Our top picks: 7 Activities to do with kids these December holidays!
Just because you’re still stuck in office from nine to five this December doesn’t mean there aren’t many fun ways to make time with the kids count. We’ve compiled a countdown of the most fun-filled things to do with kids for some holiday vibes and festive spirit!
Okay, we hear you, you’re tired of all your friends, colleagues and family members jetting off to faraway places during this “holiday season”, while you’re going to be stuck in the country? Fret not! Just because you’re still stuck in office from nine to five this December doesn’t mean there aren’t many fun ways to make time with the kids count. We’ve compiled a countdown of the most fun-filled activities to do with kidsfor some holiday vibes and festive spirit!
1. Asian Civilisations Museum
Knowledge is power…and fun! As part of their ongoing Port Cities: Multicultural Emporiums of Asia, 1500 – 1900 exhibition, the Asian Civilisations Museum is holding a whole range of both exciting and educational activities for children. Your kids will have a whale of a time learning about the history of Asian port cities, become sailors for a day, and take part in other events from storytelling festivals by voyagers from across the seas, to art classes!
Venue: Asian Civilisations Museum
Times: 10am – 7pm daily, 10am – 9pm on Fridays
Price: Admission to certain exhibitions is free all December!
2. ArtScience Museum
ArtScience Museum also is home to a few rather delightful holiday specials. Kids will be starry-eyed at the new installation, Sketch Christmas, and will be thrilled to bits as they take on the role of Santa’s elves with their very own handmade gifts! Amongst many other things, the museum will hold free screenings all month long.
Venue: ArtScience Museum, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Time: 10:00am – 7:00pm
3. Boot Camp by Intrepid Kids
Kids getting a little restless? We assure you they’ll sleep like logs after the Boot Camp by Intrepid Kids, Singapore’s first and only Crossfit Kids Gym. The programme is designed to improve psychomotor skills, confidence in a fun and energetic way.
Venue: Katong V #03-15/16, 30 East Coast road
Times: Operation: Mon-Fri: 10:00am – 7:00pm, Sat-Sun: 9:00am – 6:00pm
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4. New Year’s Eve Countdown Party
If you feel the need to get loud on New Year’s Eve (hey, what better reason let the kids stay up for a bit?) you can join the exhilarating countdown party at The Float @ Marina Bay! The concert features the likes of Alicia Keys, Hoobastank, Rainie Yang and many more, not to mention the impressive fireworks display at the stroke of midnight.
Venue : The Float @ Marina Bay
Date : 31 December 2016, Saturday
Time : 5pm – 1am
Price: $48/ $68/ $118/ $158/ $218 *excludes booking fee
5. The Yard Christmas Festival
Fancy doing a hard-core, last-minute Christmas shopping experience on steroids? Then you might want to check out The Yard Christmas Festival, where you not only get to shop, but also be treated to a mind-blowing spectacle featuring high performance gymnastics, trampolining and parkour! The kids will be able to look around enthralled, while you peruse the stalls featuring over 50 boutiques.
Venue: The Yard, 10 Science Centre Road, #01-03, Bestway Centre
Date: 11 December, Sunday
Price: $15 each (children under 2 enter for free!)
6. Snowy Spendour @ Plaza Singapu
When we talk about having fun these holidays, we don’t kid around. And we aren’t kidding either when we say this. SNOW IN SINGAPORE. Plaza Singapura brings you the first ever outdoor snow playground, featuring a snow luge and actual snowfall. Aside from that, be sure to check out the Christmas market, art classes and variety of other magical events they have lined up for the holiday season!
Date : 6 to 25 Dec 2016
Venue : Front Plaza, Level 1
Time :11:00am to 9:00pm daily
Price: Minimum spend of $30 in a single day, single receipt in Plaza Singapura to redeem entry passes
Speaking of magic, we’ve got a spell to transform your kid into an adult for a day…all you have to do is wave your wand and say, well, Kidzania! Kids will be able to live their dream jobs and take part in the festive line-up, including taking part in the Christmas City Parade and even create their own snow globes.
Venue: Palawan Kidz City. 31 Beach View #01-01/02
Time: 10:00am – 5:00pm daily
It looks like you’ve got a pretty busy schedule now that you’ve got a list of cool things to do, so we’ll leave you to get to it. Happy holidays!
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