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School Holiday Programme 5 July – 20 July 2003

School Holiday Programme
5 July – 20 July 2003


Wednesday 16 July
Kids’ Quiz Quest
Teams of two aged between eight and 12 can register to be part of this general knowledge knockout tournament. Be the first to cross the Discovery Centres’ special ‘Bee Board’ by correctly answering the questions, and be in to win great prizes! Games for younger kids will be on hand between rounds.
Kids must register for the Quiz Quest by phoning 09 306 7077.

The Path to Peru Trail
Coinciding with the Museum’s exhibition Gold & Sacrifice: Treasures of Ancient Peru, the Centres have crafted an intriguing South American trail with a prize for every child who correctly completes the task!
Find out what New Zealand and South America have in common; where kumara came from and where else in the world you can find a weta. The Path to Peru Trail runs every day during the holidays. Just pick one up from the information desk or the Discovery Centre.

Wednesday 9 July and Wednesday 16 July
Wetasaurus Wednesdays
Come and meet our Dinomite Club president Wetasaurus. He’s a specialist in hugs and hi-fives! Appearances at 11am and 2pm.

Friday 11 and Friday 18 July
Find out “What it was like to be an Inca”, in this humorous story by Jo Lees. Join us in Treasures & Tales.


Indulge your creativity with some cool art and crafts. No need to book, just pop into the Discovery Centre every day from 10am – 12 noon and 1.30pm - 3.00pm. $2, or $1 for Dinomites.

Saturdays and Tuesday
Texture Pictures
Use sand, seeds and shells to create art!

Spin and Spiral Art
Make a fabulous spiral picture.

Sundays and Wednesdays
Pinch Pots
Make and decorate a mini clay pot.

Badge Making
Design a badge.

Mondays and Fridays
Rain Sticks
Recreate the sound of Auckland’s weather!

Rainbow Fish
Make a tropical rainbow fish.

Kupesi Rubbings
Use tapa cloth to create Pacific art.

Bead Critters
Make bread critters!


Bookings are essential. Call 09 306 7077 from 27 June to secure your place.

Senior: aged 7-12 years; $8/$5 for Dinomites.

Tuesday 8 July
Water Monkeys and Cool Crustaceans
10am –12 noon or 1.30pm –3.30pm
Make a habitat for real live water monkeys!

Wednesday 9 July
Theatre Games,
10am – 12 noon or 1.30pm –3.30pm
Get dramatic with Jo, in this fun theatre workshop.

Monday 14 July
Too Cool Tiles
10am – 12 noon or 1.30pm –3.30pm
Paint and glaze a clay tile using designs from Islamic art.

Junior: aged 4-6 years; $6/$5 for Dinomites.

Thursday 10 July
Seedy Frames
10am – 12 noon or 1.30pm –3.30pm
Decorate picture frames!

Thursday 17 July
Bumble Bee Craft
10am – 12 noon or 1.30pm –3.30pm
Make a giant bumble-bee using paper plates.

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