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Johannesburg’s children’s museum. We equip children, families and teachers for the future through play, creativity and connection.

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So honoured! 🥰 Bridges of Peace is one of #100BeautifulThings in South Africa! 💚 Thanks to the 1,300 children (so… https://t.co/HBAfjQn6nM#100BeautifulThings No. 40 - Worldwide, nearly half of all refugees are children. Here in South Africa, a new initi… https://t.co/wKtcMFlwnt
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5/29
2020
Play is essential for all children, yet many children lack space, resources and support for the play they need. On… https://t.co/aNiWAPjcYq
5/28
2020
Feeling blue? 🥺 Join #PlayAfrica today at 2 pm SAST for this free conversation with @JaneLinleyT and… https://t.co/Lgnal02LFf
5/27
2020
Do you need this right now? 💐 Join us tomorrow for this free conversation on our Facebook page. This is part of… https://t.co/KKxcIa2W40
5/26
2020
#PlayAfrica celebrates the rich diversity of our continent on #AfricaDay. We stand against xenophobia today and eve… https://t.co/vIVJR4m85FHappy #AfricaDay! Join us to greet our fellow Africans in many languages! ❤️ https://t.co/zsXG8lDLMC @Naipolitans @Arch_KE @FesKenya @TISAKenya @PlacemakingNBI @mengedlesew @OpenStreetsCT A4 - One big shift is the pe… https://t.co/yuMz4sv9YyWe have heard some parents expressing - for the first time - an interest in permanently changing the use of some st… https://t.co/yUxRwwxjA1 @Sean_C_Cooke @mengedlesew @OpenStreetsCT @Naipolitans @PlacemakingX @UrbanAfricaACC @UNHABITAT @CriticalMassNbihttps://t.co/kTYuw75jUzNeed fresh ideas on how to maintain #PhysicalDistancing when there is limited space to #play? 🚫🏃🏾‍♀️🏃🏽 Join us for… https://t.co/4M2SlX46bW
5/25
2020
Happy to join this terrific event from Johannesburg! #childfriendlycities #urbanchildhoods ⁦@JDA_SouthAfrica⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/XqGsOfXLpo
5/21
2020
Kids have bold ideas about how to make urban spaces #child-friendly! 🏙🌆🌃🌇🏙🌆🌃🌇🏙🌆🌃🌇 Children ages 5-12 (& a parent)… https://t.co/UpJpSwX3s1 @VisitConHill Thanks so much for sharing, @VisitConHill! We value our partnership to support families... today and every day. 😀Need fresh ideas of how to enrich your child’s play & learning during lockdown? You’re not alone! Parents watched… https://t.co/jafnsWyYK9
5/20
2020
Trying to keep kids #SafeAtHome in a flat or home with limited space to play? Join us Monday, 25 May, for our next… https://t.co/CTduUkT6F6How can we follow our children’s lead to turn our homes into rich hubs of learning for our children?💡 Parents of… https://t.co/S7hbtWXnuXChildren have 🤜🏿🤜🏼🤜🏽 big ideas 🤛🏽🤛🏼🤛🏿 for the future of our #cities! As Jo… https://t.co/mvVTwyPzQEWe‘re very happy to work with such an innovative partner to create great programmes for children together! https://t.co/2qPd9KajiU
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5/19
2020
Today is #InternationalMuseumDay so I need to highlight my favorite museum partner, @PlayAfricaCM! Children’s Museu… https://t.co/FhVHf6CfQA
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICA @SBynumECE Thank you so much! 🙏🏼 We have learned so much from children’s museums around the world, and from profess… https://t.co/GijxjhxmE1As a #museum, we we want every child, including refugees and immigrants, to feel a deep sense of belonging, welcome… https://t.co/BS8ENXt556And we want every parent, grandparent and educator to feel equally seen, heard and valued, and invited to explore,… https://t.co/KcsURySALiAs a #museum, we want every child to know that their voice matters. We want every child to feel seen, heard and val… https://t.co/lAbcQ8miqfWe also promote South Africa's Constitution and children's rights. As a #museum, we provide children with a platfor… https://t.co/szwnnK5tnWOur bold vision is to make high-quality playful learning available to everyone - from all walks of life and abiliti… https://t.co/jJeFhyPsjNWe celebrate the rich diversity of abilities and learning styles in our community, and strive to be a fully-inclusi… https://t.co/AJpn81R8RUChildren are hungry to learn from the moment they are born, and as a #museum our approach empowers parents and care… https://t.co/L0qzWqQXVKAs a #museum, we know the world faces tech and ecological revolutions. For young children to thrive in the 21st cen… https://t.co/BSx3IvdHulThrough play-based learning experiences, innovative facilitated programmes and interactive educational exhibits, we… https://t.co/OyTVXVf1djRooted in advancing children’s rights and fostering human connection, we are a #museum committed to bringing childr… https://t.co/ugHjC6NXvQThrough replicable programmes and exhibits, Play Africa is a #museum that empowers children, parents and teachers w… https://t.co/1vAvmkjZ91Happy #InternationalMuseumDay! As Johannesburg's children's #museum, we're disrupting the whole concept of "museum… https://t.co/8UzN4RJijG
5/18
2020
@wattsteph @CityMaximum As Johannesburg’s children’s museum, we are hosting a series of Kids Town Hall sessions, in… https://t.co/DI0kfDcxd5 @Hannatheplanna @CitiesxHealth As Johannesburg’s #children’s #museum, with experience in #placemaking in an urban A… https://t.co/VMGqHSt5dV
5/16
2020
This is such a beautiful idea -Virtual town hall for kids! The first topic of discussion is how to make our cities… https://t.co/RSHvyK9Go1
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICAGreat initiative by the wonderful people @PlayAfricaCM and @goethejoburg! https://t.co/s1O6oto1Ae
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5/15
2020
Children from across South Africa 👧🏽🧒🏿👦🏾👧🏼 are invited to our 1st virtual “Town Hall” for kids! We’ll ask how the… https://t.co/4kMPpPf9h5How can we make South Africa's #cities more child-friendly after lockdown? 😀 Kids age 5-12 can share their ideas a… https://t.co/lQ6Be2CFuL
5/14
2020
@PlayAfricaCM has brought the story of Khuluza's dream to life with this amazing story time by Thembile Tshuma. Dis… https://t.co/maT1qriNDt
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICA"It heals, to see other people. It gives you hope!" - Rachel, a mom of a child with cerebral palsy. She & dozens of… https://t.co/oGxygwCuy8Caring for a child with a disability or special needs? Today at 2 pm join Play Africa, Johannesburg's #children's… https://t.co/6yPfroEJcg
5/13
2020
Wow! Amazing global response during a very challenging time! We are so honoured to be working with @KhulisaMS & tal… https://t.co/PX6yVR5Nio @JohannesburgIYP Thank you for sharing! 😘You're invited 😀 to our free South African storytelling series, providing local cultural enrichment during the pand… https://t.co/bNHNH0WTyW
5/12
2020
Is your child behaving differently under lockdown? It’s normal for them to act out, regress, retreat or be more cli… https://t.co/O2GIEvuCw0
5/11
2020
‘Children are not the face of this pandemic,’ the UN said on 15 April, but ‘they risk being among its biggest victi… https://t.co/MDp6HDhClO
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5/9
2020
Do you like data? Do you want to come up with new, innovative models to evaluate Play Africa’s impact? Deadline i… https://t.co/j0MTI180KOAre you a Young and/or Emerging Evaluator (YEE)? Enter the Khulisa @PlayAfricaCM evaluation design competition toda… https://t.co/M8wNNBT4ID
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5/8
2020
“Child mental health experts have urged the government to prioritise children’s play and socialising with friends o… https://t.co/3J5sbfL6hrCurious to know how we partner with South Africa’s schools and communities to promote #play-based learning? Look… https://t.co/2GInnRUxmQ
5/7
2020
Parents! 🧕🏾🧔🏿👩🏽‍🦱👩🏼👨🏽 Check out this amazing resource featuring virtual programmes from other childrens’s museums… https://t.co/lKWrx2KyJY
5/6
2020
Our friends @ImagiNAfrika are changing children’s lives in Senegal. Please give if you can! https://t.co/bZfFeSg3qvLittle ones ❤️ our African storytelling series! On Facebook Live every Tuesday at 14:30 SAST (UTC+02). This is an… https://t.co/MGdBI1Ei8JJoin @PlayAfricaCM for either 1 or 2 online discussions with our OT, Basheera Surty & Vicky lamb from… https://t.co/ztLJm1R5V9
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICAWow! 🤩 What an amazing resource for South Africans! 🇿🇦 https://t.co/VzVb9jJAAoKids bored today? 🙄 Tell them they just have to wait until 2:30 pm SAST, when they can join this live virtual cultu… https://t.co/XQaxKatngl
5/5
2020
Play is powerful! The more children play, the more they learn. When parents get involved they can extend learning a… https://t.co/y7kvWtjmqX
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICA @KhulisaMS @CLEARAA1 This partnership with @KhulisaMS will help #PlayAfrica develop innovative new evaluation strat… https://t.co/1SfwbqOZN8Wonder how you’re going to get through another week? 🥺 Join us tonight!👇 https://t.co/KxdzcqSeLn
5/4
2020
How can we help children become more resilient during the lockdown? 💪 🦸🏾‍♀️🦸🏼🦸🏿 Join #PlayAfrica, Joburg’s childre… https://t.co/6BZ0wNKudF
5/2
2020
A great example of co-creation BY your community. An important first step to creating programming FOR your communit… https://t.co/n4wiL7KxqH
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICAAre you a parent and lockdown is over-whelming? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! The amazing team @PlayAfricaCM has c… https://t.co/WivXc7Va8g
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICAWe called our visitors & asked what they *really* need right now. They helped us create #PlayAfricaConnects, a new… https://t.co/16NJFDEr7R
5/1
2020
We’re 💯 excited to be working with the excellent @KhulisaMS and #YEEs on this initiative! #impact #evaluation https://t.co/tMqGKacoJn"Steal moments for yourself," says play therapist Nonhlanhla Biyase. "Go outside. Look at your emotions. If we're n… https://t.co/WljQAPZMQK"When we do emotional check ins with people that we care about, we start to grow connections." - Kate Rowe,… https://t.co/iKaSkJwwRGParents: how are you taking care of yourselves so you have the energy to take care of others? 🤹🏽🧘🏿‍♀️🤸🏼‍♂️🥗🖥🕯🖊📞☕️… https://t.co/xrlei8b0jA
4/29
2020
Are you feeling overwhelmed by the responsibilities of parenting right now? Join us. You’re among friends! https://t.co/jOS4nZpvao @JohannesburgIYP Thanks for sharing! 👍This looks great! Make sure to tune in with the kids today at 14:30 - Baeletsi is a superb storyteller https://t.co/eRA79glSza
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4/28
2020
Parenting is hard work. It’s ok to be a mess right now and it’s really ok to take 45 minutes to join this conversat… https://t.co/TcwnpoxvGhAs Joburg’s #children’s #museum, we enrich children’s lives during the lockdown by creating locally-relevant cultur… https://t.co/DUJkpqYs7v
4/27
2020
Storytelling with #PlayAfrica, Johannesburg’s #children’s #museum - every Tuesday at 14:30 SAST (UTC+02)! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 https://t.co/FIU1T6WbFa
4/26
2020
Launching now! --> How does Play Africa promote play-based learning in South African schools and communities? VIDEO… https://t.co/rQu4sI1evL
4/24
2020
“How we treat those less privileged than us will be the history of our generation.” Beautiful words from @MSuzman t… https://t.co/9pJ3hgSNax“I want to help, but I’m not sure where to start...” We make it easy to help children in South Africa during the… https://t.co/Dq0geiewfqSee 👀 how #PlayAfrica partners with communities in South Africa to promote playful learning! On Friday at 12 noon… https://t.co/6JAaOxlshyAnother amazing resource on from our friends at @SmartStartSA! It’s easy to Whatsapp this info on #childprotection.… https://t.co/3G47AQxSqX
4/23
2020
How does #PlayAfrica partner with communities in South Africa to promote playful learning? On Friday at 12 noon S… https://t.co/ifbAEwR8jSWe 💜 this content from our friends at @SmartStartSA! So easy to share with your friends & family on Whatsapp! https://t.co/lwzbNIUDWqIf you have children of school-going age, the Department of Education (@DBE_SA) has some useful resources…… https://t.co/mzNWERIyWb
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICA“Simthandile thinks it’s magic when the storyteller calls her name out!” Join us every Tuesday at 14h30 SAST (UTC+… https://t.co/jBMMe0XrOo
4/22
2020
As Joburg’s children’s #museum, we enrich children’s lives during the #lockdown by sharing locally-relevant cultura… https://t.co/h92c3wes8RWe would love to share our efforts to support child-friendly #urbanplanning & creative #placemaking for families wi… https://t.co/hUJNyiCl9zJoin us now for LIVE storytelling with professional storyteller Tsholofelo Shounyane! The Golden Touch, with Tshol… https://t.co/EQbRRWdVM5
4/21
2020
Cool! 😎 An isiZulu podcast for children! Perfect for the lockdown! 👇 https://t.co/XnwFdsU9zoJoin us for our latest LIVE storytelling experience with Tsholofelo Shounyane on Tuesday, 21 April, at 2:30 pm SAST… https://t.co/ZtbqVh7P1HWe joined our friends at @DBE_SA, @The_DSD, and @UNICEF_SA to come up with learning through play ideas for parents… https://t.co/9WZChyGYdX
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4/20
2020
Nice one! 🙌🏽 Our friends at @ProjectZeroHGSE have created this valuable resource for educators and parents! https://t.co/bwt8y1QRsQ
4/18
2020
Trust us, this will be very good 👇 https://t.co/ofh3XHinYYThere's no better time to join Nal'ibali's online reading club training! Meet other parents and caregivers and shar… https://t.co/M0h0R37NKY
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4/17
2020
It's been extraordinary to see the meaningful ways our friends in #education have responded to support parents and… https://t.co/HC6OrZnxTxReading to your children not only helps with #literacy, it provides an important moment of attachment and bonding a… https://t.co/SnFjtlZVVL
4/16
2020
Our partners at @VisitConHill would like to document YOUR story about life during the #COVID19 crisis. Be part of… https://t.co/tJJQycN42qOur friends at @Mmofra_Ghana are using #African #innovation to rethink the future of shared public spaces.… https://t.co/pfuObTSIfE
4/15
2020
Join us tomorrow for live storytelling! 14h30 in South Africa (& Cent Africa, E Europe) 16h30 Mauritius 15h30 E Afr… https://t.co/u6Rv8CnLxJ
4/13
2020
Good news! #PlayAfrica, Johannesburg’s #children’s #museum, offers virtual storytelling for families with young chi… https://t.co/giaCm4zyrB
4/10
2020
Families that read books, do chores, and play together—or even grow bored together—can foster critical skills that… https://t.co/HL36iPWur6
Retweeted by PLAY AFRICAMiss our live storytelling session with Baeletsi Tsatsi? 🙋🏿🙋🏼‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️ No problem! The video is here ➡️… https://t.co/TM1yiIDhBq
4/8
2020

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