Hoorah! Term One is almost over and the March holidays are just around the corner! Little Steps has the scoop on the top family outings to keep your young’uns entertained, engaged, and recharged over the short break. Here are the top events happening in Singapore over the March holidays. Play on!
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Any kid will be bouncing around in delight at the mention of Kiztopia! Take the kiddos to Jumptopia Wonder Garden at Gardens By The Bay, where you and the family can spend a fun day out. There are a total of eight garden-themed Kiztopia Friends bouncy castles here with unique play concepts and they’re all uber cute! You’ll also get a chance to take home limited-edition souvenirs on the way, or grab some yummy bites by Kith Cafe when the kiddos get hungry.
Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953, www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/jumptopia
Got a dinosaur enthusiast in the family? Bring them to the Singapore Zoo this March holiday for the first-ever Brickosaurs World showcase in Asia. It comprises more than 60 life-sized dinosaurs made out of LEGO bricks, and the event also features a maze filled with interactive puzzles. Your kiddo will be in awe when they get to see these “dinosaurs” up close, constructed using 1.5 million LEGO bricks.
Singapore Zoo, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826, +65 6269 3411, www.mandai.com/en/singapore-zoo
Any kid with a sweet tooth will love this dessert from Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro! It’s an edible terrarium that you get to design and build from scratch yourself, which will be a fun activity for the kiddos. The end result is a stunning edible dessert that's Insta-worthy enough to take a shot of. While enjoying your sweet treat together, check out the magnificent view from this hilltop dining spot, and the kids will surely love watching the cable cars from afar too.
Arbora Hilltop Garden & Bistro, 109 Mount Faber Rd, Faber Peak, Singapore 099203, +65 6361 0088, www.mountfaberleisure.com/restaurant/arbora-hilltop-garden-bistro
The March holiday should be all about fun, and the kids will surely enjoy a day out at NERF Action Xperience Arena! It features themed activity zones inspired by NERF products, with a variety of thrilling landscapes to try out like The Volcano or The Glacier. You can even attempt the Compete zone instead, which gives you access to Zombie City and Camp Dune. Through the experience, your kids will not only have loads of fun but will also learn teamwork along the way!
NERF Action Xperience, 6 Raffles Blvd, #01-208 Marina Square, Singapore 039594, www.nerfax.com.sg
Plan a fun-filled day with the family at Sentosa this March holiday. From thrilling rides like Headroack VR to enjoying the beautiful views on a Singapore Cable Car Ride, there is much to do for adults and kids of all ages! The best part? For every paying adult at Sentosa attractions, one kiddo gets to enjoy free entry. That’s a sweet deal you and the whole family should definitely take advantage of! You can even make it more fun for the kids by bringing along their friends so that they can all experience Sentosa together.
How cool would it be to get up close and personal with a real-life rhino? At Night Safari, you can now book a slot to feed Newari, one of the two Indian rhinos that arrived in Singapore last year. It’ll be a lovely experience for the kids — especially if they’re extremely fond of animals. What’s more, the proceeds from these animal feeding sessions g towards supporting conservation projects in Singapore and around Southeast Asia.
Night Safari, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826, +65 6269 3411, www.mandai.com/en/night-safari
A visit to the S.E.A. Aquarium isn’t complete without the Behind The Panel tour! Come see how aquarists take care of the marine animals via a guided tour that takes you to the back of house. You’ll not only get to see and understand the behavior of these marine animals, you’ll even get to say hi to the dolphins at dolphin lagoon! For kids who love sea creatures, this special tour will surely fascinate them.
S.E.A. Aquarium, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269, www.rwsentosa.com/behind-the-panel
Go-karting is so yesterday! Do something a little more unique, like bringing the kiddos out for an ATV ride! Mud Krank is Singapore’s first ATV adventure park, and kids as young as four years old can ride the Junior all-terrain vehicles here. Safety is of course a number one priority, therefore Mud Krank provides helmets, elbow pads and knee guards for the kids as they go on their off-road experience.
Mud Krank, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2 Gallop Kranji Farm Resort, Farm H, Singapore 718813, www.mudkrank.com
This March Holiday, bring the kiddos to meet baby Le Le at River Wonders! The baby panda is now big enough to stay in his own nursery, after having spent the initial couple of months with his parents, Kai Kai and Jia Jia. We’re sure the kids will be delighted to meet the little panda and say hi to him as he roams around in his little sanctuary. It’s a good opportunity to do so before little Le Le grows up!
River Wonders, 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826, +65 6269 3411, www.mandai.com/river-wonders
Several Safra branches around Singapore have Kids Amaze playgrounds, and they truly are amazing! Each playground is different, but all of them are made up of visually stunning interactive play elements. Since it’s also indoors, your plans to visit will not be disrupted by bad weather conditions either! The play area is pretty huge, so your kiddos can slowly explore and have a fun time throughout the colorful playzones!
Safra, Various Locations, www.safra.sg
Fairmont Singapore will be debuting an immersive experience centred around Sanrio’s Hello Kitty. What better way to enjoy the March holidays than with a Hello Kitty themed staycation at the hotel! Included in the staycation package are a limited-edition cushion, themed door hanger, themed drawstring bag and more. For tea, have the whole family indulge in a Hello-Kitty themed afternoon tea that features Instagram-worthy sweets and beverages from Anti:dote.
Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560, +65 6339 7777, www.fairmont-singapore.com/the-purrfect-hello-kitty-staycation
What better way to spend the March Holiday than at a photo studio creating adorable memories with the entire family? Momo Studio lets you capture the sweetest moments with your pets, children and family, be it in a studio or outdoor setting! It’ll be fun conceptualizing a photoshoot with the kiddos’ creative input, and equally as fun to pose in front of the camera as a family!
Momo Studio, 62 Ubi Road 1 #10-23 Oxley Bizhub, 2, 408734, +65 8807 0896, www.momostudio.sg
Watch a cute performance with your kiddos this March holiday! Odd Socks is an exciting and quirky theater performance that will spark your child’s creativity. It was designed for kids to learn about their own unique identities through a celebration of diversity, and aims to build their confidence by showing them that individuality is celebrated and that everyone is different. Click here to learn more about this production.
Odd Socks, Gateway Theatre, 3615 Jalan Bukit Merah, Singapore 159461, www.fivestonestheatre.com/oddsocks
Brickman® Wonders Of The World, a LEGO® Brick Exhibition is coming to Singapore in March, featuring over 50 amazing masterpieces of the world’s most iconic landmarks. Besides admiring these intricate LEGO® structures, you and the kiddos can also build your very own LEGO® masterpieces at the interactive Master Builder Zones. It's going to be an unforgettable day for children who are obsessed with LEGO® or kiddos who love diving into creative projects. If you'd like to find out more about the exhibition, click here.
Brickman® Wonders Of The World, 15 Science Centre Road, Singapore 609081, +65 6566 2500, www.apolloentmedia.com/brickmanwonders
Here's another one for dinosaur lovers! Bring the kiddos to Downtown East this March Holiday, where there's going to be an indoor playground filled with mechanical dinosaurs. It's set in a primeval forest, and you and the kids can explore and learn about these prehistoric creatures through a series of games like the Volcano Trampoline and Dinosaur Fossil Cave. For more information about this event, visit this link.
Jurassic Dinosaur Adventure Park, Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599, www.downtowneast.com.sg
Looking for a unique staycation for the fam? Why not try a bikecation at Mandarin Oriental, where you guys can go on complimentary bicycle rides around the city for up to four hours per day! It’s something different for a change, and the family can have fun together while getting fit. The package also comes with complimentary healthy snacks to go, so you can bring them along on your biking adventure! After sweating it out, come back to your room and unwind or go for a dip in the pool. It’s truly a one-of-a-kind staycation!
Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039797, +65 6338 0066, www.mandarinoriental.com/bikecation
There’s much to do and learn at Sentosa this March holiday! They’ll be hosting a slew of different workshops over the month, including Cake Decorating Classes and Terrarium Workshops. If your kiddo is more into outdoor sports, there’s also Archery By The Beach, a guided target archery program that lets your kiddos put their archery skills to the test. Check out the link below for the full list available before selecting the one (or more!) workshop that’s best suited for your kids.
It’s sakura season at Gardens By The Bay, and you should bring the kiddos to check it out! This year, the event features tokidoki characters, including SANDy, Donutella and tokidoki’s five magical Unicornos. It’ll be a beautiful experience where you and the children can enjoy a special cherry blossom experience while surrounded by quirky characters that are sure to delight the kids. This yearly affair at Gardens By The Bay is one you surely shouldn’t miss!
Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953, www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/calendar-of-events/sakura
Another exciting event happening at Gardens By The Bay, the AR-Mazing Tiger Trail 2022 by WWF-Singapore aims to shine a spotlight on tiger conservation and other key environmental causes. Several tiger sculptures will be displayed at the Gardens, and visitors can also embark on a mini adventure trail. There, they get to enjoy fun quizzes as well as Instagram AR Filters that can be unlocked along the way.
Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Dr, Singapore 018953, www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/the-ar-mazing-tiger-trail
If you and the family are planning a little trip down to Jewel Changi for a meal or some window shopping, why not try out their Experience Studio as well. It's a journey of fun and discovery that consists of 20 different interactive zones both you and your kiddos can enjoy, including games simulating airpot functions and even an activity where there's a garden that sings! All in all, your kids will definitely a lovely time giggling and laughing through the experience. Click on the link below to purchase tickets to the Changi Experience Studio.
Jewel Changi, 78 Airport Blvd., Singapore 819666, www.jewelchangiairport.com
Bring excitement to the school holidays with the LEGO® Group and head down to the LEGO® Certified Store at Resorts World Sentosa from now to March 24, 2022. Car-loving children will get the chance to snap a picture with a life-sized 3D version of the LEGO® Speed Champions 1970 Ferrari 512M build! During the weekend from March 18-20. 2022, shoppers who share a picture with the 3D LEGO® Speed Champions 1970 Ferrari 512M build along with the hashtags #LEGOSG and #BUILDTHETHRILLS will receive an exclusive LEGO® Vehicle gift at the LEGO® Certified Store. After the pitstop at Resorts World Sentosa, the LEGO® Speed Champions 1970 Ferrari 512M build will travel to the LEGO® Certified Store at Compass One from March 26 to April 3, 2022.
Join in on the special Build The Thrills edition of LEGO® Playdate, an exclusive YouTube episode that aims to bring fun and joy with quality content that ignites imagination and creativity. Tune in to watch an exciting Family Game Night as a family takes on challenges to build their coolest LEGO® vehicles.
Stay tuned to the LEGO® Facebook Page for updates!
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