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
    1.37 million

    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
    64,000

    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 Identity 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?

    Bahut (French) Cabinet, chest, trunk. Lots of anything. Copious. Any crop in full season. Tomato in de market Bahut Bahut.
    Eddoes - A ground provision. Edible root.
    Jackalantan - Jack-o-lantern, Will-o-the-wisp. Folklore. A light that attracts the unwary into desolate harmful areas, far away from their destination, then the light vanishes.
    Rock Cake Heavy cake made with grated coconut. Very hard, hence given the name Rock cake.
    Umpteen - Universal. Plenty of anything. Many. pg. 188.
    Zante Stick fighting movement. Zante yuh body. Gallery to show off. Also Exante Xante.

    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


    Trinbago picture of the month!

    Charlotteville, Tobago

    Charlotteville, Tobago

    Kids Site of the Month


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

    My Trinbago Books

    My Trinbago Books


    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:

  • MoE Schools Re-Opening (Covid Virus)
  • Camps
  • Child Abduction Information
  • Childline Trinidad and Tobago
  • Dog safety tips for Kids
  • Examination Information
  • Fire Safety/Hazards Tips for Kids
  • Grade School Levels
  • Kidnapping Information
  • My Trinbago Books
  • School Safety Information & Guidelines
  • Water Safety Information




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