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Hey There!
 

The long-awaited school holidays are just around the corner. Though it’s the time of the year that children are most excited for, parents might struggle with trying to keep their little ones occupied.
 

Here are 10 ideas on activities to do this school holidays (you are welcome parents!):

1. Try your hand at baking

 

Inspired by Master Chef? Take your kid to a baking workshop, where you can have a fun and hands-on experience in baking.

 

That’s not all…You also get to bring home the baked goods made by your children at the end of the session!

 

2.  Visit the Science Centre 

 

It may be the school holidays, but your kids don't have to stop learning! Take them to watch science come alive at the Science Centre, which is also home to the Omni Theatre and Butterfly enclosure.

 

3. Pamper your family with a staycation

 

Need a relaxing break? Staycations are a good option! There are many staycation deals available, and … that’s not all, you can even use your Singapore Rediscover vouchers.

 

What’s more, it's a good opportunity to have your whole family in one place and get a good bonding session done.

 

4. Cruise to nowhere

 

Most of us haven’t had the opportunity to travel in the past two years, and a cruise to nowhere is probably the best option now!

 

Hit the high seas on a luxurious cruise, where you can enjoy all-day dining, entertainment options, and of course, a glorious view of the sea.

 

5. Visit Kidztopia and indoor playgrounds

 

Indoor playgrounds have sprouted up all over Singapore in the last few years. If the heat is too much for you and your kids, an air-conditioned playground will be a good option.

 

Furthermore, these indoor playgrounds are certified SG Clean, and have hygiene measures put in place to ensure the safety of your child.

 

6. Visit the ArtScience Museum

 

Museums are not just for adults! Wow your children with the futuristic installations at the ArtScience museum, which is chock full of hands-on activities that they can take part in as well.

 

7. Unleash your creativity at art workshops

 

Art workshops are a great way to unleash your child’s creativity, and there are many available. From pottery to fabric art or even slime making, there are plenty of workshops that are suitable for children.

 

If a workshop is not to your fancy, take your child out art jamming and have a good bonding session together.

 

8.  Get close to nature

 

There are many opportunities to get close to nature in our Garden City.

 

Scale to the summit of Bukit Timah Hill, or hike along the famous Macritchie Reservoir trail, and take the opportunity to point out the various flora and fauna to the kids.

 

Another option is the 10km Southern Ridges trail which connects Kent Ridge Park with Mount Faber Park and Labrador Nature Reserve.

 

9. Have a fun day out at Sentosa

 

Sentosa is the one-stop option to have a fun-filled day out. From the Universal Studios to Adventure Cove, the attractions available are aplenty.

 

You can also take your child to have a picnic by the beach, and enjoy watching the waves crash onto the shore while engaging in a game of beach volleyball.

 

10. Play with old school board games

 

Worried that your child has had too much screen time? Take it back to some old-school fun with classic board games like Monopoly and Scrabble!

 

When having fun, is also important to be protected!

 

Ensure your child’s safety at all times

 

The PA Junior Plan PA Junior gives your child an all-rounded protection against accidents and infectious diseases, including an Education Fund, and allowances ranging from ambulance, hospitalisation, recuperation and more.

 

Yours Truly,

Octo.  

 

Important Notes & Disclaimer

This article is brought to you by CIMB as part of our ongoing efforts to raise the level of financial literacy amongst Singaporeans. Financial knowledge and understanding are key to making well-informed and meaningful financial decisions that will improve everyone’s well-being. This in turn, achieves CIMB’s purpose of advancing customers and society.