School’s out from 28 May 2022 to 26 June 2022! With the easing of rulings all around, this is the best period to spend quality time with your loved ones. If you haven’t got anything planned for your fam bam, we got you.
- Visit the Singapore Zoo
With animal petting and feeding corners as well as plenty exhibits all around, make a day out of it at the zoo! Purchase your tickets online to avoid the queue and pack along light snacks and bottled water. Grab a map of the zoo, plan out a route for the day and start your animal adventure!
Where: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826
Cost: $48 (Adult), $33 (Child)
- Go bowling
Have a ball and give bowling a try! Bask in the cosmic bowling set up with glow-in-the-dark bowling pins and disco lights this holiday period. Smaller tots can also have a fun time with miniature bowling (Read: shorter lanes, automated bumpers and lighter bowling balls)
Where: Sonic Bowl, SAFRA Yishun (Other outlet also available at SAFRA Punggol)
Opening hours: Sun – Thurs, PH – 11am to 11pm. Fri, Sat, Eve of PH – 11am to 1am.
Cost: $4.30 – $5.50 per game per pax (Not including rental of shoes and socks)
- Go across the causeway for a JB trip
If you’ve got some time to spare, why not venture for a day trip to JB? You can walk around and check out the new and popular malls. Watch a movie, eat good food and shop till you drop! Be sure to plan ahead and factor extra time for crowds and queues during peak period.
- Visit Fort Canning Park
Take a breath of fresh air and explore the 9 historical gardens at Fort Canning Park – Pancur Larangan, Artisan’s Garden, Sang Nila Utama Garden, Jubilee Park, Raffles Garden, First Botanic Garden, Farquhar Garden, Spice Garden and Armenian Street park.
Whether you want to soak in the rich history of the venue or have a hearty picnic with the family, this hilltop offers something for the whole family.
Where: River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
- Go hiking and check out pram-friendly trails
Clock in your daily steps as a family by going on outdoor walks across Singapore! Be sure to check the weather forecast for the day and apply sunblock before heading out. If you have little ones in strollers, here are some venues that are pram-friendly:
– Southern Ridges
– East Coast Park
– Jurong Lake Gardens
– Sentosa Boardwalk
– Gardens By The Bay
– Singapore Botanic Gardens
– West Coast Park
– National Stadium
– Pasir Ris Park Mangrove Boardwalk
- Treat yourself to staycations
If it may be a rush for you to plan a trip overseas this June holidays, opt for a staycation instead! Search across various travel apps or sites online and pick out a hotel destination you can wind down at with your family. Whether it’s the pool, a bathtub, a central location close to attractions, the choice is yours!
- Visit the SCDF Fire Station Open House
When you visit the fire station, you will get to check out emergency vehicles and witness demos of the donning of full protective gear and usage of various equipment/appliances. Don’t forget to take some photos too!
Stations open for visiting:
Ang Mo Kio
Opening hours: Saturday mornings, 9.00am to 9.50am or 10.00am to 10.50am. Check out the scdf website for more info.
- Check out The World of Nickelodeon Singapore
If your kids are a fan of Spongebob Squarepants, PAW Patrol, Dora the Explorer, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, you’re in luck. Immerse in the world of Nickelodeon at its first-ever themed entertainment centre located on Level 3 of Marina Square. Go on a jellyfish hunt, make your way across the slime lounge, jump around the bouncy castles, and ride on the bumper cars. Hurry and check out this event soon as it’s running up until 19 June.
Where: Let’s Play @ #03-208/209, Marina Square
Opening hours: Open till Sun, 19 June 2022.
Cost: $32 – $36 per pax
- Get ready for battle at the NERF Action Xperience
Break a sweat for hours of NERF fun! Run through obstacle courses, test your aim and compete with your family and friends. You can even fill up your NERF gun with paint and spray your own t-shirt too. Check out more on their site.
Where: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, #01-208, S039594
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 12pm to 8pm. Sat, Sun, PH and School holidays: 10am to 8pm.
Cost: $39 per pax onwards
- Ilight Singapore Festival
With multiple programmes under this overarching festival, take a walk around town and admire the beautiful light installations this school holidays season! Awaken your senses to this multi-sensory journey with 5 unique zones and its immersive features. Treat yourself to this light art showcase with your family.
Where: Marina Bay Lower Boardwalk (near Red Dot Design Museum)
Opening hours: Open till 26 June 2022.
Cost: $6 onwards
- Dip your toes in Sentosa sand for a fun beach time
It’s picnic time for the family! Dress down in your casual beachwear/swimwear and pack along your kids’ buckets and spades for some sun, sea and sand. While you’re taking turns to play with the kids, take some time to kick back and read a book or simply enjoy the seaview. It’s always a fun day at the beach!
Where: Palawan Beach/ Siloso Beach/ Tanjong Beach
Cost: Free island admission, no beach reservation booking required
- Go island hopping
Who says you have to travel to Thailand to go island hopping? Check out the islands of Singapore from Pulau Ubin to Lazarus Island and more! Take some time to plan out the activity for the day as your drop by each island and discover a whole new world.
- Jumptopia at Gastrobeats
While you can visit this bouncy castle haven at Gardens by the Bay, check out the limited time only Jumptopia attraction at Gastrobeats 2022! Food, music and play – there’s something for everyone at Gastrobeats.
When it comes to Jumptopia here, your kids get to play to their heart’s content. Conquer the colourful life-sized donuts, croissants and macarons. Dive into Honey’s Boba Tea Palace. Jump into the spread at Mark’s Tacos Truck and more! This play corner is suitable for all ages too.
Where: Bayfront Event Space (Beside MBS)
Opening hours: Mon- Sun: 4.00pm to 10.00pm. Open till 26 June.
Cost: Tickets from $23 (not including general entry ticket for Gastrobeats 2022)
- Zoom down on the Skyline Luge
For the thrill seekers, ride through various slopes, corners and tunnels at the Skyline Luge in Sentosa. Choose your adventure between 4 exhilarating tracks. If you’re game, check out the luge experience at night and watch the track come to live with vibrant colours. Do note that children must be at least 6 years old and 110cm tall to ride the luge alone. If they fall below the height and age limit but can walk unassisted, they can ride the luge in tandem with an accompanying adult.
Where: 45 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore
Opening hours: Mon – Thurs, Sun: 11am to 7.30pm. Fri, Sat: 11am to 9.30pm.
Cost: $12 – $36 per pax depending on ticket type
- Head down to Jewel, Changi Airport and drop by the Canopy Park
You can never get tired of witnessing the majestic Rain Vortex – the world’s tallest indoor waterfall. Tuck into a nice meal, do some shopping and enjoy some play time at Jewel’s Canopy Park. Be sure to check out the Hedge Maze, Mirror Maze, Topiary Walk, Discovery Slides, Foggy Bowls, Manulife Sky Nets and more!
Where: Canopy Park, Level 5, Jewel at Changi Airport, 78 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666
Opening hours: Mon–Thu: 10am–10pm; Fri–Sun, eve & PH: 10am–11pm
Cost: $5 per adult/child/senior
- Try fishing at Bedok Jetty
This activity may require patience but it offers you a pockets of time to catch up and try out a new activity with the family. You won’t know till you give it a go!
- Cool off at Wild Wild Wet
Have a splashing good time with your loved ones this holiday season! Take a ride down any of their 16 water slides or laze by the pool for some respite in Singapore’s hot weather.
Where: Wild Wild Wet, 1 Pasir Ris Close, S519599
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 12pm to 6pm. Weekends, School holidays, PHs: 11am to 6pm. Closed on Tuesdays.
Cost: $26 (13 years and above). $19 (3- 12 years)
- Scale to new heights at Clip ‘n Climb HomeTeamNS
Entertain yourselves and the kids with the plethora of climbing courses, suitable for all ages. Kids weighing over 10 kg (estimated 4 years old and up) are able to safely scale the vibrant, funky themed walls too!
Where: Clip ‘n Climb HomeTeamNS, HomeTeamNS Tampines, 1 Tampines Walk #03-03, Our Tampines Hub, Singapore 528523
Opening hours: Mon – Thurs: 12pm to 9pm. Fri, Sat, Sun, PH, Eve of PH, school holidays: 10am to 9pm. (Note: This outlet will be ceasing operations from 17 July 2022 onwards to move over to a bigger space coming soon at HomeTeamNS Bedok)
- Water biking
Cycling’s all the rage but have you tried water biking? Experience a bike running on water that’s easy to ride and safe too! Enjoy nature and water sports through water biking as long as you’re 8 years old and above.
Where: 159T Jalan Loyang Besar, S506927
Opening hours: Every Sat and Sun: 9am to 6pm
Cost: 1 hour – $30. 2 hours – $50. 3 hours – $70
- Check out The Snoopy Adventure at Changi Airport T3
Are you a fan of the PEANUTS Gang? This one’s for you! Take shelter from the blazing weather and enjoy play time with real snow and sub-zero temperatures. With a myriad of snow activities in the double storey PEANUTS Snow Hangout, get your tickets here.
Where: Changi Airport, Terminal 3 Departure Hall, Area next to Skytrain
Opening hours: 27 May – 26 June/ 1 July – 3 July/ 8 July – 11 July
Cost: $18 per ticket
- Check out free bouncy castles
Open to the public, head down to Wisma Geylang Serai with your little ones and get ready to jump and watch your kids have a great time! With spots to shop and eat in the heart of Geylang Serai and Paya Lebar malls nearby, plan a trip down this school holidays.
Where: Wisma Geylang Serai, 1 Engku Aman Turn, Singapore 408528
Opening hours: 11am to 8 pm, from 3 June to 26 June (except 18 and 19 June)
- Visit a dairy farm
Do your kids enjoy their cereal with milk? Take them to the farm to witness the milking process, explore the farm premises and observe the goats lazing around. For a small fee, they can even give feeding goats a go. Wrap up the day and take home some fresh goat milk and souvenirs!
Where: River Valley Rd, Singapore 179037
Opening hours: Farm is closed every Tuesday (except public holiday). Peak hours for weekends are 9.30 am to 11.00am.
Cost: Free entry (excluding purchasing of souvenirs, milk and feeding session)
- Vroom away at The Karting Arena
Do you have a need for speed? If your kids are aged 9 and above and at least 140cm tall, gear up to race down the length of their 700m long tracks with speeds of up to 50km/h! Check out more info here.
Where: 511 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638366
Opening hours: Tues – Fri: 1pm to 9pm. Sat- Sun: 9am to 9pm. Closed on Mondays.
Cost: $35 – $45/pax (Adults), $25 – $35 (9-17 year olds)
- Go on a learning journey to the Science Centre
From butterflies and 3D printing to a laser and mirror maze, immerse yourself in their variety of thrilling exhibitions. Watch digital movies in Southeast Asia’s first 8K 3D Digital Dome Theatre and stargaze as you discover your inner scientist. Planning to pack your whole day with activities? You can consider dropping by Snow City too!
Where: 15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
Opening hours: Tues – Sun: 10.00am to 1.00pm (Last entry at 12.15pm), 2.00pm to 5.00pm (Last entry: 4.15pm)
Cost: Child: $17.90 ++ | Adult: $19.90++
STAY HOME WEEKENDS
- Have a movie marathon
Oh yeah, nothing beats staying home and enjoying a lazy weekend with your loved ones. Prepare a lineup of movies (from jam packed action to spooky horror flicks) for everyone and order in or have a cookout. Don’t forget the popcorn!
- Try out new recipes
It’s time to get creative in the kitchen and whip up a delicious spread. Let your kids have the opportunity to pick out the menu for the day. From grocery shopping, food prep to plating the finished meal, involve them every step of the way!
- Unleash your creativity with some arts and crafts
Unveil your inner Picasso and get messy with some paint and drawing block. Print out family photos and prepare some craft papers and stickers to start a scrapbook. DIY tie dye shirts for the family. Make your own potpourri. It’s time to get your hands dirty!
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