12 exciting things to do for kids this mid-term break in Abu Dhabi

The National Aquarium at Al Qana

Looking for family-friendly adventures during the mid-term break in Abu Dhabi? Discover our top picks for thrilling things to do to keep your kids entertained!

It’s almost time for the mid-term break for schools in Abu Dhabi, and that poses the questions – what are some things to do?

If you’re on the lookout for exciting ways to keep your children engaged, the capital city offers a plethora of engaging activities that cater to all ages and interests.

From thrilling outdoor adventures to enriching cultural experiences, here are some amazing things to do for kids during the mid-term break in Abu Dhabi.


Space Jam


Spend some amazing Nights at the Museum full of out of the world experiences. Inspired by the enchanting ‘Picturing the Cosmos’ exhibition at the Children’s Museum, the lineup of activities is set to illuminate minds and inspire a love of space, with highlights including unforgettable outdoor film screenings of ‘Space Jam’ and ‘The Little Prince’.

If that wasn’t enough, there’s also the unique opportunity to meet UAE astronauts HE Dr Sultan bin Saif AlNeyadi and Hazzaa AlMansoori in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).

For more information, visit louvreabudhabi.ae


Yas Waterworld


Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi

Dive into a world of aquatic fun at Yas Waterworld, Abu Dhabi’s premier waterpark. With adrenaline-pumping rides, lazy rivers, and interactive attractions, this waterpark promises a day filled with laughter and excitement for the whole family.

To make things even more exciting, there are some brilliant expansions heading your way, from the highest slide in the country to smaller versions of their iconic rides.

For more information, visit yaswaterworld.com


Ferrari World Abu Dhabi


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Experience the thrill of speed and adventure at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, home to the world’s fastest roller coaster. From racing simulators to thrilling rides, this indoor theme park offers an unforgettable day of adrenaline-fueled fun.

For more information, visit ferrariworldabudhabi.com


Cook up a storm


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Head to École Ducasse Abu Dhabi Studio for children-oriented classes to make the most of the break. Their Kids Pastry classes are a great way for your children to learn some very worthwhile culinary skills.

Chefs will guide them every step of the way to make simple recipes and snacks like vanilla madeleines, mint and pineapple smoothies, chocolate diamonds, peanuts, and caramel cookies. For those of you who want to spend quality time with your kids and join in the fun, there is a ‘Four Hand Pastry Session’ available too. Why not create memories with your child (ages 6 to 12) in this interactive class?

For further information or to book, visit abudhabi-ecoleducasse-studio.ae


Head to the parks


Who doesn’t love a relaxed stroll through one of the parks of Abu Dhabi?

Explore some of the best parks in Abu Dhabi and make the most of the amazing weather. And with festive activations running through most of them, especially Park Market at Umm Al Emarat park, spend a day out and reconnect with nature this mid-term break in Abu Dhabi.


Emirates Park Zoo


Get up close and personal with exotic wildlife at Emirates Park Zoo, where kids can encounter a diverse range of animals including lions, giraffes, and elephants. Interactive experiences such as feeding sessions and animal shows add to the excitement.

For more information, visit emiratesparkzooandresort.com


Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi


Tom and Jerry at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Enter the magical world of Warner Bros. characters at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, where kids can meet their favorite superheroes, cartoon characters, and iconic figures. With immersive attractions and live entertainment, this indoor theme park offers endless thrills.

For more information, visit wbworldabudhabi.com


CLYMB Abu Dhabi


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Reach new heights and conquer gravity at CLYMB Abu Dhabi, where thrill-seeking families find their ultimate playground! CLYMB Abu Dhabi takes family fun to new heights – literally! Whether indoor skydiving or climbing colossal walls, every moment is an adrenaline-fueled victory. Challenge gravity and create unforgettable memories with your loved ones in this gravity-defying haven this mid-term break in Abu Dhabi

For more information, visit clymbabudhabi.com

Al Qana


The National Aquarium at Al Qana

From adrenaline-pumping activities at Adrenark Adventure to a step into the future at Pixoul Gaming, there is no dearth of kids activities at this iconic Abu Dhabi spot.

Of course, we can’t forget the brilliant National Aquarium, teeming with life and learning designed to keep the little ones engaged. While the kids play, take a break and hit any of the refreshing food and beverage outlets around.

For more information, visit alqana.ae


Snow Abu Dhabi


Snow Abu Dhabi

If you haven’t already visited, swap your sandals for snow boots at Abu Dhabi’s snowiest destination.

Treat the entire family to a day at Snow Abu Dhabi, a subzero snow and ice park at Reem Mall. The most chill destination in town, the indoor snow park features 12 exhilarating rides and 17 new attractions spread over 10,000 square feet. Could there be a better way to spend the winter break in Abu Dhabi?

For more information, visit reemmall.ae




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Let the kids bounce off the walls this mid-term break in Abu Dhabi!

Bounce is an indoor adventure playground where even the youngest BOUNCErs from walking age to 6 years can learn fundamental freestyle movement, make friends and explore their potential. Their safe and supervised environment lets kids bounce, jump, ride and slide their way to essential social, cognitive and resilience skills. And while they’re doing that, grown-ups can enjoy some time out for themselves!

For further information visit bounce.ae


Al Forsan International Sports Resort


If the entire family loves the outdoors, there are endless things to do with the kids at this brilliant spot. Across the massive venue, take a dip, amp up those archery skills, go for a spot of wakeboarding, or simply stroll across the magnificent lawns. With plenty of food outlets around to keep you fuelled, it’s going to be a fun day unlike any other in Abu Dhabi.

For more information visit alforsan.com


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