This March holidays, our Early Learning Resources take centre stage in a showcase featuring children’s artworks in response to our artefacts, and a drop-in craft activity where you can create shape viewfinders and have fun using them to spot artefacts in our galleries after.

📅 11 Mar to 19 Mar 2023
📍 National Museum of Singapore
🏷 Free Admission

Specially on 11 March, get inspired by children’s show- and-tell of their favourite artefacts, have fun with sensory play activities, or go on a tour of the museum building.

There is so March to see and do at the National Museum, and we look forward to having you with us!

Visit here for more information and updates.

National Museum of Singapore March Holiday ProgrammesImage credit to National Museum of Singapore

Drop-in Craft Activity: Seeing Shapes Everywhere!
📅 11 to 17 Mar 2023
⏰ 10.30am – 12pm & 2pm – 5.30pm
🏷 Glass Atrium, Level 2
Suitable for families with children aged 3 and above

Create and design your own shape viewfinders using air-dry polymer clay and have fun using them to spot artefacts in our galleries after.

Tip! Purchase Set B of our Early Learning Resources (comprising 2 booklets, “Shapes” and “Opposites”) if you need a hint on which artefacts to look out for!

Pre-registration for this activity is not required. Limited materials are available daily, while stocks last.

Recommended for ages 3 & up | Available for sale at Supermama, The Museum Store on Level 1

Set A (ABCs, Numbers and Colours): $8/set of 3 booklets
Set B (Shapes and Opposites): $6/set of 2 booklets

Our Early Learning Resources introduce young children to our artefacts according to the themes of Alphabets, Numbers, Colours, Shapes and Opposites! Each booklet also includes a different story-based artefact hunt that you can use to explore the galleries!*

To double your fun, create your own shape viewfinders using air-dry polymer clay at our drop-in craft station (Glass Atrium, Level 2) before purchasing Set B (Shapes and Opposites) and embarking on the Shapes hunt!

Please note that these hunts are designed for use together with the Early Learning Resources.

* Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents (please present Pink or Blue NRIC for scanning) and children 6 years and below (any nationality) enjoy free admission to all galleries.

Project Showcase: From the Past to the Future
📅 11 – 19 Mar 2023
⏰ 10am – 7pm
📍 Glass Atrium, Level 2

Visit this special showcase, where children explore the links between historical artefacts and their present-day experiences as well as imagined future.

This showcase is presented by the National Museum of Singapore in collaboration with Mulberry Learning.

National Museum Singapore March Holiday ProgrammesImage credit to National Museum of Singapore

Loose Parts Play: Turning History into Art
📅 11 Mar 2023 (Sat)
⏰ 10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 1pm, 1.45pm & 2.30pm (30 mins per session)
📍 The Salon, Level 1
🏷 Free, but refundable deposit of $10/adult-child pair collected at registration
Suitable for age 3 – 6 with parental accompaniment

Let your creative juices flow with an array of natural materials such as sticks, pebbles, shells, boxes, wood cookies, tubes and many more! Create toys and vehicles of the past based on our artefact images, or invent your own new and original forms!

Register now here. These sessions are facilitated by preschool educators from Mulberry Learning.

Building Tour for Families
📅 11 Mar 2023 (Sat)
⏰ 2.45pm & 3.45pm (45 mins per session)
📍 Meeting point: Rotunda, Level 1 | Age 7 – 12
🏷 Free, but refundable deposit of $10 per adult-child pair collected at registration

Join us on a learning journey around the museum and discover interesting gems about this 135-year-old building!

Register now here.

In-Gallery Show-and-Tell: Children’s Take on Artefacts
📅 11 Mar 2023 (Sat)
⏰ 10.30am – 5pm (20 mins per session)
📍 Level 2 Galleries
🏷 Free
Suitable for all ages

What happens when a group of curious 6-year-olds visit the National Museum of Singapore? They discover the stories behind our artefacts, form personal connections with their favourites… and would now like to share their thoughts with you!

In each 20-minute session, 6 enthusiastic young ones will educate and entertain with info tidbits and personal stories linked to their favourite artefacts. You too might come away wondering which is your favourite artefact and why!

View detailed schedule and register here.

The show-and-tell sessions are presented by the National Museum of Singapore in collaboration with Mulberry Learning and Curriculum Plus Pte Ltd.

March School Holiday 2023

It is the March one-week school break. We have compiled a list of March School Holidays 2023 Activities for Kids.

March School Holiday Events and Activities 2023

For other upcoming events, visit Events in Singapore.

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