Stories from our desk
Schooling in our Time

Schooling in our Time

2020 is now officially the Year of Upheaval for Everyone!  Gone are all the traditional holidays, classes, and experiences – we are all adjusting to the frustrations of the new “Future Normal”.  Parents the world over are re-thinking education for their children.  In the “old world”, all we wanted for

Read More »
Metal Insets with 2 Stands

Working with the Pincer Grip

Handwriting is a vital basic cognitive skill.  When developed, The Child will feel greater self-esteem and become truly independent in their communication skills. The starting point is the pincer grip.  The infant starts to develop this grip between 9 to 12 months.  By providing the correct environment e.g. small items

Read More »
Toddler beating the xylophone

The Creative Side of the Brain

One of the most rewarding sights, is a Child who instinctively develops a rhythmic sound by shaking, beating or scraping a percussion instrument.  These instruments add excitement and color to any music and can also be identified to sounds in nature, i.e. the crow or the sound of wind in

Read More »
Maria Montessori - 150th Birthday

Celebrate Maria’s 150th Birthday

Celebrate Maria’s 150th Birthday As a 13 year old student, she was confident and ambitious. Limited schooling options were offered to woman in those days. She defied the standard expectations of parents, men and possibly many other women and walked her own path. A beacon to all woman then, who

Read More »
International Day of Peace

International Peace and Heritage Days

24th September, Heritage Day is a day for celebration!  It is also a day for remembrance and reflection on how we got to this point in our lives.   History, a study of the past, gives us our Heritage the achievements and accomplishments of our ancestors.  One cannot live without the other. 

Read More »
Mandela Day and a Challenge

Mandela Day, our challenge to reduce plastics

Have a look at one of the latest ranges of books we are offering – “Wetlands, not Wastelands”  This is a delightful book suitable for all children from 3 to 12, providing a great platform to instil an understanding of the human impact upon the environment and how to counter it.  This book is also available in Afrikaans.

Read More »
Your Environment

Your Environment

Childrens House’s vision is to extend a helping hand to the Children of this world, building a bridge between the expectations of adults and the needs of the Child; providing them with the relevant tools required. 
Our offices are surrounded by natural wetlands, home to mongoose, waterfowl, amphibians and flora.  The park is clean with walkways providing the most pleasant walks.

Read More »