The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (16 - 22 May 2022)

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We are starting the 2nd half of May with ideas for this weekend, and also for planning the upcoming June!

Prepare for an exciting week with new openings and happenings across the island. Don't forget to also start planning for the upcoming June holidays - a number of large-scale festivals and events have been announced for the holidays, check our list of June Holiday micro-site for a list of the latest happenings! 

For those who need more ideas, don't forget to click here to see a list of previous recommendations that are still happening or to join our Telegram group for the most up-to-date sharing too!

Let's take a look at our recommendations this week! 

Have Splashing Fun at the Reopened Jelutung Harbour Park

Venue: Near Blk 488/489 Admiralty Link, Singapore 750488
Opening Hours: 24hrs, Water Play Area (9.30 am - 9.30 pm)
Admission: Free
Reservation: Not required

Surrounded by HDB blocks, Jelutung Harbour Park is a hidden secret for families living in the Admiralty and Sembawang area. The water play area might not be massive but it is free and still lots of fun for the kids! 

Apart from the water play area, families can also play at the dry playground too! There is a toilet and our experience was that it is acceptable but we have heard various comments that it is usually dirty - so do take note. 

If you are looking for more water play venues to visit, check out our updated list of water play venues in Singapore. 

Go Racing At The Star Vista Pop-up Kiddie Go-Kart Circuit 

Venue: The Star Vista, The Star Plaza, Basement 1
Dates: 6 May - 10 Jul 2022
Admission: $15/ride; $35 for 3 rides

Head down to The Star Vista Basement 1 and let your little ones race across the pop-up race track by KF1! Available till 10 Jul, rides can be single or pillion rides - so kids of (almost) every age can play too! You can also spend & redeem a min. of $100 to redeem a free ride too!

Cross The Border And Spend A Family Fun Day At JB

With the reopening of borders and more families making the trip to JB, we have been and will continue to be updating our JB content with the latest fun things that families can do! You may wish to follow our JB Facebook page, or head over to our JB micro-site to get our latest sharing!  

Go On A Heritage Hunt At Bugis Street

Venue: Bugis Junction Open Plaza (Outside McDonalds) - Meeting Spot, Waterlook Street - Tour ends
Dates: 7,14,21 and 28 May 2022, 9.30 am and 11 am
Fee: $30

Part of the Singapore Heritage Fest 2022, embark on a scavenger hunt heritage tour of the Bugis precinct with your family and friends to relive stories, food and buildings that connect us!

Through pictorial clues, riddles and puzzles, join us on a fun-filled morning to discover the rich heritage of Bugis Junction, Bugis Street and Waterloo Street through a series of curated activities.

Enjoy Free Entry + A Revamped Islander Membership At Sentosa

Venue: Sentosa
Admission: Free

It is a great time to visit Sentosa with free entry to the island available till 30 Sep 2022. Sentosa has also announced details of its revamped Islander membership. The membership will now feature 3 tiers based on the accumulated spending of the members. Families can join the membership from the Islander Explorer, which is free to join and start earning rewards immediately! 

Perks get better and more exclusive with each tier upgrade, including upcoming perks such as exclusive access to a Members’ Lounge, as well as reserved parking lots at Beach Station Car Park.

You can make use of these initiatives to make a trip to Sentosa this week! With the relaxed SMM, we can only expect more exciting events and happenings to be announced on the island, follow our Sentosa tag to get the latest updates that we get!

EXTRA 1: Prepare For The June Holiday With Holiday Events, Camps and Workshops!

With the June holiday coming up, we have been alerted to a number of really exciting major events and festivals happening in June! To help you sieve through all that information and to find the best thing to do for your family, we have prepared the following lists just for you! 

You may also wish to head over to our June Holiday landing page for more updates too!

EXTRA 2: Have A Play Date Outdoors

Venue: Multiple

It's always useful to include outdoor ideas for your next playdates too! With the new SMM rules, groups can be up to 10 people and have masks are optional at these outdoor venues too! 

Families looking to visit an outdoor playgrounds will be spoilt for choice in Singapore. Let us help by narrowing the options to this list of the best outdoor playgrounds in Singapore! Or if you may check our list of playgrounds located at the North, East and West of Singapore too!

How about going on a hike? Here's our list of the best hiking trails for families for you to consider, or simply visit one of our favourite parks, including East Coast Park, West Coast Park, Admiralty Park, Jurong Lake Garden, Labrador Park and more!

Finally, for those who like to experience going "overseas" on a playdate, we suggest a visit to Pulau Ubin or the St. John and Lazarus Islands for a fun day out! 

Have any other ideas for an outdoor playdate? Share it with us in the Community Forum 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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