The eagle-eyed among you might have spotted a theme in our school holiday events - toy animal sleepover, making owls, snakes on a plain - yes, we will be busy with animal-themed programmes and activities.
- See the programmes and activities at libraries and learning centres.
- Check out other holiday programmes and events in Christchurch.
If your kids enjoy watching the wildlife, there are plenty of books and DVDs in our collection as well as the following resources:
New Zealand birds and animals
New Zealand has an amazing amount of wildlife, we've collected some facts and resources in New Zealand birds and animals.
National Geographic Kids
- Children's fiction about animals
- Animal picture books
- Children's non-fiction animal books
- If you like ... animal stories for kids
- If you like ... animal fantasy for kids
- If you like...dinosaur books for kids
There's a collection of Children's animals eAudiobooks and eBooks on OverDrive for Kids.
Want more animal stuff?
- Read our interview with Nicola Toki, New Zealand's threatened species ambassador.
- Book a session in our Reading to dogs programme (back in Term 2).