13 activities during school holidays for kids in Singapore

School’s out, fun’s in! Looking for activities during the school holidays? Well, you don’t always have to go overseas.

There are many places in Singapore that you can bring your kids to for a whale of fun during the school holidays!

1. Adventure Cove Waterpark – Bubble Fiesta 

Adventure Cove Waterpark at Resorts World Sentosa will be holding the biggest water park bubble festival in town, Bubble Fiesta (1 Jun – 11 Aug), to beat the heat in Singapore.

activities during june school holidays - bubble feista
activities during june school holidays - bubble feista

Over at Bluwater Bay, guests can play with both waves and bubbles at the Bubble Rave.

Together with DJ Dispensary, kids can try their hand at being a deejay (DJ) every Friday to Sunday and on 17 Jun, from 11 am to 3 pm. With live DJ beats and a flurry of bubbles from giant bubble potions, this is a wave pool party that your children will love.

Tickets start from S$40/Adult and S$33/Child. You’ll get admission to Adventure Cove Waterpark, the eight zones of bubble-themed activities, and a free Bubble Rainbow Twirler.

2. S.E.A. Aquarium – Ocean Fest 2024

Ocean Fest 2024 by S.E.A. Aquarium at Resorts World Sentosa is back for its fifth run this year (20 May – 19 Jul). Themed Righting the Future, this year’s edition spotlights the often-overlooked species in local waters to foster understanding of underwater ecosystems.

activties during june school holidays - ocean fest 2024 marine conservation quest
Credit – Resorts World Sentosa

We’ve got the perfect game for your little one: the Marine Conservation Quest, a fun pinball-inspired cardboard installation. In this simplified edition of the nostalgic arcade game, players get the opportunity to direct aquatic animals away from an ocean of rubbish.

Admission to Ocean Fest 2024: Righting the Future is included as part of regular admission to S.E.A. Aquarium. Tickets retail from S$41/Adult and S$31/Child.

3. Night Safari’s 30th Anniversary

Speaking of animals, the Singapore Night Safari is celebrating its 30th anniversary from 24 May – 8 Sep. Check out NS30 Exclusive: Animal Feeding, a favourite amongst children.

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Credit – Mandai Wildlife Reserve

Catch the Night Safari’s 3 resident nocturnal inhabitants (Indian Rhino, Sloth Bear and Clouded Leopard) when they are awake during feeding time. Enrich your children’s knowledge of these majestic creatures through the insightful presentation from keepers.

A paired ticket for an adult with a child will set you back by S$60 from 24 May – 23 Jun. Alternatively, you can combine adult + adult or child + child for the same price of S$60.

4. KidzWorld at Singapore Zoo

Are your kids not nocturnal creatures? Your best bet is KidzWorld – Home of the Ranger Buddies at the Singapore Zoo.

Opened last year, the one-hectare wildlife park sparks a feeling of marvel for wildlife through interactions in close proximity and immersive play.

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Credit – Mandai Wildlife Reserve

Sign up for the Rangers Buddies Quest, designed for children between the ages of 4 – 10. It is a unique park experience that enables children to learn more about animals through reward-based missions. These include roleplay, guided tours and sensory activities.

Admission to KidzWorld is included in your Singapore Zoo ticket. An adult ticket (for local residents) starts from S$44.10. A child ticket (aged 3  -12) begins from S$30.60.

5. KidZania at Sentosa

Children’s entertainment theme park KidZania Singapore recently reopened on 16 May after 4 years. The family-friendly activity during the school holidays closed amidst the pandemic because of poor business.

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Credit – KidZania Singapore

Located at Sentosa Island, the indoor attraction is a child-size replica city that spans 7,600 square metres over 2 floors. It allows children between the ages of 4 and 17 to explore more than 60 different occupations, ranging from doctors to pilots through role-play.

Check out KidZania Singapore’s new partner establishments (there are a whopping 34 of them!). These include fashion chain H&M, Malaysia Airlines and e-commerce giant Shopee.

Ticket prices start at S$29 for toddlers aged 2 to 3, from S$60 for children aged 4 – 17, and from S$37 for adults (above 18 years of age), according to KidZania’s website.

6. Children’s Museum – Into the Hawkerverse 

Don’t want to splurge over the holidays? Check out the latest exhibition by the Children’s Museum, “Into the Hawkerverse“. Children get free admission while adults pay S$10.

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Credit – Children’s Museum Singapore

The outdoor festival (10 am – 6 pm) revolves around hawker culture, Singapore’s first inscription to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2020.

Created with feedback from children, the exhibition aims to enrich kids’ understanding and appreciation of Singapore’s unique hawker culture, which is a crucial aspect of Singapore’s food heritage and way of life, via multisensory navigation and object-based learning.

7. Museum of Ice Cream Singapore

If your child has a sweet tooth, check out the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore. It is located within a 60,000-square-foot colonial barracks in the neighbourhood of Dempsey.

Opened in 2021, the museum has unlimited ice cream treats in 5 different shapes/forms.

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Credit – Little Day Out

While at the museum, your child can play in the world’s largest sprinkle pool. Your kid will also be able to learn about ice cream and its history across 14 multi-sensory installations.

Weekday tickets start from S$35 (Singapore residents) while weekend tickets (and for non-residents) start from S$43. Only children below the age of 2 enjoy free admission.

8. SkyPark by Kiztopia at Orchard Cineleisure

If your child likes engaging in physical activity during the school holidays, check out SkyPark by Kiztopia at Orchard Cineleisure.

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Credit – Kiztopia

Opened last year, SkyPark is an 8,000-square-feet indoor play park in the heart of Orchard Cineleisure. Designed for kids aged 6 and above, SkyPark has vertical gyms and a ball pit.

SkyPark also comes equipped with fashionable party rooms for families to celebrate special anniversaries, promising an inclusive adventure for family members, regardless of age.

A child ticket for a 1-time, 1 hour-long session costs S$22.80. An adult ticket costs S$15.

9. ROAR! Dinosaur Adventure Park 2.0

Is your little one a fan of dinosaurs? Check out ROAR! Dinosaur Adventure Park 2.0. It will be making its comeback at Let’s Play @ Marina Square from 12 Apr – 30 Jun 2024.

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Credit – Little Day Out

Let’s Play has various dinosaur theme attractions. Ride on an adventure car and befriend every single dinosaur in the forest. Or go on a dinosaur ride, jump into the ball pit and have fun on the inflatables. Or dig up dinosaur fossils in the sand like a palaeontologist!

An off-peak ticket (Mon – Thu) costs S$31 while a peak ticket (Fri – Sun & eves of public holidays) is priced at S$35. Children 8 years and below must be accompanied by an adult throughout. PASSION Card members enjoy 10% off the price of the admission tickets.

10. LOST SG 

LOST SG is a high-tech, well-raved 60-minute escape room game in Singapore where players crack their heads to escape from a locked room. Even the smallest detail could be a clue to help you unravel another part of the mystery or be the eventual key to your escape.

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Their 2500 square feet outlet at GR.iD has 5 unique escape room games. Go with the beginner-friendly Alcatraz 2.0, suitable for kids. The Raven Claw gang must gather their bravery and wit to decipher enigmatic hints and devise a bold scheme to escape from jail.

The escape room in Singapore allows for a maximum of 12 persons. You’ll even be able to bring your extended family along!

Children aged 6 and below can play for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Those above 6 years old have to pay an off-peak price (weekdays, 10 am – 5.30 pm) of S$23.90/pax or a peak fee (all other timings & eves of public holidays) of S$29.90/pax.

11. The Xperience at Clarke Quay

1 location, 3 exciting experiences by The X Agency – The Xperience combines good food, good vibes and good fun for an all-encompassing activity during the school holidays.

The recently-opened 10,000 square feet fully air-conditioned pop-up space that will be around till 31 Jul 2024 is situated in Singapore’s iconic riverfront lifestyle destination. The Xperience promises to keep young and old thoroughly entertained with Rollermania 4.0 Forest Skate Rink, Singapore’s first White Rabbit Pop-up Cafe and The Xperience Games.

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Credit – Little Day Out

If your little one has never skated before, pay the Rollermania 4.0 Forest Rink a visit. There are roller skating classes available for any skill level with coaches under former regional skating champion Law Kum Seng. Kids under the age of 3 get free admission.

A peak ticket (Mon – Thu) is priced at S$24/pax while a peak ticket (all other timings & eve of public holiday) costs S$28/pax. Discounts are offered for pairs and quadruples.

Alternatively, get a 60-day Roller Pass for S$75/pax (non-peak) or S$95/pax (peak).

12. Chaos Lab at Changi Airport

Looking for an activity during the school holidays for your art-loving child? Head down to Chaos Lab at Changi Airport (you’ll have to travel for this activity).

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Credit – Chaos Lab

Opened last year, Chaos Lab is the perfect place for your creative little ones to have fun creating while playing. Explore a slime station, a neon graffiti wall, a ball pit, and more!

A child ticket (aged between 3 – 10) is priced at S$25.00. Children below 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult (those above 11 years of age). An adult ticket costs $9.

Children between the ages of 0-2 get free admission.

13. Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas

Is your little one raring to leave Singapore for an activity during the school holidays?

Check out Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, a popular staycation destination in Johor, Malaysia.

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Credit – Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas

Young adventurers can begin exploring with the daily Desaru Beach Life & Tidepool Discovery – a tranquil 90-minute walk along the sandy shore led by the resort’s Resident Naturalist. Kids will see the receding of the tide as it unravels the hidden world of tiny shore dwellers – sand bubbler crabs, moon snails, and bigger crustaceans and molluscs.

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Credit – Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas

Aspiring birdwatchers will love the dedicated Birdwatching Walk. Those keen on the lively tapestry of indigenous plants can join the daily Resort Nature Walk. Furthermore, the artistry of batik comes to life in the resort’s new lessons designed for young creatives.

All activities are free for resort guests. 

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