8 Things To Do This September School Holidays
With the September holidays coming up, we’ve put together some activities to keep the kids engaged and their creative juices flowing. Here’s a roundup of 8 activities to help you with your week’s plans!
1. Get excited about science!
Catch an exciting science spectacle featuring a host of live demonstrations that is sure to excite you and your kids at the Special Science Show by Royal Institution. From flaming butane bubbles to exploding tin cans on the live stage, children will learn more about chemical reactions that create energy and how it plays a part in our lives.
If magic and illusion is what interests your child, catch the “Impossible” Science Show where Famed American magician Jason Latimer lets everyone in on "Impossible" secrets to bending light and shaping water.
There are more activities and events lined-up as part of the Singapore Science Festival that is happening until 14 September. Find out more here
2. Boost your child’s confidence in mandarin!
From storytelling, to singing and dancing sessions, Beijing Language School’s September holiday programs are all about fun, enrichment and engagement. Exclusive for children aged 3 to 11 years old, the professional trainers at the centre will inspire your child's enthusiasm to learn Mandarin. Their daily workshops are packed with fun learning activities that will entertain and educate your child during the school holidays!
Classes start from 9 to 13 September 2019 at the centre’s Waterway Point outlet. Find out more here
3. Calling all aspiring Astronauts and Sea Life Rescuers
Aspiring intergalactic space travellers or deep-sea explorers can find themselves lost in the wild and fascinating world of LEGO® City & Friends. The partnership between Waterway Point and LEGO® will run from 9 to 15 September.
Children will have to undergo a series of grueling test stations while navigating obstacles such as fast-moving asteroids or elaborate animal rescues to be exclusively certified as an Astronaut or Sea Life Rescuer.
Spark your child’s creativity here
4. Answering the need for speed
As the annual Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix makes its return, children too can get their share of racing action. Keep their adrenaline pumping at the Toy Car Races at Bedok Point from 9 to 15 September!
Their coordination and dexterity will be put to the test as the mall hosts different types of speed races catered to different categories.
Find out how to unleash their racing potential here
5. Go on an adventure with Little Twin Stars, Kiki and Lala
Over at The Centrepoint, Little Twin Stars have arrived to bring everyone on a travel adventure!
From 9 to 15 September, shoppers are invited to use their Dreamy Star Travel Card at the mall to collect as many stamps as possible. Attractive prizes await once children and their families navigate the different dream stations such as Do-It-Yourself tote-bag stamping as well as Kiki and Lala themed play zones and photo zones.
Find out how to participate and win some prizes here
6. A fun-filled day of wondrous surprises at the Gallery Children’s Biennale 2019
Nurture your children’s early interest in art with the myriad of hands-on exhibitions at the National Gallery Singapore! Be sure to check out Big Hug, a multi-room installation featuring colourful and intricate ceramic pieces that children can rearrange on the walls. For a sensory adventure, The Oort Cloud and Blue Mountain installation features a 3D motion-activated wall-relief artwork complete with LED lights, sounds, handmade objects and sensors for interactive play.
Each of the 11 exhibits is interactive in its own way, facilitating your child’s curiosity and imagination to keep them busy for the day! Find out more here
7. Enter a whimsical wonderland at the ArtScience Museum
Bond over the timeless classic of Alice in Wonderland with your child through interactive environments, props, optical illusions, art and puppets at the Wonderland exhibit! Don’t miss out on the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, where you are invited to sit around a table set with empty plates and tea cups as the room transforms into the magical world where Alice had her adventures!
Take your first step through the looking glass here
8. Make new feathered friends at Jurong Bird Park
Did you know that Jurong Bird Park is the largest bird conservation centre in Asia, with over 400 different species? Now would be a good time to revisit the aviary, or take your child for his or her very first visit as they are offering FREE tickets to all Singaporeans, PRs and workers holding an Employment Pass from 6 to 15 Sep!
There’s so much to see and do at the bird park like feeding the colourful, friendly Lories at the Lory Loft and watching the talented birds perform during the exciting live shows! You can also experience what it would be like to step into a tropical rainforest at the Waterfall Aviary, while you cool down next to its 30-metre-tall man-made waterfall.