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At Brain Bunny Workshops, our classes are focused on teaching kids how to write creatively. We’ve found that instilling a love of story telling, rather than focusing on spelling and grammar, helps children gain confidence in their creative writing skills.

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Book Launch: The World of Greek Mythology & The Trespassers Club

Join us for the launch of "The World of Greek Mythology" by Ben Spies and "The Trespassers Club" by Helen Vivienne Fletcher. Both books are suitable for middle-grade readers, and we'll be launching them in a fun-filled afternoon with activities for the whole family. There'll be face painting, crafts, a treasure hunt, colouring in competition, sausage sizzle ...more

Parent and Child Workshop - Fundraiser for ADNZ

This parent and child fundraiser workshop is a special opportunity for children and caregivers to attend a creative writing class together. All proceeds will go to Assistance Dogs New Zealand, to help them in their important work providing dogs to New Zealanders like me, living with disability. For children ages 8-12 and caregivers aged 16+ For more information ...more


Writing Tips

Show Don’t Tell

Show don't tell is a phrase you may have heard before. Writing that shows us things about the character gets the reader more involved in the story than writing that tells the same information. Below are some examples of showing vs telling. You could say: “She was sad that he had left.” Or you could show the reader, ...more

Get inspired

Ideas for writing are everywhere – it’s just a matter of noticing them. You might like to try carrying a notebook with you so you can write down ideas as they come to you. You might not use all of them straight away, but you can always come back to them for inspiration when you’re ...more


Testimonals

Maddison (Age 9)

"I loved the holiday program and writing is my favourite activity at school. I'm looking forward to seeing you again because you are kind, funny and your a happy person." more

Megan (mother, age 9)

  "Caoimhe's writing bug has been re-inspired from your class. She is on a roll again and her eyes light up when she talks about her writing. So thank you." more


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