The Amazing List of September School Holiday Activities 2021 in Singapore for Kids
September School Holiday Activities 2021 in Singapore for Kids
The September school holidays 2021 will be from 4 to 12 September 2021. It may be a short one-week break, and many folks take it as a chance to prep for the year-end, but kids and families can still head out and have some fun and play around Singapore. If you are looking for fun activities and exciting things to do with the kids during the September holiday time in Singapore, you’ve come to the right place. Discover the events and things to do in Singapore with kids during the September 2021 school holiday break. We’ve rounded up various activities and events which the whole family can enjoy together. Get the best family and kid-friendly ideas for the September 2021 school holidays in Singapore below!
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Featured Events & Activities
Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir (SSCC) September Activities
6 & 7 September, Online
This September holiday, let your child discover the joys of choral singing at The SSCC Experience, an experiential workshop happening on 6 and 7 September.
Led by SSCC conductors, the workshop features half-day online programmes where participants will learn choral technique and singing, music and movement in song, and more! Participants will get a chance to also be part of a Virtual Choir performance!
The SSCC offers a highly structured training programme for its young members, and is dedicated to enable young singers to reach their musical potential by developing their vocal technique, music literacy and musicianship. The choir also offers the experience of performing monumental choral classics with the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony choruses and orchestra.
For children who have a keen interest in singing, the SSCC invites them to audition to be a member of the choir on 26 September. The auditions will be conducted safely online.
Get more details here.
Sentosa Night Luge!
Free Ice Cream Promotion till 18 September
Have an adventure zipping down the slopes of Mount Imbiah in the cool of the night. From 20 August till 18 September, there is a promotion where riders get a complimentary New Zealand Natural ice cream with every purchase of the Night Luge 4 Luge & 4 Skyride Combo. Terms and conditions apply. Get more details here.
Coding Lab Coding Camps
Help hone your child’s computational thinking with Coding Lab’s Coding Camps. 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 learn to create a Mid-Autumn Festival animation with Scratch Junior. For 7 to 9 year olds, they will get to create platformer games or tinker with Micro:Bit – a pocket sized computer. Programmes and activities are also available for tweens and teens. Get more details here.
Design Tinkers 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. Find out more about Design Tinkers’ Holiday Camps here.
Little Day Out’s Guide to the Sep School Holidays
Get a handy guide to what’s on for the September 2021 school holidays in Singapore. Download the free guide here.
At the Attractions
Children’s Festival featuring Art-Zoo Wonder Gardens
Gardens by the Bay
Join Art-Zoo characters Bruno Bear and Little Kong on a trail through the Wonder Gardens to find their friends at Gardens by the Bay. Get more details here.
Museum of Ice Cream
Dempsey Hill Indulge in a touch of pink happiness and magic sprinkled across its 14 multi-sensory installations. Be transported into a surreal world of scrumptious sights, sweet sounds, tasty treats and entertaining play. Get more details here.
Wildlife Quest CACAWnival
Jurong Bird Park
Head down to Jurong Bird Park during the September school holidays 2021 and take part in the Detective Blue’s Wildlife Quest CACAWnival between 3 to 12 September 2021. Activities include CACAWnival Games and CACAWnival Crafts. There is also $1 admission for fully vaccinated seniors too, so you can organise a 3-generation outing. Find out more details here.
Rainforest Lumina – Mid-Autumn Festival
Go on a walk through the Singapore Zoo in the evening. From 2 to 26 September, there will be a line-up of Mid-Autumn Festival treats and activities, such as designing a lantern (available from 3 to 12 Sep and 17 to 19 Sep only).
Universal Studios Singapore – Trick or Thrills
Enjoy the rides, trick-or-treating and stand a chance to win a prize for best Halloween costume. There will be festive meet and greets with the stars from Illumination’s Despicable Me, Sesame Workshop’s Sesame Street, and DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls too. From 3 Sep to 7 Nov.
Changi Chapel & Museum
The overall narrative of the Changi Chapel and Museum is one of resilience and incredible innovation in face of adversity. If you are looking for a meaningful place to visit during the September break, you may wish to pay a visit to this recently revamped museum. Get more details here.
Dale Chihuly: Glass In Bloom
Gardens by the Bay
The Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom exhibition at Gardens by the Bay has been extended till 3 October 2021. The exhibition features 25 installations including eight within the Cloud Forest and Flower Dome. Get more details here.
Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express
Gardens by the Bay, Till 12 September 2021
Experience the glamour and romance of the Orient Express at the West Lawn, Gardens by the Bay. Pay a visit during the September school holidays 2021 in Singapore, before the exhibition closes on 12 September 2021. Let your imagination take over as you retrace the history of the luxury train. Get the details here.
Little Night Outings with Little Day Out
Till October 2021
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 a newly-created walk at Tampines Eco Green as well as the nightlife at Bukit Batok Nature Park, Rail Corridor and Pasir Ris Mangroves – 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.
Mystery Museum Tours
Weekends in September
Reimagine museum tours with the Mystery Museum Tours that will be taking place each weekend from 4 to 26 September 2021. For those who are looking for more adventure or even an affordable family-friendly activity, the tours are promised to take participants on a journey of exploration through selected museums in Singapore, including lesser-known ones. Details here.
Around the World at Changi Airport
1 Sep to 10 October 2021
Miss travelling? Changi Airport is bringing travel to Singapore! Get the cameras ready and head down to Changi Airport and visit a series of installations featuring countries like Hong Kong and Australia. Get more details here.
Bukit Gombak Park
Pay a visit to the newly opened Bukit Gombak Park. While the park isn’t very big, you can still climb up the 45 metre tall knoll to visit the Butterfly Garden, head to the playground and end off with a meal at Whisk & Paddle. Get more details here.
“Take Flight at Changi Airport Bundles”
1 to 30 September
Enjoy a special bundle that features two attractions: a 30-minute flight simulator flying experience guided by pilot instructors at a real flight school, plus entry to the fun airport-themed digital attraction, Changi Experience Studio. Get more details here.
PAssion Wave is offering free kayak rentals on Wednesdays, including free rental of kayak equipment. To redeem the free kayak rentals, individuals will need to pick up rubbish found in the waterways and dispose of them after the session. Details here.
Pesta Ubin 2021
Till 11 September 2021
Celebrate Pulau Ubin’s rich natural and cultural heritage with Pesta Ubin 2021. For example, on 4 Sep, have fun learning traditional kampung games such as Chapteh, 5 Stones, Zero Point, Hopscotch. Details here. Get more details about Pesta Ubin 2021.
What Makes Singapore Home? – A Home, Truly experience for the special needs community
4, 5, 6, 8, 9 & 10 Sep
Go on this tour experience designed by Superhero Me where you’ll learn about our people, housing, food, and environment through sensory activities. At the end of the journey, you will get to create a poster to pledge for a better future! Recommended for families with children with special needs aged 7 and up. Find out more details here.
Till 10 October 2021
Get set for a bouncing good time featuring 12,000 square feet of fun including 7 giant Kiztopia-themed bouncy castles, claw machines, station games, an Instagram worthy photo booth and more. Find out more details here.
Read! Fest Literary Trail
Till October 2021
Go on a interactive literary trail around East Coast Park, West Coast Park and National Library Building. Discover six stations in the vicinity and solve puzzles to discover a surprise at the end. Find out more about the Read! Fest Literary Trail here.
Otah & Friends: Vol 2 & 3
Gardens by the Bay and Suntec City, Till 3 January 2022
Join the adventures of Otah & his friends at two different locations, Gardens by the Bay and Suntec City. Enjoy imaginative storytelling and interactive game technology while “blasting off” or on a grocery run. Get more details here.
Fun with Singapore Snakes & Frogs
Art Camp – IMAGINE
398.2 Storytelling Festival 2021
Singapore Food Festival 2021
Till 12 September 2021
The Singapore Food Festival returns for its 28th edition over three weekends from 27 August to 12 September 2021 with the theme ‘Savour Singapore In Every Bite’. Work up an appetite and uncover new flavours through masterclasses, take curated walking tours, and explore Singapore through virtual experiences and docu-features. Get more details here.
Hot Wheels “Challenge Accepted” Championship
Submissions close on 12 September 2021
Children aged 5 to 12 are invited to use their imagination and design a Hot Wheels race track to stand a chance to win exciting cash vouchers and prizes. Read more about it here.
Haw Par Villa
The recently reopened Haw Par Villa is one of the most unique places in Singapore. Enter into a world of myths and legends at this 80+ year old attraction at Pasir Panjang. Find out more about it here.
East Coast Park
If you have yet to pay a visit to Coastal Playgrove at East Coast Park, the September school holidays 2021 may be a great time to to do. The former Big Splash site has a sand play area, water play section, the Vertical Challenge and super-tall slides too! Read more about it here.
COMO Adventure Grove
Gallop Extension, Singapore Botanic Gardens
Have you visited the nature playgarden at Singapore Botanic Gardens yet? If not, plan for a trip to the giant cempadek and red saga seeds. Get more details here.
Fort Pasir Panjang Adventure Quest
For the September school holidays 2021, why not explore Labrador Park on a self-guided Adventure Quest. Unravel the clues and solve the riddles at six different checkpoints around the former Fort Pasir Panjang. Read a review of what to expect here.
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