Where to go with kids in Singapore: March 2020

March 12, 2020
  • Free admission to Sentosa – Mar 14 to June 30
    1 / 30 Free admission to Sentosa – Mar 14 to June 30

    You read that right – entry into Sentosa is free from the start of the March school holidays until the end of the June school hols! Plus, check out the school holiday promotions at its various attractions. Skyline Luge Sentosa is giving 15 per cent off family combo packages, while Trick Eye Museum Singapore is offering two free child tickets for every two adult tickets. At Sentosa 4D Adventureland, buy two adult tickets and get one child ticket free, and save $38 on a Resorts World Sentosa triple pass, which gives you three-day access to Universal Studios Singapore, S.E.A. Aquarium and Adventure Cove Waterpark. Click here for details.

     

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  • Free admission to Canopy Park at Jewel Changi Airport – until Mar 31
    2 / 30 Free admission to Canopy Park at Jewel Changi Airport – until Mar 31

    Here’s your chance to enjoy family fun at Canopy Park in Jewel Changi Airport, because admission is free until the end of March! It usually costs $4.50 per person. While you’re there, enjoy the sight of beautiful cherry blossoms in bloom – but read our safety guide for parents before you go. You’ll also enjoy three hours of free parking when you spend at least $10 at Jewel, and get 50 per cent off attractions tickets, including the kid-friendly Changi Experience Studio, with any receipt from Jewel. Click here for details.

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  • 1-for-1 admission to Science Centre, Snow City and more – March 3 to 22 
    3 / 30 1-for-1 admission to Science Centre, Snow City and more – March 3 to 22 

    Now’s the time to visit Science Centre Singapore, Kidsstop, Snow City, Butterflies Up-Close and Laser Maze Challenge. All these attractions are offering 50 per cent off tickets when you buy two or more tickets. Terms and conditions apply – click here for details. You can also sign up for  workshops to make your own hand sanitiser and temperature probe and multimeter that you can use at home.

     

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  • Onward – opens in cinemas March 5
    4 / 30 Onward – opens in cinemas March 5

    What would you do if you could spend one more day with your late father? Anything and everything, as elf brothers Ian and Barley Lightfoot discover in this magical family movie from Pixar. With superhero stars Tom Holland (of Spider-Man) and Chris Pratt (of Guardians of the Galaxy) anchoring this animated movie, you know you’re in for a great ride. Watch the trailer here.

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  • Arts in Your Neighbourhood – March 12 to 29 (some free)
    5 / 30 Arts in Your Neighbourhood – March 12 to 29 (some free)

    If you live in or near Bukit Panjang, check out the 40+ events that make up the latest instalment of Arts in Your Neighbourhood this month. Organised by the National Arts Council, it includes Rolling On, an Earth Hour-oriented  dance and parade that kids aged five to 12 can participate in. There’s also Back of the Bus, where you can ride in a bus where dancers hang from the ceiling and perform physical comedy ($5 each, for ages five and up). Click here for details and registration.

    Photo: Tim Whittaker

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  • SSO Symphony in the Gardens concert – March 15 (free)
    6 / 30 SSO Symphony in the Gardens concert – March 15 (free)

    The Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s (SSO) popular Symphony in the Gardens concert is back – and it’s free! Head to The Meadow at Gardens by the Bay at 6.30pm. Furry friends are also welcome. The SSO also has a free lunchtime concert on March 12 at the Victoria Concert Hall but registration is required.

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  • Trolls World Tour at Changi Airport – March 13 to 29 (free)
    7 / 30 Trolls World Tour at Changi Airport – March 13 to 29 (free)

    If you’re Trolls fans, take the kids to Changi Airport for the Trolls World Tour event. There are loads of IG-friendly spots to pose at, including Poppy’s Hot Air Balloon with Sheila B (Terminal 3 Departure Hall Level 2), and a Boombox-inspired retail outpost where you can get your merchandise fix (Terminal 3 Basement 2). Click here for details.

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  • Trolls World Tour movie – opens March 12
    8 / 30 Trolls World Tour movie – opens March 12

    Are you ready for the Trolls World Tour? A slew of stellar singers grace this sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit. The plot follows Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) as they discover all the other Troll tribes, each devoted to a different kind of music, from country to classical and even techno.

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  • Pirates Ahoy, Out at Sea cruise – March 14 to 22 (selected dates)
    9 / 30 Pirates Ahoy, Out at Sea cruise – March 14 to 22 (selected dates)

    If you’re afraid to travel with the family but want to entertain the kids this March school holiday, take them “outdoors” on this special kid-oriented cruise aboard Royal Albatross. Billed as Singapore’s only luxury tall ship, you and your little ones will learn all about it – including how to set the sails, tie knots and play nautical-themed games.

    Adults pay $108+ and kids pay $85+ for the three-hour session, which includes a buffet and free-flow of soft drinks. It’s suitable for ages four and up. Click here for dates and details.

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  • March school holiday activities at Kidzania Singapore – until March 22
    10 / 30 March school holiday activities at Kidzania Singapore – until March 22

    Take your little ones to Kidzania during the March school holidays and you enter for free (one adult entry per kid ticket). Sign them up for workshops where they can make a cardboard house and try their hand at the keyboard, violin and cello. Get details here.

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  • Sonic the Hedgehog – in cinemas from Feb 20
    11 / 30 Sonic the Hedgehog – in cinemas from Feb 20

    Based on the video game franchise from Sega, this live-action adventure comedy tells the story of the world’s speediest hedgehog as he embraces his new home on Earth. Sonic and his new best friend Tom (James Marsden) team up to defend the planet from the evil genius Dr Robotnik (Jim Carrey) and his plans for world domination. The family-friendly film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic. If your kids are big fans of the character, download the free activity sheets here.

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  • Living Worlds: An Animal Planet Experience – until Mar 22
    12 / 30 Living Worlds: An Animal Planet Experience – until Mar 22

    Where to go with your kids? How about a trip to the Science Centre, which will be opened over the Chinese New Year? Among its various exhibitions here is Living Worlds: An Animal Planet Experience, which is making its debut in Singapore. Here, you and your kids can walk on swinging bridges as you explore the rainforest,  and “plunge” into the blue ocean and watch a short documentary on a dome projection screen. At the arctic zone, you can also learn more about polar bears and its habitat. This interactive exhibition is fun and educational for the entire family. Don’t wait too long to visit as it will travel to different countries after this Singapore stop. Tickets are priced at $23 for adults, $18 for children and $66 for families. Find out more here.

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  • One Faber group discounts on cable car rides and more (March 14 – June 30)
    13 / 30 One Faber group discounts on cable car rides and more (March 14 – June 30)

    Deals galore from the One Faber group for families. Seniors aged 60 and up enjoy free weekday rides on the Singapore Cable Car and Sentosa Island Bus Tour (excluding public holidays), plus 50 per cent off tickets to Wings of Time, half off the set meal at Arbora restaurant and more. Singaporean kids aged four to 12 enjoy half-priced admission to the cable car, Wings of Time and the bus tour, as well as half-off the kids’ meal with purchase of a main course at Arbora. Click here for details.

     

     

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  • Disney: Magic of Animation – until Mar 29
    14 / 30 Disney: Magic of Animation – until Mar 29

    Take this as your exclusive behind-the-scene tour to Disney’s animation productions, from Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie (1928, pictured), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Lion King (1994), to Frozen (2013) and Zootopia (2016).

    Shown in Southeast Asia for the first time, you’ll find over 500 art pieces, including original drawings, paintings, sketches and concept art curated by the Walt Disney Animation Research Library. Among the highlights is the debut of original artworks from the highly-anticipated film, Frozen 2. Tickets are from $12 per child aged two to 12 and senior citizen; $16 per adult. Find out more here.

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  • Climb aboard a huge ship at the National Museum – until March 29 (free)
    15 / 30 Climb aboard a huge ship at the National Museum – until March 29 (free)

    Hop aboard a huge interactive shop at the National Museum’s ongoing exhibition, An Old New World: From the East Indies to the Founding of Singapore, 1600s–1819.

    You can learn the ropes, literally, as you find out about the important knots used by sailors. Find out how they navigated the seas in the past and survived their long journeys. You can also pick up the Family Trail, which are six cards featuring activities and prompts to help you better engage with the exhibition. Admission is free for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents, as well as kids of any nationality aged six and below. Click here for details.

     

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  • We Bare Bears x Kumoya Cafe – Jan 4 to Apr 12
    16 / 30 We Bare Bears x Kumoya Cafe – Jan 4 to Apr 12

    Kumoya Cafe changes its theme every three months or so, and this time, it’s transformed into a We Bare Bears fan’s dream. Treat the family to a menu inspired by the popular Cartoon Network show and curated by the Kumoya kitchen team and food artist Shirley Wong. Find out more here.

     

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  • New observation deck at Gardens by the Bay
    17 / 30 New observation deck at Gardens by the Bay

    Feel on top of the world, literally, this new year at this new observation deck at Gardens by the Bay, which gives unobstructed views of the Marina Bay area. The 50m-high observatory on top of the tallest of 18 supertrees has two storeys – a lower air-conditioned deck and an upper open-air circular rooftop.

    The entrance fee for the observatory costs between $6 and $14, with foreigners having to pay slightly more. Prices also depend on age and will be cheaper for those with membership at the gardens. Tickets can be bought on-site or online from www.gardensbythebay.com.sg. Read more about this new attraction here.

    (Photo: The Straits Times)

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  • The Curious Sky at The Artground – A Curious Place to be – until March 2020
    18 / 30 The Curious Sky at The Artground – A Curious Place to be – until March 2020

    This free indoor play space has a new installation that’s sure to be a hit with kids from newborns to age 12. Titled The Curious Sky, it’s a multisensory arts experience that teaches kids about science concepts like the water cycle and weather. Watch our video review here for more details.

     

     

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  • Jewel Changi Airport
    19 / 30 Jewel Changi Airport

    With over 280 shops and food and beverage outlets across 10 levels, Jewel Changi Airport is the hot hangout for all Singaporeans. Look out for a host of brands new to Singapore, including a Pokemon Centre Singapore, American burger joint Shake Shack,  the return of A&W. Not forgetting the awesome Canopy Park attraction. Click here for our ultimate guide to family activities, shops, dining and more.

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  • Enjoy a kid-friendly staycation
    20 / 30 Enjoy a kid-friendly staycation

    Young Parents‘ staycation video series takes you inside some of the most amazing kid-friendly staycations in Singapore, so you can book the right one for your fam. Check out the staycation deals here.

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  • Visit an amazing HDB playground
    21 / 30 Visit an amazing HDB playground

    Watch our video series on six amazing HDB playgrounds that have been designed to reflect the heritage of the estate. They’re so much fun!

     

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  • Admiralty Park playground
    22 / 30 Admiralty Park playground

    With a whopping 26 slides to choose from, this is the ultimate free public playground in Singapore. But read our guide for safety tips, as not all the slides are suitable for very young kids. Plus, we tell you where to get grub nearby.

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  • library@harbourfront
    23 / 30 library@harbourfront

    Head to Vivocity’s third floor to visit the brand new library@harbourfront, which boasts spectacular views. It’s the largest public library here, spanning some 3,000 sq m, and there’s something for everyone in the family. The children’s section has paper crafting activities and word puzzles, and young ones can read augmented reality books as well. Find out more here and read about other kid-friendly libraries here.

    (Also read:Cheap and fun outdoor activities for every family)

     

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  • Sunday brunch
    24 / 30 Sunday brunch

    Enjoy a leisurely brunch buffet on Sunday while the kids enjoy the child-friendly facilities and activities at these family restaurants. Check out our guide to the best kid-friendly Sunday brunches for families here.

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  • Visit a farm
    25 / 30 Visit a farm

    Singapore may be an urban metropolis, but there are a surprising number of vegetable and animal farms you can visit with the kids here. Find out more in our guide here.

     

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  • Nature Playgarden at Hortpark
    26 / 30 Nature Playgarden at Hortpark

    This free outdoor playground is fabulous for preschoolers from three to six years old. Designed with natural material, it offers nine play features for kids to engage with nature in a fun, free and unconstrained way. Find out more here.

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  • Have family fun for free
    27 / 30 Have family fun for free

    Check out our guide to free fun for the family, all year long!

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  • Indoor playgrounds
    28 / 30 Indoor playgrounds

    When it’s too hot or too wet to play outdoors, your best bet is a fun indoor playground that will entertain the kids for hours. Read our guide to the best ones in Singapore here.

     

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  • Feel like you're overseas at these SG attractions
    29 / 30 Feel like you're overseas at these SG attractions

    The rapid spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus around the world has disrupted everyone’s travel plans. But you can still have fun with the family at these kid-friendly Singapore places that remind us of destinations overseas. Click here to read our article.

    Photo: The Straits Times

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  • St John's Island
    30 / 30 St John's Island

    St John’s Island is one of Singapore’s many offshore islands, and it is an underrated gem with pristine beaches and a lovely, laidback feel. Read our guide on how to make the most of your visit here.

    Photo: The Straits Times

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