Activities For Kids In Dubai: 7 Fun Places Your Kids Will Love!

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The biggest dilemma I face as a mother whilst traveling with 4-year-old is, ‘how do I keep my child entertained and active?’ Being a parent in Dubai gives you endless options for things and activities to do with your child, but the usual arcades, malls, play areas, parks, and beaches have become monotonous. So here are a few activities in Dubai that kids will enjoy thoroughly.

1. Brain Game Dubai

Location: Jumeirah Terrace Building, Rooftop, Jumeirah 1, Dubai.

Age: Children under 10 need an adult escort

The brain game company will give your child the opportunity to tackle time-based and exciting tasks, which will boost their skills. You can complete riddles and puzzles within an extraordinary setting and will enter a different world, with their impressive ideas of escape rooms and alternative amusements. It’s a must-try for those who like the adrenaline rush in doing time-based tasks.


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2. Forscherwelt-Children’s Science Lab

Location: Children’s City, Dubai Creek Park, Oud Metha

Age: 7 to 11 years

The prime goal here is, making children aware of the hands-on method of learning by using science and experiments. This one is for, The Little Einstein, the curious and the imaginative ones, who love exploring beyond books and the regular learning activities.


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3. Infinity Des Lumieres-Immersive Digital Art Gallery

Location: Dubai Mall, Level 2

Age : 3 to13 years ( adults and kids both need an entry fee)

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot others transform a yellow spot into the sun” Pablo Picasso. At Infinity Des Lumieres-Immersive Digital Art Gallery, your child will experience the most mesmerizing and real-life artistic journey through digital technology, vibrant colors, and engaging music. This place is not just for the kids but even the adults where you can experience art come to life with futuristic creativity.

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4. Children’s Library at Mankool

Location: 1 35 A St – Al Mankhool – Dubai

Age: Kids and adults

As a child, my grandmother always told me .”Knowledge is your only treasure” this is the only treasure that cannot be stolen but multiplied. So it’s imperative to increase your knowledge and, one of the best ways is by reading. The Children’s Library at Mankool is a family-friendly place, with numerous options for books. There is a specific area for children, designed with vibrant and eye-catching colors. Adults can also enjoy the facilities at the VIP and the relaxing lounge area.

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5. Museum of Illusions

Location: Al Seef, Heritage Area, Bldg. 17, Dubai, UAE

Age: Child below 5 FREE

Be prepared to enter into an enchanting world of illusions that will trick your mind and amuse you all at the same time. Museum of Illusions is a place to get your best instagramable post, make fun and quirky memories and challenge your brain with puzzles and their concept of dilemma games.  All the thrill-seekers do visit their one-of-a-kind creation of the vortex tunnel and anti-gravity room.

6. The Jamjar

Locaion: Unit H74, Alserkal Avenue – Al Quoz 1 – Dubai

Age:  Kids 4 to 10 years

Painting and art promote the sensory, visual, and cognitive development of kids. But most of all, the pure joy and love you experience when you see something that your child creates himself. It is not the art but the artist that matters in this situation. The JamJar has a summer camp for six weeks for kids only, where they explore the creativity and imagination of your child through art and craft. They also have weekly workshops and retreats for teens and adults.


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7. Kidzania

Location: The Dubai Mall

Age: Toddler 2 to 3 years, Kids  4 to 16 years

Kidzania is a place where your kids get to be grownups for a day. Through the concept of role-playing, children learn the importance of money management, responsibility, education, talent, communication, and confidence. Your kids have the option of choosing from over 40 role-playing activities related to real-world careers with their versions of a hospital, bank, radio, tv station, and supermarket, to name a few.

There are no rules in parenting and fun. Each parent will have their version of activities for their kids . I am sure there is something for everyone on this list. Travel safe.

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— Contributed by Priyanka Desai Fernandes


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