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. Take on the Pi Memory Game Challenge

national pi day

This year, the Centre is challenging everyone, from the young to the young at heart, to take on the Pi Memory Game Challenge onsite at the Centre or online. Try to recite the Pi digits from memory and see if you can beat the 70-digit record set by Associate Professor Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Board! With exciting merchandise to be won, you may want to keep your eyes on the Pi.

Date: 14 March 2021

For more information, visit National Pi Day 2021.


2. Go Glamping with Manatees

River Safari Glamping

As we dream of our next exotic adventure, ever considered falling asleep and waking up next to the river’s most graceful creatures? Tease your wanderlust desires with a surreal 2 Days 1 Night Glamping with Manatees experience at the Singapore River Safari’s Amazon Flooded Forest.

Date: 13 to 20 March 2021
Time: NA
Venue: River Safari

For more information, visit Glamping with Manatees.


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.


4. 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.


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.

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


6. 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.


7. 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.


8. 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.


9. 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.


10. New Playground – Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland Playground

The new children’s playground at Dawson Vista was inspired by “Alice in Wonderland”, a popular children’s classic created by Lewis Carroll in 1865. The whimsical thematic design integrates traditional elements such as slides, seesaw, climbing platforms and trampoline to encourage families to explore and play together.

For more information, go to Alice in Wonderland Playground.


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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