5 Things to do and Places to go with Kids this weekend in Singapore (14th - 20th Dec 2020)



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1. Otah & Friends: Multi-sensory Exhibit

Otah & Friends_Multi-sensory Exhibit
Photo credits El Masnou

Location: Gardens by the Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Date:
15 Dec 2020 – 26 Feb 2021
Hour:
9 am – 9 pm
Fee:
$15/pax (min. 2 pax) | $60 for group of 5

Singapore’s first otter-themed escapade, Otah & Friends! has popped up at Gardens by the Bay for a limited time! The colourful exhibits provide plenty of opportunities for snooping around nooks and crannies as well as snapping Insta-shots but don’t lose track of time shooting your photos because you have a mission and that is to find Otah before the cookies in his oven burn!

Upon your success, you will be rewarded with refreshing lemonade and ooey-gooey cookies from instafamous homegrown bakery, Whiskdom. Be sure to book your tickets online and fast, as the timeslots are filling up fast!

RELATED: Otah & Friends | New Otter-themed Attraction at Gardens by the Bay Invites You for a Game of Hide-and-Seek

2. Bracelet Making with Traditional Chinese Knots & Other Activities

Bracelet Making with Traditional Chinese Knots & Other Activities
Photo credits People’s Association

Location: Online and On-site
Date:
Nov – Dec 2020
Hour:
Varies
Fee:
Paid

The People’s Association has launched ‘Xplore Local’ School Holiday Series, featuring virtual tours and courses for kids to rediscover local attractions, culture and cuisines! The wide range of offerings includes Bracelet Making with Traditional Chinese Knots, DIY Creative Soap Making, Kite Painting, and much more. For a full list of the available courses, you can download the brochure here.

To sign up for courses and programmes, visit www.onePA.gov.sg. Search ‘SHS’ to find a variety of specially curated courses designed for your little one and you.

RELATED: People’s Association School Holiday Series Returns With Local-Themed Family Programmes!

3. Sentosa Island Lights 2020

Sentosa Island Lights with Sanrio characters
Photo credits Sentosa

Location: Siloso Beach, Sentosa
Date:
12 Dec 2020 – 3 Jan 2021
Hour:
7.30 pm – 8.30 pm | 8.30 pm – 9.30 pm | 9.30 pm – 10.30 pm 
Fee:
Free (Island admission fees apply)

Sentosa’s annual Island Lights returns this year with adorable Sanrio characters! Featuring seven larger-than-life installations, you can expect to see fan-favourites like Hello Kitty, Pompompurin, My Melody and Little Twin Stars!

Sentosa Island Lights with Sanrio characters
Photo credits Sentosa

While there is no additional fee for the Island Lights with Sanrio characters, you are required to make a reservation before your visit. There are three sessions that you may book from and you can register up to 5 persons per visit.

RELATED: Sentosa Island Light Returns with Hello Kitty, My Melody and other Sanrio Characters This December!

4. Singapore Writers Festival Playground

Singapore Writers Festival Playground
Photo credits Singapore Writers Festival

Location: Online
Date:
-
Hour:
All-day
Fee:
Free
Suitable Ages: 4 – 10 years

The Singapore Writers Festival Playground has a library of storytelling sessions and hands-on craft activities to keep your kids entertained. Let writers like Abhi Krish and Roger Jenkins inspire your little ones and nurture a love for stories. You can find the sessions on the SWF YouTube page.

Singapore Writers Festival Playground
Source: Singapore Writers Festival

5. Let’s Learn About…Christmas with ACM

Let’s Learn About…Christmas with ACM
Photo credits Asian Civilisations Museum

Location: Online
Date:
4 Dec – 31 Dec 2020
Hour:
All-day
Fee:
Free

Every month, Asian Civilisations Museum’s ‘Let’s Learn About…’ series spotlights a different topic, providing bite-sized fun-facts, interactive quizzes and videos to help you learn more about the topic as well as the related artefacts in their collection. This December, the focus is on Christmas!

Discover the story of Jesus’ birth and how Christmas is celebrated around Asia and learn about three objects from the museum’s Christian Art Gallery with your kids. You can also challenge them to a game of word search or get hands with Christmas card craft activity.

 






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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