Amazing List of Year-End School Holidays 2020 Activities in Singapore for Kids
What a year it has been! But we’ve made it to the end of the year! This November – December school holidays 2020 in Singapore, 21 November to 31 December, it is a good opportunity to take some time to appreciate family, friends and loved ones. We can also look forward to (cautiously) heading out to enjoy the year-end school holidays 2020 with kids and explore different nooks and crannies around Singapore.
What to Do During the Year-end School Holidays 2020 in Singapore
There are plenty of things to do in Singapore during the year-end school holidays 2020. For those looking for activities and events (both online and onsite), we’ve compile a useful list below. Check out all the many things to do with the family and kids during the year-end school holidays 2020.
British Council’s Holiday Study Camps
23 Nov to 18 Dec Centres at Napier Road, Toa Payoh and Tampines
British Council’s Holiday Study Camps cater to children between the ages of 4 and 17 years old. Each camp explores a different topic, allowing students to grow their knowledge and vocabulary, practise communication and cultivate the critical thinking skills required to succeed in the 21st century. Explore fairytales, myths and magic, construct a coral reef model, discover the festivals of the world and more at these exciting themed camps. British Council’s Holiday Study Camps start from 23 November onwards. Discounts available. Get more details here.
Coding Lab’s Holiday Camps
Nov & Dec 2020 Bukit Timah, Parkway Parade, The Grassroots Club, Online
Learn to create your own games this holiday with Coding Lab‘s award-winning coding and programming camps! They ensure age-appropriate learning infused with hands-on fun by creating games that teach Math and Science concepts like Gravity (7 to 9) or making apps that you can share with your friends and family (10 to 12).
Older ones can get coding with Python – one of the world’s top programming languages (10 to 12 and 13 to 18) – integrated with ‘O’ and ‘A’ Level Mathematics content, and will even get to explore the world of Artificial Intelligence, Game Development and more!
This season’s Young and Advanced Computer Scientists will even have your budding techies getting some action with bots, on top of their exciting Math Meets Coding programme too! Easily find the best fit for your child’s schedule with camps held online and at our physical campuses (3 locations across Singapore!). To register, click here.
Kaesac Learning Centre Science & Technology School Holiday Programmes
Nov & Dec 2020
Build a walking dinosaur to take home, make an obstacle course for Crawlie-Bots and design a ping pong ball launcher. These are some of the fun activities taking place at Kaesac Learning Centre for kids during the school holidays. Older ones, 9 to 12 can learn about robotics and create a cool game in a Games Design and Build Programme. Combine Art and Science to make a light-up card or use fischerTip materials to create a three-dimensional artwork.
For fun, engaging and educational activities during the year-end school holidays, check out Kaesac Learning Centre’s school holiday programmes.
MoneySense for Your Child Workshop
28 Nov, 12 & 19 Dec 2020
Online over Zoom
Parents, join a free workshop and learn how to help your child build good money habits from a young age. Conducted by the Institute for Financial Literacy, the MoneySense for Your Child workshop will show parents how they can impart useful financial knowledge to three age groups of children – preschoolers, primary schoolers and teens.
The online workshop covers concepts such as savings and spending, prioritising needs over wants, delayed gratification and budgeting – all at the appropriate level for different age groups. It also offers suggestions of activities to reinforce the learning.
Find out more about MoneySense for Your Child.
The Great Winter Galore at Aperia Mall
28 Nov to 27 Dec 2020
From 28 November to 27 December, go on a Great Winter Galore at Aperia Mall. A winter landscape, complete with snowman and igloo, have landed at the mall’s atrium. Have a creative photoshoot at the wintery scene, post it to Instagram and stand a chance to win a brand new iPhone 12 Pro!
There are also 1-for-1 Deals every weekend and $20 Cold Storage vouchers to be redeemed with a minimum of $120 spent at Aperia’s shops. Get more details here.
The Music Scientist December School Holiday Workshops
8 to 29 Dec 2020
Introduce little ones to the world of Science with The Music Scientist. Making use of role-play, music & movements, crafts, games and science experiments, these holiday camp provide a fun and memorable way for 5 to 8 year olds to learn about the world around them.
Choose from four fascinating themes: Birds and Insects, Fishes and Sharks, Teeth and Digestive System, and Mammals and Whales. Discounts available for those who sign up for multiple workshops. Get more details here.
BE @ SAFRA
Weekends of 5 to 20 Dec 2020
School is out and the fun is in with BE@SAFRA! Over three weekends, from 5 to 20 December, all six SAFRA clubs will be bringing you Total Defence-themed activities and free activity try-outs. SAFRA members can register to redeem a goodie bag and a $10 mSAFRA club voucher, or earn double SAFRAPOINTS when they spend at selected merchants at the clubs! Get more details here.
At the Attractions
Disney Outdoor Explorers
21 Nov to 27 Dec
Singapore Zoo & River Safari
Go on a quest to reunite doodle animals at Singapore Zoo and River Safari during the November – December school holidays 2020. Pick up a trail map and explore various habitats and try to find the hidden Mickeys to redeem an exclusive gift. Get more details of activities taking place at Singapore Zoo and River Safari’s Disney Outdoor Explorer.
Enjoy entry to Singapore Zoo and River Safari at 50% off with a special holiday combo package and save! Get the details here.
27 Nov to 3 Jan
Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay
The Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay gets dressed for the festive season with poinsettias, cyclamens, panisies and hellebores. There will displays of sights from the Netherlands and various festive activities too. Find out more here.
Walk of Lights by Christmas Wonderland
4 to 27 Dec
Gardens by the Bay
Christmas Wonderland is bringing the “Walk of Lights” to Gardens by the Bay for the festive season. Eight luminarie light installation create a 370-metre long walk for visitors to enjoy. There are nine daily sessions to choose from. Pre-book and purchase tickets in advance.
A Universal Christmas
Till 3 Jan
Universal Studios Singapore
Meet the Merry Minions of Christmas and celebrate with Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Caddaby and others during the year-end school holidays 2020 in Singapore. Step into a Christmas movie land where Santa is the director and more.
SEAASON of Rediscovery
Till 27 Dec 2020 National Museum of Singapore
View a Coral-ful Wall and giant walk-in presents, along with the many fishes, at S.E.A. Aquarium during the year-end school holidays 2020 in Singapore.
12 Dec to 3 Jan
Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Featuring seven larger-than-life light installations on Siloso Beach, Island Lights 2020 is set to welcome favourites such as Hello Kitty, Pompompurin, My Melody and Little Twin Stars, as they whisk you back to the past with classic icons from Sentosa over the years. Get more details here.
Doraemon’s Time-Travelling Adventures in Singapore
Till 27 Dec 2020
National Museum of Singapore
National Museum of Singapore’s Doraemon’s Time-Travelling Adventures in Singapore will take you back in time from 31 October to 27 December 2020. Get a chance to step through the Anywhere Door and go on a adventure with the well-loved robotic cat. Explore popular gadgets from the past and take pictures with Doraemon around the museum. Looking for things to do with kids during the year-end school holidays 2020, check out this exhibition. Find out more here.
Planet or Plastic?
Till Mar 2021
The photo exhibition aims to raise awareness of society’s dependence on plastic by visually depicting the global plastic waste crisis and highlighting the people who are working on solutions to this urgent problem. Find out more here.
Changi Festive Village
Go on a dinosaur-themed bouncy castle, ride dino go-karts and take pictures at a dinosaur “wanderland” this holiday season at Changi Airport T3, T4 and Jewel. Get more details here.
Lens of Time
Singapore Discovery Centre
Set sail on a visual journey and explore the history of Singapore. Using lights, sound and an adorable King Fisher as a guide, visitors will see hear the story of how Singapore came from their beginnings as a thriving maritime emporium to a British colonial port. The exhibition is part of the revamped Singapore Discovery Centre. Find out more here.
Till 31 Jan 2021 Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall
A collaboration between National Heritage Board and Singapore Children’s Society, Scribble Town is an interactive exhibition for children aged between 9 and 12 that aims to spark conversations about how and why bullying occurs and its consequences. Find out more here.
Arts in Your Neighbourhood
Till 29 Nov
Online, Kallang & Geylang
Explore two iconic neighbourhoods in Singapore with both physical and virtual programmes taking place from 12 to 29 November 2020. Discover fascinating facts and explore new places as part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood. Get the details here.
IKEA Soft Toy Drawing Competition
19 to 29 Nov
Take part in a drawing competition for a chance for your child’s imagination to be turned into a cuddly soft toy sold worldwide by IKEA. Get the details of the IKEA competition here.
Changi Festive Village
20 Nov to 3 Jan, Jewel Changi, T3 & T4
Enjoy dino-themed and tokidoki-themed activities and photo spots around Changi Airport during the year-end school holidays. Snap a pic with at a dinosaur “wanderland” or let the kids bounce away at a dino-themed bouncy castle. Get more details about what’s on at Changi Airport during the school holidays 2020.
Inside Singapore Airlines
21, 22, 28 & 29 Nov
SIA Training Centre
Over two weekends in November 2020, pay a visit to SIA Training Centre at Upper Changi Road East to discover more about Singapore’s national carrier at Inside Singapore Airlines. Find out more here.
Children’s Season at National Museum
National Museum of Singapore
21 Nov to 27 Dec
Children’s Season at the National Museum 2020 explores the topic of change through both self-facilitated onsite activities and a range of online programmes. Get the details on Children’s Season 2020 here.
Cook for Fun-d
6 Dec 2020
Cook for Fun-d is a virtual fund-raising effort by Playeum that will be held on Sunday, 6 December 2020, from 10 am to 12 pm. For this online event, kids and families are challenged to get creative and have fun in the kitchen. Get the details here.
Once Upon A Time On The Orient Express
Gardens by the Bay
From 12 Dec 2020
Experience the glamour and romance of the Orient Express from 12 December 2020 at the West Lawn, Gardens by the Bay. Here for six months, visitors can experience what it must have been like to journey through Europe onboard the luxury train. Get the details here.
Rilakkuma -The Relax Café
Kumoya @ Orchard
Kumoya’s Rilakkuma -The Relax Café is located at Orchard Central. Rilakkuma meaning “bear in a relaxed mood” creates a chill atmosphere for you to hang out with your family and friends with food curated by Little Miss Bento. Read more on Rilakkuma at Kumoya Orchard.
Isekai Quartet 2 X ANIPLUS Cafe
Have an otherworldly experience as you step into the café with Isekai Quartet classroom-themed interior, a specially designed ‘school cafeteria’ menu, and a wide range of exclusive souvenirs and original merchandise. Find out more here.
Changi Jurassic Mile
Changi Jurassic Mile is home to Singapore’s largest permanent outdoor display of life-sized dinosaurs. Pay them a visit during the November / December school holidays 2020 in Singapore. Find out more here.
Jurassic World Cafe Singapore
6 Nov to 3 Jan ION Sky
Have a dinosaur-themed dining on top of Orchard Road at the Jurassic World Cafe Singapore. Find out more here.