Best Places to bring children to during this June School Holidays

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This is a sequel to our last post on the best places you can bring your children to during the June school holidays! Here are the next 10, found here only in our little red dot!

Number 10 – woods in the Books
Top places to bring your kids to this holiday
Woods in the Books @ Tiong Bahru

Attractions:- If you’re bored of the traditional bookstores where stack and stacks of books are found, but you’re looking for something moreeeee sophisticated, with more life-then you should visit Woods in the Books. Inspired by creative arts that visually comes to life, the owner Mr Mike Foo and his wife started this unique picture bookshop, but the only mysterious thing is that, they’re not the bosses. Mr Scottish is. Who is Mr Scottish? You have to head down yourself to find yourself. And Mr Scottish is not a man, nor woman ah. Mention this to Mr Mike Food and he’ll be happy to tell you who Mr Scottish is.

Opening hours:- Closed on Mondays. 10am – 6pm any other days.

Address:- No.3 Yong Siak Street, Tiong Bahru

Tel: 6222-9980

Prices:- NA

Number 9 – LilliPutt
Golf for kids
LilliPutt, Golf For kids

Attractions:- Thinking of letting your kids to have a first hand at being a mini Tiger Woods? You’ll get your chance here at Singapore’s first themed indoor mini golf-course! Featuring the most iconic places in Singapore designed as mini- courses to slot in that lil bogey is what makes this destination a must-go-to place this June Holidays. You’ll be able to have an overview of famous places in Singapore and you’ll get to quiz your child while taking a swing at it!

Opening hours:- Closed on Mondays. 10am – 7pm on any other days.

Address:- East Coast Parkway, Big Splash, Block B #03-05

Tel:- 6348 9606

Prices:-

  • Adult $19.20
  • Student $16.00
  • Child (12 years old and below) $12.80
  • Family (2 Adults & 2 Children 12 years old) $57.80

 

Number 8 – Bukit Batok Nature Park
Little Guilin, Bukit Batok Town Park, Singapore
Little Guilin, Bukit Batok Town Park, Singapore

Attractions:- What can we say about this place? Its serene. Relaxing. And beauty lies in the eye of its beholder. A favorite place for local Chinese drama directors to shoot their movies against a beautiful background. “Little Guilin” is the nicknamed this place earned for its beautiful granite formations that resembles a lot like a city found in China. Bringing your kids here will surely earn a good breath away from the city walls that we’re all so used to see every day! Go green for a day!

Opening hours:- NA

Address:- Bukit Batok East Avenue 5

Prices:- NA

Number 7 – Westgate KIDS club(not roof top)
Drop off your kids here when shopping at Westgate or JCube or IMM
WestGate Kids Club

Attractions:- Very much similar to a play school or kindergarten where your kids are supervised by adults trained in Early Childhood. Its quite a genius if you ask us though, tagline could possibly be: “Shop till you drop, without the whining and rants of the little rascals.” So the business idea is – pass the risk to them for two hours or so, while you go shopping peacefully. Cool aint it?

Opening hours:- 11am – 9pm

Address:- WestGate Shopping Mall #05-03

Tel:- 6908-3736

Prices:- $15 refundable deposit when you produce receipts spend at the mall.

Number 6 – Children’s Garden(Gardens by the bay)
Childrens Gaden, Garden by the bay east
Childrens Gaden, Garden by the Bay East

Attractions:- For parents seeking a much cheaper thrill than  Adventure Cove or the Port of Lost Wonder in Sentosa,this can prove to be the much cheaper option! Hence, don’t forget to bring swim-wears for this attraction too! There will be water sensory plays featured in this area including rainforest tree houses, and water play areas for the older kids for ages 6-12 years old!

Opening hours:- 10am – 7pm, Closed on Mondays

Address:- 18 Marina Gardens Drive. Direction to this location can be found here

Tel:- NA

Prices:- Free Admission

Number 5 – I12 Katong water playground
I12 Katong Water Play
Water Play @ I12 Katong

Attractions:- Singapore is fast becoming known for its kid-friendly malls where parents can do anything from shopping, dining, and a space for kids to play. Here’s another one of those rooftop places where kids can have fun as well! Don’t forget to bring swim-wear too when bringing your kiddos here, but bear in mind, here alot of ang-moh, as the mall is smacked right in their neighbourhoods, but hey, if you’re not malu among the ang-mohs, go on right ahead folks!

Opening hours:- Standard mall operating hours, might close on Mondays for maintenance like most other rooftop play areas, but its not stated

Address:- 112 East Coast Road

Tel:- NA

Prices:- Free Admission

Number 4 – Kallang Ice World
Kallang Ice World
Ice Skating @ Kallang Leisure Park

Attractions:- Initially we were gonna feature Fuji Ice Palace, only to find out that they’ve closed since 2008 since Jurong East Centre demolished!!! Looooool. Hearsay that they have re-established themselves at Marina Bay Sands where a new skating rink has been set up. But, anyhow, Kallang Ice World features a huge ass rink where it can accommodate loads of kids and adults alike, and when we went there the last time, their skates were really maintained in good condition!

Opening hours:- 10am – 10pm daily

Address:- 5 Stadium Walk, #03-08, Kallang Leisure Park

Tel:- 6348-1123

Prices:-

  • $17.50 per adult (2 hours skate rental)
  • $15 per child (2 hours skate rental)
  • gloves at $2 (adult)and $2.50 (child)
  • Socks goes for $2 each
Number 3 – Fidgets @ Grandstand
Fidgets, indoor playground for kids, grandstand
Fidgets, indoor playground for kids

Attractions:-PollyWogs at East Coast too far for you, or the ones that are available in shopping malls are restricted to water plays only? If mommies and daddies are trying to conjure up another plan for an indoor playground for the little ones, then here’s another on that list! Located in the former Turf City-now know as The Grandstand, fidgets has been popular among the expats that live in the area around Bukit Timah prime estate. This indoor play area is not as good as KidsExplorer in our honest opinion, but it still serves the same function-to provide hours and hours of play time for the hyper little monsters! haha!

Opening hours:- 9am – 6am daily

Address:- 200 Turf Club Road, #03-10, The GrandStand

Tel:- 6466-7611

Prices:-

  • Ages 12 –  23 months old: $10
  • Ages 2 – 10 years old : $22

PS: We got a little lost the first time we tried visiting Fidget. To get there, you have to access either Lift 2 or Lift 3 inside PasarBella. Parking is available via the main carpark above the car mall, or on the opposite side of the building-the North carpark. Other means of getting there would be either by taxi, or a provided shuttle service.

Number 2 – East Coast ball area-PollyWogs
PollyWogs, an indoor playground for kids
PollyWogs at Suntec City

Attractions:- This was one of the very first places I brought my kid in his budding years. Their very first outlet was in East Coast Park near the Burger King and snooker place, and it was a marvelous location for drivers as parking was a breeze-although most would find it inconvenient to travel all the way to the east for an indoor playground. It brings about fond memories of us all running and chasing one another, laughing and all. Such a pity that it has closed. In return, it has popped up in three other locations. EastPoint in Simei, Suntec City and VivoCity. Its simply straight-forward for this place, its a place where you can find obstacles courses with ‘spikes’, tumbling rollers for the kids to maneuver. Its a little difficult to oversee your kids from the rest area, hence you gotta follow the kids closely as the obstacles can be quite a challenge for them to cross alone. I’d recommend close adult supervision.

Opening hours:- 10am – 8.30pm

Address:-

Tel:-

  • 6887-4860 (Suntec City)
  • 6376-8097 (VivoCity
  • 6443-2421 (Eastpoint Mall)

Prices:-

  • Weekdays : $20 – unlimited playtime
  • Weekends:
    • Children aged 2-12 : $25/2 hours
    • Children aged below 2 years : $13/2 hours
    • Additional of $5 per half hour
Number 1 – Kidzania
Kidzania Singapore
Kidzania Singapore.Photo by Kidzania

Attractions:- The best one is reserved for the last always. This one I have yet to experience with my kid, but according to him, when his school arranged for an excursion, they brought him to Kidzania! This place struck an interesting chord in me because he got to play whatever role he wanted in this mock-up world. You get to be a fireman, a detective, or even a pilot for those few hours! What makes it even more remarkable was that this theme; was pretty much thought through- they even have their own currency called Kidzoos I think! You earn your $$ and pay for your food with the money you earned in there! Pretty cool right!

Opening hours:-

Date New Timing
1 to 21 June 2016 9am – 7pm
22 June 2016 10am – 7pm
23 – 26 June 2016 9am – 7pm
27 to 30 June 2016 10am – 5pm
Date New Timing
  1 to 2 July 2016    
9am – 7pm
3 July 2016 10am – 7pm
4 to 5 July 2016 9am – 7pm

 

Address:- Palawan Kidz City. 31 Beach View #01-01/02, Sentosa Island

Tel:- 1800 653 6888

Prices:-

Ticket Type Usual Price Online
Kid  (4 – 17 years old) S$58.00 S$55.10
Adult (18 – 59 years old) S$35.00 S$33.25
Toddler (2 – 3 years old) S$25.00 S$23.75
Senior (60 years old and above) S$25.00 S$23.75
Infant (under 2 years old) Free Free

 

That sums up our 10 best places to bring your kids to these June Holidays! Do give your reviews if you’ve been there, and post your photos by tagging #TLRB or TheLittleRedBlog via instagram too!

 

 

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