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 please see our the Parent and Child Workshop FAQ or contact Helen on 021 258 9066 or brainbunny@hotmail.co.nz

To enrol, complete the online enrolment form.

Poems From the Churton Park Class

This week the Churton Park Brain Bunny class were learning about writing descriptions, and in particular about using metaphors and similes in poetry. They worked in two groups, and were asked to choose a topic and each write one metaphor or simile on that subject. Then we put the lines together to create two collaborative poems. The groups chose “The Sea” and “The Forest” as their subjects, and here are their poems.

The Sea

The Sea is like an angry storm,
waking from the deep. Continue reading

Poems from the Island Bay Class

This week the Island Bay Brain Bunny class were learning about poetry – in particular list poems, metaphors and similes. They worked in two groups, and were asked to choose a topic and each write one metaphor or simile on that subject. Then we put the lines together to create two collaborative poems. The groups chose “Cats” and “Orange Soda” as their subjects, and here are their poems. Continue reading

A Poem from the Karori Class

This week the Karori Brain Bunny class were learning about poetry – in particular list poems, metaphors and similes. They were asked to come up with a topic as a group and each write one metaphor or simile on that subject. Then we put the lines together to create a collaborative poem. The Karori class chose the subject of “Death”, and here is their fantastic poem. Continue reading