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A healthy option for fast food takeaways in South Africa

Even health conscious Moms need a break from cooking sometimes and what better option than to treat the kids to a takeaway?  However, eating some of these unhealthy options so that it becomes a habit as your kids grow up could increase their risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and even cancer. Here is a […]

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One simple way you can do more for marine conservation.

What can the wonderful whales teach us about life? Most of us know why we have game parks and support them wholeheartedly. When it comes to the ocean we also have Marine Protected areas, for very good life sustaining reasons. Yet we cannot see them so how do we teach children about their importance. Take […]

How can Lunchbox Theatre’s Whale Show help educate children about marine conservation?

How can Lunchbox Theatre’s Whale Show help educate children about marine conservation?

What on earth do whales have to do with humans? Are we really that reliant on a healthy ocean and are we playing fair? Is Lunchbox Theatre’s Whale Show worth supporting? The wonderful Whale Show was created in 2008.  Interestingly, whales and dolphins lead complex and fascinating lives. We know that they can teach their […]

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Will you help us defeat the Waste Monster this Beach Clean-up Day on 16 September 2017?

“Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea.” Says world-renowned oceanographer, diver, author and lecturer Dr […]

Healthy Lunchbox ideas for school children.

Healthy Lunchbox ideas for school children.

Lunchbox Theatre chose the humble apple in our logo for good reason. Healthy, simple, wholesome and very beneficial. We want our children to have the best health possible so we will be offering some interesting tips on good lunchbox food. We also offer food for thought on stimulating fertile minds, growing good roots, pruning negatives […]

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Watch this Tree Show video which creates awareness about the importance of trees this Arbour Week

The fun and interactive Tree Show tells the story of villagers gathering in a tranquil village which they are beautifying for a wedding. The groom plants a tree in honour of his bride and a long life together. The peace is abruptly disrupted when some thoughtless developers arrive and start indiscriminately chopping down trees. Through […]

Want to know what our South African teachers say about the impact of Lunchbox Theatre’s Live Theatre Shows?

Want to know what our South African teachers say about the impact of Lunchbox Theatre’s Live Theatre Shows?

Teacher says! “Learners don’t always know about the importance of trees. They climb into the branches and break them to take out bird’s nests. Now, thanks to this creative and interactive message, from these funny actors they know that the trees give us energy … amongst other things.” Mrs Z de Bruin, Dirk Boshoff Primary […]

Imagine a world without our friends, the tremendous trees?

Imagine a world without our friends, the tremendous trees?

Today when most food comes to children via plastic, cellophane or cardboard; do they actually know about how trees and food production fit into the cycle of Mother Nature? If we did not have trees, would we have enough clean, fresh air?  Would rain still be nurturing us? Would food be scarce or plentiful? What […]

Women's Month

In Women’s Month we focus on Children’s Rights.

This question was asked by Mio and Queenie on Radio Algoa and the answer was …. The colour or length of their natural hair!  Most women dye or enhance their hair in some way. What many women DO know is that a baby has less chance of survival without its mother. Nature dictates that women […]

Children's rights

How can you help educate our children about their rights?

1 in 3?  How shocking! According to Associate Professor Lillian Artz, Director of the Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit at the University of Cape Town (UCT), in this current day and age, one in every three children have been exposed to sexual abuse by the age of 17. The numbers are equivalent to filling […]