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Aug 2019

27
Aug
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Rise Against Hunger, 12 Pryce-Rosser Road
Prolecon, Gauteng South Africa

Cotlands is hosting the 75th Annual General Meeting with the theme; Playing is learning. Cotlands hosts a yearly meeting to report on the organisation's activities for the year. All key stakeholders are invited to attend the AGM. If you would be interested in attending the event, please email  kerry@cotlands.org

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Sep 2019

02
Sep
Sep 2 - Sep 8

Cotlands will be setting up interactive pop-up toy libraries at different locations across the country for National Book Week . National Book Week takes place from the 2-8 September 2019 and is an initiative of the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture. Statistics show that only 5% of parents read to their children. National Book Week aims to encourage more parents to read to their children and inspire children to read…

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03
Sep
Sep 3 - Sep 5
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Developing birth to two-year olds is a three-day course that covers all the aspects of a baby’s development milestones: The importance of the first 1000 days Basic child development Importance of touch for a baby to thrive Multi-sensory techniques Stimulation ideas To find out more information, contact training@cotlands.org To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less than 10 toy libraries) submit list of…

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17
Sep
Sep 17 - Sep 18

Making toys from waste materials is a two-day workshop that helps develop skills to make toys that are cultural and indigenous and children’s toys made from discarded plastic and cardboard,   Toy making techniques Make 10 useful toys (including indigenous/cultural and adapted toys) Explore how toys enhance children’s development linked to the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) for Children Birth to Four To find out more information, contact training@cotlands.org To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to…

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21
Sep
Sep 21 - Sep 22
Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, Cnr R55 &, Allandale Rd, Kyalami Estate,
Midrand, 1684 South Africa

Cotlands is excited to be selected as the charity of choice at the 2019 DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival. The Delicious Festival organisers will assist Cotlands with fundraising initiatives to help towards our annual food budget for children in our Early Learning Playgroups. Cotlands provides 340 000 meals per annum to our children. DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival is South Africa’s premier lifestyle event. DStv Delicious International Food & Music Festival first took the entertainment and…

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24
Sep
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cotlands is excited to be one of the charities of choice at FNB's Joburg 10K  CITYRUN. Cotlands would like to extend thanks to the event organisers for their continued support and the overwhelming support from the runners. As our operational footprint has national reach, we are delighted to be part of an event such as FNB's Run Your City Series as it helps us raise awareness of our cause across the country. EVENT INFORMATION:  2019 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN  Starting…

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Oct 2019

01
Oct
Oct 1 - Oct 3
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Toy Library set up and administration is a three-day course that covers the following key aspects of a toy library: What is a toy library? Benefits of a toy library Quality standards of a toy library How to categorise and prepare toys Sustaining a toy library To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less than 10 toy libraries) submit list of all R690.00…

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15
Oct
Oct 15 - Oct 17
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Play based learning with toys is a three-day course that looks at in-depth analysis of different toys used for early learning: Children’s right to play Analysing toys Explore age appropriate, developmental, improvised, adapted, linguistic toys How to conduct playful learning sessions Using toys for young children’s holistical development To find out more information, contact training@cotlands.org To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less…

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29
Oct
Oct 29 - Oct 31
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Developing birth to two year olds programme is a three-day course that covers all the aspects of a baby's development, sensory techniques and milestones: The importance of the first 1000 days Basic child development Importance of touch for a baby to thrive Multi-sensory techniques Stimulation ideas To find out more information, contact training@cotlands.org To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less than 10…

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Nov 2019

05
Nov
Nov 5 - Nov 6
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Making toys from waste materials is a two-day workshop that helps develop skills to make toys that are cultural and indigenous and children’s toys made from discarded plastic and cardboard,   Toy making techniques Make 10 useful toys (including indigenous/cultural and adapted toys) Explore how toys enhance children’s development linked to the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) for Children Birth to Four To find out more information, contact training@cotlands.org To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to…

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17
Nov
Nov 17
Riversands Commercial Park, Riversands Boulevard, Knopjeslaagte
Midrand, Gauteng South Africa

On Sunday, 17 November cyclists will Move to Give and Ride for a Purpose at the Discovery 947 Ride Joburg. You can be one of these lucky riders who makes a difference in the life of a child by giving them the advantage of an early childhood education. Join the Cotlands Team and help us fundraise and promote our NPO. Register today and become a member of the Cotlands #BrightSparks Peloton and your ride will help Team Cotlands ignite children’s…

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19
Nov
Nov 19 - Nov 21
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Toy Library set up and administration is a three-day course that covers the following key aspects of a toy library: What is a toy library? Benefits of a toy library Quality standards of a toy library How to categorise and prepare toys Sustaining a toy library To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less than 10 toy libraries) submit list of all R690.00…

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20
Nov
Nov 20

Cotlands Toy Library seminars share best practice ideas in toy libraries amongst toy librarians, early childhood practitioners and early childhood play experts.

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26
Nov
Nov 26 - Nov 28
Cotlands, 9 Data Crescent, Ormonde
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Play based learning with toys is a three-day course that looks at in-depth analysis of different toys used for early learning: Children’s right to play Analysing toys Explore age appropriate, developmental, improvised, adapted, linguistic toys How to conduct playful learning sessions Using toys for young children’s holistical development To find out more information, contact training@cotlands.org To become a TLASA member, email members@tlasa.org The cost per annum to join TLASA is as follows: Individuals R287.50 Toy Library R287.50 Small organisation (less…

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Dec 2019

03
Dec
Dec 3 - Dec 7

Cotlands hosts Early Learning Playgroup (ELP) Graduation Parties for our children who have been accepted into formal school in 2020. Parents are invited to the Graduation Parties and the children are awarded certificates at the party. At the Graduation Parties, children receive a formal certificate from Cotlands to certify that they attended one of our early learning playgroups and they receive a stationery gift pack to better equip them for formal schooling in the new year. If you would like…

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