5 Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Week (16 - 22 Aug 2021)

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This week, we look forward to the National Day Parade 2021! There's more to look forward to!

The postponed National Day Parade 2021 will be happening this weekend and there are other events and happenings for families too! So read on and find out what you can do this weekend!

National Day Parade 2021

Venue: Online
Date: 21 Aug 2021
Time: 2.30 pm - 9 pm
Admission: Free

Don't miss the National Day Parade 2021 live telecast this weekend! Happening at The Float @ Marina Bay, families can catch the full parade from the comfort of your home, including the majestic aerial display, stunning performances and amazing fireworks! You can catch the official livestream on NDPeeps social media platforms!

While this year's performance includes only a fraction of the usual number of performers, audiences can still expect a spectacular (and touching) show! 

Junior Aquarist Programme @ S.E.A Aquarium

Venue: S.E.A Aquarium
Date: Sat, Sun & Public Holidays
Time: 10 am and 2 pm
Fee: $38 + S.E.A Aquarium Ticket (Discounted tickets available at KKday, details below)
Recommended Age: 7 to 12 years old

The Junior Aquarist is a 1-hour experience for kids to experience being a professional aquarist and to learn about how to care for different marine animals. The programme is available for booking throughout the year with a different marine animal focus during different seasons! 

The first season focuses on sharks, and kids can learn knowledge regarding sharks’ importance and why their unique adaptations make them such formidable hunters! They’ll also learn about the important work that aquarists perform. 

The fee for the programme is $38, and a separate S.E.A. Aquarium admission ticket is required and sold separately. Booking is available throughout the year. You may purchase from KKday to enjoy the S.E.A Aquarium Junior Aquarist Program a special price of $60 (U.P. $68)

The Energy Story Exhibit @ Science Centre Singapore

Venue: Science Centre Singapore, Hall B
Dates: Permanent
Admission: Complimentary with every Science Centre Singapore admission ticket

Science Centre Singapore (SCS) launches Energy Story, a new exhibition exploring the sources, transformation, and uses of energy, from natural cycles to modern applications. The exhibit includes 6 zones and tells the story of how humankind has progressed off the back of energy discovery, and must now work towards a cleaner, more sustainable future.

The Energy Story Exhibition is now running at the Science Centre Singapore and is accessible with a general admission ticket. Tickets are available for purchase through the online ticketing platform. You may also purchase discounted packages on Klook. 

Young Nautilus Walk At Pasir Ris Mangrove

Venue: Pasir Ris Mangrove 
Dates: 22 Aug 2021 (1.5hr programme)
Admission: $36 (Child), $38 (Adult)
Recommended Age: From 2 years old onwards

Join Young Nautilus to explore the hidden Mangrove gem of the East! The protected 6-hectare mangrove forest is home to many interesting biodiversity such as Fiddler Crabs, Mudskippers, Tree-climbing Crabs, Kingfishers, Hornbills and many more interesting plants and animals!

So, wait no more, and get your children exposed to science and nature, or see in action what they have learned in schools about wildlife! Join Young Nautilus on the Pasir Ris Mangrove walk on 22 Aug 2021, or find out what other walks are happening!

Ministry of Ice Cream


Venue: 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, Singapore 248837
Dates: Permanent
Admission: $42 (single), $40 per pax (group of 2 or 3), $38 per pax (group of 4 or more), Free for children below 2 yrs old

The Ministry of Ice Cream opens on 19th of Aug and is located within a 60,000 square foot colonial barracks, this pastel-coloured space comprises 14 multisensory and interactive installations to inspire the imagination. We have not visited this new attraction yet and is looking forward to seeing more families to share their experience if you have been! 

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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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