Children’s Day is on 6 October 2023. Bring your kids out to play this Children’s Day! We list down some activities you can check out over the long weekend from 6 to 8 October. Free activities included!

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1. 7oaks Preschool’s Learning Festival

7oaks Preschool Learning Festival 2023

Come celebrate Children’s Day with us! Admission is free and there will be hands-on activities, educational workshops, performances, and more. It’s the perfect opportunity for the whole family to learn and have fun together. Buy a coupon* for $8 to redeem a goodie bag worth $15.

*Coupons are limited and available while supplies last.

📅 7 Oct 2023
⏰ 10am – 4pm
📍 Lifelong Learning Institute, 11 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408601, Exhibition Hall 1 & 2, Level 1

For more information, visit 7oaks Preschool’s Learning Festival.


2. Ichiban Montessori Open House

Ichiban Montessori Open House

Looking to enrol your child in a preschool that develops confident, reflective and independent learners, who will make a difference in their community? Head down Ichiban Montessori’s Open House to find out how more about their curriculum! Tours are strictly on appointment basis.

📅 7, 14 and 21 Oct 2023
⏱ 9am – 1pm

Infant care is also available at selected centres for families with little ones from 2 to 17 months.

Register your interest here!

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For more information, visit Ichiban Montessori Open House.


3. Celebrate a more inclusive Children’s Day with hands-on activities and games at IKEA

IKEA children's day 2023

Children from ages 5 to 12 years old can let their imagination loose with a Creative Play crafting and colouring activity at IKEA stores island-wide. In line with their commitment to championing equality, diversity and inclusion, IKEA Singapore is also partnering with APSN to run fun stations and games like ball toss and darts during the same period.

📅 6 to 8 Oct 2023

IKEA Singapore will also be donating $1 to APSN for every soft toy sold from 28 September to 15 October. The proceeds will help provide special education, vocational training, and employment support services for individuals with special needs.

Meet and greet a friend from the stars

Bringing fantasies to life, children ages 5 years and above are also specially invited for a meet and greet session with the Astronaut Mascot at IKEA Singapore stores island wide between 1pm – 4.30pm on 6 and 29 October. More information on specific timings, visit here.


4. SBG Children’s Day Special: Forest Discovery Challenge 2.0

SBG Children's Day Special Forest Discovery Challenge

Celebrate the Children’s Day school holiday with us at the Forest Discovery Centre at OCBC Arboretum! Explore the fascinating differences between young native wildlife and their adult counterparts, and engage your mind and hands in an exciting forest discovery challenge. Bring home an enamel pin featuring Singapore’s native wildlife when you complete this challenge!

Suitable for children in P3 – P6
📅 6 Oct 2023
📍 Singapore Botanic Gardens, Gallop Extension

⏰ 1st session: 9.30am – 10.30am
⏰ 2nd session: 11am – 12pm


5. Octoburst! A Children’s Festival

Octoburst! 2023 - A Children's Festival Esplanade

Octoburst! returns on October 6, 2023, at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, celebrating Children’s Day with an exciting lineup of performances and activities for all ages. From lively music performances to inspiring roving acts and creative crafts, the event offers a day of entertainment and wonder for both children and adults alike.

📅 6 to 8 Oct 2023
📍 Esplanade

For more information, visit Octoburst! 2023.


6. Families for Life (FFL) Celebrating our Grands Picnic

Families for Life (FFL) Celebrating our Grands Picnic

Spend quality family time at Families for Life (FFL) picnic @ Gardens by the Bay, in a celebration of the strong intergenerational bonds of families. This nation-wide celebration, held a day after Children’s Day, aims to foster the family values of Love, Care & Concern, Commitment, and Respect in the young.

📅 Saturday, 7 Oct 2023
⏰ 4pm to 7pm (Picnic registration starts from 3.45pm)
📍 Gardens by the Bay, West Lawn
🏷 Admission is free

For more information, visit Families for Life (FFL) Picnic.


7. National Museum of Singapore X KIND KONES: NMS Sorbet Giveaway

NMS X KIND KONES NMS Sorbet Giveaway

Come celebrate the National Museum of Singapore’s 136th birthday with a scoop of ‘mystery flavour’ NMS sorbet! Five lucky visitors who can guess the correct flavour of the sorbet will also receive a $20 gift card courtesy of Kind Kones!

📅 7 and 8 Oct 2023
⏰ 1pm – 3pm and 4pm – 6pm*
📍 Level 2 Glass Atrium, National Museum of Singapore

*Giveaways will be on a first-come, first-served basis while stocks last.

For more information, visit NMS Sorbet Giveaway.


8. McDonald’s® Celebrates Small Wins for Children This Children’s Day

McDonald's Celebrates Small WinsImage credit: McDonald’® Singapore

This Children’s Day, McDonald’s is celebrating the small wins for children! “My Happy Little Wins” is a heartwarming campaign that honours the small, everyday successes of children. From October 4 – 8, parents are invited to bring their children below the age of 12 to any McDonald’s restaurant to revel in their victories – however big or small. They will be met with fanfare from the McDonald’s crew and even receive a celebratory sweet treat!

For more information, visit McDonald’s® Celebrates Children’s Day.


9. Free Concert at SBG

Thomson Jazz Club’s two big bands, Thomson Big Band and Thomson Swing Band will be back to delight the crowd at the Singapore Botanic Gardens after a 3-year hiatus. Thomson Swing Band will dazzle with their jazz rendition of classic songs like It Had To Be You and When I Fall In Love.

📅 8 Oct 2023
⏱ 6pm – 7pm
📍 Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens

For more information, visit Free Concert at SBG.


10. FREE entry to Changi Experience Studio at Jewel

Changi Experience Studio at Jewel

Celebrate the end of PSLE exams with FREE entry to Changi Experience Studio at Jewel.

Get ready to rejoice, as the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) come to a close! All PSLE students can unwind and celebrate at the Changi Experience Studio – a-state-of-the-art digital attraction at Jewel – for free! One student can enter for free with every paying adult.

🗓️4 to 31 Oct 2023

For more information, visit FREE entry to Changi Experience Studio at Jewel.


Note: All details are correct as at the time of publishing. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information, no guarantee is given nor responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in the compilation. Readers are advised to check with the respective event organisers/companies for the most updated schedules, venues, details and promotions.

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