Instead Of The Zoo, Here Are 8 Wholesome Activities For Your Kids This June Holiday
One thing I miss the most about being a kid, is the school holidays.
They’ve at least 3 months of just, NOTHING. 3 months in a year of waking up late, and watching cartoons and playing. Why did I ever want to grow up?
That aside, it’s the June holidays now, which means kids events are out in full force.
Here’s a list of events this June holiday where your child, niece or nephew can learn and play!
June Holiday Fiesta
1. Cartoon Network Animate Your Life
Cartoon Network is bringing “Animate Your Life” to Singapore, featuring characters from hit shows –The Powerpuff Girls, We Bare Bears, Adventure Time and Ben 10![caption id="attachment_34172" align="aligncenter" width="1920"] Image Credit: Cartoon Network[/caption]
From Saturday 26 May to Sunday 10 June, Cartoon Network Animate Your Life will transform Gardens by the Bay’s Bayfront Plaza into a thriving world of cartoons.
Date: 26 May 2018 – 10 June 2018
Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs: 3pm – 9pm, Fri – Sun: 3pm – 11pm
Price: From $12.50
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It features an interactive bounce house and oversized plush sculptures that come together to create a multi-sensory experience, transporting participants to a world filled with colour, magic and happy characters.
From 30 May to 19 June, the installation will move across 3 different malls in the East.
Happy Rainbow starts at Tampines Mall from 30 May to 5 June, before moving to SingPost Centre from 6 to 12 June, and finally Bedok Mall, from 13 to 19 June.
To redeem an entry to the Happy Rainbow installation, simply spend a minimum of $30 in a single receipt at the particular mall. The installation is open daily from 11am to 9pm daily.
Venue: Tampines Mall, SingPost Centre, Bedok Mall
Date: 30 May – 19 Jun 2018
Opening Hours: 11am – 9pm
Price: Free entry with minimum spending of $30 in a single receipt
3. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adventure
Fans of Jurassic Park can officially freak out because Plaza Singapura’s main atrium has been converted into a section of Isla Nubla, the fictional island that’s also home to Jurassic World.
Whether you’re a fan of the Jurassic Park franchise or just a fan of dinosaurs in general, you can immerse yourself in the wonder and thrills of the JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM Adventure.
From 25 May to 17 June, enter the Gaming Zone and try your hands on the Jurassic World™ Pinball game, inspired by classic Jurassic movie moments.[caption id="attachment_34851" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Image Credit: DiscoverSG[/caption]
That’s not all, relive moments from the first Jurassic World movie in a full VR experience.[caption id="attachment_34852" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Image Credit: DiscoverSG[/caption]
Children can have fun digging in the Sandpit Excavation Site, uncovering plastic dinosaur fossils and eggs. Stand a chance to win exclusive collectible dinosaur trading cards from the JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM movie with 5 different cards to be collected each week![caption id="attachment_34853" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Image Credit: DiscoverSG[/caption]
There is also a small exhibition of fossils by the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.[caption id="attachment_34855" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Image Credit: DiscoverSG[/caption] [caption id="attachment_34856" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Image Credit: DiscoverSG[/caption]
Round off the Jurassic experience by taking a photo with a life-size sculpture of the star of the Jurassic World movie, Blue the Velociraptor![caption id="attachment_34857" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Image Credit: DiscoverSG[/caption]
Welcome to Jurassic World.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Adventure
Venue: Plaza Singapura Main Atrium
Date: 25 May – 17 Jun 2018
4. Tinkercademy’s June Holiday Classes
If your kids love robotics and coding and all things tech, then it’s time to take him or her to Tinkercademy.
They conduct classes in coding and digital making in a wide variety of fields such as micro:bit, iOS, Python, Arduino, Node, cyber-security, Unity, and more.
They’re opening holiday classes this June, where beginners can learn the basics of coding and digital making using Bloxels and LittleBits.
There are also robotics classes where you will learn mechanical construction and programming. You can even learn to build your own Minecraft World with Python!
You can find a list of their June holiday classes here.
Parents, coding is going to be a VITAL skill. Just FYI.
Contact no.: 3125 6257
5. Garfield Carnival And Run
The irony of having a Garfield-themed carnival and run. Gosh.
I fell in love with Garfield, reading comics about the life of the fat tabby cat while growing up. For a while the popularity of Garfield died down, but guess not![caption id="attachment_34843" align="aligncenter" width="636"] Image Credit: Sentosa[/caption]
The first ever Garfield Carnival Singapore is happening from 8 to 10 June 2018 at Sentosa to celebrate Garfield’s 40th Birthday Bash!
Happening at Palawan Green, Sentosa, everyone is welcome to join Garfield for a weekend of awesome birthday celebrations and a line-up of entertainment, attractions and carnival game kiosks!
Stand to win exclusive Garfield 40th Birthday Bash prizes and take photos in life-size Garfield photo booths!
Garfield Carnival And Run
Venue: Palawan Green, Sentosa
Date: 8 – 10 Jun 2018
6. Children’s Season At National Museum Of Singapore
It’s Children Season at the National Museum of Singapore!
Presented in conjunction with The More We Get Together: Singapore’s Playgrounds 1930 – 2030, Children’s Season will be happening from 26 May to 24 June 2018.[caption id="attachment_34861" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Image Credit: Image Credit: Children’s Season 2018
Venue: National Museum of Singapore
Date: 26 May – 24 Jun 2018
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The Power-Packed Carnival will feature various games and activities such as the Unicorn Hop, Princess Bouncer, Blaze Inflatable Slide and Ball Pit, Dora Light Trail and the Hide-n-Seek.
To redeem your Carnival Pass, spend a minimum of $60 to play in the carnival and stand to win a fun-filled Power Squad Activity Booklet!
Venue: City Square Mall Level 1, City Green
Date: 25 May – 24 Jun 2018
Opening Hours: Daily: 1pm – 10pm
8. Discover Europe At Changi
Happening from 25 May to 24 June 2018, follow your favourite Sesame Street characters as they take you on a tour through Central and Eastern Europe.[caption id="attachment_34858" align="aligncenter" width="1136"] Image Credit: Image Credit: Image Credit: Also read McGriddles FINALLY Makes A Comeback In S’pore After 2 Years
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