One of the many challenges during the nationwide lockdown is keeping your children busy. So we’re here to help. This article will teach your kids fun facts about Cape Town. Plus there are colouring sheets that you can print and download to keep them occupied.

Cape Town

Cape Town is the capital city of the Western Cape, which is one of South Africa’s nine provinces. The city is nicknamed the Mother City.

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Where is Cape Town?

Cape Town is located in the southwestern corner of South Africa.

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Beaches

Cape Town has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world! There are plenty to choose from; Cape Town has 72 beaches and 10 of these are Blue Flag beaches.

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Penguins

Boulders Beach in False Bay offers something extra special – a colony of African Penguins in all their smartly dresses, waddling glory, right under your nose. The African Penguin has been classified as an endangered species, but the good people at Boulders Beach are ensuring the beaches are safe and clean, and the penguins protected.

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Table Mountain

Table Mountain, which is home to the richest, yet smallest floral kingdom on earth, was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2011.

Legend has it that the tablecloth of clouds that pours over the mountain when the southeaster blows is the result of a smoking contest between the devil and a retired sea captain called Jan van Hunks.

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