What are your weekend plans? Check out these fun (mostly free) kid-friendly things to do this weekend!
Grab a FREE scoop of Ice Cream (FREE*)
Sunday 18th March is St. Patrick’s Day, and Creamery Boutique Ice Creams (139 Tyrwhitt Road #01-03) is giving out complimentary scoops of alcoholic ice cream to anyone who turns up to the café clad in green from 16th March to 18th March! *You’ll need to buy the little sprogs a scoop of something as they are only offering alcoholic scoops for free – Sex Bomb Brownie, bittersweet chocolate with Myers’s original dark rum, and Black Dog ice cream spiked with Guinness stout beer. Click here for details!
Check out Changi Airport’s Sesame Street exhibition (FREE!)
The kids will flip out when you take them to Changi Airport’s Sesame Street pop-up exhibition! The main highlight is Inflatable Fun with Sesame Street, a gigantic inflatable playground in Terminal 3, with life-sized characters, slides, tunnels, a climbing wall and a huge ball pit to go crazy in. That part requires a $60 purchase at the shops at Changi (done!), but From Our Street to Yours, a first-in-Asia exhibition of sets and props from the iconic show, is totally free! Click here for all the info!
Visit Holland Village’s First Farmer’s Market (FREE!)
This Saturday, 17th March 10am – 11am at #10 Blackout Hangout as part of the final weekend of ‘District-Design-Dialogue’ at Holland Village, there will be a Farmer’s Market of 15 local producers selling local honey, frog meat, fresh oysters from Pulau Ubin, organic vegetables, coffee-roasting, vegetable-growing kits, and homemade slow-rise sourdough breads (cash only). Also look out for the slime workshops, sound art installations, digital art shows, anger therapy in the pop up Rage Room, a Robot Petting Zoo and more! All the details here!
Join in Clarke Quay’s Festival of Fun (FREE!)
This weekend meet Nickelodeon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and PAW Patrol at the Clarke Quay Festival of Fun. The Nickelodeon Fiesta will see games and lots of collectibles to be won. Next weekend look out for the best street performers from London’s Covent Garden, from contortionists to stilt jumpers (pictured in main image!) and Betty Brawn Strong Lady, who will perform jaw-dropping feats of strength. For the adults, Magners International Comedy Festival returns to various bars in Clarke Quay. All the info here.
Learn to Sculpt Balloon Animals at Marina Square
It’s balloon animals galore at Treasures Of The Zoo at Marina Square through 18 March. A whopping 38 balloon artists from nine countries will come together to transform the Marina Square Atrium into a fanciful Zoo, featuring elephants, zebras, a peacock and adorable pandas! Kiddos age 3 to 12 years old can also learn how to sculpt their very own balloon animals from a professional balloon artist. Admission is free but the Balloon Animal Sculpting Workshop is $15 per child. Details here.
Easter Arts and Crafts & Easter Egg Hunt (FREE!)
Sign up for the Easter Egg Hunt at Canadian International School‘s (CIS) Lakeside Campus on Thursday, 22 March with outdoor play, a magic show, face painting and of course, lot of chocolate! There will be Easter-themed arts and crafts activities, an inquiry play session in the ODC, including play time in the mud kitchen and obstacle course, sand exploration, sidewalk chalk art and mural weaving. Register here as spots are limited!
Art Activities and Dance at Art Day Out! (FREE)
Art Day Out! takes place on Saturday 17 March, from 2pm to 7pm, in conjunction with Singapore Design Week 2018 at Gillman Barracks. Look out for hands-on art activities for children at Playeum’s Children’s Centre for Creativity and Art, plus new dance and music programmes by DISINI, Gillman Barracks’ inaugural visual arts festival. There will be plenty of artist talks, food and guided tours, and a free yoga session. More info here.
Check out Art-Zoo Inflatable Park @i Light Marina Bay 2018
Singapore’s largest experiential inflatable playground is back at The Float @ Marina Bay. Art-Zoo, which is part of i light Marina Bay festival, sees larger-than-life inflatable characters for kids of all ages to bounce on, from a six-storey high gorilla to a massive ball pit with bubbly bears and colourful slides down Magical Rainbows. Check out our VIDEO of bouncing on the inflatables here.
Educational activities and fun for FREE at SmartKids Asia (FREE!)
SmartKids Asia is on 16 to 18 March 2018. New this year is The Learning Pavilion, a dedicated educational pavilion with specially curated educational activities and games that are designed by participating exhibitors to simultaneously teach and entertain kids. From puzzle-solving to mini board games, word games, comprehension speed games, math quizzes, mini English challenges, and craft activities plus a brand new Sensory Art Trail activating the five senses. Read all about it here.
Need more inspiration? Check out all the KID FRIENDLY FUN that’s on this March School Holidays!
Lead image from District-Design-Dialogue