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

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Here's a list of weekly family fun events and experiences for you to create family fun this week! 

Here's our weekly list of family fun to-dos to help you create lots of fun times with the kids! This week, get ready for more fun at the new playground at Gillman Barracks, explore all things Japanese at the Japan Real Fair, drop by the interactive LKY Experience and get tickets to the exciting Chaos Lab coming from Australia!

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. Get Tickets to Chaos Lab

Venue: Changi Airport Terminal 2, Viewing Mall North #03-03, Singapore 819643
Dates: From Nov 2023
Admission: $30 (children), $9 (adults) - Tickets here. 

Things are about to get a little chaotic! Chaos Lab is the ideal place for the little ones to have fun creating and playing. Here, they will get to explore a slime station, a neon graffiti wall, a ball pit, and many more surprises!

Meet the manic mad scientist, Dr Splat, and their lab assistants who will guide you through different zones to play, create, learn, and get just a little bit messy. You’ll be sure to enjoy yourself and make great family memories in this lab-themed playground.

Chaos Lab is not just another play area, but one where creativity, fun and learning mixes into an exciting experience.

2. Play at the New Outdoor Playground at Gillman Barracks

Venue: 9 Lock Road, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108937
Opening Hours: TBC
Admission: Free

The Gillman Barracks playground is located beside Carpark A, in front of Block 9. It is close by to the many restaurants in the area and can serve as a before and after meal play venue for families! 

The one of the main structure at the playground is a tall tower for the adventurous ones to climb on to! This "treehouse" can be accessed via the climbing wall or cargo net, and little ones can exit via the 2 slides too - and for the older or gung-ho ones, there is also a fireman's pole too! The other main structure is a mini-obstacle course consisting of ramp, tunnel, nettings and more. It is a  relatively simple structure that is open to the imagination of the little ones to make use of. 

3. Take Part in Free Activities at the Future Ready Fair 2023

Venue and Dates:

  • One Punggol: 14 Oct 2023, 11 am - 6 pm
  • Causeway Point:¬† 21 Oct 2023 11 am - 7 pm & 22 Oct 2023, 11 am - 6 pm
  • The Plaza @ National Library Building: 4 Nov 2023, 11 am - 6 pm

Admission: Free

PCF Sparkletots will be hosting its Future Ready Fair 2023 over 3 weekends for families to experience the preschool's STEMIE curriculum and showcase the inventions made by Sparkletots' children! Enjoy complimentary interactive workshops, STEMIE tales and storytelling sessions and hands-on activities that promote STEMIE learning and critical thinking skills for your children.

Families who visit the Future Ready Fair 2023 will get to enjoy a showcase of award-winning inventions created by the young Sparkletots children, as well as to participate in various free activities too! 

4. Explore Japan at the Japan Rail Fair

Venue: JAPAN RAIL CAFE, Guoco Tower, 5 Wallich Street, #01-20 Singapore 078883
: 13 - 15 Oct 2023
: Free

Since its successful launch in 2020, the highly sought-after annual¬†Japan Rail Fair¬†at¬†JAPAN RAIL CAFE¬†has fascinated numerous ‚Äėpassengers‚Äô with its wondrous rail-themed programmes, and has since evolved into a vibrant lifestyle event that celebrates the best of Japanese culture!

The Japan Rail Fair 2023¬†will feature 23 booths and welcomes one and all to be introduced, or reacquainted, to all things Japanese over three days ‚Äď from an array of¬†free¬†family-friendly performances and activities, to a delightful variety of food and beverages.

5. Explore the New Interactive LKY:The Experience

Venue: 11 Prinsep Link, S187949
Date: 6 Oct to 31 Dec 2023

  • Standard Ticket: $18
  • Senior citizens aged 65 and above: 20% discount
  • Children aged 12 and below (with the accompaniment of 1 paying adult): Free
  • Purchase tickets¬†here

Delve into the life of Lee Kuan Yew at LKY: THE EXPERIENCE, an immersive experience that re-creates his memories, milestones and motivations in a novel journey through time.

Spanning over 17,000 square-feet and centrally located at 11 Prinsep Link in a three-storey building, LKY: THE EXPERIENCE features three zones reimagining iconic chapters and moments of his life. This transportive experience tells a compelling story with interactive installations, multimedia displays and hands-on activities to initiate a meaningful and entertaining experience that celebrates his extraordinary life and work. Travel through time and rainbow slides, and encounter a novel retelling of an icon’s story - beyond his political career.

We managed to visit and would highly recommend it as a fun learning experience for young ones 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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