You promised your child a play date outdoors but the erratic weather simply disagrees with your plans. What next? Where can you bring your child? Located in the heart of Downtown East and AMK Hub, eXplorerkid is a multi-faceted tactile indoor playground in Singapore worth exploring. Here are nine reasons why.
#1 A Magical Ball Pit
Suitable for children aged 3 and above
A hot favourite with the kids (and even the adults), this is unique ball pit is the one and only one in Singapore. At first glance, you might be wondering why the pit is filled with colourless translucent balls. Take a closer look and you’ll know why. The base of the pit is installed with coloured lights which changes intermittently. Watch in awe as the balls ‘magically’ change colours.
#2 Mega Play
Suitable for children aged 4 and above
Ready to sweat it out? This multi-level play structure puts your child’s bursting energy to good use as they flex their muscles while navigating the Mega Play terrain. A fun and exciting test of children’s motor and mentor skills; they have to overcome various physical obstacles before they can proceed to the next level. At the Mega Play section, children can have the freedom to move however they feel and want.
#3 Of Shapes and Sand
Suitable for children aged 3 and below
Your little ones also get to exercise their fine motor skills at the Sand play area. Kinetic sand provides a unique tactile and mess-free indoor experience for children to shape moudable sand into simple designs. This three-dimensional back-to-basics building toy engages the senses and encourages the creativity and innovation of young ones.
#4 Climb on at The Cliff (only at Downtown East)
Suitable for children aged 5 and above
Climbing up sofas, beds and chairs at home maybe frowned upon, but at eXplorerkid @ Downtown East, aspiring mountain climbers can climb as much as they desire. Demonstrating agility, balance and hand-eye coordination, watch your budding mountaineers flex their muscles as they scale the rock climbing walls at The Cliff.
#5 Get High at Adventure Highlands (only at Downtown East)
Minimum height of 110 cm required for upper level
Grip tight and watch where you put your foot! With concentration, balance and courage, watch your little one grab, step and scale their way across the suspension bridge at Adventure Highland, an indoor rope obstacle course. The revamped course now has two levels. The lower level is for the younger ones, where parents can walk alongside with them. The upper level has new elements catered to those who want a challenge! Children, teenagers and adults are welcome to test their courage on this course.
Price: $5.50 per circuit (on top of entrance fee)
#6 Exclusive Discounts
Want more playtime for less and discounted rates for your child’s birthday party? Be an eXplorerkid *member to enjoy these perks! More perks include 50% discount on your child’s Birthday Month and free play on your kid’s birthday.
*The membership is valid until your child turns 12.
#7 Have An Exceptional Birthday Bash
Planning a birthday party for your child? Let the experts help you. eXplorerkid’s friendly staff takes care of everything, from planning the party, filling your guests’ bellies with good food, to hosting and keeping your children engaged. You can have the luxury of taking a breather and catching up with your fellow daddy and mummy friends, free from any interruptions.
There are basic and different party packages to choose from. Find out more here: www.explorerkid.com/birthday_parties
#8 Fringe and holiday activities
To cater to the peak periods, eXplorerkid has an all new F.U.N programme to offer a wide range of interactive workshops and learning journeys for children 5 – 12 years old.
Off-Peak Days: Monday to Friday, 12pm – 9pm
Peak Days: Saturday, Sunday, Public Holiday, Gazetted School Holidays, PSLE Marking Days, 10am -10pm
Upcoming June Programmes @ eXplorerkid Downtown East
Date: 7 Jun 2016
Time: 10am to 6pm
Age Group: 5 t12 years
Fee: $60 (Member) / $80 (Public)
Lego Robotics: “Superheroes and their Technologies!”
Participants will able to design and build their own Robot using LEGO. Encourages cooperative participation and hands‐on learning of robotics and its design, building concepts, and basic teamwork and leadership skills.
Date: 22 Jun 2016
Time: 3pm to 5pm
Age Group: 5 to 9 years
Fee: $30 (Member) inclusive of one unlimited playtime pass
To find out more here, visit www.explorerkid.com/activities_events
#9 Clean and Safe
If you wonder why all the balls in the pit seem to always be in pristine condition, that is because the damaged and deflated balls are checked and replaced regularly by the staff. All the balls are thoroughly cleaned once a week to ensure a safe and hygienic experience for all. Socks must also be worn by all visitors in the indoor playground.
To ensure the safety of every child, Michael, the centre manager of eXplorerkid at AMK Hub tells us he and his team of youthful and friendly staff takes turn to monitor the play area. Extra pairs of eyes are also allocated during peak periods. He and his team even befriended some of his young customers, who are regular patrons to the indoor playground.
Get a dose of indoor fun and thrill at eXplorerkid today!
Where: eXplorerkid @ E!hub | Downtown East 1 Pasir Ris Close, E!hub Level 3 Singapore 519599
eXplorerkid @ AMK Hub |53 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, #04-02 AMK Hub, Singapore 569933
Talk: 6582 3326 (AMK Hub) / 6589 1668 (E!hub)
This post is sponsored by eXplorerkid.