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LISTEN | Why do we lose our baby teeth?

When we’re babies, our teeth come through so we can start chomping on solid foods. Then something strange happens and we start to get wobbly teeth.

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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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How do voices come out of our mouths?

The air from the lungs causes the vocal cords to move really quickly. This is called vibration and feels a bit like buzzing.

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How to raise confident teenage girls

In her new book, Soar!, for high school girls’ Despina Senatore aims to help teenage girls thrive during their teen years and open their eyes to endless possibilities.

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It's World Read Aloud Day! Here are three reasons you should be celebrating

World Read Aloud Day is celebrated annually on 5 February. Here READ Educational Trust shares all the ways this powerful exercise can benefit your child.

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Global Storybooks: From Arabic to Zulu, freely available digital tales in 50+ languages

This fantastic portal hosts custom sites with multilingual open-licensed books for over 40 countries and regions on five continents, and has been specifically designed to support the development of mother tongue literacy, bilingualism, and multilingualism.

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Welcome to our STORYTIME hub! Find free resources for little readers here

"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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Houston, we have a bedtime story: Let a real-life astronaut read to your kids - from space

Developed in collaboration with NASA astronaut Alvin Drew and the Space Center Houston to promote reading and STEM education, the idea has grown to include a trove of stories read by both male and female astronauts from on-board the International Space Station!

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Soar! The new guidebook for teenage girls

Soar! The new guidebook for teenage girls that aims to instill confidence, resilience and educate them on career opportunities

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READ: A Beautiful Day (Download in English, seSotho and Xitsonga)

It’s a beautiful day for a picnic. Everyone wants to join in the fun.

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FREE DOWNLOAD: I don’t want to go to sleep (In English)

Join Nandi as she lets her imagination run wild and free. Download the story in English here.

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READ: Rafiki’s Style (Download in English, isiXhosa, Afrikaans and Sesotho)

Rafiki is bullied based on his skin, hair and accessories. Will he overcome this?

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Avoid the Summer Slide! 10 books to help improve your child's reading over the holidays

Research shows that by reading just six books over the holidays – learners can maintain or even improve their reading ability over the holidays. Here, Ethnikids founder Khumo Tapfumaneyi shares her list of top holiday reads to keep the kids occupied.

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The Jungle! Print this beautiful, free colouring page here

Just in time for the school holidays, we have beautiful colouring pages to download and print.

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How to make reading to your children an enriching experience: 8 tips by award-winning writer and illustrator Niki Daly

"I owe the closeness between myself and my now two grown-up sons to the closeness cemented by our shared journeys that we had through books."

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'A priceless gift': Jamela Series creator Niki Daly tells us why books and parenting go hand-in-hand

"I remember sitting on a pavement yearning for certain things completely out of my reach, and that hasn't changed at all... That entire make-up of what it is to be a child is still intact in me, and I think that's what makes my work relatable."

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Six children's stories to bring calm to the holiday chaos

Stories that create ‘hygge’ — that Danish concept of security, connection and coziness — could be considered to achieve the highest expression of human rights, especially for children. Even in a summery South Africa!

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READ: It started with a puppy... (in English, isiXhosa, Sesotho and 3 more official languages)

One night, not too long ago, a puppy was wandering around sniffing at each dustbin he came across. He was hungry and he was lost. He didn’t know where he was going, but he did know that his tummy was empty and he needed food! Read on...

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LISTEN: The hosts of the Great Equalizer chat about KidLit 2.0

Listen for some great LOCAL kids book ideas!

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READ: Skycatcher (in English, Sepedi, isiZulu, and 5 more official languages)

One rainy day Josh decides to make a kite. The next day he goes outside to fly his new kite with his friends. When Josh gives Neo a change to hold the string, Neo accidently drops it and the kite flies higher and higher! Will the friends be able to catch the kite before it flies away? Read on...

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LISTEN: Sandile and the stars in the sky (English)

Listen as Sandile goes searching for the stars.

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READ: The old woman’s soup (in English and isiZulu)

Once upon a time, there was an old woman who sold the best soup at the village market. It was delicious, hot chicken soup. Read on...
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