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A Winter Reading List fit for South African kids

Ethnikids founder, Khumo Tapfumaneyi, shares her top children's book selections to keeps reading during winter.

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"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales." - Albert Einstein

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Be a Virus Warrior! A Guide to Keeping Healthy is a new e-book teaching children about Covid-19

This guide aims to empower children to be Virus Warriors by explaining Covid-19 safety measures in a comforting, yet practical way.

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It's Storytime! LISTEN: Time to come in, Bear (A children's story about social distancing)

"Time to come in, Bear. The world caught a cold. You won't get its germs if you just stay at home."

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WATCH | A collection of local stories for young learners

Reading Matters is an education-focused non-profit that has been promoting language and literacy in SA for more than two decades.

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Someone just ruined 'This little piggy' and I am not ok

In a recent post on Facebook group Remarkably Average Parents, a mom revealed the awful truth.

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LISTEN: Momma Moeng’s surprise (In IsiXhosa and Siswati)

Listen in isiXhosa and Seswati and download the story in English, isiZulu, Afrikaans and 4 other languages.

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It's Storytime! READ: Oaky and the Virus

Download a free copy of Oaky and the Virus and help your young children understand the coronavirus without creating fear and anxiety.

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WATCH: Do you see a duck or a rabbit?

American author, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, has developed a captivating take on the age-old optical illusion: Is it a duck or a rabbit?

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Three ways to teach kids storytelling, a skill that matters during lockdown and always

Parents can help build children’s self-esteem by eliciting stories from them that position the child as the hero.

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WATCH: The little gnome who had to stay at home

Little gnome was confused. Why did he have to stay home?

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Can I catch Covid-19 if I get too cold?

It’s key to avoid coming into contact with germs as well.

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P is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever

“Q is for Quinoa: We enjoy quinoa and quiche by the quays of Qatar.”

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The value of constructive feedback during storytime

In the South African context where 78% of Grade 4 children cannot read for meaning in any language, we need to rethink how we teach foundational skills such as literacy.

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It's Storytime! LISTEN: The little red hen (English)

Little Red Hen is feeling peckish and decides to make bread. She asks her friends for help but they all say no!

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Why do we burp?

A burp is the sudden escape of gas from the food pipe to the top of your throat. It can be loud or silent.

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Did you know? SA is home to two of the thirteen otter species around the world

They are some of the most secretive mammals and are a delight to see, especially when diving and playing in their natural habitat.

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How dads can make a real difference, simply by sharing a story

The amount of time that fathers spend with their children day-to-day can have a greater effect on school results than the amount of money they earn.

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A parent explains the importance of diversity and representation in children's books

Why is diversity and representation important in children's books? We speak to a local mom...

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Three brand new South African children's books your kids will love

Ethnikids founder Khumo Tapfumaneyi shares the latest releases in children's book titles by local authors.

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Colour and win with Pelmo and Parent24

The Isizwe Esisha Colouring Competition is running for the month of July.

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Teach your kids about African history with these locally produced books

Ethnikids founder, Khumo Tapfumaneyi, tells us all the reasons you should be including these locally penned African history books to your child's reading repertoire.

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READ: Hair magic (in English, isiZulu and 3 more official languages)

Zinhle loved skipping in the playground with her friends Sindi and Zongi. Just one thing worried her. When her friends skipped, their hair flew up and down, and flicked from side to side. Zinhle had a thick mop of soft hair that formed a big round shape, and it never moved in the same way as theirs did...Read on.

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LISTEN: Sindiwe and the Fireflies

There once was a girl named Sindiwe Magona. She had a special gift for stories.
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