The Best Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (9 - 15 Jan 2023)

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The fun doesn't stop and in 2023, we continue to see exciting family-friendly programmes happening across the island!

Discover another week of exciting family-friendly to-dos and to-gos for families in Singapore! This week, families can plan a round-island adventure to collect limited edition Ang Baos from museums and heritage institutions, head out in the evenings for a mesmerising light art exhibition, challenge yourselves (and your family) at a massive obstacle course challenge arena and more! 

Need more ideas? This is just a compilation of 5 ideas for the week, for more ideas head over to our weekly updated list of weekly recommendations or join our Telegram group for the most up-to-date sharing too! 

1. Have Fun While Collecting Red Packets @ The Museum Roundtable Hongbao Campaign 2023

Venue: 39 participating museums, heritage institutes and galleries
Dates: 6 Jan - 3 Feb 2023

Returning for the 9th edition, the popular Museum Roundtable Lunar New Year Hongbao Campaign 2023 features 39 different red packets inspired by the rabbit and the participating museums, heritage institution and galleries. 

Families can go on an adventure across the island to try to complete their 2023 Hong Bao collection. Take this opportunity to visit the participating member and make it a fun day out with the kids! 

2. Top the Leaderboard at HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir's Action Motion

Venue: HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir, #02-07 900 Bedok North Rd, Singapore 479994
Opening Hours: Tue - Fri: 12 pm - 8.30 pm | Sat, Sun, PH and Sch Hol: 10 am - 9.30 pm | Mon: Closed
Admission: From $35

Located at recently opened HomeTeamNS Bedok Reservoir, Action Motion Arena is an obstacle course arena with the first-ever Gamifier system that will tabulate a player's scores and timings in real-time as your are competing on the course.

Action Motion boast 5 activity zones with challenges where you can win attractive prizes at the daily & monthly Leaderboard Challenge and also a fun way to drive up friendly competition among the family! You can even track the leaderboard online! 

3. Be Mesmerised by Massive Light Installations at Light to Night Festival 2023

Photo Credits: @stanley_chee

Venue: Multiple venues at the Civic District
Dates: 6 - 26 Jan 2023
Admission: Free

Light to Night Festival 2023 features immersive installations, interactive artworks, and a festive village for everyone to have enjoyable time. Featuring over 60 programmes and artworks by local and international artists, the visual arts festival is a multi-sensory experience made for families and art enthusiasts alike.

The well-loved Art Skin on Monument is back. Families can admire the light projections across various buildings at the Civic District. This includes the National Gallery Singapore, The Arts House, Asian Civilisation Museum, Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall.

 4. Learn More About the Harvest Festival @ Pongal Open House

Venue: Indian Heritage Centre
Dates: 7, 8, 14 & 15 Jan 2023
Admission: Free

Traditionally observed over four days, Pongal is a harvest festival to give thanks for a bountiful harvest. This year, the IHC Pongal Open House welcomes everyone to join in the festivities with an exciting array of programmes.

Themed Farm-tastic, this year’s open house takes visitors back to the festival’s agricultural roots and you can look forward to an immersive tour of a local farm, heritage trails, live folk performances, traditional food and craft demonstrations, and more! 

5. Grab a Gold Bar from Swensen's

Venue: Swensen's, home delivery, takeaway and on all delivery platforms
Price: $38 for a pair

Start your Chinese New Year celebrations with a dazzling Gold Bair Ice Cream Cake from Swensen's! Its shimmering exterior boasts a mouth-watering local flavour of Pineapple Tart ice cream within to ring in a prosperous Chinese New Year.

The Gold Bar Ice Cream Cake is great for photos and for playing with the kids too - you can purchase it via home delivery, takeaway and/or on all delivery platforms in a Special Cooler Box. Otherwise, single pieces ($19) are available for dine-in. 



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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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