Top kids activities this week
Pyjama party, cyber safety, family entertainment and more
Communication with kids
The LightHouse Arabia is holding a seminar on ‘how to communicate with your child’ to help parents understand how different communication styles can impact kids and offer practical advice on keeping lines of communication open. Refundable Dhs50 registration fee, refunded on attendance.
9.30am-11am. The LightHouse Arabia, Villa 2, Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 2, www.lighthousearabia.com (04 380 9298).
Cheeky Monkeys monthly pyjama party
Book your spot to join in the fun starting with a pizza decorating station followed by lots of games and activities.
Dhs95 per child. Thu 4pm-7pm. Cheeky Monkeys, Al Barsha Mall, www.cheekymonkeys.ae (04 385 0875).
The Big Grill
Part of the Dubai Food Festival, bringing together some of the best grilling chefs around. With a special kids’ zone in place to entertain the youngsters, live music including UB40 and steak and grill stations this is set to be a great afternoon out for all the family.
Dhs350 per adult, Dhs175 for kids aged up to 14, free for kids under eight. Starts 2pm. Emirates Golf Club, Emirates Hills www.timeouttickets.com.
Superstarz Grand Final
Hosted by ‘King of UAE comedy’ Nitin Mirani and featuring Shiamak Davar as celebrity judge for the grand final of KidZania’s Superstarz competition, see who will be crowned the superstars of their categories.
Free. Starts 6pm. KidZania, The Dubai Mall, www.kidzania.ae (04 448 5222).
Saturday March 1
Zafer Younis, a marketing specialist, will be talking about understanding the impact of online behaviour and being cyber smart.
Dhs80 per person. 10.30am-11.30am. The Change Initiative, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.talkshopuae.com.
This experience offers guests the chance to dive underwater to collect three oysters containing precious pearls. Back on land you will discover how to open your oysters correctly, learn about pearls and take one home with you to treasure.
Dhs149 per person. Yas Waterworld, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, www.yaswaterworld.com (02 414 2000).
Free play at Minimonsters
Get down to Minimonsters between the hours of 9am and 2pm and play is free! Parents can relax while the kids run riot with Starbucks’ promo of coffee and a Krispy Kreme doughnut for Dhs20.
Sun and Tue, 9am-2pm. Minimonsters, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.minimonsters.ae (04 341 4459).
Take a day to relax at home with the 3-2-1 Explore activity book. Filled with fun games, there are also interactive features to help educate kids about everything to do with the UAE.
Dhs90. Available in Virgin Megastores across the UAE and all good book shops.
The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina is offering 30 percent off any spa treatment 50 minutes or more on Tuesdays in March. Not valid for spa packages and promotions.
Until March 31. The Spa, The Address Dubai Marina, www.theaddress.com (04 436 7424).
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