Fun

Learn Bongie's road safety dance!

South Africa's road safety mascot, Bongie, the Buckle-up Buddy, is going around the nation's schools, teaching kids about road safety. Here's his little dance!

Development

Gaming in the classroom: what we can learn from Pokémon GO technology

Gaming and education - two words parents wouldn't usually use in the same sentence. This concept, however, is turning out to be quite beneficial and a rather dynamic method of teaching children.

Development

The Great Sleepover Debate

When it comes to sleeping out, Cath Jenkin has a checklist that needs to be checked off.

Fun

QUIZ: How many of these classic kids movies have you seen?

Take our quiz and find out how many great kids movies you've seen.

Primary school

How music-inspired free play can nurture creative young minds

It's been said that music positively stimulates various parts of the brain and its power should not be underestimated when it comes to learning and creative expression.

Fun

QUIZ: Which country's flag is that?

Get into the Olympic spirit by challenging yourself and your kids. It becomes a little harder as you go along. Good luck!

Development

Hillary Clinton's breaking the glass ceiling for little girls everywhere

Hillary Clinton becomes the latest woman to inspire girls around the world.

Primary school

What does secure estate living have to do with your children’s education?

SPONSORED: Find out why more and more families are considering living in an estate.

Development

Pokémon GO helps autistic boy come out of his shell

It's not all gloom and doom when it comes to Pokémon GO.

Primary school

Quiz: Can you spell better than a 10-year-old?

The South African Spelling Bee competition will be hosted on 1 October 2016. Can you identify the correct spelling of these words our bright 10- to 12-year-olds have to learn?

High school

PRINT IT: Weekly study timetable

Print this weekly study timetable to help your kids keep track of all their studying.

Development

How we survived the winter holidays

With a two teens and a pre-teen, Janine Dunlop is at her wits end to find something that they all enjoy.

Play

Pokémon GO is getting kids to go outside

After years of waiting kids, both big and small, can finally be PokéMasters.

Fun

Get sorted into your Ilvermorny house!

JK Rowling reveals detailed back story to the American School of Magic.

Primary school

Homeschooling information and curricula

Learn more about homeschooling and curricula through these websites.

Development

Our kids are hooked on sugar

How doctors and teachers are creating awareness around sugar as an addictive substance.

Play

Back to board games

Tabletop game stores provide a platform for social interaction, making board games more and more popular

Play

Joburg winter holiday fun 2016

Here are a few attractions to keep your kids entertained and educated in Johannesburg this holiday.

Play

Cape Town winter holiday fun 2016

Here are a few attractions to keep your kids entertained and educated this winter holiday.

Play

Explore the galaxy with new game Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens

SPONSORED: Soon your kids will be able to explore new Star Wars adventures in LEGO's new Star Wars™: The Force Awakens.

Primary school

Does too much TV lead to the need for OT?

Increased screen time can lead to higher need for occupational therapy for SA kids.

Development

Is your child being bullied? Here's how to check

This basic questionnaire helps to uncover the what, where, when and how of bullying at school.

High school

Should my child learn a foreign language at school?

Learning a foreign language can be a major boost for your child's future career. Which one's the best option?

Development

Readers respond: Why aren't our children reading well?

These readers share their thoughts around our kids' reading abilities, the education kids receive and the society we live in.

Primary school

How mobile phones are disrupting teaching and learning in Africa

Gina Porter tells us why cellphones in school are not always a good thing.

Development

Should school uniforms have reflective strips?

Many of us have had near misses, braking suddenly when a school child runs in front of our car. Kim Norton is thinking of solutions to help protect our small children.

Travel

How to form a school lift club

We wake up at ridiculous hours of the morning so we can rush our children to school. Car-pooling is a solution that could bring about an easier, efficient and less stressful way of dealing with all this morning madness.

Development

Iron deficiency impairs your brain

Iron is an important part of a growing child's diet and it could affect their brain development.

Primary school

10 things you need to ask about your child’s after-school care

Because aftercare shouldn’t be an afterthought.
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