The Amazing List of September School Holiday Activities 2021 in Singapore for Kids

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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

Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir Experience & Auditions (Online)
© Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir

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

Night Luge is Back!

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

Coding Lab Coding Camps during the September holidays
Image: Coding Lab

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

DesignTinkers Onsite & Online Holiday Camps: Art, Design & 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

Little Day Out's Guide to the September 2021 School Holidays in Singapore

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 

Children's Festival 2021 at 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 The Museum of Ice Cream Singapore 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  

September school holiday activities at the Jurong Bird Park
Image: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

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

Singapore Zoo  

Mid-Autumn Festival at Rainforest Lumina

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

Universal Studios Singapore - Trick or Thrills
Image: Resorts World Sentosa

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

Inspiration from the Past: Encouraging Us to Build Greater Resilience Today
Image: 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

Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom Installations at Gardens by the Bay
Image: Gardens by the Bay. Artwork © Chihuly Studio. All Rights Reserved.

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

Orient Express

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.


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Little Night Outings with Little Day Out

Till October 2021

Little Night Outings: Nature Night Walks at Three Parks

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

Mystery Museum Tours

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

Changi Airport Around the World

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

Hill Trek

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

‘Take Flight at Changi Airport’ Aviation Experience: Flight Simulator & Airport Experiences In One Bundle

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.


Rent-a-Craft, Pay-by-Trash

September

Rent-a-Craft, Pay-by-Trash

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

Little Day Out Night Walks
Image: Pesta Ubin

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 

National Museum of Singapore
Image: National Museum of Singapore

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.


Jumptopia

Till 10 October 2021  

Jumptopia

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

Family Review: Read! Fest Literary Trail: The Curious Adventure Of The Salaryman

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

Otah & Friends Has Two New Experiences: Blast Off & Grocery Run
Image: Otah & Friends

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

5 September 2021
 
Join Natalie Quah from the Herpetological Society of Singapore over Zoom as she dispels the myths surrounding snakes, and shares fun facts about those found in Singapore. Learn the difference between venomous and poisonous, how to observe snakes safely and where to find them. Natalie will also highlight other fascinating reptiles and amphibians, including frogs, lizards and turtles. The talk will be followed by a Q&A segment. All ages are welcome to join us, especially children (4 to 12 years old) and parents. Get more details here.

Art Camp – IMAGINE

6 to 8 September 2021
 
Art Camp – IMAGINE
 
Ray Educators’ ‘Imagine’ the Art Camp 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.

398.2 Storytelling Festival 2021

6 September 2021
 
Be enchanted by the fascinating stories at the 398.2 Storytelling Festival 2021. Let the world of fairy tales and folktales mesmerise and enthral you! Get more details here.

Singapore Food Festival 2021

Till 12 September 2021

Masterclasses at The Singapore Food Festival

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

How to participate in The Hot Wheels
Image: Hot Wheel’s Facebook Page

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

Pasir Panjang

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.


Coastal PlayGrove

East Coast Park

Awesome Fun for the Family & Everyone at 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

Overview of COMO Adventure Grove playgarden

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

Labrador Park

At the cannon display

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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Need some ideas on family-friendly ways to spend your $100 SingapoRediscovers Vouchers during the September school holidays 2021? Check out 10+ great suggestions here.