The Animal Resort
Nestled in the lush plains of Seletar is a beautiful farm for children to learn and go up close and personal with docile animals. There are peacocks, cassowary, horse, more birds, fish and dogs for kids to feed and admire. It’s free admission for families, but you’ll have to pay for the animal feed.
Address: 81 Seletar West Farmway 5, Singapore 798061
Opening hours: 10am – 5pm daily
Nothing beats a day out the park for kids, but this will seal the deal for parents too. Right at the end of Sembawang Road is the famous Battleship playground at Sembawang Park, a massive playground for kids to climb, crawl, play captain. Try the spiral tube slides, fireman pole and walk on ropes.
Toys”R”Us @ Vivocity
There’s a party happening this weekend only at this flagship store to celebrate its full makeover. Kids will enjoy free face painting, candy floss, ice creams, popcorn, and balloons while snooping around the widest range of toys in town – many of them at 50 per cent off! Check out the movie and cartoon props on display, live-sized Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figures, and various “play tables” with lego and Duplo bricks for kids to play for free.
Address: #02-183, Vivocity
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm
Farmart Centre Singapore
The petting zoo is open only on weekends for kids to get close to farm animals like goats, rabbits, birds, fish and hamsters for kids. There’s also a prawn pond for those eager to fish. Don’t worry about food – there’s a hawker centre there where you can get some tze char and BBQ dishes.
Address: 67 Sungei Tengah Road, Singapore 699008
Opening hours: Weekends 9am – 6.30pm
Singapore Philatelic Museum
Avada Kedavra! Collecting Magic: From Stamps to Wands exhibition presents Harry Potter stamps from all over world, including Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, United Kingdom and the U.S. What we really like is the exhibition area has been transformed to look like Hogwarts School, complete with portraits that come to life, real movie props like wands, collective toys, and an interactive game that lets you cast a spell. Free admission for Singaporeans and PRs.
Address: 23B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807
Opening hours: 10am – 7pm, daily
Wallholla @ Junction 8
This vertical playground is encased in a three-story metal cage with ribbon-like structures. Suitable for active kids aged five to 12, it’s a verticle obstacle course for kids to scale. Don’t feel intimidated by its tall structure. Apparently this has been assessed by safety inspectors to ensure kids will not fall through or get their arms and legs, or clothes stuck on any points. Plus, the surfaces are made of hardened synthetic rubber to absorb shock from falls.
Kids Yoga by Happy Kids Fitness
An event that’s part of the Singapore River Festival this is a great opportunity to Introduce your little ones to yoga through fun storytelling, games, music, singing and dancing.
Date: November 5, Saturday
Time: 4pm – 7pm
Venue: Quayside, Robertson Quay
Watch puppet performances, and participate in puppet-making workshops by a well-known puppeteer, Frankie Malachi. Plus, kids get free face-painting, and check out the chalkboard art and mini cardboard playground while soaking up the atmosphere at this street festival.
Date: November 5, Saturday
Time: 3pm – 10pm
Venue: Circular Road, Boat Quay
The mysterious cow is gone, but there are still sea snails, migratory birds, and the occasional wild boar – plus a beautiful, rugged nature to trek about. Older, braver kids can take on the obstacle course or cycle around the island.
Super Soaker Open House & Building Bonds With Art!
Jolt up the weekend with a trip up to SAFRA Mount Faber. There will be a kids’ drawing competition on Saturday with prizes up to $300 cash and $50 SAFRA vouchers up for grabs. Water babies will love the chance to meet and greet Singapore’s First Mermaid Syrena at the swimming pool! Register straightaway here.
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4 November 2016, 05:30AM