Nature Playgardens In Singapore: Introducing Kids To The Joy Of The Outdoors

Nature Playgardens In Singapore: Introducing Kids To The Joy Of The Outdoors
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There is something special about spending time outdoors surrounded by trees, plants, flowers and nature. Maybe it’s the fresh air, the peace and quiet, or the opportunity to commune with nature. Whatever the reason, there’s no denying that spending time in nature can be incredibly enjoyable. And for kids, there are plenty of opportunities to do with our nature playgardens in Singapore.

Nature playgardens can be found all over Singapore. These range from simple play spaces where log stepping stones invite a little bit of fun to those where there are different elements made available.

There are countless benefits to exposing children to nature. From reducing stress and improving mental well-being, to promoting physical activity and social interactions, time spent in nature can have a profound impact on kids of all ages.

One of the best ways to get kids interested in nature is to simply let them explore it for themselves. Take them to a nearby nature playgarden in Singapore and let them roam free and see what they can discover.


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Here are where you can find nature playgardens in Singapore.


Nature Playgardens in Singapore

Arthur Park Nature Playgarden

Arthur Park Nature Playgarden: Playgrounds, Sandpits And Logs

Arthur Park Nature Playgarden also has a large sandpit at one end of the park. This sandpit is surrounded by flowers and a mini log fence used to keep the sand in. One fun aspect of this nature playground is the amount of greenery that is around the area. There are also some uneven logs that young kids can use to play on. Get more details here.


Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Nature Playgarden

Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Nature Playgarden

Located close to the McDonald’s, Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park Nature Playgarden has logs and stepping stones where kids can enjoy a bit of outdoor play. Get more details here.


Camp Road Nature Playgarden

Camp Road Nature Playgarden

Just off Tanglin Road is a little playgarden at Camp Road with logs, a log maze and other nature elements to enjoy. Read more about it here.


Clementi Woods Park

Clementi Woods Park Nature Playgarden

This little playgarden is located at the top of the hilly park. Get more details here.


Coney Island Park

Casuarina Explorer

Known as the Casuarina Explorer, the nature playgarden at Coney Island Park is situated at a unique location under towering casuarina trees. It can be found just inside the West Entrance of the park. It makes a nice distraction for kids on a visit to the island. Get more details of Coney Island Park.


Coastal PlayGrove Nature Playgarden

Teepee at the Coastal PlayGrove Nature Playgarden
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One of the nicest nature playgardens in Singapore, the Coastal PlayGrove playspot has play equipment like teepees. One of the unique features is a bamboo grove which can be explored. Get more details here.


Raintree Cove Nature Playgarden

Balancing beams at Raintree Cove Nature Playgarden

A little bit like a mini obstacle course, the Raintree Cove Nature Playgarden offers a bit of adventure. There are also swings close by at this East Coast Park nature spot.


COMO Adventure Grove

COMO Adventure Grove

With a giant chempadek and saga seeds, the COMO Adventure Grove is one of the most interesting nature playgardens in Singapore. Find out more about it here.


Cyclist Park Nature Playgarden

Cyclist Park Nature Playgarden

The third of the nature playgardens at East Coast Park can be found at Cyclist Park. This provides a chance for little ones to get in on the fun at Cyclist Park. Find out more details here.


Forest Ramble at Jurong Lake Gardens

Forest Ramble at Jurong Lake Gardens

Built with naturalistic materials, Forest Ramble at Jurong Lake Gardens is a full-on playground. There are logs and other elements for kids to scramble about on and have some fun at play. Get more details here.


Jubilee Park

Jubilee Park Nature Playgarden

The main feature of the nature playgarden at Jubilee Park is a log pile which kids can clamber around. Get more details here.


HortPark Nature Playgarden

HortPark Nature Playgarden

HortPark has the original nature playgarden in Singapore. It is slightly hidden away but worth exploring as you and your child get back to nature. Get more details here.


Kim Seng Park Nature Playgarden

Kim Seng Park Nature Playgarden

Located at the rather small Kim Seng Park is a nature playgarden consisting of a ring of logs which kids can skip from stump to stump. It also has a sand pit. Get more details here.


one-north Park Nature Playgarden

one-north Park Nature Playgarden

Tucked away at one-north is a little nature playgarden with a boulder path that kids can climb up as well as an interesting log wall and more. Get more details here.


Pasir Panjang Park Nature Playgarden

Pasir Panjang Park: Coastal Ties & Nature Playgarden

Located close to Pasir Panjang Food Centre, the nature playgarden at Pasir Panjang Park is one of the newest in Singapore. Here, you will be able to find simple play elements including a Jacob’s Ladder built out of logs. Get more details here.


Pasir Ris Park Nature Playgarden

Pasir Ris Park Nature Playgarden

The Pasir Ris Park Nature Playgarden is based on a kampong theme. It is divided into four different zones. Kids can have fun exploring village life and also have fun at the “shore” and the “sea” areas. Read more about Pasir Ris Park Nature Playgarden.


West Coast Park Nature Playgarden

West Coast Park Nature Playgarden

This small and simple nature playgarden maybe dwarfed by the other play equipment at the West Coast Park playground but it is offers a chance for little ones to experience some fun outdoors. Get more details here.


Yishun Park Nature Playgarden

Yishun Park Nature Playgarden

We like the various wooden paths and bridges at the Yishun Park Nature Playgarden. It offers a chance for little ones to get in on the action with some fun at the park.


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