children

  • ‘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.

  • 85 Children and Youth Compete for ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ Initiative

    The Child Safety Department (CSD), a subsidiary of Sharjah's Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has announced the commencement of the evaluation process for its ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ initiative, that aims to provide children and youth with required skills and training, to guide their peers towards best practices in online safety.

  • DUBAI SPORTS CITY TO HOST PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT – THE DUBAI INTERCONTINENTAL FOOTBALL CUP FOR UNDER 13’s

    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.

  • Ladybird Nursery evaluates children’s use of technology and its link to educational development

    As parents across the city prepare for the new year and all the learning opportunities and challenges it will give rise to, it is imperative to pause and reflect on the world that young children are being raised in. From automation, hyper connectivity and constant exposure to technology, children today are growing up in an ever-changing environment that they will need to adapt to as they grow.

  • Sleeping Beauty’ spread Love and Sacrifice values among children

    Charles Perrault’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’ took centre stage at the Masrah Al Qasba - Theatre in Sharjah yesterday, taking audiences on a spectacular audio-visual journey created by masterful musical and dance performances. Through a theatrical presentation of this popular fairy-tale, the younger members of the crowd were brought closer to the emotions of love and sacrifice, in a way relatable to them. The show is part of the ‘World of Stories’ series, a collection of children’s edutainment theatre shows running at Masrah Al Qasba Theatre until December 2019.

  • 'SLEEP FOR A WEEK' WITH EGGS & SOLDIERS AND MALAAK

    Two of the UAE’s go-to institutions for all things parenting have teamed up to unlock the secrets to a good night’s sleep, inviting families with young children to attend a series of free workshops, discussions and activities from Sunday February 10th to Saturday February 16th.

  • ‘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?

  • 3,900 Young Artists Worldwide Draw the Future at Sharjah Children Biennial Workshops

    Major groundwork for the upcoming edition of Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB), an artistic platform to promote creativity and innovation among children aged 6-18 around the world, is now complete. SCB has engaged 3,900 children in a variety of workshops for its sixth edition, under the theme ‘A World as Big as Your Imagination’.

  • 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.

  • ABU DHABI DENTIST HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF BACK TO SCHOOL CHECK-UPS

    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.