KC-NL-June-2018

Art on Target Art School- A creative sanctuary

Develop your child’s creative potential and enroll them at Art on Target Art on Target Art School is located on Target Kloof Road, just on the edge of the picturesque Baakens Valley. The art school boasts excellent facilities for artists and art enthusiasts, offering large, well-equipped studio spaces filled with light. No matter if you … Read moreArt on Target Art School- A creative sanctuary

Woodridge College and Preparatory School

A holistic approach to Education Located on the edge of the Van Stadens Wildflower Nature Reserve, Woodridge College is a mere twenty-five minute drive from Port Elizabeth. Well known for its beautiful and eco-friendly campus, the school is committed to promoting environmental awareness, amongst other things. Kids Connection had the wonderful opportunity to talk to … Read moreWoodridge College and Preparatory School

Tax Returns – 5 easy tips you can’t do without

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It’s not a pastime that any of us enjoy doing.  Tax Returns! But, unfortunately, it’s a grudge activity that we have to do.  As, no one wants the taxman after them, right? So, how can one make this process easier? PREPARATION That’s how! And, we’re here to give you … 5 TIPS ON HELPING YOU … Read moreTax Returns – 5 easy tips you can’t do without

Newton Park Educare- Where education is priority

The pre-primary school that puts your child’s education first Newton Park Educare and Pre-primary provides a happy, caring and disciplined environment where children can learn and grow. The school is situated in Newton Park, Port Elizabeth and has excellent facilities and pre-school apparatus, with large classrooms and lots of space for children to run around. Kids … Read moreNewton Park Educare- Where education is priority

The homework struggle: strategies to encourage kids to do their homework

How to encourage your child to do their homework We all know the scenario, come homework time and all of a sudden your child finds all sorts of excuses not to do their homework. They’re either distracted or just feel lack-lustre about their pile of homework books. It can be a real struggle to get … Read moreThe homework struggle: strategies to encourage kids to do their homework

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James Grove Chartered Accountants James Grove Accountants is run by James Grove, a born and bred Capetonian.  With a good grounding from the banking industry,…

How to improve your child’s maths skills at home

Guiding your child to understand maths According to the World Economic Forum’s global information report of 2016, South Africa was ranked 137 out of 139 countries for its quality of maths and science education. The report ranked South Africa’s mathematics and science education lower than Nigeria, Mozambique and Malawi. With these statistics and the worry … Read moreHow to improve your child’s maths skills at home

How to teach your child to love reading

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Tips to turn your child into a bookworm According to research carried out by the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, between 2011 and 2016, 58% percent of grade 4 children in South Africa cannot read for meaning and 29% are completely illiterate. With these dire statistics, it’s no wonder that parents are determined to … Read moreHow to teach your child to love reading

Singing to your children can improve their speech and language development

Singing can improve your child's speech and language development

No one can deny the power of music. It can stir up emotions within us, soothe and calm, excite and stimulate and sometimes makes us want to dance. Moving to a rhythm, dancing, beating a drum, performing actions and singing the words of familiar songs are fun and engaging ways to stimulate your child’s social, … Read moreSinging to your children can improve their speech and language development