The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (4 - 10 Oct 2021)

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A number of online and onsite activities are happening across the island. Here's a look at some of the best things that families may take part this week!  

We can expect a mix of online and onsite happenings at various popular venues. From the Esplanade to Downtown East, let's take a look at what families can expect to take part in this week! 

Octoburst! @ Esplanade

Venue: Online and at Esplanade
Dates: 8 - 10 Oct 2021
Admission: Free

Families can expect online programmes at Octoburst! - A Children's Festival where your family will journey to a magical world to save our Precious Planet as well as travel back in time with familiar tunes from PLAYtime! performances. Both programmes are free and will premiere on 8 Oct at 9 am, and be available thereafter to the whole family at any time of the day!

Precious Planet is recommended for kids 3 years old and above, and the PLAYtime! Playlist for 2 to 6 years old. 

For those who wish to visit the Esplanade, do check out the¬†popular self-guided tour to¬†discover the sights and sounds of Esplanade!¬†Bring back the nostalgia with your children and play a game of hopscotch at Esplanade Concourse, jump together to avoid the sharks on the floor at our courtyard, play a game of scissors, paper, stone or test your eyesight with a game of ‚ÄúI Spy!‚ÄĚ. Simply¬†pick up a copy of the trail guide from 8 Oct 2021 at Esplanade Info Counter (Mezzanine Level) between 12 to 6pm and start exploring!

Yokai Festival at Downtown East

Venue: Downtown East, Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok
Dates: 1 - 31 Oct 2021
Admission: Free

Visit Downtown East to take part in the annual Halloween Yokai Festival! In it's forth edition, you can expect the well-loved Yokais at Downtown East as well as on social media too! 

From 1 to 31 October, stay tune to Downtown East’s social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok) to follow the Yokai and lend your support in their battle against the Three-Tailed Scorpion Amikiro! Don't forget to look out for contests and win attractive giveaways like exclusive Yokai disposable masks! There will also be $100 Downtown East vouchers to be won too! 

FAM-BAM October @ Tanglin Mall 

Venue: Tanglin Mall
Dates:1 - 31 Oct 2021
Admission: Free

Join Tanglin Mall for an entire month of e-Voucher giveaways, in-mall activities and even a chance to win 100% F&B cashback on a Sure Win Spin! There will opportunities to redeem $10 Great Rewards e-Voucher with min. spending as well as weekly celebrations to bring family fun into the mall this October.

This week (till 7 Oct), visit Tanglin Mall in matching outfits to redeem $10 Great Rewards e-Voucher! You will receive an additional  $10 Great Rewards e-Voucher when you flash this article at the customer service counter too! For this weekend, you can even win up to 100% cashback when you take part in the sure-win spin!

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys

Venue: McDonald's
Dates: Till 27 Oct 2021

This week, you may wish to have a meal at McDonald's to get the latest Happy Meal Toys! With each purchase of a Happy Meal, you can receive a mini-classic game! Not only is it cute, it is also fully functional for families to play!

For this week, you can expect mini-versions of Connect 4 and Twister before the toys are changed to The Game of Life and Hungry Hungry Hippos from 7 to 13 Oct! 

Move For Dyslexia 

Registration / Event Dates: 1 Oct - 30 Nov 2021
Fees: $30

As part of the World Dyslexia Awareness Month in Oct, the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) has planned a series of activities for families to show to the dyslexia community. This includes the Move for Dyslexia where participants are to complete at least 30KM of walking, running or cycling before 30 Nov 2021. You can register now and start taking part this week!

The top three winners in the respective men’s and women’s category in the walking/running and cycling events will be entitled to win attractive shopping vouchers. In addition, everyone is encouraged to post on their social media channels about this event. Ten of the most creative posts will also stand to win prizes 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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