By Sumaiyya Naseem
Things to Do at Corniche
- Do a scavenger hunt for seashells and weird rocks.
Fly kites with your family. And teach children about wind in the process.
Play ‘Ring Around a Rosie’ in the water.
Prepare a barbecue with friends and family.
Pack sandwiches, Arabic coffee, dates, biscuits and other snacks and juices for a family picnic.
Enjoy the sunset with coffee.
Sketch the landmarks around Corniche.
Teach children new vocabulary related to the beach and the sea.
Bring paint and paint the small rocks.
Make jewelry out of seashells.
Start a small campfire, sit around it in a circle and tell each other scary stories.
Lie on your back and count the stars.
Go fishing with your sibling or parent.
Learn how to swim in the shallow areas with the assistance of parents or friends.
Play with a Frisbee.
Prepare a treasure hunt and hide identifiable items in an area of sand.
Carry an inflatable pool for the children.
Make a small pond for the kids with the sand.
Make a sundial with a stick and 12 stones to teach your children how to read the time.
Once the bottles of juices are empty, fill them with sand (a quarter) and put a candle and light it up for a nice evening at the seaside.
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Engineering For Kids
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Shallal Theme Park
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The British Community Library
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They hold story circles as well as provide memberships.
Tel: +966-12-622 5550
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Tel: +966-12- 2063377 / 0532444025
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Royalty Equestrian Club
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