School Holiday Activities

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 School Holiday Activities & The Great Te Aka Mauri Scavenger Hunt

Saturday 29 September - Sunday 14 October 2018

Come and enjoy your new library with a School Holiday Programme packed full of fun activities and the chance to win one of four cool prize packs in The Great Te Aka Mauri Scavenger Hunt! 

Download your copy of the October School Holiday Programme​ or pick one up at the library today.

Children must be supervised at all activities. Lego Town sessions are now fully booked. Booking is not required for our other activities.

As well as all the fun, exciting activities in the programme below, give The Great Te Aka Mauri Scavenger Hunt ​a go anytime during the holidays. These holidays you can give the Scavenger Hunt a go in te reo Māori or English. Grab your clue sheet from near the front door at the library and get your entry in before the end of the holidays.

 

Activities 

STEAM Mystery Bag Challenge

Date: Monday 1 October

Time: 10.30-11.30am

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: 5+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Use a range of mystery materials to solve a fun engineering problem. Are you up for the challenge?

Picasso Masks

Date: Tuesday 2 October

Session 1 (Ages 3+): 10.30-11.30am

Session 2 (Ages 5+): 1.30-2.30pm

Venue: Discovery Space

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Create a masterpiece mask that looks like a Picasso painting.

Rainbow Dance Party

Date: Wednesday 3 October

Time: 10.30-11.30am

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: All ages

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Colourful dancing in an environment to stimulate your senses. Spot prizes for dressing up in your favourite colour.

Animal Welfare with Geoff

Date: Wednesday 3 October

Time: 1.30pm

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: All ages

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required.

Do you want to know more about caring for animals? Join us to learn how from the SPCA.

Frieda Kahlo Flower Crowns

Date: Thursday 4 October

Time: 10.30-11.30am

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: 5+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Learn more about the iconic Frieda Kahlo. This talented woman was as famous for her art as her own image.

Lego Town

FULLY BOOKED

Date: Friday 5 October

Session Times: 10.30am-12 noon & 1.30pm-3pm

Venue: Makerspace

Ages: 5+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: Booking is required. This activity is now fully booked.

Rome wasn't built in one day, but Lego Town can be. Join us to build a town and amenities for a group of citizens with big ambitions.

Lego Town

FULLY BOOKED

Date: Monday 8 October

Time: 10.30am-12 noon

Venue: Makerspace

Ages: 5+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: Booking is required. This activity is now fully booked.

Rome wasn't built in one day, but Lego Town can be. Join us to build a town and amenities for a group of citizens with big ambitions.

Lego Portraits

Date: Tuesday 9 October

Time: 10.30-11.30am

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: 3+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Get creative and draw yourself in the style of a Lego minifigure.

Instrument Making

Date: Wednesday 10 October

Time: 10.30-11.30am

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: 3+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Build an instrument out of repurposed materials, then join the Great Te Aka Mauri Band for its debut performance at 11.20am.

Drawing with Scissors - Matisse Cut-outs

Date: Thursday 11 October

Time: 10.30-11.30am

Venue: Discovery Space

Ages: 3+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: No bookings required

Create your own Matisse masterpiece using scissors and paper.

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Lego Town

FULLY BOOKED

Date: Friday 12 October

Session Times: 10.30am-12 noon & 1.30pm-3pm

Venue: Makerspace

Ages: 5+

Cost: Gold coin koha

Booking: Booking is required. This activity is now fully booked.

Rome wasn't built in one day, but Lego Town can be. Join us to build a town and amenities for a group of citizens with big ambitions.

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Thanks to our sponsors and programme partners

 

 

 

 

 

Page reviewed: 01 Oct 2018 8:16am