Waikato Museum July School Holiday Programme

Have fun at the Museum these school holidays with ‘Exsciting’ science, magical arts, Permian Monster origami and lots more creative activities!

Leave the children with us to enjoy supervised, tutored programmes that extend the imagination and encourage creativity and fun! Materials are supplied for all programmes.

Our programmes are from 8:30am to 5pm. $45 per day and suited to ages 7-13 years. Our location in central Hamilton is perfect for dropping off and picking up before and after work.

Windows of Colour - Monday 10 July
Explore the beauty of stained glass and create your own stained glass-inspired craft.

‘Exsciting’ science! - Tuesday 11 July
Fun and learning in Exscite followed by science activities and toy making.

Movie Pop Art - Wednesday 12 July
Make objects and art based on popular movies.

Dimetrodon Dioramas - Thursday 13 July
Create a miniature Permian landscape in a box.

Ministry of Magic 4 - Friday 14 July
Back by popular demand! All new magical arts and crafts.

The Medieval Project - Monday 17 July
Mid-winter medieval arts and crafts activities.

Light boxes - Tuesday 18 July
Form reflective art pieces with fluorescent objects, inspired by Bob Jahnke’s ATA exhibition.

Ancient Origami Creatures - Wednesday 19 July
Make an artwork of origami by creating ancient creatures from the Permian period.

Make Mosaics - Thursday 20 July
Learn the craft of mosaic and make an artwork to take home.

Life’s a Hoot - Friday 21 July
Discover New Zealand’s nocturnal creatures and create your own ruru pet.

Visit the website for more information and to register.


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