Isolation sessions

Loopy Tunes Sessions for Whānau

Check out the online sessions we offered during our lockdown in 2021, here in NZ.

We are now in the Covid Protection Framework – Red Light – Omicron Phase 3.

​We invite you to check out the videos below with your tamariki, especially if you are at home isolating with your whānau, or just playing it safe by spending more time at home.

Scroll down to check out our music and reading time and crafts. Feel free to share them with whānau and friends.

Live recorded 30min music sessions

Monday, 6 September 2021

For this music session, you will need a rainbow stick and a teddy bear.

This session celebrated Tongan Language Week, so, enjoy learning some Tongan!


Monday, 23 August 2021

For this music session, you will need a poi, a teddy bear and a scarf.

Don’t have a poi at home? Watch this video on how to make an alternative poi.

Monday, 30 August

For this music session, you will need a pair of tī rākau, a teddy bear and a shaker.

Waiata o te wiki | Song of the week

Our first waiata to share is a SHAKER song!

Here are some ideas for making your own shaker:


Ki Runga – Shaker Song

Wednesday, 25 August 2021

The Tongan version of ‘Baby Shark’, ‘Pēpē ‘Anga’

Wednesday, 8 September 2021


Our version of the ‘Samoan Alphabet’

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Reading time

With Siu & kids

Reading Baa Baa Smart Sheep by Mark Sommerset

Tuesday, 24 August 2021


Reading How The Giraffe Gets To Work by Christopher Llewelyn

Tuesday, 31 August 2021


Book Review, by Vaiuli, of Rise of the To’a book

Tuesday, 7 September

With Leah & kids

Reading The Anzac Biscuit Man by Peter Millett

Thursday, 2 September 2021


Reading Let It Go by Rebekah Lipp and Craig Phillips

Thursday, 26 August 2021

Craft time

Rainbow sticks

Everything you need:

  • Tēpa Whakapiri / selotape
  • Ngā Katikati / scissors
  • Something to attached colours to, eg. stick, old pen, chop stick, icecream lid etc
  • Materials in the colours of the rainbow, eg. ribbons, scrap material, soft plastics

Tī Rākau

Everything you need:

  • Tēpa Whakapiri / selotape
  • Ngā Katikati / scissors
  • Colouring in pens
  • Old magazines
  • Our koru template (download the file here)

Thank you

We hope you are enjoying our music, story times and activities and that it helps (even a little!) to alleviate some of the craziness that comes with parenting!

Sending you ALL a ton of aroha!! Kia kaha!
Kia haumaru te noho, kia koutou katoa!!

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