9 kids events this week

Ways to keep the kids entertained around Dubai this week

Wednesday 29

Kids Theatre Works drama camp
Drama, dance, song, and arts and crafts for seven to 14 year olds. Dhs900 per week, Dhs150 registration fee. Sun-Thu 9am-3pm (shorter time for younger kids).
Aug 16-27. Ductac, Mall of the Emirates, www.kidstheatreworks.com (050 158 5653).

Thursday 30

Wire World Adventure Park
New attraction for 2015 – a mobile rope course with a circuit of wooden platforms on a two-metre-high pole base.
Dhs30 (rope course), Dhs35 (bungee trampoline), Dhs50 (combined ticket). Daily 11am-10pm. Until Aug 29. Ages four-14. Dubai Sports World, World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).

Friday 31

Family brunch at Al Bahou
Movie theatre, face painting, bouncy castle and a healthy children’s menu.
Dhs95 (children aged six-12), Dhs145 (children aged 13-16), free (children under six). Fri 12.30pm-4pm. Ongoing.. Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate, Jebel Ali, www.movenpick.com (04 444 0000).

Al Tamimi Stables at Modhesh World
Come and stroke a rabbit, pet a goat or even hold a hamster!
Dhs15 (entry to Modhesh World), free (children under four). Sat-Wed 9am-midnight, Thu-Fri 9am-1am. Until August 29. Dubai World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, www.modheshworld.com (no number).

Saturday August 1

Café de la Danse baby swimming
A welcoming environment for new parents and their babies to swim.
Dhs90 (single class), packages available for four, eight and 12 classes. Sat 10am. Villa 1130, Al Wasl Road, Umm Suqeim 2, www.lecafedeladanse.com (04 331 1543).

Tennis 360 at Dubai Sports World
Kids can perfect their grip at this summer tennis camp.
Dhs240 per day, Dhs900 per week. Daily noon-3pm. Until Aug 27. Ages five-13. Dubai Sports World, World Trade Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road. www.dubaisportsworld.ae (04 306 4000).

Sunday 2

Sapori di Bice cooking party
Pizza making, cookie decorating and gelato making, before enjoying the feast! Dhs70 per child for one pizza and three cookies to decorate. Ongoing. Two hour party, minimum of ten kids. The Beach, JBR, www.saporidibice.com (04 551 6349). Other location: City Walk, Al Safa Road (04 344 2550).

Monday 3

Caboodle Pamper and Play summer camp
Brain games, arts and crafts, music and free play.
Dhs250 (daily), Dhs900 (weekly). Sun-Thu 10am-2pm. Until Aug 1. Ages three-six. The Dubai Mall, www.caboodle.ae (04 325 3367). Other location: City Walk, Al Safa (04 344 4570).

Tuesday 4

iFly summer camp
Indoor skydiving, anyone? One-to-one coaching with an instructor, with three camps available – three to eight years, seven to 13 and 14 to 17. Dhs700 per week (including one hour iFLY per day and 30 minutes at Yalla! Bowling). Various times. Until Aug 29. iFly Dubai, Mirdif City Centre, www.theplaymania.com/ifly/summer-camp (no number).

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