Godo huroyi, or jealousy is witchcraft.Godo or shanje means jealousy in the Shona language of Zimbabwe.In today’s Shona story time or ngano dzeChiShona, Gogo Alice tells a familiar tale of friendship and jealousy. Taurai and Chipo had a friend called Paradzayi.Taurai and Chipo were in a relationship and decided to get married. Unfortunately their friend… Continue reading Godo huroyi
Do you know your Shona idioms or tsumo? On day 23 of our Shona Challenge in May we explored some tsumo from Zimbabwe.You can find the rest of the video here:Day 23 #ShonaChallenge – tsumo/ idioms in Shona language https://buff.ly/34aN41R The Shona Challenge ran from 1 to 31 May 2021It is a daily challenge to… Continue reading How well do you know your Shona idioms?
Are you looking for some ways to get your little one to engage more with nature when they are out and about? Why not check out our 5 ways to get your kids interested in nature? We have come up with 5 easy – AND FREE – ways to make getting out into nature more… Continue reading 5 ways to get your kids interested in nature
It’s time to make a nature tick book! Hello and welcome to day 5 of our 5 ways to get your kids interested in nature. We hope you’ve enjoyed this week’s ideas and have come up with some of your own great ideas too. There is just so much you can do in nature. Sometimes… Continue reading Let’s make a nature tick book
Let’s make an autumn crown together!Today we are sharing an autumn themed paper craft. We do similar crafts as well as nature collage crafts which the girls absolutely love! The autumn crown is one of those fun paper crafts to make because it’s a nice excuse to get out into nature and collect items for… Continue reading Let’s make an autumn crown
Let’s go on a nature treasure hunt!This free nature scavenger hunt is easily adaptable and you can tweak it to suit your little one’s abilities and interests.If you are going for an outing anywhere you can think up ideas of what you might come across.Before we went on our walk Ano and Vongai remembered all… Continue reading Nature treasure hunt
Let’s grow a sunflower plant!Number 2 on our 5 ways to get your kids interested in nature is growing a plant. We are growing a sunflower plant. Sunflowers are great plants to start with and we are growing them from seed. They are really easy to sow and take very easily. Mom’s little helpers loved… Continue reading Let’s grow a sunflower!
Let’s go on a nature scavenger hunt!Welcome to 5 ways to get your kids interested in nature.Each day this week we will bring you a different cool way in which you can get out and make the most of nature with the little ones. These activities are suggestions and you can tweak them to suit… Continue reading Nature scavenger hunt
Today we are going to learn about mushandirapamwe with Gogo Alice. In Shona stories like this one that Gogo Alice is telling are called ngano. Telling stories – ngano – is one of the ways that children can learn basic Shona language quickly and easily in a fun way. Because they are curious about what… Continue reading Ngano ye Mushandirapamwe
Summer is a great time for growing produce. Join Ruva and Nyasha as they go to the allotment together. They have been helping their dad with allotment gardening, and they are making dinner today. They want to use some things from their produce for the year. Allotments are a great local council-run initiative in the… Continue reading Ruva and Nyasha at the allotment