What are your plans this weekend (21 – 22 July)? Check out these fun, mostly FREE, kid-friendly things to do this weekend in Singapore
From watching all the action at the National Day Rehearsals to charity events that the kids can take part in, to signing up for a charity challenge for kids Play It Forward to getting slimed at the Nickelodeon Competition or even just making your own slime – we have lots of ideas to keep you busy this weekend.
Catch the National Day Performance Early (FREE!)
Singapore National Day is 9 August 2018 but if you didn’t manage to get tickets in the ballot to watch the celebrations, or if you’re just too excited like us and can’t wait, you can catch the fun early at one of the National Day rehearsals! The full dress rehearsals and aerial displays will take place at Marina Bay on 21 July 2018 (for other dates see here). Save us a seat!
Sign Up for Play It Forward Junior!
Marina Bay Sands is bringing back Play It Forward Junior! It’s open to children aged between 7 and 12 years old in teams of four to complete creative challenges to secure cash prizes for charities like Children’s Wishing Well and Boys’ Town. Registration closes on 3rd August so if you are keen you better sign up quick! The actual event takes place on Sunday, 26 August 2018. More info here.
Donate Your Shoes & Get Shopping Discounts
Donate your new and gently-worn shoes at VivoCity, where they will be distributed around the world to people in need to create sustainable jobs. VivoCity has partnered with international non-profit enterprise to stomp out poverty in a mall-wide social awareness campaign, as part of the official launch for VivoCity’s new extension at Basement 1. Selected stores at B1 and across the mall will be offering discounts and promotions for shoppers who donate their shoes, like 15% off Nike and $50 off regular-priced footwear at Timberland. For all the deets click here.
Get slimed at the Nickelodeon Slime Cup SG (FREE!)
This Sunday, 22 July 2018 (or Saturday if you are a Singtel subscriber) from 11am to 7pm kids aged 4 to 14 years old can look forward to the Nickelodeon Slime Cup SG. Experience how a giant slimy video game can come to life through immersive activities like a Slime Sewer Obstacle, Capture the Slimy Flag, and Slime Surfing. You can also get soaked at a larger-than-life Slime arcade machine, play AR dodgeball and compete at the Slime Gamer Zone for a chance to win super goodie bags! Nickelodeon’s stars SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Leo and Donatello, as well as Shimmer and Shine will all be on standby for photos and meet and greets. Bring an extra change of clothes ‘cos you are gonna get slimed! Info here.
Read more: How to Make Slime in Singapore for under $20
Make Your Own Slime at Home
Want to keep the kids busy for hours and hours? How’s about getting the kids to make slime themselves? Watch our easy how-to video on how to make fluffy stretchy slime, a great sensory activity for toddlers all the way up to older kids. The best part is, we have located where to buy all the ingredients in Singapore and you can make big batches of the stuff for a mere $16.55! We even know some enterprising kids who have started up slime businesses supplying this slimey stuff!
Catch a special Kids Flix movie with your kid
It’s only $6 to catch a Kids Flix movie this Saturday 21 July showing Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – hurry as the first lucky showgoers will each get a gift, too. Movie timings here.
Need more inspiration? Check out what’s on the calendar here!
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