Activities for kids in Singapore (Nov 26-27 2016)

By Hannah   — November 24, 2016
  • National Gallery Festival
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    There is something in store for the whole family, and the kids will get to enjoy an array of activities such as Art alive- draw with the flow, where they will sketch whilst illustrators will interpret and expand on it, and the colourful forest of balloons.

    Children will also be intrigued by Affinity – an interactive sculpture (as pictured above) which responds to touch. These interconnected orbs will help to engage their imagination with light and movement. 

    When: Nov 25-27 and Dec 2-4 2016
    Where: National Gallery Singapore, 1 St. Andrew’s Road
    Price: Free (admission fee to exhibitions will be waived off)
    Website: www.nationalgallery.sg 

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  • Ikea Let's Play Carnival
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    A morning of food, fun and games with the little ones? Why not. Ikea has released its latest campaign – Let’s play for change, where it focuses on children’s rights to play and development. 

    Its outlet at Alexandra will host a one-day carnival featuring a myriad of games from ball-tossing to dress-up, to engage the kids. They too, can collect stamps at every game station and use it to redeem prizes. 

    Did we also mention that there will be free popcorn, candy floss, face painting and temporary tattoos? 

    When: Nov 26 2016, 11am-6pm
    Where: IKEA Alexander, 
    Price: Free 
    Website: www.ikea.com/sg/en 

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  • Sitex
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    Think Singapore’s annual lifestyle IT show (SITEX) has nothing in store for kids? Think again. This year’s SITEX features an outdoor and indoor sports environment where junior can participate in the free play trampoline bounce on Mega Air. 

    He, too, can form a team with his friends and have a go at ‘CrazyBounce’, a slam dunk arena on trampoline while interacting with cameras and other wearable technologies. This arena can cater up to 6 persons and 90kg at one go, so it could be a perfect family bonding activity as well. 

    If the children are into art, there is the 3D printing pen activity which allows them to draw in the air using the 3Doodler pen, and they can even bag their very own art piece home!

    When: Nov 24-27 2016, 11am-9pma
    Where: Hall 5 and 6, Singapore Expo, 1 Expo Drive 
    Price: Free (Tickets to MegaAir and CrazyBounce are $15 per person)
    Website: www.sitex.com.sg 

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  • Grandparents Day Picnic
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    Celebrate Grandparents Day with a picnic in the park. From bouncy castles to a traditional shadow play performance, take the family to the park for some bonding time, and catch the outdoor screening of Jack Neo’s Long long Time Ago Part 1. 

    When: Nov 26 2016, 5pm-9:30pm
    Where: Activity Lawn II, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio
    Price: Free (excluding purchase of food and beverage on location)
    Website: www.familiesforlife.sg 

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  • British Council Open House
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    Find out more about the curriculum or sign up for free trial classes for enrichment courses at the open house and get up to $400 discounts on English enrichment courses. There’s even balloon sculpting, face painting and a Meet and Greet session with Timmy from Timmy Time for the little ones. 

    When: Timing and dates depend on the respective centres
    Where: Napier Road Centre (Nov 26 10am-4pm), Tampines Centre (Nov 26 10am-4pm), Katong Centre (Nov 27 10am-4pm), Marsiling Centre (3 Dec 10am-4pm) and  Toa Payoh Centre (3 Dec 10am-4pm)
    Price: Free
    Website: www.britishcouncil.sg

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  • Korea Festival 2016
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    If your little one loves Pororo, take them to meet the Pororo and Friends in a special Meet and Greet session. What’s more, you can indulge in your favourite Korean snacks and delicacies with daily food sampling sessions. Catch an exciting line-up of taekwondo and k-pop dance performances too. 

    When: Nov 22-27 Nov 2017, 10:30am-10:30pm
    Where: nex Atrium, Level 1, 23 Serangoon Central 
    Price: Free 
    Website: www.koreafestivalsg.com

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  • Car-Free Sunday
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    Expect trishaw rides to be a permanent feature of the Car-Free Sundays, where you can choose to get a ride from volunteers or operate the trishaw yourself. Look forward to fun for the family with netball clinics and even a Farmers’ Market that will feature locally-grown and organic produce.

    When: Nov 27 2016, timings depend on road area
    Where: CBD, Telok Ayer, Civic District (full details on website)
    Price: Free
    Website: http://ura.sg/carfreesundaysg 

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