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The UAE's Finest Baby Shops to Cater to Every Baby’s Needs

Published 07 August 2020 at 10:10


The UAE's Finest Baby Shops to Cater to Every Baby’s Needs

We love buying baby essentials and accessories, but today the baby items' horizon has expanded and diversified. Many of us have learnt from experience not to choose the first piece that makes us go “awe” when going shopping, but to think about what you really need and its potential to be passed on to future siblings. Consulting parents and rounding up the best UAE's baby shops, we considered many components from quality of materials, design, uniqueness, sustainability, range of organic items to affordable prices.

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Dubai Camp Enthusiasts, rejoice: RAELS Fills Summer with Virtual Learning Adventures

Published 15 July 2020 at 20:05


Dubai Camp Enthusiasts, rejoice: RAELS Fills Summer with Virtual Learning Adventures

As Dubai family entertainment industry ponders an uncertain future, Red Apple E-Learning Services has come at the perfect moment with its virtual summer workshops to make a return to one of our favourite providers of great online holiday programmes. Having developed a broad spectrum of online courses and offering a wide variety of enrichment to keep kids busy, learning and having fun, RAELS is primed and ready to receive children starved of social contact with their peers, brain stimulation, doing exercises and learning. 

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Advantages of 3D Printing for Kids and What Option to Choose on the UAE Market

Published 08 July 2020 at 14:31


Advantages of 3D Printing for Kids and What Option to Choose on the UAE Market

Today 3D printers have become so affordable that almost every family can buy a 3D printer for a child, for example, to print their favourite tyrannosaurus or simple jewellery for a young snappy dresser. Making the design of the layout, choosing the material and starting the process of creating any toy together will help children and parents not only have fun but also feel part of the innovative activity that young explorers around the world are happy to comprehend.

But how to choose, what you need to pay attention to and what advantages this will give your child? We will try to answer the questions in this article.

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Dubai's Best Virtual and Real Summer Camps to Discover in 2020

Published 23 June 2020 at 17:41


Dubai's Best Virtual and Real Summer Camps to Discover in 2020

There is nothing better than activity breaks with friends, discovering new places, meeting new people and making memories that last a lifetime. We also know that choosing a decent children's holiday camp in such a big city like Dubai can often be a daunting challenge. With a wide range of school holiday programmes, camps and workshops available, at TickiKids, we have made immense efforts to bring you a carefully handpicked selection of the most exciting summer holiday camps that entertains, educates and ensures children get the best possible experience.

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The UAE's Best Development Kits for Kids

Published 15 June 2020 at 19:40


The UAE's Best Development Kits for Kids

If there is anything parents constantly need, it’s a well-deserved minute to themselves. And there is no better idea than opting for a fun activity kit to get different components, colourful toys and a comprehensive guide all in one box. With a variety of options of craft and educational kits on the market, product reviews and customer ratings, we know how hard it can be to come up with ideas to entertain your child. We have tested plenty of kits and rounded up a thoughtfully curated selection of incredibly fun and development kits for kids. There is something for every tiny toddler, little kid or slightly older children, that are as playful as they are educational.

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Practical Tips on How to Cope as a Family During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Published 06 June 2020 at 16:53


Practical Tips on How to Cope as a Family During the Covid-19 Outbreak

Being cooped up at home for an indefinite period of time and keeping positive, when you and your spouse work from home and need to supervise the children all the time, daily life may become overwhelming for all family members. It seems like the whole world has effectively stopped spinning and the coronavirus outbreak poses lots of tricky questions: how to cope with concerns about your work and finances, stay in the know and look out for yourself and your loved ones, maintain healthy relationships with friends and relatives, home-school children whilst trying to work, maintain good physical and mental wellbeing, vary your family activities and a range of other issues.

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The Hidden Benefits of Introducing Children to Photography

Published 31 May 2020 at 15:04


The Hidden Benefits of Introducing Children to Photography

How to channel my child's creative ideas? Should I get a camera for my children? What are the best easy-to-use and durable cameras for children? What specs should I look out for? Could you recommend simple photo activities to introduce kids to photography? The list goes on. It is a universally acknowledged fact that thanks to smartphones and digital cameras, many children are getting behind a camera and taking photos worthy of a pro earlier than ever before. Experience, intuition, exemplary patience and all-consuming respect for details underpin Scheherazade's reputation as a stellar family photographer in Dubai. So much so that in response to our readers demand, Scheherazade has shared practical ideas for how to introduce children to the wonders of photography. Scheherazade Photography is a result of the love and dedication of a mother who knew exactly what memories she wanted to catch of her little daughter. Four years later, she is still taking beautiful timeless photos of newborns, babies and families across the UAE.

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Bringing the Best of Dubai's Family Entertainment into Your Living Room

Published 21 April 2020 at 15:56


Bringing the Best of Dubai's Family Entertainment into Your Living Room

The virus and its effects are something we are clearly feeling, however the TickiKids' team picks a selection of spirit-lifting activities for families with kids, featuring everything from virtual storytime live sessions, dancing, knitting and retro board games to blogging, gardening and more to comfort, delight and inspire at home.

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National Geographic Launches an Online Hub NatGeo@Home to Support Educators and Children During Covid-19

Published 10 April 2020 at 20:07


National Geographic Launches  an Online Hub NatGeo@Home to Support Educators and Children During Covid-19

Teachers across the world are dedicating their time to keeping children educated and setting some challenges during the outbreak of Coronavirus over the world. The speed with which the global pandemic has changed the world in that time is staggering. To help inspire young people and support caregivers, families and educators, National Geographic has launched a centralised digital resource NatGeo@Home to fill the gap with practical, educational, inspiring and entertaining content designed to keep families connected to the natural world and science behind it.

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Top Online Learning Programmes for Homeschooling Your Kids

Published 08 April 2020 at 14:52


Top Online Learning Programmes for Homeschooling Your Kids

In Dubai, the lockdown has certainly changed our lives. It seems like an eternity has passed since we’ve had the ability to socialise with friends and our kids could take part in physical pursuits of any sort outdoors. In these unsettling times, it would be all too easy to succumb to the temptation to reduce time for learning  and give yourself over to housebound lethargy. For our children at different stages of lockdown, now it’s more important than ever to stay occupied and active at home. If your kids are starting to go a little stir crazy, here you will find a selection of the best online learning programmes, live classes and courses for children as an intimation of better days. Equally engaging and fun, your little ones' minds will be in a better place in no time.

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