The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (28 Aug - 3 Sep 2023)

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Don't miss these family-fun events and experiences as we enter the September School Holidays - go ahead create more family fun times this week! 

Always on the look out for family fun events and experiences? Let us help you with our weekly list of to-dos for families! This week, families can expect to meet Pikachu at selected Shell Stations, there's also free movie screening of the Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise at Sentosa, the opening of the new gamified go-karting experience and more!

As always, this is just a compilation of our weekly five 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. Meet & Greet with Pikachu at Shell Station

Venue: 6 selected Shell Stations
Date: 2 and 3 Sep 2023, 10 am onwards

To celebrate the launch of the limited edition Pokémon dehumidifier plushies, Shell will be having a special event at six Shell stations where all four Pokémon dehumidifier plushie designs will be available for purchase for the first 60 customers, from 10 am onwards on 2 and 3 Sep 2023!

Also, the first 100 customers per station per day who purchase a Pok√©mon dehumidifier plushie will be entitled to a free goodie bag ‚Äď consisting of Pok√©mon merchandise, Shell Select merchandise as well as Shell Fuel and Shell Select vouchers!

On the same days, meet-and-greet sessions with Pikachu will be happening at these six Shell stations at selected timeslots only. To snap a photo with Pikachu, customers will need to be a Shell GO+ member and present their Shell Asia app for verification.

2 Sep 2023

  • Shell Hougang:¬†600 Hougang Ave 3 Singapore 538846 | 11 am - 11.30 am
  • Shell Siglap:¬†40 Upper East Coast Road Singapore 455212 | 2 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Shell Paya Lebar Macpherson:¬†255 Paya Lebar Road Singapore 409037 | 5 pm - 5.30 pm

3 Sep 2023

  • Shell Bukit Batok Nature Park:¬†28 Bukit Batok East Avenue 6 Singapore 659760 | 11 am - 11.30 am
  • Shell Havelock:¬†548 Havelock Road Singapore 169637 | 2 pm - 2.30 pm
  • Shell Tampines Avenue 2:¬†9 Tampines Avenue 2 Singapore 529731 | 5 pm - 5.30 pm

2. Free Movie Screening at Sentosa Southside

Venue: Sentosa Southside
Dates: Selected days in September, 5.30 pm
Admission: Free

Enjoy complimentary outdoor movie screening by the beach, on selected weekends, and public holidays at Sentosa Southside!

  • 1 Sep:¬†Alvin and the Chipmunks
  • 2 Sep:¬†Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
  • 3 Sep:¬†Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Gather your friends and family, and come on down to Southside for an evening of entertainment under the stars with delicious snacks and drinks, and an engaging theatrical line-up combining popular favourites, classics and Hollywood blockbusters.

3. Enjoy Free Activities for Families at SAFRA Jurong

Dates: 2 - 10 Sep 2023

Join the Little Explorers from 2 to 10 September and embark on a thrilling journey filled with new discoveries and endless enjoyment for both parents and kids! There will be a giant ball pit for children dive into and more! 

Enjoy free craft activities such as Art Jamming, Window Art Painting and Sand Art Activity (while stock last)! Additionally, families will be entertained by stage performances, including mind-boggling magic tricks, captivating martial arts displays and interactive bubble show on 2 Sep 2023!

There's more! Unlock the Mega Gachapon Game chances by following SAFRA Jurong on Facebook and Instagram, and you will stand a chance to win wonderful prizes too! 

4. Discover The Boy Who Became Prime Minister at the Children's Museum

Venue: Children’s Museum Singapore (CMSG), Discovery Room
Date: now till 14 Jan 2024 (Tue to Sun, closed on Mon), 9am, 11am, 2pm & 4pm (Each visit timeslot is for 1h 45 min)

  • Singapore Citizens & PRs: Free
  • Tourists & Foreign Residents: $10 (per child) | $15 (per ad

What were founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew‚Äôs growing up years like, and what did he have to overcome in order to become a man who helped build Singapore into a thriving cosmopolitan city? In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Mr Lee‚Äôs birth,¬†Children‚Äôs Museum Singapore¬†(CMSG) has launched its latest exhibition ‚ÄstLKY100 ‚Äď The Boy Who Became Prime Minister¬†‚Äď which traces the late Mr Lee‚Äôs story from his childhood to his career as a statesman, and examines the values he espoused and the legacy he left behind.

The exhibition seeks to deepen children’s understanding of the Singapore story through the lens of Mr Lee’s life and values, and foster a sense of pride at how far we have come. Along with his better-known achievements, children will also discover a more relatable side of Mr Lee, who grew up in the 1920s playing with gasing, marbles and fighting fish. In doing so, the exhibition also aims to show that young people can have big dreams and can make a difference in their communities and nation.

5. Visit the Newly Opened Exciting Gamified Go-Kart Circuit - HyperDash

Venue: The Palawan @ Sentosa
Opening Hours:¬†Mondays to Fridays: 12.30pm ‚Äď 9pm |¬†Saturdays, Sundays, Public and School Holidays: 10am ‚Äď 9pm
Admission: from $30

Gear up for an exhilarating experience at HyperDrive, Asia’s first indoor gamified electric Go-Kart circuit at The Palawan @ Sentosa as you immerse yourself in the world of real-life racing and virtual gaming around a 3-level racetrack!

HyperDrive challenges you to conquer its sprawling 308-meter track with 14 exciting turns across the 3-level indoor track designed by former karting world champion David Terrien! 

The venue will be offering¬†Game of Karts, where virtual racing is brough to life at the go-kart track!¬†Experience an interactive race where you can collect ‚Äėweapons‚Äô to sabotage competitors or ‚Äėboosts‚Äô to turbo-charge yourself to the finish line, all while immersing in special lighting and sound effect for the ultimate experience!

Each race session is approx. 30mins, including 8 mins on the track.



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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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