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Lockdown Club

Fun ways to keep kids entertained at home.

40 Ka pai things to do outside! 40 Ka Pai things to do 1

Getting out into nature is great for boosting our wellbeing, and Sparklers and the Department of Conservation have created a collection of 40 ka pai things to do, to get the whole whānau outside and feeling ka rawe, awesome!



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Join the team from the National Aquarium of New Zealand with their fun activities for the whole family that you can do from home, or on your walks.  There are science experiments, story times, drawing, stop motion animation, scavenger hunts and more!  Don’t forget to visit their Facebook page for their popular Sunday Quiz by their quiz master Quizimodo, along with additional activities.

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Napier Libraries digital fun! Napier Libraries TN Lockdown Club Tile

If you are looking for something to do, try flexing your brain muscles with the free online resources Napier Libraries has to offer. All you need is your library card!
Want some help with a personal research project? Check out the range of databases available! Interested in documentaries, kids movies, TV series, or fun educational programmes? Kanopy, an online streaming service, may be for you! 



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Get tinkering at home by following Hawke’s Bay’s museum of technology, The Faraday Centre, on Facebook.  Become a scientist at home with their experiments, crack on with some classic activities (hopscotch or marbles anyone?) or spark your imagination and learn from famous inventors and scientists. 

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Meet your favourite little penguins from the National Aquarium of New Zealand.  This is a fantastic lockdown activity for the whole family - why not invite other friends or whanau from around New Zealand (or even the world!) to join you?  Not only will you have your own private zoom experience, you’ll get to learn all about their little penguins, how they were rescued and came to live at Penguin Cove, as well as getting a tour of their habitat by one of their knowledgeable keepers.  Waddle on over to their website to learn more

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