Here's a look at some things you can do at or under $50 per person.
Go on a FunVee Heritage Tour
The Heritage Tour will bring social studies lessons to life with 20 attractions along its route, which includes the Civic District (bet you didn't know what that was!), Colonial District, Esplanade, Chinatown, CHIJMES, Little India and Arab Street. Detailed commentary by a qualified guide will be provided. The price includes an admission ticket to Asian Civilisation Museum. A minimum of eight persons is needed to start the tour at $25.90 per child and $39.90 per adult. Best for kids aged 3 and up.
www.citytours.sg, email email@example.com to book the tour
Snowfights at Snow City
Is the heat driving your kids batty? Beat the sweltering temperature with a two-hour play session at Snow City at only $22. Experience real snow, a sub-zero climate and a three-storey high snow slope! Build a snowman, carve snow angels on the ground or have a snowball fight right here in tropical Singapore. Equipment charges not included. Best for kids aged 6 and up.
21 Jurong Town Hall Road, Snow City Building, www.snowcity.com.sg
Learn to bake at Kidz Can Bake
#07-08 City Square Mall, 180 Kitchener Road, 6634 6020, http://www.geniusrus.com
Learn how to make a cool scrapbook
Scrapbooking is an enjoyable craft that can be done using existing family photos, old magazines or crayons and glitter glue. Maybe your budding scrapbooker is looking for something more to stretch her creative juices. Let the professionals at Papermarket teach the basics of scrapbooking in a hands-on session lasting two hours. A beautiful 12 inch by 12 inch scrapbook page is hers for keeps. The $12 fee includes materials worth more than $30, such as papers of her choice, basic embellishments and use of scrapbooking tools. Just bring along acid-free tape glue and 3D foam dots, and she's good to go! Best for kids aged 5 and up.
Plaza Singapura 68 Orchard Road, Plaza Singapura #B1-12, 6333 9002