There’s nothing more important than spending quality time with loved ones – and the December holidays are always the perfect time to do just that.
Singapore has tons of family-friendly experiences for forging stronger bonds. We’ve done the legwork for you and rounded up the best promotions and deals from Made For Families partners.
Whether you and your little ones are into arts and crafts, horse riding or books, you’re bound to find something to add excitement to your family adventures!
#1 Bond through meaningful play at Play @ Kinderbabyz
We all know how kids can’t get enough of indoor playgrounds, Play @ Kinderbabyz is one of our favourites!
One highlight you must not miss would be the Hinoki play pit, which offers affordable play-time for young kids and toddlers. Filled with Hinoki wood cubes, the pit is a great spot for parents to bond with their kids. Toys in the play pit also give kids an opportunity to explore through imaginative play and enhance their fine motor skills.
From now until 31 December 2022, parents can purchase $70 worth of credits for only $50. Here’s to more playtime with your mini-me!
#2 Enjoy storytelling, art and playtime at Merry Haus
Part cafe and part indoor playground, Merry Haus is the perfect place for a relaxing weekend with your mini-me.
This school holidays, the venue will be playing host to “Story Magix”, with three sessions featuring storytelling, artwork making and 30 minutes of play at Merry Haus. Art-based studio Little Artducated will be bringing stories to life, with each session conducted by a certified art teacher from an MOE school.
Sessions will be conducted on 2 December and 16 December, featuring themes like “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “Snowy Day”. Suitable for children aged three years and above, each session is two hours long and priced at $59. If you’re feeling hungry, head over to the Merry Haus cafe and get 10% off food and drinks.
To register, visit to Littleartducated.simplybook.me.
#3 Go wild at indoor playground Pororo Park
We can’t think of a better way to keep the kids happily occupied than a visit to a Pororo-themed indoor playground. Fresh from a revamp, you can look forward to new attractions at the play space, such as the little car racetrack and obstacle course as well as popular mainstays like the Pororo Express Train, Pororo’s House and Poby’s Jungle Gym!
From now until 1 January 2023, enjoy discounts on Pororo Park Singapore merchandise (10% off with two purchases, 15% off for three and 20% off for four). There’s a pretty extensive range to choose from too, including toys, bags, stationary and even houseware. Members will get an additional 10% off.
What’s more, 50 goodie bags are for grabs when you purchase any membership. Or you can spend $100 to get a LITE membership for free (worth $38). Note that the deals are only valid at the Marina Square atrium and outlet.
#4 Create your own family masterpiece with Artispique
If your family loves getting crafty, it’s time to put your heads together to design something awesome! Artispique, a design company that digitises children’s artwork, will help you do just that.
Get your family together to design a unique family artwork, which will be featured on your very own Doodley Mug. Submit your mug design to get 15% off three or more mugs (just quote promo code: MFFxDM15).
If you’re looking for a way to store your child's portfolio of artwork, Artispique’s Memory Vault (consisting of a digital PDF and physical book) could be the perfect solution. Find out more about how it works here, and enjoy 10% off when you order two or more Memory Vault Hard Cover Books. Quote “MFFxMV10” to enjoy savings from $26.60!
#5 Decorate gingerbread cookies at Privé
Fancy decorating and taking home your very own Christmas treat? Privé will be hosting a special gingerbread cookie decorating workshop this Christmas season.
Held on 15 December at Privé Jewel and on 16 December at Privé Katong, littles ones will learn how to decorate their gingerbread cookies. Suitable for children aged four to ten, the classes allow one accompanying parent/adult in the decorating area.
After the session, stay back at the restaurant and enjoy yummy dishes including pasta, burgers and fish and chips.
The workshop is priced at $25 (public) and $20 (Privé Perks Members), inclusive of a $10 The Privé Group voucher. Sign up here.
#6 Ride ponies at Gallop Stable
Your little ones’ eyes are bound to light up at the mention of “pony rides”! Gallop Stable currently runs two facilities in Singapore: Horsecity @ Bukit Timah and Pasir Ris Park. On offer are numerous horse-related activities including riding camps, pony feedings and trail rides.
From 24 November to 30 December 2022, Horsecity will also be having a fun-filled Pony X Art Workshop. Priced at $185+ per child, it features stable classes, a riding lesson, pony craft activities as well as a complimentary healthy snack.
Note that advanced bookings are required. Email email@example.com for more info.
#7 Read to your heart's content at Woods in the Books and Books Ahoy
An independent bookstore specialising in picture and illustrated books, Woods in the Books is a haven for little book lovers. Its sister branch, Books Ahoy, also offers a wide range of stories with topics ranging from fantasy, marvels of the natural world to homegrown literary gems.
From now till 31 December, you can purchase the store’s coveted $120 gift voucher set for only $100. If your family is looking to send Christmas cards to other loved ones, you can also get two packs of Christmas cards for the price of one when you spend $120 and above. A limited-edition Christmas tote bag is up for redemption as well (spend $220 and above).
Voucher sets are valid from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023, and limited to five sets per customer.
#8 Spend quality couple time with the help of Aunty SG
Some days, you just need a break from the kids. No judgment here − we totally understand how you feel. It’s important to recharge and work on your relationship too.
Let the Aunty SG app help you with that. This handy app connects you to trusted and reliable local babysitters who will provide the best care for your little ones. These babysitters are responsible young adults and/or fellow mums, who are looking for ways to support and contribute to their community, while earning a side income.
Parents can enjoy a 10% discount by using promo code "madeforfamilies10" upon checkout. The code is valid until 25 December 2022. In the meantime, get cracking on your date night ideas!
Made For Families deals this December school holidays
Enjoy a fun day-out with your family this December break! There are tons of other exclusive Made For Families deals to check out, be sure to head over to their website at https://go.gov.sg/madeforfamiliestime to explore them all!
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