Auckland museums, galleries go online for school holidays

Auckland may still be under tight Covid-19 restrictions but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of fun options to keep children entertained during the school holidays. Most places such as Museums, zoos and art galleries are doing their best to offer free and educational online-based activities, making a treasure trove of resources to help parents pass the time.

Whether it’s baking a giant chocolate fish cake, watching a zoo webcam or a dance workshop, parents can get creative with entertaining the whole family.

The New Zealand Maritime Museum’s ‘Make Bake Create’ page is filled with activities, such as helping kids make a print-out of recycled objects, bake a giant chocolate fish, or set out on a digital scavenger hunt through the museum’s online collection.

Auckland Art Gallery has free, downloadable activity sheets that help spur on creativity such as making poi and light bulb landscapes.

At Auckland Zoo children can watch…

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