Countdown to Christmas with TOWER kids

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The year is whizzing to its close and the long summer break will be upon us before we can blink! Unless you’re booked on a busy holiday away, most parents – especially working moms and dads – will be looking for ways to keep their littlies safely and constructively busy as the countdown to Christmas

Lay a foundation for learning STEM subjects

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, or ‘STEM subjects’ as they are known, are becoming increasingly important in schools, especially as populations expand, numbers of learners per class grow, and competition grows globally. Teachers these days need innovative technological solutions to teach each child more effectively, especially in large class situations. As parents, we need to

Build your child’s self-esteem through play

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“A child’s bucket of self-esteem must be filled so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry.” – Alvin Price A positive self-image is a wonderful characteristic to grow up with. Young children with high self-esteem feel loved, appreciated and capable, which helps to create a strong foundation

Fun science for toddlers

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Collecting beetles, watering the garden, spotting rainbows and blowing bubbles are all activities that introduce your toddler to basic scientific concepts through play. At Tower kids, we believe that no child is ever too young to enjoy the wonderful world of science – provided this also involves lashings of fun and some quality time with

7 ways to make dad’s day

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When your kids are little, Father’s Day holds a special magic. It’s a day that children can express their love for dad by making messy breakfasts in bed, heartfelt cards and other gifts that little fingers and minds are capable of creating. So, in the spirit of keeping it simple and full of love, here

TOWER Kids Learning Guide for Parents

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Tower kids has specifically developed and designed products to stimulate your children and encourage learning. Each product has been tested to ensure the best quality and safety for your child. Use our guide below to choose the products that best suit your child’s development needs. Fine Motor Skills: These skills involve the small muscles of the

Fun, two, three: learning numerical skills through play

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“As modern-day adults, we need to remind ourselves that our children also have full-time jobs. Their work is to play and it’s a highly-skilled occupation that we need to encourage and nurture.”  — Chantel Nortje, Physiotherapist with special interest in Paediatrics. When they’re young, kids learn best through play. Instead of making number recognition and

Tips for a clutter-free 2017

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The Summer holidays are now a happy memory. New work projects and the kids’ busy routines can be quite a challenge to manage. It can feel at times as if you’re juggling a dozen supersonic balls. Having a well-organised and clutter-free home, apart from being a new year’s goal for many, is essential for keeping

How to beat back to school bedlam

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We are well into the first month of 2017 and many parents will be dealing with the excitement (and stress) of the new school year. Whether your child is adjusting to a new teacher, a new school or a new routine, there’s no doubt you have a lot more than usual on your plate. There

Is your child being bullied?

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Most parents know that bullying is a serious issue. However, many don’t realise that it can start at a very young age, sometimes even in the nursery school years. At this stage, bullying behaviour is often dismissed as ‘just kids being kids’, but it is actually never acceptable for one child to repeatedly hurt another.