Monday, July 5, 2010

Top 5 animal adventures for the school holidays

List by Danielle
"You know where you are?
You're in the jungle, baby!"
~ Guns N'Roses

Manukau Libraries' school holiday programme, 'Rumble in the Jungle', starts today and runs from July 5-16 2010. There are plenty of ways to take your kids on a virtual trip to the wild and wonderful jungle these holidays, so why not try a few of these ideas?

Come to one of our animal-themed events.
From crafts, quizzes and special storytimes to mural-making and movie screenings, we've got something on every day of the holidays, at a branch near you. Check our events calendar if you want to see what a particular branch has on.

Read up on real-life animals and places.
We have plenty of non-fiction books on the jungle and its wildlife, and animals in general:
Read stories about animals:
Watch one of our great animal adventures on DVD!
We're screening Jungle Book, Jungle Book 2 and Racing Stripes at the library, or you can borrow and watch any of these:
Take a look at some animal picture books!
Got pre-schoolers who want to join in the school holiday animal fun? Animals are a favourite theme for picture books, so why not try:

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