Once Upon an Island Story Centre

March 22, 2010

Easter and Second Term 2010

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January 26, 2010

1st Term 2010

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December 16, 2009

January Holiday Programme 2010

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October 15, 2009

Scary Tales Halloween Fundraiser 31st October 7pm

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Fourth Term Programme 2010

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October 6, 2009

Island to Island Storytelling Fundraiser

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Fundraiser Poster

September 18, 2009

School Holiday Programme 28th Sept – 7th Oct

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Miniature Worlds with Penelope Brown
Monday 28th 10 -12pm
Come and craft your own miniature word in a box. Meet the talented Fay Giles who will be bringing her own finely crafted ‘small world’ and share with us its story.
Ages 5 years +

Knights and Castles
Tuesday 29th 10 – 12pm
A morning of sieges, chivalry and good old fashioned sword play!
Build a castle, defend your honour and go home with a few stories under your belt.
Age 6 year +

Tomten and Trolls
Wednesday 30th 10 -12pm
Escape into the mythological world of Sweden and explore the worlds of the troll and tomten. Scandinavian magic!
Age 5 year +

Mermaid Morning
Thursday 1st October
10 – 12pm
Don your fishy tails and come an experience stories, games and art activities based around these sirens of the sea.
Age 5 year +

Fishy French Fairytales
Friday 30th September 10.00 – 11am $10
“Fishes in the water fishes in the sea we can share a story with a 1,2,3!
Story, movement and craft activity lead by Madame Mermaid herself.
Ages 3 – 5 years.

Survival Stories
Monday 4th October
10 -12
Make a fort, build a raft, learn the secret of fire and you’ll survive these school holidays.
Ages 6 year +

Giant Tales
Tuesday 5th October
10 -12
Come and hear the story of the Welsh giant Bran and help create a resident Waiheke giant.Ages 5+

Malaysian Tales
Wednesday 6th October
Malaysia – land of spicy stories and food. Complete impossible tasks and be rewarded with a belly full of food. Stories, games and cookery.Ages 6+

Letter – Me Be

Thursday 7th October
10 -12

An exploration into the fascinating world of post. Design a stamp, create a greeting card and fast -post yourself on an exciting adventure.Ages 6+

Fishy French Stories – Early Childhood Programme
7th September 10.00 -11am $10
“Fishes in the water fishes in the sea we can share a story with a 1,2,3!
Story, movement and craft activity lead by Madame Mermaid herself.
Ages 3 – 5 years.

All 2 hour workshops are $20 and include morning tea.


Email: storycentre@gmail.com or phone or 0212963149

June 25, 2009

Second Term Holiday Programme 2009

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School Holidays 2nd term 2009 Wedsite Ad

March 13, 2009

Easter Holidays at the Story Centre

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Good Friday 9th April 10 – 12noon

Easter Egg-citement Workshop

Cost $20 Ages 6+

Join us for an egg-citing morning of egg-tales, games and crafts. Make your own traditional Easter Egg for the Tree of Life.

Easter Saturday 10th April 2 – 4pm

Mardi Gras Workshop

Cost $20 Ages 6+

Come and experience the colour, music and delight of the Mardi Gras. Mask making, stories, games and to finish off a procession.

Easter Sunday 11th April 10am – Performance and Easter Egg Hunt

The Fairytale Tree.

Suitable for all ages. $20 per family $5 per person

“ If you take an egg and listen well, inside each egg is a story to tell.” A morning of egg -cellent storytelling.

Easter Monday 12th April

Autumn Leaves Stories

Cost $20 Ages 6+

Share seasonal stories and make your own wax dipped autumn leaf decoration.

Tuesday 13th April 10am & 11.15

An Elephant’s Egg

Cost $10 A special story, movement and craft session for 3 – 5 year olds (45 min)

Wednesday 14th April 10 – 3pm

Fairy for a Day

Cost $40 Ages 6+

Enroll in Fairy School for the day. Make a wand, concoct your own magic spell and much more. A fairy fun day.

Thursday 15th April 10 – 12 noon

Clay Tales

Cost $20 Ages 6+

A hands on day of stories and clay building.

Friday 16th April 10 – 12 noon

Seasonal Soup

Cost $20 Ages 6+

Sing soup, play soup, make and eat soup. Ladles of story surprises and activities….and soup.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL PHONE: 021 2963149 or email storycentre@gmail.com

January 13, 2009

Summer 2009

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Story & Craft Programme

(Best suited to those aged 3.5 – 7 years Cost $5 per child)

Friday 2nd January 11am Dear Greenpeace’ with NZ Illustrator Helen Bacon

Friday 9th January 11am Cork and the Bottle’ with NZ author Mark Sommerset

Friday 16th January 11am I Dreamt I was a Dinosaur’ with NZ Illustrator Helen Bacon

Friday 23rd January 11am Don’t let the Pigeon Drive the Bus’ with NZ Illustrator Helen Bacon

Summer Holiday Programme : The Fabrics of Fairytale

26th – 30th January 10am – 12 noon

(For children 6 years plus Cost $20 per child)

Monday 26th Stories for the Chinese New Year – Collage an ox

Tuesday 27th The Crocodiles Blessing – Learn the art of tie dying

Wednesday 28th 10am and 11.15am Magic Carpet Adventure for Preschoolers

Thursday 29th The Tailors Button – Make a button book

Friday 30th The Story of Paper – Paper making workshop

Saturday 31st Paper Doll Princesses – Design and Make your own paper doll

Come in a make a ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ decoration.

Every Friday and Saturday in December.

Closed Friday 26th & Saturday 27th December

Story centre’s 2nd Birthday & Summer Solstice

Free event for all ages.

Sunday 21st December 10 – 12noon

Storytelling, games, sunflower craft and food.

Workshop bookings essential. Phone: 0212963149 or email storycentre@gmail.com

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