Crafty Kids Winter Weekends

Crafty Kids Winter Weekends

Sunday children's activities at the Maritime Museum

Every Sunday, Free, Drop-in
10.30am – 2pm
The Learning Space, New Zealand Maritime Museum

Stop by the Maritime Museum every Sunday for these free family-friendly crafts. Kicking off in May, there will be a new nautical craft every month for crafty kids to make and take. No need to book, just come by for a relaxed day by the water.

May: Rope Making
Make a rope from colourful yarn and learn nautical knots that you would use on a boat. 

June: Signal Flag Bunting
Learn the nautical alphabet and create your name out of signal flags to hang on your wall at home. 

June Matariki Special: Te Awhiorangi, navigation by the stars with Te Toki Voyaging Trust
Celebrate Matariki with us on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd June in the blow-up star globe and create your own Matariki print. Bookings required.

July: Sea Creature Puppets
What creature might you meet under the sea? Create your own sea creature puppets to take home. 

August: Windsock Workshop
Learning the way the wind blows is important for all captains to know, create your own wind sock to use as a guide for wind direction and speed.  

September: Crafty Captain hats 
Make and take home your own captain hat. 

 

  • Residents of the Auckland region can visit the Maritime Museum galleries for free if they provide proof of address on arrival
  • Children: 5-14 years old (4 years and under are free)
  • Family Pass = 2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children

Our staff are passionate about making the Museum accessible for all people.
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Bookings essential. Please call (09) 373 0800 or email info@maritimemuseum.co.nz to reserve your place.