Top family things to do in Dubai this week

Your little ones won’t be bored again with our weekly guide

Wednesday 11

Time Out Kids Coffee Club at West 14th
Check out Time Out Kids’ coffee mornings at West 14th where mums can relax and enjoy freshly brewed coffee and pastries while the kids get one hour of supervised play. Dhs65 per adult including one hour of play for one child aged two or above, plus tea/coffee and a baker’s basket.
Wed 9.30am-11.30am. Until June 25. West 14th, Oceana, Palm Jumeirah, (04 447 7601).

Thursday 12

Wild Wadi Ladies’ night
Enjoy some mum and daughter time at this ladies’ night, run by an all-female crew.
Dhs205 for guests 1.1m or more in height, Dhs165 below 1.1m. Thu 8pm-midnight. Until September 25. Wild Wadi, Umm Suqeim, (04 348 4444).

Friday 13

Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs
Based on the award-winning book, this play recounts the tales of Flinn, who embarks on a series of adventures after he discovers a pirate hiding in a cupboard.
Dhs140. Fri-Sat 11am, 3pm and 5pm. Until June 14. Madinat Theatre, Umm Suqeim, (04 366 6546).

Kids’ brunch buffet at 365
Now children can take their parents out for brunch at the Novotel Dubai Al Barsha with this novel concept at 365 restaurant.
For Dhs200 per child, two parents get to eat for free every Friday. Dhs200 per child (no age limit specified). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Ongoing. Novotel Dubai Al Barsha. (04 304 9000).

Saturday 14

Atlantis Dive Discovery
The new Atlantis Dive Discovery for kids aged ten and upwards provides a great introduction to the underwater world with a basic skills session before they get to enjoy a 20-minute dive and stare in wonderment at the fish.
Dhs1,150. Daily 8am-5pm. Atlantis The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, (04 426 1000).

The Beach waterpark
Kids and adults alike will love the new inflatable playground on the sea to cool off from the summer heat.
Dhs50 per hour per child, Dhs60 per hour per adult or Dhs195 day pass for kids and adults. Daily 10am-7pm. Ongoing. The Beach,The Walk, JBR (no number).

Sunday 15

Mini Monsters
Let your little tykes run wild between 9am and 2pm on Sundays and Tuesdays at least, when play won’t cost you a penny. This promotion will not be valid on school or public holidays.
Free. 9am-2pm. Ongoing. Mini Monsters, off exit 42, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 341 4459).

Monday 16

Expressive painting
Let your little monsters aged six to ten have messy fun. They’ll also get to channel their feelings onto canvas with this workshop to encourage creative outlet.
Free. 4.30pm-6pm. Maraya Art Centre, Al Qasba, Sharjah, (06 556 6555).

Tuesday 17

Le Petit Palais
Head to The Dubai Mall, where children can now play at Le Petit Palais for just Dhs50 for two hours.
Bargain. Dhs50. Sun-Wed, 10am-noon. Ongoing. Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, (04 382 7333).

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