Hang out with Hoshi!
Wagamama is calling all schools to take students aged six to ten to Wagamama’s to hang out with Hoshi. Kids will learn oodles of exciting facts. The day will draw to a close with a bowl of delicious food, a goody bag and a certificate.
Free. 9.15am-11.30am. Maximum group size of 30 per session. The Greens and Al Fattan Towers, The Walk, JBR only. (04 439 3434).
The Brain and Learning facility can help improve your child’s ability to read and write, using a professional cognitive skills assessment to reveal potential problem areas. These can then be targeted with a tailor-made programme to deliver rapid change and lasting results.
1103 Grosvenor Business Tower, TECOM, www.thebrainandlearning.com (04 453 4170).
Pierchic Friday Brunch
Following the long-awaited completion of renovations to the seafood restaurant at Madinat Jumeirah, Pierchic has now launched a gourmet brunch that the whole family will love. Held every Friday between 12.30pm and 3.30pm on the stunning wooden pier, the restaurant offers incredible views over the Arabian Gulf, Burj Al Arab and Souk Madinat Jumeirah.
Dhs695 per person (bubbly and beverages), Dhs550 per person (soft drinks), Dhs275 (kids aged four to 12), free (kids under four). Fridays 12.30pm-3.30pm. Ongoing. Madinat Jumeirah, Umm Suqeim (04 366 6730).
Try The Happy Box
The activity box is designed to be educational, fun and interactive. All products included in it are developed by experts, are easy for little hands to use and come with step-by-step activity instructions. Dhs250 per box or Dhs235 per box for three months.
www.thehappybox.ae (050 504 2850).
Party on at Crèche Out
The venue is now offering children’s party packages that will impress even the most discerning little nippers. Themes include princesses, mermaids or cars, and everyone’s current favourite: a Frozen-themed party. Bouncy castles are also available.
From Dhs2,500 for a two-hour all-inclusive party for up to 20 kids. Pharaoh’s Club, Wafi, Oud Metha (04 324 0000 ext. 722).
See King Croc at Dubai Aquarium
A Have you visited King Croc and his female companion yet? At almost five metres long and 40 years old, he weighs the equivalent of 15 fully grown men. Dhs70 per adult or Dhs55 per child for aquarium tunnel and underwater zoo combo ticket.
Sun-Wed 10am-10pm, Thu-Sat 10am-noon. Ongoing. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.thedubaiaquarium.com (04 448 5200).
Get active at Adventure HQ
For some sporty action in the comfort of an air-conditioned environment, get down to Adventure HQ in Times Square Center where children can complete the cable climb high ropes course and have a go on the climbing wall. Kids must be a minimum of 140cm to take part in the cable climb and a minimum of 15kg to go on the wall.
Call for prices and times. Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.adventurehq.com (04 346 6824).
Take little fans of comic books and collectibles here for a fun day out.
Dubai Outlet Mall, Dubai-Al Ain Road, www.comicave.com (04 423 7979).