Nine families events in Dubai

Keep the little one entertained with our pick of things to do

Wednesday 8

Art class at My Gym
Your child and a friend can enjoy a creative play date at My Gym by taking part in an art class. The session is an hour long and the kids can get their hands dirty creating their own masterpiece.
Dhs80 for two kids. Monday and Wednesdays, 4pm. (04 394 3962).

Thursday 9

Mum and baby yoga at The Change Initiative
A great activity for mums and babies, yoga classes are held at The Change Initiative every Thursday and led by certified Alliance Hatha Yoga instructors Camilla Way and Livia Anzaldo.
Dhs75 per class. Packages also available. (050 181 9527).

Friday 10

Experience glow-in-the-dark golf
Bring the sprogs to Wafi Mall to play a challenging round of glow-in-the-dark mini golf.
Dhs150 for three people for one round of mini golf (normal price Dhs225). Wafi Mall. (04 357 3290).

Fun at Falcons Juniors’ Kids Club
A one-stop-shop amusement venue boasting arts and crafts, climbing frame facilities and an attractive outdoor area.
Dhs60 per hour, Dhs150 for three hours. Full day packages from Dhs405. Five day packages from Dhs1,999 including lunch. Open daily. Fairmont The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, (04 457 3331).

Saturday 11

Family & Friends Music Play
Sing and sign with your little nipper at Family & Friends’ new Music Play sessions. Aimed at helping you understand your bundle of joy more in a fun, welcoming environment, this activity is a great bonding exercise, too.
Dhs50 per ticket. Tickets can be purchased at reception. Family & Friends, first floor, Al Fattan Tower.

BOGOF hour of play at Kidz Venture
Enjoy some kid-free shopping time while the little ones have fun at Kidz Venture. Buy one hour of play time and get one hour absolutely free.
Dhs60 per hour. No booking required. Kids below three must be accompanied by an adult. Ibn Battuta Mall. (04 368 4130).

Sunday 12

Dhs100 play date at Cheeky Monkeys
For Dhs100 your child and a friend can play for two hours at Cheeky Monkeys Playland. The activities at this huge play centre range from rock climbing to Lego building to soft play in the playground, a kid’s gym, and unlimited arts and crafts in the arts and crafts garden.
Al Barsha Mall, behind Emirates NBD, Al Barsha. (04 385 0875).

Monday 13

Fun day Monday at Fun City
Every Monday Fun City aims to attract adventurous tykes with its special offer on its Kiddie Ride, Big Ride and Video Game rides that cost just Dhs1 each! Bargain!
Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thurs-Sat 10am-12pm. Seven locations across Dubai.

Tuesday 14

Kids eat free at Jamie’s Italian
Bring the nippers for a slap-up meal at Jamie’s Italian in Festival City or to its new branch at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The little tikes can eat for free every week, Sunday to Thursday from 11am-4pm. (04 232 9969).

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