Kids Camps and Activities

Go Bananas

Kids get to go on a Primate Adventure at the zoo where they’ll meet 39 primates, learn more about them and their feeding habits, or even have Sunday brunch with their new friends!

When: Various dates

Where: Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729826, p. 6269 3411

Children’s Season 2012

You can’t miss out on this children-centric educational festival! With so many events organized specially for children in different museums, you’ll be one very busy mama! Our top picks include the overnight adventure camp at the Singapore Philatelic Museum and an interactive museum adventure, “The Amazing Adventures of Marco Polo” at the Asian Civilizations Museum.

When: Fri 18 May – Sun 24 Jun 2012

Where: Various locations

Art Attack

The preschoolers of Odyssey – The Global Preschool are already learning the importance of charity and giving back through “Colours of Odyssey”. More than just an art exhibition, this annual event is aimed at raising funds for the Singapore Children’s Society and Social Creatives through the exhibition and sale of art created by the children.

When: Sat 9 Jun 2012, 11am-4pm

Where: The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429

Film Camp

Have a budding filmmaker? Send your child off to Movie Star Camp at Kindernomics, where they’ll do everything from writing scripts to casting roles to post-production tasks like recording voiceovers.

When: Thu 7-Sat 9 Jun 2012, or Thu 12 Jun-Sat16Jun 2012, or Thu 21 June-Sat 23Jun 2012, 9am-1230pm or 2-530pm, $280, ages 4-7

Where: #11-01 Forum (Office Tower), Orchard Road p. 6591 8748

Camp Magic

Have a camp-aholic in the family? Satiate them with the coolest camp ever – they’ll learn circus arts, take baking classes, play with clay, and learn about different cultures around the world.

When: Various dates

Where: Nexus International School 201 Ulu Pandan Road, Singapore 596468

Be an Eggs-pert

For the first time ever, the breeding and research facility is open to public at Jurong Bird Park! Check out the incubation rooms or watch little chicks being hand-fed and looked after.

When: Every Sat and Sun from 2-24 Jun 2012, details

Where: Jurong Bird Park, 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925, p. 6265 0022

Potter-ing Around

One for the entire family – get up close and personal with the costumes and props used in the popular Harry Potter films. You even get to pull a Mandrake form its pot or toss a Quaffle in the Quidditch area!

When: Sat 2 Jun – Sun 30 Sept 2012, details

Where: ArtScience Museum, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956, p. 6688 8868

Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play

Based on the hit TV series, Charlie and Lola, Charlie and Lola’s Best Bestest Play is a heart-warming story brought to life by puppetry and magic. Enter our giveaway for a chance to win tickets!

When: Thu 31 May – Sun 10 Jun 2012, Tue-Fri 10am, Sat & Sun 11am, 2pm & 5pm, Fri 7pm, tickets at $38-$58

Where: DBS Arts Centre, 20 Merbau Road, Singapore 239035, p. 6733 8166

Royal Treatment

Girls aged 4-12 get to be transformed into their favourite Disney princess with a full hair and makeup session and even gets to model at their own photoshoot. In the following weeks, they even get to hone their jewellery craftsmanship, arts & crafts and cupcake decoration skills, before partaking in a final pageant on Sat 16 Jun 2012.

When: Minimum spend in a single receipt of S$30 at VivoCity or S$20 at Alexandra Retail Centre from 25 May to 3 Jun required

Where: VivoCity Central Court Level 1, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 098585