Looking for some fun things to do in Dubai this midterm break?

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Check out our list of exciting things to do in Dubai to keep your kids entertained during the short break

As the school bell rings for the short midterm break (we understand not every school has a full one), Dubai unveils a world of wonder and excitement for kids.

From thrilling adventures to creative outlets, here are 10 engaging activities that promise to turn the holidays into a magical experience.


Splash-tastic fun at Atlantis Aquaventure


Dive into the aquatic realm at Atlantis Aquaventure, where water slides, lazy rivers, and marine encounters await. Kids can cool off and make a splash in this thrilling water park. For further information, visit aquaventureworld.com


Desert Safari delights


Embark on a desert safari for a day filled with adventure. Kids can experience the thrill of dune bashing, camel riding, and even try their hand at sandboarding. Let the desert become a vast playground for endless fun. For further information, visit extremedunestourism.com


LEGO® Discovery Centre


Let imaginations run wild at the LEGO® Discovery Centre in The Dubai Mall. With interactive rides, build zones, and a 4D cinema, kids can immerse themselves in a world of colourful creativity. For further information, visit legoland.com


Green Planet exploration


Step into the heart of the rainforest at The Green Planet, an indoor tropical bio-dome. Children can marvel at exotic wildlife, learn about ecosystems, and even interact with friendly animals. For further information, visit thegreenplanetdubai.com


Ski Dubai Snow Park


Beat the heat at Ski Dubai in Mall of the Emirates where kids can experience the thrill of snowboarding, tobogganing, and building snowmen in this winter wonderland. For further information skidxb.com

Dubai Ice Rink twirls


Lace-up those skates and hit the Dubai Ice Rink at The Dubai Mall. Glide along the ice in a setting that combines fun with a dash of winter magic. For further information, visit dubaiicerink.com


KidZania Adventure


Let kids unleash their inner explorer at KidZania in The Dubai Mall. This mini city offers role-playing activities, allowing children to try out various professions in a playful and educational environment. For further information, visit dubai.kidzania.com


Wild Wadi Waterpark


Splash into an aquatic wonderland at Wild Wadi Waterpark. With thrilling water slides and wave pools, kids can enjoy an adrenaline-packed day under the sun. For further information, visit wildwadi.com


Picnic at Safa Park


For a more relaxed day, pack a picnic and head to Safa Park. With vast green spaces, playgrounds, and even paddle boats, it’s the perfect spot for a family day out. For further information, visit thegrandpicnic.ae


Arts and Crafts at the jamjar


Nurture creativity at the jamjar with art and craft workshops. From painting to pottery, kids can express themselves through various artistic mediums. For further information, visit thejamjardubai.com


This midterm break in Dubai is not just a pause from school but an opportunity for kids to create lasting memories filled with laughter, learning, and a touch of magic.


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Shane Reynolds