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Paying it forward, Rand for Rand!

Child holding big book

This year has proven stormy on so many levels, and the economic chaos resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic has left non-profit organisations like the Rally to Read, reeling. As a non-profit organisation of 23 years standing, Rally to Read has worked tirelessly to promote literacy at grassroots level, in remote …

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Calling All Young Writers… Are You The 2020 Word Warrior?

Young writers

Every year, READ Educational Trust encourages budding young authors to challenge their creativity in the Word Warrior Competition. The 2019 competition yielded a high literary standard, making it difficult to pick the eventual winner. We are pleased to announce that Sivani Pillay from Kamalinee Primary School walked away with the …

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84% of South African parents use their gadgets to entertain their child when they travel: Kaspersky on tendencies of parenting in a digital age

Kids travel tablet

While many countries slowly ease the lockdown measures that were implemented because of the Coronavirus pandemic, the interest to domestic and international travel starts to increase. Kaspersky throws a light on some travel patterns of parents and their children on the go. According to the “Responsible Digital Parenting” survey1, 84% …

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15 Fun Outdoor Activities Kids Should Be Doing

Brother sister outside

It can be an uphill battle to try and encourage your children to spend more time in the outdoors and less time inside watching TV or playing games on their tablets. There are numerous benefits linked to engaging in outdoor activities for children and adults alike. Have a look at …

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13 Ideas For Fostering Creativity In Kids

Kids Creativity

Creativity is so important for children. It enables them to express themselves freely without judgement and this can nurture your child’s emotional health. Fostering creativity in kids is vitally important to help them to cope with their feelings and to express their thoughts and emotions. Creating an environment that boosts …

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What Attracts Children and Teens to Rap Music?

Teens and rap

During the past few years, music has undergone a tremendous amount of evolution. Now, there are some sources that are projecting that rap music has become more popular than rock music, displacing one of the largest music movements of the past fifty years. In large part, this has been driven …

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Key Tips For Raising Kids In The New Normal

Kid wearing face mask new normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we live our lives. The danger that the Coronavirus poses is a real threat. While it is your job to keep your kids safe, it is also important that you let them live their lives. You can’t hide them under a rock until …

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7 Ways To Prepare Your Preschooler For Primary School

Preschooler

Starting primary school is a big milestone for parents and young children alike. Many parents worry that their children won’t cope and that their child may not be well prepared for primary school. Ways To Prepare Your Preschooler For Primary School Chat To Your Child’s Preschool Teacher If you have …

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The History of Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education

Small children have the ability to soak up information. This is how they learn so much so fast and makes early childhood education an essential and important experience. It can literally help to shape their lives. The fact that it can have such an impact on knowledge, confidence, and social …

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Teaching Your Child to Cycle The Easy Way

Happy child cycling

If you want to explore the health benefits for children that only cycling can bring, you’ve certainly come to the right place. To make things nice and easy for you to get started, we’re going to talk you through a fast, effective and simple way to get your child cycling. …

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5 Personal Finance Tips To Teach Your Kids

Child Saving Money

One of the most valuable things we can teach our children is good personal finance habits. The way that our children learn to manage their money is going to play a vital role in their future. Here are some fantastic finance tips for kids from Rusty Tweed: Be A Great …

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