• ‘Hand In Hand’ initiative launches in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, In collaboration with the Disabled Children’s Association

    To give and to share are truly among the greatest pleasures on earth. It has been said that you have not lived until you have done something for someone that cannot repay you. The values and principles of humility, generosity and goodwill are ones that Mouawad deeply admires and connects to. They are at the core of the Robert Mouawad Foundation, with the promise of making a life-long difference to underprivileged children.


    Dubai Sports City is set to host an international youth football tournament later this month - the Dubai Intercontinental Football Cup for Under 13’s.

  • FiSharjah International Children’slm Festival Screens Incredible Tales for its Middle East Premiere

    Thirty-four films will be making their Middle-Eastern premiere at the sixth edition of Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF 2018), which is commencing on October 14th until the 19th. These selected premieres feature a good variety of genres from across the world. Organised by FUNN, SICFF has taken a significant step towards offering filmmakers a creative and nurturing platform to reach audiences with their work.

  • ‘New Year, New Deals at Splash Pad’

    Spending quality time with children is a great way to build those lasting family bonds. However, prolonged periods of keeping children entertained can be rather tedious too – sometimes we all need a bit of a break! Splash Pad, the wet play area at THE BEACH, opposite JBR in Dubai, allows you the opportunity to get that much-needed down time, while keeping the children happily entertained.

  • ‘Sharjah Children’ Celebrate UAE National Day with ‘My Precious Nation’ Operetta

    With the goal of nurturing children’s artistic and musical talents, and to celebrate their love of the UAE, 188 children from Sharjah Children, a subsidiary of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, will be performing an operetta called My Precious Nation to celebrate the 47th UAE National Day on November 26 at the Sharjah Cultural Palace amphitheatre.

  • ‘The Peril 2’ gets nod from Bollywood star

    Zenofar Fathima’s social awareness short films continue to draw attention and praise from the general public and prominent figures alike in the UAE, and just recently, a well-known Bollywood celebrity has taken notice and lauded the independent film producer’s upcoming project, ‘The Peril 2’.  Sonu Sood, an Indian film actor best known for his work in South Indian cinema, was in Dubai recently and met with Zenofer to extend his support on the latter’s new film initiative.

  • “My Future Champion” toddler development challenge by Aptamil Junior

    The ambition of every mother has always been to ensure that her toddler succeeds in everything that they do. That is why Aptamil Junior launched the "My Future Champion" toddler skill development challenge, with the vision of giving all mothers the opportunity to showcase their toddler's skills and give them tools to help develop these skills further.

  • 1 in 10 children worldwide are growing up alone

    On November 20, Universal Children’s Day, SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest non-governmental organisation focused on supporting children without parental care and families at risk, stresses the importance of a loving family for children. Without the loving care of a parent or other adult caregiver, children are less likely to develop the skills they need to become contributing members of society, says the organisation.

  • 20 children learn English and football at Manchester City’s UK campus

    20 children from around the world including the UAE have wrapped up a two-week long camp at Manchester City’s football campus in the UK, thanks to the direct selling company, QNET.

  • 3 Reasons Why Parents And Kids Should Tune Into Pearl FM

    Ever turned on the radio looking for kid-friendly tunes to bop along to with your little ones? Ever turned on the radio looking for quick and effective advice on children, parenting and families? Ever turned on the radio to find something that you and your family will love listening to on car rides home or on road trips?

  • 70% UAE Parents Believe Creative Thinking and Languages Are Most Important Skills To Future-Proof Children’s Careers

    Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) today reported that parents in the UAE are increasingly aware of the importance of selecting a school curriculum that teaches skills that are essential for future careers. In fact, 95% of UAE parents recognize the importance of checking a school’s curriculum to ensure it covers the required skills for future jobs. According to the survey, parents believe that the top three important skills required will be creative/innovative thinking (75%), emotional intelligence (70%) and languages (70%).

  • 9-year-old Ayesha Al Obeidli crowned KidZania® Dubai’s Minichef

    Ayesha Al Obeidli, a 9-year-old Emirati girl, has been crowned KidZania® Dubai’s 2018 Minichef at the grand finale held at the Dubai Ice Rink in The Dubai Mall.

  • A Cinema Inside Limousine Vehicles at Sharjah Children’s Film Festival

    In preparation for the sixth edition of the Sharjah International Children's Film Festival (SICFF), FUNN, the Sharjah-based Media Arts Organization for Youth and Children, has announced that a series of films will be screened next week in selected locations in the emirate of Sharjah, before the Festival kicks off on October 14, at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre.


    An Abu Dhabi dental practice is reminding parents of the importance of a checkup before the kids go back to school as unchecked dental diseases can lead to sleep deprivation, missed school days, and a lack of concentration.

  • Activities for Ministry of Health’s ‘Healthy Children 2021’ national campaign to bring fun and joy for kids of all ages at City Centre Mirdif

    The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced activities lined up for its celebration of the ‘Healthy Children 2021,’ a national campaign aimed towards promoting good health practices and values among children in the UAE. Held in collaboration with the National Campaign Task Force, the initiative complements the country’s ‘National Program for Government Communications.’ The ‘Healthy Children 2021’ program is being held under the slogan ‘2021 Step’ and will act as an innovative platform to showcase a wide range of awareness raising activities on the importance of health, particularly focusing on dietary habits—helping reduce the proportion of obesity among today’s children to 12 per cent by the year 2021. The program is set to run from November 5 to November 7, 2015 at the City Centre Mirdif.

  • Adventure and style take centre stage in Centrepoint’s Back-to-School collection

    Centrepoint, the one-stop fashion destination for an aspiring generation of shoppers across the Middle East, has launched its back-to-school collection, making stylish school essentials easily accessible to all. Products in a wide variety of latest colours, materials, patterns and textures are now available at the retailer’s stores in leading malls across the UAE to help children get over their end-of-summer blues.

  • Al Bandar Rotana team’s hospital visit lends valuable support to children living with thalassemia disease

    Underlining Rotana’s ongoing commitment to the local community, staff from Al Bandar Rotana in Dubai recently organised a special “back to school” event designed to enrich the lives of children with thalassemia disease.

  • Al Bustan Centre and Residence extends support to Al Noor Training Centre

    As part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR), Al Bustan Centre and Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, participated in the Hope for Children Family Fun Fair organised by Al-Noor Training Centre.


    September marks the beginning of another exciting school year, and Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first shopping centre has planned a fun itinerary for kids and families to gear up for the new term. Whether it be stocking up on school supplies or fun learning workshops over the weekend, the mall houses an array of activities and promotions that will keep the young ones entertained throughout.


    Al Ghurair Centre, GCC’s first shopping centre invites you to witness a splendid artwork display by 25 creative autistic children. In collaboration with W2W events, all the art pieces created by children with determination are themed under ‘Inspirational Expressions’ and are on display from 1st November, at the ground level of the mall.