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Term 1 Workshops

Reluctant Reader Workshops

Book chats and activities designed to show tamariki that reading is fun. Focusing on 8 - 10 yrs this term. There will be three one-hour workshops spread over the term with numbers limited to eight students.

Reading to Five Year Olds

Immerse your new entrant tamariki in books at the Library. Reading aloud, storytelling and activities designed to make books absorbing and fun.  One to one and a half hour sessions available.

Reading to Code

Our robots will support tamariki to read instructions and code sequentially. A series of three one-hour workshops designed for 8 and up.

Design a Story Game

Tamariki will use the Bloxels kits to design a 2D video game based on a well-known story. A series of four one-hour workshops.

Lindsay's Book of the Month

The read-aloud book for January is...

Billy and the Beast 

by Nadia Shireen

A brilliant picture book with a girl, fat cat and ferocious beast!