Easter is here, so we’ve rounded up a few options to keep you and the kids entertained during the school holidays. Be it a kids’ holiday camp, a child-friendly Easter brunch, where to find a classic chocolate Easter bunny or which church to go to in Singapore – we’ve got your back!
Nip those “I’m soooo bored” whines in the bud early, by locking in one of these fun things to do!
Kids holiday camps
Camp Asia has announced their Easter holiday camp dates! From 4-15 April, the Australian International School and Stamford American International School play hosts to a fun-filled few weeks for kids aged 3-16. Camps run from 9am to 3pm and weekly camps start from $625 including lunch, snacks, and a Camp Asia T-Shirt!
There’s plenty to choose from:
Multi Activity (ages 3 through 8) – A fun packed day, full of activities from arts & crafts, sports and performing arts!
Drama Academy (ages 4 through 8) – William Shakespeare said, “All the world’s a stage”. Acting it out for your delight and amazement will be the Faust International Youth Theatre.
Mad World of Science (ages 6 through 8) – Fizz, pop, wow! Bet you didn’t know science could be so much fun.
Super Chef (ages 6 through 16) – Kitchen confidence and great recipes, including a masterclass with celebrity chef Emmanuel Stroobant!
Super Soccer (ages 6 through 11) – Play and train like the Champions with Real Madrid Foundation Technical Academy!
Need transport? Fear not – Camp Asia has this covered, with bus stops available across the island. $65 per week for drop off and pick-up from any stop. Find out which stop is near you, now!
Australian International School (AIS), 1 Lorong Chuan|Stamford | American International School, 279 Upper Serangoon Road (1 Woodleigh Lane).
“Charlie and the Chocolate Eggsperience” Easter Sunday Brunch at Tablescape, Mӧvenpick Heritage Hotel
On Easter Sunday, this super Sentosa hotel will serving up one of the longest brunches in Singapore! Lasting from 12 noon, to… wait for it… 4pm, this brunch is a chocolate-lover’s heaven. Show us a child, or adult come to think of it, who doesn’t have a penchant for a chocolate fountain? On the menu are Charlie’s Chocolate Factory-inspired dishes like the cocoa maple syrup glazed pork rib, as well as creative desserts from the award-winning pastry chef, Edwin Leow, like Charlie’s warm chocolate toffee and honeycomb crumble, Rocher Praline chocolate tickets and more. Before you indulge in all of that though, tuck into an array of the freshest seafood, including Alaskan crabs and freshly shucked oysters. Specialties like the sesame tuna loin tataki on white radish and cilantro, Spanish Easter quail egg salad in tomato coulis and a selection of premium cuts like the roasted Provençal lamb leg, will also feature. ‘Egg-citing’ activities for the kids will be on offer too, including a bouncy castle, cartoon screening and an egg decoration station, where they can craft their own creative hand-painted Easter eggs to take home.
This is one good-value brunch: SGD 99++ per adult , SGD 49++ per child (aged 12 to 15 years old) and kids under 12 are free when accompanied by a paying adult, limited to the first two children, SGD 39++ per child thereafter.
23 Beach View Sentosa | 6818 3305
The Easter Remix brunch on Easter Sunday (that’s 27 March if you’ve forgotten!) at the W Singapore, Sentosa Cove is a firm favourite. There will be a fantastic line-up of activities for the kids and Taittinger champagne awaits the adults! If you’re not a bubbles person, selected cocktails and mocktails, wine (house red and white) and beer are part of the $188++ per person deal too!
The W Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Sentosa
Gordon Ramsay’s ever-popular Bread Street Kitchen makes its debut this year on the Easter brunch line-up. Keep the kids entertained at the creative corner (11am to 4pm) where they can decorate their Easter egg cookies with bright patterns. Kids can also feast on a special menu of fish & chips, fried chicken wings, ice cream with chocolate sauce, and more.
Time: 11am – 4pm
Bay Level, L1-81, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Dig into Honey Glazed Ham, Roast Leg of Lamb, Eggs Benedict, and much more in Rise’s extensive spread of signature dishes and festive goodies. Kids will be also be entertained with fun activities such as egg hunts, egg piñatas, face painting, and a special appearance by the Easter Bunny!
Adult $138++ (inclusive of free flow Champagne Brut, house wines, beer, soft drinks and juices)
Child $68++ (inclusive of soft drinks and juices)
Time: 12 – 3pm
Hotel Lobby, Tower 1, Marina Bay Sands
If you’re looking to buy some really special Easter edibles, the Pacific Marketplace at Pan Pacific has plenty on offer. Choose from their handcrafted dinosaur egg ($40), a giant egg filled with marshmallows ($70), or stock up on hot cross buns ($4). The sitting rabbit, which comes in both white and milk chocolate ($15), might make for a fun centrepiece for the kids’ table during Easter lunch?
Pan Pacific Marketplace, 7 Raffles Boulevard
Dine in this Easter
If you’re entertaining this Easter and can’t face racing around the island to get your goodies, but are also looking for a cost-effective option (we understand how expensive entertaining can get, and these guys only go to wet markets!) check out PurelyFresh. This new kid on the delivered-groceries block, heads to the wet markets for you and does the hard graft on the produce picking. Selecting the freshest fruit, veg, meat and seafood, sounds like these guys are onto a good thing!
Eggspect a bundle of colourful and festive Easter activities during the “Ocean Eggsploration” programme at S.E.A. Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, where the kids can watch the marine animals come out to play! From 7 March to 17 April, the S.E.A. Aquarium will be dressed up in a splash of psychedelic colours and Easter-themed décor too, all adding to the fun of the Easter season. Kids can participate in the Eggtopus Easter Trail by searching for clues which will lead them to the 12 special Easter Eggs hidden by the Eggtopus around the aquarium and receive a prize when they complete the egg-hunt. At the end of the trail, everyone will arrive at the SEAcret Garden, which houses exhibits for hundreds of colourful fishes. There will also be plenty of photo opportunities, with a dedicated interactive photo corner, as well as an Eggtivity Area for children to get into some art-and-crafts fun. Visitors should also keep their eyes peeled for the popular Underwater Easter Bunny who is returning this year! Do keep a lookout for the cute and friendly Manta Ray mascot as well!
Easter free fun
The month of March sees the Sentosa Harbourfront playing host to a plethora of family-friendly things to do. Take part in Singapore’s Biggest Egg hunt, featuring eggs hand painted by the clever students from Temasek Polytechnic’s School of Design. Or, check out the Sentosa Merlion Magic Lights, light and sound show every evening! On Easter weekend itself (25-27 March), why not swing by the Sentosa Egg Fiesta – Garden Edition at Palawan beachfront, and try your hand at one of the many free activities.
For more information, bunny-hop to the Sentosa Harbourfront site.
For Easter gifts this year, head to one of EL’s favourite spots, Cluny Court, to buy one of those lovely items you’ve just spotted above. And, on Saturday 19 March there will be a magic show, with activities and giveaways for the kids including colouring, balloons, chocolates, candy and caricature drawings! 11am-2pm.
Cluny Court, 51 Bukit Timah Road | 6467 6077
And let’s not forget..
…that Easter is an important day in the Christian calendar. If you’re looking for a family-friendly Easter church service, head to St. George’s Church in Dempsey. The congregation is super friendly and welcoming and the church’s lovely old shutters mean you get the Dempsey breeze passing through too! And, at the end of the service, you can take the kids over to Open Farm Community for dinner just down the road – what a bonus!
Wishing you all a very Happy Easter season!
For more ideas to keep the kids entertained during the holidays head over to our Calendar!