School’s out for a week in the second week of September! Since it has been a largely #stayhome one in June, parents may be raring to send their children for some hands-on activities this September school holidays 2021. There are plenty of options to choose from – learning about programming, getting introduced to architecture, honing the ability to sing to learning all about nature.
September School Holidays 2021 Activities and Camps for Kids
Coding Lab Coding Camps during the September holidays
Coding Lab is THE school to choose for coding camps this September. Help hone your child’s computational thinking – it is a powerful skill that will help them thrive in the digital future. There are both in person and online options for you to choose from for 4 to 18 year olds!
For ages 4 to 6, the concept of Binary will be covered using quality Montessori-inspired toys from Learning Beautiful. Pre-schoolers can also join in their exciting first-of-a-kind Science + Tinker Coding Camp as they understand more about Plant Life Cycles, learn to create a Mid-Autumn Festival animation with Scratch Junior and bring home their craft circuit activities.
For 7 to 9 year olds, they will get to create platformer games or tinker with Micro:Bit – a pocket sized computer.
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Programmes and activities are available for the tweens and teens. 10 to 12 year olds will be coding their own Apps with App Inventor while 13 to 18 year olds will learn Python. Whether it’s learning the coding language, creating stunning programs, Coding Lab’s coding camps are fun, engaging and educational!
Choose to learn from the best. Discover the world of programming here.
DesignTinkers Camps in Art, Design and Architecture
Want to hone your child’s creativity and introduce design thinking? Choose from 2, 3, 5 half-day camps or online modules. Children will explore design and architectural concepts through various hands-on activities like sketching, model-making, building, upcycling materials then testing. This will encourage them to take a solution-based approach by focusing who they are designing for and responding to the user’s needs and challenges.
Introduce them to design thinking here.
Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir September Activities
If you have a songbird at home, how about letting him or her discover the joy of choral singing at The SSCC Experience? This experiential half-day workshops will be happening on 6 and 7 September in a virtual format. Apart from choral techniques, singing, music and movement, participants can be part of a Virtual Choir performance!
More details here
Little Day Out Night Walks
The season of our night walks is coming to an end, so do sign up for the last few dates for September and October. Check out the nightlife in the rainforests – from snakes, colugos, frogs, crabs, birds, scorpions and more. Learn to appreciate the various habitats in Singapore and the extraordinary wildlife active in the dark.
See the wild side of Singapore you have never seen.
Sign up here.
Gardens by the Bay’s Children’s Festival 2021
Art-Zoo is back this September at Gardens by the Bay’s Children’s Festival! Art-Zoo Wonder Gardens will come alive at the Supertree Grove. Other activities include Little Critters’ Wonder Workshops.
Get your tickets online.
Pesta Ubin 2021
Pesta Ubin is back till 11 September to celebrate Pulau Ubin’s rich natural and cultural heritage. More details will be shared, meanwhile stay tuned to this site for updates.
I HATE MUSIC: Stories for Big and Little People
Hoping to attend a ticketed performance? How about an art song recital? I HATE MUSIC: stories for big and little people is for the family. Traverse the enchanting world of childhood with the musicians as they bring you humorous perspectives and delightful narratives.
Get your tickets here.
Art Camp – IMAGINE
‘Imagine’ the Art Camp by Ray Educators is where all your child’s sweetest dreams can come true. Let your child experiment with different mediums of art every day, such as watercolour, acrylic, clay and more! Your child will get to express themselves by bringing their most colourful dreams to life on a canvas. Get more details here.
Nature Explorers’ September Camps
Get a whole dose of nature at Southern Ridges or Dairy Farm in September. The two-day camps are inclusive of lunch. 4 to 12 year olds will be learning how to pitch tents, climb, tie knots, read the compass, explore nature trails, work with their team and learn basic survival skills.
Check out the details here.
398.2 Storytelling Festival
398.2 Storytelling Festival is back with a virtual format! Get whisked away on extraordinary adventures into the world of fairy tales and folktales! Suitable for children ages between 4 and 9, this festival is held online with storytellers like Kausar Karimi, Akila Krishnakumar and Nancy Leppard. You will be taken to lands far away from USA to Australia, then stopping in Palestine.
See more details here.
Kiztopia Jumptopia at Downtown East
Love bouncing and jumping? Head to Downtown East to have a bouncing good time with 7 giant kiztopia-themed bouncy castles, claw machines, station games, photobooth and more!
Jump to the details here.
Footwork 2021 at Esplanade
Dance with your little ones at Esplanade’s Footwork 2021. Twinkle Toes is a series of dance-play workshops for 3-6 year old to have fun with their parents. Older ones ages 7 and above can learn different dance genres. Twirl and whirl in the workshops, or learn some dance technique – KPOP, Swing, Bollywood, Superheroes themed and even Tap.
Dance away here.
Wildlife Art Workshops with Nature Artists
Join in the fun at Sprout Hub with nature artists to learn how to draw animals like the leopard cat and owl, or learn silkscreen printing and print your favourite animal onto a T-shirt and Cotton bag. Discounts are available for booking of 2 workshops or 2 or more sign-ups.
More details here.