Kids

The mind of a child is one of great imagination and wonder. Keep them entertained with their own series of puzzles and activities or resources.

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    Learn to Code with Shaun the Sheep!

    For any budding I.T professionals and coders out there, here’s a resource for you! This free resource, created by Aardman Animations, the clever folk behind Shaun the Sheep, have created an amazing set of learning sessions to inspire and help kids create their very own video game! So what are you waiting for! Let’s get coding! Shaun the Sheep Game Academy

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    Take me to Space!

    Do you have a budding astronaut in your household? Well we have the perfect space mission for them! NASA Kids’ Club is a fantastic website where you can learn space facts and play awesome space games, all for free! Try your hand at roving on Mars or follow the secret mission instructions to find your fellow astronauts! You can join in on all the fun here: NASA Kids’ Club

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    DIY ‘Laser’ Maze

    Test out your children’s (and your) Mission Impossible skills by setting up this fun but challenging maze. You can use toilet paper (which some people may have an abundance of right now!) or tissue paper, crepe paper, whatever you have lying around! Really up the ante by putting a timer for how long you’ve got to get through. You can follow all of the instructions and make your own right here: It’s Always Autumn

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    The Big New Zealand Easter Egg Hunt

    You heard it right from the mouth of the Prime Minister; the Easter Bunny is an essential worker! But they might be quite busy during this time of year, and may find it difficult to visit every home. To help the Easter Bunny find their way, and help children (and adults alike!) the Prime Minister has suggested a big New Zealand Easter Egg hunt! Below you will find the easter egg to colour in and put in your front window, similar to the Teddy Bear hunt currently on around our streets. Once you’re done, email them to primeminister@parliament.govt.nz or share them on social medial with the hashtag #NZEggHunt and let’s…

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    National Geographic Kids Club

    Looking for some cool kids activities about everything from animals, to planets and even some of your favourite characters like Elsa and Ben 10! Well look no further than the National Geographic Kids website! Packed to the brim with fun resources and games, this website is both educational and lots of fun! You can test your skills in all of the quizzes available online here: National Geographic Kids club

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    Our Own Teddy Bear Hunt

    You would have maybe heard on the news or seen on the telly the current teddy bear hunt around New Zealand, whereby families are encouraged to put a teddy bear up in the front window for children to spot on a walk around their local neighbourhood. A fun addition to this is to create your own teddy bear hunt inside your home, but it doesn’t have to be limited to just teddy bears! Get the kids to colour-in or draw their own animals and hide them around the house for them to find. You could even get the kids to hide them and test the adults in finding them in…

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    Let’s Make – Mini Lid Banjos

    If your house is too quiet (…!!!), here’s a quick and easy craft to keep the kids entertained and make some beautiful music. Good news here folks is that these are very quiet, as you would hope, but make enough sound that the kids will think they are playing the guitar just like at a rock concert! For full instructions visit The Craft Train