Fun things to do with the kids this Children's Day weekend!

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Not sure where to go this weekend to celebrate Children's Day? Check out this list!

Mums and dads – it’s that time of the year again where you get to celebrate the loves of your life, your children! 

If you are wondering where to have some fun with the munchkins in celebration of Children’s Day 2017, we’ve done the legwork for you and rounded up 9 top ideas, just in time for the weekend. 

1. Check out the beautiful mid-Autumn Festival lights!

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The festival was on the 4th October, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the twinkling lights and gorgeous decorations that are still up in many locations around Singapore over this weekend. 

Find out where to head to with the family by reading this article. 

2. Children’s Weekend Wonderland

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Waterway Point has a weekend full of fun and surprises – including games and colouring competitions –  especially for the kids at their Children’s Weekend Wonderland!

When: 5-8 October

Where: Waterway Point Atrium

Time: 10.30am to 8pm

Cost: FREE!

3. Young Learners’ Festival, 2017

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This year, the Science Centre Singapore has loads of awesome activities planned to celebrate Children’s Day, all weekend! 

Your little learners can immerse themselves in fun and educational activities like making paper boats and creating their very own camel craft!

When: 6-8 October

Where: The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore

Time: 10.00am to 5pm

Cost: $2 per activity

For more information, click here. 

4. The Singapore Zoo, River Safari & Jurong Bird Park

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To celebrate Children’s Day, these three major attractions have decided that for the whole of October, kids can enter completely free (with paying adults)!

Check out the lineup of super-fun activities – including dates, times and venues – they have planned out for the kids by clicking this link.

*This promotion is exclusively for local residents. 

5. Dance appreciation series: Introduction to The Nutcracker

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Especially for young ballet enthusiasts, this hour-long special for little ones will take them through the magic of the timeless tale of Clara Nightingale and her surprising Christmas Eve adventure. 

Don’t forget to get your little one to dress up in their favourite costume for photo opportunities with the cast after the show!

When: 7 October

Where: Espanade Concert Hall

Time: 1pm and 4pm

Cost: $14 

For more details, including to book your tickets online, please click here

*This event is for children age 2 and upwards. 

6. Changi Loves Kids Carnival

Changi Airport has organised a huge range of activities to celebrate Children’s Day, this weekend. 

From free carnival rides and games, to loads of prizes to be won, they’ve thought of everything to make your kids feel very, very special! 

Click this link for all the details you need. 

When: 6-8 October

Where: Changi Airport Terminal 3, Departure Check-in Hall Level 2 (Near Row 11)

Time: 12pm-11pm

7. Families For Life Children’s Day Picnic

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It’s the family picnic you’ve been waiting for all year! Everyone is welcome to this awesome celebration of kids, to be held at East Coast Park (Angsana Green). 

Fun activities include a scavenger hunt, evening picnic and movie screening, bubble and magic shows!

When: 7 October

Where: East Coast Park Angsana Green (near Car Park E2)

Time: 5pm-7.30pm

Cost: FREE!

Click this link for more details. 

8. Weekends in the Park: Family Yoga

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Got limber little yogi bears at home? Then head to the beautiful Ang Mo Kio Park, Tecoma Green, nice and early for some family yoga fun!

Remember to dress in comfy clothes, and also take a mat, water and plenty of mozzie repellant. Also pack a change of clothes and swimmers for the little ones so they can continue to have fun at the popular Water Park. 

When: 8 October

Where: Tecoma Green/Ficus Green, lawn near Garden Spa/Dog Run 

Time: 8am-9am

Cost: FREE!

 

9. Gigantic Fun @ SAFRA Toa Payoh

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SAFRA @ Toa Payoh has a day crammed with activities for the kids. Some of these include games and arts and craft activities. 

In addition, you and the kids can enjoy free flow of popcorn and candy floss (while stocks last). Additionally, be the first 40 pax each day to redeem a free vanilla cone* from Mcdonald’s over the weekend from 6 to 8 Oct 17.

*Redeemable for SAFRA members only. Guests of SAFRA will receive a mystery gift from SAFRA.

When: 7 October

Where: SAFRA Toa Payoh @ Atrium

Time: 12pm-6pm

Cost: FREE!

For more details, click this link

So there you have it mums, dads and kids. We hope you have a wonderful weekend celebrating Children’s Day 2017 together, surrounded by family and friends!