School’s out for six weeks starting from 21 November 2015, and your champs are all set to take a breather from lessons and homework – at least for a while.
To help you plan their year-end activity schedule before boredom sets in, we’ve put together a list of holiday activities and fun happenings that are taking place in and around Singapore from now until the last day of 2015.
From going on an exciting journey down the human body to catching enchanting theatre productions and going on a Mother and Child dance date, you don’t really need to crack your head for ways to keep your kids entertained.
Scroll down the page to check out the list now!
Theatre Plays and Concerts
1. The Enormous Turnip
Follow the adventures of Eek, a tiny mouse whose dream is to be noticed by the people around him. On the other hand, Diggory the gardener hopes that he can win a prize for his vegetables one day – and he got his wish when a turnip starts to grow and grow and grow.
Find out which of the two friends is strong enough to pull the enormous turnip out of the ground in this colourful and interactive theatre production filled with cute characters, memorable songs and a clear moral message for everyone.
Date: 21 November to 6 December 2015
Sat & Sun – 11am, 2.30pm
Tues (24 Nov 2015) – 10.30am, 2pm
Wed to Fri (25 to 27 Nov 2015) – 10.30am
Tues to Fri (1 Dec to 4 Dec 2015) – 11am
Venue: SOTA Drama Theatre
Admission: $32 per person
Recommended age: 3 to 12
2. The Emperor’s New Clothes
How many times have your little Champs read the classic tale of “The Emperor’s New Clothes”?
Let them watch the characters of their favourite fable in action by taking them to this heart-warming musical which incorporates a hint of Singaporean taste. Find out what happens to the vain and pompous Emperor when two cheeky tailors decides to teach him a lesson by weaving a “special” ensemble for the National Dress Parade on the 50th anniversary of his reign.
The rib-tickling moments in this musical are sure to bring cheer to you and your family during the holiday season!
Date: 20 November to 12 December 2015
Tuesdays to Saturdays – 7.30pm
Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays – 2.30pm
Venue: Drama Centre Theatre
Tuesday to Thursday – Tickets start from $50
Friday to Sunday – Tickets start from $55
Recommended age: 5 to 12
3. Cinderella, A Fairly True Story
Follow the enthralling theatre production that tells the tale of Cinderella, a girl who meets her prince and true love through a missing glass slipper. With the help of a sceptical reporter who inspires Cinderella to take control of her own destiny, this classic fairy tale is given a contemporary twist complete with a colourful burst of music and spellbinding transformations that work to bring this classic tale to life.
This is the perfect show to capture the feel-good moments with your family during the holiday season.
Date: 10 December 2015 – 4 January 2016
Thursday – 7pm
Friday to Monday – 2pm and 7pm (No shows on Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Venue: Resorts World™ Theatre, Resorts World Sentosa
Adult – Tickets start from $78
Kids from 4 to 12 – Tickets start from $55
Recommended age: 4 to 12
4. SSO Christmas Concert 2015
Usher in the Christmas cheer at Victoria Hall together with the SSO, Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir and the Singapore Bible College Chorale. Under the guidance of Associate Conductor Jason Lai, you and your family will be treated to three magical musical performances filled with traditional Christmas Carols and well-known yuletide melodies.
Date: 11 to 13 December 2015
11 & 12 Dec – 7.30pm
13 Dec – 4pm
Venue: Victoria Concert Hall
Friday and Saturday – Tickets start from $28
Sunday – Tickets start from $20
Recommended age: 6 and above
5. The Amazing Toybox Concert 2015
If your little ones love singing and dancing to shows like Hi-5, then you’ve got to take them to The Amazing Toybox Concert and ring in the holiday season together as a family.
Abby Ant, Sheriff Bob and The Boogie Bug Dancers have been bringing high-energy, sing-and-dance performances to families in Singapore for the last 10 years, and they’re all set to celebrate this huge milestone with you.
Make sure not to miss the party this yuletide season – we hear that Santa Claus might be making an appearance!
Note: Only 160 places are available per show, so do book your seats now!
Date: 4 to 6 December 2015
4 December – 4pm
5 & 6 December – 10am & 4pm
Venue: Mountbatten Community Club
Admission: $28 per person (Both adults and child)
Recommended age: 3 to 6
Need to fill your kids’ holidays with something productive? Check out our listing of holiday camps and workshops on the next page.