10 Activities to Take Part in With Your Child This June Holidays

17 May 2023

The June school holidays in Singapore are just around the corner, and it's time to embark on an epic journey of fun and discovery. If you're wondering how to keep your little ones entertained during this break, worry not! We've curated a list of delightful activities that will make their holidays truly unforgettable. 

From interactive museums to thrilling outdoor adventures, Singapore has a plethora of options to engage, entertain, and educate children of all ages. So, parents, gear up and get ready to explore the wonders that await your children this June. 

1. SCCC’s Cultural Extravaganza

Cultural Extravaganza 2023, with the theme "(Re)presenting Culture Across Every Generation," highlights the intergenerational nature of our local Chinese culture by showcasing famous local art groups.

Both you and your child can look forward to 11 fascinating events, including plays, concerts, lectures, an exhibition, and even a TV festival!

Purchase of ticket is required.

Date: 12 May - 18 June 2023
Location: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Website: https://singaporeccc.org.sg/events/cultural-extravaganza-2023/

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2. i Light Singapore 2023

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Asia’s leading sustainable light festival - i Light Singapore returns to Marina Bay this June with eye-dazzling light art installations designed to give visitors an immersive experience.

The art installations feature energy-saving lightings and/or environmentally-friendly materials designed to drive home the message of adopting sustainable habits in our everyday lives. 

Admission is free.

Date: 1 - 25 June 2023, 7.30pm - 11.00pm daily
Location: Marina Bay
Website: https://www.ilightsingapore.gov.sg/about/the-festival/

3. Children's Season 2023

Have a child who is constantly curious about food? Head down to the National Museum this June holidays for a fun and enjoyable time exploring food-themed workshops and interactive installations. 

The 'Little Food Explorers' multi-sensorial experience workshop by HaruPlate even lets your child have fun with food scraps while learning about ways to reduce and re-use food scraps.

Admission is free except for a few selected programmes.

Date: 27 May - 25 June 2023
Location: National Museum of Singapore
Website: https://www.nhb.gov.sg/nationalmuseum/our-programmes/programmes-list/children-season-2023

4. Asian Festival of Children's Content

From book launches to performances and storytelling sessions, get ready to be mesmerised by a dazzling line-up of sessions to be enjoyed by both young and old!

Check out the latest books, listen from esteemed writers as they share their journey in writing, or take part in author signings and other public activities!

Admission is free.

Date: 25 - 28 May 2023, 10.00am - 6.00pm daily
Location: National Library
Website: https://afcc.com.sg/2023

5. Purposeful Play @ Waka Waka Indoor Playground

Supported by the Familes for Life Council, Purposeful Play allows parents of children aged 4 - 6 years old to come together and gain more confidence in their skills to support their child's development. 

Learn and apply evidence-based strategies to create a warm and stimulating home environment for your child. Enhance your child's school readiness while strengthening your relationship with them at the same time. 

Admission is free.

Date: 25 May - 22 June 2023
Location: Onsite at Waka Waka Indoor Playground
Website: https://ffl.familiesforlife.sg/pages/activity/Purposeful-Play---Waka-Waka-Indoor-Playground

6. Active SG FunFam Sport Fest 2023

Bond with your family through sports! FunFam SportFest returns for a second edition this June with even more sport activities! Team up with your child and conquer obstacles, or try your hands at a variety of sport tryouts! 

Admission is mostly free except for a few selected programmes.

Date: 28 May 2023
Location: Singapore Sports Hub, OCBC Arena Halls
Website: https://ffl.familiesforlife.sg/pages/activity/Fun-Fam-SportFest-2023

7. The Gallery Children's’ Biennale 2023

Do you secretly think your child is a Picasso in the making? Then you'll not want to miss this year's The Gallery Children's’ Biennale 2023, featuring 11 interactive and immersive artworks responding to the theme of “Let’s Make A Better Place”. 

Get ready to be mesmerised by digital and on-site programmes that will inspire visitors of all ages.

Admission is free.

Date: 27 May 2023 - 31 March 2024
Location: National Gallery
Website: https://www.nationalgallery.sg/see-do/programme-detail/796426556/gallery-children%E2%80%99s-biennale-2023-let039s-make-a-better-place

8. Clean Up, Or Else! 

Want to get your kids to be more involved in household chores? Clean Up, or Else! is the latest art installation at The Artground.

Children are re-introduced to familiar areas in your home like the kitchen, shower, and laundry area, where they can slide down a giant toilet bowl, or 'swim' in a giant kitchen sink, in addition to learning about playing a part at home. 

Admission is free.

Date: Now till 25 February 2024
Location: The Artground
Website: https://www.littledayout.com/clean-up-or-else-at-the-artground-fun-times-with-household-chores/

9. KidSTART Stories presents Adventures of Andi

Adventures with Andi is based on Minister of State, Ms Sun Xueling's "What Ants Do" book series. The play that was adapted follows the story of Andi's discovery journey as he faces obstacles that endanger his family and friends while looking for the true meaning of home and friendship.

Admission ticket starts from $35.

Date: 9, 10, 11 June 2023
Location: School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA), Drama Theatre
Website: https://artsrepublic.sg/events/2023/06/kidstart-stories-presents-adventures-of-andi

10. Nurturing Our Inner Voices

Held at Tekka Place, this month-long holiday programme features experiential workshops, interactions, events, and exhibitions aimed at helping participants better connect with their loved ones' and their own inner voices.

Both free and ticketed admission.

Date: 28 May 2023 onwards
Location: Tekka Place (Main Block)
Website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VT39nJ3nmuet71bAbYIv6Js7DDip3kMowmFQRdcYA_w/viewform?edit_requested=true

All study and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This June holidays, give your little one the perfect break and energising recharge with these exciting activities!