Homework – is it really necessary?

It seems that each year school children are loaded with more and more homework and kids as young as grade 1 are staying up late just to finish it all! Not to mention the time that parents need to put in to help their children with homework. It can feel like it is all too […]


Tongue twisters to try

Tongue twisters are sentences or groups of words that are difficult to say.  They exercise a person’s speech ability and help to improve pronunciation and fluency.  Incorporate Tongue Twisters as a regular game in the family to help your children improve their diction and eloquence. Start off slowly by concentrating on pronouncing each word properly […]


5 fun holiday activities

Have a picnic Get the kids to help make the snacks – little sandwiches, fruit skewers, devilled eggs and banana bites (slices of banana dipped in melted chocolate and frozen) – let your imaginations run wild. Put all the snacks in a basket or reusable shopping bag along with blankets and then find your spot. […]


The rise of homeschooling in South Africa

Homeschooling has been legal in South Africa since 1996. In recent years we have noticed a marked increase in the number of parents choosing to homeschool their children. Parents want the best for their children when it comes to education. Many parents feel that their children are falling through the gaps at state schools as […]


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