Fly a plane over Dubai
Kids now go free on trips with Seawings. The seaplane tour operator is offering families the chance to experience the UAE from up high with a special deal, where kids under 11 can fly for free when an adult ticket for the Seawings Silver Creek or Silver World package flight ticket is purchased.
Until April 15. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org (04 807 0708).
Wet ‘n’ wild holiday camps at Watercooled
Sign the kids up for holiday camp here, where they’ll enjoy kayaking, sailing and windsurfing. Plus, book five holiday camp sessions at Watercooled and save cash.
Dhs150 per camp session. Five sessions Dhs600. March 29-April 2, April 5-9 and April 12-16. Ages five and up. JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort, email@example.com (04 8876771). Jumeriah Beach at the Double Tree by Hilton, firstname.lastname@example.org (055 913 7152).
Kids are Kings
Kids are Kings Family Brunch at Radisson Blu Deira is only Dhs99 for the month of March, and kids eat free. Children’s entertainment includes balloon bending clowns, a photo booth, popcorn and cotton candy.
Radisson Blu Deira Creek, Bani Yas Road, Dubai, www.radissonblu.com/hotel-dubaideiracreek (04 222 7171).
Time Out Kids storytime
Gather your brood and head down to Virgin Megastore to listen to stories read by Lisa Scott-Lee from Steps. Plus there’s a special Easter Eggstravaganza show from our favourite magician, Magic Phil.
10am-11.30am, Virgin Megastore, Mall of the Emirates.
The only market in Dubai where you can buy and sell pre-loved baby, toddler and maternity items. Loads of bargains, a friendly atmosphere and entertainment for the children.
9am-2pm, Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.babybazaar.org.
Take the family to Pik-Nik
Spend quality time with the family within the luxurious surroundings of the beachside gardens at The Westin Dubai. A picnic basket for a family of two adults and two children (excluding beverages) costs just Dhs390. There’s also interactive entertainment to keep kids occupied, including colourful face painting.
Dhs390 per family. Sat 11.30am-4pm. Until May 30. The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, Al Sufouh Road (04 399 4141).
Holiday fun with maths
Sign your kids up to Magikats spring camp, where they can improve their problem solving in maths, improve their reading and enjoy fun quizzes and activities.
March 29-April 2, April 5-9, 9.30am-1pm, Magikats, Motor City (04 453 7720).
Enjoy the moms and tots session
Head to a fun, stimulating class every Monday and Thursday for tots aged 12 months to 3.5 years.
Email email@example.com to attend. Monday and Thursday 10am-11.30am. Ongoing. Le Petit Palais, The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.momsandtotsdubai.com (04 382 7333).
Kids learn to skate
The Zoo Skate Park is a great place for kids to let off steam and learn some new skills. It is the largest indoor skate park in the UAE and offers kids a safe and fun environment to hang out with their friends.
One hour pass Dhs30, one session pass Dhs40. Sunday-Thursday 1pm-7pm, Friday-Saturday noon-8pm, The Zoo Skatepark, Warehouse 1, Al Manara Street, www.facebook.com/thezooskatepark (055 158 3720).