Things to do this Weekend: Singapore Botanic Gardens Children's Festival

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Location: Singapore Botanic Gardens, 481 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259769
Date: 11 Nov - 26 Nov 2017 
: 8 am ‚Äď 7 pm
Admission: Free

Take a break from the hustle bustle of the city life this weekend and drop by the Singapore Botanic Gardens for the Children’s Festival. Join in a day filled with heart-racing activities, mouth-watering food and captivating performances!

What is happening?

The Children’s Festival is bountiful with things to see and do.

  • ¬†Craft with Us
    Bring out the creativity lurking within your kid with this hands-on activity. 
  • Culinary Arts and Treats
    You will get to make cookies, muffins and other delicious nom-noms from ingredients derived from plants. Eye-catching and stomach-filling food? What more can we ask!
  • Drinks and Desserts
    Ever heard of Roselle tea? Do you know how the tea gets its flavour? Now you’ll know! Learn about the plants that give Roselle tea its qualities as well as other plants related to drinks.
  • Fragrant Plants
    Does your little one love smelling plants? This is just the activity for them. Discover the aromatic world of plants through this hands-on activity and games such as Match the Smell.

Singapore Botanic Gardens Children's Festival - Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

  • Grow with Nature
    Listen to nature’s whispering, she is about to tell you a story.
  • Interactive Performances
    Captivating stories await you to snare your little ones’ attention.  
  • Meet and Greet the Characters
    Be prepared to meet Lizzie the Monitor Lizard, Speedy the Squirrel and Sunny the Swan, characters brought to life specially for this festival!
  • Nature Play
    Create art from nature because what art is better than nature?

Singapore Botanic Gardens Children's Festival - Jacob Ballas Children's Garden

  • Nature Rambling
    Awaken the little explorer within your kid in this guided tour.

And many more!

Singapore Botanic Gardens Children's Festival - Carnival

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When is it happening?

The festival runs from 11 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017 and there are different activities scheduled for each week.

Where is it happening?

Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden 481 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259769.

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Please be advised that some of the programmes are on first come first serve basis and some require registration.   

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Photo credits Singapore Botanic Gardens


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day

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