Tickikids Blog Dubai
Published 15 June 2020 at 19:40
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.
Published 06 June 2020 at 16:53
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.
Published 31 May 2020 at 15:04
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.Read
Published 21 April 2020 at 15:56
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.
National Geographic Launches an Online Hub NatGeo@Home to Support Educators and Children During Covid-19
Published 10 April 2020 at 20:07
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.
Published 08 April 2020 at 14:52
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.
Published 25 March 2020 at 17:29
Can't going out and dive into nature? Looking for ways to engage all the family? There is a great way to get a little culture, education and inspiration while you're confined to your home. Many parks and gardens make it possible to visit them without leaving your couch. Here is the list os amazing worldwide natural areas to explore and tour virtually.
Published 09 March 2020 at 17:24
Good news, spring school holidays are around the corner. We know how hard it can be to keep up with highly-rated children's holiday programmes while you're battling through the working days. That's why we have done the hard work for you and handpicked a selection of Dubai's best spring holiday camps in 2020. From adventure camps, motion graphics, coding, DIY workshops, Easter bonnet parade to final exam preparations, you’ll enjoy a clear, trustworthy and well-rounded overview of our readers' top picks of this spring.
Published 18 February 2020 at 21:52
Naturally healthy teeth don't always happen naturally. But it can happen by a habit of brushing your teeth twice a day even if it's a hard habit to form for our kids. The oral health surveys of 0 to 4 year olds found that 58% have experienced dental decay and accessed a dentist. A third of children have tooth decay when they start school. Tooth extraction is the sixth most common procedure in children's hospitals for under 5. It comes with no surprise that it can cause problems with eating, sleeping and socialising. There are two simple ways to approach this frustrating situation and prevent tooth decay. First up, cutting down on sugar and brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste. That's one approach. The other is to teach your child effective brushing habits. The result follows.
Published 10 December 2019 at 16:53
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.