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Kids learn to be Shapeshifters

Kids learn to be Shapeshifters

Hastings District Libraries will be hosting a fun interactive programme during the October school holidays called Maths is Fun.

Registration for Maths is Fun opens online at 10am on Monday 15 September and the programme is available at all three libraries.

“This year's Shapeshifter theme includes 2 & 3D fun with shapes, dice and card games, dominoes, pentominoes, magic squares, code games and other fun activities.” says Tania Kerr, Hastings District Councillor.

“Children will be having so much fun they won’t even realise they are learning. The programme is designed to stimulate children to have fun with basic numeracy skills and reinforce the fact that maths is part of their everyday lives.”

Sessions are available for Years 1-8 and are based around different strands of the Maths curriculum. Books are used as starters for the mathematical thinking, followed by a range of games and activities. The programme is run by trained teachers and administered by Library staff.

Maths is Fun will run at Flaxmere and Havelock North libraries from 29 September - 3 October and at Hastings War Memorial Library from 6 October - 12 October.

For further details on other free holiday activities and events see www.hastingslibrary.co.nz


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