Time to chill and let the kids go wild even if it’s in the safety of home! Children’s Day is here once again come October 8, 2021 and Little Steps has rounded up our favorite activities and events in Singapore that’ll keep the kiddos entertained. From the yearly Octoburst! activities at the Esplanade to workshops at Act 3 International and even relaxing afternoon teas, let’s go all out and celebrate with our kids!
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The annual Octoburst! is back once again to celebrate this special day for our little ones! Here’s where they can learn more about the arts and also explore places around the Esplanade – all in the name of fun. Programs are aplenty – a learning trail around the building, free plays, as well as digital games for those who prefer to stay at home! Check out the latest line-up here.
See your little ones jumping for joy at this mega inflatable park! Organized by indoor entertainment playground Kiztopia, this bouncy extravaganza will have children exploring seven giant inflatable bouncy castles, letting their imaginations run free at craft zones, capturing fun memories at an Instagram booth, and so much more.
Jumptopia, D’Marquee @ Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599, www.kiztopia.com/upcoming-events/jumptopia/
Have fun learning with Absolute Minds! A whole series of workshops await, for every need and preference – you can attend a dance party at King Triton’s Palace, go into a world where you have enchanted sneakers, or make a clay magnet dessert. These events will be held online, so you can be sure that your children will have fun, in the comfort and safety of home!
Absolute Minds, www.absolute-minds.com/childrens-day-2021-special/
Don’t miss own free events such as a ventriloquist show with Sweetheart the Clown, Fizzazle Dance Show and the Tricky Patrick Magic snow. Carnival food and games await as well, so get ready for a day of fun, food, and bonding!
Acquaint your child with the world of speech and drama, where they can learn about the arts, as well as new ways to express themselves. A specially curated line-up over the long weekend will see little ones exploring a wide range of storylines, roles, and songs! There will be an adventure, fables, improv, and more. Workshops will be held via Zoom. Find out more about the line-up here!
ACT 3 International, www.act3international.com.sg
Celebrate Children's Day with a line-up of festivities, both on-site and digital! This year’s theme focuses on building a more sustainable world, through engaging hands-on STEAM challenges, parent-child activities, children’s and educators’ workshops. Let’s all do our parts in nurturing the next generation of changemakers!
Singapore Science Centre, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081, www.science.edu.sg/visit-us/kidsstop/untame-steam-festival
If you haven’t already done so, explore Ponyverse this October with Earth Pony Sunny, along with Unicorn Izzy, Pegasi Pipp and Zipp, and fellow Earth Pony Hitch! A story of friendship, magic, and fun, this feel good-movie may be just what little ones need to celebrate their well-deserved weekend of rest and play. The movie is also available on Netflix, so set up your home theatres and have a good time!
Make tea-time fun time with your little ones with this new high tea set, launched just for their enjoyment! You can look forward to decadent delights such as Smoked Turkey Ham and Melted Cheese Pizzas and Vanilla Éclairs curated specially for the young ones to tickle their taste buds. If you’re more comfortable dining at home, takeaway sets are available as well. Kids High Tea at The Rose Veranda costs SG$48++ per set, and takeaway is at SG$38 nett per set. Suitable for two children. View the menu here.
Shangri La Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350, www.shangri-la.com/singapore/shangrila/dining/bars-lounges/rose-veranda/
Intercontinental Singapore’s Lobby Lounge presents a charming menu specially designed for little ones, featuring a colorful selection of afternoon tea delights! Rainbow layered cake, macarons, vegetables starry tuna sandwiches and more – a balance of sweet treats and health snacks, set amidst the hotel’s relaxing ambiance. A well-deserved treat! View the menu here.
Intercontinental Singapore, 80 Middle Rd, Singapore 188966, www.singapore.intercontinental.com/offers/kids-afternoon-tea
Visit bookstore Woods In The Books for a good cause this Children's Day! There’s The Children For Children Donation Corner, an initiative to empower children to share their blessings by donating their preloved items for a good cause! 100% of the proceeds will go to a local children’s non-profit organisation. There will also be an art segment to raise funds! From October 8 to 18, 2021, you can Redeem a free activity book when you spend $25 and above. Find out more at Woods In The Books’ Instagram page.
Woods In The Books, Tiong Bahru, No.3 Yong Siak Street, Singapore 168642, +65 6222 9980 www.woodsinthebooks.sg/collections/books
Dining out may not be a comfortable plan for you right now, but that's not a problem, with the wide availability of takeaway and delivery services in Singapore! From tantalizing local fare to child-friendly grub and exquisite restaurant feasts, there's something for everyone. Check out our list of ideas here.