Your kids won’t be bored with our list of the hottest activities to do from June 7 to 13.
To help inspire kids to get involved in the arts, the Singapore Arts Festival is holding an inaugural arts camp for kids aged 14-15 years old to give them hands-on experience. They’ll be learning basic performance skills that include acting with text, physical theatre, mask work and playwriting. End with a bang by displaying their new-found talents at the mini showcase finale.
From June 8-10 only, at the Arts House. $250 per child for the 3 day camp.
Dazzle and delight your kids with over 215 stalls featuring a wide variety of nostalgic ware and services by artisans of vanishing trades including clog makers, calligrapher and Chinese opera mask painters. Spanning Pagoda, Trengganu and Sago Streets, you and your kids are guaranteed to be kept occupied with a wide selection of items ranging from handicrafts, fashion apparels, electronics goods, jewellery, trinkets, modern home accessories and local food items.
Ongoing, across Chinatown. Free.
Familiar fairy tales turn twisted here amidst a masterful blend of puppetry, live music, performance, storytelling and physicality. Characters such as Tumb, the boy who eats his mum, Thingummyboy, with a face even his mother forgets, Linena, the material girl, manky Mingus and Tilly and her terrible tail comprise of the cast in this theatreatical, scary, funny, sad, silly yet thoroughly enjoyable performance. Ideal for those who aren’t all sugar and spice.
From June 11-13 only, at the Esplanade Recital Studio. Tickets at $35.
Let your kids enjoy the great outdoors and learn about nature the fun way! Plenty of child-friendly activities have been planned to keep the young ones busy in a nature-filled surrounding so they can be close to both flora and fauna. From drama to yoga classes, there’s an activity for every child.
June 12 and 13 only, and every other weekend until June 27, at the Singapore Zoo. Tickets at $12 (kids) and $18 (adults).
Introduce your kids to the world of photography as they explore the photo journeys of 10 Japanese photography students, who are currently travelling around the region capturing the sights of Asia through the lens. This showcase exhibition is sponsored by Olympus and promises to share unforgettable images and experiences.
Until June 15, at the National Geographic Store. Free.
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For an overview guide of the month’s activities for kids, read our feature here.
Need more ideas? Check out our guides on 100 things to do with your kids, to guarantee you never run out of fun!