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


    Citizen of Trinidad, Trinidadian(s)

    Official Language

    Total Population

    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


    Citizen of Tobago, Tobagonian(s)

    Official Language

    Total Population

    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

    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.

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

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

    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 you know these words?

    Ajoupa Small thatch-roofed house. Covered with woven palm branches. Walls Made from woven bamboo strips, plastered with lipe (lepay) or tapia, a mixture of clay-dirt and dried cow manure.
    Crab Race - An annual event in Tobago accompanied by goat racing and general festivity. Crabs are raced in lanes with numbers or colours on their back. The course is about 3m/10ft long and made of canvas. A race may take as long as an hour.
    Jack Spania (also know as Jep) - One specie of wsp that usually builds its nest in and around the home near the ceiling. Becomes quite aggressive if disturbd, inflicting a pain from the tip of its tail into the flesh of the victim. Swelling, which starts almost immediately, can be lessened by squeezing the combined juices of any three available leaves and rubbing it into the spot. Sting should first be extracted if possible.
    Ming Pilling Very stingy. Very silly person.
    Nutmeg A dense crowned tree with aromatic wood. Fruit oval, splitting to reveal a dark seed, covered by a red-branched mace. Stroke victims keep a piece of seed in their mouth to ward off further attacks. Grated seed spice flavoring for eggnog and punch. Produces hallucinations.
    Rounders - A mainly girl's game - like baseball without the bat. The runaround.
    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!

    One of many coves in Trinidad & Tobago courtesy of Calvin Antoine.

    One of many coves in Trinidad & Tobago courtesy of Calvin Antoine.

    Kids Site of the Month

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

    Asa Wright Nature Centre

    Asa Wright Nature Centre

    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 Free Vote Caster from

    Past Survey

    Traditional Games

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


    sports day

    Information tips/links for kids:

  • Camps
  • Child Abduction Tips
  • Childline Trinidad and Tobago
  • Dog safety tips for Kids
  • Examination Tips
  • Grade School Levels
  • Kidnapping Tips
  • Kids Life Newspaper (weekly children newspaper)
  • School Safety Tips & Guidelines
  • Trini Kids Corner
  • Water Safety Tips

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