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TE MANAWA LEARNING

School Visits for Early Learning Centres

Te Manawa provides exciting hands-on learning experiences designed for early learners by our passionate, in-house educators. Our programmes cater for up to 30 early learners in short 20 – 30 minute sessions led by our educators, followed by a self-led discovery time within the Museum.

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Early Learning Programmes

Bring your tamariki in for a unique and fun learning experience with one of our experienced educators.

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Floating & Sinking

This program encourages tamariki to play, experiment, and discover what types of objects float and sink in water & why. Through exploration they are supported to observe how different objects behave in water using Te Manawa’s purpose-built river.

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Minibeasts

Tamariki will grow their understanding of the world of insects, their importance and role in our ecosystem either by exploring the Te Manawa outdoor garden or by investigating the variety of bugs in the museum collection drawers, checking specimens under the microscope and other fun activities.

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Dino Dig

With Te Manawa’s unique outdoor Dino Dig area, tamariki will dig up and identify fossils, they will investigate model dinosaurs & their skeletons, and explore how fossils are formed.

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Hands on Science

Includes fun and simple science experiments where curious tamariki turn into junior scientists. The visually engaging science introduces young learners to basic scientific concepts through hands-on activities and simple observation.

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Blue-Bot

These friendly robots support tamariki in developing their understanding of simple programming. They can explore new concepts through guided play.

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Meet The Moa

Tamariki will use their investigative skills to figure out what has been stomping around leaving curious footprints. Learn facts about the ancient extinct Moa and stomp around with a three toed claw foot. The programme will take approximately 30 minutes.

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Make a Booking

Plan the perfect day for your early learners and book today!

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