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Creative Kids

1. Keep Calm. Create

Activity-based videos for children made with Aroha by kiwi artists.

Creations include:

  • How to make a windmill using simple materials found at home
  • Creating a flora animal from your own garden
  • Easter bunnies made from toilet paper rolls

Check out the link below for tutorials on all these and more

Instagram www.instagram.com/keepcalm.create

2. Creative Waikato

Artists around the country are behind you with their online material so you and your kids can learn, explore, create and have an awesome time together. Check out these great ideas including:

  • Lunchtime Doodles with Mo Williams
  • Activities for kids in Te Reo Maori
  • Zappo the Magician

Links to these options and more can be found on the Creative Waikato website

Website: www.creativewaikato.co.nz

3. Enchanted Entertainment 

Give children something to look forward to; something magical and out of the ordinary with the games and singalongs with your favourite princesses.

Facebook www.facebook.com/nzenchanted
Website www.enchantedentertainment.nz

4. Waikato Museum

A new social media initiative, calling the community to create a virtual exhibition by sharing photos of your favourite items on social media sites using the hashtag #mywaikatomuseum

Check out Waikato Museum Facebook page for some ideas www.facebook.com/waikatomuseum

6. Outdoor Kid Guidebooks

The team at Outdoor Kid are keeping kids busy with fun nature-based activities.

Try your hand at:

  • Playing nature bingo with critters/creatures that call New Zealand home
  • Creating a hanging bird feeder for your garden
  • Getting a little old-school with some critter fingerprint painting!

Check out their website for more free activities and some adventure inspiration for when lockdown lifts.

www.outdoorkid.co.nz/blogs/nature-activity-sheets

Facebook www.facebook.com/Blockdown-Waikato

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