Free and super cheap ideas for what to do with the kids
Thursday, 11 Mar 2010
Admit it. We all love it when it’s cheap and cheerful. We spend so much cash on our little angels, its nice to know that sometimes it can a little bit free and easy. Here are our picks for how to entertain the kids without spending a small fortune.
Go old school
Try renting toys from the Toy Rental Club. They can have new toys each month for a fraction of the cost.
Why not visit your local library? You’ll be amazed at how much free sessions they have going on for kids.
Since June 2010, local and PR students get free entry to all the main Singapore museums – including the Asian Civilisations Museum, National Museum of Singapore, and the Singapore Art Museum (SAM). Sweet!
Check out the trampoline at Loewen Gardens. It’s free and you can get your bounce back too at the coffee shop The Pantry while you watch them burning off their energy.
Now that’s entertainment!
The Children’s Showcase has great entertainment for the kids every 3rd Thursday of every month with free admission. Or hop down to Fidgets indoor play centre at Turf City which is completely free for tots under 1!
Wet and wild
Slide along to Jurong East Swimming Complex for water slides, a wave pool and a kid’s pool. From as little as less than $1 for kids, it’s almost free! Or check out any of the other public swimming pools in your neighbourhood.
Top Picnic Spots
Keeping it green
CSI at the Science Centre
Do you have a mini crime detective in your house? The Singapore Science Centre will be hosting CSI: The Experience – a hands-on, interactive experience based on the hit show and you get to be the investigator who solves an actual crime mystery. Early bird tix until 15 Oct from $11 (3-16yrs) and $16 (16+yrs).
When: From 16 October (closed Mondays except school and public holidays)
Where: Singapore Science Centre, 15 Science Centre Road
Baby Loves Disco’s Halloween Party
“Make no mistake, this is NOT the Mickey Mouse club, and Barney is Banned!!.” Baby Loves Disco is an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real djs blending classic disco tunes from the 70s, & 80s and is guaranteed to get those little booties moving and grooving. Tix from Baby Loves Disco – $30 for adults, $10 for kids.
Where: Zouk (where else?), 17 Jiak Kim St, Singapore
When: 24th October 2010, 2pm – 5pm