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School Holiday Activities: Kids Christmas Crafts

November 22, 2018

School Holiday Activities: Kids Christmas Crafts

This time last year, we published a post on how to reduce waste over the Christmas period. 

You can read it here: Best tips for reducing waste over Xmas and summer

This year, we're focusing on teaching kids (aged 5-12) how to reduce waste by getting crafty this Christmas.

  • Make a pallet Christmas tree, Tuesday, 18 December (10am - 12pm)  
    We get kids into the construction spirit of Christmas by teaching them how to make Christmas tree from a wooden pallet. We'll also teach them how to make Christmas decorations for their trees at home.  Book this workshop now 
  • Make berry jam and beeswax wraps, Wednesday, 19 December (10am - 12pm)  
    It will be a berry merry Christmas for those who come along. We'll be showing kids how to make their own homemade berry jam and beeswax wrap. Book this workshop now 
  • Make a pizza pot plants, Wednesday, 19 December (2.30pm - 4.30pm)   
    How great would it be if you had pizza ingredients growing in your own backyard?  By the end of summer, this could be a reality. Leave your kids with us and we'll teach them how to design, grow and decorate their own pizza pot plant garden. Book this workshop now
  • Bake your own fair trade treats, Thursday,  20 December (10am-12pm) 
    We all love treats. Now imagine if your kids made treats for you? Well, that's what we'll be doing. We'll be teaching them how to make chocolate bark and yummy banana bliss balls. Book this workshop now

Where: Sustainability Trust, 2 Forresters Lane (off Tory St), Te Aro.

Cost: $20 per child

Bring: Clothes for crafting in, a water bottle and litterless snacks.

It is our priority to ensure Kids Christmas Crafts is accessible to all children aged five to 12. If you would like to, please let us know how best we can support your child on our programme to ensure a positive experience for everyone.

Registration essential, please use the booking calendar below. For more info email advice@sustaintrust.org.nz, or call us on 0508 78 78 24 x 714.

Looking to keep them busy over the school holidays?  Check out Wilderkids - the ultimate school holiday programme.

 Here’s the nitty-gritty: our Child Protection Policy, Risk Assessment and Management Plan, and our Emergency Procedures. To contact the team on the day, please phone 021 152 8417.

Refund policy: A full refund will be provided for any cancellations made 48 hours prior to the start of the event.

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