New Christmas tradition – building a Gingerbread House!

More and more over the years I’ve seen a growing number of Westernised Christmas traditions creeping into South Africa, this is one I’m absolutely thrilled about. We like to do Christmas ‘big’ in our house, and have loved starting and continuing Christmas traditions for our children. Decorating the tree together and who gets to adorn…

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No tricks, only treats – some DIY Halloween gifts!

We love holidays of any sort in our home, and we celebrate them all! Halloween for us is a little more about the kids swopping treats and dressing up, than the ghoulish, dark-side of the holiday. This year we’ll be joining Killarney Country Club for their fantastic family event and we’ve been making some little…

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The best indoor activities to do with your kids in Johannesburg and Pretoria this Winter!

It feels like we’ve been living in the middle of the Antarctic lately. Seriously, that was more than just ‘winter’. My poor kids are so layered up right now, their movements are restricted and their resemblance of the Michelin Man is striking! The current weather has inspired my latest list of places to keep the kids busy…

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{Holiday fun} Head on over to Cradlestone Mall to discover the Dinosaurs of The Lost World!

Are you looking for something fun to do with the kids during the long school holidays? Cradlestone Mall, in conjunction with the cinema release of Jurassic World 3, has set up the most incredible collection of prehistoric creatures throughout the mall for your entertainment, and what’s more, the exhibition and activities are totally free of…

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Ster-Kinekor opens a Kids Cinema in Sandton City!

With the reopening of the newly revamped Ster-Kinekor cinemas in Sandton City, came the launch of an entire cinema catering just for kids – what could be better than that? Oli absolutely loves going to the movies, I think he even sees himself as a bit of an aficionado, and he’s thrilled that he can…

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Colour sorting sensory box

During the holiday I decided to do a fun colour sorting sensory box for the kids.  At 5, Oli is obviously a pro and could sort the colours and name the objects, but as for Soph, not so much. She can easily group the colours together,  as well as recognising what the objects are, but she’s still learning…

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Rainbow Rice Sensory Play

I have the most brilliant friend, a trained teacher, who constantly inspires me with the activities she does with her girls.  One of her favourite activities is this gorgeous rainbow rice – a wonderful sensory activity for various ages.  I asked her if she’d share her activity here on Mommalikeme, so here it is!

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