All thoughts of cat-and-mouse chases will fly out of your head when everyone’s favourite little birdie and kitty – Tweety Pie the canary and Sylvester the cat – swoop into Ibn Battuta Mall from August 10-19. The beloved Looney Toons cartoons will make an appearance at the Little Red Tweety Hood show in the mall as part of Dubai Summer Surprises. The live stage show takes place thrice daily and includes meet and greets with the characters and arts and crafts projects that kids can participate in before or after the show. Entry is free; call 04 568 3599.

It’s out of New York’s sewers and into Al Ain’s Bawadi Mall for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – a free stage show of the popular cartoon called Turtle Power will keep kids entranced from August 9-12.

The Fujairah Tennis and Country Club has a summer camp running for kids from August 7-10. With separate sessions for separate age groups, kids can pick up football, swimming, badminton, languages like Arabic and Spanish, arts and crafts such as t-shirt making and learn to bake pizzas in the cooking classes. From 8am-2pm; Dh250 per week. Visit eventful.com.

The Sharjah Art Foundation’s free pottery course runs at the Al Hamriya Art Centre from August 6-31. Kids aged nine to 15 can learn shaping techniques using miniature clay ropes and create vases whose surfaces they will later sculpt. The course runs twice daily from 9am-12pm and 4.30-6.30pm. Registration is a must at alhamriyahcentre@sharjahart.org.

Is it abracadabra or open sesame? Little ones can finally find out what the magic words to seamless sleight of hand are at Ductac’s magic workshop from August 6-10. Magic Phil will reveal his secrets teach how to perform tricks and illusions using magic kits and a pack of cards – no wands required. Classes start from Dh400; visit ductac.org.