The Amazing List of November-December School Holiday Activities 2017 for Kids

The Amazing List of Nov/Dec School Holiday Activities 2017 for Kids

Happy days! The school year is almost over and that can only mean one thing – it is time for the school holidays! The year-end holidays hold much fun with tons of wonderful and entertaining things to do and activities in store. Wondering how to navigate the loads of things to do during the school vacation time? Fret not, we have compiled an AMAZING list of November – December school holiday activities 2017 taking place in Singapore for kids.

School Holiday Activities 2017 for Families and Children

Looking for Nov-Dec school holiday activities 2017? From performances to outings and all sorts of events, we have them covered in this list of school holiday activities for the year-end 2017. Whether you are looking for festive fun or what is taking place around the attractions in Singapore, find out all you need to know for your Little Days Out during the 2017 holidays here.

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Gotta Catch Em’ All This Christmas at M Malls!

From 16 Nov to 26 Dec 2018, AMK Hub, Jurong Point and Thomson Plaza choose you to be part of the end-of-year festivities. Shoppers can look forward to a fun-filled activities and exclusive rewards themed to the all-time favourite Pokémon.
Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

Immerse yourself in the festive season with us here at SAFRA Tampines from November to December for an unforgettable experience! There’s something for everyone this Christmas!
Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Prudential Marina Bay Carnival, Singapore's largest outdoor carnival, is back with 50 rides and games from Europe and around the globe!
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Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

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SAFRA Year-end Holiday Programmes 2018

SAFRA Year-End Holiday Programmes 2018

Pick up a new skill this school holidays and surprise your friends and family! Choose from a wide range of activities from science workshops, cooking classes, dance exercise, art jam and more.
A Beary Merry Christmas at Changi City Point

A Beary Merry Christmas at Changi City Point

Celebrate Christmas with your favourite bears. From scoring exclusive We Bare Bears premiums, to hanging out with The Bears themselves, to participating in our host of Christmas activities, there's something for everyone this season!

Holiday Camps & Workshops

Let ’em Play Holiday Programmes

3 Nov to 31 Dec 2017
Let ’em Play

Great holiday fun awaits you at Let ’em Play – Singapore’s new family-centric edutainment hub which houses a two-storey indoor high-elements obstacle course, 7 unique fun climbing walls and the latest augmented reality bouldering. In addition, Let ’em Play Robotics Lab has also specially crafted hands-on lessons for children aged 6 and above to engage in fun learning. Special promotion for Robotics Lab holiday classes are available this holidays, click here to find out more!

Let 'em Play December Holiday Programme

Bakery Workshop

18 Nov 2017
SAFRA Punggol

Have fun learning to bake with your kids as they pick up tips and tricks on how to create and decorate their muffins. Suitable for ages five to 11. Find out more.

SAFRA Punggol bakery workshop

Kaesac Learning Centre Year-End Holiday Workshops 2017

20 Nov to 14 Dec 2017
Kaesac Learning Centre 

Conduct cool experiments, build amazing flying machines and programme robots to complete missions at Kaesac Learning Centre’s fun year-end school holiday workshops. Ignite your child’s interest in STEM during the holidays. Find out more here.

Kaesac Learning Centre Year-End Holiday Workshops 2017

Boogie Bounce Xtreme

22 and 25 Nov 2017
SAFRA Punggol

Children will enjoy this exhilarating workout on a mini trampoline. Parents are encouraged to join in the boogie bounce fun too! Suitable for ages four and up. Find out more.

SAFRA Punggol boogie bounce

Discovery Camps

20 Nov to 22 Dec 2017
Discovery Camps, United Square

Discovery Camps has partnered up with educational experts such as Lorna Whiston Schools from Singapore, Collegewise from the U.S. and BSD code + design academy from Hong Kong to offer the best tried and tested curriculum. You can be sure your kids will have fun as well as improve academically through the holidays. Find out more.

Discovery Camps - 20 November to 22 December 2017

MindChamps School Holiday Workshops

Various dates between 20 Nov to 10 Dec
Various locations

Let your kids join in reading and writing workshops with an environmental spin at MindChamps’s Be a Junior Environmentalist workshops or equip them with essential values and soft-skills at a Champions Values Workshop. Lay a strong foundation for those going to Primary 6 next year with a Formula 1-themed PSLE Grand Prix workshop. Find out more about these engaging holiday programmes from MindChamps.

MindChamps Reading and Writing Workshops

Ballroom Dance

25 Nov & 2 Dec 2017
SAFRA Punggol

Introduce your child to the beauty and elegance of ballroom dancing at this workshop where they will learn the fundamentals of ballroom dancing and hone their expression skills. Suitable for ages 12 and under. Find out more.

Ice Cream Workshop

25 Nov 2017
SAFRA Punggol

It’s Christmas and Santa needs help! Your child will help Santa make and decorate ice cream treats for the festive season. Suitable for ages five to 10. Find out more.

SAFRA Punggol ice-cream workshop

KidStartNow Space Adventure Chinese Camp

21 Nov to 22 Dec 2017

Back by popular demand, the Space Adventure Chinese Holiday Camp is here to ignite your child’s interest in Chinese. Take your pick from a variety of camps: Role-playing (for 3 to 6 year olds), Vocabulary Booster (K1 and K2), Show and Tell (6 to 8 year olds), Hanyu Pinyin Foundation (K2), and Compo King (P2 and P3). Find out more.

KidStartNow Space Adventure Chinese Camp

Bath Frizzie Workshop

2 Dec 2017
SAFRA Punggol

Kids will learn how to create frizzie bath bombs using natural ingredients and natural essential oils in this hands-on workshop. Suitable for ages four to 11. Find out more.

SAFRA Punggol bath fizzie workshop

Dance Workshops and Camps by Wings to Wings

Between 4 to 15 Dec 2017 (On selected dates)
Wings to Wings

Let your kids discover the joy of dance at fun and engaging dance workshops and camps from Wings to Wings Dance Development Centre during the November/December School Holidays. There are dance camps that will expose young ones from 4 to 6 and older children, 7 to 12, to different genres of dance such as Jazz, Ballet and Hip-hop. You could also bring out your child’s inner Moana through a dance workshop, or take part in a Beauty and Beast dance class. There is also the highly popular Minion dance workshop that is sure to get kids boogie-ing away.

Wings to Wings Dance Camp - 13 December 2017 - for ages 4 to 6

MindChamps ACA Kids Theatre Preview Workshop

9 Dec
MindChamps HQ, Toa Payoh Hub East Wing

Parents, ever wondered what goes on during a kids theatre programme? Join in this workshop for a day of acting and role-playing, and experience first-hand what your child will learn in the new programme! Find out more here.

ACA Kids Theatre Programme in Singapore

Superfly Kids – Movement X, Parkour and Martial Arts Camps

20 Nov 2017 to 5 Jan 2018
Various locations

Let your children discover themselves through movement. Check out these camps for kids aged five and above – Movement Camp X, Parkour Camp Intensive and Martial Arts Camp – conducted by Superfly Monkey Dragons. It’s time to move! Find out more.

Superfly Kids Movement Camp X and Parkour Camps

Little Miss Bento Workshop

10 Dec 2017
SAFRA Punggol

Conducted by Shirley Wong of Little Miss Bento fame, kids will learn to make a Christmas-themed bento box to bring home. Suitable for ages six to 12. Find out more.

SAFRA Punggol bento workshop

Splash @ Kidz Amaze Camp

11 to 15 Dec 2017
SAFRA Punggol

Travel back in time to various eras and explore the history of Singapore through exciting activities in a five-day camp. Suitable for ages six to 12. Find out more.

Splash @ KidzAmaze

At the Attractions

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

8 Dec 2017 to 1 Apr 2018
The Promontory at Marina Bay and Bayfront Event Space

Whether you are looking to be whisked off on an adrenaline-pumping adventure, or a picture-perfect day of family entertainment, there’s something for everyone at The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival! Learn more about what you can expect at the carnival here.

The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival

Changi’s Mystical Garden with Sanrio Characters

17 Nov 2017 to 5 Jan 2018
Singapore Zoo & River Safari

Meet Hello Kitty and Friends at Changi Airport during the holiday season. Play at a Sanrio-themed playground, watch performances and take part in fun activities. Read more about Changi’s Mystical Garden here.

Hello Kitty at Changi Airport Terminal 2, 2017

Land of Giants at Singapore Zoo & River Safari

Activities on Weekends from 18 Nov to 31 Dec, and Christmas Day
Singapore Zoo & River Safari

Encounter larger-than-life invertebrates and discover intriguing facts about these fascinating creatures at Singapore Zoo during the November-December school holidays 2017. Venture to River Safari and uncover the mysteries of majestic river giants along  exciting River Trails and at River Talks: Giants’ Encounters. Read more about the Land of Giants here.

Land of Giants, Singapore Zoo and River Safari, Year-end School Holidays 2017
Source: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Blue-Zilian Carnival at Jurong Bird Park

Activities on Weekends from 25 Nov to 31 Dec, and Christmas Day
Jurong Bird Park

Catch the Rio move under the stars, complete a Blue-zilian Game Trail and watch captivating capoeira performances at Jurong Bird Park during the year-end school holidays 2017 as the park welcomes two new species of blue macaws.

Blue-zilian Carnival

Twilight Encounters at Night Safari

Activities on Weekends from 17 Nov to 31 Dec, and Christmas Day
Night Safari

Night Safari lights up with geometric animal sculptures and glowing walking trails. The animals will also join in on the festivities through enrichment activities that allow visitors to observe their natural skills.

Twilight Encounters

ONE°15 Christmas Boat Light Parade

18 & 19 Nov
Sentosa Cove, Siloso Beach, and Resorts World Sentosa

Catch the sight of Singapore’s only ONE°15 Christmas Boat Light Parade which will feature a flotilla of power and sail boats dressed in festive lights and other decorations. This floating parade will set sail from ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove on these two days and head past Siloso Beach, Resorts World Sentosa, and the Sentosa Boardwalk.

Boat Light Parade
Source: Sentosa Development Corporation

Treasures of the Natural World

25 Nov 2017 to 29 Apr 2018
ArtScience Museum

Artefacts from London’s Natural History Museum’s collection go on display at ArtScience Museum. Over 200 of the museum’s star objects, hand-picked from its collection of over 80 million specimens, will be exhibited in Southeast Asia for the very first time. Each prized treasure is a marvel that reveals a story of adventure and exploration.

Dodo model, Treasures of the Natural World

Century of Light

16 Nov 2017 to 11 Mar 2018
National Gallery Singapore

Century of Light features two exhibitions, Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay and Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna. The two exhibitions highlight the range of art movements and painting styles that developed in the 19th century in Europe.

Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

Discover the story of Impressionism through the colours used by painters at different stages of their careers. The exhibition features more than 60 masterpieces including works by Monet, Renoir and Manet. Read more about it here.

Colours of Impressionism at National Gallery Singapore

Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna

This exhibition surveys the works of Indonesian artist Raden Saleh and Filipino artist Juan Luna. It includes their works from collections from around the world including Southeast Asia, Europe and America that highlight significant phases in the artists’ lives. Read more about it here.

Between Worlds: Raden Saleh and Juan Luna

National Orchid Garden School Holiday Promotions

22 Nov 2017 to 1 Jan 2018
National Orchid Garden

Students, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and Work Permit Holders can enjoy free admission to the National Orchid Garden from Saturday, 11 November 2017 to Monday, 1 January 2018.

Free Admission to National Orchid Garden - Nov-Dec School Holiday Activities 2017

At the Attractions

Poinsettia Wishes

10 Nov 2017 to 8 Jan 2019
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay 

The Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay is transformed into a wintry wonderland with the Poinsettia Wishes floral display. Look out for an oversized lavvu, a dwelling used by the indigenous Sami people from Sápmi and flora such as poinsettias, amaryllis and Christmas trees. View Santa’s reading cabin and a toy workshop staffed by elves hard at work.

Poinsettia Wishes

Singapore Botanic Gardens Children’s Festival 2017

11 to 26 Nov 2017
Eco Garden, Singapore Botanic Gardens & Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

Discover the world of plants at Singapore Botanic Gardens Children’s Festival 2017. Take part in hands-on activities and be wow-ed by the world of plants! Get in touch with nature through play, craft, storytelling, investigations and walks for two weeks in November as part of SBG Children’s Festival 2017.

Singapore Botanic Gardens Children’s Festival 2017

Anime X Stamps

16 Nov 2017 to 1 April 2018
Singapore Philatelic Museum

See your favourite anime series and characters in stamps. View over 700 stamps from Japan with classics such as Astroboy and Doraemon, along with other favourites such as Dragon Ball and Pokemon.

Bubbly Fun Celebrations 2017

18 Nov to 31 Dec 2017
Downtown East

Step into human-sized snow globes placed around Downtown East with different themed and be blown away by international performers entertaining the crowds every day, except Wednesdays, at Downtown East.

Otto and his gigantic balloon performance

Circus! Science Under The Big Top

28 Oct 2017 to 18 Mar 2018
The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore

Learn about the science behind the circus arts at Science Centre Singapore’s latest exhibition. Read more about it here.

Sword Swallowing exhibit at Circus! Science Under The Big Top, Science Centre Singapore

Theatre Shows & Concerts

Santa’s Little Helper

8 to 10 Dec 2017
SOTA Drama Theatre 

Albert Tuttle is nearly 7 years old and far too old to believe in Santa! How can a man wearing bright red pyjamas delivery so many presents in one night? However, on Christmas Eve, Albert is in for a big surprise. This delightful Christmas show, direct from the UK, blends music, puppetry and storytelling into a heartwarming tale. Find out more about  Santa’s Little Helper here.

Santa's Little Helper, Children's Theatre Show in December 2017

KidsFest 2018

19 Jan to 11 Feb 2018
KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT, Victoria Theatre 

Catch exciting shows for kids including The Gruffalo, Hair Maclary and Friends, What The Ladybird Heard and Dinosaur Zoo at Kidsfest! Singapore 2018. With shows suitable for children as young as two years old, audiences young and old will be wow-ed by these world-class theatre productions. Read more about KidsFest 2018 here.

The Gruffalo at KidsFest 2015

The Sound of Music

7 Nov to 3 Dec 2017
MasterCard Theatres, Marina Bay Sands

The Sands Theatre is alive with the sound of music as the musical theatre productions comes to Marina Bay Sands. Filled with familiar and memorable songs such as Climb Ev’ry Mountain and Sixteen Going On Seventeen, it is sure to leave you humming away. Read our review of The Sound of Music here.

Sound of Music

Chicken Little

25 Oct to 8 Dec 2017
KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT

SRT presents the story of Chicken Little. Join her as she goes on a quest to save her fellow farmyard animals in this musical adventure.

Mama White Snake

24 Nov to 16 Dec 2017
Drama Centre Theatre

WILD RICE presents Mama White Snake, a musical for the entire family. Based on the classic Chinese folk tale, Meng dreams of adventure and decides to embark out on his own. As he does so, he discovers secrets of his family’s past in this hilarious musical.

Mama White Snake

Disney In Concert: Frozen

2 Dec 2017
Esplanade Concert Hall

Experience Frozen the movie as a cinema concert with more than 80 musicians and singers performing its sound track as the movie is projected on a big screen.

The Addams Family

15 Nov to 3 Dec 2017
MES Theatre at Mediacorp

Wednesday Addams, the princess of darkness, has grown up and kept a shocking secret that only Gomez knows; she’s fallen in love with a sweet smart young man from a normal respectable family! Will love triumph, or will everyone go home vaguely depressed? Find out at this musical comedy show at MES Theatre at Mediacorp.

Flying Through Time

9 Dec 2017 to 21 Jan 2018 (selected dates)
Resorts World Theatre

Packed with eye-popping stunts, comedy, romance, drama, and a winning dose of local flavour, Flying Through Time depicts a timeless tale of good triumphing over evil and how love conquers all.

Guess How Much I Love You

17 to 18 Nov 2017
SOTA Drama Theatre

Explore this playful story of love and nature as it unfolds on stage through puppets, live music and interactive play for children 3 years and up.


Little Day Outing to Singapore Dance Theatre: A Peek Behind the Scenes

21 and 24 Nov, 10.30 to 11.30 am
Singapore Dance Theatre

Join in on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Singapore Dance Theatre and discover first-hand what goes into putting on a dance performance. Visit the shoe room overflowing with ballet slippers and pointe shoes. Walk into the wardrobe room where more than 1,000 costumes are stored. Catch real-life dancers rehearsing for their next stage performance. Inspired by all that you’ve seen? Try your hand (and feet!) at basic ballet manoeuvres! Find out more here.

Little Day Outing to the Reel World: Create a Family Movie

9 Dec, 9 to 11.30 am; 17 Dec, 2 to 4.30 pm

It’s “lights, camera, and action!” this December holidays as you venture to HortPark for a fun-filled workshop on creating unique family videos. Conducted by multi award-winning producer Tracy Wong, this workshop will have all members of the family pitching in, taking on roles such as Director, Actor, and Scriptwriter, to make a family movie from scratch. More details here.

Little Day Outing to Yue Hwa: Dongzhi Family Experience

9 Dec, 4 to 6 pm; 10 Dec, 4 to 6 pm
Yue Hwa Chinatown

Have a fun, cultural experience learning about the Dongzhi Festival through a Chinese calligraphy and craft family workshop, and a fun tangyuan-making game that tests your teamwork as a family. The family with the most number of tangyuan that pass inspection will win a $50 Yue Hwa voucher! Find out more.

Christmas Wonderland

1 to 26 Dec, 4 pm to 12 am
Gardens by the Bay

Get into the holiday spirit at Christmas Wonderland under the bright lights of luminaire sculptures and with the bustle so festive markets. Read more about Christmas Wonderland 2017.

Blizzard Time at Christmas Wonderland 2017
Source: Christmas Wonderland

Dreamseeds Arts Fest

18 to 25 Nov

Club Rainbow’s multi-experiential festival, Dreamseeds Arts Fest takes place at SCAPE from 18 to 25 November. Support Club Rainbow’s beneficiaries who have been undergoing preparations since April and who will be staging events such as an art exhibition, arts market, performing arts concerts. There will Maos be workshops and film screenings.

Endless Wonder – Christmas On A Great Street

11 Nov to 25 Dec
Orchard Road

Visit the Endless Wonder Christmas Village where there will be a duplex carousel and other festivities, and take in the lights along Orchard Road too. Find out more.

The Affordable Art Fair Autumn Edition

17 to 19 Nov
F1 Pit Building

Enjoy the art pieces on display around the F1 Pit Building. At the Affordable Art Fair’s Children’s Art Studio, there will a range of free interactive workshops for children aged 4+.

At the Shopping Malls

AMK Hub’s Christmas Jamboree

17 Nov to 1 Jan 2018

Experience Christmas in the heartlands at a Jolly Jamboree Christmas Carnival. Taking place from 17 Nov to 1 Jan, there will be rides for kids and a Christmas Bouncy Castle. From 24 Nov to 1 Jan, enjoy a winter wonderland showcase with fun-filled shows. Santa will also be present every Saturday and Sunday from 24 November onwards till 1 Jan and there will be a Christmas Marketplace too from 11 to 24 December. Find out more.

Shopville Shines This Christmas

1 to 10 Dec
Great World City

Join the Shopkins Shoppies live on stage, just in time for Christmas. Other activities taking place include a tea-party and workshops. Find out more.

Justice League: Join the League at VivoCity

14 Nov to 25 Dec

View a full scale model of Batman’s latest ride and enjoy photo opportunities with life-sized JUSTICE LEAGUE character figurines and more at VivoCity. Find out more.

Snow Splendours at Tanglin Mall

11 Nov to 1 Jan 18

Enjoy playing in the “snow” at Tanglin Mall. Santa will also be making appearances during the festive season while choirs sing sweet carols to put you in the holiday mood. Find out more.

Fulfill Your Destiny

17 Nov to 24 Dec
Various Fraser Centrepoint Malls around Singapore

Star Wars has landed at Frasers Centrepoint Malls. Experience the Galactic Arena, immerse yourself into a VR experience and learn to fly the Millennium Falcone Drone. Find out more.

PAW Patrol Live Stage Show – Pups To The Rescue

21 Nov to 4 Dec
Mon to Fri: 2.30 pm & 7 pm; Sat & Sun: 2 pm, 5 pm & 7 pm (No shows on Thu)
United Square

6 to 12 Dec
Mon to Fri: 1 pm & 6 pm; Sat & Sun: 12.30 pm, 3.30 pm & 6 pm (No shows on Thu)
OneKM Mall

Ryder, Chase and Marshall will be at United Square and OneKM Mall for a live stage show and meet-and-greet.

The Little Big Club – Christmas Carnival Live Show

21 Nov to 3 Dec
Mon to Fri: 1 pm & 6 pm; Sat & Sun: 12.30 pm, 3.30 pm & 6 pm (No shows on 22 & 29 Nov)
OneKM Mall

Sing and dance along with Barney, Thomas the Tank Engine, Angelina Ballerina and others in a live stage show and meet-and-greet.

Peppa’s Christmas Wish

7 to 17 Dec
Mon to Fri: 2.30 pm & 7 pm; Sat & Sun: 2 pm, 5 pm & 7 pm (No shows on Wed)
United Square

Peppa Pig is back during the December school holidays 2017 with a new musical show filled with songs, dance moves and Christmas magic.

A Bearytale Christmas

17 Nov to 25 Dec
Suntec City

Care Bears, Forever Friends and Paddington will be at Suntec City this Christmas with a “FURST”-EVER Beary Parade, live show and more. Find out more about it here.

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