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Best Things To Do With Kids In Hong Kong This Summer

Nature Hikes, Cycling Adventures, Indoor Rock Climbing

2019 May 01

It’s summertime and the kids want to play!  Little Steps has rounded up both indoor and outdoor activities in Singapore to keep your little ones busy over the coming weeks.  Outdoor fun includes unique nature walks and firefly spotting to cycling the Eastern Loop to saying hello to the animals at Hay Dairies.  For families seeking indoor fun, check out social distancing rock climbing and fun baking classes for kids of all ages. Look out summer, here we come!

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  • OUTDOORS: Take A Hike Through Nature

    Savor some time among the many gardens and nature trails that our little island has to offer. Check out the new Lakeside Gardens, which boasts of the largest children's nature play area! One of the best strolls is through the Southern Ridges, it's not only steeped in history but is also home to some of Singapore's most exciting flora and fauna. Highlights include the Henderson Waves, Sembcorp Forest of the Giants, Forest Walk, and the Singing Forest. Explore the Learning Forest at the Botanic Gardens, which comprises of a series of boardwalks and elevated walkways where you can stroll under the shadows of the forest's large trees and marvel at their stature. How about some extraordinary fireflies spotting at Pasir Ris Park's Mangrove Forest? We've got the lowdown right here!

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  • OUTDOORS: Cycle And Explore

    Go eco-friendly and start exploring with the kiddos on one of the many cycling trails that Singapore has to offer. Whether you are a beginner cyclist or advanced enthusiast, there are suitable adventure trails for everyone. Check out the Eastern loop along East Coast Parkway and take in the breathtaking sea breeze as you cruise along with the family. Want more of an adventure? Grab all your gear and head 'overseas' to Sentosa. The beach walk area would be more suitable for beginner cyclists while older kids can challenge themselves and maneuver through the hilly terrain. You can also easily make it a day trip out to Pulau Ubin with the family and have a sumptuous seafood dinner to end off the day.

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  • OUTDOORS: Dine Alfresco

    No outdoor fun is complete without satisfying your hunger pangs with dinner at the beach. For good old-fashioned Italian fare, dine at Trapizza, with wood-fired thin-crust pizzas, a selection of pastas, salads, snacks, and also a kiddy set menu. The best part about this place is Nestopia next door! This outdoor playground built for climbers especially will be a sure hit for adventurous little ones. Check their website for regular updates on when they will reopen after the circuit breaker. One of the top picks for dining with some sea breeze is Belly View Cafe where the heart of the menu is yummy local 'zi char'.  Little Island Brewing Co is a must-visit for its chillout vibe and fabulous food. Kids will love the space to scoot about and watch the occasional plane fly by. So grab your little ones’ sunnies, don their hip and happening swimwear, slab on sunblock and you’re all set!

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  • OUTDOORS: Take A Trip To The Farms

    If cycling or hiking ain’t your thing, a trip to the farms in the Kranji countryside is definitely an eye-opener! The “farmpreneurs” have opened their doors to the public to help promote local sourcing, organic living, and eco-tourism while offering the freshest fish, produce, milk and more. Another treat for the kids would be a visit to Hay Dairies, where little bubs can have a chance to milk the goats and learn all about goat farming as well as the benefits of goat's milk. Here’s to fresh foods and healthy eating! Want more? Plan a visit to Pacific Agro Farm that specializes in the cultivation of cherry tomatoes that are harvested every morning!

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  • OUTDOORS: Cozy Up With Wildlife

    What better way to enjoy the summer than visiting your furry, scaly, and feathery friends at the various zoos! With over 300 species of mammals, birds, and reptiles that roam freely in naturalistic habitats, you’re in for a full day and night of fun. Soon, Mandai will evolve into an Eco-Tourism Hub where Singapore Zoo, River Safari, Night Safari will be joined by the Bird Park and a new Rainforest Park.

    Note: Wildlife Parks will reopen from July 1, 2020! Visit their individual websites to check on safety measures.

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  • INDOORS: Climb Climb Climb

    Channel your kids’ love for climbing at home to that of a safe and contained environment at the highly acclaimed Clip 'n Climb theme park. It features 19 thrilling, colorful climbing challenges with different difficulty levels suitable for all levels of climbers. As safety is of utmost importance at Clip 'n Climb, the use of the TruBlue Automatic Belay System at this facility will give you peace of mind when you let your kids loose in the park. Book your slots here. For the littlest ones, The Little Climbing Room has introduced the Guided Fun Climb Session in light of Covid-19. There will be no more than 5 children in each session, guided and facilitated by an experienced instructor.

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  • INDOORS: Hone Your Baking & Cooking Skills

    At ABC Cooking Studio, you can take up a package of different courses to hone your baking and cooking skills or spend some bonding time with the kids. The best part is that zero experience is needed as you will be guided by experienced instructors who will not let you go home with a failed product! Class sizes are kept small with a maximum of 4 people and you can even bring home the illustrated easy to understand recipes. Their Kids Course is designed to teach kids how to cook and also provide background knowledge of the relationship between food and science.

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  • OUTDOORS: Explore The Coast

    After being cooped up for quite a while, it's great to head out to the coast to get some much need sea breeze and take in all the negative ions that have proven to be beneficial to health! Playgrounds are open and Marine Cove has always been a fav of the kids. Just be sure to keep a safe distance and sanitize, sanitize, sanitize. You can always rent a couple of bikes too and cruise all the way to the city. If you want to head out the whole day, Sentosa is open!  Explore SilosoPalawan, and Tanjong beaches plus nature trails. Pack a picnic basket, slather on sunblock, mask-up, and you're all set. Visit www.sentosa.com.sg/en/sentosa-phase-2-reopening for more information.

    Note: The following attractions, Madame Tussauds SingaporeUniversal Studios SingaporeS.E.A. Aquarium, and the casino at Resorts World Sentosa, will reopen from July 1, 2020.

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  • INDOORS: Learn A New Skill

    How about learning a new skill this summer hols? Many places have come up with great online courses that are great for the whole family. Check out Gosh! Kids photography classes (online options available too!) where kids are introduced to various types of photography and learn to curate their portfolio of photographs! How about some woodworking at The Common Bench? Kids can opt for the ever-popular Wooden Lego Box workshop or decorate their very own wooden wall hooks! Now that holidaying or staycations ain't an option, this is the perfect time to gather the whole troop and embark out on that hobby that you've all been wanting to for the longest time. Who knows? This might be the start of igniting a future profession for the kids! Summer camps are also beginning to be booked up so reserve your spots quickly.

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  • OUTDOORS/INDOORS: Get Fit

    Time to get fit this summer with the many running trails that Singapore has to offer. Plus, gyms are slowly reopening with stringent safety measures put in place. If you're not subscribed to any gym, check out Pop Sugar workout vids online. Just for the kids, how about some yoga or mindfulness fitness sessions with Cosmic Kids? Simply visit www.cosmickids.com to check out their available resources. You can also download the Cosmic Kids app and have all the workouts easily accessible.

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