Author: Janis Theron

Nurdles are Nonsense!Nurdles are Nonsense!

Nurdles are nonsense according to our Earth Kids. Nurdles do not make sense. Think about all the plastic items you have in your home. These could include plastic bags, food packaging, tupperware, cups, the toaster and even your cell phone. Now think about the millions of tiny plastic balls that ...

BlogBlog

Read our Stories Read our blog. Our blog tells many stories about us. This is the So What? part of Earth Kids TV. So what if we visited a polluted river? So what if we found out more about worm farming? So what if the earth is in danger from ...

Herbs as MedicineHerbs as Medicine

Herbs have been used as medicine for centuries. Plants have a long and rich history of medicinal use and, even in the era of modern medicine, their medicinal properties are still sought after. Most of today’s medicines come from nature but herbs are still some of the strongest and most ...

The Toads of SilvermineThe Toads of Silvermine

The Toads of Silvermine are mostly the famous and endangered Western Leopard Toads (Amietophrynus pantherinus). Find also the rare Arum Lily Frog, the Cape River Frog and the Clicking Stream Frog in this beautiful wetland reserve. Earth Kids went on the hunt for these splendid amphibians last year. They did ...

Heritage Day is Braai DayHeritage Day is Braai Day

Heritage Day is Braai Day in South Africa. Should Heritage Day be Braai Day? Or is this trivialising our environmental and cultural birthrights? How should we celebrate our history and our background as South Africans? Most South Africans love to braai – of all races and colours and classes! So ...

Spring has SprungSpring has Sprung

Spring has sprung in the Western Cape after a very cold and wet winter. We are so glad that our dams are full and that our Fynbos is thriving on the mountains. We are ecstatic that our rivers and wetlands are alive and that we have enough water for summer, ...