Gift Guide: Super Gifts for School-Going Children

It’s that time of year where we’re all furiously making lists and trying to think of unique gifts for our special people. We’ve been quietly scouring our favourite online stores to find good ones for kids, and these are our treasures. Here are our top three tech-inspired gifts for school-going children. For the budget-conscious, we kept this list to gifts that cost less than R200:


Bring those drawings to life
This two pen set turns flat pictures into real life wonders. Yes, really – and you thought pencil crayons were cool. The IDO3D two pen set enables your child to draw in 3D. Pretty fascinating and I know this one will be on our wish list this year. This two pen set will cost you just R189 from Loot.



For Science!
Crystals are equal parts fascinating and fun. This sweet little chemistry experiment won’t break the bank and makes for an incredible holiday project. At just R64 from Takealot, we reckon this crystal growing set will be featuring in quite a few stockings this year.


Spy vs Spy
Secret messages are all the rage nowadays, and we’re not just talking about notes passed under the desk or WhatsApps. Let’s turn those secret messages a little old school with this Spy Science Secret Messages kit, available from Loot for R117.

Cath Jenkin

As a mom, Cath raises her daughter with a strong focus on technology, as she believes that digital literacy is as important as learning to read. With a long history of creating content for online and print publications, and in particular as a parenting columnist, Cath brings her curious mind... Read more

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