Early Childhood Education

The following MOTAT kete are available as Early Childhood Education Programmes:

MOTAT offers a variety of programmes designed for early learners, created using the framework of Te Whariki and MOTAT’s mission of inspiring the Innovators of Tomorrow. Through the lens of play, learners can engage with topics such as transport, engineering, digital technologies and science. Coupled with exploring the MOTAT site and a tram ride (subject to availability) a trip to MOTAT is a fun and educational day out - sure to engage and delight young learners.

Schemas Space
ECE
AT MOTAT

Learners will engage in a variety of activities designed to foster their natural play urges. See what ignites their spark!

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Pick and Mix Session
AT MOTAT
ECE

Hands on activities designed for ECE learners that cover a range of exciting topics surrounding transport and technology. This is an untimetabled programme which allows you to shape your day to suit your learners needs.

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Itsy Bitsy Bots
AT MOTAT
STEAM CELL
ECE

ECE learners investigate coding concepts including: patterns, predictions and problem solving. Screenless coding, perfect for learners heading to primary school where Hangarau Matihiko Digital Technology is taught to new entrants.

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Machines in a Toolbox
AT MOTAT
STEAM CELL
ECE

ECE builders use tools to create simple machines, including a skateboard, pulley and catapult. Learners can use real tools while they let their imaginations run wild.

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Sensory Science
AT MOTAT
ECE

ECE learners engage with stimulating activities that explore the five senses. Make rainbows, mix light colours and climb in the glow in the dark den.

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Te Rapu Taonga
AT MOTAT
ECE

ECE learners take a self-guided discovery of the MOTAT exhibitions in te reo Māori. Hunt for Taramukā/Trams, Wākena/Carriage, Waka Tinei Ahi/Fire engine and much more.

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Hey Tram!
AT MOTAT
ECE

ECE learners follow Tommy the Tram driver on his quest to catch up with his runaway tram as it travels around MOTAT. Your group will gallop on hobby horses, click on seat belts and zoom like fire trucks as they experience the story.

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