Holiday Programmes

Holiday programmes

Dinosaurs Roar!

Join us for some fun dinosaur stories, rhymes and songs. Then we will get crafty and each create a dino skeleton to take home.

Start time: 10.30am 

Tauranga Library
Thursday, 18 April
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Pāpāmoa Library
Wednesday, 17 April
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Greerton Library
Monday, 15 April
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Mount Maunganui Library
Thursday, 18 April 
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For children aged 3-6 years. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help.

Roman Mosaics

Enjoy a story, learn a little about the history of mosaics then make your own mosaic tile.

Start time: 10.30am 

Tauranga Library
Tuesday, 16 April
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Pāpāmoa Library
Tuesday, 23 April
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Greerton Library
Wednesday, 17 April
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Mount Maunganui Library
Monday, 15 April 
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For children aged 7-10 years. A parent or caregiver must supervise child. This is a messy activity - please wear old clothes.

Uku Coil Pots!

Learn about Māori uku (clay) use and construct your own uku pot then decorate it with your designs. 

Start time: 10.30am 

Tauranga Library
Monday, 15 April
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Wednesday, 24 April
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Pāpāmoa Library
Tuesday, 16 April
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Greerton Library
Thursday, 18 April
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Mount Maunganui Library
Wednesday, 17 April 
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This activity is suitable for young people of all ages. Younger children may need adult assistance. 
A parent or caregiver must supervise children. This is a messy activity - please wear old clothes.

Sharp Crafts: Lino Cutting

Try your hand at the ancient art of carving. Use a blade to etch your design into lino, then make prints!

Start time: 1pm 

Tauranga Library
Wednesday, 17 April
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For tweens/teens aged 11-18 years. This is a messy activity - please wear old clothes.

Lego Kits

Come and enjoy a story, and a variety of different Lego Kits to make up.

Start time: 1pm 

Pāpāmoa Library
Wednesday, 17 April
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Tuesday, 23 April
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Greerton Library
Wednesday, 17 April
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Thursday, 18 April
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Suitable for children aged 5-10 years. No children under 5 allowed for safety reasons. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help. Due to the popularity of these Lego sessions, please only book for one Lego session. Multiple session bookings may be cancelled.

Lego Challenges

Come and enjoy a story and take part in our building challenge using our huge collection of Lego. (no kits provided) 

Start time: 1pm 

Tauranga Library
Monday, 15 April
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Tuesday, 16 April
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Suitable for children aged 4-10 years. No children under 4 allowed for safety reasons. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help. Due to the popularity of these Lego sessions, please only book for one Lego session. Multiple session bookings may be cancelled.

e-Sewing: Making a Conductive Kiwi

Join us as we mix sewing with electronics! Kids will be introduced to basic circuitry and sewing to create their very own glowing stuffed toy. 

Pāpāmoa Library
Wednesday, 24 April from 10-12pm
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Suitable for ages 10+. Due to safety reasons, participants must be able to confidently and responsibly use materials such as scissors, sewing needles and button batteries.

Makey Makey Maze Mystery

Guide your way through the maze to find the hidden treasure. Children will code their own wire maze and explore basic circuits using Makey Makey Invention Kits. 

Tauranga Library
Tuesday, 23 April from 10.30-12pm
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Pāpāmoa Library
Wednesday, 24 April from 1-2.30pm
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Greerton Library
Tuesday, 16 April from 10.30-12pm
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Suitable for children aged 8-14. A parent or guardian may be required to help.

Hour of code: Collecting Treasure

Beginner’s introduction to Scratch Block Coding. Children will create their very own Indiana Jones catch game where collecting different treasures and artefacts will earn points. 

Start time: 1.30am 

Tauranga Library
Tuesday, 23 April 
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Greerton Library
Tuesday, 16 April
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Suitable for children aged 8-14 who have a reasonable level of computer skills.

Ozobot Maze Mystery

Using Ozobots children will complete challenges and code their way through a maze to find missing treasure. This is a great introduction to learning a programming language. 

Start time: 10.30am 

Mount Maunganui Library
Friday, 26 April 
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Suitable for children aged 5-8. A parent or caregiver must supervise child and some children will require adult help.

Tāonga Māori!

Come along and make your very own Tāonga Māori.

Time: between 1-2.30pm 

Tauranga Library
Thursday, 18 April
Wednesday, 24 April

Pāpāmoa Library
Tuesday, 16 April

Greerton Library
Monday, 15 April

Mount Maunganui Library
Wednesday, 17 April

There is no need to register for these sessions - just pop in anytime during the times indicated. If sessions are busy, there may be a small wait. 

This activity is suitable for all ages. A parent or caregiver must supervise children and are welcome to take part.

Keva Building Challenge!

Put your building hats on and be part of the Keva Building Challenge. Create designs from your imagination or try your hand at a building challenge card.

Time: between 1-2.30pm 

Mount Maunganui Library
Monday, 15 April 
Thursday, 18 April

There is no need to register for these sessions - just pop in anytime during the times indicated. If sessions are busy, there may be a small wait. 

This activity is suitable for all ages. A parent or caregiver must supervise children and are welcome to take part.


Last Reviewed: 02/04/2019
 

 
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