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Dragon playground, Ah Meng among local icons depicted in Orchid Extravaganza at Gardens by the Bay, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – For local fashion designer Yang Derong, the vintage dragon playgrounds once ubiquitous in the 1980s bring back fond childhood memories. The iconic playground is his personal favourite out of the handful of Singapore icons that inspired this year’s Orchid Extravaganza to celebrate National Day. Mr Yang, 54, who is also art director for this year’s National Day Parade, designed the floral display housed in the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay. Splashed in bold, vibrant colours, the display boasts familiar symbols of Singapore culture – such as…

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18 play zones at Singapore’s biggest indoor mall playground Kiztopia; here are the best, Lifestyle, Singapore News

Indoor play areas are a safe haven for parents and children, providing much-needed respite for adults reaching the end of their tether. Of course, it’s a delight to kids as well.   Kiztopia, touted as Singapore’s largest indoor mall playground, is parent company Baby Heroes’ first foray into Southeast Asia outside of China, where it has four outlets. The 18,000 sq ft playground is set to open its doors on June 15. With 18 play zones, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Although some of the ‘zones’ are smaller than imagined, like the AR music…

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Mind blown: Guy demonstrates the proper way to use this Singapore playground staple, Singapore, Asia News

It took one adult male from Japan to school the internet on the right way to go down this playground staple.  The corkscrew climber is definitely one of the most ubiquitous components of any playground, in Singapore as well. With no instructions on how to play it, you may recall using it as an emergency escape hatchet while playing ‘catching’ with friends. With the word ‘climber’ in its name, climbing up and down the spirals seemed to be common sense. But that may not have been the only way to use it, as many found out recently. A Facebook video…

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Jewel Changi Airport’s massive playground opens June 10 – but be prepared to pay up to $54 for the full experience , Singapore News

Come June 10, Jewel Changi Airport will officially open their 14,000 sqm playground located at the highest floor. Home to seven playscapes and creative gardens, the Canopy Park is a first-of-its kind attraction for both the young and the young at heart. Before you make plans to head down though, be prepared to shell out up to $54 if you’re an adult and $39 for children or senior citizens if you want the full Canopy experience. According to the folks at Jewel, the ticketing system is for crowd control and safety purposes…

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Singapore’s largest indoor mall playground to open at Marina Square, Singapore News

Parents of hard-to-handle children will be happy to know that there’ll soon be another souped up playground in town to let your kids run wild. Kiztopia, marketed as Singapore’s largest edutainment playground in a shopping mall, will be opening its doors on June 15 at Marina Square.  The mall is already home to another popular kids’ playground, Pororopark. So how does it compare? Based on information that’s been released to the media, Kiztopia boasts a whopping 18 different play areas, including an indoor driving school, role-play rooms, a ‘ninja warrior’ course and even ‘augmented…

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Singapore’s largest indoor playground located in a mall to open at Marina Square, Singapore News

Parents of hard-to-handle children will be happy to know that there’ll soon be another souped up playground in town to let your kids run wild. Kiztopia, marketed as Singapore’s largest edutainment playground in a shopping mall, will be opening its doors on June 15 at Marina Square.  The mall is already home to another popular kids’ playground, Pororopark. So how does it compare? Based on information that’s been released to the media, Kiztopia boasts a whopping 18 different play areas, including an indoor driving school, role-play rooms, a ‘ninja warrior’ course and even ‘augmented…

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Mother finds plastic beads in daughters’ ears after visiting indoor playground, Singapore News

It was a family outing gone wrong when Facebook user, Merlyn Tok, took her daughters to an indoor playground at Northpoint City on March 24. Her six-year-old daughter complained of an itch in her right ear the next day, Tok, 30, wrote in a Facebook post on April 20. Upon inspection, they discovered that a little plastic bead was lodged in her ear. The marketing executive added that her younger daughter, however, had three beads stuck in her ears. According to Tok, she brought her daughters to the Accident & Emergency department but the…

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