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Its Youth Month at the Artscape!

Its Youth Month at the Artscape!

Artscape Theatre is planning an exhilarating entertainment line-up for Youth Month, making it the biggest in the theatre complex’s history. The inaugural month-long youth festival, which runs from Saturday 3 June to Saturday 15 July this year, will feature a host of productions, showcasing the diverse talents of Cape Town’s young people. Speaking at the … Continue reading

Weaning advice

Weaning advice

Its a very common question and one a lot of parents tend to struggle with, how do I wean my toddler off the night feed? Don’t worry, you are not alone in feeling like giving a bottle or breastfeed is the only and/or quickest way to get your toddler back to sleep when compared to what can … Continue reading

Look mom, I can dress myself!

Look mom, I can dress myself!

In small ways every day, allow your child to experiment with their self-confidence. If your child is pleased with something he has done, as long as it is not destructive or against a house rule, acknowledge his good efforts. This positive encouragement and praise will uplift his self-esteem and encourage him to keep trying. With … Continue reading

Kids and scuba diving

Kids and scuba diving

If children under the age of 12 are physically, mentally and emotionally able to handle the skills and understanding the knowledge needed to scuba dive and the thirst to learn, he or she should be able to get certified. In my experience with my kids, children today are learning concepts crucial to understanding the risks … Continue reading

Yoga for Kids

Yoga for Kids

Introducing your children to yoga at an early age can help them learn healthy lifestyle habits and set the foundation for a fit future. Here is a kid-friendly yoga pose to get your family practice started with an easy breathing technique: It’s that time again—book bags are rolling and pupils nationwide have returned to school. … Continue reading

Set for a Tobogganing Adventure

Set for a Tobogganing Adventure

Who needs  snow to feel like you have just entered a winter wonderland of adventure? Visit the Cool Runnings Tobogganing Park for a winter sport inspired experience. Propelled forward at thrilling speeds of up to 40 km p/h around 1200 m of tracks, whether the adventurous kid is you, your 10 year old or grandpa, … Continue reading

Tree/Boom/Umthi

Tree/Boom/Umthi

From the growth of a peach to the four seasons of the year, all is revealed through children’s entertainment. Magnet Theatre and Artscape welcomes you to be a part of the new generation of children’s theatre. Originally created with support from ASSITEJ South Africa, Magnet Theatre’s Tree/Boom/Umthi is a theatre production aimed at young children between … Continue reading

Wriggle and Rhyme Time

Wriggle and Rhyme Time

Are you looking for a fun way to introduce music to your children? Are your children aged between 6 months to 3 years of age? Do you reside in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town? If you answered yes to these questions, look no further, Wriggle and Rhyme is here to assist. Wriggle and Rhyme … Continue reading

Come dance with Five6seven8 Dance Studio

Come dance with Five6seven8 Dance Studio

Whether you are 7 or 70, dancing brings joy, strength and focus to the body, mind and soul. Starting out as social Latin & ballroom instructors at various studios, Alissa and Kraig, are 2 talented and passionate dancing instructors who understand this more than most. For years they had always had a vision of opening their own … Continue reading

Operation Smile

Operation Smile

Operation Smile was a massive success. This is a copy of the letter Deryn received to thank her for her ingeniously spontaneous idea of hosting a picnic amoungst friends and turning it into not only a fantastic social get together, but a social fundraising event.  Thanks Deryn for putting this together and to all that attended and assisted in … Continue reading