Kiddies Korner

recommended ages 5 to 12.

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Trinidad & Tobago
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Island Facts









Trinidad & Tobago Coat of Arms
"together we aspire, together we achieve"







Port of Spain, Trinidad
Port of Spain, Trinidad







Scarborough Tobago
Scarborough Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago is known as:

  • land of the hummingbirds


  • land of the steelband and calypso


  • the birthplace of the limbo


  • home of the greatest festival on earth...Trinidad & Tobago Carnival
  • Trinidad....the main island

    Official Name
    Republic of Trinidad

    Capital
    Port-of-Spain

    Nationality
    Citizen of Trinidad, Trinidadian(s)


    Official Language
    English


    Total Population
    1,300,000

    Location
    Latitude 10 1/2N, Longitude 61 1/2 W

    Physical Area
    Measures 37 miles (80 km) by 50 miles (60 km)

    Total Area
    1864m2 (4828km2)

    Highest Point
    Along the Northern Coast Range 940m (3,085 feet)

    Tobago....the sister island

    Official Name
    Republic of Tobago

    Capital
    Scarborough

    Nationality
    Citizen of Tobago, Tobagonian(s)

    Official Language
    English

    Total Population
    54,000

    Location
    Latitude 11N, Longitude 60W

    Physical Area
    Measures 26 miles (42 km) by 7miles (10 km)

    Total Area
    116m2 (300km2)

    Highest Point
    Central Spine of Hills 549m (1,860 feet)

    Other Facts

    Currency
    Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TT$)

    Time Zone
    EST +1; GMT -4

    Ethnic Divisions
    The people are comprised of about forty percent African, forty percent East Indian, and the remainder being of European, Chinese, or mixed descent.

    Climate
    The average temperature is about 30C (89F).

    Trinidad
    is separated from Venezuela by the straits of the Gulf of Paria which is seven (7) miles (11km)

    Trinidad
    is separated from Tobago by the Caribbean Sea which is twenty-one (21) miles (33km).

    National Idenity Section


    The list below art the National symbols of Trinidad and Tobago......
    click on the link to find out more about each special symbol that makes us unique.


    National Anthem

    National Flag

    Independence Pledge

    Coat of Arms

    National Birds

    National Flower

    Information on the National Symbols of Trinidad & Tobago
    courtesy of Alana Ochoa Trafford.

    Creole Section


    These are words, phrases and saying that are part of trini culture...do you know these words?

    Ice Man Character that sold ice from a pushcart and sang a little ditty. "Ice, ice, cold ice, ice in yuh ice".
    Ji East Indian - respect. ex. Mummy Ji, Aunty Ji.
    Qui French for who, whom, that, which.
    Red Mango - Chopped full mangoes, boiled, prepared with sugar, spices, red food colouring. Also prepared with pepper seasoning without sugar.
    Vup - In cricket, to swing the bat as hard as possible. A wild vup - to do the same but with the eyes closed, and hoping with some luck to hit the ball.
    Zug/Zug Up - A rough and uneven cutting of anything.
    courtesy Cote-Ci-Cote-La

    previous creole words

    Sports Section


    So which sport do you like to follow football, cricket, track and field...well test your sports trivia knowledge.

    Sports Section

    Island Scene Section


    Trinbaago picture of the month!

    Chaguaramas Sunset courtesy of LaBoisselle Photography.

    Chaguaramas Sunset courtesy of LaBoisselle Photography.

    Kids Site of the Month


    Every two/three thee will be a kids site of the month!

    Children Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

    Children Authority of Trinidad and Tobago


    Emergency Number


    Print your own emergency directory to hang up on the fridge or in your room to reach family or the local authorities in case of emergency

    Trinidad & Tobago
    TnT (PDF Format)

    Canada & USA
    Can/USA (PDF Format)

    United Kingdom
    UK (PDF Format)

    note: Please ask a your parent or an older person to either print or download the form for you!!!

    Kiddies Brainbuster Quiz


    Brainbuster quiz



    Kiddies Survey


    Free Vote Caster from Bravenet.com Free Vote Caster from Bravenet.com


    Past Survey

    Traditional Games

    A list and brief description of traditional games played in TnT.

    Games

    sports day

    Information tips/links for kids:

  • Summer Camps
  • Child Abduction Tips
  • Childline Trinidad and Tobago
  • Dog safety tips for Kids
  • Examination Tips
  • Grade School Levels
  • Kidnapping Tips
  • School Safety Tips & Guidelines
  • Trini Kids Corner
  • Water Safety Tips




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