Singapore through the eyes of Kalyra

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In Singapore, we did a lot of things.

We first went to the SEA Aquarium. There were lots of marine animals there. We saw fish, sharks, sting rays, starfish, turtles and lots of other animals too. We even walked through a tunnel of underwater animals.

S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

After the aquarium, we went to the Adventure Cove Water Park. There was one ride that we first went on called the floating river. You sit in tubes that float along the river and go through caves as well as mountains.

Adventure Cove Waterpark - S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

There were many other rides as well. There was one where you lay down on mats and you go fast down a steep water slide. Mummy beat me in a race down that one.

Adventure Cove Waterpark, Singapore - S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

There was a wave pool and water slide you had to go up an elevator sitting on a two or one-seated tube to get to the top of the water slide. At the top, you go down a fast but long water slide that is in pitch black darkness. We didn’t get a chance to go on it, but a lady told me it was scary.

Adventure Cove Waterpark - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

Adventure Cove Waterpark - S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

At the food markets, we drank a yummy lemon and lime juice and ate chicken kebabs. It’s what the area is known for – satay kebabs. That’s why it’s called Satay Street.

The best food of all was the cookie and cream ice cream sandwich we got from the Chinatown Markets.

Uncles ice cream sandwich - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids

Chinatown in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids

At Singapore Zoo, we had breakfast with the orangutans and had photos taken with them. I thought it was so cool because we got to sit so close to them as we were eating. It was funny when Mamma Orangutan walked off holding the zoo keepers hand. The babies jump all over the trees and branches.

Breakfast with the Orangutans at Singapore Zoo - S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

Breakfast with the Orangutans - S.E.A aquarium in Singapore - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

There were lots of other animals at the zoo like the deer mouse, the lemurs,  peacocks, and lots of birds.

I think one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen was the light show at Gardens By the Bay. The trees turned different colours in time to the music. Laser lights were coming out from behind the trees which turned different colours in patterns. It was like the trees were dancing.

Rhapsody Light & Sound Show at Gardens by the Bay - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids

We went inside a huge dome with a massive waterfall and lots of walks that took you to the top. On one of the walks, there were Lego plants and flowers in the garden. My Mummy and I loved the crystal garden.

Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

Before the light show, we walked on top of the trees along the skywalk. The views were stunning.

Gardens by the Bay - one of the best things to do in Singapore with kids!

Dino, our guide while we were in Singapore, was so friendly, funny and kind. I’m so glad he showed us his beautiful Singapore home.

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An excellent resource to engage you kids in their trip to Singapore is the Leap & Hop Singapore travel book They are my favourite kid’s books filled with quizzes, guides, and ways for your kids to engage and interact with their expereinces in Singapore.

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We partnered with Tourism Singapore on this trip. Get even more tips on things to do in Singapore with kids at their website YourSingapore.com