June school holidays 2018: activities for kids

Goodman Open House – Re: Imagined

Art lovers of all ages can enjoy a creative day out this school holidays. Goodman Open House- Re: Imagined is a family-friendly arts festival which features the eco-friendly theme of environmentally sustainable fashion. You and your little ones will be immersed in over 20 workshops and performances by Goodman’s resident artists and arts groups, explore open studios and tours, check out exhibitions and shop at the sustainable lifestyle market.

Goodman Open House is held at Goodman Arts Centre on May 26, from 11am to 5pm. Admission is free.

Jurong Bird Park

Jurong Bird Park promises to make the June holidays a fun time of enrichment and learning for your little ones. Check out the wide array of programmes planned, such as Colour Explorers, where you and your little ones can embark on a colourful journey to learn more about birds through games. Bonus game stations are available on the weekends, too. Colour Explorers will be held daily around the park from May 26 to June 24, 10am to 4pm. There are also plenty of other activities planned, including a display of feathers, doodle wall, puppet show, meet and greet sessions and more. If you sign up for a one-year membership from May 26 to June 24, you can get it for the price of a one-day full-priced ticket and enjoy a complimentary iced tea, too.

Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes

ArtScience Museum’s Marvel Studios: Ten Years of Heroes exhibition is a must-visit for all superhero fans. Using state-of-the-art technology, this cutting-edge exhibition allows you and your tots to immerse yourselves in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, from its introduction with Iron Man (2008) to its most recent release, the highly-anticipated Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

The exhibition runs from June 9 to September 30. Standard tickets are priced at $14 (children, students and senior citizens), $19 (adults) and $54 (Family package: two kids and two adults) Tickets for Singapore residents are discounted: $12 (children, students and senior citizens), $16 (adults) and $45 (Family package) Tickets are available at all Marina Bay Sands box offices and online.

Sara Goes Gardening

Do your little ones know how Singapore’s early immigrants lived? Sign up for Sara Goes Gardening, a walking trail in Chinatown where you will visit places of worship and old shophouses and check out interesting fruit and spice trees planted along the way. You’ll take a look at the old well at the foot of Ann Siang Hill, too.

Sara Goes Gardening will be held on May 30, from 10am to 11am. The trail will start at the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. It costs $9 per child (includes $3 “Sara Goes Gardening” Workbook) and $6 per accompanying adult.

The Lion King

Treat your whole family to a night of extraordinary performances by a talented and diverse cast from all over the world. Due to overwhelming demand, 3 additional weeks of shows have been added to the Singapore season of The Lion King. Transformed into a dazzling Broadway experience with some of the most recognisable music in the world, it’s no wonder this beloved Disney film is the world’s #1 musical.

Catch The Lion King at the Mastercard Theatre at Marina Bay Sands from June 27 to August 26. Ticket prices start at $65.

The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030

Ever wondered what’s the history behind your favourite playground? For the first time ever, the National Museum of Singapore and the Housing & Development Board are collaborating to present The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030, an all-encompassing exhibition about the development of Singapore’s playgrounds in the past, present and future. The feedback from this exhibition will guide the conceptualisation of the National Museum’s first-ever permanent playground in 2019.

The exhibition runs from now until September 30 at Stamford Gallery. Admission is free.

Source of article: Young Parents
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