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

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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1. Attend a Free Concert

concert at botanical gardens

OBOG Wind Symphony brings to you an evening of familiar earworms and songs for everyone – across age groups, generations, race and language. Be ready to hum and sing along to evergreen classics and tap your feet to upbeat pop songs. Look forward to their singers Ms. Tay Ke Wei and Mr. Jeremy Lee as they work with the band to deliver classic hits. It will be a perfect opportunity to gather with family and friends to enjoy a relaxing evening at the gardens while OBOG Wind Symphony and their singers serenade you!

For more information, go to Free Concerts At Singapore Botanic Gardens.

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2. Attend a Holiday Programme at De Kinder Club

The Unbelievable Baking Lab De Kinder Club

De Kinder Club has created a one-of-a-kind camp, based on the book series, “Elephant and Piggie” by Mo Willems. The little ones will get to make their own ice cream and toy from scratch! The workshop incorporates sensorial and role playing activities for cognitive and character development, as well as hands-on art and craft to develop their creative flair.

For more information, go to Holiday Programme at De Kinder Club.

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3. Support Local Farmers

curious cow in cattle farm singapore

Take your kids out for a rustic day out together, and hang out with goats, rabbits and frogs! Here are different animal farms in Singapore.

For more information, go to Animal Farms In Singapore To Visit.

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4. Relive Kampong Times

Top 5 Scenic Places Singapore - Kampong Lorong Buangkok

Yes, there is ONE last kampong left standing in our urbanized and cosmopolitan 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.

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5. 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 and decoratively.

For more information, go to DIY: How To Make Your Own Plant Terrarium.

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6. Cycle in Pulau Ubin

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, to 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 – An Island Getaway In Singapore.

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7. Be Awed at Magical Shores

Magical Shores at Siloso beach

Featuring vivid light, sound, and mist effects across a 400-metre stretch of Siloso Beach, Magical Shores at Siloso will leverage Sentosa’s beach assets to bring two islets to life, as well as novel interactive areas where guests immerse themselves in soothing sounds of the island and interact with light art on the sands.

For more information, go to Magical Shores at Sentosa.

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