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Things to do with kids this week in Singapore (May 3-9)

Things to do with kids this week in Singapore (May 3-9)

Updated:
May 6, 2021

Need some ideas for where to go with the family and things to do with kids this week in Singapore?

Our weekly guide's got you covered with the latest places to go, events for kids, and and some suggestions for kids activities this weekend.

For this week, get a sneak preview of the Musuem of Ice Cream 🍦, catch a heart-warming kids theatre show🎭, join in guided tours and workshops as part of Singapore HeritageFest 2021, and more!

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Museum of Ice Cream (MOIC) x Design Orchard Retail Showcase

Image from: Museum of Ice Cream

The MOIC x Design Orchard retail showcase offers guest a preview of the full experience which will officially debut in Dempsey this August.

Design Orchard will be transformed into a pink California oasis, as a sneak preview of one of the 14 museum installations.

Level One will feature limited edition, MOIC-themed products created in collaboration with homegrown brands such as Kydra Activewear, The Ice Cream & Cookie Co, Artisan of Sense, and Brewlander.

Explore the iconic MOIC lifeguard Hut. Through a peephole from the hut, you;ll be able to view and be captivated by a remarkable miniature sand sculpture resembling a tropical beach.

Image from: Museum of Ice Cream

Meanwhile, the rooftop of Design Orchard will be transformed into a tropical beach wonderland, inpired by MOIC's roots in California.

The rooftop space will also be filled up with MOIC's signature waffle-cone palm trees with bubblegum pink fronds.

The retail showcase features a wide array of exclusive MOIC-themed products designed by homegrown brands.

Admission to the retail showcase is free though the space will be subjected to safe distancing capacity limits (100 pax).

When: 30 Apr - 27 May 2021

Where: 250 Orchard Road Singapore 238905

Time: 10:30am-8pm

Admission: Free

More info on MOIC's website.

Kumoya x Crayon Shinchan Pop-up Cafe

Image from: Kumoya

Fans of the mischievous Japanese Crayon Shinchan series can look forward to a new pop-up theme at Kumoya Cafe.

From 5 May, Kumoya Cafe will be decked out in a colorful Crayon Shinchan theme.

Expect lots of instagrammable items from the menu as well which has been designed in collaboration with food artist Shirley Wong (aka @littlemissbento)

From: 5 May 2021

Where: 8 Jalan Klapa Singapore 199320

Read more: Best kid friendly cafes and restaurants in Singapore

PLAYtime! Karang Guni Boy

Image from: Esplanade

Things come alive around Karung Guni Boy! With the awesome power of his imagination, he can transform everyday objects into fantastical items.

One day, his friendly neighbour gets hurt and cannot get around as easily as before.

Can Karung Guni Boy invent something to help her out?

Follow the adventures of Karung Guni Boy, a heart-warming story about learning to care for the world and people around us.

Karung Guni Boy is a theatrical adaption of Karung Guni Boy by Lorraine Tan and Eric Wong, published by Epigram Books.

Ages: Recommended for ages 2-6

When: 7-23 May 2021

Weekday Timings:

  • 9:30am, 11:30am (except 13 May)
  • 13 May: 11am, 4:30pm
  • No shows on 10-11, 17-18 May

Weekend Timings:

  • 11am
  • 2:30pm
  • 4:30pm

Duration: 40 mins

Where: Esplanade Theatre Studio and Online

Tickets: $20 (Top up $3 to access additional digital content such as video and audio excerpts of the production and specially prepared downloadable guides that include fun crafts and activity ideas for 2 – 4 year-olds and 5 – 6 year-olds.

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Singapore HeritageFest 2021

Image from: Singapore HeritageFest

SingaporeHeritage Fest is an immersive celebration of our shared culture and heritage and aims to inspire everyone to keep our heritage alive through interactive and meaningful experiences.

This year's theme revisits the stories behind two significant milestones - the inscription of Singapore's hawker culture on UNESCO's Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and the 200th anniversary of Singapore General Hospital, Singapore's first hospital.

Look forward to fun workshops, food trails, guided tours, museum visits, interactive digital content, and special programmes.

From: 3-30 May 2021

Full programme schedule on the Singapore HeritageFest website.

Singapore HeritageFest - Highlights for Families

Here's our favorite family friendly programs this week at the Singapore HeritageFest:

Wheels on the Bus - Ready, Set Goat! 

Join Hay Dairies as they take you on a tour around their goat farm.

You'll learn about the efforts put into our locally produced goats milk, the lesser-known health benefits of goats milk, and some of the processes that go into making goats milk safe for consumption.

Each participant will be given a drawstring bag with a small bottle of goat's milk.

Children aged 12 and below will also get an activity booklet.

When: May 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: 

  • 11:30am-1:15pm
  • 12:30pm-2:15pm
  • 1:30pm-3:15pm
  • 2:30pm-4:15pm

Meeting Point: Yew Tee MRT Station

Tickets: $10

More info and to register

Wheels on the Bus - Mushroom for Learning!

Image from: Singapore HeritageFest

Join farmers from Kin Yan Agrotech as they take you on a workshop to learn to grow your very own mushrooms!

Then take a tour around Singapore's largest commercial organic mushroom farm and learn more about how each mushroom grows in its own optimum climate.

At the end of each session, you'll get to take home your very own DIY mushroom growing kit!

Ages: Recommended for children 5 years old and above

When: May 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: 

  • 8:30am-11am
  • 10:30am-1pm
  • 12:30pm-3pm
  • 2:30pm-5pm

Meeting Point: Kranji MRT Station

Tickets: $18

More info and to register

Read more: Best kid friendly farms to visit in Singapore

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"Eat, Play, Love" Singapore River Tour

Image from: Singapore HeritageFest

Embark on a Singapore River heritage trail along the three quays with Monster Day Tours, an award winning tour operator in Singapore.

Taste winning creations from 3 incredible restaurants and hear insider stories about their concepts and chefs.

In between food stops, the expert guides will fascinate you with nuggets of wisdom about the Singapore River.

A great bonding activity for groups and families!

When: Wednesdays and Saturdays from now till 30 Jun 2021

Time: 4pm-7:30pm

Duration: 3.5 hours

Meeting Point: UOB Plaza (Big Bird Sculpture)

Ending Point: Riverside Point

Price: 

  • Adult: $40
  • Child: $35

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The Greatest Supper Party! (Workshop)

Image from: Singapore HeritageFest

Brought to you by Superhero Me, a non-profit inclusive arts movement that arms children from special needs with creative confidence through collaboration and mentorship opportunities, The Greatest Supper Party! is an inclusive storytelling and craft workshop themed around friends and food.

In this 90 minutes workshop, participants will enjoy an interactive performance based on stories created by children from Superhero Me, craft a local dish, and have a mini dance party.

Piloted as an inclusive food art project among a group of friends from Kindle Garden, Singapore’s first inclusive preschool, The Greatest Supper Party aims to inspire positive attitudes towards inclusion.

Ages: Recommended for children from 4-9 years old

When: May 8, 15, 22, 29

Time: 3pm-4:30pm

Where: National Museum of Singapore

Tickets: $15

More info and to register

Food Stamp Carving Workshop

Image from: Singapore HeritageFest

Join Rachel from Droolstamps for a fun time crafting your own local food stamps.

A passionate illustrator and rubber stamp designer, Rachel will guide you through an understanding of the tools required and steps to create your very own uniquely crafted stamps.

By the end of the workshop, you'll be able to bring home your food stamp and a postcard for yourself and loved ones!

This is a beginner-friendly workshop and all tools and materials will be provided.

When: May 8, 15, 22

Time: 11am-12:30pm

Where: Bras Basah Complex

Class Fee: $80 per pax

Class Size: Maximum 5 pax

More info and to register

Upcoming: Reopening of Adventure Cove Waterpark

Image from: Resorts World Sentosa

Adventure Cove Waterpark is reopening on May 12!

Ride high speed water slides, float away on a lazy river, snorkel with 20,000 tropical fish over a colorful reef, and many more fun activities.

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Archives: 5 Apr - 2 May 2021

Week of Apr 26-May 2

Featured Activities this week

1. ForestPlay by Kidz Treehouse

2. Star Wars Day

3. Weekends at the ArtGround - Magic Slider by Wah So Simple!

4. Safe Cycle Programme

5. Otah and Friends moves to SAFRA Punggol

6. Micro Farming Workshop @ Plaza Singapura

7. Connecting People, Places, Possibilities exhibition at the Singapore Mobility Gallery

Home, Truly Labour Day Weekend Programmes

8. Scavenger Hunt

9. The Greater Singapore Workout

1. ForestPlay by Kidz Treehouse - Opening May 1st

Image: Kidz Treehouse

Singapore's first nature adventure playground, ForestPlay is a nature playscape filled with unique and fun challenges where kids will be immersed in the wonders of unstructured play amidst the backdrop of lush greenery and ocean waves.

Guided by trained Playworkers, children will use tools and materials such as recycled wood to build structures and bring their ideas to life.

Attractions at ForestPlay include:

Build and Play Area – Use tools, nails, and tyres to build your own creations.

MudPlay and SandPlay – A highly sensorial activity that connects you with nature as you jump into mud puddles and pile up mud bricks.

Nature Swing – Go on an exhilarating ride on this large nature swing that is set against the backdrop of crashing waves and lush greenery.

Obstacle Course – Race against each other at this unique obstacle course that will develop your physical fitness and psycho-motor skills.

Self-expression wall and craft – Unleash your inner picasso! Paint with brushes on wooden structures or create nature themed art pieces that reflect your personality.

Outdoor Cooking – Put your outdoor culinary skills to the test by preparing simple snacks.

Image: Kidz Treehouse

Where: 112 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098945

When: Available every weekend from 1 May

Sessions available:

  • 10am-12pm
  • 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • 4pm-6pm

Price: $39.90 per session (2 hours)

Details and to book slots

2. Star Wars Day

Image: ArtScience Museum

Celebrate Star Wars Day at ArtScience Museum with a whole lineup of activities over the weekend of 1 - 2 May!

Catch a special presentation of film screenings, fan art demonstrations, showcases, character appearances, Star Wars toys displays and more.

When:

  • 1 May: 10am-9pm
  • 2 May: 10am-7pm

Where: ArtScience Museum

Admission: Free, entry to all activities requires online pre-booking.

Details and to book

3. Weekends at the ArtGround - Magic Slider by Wah So Simple!

Image: The Artground

Poof! Come and create your very own magic slider during this fun craft session.

With some markers, washi tape, a plastic sheet, and a pair of scissors, you’ll be all ready to be a magician!

Ages: 3 and up

When: 1 May

Time: 4:30pm-5:30pm

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4. Safe Cycle Programme

Image: Firefly Connections

The Safe Cycle Academy is back to educate kids on the safety aspects of cycling.

The 2021 edition is supported by the Safe Cycling Task Force (SCTF), and includes an additional Safe Online Coding programme (Graphite Academy) targeted at kids aged 3-12 years old.

A team of experienced educators will be engaging your little ones in an interactive session designed to improve their skills and understanding of the challenges of safe cycling and safe coding.

The ultimate aim - to keep them safe both offline and online!

Participants will be put through a series of skill-based courses and short briefs with videos, ending with a quiz where they'll walk away with prizes such as safety helmets and coding workshop programmes.

Each child will also receive a set of reflective safety snap bands, colouring book & crayons, safe cycle badge, and a certificate of participation, certifying them as a Super Safe Junior Cyclist!

Ages: 3-12 years old

Where: Suntec City Convention Hall 403

When: 30 Apr - 2 May

Time: 12pm-8pm (1.5 hours per slot)

Tickets: $38

Details and to register

5. Otah and Friends moves to SAFRA Punggol

Image: El Masnou

Following the conclusion of its sold out run at Gardens by the Bay, Otah and Friends now has a new home at SAFRA Punggol.

Brought to you by El Masnou, creators of Southeast Asia's first bubble tea themed attraction The Bubble Tea Factory, Otah and Friends is a light hearted story based experience which combines the fun of a hide-and-seek game with the instagrammabilty of the Bubble Tea Factory.

For 45 minutes, let loose and explore every nook and cranny of Otah’s whimsical house.

Otah has even planned out a whole series of otter-ly fun activities to do together. Complete the activity book to receive an Otah & Friends sticker.

Where: SAFRA Punggol, Atrium Level 3, 9 Sentul Crescent, Singapore 828654

When: from now till 4 Jul 2021

April-May:

  • Weekdays: 3pm-9pm
  • Weekends: 9am-9pm

June: 9am-9pm daily

Tickets:

  • SAFRA members: $12
  • Guest: $15

Details and to purchase tickets

6. Micro Farming Workshop @ Plaza Singapura

Image: Plaza Singapura

Join Bollywood Adventure's urban farmers in an immersive microfarming workshop.

Learn about suitable plants to grow in Singapore's urban environment, plant propagation methods, and how to grow your own food in your home.

The session will include hands-on planting of leafy green and microgreen seeds.

Participants also get to take home two starter pots.

When: 1 May, 4pm-4:30pm

Where: Plaza Singapura Pit Stop #04-8D, 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 23829

Tickets: $15 per parent-child pair (inclusive of all planting materials)

Children younger than 6 must be accompanied by their parent.

Register

7. Connecting People, Places, Possibilities exhibition at the Singapore Mobility Gallery

Image: LTA

Newly opened, the Connecting People, Places & Possibilities exhibition recaps major transport milestones and achievements in Singapore, from the building of the Mass Rapid Transit system from the 1980s, to the taking of a more strategic approach, such as the role of the centralised bus planner, and launch of the National Cycling Plan in the 2000s.

The exhibition also highlights upcoming and future plans to improve accessibility for commuters and quality of living.

Through its three thematic sections, visitors to the 209-square metre exhibition will be able to chart Singapore’s land transport journey over the years and visualise the road ahead.

The exhibition is held at the SG Mobility Gallery which provides a behind-the-scenes look at how LTA plans, designs, and builds our land transport system.

SG Mobility Gallery (Image: LTA)

Visitors to the SG Mobility Gallery can look forward to a host of interactive activities and multi-sensory exhibits.

Try your hand at planning an efficient and sustainable transport network, as well as experience the training of public transport workers through Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) experiential activities.

When: From 27 Apr - 29 Oct 2021

Where: Land Transport Authority, No 1 Hampshire Road, Block 1 Level 1, Singapore 219428

Opening Hours: Mondays to Fridays, 9:30am-5pm (excluding Public Holidays)

Admission: Admission is free but prior booking is required 3 working days in advance for all visits.

Details and to book your visit

Home, Truly Labour Day Weekend Programmes

Join the National Museum for an exciting Scavenger Hunt and The Greater Singapore Workout this Labour Day weekend.

Relive nostalgic moments and experiences in Singapore's past and present with these programmes that are held in conjunction with the Home, Truly exhibition.

8. Scavenger Hunt

Explore the Home, Truly and Picturing the Pandemic exhibitions to discover Singapore's past in a new light and redeem a special souvenir!

All you need is a mobile device or tablet with internet connection.

Upon arriving at the museum, just proceed to the basement to register and start playing!

Registration is free but pre-registration is encouraged. Walk-in registration is subject to availability.

Age: Min 10 years old

Date: May 1, 2

Time: slots from 11am-540pm

Details and to register

9. The Greater Singapore Workout

Image: National Museum Singapore

Relive the iconic moves from the Great Singapore Workout by joining in this workout session that is suitable for all ages.

The workout will be led by qualified instructors and registration will include snacks and a bottle of water.

Date: May 1, 2

Time:

  • 9am-9:45am
  • 10:15am-11am

Price: $3 per pax or $5 per pair

Details and to register

Week of Apr 19-25

1. New Marvel Universe 4D Film at Madame Tussauds Singapore

2. Reopening of the Singapore City Gallery

3. Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom

4. Festive lights at Kampong Glam

5. Life in Edo | Russell Wong in Kyoto

6. Human x Nature exhibition at the National Library

7. Planet or Plastic? Make Your Own Tut: Drop-in Sessions

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New Marvel Universe 4D Film at Madame Tussauds Singapore

Image: Madame Tussads Singapore

Your favorite Avengers come to life in this new multi-sensory 4D film only at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

Experience wind-chilling, water-soaking, and face flinching special effects as you get up close to the action in the interactive Marvel 4D universe!

Enjoy the hard hitting, epic, comedic, and heroic action from the world’s favourite team of super heroes, all in glorious High Definition 4D.

When: From 22 April

Where: Madame Tussauds Singapore, 40 Imbiah Road, Imbiah Lookout, Sentosa, Singapore 099700

Details

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Reopening of the Singapore City Gallery

Image: Urban Redevelopment Authority

The Singapore City Gallery is now open for visits!

Through 40 interactive and immersive exhibits, the Singapore City Gallery showcases Singapore’s dramatic transformation over the past 50 years to become one of the most liveable cities in Asia.

You'll learn all about Singapore’s development story, its planning challenges, as well as the innovative solutions that were developed to tackle these challenges.

Where: URA Centre, 45 Maxwell Road

Opening hours:

  • Mondays-Saturdays 9am-5pm
  • Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays

Details

Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom

Image: Gardens by the Bay

Premiering in Singapore, this immersive art exhibition in a garden setting features breathtaking glass masterpieces by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly.

Marvel at the the beauty and wonder of Chihuly's artwork installations amidst the magnificent natural environment of Gardens by the Bay.

Images: Gardens by the Bay

Where: Gardens by the Bay

When:

  • 23 Apr - 1 Aug (Flower Dome and Cloud Forest)
  • 1 May - 1 Aug (Outdoor Gardens and Gallery)

Admission Charges (Singapore Resident Rate):

Singapore Resident Rates are applicable to Singapore citizens, permanent residents, and those living in Singapore, including holders of employment passes, work permits or dependent passes.

Admission is free for locations at the Dragonfly Lake, SG50 Lattice, and Victoria Lily Pond

Details on Gardens by the Bay's website

Festive lights at Kampong Glam

Image: Cahaya Ramadan

There won't be the usual pasar malams and bazaars this year but Kampong Glam will still be celebrating the fasting month of Ramadan with daily festive light shows as well as various activities and programs such as workshops and tours.

From 7pm-12am daily, several areas in the Kampong Glam district including Arab Street, North Bridge Road, and Kandahar Street will be lit up with festive lights.

There will also be an animated light show, The Light of Gelam, where designs showcasing the Malay and Islamic heritage of Kampong Glam will be projected onto the facade of Sultan Mosque.

When: from now till May 12

Details on the programmes available can be found on the Cahaya Ramadan website.

Life in Edo | Russell Wong in Kyoto

Image: Asian Civilisations Museum

Presented in collaboration with Kobe Shimbun and Russel Wong, the exhibition focuses on Japanese culture and craftmanship, showcasing an array of woodblock prints and photography.

These artworks tell stories of traditional and contemporary Japan, and reveal how one often merges into the other.

The exhibition is presented in two parts, each spotlighting a different time period and multiple aspects of life in Japan:

1. Life in Edo - Discover everyday activities of the Edo period (1603–1868)– a showcase of woodblock prints and paintings which have come to be called "ukiyo-e" (pictures of the floating world).

Because these prints are so light-sensitive, a completely new set of prints will be displayed midway through the exhibition. The second half can be seen from 12 July onwards.

Image: Asian Civilisations Museum

2. Russel Wong in Kyoto - On the other side of the exhibition, Russel Wong in Kyoto premieres photographs from the celebrity photographer’s 13-year-long, ongoing personal project to document the geiko of Kyoto, shedding light on some of the rarely seen and lesser-known traditions of this private community and their place in modern society.

Image: Asian Civilisations Museum

Interpretive Space - Visitors will also be able to discover Japanese art and culture in the interactive space at the Asian Civilisations Museum's Level 2 Foyer.

Customise a virtual woodblock print, try photo-editing, and hang your wishes at the make-a-wish wall.

Trail Booklet - Take a trip through Japan (and back in time!) with the family-friendly trail booklet. Download it here or head to the museum to collect a physical copy, which comes in a special folio.  

Suitable for ages 9 and up.

When: From now till 19 Sep 2021

  • First rotation: 16 April - 11 July
  • Second rotation: 12 July - 19 September

Where: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place Singapore 179555

Admission:

  • Singaporeans & Permanent Residents: $12
  • Foreign Residents & Tourists: $20
  • Non Singaporean Students and Seniors: $15

First 1000 ticket buyers will be able to return to view the second rotation for free.

Details

Human x Nature exhibition at the National Library

Image: National Library Board

This exhibition explores our relationship with the natural world from cultural understandings and scientific study, to commercial and urban land use.

Modelled after our changing natural landscapes, the exhibition features a dazzling array of natural history books, botanical prints, plantation photographs, maps, herbarium and natural history specimens, many on public display for the first time.

Learn about various understandings of the natural world, and how they shaped the different ways local, colonial, and migrant communities lived within and transformed the natural landscape.

When: From now till 26 Sep 2021

Where: Level 10 National Library Building, 100 Victoria Street Singapore 188064

Opening Hours: 10am-9pm

Animal Friends

In conjuction with the History x Nature Exhibition, Animal Friends is a mini exhibition targeted at children.

The exhibition will be stopping by three of the regional libraries.

Animal Friends tells the story of Rimau, a tiger that travels to Singapore in search of new friends.

Follow Rimau as she meets four animals and learn about their relationships with people and the natural world.

When: 7 April - 30 September

  • Jurong Regional Library, Level 2 | 7 April - 1 June 2021
  • Tampines Regional Library, Level 4 | 1 June - 2 August 2021
  • Woodlands Regional Library, Level 1 | 2 August - 30 September 2021

Details

Planet or Plastic? Make Your Own Tut: Drop-in Sessions

Image: ArtScience Museum

A hands-on workshop that encourages young visitors to create their own version of everybody’s favourite sea turtle, Tut.

In this craft session, you'll get creative and explore ways to upcycle discarded materials by giving it new life.

At the end of the workshop, participants will bring their turtle home with them and continue to spread the message of change.

The event is complimentary but online pre-booking of tickets is required.

Ages: 7 and above

When: 24 April

Time:

  • 10am-11am
  • 11:30am-12:30pm
  • 3pm-4pm
  • 4:30pm-5:30pm

Where: ArtScience Museum, Rainbow Room, Basement 2

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Promotions

Go Green with Pigeon

Trade in your old milk bottles from any brands to purchase selected Pigeon nursing bottles at big discounts.

The promotion is part of Takashimaya's Plastiko Campaign to encourage sustainability.

Where: Takashimaya Department Store, Ngee Ann City, Baby Promo Area, Level 4

When: from now till 31 May 2021

Details on promotions for the Plastiko Campaign

Week of Apr 12-18

1. Earth Day at the Science Centre

2. Singapore's largest LEGO Certified Store

3. Explore nature with Kidz Treehouse Explorers

4. Playtopia indoor playground reopens

5. 1-for-1 tickets to Snow City

6. Two-To-Putt Promotion at Marina Bay Golf Course

7. Active Family Programme at Gardens by the Bay

8. Textures The Bottled City

9. Create your own fragrance sachet at the National Museum

Earth Day at the Science Centre

Image: Science Centre Singapore

Earth Day is an annual event observed on 22 April to celebrate the planet's environment and to raise public awareness about environmental issues.

Join Science Centre Singapore through a series of fun activities around the galleries revolving around this year's theme, Restore Our Earth.

Discover unique sustainable ideas that will help to restore the Earth.

You can also help reduce waste by donating shopping bags at the Curiosity Shop.

When:

  • April 16-18
  • April 23-25

Time:

  • 10am-1pm
  • 2pm-5pm

Where: Science Centre Singapore, 15 Science Centre Road Singapore 609081

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Head down to Singapore's largest LEGO Certified Store

Image: Bricks World

Opening on April 9th and spanning over 2,088 sq ft, the newest LEGO Certified Store at Suntec City is also Singapore's largest.

Marvel at the Giant Merlion mosaic wall that is specially designed by Singapore LEGO Certified Professional Nicholas Foo.

The mosaic wall is 3.9 metres high and 1.6 metres wide and is made out of 92,160 pieces of LEGO bricks.

The store also features a diorama section which will be refreshed regularly to provide visitors with fresh, creative experiences in store each time.

The current diorama is a Monkie Kid themed one, built by a group of passionate LEGO fans.

Head to the special interactive kiosk Digibox with a LEGO box set and you'll be able to see the assembled models with its intricate details in augmented reality.

At the LEGO DOTS play wall, kids can create colourful art with the DOTS tiles.

Image: Bricks World

Shoppers can also look forward to lots of opening promos and gifts as well!

Where: 3 Temasek Boulevard #01-305, West Wing, Suntec City Mall, Singapore 038984

More info on Bricks World's Facebook Page

Explore nature with Kidz Treehouse Explorers

Image: Kidz Treehouse Explorers

This April and May, come explore the luscious green spaces of Sengkang Riverside Park and Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park with the Nature Rangers from Kidz Treehouse Explorers.

Guided by the experienced Nature Rangers, the activities during the programme are designed to allow children to explore freely while building their resilience, grit, and confidence.

The theme for the month is all about the Marvelous Magic of nature.

Highlights include potion making, shadow-casting, and wood-whittling of wands!

Image: Kidz Treehouse Explorers

Bishan-AMK Park

  • April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • May 5, 12, 19
  • 2:30pm-5pm

Sengkang Riverside Park

  • April 9, 16, 23, 30
  • May, 7, 21, 28
  • 9am-11:30am
  • 2:30pm-5pm

Charges:

  • $45 per session
  • $269.50 for 7-session package (UP: $315)

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Playtopia indoor playground reopens with new play features

Image: Playtopia

Following an upgrading, Playtopia indoor playground has reopened with a brand new look and features.

Kids will be able to enjoy new play features and obstacles such as the Blockbuster Block Climb, Triangle Maze, Vertical Rollers, Spiky Ball Punching Bag, Log Swing, Log Obstacle, Wedge Obstacle, and Bungee Spiderweb.

Where: 1 Tampines Walk #03-02, Singapore 528523

Opening Hours: 11am-9pm daily

Admission

Tue-Fri:

  • 1 hour play + 1 adult free: $12
  • 2 hours play + 1 adult free: $19

Sat, Sun, school holidays, public holidays:

  • 1 hour play + 1 adult free: $15
  • 2 hours play + 1 adult free: $22

Free for kids under 80cm height (Accompanying adult $7)

More info

Beat the Heat with 1-for-1 tickets to Snow City

Image: Snow City Singapore

Enjoy 1-for-1 Snowplay Admission tickets to Snow City this April!

The promotion is available for adult weekday ticket purchases till 30 April 2021 (free ticket can be redeemed by Adult, Youth or Child).

Fans of bumper cars will also be happy to know that Drift on Ice, Singapore's coldest bumper car arena that's made entirely of ice, has also reopened from April 9th!

Where: Snow City Singapore, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road Singapore 609433

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Looking for more indoor playgrounds? Check out our guide on 28 of the best indoor playgrounds for kids in Singapore.

Two-To-Putt Promotion at the Marina Bay Golf Course

Images: Marina Bay Golf Course

An ideal venue for parents to enjoy a fun day out with their little ones, the putting course at Marina Bay Golf Course features a natural putting grass surface with undulations, careful contouring, and varying lengths.

And from now till 30 April 2021, enjoy 1-for-1 promotion for the 6 holes putting course.

Where: Marina Bay Golf Course, 80 Rhu Cross Singapore 437437

Charges:

  • Tue-Fri (8am-7pm): $15
  • Tue-Fri (7:01pm-10pm): $18
  • Sat, Sun, & Public Holidays (8am-10pm): $18

Details

Active Family Programme at Gardens by the Bay

Image: Gardens by the Bay

Active Family is an integrated programme that focuses on fundamental movement skills development to promote bonding between both parent and child.

Workshops will involve families participating in physical activities combined with health education focusing on a healthy lifestyle.

This week's theme (Apr 17) will be Hiking Trail.

Participants can register for their interested Active Family Programme sessions via the Healthy 365 mobile app (Google Play | iPhone).

Ages: 4-6 years old

Where: Bayfront, Active Garden (Gardens by the Bay)

When: Every Saturday, 4-5pm

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Textures The Bottled City

Images: The Arts House

Celebrate Singapore Literature with Textures The Bottled City, a roving installation and reading room.

Travelling into the heartlands, the truck unfolds into a reading room full of books and art.

Catch the truck at SAFRA Toa Payoh this week.

Look out for games and activities on site as well!

Apr 13-18: SAFRA Toa Payoh, 293 Lor 6 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319387

Apr 20-25: Final location to be revealed

Opening Hours:

  • Tues - Sat: 10.30am - 9.30pm
  • Sun: 12pm - 8pm
  • Mon: Closed

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Create your own fragrance sachet at the National Museum

Image: National Museum Singapore

Create your own fragrance sachet with a selection of dried flowers, some of which are featured in the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings at the A Voyage of Love & Longing exhibition.

Choose from Jasmine, Rose, and Pandan flowers at the special booth set up right outside the newly refreshed Goh Seng Choo gallery.

To redeem, all you have to do is complete the online sea adventure game via the museum's Dome Bot chatbot on mobile devices while at the exhibition.

Limited to 1 redemption per visitor and to first 150 redemptions per day.

When: Apr 17, 18

Time: 10:30am-6pm

Where: National Museum Singapore, Goh Seng Choo Gallery, Level 2 (A Voyage of Love and Longing exhibition)

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Week of Apr 5-11

1. SuperPark Singapore reopens on April 9th

2. New display areas at the National Orchid Garden

3. The Sea Show - Singapore Maritime Gallery

4. Circuit Tiki - Singapore's first indoor karting circuit

5. Junior Theatre: Harry The Hat

6. Funan Urban Farm Tour with Edible Garden City

SuperPark Singapore reopens on April 9th!

Image: SuperPark Singapore

SuperPark is set to reopen on April 9th after closing since the COVID circuit breaker hit last year.

Spread over two floors at Suntec City, the massive 40,000 sq ft facility is one of the few indoor playgrounds which has lots of activities that are suitable for adults as well, making it a great place for a fun family outing!

The reopening also brings in some welcomed changes including an enlarged Kids Gym and new activities such as the archery station and kids climbing wall.

Image: SuperPark Singapore

There are activities for kids of all ages here from the Kid's Gym, Pedal Car Track, and flying fox at the Adventure Arena, to sports activities such as the baseball batting cage, archery, and street basketball at the Game Arena.

Over at the Freestyle Hall, you can bring your own skooters and skates to Skate and Scoot World, the only indoor skate park in Singapore.

You'll also find activities such as climbing walls, trampolines, street soccer, and boxing at the Freestyle Hall.

All in all, there are so many things to do here that you'll find that the 2 hour session passes by in a flash!

Where: 3 Temasek Boulevard, Suntec City Mall #02-477 (North Wing), Singapore 038983

Looking for more indoor playgrounds? Check out our guide on 28 of the best indoor playgrounds for kids in Singapore.

Take a walk in the cool cloud forests of the new display areas at the National Orchid Garden

Image: NParks

The new Tropical Montane Orchidetum has opened at the National Orchid Garden following an extensive $35 million enhancement works beginning from 2017.

Each of the display houses within the Orchidetum has been expanded beyond their original size with their combined area increasing almost three times following the revamp.

Comprising three display houses, the Sembcorp Cool House, Tan Hoon Siang Mist House and the Yuan Peng McNeice Bromeliad Collection, the Tropical Montane Orchidetum simulates the experience of ascending through a tropical montane forest and showcases a variety of orchids and other plants.

Sembcorp Cool House

The Sembcorp Cool House is designed to emulate a high elevation Montane Forest at altitudes of between 1,000m to 2,000m and with a surrounding temperature of 16-23 degrees celsius.

About 1,000 species of orchids and hybrids are exhibited in the Cool House, more than double the previous collection of 350 species.

Tan Hoon Siang Mist House

The Tan Hoon Siang Mist House mimics a paleotropical garden at 650m to 1,000m in altitude and features a selection of unique, uncommon, or award-winning hybrids and species from the specialty breeding stock of orchids from the National Orchid Garden’s collection.

Image: NParks

The Yuan Peng McNeice Bromeliad Collection

The Yuan Peng McNeice Bromeliad Collection has been enhanced to emulate a mid-elevation Neotropical forest environment at 650m to 1,000m elevation, and showcases a selection of Neotropical plants such as bromeliads, aroids and Calathea species, as well as orchids.

Where: National Orchid Garden, 1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 (Tyersall Gallop Entrance)

Opening Hours: 8:30am-7pm daily

Admission:

Image: NParks

Promo: Free entry to the National Orchid Garden from 3-11 April for all Singaporeans, permanent residents, local student passes, holders of employment passes, work permits, or dependant passes.

Details on NParks website

Book a walking tour of the National Orchid Garden from Klook .

The Sea Show - Singapore Maritime Gallery

Image: EYEYAH!

Designed by EYEYAH! and commissioned by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), The Sea Show at the Singapore Maritime Gallery is a visually stimulating and thought provoking multi-media exhibition for both children and adults to learn about the ocean.

Featuring the works of 30 artists and illustrators from 13 countries, the show celebrates the wonders of travelers and explorers, ships and cargoes, while recognising some of the threats to ocean life.  

In addition, a special section of the exhibition is dedicated to 23 artworks created by artists from Pathlight School’s Artist Development Programme.

Visitors will be taken on a visual journey of life above and below the sea through larger-than-life colourful artworks.

Image: EYEYAH!

Look out for instagrammable artworks such as the Shark Cafe, a playful re-creation of an existing area in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean where the Great White sharks migrate to in the winter, as well as a rubber duck installation that brings to life a 1992 shipping container spillage incident where thousands of rubber ducks that were lost in the Pacific Ocean are still being washed ashore today.

You'll get a complimentary activity booklet which is designed to stimulate curiosity and invite young visitors to find clues and answers to puzzles and quizzes hidden within the exhibition.

Complete the activity booklet and you'll be rewarded with a complimentary copy of the Sea issue of EYEYAH! (worth SGD$10).

Image: EYEYAH!

Where: Singapore Maritime Gallery, 31 Marina Coastal Drive, Level 2, Singapore 018988

When: 1 April - 13 July 2021

Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sundays from 9am-6pm

Admission: Free

Circuit Tiki - Singapore's first indoor karting circuit

Image: KF1 Karting Circuit

Get your need for speed fix at this thrilling indoor circuit!

In collaboration with KF1 Karting Circuit, the carpark of Resorts World Sentosa has been turned into Singapore's first indoor karting circuit.

Each lap on the track covers a distance of 550 metres with a total of 23 corners for exciting wheel to wheel racing and overtaking manoeuvres!

Riders get a choice of two types of go karts, the Novice (25 km/h), and Advanced (40km/h).

For the Advanced go karts, you'll need to have a valid driving/motorcycle license.

You'll also need to be at least 1.4m tall to ride on both of the go karts.

When: 2 Apr - 30 Jun 2021

Opening Hours: 10am-10pm daily

Location: Resorts World Sentosa East Carpark (Orange Zone)

Public:

  • Novice Kart: $28
  • Advanced Kart: $35

RWS Members:

  • Novice Kart: $18
  • Advanced Kart: $25

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Junior Theatre: Harry The Hat

Image: Sistic

Mischief is in full gear this April with Harry the Hat!

From the producers of Balloonacy and adapted from the much loved folktale, Caps for Sale, both parents and children are going to be delighted by the warmth, humour and simplicity of this story about a humble cap selling peddler and band of mischievous monkeys.

One afternoon, as the peddler indulges in a nap, he wakes to find that a bunch of monkeys have swiped all the hats he planned to sell and he cannot get them to give his hats back.

Harry the Hat is great for sparking creativity and imagination in children, and guarantees to induce a spontaneous reaction from the children participating.

This is a safe and socially distanced interactive storytelling and is recommended for children under the age of 10.

Where: Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands

Show Dates: 10-18 April

Tickets: $42

Duration: Approximately 50 minutes (no intermission)

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Go on a Funan Urban Farm Tour with Edible Garden City

Image: Edible Garden City

Join Edible Garden City for a guided tour of the Urban Farm and learn about how high quality produce is grown right on the rooftop of a shopping mall.

Edible Garden City's farmers grow more than 30 varieties of vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, and even varieties of fungi at the 5,000 sq ft Funan Urban Farm.

You'll be introduced to Edible Garden City's farming philosophy and learn about how they grow food in the city.

View the indoor grow room, edible walls, and cascading garden terraces.

You'll also get to taste the different varieties grown there!

Where: Urban Farm @ Funan, 107 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179105

When: April 11, 25

Time:

  • 8:30am-9:30am
  • 10am-11am

Tickets: $38

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Week of Mar 29-Apr 4

Featured Activities this week

1. Coastal Playgrove at East Coast Park

2. Songkran Water Fest 2021 at Wild Wild Wet

3. Junior Rockstar Gem Adventure

4. Sikhs in Singapore - A Story Untold

5. Through the Eyes of a Child: Art by Quek Hong Shin

Easter Themed Activities

6. Golden Jubilee Easter Celebrations at Jurong Bird Park

7. Kampung Kampus Easter Egg Hunt

8. Easter themed Hershey's Kisses Garden Installation

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