15 activities to keep kids entertained during the year-end school holidays

Nov 18, 2016

There is no lack of fun and excitement to keep children of all ages occupied, with loads of interactive exhibitions, hands-on workshops and quality stage productions. We curate 15 of the best in town.

Exhibitions and events

1. NASA – A Human Adventure (November 19 to March 19)

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Learn about the people, technology and engineering feats behind space travel at the largest space flight exhibition ever held in Singapore. Consisting of five galleries displaying more than 200 historically significant artefacts, the event lets you explore legendary spacecraft such as Apollo, the first to successfully carry man to the moon.
ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands
www.marinabaysands.com

2. Zoo-rassic Park (November 26 to December 18)

Meet more than 20 dinosaurs, including the T-Rex and Velociraptor, as they roam around the Singapore Zoo and River Safari with their keeper. While you’re there, unearth dino fossils and create your own crafts. Complete trail activity maps and stand a chance to be a junior zookeeper or aquarist for a day.
Singapore Zoo and River Safari
www.zoo.com.sg

3. Pokemon Research Exhibition (till January 2)

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Become a scientific researcher and investigate the mysterious Pokemon hidden in a Poke Ball. Choose from three levels of difficulty and take on interactive challenges to deduce the Pokemon contained within your Poke Ball. If you’re lucky, you may even run into Professor Pikachu along the way.
S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa
www.rwsentosa.com

SEE ALSO: Pokemon Research Exhibition heads to Singapore

4. Marvel Avengers Station (till March 5)

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Be immersed in the Marvel adventure by studying the science behind the Avengers team. Download the accompanying app and carry out your mission as a recruit, while admiring the original sets, props and costumes on display. These include Captain America’s shield, Dr Bruce Banner’s laboratory and Iron Man’s MK 46 suit.
Singapore Science Centre
www.stationexhibit.sg

5. Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands (till June 30)

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter comes to town in the form of stamps and postcards from around the world, as well as movie memorabilia and collectibles. Be greeted by chatty paintings, board the train to Hogwarts at Platform 9¾, fly off on a broomstick and conjure up your own patronus!
Singapore Philatelic Museum
www.spm.org.sg

SEE ALSO: 5 great museums kids and the young-at-heart will love