March is one of our most anticipated months of the year, because – you’ve guessed it – March holidays are coming! And just because we can’t go overseas doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything exciting going on. From creating your own Star Wars character to exploring digital exhibitions from the comfort of your home, there certainly is March to do.

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition

Since 1997, Star Wars has occupied the imaginations of science-fiction fans, going on to become one of the most iconic movie franchises ever! Inspiring many futuristic technologies, you now get the chance to see spacecrafts and holograms up close. With close to 200 original props, costumes, models and artwork from the film, head over to the ArtScience Museum to immerse yourself in the Star Wars world. May the Force be with you!

Details:
Exhibition is ongoing, lasts till 13 June 2021
Location: ArtsScience Museum
Prices: From $20
*Can use SingaporeRediscover vouchers
To register or for more information, click here.


Aliwal Tracks

Are you feeling a little lazy? Want to do something from the comfort of your couch? Aliwal Tracks is the perfect virtual exhibition for you! Wander the streets of Kampung Gelam (Kampong Glam) with this web series of digital performances, behind-the-scenes footage and explore hidden street art!

Details:
Price: Free
Location: Online
Date: Till 5 March
For more information, click here.


Got To Move

Here’s a riddle for you: What do Augmented Reality, dance and Instagram have in common? Well, this year’s Got To Move (GTM) event has really outdone itself! GTM is a nationwide dance movement that celebrates the diversity of dance in Singapore. In its sixth edition, it’s getting bigger and going digital, from creating Instagram dance filters, to putting up live performances on AR app, XITY!

Details:
Location: Online
Date: Ongoing till 28 March 2021
The AR app XITY is downloadable on both Android and Apple devices.
To find out more, click here.


March Holiday Camp

March into our exciting holiday camps and have tons of fun learning how to code! We’ve got a wide variety of classes (38, to be exact!) specially designed to build a strong programming foundation for ages 4 to 18. 😉⁣⁣

Details:
15 March – 9 April 2021
Parkway Parade, Bukit Timah (KAP Mall) and Online
To find out more, click here.

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out our February #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth, which includes more cool tech-related attractions that you can visit!


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As Chinese New Year approaches, the tech-activities don’t stop! Here are February’s fun techtivities for families and serious coders to do. From taking part in a coding challenge, enjoying artworks in an electric car and following a time-travelling robot (Psst, use your SingapoRediscovers vouchers), there’s much to do on our little red dot!

Shopee Code League

Whether you’re a student (pre-tertiary, undergraduates and postgraduates; ages 18 and below will need to complete a Parental Consent Form) or a working professional, you’re welcome to join in the fun with a group of 2 to 4. Gather your coder friends, solve real-world issues and take on challenges specially designed by the Shopee tech teams. Get ready, registration closes on 26 February 2021!

Details:
Registration closes on 26 February 2021
Competition runs from 6 – 20 March 2021
To find out more, click here.


Moo Moo PARK

Usher in the Year of the Ox by enjoying artworks by foot or in an electric car at Asia’s first drive-through exhibition. Organised in the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre’s carpark, the immersive exhibition features 3D installation art, selfie filters and augmented reality murals that focus on the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Details:
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Level 6 Carpark
Open daily (no walk-in on Saturdays / no drive-thrus on Sundays)
Price: From $5
Tickets available from SISTIC
To find out more, click here.


Time Capsule

Meet the newest attraction to join the Singapore Flyer. Touted as a multi-sensory attraction that takes you through Singapore’s 700-year history, the immersive and interactive journey spans two levels as you follow a ‘time-travelling’ robot called R65. Best of all, you can use your SingapoRediscovers vouchers here!

Details:
Thursdays to Sundays, 2pm to 9:15pm
Singapore Flyer
Price: From $10
*Can use SingapoRediscovers Vouchers
To find out more, click here.


Coding Classes

Parents, we heard you! Our Junior Coders Programme is back in session. Calling all N2s to K2s! Our specially curated preschool coding programme will get your little ones acquainted with technology through fun and hands-on activities.

For Ages 7 to 18, our mid-semester intake for February is now open too!

Details:
To find out more about our Junior Coders Programme, click here.

Mid-Semester Intake Details:
Starting Saturday, 6 February 2021
Parkway Parade, Bukit Timah (KAP Mall) and Online
To find out more, click here.

The Coding Lab team wishes everyone a prosperous Lunar New Year! 🙂

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out our January #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth, which includes more cool tech-related attractions that you can visit!


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With the new year comes a rush of happiness – a new year means new goals, higher hopes, and in our case, even cooler tech activities! Buckle up for another round of the freshest, coolest tech activities specially curated and brought to you by our Coding Lab team.

HeadRock VR

Head down to Singapore’s very first Virtual Reality (VR) Theme Park at Resorts World Sentosa! With 11 different attractions and 3 different routes, it is jam-packed with interactive fun and games for the entire family! Attractions include Zombie Busters, jungle rafting, and much more…

Details:
Daily, from 7am to 11pm
Resorts World Sentosa
Price: From $35
To find out more, click here.


Future World: Where Art Meets Science

This exhibition at the ArtScience Museum brings together a whole new world of technology and art through interactive art installations! With various themes such as Park and Space, Sanctuary and City in A Garden, as well as bonus narratives depending on the seasons, audiences can be wowed regardless of the time of year in this permanent exhibition. This is also in line with the integration of arts with technology to create the STEAM experience for everyone!

Details:
ArtScience Museum
Open daily (timings differ)
Price: From $12
To find out more, click here.


Singapore Art Week 2021

The new year means a new theme for the Singapore Art Week 2021, a well-known international art showcase by various artists all over the globe. With a theme of Art Takes Over for 2021, immerse yourself in various art galleries with a tech twist – such as Otherworlds: non/digital realities. This is a mixed reality exhibition, combining VR technologies with traditional, physical art pieces. Beyond a simulation of the physical reality, the VR session within this exhibition is an expansion of the physical realm, adding new perspectives and meanings to artistic concepts. 

Details:
From 28 to 31 January (Timings differ)
Gillman Barracks
Free
To find out more, click here.


Coding Classes

Registrations are now open for our 2021 Term Classes and Holiday Camps for International school students aged 7 to 18! Learn something new with Coding Lab’s classes this coming new year, such as creating your own games and applications with Scratch and App Inventor, or coding with Python. 

Details:
Starting Saturday, 2 January 2021
Parkway Parade, Bukit Timah (KAP Mall) and Online
To find out more, click here.


Overall, a new year means new opportunities to learn and have fun with technology, regardless of whether it is with family or friends. With Phase 3 starting today, here’s to newer and cooler techtivities for everyone (remember to have a maximum of 8 people in a group)! 🙂

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out our December #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth, which include special techy twists to our bonus Christmas activities!


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Fun Techtivities in December!

As 2020 comes to an end, we bring you 5 tech-activities for everyone to enjoy and celebrate the holiday season – be it in the comfort of your home or out with your family and friends. Join us as we present to you the coolest tech goodies and events we have searched high and low across the web, just for you.

Christmas on a Great Street

One of the first things that come to mind this season would be the dazzling light displays at Orchard Road. The Great Street goes VIRTUAL this year, with an amazing 360-degree view from a car through the entire 3.6km stretch – complete with Christmas music in the background. The best part? Everyone in the family can enjoy it and you can view it from anywhere in the world!

Details:
From now till 1 January 2021
Online
Price: Free
To find out more, click here.


SFF x SWITCH 2020

For parents interested in FinTech and Innovation, this one’s for you. SWITCH stands for Singapore’s Week of Innovation and TeCHnology, and one ticket will give you virtual access to both SWITCH and Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF). Over 5 days, get access to workshops, exhibitions, masterclasses and speakers from industry leaders all over the world (eg. Hyundai, Spotify, Facebook, Google, and more). It’s the world’s largest digital showcase of FinTech and deep tech offerings.

Details:
7 December – 11 December 2020
Online
Price: From $75 (Access to SWITCH and SFF)
To find out more, click here.


Christmas Wonderland

Gardens By The Bay is back with the seventh rendition of Christmas Wonderland – this time, ONLINE! The Virtual Wonderland is packed with interactive content, performances, giveaways, shopping and games, which is perfect for a great time with the family! Aside from the usual Christmas Wonderland fare, there are also giveaways, contests, Limited Edition plush bears, a video call with Santa, and more. But Mac users be warned, the Virtual Wonderland is only available as a Windows desktop app (for now).

Details:
From now till 31 December 2020
Online
Price: From $8
To find out more, click here.


Trick Eye Museum’s XR Museum App

Singapore’s Trick Eye Museum expands beyond ordinary 3D art and now incorporates graphics and Augmented Reality (AR) with the power of smartphones. Dive deeper into the stories behind each Trick Eye artwork as they come to life through the XR Museum app. Fight sea monsters, go on adventures, and more!

Details:
Waterfront@Resorts World Sentosa
(Tip: Reserve timeslots in advance and purchase tickets online for 20% OFF)
Price: From $17
To find out more, click here.


Christmas Coding Workshops

This Christmas Eve, experience the joy of Scratch and Python from the comfort of your home! Children and teens aged 7 to 18 can create a Christmas pong game or code a snowflake in our 2-hour coding workshops. To sign up, click here.
P.S. Parents are welcomed to join in the coding cheer and fun!

Details:
24 December 2020
Online
Price: $35 (+$2.45 GST)
To find out more, click here.


Here’s a bonus. Looking to stay home instead? The Science Centre Singapore has curated fun, hands-on activities that would expose Primary, Secondary and the General Public to the syllabus covered in school. Ready, Steady, Science! Download the resources on their website here.

The Coding Lab team wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🙂

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out our November #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth, which includes opportunities to meet our cute furry friends and to make a positive impact on the environment around us – all with technology!


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Fun Techtivities in November!

Signing up for various post-exams activities is a wonderful way to look forward to an enriching school holiday season after the exam season is done and dusted! With the holiday season starting, it is time to discover new ways to have fun with technology. Regardless of whether it’s with family or friends, the tech-activities for this month serve as a great way for us to kick back and relax!

Recycle N Save

A new initiative by the National Environment Agency and F&N, Singaporeans can now come together to adopt an eco-conscious lifestyle by disposing of their used plastic bottles and aluminium cans. For your consistent recycling efforts at the many Reverse Vending Machines across Singapore, you stand to receive several rewards such as NTUC coupons!

This reminds us of the Smart Bin that Vayun, our Silver Medallist (NOI 2020), invented when he was just 13 years old! Think about what goes into the making of such inventions and the lines of codes…

Read: Congratulations to our 8 Olympiad Medallists!

Details:
Multiple locations across Singapore
Price: Free
To find out more, click here.


Hello From The Wild Side

Go on a Zoom date with animals! As we are shifting to a new normal, Singaporeans have found new ways to bring our favourite destinations to us right in the comfort of our homes. The Singapore Zoo is now bringing their beloved animal ambassadors to virtual visitors from Singapore and beyond by giving them a chance to see them in their habitats, go behind-the-scenes, and chat with their keepers.

There are different ways to engage with the furry friends including personalised messages, backstage passes and interactive group sessions!

Details:
Mondays, Thursdays to Sundays
Online
Price: From $50
To find out more or book a slot, click here.


Year-End Holiday Coding Camps

Why not pick up a new skill or continue where you left off this holiday? There are many workshops and camps to attend that help inculcate useful skills in students while being immersed in a fun environment. We have several camps for students to enjoy coding, a useful skillset, to equip themselves as part of a technologically-savvy generation in a globalised world!

Details:
23 November to 30 December 2020
Parkway Parade, Bukit Timah (KAP Mall), Ang Mo Kio (The Grassroots’ Club), Online
Price: From $37.45
To find out more, click here.

Psst! Students who sign up together with their friends can get 12% OFF when you use our promo code SUPERCODER to purchase 2 or more classes!

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out our October #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth, which includes digital art, virtual runs and more!


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Fun Techtivities in October!

Now that the safe distancing rules are easing, we’ve got even more fun tech-activities coming your way! With the school holidays almost around the corner, this month is sure to be a blast.

Gallery Kids by National Art Gallery

The National Art Gallery has activities and workshops lined up till the end of the year, so you and your families can indulge in a variety of exhibits online. With videos inspired by paintings and other storytelling sessions, check out their website for new online activities lined up every week!

Details:
Until the end of 2020
Online
Price: Free
To find out more, click here.


Virtual Runs

The POSB PAssion Virtual Run for Kids 2020 is a special event run completely online (pun intended!), all for a good cause! It’s their first-ever virtual run, which you can do alongside your loved ones at any time and anywhere – no matter the pace – and you get to personalise your own routes too. Sign-ups close on 18 October, so grab your spot before the actual event in November!

Details:
Registration closes on 18 October 2020
(Race period is from 1 to 30 November 2020)
Online – any time, anywhere
Price: From $5
To find out more, click here.

For those looking to do something this Halloween season, there’s the Halloween Virtual Run to complete within 3 days. It’s virtually done with your GPS tracking app or indoor treadmill, and also includes a spooky finisher medal upon completion!

Details:
Registration closes on 29 October 2020 (while stocks last!)
Race Period: 30 Oct 2020 – 01 Nov 2020
Price: From $9.99
To find out more, click here.


Children’s Day Coding Workshops

Children’s Day 2020 is right around the corner and we’ve got some exciting two-hour workshops to keep your kiddos entertained! Let their creative juices flow as they explore the world of coding and experience the wonders of Scratch and Python.

Children's Day Coding Workshops 2020

Details:
9 October 2020
Parkway Parade, Bukit Timah (KAP Mall) and Online
Price: From $35
To find out more for ages 4 to 6, click here.
To find out more for ages 7 to 12, click here.


We also have October coding camps for your children to attend after PSLE or for the International school holidays to pick up a new, useful skill. Psst, get their classmates to sign up too – you can get 12% OFF when you use our promo code SUPERCODER to purchase 2 or more classes!

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out our previous September #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth, which includes hackathons, Tech Career Days, online board games, and more…


Fun Techtivities in September!

Who said that learning has to be serious all the time? Get your friends and family tech tinkering this September holidays with these three activities you can get involved in!

Startup Weekend Singapore 2020

Calling all youths! You might just find your next brilliant startup idea here. This was the event that birthed Carousell, the local tech startup giant, back in 2012. This year, it will be held entirely online – so youths from anywhere in the world can join – and this includes you.

Whether you’re a hustler, designer or developer, this safe, inclusive and exploratory space is open to all. Go forth and bring your ideas to life!

Startup Weekend Singapore 2020

Details:
25 – 27 September 2020
Online, from anywhere in the world
Price: Early bird tickets at $6.38
(Get a limited edition hack and rave kit worth $150)
To find out more, click here.


Tech@Shopee Career Day

This is for the older ones who are curious about the tech career path. Whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate or working professional, Shopee welcomes you to their first-ever virtual tech career fair!

Join the full-day of sharing sessions from the Shopee Tech teams (Engineering, Data Science, Data Analytics, UI/UX Design, and more), get a tour of the office, and ask the leaders and recruiters your burning questions.

Registration closes on 25 September, 12pm (SGT), sign up now by clicking here.

Tech@Shopee Career Day

Details:
Saturday, 26 September
9:30am – 5:00pm
Online
Price: Free
To find out more, click here.


Board Game Arena

It’s board games galore! You don’t have to download or fork out anything – simply open your web browser (Chrome, Safari, etc.) and go to their website.

From Backgammon to 7 Wonders and Chess, take your pick from the wide range of games available. While you have fun, think about how board games have been digitalised and what codes have made this possible!

Screenshot of Board Game Arena

Details:
Anytime
Online
Price: Free
To find out more, click here.


GCE ‘O’ Levels Computing Tuition

Break knowledge barriers with our tuition programme, which equips our students with the knowledge to tackle both the theory and practical components of the exam. Our programme enables you to achieve content mastery over both Paper 1 and 2!

Acquire proficiency in using spreadsheets and Python programming under exam-like conditions to ace your exam, achieving your A1. With small class sizes of no more than 4 per class, students are sure to get full attention from our expert educators.

GCE O Level Computing Tuition

Details:
Every Tuesday (Sec 4) and Thursday (Sec 3) until 20 and 22 October
Parkway Parade and Bukit Timah (King Albert Park)
To find out more, click here.


As an individual, with your friends or family, get everyone involved in tech with these #TechtivitiesOfTheMonth. Enjoy your September holidays and good luck to all students doing PSLE, O Levels, A Levels and every other examination!

Psst, our October Post-PSLE camps are now open for registrations. Here are some promo codes for you!
Either Buy 2 or more classes and get 12% OFF when you use the promo code SUPERCODER
OR Buy any 1 class and get 10% OFF with the promo code UNITEDWECODE.

We hope everyone stays safe, happy, and healthy!

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out things to do post-Circuit Breaker! This includes Jewel Changi Airport, Netflix Singapore shows and other post-CB techtivities here.

Fun Techtivities for Post-Circuit Breaker

This time, we bring to you a mix of online and physical activities for post-Circuit Breaker. Just make sure your groups are a maximum of five people and don’t forget your mask!

Jewel Changi Airport attractions

Singapore’s sparkling Jewel Changi Airport is giving 55% off Canopy Park attractions tickets in the month of August. Celebrate National Day with this offer that only lasts for the month of August!

Before 10 August, you can get UNLIMITED access to the attractions for THREE MONTHS when you purchase specific bundles.

*Terms & Conditions here.

Photo of Jewel Changi's Canopy Park Attraction

Details:
Jewel Changi Airport
Price: From $3.60
To access it, click here.


Singaporean Shows on Netflix Singapore

Missed Phua Chu Kang Pte Ltd (1997-2007), The Little Nyonya (2009) or Ah Boys to Men (2012-2013)? You can finally binge these classic Singaporean shows on the streaming platform, Netflix. It even includes films like Ilo Ilo (2013), the first Singaporean feature film to win at the Cannes Film Festival.

As the episode counts down to the next and you get shows recommended to you, have a think about how Netflix made these mechanics possible. Challenge your children to think about algorithms and programming in a new light as trailers autoplay too!

Photo for Netflix Singapore

Details:
Netflix
Price: From $11.98/month or 30-day free trial
To access it, click here.


September Holiday coding camps

Let your child make stories and games from their wildest imaginations after learning drag-and-drop programming platforms Scratch and App Inventor, or the text-based Python. We’ve even infused Physics and Math in our coding classes for our budding computer scientists to make more life-like games and programs like Spin the Wheel and Fidget Spinners!

With the Choice of Online or Physical classes – easily find the best fit for your child’s schedule.

September Holiday Camps 2020

Details:
7 – 11 September
Online, Parkway Parade or King Albert Park (Bukit Timah)
For Ages 7-18

To sign up and for more details, click here.


Go forth into the Post-Circuit Breaker world for the long weekends and our nation’s birthday month! Don’t forget to #maskup and together, #SGUnited.

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out free Cirque du Soleil shows, the Musical Time Machine, Top 10 Shows/Cartoons to Teach Children About STEM and other August techtivities here!

Fun Techtivities in August!

As Singapore eases the Circuit Breaker measures, we present more tech-activities to you. All of these don’t cost a cent, can keep your keen kiddos occupied and perhaps even inspire them to create more of such great tech stuff in the future!

Free Cirque du Soleil Shows

The world-renowned Montreal-based entertainment company and the largest contemporary circus producer in the world are on our screens! From aerial to 60-minute specials, behind-the-scenes and even workouts from the artists, catch it all on their YouTube channel.

Details:
Cirque du Soleil YouTube Channel
Price: Free
To access it, click here.


The Musical Time Machine

Choose the country and decade and the Radiooooo selects which song to play for you. From 1900s till today, pick your desired modes (shuffle, taxi, islands) and tempo (slow, fast, weird) and it will do the work of finding the song! Check it out here.

Radiooooo.com, The Musical Time Machine

Details:
Online
Price: Free
To access it, click here.


Top 10 shows/cartoons to teach children about STEM

STEM education focuses on educating students in 4 specific disciplines – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Allow your children to learn topics ranging from outer space to math and myth-busting – all with these awesome shows, recommended by our Coding Lab team!

Details:
Recommended by the Coding Lab team
Price: Free
To access it, click here.


That’s all that we have for this month’s techtivities! Hopefully, our online activities help tide you through the time spent at home. Use CODINGONLINE to get 12% off our online classes. We hope everyone stays safe, happy, and healthy!

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out virtual Disney World, world-renowned musicals with The Shows Must Go On, resources to educate your kids about Covid-19, and other July techtivities here!

Fun Techtivities in July!

Phase 1 or 2? Whatever phase Singapore is in, our Coding Lab team’s techtivities will keep rolling in every month to give you ideas on inspiring technology and exciting things we can do from home!

Virtual Disney World

You don’t have to leave your home to experience the Disney magic now! 360-degree cameras and YouTube have brought Disney World to us. Don’t let the lack of a VR headset stop you – you can simply view from your phone and have fun spinning around to take in the great rides!

Details:
Virtual Disney World YouTube Channel
*Note: This is not an official channel by Disney
Price: Free
To access it, click here.


The Shows Must Go On

Peter Pan, Hairspray, Phantom of the Opera. These are just some examples of the show-stopping musicals that this channel brings to your screens every week. Indeed, all musical shows must go on – and they are – on YouTube!

Details:
The Shows Must Go On YouTube Channel
Price: Free
To access it, click here.


Father’s Day Coding Workshop (Ages 7 to 18)

Have loads of fun during our 2-hour workshop with some quality father-child bonding. We’ve got super exciting activities for all the different age groups to express their love and gratitude this Father’s Day!

Details:
Father’s Day Coding Workshop
Selected days in June
Online
To access it, click here.


You can use the promo code UNITEDWESTAND to get 10% off all our classes (limited time only) or SUPERCODER to get 12% off if you purchase two or more classes. We hope everyone stays safe, happy, and healthy!

Psst, our friends at EtonHouse has a bunch of free resources to help your young kiddos understand the virus and school interruptions that they are currently experiencing. This includes complimentary eBooks, printable activity sheets, and a home learning kit! Find out more on their website here.

If you haven’t seen our previous techtivity recommendations, check out Google Maps Treks, SSOPlayOn! and other June techtivities here!