9 kids events this week

Ways to keep the kids entertained around Dubai this week

Wednesday 22

Junior Chef workshop
Learn pizza and cookie making at Rosso, and sushi rolling at Benihana. Dhs145 per child, chef’s hat and apron, souvenir and certificate included, plus twenty percent off the total bill at either restaurant if you stay for lunch.
10am-12pm. Until 23 July, Amwaj Rotana, The Walk, JBR, www.rotana.com (04 428 2000).

Thursday 23

Dubai International Writers’ Centre Creativity Camp
Eight- to 12-year-olds will learn how to mime and exercise their imaginations. They’ll also get help with reading and writing from children’s author Rachel Hamilton.
Dhs600. 10am-3pm. Until August 26. Al Shindagha Historical Neighbourhood, Bur Dubai, www.diwc.ae/en (04 355 9844).

Friday 24

Wire World Adventure Park
Kids aged four to 14 can enjoy this mobile rope course. It includes a variety of bridges and crossings to navigate, plus there’s a bungee trampoline.
Dhs30 bungee trampoline, combined ticket Dhs50. 11am-10pm, Until August 29. Dubai Sports World, Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).

iFly summer camp
Book your kids aged three to 17 into this indoor skydiving summer camp with one-to-one coaching. Prices include one hour iFLY per day, plus half an hour bowling.
Dhs700 per week. Times Vary. Until August 29. iFly Dubai, Mirdif City Centre, www.theplaymania.com/ifly/summer-camp (no number).

Saturday 25

Kids Summer Ballet Camp
Children aged three to seven will learn ballet fundamentals, stage and costume design and performance at this summer camp at James and Alex Dance Studios.
Dhs500 per child per week. Sun-Thu 9am-1pm. Until August 27. James and Alex Dance Studios, 814 Concord Tower, Dubai Media City, www.jamesandalex.com (04 447 0773).

Caboodle Camp Play
This fun summer camp for three- to six-year-olds includes brain games, arts and crafts, music and more.
Dhs250 per day, Dhs900 per week. Sun-Thu 10am-2pm. Until August 1. The Dubai Mall, Downtown Dubai, www.caboodle.ae (04 325 3367). Other location: City Walk, Al Wasl Road (04 344 4570).

Sunday 26

Al Tamimi Stables at Modhesh World
Come and stroke a rabbit, pet a goat or even hold a hamster! Dhs15 (adults), free for kids aged three and under.
Sat-Wed 9am-midnight, Thu-Fri 9am-1am. Until August 29. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.modheshworld.com.

Monday 27

Ice Land Waterpark’s Summer Time camp
There’s arts, crafts, sports, dancing and lots more.
Dhs750 (five sessions, ten days). Sun-Thu 9am-4pm. Until August 27. Al Hamra, Ras Al Khaimah, www.icelandwaterpark.com (052 902 5112).

Tuesday 28

‘Around the World’ with British Orchard
Kids aged one to five can enjoy different foods and culture at this camp.
Prices vary. Sun-Thu 9am-2pm. Until August 27. Various locations including Business Central Towers, Dubai Media City, www.britishorchardnursery.com (04 398 3536).

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