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School holiday activities in Singapore 2020 – What to do, where to go?

School holiday activities in Singapore 2020

School holiday activities in Singapore 2020 – What to do, where to go?

The school holidays have finally arrived! With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, plans to travel have obviously been disrupted. I’m sure parents are wondering (or even panicking) – school holidays in 2020, what to do, where to go?

Fret not! There are still a bunch of fun activities and places to explore in Singapore. Feeling outdoorsy? How about a day outdoors exploring our parks and green spaces, or check out kid-friendly exhibits at the museum. Here are our top picks for activities during the school holidays in 2020.

Halloween themed activities

Halloween at Home

Trick or treat? Have a ball transforming your home and have a perfect spooky night in. Grab materials from craft supply stores and cultivate teamwork and collaboration by working on some Halloween-themed art projects together as a family.

Why spend on renting Halloween costumes? Award prizes for the best dressed and most creative DIY costumes! End the day with a spooky a Halloween-themed photoshoot. Memories to last a lifetime.

What are you looking at?!

Kid-friendly Halloween Events

Prefer to bring the kids out? Check out Craneum by Crane. Enjoy face painting and an Art Jam specially catered for the kids! Get your tickets here.

The Great Outdoors

Explore Singapore, on wheels!

School holiday activities in Singapore 2020

Feel the wind in your hair as you whiz through forests and take in the sights and sounds on your bicycle! With Singapore’s expanding Park Connector Network (PCN), this makes biking in Singapore safe and enjoyable for you and your kids. Pick from 5 different Park Connector Loops and Trials, and make sure to choose one that’s a suitable distance and manageable challenge. You can also choose to keep it simple – even heading down to your nearest park will be an enjoyable experience.

Don’t own a bike? Why not try SGBike – Singapore’s Local Bike Sharing Operator.

Life’s a beach – go island hopping

Escape the hustle and bustle by visiting Singapore’s islands – Kusu Island, St. John’s Island, Lazarus Island, Sisters’ Islands or even Pulau Ubin! Soak up the sun and be truly immersed amongst nature with Singapore’s hidden beaches.

Getting to the Southern Islands

With two ferry packages to the Southern Islands on Klook, you can hop between St. John Island, Lazarus Island, Kusu Island and Sisters’ Island with Marina South Ferry or enjoy a ride to St. John’s Island, Lazarus Island and Kusu Island with Singapore Island Cruise!

PackagePriceIslands coveredPerks
Marina South FerryAdult: $15St, John, Lazarus, Kusu, Sisters’Unlimited transfers between the Southern Islands
Child (2-12)/ Senior (60 and above): $11.50
Singapore Island CruiseAdult: $14St, John, Lazarus, KusuFree $3 Gong Cha cash voucher (Adult Only)
Child (1-12): $11

Getting to Pulau Ubin

Small ferries depart every few minutes from Changi Point Ferry Terminal. The boat service is run by independent boatmen, and the uncles will usually wait to load up 12 pax before departing. Prices for a one-way trip range from $3-5, with additional charge if you were to bring on your own bicycles ($2-4). Don’t wish to wait for more people to hop on with? Negotiate with the uncle for an express trip by paying $36 – $45 to leave immediately.

Brrr, its cold in here

There’s no better way to relive winter holiday memories of yesteryear. Spend the day making snow angels and engaging in snowballs fights in Snow City – literally the coolest thing to do during the school holidays in Singapore! We found the best deal on Klook – get a Free Child Ticket with every purchase of 2 Adult Tickets!

When will my reflections show, who I am inside?

There’s no better way to teach your daughters about female empowerment, with the classic tale that many of us grew up with.

Women were expected to prepare for marriage and only men were believed to be capable of serving the Imperial Army. Yet when Mulan’s father was required to serve, she defied those norms and masqueraded as a man, to take the place of her ailing father. Against all odds, Mulan stayed true to herself, remained determined, fearless, and emerged as one of the greatest warriors.

Catch Disney’s Mulan on a cinema near you!

As reported in Yahoo news, the teaser trailer of the live-action Mulan nabbed more than 175 million views globally in its first 24 hours. If you haven’t watched the trailer, check it out below:

School holiday activities in Singapore 2020

Move over, Jurassic Park. We’ve got the Changi Jurassic Mile.

Jurassic Mile is Singapore’s newest and largest permanent outdoor display of life-sized dinosaurs. More than 20 different pre-historic creatures from nine different species stretch over 1-kilometre of the cycling and jogging path. Expect to see carnivorous and herbivorous species, defensive dinosaurs, as well as those that fly. The tallest dinosaur stands at almost 5 meters high! 

From a towering Tyrannosaurus Rex to gigantic dinosaur eggs, visitors will be wowed by the lifelike dinosaur exhibits at the Changi Jurassic Mile, making it a perfect outdoor weekend destination for families and friends. 

But do take note – concerns about overcrowding and safe distancing at the newly opened Changi Jurassic Mile have prompted the Changi Airport Group (CAG) to implement a weekend booking system from now till Jan 3.

A home away from home – Staycations!

Mom and Dad in need of a break from home? Staycations are back just in time to take the whole family out for some R&R. Check out some of the most exclusive deals and discounts on staycations on Klook! Our favourites: Shangri-La Hotel‘s unlimited playtime at their new Splash Zone water playground, and Mandarin Oriental Hotel packages, paired with Nerf Action Xperience tickets.

School holiday activities in Singapore 2020

School holidays in Singapore 2020 – What to do, where to go? School holiday activities in Singapore 2020

We hope this list of activities on what to do and where to go during the school holidays in Singapore has been useful for you. With the ongoing pandemic, this doesn’t mean your kids have to stay cooped up at home. Have more suggestions? Get in touch with us and we’ll add it in this article! Have fun and most importantly, stay safe!

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