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TOP 25 Most Popular Kids Activities in Auckland for 2015

by The ActiveActivities Team on 23-02-2016

Auckland, these are your Top 25 Most Popular kids activities for 2015! Auckland is a big place! So, as well as giving you the Top 25 Most Popular listings across the region, we’ve compiled the Most Popular lists for independent areas like yours below so you can see what’s happening a little closer to home. The list is in alphabetical order, so scroll down till you hit your home region and click over to see what parents, carers and grandparents are choosing to do with their kids in their free time.

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Fun kids jewellery projects that won’t break your wallet

by Grace Harawira on 30-11-2014
Fun kids jewellery projects that won’t break your wallet

Do you love dressing up your kids in different jewelry and accessory pieces to match their outfit but finding the cost building up? The good news is that the best jewelry pieces are unique, one of the kind designs that you and your kids can come up with at home! You’ll be surprised to find that what you see as ordinary objects around the house can be transform into a masterpiece in these 6 fun and easy home-made jewelry making projects.

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Tips & Tricks to a smooth sailing first sewing session

by Annabel Taylor on 20-07-2014
Tips & Tricks to a smooth sailing first sewing session

My Grandmother is a craft Artisan. I can recall many great afternoons spent at Grandma’s place drinking tea, eating scones and learning how to knit, crochet and sew. While I never mastered my craft skills to my Grandma’s level, our crafty afternoon sessions did get me into sewing. I am now passing on this skills to my kids. I know the idea of having your kids deal with needles and a sewing machine would make some of your out there panic. But once you get yourself organised and plan ahead, you’ll find endless enjoyment out of sewing with your kids.

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Safe jewellery making for kids

by Lauren Reeves on 30-08-2013
Safe jewellery making for kids

Do your kids love dress ups? If so, you might be tired of them wearing and breaking your necklaces, and asking if they can borrow your diamond rings! Solve this problem and keep them occupied too.

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Kid’s Top 10 Favorite Face Painting Designs

by Annabel Taylor on 22-03-2013
Kid’s Top 10 Favorite Face Painting Designs

As a housewife and Mum, I try to make sure that every moment I spend with my kids is quality time that lasts. That is why I never fail to be with them during special occasions. I also realized one way which I could bond with my children during my free time: Face painting!

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Kids Cooking Activities

by Virginia O'Neill on 01-02-2013
Kids Cooking Activities

Cooking – Is it Practical to Let Kids Cook? At 6 years old, my daughter loves to cook. She just can’t get enough of it, especially with all the great cooking shows that are currently airing on TV. Cooking is now "Cool". It's important for kids to become comfortable working in the kitchen.

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5 Reasons Why Art is a Great Kids Activity

by Virginia O'Neill on 13-12-2012
5 Reasons Why Art is a Great Kids Activity

I have a 7 year-old son who does not like to do school work. He says it is boring. Like the majority of young kids during Math's, English, Science classes & Lessons they will easily lose his interest, unless you show him funny and playful visual aids. Let’s face it! Kids need to be kept engaged to hold their attention. With the advent of modern technology, our children often set aside school activities just for the sake of playing electronic equipment. This is definitely not my idea of a healthy kids activity. How to get them away from the TV and involved in other activities for kids? Why not enroll them in art classes and lessons where they can have fun and develop their creative talents.

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