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5 Free Things To Do With Your Kids This School Holidays

The school holidays are here again! This is the perfect time to get your kids to start experiencing more rather than just playing games on their iPad.

Here are 5 free things to do to get your kids off their iPads this school holidays!

1.Slide To Your Hearts Content at Admiralty Park

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Credit: National Parks Board

Bring your kids to Admiralty Park for some good old sliding fun! There are so many different slides for you and your kids to try, so be prepared to spend an entire day there.  These slides take advantage of Admiralty Park’s hilly terrain to deliver lots of fun joy and laughter for you and your kids. On a side note, please do take care and be careful as there have been reports of park goers getting injured when taking the slides

2. PIP’s Playbox at Esplanade

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Credit: The Esplanade

This free play area on level 4 of the Esplanade aims to cultivate an appreciation for art from a young age. Your kids can take part in various free crafting activities. There is also an awesome collection of locally authored children’s books for you and your kids to enjoy some quiet reading time together.

3. Witness to War: Remembering 1942

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Credit: National Museum of Singapore

This interactive exhibition about World War 2 in Singapore is not just for adults. Bring your kids along and let them understand that freedom should not be taken granted. There is a dedicated family activity space, A Child’s Perspective, to help your kids understand the topic of war. There are also free storytelling sessions, so plan your trip there accordingly!

4. Star Wars Light Show @ MBS

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Credit: Marina Bay Sands

Missed the 1st Star Wars light show on 25 Nov? Not to worry it is coming back to Marina Bay Sands on the 15 Dec to celebrate the launch of  Star Wars – The Last Jedi. Be wowed by the colourful lasers and dancing water fountains that will go hand in hand with the movie’s original soundtrack. Catch glimpses of your favourite characters like Yoda, BB-8 and more as they are projected on the dancing water fountains.

5. Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden

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Credit: National Parks Board

Bring your kids to the Botanic Gardens and check out the newly expanded Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. After the recent expansion, the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden became the largest children’s garden in Asia. Your kids will definitely feel excited about the new play spots within the garden. Kids can splash away at the water play area, jump away at the Forest Trampoline and even a zip line for the thrillseeker in your kid.

If you know of any other interesting activities please let us know in the comments below!

Enjoy.

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A gamer at heart but who is keen to explore the different sides of Singapore

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