The weekend before kids head back to school is always a fun one for children, and a busy one for parents. Here’s a selection of venues to visit for offers, activities, raffle draws, and more
The Dubai Mall School Bus Market
Head to this retail pop-up on the Ground Floor of The Dubai Mall, near Souk Atrium, for a vibrant selection of stationery, clothing, and accessories. Some of the brands available are Herschel, Babyshop, Muji, Lifestyle, Marks & Spencer, and Kipling, to name a few. Make sure you visit Laser Gallery to get your kid’s merchandise engraved on the spot. Candylicious will also have their candy artists on hand for live lollipop customisation of their Spun Candy line. The best part, guests who spend Dhs200 or more at the market will receive a limited-edition reusable water bottle (while stocks last) designedfor The Dubai Mall by Dubai school students together with the Dubai Institute of Design & Innovation (DIDI); a not-for-profit design school located in Dubai Design District.
The Mall at World Trade Center (The Mall at WTCAD)
Want to win Dhs25,000 in school tuition fees? Spend Dhs200 at The Mall before September 8thand enter the raffle draw. Additionally, The Mall will be hosting a book fair until September 4th, and Kid’s workshops until September 8th. If you have pre-loved books, take them along and donate it to the charity stand.
Al Ghurair Centre
Take your little ones to the back-to-school Corner at this shopping centre. The workshops will take place until September 29thfrom 4-8pm on weekdays, and 4-10pm on weekends. It’s a great place to pick up new skills such as creation of photo frames, duct tape pouches, origami, and tissue paper crafts.