Friday, 7 October 2016

Children's Day 2016

Things to Do on Children’s Day 2016 in Singapore
This year, it falls on Friday, 7 October. It is a day when kids celebrate being kids and can look forward to having some fun – or at least a break from school.

Perhaps you are thinking of taking them out on Friday or over the weekend?

Here are some places and promotions that you can enjoy to celebrate Children’s Day 2016 with your kids this weekend.

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25 Activities for Children's Day Weekend 2016

Exams may be luring around the corner but Children's Day is Children's Day, no?

It's the day where kids aged 12 and below get their day of fun and so if you are fretting over where to bring them this Friday and/or weekend, I have done the homework for you.

Here are 25 options - with more than half being FREE! - to take your pick from!

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Children's Day on Oct 7: How it is celebrated around the world
Performers participate in the children's day parade at the Notting Hill Carnival in London on Aug 28, 2016. FOTO: REUTERS

Children's Day has been celebrated in S'pore since 1961. Primary school pupils get a holiday on the day, which falls on Oct 7 this year.

For many years, it was celebrated on Oct 1, but in 2012, the Ministry of Education decided to move Children's Day to the 1st Friday of October.

We take a look at the different days and ways Children's Day is celebrated around the world.

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