Looking for fun things to do with the kids during the upcoming March school holidays? We’ve got lots of ideas from free events to fun activities over March (and also over April for Easter holidays too!)
It’s the March school holidays for local schools from 12 – 20 March 2022 followed closely by Easter school holidays for International schools. What have you planned for your kids to do? Don’t panic, we are here to help with a heap of fun kids’ activities to check out during the March school holiday period!
Things to do with the kids during the March school holidays in Singapore
1. Go on an Eco trail: feed rabbits, chickens & guinea pigs!
Where in Singapore can you take the kids to feed guinea pigs, stroke the softest Silkie chickens, learn about photosynthesis and plant seeds to take home? EcoTrail is a nature learning trail across 2.6 hectares of lovely greenery where you can go on a guided tour to learn about nature from plants to fish, insects and mammals (rabbits and guinea pigs). Go early before it gets too hot and wear mossie spray. We bet your kiddos (best for those aged 3 yrs -11 yrs) will want to stay on at the guinea pig enclosure to feed them carrots and other goodies – they are very cute!
When: Weekends & school holidays, 9am to 5pm (last tour)
Where: 91 Lorong Chencharu (Yishun)
How much: from $21 (book your 1.5 hr slot ahead of time here).
2. Parent-child bonding activities at Enabling Village
For this upcoming March School Holidays, Enabling Village will be hosting a series of inclusive parent-child activities/workshops from painting designs on leather products in the Marquage Art Workshop by ArtSE to Digital Art Workshop by Artably where kids can design their own art using Powerpoint then bring home their unique design, printed on a drawstring bag.
When: Saturday, 12, 18-19 March 2022, various times
Where: Enabling Village,
How much: Subsidised rate for persons with disabilities: Tickets range from $15-60/ child-adult pair
3. Take the kids go-kart racing!
Get behind the wheel and experience kids karting! At The Karting Arena kids will need to be at least 9 years old (and 140cm tall to ride) whereas at KF1 Karting Circuit younger kids can drive alone or accompanied depending on their height. There are Kidracer electric karts and a mini circuit designed for a fun karting experience for young racers! Mini racers will learn the rules of the road and the basics of driving. Height requirements apply (kids below 85cm will not be allowed to ride, those between 85cm to 120cm must be accompanied by another rider at least 120cm tall.)
When: Fridays (1-8pm), Weekends 10am to 8pm
Where: Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150, Atrium 4
How much: $15 per ride or $35 for 3 rides (each 8 minutes)
4. Check out Fort Siloso (FREE!)
Fancy stepping back in time and exploring Fort Siloso, Singapore’s only well-preserved coastal fort which was just recently gazetted as Singapore’s 74th national monument? Start off at the Fort Siloso Sky Walk (take the lift to the top or climb the steps if you fancy a major workout!) The Fort Siloso Sky Walk offers a stunning observation deck and bridge to get a panaromic and picturesque view of Sentosa and its greenery. Once you cross the bridge you’ll get to Fort Siloso which once served as part of the country’s defences. The on-site military museum contains a treasure trove of WWII memorabilia, including coastal guns, the remains of fortified military structures and tunnels, as well as an interactive video documentary, complete with wax figures of Japanese & British soldiers at the Surrender Chambers.
When: Fort Siloso & Surrender Chambers: 9am – 6pm | Exhibits opens at 10am
Where: Siloso Point
How much: FREE!
Read more: Ultimate Guide to Sentosa for Kids
5. Kids’ plays & workshops: Esplanade March On
Esplanade’s annual March On children’s festival is back this March holiday with kid-friendly performances, workshops on bullying and activities for the whole family! I Have Something to Say is a theatre production that uses music, movement, and multimedia to help children explore the topic of bullying in a safe space. There’s an interactive performance The Legend of Bukit Merah featuring an indoor obstacle course a kid-frienldy photo exhibition, and more. Check out the full lineup of events (many of which are FREE!) here.
6. See animals & dinosaurs at Brickosaurs World
We are big fans of taking the kids to Singapore’s wildlife parks! The Singapore Zoo never disappoints (we go multiple times a year and love feeding the animals – especially the elephants and giraffes!). And River Wonders is made even more exciting now with the addition of super cute giant baby panda Le Le. But even better than that, these two parks currently host an awesome experience you won’t want to miss: Brickosaurs World where you can spot dinosaurs of all sizes, from tiny raptors to the gigantic T-Rex. Look out for fun activities (until 27 March) including a dino maze, craft workshops and even an archaeological treasure hunt, where kids can dig for dinosaur fossils! Do note the petting zoo area and water play is still closed.
When: until 3 May 2022
Where: Singapore Zoo and River Wonders
How much: Get your tickets to the Singapore Zoo and Brickosaurs World here!
7. Visit the bouncy castles at Jumptopia
The Bayfront Pavilion at Gardens by the Bay has transformed into an amazing Wonder Garden by Jumptopia with 8 unique bouncy castle play concepts occupying 8,600 sq ft! Kids will love climbing up the inflatable walls at the flamingo playscape, navigating the mini-maze and obstacle course, jumping in the ball pit and sliding down the slides at the tiger playscape. Everything you need to know to play your trip is here.
When: until 3 July 2022, 10am – 7.45pm (different entry sessions)
Where: Bayfront Pavilion, Gardens by the Bay, (nearest parking – Bayfront Plaza Carpark).
How much: Tickets priced at $18/per pax. Family package of 4 is available at $66 (UP. $72).
8. Try Babyluxe’s Bath Bomb Making Workshop
Looking for a fun way to bond with the kiddo? Try Babyluxe’s fun bath bomb workshop! The interactive session provides plenty of sensory play, as parents and children will get to make all-natural bath bombs from scratch. Customise your bath bomb with your favourite fragrances, and then take them home afterwards for a relaxing bath! It’s a great way to make memories with your little one. This bath bomb workshop is suitable for kids aged 2.5 and above. Babyluxe also offers private workshops priced at $250 for up to three parent-child pairs or $320 per workshop for up to four parent-child pairs – as well as private art jamming and play date sessions.
When: Any time – open for bookings via DM (+65) 9296 6870
Where: Babyluxe showroom at [email protected] #11-07 Singapore 349318
How much: $90 per adult-kid.
9. Visit an outdoor playground (FREE!)
Looking to get the kids outside to run, play, climb, slide and burn off some energy? We count down the best outdoor playgrounds in Singapore (all FREE) and share their top features, from slides to swings to zip lines!
10. See new Brickman® Wonders of the World – LEGO® Brick Exhibition Singapore
Your kiddos will be in awe as they walk around new LEGO exhibition Brickman® Wonders of the World where more than 50 of the world’s most iconic landmarks from 20 countries are displayed with LEGO® bricks! There will also be several Master Builder Zones where kids can play with over 1,000,000 LEGO® Bricks to make their very own masterpieces. Find out how you can win a set of 4 tickets here.
When: 25 March – 3 July 2022
Where: The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore.
Tickets: $23 per pax (includes $1 booking fee).
11. See the Garden Rhapsody light and sound show (FREE!)
Checking out the Garden Rhapsody light and sound show at the Supertree Grove is truly magical – kids love to be out in the lush gardens at night. Each show is 15 minutes long, and you’ll be treated to stunning light displays. The theme during the March school holidays is ‘Garden Waltz’. In April the theme changes to ‘An Evening of Musical Theatre’ with popular musical numbers like The Phantom Of The Opera, Les Miserables and Chicago, including local artists’ rendition of favourites like ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ and ‘Don’t Cry For Me Argentina’.
When: Daily, 7:45pm & 8:45pm
Where: Supertree Grove at Gardens by the Bay
How much: FREE
12. Sentosa Fun: Cable cars, beaches, last chance for USS ‘Madagascar’ boat ride
How do you get that holiday feeling whilst in Singapore? Head over to Sentosa for a day at a beach club/ restaurant (we love Coastes where you can get a beach bed or sit at a shady table and have a meal while watching the kids play in the sand). Or why not start off at Mount Faber Peak and grab the Singapore Cable Car over to Sentosa (you can do a round trip or sign up for a pass where you can get unlimited rides!) The Singapore Cable Car experience is fun for the kids to get an aerial view of Singapore (go before it gets too hot or at sunset!). When you arrive at Sentosa you can try out the new SkyHelix Sentosa ride, a carbon-neutral gondola ride that’ll give you breathtaking 360° views. Take the kids for some speedy thrills on the Luge, visit the Butterfly Park or even spend the afternoon at Universal Studios Singapore for theme park galore! It’s your last chance to see Madagascar: A Crate Adventure as the river boat ride closes from 28 March 2022 to make way for Minion Land. There’s a special promo on for the Madagascar Farewell Special $78 (usual price $98) for visits to Universal Studios Singapore between 10 to 27 March 2022.
Read more: Ultimate Guide to Sentosa for Kids
13. Experience the Gallery Children’s Biennale (FREE!)
Take the kiddos on an inspiring multi-sensory experience at the National Gallery as they explore nine on-site installations of the Gallery Children’s Biennale that explores the theme “Why Art Matters”. Children are encouraged to touch, move, and interact with the installations, fostering skills such as curiosity and critical thinking as they learn through play. Look out for the impressive giant cardboard city titled Head/Home plus kids can try their hand at making their very own cardboard homes at the makerspace. Complementary on-site children’s programmes such as sessions by master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran, sonic exploration workshops and somatic movement workshops are on offer too. Pick up an art pack ($5 each) so your little ones can deepen their understanding of the art on display!
When: until December 2022
Where: National Gallery Singapore
How much: FREE!
14. Check out the Jurassic Dinosaur Playground
Dinosaur lovers, there’s lots of dino-fun during the March school holidays! Not only is there the Brickosaurs event (mentioned earlier), there’s also the dinosaur-themed indoor playground in Downtown East called Jurassic Dinosaur – Adventure Park. Kids can look forward to digging for dinosaur fossils, dinosaur rides, soft play, volcano slides, a trampoline, mini-train ride, and more!
When: until 20 March 2022
Where: Let’s Play @D’Marquee, Downtown East
How much: from $25
15. Go visit an animal farm like Hay Dairies Goat Farm
We love taking the kiddos to see the friendly goats at the only goat farm in Singapore, Hay Dairies Goat Farm! Visitors can see how the animal farm operates and take a tour around the premises. Try to visit between the hours of 9am to 10:30am so that the kids have an opportunity to view the goat milking session at the milking parlour. Buy some alfalfa hay to feed the goats and pet them. To top it off, you can buy fresh goat milk to take home (available in two flavours, original and chocolate) or sign up for home delivery.
When: Call ahead to see when they are open during the school hols
Where: Hay Dairies Goat Farm, 3 Lim Chu Kang Lane 4, Singapore 718859
How much: Free entry (closed on Tuesdays).
Read More: Animal petting farms in SG
16. Enrol kids in an interactive music workshop, storytelling or theatre experience
The Artground is a not-for-profit, accessible art centre and indoor play space for children 12 and under. Besides the free indoor play space (currently being redone), The Artground will also offer a variety of affordable immersive theatre shows and programmes during the March school holidays. Bonus points for also offering some outdoor space.
When: ongoing (various timings)
Where: The Artground, 90 Goodman Road, #01-40, Block J, Singapore 439053
How much: Ticketed programmes start from $16
17. Sign up for a year-end holiday camp!
If you are working and need the kids busy (whilst having fun and learning) why not book them into a March School Holiday Camp? There’s a camp for every interest from multi-sports, to drama, coding, art camps and more!
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Keep checking back as we share more March school holiday fun!