Tales For Tots & Tips for Parents

From local stories to fun activities, to inspire you and your toddlers creativity.

04
May

Laundry Hamper Fishing

Do your kids tirelessly empty your laundry hamper to play in it?  Supplies Laundry hamper Kitchen / Braai tongs Fish Toys Blue blanket If you have one of those fancy fishing sets then this will be even easier to set up. If you don’t no worries, simply using a pair of kitchen/braai tongs as a...
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29
Apr

Good Parenting Tips for New Moms & Dads

Becoming and being a good parent isn’t automatic, particularly in the modern world. New parents in previous generations benefited from extended families of grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins who were generally a part of the child-rearing process. But today, many families are miles away from relatives and parents have to go it alone, learning “on...
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22
Apr

Screen Time in Lockdown

Screen time has become a buzz word for parents. How much is too much, and how much is acceptable? With Lockdown having decreased normal social interaction to zero, the upswing of digital social interactions has sky rocketed. As a parent we only want the best for our child, and as the gate keepers to our...
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06
Apr

Day 11

Day 11 Continued Activity 2 – Sun & Moon Food Use food in the house to create a sun and a moon, circles and crescents.
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02
Apr

Rainbow Scented Bubbles

Not only will your kids love blowing these bubbles, but they’ll also learn about color mixing and different scents, too. Pouring your bubble solution into the egg carton tray allows for easy access without the concern of spilling full bottles. You can even use some tape to secure the tray to the table if you’re...
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31
Mar

Day 7

Story – Are you my Mother? Activity – Build a car using a toilet roll, cut out wheels or bottle caps and attach them using either glue or split pins.  
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27
Mar

Day 5

Activity 2 Now use the 10X paper bone shapes and Sing ythe “This Old Man” song. When you get to the aprt “give the dog a bone” have your child put a bone int he dog’s mouth. As the child places the bone in the dog’s mouth the other children should continue singing When they...
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26
Mar

Day 5

Activity – Give the Dog a Bone You will need: Two paper Cups (Substitute toilet troll if need be) Coloured paper Pom Pom Black Marker Either tape or glue the two cups together. Draw and paste the ears and tongue. Cut out 10 bones.
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26
Mar

Day 5

Story – Are you my Mother? Activity – Cupcake Dog You will need: A cupcake Icing Oreos (or equivalent) Smarties / chocolate buttons Decorate as per the picture below. Enjoy! 
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