Tampines GreenDew playgrounds are based on two unusual themes: one is a penguin playground for little kids while another is a desert-themed playground for older ones to their way through cactus-shaped structures.
However, the Tampines GreenDew playgrounds can hold their own because they feature some interestingly themed play areas.
Tampines GreenDew Penguin Playground
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The Penguin Playground at Tampines GreenDew, at the base of the Block 647 multi-storey car park, is the only one of its kind that we know of.
Designed for toddlers, the Penguin Playground features cute black and white penguin figures standing around what seems to be a sea filled with bobbing buoys.
A trio of penguins act as a cute photo spot.
The bright orange buoys hide different play areas for young children.
There is a low rope bridge strung out between a pair of them.
A low slide is hidden away in another one of them.
Kids can even enter one of them to look out at the playscape before them.
Close by, there is also a low obstacle that kids can try to use to get from one platform to another. With a bit of imagination, they could pretend that they are making their way across from one iceberg to another.
There is also a circular ring merry-go-round that young one can hop on to, along with a little see-saw for two.
If you think these penguins are cute, check out this penguin adventure that you can have during the June 2023 school holidays.
Desert Cactus Playground
The Penguin Playground is not the only interesting playground at the estate. There is another Tampines GreenDew playground between Blocks 648A and 647A. This one is for older kids.
At the centre of the Desert Playground is a set of structures, fashioned to look like cacti. These are inter-connected by bridges.
Inside, there are nets, climbing obstacles and a tube slide is connected to the tallest structure.
Swings are also part of the playground’s equipment, slung out under a cactus-looking like structure.
On one of the cactus structures, instead of spikes, there are handholds that kids can use to climb up for a better view.
Bouncy trampolines, built into the ground, complete the cactus playground.
Play with Penguins and at the Desert
The two Tampines GreenDew playgrounds offer different ways for kids of various ages to play and have fun. Together with the playground at Tampines Green Foliage, these play areas offer plenty of outdoor fun for kids.
If you enjoyed reading about the desert and penguin playgrounds, you may also like rescuing a “penguin” during the holidays.