We enter April with new rules around Safe Management Measures and here's some family-friendly things to do that you might be keen to explore this week!
The relaxed rules around Safe Management Measures (SMM) kicks in this week, so here are some ideas for the first week (after a long time) that you are having a play date of up to 10pax, or taking your mask off outdoors. Even if you decide to stay safe, these ideas will still be useful for you too!
We have a longer list of all past recommendations that are still happening. Click here for the full list!
Meet & Greet With Sonic The Hedgehog
Date: 31 March 2022 (Movie Opening), 1 - 10 April 2022 (Meet & Greet)
The new Sonic The Hedgehog 2 movie is opening on 31 Mar 2022, and to promote the show, there will be a series of meet & greets to meet with the 2 main characters of the show, Sonic and Tails!
It has been sometime since we had meet & greets, so we are excited that this is happening again, and allowing our young ones the opportunity to experience meeting their favourite characters!
Wondering if you should catch the show? Get more details about the show, including the tailer here. Otherwise, the schedule for the meet & greets is included below
- 27 Mar: (3pm): Golden Village Plaza Singapura
- 1 Apr (7.30pm): Filmgarde Kallang Leisure Park
- 2 Apr (2pm): Westmall
- 2 Apr (3.30pm): Cathay Cineplex JEM
- 2 Apr (5pm): Cathay Cineplex Cineleisure
- 2 Apr (6.30pm): Shaw Jewel
- 3 Apr (4pm): WE Cinemas
- 9 Apr (2pm): Westmall
- 10 Apr (2pm): Westmall
Have A My Little Pony Meal @ Kumoya Cafe Orchard
Venue: 181 Orchard Rd, Orchard Central #04-08, Singapore 238896
Date: From 24 Mar 2022 (for a limited time)
Time: 11 am - 9.30 pm (Last order Mains at 8 pm and all other menu items at 8.30 pm)
Kumoya Cafe is well-known for its cute and Instagram-worthy themes that rotate every few months. Following the whimsical Molang, and Spongebob-themed pop-up cafes, they are now bringing us the much-adored stars from My Little Pony!
The café has been transformed into a magical world of rainbows, stars and clouds featuring your kids (and perhaps your) favourite My Little Pony stars, Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Fluttershy and Apple Jack.
From decor to food items, everything at the cafe is My Little Pony-themed and screams out to all the little fans! If you want to bring something home, you will also find a gift shop with an extensive range of My Little Pony merchandise too!
Go On An AR Dinosaur Adventure At Jewel Changi Airport
Venue: Jewel Changi Airport
Fees: From $25
Travel 89 million years back to the Late Cretaceous period with Jewel Changi Airport’s (Jewel) new play attraction, the Jewel-rassic Quest - a dinosaur-themed augmented reality (AR) game that brings storytelling to life through digital interactivity.
Indulge in an immersive experience to see magnificent dinosaurs such as the T-Rex and Velociraptor in action just metres in front of you. Look out for the other dinosaur species as they roam freely at Jewel’s indoor sanctuary - the Shiseido Forest Valley and HSBC Rain Vortex. The lush greenery and majestic water feature set the perfect environment, befitting the dinosaur theme.
With the issued TimeLens (tablet), you will venture through Jewel in search of checkpoints to advance the story as well as to go on an egg hunt. Families who complete the mission will be rewarded with photo-opportunities with the dinosaurs too!
Wet Fun At Songkran Water Festival 2.0 At Wild Wild Wet
Venue: Wild Wild Wet, 1 Pasir Ris Cl, Singapore 519599
Date: 1 – 30 Apr 2021 (closed on Tue)
Fee: From $19
Songkran is the traditional Thai New Year festival, which falls on 13 Apr and this year, Wild Wild Wet celebrates Songkran with a month-long Songkran Water Festival 2.0 filled with water activities, interactive photo ops and more for families to have fun!
There will be opportunities for water combat, dunk machine, kids-friendly games and not to forget Wild Wild Wet's existing water play too! So if you need to cool off and have fun this April, you may wish to consider a trip to to this exciting water festival!
Visit A Sentosa Attraction With Free Entry To Sentosa
Photo Credits: National Heritage Board
Venue: Sentosa Island
Date: Until 31 Sep 2022
The popular free-entry promotion is Sentosa was recently extended till 31 Sep 2022! The promotion was suppose to end on 31 Mar 2022 before it is extended for the 5th time, welcoming families to visit the island for free!
Here's a couple of ideas if you decide to enjoy the free entry!
For those who loves the sun, sand and sea, you can now visit Sentosa's beaches on peak hours without booking! Plus with the new SMM, you can gather in groups of 10 without your masks too! This means less hassle and more fun on the beach! For those who decide to stay till the evenings, there will also be the free light and music experience, Magical Shores, at Siloso beach too!
How about a visit to our 74th and latest National Monument, Fort Siloso? The free experience at Fort Siloso comes with lots of learning opportunities for families to learn about our national heritage. While you are here, remember to take part in the Learn With Sentosa Photo-Hunt and stand a chance to win cash prizes too! Simply snap a photo of a Heritage Building and share it on IG with the hashtag #LearnWithSentosa - it is that simple!
Once you are done, you can even end the evening by visiting the latest lifestyle venue at Sentosa, Southside, to enjoy a meal at the Southside Interim Market!
EXTRA: Have A Play Date Outdoors
With the SMM relaxed, it might be useful to include outdoor ideas for your next playdates too! With the new 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!
Have any other ideas for an outdoor playdate? Share it with us in the Community Forum too!