10 Exciting Things To Do With Your Kids In Singapore During The School Holidays


Faruq Senin •  Mar 11, 2021

The school holidays are always great for some quality bonding time with your kids. Fortunately, there are plenty of kid-friendly attractions and activities that’ll enable you to explore More to Singapore. From interesting hands-on workshops to educational tours and more, you’re guaranteed a fulfilling time with the family. If you’re looking for exciting things to do in Singapore with kids, we’ve rounded up these 10 activities you and your family should try during the school holidays this 2021! 


1. Try out a DIY soap-making workshop

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Hands-on activities are always a good idea to take kids off their digital devices. Have some fun trying out a DIY soap-making workshop with your little ones! Soap Ministry’s melt-and-pour basic workshop will teach you a wide range of interesting techniques such as snow-coating and detailing. Plus, you can choose your preferred scent, colour and mould and bring home 5-7 different soaps that you’ve made during the workshop!

Price: From $45

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P.S. Exploring another part of Singapore with your family? Check out our guide to Changi!

2. Unleash your creativity at a slime-making and clay art workshop

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If your kids can’t get enough of art classes in school, this slime-making and clay art workshop by Jolly Confetti is just what you need. Guided by a play instructor, you’ll learn how to make slime from scratch and design your own clay art. This will definitely unleash your children’s sense of imagination and exploration. All craft materials will be provided and you can take home 1 slime tub and clay art. 

Price: From $39

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P.S. Planning activities with friends? These 9 group activities in Singapore are perfect for you!

3. Build your own terrarium

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Have your kids always wanted to try growing their own plants? Now’s their chance! Sign up for a rainforest terrarium workshop and you’ll learn the step-by-step process of decorating a terrarium with a unique miniature forest theme. The 2-hour workshop will introduce your kids to the art of layering different materials and beautifying your terrarium with different colours of sand. Having your own plant will teach your kids a thing or two about responsibility and they can also bring home something that they will be proud of! 

Price: $22.69

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4. Try your hand at traditional pottery at Dragon Kiln

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A pottery workshop at the Dragon Kiln will be an eye-opening experience for the family! The 53-year-old pottery factory is one of Singapore’s oldest surviving kilns and here’s where you can learn about the dying art of traditionally fired ceramics. Your kids will be introduced to the tips and tricks for crafting the perfect pottery and if they are up for a challenge, they can also test their skills at the pottery wheel, which is a more advanced technique. Don’t worry if it’s you or your kids’ first time doing pottery as the workshop is kid-friendly. If you are unsure of anything, the skilled instructors will be able to assist you. Once you’re done with the workshop, you’ll have to wait 3-4 weeks before your artwork is ready. You’ll be notified via SMS or email once it’s ready for collection.

Note: Dragon Kiln doesn’t offer delivery services but you can choose to arrange your own courier service instead. 

Price: From $36.05

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5. Go on an edible farm tour

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Even though you and your family can’t travel during this period, the good thing is that you can go off the beaten path and go on unique tours in Singapore. Head on an edible farm tour and be exposed to Singapore’s agricultural industry. During the educational tour, you’ll get to learn the basics of soil care and how you can grow your own microgreens (young vegetable greens). You’ll also get to go on a guided tour around an orchid farm and admire the flourishing blooms! 

Price: From $55

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P.S. Check out these 8 exciting things to do in March 2021!

6. Step into the fascinating world of aviation

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If your children have always been fascinated by planes, then this is one tour you wouldn’t want to miss! Get an exclusive peek into private planes with a hangar tour at the Seletar Aerospace Park. It’s an eye-opening experience for both you and your children. This experience is normally only available to those working in the aviation industry, but now it’s open to the public. You’ll also get to enter a propeller plane and snap some photos as well as enjoy an unobstructed view of the Seletar Airport runway. Plus, the tour includes a visit to Hampstead Wetlands Park, Singapore’s first wetlands sanctuary in an industrial park!

Price: From $80

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7. Go on an outdoor escape room experience at Jewel Changi Airport

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You and your kids might have visited Jewel Changi Airportcountless times, so this time, why not try out an exhilarating adventure instead? Sign up for The Jewel Heist, an outdoor escape room experience led by a tour guide and gamemaster. In teams, you and your family will go through a series of missions and solve puzzles about Jewel Changi Airport! The 3-hour session also includes admission to the Canopy Park. This exciting game will be a great bonding experience for the family!

Price: $80

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8. Find out what goes behind the scenes at Madame Tussauds Singapore

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The school holidays are the perfect time to rediscover Singapore’s attractions with your kids! Madame Tussauds is an attraction that’s well-known for its wax figures of famous personalities but have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes? Join Madame Tussaud Singapore’s Behind The Magic Wax Experience and discover the methods and tools that go into the wax figure making process. What’s more, you and your kids can also try your hand at fixing and painting wax surfaces or the hair insertion technique. Plus, the ticket includes access to Madame Tussauds Singapore where you’ll get to meet the cast of Avengers at the only Marvel 4D Experience in Asia!  

Price: $49.90

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9. Admire dinosaur fossils at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

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Did you know that there's a place in Singapore where you can see actual real-life dinosaur fossils? Dedicated to biodiversity and the environment, the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museumis the National University of Singapore’s (NUS) own museum - and their amazing exhibits include not one, but three sauropod dinosaur fossils! The Sperm Whale is another highlight that’s not to be missed. At 10.6m long, the whale was found floating off Jurong Island in 2015. Both you and your kids will love the fascinating displays of over 1 million natural specimens from Southeast Asia, from dinosaurs to local flora and fauna like tapirs and pangolins. You’ll also be able to travel back in time to witness the beginning of life on Earth!

#HHWT Tip: Visiting the museum from Thursday to Sunday? Don’t miss the complimentary guided tours at 1PM! (except PH)

Price: From $16.49

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10. Have a fun and educational time at Science Centre Singapore

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With interactive and educational display, the Science Centre Singapore will awe both adults and children! Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience at the Omni-Theatre or experience an indoor butterfly enclosure at Butterflies Up-Close. Apart from that, don’t miss out on other exciting exhibits like Asia's largest mirror maze, a fire tornado show, a laser maze and more. What’s great is that the exhibits at Science Centre Singapore are not only educational but entertaining too, so rest assured your kids will enjoy the experience. 

Price: From $22

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With these 10 awesome activities, it’s time to enjoy the school holidays with your kids! Whether you feel like getting crafty indoors or planning a fun day out, we’ve got you covered. To help you out with planning your activities, head over to Klook as it is the perfect platformwith over 1,000 activities - from staycations to tours, workshops and more. Plus, as part of the More to Singapore campaign, you can enjoy up to an additional 10% for all Singapore activities. Let your loved ones know and plan your day out for the school holidays!

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