Extreme Fun is a neighbourhood play and party centre which offers an impressive soft play area, toddler’s area and passes with access to all areas. If you opt for the two hour play pass it will set you back Dhs50 per child but will keep the kids happy with a wide range of activities to get stuck into. There’s also a café where mums and dads can relax, and although the play leaves nothing for food, there is free Wi-Fi so you can check your emails, social media and catch up on what else is going on in the world while the kids are kept amused.
Extreme Fun, Motor City (beside The Cycle Hub), www.extremefunuae.com (04 452 5543).
With separate toddler and kids play areas for your bundles of joy, Kids Jungle is great for kids aged six months to 12 years. The price for soft play is Dhs45 per child, which leaves no money for food - although if you’re visiting with brothers and sisters they can avail of a 10% discount. It’s also worth noting that there are more bargains to be had by grabbing one of their loyalty cards – get it stamped every time you visit and once you’ve got five stamps the sixth visit is free.
Kids Jungle, Cedre Shopping Centre, Silicon Oasis, www.kidsjungle.ae (04 333 7388).
At Dhs50 per child for all day play, Mini Monsters on Sheikh Zayed Road is one of the most pocket-friendly play places in Dubai. The spacious jungle gym and soft play area provides toddlers and under sevens with a wide range of activities to keep them busy and the jungle gym is a towering three storeys high so the kids will love exploring the space. There’s also an on-site café that’s well stocked with snacks and drinks and free Wi-Fi for mums and dads.
Mini Monsters, Sheikh Zayed Road (near Dubai Garden Centre), www.minimonsters.ae (04 341 4459).
Total Dhs 100