10 Fun Activities To Do With Your Kids In Singapore

10 Fun Activities To Do With Your Kids In Singapore

Unbeknownst to many, Singapore is a treasure trove of exciting activities suitable for both young children and adults. Overwhelmed by the numerous options out there? Let’s take a deep dive into our curated list of 10 fun and educational activities to do with your kids in Singapore, guaranteed to help you bond with your child whilst having bucket-loads of fun at the same time!

1. Art Jamming

Unleash your child’s inner Picasso by bringing them to an exciting art jamming session! Perfect for both adults and young children, art jamming in particular helps children unleash their imagination and it also inspires creative thinking. 

There are numerous unique art studios around the island that cater to both adult and young artists, such as Arty Party, an abstract art jamming studio where kids and adults can use water-based, non-toxic paints to create extraordinary art, such as a swinging pendulum painting, splashing canvas art, glow-in-the-dark art and marbling art.
Arty Party
62B Queen St, Singapore 188541
Mon to Thurs: 10:30am – 7:30pm
Closed on Wednesday
Fri to Sun: 10:30am – 9pm

Estimated Price: SGD$128 for 2 pax

2. Spending an afternoon with furry friends

Fancy spending an afternoon cuddling little kittens whilst also helping a good cause? Head on down to The Kitten Sanctuary to spend an hour playing with street cats and kittens looking for good homes! Your entrance fee goes towards funding the housing, food, and medical bills that these lovely kitties from the streets need.

Your little one will certainly enjoy the afternoon with these fluffy and lovable creatures, and it is also a great opportunity to teach them about empathy and proper handling of young animals.

Playing with an adorable kitten from The Kitten Sanctuary. Source: The Kitten Sanctuary

Kitten Sanctuary
737A North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198705

Visiting Slots
Tuesday to Friday: 11am
Tuesday to Thursday: 7pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am, 12pm, 2.30pm and 4pm

Estimated Price: SGD$20 per pax

3. Learn more about Singapore’s marine life

Bring the kids out on an intertidal walk to discover the marine life hidden right before our eyes. This is an extraordinary opportunity to learn more about marine conservation and biodiversity in Singapore, whilst also educating young children to appreciate nature and its many creatures.

The Untamed Paths is one such operator providing exciting intertidal coastal walks for young children and adults.

A young child and their guardian exploring during an intertidal walk. Source: The Untamed Paths

Untamed Paths
Orto, 91 Lor Chencharu, Back Gate, Singapore 769194

Estimated Price: SGD$79 per adult; SGD$38 per child

4. Visit a museum

Gone are the days when museums were seen as stuffy, uninspiring sites. These days, museums offer an extensive range of exciting programmes that will definitely appeal to young children. The Science Centre Singapore, for instance, has 14 interactive galleries designed for young scientists. They even have a special programme (Kidsstop) geared towards toddlers, helping them learn and grow through play and inquiry.  

Children immersed in role-play at Kidsstop. Source: Science Centre Singapore

Fancy something a little out of the ordinary? Bring your little one to the Museum of Ice Cream Singapore, which is the world’s largest and first international museum of ice cream. With its multi-sensory exhibits and free ice cream tastings, your little one will surely have an amazing time!

A parent and child having fun in the ice cream pit. Source: Museum of Ice Cream Singapore

Science Centre Singapore
15 Science Centre Rd, Singapore 609081
Tuesdays – Sundays: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Last Entry: 4:15 pm)

Estimated Price: From SGD$6 per adult, SGD$4 per child; complimentary for Singaporeans during off-peak hours

Museum of Ice Cream
100 Loewen Rd, Singapore 248837
Thursday – Sunday 10am – 10pm

Estimated Price: From SGD$36 per pax; Children under 2 years old enter for free

5. Visit a farm

While Singapore may be an urban oasis, there are still many areas of Singapore that remain untouched by soaring skyscrapers. Bring your little one on a trip to a farm, such as Hay Diaries Farm, the only goat farm in Singapore since 1988, or Bollywood Veggies Organic Farm, a farming collective and organic growing education center located in the Kranji countryside.

Goats at Hay Diaries Farm. Source: Hay Dairies Farm

Some visitors on a guided tour around Bollywood Veggies. Source: Bollywood Veggies

Hay Diaries Farm
3 Lim Chu Kang Lane 4, Singapore 718859
9:00am to 4:00pm (Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun)
Farm is closed on every Tues

Estimated Price: Entrance Fee is chargeable upon entry

Bollywood Veggies
100 Neo Tiew Rd, Singapore 719026
Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7am – 4pm

Estimated Price: Free entry

6. Read at a library treehouse

Known as the world’s first green library, My Tree House at the National Library is perfect for a relaxing afternoon with the kids. My Tree House is designed to encourage children to read, explore, and learn about the environment in an exciting and interactive fashion. The library also contains over 45,000 books suitable for children aged 4 to 12 years old, and a significant portion of those books focuses on green topics, such as animals, plants, nature, and climate change.

My Tree House at the National Library Singapore. Source: National Library Board Singapore

My Tree House
Children Section at Central Public Library, 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064.
10.00 am to 9.00 pm daily

Estimated Price: Free

7. Visit Lakeside Garden, Jurong

Prepare the sun lotion and head down to Lakeside Garden in Jurong! They have an amazing free children’s playground with many animal-inspired play areas, consisting of zip lines, dens, swings, slides, mini trampolines and rope courses. They even have a Clusia Cove water play area for your little one to cool down!

My Tree House at the National Library Singapore. Source: National Library Board Singapore

Jurong Lake Gardens
104 Yuan Ching Rd S618665
Open 24/7 generally

Estimated Price: Free

8. Fly a kite at Marina Barrage

Kite flying is a popular pastime in Singapore, and the Marina Barrage is the perfect place to do so. Grab your kids, pack a kite or two, and get ready for a relaxing afternoon. It is also the perfect location for a little picnic!

Marina Barrage
8 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018951
Open 24 hours

Estimated price: Free

9. Ride Ponies

Even in the city, there are opportunities for your little ones to have an exciting adventure with a new friend! Pony rides are growing increasingly popular amongst young children, and is the first step towards actual horse riding. Lucky for you, there are many places in Singapore that offer pony rides, such as Gallop Stable and Bukit Timah Saddle Club.

A young rider beaming on his pony along with his friends. Source: Gallop Stable

Gallop Stable
100 Turf Club Road, 287992
Tues – Friday: 10 am to 12 pm / 2 pm to 6 pm
Saturday, Sunday and PH: 9 am to 12 pm / 2 pm to 7 pm

Estimated price: $10 per ride Bukit Timah Saddle Club
51 Fairways Dr., Singapore 286965
Saturday and Sunday from 10.30am – 1.00pm

Estimated price: $12 per ride

10. Go island-hopping

Go beyond the shores of Singapore and explore the many amazing islands surrounding us! Apart from the ever-popular Pulau Ubin, you and your little one can also stroll along the pristine beaches of Lazarus Island, or visit Coney Island at Punggol. Estimated price: From SGD$15 per adult, SGD$12 per child. Children below 2 years old ride free.
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