The best places for kids in Singapore

We round up the top places in and around town to bring the little ones to – you can even make it a fun day out for the whole family

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Beat the heat at indoor playgrounds and jungle gyms, take an educational day trip out to farms and the marshlands (yes, these exist in Singapore) or have a picnic in one of Singapore's best public parks – there are plenty of family friendly activities to do in Singapore.

As much as you love your children, we know sometimes you just want to hang out sans the little tykes – here are some restaurants with a no-child policy for some me-time. 

Best free activities for kids in Singapore
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Best free activities for kids in Singapore

Pack the family into the car and visit these spots for some bonding time. 

The best indoor playgrounds for kids in Singapore
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The best indoor playgrounds for kids in Singapore

Instead of keeping them homebound, especially when it's raining, let them run riot in an indoor playground. 

The best kid-friendly excursions in Singapore
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The best kid-friendly excursions in Singapore

From indoor fun to unleashing them outdoors, these kid-friendly activities keep the little ones engaged and entertained.

The best kid-friendly high-element obstacle courses in Singapore
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The best kid-friendly high-element obstacle courses in Singapore

Instead of letting the little ones crawl all over your furniture, why not bring them to these high-element obstacle courses? These kid-friendly (think reasonable heights for different age groups and very safe) outing builds a child's confidence and is one that parents can even join in the fun too. RECOMMENDED: 14 kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore and free water parks  

The best public parks for kids
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The best public parks for kids

Besides The Botanic Gardens being a UNESCO World Heritage site, there are scores more public parks in this ‘City in a Garden’.

The best free water parks in Singapore
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The best free water parks in Singapore

While the weather has been a bit unpredictable lately, if the sun is shining (and the kids are angsty), take them out to cool down at these free aqua playgrounds around the island. 

The best parks for picnics in Singapore
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The best parks for picnics in Singapore

There's a time for trekking and conquering nature trails but there's also a time for sitting pretty and having a picnic. 

Best shops for kids in Singapore
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Best shops for kids in Singapore

Some of the pickiest customers are kids, they have their own idea of what they want.

The best kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore
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The best kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore

Looking for the best family restaurants in Singapore? Look no further than our amazing list of themed restaurants, eateries with play areas and diners with menus specifically catered to the kiddos. These kid-friendly restaurants offer everything from mouthwatering Italian fare and finger foods to cute Gudetama-themed plates and fine dining dishes. And for dessert, we've compiled a list of Singapore's best ice-cream shops. What are you waiting for? Get in on some delicious eats!  RECOMMENDED The best free waterparks in Singapore and the best indoor playgrounds in Singapore

Educational trails for kids
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Educational trails for kids

For the nature lover: Kranji Not many know that Singapore's North-Western corner is home to many farms. Some of them are even pioneering agricultural technology like aeroponics and others taking care of creatures such as frogs and crocodiles. Whatever the case, a weekend spent tramping around Kranji popping from farm to farm is a great opportunity to educate your kids on where their food comes from without breaking open the textbooks. Organic farm Bollywood Veggies offers a myriad of activities for the family, from guided tours to scarecrow-building and rice paddy-planting. Animal lovers can take selfies with the amphibians on the Jurong Frog Farm's family tour, or let the kids get down and dirty by catching frogs and tadpoles – boots and nets are provided. Otherwise, drop in on Hay Dairies, where you'll be able to visit their resident goats, watch them be milked or buy some if you like (milk, that is – not goats). For the active child: Punggol Thanks to numerous new developments, the sleepy Punggol neighbourhood is well on its way to becoming a lively residential hub. But it's also an ideal place to go for a casual jaunt with your children thanks to the walking trails along Punggol Promenade, which faces Coney Island and boasts a beautiful view of the sea. Opt for the 1.2km Punggol Point Walk, extend your trek to the 2.4km Punggol Promenade Nature Walk or, if you’re feeling energetic, take on the remaining 1.3km Punggol Riverside Walk – all manageable distances, espec

The best rooftop playgrounds in Singapore
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The best rooftop playgrounds in Singapore

Our city is also home to many sprawling rooftop playgrounds that are a hit among kids with energy to burn (and parents seeking reprieve)

6 best farms in Singapore
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6 best farms in Singapore

All farms are created equal, but some are more equal than others. Here are the cream of the crop

4 trampoline parks to check out in Singapore
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4 trampoline parks to check out in Singapore

How high can you go? We bounce on the trampolines to find out

Check out these edutainment places
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Check out these edutainment places

Learning doesn’t necessarily mean chaining your kids to the desk. Children make sense of the world around them through play – and that’s why we’ve taken a gander at some of the edutainment spaces that recently opened up around town

8 party entertainers to hire for any kids' bash
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8 party entertainers to hire for any kids' bash

We check out these entertainers that make it possible for a tantrum-free party for kids

Your guide to planning a children's party
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Your guide to planning a children's party

Planning your little one’s birthday bash is no easy task. We ask Jason Lee of PartyMojo, a kid’s party planning company with more than 800 events under its belt, to share a few tips