The March term break is almost here (10-18 March 2018). Parents, are you ready for the ‘B’ word? Worry not, we have done some of your homework for you. Here are some awesome, fun activities for kids happening for March school holidays 2018!
And, you are welcome. 😉
Play, shop and dine at Changi Airport this March school holidays 2018
Relive fond childhood memories at Changi Airport this March school holidays. Discover the fun side of Changi with the Sesame Street gang, or take a walk down memory lane with old school-themed premiums and nostalgic games. There’s something for everyone in the family!
Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and the rest of the lovable Sesame Street gang will take up residence in Terminal 3 to entertain families with an amazing line-up of fun and interactive activities.
Get your cameras ready for the first-in-Asia Our Street to Yours pop-up exhibition featuring Instagram-worthy thematic zones, including iconic scenes from the well-loved television series.
Hop on over to the Inflatable Fun with Sesame Street playground featuring life-sized characters, slides, and a multi-coloured ball pit for some bouncing fun.
Get your hands on Sesame Street-themed Changi Love Kids Passport to Fun and win exclusive gifts and fast passes to the June installment of Sesame Street activities.
Don’t forget to snag exclusive merchandises such as the Mahrker notebooks embossed with Sesame Street characters, and Changi Love Kids activity packs and stickers, as mementos of your time spent in the world’s most lovable neighbourhood!
At the same time, reminisce memories of the past with Those Were The Days shopping promotion at Terminal 4, which will be transformed into classrooms and stationery shops from the 1970s and 80s Singapore.
Be rewarded for shopping and dining at T4 – redeem entry passes to play nostalgic games such as five stones and pick-up sticks, and redeem exclusive gifts-with-purchase premiums such as Oriental porcelain-themed cushion blankets and heritage-themed travel adaptors featuring motifs of the iconic rooster on porcelain bowls and the nostalgic dragon-shaped playground.
Sports Hub Community Play Day Water Festival
This coming 10 and 11 March, expect a splashing good time at the Sports Hub Community Play Day, with a wide array of water-related activities for the family.
Some highlights are Dragon Boat races, a one-of-a-kind water bottle workout, Tahiti Dance Fitness performance, and a water-themed playground!
Other exciting activities include a fashion show, a beach volleyball competition, movie marathon, and more. Visit www.sportshub.com.sg/CommunityPlayDay for more information.
“My Family Story” Cultural Camp
“My Family Story” is a 2-day camp, conducted in Mandarin.
The camp is targeted at children aged 9 – 12 years old, and the primary objective is for the child to learn more about their roots – from understanding their family tree, the concept of 家谱, to generation sequence (辈分),and knowing meanings behind their (Chinese) names… all taught with stories, fun poems and craft!
This camp is presented by Grassroots Book Room (草根书室), one of Singapore’s most prominent Chinese Book Stores, and LuLeLe Learning Space (鹿乐乐书苑).
Date: 13 & 14 March 2018
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Venue: Hort Park (Flower Room)
Age: 9-12 years
For more info and registration: www.lulele.sg / email: [email protected]
Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay 2018
The second edition of Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @ i Light Marina Bay 2018, the largest experiential art inflatable playground in the heart of Singapore’s city centre, returns this March with a new line-up of 15 giant inflatables clusters to welcome visitors of all ages.
Art-Zoo opens daily from 9 March till 1 April, 5pm – 10pm. It opens earlier at 3pm on weekends, public holidays, eve of public holidays and during school holidays.
Entry tickets can be bought from artzooworld.com or at the gates. Children under 24 months get in free with each paying visitor. Standard tickets are S$18 each.
Singapore Festival of Fun
Get ready for the Singapore Festival of Fun taking place from 8 – 18 March this year at Clarke Quay.
Comprising 3 pillars of fun – Magners International Comedy Festival, Nickelodeon Fiesta and Clarke Quay StreetFest, the Singapore Festival of Fun promises ten days of laughter, entertainment and activities for all ages.
12 comedians, 7 street performers and all-time favourite Nickelodeon characters from SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and PAW Patrol will return to Clarke Quay to delight audiences once again.
Magners International Comedy Festival
8-11 March (Thursday to Sunday, 8pm onwards): The 5th edition of Magners International Comedy Festival returns to various bars in Clarke Quay with arguable the finest group of comedians ever to step foot in Singapore.
Critically acclaimed US stand-up Doug Stanhope, best new comer Yuriko Kotani from the UK, Jim Brewsky from Hong Kong, our very own Fakkah Fuzz and Samuel See; together with 7 others from around the world will have audiences laughing out loud and in stitches.
Nickelodeon Fiesta – Free Entry
10 & 11 March (Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 6pm): Fun for the whole family, the Nickelodeon Fiesta returns for its second year with a brand new heritage theme in line with Clarke Quay’s rich history and celebrates the local passion for food.
Expect photo opportunities with Nickelodeon characters, games and lots of collectibles to be won.
Clarke Quay StreetFest – Free Entry
13-18 March (Tuesday to Sunday, 7pm onwards): The very best street performers from London’s Covent Garden makes it debut at Clarke Quay’s Fountain Square. Catch contortionist Bendy Em twist and turn her body to fit into a small perspex box, basketball in tow.
Meet Betty Brawn Strong Lady who will perform jaw-dropping fits of strength, be wowed by the stunts of Jump Stilts Extreme, Pancho Libre and escapologist Rob Roy Collins. Or simply take selfies with The Tree.
For more information, check out the website: www.festivaloffun.sg
Unleash your child’s inner musician with Swee Lee Music Academy
Swee Lee Music Academy has classes all year around – including during the March school holidays!
Inspire your child with an intro lesson in ukulele, guitar or the drums. All classes are 1-1 and run by professional instructors – you can even learn together.
Recommended Age group: 7-12
S$249 for one-to-one, 4 x 45 min sessions
Can also be taken in pairs – learn with your child!
For more info, click here.
March Mission Possible @ United Square
Get ready for a fun adventure this March School Holidays at United Square from Friday, 9 March – Sunday, 18 March 2018
Geronimo Stilton Showtime / Meet & Greet
Monday to Friday – 2pm & 7pm
Saturday and Sunday – 2pm, 5pm & 7pm
(No shows / meet and greet on Tuesday, 13 March)
Limited to the first 30 families per meet & greet session.
Crime Investigation Lab
Monday to Friday – 1pm to 6pm (Last Session at 5.30pm)
Saturday and Sunday – 1pm to 7pm (Last Session at 6.30pm)
(2 sessions per hour / No activities from 3pm to 4pm)
Spend $60* with a maximum of 3 same-day combined retail receipts to redeem for an activity
pass which entitles you to a Geronimo Stilton meet & greet and to role-play as a forensic scientist
in 2 out of the 4 crime scenes.
Also, don’t forget to pop by United Square’s book donation corner located at the atrium to donate or pick your favourite books.
Vertical Challenge at OneKM Mall
Swing by OneKM Mall this March school holidays and experience a series of high-altitude challenges from 13 to 18 March 2018.
“Vertical Apartment Wall” is the first ever uniquely designed Climbing Wall in Singapore. Children can put their climbing skills to the test and overcome their fear of heights to climb up an exhilarating 20-foot apartment filled with real furniture and accessories.
The wall is secured with professional climbers to navigate the participants among beds, cabinets, tables and chairs to get to the top.
Children can jump to their heart’s content at the outdoor bungee jumping trampoline and feel the adrenaline rush as they go up and down 16ft high!
Tuesday, 13 March to Sunday, 18 March
(No vertical wall climbing on Saturday, 17 March from 1 – 4pm)
Activity Hours: 1pm – 7pm
Venue: Atrium at Level 1
How to Qualify
- Spend $60* to redeem an Activity Pass to enjoy Vertical Wall Challenge + Bungee Jumping
- Recommended for participants aged 4 years old – 14 years old.
- Proper sports attire with sport shoes and socks are required.
- Others Terms and Conditions Apply.
Prudential Marina Bay Carnival transforms into a neon playground in March
The Promontory area of Singapore’s biggest carnival, the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival will be transformed into a neon-lit playground from 9 March to 1 April, in collaboration with urban lifestyle park pop-up GastroBeats.
Visitors can look forward to activities such as LED-lit hula hoops, glow-in-the-dark renditions of hopscotch, chess, tic-tac, jenga, floor pong, Twister and paintball!
The Prudential Marina Bay Carnival opens daily from 4pm to 11pm. Admission is free for all, and credits for rides and games can be purchased on-site and online via https://marinabaycarnival.sg.
Science Centre Singapore (SCS)
Science Centre Singapore (SCS) has just the right amount of fun this coming March Holidays. Please find below a list of Science Centre’s latest activities and promotions in March:
- Carnival Games for Circus! Science Under the Big Top! from 10 to 18 March 2018: Enjoy a carnival atmosphere this coming March at Circus! Science Under The Big Top exhibition.
With each Circus! ticket purchased, visitors will be entitled to 3 FREE tries at any of the following four games – High Striker, Ring Toss, Connect 4 and NERF Target Practice.
- Egg Drop Challenge, 3 March 2018: Learn to build simple parachutes, then take on multiple egg drop challenges with increasing complexity in this fun tinkering workshop!
- ToTally Science – Travelling Tots, 3 March 2018: Singapore’s first-ever toddler science programme that offers children between 2-3 years a multitude of opportunities to learn through play and enquiry!
- March School Holidays Onground Activities, from 12 to 16 March 2018: KidsSTOP™ has you covered this March school holidays with a fascinating line-up of on ground activities from Arts and Craft to marine life conservation to learning scientific truths through hands-on activities.
- Join The Adventure with Winx Club from 1 March to 1 April 2018: A host of exhilarating snow-filled activities await you, including a meet & greet with the Winx Club fairies, Winx Club Treasure Hunt and a daily snow fall and snow blizzard.
Event Website: https://www.snowcity.com.sg/
March programmes at the Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum
From being enchanted by a Vietnamese water puppetry performance to getting crafty with creating a colourful personal Nonya ware, there will be plenty of music, arts and craft and dance activities and workshops for families to do.
Straits Family Sunday: Jemput Makan Ramay Ramay (Come let’s all eat together)
Discover Peranakan kampong spirit this Sunday! Join a character tour to explore a traditional Peranakan kitchen and dining area, or make a piece of Nyonya ware inspired by the colourful pieces on display. Visit https://peranakanmuseum.org.sg for more details.
Date: Sunday, 4 March 2018
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Venue: Peranakan Museum, 39 Armenian Street, S179941
Lunchtime Concerts @ ACM
Date: Fridays – 2, 9, 16 and 23 March 2018
Time: 1pm to 1.45pm
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place, S179555
Visit www.acm.org.sg for further details.
TREASURES OF THE ZOO – Singapore’s signature balloon exhibition at Marina Square
Singapore’s signature balloon exhibition presented by Marina Square Shopping Mall (Marina Square) is back! The one-of-a-kind exhibition will showcase zoo animals in vibrant hues and bold colours.
Children can revel in the creativity and marvel at the colourful 3D balloon animals at the Central Atrium from 9 March to 18 March 2018. The adventure continues with balloon sculpting workshops and fun-filled activities put together specially for the young ones.
‘Fantasy Zoo’ Balloon Exhibition
Date: 9 to 18 March 2018
Time: 11am to 10pm (free entry)
Balloon Sculpting Workshops
Dates: 10, 11, 17 and 18 March 2018
Time: 1.30 to 3pm and 4pm to 5.30pm
Each session is limited to 15 children.
Balloon Crafts and Colouring Sessions
Date: 9 March and 12 to 16 March 2018
Time: 2pm to 6pm (Colouring available till 8pm)
Visit https://www.marinasquare.com.sg or https://www.facebook.com/MarinaSquare.Singapore/ for more information.
Ninja Up at FaMA After School
Parents who are looking to enrol their kids in martial arts programmes for after-school holistic development, look no further as FaMA expands its kids’ offerings this February.
Introducing Kids Muay Thai and Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) No-Gi for children aged 7 to 12, both debutants add on to the already popular range of children’s classes in FaMA’s repertoire.
FaMA Little Tigers Muay Thai classes are now available for booking at FaMA from: 4pm – 5pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.
FaMA Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi classes are now available for booking from 4.30pm – 5.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Address: Unit #02-03 Clarke Quay, 3A River Valley Road, Singapore 179020
Contact: +65 6352 0992, or email [email protected]
Find out more about FaMA here: https://famafit.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/famasg/
Tian Tian @ SCCC exhibition
Visitors to the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre (SCCC) will not miss the three towering Tian Tian sculptures standing tall to welcome everyone to SCCC during the March school holidays!
With over 120 figurines on display, the Tian Tian @ SCCC exhibition, co-presented by SCCC and Zuni Icosahedron, will feature an additional 28 figurines created by members of the local museums, heritage institutions, Chinese clans, Chinese arts and cultural groups, schools and artists.
These new Tian Tian figurines will showcase the artistic inspirations and aspirations of the Chinese community for the local arts and culture scene.
In addition, the exhibition will feature new Tian Tian figurines designed by the Malay, Indian, Eurasian and Peranakan communities in Singapore as showcases of their respective arts, culture and heritage.
The Tian Tian @ SCCC exhibition will include a public talk conducted by Zuni Icosahedron as well as a series of creative workshops. Students and members of the public can attend these free workshops where they will be able to express their thoughts, ideas and emotions on miniature Tian Tians which will then be added to the exhibition.
The exhibition runs from 3 March – 3 June 2018 (10am – 8pm) at the SCCC. For more information, please visit https://www.singaporeccc.org.sg/.
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