Te Manawa — Old School Days

Date: Wednesday 20 June

Time: 1:30pm

Place: Te Manawa

Cost: Cost: $5 per child MHE members, $6 per child non-members.  There is a maximum number of 30 children.

Age: 5-13

Contact: Please book with Liz W (see http://mhe.org.nz/contact/)

Details: Ever wondered what school was like at the beginning of the 20th century?

Experience school life in an authentic early 1900s schoolroom with the Te Manawa educator in role as teacher.

Using a strict disciplinary approach appropriate to the period, the teacher has the students explore the three ‘R’s: Reading Writing and Arithmetic.

School yard games will also be added to the session, weather permitting. 

Without the games the session is an hour, with the games, an hour and half.?

Check it out at Te Manawa Website

Pioneer NZ Te Manawa visit

15 Sept, From 1-3pm

Suitable for ages 5-13.

Cost:$5 per child.

Numbers: Minimum: 15, Maximum: 30.

What was everyday life like at the turn of the 20th century?

Students will experience the clothing, homes, games, and chores common to the time.

Objects and replicas from the period will be used to make butter, pikelets, and to do the washing.

Please contact us using the CONTACT page to register as spaces are limited.