School Holiday programme - April 2024

Feel Brave, April School Holiday Programme

Feel Brave, April School Holiday Programme


Tuesday 16 April, 10am

Face Your Fear. Get mighty, listening to stories about living with your fear constructively, and join us in drawing, facing, and learning to live with what scares us

Thursday 18 April, 10am

Join our very special guest Avril McDonald – award-winning, best-selling children’s author of the Feel Brave series – for a special 45-minute storytelling show. Avril will introduce the Feel Brave puppets, and her latest story The Wolf and the Hocus Pocus, plus other Feel Brave stories, songs, and wellbeing exercises, giving children simple strategies to deal with BIG feelings. Followed by book selling and signing. (Most suitable for 4–7 year-olds)

Wednesday 24 April, 10am

Be the Biggest. Listen to stories about everyone’s favourite big brother rabbit, Stephanie Blake’s world-famous Simon! Learn to draw this cheeky bunny, and make some Simon bunting for your bedroom decor. We have loads of Simon books to giveaway, thanks to Gecko Press.
Mischief-loving listeners and readers welcome.

Friday 26 April, 10am

Take the Plunge. Listen to stories about brave creatures balling up their courage in the face of watery adventures, then make a fun crabby craft memento, to remind you to stand strong.

All events happen in the Porirua Libraries City Centre Branch Children’s Library arera. Parents and caregivers to remain with children at all times. Please advise a week in advance if you wish to bring a large group, as we may be able to arrange a separate session for you.
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