We’re planning a series of cool events to keep you active and entertained whilst supporting this fantastic cause and it all kicks off with the IGNITE SWIM:RUN at Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa.
For all IGNITE Pink is Punk event details 2014 Read more
If you have just relocated to Dubai with your kids they will soon be enjoying swimming parties, beach days as well as pacing up and down the school swimming pools practising for the annual school swimming galas. Attending any of these galas you cannot help but be impressed at the level of swimming some of these children are producing and this is thanks to some top-class swimming coaching taking place in Dubai.
Don’t let your kids miss out on this fantastic opportunity and necessity of learning how to swim and swim well. Expat Echo Dubai have put together a directory of companies offering swimming coaching to make your search all Read more
This subject always creates a lot of emotive conversation when brought up amongst expat parents. Since the creation of the Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) the teaching of Arabic in foreign private schools has become a huge focus and the amount of hours the children get taught Arabic has increased. The KHDA state that any private school that has non-Arab students shall teach four Arabic Language classes per week for all grades through to Year 9 (age 13-14). The private schools are allowed to use their own language books after obtaining approval from the Authority. Read more
Registrations are now open and the cost is AED 1000/player until September 20th after which the cost will increase to AED1200/player until registration closes on Thursday the 9th of October. Offline registration will be available at the Dubai Little League Fields on Wednesday September 10th between 5pm and 7pm and on Saturday September 13th between 2pm and 4pm. Cash payment required.
It is advisable to register as soon as possible as some divisions are already filling up. Read more
This fun park has the worlds highest and longest inflatable water slide measuring 16x65m (click here to see it in action)! In addition to this there are many other games for kids and adults including – sumo suite fighting, zorb ball, soap football, water barbell, bumper boat, obstacle course and a bouncy castles all attracting guests from 2 to 61 years old.
The AquaFunME park is open daily from 4:30-10pm and will stay till at least February. AquaFunME will also be offering Birthday Party packages.
Prices are per game (AED 10) or you can have an unlimited VIP pass for AED 50. Group discount is also available.
Trevor is a pre-schooler who can’t quite learn his letters, confuses his colours and shapes, and has difficulty learning nursery rhymes. Trevor becomes the primary school child who can’t match sounds to letters, misinterprets instructions, and has difficulty with word building. He enters middle school and has difficulty with reading comprehension, his written stories are brief with letter-sound confusions, and he shows difficulty with task completion.
Family members wonder… “Maybe Trevor just needs more practice.” “Maybe he will outgrow it.” “Maybe a different school or curriculum would make things easier.” Trevor tries, but it is not enough.
As Trevor experiences increased anxiety and frustration about schoolwork, so does the gap in his learning process. Trevor’s scenario spells HELP!
As we enter the new school year, there are children bursting with excitement to meet their new teachers, sorting their stationery, organizing their desks – ready for challenges. There is also another group of children, the Trevors, who feel anxious, resistant and very unsure by the thought of returning to school and climbing the next academic Everest. Read more