Dinosaur FX Workshop at Wētā Workshop Experience

129 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington 129 Park Road,, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand

Transform the ordinary into the extra-roar-dinary these school holidays with the magic of movie prosthetics. Calling all budding creators! Use the magic of movie prosthetics and transform you or a friend into a prehistoric creature—just like we do on the big screen. Our expert crew will lead you through this hands-on workshop where you’ll apply …

Kids Crafts at Zealandia

ZEALANDIA Eco-Sanctuary Waiapu Road, Karori,, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Bring your tamariki to Zealandia these school holidays and learn how to make your very own takahē puppet in time for Takahē Awareness Week! Local artist and educator Margaret Tolland supplies the materials for these free events and guides tamariki in creating their very own takahē friend to take home. All ages welcome! To be …


Thaumatropes – Magical Moving Images

Cable Car Museum 1A Upland Road, Kelburn, Wellington, New Zealand

 School Holiday Craft Drop-in Sessions. 15 & 22 April.   Create magic out of everyday objects with a thaumatrope! Bring your pictures to life and experience the early days of animation by creating your very own thaumatrope at one of the two drop-in sessions.   Draw your pictures, cut them out, twirl and twist your fingers, and watch …

Flight ClubSchool Holiday Science Workshop at Wellington Museum

Wellington Museum 3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand

3… 2.. 1… Blast off! Tamariki learn all about the forces of flight at Space Place’s 4-hour school holiday workshop featuring rocket experiments, vortex cannons and beyond. From making everyday objects fly with a leaf-blower, to observing what happens when you put a marshtronaut (marshmallow-astronaut) into a vacuum chamber, tamariki will come home brimming with …

Let’s Get Digital! Music Making (ages 8-10)

Capital E 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand

Splice, remix and layer different sounds to create a unique musical track! In this two-hour workshop in the MediaLab, tamariki aged 8-10 learn the basics of music making as they create a track from a library of samples and sound loops. Workshops are located at Nōku te Ao Capital E’s MediaLab at 4 Queens Wharf. …

Nukes Ukulele Orchestra – Kids’ workshop and shows

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand

It’s music, but not as you know it. Join ‘The Nukes’ for this highly entertaining and interactive musical bonanza – combining workshops and shows. After learning some basic skills, the workshop participants then become part of the band, performing with The Nukes in a fun entertaining show. The workshops are for kids of any level …