It seems like we just celebrated the new year yesterday and here we are, approaching the first block of school holidays for the year. Yes, it’s just a week to the marvellous March holidays! If you’re scratching your head thinking about what to do with your kids during the break, here are some ideas to get you and the kids excited!


1. Visit Fort Siloso – Singapore’s 74th National Monument

Fort Siloso Sentosa 6-inch Breech Loading

In commemoration of its role in the Battle for Singapore which marks its 80th anniversary this year, Fort Siloso was officially gazetted on Total Defence Day (15 February). The National Heritage Board (NHB) made known its intention to gazette Fort Siloso on 17 January 2022. The site was accorded immediate protection as a proposed National Monument, following the amendments to the Preservation of Monuments Act in 2021. NHB then engaged with key heritage stakeholders and also welcomed public feedback on the proposed monument. As a gazetted monument, Fort Siloso will continue to serve as a social and community space enjoyed by Singaporeans, as well as a tourist attraction.

For more information, visit Fort Siloso – Singapore’s 74th National Monument.


2. Relive Kampong Times

Top 5 Scenic Places Singapore - Kampong Lorong Buangkok

Yes, there is ONE last kampong left standing in urban Singapore! There are a total of 26 homes in the vicinity, and 4 of them have been modified to date.

For more information, go to Interesting And Uncommon Places To Explore With Kids In Singapore.


3. Make Your Own Plant Terrarium

DIY Plant Terrarium

Making a plant terrarium is a fun and easy way to get children excited about gardening. Plus, it teaches them responsibility and lets them interact with plants and soil easily.

Like to learn more? Sign up for a Air Plant Terrarium Greenwall Workshop in Funan via KKday.

Want to DIY a terrarium? Read more via How To Make Your Own Plant Terrarium.


4. Cycle in Pulau Ubin

bicycle rental at pulau ubin

Pulau Ubin provides a much-needed escapade from the hustle and bustle of city life on mainland Singapore. Its natural and rustic charm draws about 300,000 visitors each year. The idyllic setting is ideal for outdoor activities. Rent a bicycle or bring your own and visit villages scattered around the island. Ride through the coconut and rubber plantations or pause at fruit orchards… perhaps you will chance upon a few durians and mangosteens.

For more information, go to Pulau Ubin Island.


5. Hunt for Dinosaurs in Singapore

Where to See Dinosaurs in Singapore

From life-sized dinosaurs at Changi Jurassic Mile to dinosaur playgrounds to real dinosaur fossils, check out these places to see dinosaurs in Singapore.

For more information, go to Hunt for Dinosaurs in Singapore.


6. Challenge yourself at HydroDash

hydrodash sentosa

Challenge friends & family around our thrill-seeking, floating obstacle course and let the games begin! Designed for fun for everyone – the inflatable playgrounds are a family-friendly attraction.

For more information, go to HydroDash Singapore.


7. Explore the Abandoned Kay Siang Bunkers

Queenstown Kay Siang Bunkers

The abandoned and run down Kay Siang bunkers were built in the 1940s during World War Two. The bunkers were used as storage to keep munitions for the British Military who were still there at the time.

For more information, go to Queenstown Kay Siang Bunkers.


8. Fly like a Butterfly at Butterfly Maze

Butterfly maze play areas Jurong Lake Gardens

The new butterfly maze is complementary and adjoins the children’s section of the therapeutic garden. It is designed with therapeutic intent for children with special needs, such as ADHD.

For more information, visit Butterfly Maze at Jurong Lake Gardens.


9. Staycation in River Wonders

Staycation River Wonders

River Wonders‘ Staycation with the Manatees will be available till 19 March 2022. Guests can look forward to drifting to sleep while watching our manatees, experience exclusive behind-the-scenes sessions and meet our captivating capybaras at the Once Upon a River Show.

You can book the staycation via Klook.

For more information, visit Staycation in River Wonders.


Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers for the most updated schedules, venues and details.

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