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Family fun in Dubai

Tiny tyke fun, an art attack, or saddle up for a Wild West adventure

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Wednesday 17

Thrills and spills at Sega Republic
Let the nippers unleash their daredevil spirit at The Dubai Mall’s indoor theme park. The one-stop shop for adventure has boosted its portfolio with four new rides including ‘Xyclone’ and ‘Robotnik’.
From Dhs15 per ride. Sega Republic, Dubai Mall. www.segarepublic.com.

Thursday 18

Tiny tyke fun at Tiny Town
Join the Tiny Town team in JLT for a different activity session every Thursday. Choose arts and crafts, role-play, puppet shows and more.
Dhs30. Thursdays. Tiny Town, Saba 3 Tower, Cluster Q, by kids’ playground. www.tinytown.ae (04 423 2578).

Friday 19

Fun at Kidville Korner
If you’re on the lookout for fun, educational classes that will keep the little ones busy during the week, look no further than the extensive range of fun and games on offer at Kidville, including arts and crafts, gym time, music and dance sessions, enrichment classes and much more.
Dhs70 per hour. Daily. Suitable for kids aged 14 months-six years. www.kidville.com Kidville JBR (04 440 1220), Kidville Mirdif (04 236 3648).

Workshop time at Little Explorers
Take the tiny tots to Little Explorers at any time of the day and book them in for educational and fun workshops run by experts. The 90-minute sessions includes educational or crafty classroom time, plus a tour. Dhs90 per child per workshop. Sun-Thu 10am-10pm, Fri-Sat 10am-midnight. Mirdif City Centre. www.theplaymania.com.

Saturday 20

Art attack
Help your children brush up on their creative skills and channel their inner Picasso with a fun drawing and painting class at the Dubai International Art Centre.
Dhs100 per session. Running every Saturday until Aug 3. 12pm-2pm. Dubai International Art Centre. www.artdubai.com

Teach the kids to ice-skate
Help kids find their legs and they’ll be whizzing around the rink in no time. Dubai Ice Rink offers special sessions for tots under 100cm tall that includes skate hire and a protective crash helmet for Dhs55.
Dhs55 per child, including skate hire and helmet. Open daily. Dubai Ice Rink, Dubai Mall, www.dubaiicerink.com (04 448 5111).

Sunday 21

Fitness camp for kids
Get the kids active with Dubai Kids’ Camp. Combining fun and fitness, activities include mini Olympics, martial arts, ball games and team sports. Healthy snacks and drinks are supplied. Suitable for kids aged four to 12. Until August 1. Dhs300 per child. 10am-12pm. Dubai World Trade Centre Sports World and playing fields. For bookings call Kelvin (050 946 7298) or Nigel (050 105 2100).

Monday 22

Wild West Monday
Drop the kids off at Caboodle Pamper and Play where they can saddle up for an adventure through the Wild West. They can meet the sheriffs, bandits, horses, get dressed up and much more.
Dhs50 for one hour including one hour of play in the soft play area. www.caboodle.ae (04 325 3367).

Tuesday 23

Half price play at Magic Planet
Every Tuesday, kids get an incredible 50 per cent off all rides and games at Magic Planet branches in Mirdif City Centre, Mall of the Emirates and Deira City Centre.
www.theplaymania.com (04 341 4444).

By Simone Gannon
Time Out Dubai,

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