The most wonderful time of the year is fast approaching plus it’s the school holidays, so you’re probably thinking if there are any Christmas activities in Singapore for kids that’s worth a family outing. We’ve put together a list of some Christmas activities for kids in Singapore, that will bring lots of festive joy to the family! Whether you’re looking for something that’s a little out-of-the-box, or you prefer something more conventional we made sure to include a diverse range of Christmas activities for kids that will suit any family. Let’s get started!
Go For A Parent & Child Baking Class & Build A Gingerbread House Together!
Going for a baking class together with your little one is a fantastic way to foster parent-child relationship. Plus, this is such a fun activity for both parent and child. Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School, located in Bukit Timah is holding a baking class which you and your child can join as a pair (1 parent and 1 child). In this class, you and your little one will team up to bake and build an 8-inch gingerbread house!
You’ll also learn to bake gingerbread cookies – just in time to share with friends and family during Christmas. This class is $220 per pair. Available dates are 18 December, 9.30am-12pm or 2.30pm-5pm.
Update: Currently both classes are full – but you can still join their waiting list to reserve your slots.
Drop Your Kids Off At A Christmas Adventure Bootcamp!
As Christmas nears, we’re usually running around getting presents, settling food, making plans – and sometimes it helps to just have a day where the kids are occupied so that we can get our Christmas plans done. Waka Waka, located at Annex@Furama is a Jungle-themed indoor playground complete with mazes, tunnels, trampolines and slides. They are holding a Jungle Bootcamp where you can drop off your kids from 9.30am-5.30pm.
During this time, your little one will be making their own Christmas decorations, having a ‘winter sports’ experience and will even enjoy a Christmas movie in the afternoon complete with hot chocolate. The next available bootcamps are on 10 Dec and 17 Dec.
Teach Your Kids The Spirit Of Giving With Singapore Boys’ Brigade
While many of us can enjoy good food and gifts during Christmas, we should also remind ourselves that there are many others who are struggling to get through the holiday season. Singapore Boys’ Brigade is holding Share-A-Gift 2021 and are currently looking for volunteers to help deliver NTUC Fairprice vouchers or food hampers to the less fortunate. This is truly a meaningful way for the family to get together to give back to the community.
If you already have your own vehicle, your family is welcome to use that to deliver the hampers and vouchers to the beneficiaries. Share-A-Gift 2021 is happening from 6 to 29 December 2021 (excluding eve of and on public holidays and your family can participate on these timings: 10-11am, 11-12pm, 1-2pm, 2-3pm, 3-4pm. If your family doesn’t have a vehicle, you can borrow one for a few hours too.
Visit Christmas Wonderland 2021 For Singapore’s Biggest Yuletide Event!
If you’re looking for something more indulgent, then you definitely need to bring the kids to Christmas Wonderland 2021 at Gardens By The Bay. There’s so much to see and do in Christmas Wonderland 2021, so we’ll list 3 of the attractions that we recommend you MUST see this year:
- 9 enchanting light displays, including a 44m light tunnel and a 30m bridge that’s illuminated by over 100,000 LED lights
- Enjoy the Garden Rhapsody light & sound show as the Supertrees are lit up with beautiful lights that dance to festive Christmas tunes
- Bring the kids to the Carnival, which includes a spectacular 2-storey carousel ride
Other attractions include taking a photo with a live Santa Claus, and visiting the Christmas market. Ticket prices are $5 for kids, and $7-$10 for adults. Kids under 3 years old can enter for free! Christmas Wonderland 2021 is happening from 3 December 2021 to 2 January 2022.
Be A Proud Parent As Your Little One Takes Part In A Christmas Play!
Do you want to give your child an opportunity to develop his or her acting and singing chops? If so, why not sign your child for a Christmas drama camp! Creative Hearts (located in Pandan Valley) is a performing arts school catered specifically for younger children. They are organizing a camp called Christmas Show Drama & Choir Camp, which will take place over 2 full days.
Over these 2 days, your little one will learn how to sing and dance to Christmas pop songs, will even put up a Christmas skit with the other children in the camp. The skit will be recorded so you can enjoy the performance. This is a wonderful way to instill a love for performing and the arts in your child from a young age. Plus, with your little one away at the bootcamp, you’ll finally have some time to settle any Christmas chores.
The Christmas Show Drama & Choir Camp is suitable for kids 5-10 years old, and will happen on 16-17 December 2021, 9am-3pm. A lunch bento set will be provided. Registration price is $398. Creative Hearts has lots of other workshops for kids of other ages too, so do check out their events if you’re looking for more options.
Go For An Kid-Friendly Interactive Art Festival At Children’s Bienalle 2021!
Looking for a chill but fun weekend activity for the family? Pay a visit to the Children’s Bienalle 2021 at the National Gallery Singapore! Children’s Bienalle 2021 promises to be an interactive art festival with games and workshops that your kids will love. There’s lots of fun hands-on events happening at Children’s Bienalle, including a parent-child somatic dance workshop, storytelling sessions and even a workshop that teaches kids how to make music with everyday household items.
This will be fun for both parents and kids, and will be a fantastic way to foster family bonding over an appreciation for the arts and music. Best of all: Admission is totally free!
Treat Your Kids To Dino-Themed Games & Activities At Changi Festive Village!
Changi Festive Village is back this year with lots of activities and events to please both kids and adults! For the kids, there’s lots of dino-themed activities that’s sure to bring endless fun. Kids will be able to bounce around in a dino-themed bouncy castle, while sliding down the long neck of a brontosaurus! For kids aged 9 and above, there’s also a dino-kart event for a thrilling race. Other attractions include a dino festival, which will have lots of fun carnival games to keep your little one entertained.
If you really want to make this Christmas extra special, you can even purchase the 2D1N camp experience which also includes educational workshops for the kids. Changi Festive Village will be happening from 26 Nov 2021 to 3 Jan 2022. Click the link below for more details on getting there, and the ticket prices for the various attractions!
Need more help or suggestions for this coming Christmas with the family? Check out more of our Christmas articles here!