Free school bag at Tommy Hilfiger
Kit the kids out in the latest back-to-school gear from Tommy Hilfiger and get a free school bag every time you spend more than Dhs750. Offer valid while stocks last.
Tommy Hilfiger, The Dubai Mall (04 339 8097).
Free coffee at BookMunch
Mums and dads on school run duties can take advantage of free coffee at BookMunch every weekday morning from 7.30am to 9.30am at the café in Al Wasl Square. All you have to do is call or email in advance to let them know you’re coming.
Free. Sun-Thu 7.30am-9.30am. BookMunch, Al Wasl Square, firstname.lastname@example.org (04 388 4006).
Party time at Build
A Bear Bring the kids to Build A Bear for a party with a difference. A party leader guides them through each step of the fun-filled bear-making experience, where they can personalize their new furry friends with hundreds of outfits and accessories, and even add a sound.
Build A Bear, The Dubai Mall, www.buildabear.ae (04 325 3114).
Princess package at N.Bar
Pamper your little lady with a mini manicure and pedicure, plus a princess polish change. For kids aged ten and under. Mini manicure from Dhs40, mini pedicure from Dhs45, princess polish from Dhs20.
N.Bar, various locations including Ibn Battuta (04 366 9828).
Shop the new Kardashian Kids clothing line available exclusively at Babies “R” Us which offers newborn one-pieces, snuggly caps and cosy blankets, plus stylish and functional two-piece sets, jackets, dresses and shoes for girls up to 24 months.
Toys “R” Us, various locations including Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 341 8383).
Birthday offer at My Gym
Book your little one’s party at My Gym in Jumeirah or at the new branch in Lulu Hypermarket, Al Barsha, during the month of September and get free balloon bending worth Dhs200. Offer valid for parties booked in September only. Party packages at My Gym start from Dhs2,500 for non-members and Dhs2,250 for members. Jumeirah and Al Barsha, www.mygym.com/dubai (04 394 3962).
Movelab at Ductac
Creative movement classes for kids and adults are available. Mums, dads and little nippers will learn how to create their own dance and have lots of fun in the process. Dhs800 per person for ten classes.
Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.facebook.com/movelab.dance (056 690 9255).
Elmo makes music
Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the stage in Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music. Join the fun as the furry and feathered friends discover ‘instruments’ they never knew existed.
Dhs249. September 29-October 4. Madinat Theatre, Madinat Jumeirah. www.timeouttickets.com.
Previously held outdoors in Al Barsha, excerise class that uses your baby buggy for resistance takes place indoors while the weather’s still warm. Bring your baby along, too.
Dhs50 per class. Sun 9am-10am. Ongoing. Impact Studio, Motor City, www.purefitnessuae.com (050 659 4376).