Hutt City Libraries’ eight sites buzzed with artistic creativity on Tuesday afternoon, as children (and librarians) from the local communities moulded pieces of clay into Earth People and Earth Animals.
Over 500 schoolchildren have participated in Waitakere, Auckland, last week. Shivangi, multicultural librarian, has been running around with clay and resources, looking forward to hearing from you! Keep your eye on this page for news from her.
Jenny and the team at Johnsonville had a fantastic programme preprared. We all sang ” who are the people in your neighbourhood” an old Sesame street favourite from Jenny’s childhood. Special guest was Michael White from the Human Rights Commssion.
We have had an exciting week at Tawa. On Monday after school 20 children and some adults helped us make Earth People and colour in pictures. Brigid and Subhashni looked stunning in their national costumes.
I hope you all have a great time making Earth People this year and enjoy talking about acceptance, togetherness and about the “glue” that holds us together. Continue reading “Welcome to the whanau”
Check out these great Earth People that were made in our library this week! Our official Earth People event is on Friday after school, but class visits have been making them as well throughout the week, (and the librarians have been making a few as well!).
Kia Ora from Cannons Creek!
We have had our first two Earth People sessions at the Cannons Creek Library this morning, with kids aged 5-12 absolutely loving the race relations theme, and lots of lovely lessons being learned via ‘For Every Child’ – a book of the UN Convention of the Rights of the child with pictures by some of the world’s greatest children’s book illustrators – to which all ages have proved very receptive. Continue reading “Our Earth Family is growing at Cannons Creek…”
Glenn (Kiwi, been in Newtown 29 Years), Ben (Kiwi), Rob (Kiwi) and Winston (Kiwi). All enjoy Newtown’s hardworking atmosphere. All of Newtown Electrical.
Michael (Kiwi, born and bred in Newtown) loves Newtown and its proximity to the city. Michael works at Plumbers Supreme
This morning appoximately 100 people attended Kia Ora Neighbour at Newtown. Children from St Annes, Berhampore school and Te Kaahui te Kohanga Reo got their hands dirty and made awesome Earth People.