School’s out! From family-friendly events to enriching workshops, look no further than these fun-filled activities to keep your little ones entertained this June holidays.
Immerse yourselves in the wonderful world of Disney and Pixar‘s Toy Story 4 at the annual Children’s Festival by Gardens by the Bay from 15 to 30 June! Part of the 3-year collaboration between Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia (Disney), the festival will see a carnival filled with family-friendly activities inspired by Buzz Lightyear, Woody and the gang.
Young visitors and families can look forward to an immersive Toy Story-inspired edition of the Garden Rhapsody, a thrice-nightly light and music show by Gardens by the Bay; drawing workshops with Mara MacMahon, who is a character designer and modeller lead on Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4; activities that encourage teamwork, such as the Star Adventurer and Bo Peep’s Adventure, where kids get to help the characters in a series of rescue missions; and the Toy Story 4-themed Marble Run Track.
Festival-goers can purchase Toy Story 4 Bobble Head figures from a capsule-dispensing machine, available in two different character designs featuring Buzz or Woody. That’s not all—get up-close with Buzz and Woody at special meet-and-greet sessions on 15 and 16 June at various timings throughout the day.
The Gallery Children’s Biennale returns with a slew of multi-sensorial activities and experiences from 25 May to 29 December. Climb into larger-than-life sculptures at the Keppel Centre for Art Education; immerse yourself in installations featuring intricate ceramic pieces, imaginative rooms and vibrant illustrationsr; watch lanterns come alive in a captivating interplay of shadows, colours and patterns; discover parables about cleverness, honesty and love in traditional Burmese-inspired houses and so much more! There’s something for everyone.
For the month of June, the Children’s Special at the National Museum of Singapore celebrates the launch of Get Curious! – The Official Interactive Family Guide to the National Museum of Singapore. Explore the museum’s stories and artefacts through a myriad of activities centered around Animals, Colours, Shapes, Transport and Values.
Embark on a fascinating journey set in story worlds of land, sea and forest, complete with bouncy castles and fun programmes—think character tours, Young Cinema screenings, and engaging workshops where you can create your own wind-up toys and artworks—set to delight both the young and old.
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The ArtScience Museum’s latest exhibition titled Floating Utopias features more than 40 artworks, including 8 dramatic inflatables over the course of 4 months. Presented in 5 chapters (Balloon Fever, Display and Disrupt, Bubble Architecture, Solar Sustainability and Vertical Exploration), the exhibition showcases the use of inflatable objects in art, architecture and social activism. The playful and poetic inflatables are sure to inspire you and your little ones, encourage learning and promote participation.
In addition to the above, visitors can look forward to a series of outdoor performances, community engagements, events, hands-on activities and workshops.
While you’re at the ArtScience Museum, head on over to Wonderland, a playful and interactive exhibition based on Lewis Carroll’s timeless stories of Alice and her adventures through Wonderland.
Look forward to theatrical sets, interactive environments such as the Hallway of Doors and A Mad Tea Party, eye-catching props and amazing audiovisual artworks. The exhibition includes over 300 artefacts and objects, including first edition books, drawings, original costumes, films, animation, puppetry and more.
This enchanting exhibition developed by the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) has made Singapore its first stop of its global tour. Need we say more?
Dubbed Singapore’s largest indoor edutainment park housed in a shopping mall, Kiztopia is a 18,000 square feet utopia that will ignite your child’s creativity, let them learn important skills while having fun.
Kiztopia boasts 18-themed zones with distinct learning objectives, as well as immersive play facilities comprising an indoor driving school, role play rooms, Augmented Reality (AR) play zones with arts and sports content, trampoline, ninja course, bouncy castles, slides. Open from 15 June, let your little ones learn through play.
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Inspired by Russian folktale and The Enormous Turnip by Aleksey Tolstoy, the ACT 3 Drama Academy June Holiday Workshops are perfect for children aged 7 months to 15 years old. Held from 3 to 29 June, the multi-sensorial workshops are led by experienced Drama Teachers in a comfortable and conducive environment, and focus on the power of imagination in role-playing performative sessions—a perfect way to lay the foundation for child development and nurture a love for the arts from an early age.
Take your pick from one session to 5-day workshops, where your kids can discover their talent and aspirations, build confidence and social skills through experiential learning and innovative programmes.
Held at the Asian Civilisations Museum, this year’s ACT3i Festival for Children comprises 5 original theatre performances from South Africa, England, and Argentina, as well as an immersive performance workshop session.
The festival, focused on sharing the importance of theatre as a key contributor to developmental growth, is specially curated for children aged 4 months to 8 years old. You’ll not want to miss the third installment of this hugely popular event!
22 Stories is a child-friendly immersive theatrical experience featuring 22 worlds of interactive fun and fantasy. Expect enchanting sets and characters, and see your favourite fairy tales come to life as you explore specially-themed realms and Instagram-worthy experiential rooms.
Spanning 20,000 square foot, the play area promises lots of fun, laughter and interactive play. Get ready for a wonderful time with your little ones and family.
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The Aviva Superfundae, to be held on 15 June, showcases three main play elements (Connective Play, Active Play and Creative Play) that encourage interaction between participants, enrich communication skills, hone fitness levels and develop creativity.
We sometimes forget to spend quality time with our loved ones—no better time to celebrate fun and happiness, we say!