Where to take your kids for quality edutainment.
Forget those school trips to the Kleenex factory of the past, nowadays there are a lot more interesting places to take students for a fun and educational class trip. Check out these locales!
1. Sultan bin Abdulaziz Center for Science and Technology – Scitech
Scitech is a wonderful place of learning for children ranging from four years-old to… as old as you like. It has plenty to offer, exploring all kinds of scientific topics such as the solar system, human body, magnets, nuclear technology, oceans and so much more. Children can also watch educational movies in the IMAX dome or have a stellar experience in the observatory.
Location: Corniche Rd., Khobar
2. Heritage Village
For a lesson in the history of Saudi Arabia, students will love a walk down memory lane at the Heritage Village. This historical site is a five-story building where kids can explore the districts of Najd, Aseer, Al Baha and the Eastern Province. There is also a museum inside consisting of ancient antiques and manuscripts.
Location: Prince Mohammed bin Fahd Rd., Dammam
Gymboree is regarded as a pioneer in early childhood development, nurturing communication, ingenuity and confidence through age-appropriate activities and perfect for your little ones.
Location: Al Subeai Tower Building, King Fahd Rd. (Opposite Al Falak Building, across from Silver Tower), Khobar
4. Café Céramique
Café Céramique is an innovative café where children ages seven and above can explore their creative side through ceramic painting. As an added bonus, they can also learn about a range of subjects through their painting, including history, sciences and even geometry.
Location: Fouad Centre, Prince Turki St., Khobar
5. Ceramique A La Carte Café
This is a wonderful place where all children can use art as a medium of learning. Ceramic painting is playful, creative and can keep kids busy for hours.
Location: Gate 5, 3rd Floor, Al Rashid Mall, Khobar
6. Stationary Fantasies
This place has got everything a young mind needs to discover, learn and enjoy including activity centers like cooking classes, shooting gallery, a sandbox area, art work and even climbing.
Location: Gate 7, Amwaj Mall, Doha, Dhahran