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Nine things to do with the kids this week

Our pick of this week's top family activities

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Wednesday 30

Drop and Shop at Creche Out
With a host of fun activities such as arts and crafts, a playhouse and a climbing wall, Creche Out is a great place to leave the kids for a couple of hours while you enjoy some down time at the mall.
Dhs60 per hour. Sun-Wed, 10am-10pm, Thurs-Sat, 10am-12pm. Play Nation, Mirdif City Centre. www.crecheoutinternational.com (04 409 9100).

Thursday 31

Have a blast at Fun City
Take energetic tykes to Play’N’Learn zone, which offers kids under the age of two a selection of facilities to enjoy at a bargain cost of just Dhs30 for all-day play!
Dhs30. Sun-Wed, 10am-10pm, Thurs-Sat, 10am-12pm. Seven locations across Dubai. www.funcity.ae

Friday 1 November

Adventure at JA CoolZone
If the little ones are driving you up the wall, take them to experience a recently opened Kids’ club, CoolZone, at JA Ocean View Hotel.
Dhs160 for kids under 12, Dhs325 for adults including BBQ lunch. The Walk, JBR. www.jaresortshotels.com (04 814 5555).

Friday Fun at Favourite Things
Boasting a jungle gym, fancy dress room, sand room, and arts/cooking and science rooms, a trip here is a must.
www.favouritethings.com (04 434 1984).

Saturday 2

Legend of the Mermaid at Dubai Dolphinarium
The nippers are bound to be kept entertained watching this new musical and illusion adaption of the classic fairytale that showcases a beautiful mermaid and master illusionist.
From Dhs70 kids, Dhs120 adults. Mon-Sat 6pm. www.dubaidolphinarium.ae (04 336 9773).

Saturday activities at Dubai Repton School
Organised by Gulf Star, every Saturday kids over the age of three are welcome to experience the full range of activities at the school including football, gymnastics, karate, tennis and dance.
For more info email info@gulfstarsports.com or call (050 798 1407).

Sunday 3

Kids Connection in Wafi
Shiny and new, this is an ideal play centre for nippers seeking an outdoor adventure in the comforts of an indoor air-conditioned setting. With its nature-inspired theme, kids can have a blast using the swings, slides, trampolines and seesaws.
Dhs35 for two hours for kids under three, Dhs45 for two hours for kids aged over three. Wafi Mall. www.wafi.com (04 324 4555).

Monday 4

Get fit at My Gym
If your little nippers are serious about fitness or just need to get active, My Gym is running cardio boot camps until November 16.
Every Sun, Mon and Wed at 5.15pm. Two classes per week (Dhs200) or three classes per week (Dhs275) plus one-off lifetime membership, Dhs250. Boot camp offers includes unlimited free play. Pre-booking essential. www.mygym.com/dubai (04 394 3962).

Tuesday 5

Aquaventure at Atlantis
Experience the new slides such as Poseidon’s Revenge, which begins with a scary trap door, Acquaconda: the largest diameter water slide in the world, and Slitherines: the world’s first duel water slides within a water slide!
Dhs125 Child, Dhs150 adult (special offer for UAE residents). Open daily 10am-sunset. Atlantis The Palm. www.atlantisthepalm.com (04 426 0000).

By Simone Gannon
Time Out Dubai,

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