The March school holidays 2020 in Singapore take place from 14 to 22 March 2020. And with such an eventful Term 1, we believe that most parents and kids are looking forward to the one-week vacation. It is also a time to spend time together and perhaps even look forward to family-friendly things to do during the March school holidays 2020 in Singapore.
Whether you have plans to stay in, explore somewhere outdoors or are looking for fun and meaningful activities to do during the March school holidays 2020 in Singapore, we have got a variety of ideas for you.
Ideas, Activities and Things to Do During the March School Holidays 2020 in Singapore
Try a Minute to Win It Challenges
Who can roll an onion with their nose faster? Or how about cup stacking? We’ve got 13 indoor games and challenges inspired by the game show “A Minute to Win It” that you can set up for your kids to have some fun. These also make great ideas if you want to have a playdate during the March school holidays 2020 in Singapore for your kids and their friends. Find out more here.
When: Anytime you want
HEADS UP: Esplanade has a new children's festival from the 10 to 14 March. Book your tickets before they sell out.
Where: Wherever you choose.
SSO Concerts for Children: Journey Around the World
[Update on 17 March 2020: The SSO is cancelling Concerts for Children: Journey Around the World this weekend as a result of travel restrictions affecting the conductor Jessica Gethin. All four performances (Sat 21 March 2 pm & 4 pm; Sun 22 March 2 pm & 4 pm) at the Victoria Concert Hall are cancelled. A full refund will be arranged for ticket holders.]
Go on a musical adventure that spans the globe at SSO Concerts for Children: Journey Around the World. During this lively and interactive show, the audience can look forward to hearing some of the most popular classical music from different corners of the globe – including Singapore!
Be treated to Copland’s Appalachian Spring, Manuel de Falla’s Ritual Fire Dance, Debussy’s Clair de Lune and many more enchanting melodies under the energetic baton of conductor Jessica Gethin. As a fun twist to the concert, young audiences will be able to influence the order the pieces are performed in! With only four shows, be sure to get your tickets to this concert for children soon!
Saturday, 21 March, 2 pm and 4 pm
Sunday, 22 March, 2 pm and 4 pm
Where: Victoria Concert Hall
Tickets: $32, $25. Family bundles available.
Hug The Tree
Presented by Paper Monkey Theatre, Hug The Tree is a performance which uses puppetry to tell the story of a group of villagers who act together to save the trees. Catch this show for free during the first weekend of the March school holidays 2020 in Singapore. It is part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood, March 2020 edition. Get more details here.
When & Where:
14 March, 2 pm and 5 pm, KINEX Mall
15 March, 2 pm and 5 pm, Bedok Town Square
Go on an high-flying adventure at the SRT’s latest show for families. In Fly High, Poppy and Mo share a dream of flying and decide to build their own flying machine together. Through physical theatre, comedy, original songs and puppetry, Fly High will take the audience on a whirlwind tour through the basics of aerodynamics and friendship. Get more details here.
When: From 21 March. Weekdays, 10 am; Weekends & PH, 11 am & 2 pm.
Where: KC Arts Centre – Home of SRT
Make a Photobook
Have you finished compiling the pictures from your last vacation yet? If not, a fun and meaningful activity that you can do with the kids during the March school holidays 2020 in Singapore is to compile a photobook. Spend time reliving your favourite moments and put them together as a keepsake. We have tips on how to put a photo book together and a handy list of places where you can get it produced here.
A Collection of Things
Be part of an interactive performance, A Collection of Things. In this performance, Uncle Teong, a karung guni man, shares his fondest memories of Bukit Panjang and shows off some of the items he has collected over the years. Join him and help create a special memory too! This performance is part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood.
21 March, 10 am & 11.30 am
22 March, 10 am, 11.30 am & 1.30 pm
Where: Holland-Bukit Panjang Town Council (Playground / Open Space outside)
Day Trip to Chek Jawa
For an all-day adventure, how about a trip out to Pulau Ubin. You can go cycling and pay a visit to Chek Jawa to view the varied ecosystems there. It is memorable way to feel like you have gotten away from it all. Read about our own recent visit to Chek Jawa.
Go on an Adventure around Bukit Panjang
A mobile game is coming your way around Bukit Panjang as part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood March 2020 edition. Together as a family, head out and complete three “chapters” of a quest to redeem a limited edition Bukit Panjang-inspired tote bag. You simply need to scan the QR codes at bus stops, on the Arts in Your Neighbourhood booklets and at an art installation. Get more details here.
No, SPF200 is not a reference to sun block. Instead, the Singapore Police Force is turning 200 years old this year and this exhibition at National Museum of Singapore traces its history and how it has developed into a modern, professional force. It is both interactive and informative. Get more details here.
Where: Stamford Gallery, National Museum of Singapore
There is free admission to Canopy Park at Jewel Changi Airport till 31 March 2020, so if you’ve been meaning to check out the Discovery Slides and Foggy Bowls, the March school holidays may be an opportune time to do so. What’s more, there is 50% off on ticketed attractions such as the Manulife Bouncy Nets and Changi Experience Studio. Get more details here.
Sembawang Hot Spring Park
Newly opened at the start of this year, Sembawang Hot Spring Park is mainland Singapore’s only geothermally heated groundwater spring. If you are intending to visit, we suggest heading there early in the morning before the day gets too hot. Find out more details about Sembawang Hot Spring Park and how to get there.
For those looking for things to do during the March school holidays 2020 which will make you feel as if you have gotten away from it all – a family staycation in Singapore may be in store. Check out list of staycation deals and promotions in Singapore.