Things To Do With Kids In Singapore This Weekend: 22 - 28 Nov 2021 [Updated Weekly]



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Here's a list of the best things to do and places to go with kids! Updated with the latest events and experiences weekly!       

Last Update: 22 - 28 Nov 2021

This list is updated weekly with the latest events and experiences for families in Singapore. It is aimed to update you on what is the latest for families and what is still happening! 

Discovered a new family venue? Share it with us and help more families create their next family fun!  

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Due to the current Covid-19 situation, we encourage families to check with the respective events beforehand and to stay home if you are unwell. 

The 5 Best Things To Do With Kids This Week

1. Children's Season 2021 Starts Now! 

Venue: 15 Participating Museums
Date: 20 Nov - 31 Dec 2021
Admission: Entry fees may apply 

Children’s Season is back this year with a range of activities and educational programmes for families and children to enjoy online and at the Museum Roundtable museums and heritage galleries. Join us for craft workshops, storytelling sessions, performances and more during this year-end school holidays!

2. Enchanted Christmas at Capitol Singapore & CHIJMES

Venue: Capitol Singapore & CHIJMES
Date: 
Till 26 Dec 2021, some activities till 2 Jan 2022
Admission: 
Entry fees may apply 

You definitely don't want to miss the Christmas celebrations at Capitol Singapore and CHIJMES! Not just whimsically decorated for Christmas, families can expect to find personal snow play domes, snowfall shows, light shows, and ice-skating under the stars. Better act fast - the last we heard, many of these activities have already been sold-out! 

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3. Jumptopia: Holiday Village @ Sands Expo

VenueSands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B, Level 1
Dates: 19 Nov - 2 Jan 2022
Admission: from $28 per pax (Tickets exclusively on Klook)

Jumptopia by Kiztopia is back for a 2nd run! Jumptopia: Holiday Village is a 44,000 sqft play area with 15 giant bouncy castles for the entire family to have fun at! Located conveniently at the Sands Expo, this fun bouncy event includes not just bouncy castles but thematic areas for toddlers and older kids (and adults)! 

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4. Changi Festive Village

Venue: Changi Airport & Jewel Changi
Dates: Various
Admission: from Free

The Changi Festive Village is back this year with more fun-filled activities for the entire family with special light-ups, glamping in the airport and more! We took an entire day to prepare the article about the event - that was ALOT of happenings happening at the event! 

Some highlights include glamping in the airport, a dino-themed go-kart and a dino carnival too! 

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5. Otah & Friends: Camp Stardust

Venue: National Museum of Singapore, 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897 (Exhibition Gallery, Basement Level)
Date: 16 Nov 2021 - 20 Mar 2022
Admission: $24 per pax

Otah & Friends is back with their biggest adventure to date! Their 4th adventure, Otah & Friends: Camp Stardust is happening at the National Museum of Singapore, and families can look forward to new immersive gameplay, otter-themed photo booths, and more at the National Museum.

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Not enough for your family? Discover more with dedicated guide for the year-end holidays and fill up your days with family fun! 

Before we move on, if you still have not settled your Christmas shopping, do check out BYKidO's Christmas Gift Guide 2021 where we have collaborated with over 30 merchants to introduce gift ideas to you, and you will even enjoy special discounts and promotions with our Promo Code: BYKIDOCHRISTMAS too! 

Don't forget to collect your goodie bags and other entitlements too! 

 

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Don't miss these events and experience that are still happening as at our last update! Know something else that is worth sharing, tell us in "Share Your Experience" forum 

New Kids Media Interactive Play Zone - Hello! My Dino @ HeadRock VR

Venue: 80 Siloso Road, Southside Block B, #01-03, Singapore 098969
Opening Hours: Thu - Tue (Closed Wed), 11 am - 7 pm
Admission: from $25

The newly relocated HeadRock VR opened on 7 Nov 2021, and is now located at Southside, Sentosa with a refreshed offering, including a brand new Kids Interactive Zone, Hello! My Dino, to cater for the younger kids between 3 to 12 years old! 

Enter this futuristic children's playground that combines digital technology with physical play! With 4 different playing sections, this dinosaur-themed play zone will have kids jumping up and down as they play and learn with the various dinosaur friends! 

Enjoy an exclusive Hello! My Dino Package on BYKidO! Get 30% off a parent and child admission PLUS receive a free Dino plushie worth $12.90! Valid from 18 Nov to 30 Nov 2021 only, the package fee is just $21, U.P ($42.90)!

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Brickosaurs World @ Singapore Zoo and River Wonders 

Venue: Singapore Zoo and River Wonders
Date: 13 Nov 2021 - 3 May 2022
Admission: Entry fees apply + additional fees for activities

Visit the Singapore Zoo and River Wonders this weekend and you will find yourselves face-to-face with over 60 LEGO Dinosaurs, including a 4m tall Plesiosaur and a gigantic T-Rex weighing over 1,964kg! Brickosaurs World is the first such experience in Asia! 

Every child ticket is entitled to a free LEGO Assorted Minifigure too! If you are looking to do more, top-up your entry by purchasing the activity pass ($15) and take part in the 8 different activities across both parks! There is also a 40% off combo admission to the Singapore Zoo and River Wonders from 5 Nov to 24 Dec 2021. 

*If you have a dinosaur loving kid, do check out the Dinosaur Fossil Digging Workshop happening this school holidays too!

Carnival & Dino Inflatable Park @ Downtown East

Venue: Begonia Open-air Carpark, Downtown East
Date: 5 Nov - 20 Mar 2022
Admission: Free, charges applies for taking part

The much anticipated carnival and bouncy castle event at Downtown East has started! We took a first look and included more information about D'Ultimate Xcape

You can expect 5 bouncy castles, old-school carnival games and Uncle Ringo carnival rides too! Games and rides start from $5 while the Dino Inflatable Park starts at $8. 

Families who wish to take part in our Reviewers Community and share your family's experience at the carnival, you may wish to consider registering for our Sponsored Experience to D'Ultimate Xcape.  

Gallery Children's Biennale

Venue: National Gallery Singapore
Date: 6 Nov - Dec 2022
Admission: Free

National Gallery Singapore invites children to embark on an inspiring multi-sensory experience as they explore 9 on-site installations of the Gallery Children’s Biennale. The on-site installation is to complement the digital format of Gallery Children’s Biennale launched in May 2021. Both experiences of the artwork invite children to participate and co-create with international artists, with the on-site installations presenting immersive tactile experiences that are distinct from one’s experience with the online artworks.

Children will get to enter a giant cupboard city, create their own stories in an imaginative world, and even contribute to a library through the art installations. 

Jurassic Dinosaur - Adventure Interactive Play @ Downtown East 

*Image is from a previous event and is for illustration purposes only.

Venue: D'Marquee, Downtown East
Date: 24 Dec 2021 - 13 Feb 2022
Admission: from $25 (Tickets available exclusively on Trip.com)

While this event is not happening yet, but there is an ongoing early bird and flash sale for up to 15% off! There is no stated end date for the promotion, so grab it early if you want! 

This is Singapore's first ever Jurassic Dinosaur Adventure Park Interactive Indoor Playground located at Downtown East and includes a vast variety of games where the children can play in - including a dinosaur fossil cave, dinosaur riding area, soft playing area, volcano trampoline, dinosaur train, shooting game, 3-meter volcano area and many more.

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Wild About Twilight @ Night Safari: A Pangolin’s Tale

Venue: Night Safari
Date: Till 31 Dec 2021
Admission: Entry fees apply

Families visiting the Night Safari this year end can take part in the Wild About Twilight Adventures, and embark on the Animal Quest where you will explore the walking trails of the Night Safari and go on an adventure to answer questions on the Animal Quest App, and to discover hidden Augmented Reality (AR) animals. 

You may also top-up your visit to take part in a VR journey where you will go on a quest across continents in search of the Sunda pangolin.

From now till 17 Nov 2021, families can also 40% off 2-to-go tickets at the Night Safari

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Minion Pop-Up Cafe

Location: 3A River Valley Road, Merchant's Court, #01-01C to 01D, Block A Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
Opening Hours: 11 am - 10 pm
Dates: 28 Oct 2021 - 2 Jan 2022

Located at Clarke Quay, the first immersive Minion Cafe promises to excite fans of the ultra cute Minions! Once you step into the cafe, you will find yourself surrounded by Minion-themed wallpaper and posters! The menu is Minion-themed included buns and rice balls shaped like Minions and a heavy emphasis on yellow and bananas! 

Don't forget to head over to the pop-up merchandise store to get your exclusive Minion products too! The pop-up is open this week and will remain open till 2 Jan 2022! 

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    CoCoMelon Pop-Up Cafe @ Swissotel @ The Stamford 

    Venue: CLOVE, Level 2, Swissôtel The Stamford
    Opening Hours: 11 am to 10-pm (Daily)

    From 15 Nov 2021, families can visit CLOVE at Swissôtel The Stamford to be transported to the world of CoComelon! From thematic decors to a Cocomelon-themed menus, this CoComelon Cafe is surely excite the younger kids. 

    Not just food, parents can also find  specially curated CoComelon merchandise and toys for their children to engage with their favourite characters too! So time to grab your cameras (and kids) to visit this pop-up cafe! 

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    Pop-Up Trampoline Park @ Forum The Shopping Mall

    Venue: Forum The Shopping Mall, B1
    Date: 1 Oct - 31 Dec 2021
    Fees: $15 per pax per entry

    A self-service trampoline park has opened at Forum The Shopping Mall. While we have not been, we have seen pictures of the play area, and it looked pretty exciting for the little ones. Apart from trampolines, there appears to be a mini-obstacle course for the kids to play at too. 

    The admission is just $15 per entry (no re-entry allowed), so the kids can go ahead and jump for as long as they like. Just remember to use the washroom before heading in! 

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    Peppa Pig Happy Day Interactive Play

    Venue: Marina Square, Level 3, #03- 208/209
    Date: 3 Nov 2021 - 13 Feb 2022 | 10 am, 12 pm, 6 pm and 8 pm
    Admission: from $28

    Peppa Pig is coming to Singapore this November in a brand-new interactive experience at Marina Square! The Peppa Pig Happy Day Interactive Play is a play venue for kids and features Peppa Pig-themed activities as well as Meet & Greet with Peppa Pig and her brother, George. 

    The venue opens in November but tickets are already available on SISTIC. We don't have much details on this upcoming events, but for all the Peppa Pig fans, you may want to check this out!

    Experience A Luxury Glamping Dome At ORTO Kampung Kampus

    Venue: Kampung Kampus, 91 Lorong Chencharu, Singapore 769201
    Date: Available from till 31 Dec 2021
    Admission: $525 (Sun - Thu), $625 (Fri & Sat), U.P. $650. 

    *Additional Discounts of 50% available for a limited time!

    Embark on a luxury outdoor glamping adventure and escape the bustling city of Singapore by staying at ORTO Kampung Kampus. Experience the glamorous way of camping without giving up comfort or convenience. You will get a 5m Glamping Dome (currently capped at 5 persons base on safe management measures) that comes with 2 Queen Foam Beds with a 20,000 BTU portable Air-Con & Big Fan. 

    During the day, you can lounge outdoor at the gazebo shelter with a table and 2 foldable chairs, or to enjoy a BBQ (included in package Portable BBQ Grill with 1 box of Charcoal, 1 box fire starter & 1 grill mesh)! 

    It won't be a 5-star hotel experience, but if you are looking to "rough it out" with the kids and experience something different, you may want to give this a try! Read more about this Glamping Experience!

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    Liberty SAFRA Swim For Hope 2021

    Venue: At your convenience
    Date: 26 Oct - 28 Nov 2021 (Registration), 30 Oct - 5 Dec 2021 (Swim Period)
    Fees: From $20

    The Liberty SAFRA Swim For Hope 2021, is a charity swim event to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Singapore (MDAS) under Community Chest, Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Care Fund and Singapore Swimming Association (SSA). 

    Families can take part through the Families For Life - Parent / Child Category (1km) where you can take part in the challenge conveniently anywhere, have fun swimming with the kids while doing good and there is no pressure since it is a fun challenge! 

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    Jumptopia: Holiday Village

    VenueSands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B, Level 1
    Dates: 19 Nov - 2 Jan 2022
    Admission: from $25 per pax (Tickets exclusively on Klook)

    Jumptopia: Holiday Village is Kiztopia's 2nd Bouncy Castle event this year and it occupies 44,000 sqft at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre! Making it 3X bigger compared to its predecessor! Families can expect 15 giant bouncy castles, which now includes new and comprehensive play concepts such as maze, swings, slides, ‘rock’-climbing, obstacle course and human size bubble ball! 

    The event doesn't happen until 19 Nov 2021. However, tickets are available now exclusively on Klook and is priced at an early bird pricing of $25 per pax! 

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    Pokemon-Themed Staycation @ Fairmont Singapore

    Venue: Fairmont Singapore
    Dates: 15 Nov 2021 - 29 Jan 2022
    Price: from $420++

    Happening at Fairmont Singapore is a Pokémon-themed Staycation package for all Pokémon fans! Grab your photos with the Pokémon decor in the guestrooms and lobby, and bring home a special edition Pokémon eco bag and a Pikachu plushie that are flown in from Japan. There will also be a Pokémon-themed bath towel and a glass cup too! 

    For younger kids, there will be a sticker set of featuring 10 characters, including Pikachu, Eevee, Gengar, Charizard and the starter Pokémon of Sword and Shield: Grookey, Scorbunny and Sobble.

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    Visit The Newly Opened Bukit Gombak Park

    Photo Credits: NParks

    VenueAlong Bukit Batok West Avenue 5, opposite Bukit Batok Driving Centre
    Lighting Hours7:00 pm to 7:00 am
    Admission: Free

    The 4.8-hectare Bukit Gombak Park opened recently and provides families with a space to enjoy recreational activities while getting close to nature. You can expect a nature-themed outdoor playground, a butterfly garden at the peak of the park, and the first dog run in Bukit Gombak too. 

    When visiting, don't forget to drop by the highly instagrammable Paddle & Whisk cafe. The standalone glasshouse features floor to ceiling glass windows that allows the natural sunlight in, adding to it's charm! 

    Read more about the Bukit Gombak Park before heading down this weekend! 

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    NLB Creates Immersive Spaces @ Shopping Malls

    Venue: Various Shopping Malls
    Date: Till June 2022
    Admission: Free

    As part of its Libraries and Archives Blueprint 2021 (LAB25), the National Library Board is extending the library experience beyond its physical walls, bringing content and services to the people, to the malls. 

    This includes immersive wallpaper where families can capture images of themselves within the stories as well as Experience Labs which are experimental spaces for families with life-sized sculptures and sensory-rich installations to experience. 

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    Fungus Humongus At The Artground

    Venue: The Artground, Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block J #01-40, Singapore 439053
    Date: 9.30 am - 4.30 pm (Wed - Fri), 9.15 am - 5 pm (Sat & Sun)
    Admission: Free with refundable deposit

    The Fungus Humongous is a playground at The Artground where children will enter a magical forest where everything, from fallen branches to all kinds of fungi, has been scaled up to huge proportions.

    It has recently reopened for children to explore the various play structures which includes climbing, sliding and various obstacles. While tickets are free, there is a refundable deposit of $15. 

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    New Butterfly Maze @ Jurong Lake Gardens

    Venue: Jurong Lake Garden
    Admission: Free

    Located at Jurong Lake Gardens, between the Forest Ramble play area and Garden House, the new Butterfly Maze includes a series of paths that weave between and over mounds and is set within an undulating landscape filled with butterflies. Kids can enter the maze for a self-discovery journey - exploring and discovering the maze and its hidden secrets! This includes slides, information about butterflies and interestingly shaped seats and rest areas. 

    While Clusia Cove, the water play area, remains closed, families can still enjoy a day out at Forest Ramble and complement their visit to the Butterfly Maze as well as the newly opened Children's Discovery Area.

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    Timbre+ Eastside Playground

    Venue: 1 Expo Dr, Hall 5 Outside, Singapore 486150
    Opening Hours: 9 am - 11 pm
    Fees: Free

    Timbre+ Eastside @ Expo is a green and sustainable food park, this 2,000 sqm space is designed for communities to come together to meet, learn and play. Families will also find a conveniently located Vertical Sprout Play Tower playground - right in the middle of the food park for the kids to play at and for parents to keep an eye on the kids too! 

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    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! 

    The Energy Story Exhibit @ Science Centre Singapore

    Venue: Science Centre Singapore, Hall B
    Dates: Permanent
    AdmissionComplimentary 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

      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)

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      SINGAPO人: Discovering Chinese Singaporean Culture 

      Location: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Gallery, Level 2
      Date:
       Permanent
      Hour:
       2 pm - 8 pm (Mon), 10 am - 8 pm (Tue - Sun)
      Admission:
       Free

      *Note: Early Closures at 3 pm on 7, 14, 21 and 28 Aug 2020

      The Chinese Singaporean identity is complex and always changing. Singapore is a Chinese majority nation-state with a significant proportion of non-Chinese. At the same time, Singapore is in Southeast Asia, a region with many ethnic groups, of which the Chinese form a small part of the overall population.

      After interacting with diverse influences over many years, Chinese culture in Singapore has evolved in a way quite unlike other communities around the world. Go on a journey at SINGAPO人: Discovering Chinese Singaporean Culture across five specially curated zones to discover the Chinese Singaporean identity!

      Digital Light Canvas at The Shoppes


      Image credit teamLab

      Venue: 2 Bayfront Ave, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, #B2-50, Singapore 018956
      Date: Permanent (Mon – Sun)
      Hours: 11 am – 9 pm (last entry: 8.50 pm)
      Fee: $5

      An immersive digital art installation, Digital Light Canvas at Marina Bay Sands will have you chasing after shoals of fish and painting calligraphic art. presented in collaboration with teamLab, the Japanese collective behind Future World: Where Art Meets Science at ArtScience Museum, the installation has two shows.

      Strokes of Life is a four-minute sequence that takes place half-hourly and within those minutes, you can paint calligraphic art with every step you take, as brushstrokes blossom in your wake. In part two, Nature’s Rhythm, flocks of birds swoop through the 140-metre tall light sculpture overhead as thousands of fishes swim in the LED-lit ocean beneath your feet. If you step on them, they will part ways for you!

      Digital Light Canvas also has other interactive features where you can use your phone to set off over 30 animated Crystal Fireworks and light displays and even have personalised messages appear on the LED floor! 

      Gallery Children’s Biennale

      Venue: Online
      Date: 22 May 2021 – Dec 2022
      Hours: All-day
      Fee: Free

      National Gallery’s popular Gallery Children’s Biennale returns for its third edition in the first-ever “phygital” format. Featuring 9 commissioned artworks by local and international artists, both children and parents can look forward to a series of exciting programs, including captivating storytelling sessions, interactive movement exercises, parent-child sound exploration workshops and more!


      Image credit National Gallery Singapore 

      Gallery Children’s Biennale seeks to empower children to navigate the changing times with empathy and confidence through playful and interactive art experiences that explore topics relevant to the times such as Home, Diversity, Time and Environment. The online experience will be available from 22 May 2021 to Dec 2022. An accompanying on-site installation is expected to open on 4 Sep 2021. 

      Otah & Friends Vol 2: Blast Off


      Image credit Otah & Friends

      Venue: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
      Date: 14 Jun 2021 – 3 Jan 2022
      Hours: 9 am – 10 pm (Duration: 55 mins)
      Fee: $24/person (min. 2 pax) | $19/pax for Group Ticket (5) (ticket)

      Following a successful Volume 1: Hide & Seek, Otah & Friends is back with a brand new adventure in Volume 2: Blast Off! It’s build-a-rocket day at school and you have got to help Otah the otter and Billy the hornbill find and assemble a rocket! Ride on a school bus and rummage through familiar spaces including a library and a classroom to uncover hints for your mission! Unlock the launch control centre and blast off into space!


      Image credit Otah & Friends

      RELATED: Our Experience Visiting Otah & Friends At Gardens by The Bay And Suntec City!

      Dazzling Nights at Kiztopia


      Image credit Kiztopia

      Venue: Kiztopia, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, #01-09, Singapore 039594
      Date: Fri - Sun
      Hours: 7 pm – 10 pm
      Fee: $38 (3-hr playtime)
      Each admission admits 1 child and 1 adult

      In conjunction with Kiztopia’s 2nd anniversary, the playground has launched a completely new sensory experience – Dazzling Nights. Happening exclusively in the evening, the space will be transformed with special lighting effects and eye-opening light projections. In addition to the unique glow-in-the-dark play experience, there will also be special stage performances and craft activities to enjoy. 


      Image credit Kiztopia

      Modern Women of the Republic: Fashion and Change in China and Singapore Exhibition


      Image credit Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

      Venue: Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874
      Date: 12 Jun – 12 Dec 2021
      Hours: 10 am – 5 pm 
      Fee: Free for Singaporeans and PRs

      Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall’s (SYSNMH) latest special exhibition ‘Modern Women of the Republic: Fashion and Change in China and Singapore’ uses fashion as a barometer of societal change to shed light on the changes in women’s status, roles, and lifestyles since the late 19th century. 


      Image credit Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

      The exhibition showcases over 90 artefacts and archival photographs from China and Singapore from the late 1800s to the 1970s, a period when women’s roles and lifestyles saw the most drastic changes. The exhibition attempts, as well, to interpret the concept of "the Modern Woman" against the backdrop of historical milestones of each period.

      The Memorial Hall is also hosting the “Be a Little Fashionista” Heritage Hunt, where you will get to navigate through a series of digital activities and discover Chinese fashion from the past. When you have completed the hunt, you can redeem an exclusive prize!

      Otah & Friends Vol 3: Grocery Run


      Image credit Otah & Friends

      Venue: Suntec City, North Wing, 3 Temasek Boulevard, #01-486, Singapore 038983
      Date: 14 Jun 2021 – 3 Jan 2022
      Hours: 10 am – 10 pm
      Fee: $24/pair (ticket)

      If you loved exploring the colourful space of Otah & Friends at Gardens by the Bay then you will be excited to learn that there is another colourful brand-new adventure awaiting you at Suntec City! Otah & Friends Vol 3: Grocery Run introduces a new fried – Luckee The Wild Boar – and new space – Chongkee Supermarket! Your mission this time is to gather specific grocery items for Otah’s first tea party. 


      Image credit Otah & Friends

      Instructor-Guided Rock Climbing at Upwall Climbing


      Image credit Upwall Climbing

      Venue: Upwall Climbing, 1 Pasir Ris Close #01-105, Singapore 519599
      Date:
      Varies
      Hours:
      Varies
      Fee:
      From $30

      Upwall Climbing is a beginner-friendly Rock Climbing Gym focused on nurturing the young and bringing families together through a fun and engaging activity. Climbers can choose to scale our high walls either with the auto-belay lanes or by top-rope belaying too!

      The Instructor-Guided Rock Climbing Class is suitable for beginners, first-timers and children. Parents who would like to accompany their children are required to purchase a slot and be a part of the class.

      Rainforest Lumina 


      Image credit Wildlife Reserves Singapore

      Venue: Singapore Zoo
      Date: 8 Jun 2021 – 13 Feb 2022 (Thu – Sun, public holidays & eve of public holidays)
      Hours: 7.15 pm – 12 am (last entry: 10.15 pm)
      Fee: $18/adult | $14/child or senior

      A colourful and illuminated multimedia night trail on the wild side, Rainforest Lumina returns to Singapore Zoo for its final season! The fantastical tropical adventure focuses entirely on the setting and environment, allowing visitors to fully immerse themselves in a symphony of lights, beautifully orchestrated music, and inspiring interactive play!

      This year you can look forward to singing and playing with the Creature Crew, featuring eight virtual animals at the interactive play zones and dance through a digital thunderstorm, among others!


      Image credit Wildlife Reserves Singapore

      The trail closes with a stunning laser and projection display which reminds guests that ‘We Are One’, and to do their part to protect the rainforest.

      Virtual Realms: Videogames Transformed


      Image credit ArtScience Museum

      Venue: ArtScience Museum
      Date: 12 Jun 2021 – 9 Jan 2022
      Hours: 10 am – 7 pm 
      Fee: From $12

      Virtual Realms: Videogames Transformed presents 21st-century game design as a unique form of contemporary art. Step into the realm of the videogame in a series of playful and immersive installations that will take you on a journey through new sonic landscapes and exciting kaleidoscopic worlds.

      The exhibition pairs six of the world's most acclaimed videogame developers with six leading media design studios to create six large-scale, immersive installations, which make the six interactive galleries of the exhibit - Synesthesia, Unity, Connection, Play, Narrative, and Everything.

      Living Green Eco Tour  @ Singapore Discovery Centre 

      Venue: Singapore Discovery Centre
      Date: 1st & 3rd Sat of each month, 2 pm
      Fees: $10 (members) / $12 (non-members) per pax

      The Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) has introduced a series of new guided tours aimed at edutaining (educating and entertaining) families visiting the centre. The Eco Living Tour will be introduced in Sep 2021 and focuses on how everyone can live a greener lifestyle and build a more sustainable Singapore.

      During this 1.5 hour tour, families will visit the centre's mini-garden, take part in a microgreens planting workshop, and even explore the centre's solar panels through a walk into The Discovery Lake! 

      We hear that more exciting and educating tours will be coming up in the next few months, so stay tune!

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      Escape Adventure Trails

      Image credit Island Wanderer

      Venue: Around Singapore
      Date: - 
      Time: - 
      Fee: Free & Paid
      Suitable Ages: 10 years and above

      Island Wanderer has combined escape room-style puzzles with amazing race-style use of iconic landmarks around Singapore to produce adventurous trails known as the Escape Adventure Trails

      How it works is that first, you choose your trail of choice – Tradesmen, Promenade, Hidden Gem, etc. – and you will be given a mission to solve. A chatbot will then give you clues, guiding you from landmark to landmark. You will get to solve tricky puzzles as well as explore the city and uncover her stories! 

      Play & Art Jamming Package @ Merry Haus

      VenueVenue: Oasis Terraces, Blk 681 Punggol Drive #01-34/35, S820681
      Opening Hours

      • Mon - Fri: 12pm - 9pm
      • Sat & Sun: 11am - 9pm

      Fees: $47

      Located at Oasis Terraces at Punggol, Merry Haus is a cafe with play venue for parents to have "me-time" while letting the kids have fun in the play venue. They have recently launched Art Jamming sessions at the cafe, and the Play & Art Jamming Package allows tired mummies (and daddies) to drop the kids at the play area while they engage in a therapeutic art jamming session. 

      You may also be happy to know that you will be able to keep an eye on your kids from the cafe / art jamming area too.  

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      Go Bowling With The Kids

      Venue: Various

      An indoor and fun family activity, bowling centres can be easily found around the island. It is not weather dependent and is great for the seemingly erratic weather that we have experienced over the last week. And if you need help, here is a list of family-friendly bowling centres for your to consider! 

      Additionally, we have a couple of bowling deals for you to consider too! These include at 

      Singapore Bowling

      Forte Bowl

      Enjoy An Indoor Playground Promotions

      If the weather does not allow (or if you prefer not to), here's also a list of indoor playground promotions on BYKidO that you can enjoy this week. 

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      Catch The Latest Omni-Theatre Show - Dinosaurs of Antarctica

      Venue: Omni-Theatre, 21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Singapore 609433
      Date: Fri to Sun, Public & School Holidays 
      Time: 
      10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm 
      Fee: $14/pax 

      A whole host of activities and exhibitions are happening at the Science Centre Singapore this September, and we like to highlight the latest Omni-Theatre Show, Dinosaurs of Antarctica, where you will follow Antarctic scientists to discover more about the dinosaurs that roamed the continent, to understand the ice continent’s profound transformation and to predict the future as humans drive dramatic changes globally.

      Head Outdoors To Nature With The Family 

      Venue: Various
      Dates: Various
      Fees: Free

      Despite our relatively small size, Singaporean families are blessed with an abundance of parks and reservoirs to explore, many of which are family-friendly too. If you are thinking of heading out to explore nature with your family but is not sure where to start, here's a list of 11 Family-friendly Nature Walking Trails to get you started! 

      If you like to get more details of specific parks or to read about the latest parks, you may also visit our Park's Page that consolidates all the recent articles that we have written on parks. 

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      Glamping In Your Living Room 

      Venue: At Home 
      Dates: Anytime
      Fees: Free (do it yourself), from $250 (outsource)

      Bring the camping experience into your house! Turn your living room into a mini campground for a great family time for the family! You can set this up by building your own fort at home, or outsource the set-up to an external party like Glamping Society who will arrange the entire experience including tents, beds, bedding and soft toys

      This is a way to experience the wonders of camping without the heat or bugs. And if things don't go as plan, you are still in the comfort of your own home! 

      Have A Movie Night At Home

      Venue: At Home
      Dates: Anytime
      Fees: - 

      Bring out the pop-corn and snacks, and have a family movie night in the comfort of your own home! With streaming services, Netflix, Disney+, YouTube, etc, you now have (almost) an infinite choice of family-friendly movies and series to watch together. 

      Need help knowing what to watch? Here's a list of 25 kid-friendly series and movies to catch - the list is a little old, but will provide you with a starting point! 

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      Visit A Library 

      Venue: Libraries islandwide
      Date: Anyday, opening hours varies
      Fees: Free

      From 19 Aug 2021, operating capacity in the National Library and 26 public libraries have been increased to 50%. There is also no limit to staying in the library on weekdays, while a limit of 2 - 3 hours is still adhered to on weekends. Have a look at the revised COVID-19 guidelines for libraries and plan a visit and explore the world of reading! 

      If you like a little magic when visiting a library, why not visit the children's library at the National Library Building (photo above), located at B1. This treehouse-themed venue is sure to excite the kids and make reading - a little more magical! See more photos on our Facebook post

      And if you have a baby (below 2 yrs old), you may wish to register him/her as a member of the library and receive a baby gift pack too! Get more information about the Babies Can Be Members Too! programme! 


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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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