Kids are balls of energy and joy, but sometimes we just don’t have enough time and energy to give them all the attention they want and need. With the year-end holidays just around the corner, we previously put a list together of events that you can bring your kids to during the school holidays. However, if you’re feeling a little too drained these days to participate, here’s a list of fun activities and workshops to keep your kids occupied while giving you a breather. Here are 13 places on where to bring kids in Singapore:
1) The Polliwogs
Treat your little ones to a series of obstacle courses and bouncy balloon courses at Polliwog! Choose from three Polliwogs outlets: Eastpoint Mall, Suntec City and Vivocity. Read the book you’ve been wanting to here while your kids make new friends among the bouncy castle!
What’s more, enjoy 1-for-1 promo at The Polliwog every 10th of the month! Check out more 1-for-1 deals here!
Price: $10 – $23.75 (depends on child’s age and location)
Location: The Polliwog @ Eastpoint Mall, Suntec City and Vivocity
2) Bouncing Kids
Bring your jumpy, hyperactive kids to bouncing kids for a bouncing good time! Watch them have fun navigating their way through mazes and tunnels, balance on beams and jump into colourful ball pits. You can choose to join in the fun with them or just sit back and relax at their cafe, DAT Little Cafe.
Price: $15 per child (1 year and above)
Location: #01-K2 Kovan Hub, 206 Hougang Street 21, Singapore 530206
Opening hours: 10am – 9pm daily
Tel: 6285 3595
3) Butter and Bake Baking Studio
Baking is a fun activity that you can do together with your child, and it at the same time help your child enhance their senses of taste, smell, sight and texture as well as develop their fine-motor coordination. Your kids will have a whale of a time coming up with their own unique, edible creations!
Price: $20 – $200
Location: Blk 463 Crawford Lane #02-21 Singapore 190463
4) Cool De Sac
This colourful indoor playground is the perfect place to be at if you are craving to have a family meal but you want to give your restless child something to do while you’re at it. The playground is massive, sprawling space with six different play zones for kids of all ages.
Price: $12.80 per toddler (under 3 years) & $22.80 per child (3 – 12 years)
Location: #02-379/80 Suntec Convention Centre, 3 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038983
Opening hours: 10am – 8pm (Sunday to Thursday) & 10am – 9pm (Friday & Saturday)
Tel: 6337 0205
5) Diggersite @ ORTO
If your child loves to build things, you should definitely bring them down to Diggersite @ ORTO. Here,they have the opportunity of trying their hands out at operating smaller versions of real heavy-duty machinery used for construction work. Parents are welcome to join in the fun too!
Each machine at Diggersite requires the use of one token to operate for a duration of 5-minute. The costs are $7 per token for 1 ride, $30 for 5 tokens, i.e. 5 rides, $50 for a Member’s Progression Card with 10 tokens, i.e. 10 rides.
Price: $7 – $50
Location: 91 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769201
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 11am – 9pm(including School Holidays); Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays: 9am – 9pm
6) Expat Kitchen
Expat Kitchen is a culinary playground for kids where you can nourish their body’s and minds at these fun-filled cooking classes designed just for kids. Here, not only will they learn how to whip up a storm, they will also learn how to be independent and creative. You’ll never know, these classes may be the start of their career and encourage them to join Masterchef in the future!
Price: Depends on package
Location: 9 Norris Rd, #02-01, Singapore 208252
Opening Hours: 8.30am – 6pm
Tel: 6299 4221
7) Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden
Let your kids bask and have fun in nature here at the beautiful Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. This nature-themed park features interesting and entertaining interactive displays and activities that will keep your little ones occupied for hours!
Location: 481 Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 259769
Opening Hours: 8am – 7pm, closed on Mondays
Tel: 1800 471 7300
Kidzania is one of the biggest names in the world of children’s indoor playgrounds and is essentially a kid-sized city where children can learn through role play about different careers. These fun, realistic activities help them to develop life skills as well as confidence to become great global citizens!
Price: $25 – $58
Location: #01, 31 Beach View, 01/02 Palawan Kidz City, 098008
Tel: 6653 6888
Opening Hours: 10am – 6pm
9) Kids Amaze
Kids Amaze is one of Singapore’s largest indoor playgrounds that is created for kids aged 18 months to 18 years and is convenient located at SAFRA Jurong, Toa Payoh and Punggol. Their creatively designed playground arena consists of visually stunning interactive soft play centres that allow your kids to learn while they are having fun!
Price: $8 – $18
Location: Safra Jurong, Punggol & Toa Payoh
Opening hours: Mon – Thu: 1 – 7 pm, Fri: 1 – 9 pm, Sat, Sun & PH: 10 am – 9 pm
10) NParks Workshops
This year end school holiday, NParks has a series of workshops and events lined up for you and your kids! Take parts in their Nature Keeper Camp which is designed to stimulate the interest of the young and inculcate in them an appreciation for our forests.
If your kid is more on the hyperactive, dramatic side, you can sign them up for NParks “Grow with Nature” drama series where kids can learn and are encouraged to explore nature through dramatisation and be aware of its rich biodiversity.
Kids who love animals will adore NParks “Celebrating Wildlife” series which will teach them fun facts about their favorite animals through various activities.
Price: $10 – $50
Looking for more fun workshops for your kids? Do consider signing them up for Terrarium workshops!
11) The Little Prince: Behind the Story (Till 17th March)
The Little Prince is spellbinding story that has captivated children and adults alike for years. Fans would be thrilled to know that they will be having an exhibition based on the popular book by Antoine de Saint Exupery at the Singapore Philatelic Museum from now till the 17th of March. Here, you can meet the unforgettable characters from the tale and experience its iconic moments!
This exhibition is also listed as one of our top things to do this weekend!
Price: Free Admission for Singaporeans and PR
Location: 23-B Coleman St, Singapore 179807
Opening Hours: 10am – 7pm
Dates: 8th June 2018 to 17th March 2019
12) Admiralty Park Playground
Are your children hyperactive and full of too much energy? Then you definitely should check out Admiralty Park Playground. They have a massive collection of 26 slides that your kids can have fun zipping their way down on. We warn you, it’s so addictive that you may want to join the fun too.
Admiralty Park is also one of our top picks of places to go to in the middle of the night!
Location: Admiralty Rd
13) Sembawang Park Playground
For your little balls of energy, bring them to Sembawang Park Playground for a whale of a time! This playground is not like your average playground; the massive play space has massive warship designed structures and long slinky slides that kids will have fun monkeying around on.
Location: Sembawang Rd
This article originally appeared on BeScene SG.
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