A few of our favourite things to do in & around Dubai this week
This week is all about the fun, mama! Check out an open day at one of our favourite nurseries (and make sure you bring the kids!), Comic Con hits the Middle East, win amazing prizes at Hamleys and more. Mark these dates in your diaries!
Art Village Nursery – one of the only nurseries in Dubai offering a Swedish curriculum – is moving! Join the staff and the team at their Open Day this coming Saturday, 8 April, and check out the new location in Jumeirah 2. From encouraging a balanced diet, to teaching the curriculum in a unique and inclusive way, The Art Village Nursery definitely knows how to inspire the kiddos and foster a love of learning, taking extra steps to make sure that each petite pupil (and parent) feels supported and special.
When: Saturday, 8 April, 2pm-5pm
Where: 16th Street, Villa 71, Jumeirah 2 (Near Four Seasons Resort Hotel), Dubai, UAE
How much: Free entry
We all know the story of Pinocchio, a classic moral tale of good triumphing over evil that never gets old. This beloved tale about Geppetto and his puppet ‘son’ Pinocchio’s quest to become a ‘real boy’ is coming on DUCTAC’s stage this spring. Performed by children between the ages of 12-16, this production promises to be a fun-filled, creative play complete with music, choreography and sumptuous scenery. A fun filled musical adaptation of Pinocchio portrayed in a colourful setting, this production will appeal to children of all ages and parents alike.
When: Wednesday, 5 April (7pm), Thursday, 6 April – Saturday, 8 April (2pm & 6pm)
Where: Centrepoint Theatre, DUCTAC
How much: From AED140
We know, we know, a toy store is the last place you want to be with the kids over a weekend. But if you head over to Hamleys, you could win a whole host of fun games with amazing prizes to boot! Don’t forget to use the hashtags #WinWithHamleys and #HamleysUAE if you’re sharing pictures of the afternoon on social media.
When: Thursday, 6 April – Saturday, 8 April, 4pm-9pm
Where: Hamleys at The Dubai Mall and Mirdiff City Centre
How much: Free
Kiddos are so in tune with social media stars these days, so why not take them to Dubai’s version of Comic Con? You’ll get to meet celebrities for autographs and photos, snag exclusive merch from some of the world’s largest entertainment companies and relax in the Festival Area! Enjoy!
When: Thursday, 6 April – Saturday, 8 April
Where: Dubai World Trade Centre
How much: Tickets start from AED 100, available here.