Talent: Mpeta wants to become a top gospel artiste


Hearing his high soft soprano from a distance, you do not want him to stop singing but rather feel compelled to pull closer to listen more to the rhythmic melodies...

Why I play games at school


Every time I go out to play with my colleagues at school I always feel happy and motivated to try new games, tactics and I learn from others. Playing with...

Why pupils should embrace class presentations


Teachers do their best to ensure that learners understand their everyday class lessons and through different teaching methods, some pupils manage to grasp the lesson, while others hardly understand.

It's healthy to uplift your child's curiosity


Curiosity is a strong desire to learn something. Children are usually inquisitive to know what is happening around them, no wonder they keep asking questions to know why things are...

Why it is necessary to go to bed early


Like the saying goes, ‘early to bed and early to rise’, children need to sleep early so that they wake up fresh and healthy to go to school. If they...

My favourite story

This story has taught me a lot about self-control, how to manage my temper and most importantly, how to value friendship and treasure loved ones. I hope you learn something...

The cunning fox and the clever stork

Once upon a time, there lived a very cunning and mischievous fox. He used to speak to other animals sweetly and gain their trust, before playing tricks on them. One...

Activity corner

Have some fun with these tongue twisters: She saw Sharif’s shoes on the sofa. But was she so sure those were Sharif’s shoes she saw?

Why children must socialise


Social interaction helps young children to develop a sense of self-worth, and also learn what others expect from them.

Melting Chocolate

At what temperature does chocolate go from a solid to a liquid? Is it different for white and dark chocolate? Give this fun science experiment a try and find out!

Easy tongue twisters


Homework and study habits

Certain key practices will make life easier for everyone in the family when it comes to study time and study organisation.

The little thief in the pantry

“MOTHER dear,” said a little mouse one day, “I think the people in our house must be very kind; don’t you? They leave such nice things for us in the...

Why children should learn painting


Primarily, painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment or colour to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other tools, such...

How to make math fun for kids


Usually, when you ask children their favourite subject, they will most likely mention all the others but mathematics. This is because of the common belief that math is hard. Did...

Try these tongue twisters

Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran I saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.

Make your own quick sand

Quick sand is a fascinating substance, make some of your own and experiment on a safe scale. Amaze your friends by demonstrating how it works.

Creative poems about the value of reading

I Opened a Book I opened a book and in I strode.

How creative are you?

Smart children always find answers to questions

The lives of chicken

Manzi is an 11-year-old boy who lives in Rwanda, he is curious about animals, how they reproduce; he wonders how chicken lay eggs. One day, he was asked by his...

Make your own rock candy


The value of listening


You remember that one thing that your elders always tell you not to do or ever try? However, with our stubbornness we often go against their warnings and get ourselves...

8 confidence boosting tips to improve your self-esteem

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us....

Riddles to boost creative thinking