When the weather heats up in Singapore, you know that the summer months are here and what’s the best way to celebrate that? By heading outdoors with the family, of course! From hiking trails to beaches, Little Steps has narrowed down a handy list of 50 things to do with kids outdoors if you don’t want to be cooped up at home. Read on to find out where to plan your next adventure!
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Since the Circuit Breaker in 2020, hiking has become an even more popular hobby for many. There are plenty of hiking trails in Singapore to explore, such as MacRitchie Reservoir and Bukit Timah Nature Reserve. Put on your hiking shoes, pack the insect repellent and bring along the kids on a nature-filled walk outside to get closer with Mother Nature!
Camping will let the whole family explore the great outdoors. Bond over pitching a tent together, and get ready for an an overnight adventure at various parks, beaches or island spots. You can even take things one step further with glamping – where others will help you set up a luxurious tent so you can camp in style!
Nothing beats the feeling of the wind in your face, as you cruise your bicycle by the waterfront. With Park Connectors aplenty in Singapore, there are no shortage of cycling routes to bring the whole family to – one even features life-sized dinosaur structures! If your little one is still learning the ropes, there are also outdoor lessons you can sign them up for.
Dining indoors is nice and all, but sometimes having a picnic during a cloudy day is a great idea too! Make your next meal an alfresco one by preparing some food and hanging with the family at parks, gardens or boardwalks all around Singapore. Make sure you find a sheltered spot so you won’t get overwhelmed by the heat or any unpredictable rain!
From kayaking to diving, water activities with kids will be perfect to cool down on hot summer days. Kids, teens and adults can bond over trying out these activities, whether you’re on a boat or submerged underwater. Since Singapore is an island, there are plenty of opportunities to make a splash with these ideas!
The perfect combination for an afternoon? The sand and the sea! Get your suntan on, build sandcastles and attempt a game of volleyball or frisbee with these beach locations around Singapore. For a dash of overseas vibes and F&B options, make a booking at one of the many kid-friendly beach clubs too!
There are plenty of things to see and do within our sunny Island, but did you know that there are also small islands surrounding Singapore worthy of a day trip? Plan a short getaway to unique, cultural locations like Kusu Island and St John’s Island where activities like cycling, a tortoise sanctuary and temple visits await. You won’t even need to bring along your passport!
Young or old, we can all appreciate a fun playground! Take the kiddos to one of the many outdoor playgrounds we’ve shortlisted – some are themed after airplanes, trucks, and even a dragon. What’s more, there are also many sand playgrounds and water playgrounds in Singapore, so you’ll never run out of options on where to bring your precious tot.
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