Nature Art Hammering

Bring your kids along for nature play, learning and creativity at Kaipātiki Project!

Part of our kids school holiday activities, this workshop is suitable for children age 5+ with their accompanying parent or adult caregiver.


What to expect on the day:

  1. Enjoy a guided walk through Eskdale Reserve and our gardens
  2. Create a botanical art piece to take home, choose from:
    • Flower hammering
    • Nature water colours
    • Pressed flowers
    • Stone/ block collaging
    • Free flow creative time


What we will learn about:

  • Learn about the local ngahere/ forest on our guided walk
  • Learn about plants and Tīkanga (practices and values from mātauranga Māori)
  • Learn new nature-based craft ideas


What is included in the ticket:

  • Tea and coffee for the grown ups!
  • All art materials, including flora and compostable glue are included.


Cost: 1 child $25 / 2+ children $35
About the School Holiday Activities

We are running four events over the school holidays:


26 September 2023

10am - 11:30am For the Bees and Butterflies

12:30pm - 2pm Nature Art Hammering


03 October 2023

10am - 11:30am Nature Art Hammering

12:30pm - 2pm For the Bees and Butterflies



About our event facilitator:

Sophie is a passionate low tox, seasonal living mum of two; advocating for time in nature, creativity and free play. She is a qualified BA Hons Textile Designer who began her career in an ethical textile mill, continued as an apparel buyer and now works from home with her loom and natural product business along side mum life! 

Join her community for inspiration and nature's wisdom on instagram @sofeed