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. Alternatively, here's how to explore the city in a day.
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The best things to do for kids during the school holidays
Get the kids out of the house and away from the computer with our round-up of family-friendly activities. If you're looking for somewhere to go for a meal with the kids, head this way or if you maybe want to go for an educational day out, check out our list of the best museums in Singapore. RECOMMENDED: The best kid-friendly high-element obstacle courses in Singapore and the best hiking trails for kids
The best family-friendly activities in Singapore
With a year-round of sunshine, you best believe Singapore is the ultimate playground for families to get out and have some fun under the sun. Whether you've got an active toddler, a curious kid or a moody teenager, the city is peppered with a plethora of things to do with children including visiting farms, skydiving indoors and immersing in a digital world. Time to burn that all that energy and let your kids run riot at these family-friendly activities in Singapore. RECOMMENDED: The best places for kids in Singapore and the best kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore
The best free activities for kids in Singapore
Looking to keep the kids busy without breaking the bank? With plenty of family-friendly things to do around Singapore – even free ones – we've got you covered. Whether it's school holidays or a quiet weekend, there are a plethora of events and activities that will keep your tiny tots entertained. From cycling through East Coast Park and flying a kite at Marina Barrage to getting soaked at Far East Organization Children's Garden and Siloso Beach, here are the best activities for kids – absolutely free. RECOMMENDED: The best family-friendly activities in Singapore and the best kid-friendly restaurants in Singapore
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
The best indoor playgrounds for kids in Singapore
School holidays or not, when the kids have to play, it's best to take them out of the house once in a while. While it's a no-brainer to allow the kids more screen time to keep them occupied, it's a slippery slope you don't want to start on. Instead of keeping them homebound, let them run riot in an indoor playground. Rock climbing, trampoline arenas and obstacle courses, sign them for a day of madness (and fitness) at one of these outdoor playgrounds. RECOMMENDED: The best free playgrounds in Singapore and 7 kid-friendly high-element obstacle courses in Singapore
The best trampoline parks in Singapore
If we had our way, of course we'd rather be soaring and flying somewhere in a trampoline park in Singapore. Enjoyable for both the kids and adults, there's so much to love about letting loose and bouncing around a room with padded floors and walls without the fear of breaking bones and bruising badly from falling on hard surfaces. And then there's also the more beneficial part of the sport – actually getting fit. Great for core strengthening and a thorough cardio workout, check out these trampoline parks in Singapore that have obstacle courses that allow you to parkour, free-run, bounce and flip around, while having fun. We warn you, there will be sweat. RECOMMENDED: Best indoor playgrounds for kids and best rock climbing gyms in Singapore
The best free water parks in Singapore
It's undeniable that the weather has been a bit unforgiving lately, with temperatures at an all time high. The sun is harsh and the kids are getting angsty – why not take them out to cool down at these free aqua playgrounds around the island? We've checked out where to go for the best sprinklers, bubblers and water fountains that are great for kids (and adults). Best of all – as they are in public spaces – there are absolutely no admission fees. RECOMMENDED: The best public pools in Singapore and The best indoor playgrounds in Singapore
The best hiking trails for kids in Singapore
Despite challenges like uneven terrain, wild animals and unpredictable weather, hiking is a really fun and popular activity in Singapore. But when you add the kids to the mix, it's best to put their safety first. Trust Singapore to think about the kids too and have some of the best kid-friendly trails around for when you want to bring the young ones hiking. Pack some sunscreen, their favourite cap, water bottle and maybe a light snack for when the tantrums kick in mid-hike. RECOMMENDED: The best hiking trails in Singapore and the best secret and hidden parks in Singapore
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 farms in Singapore
Farms? What farms? The Little Red Dot is as famous for its agriculture industry as Jamaica is for bobsledding. But even though less than 1 percent of our land area is dedicated to farming activities, there’s an impressive variety of farms in Singapore. Whether you are looking for a family-friendly activity on the weekend or a getaway from the hustle and bustle, pick any of these for a breath of fresh air.