While it might be a bummer to have to cancel your lined up plans when the thunderstorm strikes, it doesn’t have to mean boredom. If you’re fretting over finding some indoor fun, here’s a list of rainy day activities for kids to be kept entertained!
1. Get Bouncy at SuperPark
Finding a way to expend the bubbling energies in your kids? Superpark Singapore might just be your saviour. With ticket prices ranging from $22.90 to $33.90 depending on height and on/off-peak periods, each pass entitles your child to a 2 hour play session. Not only is there an Adventure Area with obstacle walls, trampolines, slides and pedal car racing, there is also a Game Arena where they can shoot hoops and go golfing.
2. Go Museum Hopping
If you’re looking for some rainy day activities for kids that’s more chill, museum hopping might be a feasible idea for your family. While many museums generally brood abstract themes, there are also kid-friendly ones which sometimes allow for hands-on activities for your young ones.
Some of the more interesting ones include the likes of Artscience Museum, MINT Museum of Toys, Children’s Museum Singapore, The Live Turtle and Tortoise Museum and even the Singapore Ant Museum!
3. K Bowling Club: Cosmic Bowling
Located at the heart of Singapore in Orchard, K Bowling Club offers exciting neon lights and pumping music to get your adrenaline up as you knock down those pins. Apart from that, there are also dart machines, karaoke booths and claw machines to keep you entertained.
Fret not if you’re feeling a little peckish – this bowling club also comes fully furbished with a bar and a kitchen so you can scuff down pizzas, nachos (and beers) while waiting for your turn!
4. HiRoller at Downtown East
For those passing by the East, Hi Roller in Pasir Ris offers a 2 hour skate session all through the week. At $12 on weekdays and $15 on weekends, here’s where you can take your kid to glide gracefully in a nostalgic 1980’s roller rink ambience with music and strobe lights.
While beginners can opt for roller skaters with 2-by-2 wheel configuration skates, those who are more acquainted with the scene can manoeuvre confidently with inline skates instead.
5. Hide out in a Board Game Cafe
If board game nights are already a thing for your family, you will be happy to know that there are throngs of board game cafes around town. What’s better than hitting up a spot with endless board game options and food to go along?
Should this sound like something up your alley, it’s time to head for cafes with the likes of The Mind Cafe for free-flow snacks and drinks, Well Played Cafe for a European farmhouse aesthetic, 24/7 Mosanco Settlers Cafe, as well as family-friendly King and the Pawn (kids under 7 play for free!).
6. Snow City
Seek some snowy shelter while it’s raining thunderstorms outside! For $23 per child entry For Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents, you will be entitled to a 2 hour snow play and 1 ice bumper car ride. Here at Snow City, you can look forward to snow slopes, snow sculptures, snow playground and a snow fall experience. Just be sure not to head there on Mondays as they are closed then!
7. See some fishies at SEA Aquarium
With over 100,000 marine animals and 1,000 species, the SEA Aquarium will be nothing less than a good time for your inquisitive kids – especially those fascinated by the mystic ocean. From Black Sea cucumbers and stingrays to reef sharks and different types of corals, this place will be a live encyclopaedia to gawk at!
8. Art Jamming
Unleash the inner Picasso with the likes of art jamming houses such as Splash Paint House, Motion Art Space, Arthaus Singapore, Arteastiq and Artnooq. Whether you prefer a space with guided workshops or a cafe-art jam space with food on the side, there are tons of options for you to keep your kids satisfied for a few good hours.
9. Get Crafty with some Pottery Making at Thow Kwang Pottery
Nothing really gets more therapeutic than listening to the sound of rain while hiding out in an old potter kiln. While it might not be the easiest activity, it surely inculcates good values of mindfulness and patience. At Thow Kwang Pottery, get your hands muddy and dirty as you understand the art of pottery and wood-firing through their workshops.
10. Adrenaline-Pumping Climbs
If you’re looking for rainy day activities for kids that work up a sweat, consider rock-climbing! As more climbing gyms spruce up in Singapore, there’ll be no difficulties finding a spot to spend your day at. You might be shocked to learn your kid may just have some newfound talents in mounting those walls.
Whether you’re looking at bouldering or scaling up those high-walls, all you need to do is show up in comfortable wear, rent some shoes and harnesses, and you’re good to go! Here is a comprehensive list of gyms across the island and their entrance fees.
11. Escape Rooms
Get your heads crackin’ and see how fast the combined IQs of you and your kids can get you out of an escape room!You can be sure that these movie-inspired themed rooms at Xcape, Captivate Escape Rooms and Virtual Room SG will be a good team-bonding session for your fam.
12. Holey Moley Golf Club Experience
With neon lights and Instagrammable backdrops, this bar-restaurant concept is a good place to begin if you want to start your kids early into golfing. With prices from $12 for 9 holes, $24 for 18 holes or $34 for 27 holes, you can expect to spend a good 1 to 2 hours here eating, putting and chilling out from the rain.
There’s Plenty Of Rainy Day Activities For Kids In Singapore!
Now that you’ve got some ideas of rainy day activities for kids, it’s time to get packing and enjoy the day! Never let anything rain on your parade.
If you’re planning activities for a long weekend, take a look at our other post, What To Do During Long Weekends In Singapore: 7 Fun & Family-Friendly Activities!