Children in the UAE worked in parallel with children across the globe in this global annual event as they came together to build prototypes and design innovative solutions to real-world problems, under the theme of Food and Climate Action.

Children in the UAE joined children from all over the globe as they come together for the fifth time to work in parallel and design innovative solutions for the better world.

The children worked in small teams to come up with creative solutions to real-world problems, drawn from the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this year's focus was on the theme of Food & Climate Action. The children came up with ideas, build and test prototypes using materials ranging from cardboard and glue to sensors, motors, and other electronic components, before presenting their solutions to their peers. The day-long event was engaging, student-centered and focuses on active learning.

Recommended for ages 7-12

Free to attend

About Designathon Works

The Designathon method revolves around workshops where children work in teams to come up with creative solutions to real-world problems drawn from the UNs Sustainable Development Goals.