Children's creativity treasured

 MAKING jewellery, flying rockets and recreating television shows are opportunities on offer to children in Launceston this month.

The Launceston Police and Community Youth Club at Newstead is offering a holiday program for children aged 4 to 12 years with activities each week day until February 5.

Outside school hours care co-ordinator Cherie Muller said the activities were a mixture of themed activity days at the club at the corner of Abbott and Wentworth streets, and excursions around the North.

Upcoming excursions include trips to a wildlife park, a river cruise, swimming and bowling.

Ms Muller said in-house days included a pyjama party, art and craft market and The Amazing Race day, based on the popular television series.

``The primary focus is the fun element,'' she said of the activities.

To book, email oshc@pcyclaunceston.org.au or phone 6344 2411.

The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery is offering holiday activities on January 14 to 18 for children aged 5 to 15 at the Royal Park and Inveresk campuses.

Bookings are essential and can be made by email at bookings@qvmag.tas.gov.au or phone 6323 3798.

The Launceston LINC is offering a summer reading club until January 31, with prizes, online games and competitions.

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