Puppets for Kids

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Chocolate Lantern Theatre Company
We are an Onehunga based puppet theatre that also happens to run unique and dynamic drama classes for children 5-9 and 10-14. Our approach to the performing arts is based in community and in exploring theatre with all of our senses. We endeavor to impart to children basic “acting” skills as well as encourage them to develop as artists who are open to inspiration and have the tools to tell their own stories. We want the children to learn to express themselves through drama by creating a safe and ...
Mrs

08-02-2017

My 2 boys aged 7 and 9 attended a holiday programme with Chocolate Lantern and loved it. It's amazing how much they loved "telling" a story with puppets. It gave them an alter ego and they were free to not be themselves. Nicci and Dawn are fun but quiet and patient at the same time and draw stuff out of the kids without them even knowing it's happening. This is a very unique child led programme and worth investing in.

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Entertainment activities for kids

Mess It Up
We run Messy Play Events for preschoolers around Auckland, currently in Meadowbank and Takapuna. You can book and pay online for as many or as few as you like. Mess it up is developmental messy play, where your child can explore, discover, think, learn and problem solve using all their senses. Messy or sensory play helps connect neural pathways to aid brain development in early childhood. We use many different sensory and messy mediums in each session such as edible finger paint, tempera ...
The Green Room by Tigerstew Productions
Based in the newly renovated Titirangi Theatre at Lopdell House in West Auckland, as well as the St Cuthbert's College Performing Arts Centre in Epsom from Term 2 2016; The Green Room introduces students to a broad selection of relevant and practical performance and technical skills to work in stage or screen. The Green Room at a glance *All ages Kids and Adult classes from pre-schoolers to post-retirement. * Multiple Tutors Working Professionally in New Zealand's Performing Arts Industry. ...
I'm walking on air - starstruck

19-02-2016

I came along to the free auditioning workshop and had such a great time. And then when I walked out I bumped into one of my favourite actresses! I can't believe she's a teacher here - I'm signing up for sure - can't wait. Thank you for making it so awesome.

Best classes around for drama and variety

22-11-2015

We love that the kids get a range of experienced tutors and learn a variety of skills in the performing arts. All the tutors are great and I've even joined the adults class myself. Great way to gain confidence and learn relevant industry skills.

Auckland Whale and Dolphin Safari
At Auckland Whale & Dolphin Safari we make it easy to experience the astonishingly abundant wildlife of the beautiful Hauraki Gulf Marine Park. Our marine eco-safari offers guaranteed Whale and Dolphin viewing year-round, departing direct from the Viaduct Harbour in down-town Auckland. But we offer so much more than just Whale and Dolphin watching. The privilege of operating daily within this world-class conservation area has led us to establish New Zealand's only research-based marine mammal ...
Little River Campground
Little River Campground (formerly Birdlands) has something for everyone. Big enough to lose yourself in, but small enough for intimate gatherings. We also have standard cabins available to rent. We are also home to the Scary Slippery Slides- fun for all the family- old fashion fun- a hill, plastic slide and water = super fast wet fun. We are a family friendly campground and also dog friendly. A peaceful riverside camp with the lush beauty of the South Island’s West Coast yet less than an hour ...
Huka Prawn Park
On the banks of the beautiful Waikato River, just minutes from Taupo Towncentre, you will find the iconic and unique family playground, of Huka Prawn Park. With acres of land dedicated to the production of New Zealand fresh water prawns, and pure family fun, Huka Prawn Park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. Our activity pass offers all day access to the park. This includes prawn fishing, guided tours and access to the activity loop which is packed with fun attractions. Feel the ...
Otorohanga Kiwi House and Native Bird Park
The Otorohanga Kiwi House & Native Bird Park is the best place to see Kiwi. Our aim is to offer New Zealand's most personal wildlife experience for all ages. We have close-up viewing of kiwi (New Zealand’s national bird) with the Great Spotted Kiwi and Brown Kiwi on display, active & feeding throughout the day. Keeper talks & feeding displays occur throughout the day allowing visitors to get up close and personal with the large collection of unique NZ birds and reptiles. Feeding times are ...
Waimarino Adventure Park
Waimarino is a tranquil paradise situated on the banks of the Wairoa River just 10 minutes from Tauranga city. Our adventure park is focused around the sport of kayaking. Waimarino has been Tauranga’s premier kayaking & recreational destination since 1975. We offer a number of unique & enjoyable glow worm kayak tours, a range of corporate team-building options, new conference & function facilities, and after school and holiday care for children. We can provide an exclusive riverside venue for ...
Gold Discovery Centre
Across the road from the iconic Cornish Pumphouse, the new Gold Discovery Centre first welcomes visitors with its striking facade. This is something new! Inside you’ll find yourself immersed in interactive activities. You’ll be pushing hard against an air-leg drill that will shake your bones, just like a real drill. You’ll lean on a plunger to trigger a simulated explosion down the gold mine, then for a change of pace you might try to beat the shady dealer at a game of Two-up. You’ll marvel ...
Driving Creek Railway and Potteries
Enjoy a scenic 1 hour train ride on this world-class mountain railway. Travel through regenerating and replanted native forest, including the great Kauri, with unique pottery sculptures lining the track. The railway line includes 2 spirals, 3 short tunnels, 5 reversing points and several large viaducts as it climbs up to the mountain-top terminus. This splendid building - the 'Eyefull Tower' gives spectacular views out over the Hauraki Gulf and islands. Your driver will tell the story of our innovative ...
Animal Farm
Animal Farm is a modern, interactive, family oriented farm park. With an exciting blend of events, activities and attractions, brought together in a stimulating environment. Friendly, fun, interesting, educational, innovative, Animal Farm is truly unique. Animal Farm is a modern 21st century farm park. Wide open spaces are provided for both animals and customers, with the emphasis on creating an authentic, ethical farm experience. The daily timetable of hands on animal experiences is very ...
The Cardrona Ltd
“The Cardrona” sightseeing activity centre offers first class family friendly guided horse trekking and quad biking tours of the stunning Cardrona Valley, between Wanaka and Queenstown in the South Island of New Zealand. It is situated right at the base of the Cardrona ski field. Only a 45 minute picturesque drive over the Crown Range from Queenstown or 20 minutes from Wanaka. The Cardrona has been developed to allow visitors to explore and experience our unique slice of high country heaven, ...
GForce Paragliding
Fly with New Zealand's most experienced tandem paragliding company! Launching from the skyline gondola since 1991, GFORCE is the only company permitted to fly over spectacular Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu. Take an exhilarating Tandem Paragliding flight with our friendly and experienced team for the experience of a lifetime! -We're the only company permitted to fly over Queenstown and Lake Wakatipu -Our pilots are the best in the business, with well over two hundred years of combined tandem ...
Alliance Francaise Wellington
Alliance Francaise Wellington works to promote French Culture, in the wide sense of Francophony. We act to develop the teaching and learning of French, and encourage communication between Francophones, Francophiles and all New Zealanders through a modern cultural and education programme. Founded in 1908, the Alliance Française Wellington belongs to a network of 850 Alliances Françaises in the world, the world's largest network of French language schools and cultural centres. We are located on ...
Dolphin Seafaris
Watch & Swim with wild dolphins in The crystal clear waters of the Bay of Plenty. Get closer to dolphins, Orca, whales and Seals on board our luxury 50ft power Cat ' Guardian'. Trips depart daily from Tauranga & Mt Maunganui. Our expert crew of Marine Biologists and Dive masters will ensure your trip with us is a great experience for your visit to our region.We supply all gear, wetsuits, snorkels, masks & fins etc, give a briefing to our swimmers, and also include all drinks, Continental breakfast ...
ThrillZone
Step into THRILL ZONE, right in the heart of Queenstown! A fun, high-energy, adrenaline fuelled experience with a huge range of indoor adventures to choose from... Take a journey to the edge of reality with our Vortex 12D Motion Thrill Ride. Experience the ride of your life time on our wild roller coasters, creepy haunted houses and crazy jetpack adventures! Or experience a brand new dimension in a world without limits with our 360°VR from fighting intergalactic wars on alien planets to casting ...
The Rock Adventure Cruise
Explore the Bay of Islands on the YHA The Rock Adventure Cruise. It features an all inclusive overnight boat trip with loads of activities, dinner, breakfast and lunch. In addition to all the activities, guests can enjoy the use of the lounge area with a pool table, piano and a fireplace at the back in the activities area. YHA, Bay of Islands, The Rock Adventure Cruise features private and dormitory rooms each offering access to a shared balcony and communal bathroom facilities. All bed linen ...
Waimak River Horse Treks
Waimak River Horse Treks has been operating with the same owners since 2000. Located only 15mins drive from the central city we are handy for both locals and tourists alike. Come and experience our passion for the riding lifestyle in the great outdoors! Safety and enjoyment have always been a major focus of our business and we are ideally located right by the banks of the river so all treks are held within an area where traffic is strictly restricted and the horses are calm, dependable and well ...
West Coast Wildlife Centre
Lonely Planet voted the West Coast Wildlife Centre in the heart of Franz Josef as one of the 12 must see things to visit in New Zealand. This is the largest kiwi hatching facility in the South Island and the "must see" indoor all weather attraction in Franz Josef – home to the official hatching facility for the world's 2 rarest kiwis – the Rowi and Haast Tokoeka. See live kiwi during the day inside our nocturnal house, discover the interactive glacier attraction and West Coast storytelling areas ...
New Zealand Safaris
New Zealand Safaris invites you to join us on a true, big game hunting safari in New Zealand. We are situated in the Fairlie basin near the world famous Mt Cook national park. Experience professionally guided safaris on our large private high country stations, home to game animals that have populated the river valleys and mountain tops since their introduction in the mid 1800's. Our personalised hunts cater for single hunters, families or small groups of all ages and abilities staying at our hunting ...
Puzzling World
Puzzling World is an iconic, unique attraction that since 1973 has fascinated people of all ages keen to engage in a fun, challenging and sensory experience. Encouraging problem solving and entertainment we invented the world’s first 3-D maze and offer a huge Puzzle Café where you can try your hand at one of many brain-benders at the tables. Mind not boggled? - visiting the Illusion Rooms is sure to - from holograms, following faces and a shrinking room to one where sculptures defy physics ...
It's all about having fun, so bring the whole family and bounce on in to Inflatable World. It's not just for the kids - we encourage the parents to have fun with their children. Sessions are for three hours per single entry fee - you will be tired by then anyway! You can play on the inflatable activities as many times as you like during the three hour session and our supervisors are there to make sure everyone is safe and gets a fair go. We cater for large groups, including Birthday Parties, ...
Extreme Miniglowlf World
This is an 18 Hole Glow in the Dark Minigolf. All indoors with Beautiful Bright art work and themes, Glow worm Cave, Alice in Wonderland, Toxic Waste, Circus, Space, Ancient Ruins and Megalyths.. It Takes roughly an hour for a family to play a game, Prices are $40 Family of four (either 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) Or $15 Adult $10 child $12 senior.....Or if its your birthday you're free. The 18 Hole course winds around through different rooms and spaces, all lit up with ...
Rainbow Springs Nature Park
A wild day out. Bring your family along to Rainbow Springs, to meet ours. Get up close and personal with the wonderful birds, bugs and beasts that call New Zealand home. The Under the Sun day pass offers an action-packed, fun-filled, and (whisper it) educational day out. Make sure you take a ride on the Big Splash, and don't forget to head to the crowd-pleasing free-flight Bird Show. We've also got 10+ daily animal encounters for you to enjoy. Kiwi. Kiwi are shy, ground dwelling creatures who ...
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