Best New Zealand places for kids activities, picnic spots, and beaches - back

Enjoy a great day out at playgrounds and beaches throughout New Zealand. Take the kids. Have a picnic. DayOut lists dozens of outdoor playgrounds where the family can swim, play, have a barbecue, relax.

Gas or electric barbeque facilities can now be found near children's playgrounds in many parks in metropolitan areas. At other places with barbeques you may have to bring your own wood though at some sites, particularly on Waiheke Island, wood is supplied.

We also list things to do for a day out with the children if you are in the city or the weather is bad.

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Travelling Around

"Travelling Around " a Package for Kids 4 to 9 Years.

With a young family travelling can be an endurance test. "Travelling Around" is a neat package of stories and songs about a family holiday. 8 songs are included in the story about Ruby and Jack going on holiday with their parents.

Also included in the package is a gaily-coloured set of cut-out-and -dress-up figures and two games 'Holiday Lotto' and 'Tell a story'.

The full story including the songs can be downloaded as an MP3 file as one sequence or in eight parts each featuring one of the songs.

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Cut-Outs and Games

The cut-outs and games are in pdf form designed to be printed out on A4 pages. Instructions are included.

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To download the cut-outs, you will need to be logged in. Travelling Around

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