9 activities for parents in Dubai
Fun things to do for the day, evening or weekend with (or without) junior
With the Nippers
Prima Performing Arts runs Dinky Dancers classes for mums and tots aged 18 months to three years to get funky with movement on Sundays at 10.30am. Drop in and pay Dhs50 for 45 minutes of fun.
Sundays 10.30am. Bodyworx Studio, Murjan Plaza level, JBR, www.primauae.com, email@example.com, (055 771 4526).
Cheeky Monkeys are offering a Cheeky Special Deal at their interactive play area, pay Dhs45 for one hour and get the next consecutive hour free, from Sundays to Wednesdays.
Ground floor, Al Barsha Mall, Union Co-Op, www.cheekymonkeys.ae (04 385 0875).
Family and Friends has Moms and Tots or Toddlers workshops for one to three year olds with songs, rhymes, stories, obstacle courses and messy play, all designed to enhance co-ordination and perception skills while encouraging a love of learning in the little darlings. Music classes are also available for one to three year olds, teaching language and motor skills through art music and play.
Tiny Tots and Toddlers, Sunday and Tuesday 3.30pm to 5pm. Little Shakers and Tiny Tunes, Monday and Tuesday, various times. Family and Friends, Al Fattan, Dubai Marina. Contact Marelize@momsandtotsdubai.com or musicalandart@dubaifamilyandfriends. www.momsandtotsdubai.com (050 316 4025).
Drama Scene’s new Mums and Tots drama classes are for budding thespians and theatre mothers who want to take harness the 4 C’s: confidence, concentration, communication and co-operation. Offering Lamda-accredited classes on either a Monday or Wednesday, terms are 10 weeks long and promise heaps of interactive imaginative play, with all the usual plus puppets too.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 9.30 to 10.30am. DUCTAC, Mall of Emirates, www.dramascenedubai.com (firstname.lastname@example.org, 055 310 0984).
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