The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (10 - 16 Apr 2023)

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Mid-way through April, are you ready for more family fun this week? Or even to keep in mind for the next long weekend! 

The long weekend may have passed, but here are more ideas to keep having family fun this week (or to bookmark for the next long weekend)! This week, we look at a couple of new openings and more!

As always, this is just a compilation of our weekly 5 ideas, if you need more ideas for family fun, do head over to our weekly updated list of weekly recommendations or join our Telegram group for the most up-to-date sharing too!

1. Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of DNA Day at the Science Centre Singapore

Venue: Various Galleries at the Science Centre Singapore
Dates: 4 - 30 April 2023
Fees: Free, fees apply to enter Science Centre Singapore

April marks a significant month of DNA celebrations, including DNA Day (25 April), the 70th anniversary of the discovery of DNA's double helix, as well as the 20th anniversary of Science Centre Singapore's DNA Lab!

From 4 to 30 April, join the Science Centre Singapore to unravel the secrets of life through a series of exciting activities such as DNA extraction, Traits Tree community project and the Young Geneticist trail.

Furthermore, for two special weekends, the DNA Lab opens its doors to the public to check out lab equipment and activities, along with a workshop and public talk.

2. Visit Jurong Lake Gardens and the New SkatePark

Venue: Lakeside Garden, Jurong Lake Gardens
Opening Hours: 8am to 10pm, Tuesday to Friday (Closed every Mondays and Tuesdays if Monday is a Public Holiday.)
Admission: Free

Already filled with activities for families to spend their day at, Jurong Lake Gardens adds the SkatePark @ Lakeside Garden to its list of to-dos! So head down this week to practice your moves and tricks at the first skate park in Singapore with a parkour park and bouldering wall. 

This 17,000 sqm space will be Singapore's largest outdoor skate park with 5 skate pods for skaters of all levels! Definitely don't forget to check out the other attractions at the park too! 

3. Visit the Newly Opened Shaw Plaza and Playground

Venue: Level 3, Sky Terrace, 360 Balestier Rd, Singapore, Singapore
Opening Hours: TBC
Admission: Free

If you are thinking of visiting some place new this week, why not head down to the recently reopened Shaw Plaza at Balestier? Reopened after 3 years, the mall sports a new look with many new F&B and retail options as well as a cinema too! 

That's not all! Located at Level 3 of the mall is a sheltered playground providing some extra play time for the little ones. Kids can expect a Wallhola play structure, trampoline, a flying fox and more! While not a huge space, it will be sufficient for little ones to have a fun time between a movie, meal or grocery shopping!

4. Play The Magnum Classic Remix Arcade and Win Prizes

Venue: (mobile only)
Dates: 1 Apr - 30 Apr 2023
Admission: Redeem game chances with purchase of Magnum products

From 1 to 30 April, Pleasure Seekers can participate in The Magnum Classic Remix Arcade and play remixed arcade games, earn iconic Magnum Gold Coins, and redeem Prizes! 

Inspired by popular arcade games of the past, Magnum’s Wall Cracker and Maze Runner brings a new way for Pleasure Seekers to experience games from the past with a Magnum twist. With unlimited prizes up for grabs, Pleasure Seekers can look forward to prizes such as Nintendo Switch Lite, Apple AirPods, Tamagotchis, Film Cameras and many more.

So go ahead, sign-up for an account, use our promo code and play the game! 

5. Fun and Games at the IKEA Children's Raya Bazaar

Venue: IKEA Alexandra, Jurong and Tampines
Dates: 15 & 16 Apr 2023
Admission: Free

Enjoy a fun day out at the IKEA Children’s Raya bazaar with fun and exciting activities such as Henna painting, Ketupat making and a Chapteh game where children can stand a chance to bring home a soft toy! Families can also enjoy limited-time Hari Raya fare when they visit IKEA restaurants during this period too! 



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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