6 Exciting Things You Have To Do This June Holidays In SG Before School Reopens


Faruq Senin •  Jun 14, 2018

The June holidays are coming to an end soon and you can finally spend some quality time with your kids as you're not caught up with Raya preparations anymore!

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So, if you're looking to squeeze in some family bonding activities this last week before school reopens, here are 6 exciting things for you and your kids to have a fun-filled day out ?

1. Step into the underwater world of Begonias

Treat your kids to impressive views of bright flowers at Begonia Brilliance, Gardens By The Bay. There are over 50 varieties of the stunning Begonia flower - and this is the first time it's being featured at the gardens.

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The best part is, the flowers are part of an underwater theme so you'll be treated to a wide range of undersea creatures like octopuses, manta rays and giant clams! It's perfect for your kids to learn a thing or two ?

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Where: Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953

When: 25 May - 1 July, 9am - 9pm


2. Dream big at a children's festival

If you're looking for a place to expand your imagination, head over to Children's Festival: Small Big Dreamers at the National Gallery! The event is centred on a Singapore performance artist, Lee Wen, who uses his body to tell stories. With interactive exhibitions, you and your kids can explore different forms of movement too by playing with shapes, colours and patterns. Now who says art is boring?

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You can also try your hand at creating art with items you never thought were possible such as this installation called Hands On by We Make Carpets. Here you can use pool noodles, Velcro and other household items to create your own masterpiece ?

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Where: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Rd, Singapore 178957

When: 9 Jun - 9 Sep


3. Jump off your worries at a trampoline park

Want an easy and fun way of releasing stress? Head over to Zoom Park Singapore - the largest indoor trampoline park in Singapore, with more than 80 trampolines and 7 attractions. Now you can jump your worries away and even attempt to do a backflip ? This activity is perfect for you to do with your whole family.

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And if you've never done it before, don't worry as there are coaches there to guide you. If you're up for some adventure and challenge, you can also try your hand at climbing their 17-metre rock wall. Looks like you have a day to sweat out all those Raya calories!

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#HHWT Tip: Zoom Park is currently having a Monday Blues promotion (until 25 June) where you only need to pay $10 for an hour of jumping. Alternatively, you can also go for an unlimited jump for just $20 on Tuesdays so time to book your slots now!

Address: 200 Pandan Gardens #01-14, Singapore 609336


4. Be a Marvel superfan

What's one way to be a Marvel superfan? Learning ALL about the history of your favourite characters of course! And you can do just that at the Marvel Studios: 10 Years of Heroes exhibition at the ArtScience Museum from 9 June to 30 September. Step into the world of Marvel's 19 movies and reminisce your favourite superhero moments with a variety of cinematic installations.

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With state-of-the-art audio visual technology and immersive media, you can watch your favourite superheroes come alive! Treat yourself to an interactive journey into the world of Black Panther or immerse yourself in an installation featuring Thor: Ragnarok.

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Learn more about Marvel’s major characters like Iron Man, Captain America and Thor through an engaging display which also features the science and cultural stories behind them. With all of Marvel's superheroes under one roof, you definitely won't want to miss this ?

Where: ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974

When: 9 June-30 September, 10am-7pm daily

Admission: $19 (Adults), $12 (Children)


5. Get a respite at Pesta Ubin 

Get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and experience a slower pace of life at Pulau Ubin. Pesta Ubin is back this year to celebrate the island's charming kampung life and nature. There's a variety of activities planned out for the whole month of June and the best part is, they are all FREE ?

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Have fun learning about Ubin's heritage by playing kampung games and pose with traditional costumes at a photo booth or go on a nature trail at Chek Jawa. You can also do something more adventurous like kayaking in a quarry, go mountain biking or experience a night walk. There are plenty of activities for everyone!

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Bonding with your kids at Pulau Ubin is definitely one way to spend a meaningful time with your family. If you're not planning a trip overseas during the holidays, we highly recommend heading to Pulau Ubin for that much needed respite ?

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Do check out the full list of programmes here.

Where: Pulau Ubin

When: 26 May-24 June

Admission: Free

Directions: Head to Changi Point Ferry Terminal and take a bumboat ($3) to Pulau Ubin

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6. Celebrate the zoo's 45th anniversary

Bet you didn't know the Singapore Zoo turns 45 this year! And it's celebrating its anniversary with quite a bang ? An array of activities have been planned out and there are plenty of surprises in store for visitors.

The zoo's "U-dunno-meh?" Checklist features 45 things you never knew you could do at the zoo - this includes petting a falabella (one of the smallest breeds of horses in the word), greeting a baby rhino or meeting the zoo's oldest resident, an 80-year-old giant tortoise.

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There'll also be activities for the whole family if you're heading there on weekends. The Zoolympix is an educational activity which teaches kids more about the animals at the zoo. They will also get to collect exclusive animal badges when they complete several activities. So, this is definitely a great way to keep your kids occupied.

#HHWT Tip: There are many promotions lined up for visitors during this period, such as discounts for tickets and wildlife tours. Find out more here.

Where: Singapore Zoo, 80, Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826

When: 26 May-27 June

Admission: $35 (Adults), $23 (Child) - get a second ticket at 45% discount during this period


So, if you're looking for things to spend the last week of quality time with your kids, we hope our list has been helpful! ? Better make the best of their holidays before school reopens next week!