Looking for places to go with your children this June? Fret not! Here are 6 places we recommend to spend some quality time together, discovering and exploring. There’s so much your child (and you) can learn during fun and play while bonding on this little island.
Photography: National Gallery Singapore
Launching their second edition of the Children’s Biennale, National Gallery Singapore will feature 11 engaging artworks by both local and international artists. Children and even adults can experience fun with art as the theme this year revolves around ‘Embracing Wonder’. Your child can meander through a myriad of multi-dimensional art installations as they are exposed to wonderful surprises. There are garden landscapes, giant sculptures, a 3D motion-activated wall artwork and even musically inspired activities. You can also experience the visual culture and daily life of Singapore’s past through this magical event.
Located at Suntec City Mall, this is one playground you can visit, rain or shine. Children can unleash their energy as they get active with the wide array of adrenaline pumping activities at this all-in-one indoor activity park. This 40, 000 square foot play haven features 20 exciting activities segmented into 3 zones: Adventure Arena, Game Arena and Freestyle hall. All of which allows you and your child to explore endless entertainment and stay active indoors.
Make a splash at this spacious rooftop water playground with your child and combat the heat at the same time. You will also be greeted with a picturesque view of the downtown skyline that calls for a photo opportunity. This water park includes water sprinklers, several water slides for different ages, a merry-go-round with bucket seats, climbing structures and much more. All these for free! Suitable for children of varying ages, your child will have endless water fun frolicking in the water. For only $2, you can purchase a tube ride on the lazy river with your child to end the splashing good day.
Photography: The Artground
This art-centric discovery space allows your child to be inspired by art and creativity as they discover and explore. There is a whole range of interactive art installations that aims to give children a positive art experience across a variety of art forms. Unleash the inner artist and creativity in them as they discover art within the four play venues for the different age groups with the various art programs and installations this creative space has to offer.
The first garden in Asia dedicated to children, this newly revamped green sanctuary gives your young ones ample space to explore and play. It is great for discovery and experiential learning as your children can observe nature and all its elements as they delve deeper into the ecology of various plant species and trees through the garden’s specially curated trails. Bring out the naturalists in them as they walk along the stream and climb the tree houses in this nature-loving environment. The main highlight is the flying fox at the end of the Fly Away Kids walkway. Embark on this endless outdoor adventure with your children and learn along with them.
Let your child immerse in science and technology at this educational family attraction meant to showcase the wonders of science, engineering and mathematics. It has the largest collection with more than 1000 interactive exhibits and displays of unique innovations. Your child will be able to discover the different layers beneath the earth surface, gaze into the stars at the observatory, witness a spectacular fire tornado, get up-close with sculptures of extinct animals and so much more! They will definitely be inspired by all the creativity and innovation during this engaging educational experience.