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Halloween Treat ideas!

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By Vicky Pollock With Halloween around the corner here are some fairly easy healthy recipes to try on your kiddies. Banana Ghost Pops Skip the Halloween cake pops for this just-as-yummy (and totally cute) alternative: banana and coconut ghost sticks!   Ingredients: Bananas Ice cream stick 1 cup Orange juice Shredded coconut Chocolate chips or raisins   What to do: ... Read More »

Durban Children’s Theatre Festival

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Information Sourced from : www.imbored.co.za These holidays, Catalina Theatre launches The Durban Children’s Theatre Festival.  The exciting line-up gives you an abundance of choices and guarantees fun for the whole family! FANTASTICAL FLEA CIRCUS RETURNS! Written and directed by Clinton Marius, this fun-filled frolic stars energetic young actors, Shona Johnson and Khanyisani Kheswa, who appear as a widely-respected Fleaologist, and ... Read More »

Art workshops in Cape Town


By Heidi Janit Next week, children aged 6 – 13  can work with Mareliza Kirschbaum - art teacher, illustrator and artist. The workshops will take place in Meadowridge on Monday 6th, Wednesday 8th and friday 10th October. Time: 14:30 – 17:00. Cost: R120 (inclusive of all art materials) Booking is vital. Contact Mareliza directly: mareliza@live.co.za or on 0827425129 Read More »

Holiday fun at Pretoria Zoo

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By Heidi Janit If you live in Joburg or Pretoria, and your children are interested in learning about all the wonderful animals of our world, then the Pretoia Zoo is the place to be! Take a look at these exciting programmes taking place at The Pretoria Zoo these hollidays. All are presented in English and Afrikaans. Information Source: www.imbored.co.za Junior ... Read More »

Little teacups for a party

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By Heidi Janit Absolutely gorgeous, little gems to serve at tea parties, baby showers and birthdays. This recipe comes from www.bakers.co.za For the Teacups and Marshmallow Maries use Bakers Blue Label Marie Biscuits, Bakers Choc o Break Magic and Milk biscuits and your creative skills. Ingredients 1 Box Ice Cream cones 1 packet Bakers Blue Label Maries 1 packet Choc ... Read More »

Don’t just DIY

giraffe face painting

By Yolandi Du Toit It is the newest and trendiest theme to any party – the Did It Yourself party. These days, parties and any other general event leans itself to a more handmade, homemade vibe – an excellent vibe if I might add, being a creative junkie myself. (Enter glue and glitter here!) Mommies and even daddies go all ... Read More »

Chocolate bread and butter pudding

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Another amazing recipe from Cadbury’s Ingredients: 10 slices of bread or fruit loaf 150 g Cadbury Dairy Milk broken into pieces 60 g butter 425 ml whipping cream 75 g caster sugar 3 medium eggs 25 g Bournville Cocoa This is an excellent recipe for using up any leftover bread or for a change try using an orange flavoured fruit ... Read More »

The People’s Theatre presents The Ugly Duckling

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The Ugly Duckling and other beloved Hans Christian Andersen stories will run at The People’s Theatre from September 1st – October 5th in Johannesburg! Call 011 403163 to book! Vist their website for more details: www.peoplestheatre.co.za Read More »

Coconut ice

coconut ice

By Vicky Pollock Old fashioned concept but loved by the kiddies. This is a nice, easy recipe and you can colour it using any coloured food colouringto match a party scheme. My 3 year old had some and is still asking me for it. It brought back great childhood memories for me too.. Try it.. Ingredients: 160ml sweetened condensed milk 2 ... Read More »

Printable colouring in pictures


A great site with loads of themes for printable colouring in pictures. From animals to fruit, to cowboys and princesses! So easy – just print what you need! http://www.coloring.ws/coloring.html   Read More »