KC-NL-June-2018

What your child’s teacher wants to tell you, but can’t…

Children learning

By Chrizelle Prinsloo Dear parents…Your child’s teacher is one of the default members of the village, who helps you to raise your child. Here are examples of things that don’t make its way onto the school newsletter that teachers would like parents to know. 1. I care about your child as if he/she is my … Read moreWhat your child’s teacher wants to tell you, but can’t…

Visual performance and movement in children

Children playing ball

By Loryn Nel, Owner of Active Eyes East London “Children learn through play and movement” is a well known fact BUT the term ‘play’ has an entirely different meaning today than it did when “we” were children. We were expected to go outside and climb, run, skateboard, skip, hang, roll, cartwheel, balance, play cricket and … Read moreVisual performance and movement in children

Take the challenge at the Valley Crag Rock Wall Climbing Centre

Wall Climbing Children

There are many skeptics who believe that there is not much to do in Port Elizabeth, especially during the festive season. However, new entertainment venues, that offer events and activities, have been popping up all over the Friendly City. Such as the Valley Crag Rock Wall Climbing Centre in the Baakens Valley. Which is a … Read moreTake the challenge at the Valley Crag Rock Wall Climbing Centre

Holmeleigh Farmyard, it’s a fantastic kids’ party venue

Kids Party Cake Blowout Candles

By Graeme Lund Organising a fun and memorable kiddie’s party is no easy matter and most parents look on these events with trepidation. Planning, co-ordinating and arranging a party is not only expensive, but also very time consuming. My advice, and I speak with experience, having four daughters, is to hand the party over to … Read moreHolmeleigh Farmyard, it’s a fantastic kids’ party venue

Why your kids need Superheroes

Superheroes

By Jesica Slabbert Today, we see Superheroes everywhere we turn, in movies, books, TV series, cartoons, you name it. So, with heroes showing up around every corner, it’s no wonder kids want to dress up as heroes whenever they get the chance. Seeing your kids dressed as Spiderman or Wonder woman is definitely adorable, but … Read moreWhy your kids need Superheroes

Top tips for hassle-free travel with children

Plane Wing View Flying

Provided by cheapflights.co.za Do it all for them Don’t let the kids pack their own things. There are very strict rules and regulations as to what can and can’t be taken onto a fight. The last thing anyone needs is to be stopped at the security check for something as silly as a sharp-looking toy. … Read moreTop tips for hassle-free travel with children

Creative Interventions for the Defiant Child

Toddler with Calming Jar

By Mikaela Griffiths Bester, Registered Expressive Arts Therapist When your child’s defiant behaviour starts wearing you down, do you find yourself giving in to avoid an evening-long tantrum? Do you feel powerless to enforce discipline at home? Try these creative activities to improve your child’s behaviour. Initiate them with your child and explain how they … Read moreCreative Interventions for the Defiant Child

Why you should enroll your child into the Young Entrepreneurs 2018 class

Education Class Clever Girl

Times have changed. Gone are the days where we used to ask our children, “So what do you want to be when you grow up?”. Now we are asking ourselves, “How are my children going to get a job when they grow up?”, Because over the last decade, young people between the ages of 15-34 … Read moreWhy you should enroll your child into the Young Entrepreneurs 2018 class