March holidays are creeping around the corner. If you haven’t decided what to do with the kids during this weeklong break, fret not because we at Weekend Kids have got you covered. From staying fit and active with ActiveSG’s array of exercises, to reading books at National Library, we definitely have something for every type of child to keep entertained during this season. Here are a series of fun filled activities to get your children hyped up for the holidays!
Get active with ActiveSG’s endless list of activities!
Photo: ActiveSG From child only activities to fun for the whole family, ActiveSG has a list of incredible activities to keep both you and your child occupied during the holidays. From archery, to badminton, trampoline bounce classes, or even a life skill like CPR, there’s definitely an activity to keep you all active! How about trying out aeromodelling with your child? Sign up for the parent and child mini glider workshop and build a chuck glider together. Or if that’s not to your fancy, register for some aquatic fun with aqua workouts, games, and even a workout that’s suitable for the whole family! Find out more about ActiveSG’s programmes here
March on at Esplanade
From 10-14 March, enjoy a whole host of activities, with both paid and free options available at Esplanade. For free options, Join The Rattle King in his journey to rediscover himself in a musical celebration of empathy and Harmony from 12-14 March, or join the “My Feelings Mask” workshop from 10-14 March to make an expressive mask and share the story behind it! Photo: Esplanade Singapore For paid events, participate in the Re-Imagine A Character! Costume Making workshop to have fun with character devising and costume making as a parent and child pair.
Date: 12-14 March 2021
Time: Sat/Sun 13/14 Mar: 10am
Price: $20 (for 1 adult + 1 child)
Photo: Esplanade Singapore Or join The Feelings Farm, where music, movement, poetry and multimedia are used to help children name and understand emotions with compassion.
Date: 12-14 March 2021
Time: Fri 12 Mar- 1030am, Sat/Sun 13/14 Mar: 1030am & 3pm
Find out more about March On at Esplanade here
NParks Nature Activities
From nature centric activities such as nature photography, to more kid centric activites such as the Nature Drama series, NParks has ensured that you will enjoy a fun filled and environmentally conscious week ahead. Photo: NParks The ticketed drama series “Where the Wild Things Are” on Tuesday 16 March, teaches children to care for nature and develop and appreciation for biodiversity, and even be able to create and bring back their own dish garden!
Date: 16 March 2021
Time: 10am – 1130am
Photo: NParks Or if your kids love reading stories, join in the fun at “Storytelling: The Story of Kristoff and Jill” at Botanic Gardens, Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. Free to those who sign up, so hurry and reserve your slots!
Date: 18 March 2021
Time: Thur 4pm – 430pm
Events at Changi Airport
HERSHEY ADVENTURE at Changi Photo: Changi Airport Step into the sweet world of HERSHEY right at Changi Airport and stand to bring home limited-edition HERSHEY chocolates as well as merchandise. Photo: Changi Airport St3ps at T3 Basement 2 is also showing screening of movies on their ultra-high-definition LED screen! Look out for their weekly schedules of movie listings here
Events at Gardens by The Bay
Photo: Gardens By The Bay Hello Kitty fans rejoice! Sakura season just got a lot cuter with Hello Kitty at the Flower Dome display. Stroll alongside Hello Kitty as she takes you on her ideal flower viewing itinerary, from posing beside rickshaws to locating the best spots for an outdoor tea ceremony. Remember to book your tickets in advance!
Date: 1 March 2021 onwards
Time: 9am – 9pm
Price: $12 (adult), $8 (child)
Find out more about Sakura season with Hello Kitty here Photo: Today Online Visit Otah and Friends at Gardens by The Bay, from now till April. Take pictures with Otah and friends, as well as head through a fairy lights tunnel, this picture perfect Instagram worthy event is fun for thewhole family!
Date: Now till 4 April
Time: 9am – 9pm daily
Find out more about Otah and friends here
Wild about You at Wildlife Reserves
Photo: WRS Embark on a Wildlife Quest with Detective Blue at Jurong Bird park, a digital GPS game trail to learn characteristics of bird friends and explore the park in a new light. For just $10, you will receive a game pack and receive prizes when you complete the quests!
Date: 6 March – 27 June, Weekends, Public Holidays and School Holidays
Have fun with the Manatee family with Manatee Mania, to meet the family and participate in their training sessions and handfeed them during mealtimes.
Date: Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Price: $118 (Adult), $72 (Child)
ArtScience Museum Happenings
Photo: ArtScience Museum Bring the kids on an intergalactic adventure at the Star Wars Identities Exhibition! Let them create their unique Star Wars characters in this interactive exhibition that has made it’s way around the world, featuring artefacts from the original films.
Date: Now till 13 June 2021
Time: Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 7pm, Friday – Saturday: 10am – 9pm
Price: $25 (Adult), $20 (Child)
ArtScience Museum has got jam packed activities lined up during the Holidays, all focused on being environmentally conscious and creating a cleaner and greener place where we live in. Some activities include:
12 March: ABCs of Plant Power where you can learn the benefits of home gardening
13-14 March: Tinker with Trashure to create your own artwork from recycled trash
15 and 29 March: Stand Up and Speak Out! Make your own banner that addresses an issue or cause of your choice
17 and 31 March: Make your Own Shrink Art with Recycled Plastics Workshop
19 March and 2 April: Make your own Reusable Bag to reduce usage of single use plastics
And more! Check out the programmes lined up throughout the holidays at ArtScience Museum here
Photo: Sentosa There’s no better place to have fun at than Sentosa, the State of Fun! Marvel at the spectacle show known as Enchanted Nights at Magical Shores, where Siloso Beach transforms into a visual and audial wonder. Remember to book your slots in advance to avoid disappointment.
Date: Friday – Sunday, PH and Eve of PH
Time: 730pm – 845pm, 9pm – 1015pm
Photo: Sentosa We all love free deals and Sentosa just made this sweeter by providing free entry for every child with one paying adult at Sentosa attractions.This deal is free for children under 12 years old. From thrilling rides to scenic views on the cable car, there are activities available for children of all ages. Find out more about the deals on Sentosa available here
Tweenkerama by NLB
Photo: NLB Enjoy yourself amongst books at the National Library with Tweenkerama this March. Various activities are available at different libraries during the month. From building a skyscraper, to perfecting paper prototyping, spark your child’s interest in books and various activities at the National Library! Find out more about Tweenkerama and the exact timings for events here
Science-y activities at Science Centre
Photo: Science Centre World Water Day is on at Science Centre to raise awareness about the value and scarcity of water through a variety of activities and experiential gallery hunt. Together with your child, you can learn more about the water cycle, different uses of water and the importance of conservation. Apart from that, get creative with the “Wet and Wild” activity booths, all free of charge!
Date: 12-21 March
Time: 10am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm
Price: Normal Admission Fee, $8 per Gallery Hunt
Photo: Science Centre Truly Madly Science Camps are best for children ages 10-12 years old. Featuring a variety of different themed camps, take your pick on the camp activities throughout the year! Start off with the Foam Flinging Fest camp on 15-16 March, where you can get to make your own battery powered foam dart blaster. There is a package for signing up for more than one camp, so make sure you check and see if you can sign up for more!
Date: 15-16 March 2021
Price: $370 for one camp
Find out more details about Truly Madly Science and register here Prices and details are correct at time of publishing. While we aim to be as accurate as possible with our articles, these are uncertain times so please do check with the outlets, and make prior bookings if necessary, before heading out.