September School Holiday 2016: 12 Amazing Activities to Bust Your Children’s Boredom

It’s September once again, which means that the week-long September School Holiday is just around the corner!

While your children celebrate this revelation with rounds of cheers, you know that this is your cue to put together a schedule of activities to keep them happy and occupied during the week of their break.

Let us help you out with this – get started now by adding these must-not-miss activities to your list!


1. The Three Little Pigs

september school holiday 2016 activities

Follow the charming adventures of the three little pigs as they face the big bad wolf in the most surprising and witty ways possible. An original adaptation of the classic fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs doubles up as a lesson for children on how one can achieve success if he/she puts in the hard work and persevere.

Date: From now until 16 September 2016

Venue: KC Arts Centre @ Robertson Quay

Ticket Prices: Starts from $95 for a family package of 4

Book your tickets now!

2. Jack and the Beanstalk

september school holiday 2016 activities

Organised by ACT 3 International, this classic fairy tale brings plenty of surprises and twists as Jack sells his cow for 5 magic beans – and finds himself in the land above the clouds. It’s a perfect show for children (and their giants) filled with enormous shoes, tiny houses, showers of silver and gold and a big, leafy explosion.

Date: 6 to 18 September 2016

Venue: Drama Centre Black Box @ National Library Building

Ticket Prices: $28 (Weekdays), $38 (Weekends & Public Holiday) – Rates are applicable for both adults and children, excluding SISTIC fees

Book your tickets now!

3. Paw Patrol Makes Its Way to City Square Mall

september school holiday 2016 activities

The Paw Patrol makes their debut in Asia by pouncing into City Square Mall this September School Holiday 2016!

Catch Chase, Marshall and Ryder ‘live’ on stage as they respond to Mayor Goodway’s call for help to save the Adventure Bay Talent Show. With a minimum spend of $50 at City Square Mall, you will also get to redeem a meet & greet pass to snap pictures with the 3 heroes of the show.

After the show, make sure to also check out the Furry Fun Carnival at the outdoor City Green park. Pose for photos with the life-sized Paw Patrol vehicles and enjoy other activities such as a dog-themed inflatable and Dog Pirate Ship.

Date: 3 to 11 September 2016 (Except Mondays)

Time: Tues to Fri – 2pm & 7pm, Sat & Sun – 1pm, 4pm & 7pm

Venue: Level 1 Atrium, City Square Mall

More details here.



4. Anlene Cycle Challenge

september school holiday 2016 activities

In celebration of Anlene’s 25-year track record as the leading bone health product in Singapore, the 250,000km At Your Best with Anlene Cycling Challenge will be held at selected heartland malls in August and September. The Cycling Challenge booths will be set up at Bedok Central and NEX heartland malls, where you and your family can ride for a good cause and contribute towards the 250,000km target. When the target distance is achieved, Anlene will donate $25,000 to help the underprivileged seniors at Lions Befrienders, the adopted charity for the At Your Best with Anlene campaign.

If you prefer to ride your own bicycles outdoors or at the gym, you can also pledge the distance that you will be completing and post a photo with the hashtag #Anlene250 on Facebook or Instagram.

Date: 22 to 28 August 2016 (Jurong Point), 2 to 5 September 2016 (Bedok Central), 8 to 11 September 2016 (NEX Mall)

Time: 12pm to 8pm

More details here.

5. Holiday Camp @ Playeum: Hands-on Budding Entomologists

september school holiday 2016 activities

During this 4-day holiday camp, children aged 6 to 12 will get up-close to the bugs (think, insects, spiders, worms, snails and more) living in and around Playeum’s Children’s Centre for Creativity. Through daily walks, photography, drawing and research, they will be encouraged to observe the way of life and habits of bugs and raise questions in which they will be guided to answer by themselves.

On the last day of camp, parents will be invited to a mini exhibition to celebrate the children’s learning journey and friendships formed along the way. By the end of the camp, children will be inspired to continue their observations of the world around them.

Date: 6 to 9 September 2016

Time: 10am to 1pm

Venue: Playeum @ 47 Malan Road #01-23 Gillman Barracks

Cost: $290 per child

More details here.

6. Family Time Precious Time @ Enabling Village

september school holiday 2016 activities

Organised by Families for Life, this free event aims to provide opportunities for all to enjoy family time while supporting the integration of people with disabilities in the community.

Some family-friendly highlights to look forward to includes:

  • Food Decoration Classes (conducted by a chef from SHATEC)
  • Indoor movie screening
  • Bouncy castles
  • Art & Craft corner
  • Talk on caring for an elderly

There will also be a donation drive booth, where you will receive a limited edition Families for Life Picnic Basket and a Sharity Elephant keychain with a donation of $10. All proceeds will go to the Community Chest.

Date: 3 September 2016

Time: 3pm to 9pm (Registration starts at 2.30pm)

Venue: Enabling Village @ 20 Lengkok Bahru

More details here.


Got kids who are taking the PSLE next year? Go to the next page for a list of holiday workshops to help them kick start the preparations.


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