Blind and disabled kids summer activities are necessary for parents as summer holidays are around the corner. Here are some tips to try that will bring joy for blind and disabled kids this summer.
#1. Park Outings
Visit a nearby park or playground, just make sure the playground equipment has been maintained and its safe for your child. Do not forget the sunblock and hats.
#2. Picnic at the Park
Grab a picnic basket and fill it with healthy snacks and juice. There are beautiful picnic spots around the country that are affordable and even free.
- Emmerentia Dam – located in Johannesburg and entrance is FREE.
- National Botanical Garden – located in Pretoria, the cost is R22 per adult, children over six are R8 and children under six are Free.
- Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens – in Cape Province. Cost is R70 per adult, R20 for children over 6 years and under 6 years are FREE.
- Durban Botanical Gardens – In Durban, the cost is free.
- Bloemfontein Botanical Gardens – near Bloemfontein, adults are R25, scholars are R12 and children under 6 FREE.
- Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden – on the West Rand of Johannesburg. Famous for its black eagles and waterfall. Adults are R50, children over 6 are R15 and children under 6 are FREE.
#3. Get Splashing
Now that the weather is cooking hot, a day at a water fun park is your best bet. Take your sunblock and camera with for loads of wet fun with the family.
- Wild Waters – In Boksburg Johannesburg East. Cost is R95 for children 2-7 years old and 8+ years is R175.
- Pines Resort – On the West Rand In Johannesburg. Booking through Computicket and not at the entrance. Ages 8 years and up is R120, ages 3-7 is R80 and Ages 1-2 is R20. Babies under one-year-old are FREE.
- Wild Waves – In the Eastern Cape/Wild Coast, go to the link to see pricing.
- Ushaka Marine World – in Durban KZN. Adults are R179, children 3-12 are R139, Children under 3 are FREE.