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.


TREASURE HUNT Holiday Programme

There's treasure in them there hills! This is not our usual creative holiday programme. Kids will work together to solve our treasure hunt, and then create their own in groups! Where: Churton Park Community Centre When: Wednesday 19th April, 1-4pm Cost: $35 per child Ages: This programme is most suitable for ages 7-10. Please enquire if you have a ...more

Holiday Programme

Brain Bunny is back for our first in-person holiday programme in a while. We've partnered with Porirua Libraries to bring you a creative writing class for 7-10 year olds as part of the Imagine This! Summer Festival. Check out the full programme on the Porirua Libraries website or Facebook page. Imagine Brain Bunny Thursday 29th December, 2pmAges 7-10Porirua ...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


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 you're 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