Family-friendly spots in Singapore

 

 The Smart Local, 10 Kid-Friendly Places

Adapted from source: @mario.milestones

Shout-out to all the mums out there: you’re awesome. I mean, taking care of a child is one thing, but bringing them out? It’s a whole new ball game. As an ex-kid myself, I can say that it involves crying, yelling and a lot of hissy fits – and sometimes, it isn’t from the little monsters.

Being a mother is a 24/7 job with that doesn’t come with off days to enjoy – but it’s a job most wouldn’t trade for anything else. So mums, this one’s for you. We’ve gathered a list of 10 family-friendly places around that are just in time for a Mother’s Day treat with the kids.

 

1. Make a splash at this indoor water playground

 

 Splash @ Kidz Amaze, SAFRA Punggol

Mummies – treat yourselves with a fun play date with the kids. Source: @sonxez

Newly opened Splash @ Kidz Amaze at SAFRA Punggol boasts Singapore’s first indoor water playground, with play elements designed for children ages 18 months to 13 years old. With close supervision, mums with infants can have a splashin’ good time too – children under 18 months enter for free.

Multiple play decks, five slides and a splash pad – this is a place for the young and mummies who are young-at-heart to spend some quality family time together.

Family packages are also available here.

Address: SAFRA Punggol, 9 Sentul Cres, Singapore 828654
Opening Hours: 10AM – 8PM (Mon – Thur), 10AM – 9PM (Fri – Sun)

 

2. DIY crazy crafts with the kids

 

 East Play Love, Craft Corner

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One may as well throw table manners outta the window when it comes to dining with kids. Unless you’re at Eat Play Love, where making a mess isn’t that much of a bad thing.

Nestled within Aliwal Arts Centre, this Thai-Western fusion cafe comes with a full-on craft corner with unlimited art supplies for the mini Picassos and Van Goghs to let their imagination run wild. Mums with a knack for art and crafts who haven’t the time to get creative, express yourselves with some DIY crafts along with the kids!

Find out more about their prices here 

Address: #01-07, Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street, Singapore 199918
Opening Hours: 12PM – 10PM (Wed – Mon), Closed on Tuesdays
Telephone: 6444 6400

 

3. Let your little Einsteins dig for dino bones or be pilots for the day

 

 KidsSTOP Singapore

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Split into four zones filled to the brim with fun is KidsSTOP, an interactive science centre just for kids. Through hands-on activities and role-play zones, little ones learn more about the world around them.

Budding paleontologists will have a field day digging for fossils at the Dino Pit, while others can “fly” their own plane while dressed like pilots.

 Be doctors for the day at KidsSTOP

Be doctors for the day – and learn about the human body too. Source: @jdr.1010

With a myriad of activities available, the kids are bound to find something that’ll tickle their fancy. Parents can get involved too – KidsSTOP is a learning experience for the whole family.

Find out more about their prices here

Address: 21 Jurong Town Hall Rd, Singapore 609433
Opening Hours: 9PM – 1.30PM, 2PM – 6PM
Telephone: 6425 2500

 

4. Get creative – with pancakes

 

Making breakfast might be mummy’s job, but not at Slappy Cakes. With 5 different flavours and a slew of delicious toppings to choose from, kids can design the ultimate pancake of their dreams – and make something for mum too.

 Slappy Cakes Singapore

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Whether it’s peanut butter pancakes topped with chocolate sauce for the sweet tooth, or zucchini pancakes with a bacon and blue cheese fix for the more adventurous tummies, a meal at Slappy Cakes is guaranteed to put a smile on mum’s face – and her plate.

Looking for more kid-friendly eateries? Check out these 10 child-friendly restaurants.

Location: The Grandstand

Address: #01-20/21, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
Opening Hours: 10AM – 9.30PM (Mon – Fri), 8AM – 9.30PM (Weekends)

Location: Resorts World Sentosa

Address: #01-29, Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
Opening Hours: 8AM – 9.30PM (Daily)
Telephone: 6465 1814

 

5. Have a speed climbing challenge with the family

 

 Let em Play, Speed Climbing Challenge with the Family

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Rock-climbing is fun and all, but Let ‘em Play brings it to a whole new level with its augmented reality climbing wall – the first in Singapore. Battle the kids at a game of speed climbing, where the first player to successfully scale the wall while completing set challenges wins. Ah, the family that climbs together, stays together.

Children can even try building a robot from scratch at Let ‘em Play’s in-house robotics lab!

Find out more about their prices here

Address:: #01-100/105, Tradehub 21, 18 Boon Lay Way, Singapore 609966
Opening Hours: 10.30AM – 10PM (Mon – Fri), 9.30AM – 10.30PM (Weekends)
Telephone: 6266 6125

 

6. Unleash the inner Tarzan on a treetop adventure

 

For the little monkeys who think bedroom parkour is fun, Forest Adventure at Bedok Reservoir is the best place to be. Unlike jumping from bed to bed, this treetop high elements course is completely safe for kids of all ages.

 Kids Course at Forest Adventure

No worries, mummies – participants are carefully secured to safety harnesses and wear helmets at all times. Source

There are three courses that are tailored for specific age groups. Perfect for beginners is the Kids Course, aimed towards children above 1.1m. The new Junior Course comes with 30 obstacles and 2 zip-lines.

Mums – and older kids – with a thirst for adventure can opt for the Grand Course, comprising 40 obstacles and 4 giant zip-lines, which will take you whizzing across the water! Who says mums can’t have fun?

Address: Bedok Reservoir Park, Bedok Reservoir Road, Singapore 479244
Opening Hours: 8100 7420
Email: info@forestadventure.com.sg

 

7. Jump around in Singapore’s largest indoor trampoline park

 

Singapore's First Trampoline Park, Zoom Park Singapore

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Jumping – whether it’s on the ground or off questionable surfaces, it’s something every kid loves to do. And at Zoom Park Singapore, they’ll be able to jump around to their heart’s content, all while staying safe.

Zoom Park includes 2 dodgeball courts, foam pits, basketball dunk lanes and more. Here’s the best part: only jumpers need tickets, so parents who are just watching don’t need to pay.

Find out more about their prices here 

Address:  #01-14, 200 Pandan Gardens, Singapore 609336
Opening Hours: 10AM – 9PM (Tue – Thur), 10AM – 10PM (Fri), 9AM – 10 PM (Saturday), 9AM – 9PM (Sunday), 3PM – 9PM (Monday)
Telephone: 6334 4615

 

8. Have a family staycation in adorable themed rooms

 

D'Resort Family Oriented Beach Cove Room

The idea of a private vacation away from the kids might sound like a dream – until you start missing them of course. Luckily for you, D’Resort @ Downtown East comes with special family oriented rooms – we’re talking beach themed bunk beds and rooms that look straight out of a safari.

 D'Resort Family Oriented Safari Room

Not only would the kids be entertained by the exciting facilities around the resort like Wild Wild Wet, but it’s a great opportunity for mums to catch up on some well-needed R&R too.

Find out more about their Family Oriented rooms here

Address: D’Resort @ Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, 519599
Telephone: 6589 1865

 

9. Chomp down those greens with 0 fuss

 

 Open Farm Community Restaurant

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Growing up a picky eater, I can only imagine how tough it must have been for my mum to deal with my antics of trying to sneakily hide the veggies away – out of sight, out of mind, right? But with Open Farm Community offering a deliciously healthy kids menu, there’s no need to worry about the little ones not having their nutritious fix of the day. Psst, there’s even homemade ice cream with cookies – a treat for mum of course.

Open Farm Community Playground 

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The restaurant also comes with an edible garden and play area that’ll distract the kids – so mummies, grab a cocktail and enjoy the quiet afternoon you deserve.

Check out their menu here

Address: 130E Minden Road, Singapore 249919
Opening Hours: 12PM – 4PM, 6PM – 10PM (Mon – Fri), 11AM – 4PM, 6PM – 10PM (Weekends), 8AM – 9PM (Cafe, open daily)
Telephone: 6472 0306 (Reservations), 6264 7960 (Enquiries)

 

10. Learn how to code with Pororo and friends

 

Catch the adorable Pororo and his friends at Pororo Park, an edutainment playland for kids to learn through play. A wide range of classes are conducted daily, such as mini musicals, sing-alongs and art classes.

 Pororo Park Singapore

No kid is too young for Pororo Park – admission is free for kids under 1. Source: @mario.milestones

As daunting as numbers may be, it’s maths made easy at Pororo Park. Children aged 4-8 can take part in their coding class, and have a go at making their own animation and play with robots.

Find out more about their prices here

Address: #02-29, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Opening Hours: 10:30AM – 8PM (Daily)
Telephone: 6250 9700

 

Mummies, treat yo’self this May

 

Relaxing staycations and brunch cocktails might sound enticing – but it’s the special moments like watching the little ones live out their dreams of being dino-hunters, or learning how to code for the first time that mummy dearest will keep close to her heart.

The selflessness of a mother’s love is something we’ll never truly understand – which is why we think mummy deserves to treat herself to something extra special with the kiddos this May.

 

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