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8 Things To Do With The Kids This Weekend

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By Damelza Harris-Olsen
November 17, 2017

Sometimes, the week whizzes by so fast and you’re left stumped for things to do with the kids over the weekend. Here’s a quick list of things you can do without too much planning and guarantees great quality time with the kids.

By Damelza Harris-Olsen

Watch Netflix
Sometimes all you wanna do is laze in the comfort of your own home. I know I do! Get cosy on the couch with the kids, whip up their favourite snacks and watch – KungFu Panda Holiday, Elf, Surf’s Up, Chicken Run and Holiday Classics. I usually take this time to really cuddle my kids especially after the busy school and work week.

Head To The Park Or Beach
Grab the scooters, a ball, frisbee and a great picnic basket and head to a park you’ve not been to before. Arrange a scavenger hunt (love!) and then sit on a cute blanket and enjoy the day with the kids. If you’d rather not pack a picnic, Sentosa offers some pretty good kid-friendly cafes by the beach. Coastes is a particular favourite of my family but Wavehouse is another great option especially for the budding surfer.

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Catch A Movie
Treat the kids to popcorn and a movie. Movies on this weekend include; Justice League, My Little Pony: The Movie, Coco with Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, The Lego Ninjago Movie and Monster Family.

Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Cafes and restaurants that get mum’s approval for either play areas or spaces for kids to run or scoot include; Cafe Melba, Coastes, The Pantry, Kith, Tin Hill and Georges.

Outdoor Playgrounds, Indoor Playgrounds & Trampoline Parks
If the weather holds up, head to the new Admiralty playground and try out their 26 slides or head to the East Coast playground which boasts a section for younger ones. Indoor –  Amazonia, Polliwogs, Let Em’ Play and Bounce are all good options.

Recycled Art
Grab old newspapers, toilet paper rolls, fabric and wrapping paper scraps, paints, markers, glue – whatever art and recyclable supplies you have, really – and get creative with the kids.

Bake A Cake
Another favourite in our home. Kids love helping out in the kitchen, it is a great way to impart some science into the day and add sensory play for the younger ones. Boxed cakes are fine too!

Fairs & Attractions
Great attractions this weekend include Singapore Zoo’s The Land Of Giants; The Affordable Art Fair has a kids installation this year, so check it out. Visit our Events page for more great events.