Make the most out of your family trip to Singapore — head to these seven edutainment places where your kids can learn and play at the same time.
Head to KidZania, opened in April 2016 with its star attraction: the huge, real-life Qatar Airways Boeing 737 aircraft, where kids get to be pilots for the day at the edutainment centre. Other fun business partnerships with companies such as Maybank will also make your children’s role-playing experience feel even more true-to-life!
Museums come alive!
The edutainment fun doesn’t stop there. Help nurture your children’s natural curiosity at the family-friendly exhibitions and galleries in Singapore.
Start with KidsSTOP at Science Centre Singapore, where your child can learn more about the world around them. Science isn’t just about hard facts and figures: interactive zones within KidsSTOP will encourage your kids to learn about everything in the world around them, from what causes typhoons to why the sky is so blue.
Your family’s learning adventure continues at the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum, which exhibits real animalmammal, reptile, amphibian and plant specimens. This includes theincludes the three huge diplodocid sauropod dinosaur skeletons fossils in the museum; these are over 150 million years old!
Gardens of Fun
Teach your kids to love nature and all its greenery, by visiting the lush gardens within the city.
Start with the futuristic Gardens by the Bay , which houses over 500,000 species of plants. Learn more about these beautiful flowers, ferns, trees and other plant species through informative signboards spread throughout the garden.
Enjoy perpetual springtime with flowers in full bloom at the Flower Dome conservatory, then explore a recreation of the tropical highlands at the misty Cloud Forest; it features an awe-inspiring 35 metre tall waterfall and a ‘mountain’ covered with lush vegetation! You’ll also find seasonal exhibitions such as Christmas Wonderland and Tulipmania held at these conservatories, so do check the event calendar online for more information.
Last but not least, is the ever popular Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore’s UNESCO World Heritage site.
Kids get special treatment: the Jacob Ballas Children’s Gardencaters to the little ones, with a sensory garden and more fun features to help kids learn about the greenery around them.
With sunny weather all year round, it’s always a treat to visit Singapore with your kids. So pack your bags, for these and more family-friendly fun activities to do in Singapore!