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preschool children
preschool children

PRESCHOOL (2 - 6 years) HUB:


Your little one isn't a baby any longer. Read more about their growth and milestones, social and emotional development, as well as tantrums and other behavioural problems, positive discipline, and how to help your child get ready for Grade R. 

Read our articles about your preschooler's development here.

Read more about school readiness here.

Download our free school readiness work sheets here.

Caring for your preschooler

From nursery schools to nannies, potty training to teaching them to brush their teeth properly, nutrition to safety, Parent24's preschooler care articles help parents every step of the way.

Click here to read all about caring for your preschooler here.


View tonnes of craft ideas, games, book and app reviews and other boredom busters! We also have printable activities you can download for free. And if you're looking to cheer up your day, you'll find more than enough funny and cute stories and videos here!

Read more about preschool fun here.


Is your little one struggling to cope with your divorce? Does he have low muscle tone or struggling to concentrate? Our experts answer some of your most pressing questions about preschoolers here.

Read some common questions and expert answers about your preschooler.

A-Z of common childhood ailments

Whether it's asthma or worms, abdominal pain or whooping cough, we explain more than 100 common diseases and conditions children commonly suffer from.

Visit our A-Z of common childhood illnesses here.

Baby names

Do you know what your child's name means? We've compiled a list with more than 4,000 baby names for boys and girls! We have African baby names, Afrikaans baby names, Arabic baby names, European baby names, Biblical baby names and baby names in each of our country's 11 languages! If you see a gap in meaning or origin, or you have a name we haven't got on the list, please help us complete the list by emailing chatback@parent24.com.

Click here for our extensive South Africa baby name list.


Use this handy vaccination calendar to work out on which days to take your child for which vaccinations.

Click here for the calculator.

Is there something you'd like to more know about but can't find on Parent24? Please email us at chatback@parent24.com and we'll do our best to either find that article for you or write one in future!

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