The Amazing List of Year-end / November – December School Holiday Activities 2018 for Kids

The Amazing List of Nov/Dec School Holiday Activities 2018 for Kids

 Year-end School Holiday Activities 2018 in Singapore

The year-end school holidays in Singapore take place from Saturday, 17 November to Monday, 31 December 2018. With six weeks of vacation time during the November – December school holidays, it is a great time to relax and unwind as the busy year winds down.

Looking for fun and engaging activities for kids to do during the year-end school holidays in Singapore? Discover exciting activities, outings and new things to do around Singapore during the November – December school holiday period. There is plenty of things to do to keep the kids happy and occupied during the school break!

Featured Events & Activities

Learning Horizon Passport to P1 – Top Secret Mission!

Learning Horizon Passport to P1 – Top Secret Mission!

Calling all brave warriors! You have been selected for a special assignment – help Learning Horizon find a missing treasure!
Grandstand-2-day-holiday-camp

The Grandstand Nov-Dec Holiday Camps 2018

The Grandstand is back again with our 2-day holiday camp, and this time it’s bigger and better!

Discovery Camps’ Holiday Camps 2018

Discovery Camps runs across the local and international summer school holidays. We start our winter season on 19 Nov until 4 Jan!
Kovan Learning Centre's school holiday programme 2018

Kovan Learning Centre Nov/Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Our wholesome Interactive–Schema–Math sessions are specially programmed to boost your child’s cognitive abilities in a fun and exciting manner through Digital Learning, Tactile Learning, Neuro Gaming, Schematic Learning and Life Skills Learning platforms.

At the Attractions


A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi

16 November to Mid-February 2019
Changi Airport

A Wizarding World Holiday at Changi
Image: Changi Airport Group.

From 16 November 2018 to mid-February 2019, witches, wizards and Muggles will get the opportunity to experience the magical Wizarding World, right in the heart of Changi Airport – where spaces will be transformed into iconic locations from the film series, complete with various themed activities and exclusive Harry Potter memorabilia. 


Tales of the Fearsome River Creatures

17 November to 31 December 2018
River Safari

Escape the River Safari Lock Down
Image: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

River Safari is turning into a giant board game ruled by these fearsome river creatures; brave adventurers must save themselves, and they win a Pin of Honour when the quest is completed. Designed for the family, adventurers can form groups of up to six participants to solve puzzles to escape.


Dragons and Beasts

17 November to 31 December 2018
Singapore Zoo

Dragons and Beasts - Singapore Zoo

During the year-end school holidays, enter the Valley of Myths at the Singapore Zoo and come face-to-snout with 17 creatures from fantasy and folklore. You will encounter the Unicorn, Phoenix, Dragons and other beasts from 17 November to 31 December 2018, with themed activities on weekends. Find out more here.


The Inventions of Ancient Greece: Origins of Our Modern Technology

19 October 2018 to 17 March 2019
Science Centre Singapore

Discover the marvels of ancient Greek technology with replicas of inventions that were invented more than 2,000 years ago. Read more about what to expect at this Science Centre Singapore exhibition here.


Poinsettia Wishes featuring Disney Tsum Tsum

2 November 2018 to 6 January 2019
Gardens by the Bay

Poinsettia Wishes Featuring Disney Tsum Tsum at Gardens by the Bay 2018Disney Tsum Tsum brings a touch of magic to the Flower Dome as fairy lights and festive baubles decorate the Christmas tree while poinsettias blanket the Flower Field. Read more about what to expect at the Poinsettia Wishes 2018 floral display.


Island Lights 2018

16 November to 31 December 2018
Palawan Beach, Sentosa

Sentosa Island Lights 2108: Light Installations And Pikachu Parades For The Holidays
Source: Sentosa Development Corporation

From 16 November to 31 December 2018, Sentosa’s Palawan Beach will play host to 10 art installations and the first Pikachu Night Parade outside of Japan as part of Island Nights 2018. Read more.


True Colours

17 November to 30 December 2018
Jurong Bird Park

True Colours
Image: Wildlife Reserves Singapore

Discover the colourful world of animal enrichments, games and meet vibrant personalities at Jurong Bird Park during the holiday season.


Christmas Wonderland 2018

30 November to 26 December 2018
Gardens by the Bay

Luminarie Light Sculptures at Christmas Wonderland 2018, Gardens by the Bay

Christmas Wonderland 2018 will light up Gardens by the Bay from 30 November to 26 December 2018, bringing back yuletide crowd favourites like luminarie light sculptures along with new highlights such as a mirror maze. Find out more.


Twilight Encounters 2018

16 November to 31 December 2018
Night Safari

Twilight Encounters 2018 - Night Safari - Things to do with kids during the Nov and Dec school holidays 2018

This Nov – Dec School Holidays 2018, head down to the wilds of Mandai for a Twilight Encounter at the Night Safari. Encounter a Festive Pop-up market, go on the hunt along the walking trails in Wildlife Cluedo and experience Rainforest Lumina.


The Little Prince: Behind the Story

Till 17 March 2019
Singapore Philatelic Museum

The Little Prince: Behind the Story At Singapore Philatelic Museum
Image: Singapore Philatelic Museum

Learn how the story of The Little Prince came to be through displays of stamps and personal belongings from the author. Find out more here.


Lim Cheng Hoe: Painting Singapore

Till 9 June 2019
National Gallery Singapore

Singapore River 1962 Watercolour on paper. Collection of National Gallery Singapore. © Family of Lim Cheng Hoe
Singapore River 1962 Watercolour on paper. Collection of National Gallery Singapore. © Family of Lim Cheng Hoe

With more than 60 artworks, sketches and archival material, this exhibition highlights one of Singapore’s watercolour masters, Lim Cheng Hoe. Read more here.


Chetti Melaka of the Straits – Rediscovering Peranakan Indian Communities

Till 5 May 2019
Indian Heritage Centre

heritage of the Chetti MelakaLearn the history of the Chetti Melaka, descendants of Tamil traders who settled in Melaka during the reign of the Melaka Sultanate (15th- 16th century) and married local women of Malay and Chinese descent. Find out more about this Indian Heritage Centre exhibition here.

Theatre Shows & Concerts


The Night Before Christmas

7 to 9 December 2018
SOTA Drama Theatre

The Night Before Christmas in Singapore at SOTA

Eddie the Mouse can’t understand why only humans get presents at Christmas time. Determined to find out, he goes in search of Father Christmas, bringing the audience along with him on an adventure. This heartwarming production from the UK is about friendship and the true spirit of Christmas. Find out more here.

Little Day Out readers get to enjoy 10% discount on The Night Before Christmas tickets with special code LDONBC2018 when booking through SISTIC.


Nursery Crimes

Till 30 November 2018
KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT

Polly Piper is bored. She uncovers a magical doorway to Mini Moe and discovers a land filled with amazing characters. Read our review of SRT’s The Little Company’s latest production.


Geronimo Stilton Live In The Kingdom of Fantasy

9 to 11 November 2018
MES Theatre at Mediacorp

Join Geronimo as he sets off on a fantastical quest to save the Queen of Fairies and along the way has to face witches, mermaids, dragons, pixies, gnomes and a giant!


PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

17 to 18 November 2018
Resorts World Theatre

It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cavern.


Musical Taru

7 December 2018 to 13 January 2019
Resorts World Theatre

This Mandarin musical features life-sized dinosaur skeletons, an impressive museum set, and a catchy soundtrack that will have you singing along.


SSO Babies’ Proms 2018

8 to 9 December 2018
Victoria Concert Hall

Join Uncle Peter and the SSO on a musical adventure to discover the fantastic world of the orchestra and its instruments. Suitable for kids aged 6 and under. Find out more.

Workshops & Programmes


Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

Till 31 December 2018
Eye Level Centres islandwide

Free Diagnostic Test and Lesson by Eye Level

Eye Level is provider of Math and English programmes with a global network of 18 countries. Its self-directed learning programme aims to develop children to become critical thinkers. From now till 31 December 2018, Eye Level is offering FREE Diagnostic Test and Lessons at all its Learning Centres. Find out more or arrange for a FREE test here.


Kovan Learning Centre Nov/Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

5 November to 17 December 2018
Kovan Learning Centre

Kovan Learning Centre's school holiday programme 2018Enhance your child’s Maths skills with Kovan Learning Centre’s Holiday Programmes for 5 to 12 year olds. Adopting a schema-based instruction approach, children will improve their memory, attention and decision-making skills through Maths-related games, learn how to problem solve through a structured process and be empowered with the right mental attitudes for healthy study behaviour.

Find out more about Kovan Learning Centre’s November and December school holiday programmes here.


Kaesac Learning Centre Holiday Workshops

19 November to 11 December 2018
Kaesac Learning Centre, Marine Parade

Kaesac December Holiday Workshops 2018

Take part in fun science and mathematics workshops during the year-end school holidays. These include STEAM-based Maker Factory Workshops (MakerSaurus, Crazy Contraption, Toys Invention, Speedy Racer and AirMazing), TECH-based Robotics (Robo Kids, Robo Missions and Robo Challenge) and Coding (Game-Maker). Each programme aims to equip kids with skills while having a great time!

Find out more about these November – December school holiday workshops here.


Terra Minds Science and Robotics Holiday Programmes

19 November to 18 December 2018
Terra Minds, Tampines

Terra Minds Science and Robotics Nov-Dec Holiday Programmes 2018

Learn about snow and make exciting Science toys at Terra Minds Junior Scientist Workshops for kids 3 to 6. Older ones, 7 to 12, can have fun engineering up a DIY hydraulic machine or learning about how earthquakes come about. Or learn how to programme a robot to help Santa around his workshop or assemble a LEGO Wedo 2.0 robots in a fun workshop.

Find out more about Terra Minds’ fun Science and Robotics workshops taking place during the November – December school holidays here.


Discovery Camps Holiday Camps 2018

19 November 2018 to 4 January 2019
Discovery Camps, United Square, Parkway Parade and SJI International School

Offering a wide choice of camps available including Actor’s Studio, LEGO Robotics, Multi Activity and more, your child can learn a new skill and have fun at Discovery Camps’s Holiday Camps 2018. Booking a camp is a breeze with the one, all-inclusive price and online booking system.

Find out more about Discovery Camps’ Winter Season here.


The Adventures of Lulu & Hugo

20 November, 4 December, 10 to 12 December 2018
Learning Horizon

Adventures of Lulu & HugoGo on an adventure with Lulu & Hugo at Learning Horizon’s themed holiday camps. On 20 November, join Dash the robot, Lulu & Hugo as they go back in time for a fun kampong experience and to uncover the Secret of the Merlion (suitable for 3 years old). On the next adventure, join Lulu & Hugo to cook up some pancakes and also explore different textures and paint with home-made finger paint (4 Dec, for ages 18 months). 4 to 5 year olds can join the intrepid pair in The Time Travellers, a three-day camp on 10 to 12 Dec where they will learn stories about Singapore, develop language skills and have a taste of traditional arts and technology.

Sign up for Secret of the Merlion, Let’s Go Cooking and The Time Travellers.


Believer Music School Holiday Program

From 26 November 2018
Believer Music

Believer Music School Holiday Program & 2-Day Music Adventure Camps 2018

During the year-end break, let your child learn a new musical instrument with the Believer Music’s School Holiday Program. This fast-track music course is ideal for 8 to 16 year olds and available instruments include keyboard, guitar, electric guitar, ukulele, voice, drum and cajon. Younger children aged 5 to 7 can get their rhythm going with the Kids Cajon Program too.

Little Day Out Readers enjoy 12% off with this code <EVCLDOSHP2018> at the payment summary page. This is limited to the first 20 registrations! Find out more about Believer Music’s School Holiday Programme and sign up here.


MindChamps Holiday Workshops

From 26 November 2018
MindChamps Toa Payoh & Westgate

MindChamps Nov-Dec Holiday Workshops

Let MindChamps engage your child with exciting holiday workshops in November and December 2018.

Nurture your child’s love for reading at a Reading Bootcamp for K1 and K2s or bond together at a Parent & Child Reading Workshop. Primary school children can also discover the joys of creative writing at a Writing Bootcamp and the Actors Centre Bootcamp will also expose kids to a skills-based programme to develop their creativity and confidence.

Learn more about MindChamps’ exciting November and December school holiday programmes here.


Passport to Primary 1

26 to 28 November 2018
Learning Horizon

Passport to P1Calling all brave warriors! You have been selected for a special assignment – help Learning Horizon find a missing treasure! Find out who’s the prime suspect with finger print dusting, show print analysis and facial profiling. Learn how to crack secret codes, chemistry and master the memory linking method! Equip yourself with Kon Mari organisation skills and learn to manage time and your belongings during the whole mission!

Get more information here.


The Grandstand Nov-Dec Holiday Camps 2018

26 November to 4 December 2018
The Grandstand

Grandstand-2-day-holiday-camp

The Grandstand is back with their 2-day holiday camps. Engage in fun learning through activities ranging from sports, music, crafts and more. There will also be Christmas-themed  fun such as creating Christmas trees and candles.

The Grandstand’s two-day holiday camps for 3 to 6 year olds start on 26 November and 6 December. Camps for 7 to 12 year olds start on 29 November and 3 December. Find out more here.


Kids Cook-Off: A Christmas Special

30 November, 15 December 2018
Learning Horizon

Kids Cook-Off: A Christmas SpecialMeasure, mix, peel, cut and prepare the ingredients from scratch! Create an all-time favourite – The Shepherd’s Pie and get creative decorating some Christmas cookies! Christmas is all about family, so we say get into a merry mood together, join us and cook up a storm with your little ones at this parent-child workshop!

Sign up for Kids Cook-Off: A Christmas Special here.


Wings to Wings Dance Camps & Workshops

3 to 12  December 2018
Wings to Wings Dance Development Centre, Shenton Way

Wings to Wings Dec 2018 Dance Workshops and ProgrammesThere is no better time than the school holiday for kids to try out different genres of dance. Kids can take part in a one-day dance camp or simply have a good time grooving to music for hit animation movies in a fun themed workshop. Find out more about Wings to Wing’s Dance Workshops in December here.


#Droneflying! and #VRgoggles! Parent & Child Workshops

4 December 2018
ITE College Central

ITE Parent and Child WorkshopsChildren between 7 to 14 and their parents can pick up some new skills at two fun workshops at ITE College Central in December.

In #Droneflying!, learn the science behind drones and how to fly these agile machines. Each parent-child pair will receive a mini drone to take home.

In #VRGoggle!, it is time to enter into the realm of Virtual Reality. Parents and children will get to create their own VR cardboard goggles and test them out with exciting VR content. On completion of the workshop, participants will get to bring the VR Goggles home!

Register for these two exciting tech workshops here.


The Music Scientist’s Holiday Programmes

5 & 12 December 2018
Punggol SAFRA

The Music Scientist’s School Holiday Programmes December 2018

Elevate the learning experience to a whole new level with The Music Scientist, where music and science comes together. 3 to 4 year olds will get to learn about ocean creatures through interactive storytelling, games and craft in the Ocean Exploration Workshop. 5 to 8 year old will take on the role of White Blood Cells and gain an appreciation of the Immune System.

Discover Science in a whole new way with The Music Scientist’s holiday programmes. Get more information here.

Outings


Oasis Paradise

24 November 2018
SAFRA Punggol

SAFRA Punggol Oasis Paradise Open House November 2018

Soak in the cool vibes at SAFRA Punggol’s Oasis Paradise. Take part in fun games and  activities, watch exciting acts on stage including an LED juggling performance, and enjoy delightful snacks like Takoyaki balls and cold-pressed fruit juices. Learn how to upcycle and enjoy theatrical storytelling shows. There will be a festive light-up too! Expect plenty of family-friendly fun at SAFRA Punggol’s Oasis Paradise.


Dazzling Moments at SAFRA Tampines

24 Nov to 29 December 2018
SAFRA Tampines

Dazzling Moments at SAFRA TampinesImmerse yourself into the festive season at SAFRA Tampines. Join the Annual Festive Light Up on 24 November where there will be family-friendly activities and performances! From 24 November till 29 December, enjoy 3 different play zones and take part in various Families for Life December School Holiday Workshops such as making a 3D paper cut-out light box and decorating an ostrich egg.

Get more details here.


Discounts for NTUC Card Members at Sentosa

Till 31 December 2018
Singapore Cable Car, Sentosa Merlion and Wings of Time

NTUC Card Member Discount - How to Experience Sentosa from a Bird’s Eye Perspective - and Save Money with NTUC Cards While Doing SoFrom 1 October to 31 December 2018, NTUC members can flash their NTUC card at the Singapore Cable Car, Wings of Time and Sentosa Ticketing Counters in order to enjoy a 50% discount on the Cable Car Sky Pass (Round Trip) and tickets for the Sentosa Merlion and Wings of Time (Standard Seat). Find out more about this promotion here.


Arts in Your Neighbourhood

8 to 25 November 2018
Various locations

Arts In Your Neighbourhood - November 2018Arts in Your Neighbourhood in November features close to 70 arts activities happening in 18 locations across Singapore. There is something suitable for everyone! Find out more about Arts in Your Neighbourhood here.


Little Day Outing with Mount Alvernia Hospital: Creative Cooking Family Challenge

1 December 2018
CulinaryOn Cooking Studio

xBento and Cupcakes - Mount Alvernia Cooking ChallengeThis 2018 year-end school holiday, cook up a storm together as a family at our Little Day Outing with Mount Alvernia Hospital: Creative Cooking Family Challenge! Not only will you enjoy the excitement of a fun cooking competition, you’ll also learn about nutrition and healthy eating from the experts – Mount Alvernia Hospital’s dieticians – in fun, interactive ways. Find out more here.


National Orchid Garden School Holiday Promotions

10 November 2018 to 1 January 2019
National Orchid Garden

Vanda Miss Joaquim OrchidStudents, Singaporeans, Permanent Residents and Work Permit Holders get to enjoy free admission to the National Orchid Garden during the year-end school holidays in Singapore.


Gardeners’ Day Out

17 November 2018
HortPark

Bee Trail at HortParkShop for horticultural products, go on a Bee Trail and learn about the different bee habitats in HortPark and get Painting with Nature and create art with materials from the garden.


Samba Botanica 2018

17 November 2018
Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Groove along the Samba beat as SAMBIESTA showcases their repertoire of songs.


ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade

17 to 18 November 2018
Sentosa Cove

Marvel at decorated boats and browse through a Holiday Market packed with festive food, gifts and children’s activities including bouncy castle, rides, carnival game stalls and roving entertainers. More details here.


Ecolife at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

24 November 2018
Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Bishan Ang Mo Kio ParkThis free family tour introduces Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park and its biodiversity through interactive activities.


Voices – A Festival of Song

7 to 9 December 2018
Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay

Voices invites you to connect with one another through the shared experience of song. Savour a range of forms and styles including choral, a cappella and musical theatre.


Heritage Tour at Singapore Botanic Gardens

22 December 2018
Singapore Botanic Gardens

Sundial Garden at Singapore Botanic GardensGet an introduction to the history of the Singapore Botanic Gardens on a one-hour walking tour. Learn about the Gardens’ connection with the rubber industry and orchid.

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