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Free book and songs for kids

Ruby and the Powerpals is an educational tool in the form of a children’s book that teaches young children about wise electricity use, a charming and enjoyable learning aid that will turn energy conscious children into energy conscious adults

Download the Ruby and the Powerpals e-book here (should you not be able to view the e-book download pdf's here)

Interactive worksheet click here to download

Using rhythm and rhyme, this collection of stories introduces South Africa’s children to Ruby, a little girl, and her four appliance friends - Laaitie the Lightswitch, Hottie the Hot Tap, Freddie the Fridge and TiniRimote, the television remote

Ruby Ruby and her appliance friends embark on delightful journeys of discovery and share enchanting times in song. Children listening to the songs can join in for a sing-a-long while Ruby teaches them the importance of:

  • Switching off lights when not needed
  • Using hot water sparingly by not overfilling the bath and having a shower instead of a bath
  • Closing the fridge door to keep the cold air in
  • Switching off the television at its power button and not leaving it on standby

    Below are songs of Ruby and the Powerpals

    Get Microsoft SilverlightFreddie the Fridge
    Get Microsoft SilverlightHottie the Hot Tap
    Get Microsoft SilverlightLaaitie the Lightswitch
    Get Microsoft SilverlightTiniRimote the television remote