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52 Kids Activities To Do In Singapore For Every Weekend Of The Year

Things to do with kids in Singapore


Parents can surely relate to this: the weekend is approaching and you’ve got 2 whole days to entertain your young ones. You sure as heck don’t want to stick them in front of the TV all day, and you want to have some quality time with them, so what shall you do? Head to the same ol’ playground? Or try something new?

Well, we’ve got you covered. These things to do with kids in Singapore will tide you over every weekend of the year, be it activities for outdoorsy families or animal lovers. Plus, they include plenty of learning opportunities, of course.

Table of Contents

Things to do with kids in Singapore– Nature activities to do with kids in Singapore –– Entertainment activities for kids in Singapore –– Sports and adventure activities for kids in Singapore –– Educational and cultural activities for kids in Singapore –– Indoor activities for kids in Singapore –– Outdoor adventures for kids in Singapore –Things to do with kids in Singapore


– Nature activities to do with kids in Singapore –


1. Go longkang fishing at Qian Hu Fish Farm


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Qian Hu Fish FarmImage credit: @kzliang via Instagram

Kids and fish are almost always a failproof formula – and you don’t have to fork out a tonne of money for them to ogle colourful marine and aquatic creatures for a few hours. Bring them to farms such as Qian Hu Fish Farm to wander through rows of tanks and aquariums, housing creatures such as discus and stingrays – all available for purchase if you have a tank at home.

Kids can even try out longkang fishing and experience a fish spa for themselves, then wind down at the onsite cafe.

Those intrigued by fish farming can also check out this Agriculture and Fish Farming Sustainability Tour

Qian Hu Fish FarmADMISSION FEE30 mins: $7/pax60 mins: $12/pax ADDRESS71 Jln Lekar, Singapore 698950 Opening Hours:Thursday 09:00-18:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6766 1554


2. Play goat farmer for a day at Hay Dairies for free


Farm animals are part and parcel of every other kids’ nursery rhyme. So, bring them to meet some friendly goats at Hay Dairies, the only goat farm in Singapore.

With over 800 animals calling the farm home, kids can learn how to milk a goat, feed some friendly billies, and even have a taste of fresh goat milk.

Hay DairiesADDRESS3 Lim Chu Kang Lane 4, Singapore 718859 Opening Hours:Thursday 09:00-16:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6792 0931 order@haydairies.com.sg


3. Catch a glimpse of the last century at Bukit Timah Railway Station


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Bukit Timah Railway StationImage adapted from: @asriloqmann via Instagram

You’ll barely feel that you’re in modern-day Singapore at Bukit Timah Railway Station. The restored station gives you a glimpse into the romance of long-distance train travel – just think of it as a local version of Taiwan’s Shifen Old Street, where you can find a cafe, a heritage gallery, and bright yellow wagons for kids to explore.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore -Bukit Timah Railway StationImage credit: @yellowlemonie via Instagram

Wander along the train tracks for your Na Xie Nian IG shot before relaxing at 1932 Story cafe for some bites and a drink.

Bukit Timah Railway StationADMISSION FEEFree admission ADDRESS#1 Bukit Timah Railway Station, Singapore 599938 Opening Hours: Show Time Hide

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4. Step into the Jurassic period at free dino-themed attractions


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Changi Jurassic MileImage credit: Changi Airport Group

The Jurassic period intrigues all of us, but especially the kids. For the tiny tots who can’t get enough of dinosaurs, there are several dino-themed attractions scattered around Singapore – and no, we’re not just talking about Changi Jurassic Mile.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - causeway pointImage credit: @causewaypointsg via Instagram

At Causeway Point, dive headfirst into the world of T-Rexes at a free-entry rooftop water playground. And over at Gardens By The Bay’s Jurassic Nest Cafe and Food Hall, dinosaur statues are dotted all over the safari-concept food court, and above your seats.

Animated Jurassic Nest shows with life-sized dinos happen every hour in the alfresco area and indoor dining hall, and your kids can also see plants and fish with a genetic heritage that can be traced back to ancient times along the Jurassic Encounters Trail.

Changi Jurassic MileADMISSION FEEFree admission ADDRESSAirport Boulevard, Changi Airport Connector Opening Hours:Thursday 00:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.2 (1758)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6595 6865 Causeway Point Water PlaygroundADDRESS2571 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-21:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6891 1092 causewaypoint@fraserscentrepoint.com Jurassic Nest Food HallADDRESSSupertree Grove, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-19, Singapore 018953 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-21:00 Show Time Hide

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5. Enjoy a stroller-friendly visit to the cool Tropical Montane Orchidetum


Tropical Montane Orchidetum

Babies, for obvious reasons, aren’t the easiest companions for an outdoorsy day out. But at the National Orchid Garden’s Tropical Montane Orchidetum, moms and dads don’t have to worry about struggling with strollers thanks to the wide pavements and gently sloping ramps. 

Tropical Montane Orchidetum

Enjoy a walk around the gardens, which recreate the vibes of a high-elevation forest, while you wheel your tot around with ease. On a hot afternoon, escape the heat of the attraction’s cool glasshouse, with soothing Genting-like temperatures of around 20°C.

National Orchid Garden ADMISSION FEESingapore residents: $5 for adults, $1 for students and seniors aged 60 and aboveStandard rate: $15 for adults, $3 for students and seniors aged 60 and aboveFree for children under 12 years old ADDRESS1 Cluny Road, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore 259569 Opening Hours:Thursday 08:30-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 08:30 AM-07:00 PM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.8 (344)CONTACT INFORMATION1800 471 7300 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $10.26 image$15.00imageCheapest$10.26


6. Go on a kid-friendly hiking trail


MacRitchie ReservoirFlat waterfront boardwalks at MacRitchie Reservoir.

Over the last couple of years, we’ve gone deep into the forests and nature reserves of Singapore, discovering and paving new trails along the way. Indiana Joneses, take your kids along with you for a weekend hiking adventure. There are tonnes of well-developed trails with playgrounds and other kid-friendly features to visit for a day out that the entire family can enjoy.

Dairy Farm Nature Park has nature-themed trick-eye photo ops while the Singapore Botanic Gardens has a ridge with child-friendly educational signboards.

Read our article on kid-friendly hiking trails for the lowdown.

MacRitchie Reservoir ParkADDRESSLornie Rd, Singapore 298735 Opening Hours:Thursday 07:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.6 (1033)Dairy Farm Nature ParkADDRESS2505 Opening Hours:Thursday 07:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION1800 471 7300 Singapore Botanic Gardens ADMISSION FEEFree ADDRESS1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569 Opening Hours:Thursday 05:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 05:00 AM-12:00 AM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.7 (37009)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6471 7138 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $50.00 image$56.00imageCheapest$50.00


7. Visit animals of the land, water, and sky at the Mandai Wildlife Reserve


The 4-in-1 Mandai Wildlife Reserve, comprising the Singapore Zoo, the Night Safari, River Wonders, and Bird Paradise will provide a full day or more of edutainment for the kiddos.

Start with the Singapore Zoo with over 2,000 animals to observe. You can conveniently cover the River Wonders after that, to wave hello to adorable pandas Kai Kai, Jia Jia, and their son Le Le, or head down for live shows where you might just get splashed by the cheeky sea lions. In the evening, walk over to the Night Safari to go on an Amazon River Quest or take a buggy ride on a Safari Adventure Tour.

Jurong Bird Park

While you’re at it, check out Mandai’s new Bird Paradise, formerly known as Jurong Bird Park. Let your tot feed colourful starlings, fish-loving pelicans, nectar-drinking lories, and flightless cassowaries. Make time for the twice-daily Wings of the World and Predators on Wings shows at the Sky Amphitheatre, where you can see birds show off their natural abilities with their trainers.

Mandai Wildlife Reserve ADDRESS20 Mandai Lake Road, Singapore 729825 Opening Hours:Thursday 08:30-18:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 08:30 AM-06:00 PM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.3 (161)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6269 3411 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $39.90 imageCheapest$39.90image$85.50image$100.48


8. Sample a farm-to-table meal at Bollywood Farms


Bollywood VeggiesImage credit: Bollywood Veggies

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity beyond the usual nature parks and reserves, head to Bollywood Veggies, tucked away in the Kranji countryside. The 10-acre farm is a rustic gem offering a taste of kampung life with tours and activities.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Bollywood Veggies

Plant rice in a paddy field or enjoy a guided tour by dropping them an email at enquiries@bollywoodfarms.com. Kids can also have their first taste of a farm-to-table dining experience here at the in-house Poison Ivy Bistro, with a seasonal menu created using their own fresh produce.

Bollywood FarmsADDRESS100 Neo Tiew Road, Singapore 719026 Opening Hours:Thursday 08:00-16:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6898 5001 enquiries@bollywoodveggies.com


– Entertainment activities for kids in Singapore –


9. Catch a movie from $5 at Jewel Changi’s kid-friendly Shaw Theatres Dreamers


Shaw Theatres Dreamers The movie sound volume here is softer than usual, and the lighting is dim but not pitch-black.Image credit: @dailylife____saigon via Instagram

Putting your kid in a cramped and dark space with loud noises is, well, a disaster waiting to happen. But that’s not to say fun movie nights are out the window. Jewel’s Shaw Theatres Dreamers is made just for our tiny ones with every bit of the experience being kid-friendly. 

Shaw Theatres Dreamers Image credit: @slhchen via Instagram

There’s even a small play area for the restless ones to stretch their legs mid-movie.

Shaw Theatres JewelADMISSION FEEShaw Theatres Dreamers rates(Off-peak): From $5/child and $11/adult.(Peak): From $8/child and $16/adultFree for children under 90cm with a minimum of 2 tickets purchased. ADDRESSShaw Theatres Jewel, Jewel Changi Airport, 78 Airport Boulevard, #B2-237, Singapore 819666 Opening Hours: Show Time Hide

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (539)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6235 2077


10. Visit S’pore’s largest inflatable indoor playground at Bouncy Paradise


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Bouncy Paradise Image credit: Bouncy Paradise via Facebook

Bouncy Paradise is the largest inflatable playground in Singapore with a 20-lane rainbow slide, 5 giant ball pits, rock climbing walls, wipeout-style challenges, and trampolines.

Make it a playdate with your friends’ little ones as well – the kids can go nuts, expelling their unlimited well of energy in this humongous 20,000 sqft space.

Bouncy ParadiseADMISSION FEE$19 for 2 hours ADDRESS1640 Opening Hours:Thursday Off Show Time Hide

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
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Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-08:00 PM

CONTACT INFORMATION+65 8779 2057 hello@bouncyparadise.com


11. Spend a full day with heart-pumping activities at Adventure HQ


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Adventure HQ

Here’s an upgrade from your neighbourhood playground: Adventure HQ at HomeTeamNS Khatib is a 2,800sqm play zone filled with thrilling activities. They’ve got suspended obstacle courses, the tallest indoor slide in Singapore, an artificial cave network, and our favourite of all – an 8m-tall parabolic slide with some free-fall action.

Adventure HQ

Plus, Singapore’s first Call of Duty-like airsoft arena TactSim is within the same building for the kiddos who can’t get enough of FPS games.

Adventure HQ ADMISSION FEEFrom $32 (weekday), from $35 (weekend) ADDRESS2 Yishun Walk, Singapore 767944 Opening Hours:Thursday 14:00-22:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-10:00 PM
Tuesday 02:00 PM-10:00 PM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.9 (5194)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6705 9420 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $58.00 image$61.79imageCheapest$58.00


12. Enjoy PVP challenges at the indoor NERF Action Xperience theme park


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - NERF Action Xperience

Another throwback to the prime era of great childhood games is NERF Action Xperience. Zombie City takes kids into a simulation of an apocalyptic city with moving and still targets to shoot, while Capture the Flag is a PVP dream come true – you’ll get to fire at your opponents without holding back.

Bullets are unlimited, and more importantly, soft and spongy, so there’s no risk of bruising a la paintball.

NERF Action Xperience ADMISSION FEEFrom $42 for a standard ticket. ADDRESS6 Raffles Boulevard, #01-208 Marina Square, Singapore 039594 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-22:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATIONinfo@nerfax.com.sg More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $39.00 image$49.00imageCheapest$39.00image$39.99


13. Visit an arcade with a mini-bowling alley & Neoprint booth


timezone

Arcades may not be the same as they once were, but their heydays are not over. In fact, at certain arcades, things are only just picking up, with “wilder” activities and more high-tech games.

From bumper cars to mini-bowling, arcades in Singapore are gradually getting revamps that’ll thrill kids and the young and heart alike.

timezone

Remember Neoprints? Your kids won’t, but getting a family group photo here will be a good chance to show them our hangout activities from the past. We found one of these machines in the flagship Timezone branch at Vivocity – and everything’s in English!

For more arcades in Singapore:

Timezone WestgateCow Play Cow MooNew World CarnivalTimezone – VivocityADDRESS1 Harbourfront Walk, VivoCity #02-43 Singapore 098585 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-22:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 11:00 AM-10:00 PM
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Saturday 10:00 AM-12:00 AM
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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6376 9658


14. Dive into a sprinkle pool at the Museum of Ice Cream


Museum of Ice Cream

Kid or not, ice cream has got to be one of life’s ultimate guilty pleasures. Have the family go ham with free-flow ice cream, from classic Potong sticks to soft serve cones, at the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Museum of Ice CreamImage credit: @vvens via Instagram

Hailing from San Francisco, the pretty pink attraction is home to lots of cute backdrops to snap tons of photos with. While navigating the 14 themed rooms, find swings, a bouncy castle, and even a massive sprinkle pool you can hop into.

Museum of Ice Cream ADMISSION FEEFrom $36/pax ADDRESS100 Loewen Rd, Singapore 248837 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-21:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
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Sunday 07:30 AM-07:30 AM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.6 (2687)CONTACT INFORMATIONhello@museumoficecream.com.sg More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $40.00 image$41.00imageCheapest$40.00


15. Let the kids explore the 7-gallery Children’s Museum Singapore


childrens museum singaporeImage credit: Children’s Museum Singapore

As Singapore’s newest public museum run by the National Heritage Board, the Children’s Museum Singapore has something for every kid – aspiring time-travellers can head to a room modelled after colonial Singapore, fans of flora and fauna can explore a paper sculpture room that pays tribute to Southeast Asia’s nature, and even 2-4 year olds who may not be able to catch up with their older siblings have their own free-play room with an interactive hawker food cart.

activities at childrens museum singaporeA heritage talk for kids (left) and an activity station teaching kids all about healing plants found locally (right).Image credit: Children’s Museum Singapore

Your museum experience won’t end after you leave either, as the museum organises regular art competitions that let kids show off their creativity and engage with Singapore’s culture and history by drawing in response to prompts and challenges.

Children’s Museum SingaporeADDRESS23-B Coleman Street, Singapore 179807 Opening Hours:Thursday 09:00-18:00 Show Time Hide

Monday Closed
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.4 (83)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6337 3888


16. Take them on a shopping spree at a warehouse toy store


T for Toys StoreThe large warehouse shop is just a stone’s throw from IKEA Tampines.Image credit: @t_fortoys via Instagram

It’s time to stow away the iPad and take your little one out to pick some real toys at T for Toys Store. Your shopping basket will be filled with activity sets, costumes, art and craft materials, and building blocks in no time at all. The best part is, prices are known to be super affordable here, with toys starting from just $1.

T for ToysADDRESS18 Tampines Industrial Cres, #01-02A Space@Tampines, Singapore 528605 Opening Hours:Thursday 12:00-18:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 9021 7376


17. Scream your lungs out at Universal Studios Singapore


The Battlestar Galactica ride.

Your kids will never get bored at Universal Studios Singapore, especially when they’ll be spoilt for choice among 24 rides. Older and bolder kids can get an adrenaline rush on the Battlestar Galactica roller coaster while younger ones can go on gentler rides such as Puss In Boots’ Giant Journey.

Universal Studios SingaporePuss In Boots’ Giant Journey.

If you’re tired from the heat, head indoors for one of the shows such as the immersive Shrek 4-D Adventure. You can also meet some of your favourite cartoon mascots and movie characters at the meet-and-greet sessions.

Universal Studios Singapore ADMISSION FEEAdults: $73 (Local) | $82 (Tourist)Children: $58 (Local) | $61 (Tourist)Universal Express: $70Universal Express Unlimited: $100 ADDRESS8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-18:00 Show Time Hide

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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.6 (83059)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6577 8888 enquiries@rwsentosa.com More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $78.95 image$240.00image$79.00imageCheapest$78.95


18. Be a fireman for a day at an SCDF fire station open house


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - fire station open houseImage credit: @p3iling12 via Instagram

Fire station open houses are a great opportunity for children to learn about the stations’ inner workings. Most fire stations in Singapore hold open houses every Saturday morning, during which your kiddo will get a chance to sit in a fire engine, slide down a fireman’s pole, and even see a fireman’s hose in action!

Don’t stop there – add on a visit to the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery, a free-entry 2-storey museum in the Central Fire Station that’ll give the kids a more intimate look into the behind-the-scenes happenings in the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery ADMISSION FEEFree ADDRESS62 Hill St, Singapore 179367 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-16:00 Show Time Hide

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19. Take on a challenge with X-Scap8’s aerial skateboarding & cycling


kid-friendly activities in Singapore -XScap-8

Here’s one for the older kids ready to take on a challenge: among X-Scap8s slew of new activities are high elements courses and aerial skateboarding and cycling. That’s not all – those who prefer to do ground-level activities can have a ball of a time at the bottle-smashing zone, take a swing at the golf simulator, and challenge one another at the arcade. 

XScap-8The Smash Lab, where you can break bottles with safety gear.

Kids can also enjoy a smashing time – literally – at X-Scap8’s bottle-smashing zone, and try classic arcade games such as Pac-Man from just $1 at the mini arcade. 

X-Scap8 @ Orchard Central ADMISSION FEEInfinity & beyond – high elements: $35/pax for 1 session (45 mins)Bird & Birdies – Golf Simulator: $60/4 pax for 1 hourSmash Lab: $35/pax | $65/2 pax (45 mins) ADDRESS181 Orchard Rd, #07-02 Orchard Central Singapore 238896 Opening Hours:Thursday 12:00-20:00 Show Time Hide

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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.4 (33)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6908 2857 hello@xscap8.com More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $29.00 imageCheapest$29.00


20. Chase new heights at kid-friendly rock climbing walls


Climb Central KatongImage credit: Glen Francis via Google Maps

Rock climbing doesn’t have to only be for grown-ups. There are plenty of rock climbing and bouldering gyms in Singapore, and the kiddos aren’t left out of the fun. Head over to Climb Central at i12 Katong for cartoon-themed walls that are kid-friendly.

UpWall Climbing

The young ones can also scale the walls of UpWall Climbing at Downtown East, Pasir Ris, or Climb at T3 at Changi Airport.

Climb Central KatongADMISSION FEEFrom $44.28 for a first-timer Adult-Child Entry set with equipment ADDRESSEast Coast Road, #04-01/02 112, Singapore 428802 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-23:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6990 0702 info@climbcentral.sg Upwall Climbing Pasir RisADDRESS1510 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-10:30 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 8028 7028 enquiry@upwallclimbing.sg Climb@T3ADDRESS65 Airport Boulevard, #B3-01/02 Terminal 3, Singapore 819663 Opening Hours:Thursday 14:30-21:30 Show Time Hide

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21. Try a virtual kid’s course at Five Iron Golf


golfImage credit: Five Iron GolfFamily days out won’t be subjected to Singapore’s erratic weather at indoor golf simulator Five Iron Golf. Adult ranges aside, they’ve also got golf clinics every weekend afternoon that are made just for the young ones, with golf balls and kid-sized clubs provided.

Five Iron GolfADMISSION FEEFrom $70/childFor adults:Weekdays before 5pm: $90/hour | Weekdays after 5pm & weekends: $110/hour ADDRESS139 Cecil Street, #13-01, Singapore 069539 Opening Hours:Thursday 07:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 07:00 AM-12:00 AM
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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6993 4131 cecilst@fiveirongolf.sg


18. Attempt wakeboarding at Singapore Wake Park


Singapore Wake Park Image credit: @singaporewakepark via Instagram

If you’re missing Bali’s waves but can’t fly there so soon, you can still do some pretty cool water sports at Singapore’s very own Wake Park. With secure line systems to pull you across the water, the park is suitable for beginners as young as 6 to try their hand at wakeboarding and cable-skiing.

You can choose between different systems, depending on whether you want to go on your own or if you want to wakeboard with others at the same time. For beginners, it’s probably better to go for an individual session, so that the instructor can focus solely on you for your first few tries.

After your sesh, refuel at the on-site Coastal Rhythm Cafe & Bar from which you can also spot visitors riding the waves.

Singapore Wake ParkADMISSION FEEFrom $50/rider for a 1h session ADDRESS1206A East Coast Parkway, Singapore 449891 (near Car Park E1) Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-21:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6636 4266 iwannaride@singaporewakepark.com


23. Conquer the ziplines at Forest Adventure


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Forest Adventure Image credit: @linggermaine via Instagram

Forest Adventure has 3 different high-element obstacle courses for all ages, with the Kids Course with 22 crossings and 2 zip lines catering to children aged 5-9. There will be instructors and safety precautions to make sure that your entire experience is danger-free. 

Forest AdventureADMISSION FEEFrom $38/pax ADDRESSBedok Reservoir Park, Carpark A, Singapore 479244 Opening Hours:Thursday 09:30-18:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:30 AM-06:30 PM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (609)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6206 9744 info@forestadventure.com.sg


24. Beat the heat at free water playgrounds


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Play @ Heights ParkPlay @ Heights Park Toa Payoh

With the hot and humid weather, your little one will thank you for any chance given to splash around in a water playground. Make a visit to Toa Payoh for its new Play @ Heights Park, a wet and dry playground that’s nestled among towering HDBs.

Play @ Heights ParkClusia Cove.

Westside folks won’t be left hanging – you guys can head to Jurong Lake Gardens’ serene Clusia Cove playground instead. Easties, take your kids to Splash-N-Surf at Kallang Wave Mall where they can have fun running around the fort, going down the slides, and getting refreshing spritzes of water from the fountains. And Northies can splash around in the Jelutung Harbour Park water playground in Sembawang.

Read our article on free water playgrounds in Singapore.


25. Get bouncing at a trampoline park


katapultImage credit: @bouncesingapore via Instagram

Energetic kids will love trampoline parks where they can bounce to their heart’s content. Places such as JUMPRROCKS @ Kinex have trampolines, themed bouncy castles with basketball hoops, and inflatable slides for all-out fun. And Amped Trampoline Park at Raeburn Park even has a bouncy air court where kids can shoot hoops or kick a ball with their buds for 50 minutes at a time.

JUMPRROCKSADMISSION FEEFrom $12 ADDRESS11 Tanjong Katong Rd, B1-05 Kinex Mall, Singapore 437157 Opening Hours:Thursday 15:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Tuesday 03:00 PM-07:00 PM
Wednesday 03:00 PM-07:00 PM
Thursday 03:00 PM-07:00 PM
Friday 03:00 PM-07:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
Sunday Closed

GOOGLE REVIEWS3 (7)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6592 8112 onlinesales@jumprrocks.com


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26. Visit aesthetic museums such as the National Gallery & ArtScience Museum


artscience museumSketch Town at ArtScience Museum.

Museums don’t just provide interactive games and activities for your child, but also teach them about various topics such as art, technology and culture. The ArtScience Museum has a permanent Future World exhibition where large interactive screens can turn your crayon drawings into animals.

National GalleryArt and craft activities at the National Gallery Singapore.Image credit: National Gallery SingaporeThe National Gallery Singapore houses the kid-friendly Keppel Centre for Art Education that your family can visit as many times as you wish. Apart from its public play spaces and educational interactive installation art, they also have activities including family art workshops and storytelling sessions.Note: Even though general admission to the main galleries of the museum is ticketed for visitors from abroad, the Keppel Centre is free for all.

ArtScience Museum ADMISSION FEEThe Museum Ticket – includes Permanent and Special exhibitions:Rates: $50/adult | $38/concessionSingapore residents: $43/adult | $34/concessionPermanent Exhibition: Rates: $23/adult | $18/concessionSingapore residents: $20/adult | $16/concessionSpecial Exhibition:Rates: $21/adult | $16/concessionSingapore residents: $18/adult | $14/concessionVR Gallery:Rates: $19/adult | $14/concessionSingapore residents: $16/adult | $12/concession ADDRESS6 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018974 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM
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Sunday 10:00 AM-07:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (11254)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6688 8888 MuseumEnquiries@marinabaysands.com More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $18.46 image$24.00imageCheapest$18.46

Keppel Centre for Art EducationADDRESSNational Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.7 (50)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6271 7000


27. Experience winter in the tropics at Snow City Singapore


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Snow City SingaporeImage credit: @linda.cla via Instagram

Get your kids away from Singapore’s sticky heat and head to Snow City Singapore for a change in scenery and temperature. The sub-zero compound has 3-storey high snow slopes that’re 60m long for them to slide down.

Snow City SingaporeImage credit: Snow City Singapore

Your kids can explore igloos, have a go at the bumper cars, and stroll into the Ice Hotel Gallery which displays ice sculptures and furniture. Do bring their own winter hats and waterproof gloves if you have them for more fun playing in the snow.

Snow City ADMISSION FEEFrom $19/child | $26/adult ADDRESS21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore 609433 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
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Thursday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
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Saturday 10:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sunday 07:30 AM-07:30 AM

GOOGLE REVIEWS3.5 (1625)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6560 2306 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $6.67 image$12.00imageCheapest$6.67


28. See natural phenomena come to life at the Science Centre Singapore


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Science Centre

The Science Centre Singapore will fascinate your child with everything from typhoon simulators to VR experiences that will virtually take them into outer space. Step into The Mind’s Eye, a permanent exhibition with optical illusions that’ll enthrall the little ones. The rainbow-coloured Mirror Maze, laser maze, and fear exhibits are among the many other stations that’ll make time fly.

 Science Centre Let the kids try operating machines such as cranes at KidsSTOP.

While there, you can also pay KidsSTOP a visit. The zone is designed to let children play and learn in different themed zones, such Flight & Space, which lets them make their own constellations, and The Big Dream Climber, which features a 9m climbing structure with a music room at the top.

Science Centre Singapore ADMISSION FEE(Singaporeans & PR): Free on weekdays during the school term | $4/child and $6/adult on weekends & PH(Standard): $8/child and $12/adult ADDRESS15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday Closed

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.4 (6634)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6425 2500 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $9.60 image$24.95imageCheapest$9.60image$9.85


29. Interact with Singapore’s story at the Singapore Discovery Centre


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Singapore Discovery Centre Image credit: @sin_kok_wai via Instagram

Singapore Discovery Centre, built to commemorate Singapore’s past and present, is great for kids because of its interactive exhibitions, 4D simulator rides, and games.

After reopening in 2020, it now boasts Singapore’s largest escape room complex the Black Lake Facility and the XD Theatre Ride with motion and weather effects.

Singapore Discovery Centre The Black Lake Laser Battlefield.Image credit: Singapore Discovery Centre

Also check out an AR gallery retelling significant Singapore historical moments, and pedal boats which your kids can ride while you steer them on the nearby lake.

Singapore Discovery Centre ADMISSION FEEVaries, depending on activity. ADDRESS510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365 Opening Hours:Thursday 12:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 11:00 AM-08:00 PM
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Saturday 12:00 PM-07:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM-08:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.5 (2981)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6792 6188 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $8.72 image$10.00imageCheapest$8.72


30. View sharks and stingrays at the S.E.A. Aquarium at Sentosa


S.E.A. AquariumImage credit: @playinsingapore via Instagram

S.E.A. Aquarium is a gorgeous underwater world of unique marine creatures. The see-through tunnels of the aquarium give you a view of the sharks and stingrays in the aquarium while the Open Ocean Habitat has art and craft sessions to keep your kiddo occupied.

S.E.A. Aquarium

Educational programmes for kids are held here from time to time, some letting them roleplay as ocean conservation workers and some bringing them to have a close-up look at sea life with on-site aquarists and scientists. With limited group sizes, these tours will give your child a more in-depth experience of marine creatures.

Check out our colleague’s experience working at the S.E.A. Aquarium for a day on our YouTube channel.


31. Snap optical illusion-style photos at the Trick Eye Museum


kid-friendly activities in Singapore- Trick Eye MuseumImage credit: @river_nadine_lara_naomi via Instagram

Any kid would be thrilled at the optical illusions at the Trick Eye Museum, where 2D backdrops actually show up as 3D images when seen from a certain angle. You can spend hours here posing to your heart’s content as you pretend to skydive, for example, or ride a unicorn.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Trick Eye MuseumImage credit: @sonic.yxy via Instagram

The museum now includes 2 rooms with AR technology, so your kids can interact with virtual motion effects, including fire and water, visible through an app.

Trickeye @ Southside ADMISSION FEE$32/adult, $28/child (4-12 years), $28/senior ADDRESS80 Siloso Road, Southside, Blk B, #01-04, Singapore 098969 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 11:00 AM-07:00 PM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4.1 (2658)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6592 0607 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $20.52 image$26.00imageCheapest$20.52


32. Stargaze with a telescope on a clear and cloudless day


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Stargaze Image for illustrative purposes only.

Don’t leave after visiting the Science Centre Singapore’s quirky optical illusions and interactive exhibits. Hang out till late to catch their stargazing sessions every Friday night ($17/pax). Here, you can gaze through their powerful telescope to spot stars, planets and faraway galaxies. Pair this with their accompanying digital planetarium shows for a night out the kids will love you for.

If you’re a Northie, Woodlands Galaxy Community Club has a rooftop observatory with a telescope you can peer through for just a dollar. Alternatively, use our stargazing spot guide combined with the Meteorological Service Singapore’s cloud coverage tracker to find a good public stargazing spot.

Science Centre Singapore ADMISSION FEE(Singaporeans & PR): Free on weekdays during the school term | $4/child and $6/adult on weekends & PH(Standard): $8/child and $12/adult ADDRESS15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday Closed

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.4 (6634)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6425 2500 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $9.60 image$24.95imageCheapest$9.60image$9.85


33. Make your own bikes at Unspokin to explore easy cycling trails


Unspokin

Bikes aren’t just customisable at Unspokin’s bicycle workshops. You’ll get a shot at building your very own bicycle from an assortment of parts. Choose the colour for your frame, handpick different components from handles to pedals, and put everything together with the help of a professional.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - unspokin

The 4-hour-long session gets the kids in touch with every nook and cranny of their 2-wheelers – plus, it’s a good conversation starter when you come across other families pedalling along Singapore’s many cycling routes.

UnspokinADDRESS3 Lor Bakar Batu, #05-03, Singapore 348741 Opening Hours:Thursday 14:00-20:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM
Tuesday 02:00 PM-08:00 PM
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Sunday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.9 (33)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 8268 3160 whatspokin@unspokin.com


34. Check out vintage toys at the Mint Museum of Toys


mint museum of toys singaporeImage adapted from Mint Museum of Toys

If it’s one thing that kids love for sure, it’s toys, and the Mint Museum of Toys is stocked to the brim with over 50,000 of them. The museum houses a world-class collection of vintage toys and collectables, many dating from the 1840s to the 1980s, that show how toys have evolved from way before your time to your child’s.

You might just recognise characters such as Popeye, Superman, Felix the Cat and the Flintstones. The museum also holds themed kid-friendly events and limited-duration activities announced on its socials, so do time your visit to coincide with one.


35. Join a kids’ activity at your local community centre or residents’ committee centre


There’s no need to venture beyond your neighbourhood for your kid to interact with new friends or to learn about their culture and community, as local community clubs (CCs) and residents’ committee (RC) centres regularly hold child-friendly events and classes at affordable prices.

Events include field trips to factories or family-friendly events, festival-themed storytelling, art and craft project workshops, skill courses from first aid to programming for kids, and classes run the gamut from speech and drama to playgroups to LEGO- and robot-building.


– Indoor activities for kids in Singapore –


36. Have a meal in a restaurant where kids eat for free


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Cafe MelbaBouncy castle at Cafe Melba. Image credit: @cafemelbasingapore via Instagram

Food: the glorious thing that keeps us all alive, made even better when it comes free for your hungry hippo child. There are plenty of restaurants out there where kids can eat free – think ramen, vegan food and even buffets.

Check out Cafe Melba at Goodman Arts Centre, Mediapolis, and Mount Sophia, where kids eat for free every Monday. Depending on which location you visit, there’s an open space for the little ones to scamper around, a kid’s corner, and even complimentary colouring sheets.

List of Cafe Melba locations.


37. Avoid the sun by heading to indoor playgrounds


Smigy PlaygroundImage credit: @w00sunny via Instagram

Some days are just too hot for us to go outdoors, so it’s great when we can retreat into the cool comfort of indoor playgrounds, conveniently located within malls. Try out the pastel-coloured Smigy Playground PLQ, which is the largest indoor playground in the east, complete with a driving circuit, castles, and a ball pit with a digital game screen.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Smigy PlaygroundImage credit: Klook

Or, drop your child off at The Polliwogs, with a new branch at Clarke Quay which opened in 2022, complete with a play area exclusively for toddlers.

Check out our article on the best indoor playgrounds in Singapore for more ideas.

Smigy Playground – Paya LebarADDRESS10 Paya Lebar Rd, #03-05/06 PLQ Mall, Singapore 409057 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-20:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-09:00 PM
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Sunday 10:00 AM-09:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.2 (133)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 8797 3001 ourandeou@gmail.com The Polliwogs VivoCityADMISSION FEEAdults: $10 (Mon-Fri) | $12 (Sat-Sun & PH)Children: $20 (Mon-Fri) | $23 (Sat-Sun & PH) ADDRESS1 Harbourfront Walk, #03-12 VivoCity, 1 HarbourFront Walk, #12, Singapore 098585 Opening Hours:Thursday 09:30-19:30 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:30 AM-08:30 PM
Tuesday 09:30 AM-07:30 PM
Wednesday 09:30 AM-07:30 PM
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Friday 09:30 AM-07:30 PM
Saturday 09:30 AM-08:30 PM
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GOOGLE REVIEWS4 (278)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6376 8097 Polliwogsvc@thepolliwogs.com


38. Visit Airzone, the world’s first suspended net playground


Head down to Airzone at City Square Mall, where nets that hang 2-5 storeys high will give you a bouncin’ great time. As the world’s first indoor suspended net playground, it’ll have your kids jumping into a ball pit and zooming down long slides that’ll take them from one storey to another.

After you’ve bounced your heart out, grab refreshments and drinks or enjoy smart TV entertainment at the lounge, where lockers to store your barang, phone chargers, and shoe racks are also located for your convenience.

Airzone ADMISSION FEE$20/session ADDRESSCity Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, #02-K4, Singapore 208539 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-20:30 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-08:30 PM

CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6631 9789 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $21.79 image$22.95image$22.75imageCheapest$21.79


39. Drop by a window decal and sand art craft kiosk


Star Arts at WestgateStar Arts at Westgate.Image credit: Star Arts via Facebook

Many malls such as Westgate and City Square Mall have art kiosks, where you can sit down and rest your legs while your child releases his or her inner Picasso. They’ll give your kids the opportunity to spend 1-2 hours painting wall decals or doing sand art, which they can later bring home.

Address:3 Gateway Drive, #04-K1 Westgate, Singapore 608532Opening hours: Mon-Thu 12.30pm-8.30pm | Fri 12.30pm-9pm | Sat-Sun 11am-9pmContact: 9191 4819


40. Treat the family to a kid-friendly staycation


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - kid-friendly staycationCastle-themed suite at the Shangri-La.Image credit: Shangri-La

Give the family a treat by taking them to one of the several kid-friendly hotels in Singapore for a staycay that will have everyone well-refreshed and entertained. One of these is Shangri-La, home to themed rooms and Buds at Shangri-La, an in-house curated indoor playground where parents can drop their kids off and enjoy some couple time.

furama riverfront kids roomImage credit: Furama Riverfront and Waka Waka

Alternatively, Furama Riverfront’s castle-, underwater-, and pirate-themed rooms are ideal for staycays with 2 adults and 2 kids. You’ll get pool access with floats and water toys, and easy access to Annex@Furama’s separately charged Waka Waka safari-inspired indoor play zone.

If you’re celebrating a birthday or special event with 1 child up to age 12, you can dine here in the evenings to enjoy free kids’ playtime with every 2 mains and 1 kids’ meal bought. Weekday walk-ins get unlimited playtime too.

Shangri-La Singapore ADDRESS22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350 Opening Hours:Thursday 00:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

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Sunday 12:00 AM-12:00 AM

CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6737 3644 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $360.25 imageCheapest$360.25image$455.00Furama Riverfront Hotel ADDRESS405 Havelock Rd, Singapore 169633 Opening Hours:Thursday 00:00-00:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6333 8898 riverfront@furama.com More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $147.00 imageCheapest$147.00


41. Cultivate a love for reading at public libraries


public librariesWoodlands Regional Library.Image credit: @aqilahreads via Instagram

Encourage a love for reading in your little one by taking them down to libraries such as Woodlands Regional Library. It features a forest-themed corner with a giant artificial indoor tree and make-believe pond, as well as a sensory learning centre with books and toys of varying textures.

At Sports Hub Library, kids can play giant chess a la Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Else, library@harbourfront gives you a panoramic view of the sea, with deck chairs laid out for you to take in the great view as you read. The new Punggol Regional Library also houses a sprawling ground floor with a toy library, costumes for imaginative play, and an interactive word projection room.

Read our article on child-friendly features at public libraries.


42. Make your own pancakes at Slappy Cakes


slappy cakes singaporeImage credit: Slappy Cakes Singapore 

DIY pancakes. Need we say more? Slappy Cakes lets you and your kiddo choose from a wide range of batters for your pancakes, which you can squeeze out into your desired shapes with a nozzle bottle.

Toppings such as chocolate sprinkles and fruits can be added to your creations. Not only will your kids be well-entertained, but you can also turn your visit into a brunch outing.

Slappy Cakes (Beside Dancing Crab)ADDRESS418 Northshore Dr, #01-11 Northshore Plaza II, Singapore 820418 Opening Hours:Thursday 17:30-22:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 11:30 AM-03:00 PM
Tuesday 05:30 PM-10:00 PM
Wednesday 11:30 AM-03:00 PM
Thursday 05:30 PM-10:00 PM
Friday 11:30 AM-03:00 PM
Saturday 05:30 PM-10:00 PM
Sunday 11:30 AM-03:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS3.8 (44)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6992 2992


43. Run around at Pororo Park, a themed jungle gym


kid-friendly activities in Singapore - Pororo ParkImage credit: Pororo Park Singapore

Pororo Park‘s indoor playground revolves around Pororo the penguin himself and his different cartoon animal friends. Kids can thoroughly explore a themed playground featuring a Pororo Express train track, sensory Hinoki wood pit, jungle gym and ball pit, and bouncy castles.

There’s even a mini supermarket where children can play pretend chef, and the on-site Loopy’s Cafe with a kid-friendly menu.

Pororo ParkADMISSION FEEKids: $38/2 hours$10 for additional adults and babies below 9 months old ADDRESS6, #02-29 Raffles Blvd, Marina Square, Singapore 039594 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:30-20:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6239 5360 info@pororoparksg.com


44. Have a thrill with the rides at Sentosa 4D AdventureLand


kid-friendly activities in Singapore -Sentosa 4D AdventurelandImage credit: Sentosa

A day out at Sentosa means guaranteed thrills for the kids, and these don’t have to stop if you’re hit by Singapore’s unpredictable rainstorms. Sentosa 4D AdventureLand, located at Imbiah Lookout, is an indoor, interactive virtual reality game zone where you can embark on log rides down a river, an adventure on a fantasy island, a cowboy-style shootout, or a ride through a ghostly mine.

Check the 4D cinema’s screening times in advance so you can arrive on time to experience action movies with simulated fog, rain, wind, and every bump and jolt as if you were the main character.

Catch an array of adventures, including a scary ride and action-adventures such as Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

Sentosa 4D AdventureLand ADMISSION FEE4-in-1 Combo (Children): $344-in-1 Combo (Adults): $43.90 ADDRESS2517 Opening Hours:Thursday 12:00-19:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 12:00 PM-07:00 PM
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Wednesday 12:00 PM-07:00 PM
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Friday 12:00 PM-07:00 PM
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Sunday 12:00 PM-07:00 PM

CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6274 5355 enquiry@4dadventureland.com.sg More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $24.90 image$25.95imageCheapest$24.90


45. Cuddle dogs and cats at a pet cafe


Meomi Cat Cafe Image credit: Meomi Cat Cafe via Facebook

Cat cafes such as Meomi Cat Cafe will let your children enjoy a meal and learn how to interact with the cute kitties milling about. The friendly staff will also share the background stories of your newfound furry friends. Tip: come later in the day as the cats tend to nap when the sun’s out.

what the pug cafe singaporeImage credit: @whatthepugcafe on Instagram

If your kids are dog people, then What The Pug dog cafe will make your heart melt completely. Each ticket includes a 45-minute pug-petting session, a canned drink, and an instant photo, plus you can purchase $3 treat bags for your child to feed the dogs and practice tricks such as getting them to sit.

This cafe only serves drinks, but you can also play one of the many board games available there.

Get an entry package to We Are The Furballs.

Meomi Cat CafeAdmission: $14/adult and $7/child per hourAddress: 668 North Bridge Road, Singapore 188801Opening hours: 11am-8pm, DailyContact: 6296 0339

What The Pug Admission: $20 on weekdays, $25 on weekendsAddress: 80 Haji Lane, Singapore 189271Opening hours: Tue-Sun 12pm-8pm (Closed on Mondays)Contact: 6293 3350


46. Go prawning without worrying about mozzies at FishBugis+


FishBugis+Image credit: Ed Chua via Google Maps

Located on the 7th Floor of Bugis+ is FishBugis+, Singapore’s only rooftop indoor prawn fishing pond and bar. Since the prawning pool is comfortably air-conditioned, no one has to fight the onslaught of mozzies or spray on a layer of sticky insect repellent.

kid-friendly activities in Singapore - FishBugis+Image credit: FishBugis+

Restless kids can also head to the children’s longkang fishing pond. As for parents? You can relax at the in-house fish spa or crack open a cold one while the kids run free.

Fish@Bugis+ADMISSION FEERod rental: $20/hour | $30/2 hours | $39/3 hoursLongkang fishing: $14/hour ADDRESS201 Victoria Street, #07-05/06, Bugis+, Singapore 188067 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-06:00 Show Time Hide

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CONTACT INFORMATION+65 9008 0201  


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47. Bring your kid to a summer or end-of-year camp


While your kids are still young, the June and December holidays should be packed with fun and activity, not monotonous tuition. Bring them to a summer or end-of-year camp in Singapore to socialise with new friends and learn new skills in an interactive manner without the pressure of grades.

From coding and robotics camps to gymnastics and field sports, art, music, dance, drama, and second language immersion camps, Singapore’s educational centres and international schools have something for everyone – you’ll wish you were a kid again.


48. Operate a construction vehicle at Diggersite


Let your little one experience being a builder for a day at the construction-themed Diggersite, where they’ll don safety helmets and vests and operate a mini digger, alongside other small-scale construction machinery.

Not only will they be having fun, they’ll also be improving hand-eye coordination and motor skills.

DiggersiteADMISSION FEEChildren: $18/pax ADDRESS91 Lor Chencharu, Singapore 769201 Opening Hours:Thursday Off Show Time Hide

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 11:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM-06:00 PM

CONTACT INFORMATION+65 8802 0764 diggersite.sg@gmail.com


49. Instill a love for nature in your kids at farming & eco-friendly lifeskills workshops


city sprouts kids camps in singaporeKids’ camps run by City Sprouts.Image adapted from City Sprouts Facebook

City kids have few opportunities to romp around in forests and farms, but City Sprouts @ Henderson and Edible Garden City at Queenstown are the answers to that. These are modern-day spots where plants and veggies flourish. They also organise farming and eco-friendly life skill classes for the young ones.

Bring your kids to City Sprouts’ gardening, camping, composting, and even cooking workshops, and have them learn how to grow their own fruits and veggies at Edible Garden City’s camps and farm tours.

Another nature learning hub, Ground-Up Initiative (GUI), will soon be moved to Yishun Walk beside HomeTeamNS Khatib from its current site near ORTO Yishun. Here’s hoping that its outdoor life skills, farming, and cooking classes will be restarted there soon.

City Sprouts (Previously known as Sprout Hub)ADDRESS102 Henderson Rd, Singapore 159562 Opening Hours:Thursday 09:00-18:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM-06:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.4 (279)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6468 6772 Edible Garden CityADDRESS60 Jln Penjara, Singapore 149375 Opening Hours: Show Time Hide

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50. Reminisce at old-school playgrounds


Dragon Playground

Take a walk down memory lane by bringing your kiddo to some of the old-school playgrounds that you once played at. The Dragon Playground at Toa Payoh is a classic icon, designed back in 1979. Another one is the mosaic-tiled Clock Playground at Bishan. Your children will be having a ball on the duck spring riders and clambering up the ladders to head down the slides.

Read our article on old-school playgrounds


51. Snorkel among fish at Adventure Cove Waterpark


Adventure Cove WaterparkImage credit: @erikahocson via Instagram

Adventure Cove Waterpark is not just any water theme park – they’ve pulled out the big guns with their Ray Bay attraction, where you can wade in water and feed stingrays. Or, snorkel at the Rainbow Reef and enter the underwater world of many different brightly-coloured fish amongst the reefs.

Race your kid on the Dueling Racer slides as the two of you plunge down on mats to see who reaches the finishing line first. Or team up together in Spiral Washout as you both hang on to your floats and spin round down the slide at top speed.

Adventure Cove Waterpark ADMISSION FEEAdult (18-59): $26 for non-peak | $32 for peakYouth (13-17): $24 for non-peak | $28 for peakChildren (4-12): $20 for non-peak | $24 for peakSeniors (>60): $20 for non-peak | $24 for peak ADDRESS8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269 Opening Hours:Thursday 10:00-17:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM-05:00 PM

CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6577 8888 enquiries@rwsentosa.com More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $39.00 imageCheapest$39.00


52. Get an adrenaline rush with the Skyline Luge


Skyline Luge

The Skyline Luge Sentosa is a thrilling experience where you and your child can zoom down slopes and tracks on a vehicle that moves with gravity and momentum. Before you ride the luge down the hill, you can opt to take the Skyride, a chairlift that will let you soar above the canopy of trees with a Sentosa sea view. After getting to the top, choose from 4 luge trails to zoom down.

Skyline Luge

For a more memorable experience, come on Friday or Saturday nights when the tracks are colourfully lit and you can see a sparkling view of the sea around Sentosa as you ascend via the Skyride.

Skyline Luge Singapore ADMISSION FEEFrom $32 for a package with 3 Luge & 3 Skyrides ADDRESS45 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099003 Opening Hours:Thursday 11:00-19:30 Show Time Hide

Monday 11:00 AM-07:30 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM-07:30 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM-07:30 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM-07:30 PM
Friday 11:00 AM-07:30 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM-09:30 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM-09:30 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.6 (7541)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6274 0472 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $27.69 image$54.95image$32.40imageCheapest$27.69


53. Have a splashing great time at Wild Wild Wet


Wild Wild WetImage credit: @gyurizzing_ via Instagram

The water theme park Wild Wild Wet has undergone a revamp in recent times with new rides such as Torpedo, an 18m-high slide that keeps you going at 70km/hour, for daring children craving that adrenaline rush. For younger children, there’s the Shiok River, where all they have to do is relax on a tube float as the currents sweep them along gently.

Pro tip for families: book a cabana that comes with a curtain, mini-fridge for drinks, Wi-Fi, and a fan to cool off in between slides.

Wild Wild Wet ADMISSION FEEAdult: $26 (Off-peak) | $35 (Peak) Child: $19 (Off-peak) | $26 (Peak)Free for U Live members, Pioneer & Merdeka generations, and toddlers under 3 years old ADDRESS1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599 Opening Hours:Thursday 12:00-18:00 Show Time Hide

Monday 11:00 AM-06:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM
Thursday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM
Friday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM-06:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM-06:00 PM

GOOGLE REVIEWS4.3 (3444)CONTACT INFORMATION+65 6581 9128 More InformationRECOMMENDED TICKETS AT $26.00 image$28.00imageCheapest$26.00image$26.66


Things to do with kids in Singapore


Everyone always seems to be occupied these days – with adults cramming deadlines at work and children occupied with school, family time does seem to be getting increasingly rare.

Instead of heading to the same places over and over again, toss the phones aside and head out with the kiddos to form some new core memories together. You’d never know just how much you might enjoy yourself!

Check out what’s near you with this list of activities on TSL’s Google My Maps:

If somehow, you need more activity ideas:

Free kid-friendly water playgrounds in SingaporeNew things to do with kids in Singapore in 2023Kid-friendly things to do in Jewel ChangiAdmiralty Park Playground


Cover image adapted from: Five Iron Golf, @linda.cla, @erikahocson, @river_nadine_lara_naomi, @mud.krank, Singapore Discovery Centre, Klook, @wearethefurballs, @diggersite, @playinsingapore, Bollywood Veggies, @vvens

Originally published by Persis Gan on 20th March 2019. Last updated on 31st May 2023 by Jessica Fang & Xin Tian Koh.A portion of this content may contain referral links to products. Our opinions remain our own.

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