The Te Papa Activity Book

Fun activities about Te Papa Tongarewa and the taonga we hold.

By Helen Lloyd
Illustrated by Pippa Keel

Publication date: May 2024
NZ RRP (incl. GST): $12
Extent: 64 pages
Format: Limpbound
ISBN: 978-1-99-107202-3 

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An accessible and engaging activity book to write, draw and colour in. Explore our world-famous national museum through 30 activities including colouring-in, dot-to-dot, word search puzzles, crosswords, and more. 

Museum highlights, such as the colossal squid, the Britten Bike, the giant Haast’s eagle, amazing artworks and more, are all waiting to be discovered and brought to life with your colouring pencils and imagination. Plus plenty of puzzles to challenge you too! 

A great souvenir, you can use it on a visit to Te Papa as a handy introduction to the museum, or have fun completing it at home. 

The activities explore Te Papa through objects and spaces across taonga Māori, Pacific cultures, natural history, art, and history, with simple context provided on each. 

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About the author and illustrator  

Helen Lloyd is a qualified art teacher with a visual art and art history degree and a Master’s degree in museum and gallery education. She has 20 years’ experience of teaching art to children of all ages in schools, museums and galleries in the United Kingdom, Russia and New Zealand. Author of the popular New Zealand Art Activity Book and many online art resources, she is committed to developing inspiring creative learning experiences for children of all ages. 

Pippa Keel is an award-winning illustration designer, with an honour’s degree in illustration and a huge love of the great outdoors! From her small studio in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington, Pippa collaborates with a variety of clients. During the warmer months, she travels around Aotearoa to hand-paint murals.