The Easter Bunny is headed to Singapore! If you’re staying on the island for the long weekend (and have kiddos on holidays!) then we’ve got you covered mama with our Guide to Easter 2014 in Singapore! From super family-friendly brunches, to Easter Egg hunts and the best holiday camps and workshops around, we’ve got everything you need to ensure a fun holiday weekend with the kids. Now hop to it, mama!
Camps + Workshops
Camp Asia Easter Camps
Providing a variety of action-packed holiday camps for kids 3 to 11 years old, Camp Asia’s Easter camps will keep the kiddos busy (and out of your hair mama!). Held at Stamford American International School, choose from a Multi-Activity Camp (with arts and crafts, sports and performing arts) for restless rug rats, Sport Stars Camp for budding athletes or Super Chef Camp for little foodies to master different recipes with Emmanuel Stroobant. Now that’s keeping them entertained (minimal effort required!).
When: 14 to 18 April, 9am – 3pm
Cost: $595 for Multi-Activity Camp and Sport Stars Camp, $695 for Super Chef Camp
Where: Stamford American International School, 279 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 347691
Tel: (+65) 6593 3691
Lion Adventures Easter Camp
Let your energetic little ones kick off their Easter holidays the fun way with a week of adventuring at Lion Adventures Easter Camp! This dynamic holiday camp for kiddies 5 to 12 years has a wide range of activities to keep them busy, with Capture The Flag games, Adventure Obstacle Challenges, Orienteering, Torpedo Nerf Netball and much more on the cards. Conveniently held in Dempsey Hill, your kids are bound to build up their strength and fitness whilst having a ball at the same time!
When: 7 to 11 April, 9am – 1pm
Cost: $350 for three days, $575 for five days
Where: SCC Fields at Dempsey Hill, 71G Loewen Road, Singapore 248846
Tel: (+65) 9446 9870
Centaurs Easter Adventure Camp
Centaurs believes that every child can do more than they think they can when given the chance to discover their true capabilities… and that’s their aim with their Adventure Camps! From 7 to 11 April 2014, the folks at Centaurs will keep your 6 to 13 year olds busy with a mix of sports and team challenges, including Amped and Combat Skirmish! Awesome!
When: 7 to 11 April, 9am – 3pm
Cost: $695 for five days
Where: Centaurs Sports Park, 200 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287994
Tel: (+65) 6468 9851
Art Boot Camp Vacation Workshops
You’re spoilt for choice at Art Boot Camp mama, with their 2, 3 and 5 half and full day Vacation Workshops running right throughout April and May! With stacks of creative workshops for mini artists to choose from, whether it’s Finger Painting Fun for wee ones (3-4 years) or Portrait Master workshops for older ones (5-14 years), these fun-filled workshops are set to unleash their creativity!
When: Between 2 April and 30 May
Cost: from $170 for two days, from $240 for three days, from $400 for five days
Where: Various locations — see the website for details
Tel: (+65) 6469 5525
Painting + Art Jamming for Parent & Child
Bond with your family every Sunday in April while you have a go at making your own masterpiece in local artist Ron Wong’s comfy studio (kids included)! Get up close and personal with the artist and learn about different painting techniques and the magic of colour mixing, where you can choose to work separately or together with your kiddos on a large canvas while you channel your inner Picasso. Enjoy a 2-hour art jamming session afterwards over brewed coffee, tea, juice and finger snacks… delish!
When: 6, 13, 20 & 27 April, 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $80 per pair
Where: RON’s Studio, Block B #03-03 Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Singapore 439053
Kids’ Easter Cooking Class
If your little foodies love to be in the kitchen, sign them up for a kid-friendly Easter Cooking Class at Expat Kitchen! Little ones will learn how to whip up their favourite Easter treats, such as mini carrot cakes, Easter bunny cupcakes, iced Easter cookies and chocolate nests in this 90-minute hands-on baking class. For wee ones 4-7 years old, the class begins at 3pm, while the bigger kids (8-13 years) start at 5:30pm.
When: 4 April, 3pm – 4:30pm & 5:30pm – 7pm
Cost: $55 per child
Where: Expat Kitchen, #02-01 Little India, 9 Norris Road, Singapore 208252
Tel: (+65) 6299 4221 or 6299 4226
Genius R Us Workshops
Designed to bring out the inner talent in every child, littlies can have some weekend baking fun at Genius R Us! With a range of fun-filled pastry workshops to choose from every weekend, mamas can bond with their 2 to 5 year olds at their Tots Can Bake workshop, while bigger kids (5-12 years) can attend the Kidz Can Bake class to learn how to make their very own sweet treats, such as Panda Cookies, Hello Kitty Cakes, Flower Pot Cupcakes and much more!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in April, 10:30am – 12:30pm, 1:30pm – 3:30pm, 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $45 for one child, $75 for one parent & one child
Where: City Square Mall Studio, 180 Kitchener Road #07-08, Singapore 208539
Tel: (+65) 6634 6020 or 8183 0563
Faust’s Holiday Workshops
Let your kid’s imagination run wild at one of Faust’s week long creative holiday camps this Easter. Your little performers can explore the wonderful world of theatre and learn drama skills at their Holiday Theatre Programme (for 4-14 years), while young writers can unlock their potential at their Creative Writing Class (6-13 years). Workshops take place over two weeks from 7 to 11 April and 14 to 18 April, so sign up early to save a place for your child!
When: 7 to 11 and 14 to 18 April, 10am – 4:30pm
Cost: $380 per camp
Where: 20 Upper Circular Road, #01-31 The Riverwalk, Singapore 058416
Tel: (+65) 6235 3582
Colourful Notes Egg-Cellent Day Camp
For a camp with a difference, kiddos 3 to 5 and 6 to 10 years can join this colourful half day art and crafts camp and spend a happy time painting, crafting, and playing musical games. There’ll even be an Easter Egg Hunt to help celebrate the holiday!
When: 15 and 19 April, 10am – 2pm
Cost: $118+ per child
Where: Aliwal Arts Centre, 28 Aliwal Street #03-07, Singapore 199918
Tel: (+65) 6444 9989
Sweet Easter Brunches
Easter Brunch at The White Rabbit
Looking for an all-you-can-eat kid-friendly brunch, with free flow drinks and egg-tastic activities for the little ones (yes please)? Then put the White Rabbit firmly on your radar mama! The folks at this charming Dempsey resto are pulling out all the stops with their annual Easter extravaganza that features an assortment of tummy-filling goodies, including faves like fresh oysters, lobster, and cooked-to-order short ribs. There’s even an enviable dessert spread and egg decorating plus special treats for the youngest guests.
When: Sunday 20 April, 10:30am – 3pm
Cost: $108++ for adults and children 12 and above, $58++ for children 6-11, free for children under 6 when accompanied by a paying adult. Add $78 extra for free flow drinks
Where: 39C Harding Road, Singapore 249541
Tel: (+65) 6473 9965
Easter in the Park
Keeping brunch super kid-friendly this Easter, Fort Canning Hotel’s Grand Marquee is hosting a scrumptious buffet for the grown-ups, while minis are kept occupied in the kids’ corner with a piñata fiesta, Easter egg hunt and meet-and-greet session with Nico and Pedro from Rio 2!
When: Sunday 20 April, 12pm – 3pm
Cost: $68++ for adults, $34++ for children, free for children under 4
Where: 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 178881
Tel: (+65) 6559 6760
Easter Sunday Champagne Brunch
Celebrate Easter in style (yes, kids included!) at the iconic Fullerton Hotel, with their decadent champagne brunch featuring a delicious mix of Asian and Western delicacies. The ‘rents will be entertained with joyful tunes by resident musicians while the kiddos go wild in the supervised children’s room. Easter-themed activities, including an Egg Hunt Contest, egg decorating, body painting, and balloon sculpting are all on the cards too to keep little ones busy.
When: Sunday 20 April, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Cost: $188++ inclusive of unlimited Champagne, premium house wines and Margaritas, $108++ with unlimited juices and sodas
Where: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Tel: (+65) 6733 8388
Easter Brunch Buffet at The Knolls
Making Easter a true family affair, The Knolls at Capella is pulling out all the stops with their sumptuous brunch buffet. Featuring a luxe Mediterranean spread, with fresh seafood, gourmet meats and clever desserts, children will be treated to fun-filled activities, games and an exciting hunt for the “peacock eggs”. Placing a unique spin on the traditional Easter egg hunt, head to Capella’s Facebook page to find the camouflaged egg (there’s a new image each day mama!) and stand a chance to win two complimentary seats to their Easter Brunch!
When: Sunday 20 April, 12:30pm
Cost: $228++ (with free-flow wine and champagne), $188++ (with free flow soft drink and juice), $118++ for children 7-12 and $78++ for children 4-6
Where: Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297
Tel: (+65) 6591 5046
Easter Celebration at AquaMarine
For brunch on a budget, the sumptuous buffet spread at AquaMarine certainly doesn’t disappoint this Easter, with food and fun for the entire family! Little bunnies will have an egg-cellent time looking for eggs, having their faces painted or trying their hand at balloon sculpting. If you want to get your hands on some Easter goodies drop past Café Mocha (lobby level) to pick up your hot cross buns, chocolate bunnies and chocolate eggs (available from 1 to 20 April).
When: Sunday 20 April, 12pm – 4pm
Cost: $68++ for adults and $34++ for children
Where: Marina Mandarin, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Tel: (+65) 6845 1111
Easter Brunch at Alkaff Mansion
For an Easter brunch with an Italian twist, turn to Alkaff Mansion with their eggs-traordinary brunch for the fam, With unlimited prosecco, a bunch of Italian brekky dishes and activities for the munchkins (a bouncy castle, plus a hunt to find the Easter eggs hidden all over the mansion), there’ll also be an independent Marketplace on the day featuring a range of bespoke handmade goodies.
When: Sunday 20 April, 11:30am – 3:30pm
Cost: $138++ (with free-flow of Prosecco, white and red Italian wines), $58++ for children 5-12
Where: 10 Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178
Tel: (+65) 6510 3068
Easter Brunch at The Line
A Sassy Mama fave when you fancy a bit of an indulgence, The Line’s Easter brunch is going the classic route this year with Roast Beef Prime Rib and Colorado Lamb Rack on the menu (keep an eye out for the white chocolate fountain for dessert — delish!). Munchkins will also get the chance to join in on their annual Easter Egg Hunt, held in the hotel’s grounds from 1:45pm.
When: Sunday 20 April
Cost: $168++ for free-flow champagne, red and white wine and draft beer, $128++ with free-flow juices and soft drinks, $64++ per child
Where: 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
Tel: (+65) 6737 3644
Keeping things super relaxed (but still kid-friendly!) Oasis at the Grand Hyatt Hotel has munching covered, with grilled meats and seafood for the grown ups — plus free flow drinks — and a special buffet spread just for the littlies (think mini burgers, hot cross buns and pasta dishes). There’s also plenty of bunny fun to be had with face painting, egg decorating, and other kids’ activities, and all at budget friendly prices too!
When: Sunday 20 April 2014, 12pm – 4pm
Cost: $88++ with free-flow beer, red and white wine, margaritas, and soft drinks, $58++ for children 7 to 12 years
Where: 5th Level, Terrace Wing, Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
Tel: (+65) 6732 1234
Egg-citing Easter at Mount Faber
Fancy a relaxed meal with a view this Easter? Spuds and Aprons has it sorted with their super affordable but oh-so-delicious brunch menu (packed with fresh seafood, eggs any way you like it and hot-cross-buns!) and gorgeous views of the Sentosa-Harbourfront precinct. Kids are well catered for with an Easter egg hunt (from 12:45pm), roving magician, egg-sighting contest and bunny awareness programme, where little ones will get to meet real rabbits and learn how to care for them.
When: Sunday 20 April, 11:30am – 2:30pm
Cost: $60++ for adults, $30++ for children
Where: 109 Mount Faber Road, Level 2, Singapore 099203
Tel: (+65) 6377 9688
Easter Activities and Egg Hunts
Joyful Easter Adventure 2014
Keeping tykes busy this Easter weekend, Downtown East has it sorted with a range of fun-filled activities for the fam. Head to the Begonia Lawn to participate in the centre’s annual Egg Hunt, enter your mini divas into the Best Dressed Competition, or spend a quiet time listening to stories in their Easter Storytelling programme (hosted by the National Library Board’s Junior Reading Ambassadors). Drop past eXplorerkid too and let the kids hunt for the bunny pictures that’ll be hidden around this terrific indoor playground.
When: Saturday 19 April, 10am onwards
Cost: $30 for public, $15 for eXplorerkid Member, $20 for Plus! Member
Where: Event Square at Downtown East, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Go-Go Bambini Easter Celebration
Let the kids run wild at Go-Go Bambini this Easter and let them enjoy a full range of egg-citing activities too! Send the tykes into the heights of the 4-story playground to find hidden eggs, let them get a beautiful kid-friendly glitter tattoo, or set their creativity free with a bit o’ egg decorating (where your kids even get to take it home once they’re finished!).
When: Sunday 20 April, 11am-5pm
Cost: Normal admission applies
Where: Block 8 Dempsey Road #01-15, Singapore 247696
Easter Festival at Resorts World Sentosa
Hop on over to Resorts World this Easter and let your mini bunnies join the mega egg hunt that’s happening at Universal Studios’ Easter Egg Island from 18 April to 13 May… we hear the Easter Bunny will even be there! On Easter weekend itself, there’ll also be plenty of park-wide egg-tastic activities, including egg hunts, egg painting and a special Easter breakfast.
When: 18 April to 13 May, 10am-7pm daily
Cost: Normal admission applies
Where: Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269
The Great Egg-Venture at Sentosa
To kick start the Easter Holidays, head on down to the Emerald Pavilion (on Sentosa) with the kiddos on 18 April and have fun with activities ranging from sand colouring eggs, and ukulele performances to learning how to walk on egg shells (yep!). For a real adventure, start at Mount Faber and cross the harbour via cable car in search of 100 giant eggs! These are no ordinary eggs in a basket mama. Some 200 local artists from various associations, charity groups, independent labels and schools will be showcasing their unique interpretations of these Easter Eggs, which measure 1.5 metres by 1 metre, so gather your loved ones and get ready to eggs-plore!
When: 18 April to 11 May
Cost: Normal island admission applies
Where: Sentosa HarbourFront Precinct
Easter Activities at Cluny Court
Easter fever is headed to Cluny Court this April with loads of cute treats and fun activities available to keep young ones happy. Look out for an array of Easter-themed decorations at Groovy Gifts (#02-02A/03), pick up delicious sweets at Da Paolo Gastronomia (#01-01) or sign minis up for a one-hour craft session at Abrakadoodle (#02-13) where they’ll sculpt their own Easter bunnies, eggs and cupcakes. On April 12, there’ll even be a big fam-friendly day event with free egg decorating, Easter tattoos, chocolate egg giveaways, balloon sculpting and much more to keep everyone entertained.
When: Saturday 12 April
Where: 501 Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259760
Sweet treats at Shangri-La Hotel
While it’s most certainly not on the healthy list, The Shangri-la hotel has sweet treats galore this Easter with special confectionary on sale, including Easter eggs dressed in their iconic uniforms, traditional chocolate animals, and Easter hampers (from $138) that are packed with chocolate puzzles, frogs, roosters, bunnies and even hot cross buns!
When: 31 March to 20 April 2014.
Where: 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350.
Happy Easter, mama!