Every Singaporean student looks forward to the month-long June holidays, a break from the hectic school schedules, homework, assignments, projects and exams. Combined with the jam-packed work schedules of adults, family time during the school term is a near impossible feat. Don’t just count the days of holidays you’re left with. Make this holiday count, fill it with memories that you definitely will not forget!
Here are 5 things to do for a weekend family day out this June holidays:
- Farmart Centre
For all the animal lovers out there, Farmart Centre is worthy of a trip this holidays with activities for the whole family to partake in.
Spend some time in the company of animals like rabbits, goats and tortoises, amongst others.
Get up close and personal and feed animals like goats and rabbits, amongst others. A new experience for the animal-loving kids.
Weekends & Public Holidays: 9am–6.30pm
School Holidays: 9am–4pm
Conducted by Uncle William, more affectionately known as ‘The Quail Man of Lim Chu Kang’. Uncle William shares his passion in quail farming and also other interesting facts and knowledge about farming in Singapore.
Alternatively, interactive guided tours to visit local fish, goat, crocodile and vegetable farms are also available:
Address: 67 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 699008
Contact: +65 6767 0070
Mon to Thu, 10am to 10pm
Fri to Sun, 10am to Midnight
- The City – Interactive Learning Playground
The City is first-of-a-kind interactive Learning playground, designed for 1 to 8 year-olds to enjoy role-playing different professions such as chefs, waitresses, cashiers, doctors, nurses, teachers, policemen, firemen and even super heroes and princesses, dressed us with in suitable outfit and pretend in small-scale real life locations.
Let the little ones’ imaginations run wild, try their hand at the career of their dreams. Be a doctor? A dentist? Many grow up and find themselves in careers vastly different from those of their childhood ambitions with no opportunities get out and do something they genuinely enjoy. Be a chef? Let them cook you a meal from scratch, with help from professional trainers, and enjoy lunch prepared by you 7 year old child.
Address: 177 River Valley road, #03-04A Liang Court, Singapore 179030
Contact: +65 6250 6507
Opening Hours: 10am to 7pm daily
- Pororo Park Singapore
Seen this famous penguin on your television screen as your children sit, entranced by this cartoon for hours on end? Come on down to Marina Square and indulge in 2 hours of fun-filled playtime.
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square #02-29
Contact: +65 6250 9700
Sun to Thu, 10:30am to 8pm
Fri & Sat, 10:30am to 9pm
- Keppel Centre for Art Education
For the artsy-fartsy kids, Keppel Centre is the place to be this holidays! Featuring an art corridor where children can touch artwork and its various textures, explore a treehouse and explore a labyrinth. Ever heard your child’s dreams of being an artist or work in a museum or gallery? Try your hand at canvas painting and bring home the completed artwork or join a workshop to learn how to give a gallery tour!
Address: 1 St Andrew’s Road #01–01, Singapore 178957
Contact: +65 6690 9400
Sun to Thu & Public Holidays, 10am to 7pm
Fri & Sat & Eve of Public Holidays, 10am to 10pm
- Storytelling Comes Alive
“Sentosa Storytelling Comes Alive” invites families to join us this June holidays! With a combination of reading and role-playing in a larger-than-life set with characters coming alive, it promises a kaleidoscope of presentation styles. With engaging activities through PlayMobile, sit back and enjoy the wide array of performances ranging from dance to musicals, puppetry and cultural face-changing performances.
Address: Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa
Contact: 1800-SENTOSA (736 8672)