50 Ferrymead Park Dr,
Phone: (03) 384 6492
Early Childhood Education
Our programmes are aimed at 3-5 year olds. However, there are still things younger children can see and do at Ferrymead.
The cost is $6.00 per child, for children actively participating in the programme.
No charge for any adults.
If you are wanting to have a tram ride this is an additional $45.00 for your group.
We have costumes available for children that would like to dress up.
After your visit you are welcome to have a look at the other exhibits at Ferrymead, if time permits.
Our programme is aligned with Te Whariki.
You can select three of our 20 minute activities from the following:
The programmes with an * are programmes that we can bring out to your centre.
* Hands on Artefacts
Explore and use artefacts, eg drills, kitchen utensils, bellows plus many others.
Come for a trip around the park learning Nursery Rhymes at different locations, using rhymes, actions and props.
Play with a variety of puppets and find out the diferent ways to make them move.
Take part in a story using the props to enhance the experience.
*Toys and Games
Play with toys and games from the past.
Hunt for vehicles in our Hall of Wheels. Find out about how vehicles have changed. Find the emergency services vehicles and some of our older transport vehicles, compare to modern vehicles.