SING, PLAY, THINK
Mattel Play Town is celebrating its first birthday this month with an array of activities for kids throughout April. Tomorrow, the Kids HQ Super Stars Talent Show Grand Finale, will take place with the winner from the 10 finalists being declared. The awards ceremony will feature a performance by teen singer-songwriter Esther Eden, and an interactive show by children’s magician Magic Phil.
Dubai Garden Glow is hosting children’s musical evenings every Thursday, Friday and Saturday this month from 6pm. Children aged six to 15 years from the Sing and Swing Training Centre will play instruments like the piano and drums, and sing. The fest will be held at the stage arena and musically-inclined tots can sign up to take part on the spot. Entry is Dh60 per person.
Time to talk science – the Think Science Fair gets experimenting at the Dubai World Trade Centre from April 18-20. There’ll be motivational sessions, discussion panels, activities and entertainment that will inspire budding Einsteins to take an active interest in STEM subjects such as physics, chemistry and technology. The fair also has a Think Science Connect exhibition that will connect young scientists with companies, and will announce the winners of this year’s Think Science competition, which showcases inventions from school kids and university students aged 15-24. From 9.30am; visit thinkscience.ae
The Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival begins its ninth chapter on April 19 at the Expo Centre, Sharjah. The festival will host over 109 exhibitors of children’s literature and conduct a whopping 2,000 educational activities, such as make your own books, art workshops, book signing by famous children’s authors and seminars on illustrated stories, discussions between students and authors and competitions on story development and writing. Free entry; visit scrf.ae.