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A piece of heaven on earth

The Waterberry Coffee Shoppe in Ballito is, as they say, “a piece of heaven on earth”. Besides the delicious food, there are jungle gyms for the kids to play on, sand art to keep them busy with as well as a walk in the forest where they may even be lucky enough to see the little Duiker that lives there! Tel: ... Read More »

20 places to go Easter egg hunting in South Africa

While the backyard is a great place to hide the eggs again this year, you might want to consider posing the children a bit more of a challenge by taking them to a local park for a morning of hunting and picnicking. Here’s where to go Easter egg hunting in South Africa (18 – 21 April) this year. 20 spots ... Read More »

Techno Laziness

laptop child

By Robyn Borowsky I had a colleague tell me a concerning incident that happened at her work recently. She runs a swimming school for toddlers and children, and whilst teaching one of her students, this child’s sibling sat on the side having a massive tantrum. When my colleague looked closer, she realized that this toddler was crying because she was ... Read More »

Freckleface Strawberry – The Musical

For the first time on South African stage! FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY –  THE MUSICAL, based on the beloved New York Times Best Selling book by celebrated actress Julianne Moore, is a brand new family musical. You and your family can step inside the book’s pages with Freckleface and friends as they learn to overcome obstacles and love the skin they’re in. ... Read More »

The Astounding Antics of Anthony Ant

This delightful and joyous production, showing at The National Childrens Theatre in Gauteng, promises to be a rollercoaster ride of love and adventure. 17 March – 4 May 2014 When:  Mondays to Saturdays during government school term and Tuesday to Sundays during school holidays. Time: 09:00 and 11:00 during government school term and Saturday 14:30, and 10:30 and 14:30 during school ... Read More »

Now showing: The Lego Movie

A fun-filled show for the whole family Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure, is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. Cast:   Chris ... Read More »

Mr Peabody & Sherman: Opens March 20th

Mr Peabody & Sherman Mr. Peabody, the most accomplished dog in the world, and his mischievous boy, Sherman, use their time machine, the Wabac, to go on the most outrageous adventures known to man or dog. But, when Sherman takes the Wabac out for a joyride to impress his friend Penny, they accidentally rip a hole in the Universe, wreaking ... Read More »

Pinocchio will be in town!

Pinnochio will be showing at The People’s Theatre in Johannesburg from the 19th May – 10th August. A wonderful show for the whole family! Visit The People’s Theatre website for more information Read More »

Queen At The Ballet

Don’t miss this spectacular show that the whole family will enjoy. From the 26th March in Johannesburg. Visit www.joburgtheatre.com for more information   Read More »

Make your own pizza

Cafe Paradiso is a child (and pet) friendly restaurant in Cape Town. It’s beautiful garden settings will help you forget about the hustle and bustle of city life for a while. Children are able to bake their own goods in the kitchen – like pizza and gingerbread men! Website: www.cafeparadiso.co.za Tel: 021 423 8653 Where? 110 Kloof Street, Cape Town.   Read More »