Boredom shmoredom. With so many fun, family-friendly activities going on this school holidays, there are barely enough weekend hours to cover them all. Here’s our list of some key events to check out.
1. Generations of Fun
Till 26 June
Jurong Bird Park
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To celebrate its 45th anniversary, Jurong Bird Park has lined up a host of activities every weekend this June. Look forward to game stalls, craft activities, feeding sessions, photos ops, guided tours of the research centre and more! Details.
2. Playeum’s Artist-led Workshop: Stop Motion Animation
18 June, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Playeum, Children’s Centre for Creativity
In conjunction with its ongoing nature-themed exhibition, Hideaways – Creating with Nature, Playeum has also lined up this stop motion animation workshop for kids to explore nature and its tiny insect inhabitants in a different way. Learn more.
3. Shrek The Musical
Till 19 June
MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands
This is the last weekend to catch your favourite green ogre before the show ends its run. Watch the story of Shrek come to life on stage in this musical extravaganza filled with feet-tapping numbers and wonderful visuals. Read more in our review.
4. Barney’s Beach Party ‘Live’ Show
Till 19 June
City Square Mall Level 1 Atrium
Sing and dance along with Barney, BJ and Baby Bop in this upbeat summer-themed stage show. Click here for details on show times and meet-and-greet opportunities. And while you’re there, do check out the beach-themed carnival taking place at the mall’s outdoor area, where there are spectacular sandcastle displays and fun activities like mechanical surfboards and a sand playpen.
5. Masak Masak 2016
Till 31 July, 10 am to 6 pm
National Museum of Singapore
Celebrate the joys of childhood at the National Museum’s Children’s Season, a fun-filled festival featuring interactive installations, activities and workshops. More info.
6. Robot Kitty Singapore
Till 21 June, 10 am to 8 pm
Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre
Have fun role-playing as an engineer at this futuristic exhibition. There are five gaming departments to explore and you can accumulate points which can later be used to redeem for parts and accessories to dress up your own Robot K figurine. Learn more in our write-up.
7. MPH Book Sale
17 to 19 June, 9 am to 9 pm
Singapore Expo Hall 5A
It’s books galore! Take the chance to stock up on good reads at bargain prices at this big sale.
8. Glacier Adventure
Till 30 June, 11 am to 7 pm
Pull on your skates and glide up-close to prehistoric mammals like the woolly mammoth at One KM’s Glacier Adventure, taking place at the mall’s ice-skating rink. Details.
9. Kidzania Kids for a Greener World
Till 26 June, 10 am to 8 pm
Learn more about biodiversity and taking care of nature at Kidzania’s first themed programme. This kids’ city will feature a new look, fun edutainment activities and even an “eco edition” of its daily City Parade. Find out more.
10. Fun and Games with Hi-5
15 to 27 June
United Square Shopping Mall
Bop and sing along to your favourite Hi-5 tunes at this high-energy party, packed with games and non-stop dancing. There’s also a chance to meet the fab five for photo-taking after the shows for a limited number of families. Learn more.