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Fun with counting

This content is designed to help small children practice counting and learning the words for numbers. Content developed by the departments of social development and basic education and UNICEF South Africa. Share this message on social media:

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Fun with leaves

This resources gives tips and resources to help you play outside and introduce your children to nature. Content developed by the departments of social development and basic education, and UNICEF South Africa. Share this message on social media:

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Learning about healthy habits is fun

This resouce is designed to explain the concept of germs and viruses to young children in a fun and accessible way. Content developed by the departments of social development and basic education, and UNICEF South Africa. Share this message on social media:

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Healthy food is fun and it helps us learn

Young children start to actively observe their world and learn fromit from the moment of birth. Children’s understanding that objectsdiffer in size, colour, shape, weight, smell and texture, introduces themto the discovery of similarities and differences (comparing). In thisway they discover from an early age that things around them look,smell, feel and weigh different. These […]

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Domestic Violence Safety Planning during the time of COVID-19

This resource, produced by the National Shelter Movement of South Africa, provides information and safety tips for those who may be isolated at home in an unsafe situation. Share this message on social media:

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Coping with Stress

This resource, developed by the World Health Organisation, is designed to help you cope with the stress of the COVID-19 outbreak. Share this message on social media:

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Help children cope with stress during COVID-19 outbreak

This document prepared by the World Health Organisation offers tips to help your child/ren cope with the stress of the COVID-19 outbreak. Share this message on social media:

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Basic Routine for Young Children

Here is a guideline on how to incorporate early learning opportunities throughout the day, while maintaining a predictable routine for young children at home. This resource was compiled by the Departments of Basic Education and Social Development, with support from UNICEF. Share this message on social media:

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Round Shapes

This resource assist caregivers to teach young children about round shapes, by suggesting easy to do at home exercises according to age group: 0 – 18 months, 18 months – 36 months, 3 – 5 years. Compiled by the Department of Basic Education, Department of Social Development, and with support from UNICEF. Share this message […]

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Movement Games

The following resource offers caregivers ideas on movement games to do with young children, as well as playtime ideas which keep children learning if they cannot attend early learning centres. This resource was compiled by the Department of Basic Education and Department of Social Development, supported by UNICEF. Share this message on social media: