Singapore-14 Free/Low Cost Activities


1. Relax & let the kids run wild at the Port Of Lost Wonders water playground Sentosa Island (cost)


2. Take A Bum Boat Ride (cost)


3. Let your kids get creative at Playeum. This interactive exhibition for children aged one to twelve is for meaningful and impactful play. The area is really children led where they can make their own cocoon, play with clay,view insects, and create musical instruments out of natural materials. They do Art jams, Workshops, and on the last Sunday of every month they have Tinkering Sundays where the children can experiment and invent things. Our workshop was all about “Sound” and the boys had a great time recording different sounds with the group (cost)

4. Singapore Art Museum (S.A.M) Children’s Exhibition was a wonderful way to teach children through storytelling by the art they saw. This year’s theme is Imaginarium-Over the Ocean, Under The Sea and there was a strong focus on conservation and protection of our oceans. The plastic ocean highlighting the issue of plastic on our environment was amazing to see (cost)


5. Get the kids out in nature at Gardens By The Bay- Children’s Garden & waterpark. A hectare of fun for children to enjoy including Treehouses, and an Adventure Trail for 6-12 year olds. (free)


6. Look to the stars at the Gardens By the Bay Rhapsody Light Show at 7.45 and 8.45pm nightly. The huge (25-50 metre) solar “supertrees” put on a spectacular light show to music that is a must watch. This park has been voted as the number one thing to do in Singapore so make sure you check it out (free)


7. Enjoy the spectacular lightshow from the city as the Marina Bay Sands comes to life (free)


8. Let the kids run wild at the Botanical Gardens, during the year they have many free shows, entertainment and more so check out for up to date information (free) Familypassport-SING-blog-4-15-650px

9. Take a walk around Little India (free). If you have never been to India, you certainly will feel like you have been if you come here. Loads of great shopping, gold jewelry, and temples to check out. If you are there for a meal time go to Banana Leaf Apolo for a traditional Indian feast


10. Cool down, and go on the waterslides and swim in the tsunami pool at Wild, Wild, Wet (cost). Wild Wild Wet is a great waterpark for children of all ages. The Torpedo is a seven second drop that then twists and turns till the end, there is also the Professors Playground with a huge bucket that fills and falls on the kids, and lots more check out (cost)

11. Even if you don’t go into the Night Safari park, you can watch the amazing Fire Show (free). The entertainers are seriously talented fire dancers who breath fire to an extreme height! Very impressive.


12. Take a walk around Kampong Glam which is Singapore’s Arab quarter, check out the beautiful temples, the amazing alcohol free perfumes, and gorgeous coffee shops (free)Familypassport-SING-blog-4-7-650px

13. Take a walk around Vivo City shopping centre and try not to buy anything! There are a great range of shops and some great bargains to be found, plus loads of designer clothing to be found. Lots of great shops and an amazing Hawker Centre to try very tasty yet inexpensive foods. (free but could cost…)


14. Pose with a Merlion: Singapore’s most iconic sculpture, theMerlion(a half-lion, half-fish creature), is free to visit. Pose with the water-spouting critter before taking a walk around Marina Bay. (free)


Also don’t forget to check out our other latest blogs and vlogs of Singapore.

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Singapore. It’s a city buzzing with culture in a gorgeous tropical environment. What more could you want from a family holiday? Check out my other blogs. 

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