Looking for exciting ways to celebrate Children’s Day 2023 in Singapore with your little ones? Then look no further because we’ve rounded up 7 fun activities around Singapore that are perfect for kids of all ages. From space-themed arts and crafts to the magic of underwater worlds, there’s something to satisfy every child’s interests.
01 • Have a space-themed day out at IKEA Singapore
Blast off to IKEA Singapore for an intergalactic adventure! There are space-themed colouring activities and a meet and greet with IKEA’s adorable new astronaut mascot. Let your little ones explore the Småland play area, and munch on hot dogs and ice cream to fuel up after a long day of play.
IKEA has also released AFTONSPARV, a children’s collection that brings the wonder of outer space into your home. It features cosmic bed linen, glow-in-the-dark curtains, alien and astronaut soft toys, and more. It’s bound to be an out-of-this-world experience that the whole family will love! 🪐
📍 IKEA Tampines address: 60 Tampines North Drive 2, 528764
📅 Creative play open from: 6 – 8 October 2023
⏰ Creative play opening hours: 12pm – 6pm daily
📞 Phone number: 6786 6868
Check out the full event schedule and other IKEA locations.
02 • Putt away at Five Iron Golf
Five Iron Golf Singapore is an indoor golf simulator, making it a perfect escape from the heat while giving your kids a fun sport to experience.
Founded in New York, Five Iron Golf offers a high-tech, urban golfing experience for golfers and non-golfers alike. Five Iron Golf is Singapore’s best indoor golf simulator experience and comes with tour-level TrackMan technology.
They also provide Kids Clinics on weekends, and parents accompanying their children also get 20% off simulator rentals and food and drinks.
📍 Address: 139 Cecil Street, #13-01, 069539
⏰ Kids Clinics opening hours: Sat and Sun, 11am – 12pm and 1:30pm – 2:30pm
📞 Phone number: 6993 4131
🌐 Website: fiveirongolf.sg/kids
03 • Jump into sprinkles at the Museum of Ice Cream
This whimsical museum is dedicated entirely to ice cream and play. One of their most popular exhibits is the Sprinkle Pool. Little ones can wade in, make confetti angels, and toss sprinkles in the air. There’s also a unicorn playground and an all-pink vintage diner to spark your child’s imagination.
Your bubba will delight in the free-flow ice cream treats, which come in 5 different shapes and forms. They can also learn about ice cream’s interesting history through 12 immersive installations. Kids under the age of 2 also enter for free.
📍 Address: 100 Loewen Road, Dempsey, 248837
⏰ Opening hours: Mon and Wed, 10am – 6pm | Thurs to Sun, 10am – 9pm
🌐 Website: museumoficecream.com/singapore
04 • Have a cool day at Snow City
Want some snow fun this Children’s Day? Take your kids to Singapore’s first indoor snow playground, Snow City. With 150 tonnes of snow, it’s the perfect escape from Singapore’s heat. Let the kids go sledding, play in bumper cars, and explore igloos. Build a snowman together or go on an exhilarating ride down the snow slide!
📍 Address: 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, 609433
⏰ School holiday opening hours: 10am – 6pm, daily
📞 Phone number: 6560 2306
🌐 Website: snowcity.com.sg
05 • Get imaginations going at Woods in the Books
Inspire your kids with magical stories at this popular bookstore in Singapore. This cute and cosy establishment in Yong Siak Street has an extensive collection of picture books, pop-up books, activity books, and more. Every book is hand-chosen by the staff, and you can trust each one to be a good read.
Kids can expect to step into a whole new wonderland when they enter through the store’s green door. And when your children have had their fill of good stories, pop down the street to Creamier for an ice cream treat. It’s the perfect finale for a fun-filled Children’s Day in Singapore.
📍 Address: 3 Yong Siak Street, 168642
⏰ Opening hours: Wed to Sat, 10am – 7pm | Sun, Mon and PH, 10am – 6pm
📞 Phone number: 6222 9980
🌐 Website: woodsinthebooks.sg
06 • Try out all the slides at Admiralty Park
Zip down the massive slides, twisty tunnels, and steep drops at Admiralty Park’s playground. There are a whopping 26 slides of varying speeds and shapes for your little monkeys to test out. These include Singapore’s longest and tallest tube slide and the Curved Roller Slide. There are also 3 zones to choose from: Junior Play, Adventure Play, and Family Terracing Play.
After working up an appetite from all the adventuring, enjoy a picnic on the sprawling lawns. Admiralty Park has 27 hectares of land for you to find a breezy spot to relax with the family.
📍 Address: 31 Riverside Rd, 730000
⏰ Opening hours: 24 hours daily
🌐 Website: nparks.gov.sg/gardens-parks-and-nature/parks-and-nature-reserves/admiralty-park
07 • Watch planes take off at Changi Airport
Plane-spotting at Changi Airport is a thrill for both kids and kids-at-heart. Head to the Changi Airport Viewing Mall, grab a snack, and sit back to enjoy the show. The huge windows offer a panoramic view of the runway action. Cheer on the planes zooming down the runway and soaring up into the air. Try to guess where they might be headed — maybe Tokyo, or Sydney, or New York?
For little aviators, this free activity sparks the imagination and sense of adventure. The roaring engines and massive aircraft are a visual treat for all ages, and it’s surely an exciting way to spend an hour or two. ✈️
📍 Address: Terminal 1 level 3, Terminal 2 level 3, and Terminal 3 level 4
⏰ Opening hours: 24 hours daily
🌐 Website: changiairport.com/en/discover/attractions/viewing-mall
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Make some great memories!