FAQs Advanced Search Advanced Search Close Panel All of these words This exact phrase Any of these words Without these words Search within: NParksWhole of Government Expand All Collapse All Singapore Botanic GardensJacob Ballas Children's Garden 1. What are the opening hours and admission fees? The Jacob Ballas Children's Garden is opened from 8am to 7 pm daily. It is closed on Mondays, except when it falls on a designated public holiday. Admission is free. It is opened to children up to 12 years old. All children have to be accompanied by an adult. 2. What are some of the attractions at the Jacob Ballas Children's Garden? Dedicated to all children of Singapore, the Children's Garden aims to provide a place for children to play, explore and have fun in. It is created as a unique and interactive garden where children up to 12 years of age can discover that plants are wonderful and provide for their daily needs. It will cultivate an appreciation for plants, nature and the environment among the young. This is captured in the theme for the Garden: 'All Life On Earth Depends on Plants'.Some of the features of the Children's Garden include:Fantastic Forest - A forest of adventure where kids learn about the tropical rainforest as they explore the Tree House and Suspension Timber Bridge, play hide-and-seek around the gigantic trunk from a 100-year-old Pometia pinnata tree, huddle through the cave and Tunnel of Frangipani, learn about nutrient cycling and decomposition at the Mushroom Shelter, and get up-close with many unusual plants.The Magic of Photosynthesis - An interactive exhibit where children discover photosynthesis and why this magical process is fundamental to all life on earth.A-Maze-ing Play - A unique maze garden that changes configuration so that kids experience different twists and turns each time they visit the Garden.Coffee, Tea or Chocolate - An introduction to plants that provide beverages like coffee, tea and hot chocolate.The 'Living' Classrooms - Four classrooms where more intensive learning is encouraged.