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Dubai's Most Spectacular Holiday Camps for Winter 2019-2020

Published 10 December 2019 at 16:53


Dubai's Most Spectacular Holiday Camps for Winter 2019-2020

Welcome to the final weeks of this academically intense and emotionally charged year. We hope it has been a challenging yet incredible period for your children and you should give them ten out of ten for everything they have achieved this semester. Finally, the winter holidays are drawing ever closer and there is plenty happening in Dubai. With so many learning centres, incredible and diverse holiday options to choose from, it is all too easy to feel overwhelmed selecting the right holiday camp for your child. Particularly when faced with literally hundreds of differing opinions on the best fit for your kids on online resources for parents. However, you are in luck! We have surveyed thousands of local parents and rounded up Dubai's very best programmes and camps for winter 2019-2020. Whether your kid is already preparing for high school graduation or still working on phonics and numbers, TickiKids brings you everything you need to know about the festive holiday programmes for this winter season that will help your kids get ahead at school.

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The most inventive gifts for kids to spark their imagination

Published 21 November 2019 at 19:02


The most inventive gifts for kids to spark their imagination

Looking for a gift for a child who already has everything? Not sure where to start with your gift shopping for your own kids, their classmates, your nieces or nephews? Don't despair! You will be spoilt for choice with our selection of original items all available to buy online or in stores across Dubai. These unique children’s presents will incentivise them to be on their best behaviour from now on. From pretty eco-friendly tableware and road track sets to tactical board games, a space and planetarium projector, 3D pens, app-enabled robots and drones, we've rounded up the most marvellously imaginative, kid-approved gifts for everybody from babies to teenagers.

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Homemade Play Dough: Play, Learn, Create!

Published 04 October 2019 at 17:37


Homemade Play Dough: Play, Learn, Create!

Modeling is one of the most effective and exciting activities for children. When modeling a child can see, touch, feel and change what he/she has created! Let's define the main advantages of modeling with the salty play dough.

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7 Spooky Ideas for Throwing a Spectacular Halloween Party for Kids

Published 10 September 2019 at 00:32


7 Spooky Ideas for Throwing a Spectacular Halloween Party for Kids

Halloween is upon us and pretty soon trick-or-treaters will be out in force, transformed into ghoulish creatures as they knock on doors for sweets. Halloween first originated in Celtic-speaking countries, later spread to North America and now it is fast gaining popularity in Dubai. We have been dubbed the coolest family resource in Dubai, so who better to ask for their ideas for throwing a memorable spooky Halloween party? Whether you are hosting a kids' Halloween costume house party, attending haunted attractions or going trick-or-treating, we've got you covered with exceptional Halloween party planning. With tips on everything from spooky-cute invitations, decorations and pumpkin carving to impressively scary costumes and  freaky surprises, prepare for a night full of hair-raising entertainment!

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Flights of Fancy: the sky is the limit ─ explore the world on a private jet

Published 28 August 2019 at 15:06


Flights of Fancy: the sky is the limit ─ explore the world on a private jet

One of the most challenging tasks is trying to pick just one place to go on holiday. With all the great things to see and do, why should you be limited to only one location? For sure, your time is limited, but is there a way to make the days longer, so that you family doesn't miss something really interesting?

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10 Best Educational Apps for Kids

Published 07 August 2019 at 22:51


10 Best Educational Apps for Kids

If the prospect of the start of the school term has got your kids dusting off long-forgotten traditional textbooks and you don't know how to engage them with reading, fear not. The art, music, reading, spelling, astronomy, coding, geography and anatomy apps are the perfect solution to help your children progress their education and get ahead. Which ones top the most educationally significant list in 2019?


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How to Have a Garden in the UAE's Arid Climate

Published 01 August 2019 at 23:03


How to Have a Garden in the UAE's Arid Climate

While Dubai’s high-tech vertical vegetable gardens and warehouse farms have made the headlines in the past few years, it is also possible to grow your own vegetables in the desert city – despite the arid climate. Let’s take a look at how you can create your own mini oasis in the desert in your home in the UAE.

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The Very Best Summer Camps in Dubai revealed

Published 18 June 2019 at 12:01


The Very Best Summer Camps in Dubai revealed

When it comes to the quest for the perfect alternative to children slouching about playing computer games or fiddling with their phones during sweltering Dubai summer holidays, TickiKids has never let parents down. For those seeking to encourage all forms of kids' creativity and experience a wide range of activities with expertly led weekly holiday programmes, Dubai exceeds even the highest level of expectation. So, in no particular order, we've put together a list of some of the very best summer camps in Dubai for 2019.

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Share the Spirit of Giving this Ramadan

Published 09 May 2019 at 13:15


Share the Spirit of Giving this Ramadan

“Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.”  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Holy Month is the time for good deeds and the right time to set your child a good example and teach them compassion, generousity, mercy and kindness towards others. So get yourself involved and lend a hand to those in need or who are less fortunate by donating clothes, toys, books, food or other items.

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Dubai's Best Kids Sports and Activities

Published 03 May 2019 at 18:51


Dubai's Best Kids Sports and Activities

The importance of sport is undeniable and indeed, sport plays a huge role in the lives of our kids. We are blessed in Dubai with sports clubs and their magnificent facilities that inspire children and promote enjoyment through participation in all sports regardless of their ability. There is a healthy rivalry between sports centres in order to breed a desire in children to be active and healthy and hence develop a new generation of well-rounded young people. Health and sportsmanship remain the most vital factors as well as the ability to play as a team. According to recent research, to maintain a basic level of health, children aged 3 to 18 should do three types of physical activity each week. If you are considering options for your child's sporting activities appropriate for their age and stage of development, these are the best modern sport centres to take into account.

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