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Better Smarter Greener

Gardens are good for you. While the environmental benefits of plants and green spaces are widely recognised, did you know that they help us as well? From reducing stress, to improving memory retention, research is...

Treasure Hunt Game: Adventure at Home

Play MOTAT Treasure Hunt on itch.io Gear up and get ready to find all the missing pages that have been scattered across MOTAT, can you find them all? CONTROLS: First click the window to interactUse the arrow keys on the...

Five Matariki Facts for Tamariki

This year, Aotearoa has its first public holiday for te ao Māori celebration, Matariki! Here are five facts about the celebration and the stars 🌟 Matariki is a cluster, not a constellation. It has around 500 stars in...

Make Your Own Car Launcher

Here at MOTAT for a limited time throughout the April school holidays, we’ve manufactured some epic toy-car launchers for you to use onsite! Watch the video below to see how we used a laser-cutter to make ours...

Poppy Colouring in for Anzac Day

Skill Level: Easy You Will Need:-Felt pens, crayons, paints, or coloured pencils– Colouring in Template Download this image as a PDF Print out this page, colour it in and display your artwork in your window...

Get Your Puzzle Fix: Driving Onwards

The humble jigsaw is back! This time as a look back in time while we look forward to the grand re-opening of the Accelerate exhibition here at MOTAT. Have a go at putting together a puzzle of how Accelerate once looked...

Look Ahead

And look out! Are you road-tripping about Aotearoa this school holidays? Why not try our ‘Look Out!’ activity sheet… Do you think the classic road trip will be around forever? Will we use different...

Easter Colour Creations With a STEM Twist

Get creative this Easter weekend and whip up some beautiful STEM style Easter creations. Get the pens, paint, crayons and anything else you want to use to make these Easter eggs amazing! You can download and print these...

Design Your Own Car of the Future

Looking for a school holiday challenge? Why not design a car of the future! It could be for 10 years from now – it could be 100. What will you design your car with- pencil and paper, or digitally on the computer...

Utilize Your Creativity

Meet Courtney Naismith and Matthew O’Hagan from Utilize Studios. Courtney and Matthew are part of a growing movement in Aotearoa which looks to creatively use, re-use, and recycle our rubbish. Their experiments with 3D...