A few of our favourite things to do in Dubai this week
Looking to keep your calendar busy this week, mama? Here’s our favourite picks for things to do in the desert city, from Funky Monkeys Summer Camp and the cool (literally) Summer Skate School, to Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story on stage, don’t forget to mark down the dates in your diary…
Funky Monkeys Kids Summer Camp
Looking for a fun, educational summer camp for the kiddies, mama? Look no further than the Funky Monkeys for a summer experience with lots of exciting activities. The camp will include a wide variety of activities which will allow your littles to participate in dancing, arts and crafts, cooking, singing and free-play. Funky Monkeys Summer Camp gives you the (flexible) option of enrolling you kiddo for either half-day or a full-day – food is included so no worries about lunch packing!
When: Sunday, 10 July – Thursday, 25 August
Where: Al Wasl Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
How much: AED499 – AED599
Read more: Play and Learn – Summer Camps in Dubai in 2016
Hello Summer with Level Kids
What’s better than keeping the kiddies busy this summer with beauty salon, customised hipstapatch and better still, (yummy) ice-cream to cool down the heat? Well, we’ve found just the one for you! Level Kids is here to get your littles in a summer holiday mood and keep cool this weekend! This week they’ve prepared some fun, engaging, family-friendly activities which includes Belle Enfance Beauty Boutique Salon & Spa, Ice Cream Day Celebration, Arts & Crafts and Lego Station, and more! Be sure to check out their website to find out more!
When: Sunday, 10 July – Saturday 16, July
Where: City Walk , Dubai
How much: Free!
Summer Skate School at Dubai Ice Rink
We know outdoor activities in Dubai might be too sweaty for your kiddies during summer (well, except for ice-creams at the beach). If you are looking for places to escape from the heat, we’ve found the perfect one for you! Dubai Ice Rink is offering a 4-day summer skate school package inclusive of a 30-minute lesson each day from Sunday to Wednesday and free public skating session after the lessons to put your kiddies’ new skills to the test! They sure know how to teach the littles how to skate like a pro!
When: Sunday, 10 July – Wednesday 31, August
Where: The Dubai Mall, Dubai
How much: AED500
Read more: Sassy Mama’s Guide to Indoor Activities in Dubai
Angry Birds at DFCM
What makes you angry, mama? Traffic jams? Your (sometimes) naughty littles? Queues at Petrol Stations? Whatever your bugbear is, Splat That! gives you the chance to restore harmony and balance in your life! Angry Birds has been transformed from the small screen to a larger than life interactive experience that the whole family can enjoy! Simply write what makes you mad on one of our angry balls, drop it in the ‘slingshot chute’, line up your catapult, aim at one of the game’s pesky creatures then and FIRE! – your angry thought will splat against the wall and you’ll instantly feel better! Don’t miss out on this fun family game to deal with life’s daily niggles!
When: Sunday, 10 July – Tuesday, 19 July
Where: Dubai Festival City Mall, Dubai
How much: Free for kiddies, parents and Angry Birds alike!
Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story
Peter Pan, one of the most popular bedtime stories is now on stage! ‘Peter Pan, The Never Ending Story’ is a mix of theatrical magic at its best, stunning illusions, circus, a blockbuster movie and a rock spectacular. This family-friendly show is set in a London home as we know it, and the story just gets more exciting as the vast green forests, shooting stars appear and of course… Peter’s best friend, Tinker Bell and the cunning Captain Hook are there to welcome you! Don’t miss out on this chance to set off on a journey to the Neverland!
When: Thursday, 7 July – Sunday, 11 September
Where: Al Raha Beach Theater, Abu Dhabi
How much: Check the ticketing website for more info