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Explore: LEGO®!

Create your exploration vehicle – explore outer space, explore the ocean, explore the bottom of your garden!

What sort of vehicle do you need for your exploration? Does it need wings or wheels or fins?

Stretch your imagination, create your vehicle and share (if you want to) with the group at the end.

Suggested age suitability 5-10 years.

Children aged 7 years and under must be actively supervised by an adult.

Outreach:
Burnham Community Hub (RO) Thursday 13 July, 10.30-11.30am
Southbridge Community Hall (LE) Thursday 20 July 2.00-3.00pm

Brought to you by Selwyn District Libraries.

 
 

Explore: Craft!

Explore with collage - create an artwork that tells a story!

Look at some beautiful picture books where the illustrator has used collage to help tell the story. See textures and colours in a whole different way!

How are you going to explore?

Suggested age suitability 5-14 years.

Children aged 7 years and under must be actively supervised by an adult.

Lincoln Library Friday 14 July 2.00-3.00pm
Leeston Library Tuesday 18 July 10.30-11.30am
Rolleston Library (RCC Lounge) Wednesday 19 July 10.30-11.30am
Darfield Library Friday 21 July 10.30-11.30am

Brought to you by Selwyn District Libraries.

(Examples: Eric Carle, Jeannie Baker, Rebecca Cool & more)

 
 

Explore: K’NEX®!

Explore and become an engineer for the day with 90 minutes of K'NEX® fun. Explore the scientific effects of forces, compression, tension and torsion by building a bridge that can span the distance and carry the loads between two remote islands.

Be introduced to the importance of bridges whilst learning about the arch, beam and suspension bridge. Will you save the day and bring the connection back to the Islands?

Suggested age suitability 8-16 years

Rolleston Library (RCC Community Room) Tuesday 11 July 10-11.30am
Darfield Library Tuesday 11 July 1.30-3.00pm
Leeston Library Wednesday 12 July 10-11.30am
Lincoln Library Wednesday 12 July 1.30-3.00pm

Brought to you by Selwyn District Libraries and Science Alive!

 
 

Explore: Write!

Explore the back of your eyeballs, explore the far reaches of your brain, explore the warmth of your heart, explore the depths of your imagination.

Come and work with tutors from the School for Young Writers and make the winter holiday memorable!

Expedition Leader: James Norcliffe (Award-winning writer of fiction for young readers and also one of NZ’s finest poets)

Darfield Library Monday 10 July 10.00am-12.00pm (Year 5-7)
Darfield Library Monday 10 July 1.00-3.00pm (Year 8-10)
Rolleston Library (RCC Lounge) Monday 17 July 10.00am-12.00pm (Year 5-7)
Rolleston Library (RCC Lounge) Monday 17 July 1.00-3.00pm (Year 8-10)

Cost $20 per person. For more information and to book, please email young.writers@xtra.co.nz

Brought to you by Selwyn District Libraries and School for Young Writers.


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