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Fire can be good or bad, very useful or extremely dangerous. In our Life Skills activities, you’ll learn about fire safety and prevention, and who to contact if you see a veld fire.

In our Natural Science programme, you’ll discover the many different types of plants and animals our planet is home to – this is known as biodiversity. And just how important do you think soil is? You’re about to find out!

Activity booklet: Biodiversity (nature) – ages 6 to 10

This activity book is proudly brought to you by CapeNature and offers various activities around biodiversity. Here, you’ll participate in games that will teach you how to conserve our indigenous fishes and how lowland fynbos works. 

Activity booklet: Fire – ages 3 to 8

Do you know the difference between good fires and bad fires? In this activity book, you’ll learn all about fire and how it affects our lives. Here, you’ll also find interactive games such as word search puzzles around fires. 

Activity booklet: Water – ages 7 to 10

In our water-activity booklet, learners will discover fun and interesting water-based games they can play to enhance their general knowledge of water and its importance.

Activity: Colouring in – plant appreciation day
Activity: Colouring in – water factory

Have fun colouring in nature’s water factory!

Activity: Fire – cut out the firefighter

Print out this page and cut out the firefighter and his clothes as a fun activity for the classroom or at home.

Conservation: LoveNature with Mbali Series

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on species conservation and biodiversity from Natural Sciences and Technology subject matter. Learn about what the living and non-living thing is, why ecosystems and interdependence are important, what the biosphere is and what classification is. These videos are aligned to the curriculum on topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Conservation: LoveNature with Mbali Series _ Afrikaans

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on species conservation and biodiversity from Natural Sciences and Technology subject matter. Learn about what the living and non-living thing is, why ecosystems and interdependence are important, what the biosphere is and what classification is. These videos are aligned to the curriculum on topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Conservation: LoveNature with Mbali Series _ isiXhosa

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on species conservation and biodiversity from Natural Sciences and Technology subject matter. Learn about what the living and non-living thing is, why ecosystems and interdependence are important, what the biosphere is and what classification is. These videos are aligned to the curriculum on topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Education manual: Fire – wildfire awareness toolkit for educators

For many areas of the Western Cape, it is not a matter of if a wildfire is going to occur, but when. This wild-fire awareness toolkit covers topics around wildfires in the Western Cape, including wildfire risk, climate change, the rising costs of wildfire response and limitations to wildfire firefighting.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.

Energy: LoveNature with Mbali _ Afrikaans

Join nature lover and conservationist Mbali as she covers all the relevant topics on energy, from Natural Sciences to Technology subject matter. Learn about what the energy chain is, what renewable and non-renewable energy sources are and even how electricity works! These videos are fully aligned to the curriculum of topics covered in the classroom. Available in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa.