Singaporeans are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing activities for the weekend and the act becomes even more difficult when those choices are absolutely FREE! How about we make life a little easier for you? Check out these educational, entertaining and exciting March workshops and activities you can do with the kiddies this spring break.



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The Art of Speed: On the Road II (Playeum)

DIY workshops are always a hit with young kids because they experiment and create using their active imagination. Now kids 8-12 years can sign up for a spin-off of Playeum’s popular workshop The Art of Speed. Appropriately named The Art of Speed: On the Road II, this session is centered on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics). Using recycled materials and electronics, children will be encouraged to explore the concept of speed and physics.




Pho-nomenal Vietnam (Asian Civilizations Museum)

Grab you kids and head on down to ACM on March 31 for a fun and educational tour of the land of pho. Kids will be able to take part in arts & crafts workshops and watch folk stories come to life through cultural performances.




Go Trishaw Go! (The Arts House)

Architect and author Francis Wong Hooe’s picture book Go Trishaw Go is a beautiful illustration of 1960s Singapore. Kids 6-12 years can embark on a historical journey with little Wei exploring the various religious monuments around Singapore. The workshop will include drawing sessions, singing of nursery rhymes and fun games.




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TableTop City (National Gallery)

We all know kids love building with Lego blocks but how about something environmentally friendly like recyclable materials. Head on to the National Gallery for a constructive workshop no pun intended where kids 4 and above can let their imaginations run free. Parents, help your little ones create all kinds of buildings and add to the miniature city exhibit with other families.




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Above and Beyond (Science Centre Singapore)

Want to test fly your own supersonic jet or take an elevator ride to space? Well, head on down to the Science Centre to do just that. Comprising of five themed galleries titled Up, Further, Faster, Higher and Smarter, this flight exhibition will bring to life the wonders of aerospace innovation. This exciting flight aviation exhibit is on until April 8. Exhibit is free with paid entrance ticket to Science Centre.




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Weave A Coaster

Gone are the days when knitting and weaving were associated with old grandmothers. Today weaving is seen as a relaxing activity for people of all ages and backgrounds. So grab your kid and head on down to the esplanade for a 45 min weaving session. Use T-shirt yarn to weave a colourful coaster and then bring your personalised art piece home to use.




Children’s Disney Love Stories

Calling all Disney fans to celebrate the true meaning of LOVE! Grab your camera and make your way to the Botanic Gardens on March 10th to catch a series of kids’ favourite animated tunes from Walt Disney. Little ones can come dressed as Tarzan, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Pinocchio, Hercules, Pocahontas and more. Bring a mat and some nibbles along and make it a lovely picnic. Now this sounds like a great way to spend the weekend doesn’t it?



Read & Bond: Fishes in the Sea

There’s no better way to spend quality time with your child than reading and discussing a storybook. Ang Mo Kio Public Library is holding a Mummy, Daddy & Me reading session of a story about discovery, friendship and sharing. Kids 4-8 years will be delighted by the tale of Rainbow Fish and at the end they will get a chance to create their own version of a beautiful rainbow fish. Spaces are limited so register today!



Colourful Terrarium (Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum)

Let your kids get closer to nature and use their creativity to make their own terrarium. At the Natural History Museum, this workshop will give kids 3 years and above the opportunity to experiment with different materials in forming their own little habitat. They can make their own coloured “sand” using salt and food colouring and be able to add decorations with soap animals and plants.





SingLit Festival is in full swing and children’s author Felix Cheong will be present at his debut book launch in Forum Mall. The book will introduce kids e and above to the intricacies of rhyming couplets. Little ones will be delighted as they follow Kayden and his flamingo friends on their many adventures, up a mountain, under the sea and off in a hot-air balloon. Now this is sure to spark up kids’ imagination!