It’s December – the magical time where we start to wind down and prepare for the year-end festivities – Christmas and New Year’s Eve. This month marks the long-awaited school holidays and many of us are also clearing our leave to spend time with our loved ones and friends.

Here is a compilation of new and interesting highlights happening in Singapore for December 2020 – do check back regularly as we’ll be constantly updating this list.

Stay safe and healthy and remember to practise social distancing!


1. Secondary School Writing and Oral Hot Topic Talk
mc edu secondary school topic
Enroll your child in this exclusive talk, 网购101, designed for children from 13 to 16 years old!

Improve your child’s writing and oracy skills by learning more about the latest news and trends for your writing and oral exams!

In the highly digitalized world, technology has affected our lifestyle where online shopping is a norm. We are pleased to hold this talk with popular guest speaker DJ: Anna 林安娜 from 96.3FM to share with us more the topic of online shopping so that you can relate this back to your exams!

Date: 17 December 2020
e-Venue: Online Event

Flash Discount for TNAP readers till 14 Dec 2020. Ticket Now at 20% OFF! Promo code: TNAP20OFF. For more information, visit here.


2. Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s December School Holiday Online Programmes

SCCC Spot the Cultural Difference by Preschool Market

Looking for meaningful activities for your child this December holidays? Bond with your child and discover more about our Chinese Singaporean culture through these exciting programmes – all from the comfort of your own home!

These programmes are held in conjunction with our exhibition SINGAPO人: Discovering Chinese Singaporean Culture.

Dates: 1 to 31 December 2020
Conducted over Zoom
Programmes are ticketed at $20 per parent-child (before GST)

  • How Do We Celebrate Chinese Festivals? Register here!
  • Spot the Cultural Difference. Register here!
  • Let’s Do the Lo Hei Twist! Register here!
  • Uniquely Singaporean! Register here!


3. Dummies Series Accelerator Course

Dummies Courses Gen Infiniti Academy
Accelerate to success with the Dummies for Kids Accelerator Programme!

In the FIRST EVER instructor-led Dummies courses worldwide, your child will learn in-demand tech skills like Python, JavaScript, Web Site Development and Mobile App Creation. At the same time, they will also hone skills, like analytical thinking, computational skills and problem solving, to boost their performance at school.

Once they complete this 2-day bootcamp, they will be one of the first in the world to gain the Dummies endorsed certificate. Live instructor-led Dummies courses available exclusively at Gen Infiniti Academy. Don’t miss out. Sign up today!

Date: Throughout December 2020 (Classes available for registration)
e-Venue: Zoom
Admission: $549 (Use code GIA2021 for $50 off!)

For more information, visit here.


4. MoneySense For Your Child Free Workshops
MoneySense for Your Child
MoneySense for Your Child aims to teach parents the importance of inculcating good financial habits from young. It covers ways that can help to give children money sense such as teaching and modelling healthy financial habits and budgeting.

Check Out Our Upcoming Workshops/Talks here.

➡️ Related Read: Free Printable to Teach Your Child Financial Literacy from as Young as Three!


5. Donate a festive meal with the malls of Frasers Property

Donate meal with the malls of Frasers Property

From now till 24 December, share the Christmas joy with families in need by donating non-perishable food items at dedicated Food Bank Singapore boxes, set up across participating malls of Frasers Property.

These food items will be collected and redistributed to a thousand families in need across Singapore, to bring the warmth of Christmas into every home. Alternatively, shoppers can also choose to pledge a Jolly Food Kit filled with merry treats through a $30 donation on the Frasers Experience (FRx) app.

Participating malls include Anchorpoint, Bedok Point, Causeway Point, Century Square, Changi City Point, Hougang Mall, Northpoint City, Tampines 1, The Centrepoint, Tiong Bahru Plaza, Waterway Point, White Sands and YewTee Point.

For more information, visit here.


6. Santa Run For Wishes
Santa Run for Wishes 2020 Virtual
Make-A-Wish Singapore, a non-profit organisation that creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses, invites members of the public to kickstart the festive season with the first virtual Santa Run for Wishes 2020. An annual community and fundraising event by Make-A-Wish Singapore, Santa Run for Wishes returns for its seventh edition this year from 2-19 December 2020 with a brand-new format and exciting activities lined up for all participants.

Date: 2 to 19 December 2020
For more information, visit #10 Santa Run For Wishes.


7. Marshall Cavendish Education December Chinese Workshops

Marshall Cavendish Education December Chinese Workshops
Marshall Cavendish Education December Holiday Workshops for Your Primary and Secondary School Child!

Enroll your child in this exclusive talk, 听故事,闹哄哄, designed for children from 9 to 12 years old here.

Improve your child’s writing and oracy skills by learning more about the latest news and trends for your writing and oral exams for 13 to 16 years old here.


8. The New Kia Seltos

Kia Seltos

Launched in 2020, the Seltos is one of the latest additions to the Kia family. The mid-sized SUV is equipped with a new 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine that delivers improved fuel efficiency, lower emissions and powerful performance. Sporting a bold profile, the Seltos also boasts segment-first features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and Sound Mood Lighting.

To further elevate the driving experience, the Seltos also houses an 8.0-inch Heads-Up Display system, ventilated front seats and wireless smartphone charger.

That’s not all – it’s fitted with six airbags alongside a suite of safety features too, making it the perfect package to vivify your ride!


9. SG Cares Giving Week

SGCares Giving Week

“As the year draws to a close, take this time to gather your family, and do your part to create a City of Good! Organised by the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC) in partnership with SG Cares and the National Council of Social Services (NCSS), the 6th iteration of SG Cares Giving Week will be launching on 1st December.

Running officially from 1 – 7 Dec, SG Cares Giving Week is a national movement that celebrates the spirit of giving. This is a time when individuals, leaders, businesses, and non-profit organisations come together to support the causes they are passionate about.

For more information, visit here.


10. Compass One Shopping Mall Donation Drive

compass one pink up your christmas banner

Given all the upheavals this year, it seems fitting to end 2020 on a kinder, more charitable note. Compass One Shopping Mall is rolling out their latest holiday campaign – with every Christmas Tree Bauble donated, the family-friendly shopping mall will be donating $2 to charities such as the Down Syndrome Association, Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped, and The Food Bank Singapore!

Taking place now to 27 December, shoppers can donate their old baubles to be hung on Compass One’s cheerful 1.8m tall Christmas tree located at the atrium!

For more information, visit here.


11. Uncover Joy at Chinatown Food Street

Chinatown Food Street

Chinatown Food Street is set to welcome Singaporean foodies and families back to the well-loved alfresco-style heritage food and dining spot. With the introduction of six new steamboat and BBQ ala carte buffet concepts, diners can expect to get more value with free flow dishes, like Sichuan wanton, poached Hainanese chicken and even Korean tteokbokki, alongside new thematic ‘Always 99’ offers.

Date: From 1 December 2020
Venue: Chinatown Food Street


12. SingapoRediscovers Vouchers

Singapore River Cruise Alkaff Bridge

You can start redeeming SingapoRediscovers Vouchers from 1 December 2020. The SingapoRediscovers Vouchers can be redeemed online through five authorised booking partners: Changi Travel Services (also known as Changi Recommends), GlobalTix, Klook & UOB Travel Planners (as consortium members), Traveloka and

Date: 1 December 2020 to 30 June 2021

For more information, visit How to Redeem SingapoRediscovers Vouchersand also FAQs on SingapoRediscovers Vouchers.


13. NLB’s Popular Book Bugs Card Programme is Back

nlb book bugs cards
In this edition, children can look forward to exciting new content based on local and regional stories and folktales in English and mother tongue languages (MTLs).

Date: 1 December 2020 to 28 September 2021
For more information, visit NLB’s Book Bugs Card Programme.


14. Kampong G(e)lamping @ MHC

Kampong G(e)lamping at Malay Heritage Centre

MHC is opening up its compound and inviting the public to experience glamping ⛺️ with a cultural twist, with a fun-filled itinerary across two days. Each day from 15 to 24 December 2020, a group of up to five can book a 2D1N experience which includes a never-before opportunity to spend a night under the stars on MHC’s beautiful lawn.

Date: 15 to 24 December 2020
Venue: Malay Heritage Centre
For more information, visit Kampong G(e)lamping @ MHC.


15. A Green Dot by A Little RAW

A Green Dot by A Little RAW

RAW Moves and Gateway Theatre brings you on a journey to discover how one adapts and strives in an environment that divides. Inspired by the green movement of guerrilla gardening, we hope to dissolve the grids that society has built through dancing without boundaries… gardening without boundaries…

With RAW Moves, being an inclusive dance company with dancers of different abilities, each dancer was encouraged to bring to the table their ideas and thoughts of how the concrete jungle they live in affects the way they perceive socialization, integration in society, aspirations, and interests in the community of people they associate with.

Date: 23 December 2020 to 1 January 2021
For more information, visit here.


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.

It is the year-end December holidays. We have compiled a list of November-December School Holidays 2020 Activities for Kids. Click on the image below to find out more.

Nov Dec 2020 Holiday Activities

For other upcoming events, visit Events in Singapore.

* * * * *

Like what you see here? Get parenting tips and stories straight to your inbox! Join our mailing list here.

Want to be heard 👂 and seen 👀 by over 100,000 parents in Singapore? We can help! Leave your contact here and we’ll be in touch.