Now that the school term is over and the June holidays are just around the corner, parents all over Singapore are heaving a collective sigh of relief. With the brunt of the global pandemic largely behind our shoulders, the time has come to start planning activities for your child and the entire family.
What can you do in sunny Singapore if you do not intend to travel out? In this blog, we will share some June holiday programmes you can sign your child up for.
1. Playtime at the Singapore Zoo
It’s Playtime in one corner of Singapore, soon! This June holidays, the Singapore Zoo and River Wonders is having an exciting programme – with missions to complete and freebies to collect. Bring your child to complete activities and redeem limited-edition Hasbro collectibles along the way.
Date: 17 May to 26 June 2022
Location: Singapore Zoo & River Wonders (80 Mandai Lake Rd, 729826)
View upcoming events at the Singapore Zoo.
2. Walk With Dinosaurs at UE Square
Encounter dinosaurs right in the heart of Singapore’s retail scene at UE Square. In this free event, let your child’s imagination run wild with specially created dinosaur-themed events such as games, interactive shows, workshops, and more. There are also goodie bags to be redeemed!
Date: 4 June 2022, 12pm to 5pm
Location: UE Square (81 Clemenceau Ave, Singapore 239917)
Find out more details at UE Square’s Facebook page.
3. Pop-Up Construction at Rochester Mall
Make your construction-crazy toddler’s dream come true by letting him operate a functional, kid-sized excavator in a sand pit. Along the way, he or she will be able to dig up exciting treasures! There are also other activities such as a LEGO workshop, game stations and photo zones to keep your little ones entertained for an entire day.
Date: 11 June 2022, 12pm to 5pm
Location: Rochester Mall (35 Rochester Dr, Singapore 138639)
Find out more details at Rochester Mall’s Facebook page.
4. Smell the Flowers at Gardens by the Bay
After six months of hustling – or rather, mugging – in school, let your child slow down and smell the flowers at Gardens by the Bay. This year, roses are the main theme, and your child will be able to experience the romance and regal of this iconic breed of flowers.
Date: 13 May to 12 June 2022
Location: Flower Dome, Gardens by the Bay (18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953)
View upcoming events at Gardens by the Bay.
5. Rally Around the Museums
It’s during the June holidays that our world-famous museums truly get lit up. For the first time ever, a series of participating museums around Singapore will be offering a slew of family-friendly programmes even after the sun goes down. From nighttime storytelling to museum hopping, there will be so much to do and so many things to see in the Children’s Season 2022.
Date: 28 May to 26 June 2022
Location: Participating museums
Read more about Children’s Season 2022.
6. Groovy Fun at USS
And last but not least, Universal Studios Singapore (USS). The June holidays are not complete without a trip to this popular theme park, and Minions are making a comeback. In celebration of the upcoming movie, Minions 2: The Rise of Gru which is releasing in cinemas in June as well, USS will be holding a Groovy Summer extravaganza for all families and friends. From meets-and-greets to psychedelic desserts and snacks, your child will be oh-so-entertained this holiday season.
Date: 26 May to 14 August 2022
Location: Universal Studios Singapore (8 Sentosa Gateway, 098269)
View upcoming events at Universal Studios Singapore.
7. Makeover Your Home
If staying out for an entire day is not your cup of tea, how about roping in your child to revamp your home instead? At Palette Box, you will find many high quality minimalist furniture which can create a whole day of fun for your little one. Convert your single beds to a loft bed with an activity area and even a rock-climbing panel, or embellish the current bed frames with play curtains to ignite creativity.
With so many modular selections and decoration suggestions, your child will be spoiled for choice.