Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp and other mothers share activities for children

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp and other mothers share activities for children

Looking for ways to entertain your kids (and keep your sanity) during the coronavirus outbreak? Well, Elana is here to help!

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Need some ideas to keep the little ones busy? 

Earlier this week, Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp shared a great way to keep the kids entertained during their time at home. She picked up a fun book to read to her children at bedtime. What a fun and educational way to spend time with your kids.

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If you have been wondering what else to do, Elana shared what she and her daughters are doing:

"I have turned my garage into a messy play area and it keeps my little ones entertained for hours. I have bought Playdough. This and a small bowl of water with soap goes a long way to keep them busy. We also eat our breakfast outside on a picnic blanket!"

Elana also got a few more ideas from other mothers in her circle. A few of them have sent her links and pictures, which she has summarised for you below:

A variety of websites for both academics and fun:

  1. Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities
  2. Pretend to travel the world by going on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums. Check it out at Travel & Leisure
  3. List of thinking games sorted by grade on All in One Homeschool

Mom Lydia and her bag of tricks

Mom Lydia made this awesome video, which has some excellent suggestions:

Arts & Crafts with Artsjamming in Cape Town

There are a few small businesses that make arts and crafts goodies and can even deliver to your door.

Business Mommy Leora Hessen from Artjamming is offering the following:

1.              Art and biscuit icing: Girls pack @ R200.00 per pack

2.              Art and biscuit icing: Boys pack @ R200.00 per pack

Includes: a box of DIY iced biscuits; 6 themed biscuits; piping bags filled with colours, sprinkles and instructions; a set of fun art activity sheets that will help strengthen fine motor skills; a tub of fun foam; and a set of watercolour paints.

3.              Bumper arts and crafts pack @ R250 per pack

Includes: 20 worksheets, activities and tips; paints; pencil crayons; clay; stickers; glue; fun foam; and more)

In order to get these to you in the safest possible way, Leonora says:

You may either collect directly from us (we will bring this out to you) or at Artjamming studios (free parking under 15 minutes or we will bring it out directly to your car). Alternatively, we will offer a delivery service to your door.

Delivery Fees:

R50.00 within 5km of Sea Point

R80.00 within 10km of Sea Point

For further than 10km, you can send your location for an accurate price.

Contact her via email at: [email protected]

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