march holiday activities 2016

10 March Holiday Activities That Will Keep Your Kids Meaningfully Occupied

It’s time for the kids to take a breather from school and lessons, as the March school holidays draw near!

Despite it being a short one-week break this time round, there are heaps of activities that you can slot in to keep them stimulated and occupied. Here’s a list of 10 March Holiday activities and programmes that you can add on to your list to keep things fun and exciting for your kids:

TIP: Look out for the promo codes provided for selected listings to enjoy a special discount on admission fees!

1. U Picnic – Space Odyssey (Perfect for the whole family)

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(Photo: NTUC U Family Facebook page)

NTUC’s U Picnic returns once again with an astronomical theme that promises a fun day out filled with intergalactic activities, tantalising food and bonding opportunities for the whole family!

Join in the “astrordinary” line-up of activities such as moon-walking with rebound shoes, launching into the air with bungee trampolines, meeting friendly Space Allies, and star gazing. Come dressed in your best space outfit and stand to win attractive prizes in the Best Dressed Space Explorers Contest and Best Anti-Gravity Photo Contest

A cosmic family picnic awaits!

Date: 12 March 2016

Time: 5pm to 9pm

Venue: Grand Lawn 1, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park River Plains

Admission Fees: $50 per family of 5 (Public) / $20 per family of 5 (NTUC Members)

Each ticket comes with an intergalactic goodie bag worth $40.

Click here for more details.

 

2. MindChamps ‘The Force Awakens’ Workshop (11 & 12 years old)

march holiday activities 2016

Through a combination of English, Math and Science elements, your P5 and P6 child will learn about the principles of magnetism through hands-on activities and inspiring demonstrations in this MindChamps school holiday workshop. The workshop will also cover the basics of report writing and develop your child’s problem-solving skills which they can apply to their school work.

Date: 14 March 2016

Time: 9am to 5pm (Lunch is provided)

Venue: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Admission Fee: $98/child (Enter promo code SP0316 to enjoy 15% off)

Click here for more details.

 

3. Elephant & Piggie’s “We are in a Play!” (3 years old and above)

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(Photo: The Players Theatre website)

This musical tells the tale of an elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie who are the best of friends – despite being very different from each other. Filled with beloved characters and lively songs, follow the adventures of the two friends as they discover fun lessons on friendship, being true to yourself, trying your best and thinking outside of the box.

 Date: From now until 13 March 2016

Time: 11am (5 & 12 March 2016), 1pm (6 & 13 March 2016)

Venue: Ulu Panda CC Theatreatte

Admission Fee: $32 (Per adult or child)

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4. MindChamps’ Professor Snyder’s Thinking Cap Learning System (7 & 8 years old)

march holiday activities 2016

 

Empower your child to stay ahead of the curve by applying MindChamps’ proprietary Professor Snyder’s Thinking Cap Learning System that meets and goes beyond the latest requirements in the MOE curriculum.

During this one-day workshop designed for P1 and P2 kids, your child will get to develop their motor and visual perception skills through fun activities and games and participate in creativity exercises using story-telling, drama and visualisation. Emphasis will also be placed on building emotional resilience and fostering effective communication skills in your child.

Date: 14 & 15 March 2016

Time: 10am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm

Venue: MindChamps @ Toa Payoh, HDB Hub East Wing, Level 17

Admission Fee: $98/child (Enter promo code SP0316 to enjoy 15% off)

Click here for more details.

 

5. The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites (3 years old and above)

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(Photo: ACT 3 International website)

This ACT 3 International theatre production presents The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favourites: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and The Mixed Up Chameleon.

Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar as he chomps his way on his journey to metamorphosis. Then, follow the bored Little Cloud who decides to straw away from his mates to go on a thrilling adventure where he transforms himself into various shapes such as an airplane, a sheep, a clown with a funny hat and even a shark! Lastly, tag along The Mixed Up Chameleon who doesn’t think much of his colour-changing abilities.

Come and get up close and personal with these lovable characters from Eric Carle’s book up on stage!

Date: 5 to 13 March 2016

Time: Refer to showtimes here

Venue: Drama Centre Theatre @ National Library Building

Admission Fee: Ticket prices start from $18

Click here for more details.

 

A workshop that instills good values in your children, and a chance for them to manage their own flea market stall. More exciting March holiday activities for kids on the next page…

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