Sep 30, 2013

Children's Day Activities 2013

This Friday is Children's Day and if you are fretting over where to bring your special ones on this special day (and the coming weekend), we have done the homework for you!

Colouring Fun & Drawing Competition
4 Oct 2013
9.30am - 11.30am
Esplanade Concert Hall

5 to 12 year-olds can participate in the On-the-spot Drawing Competition, with prizes to be won while 2 to 4 year-olds can indulge in some Colouring Fun! Event is free but registration is required. Visit HERE for more information and to register. *Closing date for registration is 2 Oct 2013.

4 - 6 Oct 2013
Various Timings

It's time for Octoburst! - the children's festival that promises an exciting weekend of arts activities. There will be a wide array of both ticketed and free events, including ParenTalk workshops to inspire Daddies and Mummies. Click on the Event Calendar below to find out more.

For more information, please visit

Celebrate Children’s Day with Inuka the polar bear
4 - 5 Oct 2013
Singapore Zoo
Various Timings
FREE (Zoo Admission fees apply)

Chill out in Singapore Zoo’s Frozen Tundra with the little ones this Children’s Day and enjoy a frosty fun time with a lineup of educational activities about polar bears. Pique your child’s curiosity about polar bears – the largest land predator in the world – in our Snow & Tell session, and see the children go wild on a great seal hunt.  To end off on a warm and fuzzy note, work on a beautiful ‘Happy Children’s Day’ card together for Inuka the polar bear!

1. Snow & Tell session
Venue: Auditorium
Duration: 20min
Time: 9.30am, 10.30am, and 11.30am

Discover how polar bears adapt, survive, and live comfortably in their cold environment in a Snow and Tell session. Participants will learn interesting facts such as the polar bears’ habitat, diet, and threats they face in the wild. Also find out how zookeepers at Singapore Zoo look after and engage our very own polar bear, Inuka. This talk is free of charge and requires no registration. Simply follow the signs to the auditorium at the specified time slots.

2. The Great Seal Hunt
Venue: Frozen Tundra
Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm

Children get to hone their predatory instincts in the Frozen Tundra Great Seal Hunt. Participants play the role of little polar bears hunting for prey — hidden seal stickers around the Frozen Tundra exhibit. Follow the instructions on the stickers and mark out the specially designed Frozen Tundra map provided by Singapore Zoo staff. The first 100 participants to complete their map will win attractive prizes!

 3. Draw for Inuka!
Venue: Frozen Tundra
Time: Zoo operating hours – 8.30am to 6.00pm

Have your child express their creativity by penning their own drawings of Inuka wishing him a Happy Children’s Day! Participants can bring their drawings when visiting the Zoo and their work will possibly be displayed at the Frozen Tundra exhibit. A drawing corner and drawing materials will be available for children who wish to draw at the Zoo itself.

Squawk to Children’s Day @ Jurong Bird Park
4 - 5 Oct 2013
Breeding and Research Centre (BRC); Junior Eggs-pert Room
11.45am, 2.30pm &4.30pm (20 mins)
FREE (Park Admission fees apply)

Gather your kids, fly over to the Breeding and Research Centre (BRC) in Jurong Bird Park and indulge their senses at ‘Squawk to Children’s Day’, an engaging activity lined up for them this Children’s Day. Get up close and personal with beautiful macaws and cockatoos, while enthusiastic trainers impart avian knowledge to the little ones. Grab this exclusive opportunity to take a photograph with one of our cockatoos, and because it is Children’s Day, all participants will be rewarded with a Children’s Day gift from Jurong Bird Park!

CyberShock @ Suntec West Atrium
4 - 6 Oct 2013
Suntec Mall, West Atrium (outside UNIQLO and H&M)
11am - 8pm, FREE

Help defend the Nation and learn about Cyber Security in the process. Curious to find out what Cyber Security and LEGO have in common? Come down to Suntec West Atrium to see Singapore’s largest LEGO city built from over 160,000 LEGO parts and defend THE NATION while learning more about cyber security in CyberShock. For more information, visit

Young Learners Festival
4 - 6 Oct 2013
Science Centre Singapore, Marquee & Ecogarden
10am - 5pm

Science Centre Singapore is proud to present the latest edition of Young Learners Festival! This year’s theme is “Colour My World” and kids will be given the opportunity to participate in a couple of hands-on activities - The Colours in the Garden, Bobbly Bubbles  & Delightful light - and bring back your own hand made souvenirs. ($2 per activity)

In addition, through an exclusive guided tour, kids can immerse themselves in the Ecogarden and be thrilled by the plants and animals there. Also, do not miss the fascinating science show: Colour my world! For more information, please visit

Justice League Meet & Greet
4 - 6 Oct 2013
Causeway Point, Main Atrium (L1)
1pm, 3pm & 5pm

Meet Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash and Green Lantern and bring home a polaroid as memento.

Baby Market 2013
4 - 6 Oct 2013
Singapore Expo Hall 3
4 & 5 Oct: 11am - 9pm | 6 Oct 11am - 8pm

The Massive Show with over 100 Exhibitors and 400 brands – Baby Market will have all major strollers, cots, prams, diapers, play-pens, carriers, milk powder, baby gadgets and other necessity brands under one roof! Baby Market is a shopping source that brings heaps of great deals, focused on pregnancy, babies, birth and toddlers, as well as women health and family needs.

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2: KIDS PARTY!
5 Oct 2013
9am onwards
Golden Village, City Square
$25 for Public / $20 for GV Movie Club Members

On 5th October 2013, kids get to enjoy an exclusive screening of hit animation comedy Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 at a fun-filled kids party organised specially by Golden Village. Ticket prices include a movie ticket, admission to cookie decorating workshop, photo taking at instant print photo booth, goodie bag, kids popcorn combo and one chance to win prizes during the lucky draw). For more information, visit

FREE Guided Chek Jawa Boardwalk trip
with the Naked Hermit Crabs
5 Oct 2013

Meeting Time: 9:30 am
Meeting Place: Chek Jawa Information Kiosk, Pulau Ubin
Duration of walk: Approximately 2 hours
Cost: No charge
*Registration is COMPULSORY. To sign up, visit HERE.

Barbie Meet & Greet
5 Oct 2013
OG Albert Level 3, Children’s Department
1pm, 3pm & 5pm

Sara the Forgetful Dinosaur - Children's Treasure Hunt
(A Guided Tour)
5 Oct 2013; 10 - 11am
The Green Pavilion, Botany Centre, Tanglin Core of Singapore Botanic Gardens
 $8.50 per child & $6.00 per accompanying adult

Go on a hunt for dinosaur eggs in the Singapore Botanic Gardens and learn about the interesting members of the plant kingdom. Suitable for children in K1 - P6 Levels. Pre-registration is required. For enquiry and registration, please contact the SBG Education Branch at 6471 9961 & 6465 0196 or through email: Online registration is available on (under "Education")

Lianhe Wanbao KidSports Bonanza
5 & 6 Oct 2013
City Square Mall, L1 Atrium

As part of Lianhe Wanbao's 30th Anniversary and in celebration of Children's Day, Singapore Press Holdings, in collaboration with City Square Mall, is organising a KidSports Challenge for families with children aged two to twelve years old. Vie for medals, cash and other prizes in the adrenaline-pumping sports games!

River of Life Exhibition
4 Oct - 30 Nov 2013
Gardens by the Bay
9am - 9pm

River of Life is a Gardens by the Bay exhibition that illustrates the importance of a clean water system for the conservation and protection of a biodiversity-rich environment. Supported by ExxonMobil, with contributions from schools and individuals from the community, this exhibition shares the message of environmental sustainability and commemorates the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation. There will also be a series of complementary educational programmes that kids can participate in:

The Fruit Loop Scavenger Hunt
Join in a fruity scavenger hunt and learn fun facts about fruits and flowers. Pick up a map from the fruity booth at the Canopy and start looking for clues on its team of walking “fruits”!
Date: 4 -6 Oct 2013
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Outdoor Gardens

Carried Away Garden Trail
How do plants propagate and spread their splendour all over the Earth? As you explore the outdoor gardens with this self-guided Garden Trail, learn about the life cycle of plants and how plants adapt themselves to better disperse their seeds. Pick up a copy at the Canopy and let’s get ‘carried away’! *Suitable for kids aged 7 and up.
Date: 4 -6 Oct 2013
Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Outdoor Gardens

River of Life Gaia Trail
Visit the Kingfisher and Dragonfly Lakes to discover the significant role plants play in maintaining the quality of water in rivers and lakes. Learn the importance of sustainable water management and find out how Gardens by the Bay uses plants as a natural eco-filter to clean the water in our lakes. Pick up a free copy of this Gaia Trail map at Ticketing, Gallery (beside Cloud Forest exit) and Friends of the Garden counter. *Suitable for kids aged 7 and up.
Date: 4 Oct - 30 Nov 2013
Time: 9am - 9pm
Venue: Kingfisher and Dragonfly Lake, Gallery

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RazmaTazz said...

Thanks sooo much for all the happenings info!! With this we can plan ahead and look forward to events with the kids xx

Cheekiemonkies said...

You/re welcome, RazmaTazz!!! Glad you found it to be useful! :)

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