Free Kiswahili Online Learning Resources for Kids in Kenya 

Article by Maureen Kasuku
Posted: April 19, 2021  

Looking for some homegrown edutainment for your children? Ubongo Kids, an interactive edu-cartoon that teaches math and science through fun animated stories and catchy songs in Kiswahili is now offering FREE access to their Ubongo Kids ToolKit

This is your one stop shop to get all of Ubongo Kids content as well as content from partners like Kukua and Curious Learning. You and the kids will be able to download videos, audio, e-books and apps all for free in one place! 

This will go a long way in helping your kids perfect their Kiswahili reading & writing skills.

Here are some of the books available in the ToolKit:

Mwizi wa Ndizi (Banana Thief) Age 5 & Up

Bananas keep disappearing from Grandma’s house. Who is the culprit? It’s not who you think! The kids will enjoy solving this riveting mystery.

Heka Heka za  Panya  Kibenya (Adventures of Kibenya the Rat) Age 8 & Up

Kibenya the rat gets into all sorts of unhinged adventures in town. The kids will guffaw at the ridiculousness.

Mwili Wangu ni wa… (My body is for…) Age 10 & Up

This book explores how our body functions. Biology broken down for kids in Kiswahili. How cool is that?

Unapenda Kufanya Nini? (What do you like to do?) Age 5 & Up

A group of kids discuss what they like to do in their spare time. An exploration of hobbies.

Rangi za Upinde wa Mvua (Colours of the Rainbow) Age 3 & Up

A colourful poetry book written in simple Kiswahili.

Happy learning!

*Image: Ubongo Kids

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life


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