MyTeen text-messaging programme provides free postive parenting and mental health tips for parents with teens Author: Dr Joanna Chu, National Institute for Health Innovation, University of Auckland Published 24 May 2018 Parenting and being part of a family are very important to the mental health and wellbeing of young people. The teenage years are when our children are still very much in … [Read more...] about MyTeen text-messaging programme provides free postive parenting and mental health tips for parents with teens
Archives for May 2018
Auckland Live and Capital E present the incredibly fun children's show Odd One Out on Friday 1 June at the Bruce Mason Centre, Takapuna. It's the perfect show to introduce your little ones to live theatre with tickets starting at just $9. Three curious characters live a busy life in a world where everything has a purpose and place… until one day, an odd character arrives and things start to … [Read more...] about Don’t miss ODD ONE OUT, a theatre experience for little ones is coming to Auckland for just one day in June.
The July school holidays brings to Auckland an enchanting film experience of a children’s literary classic with live music score performed by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO).Presented in association with Auckland Live, The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child will be brought to life on the big screen and accompanied by the APO on Saturday 21 July. The animated films are based on the … [Read more...] about THE GRUFFALO? WITH THE APO? WHAT’S AN APO? WHY, DIDN’T YOU KNOW?
PAST EXHIBITION - NO LONGER SHOWINGThe most engaging, visionary, resourceful and innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated at the Museums Aotearoa 2018 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards.The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is celebrating their win in the Exhibition Excellence – Social History category for their Changing Gear exhibition, which tackled the … [Read more...] about MOTAT’s Changing Gear exhibition wins at Museums Aotearoa Awards
Kiwi artist Kate Hursthouse's first children's book A kaleidoscope of butterlies & other such collective nouns beautifully illustrates 25 of our planet's groups of animals. Kate's drawings are stunning, my younger daughter's favourite was "a blessing of unicorns". This engaging book will appeal to all ages of children. Although it is more suited to younger children, my elder daughter found … [Read more...] about Kate Hursthouse’s new children’s book: A kaleidoscope of butterflies & other such collective nouns
"The Book with a Hole" by Herve Tullet blasts a hole through the middle of the book itself. It's full of fun drawings and inventive ideas. Sometimes the Hole is an eye the reader can look through, sometimes it is a mouth and the reader's fingers make the teeth. The next minute it is a plate (with food drawn by the reader on a sheet of paper behind the book), an obstacle to jump across or a … [Read more...] about The Book with a Hole