Singapore Philatelic Museum’s permanent collection, Singapore Post MyStamps and the stamp artworks, as well as rare original comic art pages and collectibles on loan from collectors. This exhibition is held in conjunction with Warner Bros.’ celebration of the 75th anniversary of DC Comics Super Hero, BATMAN.

DC Super Heroes Open House @ Singapore 
8 & 22 June, 28 July & 9 August 2014 | 9.30am – 7pm | Free admission 
Come dressed as your favourite DC Comics Super Heroes character & get to meet other cosplayers at the event. Participate in activities such as Pose and Post (pose in Super Heroes costume and post your photo in the form of a postcard), and Make Your Own Super Heroes Stamps and Buttons.

PLAY @ National Museum of Singapore 
Opens 24 May 2014 
Free admission 
Recommended for ages 3 to 7 years old 

The National Museum of Singapore (NMS) kicks off the school holidays with the opening of PLAY@NMS, the first dedicated area for young children to take their first steps towards museum-going with interactive exhibits and special activities that encourage learning through play. Inspired by the Museum’s collection, your young ones will have the opportunity to express themselves through the various curated programmes that will stimulate their curious minds and tap on their creativity. For more information, visit HERE.

French Faire Floral Display
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay
Now until 22 June 2014; 9am - 9pm
Admission rates apply

Say "Bonjour" to "French Faire" at Gardens by the Bay! Go on a botanical journey to France with a brand-new floral display in the Flower Dome. Take in the beauty and fragrance of blooms like lavender, lilac, jasmine and gardenia amidst a manicured garden setting with the Eiffel Tower as its horticultural centrepiece. My review HERE.

A French Spring Garden Trail 
Immerse in the sights and sounds of France as you explore our French-inspired garden at the Flower
Field. Also, learn about well-loved flowers of France, such as Lavender and Jasmine and find out
more about their significance and uses in this round of our Garden Trail!
Dates: 12 May - 22 June 2014
Times: 9am – 9pm
Location: Flower Dome
*Admission charge to the Flower Dome applies.
*Trail map is free and available (while stocks last) with every conservatories ticket purchased.

Children's Holiday Programmes at Gardens by the Bay

A Sustainable Garden
A garden that is all about sustainability... how quaint is that? Learn more about Gardens by the Bay's sustainability strategies with a series of simple experiments and other fun activities over this June holiday!
Dates:  31 May, 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 June
Time:  10am - 5pm
Venue: Cannnonball Room
Suitable For: Families, and children of all ages
Programme Charge: Free
Spaces are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Family Fun Under the Sun: Forbidden Fruit
Travel into the mystical realm of the gods as we take a look at fruits that have a special significance in the stories of the Mediterranean region. In June, find out the truth behind the Fig’s identity and discover why the Pomegranate was forbidden.
Dates: 21 & 22 Jun 2014
Time: 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm
Programme Fee: Free
Location: Flower Dome
Recommended for families and children of all ages. Spaces are limited and available on a first-come-first-served basis. *Admission charges to Cooled Conservatories apply.

Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction
Now until 28 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.

An Exhibition Exploring Nature's Design
Now until 24 Aug 2014
The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore
Adult $13 | Child $9

It has been said that Nature is the greatest of all inventors; as such many inventors and scientists actually study nature for inspiration to solving their various problems.  In this exhibition, visitors are invited to join us in exploring nature’s design. For more information on the exhibits, visit

Hasbro Roving Playzones at Frasers Centrepoint Malls
Now until 28 Jun 2014
Various Malls

With Hasbro Playzone alongside the life-sized Family Monopoly Challenge, family fun promises to continue at Frasers Centrepoint Malls. The Hasbro Playzone features stations where children can play classic Hasbro games such as Jenga, Twister, Nerf, Play-Doh and Kre-O. Simply spend a minimum of $30 and you can challenge yourself to complete all five stations in the shortest time possible! *Children under 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Nickelodeon Slime Cup
30 May - 8 Jun 2014
Weekdays 11am-7pm | Weekends 10:30am-8pm
United Square Shopping Mall 

Join us for an event filled with Nickelodeon’s signature SLIME and carnival activities for kids and families to enjoy! Event and activities details:

Human Body Experience (HBX)
Open from 31 May 2014
Hall B, Science Centre
Adult $20 | Child $15

If you’ve always wanted to explore the fascinating workings of the human body, why not dive right in? This journey takes you inside the human anatomy, through organs, muscles and systems, and lets you interact and play with the amazing functions of the body.

This feast of light, sound and pneumatics makes this exhibition a perfect way for adults and children to be educated, excited and enlightened about the human body. You’ll step into the mouth of a 6m tall human face into a journey through the fascinating human anatomy. See, hear and feel what it’s like to be an explorer inside five main systems of your body: the circulatory, digestive, immune, nervous and respiratory systems.

You’ll feel the soft texture of the stomach lining, the rush of air as you approach the lungs; hear the heart beating over sonic sub speakers and experience what it feels like to be swallowed as you squeeze your way through the throat!

Through it all, you’ll hear a commentary of important medical and educational information to guide you along your journey. It’s a larger-than-life thrill, a delightful way to learn, and a completely immersive experience as you feel, hear and sense the experience of being inside a human body!

Indonesia - The World Next Door
31 May - 29 Jun 2014; 12pm - 11pm
Changi Airport T3, Departure Check-in Row 11

Find out more about Indonesia through a free interactive exhibition. Stand a chance to bring home a limited edition event souvenir by answering all the questions in the Exhibition Guide. Kids can also win a special prize when they conquer the waves at the Surfing Challenge! Also, they can enter the Marine Fun Zone for some ultimate play! Details HERE.

Fun With Balloons
31 May - 8 Jun 2014, 11am - 9pm
AMK Hub, B1 Exhibition Hall

Be blown away at the safari-themed balloon jungle featuring animal balloon sculptures!
Other Activities: Gigantic Bubble -Every Sat & Sun, 1pm; Face Painting - Daily, 4pm ; Amazing Balloonist: Daily, 7pm

Bornfire Festival 2014
6 - 8 Jun 2014
Kallang Community Club

Kickstart the June holidays with a bang at Bornfire Festival 2014! Expect the whole family to witness an exciting series of international circus performances and hands-on activities from 6 to 8 June right in the heartlands at Kallang Community Club.

Watch an ordinary courtyard space come to live as Bornfire Festival 2014 will encourage a wonderful amount of parent-and-child bonding. Enjoy a myriad of free children’s workshops such as Chinese yo-yo (diabolo) and clowning acts, and have fun as kids explore how to play uniquely handcrafted kampung games and stimulating circus games! Bornfire Festival 2014 collaborators will also be featuring free slacklining and parkour activities for the whole family. What’s more - get ready to be wowed by a one-hour array of international circus acts from Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Philippines, France, and Japan during the festival’s main stage. This is a show that is not to be missed!

For more details on individual shows, visit

Science Centre Singapore

KidsSTOP, a 3,000-sqm, S$10 million children’s science centre, opens on 6 June 2014. Billed as Singapore’s first science centre catering specifically for children 8 and below, kids will get to imagine, experience, discover and dream about the world around them through a mixture of role-play and hands-on tinkering.

Housed within the Omni-Theatre building, the entire area comprises 17 zones and feature areas, each with a different theme that takes children through a discovery of both the natural and man-made world. Kids can dig up dinosaur bones in the palaeontology pit, get up close and personal with live animals, or build their own flying machines. They can even play pretend roles in the grown-up world, from cashier to construction worker to chef, or whizz down the Giant J, a seven-metre slide where they will experience a sensation of free-fall before sliding to safety.

Read our REVIEW:

Trick Eye Museum
Opens on 8 Jun 2014; 10am - 9pm daily
Adult $25 | Child (4-12) & Senior Citizens (60 & above) $20
Resorts World Sentosa

Trick Eye Museum is finally here in Singapore. Get ready to let your imagination march into a miraculous dimension of original 3D artworks.

Trick Eye is short for ‘Trick of the eye’, which refers to an art technique that turns two-dimensional paintings into three-dimensional images through the use of optical illusions. With that, 2D paintings on the museum walls, floors and ceilings appear to pop out of the surface and come to life. Visitors are more than welcome to explore the various themed galleries with their eyes, hands and even cameras. Step inside the paintings to complete a visual narrative with your creative poses, and watch a “tricky” story unfold before your camera. At Trick Eye Museum, you’ll be creating unforgettable memories with friends and family amid fun and laughter, with a dash of educational and cultural enrichment. For more details, visit HERE.

Funan Anime Matsuri 2014
9 - 15 Jun 2014
Funan DigitaLife Mall, Main Atrium Level 1

The iconic cosplay event is back for the second year running at Funan DigitaLife Mall! Experience a wholesome week of Japanese pop culture right here in Singapore. Activities include cosplay workshops, cosplay meet & greet, anime screenings, card tournaments, maid & butler cafe and so much more in store for you! More details HERE.

Alive Museum
Opens 12 Jun 2014; 10am - 10pm daily
Adult $25 | Child (3-12) $20
Suntec City Mall; #03-372 (between Towers 3 & 4)

A brand new phenomenon in the concept of art museums where two dimensional exhibits are brought ALIVE with 3D painting, shading, and drawing techniques thereby creating visual illusions. Using state-of-the-art media and digital technologies, viewers can experience the virtual world that is beyond limitation of time and space.

Object art allows you to experience magical ideas in reality by touching and watching objects. You can be part of all the fun by actively joining the art experience, and even be part of the masterpiece. For more information, visit HERE.

The Ikea Space Camp
13 - 14 Jun 2014
IKEA Alexandra and IKEA Tampines

More information:

Travel to infinity and beyond when you visit the IKEA stores and make space for imagination, as they showcase the IKEA Space Camp! Immerse yourself into a galactic realm as both IKEA Tampines and IKEA Alexandra store, transforms into a solar system to bring a family event of astronomical proportions. Bringing along hands-on projects for little aspiring astronauts and galactic gastronomic delights for grown ups, there are indeed loads of space-themed activities waiting in line to be explored, where everyone can flaunt their creativity with.

Perfect for curious munchkins from 3 to 12 years old, future Buzz Lightyears will embark on a space cadet programme to complete a space report mission, build a spaceship and design a space MonStar suit with recycled materials. Pre-registration is required. Slots are limited! Register via HERE.

Movies Galore!

X-Men: Days of Future Past - Now Showing
How to Train a Dragon 2 - 12 June 2014
Transformers: Age of Extinction - 26 June 2014


Transformers @ Downtown East
30 May - 29 Jun 2014
Downtown East

Meet Grimlock from Transformers : Age of Extinction
Snap a picture with the Dinobot that is 1.5 times taller than a double decker bus!

Optimus Prime & Bumble Bee Meet & Greet
Event Square: 30 May - 10 June & 20 - 29 June
Weekdays: 7pm (except Wednesdays) | Weekends: 3:30pm & 7pm
*Photo-taking passes will be given to the first 30 guests, 30mins prior to appearance!

eXplorerkid: 31 May & 7, 21, 28 June (Saturdays)
5pm - 5:30pm

Entrance of Costa Sands Resort (Downtown East): 6 -8, 20 – 22 & 27 – 29 June (Fri, Sat & Sun)
8pm – 8.30pm

Transformers Zone
Transformers Tattoo Painting, Transformers 3D Paper Crafting & Transformers Face Painting

Autobots Vs Decepticons
Are you up for a challenge? Take your sides, team up with your friends or family and battle in our action- packed challenge. Not only that, you may stand a chance to win Transformers Premiums!
12 - 19 June (except 18 June): 7pm | 14 & 15 June: 3:30pm & 7pm

Saturday Movie Madness at 8pm
7 June - Transformers (2007)
14 June - Transformers:  Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
21 June - Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Meet the Minions
31 May - 8 Jun, 14 & 15 Jun 2014
Tue - Thur: 2pm & 7pm | Fri - Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Marina Square

Fly with the Superheroes onboard Singapore Cable Car
31 May 2014 - 31 March 2015
Cable Car Ticket Price: Adult: S$29 | Child: S$18 (3 to 12 years old)

Soar through the sky with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern onboard Singapore Cable Car this June School Holidays and join them in battling The Joker to save the day! Read about my preview HERE.

Weekend Launch on 31 May & 1 June 2014
Venue: Faber Peak Singapore
11am - 6pm: Craft and Game Booths
1pm - 1.30pm: DC Superheroes Meet & Greet Session
2pm: Create Best DC Superheroes Original Costume Contest
3pm: DC Superheroes Meet & Greet Session
4.30pm: DC Superheroes Meet & Greet Session

Nickelodeon Slime Cup Meet and Greet Sessions
31 May, 1, 7 & 8 Jun 2014
United Square Shopping Mall 

31 May & 1 Jun 2014
SpongeBob & Patrick: 2pm, 5pm & 7pm

7 & 8 Jun 2014
11am: Slime Cup All Star Opening - only on 7th June
1pm: Dora & Diego
4pm: SpongeBob & Patrick
6.30pm: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

We Are Monster High! Performance and Meet & Greet
2 - 15 Jun 2014; 4.30pm & 7.30pm (Weekends only)
VivoCity, Central Court A

Barbie Meet & Greet
6 - 15 Jun 2014; 1pm & 7pm
West Coast Mall
*Spend $30 in a single receipt for a pass

Barbie Tea Party
7, 8, 14 & 15 Jun 2014; 4-5pm
*Spend $100 in a single receipt

Barbie Make-over
7, 8, 14 & 15 Jun 2014; 1-3pm & 5-7pm
*Spend $100 in a single receipt

Slyvanian Families Meet & Greet
6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 Jun 2014 | 1pm & 3pm
Various Toys 'R' Us Stores

Meet & Greet at The Kidz Academy 2014
6 - 8 Jun 2014
Suntec Hall 403 & 404

6 Jun 2014: Bob the Builder - 11.15am - 12pm; 1.30pm - 2.15pm; 4.15pm - 5pm
7 Jun 2014: Angelina Ballerina - 11.15am - 12.30pm; 1.45pm - 2.30pm; 4.30pm - 5.15pm
8 Jun 2014: Fireman Sam - 11.15am - 12.30pm; 1.45pm - 2.30pm; 4pm - 4.45pm

The Funky Fairy Tales Show
6 - 15 Jun 2014 (No shows on Tues)
Mon - Fri: 12.30pm & 4 | Sat & Sun: 12.30pm, 3.30pm & 5pm
Forum The Shopping Mall, B1 Atrium

Barney and Friends Live On Stage
7 - 22 Jun 2014 (No shows on Mon)
Tue-Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
City Square Mall, L1 Atrium

Thomas & Friends LIVE! on Stage
11 - 23 Jun 2014 (No shows on Tues)
Mon - Fri: 2pm & 7pm | Sat & Sun: 2pm, 5pm & 7pm
United Square, B1

Precious Moments Playland
13, 14, 15, 20, 21 and 22 Jun 2014; 1pm, 3pm & 5pm
Suntec City, West Atrium L1
Details below

Catch Monster High @ J8!
16 - 22 Jun 2014
16 - 19 Jun: 1pm & 7pm | 20 & 22 Jun: 1pm, 4pm & 7pm
Junction 8, L2

WINX Club Live Show
20 - 29 June 2014; 1pm, 4pm & 7pm daily (except Mon)
Ngee Ann City Event Square, B2


ACE Festival 2014
21 May - 8 June 2014

For a detailed synopsis of the plays and to buy tickets, visit

Flipside 2014: Swamp Juice by Bunkpuppets
31 May - 1 Jun 2014; Sat 3.30pm & 7pm | Sun 3.30pm
Esplanade Theatre Studio | $35

Swamp Juice brings a surreal world of shadow puppetry like no other; bickering snails, opera singing mice and swamp monsters that leaps out from the screen. An eye-popping 3D finale with just the use of shadow puppets made from rubbish, Achtem presents a gurgling adventure about a life in a swamp. To buy tickets, visit HERE.

Big Eyes, Big Minds - 
Singapore International Children's Film Festival
31 May - 1 Jun & 6 - 8 Jun 2014; Various Timings
The Arts House; $12.90

The first and only film festival in Singapore dedicated to kids, Big Eyes, Big Minds showcases the best films for children from around the world. These include live-action shorts, animation and documentaries which are made for kids, about kids and sometimes, by kids too! All Big Eyes, Big Minds programmes and workshops are thoughtfully curated to engage children, enrich their worldview and inspire them to think and express themselves creatively.

For more information on the above shows and tickets, visit

The Upside Down Act
31 May - 8 Jun 2014 (except 2 Jun); 1pm, 3pm & 7pm
Parkway Parade, Basement Atrium

Performed completely upside down 30-feet above the ground, this Singapore debut is set to enthrall with breathtaking feats of aerial acrobatics, gravity defying juggling and magic tricks delivered in whimsical comedy.

Charlie and Lola's Extremely New Play
3 - 15 Jun 2014; Various Timings
DBS Arts Centre
$40, $50, $60

Enter a magical journey though the seasons, as Charlie and Lola discover that everything is different and not the same. What happens when Lola and her best friend Lotta say they will honestly and promisedly look after Sizzles? And follow Charlie and his best friend Marv on a Pirate Squidbones adventure!To buy tickets, click HERE.

Dora's Pirate Adventure Live on Stage
4 - 8 Jun 2014
Wed - Fri: 3pm & 6.30pm | Sat & Sun: 11am, 3pm & 6.30pm
Resorts World Theatre, RWS
$38, $68, $88, $108

Join Dora, her best buddy Boots the Monkey, and the rest of their friends as they embark on an exciting trip to Treasure Island in search of the ultimate pirate party in DORA'S PIRATE ADVENTURE. Help them navigate over Dancing Mountain and through Silly Singing Bridge in pursuit of the Pirate Piggies. Along the way, Dora the Explorer fans will use their map-reading, counting, musical and language skills to successfully help Dora reach Treasure Island and avoid that pesky fox Swiper! For tickets, visit HERE.


Let's Go with LEGO
30 May - 29 Jun 2014
Raffles City, L3 Atrium

Come on down with the young ones for some fun building activities at the Lego creative play area. Exciting gifts await and grab a creative photo opportunity with the Lego Friends!

SAFRA Sprint Kids Xtreme 2014
31 May - 1 Jun 2014; 11am - 7pm
SAFRA Jurong & SAFRA Tampines

This June, one of Singapore’s largest kids-only indoor races will be back, and it promises to be even better than before! This year's edition will see more challenges to spice up the race. The entire race will be held in SAFRA Jurong. There will even be football segments to commemorate World Cup 2014. With competitive as well as novelty races like the Parent & Child event, there is something for everyone. Be the first 1,000 to sign up and receive a FREE play ticket to SAFRA Jurong Kidz Amaze! Details HERE.

Kampung Fiesta @ Star Vista
7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29 Jun 2014 | 12pm - 8pm
Star Vista, B1 Star Plaza

Frozen Mini Carnival & Crafting Fun
9 - 15 Jun 2014
Sembawang Shopping Centre, L1 Atrium

Beautex Life's Beautiful Art Competition
14 Jun 2014; 8.30am - 2pm
Palawan Beach, Sentosa

Click on poster below for more details. To register, visit

29 Jun 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.

Or if you prefer more unique places of interest, check out my list of 12 places in Singapore to bring your kids before they grow up!

Do you have any other activities for children this June School Holidays? Do share them in the comments below! Thanks, and have fun!

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Unknown said...

Incredible lists for the upcoming June.

Great place to refer at.

Divya said...

Quite a lot to explore.. gr8 work! thank u

Anonymous said...

Whoa! I have to say, thank you!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hi Boon Ong, Divya and privilegedtoserve,

Thanks for your kind words! Glad that you all found the list to be useful. Have loads of fun this sch hols with your family! :)

Sweetday said...

Great List! This June, I am seriously swamped! I have lots of activities/ places to go but I think 1 month is simply too short a time! Hehehe...

Anonymous said...

This is a brilliant list. Thank you!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Hi Sweetday,

Yes, the hols are too short! And I thought I was the only one who thought that way. Haha!

Cheekiemonkies said...

Thanks Anon, for your kind comment!

Anonymous said...

Any news about Alive Museum Singapore? Kindly write a review if you are planning to go that museum. I always read your blog before I go to the interesting places. :)

Anonymous said...

Brilliant!! Thanks a lot!

Cheekiemonkies said...


Alive Museum opens on 12 Jun. Both Alive and Trickeye museums appear to be rather similar... but I haven't have the chance to visit either yet.

Cheekiemonkies said...

Thanks for the compliments! :)

Anonymous said...

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