7 Days of Fun: One-Week Activity Plan for Kids
Are you faced with a week-long holiday and uncertain about how to keep your children happily occupied? Fear not, for we have thoughtfully crafted a day-by-day plan to rescue you from this parental predicament. Enjoy a week filled with laughter, learning, and exploration, where you can create lasting memories together.
Kickstart your child's week with a bit of quality reading. The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) has an extensive collection of books for children including story books, art history, art activities, culture, history, science and more. Take the one-hour tour of the MIA library where your kids can browse the collection of children’s books and learn more about Islamic Art.
Time: 12pm to 1pm (daily)
Location: Museum of Islamic Art
What does your child dream of becoming when they grow up? A firefighter, a police officer, a doctor, or maybe even a pilot? What if they could be all of these and more? At KidzMondo Doha, children can immerse themselves in a miniature city, taking on the roles of over 80 different professions as ‘Kidizens’. And with a fantastic deal that gives an adult free entry with every child and toddler ticket, its time for family fun at KindzMondo. But act fast as this offer is only valid till October 30, 2023.
Time: 10 am -10 pm (daily)
Location: Mall of Qatar
Access: Child – QAR 135, Toddler – QAR 90 (each child and toddler ticket includes 1 free adult entry – only till October 30, 2023)
Mondays are about to become your kids' favorite day of the week, thanks to two fantastic treats in store for them.
First up is Fun Ville, with an amazing FunDay Monday offer where you can enjoy all the big rides, kiddie rides and arcade games for only QAR 1 each. With six branches in Qatar, you are sure to find one near you.
Time: 10am and Midnight
Location: Different locations
Access: QAR 1 per game or ride.
If high-adrenalin action is more your child’s thing, then look no further than Angry Birds World. This thrilling destination offers breathtaking rides, numerous arcade games, live shows and attractions for everyone in the family, from tiny tots to the grown-ups. And the Fun-tastic Monday deal providing unlimited rides, a meal, and a cute souvenir for just QAR 65, makes it an incredible value for an unforgettable experience.
Time: 2pm -10pm
Location: Doha Festival City
Access: Tickets at QAR 65 per person.
After a day of intense thrills, let your child loosen up on a journey of self-discovery through a multisensory experience at the Pipilotti Rist: Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You exhibit at the National Museum of Qatar (NMOQ). The immersive exhibit features 12,000 LED lights in resin-encased bulbs, strung on cables that pulse to the music and video footage. Not to be missed.
Time: 9 am -7 pm (daily)
Location: QBEC Gallery, NMOQ
Access: Free. Tickets need to be reserved online.
Continue the multisensory experience with some whimsy at the Museum of Illusions. Take your curious kids to the fascinating world of illusions where nothing is ever quite as it seems. An immersive edutainment destination with over 80 optical illusion exhibits and interactive rooms for mind-bending fun.
Time: 9 am -10 pm (daily)
Location: The Gate Mall
Access: Adult – QAR 80, Child - QAR 60
Are your little ones fascinated with stars and planets? Take your young astronomers to the Al Thuraya Planetarium, where you will find Earth Science info on everything from astronomy and atmosphere to geology and oceans. Kids will also love taking pictures with the giant split moon, planet models, space shuttles, and astronaut suits. They also feature state-of-the-art shows in a dome amphitheater in the evenings. Check their website for show details.
Time: 8 am to 8 pm (daily)
Show timings : 5pm and 6pm (Mon & Wed)
Location: Katara Cultural Village, Building 41
Access: Free. For the shows, you need to register online one day before the show date.
Not had enough fun and games? Fun City is your mid-week family fun destination, where each game or ride is just QAR 2. You can play from over 12 big rides, 30 kiddy rides and 35 video games at this unbeatable deal.
Time: 1pm – midnight (Offer valid on Mon, Tue and Wed)
Location: City Centre Doha
Access: From QAR 2.
Looking for a way to connect with your children through fun activities? OliOli Children's Museum could be the answer. Located at the gift-shaped building in Katara, OliOli is a spacious indoor playground where kids can explore and learn through 40 interactive and hands-on activities. The museum requires children to be accompanied by an adult, making this the perfect chance for you to bond with your little one. Join your little one in making and launching rockets or stand inside a thrilling hurricane booth or just go for a walk in the rain. It’s all set to be an unforgettable and fun experience.
Time: 1 pm – 9 pm
Location: Katara Cultural Village
Access: For 2 hrs play: Child – QAR 135, Toddler – QAR 67 (each child and toddler ticket includes 1 free adult entry)
If your children have any energy left to spare after a fun day experimenting, take them over to the Legtaifiya beach, Qatar’s first night beach, with a free entry to the beach area. The beach has some fantastic views and is located next to food hub District One. Your kids can have a blast, bouncing to their heart's content on the numerous inflatable bouncy castles available right on the beach.
Time: 4pm – 11pm
Location: Legtaifiya, Diplomatic Area
Access: Free entry to the beach. Unlimited play at the bouncy castles for QAR 50.
Kick off your Friday with a visit to Expo 2023, where you'll find a special zone just for families and kids. Dadu Gardens Adventures has loads of fun in store, like interactive activities, exciting events, and entertaining programs. You can get creative with nature-inspired art, taste the goodies from the edible gardens, explore the world of worms, break a sweat with a workout class, and even try your hand at gardening or discover the secrets of recycling. It's a Friday full of family fun.
Time: 1pm – 11pm (Thu, Fri & Sat)
Location: Al Bidda Park
Access: QAR 15. You must book tickets online.
For more family fun, head over to the Gulf Mall for the Friday Fiesta. Enjoy quality time with mascots, get creative with arts and crafts, watch balloon twisting artists at work, and be mesmerized by magical bubble shows. Unpredictable surprises and delightful moments await, making each Friday a special memory-making experience for the whole family.
Time: 6pm – 9pm
Location: Gulf Mall
Keep the weekend fun rolling at Jungle Zone, the vibrant indoor park with a thrilling jungle theme that's guaranteed to delight your kids. They can enjoy an array of roller coasters, rides, arcade and carnival games, and hang out with playful mascots for endless entertainment.
Time: 12pm – 10pm
Location: Hyatt Plaza
Access: Entry free, game cards can be purchased for minimum QAR 30.
Wrap up an action-packed week with your kids by treating them to some captivating stories. Head over to the cool confines of the 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum for a relaxing storytime session. There is a new story to be told every Saturday, so make sure you don't miss out on the fun.
Time: 4pm – 5pm
Location: 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum
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