Even though moms are sure to be celebrated all the time, there’s something special about an entire day paying homage to everything they stand for. And for all those looking to make this day count, Mother’s Day celebrations in the Little Red Dot vary from expansive buffets to relaxed picnics, from craft workshops to musical concerts, from feel good activities to one-of-a-kind experiences.
What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than a picnic at the Botanic Gardens while listening to some beautiful live music? Grab your loved ones, a mat, a basketful of goodies and get ready to enjoy a 2-hour celebration of motherhood complete with colourful dances and talented musicians. Bonus point, admission is absolutely free.
When: 12 May (6-8pm)
Where: Singapore Botanic Gardens
Celebrate this coming Mother’s Day with the greatest women in your life at the Family Week held at Waterway Point’s Village Square. Be part of Singapore Book of Records and build Singapore’s Largest Mosaic Flower using Post It Notes. All you have to do is write a dedicated message to your mom on the Post It Note and put it up on the flower bouquet. There will be a playground, craft stations, fun contests, manicures, pedicures, photo booth and more exciting activities!
When: 6 May-12 May (11am – 8pm)
Where: Waterway Point
Wondering what to gift mom on Mother’s Day? Well nothing shouts love better than a handmade piece of pottery. And you’re in luck for in lieu of Mother’s Day, Center Potter is offering a 20% discount on several of its workshops including Handbuilding and Wheel-throwing trial classes and Dragon Kiln Pottery Wheel Workshop. Kids as young as 2 can learn the basic steps of pottery making and create their own design and product with some help from the master potters available on site of course.
When: 23 April – 15 May
Where: 3Arts Studio @ 394 Joo Chiat Place
Everyone enjoys mom’s cooking but how about letting mom enjoy someone else’s cooking for a change and that too of renowned head chef. Grab the entire family and head on down to Fatchap where everyone can learn his kampong chicken marinate recipe as well as how to prepare perkedel (potato cake). Once the hard work is done, all the guests get to sit down on a communal table and enjoy a festive and distinctively Asian feast.
Cost: $68++ per person
When: 12 May (12-5pm)
Where: Suntec City
Celebrate a special mother and child bond through the positive spirit of yoga. Create special memories with your little one on a personalized yoga session set in the serene surroundings of OJAS Yoga and Wellness centre. When you feel like you need a break from all the “downword dogs” have a go at the many board games available on site creating an extra fun element. End the bonding session indulging in a relaxing mandala painting session.
When: 11 May (5 – 7 pm)
Where: Joo Chiat Road
Mount Alvernia Hospital and The Common Bench invite your family and especially the mums to experience woodworking in a unique and casual setting. Join in for some craft fun and bond with your little one to learn the basic techniques of woodworking ending up with a lovely little wooden camera toy to take home as a sweet memory. All tools and materials will be provided. All you have to bring is your imagination!
Cost: $15 per parent and child
When: 11 May (2 – 4 pm)