School Holiday Programmes

School’s out and it’s time to awaken your children’s curiosity on the wonders of STEM.. only at Petrosains, The Discovery Centre!
Explore Geotime Diorama, take a walk 200 million years back in time, meet the talking Robothespian in the all-new TechLab gallery, and be amused by many other fascinating exhibits along the way.
We also have engaging workshops for the whole family to spend quality time. Check out the Petrosains School Holiday Programmes now… before school’s in again!

Excited to join the school holiday workshops? Here is what you need to know:

*ALL workshops are complimentary for Petrosains’ admission ticket holders. Only valid for the day of the visit.
*Each workshop has a limited number of seats; therefore, the admission will be based on a first-come-first-serve basis.
*No prior bookings are required/allowed for each workshop.


Alpha Room
(7 years old and above)
30 pax per session
4 Dec 2019 Autonomous Mini Sumo Robot
Join us and learn basic programming and coding. Identify components, understand the process and finally get your robot ready for a real robo sumo battle!
11.00am – 1.30pm
3.00pm – 5.30pm
11 Dec 2019 Introduction to Line Tracking Robot
Most robots are intelligent because there are sensors embedded to it’s body. Learn the concept of the line tracking sensor and how it helps a robot to follow a line. Create and upload the code to put it into action.
18 Dec 2019 Introduction to Obstacle Avoidance Robot
Learn the concept of proximity sensors by creating a code to help your robot avoid obstacles.
Beta Room
(10 years old and above)
Free flow
3 – 5 Dec 2019 S – Electronic Block Circuit
Explore how simple circuit works with our electronic block component kit.
*While stocks last.

T – Paint The Circuit
Try to light up an LED without using wires, and try your hand at drawing a functional circuit.
*While stocks last.

E – Light Me Up
Learn and explore how water movements can produce hydroelectric energy and light up LEDs!
*While stocks last.

M – Oil search
Learn the concept of coordinates and find out why it is important.
*While stocks last.
10.00am – 12.30pm
2.30pm – 5.00pm
(last admission: 4.00pm)
10 – 12 Dec 2019 S – Paper Cup Circuit
Have you ever tried to light up an LED by just twisting paper cups? You definitely can, with this cool simple circuit activity!
*While stocks last.

T – LED Race
Try out our unique car racing game which was created using strips of smart LED and push button switch.
*While stocks last.

E – Earthquake Tower
Build a high but stable tower that can withstand an earthquake.
*While stocks last.

M – Guess The Weight
Learn the concept of water displacement and how it can help us to guess the weight of things without using any weighing scale!
*While stocks last.
10.00am – 12.30pm
2.30pm – 5.00pm
(last admission: 4.00pm)
17 – 19 Dec 2019 S – DIY Electric Generator
Explore the basics of electricity generation and bring home your D.I.Y. electric generator.
*While stocks last.

T – Solder Badge
Polish your soldering skills on our Printed Circuit Board (PCB) and watch the LEDs blink away!
*While stocks last.

E – Davinci Bridge
Build a self supporting bridge with no mechanical fasteners or adhesives. You will be surprised that you can cross the bridge from one end to another end!
*While stocks last.

M – Match Them Up
Learn the concept of fractions through visual approach in classifying fractions and in finding equivalent fractions!
*While stocks last.
10.00am – 12.30pm
2.30pm – 5.00pm
(last admission: 4.00pm)
Maker Studio
(8 years old and above)
23 Nov – 31 Dec 2019 Claymation: Digital Story Telling
Learn the basics of claymation and create your very own movie!
9.30am – 4.30pm
(last admission: 4.00pm)

9.30am – 5.30pm
(last admission: 5.00pm)
Playdate @PlayLab
(Family with young children aged 4 – 9 years old)
Free flow
30 Nov 2019
7 Dec 2019
21 Dec 2019
Melted Pixel Pin
Turn plastic straws into fun pixel art! Join us and create your own pixel masterpiece while exploring the physical properties of plastic.
11.00am – 1.30pm
3.00pm – 5.30pm
1 Dec 2019
8 Dec 2019
22 Dec 2019
Bracelet Beading
Have you wondered why jewellery can be so attractive? Let’s discover the patterns and sequentials of bracelet beading and make yourself a charming hand ornament.