Kids Activities

Brand New Video Series (Just For Toddlers) Sends a Positive Message

How Two Videos just for toddlers

Toddlers. Generally they are made of equal parts adorableness and unpredictability. Before motherhood, I never knew there were people out there whose composure depended completely upon the color of a juice cup. These same little creatures can be expected to turn down a “yucky” mango but will sneak a slurp …

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Making Sock Puppets with Kids

make sock puppets with kids

Are you always finding lonely socks lying around? How about putting them to good use and making sock puppets with the kids? They’re so easy to make – you only need a few materials! – and putting them together is sure to bring out your child’s creative side. The fun …

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Make Your Own Bouncy Balls

Make Your Own Bouncy Balls

Make your own bouncy balls with these few ingredients. Easy to do and so much fun! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Hot Water 1/2 teaspoon Borax 1 tablespoon Maizena 1 tablespoon Glue Food Colouring You will also need some plastic cups and spoons that can get a little messy. Instructions: In a …

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Make Your Own Slime

Make Your Own Slime

Once again I set out to my daughter’s school to show the kids how to make your own slime. I tested this activity on a group of 3 year olds and they loved it. This one can get quite messy *note to self: next time bring spare clothes for myself …

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Erupting Snow Volcanoes

Erupting Snow Volcanoes

And for our next experiment we tried Erupting Snow Volcanoes. This is a great activity for kids! I took the ingredients needed to my 3 year old daughter’s preschool yesterday and tried it out with her class of 11 kids. What a raging success! Here’s how you do it: Take …

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March for Milk 28 February 2015

March for Milk Feb 2015

Join Milk Matters on their March for Milk. Milk Matters is a Cape Town based charity organisation that collects and supplies breastmilk to babies deprived of their mothers’ milk, giving them the best possible start to life. In addition, Milk Matters, a registered Non-Profit and Public Benefit Organisation, feels very …

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Make Your Own Snow!

Make Your Own Snow

Make your own snow with just 2 ingredients! This was a hit with my 3 year old daughter and my 1 year old son. Simply mix 500g Bicarbonate of Soda with 1 can shaving cream and you have snow. It even feels cool to the touch. You can make snowballs …

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