SOS Africa Children's Blog

Posts & updates from children supported by our Charity Education Centre's in Mafikeng, Grabouw & Somerset West, South Africa...

  1. Knitting Isn't Just for Grannies

    Knitting Isn't Just for Grannies

    SOS Africa, Somerset West Aftercare Manager Karen has started up a "Knitting it Forward" Club to teach the SOS Africa children how to knit...

  2. Have you ever wondered how play dough is made?

    Have you ever wondered how play dough is made?

    The SOS Africa children in Grabouw learn how play dough is made... And as you will find out, it can get a little messy...

  3. SOS Africa Mafikeng Children's Fruit and Vegetable Craft Project

    SOS Africa Mafikeng Children's Fruit and Vegetable Craft Project

    The SOS Africa children in Mafikeng take part in a fun and mouth-watering Fruit and Vegetable Craft Project...

  4. Puppet Making with the SOS Africa Children in Somerset West

    Puppet Making with the SOS Africa Children in Somerset West

    The children in our Somerset West Aftercare Club have had great fun making puppet friends. Not only is this a brilliant creative project but it's also perfect to encourage imaginative...

  5. SOS Africa Somerset West DIY Holiday Project

    SOS Africa Somerset West DIY Holiday Project

    Join the SOS Africa staff and children in Somerset West as they embark on an Easter DIY challenge at the Methodist School...

  6. Making Christmas Cards for our Friends

    Making Christmas Cards for our Friends

    The lead up to Christmas is such a fun time for crafting. Join the SOS Africa children in Somerset West as they make colourful Christmas Cards for their friends in Grabouw...

  7. Firetruck Footprints to the RESCUE

    Firetruck Footprints to the RESCUE

    SOS Africa's Somerset West children created some fun Firewalk Footprint paintings to give to the brave fundraisers taking part in SOS Africa's Frome Firewalk...

  8. Learning from Nature

    Learning from Nature

    Learning from Nature is vital for a child's growth and understanding of the world. There are so many ways to make this really fun too...

  9. SOS Africa Somerset West Children's Portraits

    SOS Africa Somerset West Children's Portraits

    After a few wonderful classes outside in the warm sunshine we bring you the incredibly talented portraits of the Somerset West Aftercare Club children. Each one dedicated to their...

  10. Elmer the Elephant Day

    Elmer the Elephant Day

    We are so excited because Elmer is our favourite elephant. At the Aftercare Club in Grabouw the children have all drawn either Elmer or their very own version of an elephant...

  11. Matisse May Madness in Mafikeng

    Matisse May Madness in Mafikeng

    The SOS Africa children in Mafikeng practise their scissor skills and get creative with colour, inspired by the artist Henry Matisse...

  12. South Africa: A Rainbow Nation

    South Africa: A Rainbow Nation

    In preparation for Heritage Day, the SOS Africa kids in Mafikeng have been making rainbows to celebrate the Rainbow Nation...

  13. Crafting for the Rio Olympics

    Crafting for the Rio Olympics

    The Olympics is a very special time to inspire all sorts of activities and crafts. At the Mafikeng Aftercare Club we've certainly taken on all sorts of crafting opportunities...

  14. Happy Birthday Tata Madiba (In Heaven)

    Happy Birthday Tata Madiba (In Heaven)

    The SOS Africa children in Mafikeng write special messages to wish Nelson Mandela happy birthday in heaven...

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  1. Growing Vegetables for the First Time: The SOS Africa Children's New Gardening Projects 14th May, 2019
  2. Knitting Isn't Just for Grannies 18th Apr, 2019
  3. SOS Africa 2019 Term 1 School Reports 15th Apr, 2019
  4. SOS Africa Mahikeng Christmas Party & Graduation Celebrations 20th Dec, 2018
  5. SOS Africa Western Cape Christmas Party at Helderberg Nature Reserve 20th Dec, 2018

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