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Posted on: Thursday, 26 November 2009
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Things to Do with Kids during the School Holidays

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On Holiday with Kids

On Holiday with Kids

It’s that time again … school holidays … which means it’s time to spend some quality time with your children, nieces, nephews, god-children or any other little ones in your life. But the big question that might be playing on your mind is what are we going to do?

School holidays are quite long over this period in South Africa and sometimes it’s not all that easy to keep kids entertained for long periods of time, it’s often on the go all the time. If you are running out of ideas or would like some fresh recommendations of things to do with them over this time, then we have a few suggestions for you …

Cape Town and Western Cape with Kids:

Johannesburg and Gauteng with Kids:

Durban and KwaZulu Natal with Kids:

Port Elizabeth and Eastern Cape with Kids:

Garden Route with Kids:

Mpumalanga with Kids:

Limpopo with Kids:

For some more inspiration, take a look at our Things to Do in South Africa section on SA-Venues.com – there’s one for every province, so no matter where in the country you are, you’ll be able to find some fun things to do to suit any budget. If you know of a great “Thing to Do with Kids” please post a message in the comments below to share with our readers!

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Christine Searle


One of the original founders of SA-Venues.com, Christine enjoys spending time with her family and her fur-kids, Dexter, Sherrie and Hercules. Her love and interest in flora and fauna is evident in her stunning garden which has been carefully designed and well maintained. Christine loves her work and is keen to show others what South Africa has to offer. When she is not working she likes to relax at home in the garden or enjoy her favourite hobby, photography.

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3 comments about Things to Do with Kids during the School Holidays
  1. January 22nd, 2010 at 09:07
    Tracy Gradidge says:

    Hi, to let you know we are offering amazing Create, Paint & Play workshops for children during the 2010 school holidays. The workshops will vary but must be booked in advance as spaces are limited. These workshops will be held at Ngwenya Glass Center at Jocks Studio. First Workshop on the 16/06 all the way through.

    For further information please call Tracy on 0799066889 or a/h on 0767123221 or sms and we will gladly contact you back.

    Kind Regards

  2. April 22nd, 2012 at 14:56
    Owen says:

    Another cool activity is to try out mini science experiments with stuff you can find around the home. Kids love blasting things into the air and they might even learn a thing or two!

  3. June 26th, 2012 at 11:33
    Corinne says:

    Does anyone know of any activities happening in and around the South of Jhb eg.Mondeor,winchester hills area?