Fun activities for kids

It’s marvellously inspiring to watch children explore and create.

To celebrate our upcoming live theatre shows for kids, we’ve organised some fun activities for children and their caregivers to get involved with.


Free live book reading events in Tāmaki Makaurau


Our story teller will be in costume and delight your children with a live reading of this much-loved story. Join us at this free event.


WhereWhenWhat time
Devonport LibrarySaturday 1st June11am
East Coast Bays LibrarySaturday 1st June3pm
Mt Albert LibrarySaturday 8th June11am
Takapuna LibrarySaturday 8th June11am
Epsom LibrarySaturday 15th June11am
Dorothy Butler BookshopSaturday 15th June3pm
St Heliers LibrarySaturday 22nd June10am
Remuera LibrarySaturday 22nd June3pm
Birkenhead LibrarySaturday 29th June11am

Colouring competition

Get those crayons ready! Our latest colouring competition is underway and there’s only three steps to enter and be in to win great prizes:

Step 1. Print it

Download and print our colouring page. Grown-ups, please read the important information on the second page.

Step 2. Get creative!

Grab those pens, pencils, pasta shapes, shells, glitter and paints. Get colouring.

Step 3. Complete the form to enter

Complete the online form and submit a photo of your entry by 5pm on 20 June to enter the competition.


There are three age groups you can enter:

  • 3-5 year-olds
  • 6-8 year-olds
  • 8+ year-olds

In each of these age groups the prizes are:

  • First Place: A Family Pass (4 tickets) to a performance of Five Go on an Adventure live on stage
  • Second and Third Place: A book voucher kindly donated by the Dorothy Butler Children’s Bookshop, Ponsonby.


Ideas to get arty

  • Be energetic
  • Be creative and bold! Use interesting colours and different media, like crayon, pens, pasta shapes, even pasta sauce – anything really.
  • And remember, the most important thing is to have fun!

Keep colouring!

Make your world more colourful with more of our printable colouring pages from previous Shows:


The Magic Faraway Tree colouring page


The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch colouring page

Word Search

Download our printable Tim Bray Theatre Company word search puzzle for oodles of word hunting fun.

Enjoy live theatre with your children in the upcoming school holidays

Tim Bray Theatre Company brings four live shows for kids in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland each year that delight the young and the young at heart. Our performances run during the school term and also into each of the school holidays:

See what’s coming up in our 2024 season and book your tickets now.

Illustration of five children and a dog standing on a beach with the title Five go on an adventure written on the left
Translate »