Most Popular Kids Activities in the Manawatu - Wanganui Region in 2015

    Inspiring passion, creativity and excellence in dance. We are committed to excellence in both teaching and results, by encouraging dedication and determination students are uplifted and learn to houner others in their creative journey.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Love of Dance

    27-10-2014 by

    "My daughter has never loved dance so much as she does now. Marika and her talented teachers convey high expectations and inspire their students to work hard and take dance seriously, but at the same time class is friendly and encouraging and fun. Wonderful knowledgeable teachers who always have time for their students and their parents."

    Soundworks is directed by Liz Locke, a piano teacher in Palmerston North with a passion to see music study recognized for its benefits to children and to adults. To do this she has established a vibrant and quickly expanding music school surrounded by a team of like-minded talented music teachers. The philosophy underpinning all that we do is that being involved in music-making is an important and natural part of being human and that learning to play a musical instrument has an enormous flow-on effect ... Read more for the child (or adult!) into all areas of their lives. The value of learning an instrument goes far deeper than one first realises and reaches far into that person’s future. So we are committed to finding ways of providing music lessons which are easily accessible to people, have flexibility in structure to suit children’s different learning needs and corresponding flexibility of price to suit different family budgets, without compromising on quality of lesson delivery. We provide instrumental ...

    Sports Horse Riding Schools

    Providing riding lessons and teaching horsemanship to all ages and stages. Beginners to Advanced. We provide lessons after school, weekends and holiday programmes. Group lessons $150 per school term After School Club $25 a day Holiday Programmes $45 a day Adult Lessons $30 for group $60 private Pony rides for littlies $20 for 45mins Lease Ponies available for the season to take to pony club and shows. Birthday Parties see the Pony Parties tab above Contact Rachael direct for more information.

    Sports Judo Clubs

    Training and practice of Kodokan Judo Affiliated to The New Zealand Judo Federation

    Face painting is the perfect addition to any party, event, or fundraiser. Providing top quality professional face painting. If you'd like to add some extra fun to your party. I would love to hear from you.

    Bouncy Castle Hire Palmerston North from Arena Party Hire with free Bouncy Castle delivery and set up to Palmerston North, Feilding, Ashhurst and Longburn . Specialising in all the things that add the Wow factor to your event, from a bouncy castle for a children's party to a jukebox for a wedding. We have games that are great for office parties plus sound / lighting for birthdays and all other special occasions. Not to mention professional DJ services and an awesome Photo Booth. Now available is ... Read more the awesome Giant Water Slide this bouncy slide is a blast when wet. For different party ideas we can organise Spin Art Face, Face Painting or why not go for some tasty treats such as Pop Corn or Candy Floss?

    Tumble Tots - pre school session from children walking up to school age. $5.00 per session per child. Monday, Wednesday and Friday @ 10:30 - 11:15am. A circuit style time where parent and child work together experiancing jumping swinging height balance and much more. Coach Approach - Lessons for school aged children. Teaching basic gymnasticsin a fun and friendly way. Monday 3:30 - 4:25 5-7 year olds, 4:30 - 5:25 7-9 year olds Tuesday 3:30 - 4:25 5-7 year olds, 4:30 - 5:25 10+ Term fee applies Check ... Read more us out on facebook @flippitgym

    Providing educational childcare for children aged 2 years to 5 years, at Wananga we are family, for family. Established by Joan and Wally Kennett in their home in 1977, it is still run by the family in the original family home. At Wananga we are flexible for families. You choose the hours and days you wish your child to attend. At Wananga we believe in families not profit, offering FREE 20 hours ECE for Two, Three and Four year olds and an affordable rate of $3.50 per hour. We welcome your ... Read more whānau to visit the Wananga whānau at our home away from home, 22 Ward Street, Palmerston North.

    Overall rating: 5 out of 5  

    Highly recommend

    03-02-2014 by Kathleen Mansell-Ashford

    This Play center is top notch with awesome well trained and qualified teachers. My son Tennessee enjoyed ...

    Hi! My name is Ben Lim, currently 26 years old, and I have been instructing and playing the violin in Singapore and New Zealand for the past 10 years to students of all ages; from children from 3 years old to adults well over 60! I have a wide range of repertoire, syllabus (suzuki method, etc) and methodology to cater for all students, delivered though the most interesting ways as possible. I am certified in ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) for music performance (violin Grade ... Read more 8) and music theory (Grade 8). I am also working towards a diploma in violin music. I am also a Massey University aviation graduate; a keen aviation enthusiast who loves flying. Feel free to contact me for more information!

    Lollipop's Playland & Café Come for a party, come for a play!

    The Buzz Holiday Programme is fun with games and crafts. Children Years 1 - 9 Summer Buzz is happening 2015/16, 8.30 am - 5.30 pm. December 21 - 23 January 11 - 15

    The Big Five Motel is situated in a quiet location off the main street of Palmerston North yet still within walking distance of most civic amenities. If you are looking for great accommodation at affordable rates with friendly service, our motel is perfect for you.

    If you are looking for music tuition by tutors who know their stuff, then you've come to the right place. All of Musician Maker's tutors are gigging, working musicians who understand what it takes to be successful in learning and progressing in your chosen instrument. And just as important - they are great teachers who know how to learn quickly. So, if it's guitar lessons, drum tuition, a singing tutor, or keyboard, bass or ukulele teacher you've come to the right place. We've been called Manawatu's ... Read more Leading Music Studio and our 180+ students clearly agree.

    Sports Squash Clubs

    squash all year round.. new members always welcome... club night is Tuesday at 7

    LEADERS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FOR OVER 30 YEARS! ESTABLISHED 1983 AGES 2.5 TO 6 YEARS OPEN 8AM UNTIL 3.45PM 20HRS ECE & WINZ SUBSIDYS The Montessori Philosophy and the work of Maria Montessori is the foundation upon which the philosophy of Montessori Educare is built. As passionate educators, we empower children to develop a healthy self-image through the nurturing of their physical, emotional, social, spiritual and cognitive needs. The children’s self esteem grows in a positive ... Read more environment where we sincerely care and recognise that each child and their family is unique and bring with them diverse knowledge, understandings and needs. The children’s innate love of learning is encouraged and we understand the importance of support and compassion in preparing them for life. We show the utmost respect for all children by offering them the freedom to learn at their own pace according to their own interests within a structured setting. We prepare everything within the ...

    Open Tuesday to Friday 9:30am-12:30pm ​We are a long-established, friendly Early Childhood facility located in front of Ruamahunga Park and the Manawatu River; which both provide us with wonderful opportunities for excursions and exploration in our own community. ​ Our tamariki (children) are engaged in holistic learning experiences that enrich their understanding of the world around them. They are able to do this within a safe environment alongside their family and whanau (family/extended ... Read more family). We provide many areas to learn and play; these include but are not limited to a library, sandpit, arts and crafts, water-play, swings and climbing structures, blocks, dress ups and carpentry. Terrace End Playcentre offers 3 free introductory visits so you and your whanau can decide whether Terrace End Playcentre is the place for you. We look forward to meeting you soon!

    Packed to the rafters with historic vehicles, tractors and machinery - Feilding's Coach House Museum is home to an outstanding collection of rural New Zealand Heritage that will entertain young and old alike for between 1-3 hours. Over 140 years of Manawatu settlement, vehicle and farming history are presented in informative and highly visual displays. There are a number of vehicles that little visitors can 'have-a-go' on such as cracking a whip on a horse-drawn gig, or climbing aboard an authentic ... Read more stage coach, pumping water with a whim and pressing buttons to make things go. Pack a family ploughman's picnic to enjoy with a tea/coffee in our sunny foyer area before exploring the gallery. Or alternatively take the short walk into town and visit the many local cafe's, bakeries or the award-winning Feilding Farmers market on a Friday. Our all-weather Museum is open 7 days 10 am - 4 pm and is a great opportunity to introduce your children to the way things were back in the 'olden days.' Visiting ...

    The PNGC is the most friendly and vibrant Golf Club in the Region with a full calendar or mixed, teams, social and fun events throughout the year. Whether you are a new beginner golfer or a seasoned professional our 18 easily walked holes have something for you. We have the full range of practice facilities including a driving range, driving nets, putting and chipping green, practice green with bunker and much more. Our clubrooms overlook the course and with a full bar and café we can also cater ... Read more for events, parties, weddings, functions, corporate product launches and more. We are specialists in Corporate Golf Days where we can organise the whole day for you and your guests - just turn up and entertain your key clients, customers or groups.

    Education Preschools

    Shaken Oak Montessori was established in 2006. We follow the principles developed by Dr Maria Montessori, providing a carefully prepared environment where children learn and develop through investigation and discovery, with guidance from skilled teachers. Our classroom is richly resourced with the unique Montessori learning materials, each one designed to help the child on the path to developing his or her potential. Children develop independence, respect for themselves and others, responsibility ... Read more and a deep love of learning - qualities that will last a lifetime. The garden is full of opportunities for children to learn about the natural world, including taking care of animals and plants. Exploring the outdoor environment inspires children’s innate curiosity and sense of wonder, resulting in an appreciation and respect for the natural world.

    Performing Arts Flute Teachers

    Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student you can expect my full attention and commitment. The first lessons are the time to establish a strong foundation for future development. I start small children on the recorder or fife so that they have a head start. When they are bigger the transition to the flute is easy. There is also the option of using a special headjoint on the flute which makes it easier for little ones to play. I like to get students playing together as soon as possible, ... Read more it adds a whole new dimension to learning an instrument. I have a soft spot for adult beginners and those returning to music, juggling jobs and family life with a little time for themselves.

    Performing Arts Piano Teachers

    My qualifications are a Master of Arts and Diploma of Music from Canterbury University, a Diploma of Teaching, and have received a Distinguished Branch Member Award from the Institute of Registered Music Teachers for my services to Music teaching. I operate a piano teaching business and cater for clients from beginners to advanced students. I have a proven record in guiding students in examinations including those at diploma level. I offer music theory coaching up to an advanced level, including ... Read more assistance with composition and arranging. In addition I am involved in musicianship coaching for singers and instrumentalists. I am a choral conductor and have conducted the Renaissance Singers since 1989 and the Palmerston North Choral Society before that. I have also often conducted the Manawatu Sinfonia as part of their series and also in conjunction with local choirs. I am an experienced adjudicator for competitions and examinations and have experience in giving music seminars. As an important ...

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