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Children & Teens

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Children & Teens

Welcome to The Children & Teenagers In Dubai Section


Here we take a look at all the things for teenagers and older children to do in Dubai.

From after school activities to real teenage views from teenagers who live in Dubai. There's guides, scouts and lots of things to do as well as advice on going to school, what to wear and how to behave and clubs and societies for them to join.


Children & Teens Guide


Mums & Toddlers Features & News

  • All About Hatchimals

    All About Hatchimals

    If you're on the hunt for the perfect present for your child this festive season, we might have just found what you're looking for! Already flying off the shelves in toy stores around the world, Hatchimals have rapidly become the must-have toy.

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  • Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalries

    Ways to Reduce Sibling Rivalries

    We guess the first stage of reducing and prevent sibling arguments is recognising that it is unavoidable. As parents of more than one child, there will inevitably come a time in your life when yes, your children will clash, possibly argue and maybe even fight.

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  • Best Apps for Teens

    Best Apps for Teens

    Without apps a smart phone becomes nothing but, well… a phone. Other than making phone calls, video calls, texts and taking photos, your teen’s android or smartphone is also home to a number of cool apps.

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  • The Best Weekend Plans for Summer in Dubai

    The Best Weekend Plans for Summer in Dubai

    Everyone knows that Dubai is hot in summer, which often leaves parents at a loss for what to do during their weekends with the kids. So with temperatures so high during the summer months, here's some fun activities and ideas that the whole family can enjoy over the weekend!

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  • No Screen Time Until…

    No Screen Time Until…

    Children these days seem to be hooked to their smart phones and video games often without any restrictions, causing an affect on their physical and mental well-being while damaging the fabric that once held family and quality time together.

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  • 7 Ways to Connect as a Family

    7 Ways to Connect as a Family

    Relationships really don't have to be complicated, and yet we all seem to make them so. All your children want to know is that you love them, and you as a parent probably just want to know that you love them back.

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  • 10 Alternatives to Summer Camp in Dubai

    10 Alternatives to Summer Camp in Dubai

    Don't want to spend a fortune on summer camp for your child this year? To help you keep the kids entertained throughout the summer months, we've come up with ten great alternatives to your traditional camp that all the family can enjoy together.

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  • Monitoring Your Preteens Technology Use

    Monitoring Your Preteens Technology Use

    It’s understandable that money issues is one of the top reasons behind marital strain and divorce. After depending on your own finances and taking full control of your bank, it’s no wonder having to combine your money can damper the relationship.

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  • How to Help a Child Scared of Flying

    How to Help a Child Scared of Flying

    Granting independence is hard, and evaluating when the best time to start letting go is even more difficult. Inevitably, the level of independence of your child will be wholly dependent on their age; a 12 year old will have different levels of independence compared to a 7 year old, or a younger toddler. Yes, they still require care, attention and love from us as parents, but the level of care is different. Here's some tips for starting that gradual transition of letting go, and allowing your child to grow their independence.

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  • Promoting Independence in Your Child

    Promoting Independence in Your Child

    Granting independence is hard, and evaluating when the best time to start letting go is even more difficult. Inevitably, the level of independence of your child will be wholly dependent on their age; a 12 year old will have different levels of independence compared to a 7 year old, or a younger toddler. Yes, they still require care, attention and love from us as parents, but the level of care is different. Here's some tips for starting that gradual transition of letting go, and allowing your child to grow their independence.

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  • Top Things to Do With Kids Over The Summer In Dubai

    Top Things to Do With Kids Over The Summer In Dubai

    Kids in Dubai have longer holidays than some of their peers and also have to contend with it being the hottest time of the year. Here we take a look at some great to do with your kids over the summer to keep them happy and entertained (and yourself sane!) There are lots and lots of organized activities that you can send your child to in Dubai- there seems to be camps for everything including football, languages, ballet, dance, maths, brain training, swimming and lots of mixed activity camps run at schools or nurseries offering multi- discipline activities.

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  • Top 10 Things to Do During Ramadan for Teenagers

    Top 10 Things to Do During Ramadan for Teenagers

    If your teens are stuck for stuff to do in Ramadan - never fear! We've got a great list of ideas from teenagers to keep your teenagers happy during the coming month. 1. Catch up with a new series: We all know that as teens, we barely have any time to watch some of our favourite TV shows with revision and exams. But during Ramadan, our time is endless. Sit down on the couch and catch up with some TV shows, we know we will surely be watching Arrow this Ramadan! Some shows even come out during the off season like True Blood, which will be amazing after the way they ended it last season.

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  • Introducing New Siblings: Some Advice

    Introducing New Siblings: Some Advice

    One of the most amazing parts of motherhood is watching the bond that develops between your children. So let us help you ease the transition with some useful tips and ideas! Siblings enjoy a special relationship unlike any other, so it's essential to promote that from the beginning. If you're expecting your second child, consider a creative way to introduce your child to the family's newest addition. So here are some tried and tested methods of ensuring the first meet and greet is a smooth, tear-free and special one!

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  • Off the Road and onto the Track

    Off the Road and onto the Track

    With the Formula 1 season thoroughly underway this year, racing vehicles are always splashed across the television screen. And while you watch in the safety of your own seat, gasping and cringing at any bumps on the track, being behind the wheel is a whole different story. Definitely not one for the faint hearted, driving as a real hobby or even as a professional career is physically demanding – especially in the daily weather of the Middle East.

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  • A Young Boy's Dream

    A Young Boy's Dream

    Read about how 14 year old teen, David Soskin, dreams of becoming a professional footballer and playing on the big screen. I want to be the Lionel Messi of England. I can see it now – David Soskin, aged 22 in the starting lineup of the 2022 World Cup. I’ve always loved football, my Mum even says that ‘football’ was my first word. Believe me, I’m on the edge of my seat every night, watching every game until the last second; but who isn’t looking forward to the biggest event of the year?

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  • Keep the Kids Entertained Indoors

    Keep the Kids Entertained Indoors

    It doesn't matter where you are in the world, or whether it's too hot outside or too cold, inevitably your little ones will get fed up with being stuck indoors all day long. But now, with these boredom-busting ways to keep entertained indoors, it won't matter what the weather is outside.

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  • The Beauty Pressures on Teenage Girls

    The Beauty Pressures on Teenage Girls

    17 year old teenager Holly Thomas explores the pressures and standards of beauty that teenage girls often find themselves struffling to meet. Pressure in society can be overwhelming and difficult to manage at times so establishing body confidence at an early age is key. The health and beauty industries have boomed over the decades, providing young girls with all the advice and cosmetic help they need to feel content with their image. Staying fit and eating a balanced diet are the two building blocks for a healthy lifestyle but often it can be more of a challenge than it seems. During a time of frequent physical change and maturations, the world of beauty and cosmetic products can be relied on to ease the anxieties of young girls and smooth the journey from teen to woman.

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  • Adjusting to Life Away from Home

    Adjusting to Life Away from Home

    Kate Lowther, a Dubai teenager takes a look at what it takes to adjust to moving. She uses herself and her experiences as inspiration for this article and deals with moving as an expat child, being seperated from friends and she even looks into what it will be like to oneday leave home altogether when she goes off to college. Right now she does not have to worry about things like cooking and doing laundry, but at fifteen should she start?

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  • Top 10 Things For Teenage Girls To Do In Dubai

    Top 10 Things For Teenage Girls To Do In Dubai

    Summer in Dubai can often be perceived as a tough time of year… The sun is blazing and the heat is rising. Yet, us girls can always find something fun to do! Whether it’s visiting the mall, or chilling beachside. There is undoubtedly always somewhere to go! The majority of people abroad believe that Dubai is just a desert and there is nothing to do in the hotter months, (especially the girls!) except, they are wrong. Dubai is one of the most amazing places to be on holiday, away from routine when you can do whatever, whenever! One day you’re in a vast palace living like a royal. The next your in Karama living the absolute opposite surrounded by handbags galore. What could be better?

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  • Work Experience at ExpatWoman

    Work Experience at ExpatWoman

    Dubai teen Tally tells us all about her work experience at... ExpatWoman.com! It was a week packed with research, editorial meetings, writing and editing and seeing their work published online- exciting times! Find out more about the experience and also some top tips on how to get a work experience placement and what to expect. There are lots of different and interesting positions available and with a bit of research you'll find one.

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  • Moving to Dubai as a Teenager

    Moving to Dubai as a Teenager

    If you're looking to move to Dubai and want to know what life is like as a teenager, our experts spill the beans on what real teen life is like in Dubai and what to do as well as what not to do. The fascination of moving to a new country is always overwhelming, but never the less exciting. Knowing what to expect is always a mission and hard to achieve, online sources will always give you a brief over view and a small insight to what’s coming your way.

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  • The Scares Of Social Networking Sites

    The Scares Of Social Networking Sites

    Internet privacy is a serious issue and many teens don't realise the implications of what they are putting out on the world wide web. Dubai teenager Alannah has some great advice for parents and teens alike. As a parent, you are most probably aware that your child probably occupies a Facebook and/or a Twitter account, but unaware of the precautions of the sites.

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  • How to Deal with Teenage Issues in Dubai

    How to Deal with Teenage Issues in Dubai

    One Dubai 15 year old, Tally, gives parents advice on how to deal with teenage issues in Dubai. Knowing how to be an influence to a teenager can be tough sometimes. However, learning can be as easy as you want it to be. Dubai is sometimes hard to figure out. What you can and cannot do is sometimes confusing and unclear.

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  • GCSEs in Dubai

    GCSEs in Dubai

    Your child has faced you with many questions in the past, but now the time has come to make their own decisions. GCSE’s. Many parents worry and fret over the few weeks of their children’s process of decision making, maybe because you have no understanding of the curriculum, or you’re worried about your child growing up.

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  • Work Experience In Dubai

    Work Experience In Dubai

    Experiencing the world of work…here’s how to get the best out of it. As parents you probably remember your work experience placement from school or the Saturday job you had as a teenager and how much you learned from them. Teens in Dubai can’t get Saturday jobs, paper rounds and the like here, so here we take a look at how your child can get work experience to help them in their career choice and with their work ethic as well as building their confidence.

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  • Rugby For Teens in Dubai

    Rugby For Teens in Dubai

    Learning a new sport for teens is always a great way to make friends and stay fit and active. Common sports in Dubai range from association football all the way through to cultural camel racing. Dubai is known for eccentric, over-the-top areas of brilliant architecture. However, it is the little things that matter like encouraging a positive attitude to personal fitness of you and your child.

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  • Education in Dubai: A Teenager's Point of View

    Education in Dubai: A Teenager's Point of View

    Dubai teenager, Alannah tells us all about her school experience. A great read for any nervous mums and dads or new students moving to Dubai, or anyone looking for a school in Dubai...What should you expect: a full academic learning along with an influence of theatrical culture, time devoting teachers- helping you to succeed and a tightly bonded community.

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  • Stranger Danger in Dubai

    Stranger Danger in Dubai

    We have seen a lot in the media and on message boards recently about reported attempted abductions and we know it is a real concern to all of you with children no matter what age they are. Whilst we all know Dubai on the whole is a very safe environment to live, we do need to be extra vigilant and teach our children some common sense tips whilst out and about anywhere in the world.

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  • How to Deal with Teenage Cliques

    How to Deal with Teenage Cliques

    Twelve-year-old Clarissa stomps in, slamming the front door and then rushes up the stairs without greeting you hello. After knocking on her door several times, she finally opens it and out comes a torrent of declarations about how much she hates school and how her life is over because her best friend Maria is going to the movies with Solange, the most popular girl in the class, and she's not invited.

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