Games and activities

Need some inspiration to keep your whānau entertained? Check out our downloadable games and ideas for simple things to do with your kids, like making homemade slime!

Make a poppy wreath

Learn how to make an easy poppy wreath at home!

Snakes and Ladders

Print your own Palmy snakes and ladders game. Climb up the clock towers and slide down the windmills!

Backyard Bingo

Photo shows bingo tiles illustrated with things you'd commonly find in your back garden, like gumboots, butterflies and worms.

Make it a race to find each item in your garden.

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Tick off the items or take photos and share your collection to our Facebook page when you’re done!

Colour in Palmy 

Print your own Palmy colouring in page.

Homemade fun

Use common household ingredients to make some messy fun with these sensory recipes.

Ninja Challenge

A true ninja must be able to construct, be observant, fit and agile, brave, stealthy, resourceful, mentally fit, have gratitude, be courageous and clever.

Complete all 10 ninja missions to see if you have what it takes to become a Ninja Master!

Curiosity Club

Check out Te Manawa's creative activities for kids.