Do not let your kid become a YouTube Zombie

Are you also struggling to get the balance between letting kids have fun watching TV and not letting them spend too long watching? Are you looking for shows that are actually educational?

Check out The Da Vinci Channel!

What is it?

Da Vinci focuses on shows that are genuinely educational, such as science, math, technology, history, nature, sports and culture. The content is designed to bring the curriculum out of the classroom in a fun, visual way and to make learning easy and accessible during these hard times.

Where Can I Find It?

The Da Vinci channel is available to watch on DSTV South Africa until the end of May 2020.  Kids and parents can tune in to channel 318 for fun-filled and educational shows that the entire family can enjoy.

Da Vinci is also accessible through StarSat channel 308 and Vodacom’s Video play kids.

Did you know?

Da Vinci has won numerous awards, such as the International Emmy Kids Award, BAFTA Children’s presenter award, Canadian Screen Award and AFI Award.

A Few Of Our Favourite Shows

Matilda and The Ramsay Bunch

Matilda, youngest daughter of famous chef Gordon Ramsay, loves cooking. Each episode introduces her interacting with her family and cooking them a tasty meal. Her recipes look really delicious and will inspire you to try them at home!

Science Max

Can you defy gravity with a hoop glider? Build a tower to withstand an earthquake? Harness the power of lightning? With Science Max you can! Join Phil as he shows how to do these cool experiments. Then watch him do the supersize version as he takes it to the max. Crazy! Tune in and get your science super-power!

When I Grow Up

Mikaela is not sure what she wants to be when she grows up. Exploring her love of science, she tries out lots of unique jobs, including a chocolate maker, a sports statistician, a cosmetic scientist and a space technician.

Crafty Art

This original series of show-how know-how shorts from Da Vinci Media is bursting with great ideas. It inspires creativity, demonstrating easy-to-make art and fancy dress costumes created from everyday objects.

Minki made a noodle-lion!

Do experiments at home!

Explore future career opportunities!

Get creative in the kitchen!

Delve into world history!

Learn together!

Discover the human body!

Watch Da Vinci on DSTV Channel 318 or download the app!

More About The Da Vinci Kids App

  • It’s available on iOS and Android:
  • The Da Vinci Kids app is the ultimate destination for curious young minds aged 6-12.

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PrettyBelle has teamed up with Da Vinci Tv and Playing and Learning to give away 2 x toy vouchers valued at R500 each.


-> Hit the link in bio to see our favourite shows on Da Vinci

  • Comment and tell us:

Which show would you/your kids love to watch on Da Vinci Tv and why?


T’s and C’s apply

The competition close on 15 May 2020

Winner will be announced via stories on 16 May 2020

Prize is not transferable for cash

Good luck!

Ps: Minki was inspired by Matilda and the Ramsay bunch, so we made doughnuts!


Helene, Minki & Joshua

Also read: Minki explains the coronavirus in just 1 minute and it’s gone viral!

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