6 reasons to visit Playeum’s new Going Play-ces: A Wanderful Exploration of New Lands Exhibition

By Felicia Wong   — May 18, 2018
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    Located at Gillman Barracks, the Playeum Children’s Centre for Creativity is an independent registered charity (IPC) that focuses on children’s play and creativity. Their new exhibition Going Play-ces: A Wanderful Exploration of New Lands is co-created with Participate In DesignD/SINI and The Animal Book Co.

    The exhibition encourages your little ones to use their imaginations to explore a variety of landscapes, including the sea, jungle, outer space and more.

    Read on to find out more about the various ‘Play-ces’ within the exhibition.

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  • Homeland
    2 / 8 Homeland

    When you first enter Playeum, be greeted by Homeland, an interesting floor-to-ceiling display.

    Homeland is made from an assortment of recycled materials from their previous exhibitions, such as wine crates, buckets and more.

    Your little ones can leave behind their creations from The Future Maker Space to be displayed here, too.

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  • Land of Light
    3 / 8 Land of Light

    Land of Light was inspired by the sun and aims to stimulate the sense of sight.

    Your little ones get to play with opacity and colours through handmade light structures.

    This space is the most popular with younger kids.

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  • The Beyond
    4 / 8 The Beyond

    Beyond sends your little ones on a journey through outer space.

    Learn about reflection and refraction through play in this dark space, which features a wall of geometric shapes visitors can move around, a display of CDs and more.

    Your little ones will also have fun with the small slide, which they can use to enter and exit the room.

    Related: Video: Why the revamped Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden is a must visit

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  • Jungaloo
    5 / 8 Jungaloo

    Get away from Singapore’s urban landscape and embrace nature with Jungaloo.

    Your little ones will love crawling through the manmade weave of recycled fabrics, ropes and strings in this space.

    They will also be exposed to the outdoors through a large soil pit of varying heights.

    Related: Best playgrounds in Singapore: Parents’ guide to fun and safety at Admiralty Park

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  • Scrapper City
    6 / 8 Scrapper City

    Playeum believes that there’s no such thing as waste.

    Scrapper City aims to use recycle materials to expand children’s imagination.

    This experimental space features large scrap items, including tubes, hoses, tires and pipes, which are often regarded as trash.

    Your little ones will think, imagine and collaborate with one another to come up with new ways of using these everyday materials.

    Related: Video: What to expect at the Airzone playground at City Square Mall

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  • The Future Maker Space
    7 / 8 The Future Maker Space

    Your little tinkers will have a blast at The Future Maker Space.

    The space encourages your little ones to deconstruct, reinvent, experiment and transform different types of industrial and electronic waste.

    With features like a marble run wall, a display of old electronic waste, cupboards and drawers full of scrap material and more, it’s no wonder this is one of the most popular spaces in the exhibition.

    Related: Parent’s guide to the new Airzone playground at City Square Mall

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  • Head down now!
    8 / 8 Head down now!

    The Going Play-ces: A Wanderful Exploration of New Lands exhibition will be held at Playeum from May 15, 2018 to April 28, 2019.

    Tickets are priced at $22 per child aged 1 to 12 years old and one accompanying adult per paying child gets to enter for free.

    Tickets are priced at $10 for each additional accompanying adult.

    When: Now until April 28, 2019
    Opening hours: 10am to 6pm (Tuesdays to Sundays); closed on Mondays
    Where: Gillman Barracks, 47 Malan Road
    Price: $22 per child (aged 1 – 12); free for 1 accompanying adult ($10 for each additional accompanying adult)
    Visit www.playeum.com

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