It’s great to see that Singapore’s Changi Airport are embracing family travel. The Asian travel hub offers some fantastic activities within the airport to keep kids amused for hours. These dedicated kids spaces are perfect if you have to wait for your connecting flight or if you arrive in good time before departing.
Here are the entertainment options for kids at Changi Airport.
As the perfect distraction for toddlers aged one to 12, there are dedicated children’s playgrounds in Terminals 1, 2 and 3. These play areas generally include an indoor slippery dip and various safe climbing apparatus.
With a tropical theme, the airport’s Butterfly Garden located in Terminal 3 boasts a multitude of plants, a six-metre high waterfall and of course dozens of butterfly species. There are also educational corners to learn more about these beautiful insects as they transform from pupae to butterflies. While you're in the garden, be sure to admire the 200 carnivorous plants that eat insects.
This Balinese-themed swimming pool situated in Terminal 1 may be the perfect place to relax in between long-haul flights. There’s also a Jacuzzi to soothe fatigued muscles that will prepare you for the next leg of your travels and a complimentary non-alcoholic beverage is included in the entrance fee.
To pass the time with effortless ease, there’s a movie theatre in Terminals 2 and 3. On offer are a range of movies from different genres including the latest releases broadcast courtesy of the Fox Movies Premium Channel.
Creative kids will appreciate trying their hand at making some traditional Asian art. Woodblock rubbing is a local art form that developed in the 1950s and 1960s and on this occasion budding artists can make their own woodblock print with icons inspired by popular culture.