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A Pirate's Tale at Marina Mall offers a fun experience for children.
A Pirate's Tale at Marina Mall offers a fun experience for children.

Five things to do today: A pirate show or a movie with your baby

Increase your understanding of Ramadan, or introduce the children to pottery.

take the kids to see the theatre show A Pirateís Tale, in which -pirates race to find hidden treasure. The show features dances, comedy and singing. There will be games, prizes and arts and crafts workshops afterwards. At 5pm and 8pm, free, Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi, 02 681 8300, www.marinamall.ae

cool off indoors with your child at the Mother & Baby Timings at CineRoyal. This morning, catch Monsters University at 10.15am at both Khalidiyah and Dalma Malls and Man of Steel at 11.30am at both Khalidiyah and Dalma Malls, Abu Dhabi, www.cineroyal.ae

learn about Ramadan and what to expect during the month of fasting and charity. July 2, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at Eton Institute Abu Dhabi, Park Rotana Complex, Khalifa Park; July 3, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Dubai Knowledge Village, Auditorium, Block 1, www.eton.ac, 800 3866

design the Dusit Thani Dubaiís new kids chocolate amenities. Draw, colour or paint one of five selected Thai animals and the winning entires will be used as wrappers on the forthcoming range. Children ages 12 and under can enter until August 15, www.facebook.com/DusitThaniDubai or 04 317 4261

take the kids to Abu Dhabi Pottery Summer Camp, where they can draw, sketch, paint, design ceramic items and make pinch pots. Runs until August 30, from 11am to 1pm and 4.30pm to 6.30pm, from Dh150 per session, packages available, opposite Khalidiya Park, Abu Dhabi, www.abudhabipottery.com, 02 666 7079

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