Family camping has certainly come a long way since the days of flimsy tents and canned foods – at least in the UAE. So if you and the family are looking to take advantage of the cooler weather and hit the road for an outdoor getaway, here are our picks of some of the best… Read More
The last few months have definitely been a great time to bond with our little ones at home, but if your boys and girls need to blow off some steam or just need a change of scene, you can take them to these indoor play areas that have reopened in Dubai.
Keep in mind that some venues have limited capacity, age restrictions or temporarily unavailable activities. We recommend to call ahead to check for availability to avoid disappointment.
1. La La Land
Your littles are in for a ton of fun over at La La Land where they can get busy with a host of activities. Blow off some steam over at the Playground that comes complete with slide, trampoline, ball pool, bridge, and mats. Your kiddies can also play with a range of toys, doll houses, kitchen and cars.
If you want to get your hands busy, there’s an Activity Area with play dough, kinetic sand, puzzles, LEGO, thinking games – plus each week, there are Arts & Crafts projects to take part in.
Your older kids will enjoy plopping down on a bean bag and getting lost in an electronic adventure in the PS4 room.
2. Dig It
Your kiddies are in for some digging fun at this edutainment play space based around a real working building site. Boys and girls will learn how to work together as they dig, move, build and create using various means that stimulate their imagination and provide an active, enriching play experience.
Your children can look forward to activities such as ‘climb aboard’ – a real-life digger, operating remote control cars, driving lessons, workshops as well as sand play. Besides the creative play space, kids can also enjoy yummy food & beverage options on-site at the Dig It Café.
3. Orange Wheels, Town Centre Jumeirah
Explore an exciting indoor and outdoor play area that is home to so much excitement for your little ones. From themed arts and crafts, pretend play, a thrilling soft play area, interactive cooking stations and an outdoor water-play space, Orange Wheels’ hands-on activity programs are designed to promote education, excellence and entertainment in a thoroughly safe environment.
Capacity is at currently at 50% and you need to book in advance according to the below sessions:
1 — 10:00-11:30
2 — 12:00-13:30
3 — 14:00-15:30
4 — 16:00-17:30
5 — 18:00-19:30
4. Bricks 4 Fun
Bricks4Fun is a kids’ club concept based on LEGO bricks. Your little ones can enjoy a built-up city of LEGO sets, PS4 games, face painting, toddler’s area, unsorted bricks for creativity, group games, toy store and much more.
5. Cheeky Monkeys J3 Mall
Your kids can have a blast as they learn through play at this venue dedicated to endless fun. The award-winning soft-play area is home to up to a 5-level play structure with slides, trampolines & climbers, and ball pits for toddlers.
The branches at The Pointe, Downtown Dubai and Arabian Ranches are also open.
6. Kids Zone, Souk Al Bahar
Teach your kids through play at Kids Zone where educational and sensory toys are spread through the play area. Early learning books can also be found in their little library, along with an Arts and Crafts area that’s fully stocked with paints, crayons, colouring books, recycled boxes, and glitter galore.
Both branches in DIP at Carrefour Market and The Market Mall are also open.
Enter an exciting play zone filled with bright toys, loads of constructors from your favorite cartoons and movies, quests and games at Bricobilandia. The unique playroom will allow your kids to explore freely and get as creative as they like with endless building blocks. There’s also a Duplo area for babies and plenty of the famous Lego collections such as Disney and Star Wars to explore.
This exciting and unusual play space showcases 8 galleries drawing inspiration from children’s museums, science centres and art studios across the world lets you and your children immerse yourselves in a colourful and whimsical environment with stimulating and interactive activities.
9. Extreme Fun
Extreme Fun is the first award-winning best soft play venue and party destination in Dubai. The venue is a multi-tiered indoor soft play center, providing a safe, secure and stimulating play environment, catering for children from 6 months up to 12 years, with dedicated play zones for toddlers and juniors to stretch their creativity in a healthy and safe way.