Little-known Yet Fun Things To Do in Sengkang After PreSchool

June 27, 2018

Do you pick your child up from a preschool near Sengkang? We’ve put together 5 fun activities that you can do with your kids after preschool. 

Sengkang Town is one of Singapore’s relatively newer residential areas, having only developed a couple of decades ago. It is home to many newly married couples and young families.

Everyone who lives in Sengkang must be familiar with their iconic swimming complex. This is a comprehensive waterplay area with its numerous fun slides and pools. However, there are still many fun things to do in Sengkang that you may not know about.

Here are 5 recommended activities that you can do with your kids after you pick them up from preschool in Sengkang.

1. Sengkang Riverside Park

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Take your preschooler on a nature walk to explore Sengkang Riverside Park. This hidden gem which is often overshadowed by the more popular Punggol park has a lot to offer.

Go hiking on the park’s many trails to view their manually planted marshes. Also, explore the different fruit trees planted around the park. This is a good chance to teach about local fruits that you can identify in this park. These include the star fruit, the chiku and the dragon fruit.

While you are at the riverside park, do not forget to make your way to Singapore’s largest man-made wetland which is located within the park.

How to get there:

Sengkang Riverside Park is located on Anchorvale Street abutting Sungei Punggol.

Nearest bus stop – Bus 85

Nearest MRT station – Sengkang MRT

Nearest LRT station – Kupang and Farmway

Park lighting hours: 7pm to 7am

2. Sengkang Floating Island

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The Sengkang Floating Island is the largest man-made wetland that is home to many species of birds and fish. Go on a leisurely stroll on the boardwalks and enjoy the scenic views with your preschool kid.

This floating wetland also provides a seamless connection between Anchorvale Community Club, Sengkang Sports Complex and Sengkang Riverside Park. If you like to teach about the wetlands, visit PUB’s  (Singapore National Water Agency) website where you can download the teaching guide. Use the guide to go on a self-guided learning trail with your child.

How to get there:

The Sengkang Floating Island is accessible via bus service 85 and Farmway LRT.

Read also: 4 Telltale Signs That Your Preschooler in Singapore is Stressed

3. Sengkang Sculpture Park

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The Sengkang sculpture park may look like any other nondescript park amongst the HDB estates but it does have its own unique features. Besides being a regular park for jogging and fitness activities, it is dedicated to different art sculptures all across its sprawling grounds.

Some of the art sculptures such as ‘bubbles’ and ‘rotating fish motif’ are movable. Park users are encouraged to interact with it. Take your preschool child to Sengkang sculpture park for an Arts in the Park programme today.

How to get there:

The Sengkang sculpture park is easily accessible via the following modes of public transport:

Bus service 83 (Bus stop along Compassvale Street)

Sengkang MRT/LRT stations

4. Sengkang Fire Station

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If your child is not attending preschool on a Saturday, definitely consider signing yourself up for the open house at Sengkang Fire Station. The Sengkang Fire Station is the biggest fire station in Singapore spanning over 7,000 square metres.

At the open house, your child can don a firefighter’s hat and experience what a firefighter does. This experiential learning journey also allows your child to catch a glimpse of the specialised equipment that is used during fire-fighting.

These visits are open to the public every Saturday morning.

How to get there:

The Sengkang Fire Station is located at 50 Buangkok Drive S (545064).

Nearest bus stop – 102 (1-minute walk from the bus stop)

Nearest MRT station – Buangkok (5 minutes’ walk from Exit B)

Read also: 10 Amazing Reasons Mums and Dads Choose MindChamps PreSchool for their Child’s Early Learning Journey

Explore Sengkang with your preschool kid

Sengkang is a bustling new town with its different malls and facilities. If you are bored of the usual places that you go to, consider taking your child to the fun yet little-known places after preschool today.

Written by Neltje Fu


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