Xander Blog

Writing for children

“You must write for children in the same way you do for adults, only better.” MAXIM GORKY

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A wet afternoon and a house full of children?

Unlike the TV that passively entertains, iPad apps can engage children for the same amount of time, however this time is more beneficial, as it is interactive and teaches children new skills. Excellent apps for children exist where they can draw, do puzzles, learn about other countries, or dance...

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KykNet Interview 7.8.2014

If you missed the show you can still see it here – we think its pretty cool. Educational apps for children to make traveling easier – no lost puzzle pieces and ink pen lids!

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Most Innovative Award

Slimkop App is awarded the certificate of excellence for Most Innovative Product at the Baba Indaba 2014! Thank you to all our supporters and congrats to our team who have worked so tirelessly xx

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Three, two, one, GO!

The time has come: We’re launching! Our weekend at the Baba Indaba can be described as an Epic Quest to – Make all South African children tri-lingual Reach every unsuspecting parent – if the iPads don’t do the trick, the chocolates do Repeat the same story 35 000 times   So, what...

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Cookies anyone?

Here’s feel good story for some early morning inspiration. We love the epicness! http://khayelitshacookies.co.za/k2/ “In 2005 the company started making hand-baked cookies with four women in Khayelitsha. Today we proudly employ 50 women from Khayelitsha who we have trained and grown into successful entrepreneurs. They hand-bake 30,000 cookies per day...

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Can gaming make the world a better place?

Watch this epic talk by game designer and author, Jane McGonigal. She believes that gamers are developing all the skills necessary to solve the world’s problems. Why? Because they are self-motivated, they believe an epic win is within their reach, they are inspired to collaborate, they trust, they are blissfully productive and...

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Ticket give-away

Dear Phindie, Adalene & Marna, Thank you for liking http://slimkopapp.co.za/ We are thrilled to let you know that you have been selected as one of the winners of our Cape Town Baba Indaba ticket give aways. Please let us know where you would like to have your two tickets, worth...

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It’s showtime!

Slimkop is going to be on the KykNet Dagbreek show! Be part of the action and download your app in the App Store at http://slimkopapp.co.za Watch this space for broadcasting details.

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Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS to our competition winners! Two Baba Indaba tickets are on their way to you: Phindie Nsele, Adalene Joubert Kellerman & Marna Esterhuysen Schnetler! Join us at the Indaba from between 1-3 August at the CTICC for lots of fun and many more give-aways.

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Baba Indaba

Find us at the Baba Indaba CTICC from 1-3 August 2014

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Where does Xander come from?

Xander with an “X” Once upon a time there was a little dinosaur called Xander. He descended from the greatest of beasts ever to walk the planet, but he was small and curious. His parents called him Xander, with an X, named after the most fearsome dinosaur of them...

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Xhosa App

Our Xhosa app for counting from 1-10  is now also available in the App Store. Thank you to Sisipho and Mrs Ndlebe for your help! We’re loving all the positive feedback.

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Thank you Macaroon.co

Why I love www.macaroon.co? Its fun and trendy, local and online. They help mom’s keep calm and carry on with beautifully crafted clothes labels, gift tags, weekly planners and personalised stationary. Not only are their products perfect for my own use, but they are also thoughtful gifts. From the comfort...

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WIN Baba Indaba ticket for two

Be the lucky winner of two tickets to the Cape Town Baba Indaba 1-3 August 2014 at CTICC. Forward our website to your friends (www.slimkopapp.co.za), or “Like” us Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ekisnslimkop/info) Include me in cc on your email: sibella@everafrica.com

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QUOTE

“The only way to cultivate fearlessness in our daughters and other young women is by example.  If they see their mothers and other women in their lives going forward despite fear, they’ll know its possible.” Gloria Steinem

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Calling all clever children

Do you know you can find Xander in the App Store now to learn and play games with ABC, 123 and Shapes and Colours in Afrikaans? Download Slimkop.

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Hello World, meet Xander

Introducing Xander, the clever T-Rex, for your learning adventures Join us in learning the fun way – download your apps now!    

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