Jacob Ballas Children's Garden is Asia's first children's garden. Dedicated to all children of Singapore, it is designed to provide unique discovery and learning experiences in a garden setting.
Several main are
as/sub-themes were created:
(i) laughter and joy – including a small water-play area, some innovative play equipment, a maze, a suspension bridge and a floating platform.
(ii) a fantastic forest – a place for exploration, adventure and stimulation, including a walk-behind waterfall, a ‘mushroom shelter,’ mysterious trees including two with low horizontal branches, unusual plants, a patch of forest, a tree house and a corner to demonstrate ecology and nutrient cycling.
(iii) plants in our lives – with examples of plants used in children’s daily lives, including fruit, fibre, dye and beverage plants and a potting garden where outdoor programmes involving planting and potting can be carried out
(iv) interpretation and guided programmes
Singapore Botanic Gardens
1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569
8.00am - 7.00pm (last admission at 6.30pm)
The Children's Garden is closed on Mondays (except when it falls on a designated public holiday)
The Children's Garden is open to children up to 12 years old. All children have to be accompanied by an adult.