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Counting down to the official opening of KidZania Singapore!
Ever since we visited BabyBoss in Taiwan 2 years ago, the entire family (yes we parents included) has been anamoured with this concept of 'experiential' learning through the role-play of realistic occupations. So we couldn't be happier when we heard the announcement that KidZania will be opening in Singapore in 2015 at Palawan Beach (right opposite Port of Lost Wonder)! Like KidZania KL which Dana enjoyed tremendously, KidZania Singapore will provide a kid-centric experience to educate and … [Read more...]
Child’s Play at the Far East Organization Children’s Garden!
The award-winning Gardens by the Bay is one of our favorite gardens and we've brought many visitors there since its opening. As of today, families have one more good reason to head to the Gardens, with all new FEO Children's Garden (sponsored by Far East Organisation) which is now open to public six days a week. The FEO Children's Garden is specially commissioned for children to enjoy nature through outdoor sensory play.The one-hectare (i.e. huge) FEO Children’s Garden consists of play … [Read more...]
Weekend Wandering: Kids Rock Climbing at The Rock School, Singapore!
Dana's Aussie cousins were due to fly back to Melbourne this week so we specially arranged one last play date with them today. Instead of letting a bunch of active kids drive us (parents) crazy with their boundless energy, we conspired to drive them up the wall (literally) at The Rock School, Singapore.Situated at Bedok Community Centre, The Rock School is Singapore’s first climbing centre designed, constructed and dedicated to kids of ages 4 to 14 years old, aimed at promoting the sport of rock … [Read more...]
A Wet and WONDER-ful Christmas Day at Port of Lost Wonder, Sentosa!
Kick back and just 'wonder'...We visited the Port of Lost Wonder (POLW) during Christmas. It was our 3rd visit to POLW and between our visits, we've also been to Legoland Waterpark and the Adventure Cove [email protected] Sentosa. With so many Waterparks to choose from (all within a stone's throw from Singapore), what sets one apart from the others?Festive mood in the air!Ally & Tabby with Dana...Fun and laughter all around! For a start, POLW is smaller in scale but it means that it provides … [Read more...]
LEGOLAND Water Park, Malaysia (Part 2) – The Amenities
The Princess Dana Diaries Guide to having a Fun-filled, Sun-soaked, Worry-free Day at the Legoland Water Park! For a comprehensive guide to all the rides in LEGOLAND Water Park Malaysia, check out Part 1 of our review here. The largest Legoland Water Park in the World is only a stone's throw away!Follow our tips to have a Sun-Soaked , Fun-Filled and Worry-Free Day!One thing that's different about going to a Water Park vs an amusement Theme Park is that at a Water Park, you're virtually … [Read more...]
LEGOLAND Water Park, Malaysia (Part 1) – A Guide to all the Rides!
The hugely popular LEGOLAND® Malaysia just got even wilder and wetter with the opening of it's Asia’s first and World's largest LEGOLAND® Water Park on 21st October 2013. The Water Park has more than 20 unique water based rides and over 70 specially built LEGO models. Situated right next to the (dry) LEGOLAND theme park in Nusajaya - a 40 min drive from the Tuas Checkpoint in normal traffic conditions. You have to purchase separate admission tickets into the LEGOLAND® Water … [Read more...]
Post Exam Fun @ Universal Studios Singapore!
In a land not so far away, beloved movie characters come to life and we can make merry with abandon, like a child all over again. Last week, I took advantage of the PSLE marking days, made a pact with my Sis to bring the kids to one of our favourite theme park - Universal Studios Singapore. Daddy had to sit out on this much-anticipated excursion as he came down with an unexpected bout of hfmd (sigh)... Not wanting to disappoint the kids, we went ahead with our plans and I took on the challenge … [Read more...]
June Holiday Programme: BBQ Under the Stars at Port of Lost Wonder, Sentosa!
The fun just keeps getting better this June Holidays! Soak up the sun at Sentosa's Port Of Lost Wonder this month with a special BBQ Under the Stars every weekend. We were invited to a special preview last Saturday and totally love the concept. The little pirates - Caleb & Dana! BBQ Under the Stars starts at 6.30pm after the maddening day crowd has left. The wide expanse of the water park, the greenery and the sand were all ours to enjoy! Our first visit was during … [Read more...]
Weekend Wandering: Fun at The City!
Many people often think of play in the form of playing catch, playground time on swings and slides, kite flying, swimming and other physical activities. But physical play is not the only kind of play. Pretend play (or imaginative play) plays an equal (if not more important) role in a child’s cognitive and social development. Harnessing the benefits of pretend play, THE CITY - Singapore's newest interactive playground was officially launched yesterday on 15 December 2012.Within THE CITY, young … [Read more...]