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Back to school - the reality

Here's what it's really like getting your children ready for the new school year.

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10 Cheap holiday activities

Run out of holiday activities? Here are 10 great ways to keep your kids occupied this holiday.

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The big Christmas biscuit bake-off

Baking with your children creates extra special festive memories. Start a yummy tradition this year.

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Apps to keep kids thinking and learning during holidays

A round-up of creative and fun apps to help kids distill everything they've learned this year and to build new skills.

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How well do you know your Disney?

From Sleeping Beauty and Snow White to Princess Elsa and Moana, Disney has been apart of our lives for almost a century.

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Free Printables: Thank you card for teachers

Print this card for your child's teacher and have them colour it in.

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INDEX: Tonnes of DIY gift ideas!

Making gifts for your child's teacher, grandparents or friends can be lots of fun! Here's a collection of all our DIY gift ideas.

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Barbie's flying cat, sharks biting Hot Wheels and other Christmas gifts for kids

In this day and age, buying gifts for kids can be quite a tricky task, but our gift guide showcases the top toys for kids this festive season.

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DIY holiday gifts

Easy and creative gifts for grandparents that the kids can help make.

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DIY year-end gifts for teachers

Great ways to say thank you to the teachers who have made a mark on your children's lives.

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THEATRE REVIEW: This is mostly for the kids

Gayle Edmunds took her family to see Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood.

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Here's how thousands of kids around the world use the internet

Children in the Philippines love Facebook and YouTube and use the internet for schoolwork. South African teens look up health information online.

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7 year old "wonder woman" sets the dance floor on fire

Being Wonder Woman for a day gave this 7-year-old the chance be herself and dance her heart out

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Encourage your kids to read with our fun library scavenger hunt

Make your next trip to the library extra fun.

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5 ways to bribe your kids into reading

Is bribing your kids to read a good idea? Yes, say experts, as long as you do it right.

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WHAT ARE WE SHOWING our kids?

Children’s TV shows have taken on aspects of the video game culture, which does not bode well for the innocence of cartoons, writes Jacqueline Setai TV OPINION

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QUIZ: Roald Dahl trivia

If the legendary wordsmith was still around, he would have celebrated his 100th birthday this week. Do this fun quiz and see if you're a Roald Dahl maestro!

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Suzelle DIY makes up a Santa's Shoebox. Easy peasy

Brighten up an underprivileged kid's Christmas with a specially packed shoebox filled with goodies.

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Care Bears, Transformers among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

The finalists for the US National Toy Hall of Fame have been announced. Which of these will make it?

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How stories can change your child's future

Listening to and sharing stories has a critical role in the growth and development of children. It’s benefits range from academic to emotional. Take a look at the ways you can use stories to affect the kind of person your child could turn out to be!

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10 ways to use stories to bond with your kids

This Literacy and Heritage Month, Nal’ibali launched Story Bosso, its national storytelling talent search! Check how you can get your story published in a book... and how stories can change your family life.

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STIKBOT™ stop animation toy now available in South Africa

PARTNERED WITH PRIMA TOYS: StikBot is a brand new, highly innovative toy that allows amateur film-makers of all ages to create, animate and share original stop-motion videos via an app.
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