Fun and activities for kids

We have popular preschoolers’ events and programmes – Ngā hōtaka kōhungahunga - at our libraries including Babytimes / Wā Pepi (for under two-year-olds) and Storytimes / Wā Kōrero (for over two-year-olds). View the Babytimes and Storytimes calendar.

Here are some more fun activities and resources for kids.

Swing stock photo and slide at Victoria Park

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Be creative and have fun with our recommended books and websites about arts and crafts.

eResources for kids

We've got lots of great eResources for kids’ learning, fun and play. Including Literacy Planet and Busy Things.


Find fun events at all of our libraries. including events for preschoolers and events for school children.


Want to create some crafts or learn more about celebrating your favourite holiday? Look at our holidays pages. We also list what's on in Christchurch for the hols.

Internet gateway for kids

Explore tried and tested fun web links for kids, including games and stories.


Take some interactive quizzes: