Cracking your head over where to bring the family and what to do to this weekend, next weekend and the weekend after next? Fret no more! Here's a list of 10 family-friendly activities to try in Singapore.
1. Spice up your spring date
Photo: Open Farm Community
Go on an unconventional trip to the Open Farm Community with your family. Walk through their edible garden, and you can even try your hands at gardening and even some of their community activities. End the day by trying their fresh produce at their alfresco dining area and take in the beautiful and tranquil scene hidden in the heart of Singapore.
2. HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens
Photo: Homer Chua/SportSG
Come down to the National Stadium for a 10/10 weekend with the HSBC’s Rugby Sevens on April 13 and 14. The tournaments are guaranteed to be highly competitive as the upcoming world series forms the principal route for the qualifications for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Worried that your family members may be feeling left out the weekend of the tournament? Fret not for non-rugby fans are also welcome to join in the fun as there will be a series of lifestyle and community events to take part in conjunction with the tournament. Early bird prices have already started in October 2018, and public sales of the ticket have already started. Head on here to purchase your tickets now!
3. Family Day Out
Take your little ones out on an adventure to the parks that the Wildlife Reserve Singapore has to offer - from the Singapore Zoo to the River Safari and even Jurong Bird Park! Not only can you explore the wildlife that the parks have to offer but also learn the various conservation methods put in place across the region. If your kids are looking for something more exciting, then head on down to the Night Safari to embark on a journey to the world’s first nocturnal wildlife park. From now till the 19th of February 2019, Night Safari Singapore has collaborated with Moment Factory to create a multimedia night walk, that is sure to spark the interests of the little ones. Click here for more information.
4. SuperPark Singapore
In November this year, a 40,000 sq ft indoor activity park opened its doors at Suntec City Convention. Also known as SuperPark, it boasts of three themed zones that cater over 20 activities for all ages to play! With activities such as a flying fox for younger children, street basketball and baseball for the older kids, and a warrior obstacle for the braver ones, there is something for everyone! Tickets start from $22, click here to find out more!!
5. Hay Dairies
Photo: Hay Dairies
Take your family to the one and only goat farm in Singapore. With more than 20 years of establishment, Hay Dairies is the only goat farm in Singapore that houses more than 800 goats of mixed breeds from the United States. At Hay Dairies, not only are the kids able to pet the goats, they can also view the goat milking process and even buy a packet of hay to feed the goats! So hay what are you waiting for, check out more information over here.
One of the lesser-known edutainment centres here in Singapore, Diggersite provides a realistic experience in operating small-scale construction machinery. By providing digger rides, children can improve skills such as hand-eye coordination. Children can now live out their Bob-the-Builder dreams while at the same time have fun through the interaction and experience provided.
7. Science Centre Singapore
Here’s a good place to answer the “Whys” and “Hows,” your children, have for you on a daily basis. At the Science Centre Singapore, multiple exhibitions go on concurrently, from learning about climate change to a kinetic garden, a journey of self-discovery to a mirror maze and even a mini water park, there is something for everyone to learn and find out about it.
8. ArtScience Museum Future World
The Singapore ArtScience Museum first permanent exhibition - Future World, offers an immersive and digital landscape for the kids to explore the different imaginative new worlds. In this digital playground, children can colour a jellyfish and watch it transform into 3D as it floats amongst the hundreds of drawings made by many others; they can also transform various symbols floating across the giant wall, and watch them burst into different animals and elements. With many more interactive and immersive activities to be discovered and intrigued by, what are you still waiting for?
9. Marina Barrage
Not everything in Singapore comes with a price; some things are free for all! One such activity that requires no admission fee nor tickets would be a picnic at the Marina Barrage, where you get a wonderful view of Marina Bay as you feel the rays of the sun on your skin. Pack your picnic baskets, a kite, a mat, and you’re good to go for a superb day in the sun with your loved ones.
10. 1, 2, 3 Freeze!
Photo: Snow City
Want to escape the heat of Singapore, but also not want to look ten shades darker nor look like a lobster? Welcome to a freezer in Singapore that is open to the public - Snow City Singapore. Your children can now experience a winter wonderland with the abundance of snow, and they can even slide down a 60 metre long, 3-metre high snow slope that is guaranteed to send adrenaline pumping through their veins.