Electric Guitar Kit

$5 for seven days

Play live in your living room! Discover your latent musical talent - just add hours of practise and you could release your inner rock star. Don't forget to check our catalogue for music scores or books on how to play.

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Activity Cube Kit

$2 for two weeks

Endless amusement abounds with this activity cube with its multiple faces of knobs, blocks, wheels and gadgets to pull, twist and turn! Your child will soon have the skills to conquer the cube.

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Barn Kit

$2 for two weeks

City life not for you? Avoid the rat race and tend to your farm with our barn kit!

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Block Trolley Kit

$2 for two weeks

Create memories of their first wheels with this wooden trolley filled with brightly coloured blocks - portable play for those taking their first steps. The trolley and blocks were made using recycled wood.
Thanks to the Hamilton Community Men’s Shed for designing and constructing this trolley for our collection.

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Brain Teaser Kit

$2 for two weeks

Up for a challenge? Pit your puzzle solving skills against our Brain Teaser Kit! Wow people as you match the craters with the holes in the Moonscape Challenge; impress them as you complete the path in the Addict A Ball and make them cheer as you solve the puzzle of the Skewb Ultimate.

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Bongo Drum Kit

$2 for two weeks

Do you want to amaze your friends and family? Have you got the rhythm in you? Learn to play the bongos! Along the way you may find your stress levels have decreased as well as having learned a new skill. Start today, the bongos are waiting.

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Castle Kit

$2 for two weeks

Ever wanted to be king or queen of the castle? Here’s your chance! Have your knights defend your domain as you create your kingdom.

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Caterpillar Stacking Kit

$2 for two weeks

This adorable Caterpillar Stacking set exercises fine motor skills and fun-filled sensory exploration, along with sorting, matching and sequencing skills. Follow along with the provided activity cards or let bubs stack as they see fit. Either way, it’s a stacking good time!

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Code-a-Pillar Kit

$2 for two weeks

Need a buddy to help explore the world? Then the Code-A-Pillar volunteers! Use the target discs to create paths and help your new friend navigate obstacle courses and explore mapped out routes. With coding, problem solving, planning and a dash of imagination, it’s up to you how he gets to the finish! See a video of Code-A-Pillar in action.

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Digital Drums Kit

$2 for two weeks

Fun for drummers just starting out and non-drummers alike! This tabletop digital drum kit features seven drum pads that deliver realistic drum sounds and two pedals for hi-hat and kick drum, so you’ll feel as if you’re playing an actual set. There are 100’s of built-in percussion voices, pre-set drum kits and play-along songs, so you can get started right away.

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DJ Controller Kit

$2 for two weeks

Want to be a superstar DJ? Here we go! Learn to beat match and mix your favourite tracks with ease no matter where you are with the portable controller and your choice of device and software.

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Dollhouse Kit

$2 for two weeks

Location, location, location! Property available to rent now! This luxury two-storey villa is ready for your doll-size family to move in.

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Electric Bass Guitar Kit

$2 for two weeks

Play live in your living room! Discover your latent musical talent - just add hours of practise and you could release your inner rock star. Don't forget to check our catalogue for music scores or books on how to play.

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Family Fitness Fun Kit

$2 for two weeks

Are you tired of tending a crop of couch potatoes? Light a fire under them with our Family Fitness Fun Kit! For an extra challenge, harness your competitive family spirit and get active with our challenge chart. Record your daily activities on the 2 week challenge chart, and try to improve on your previous totals. Who will be the family champion after the two weeks are up?

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Garage Kit

$2 for two weeks

Develop your motor skills as you navigate the twists, turns, and ramps of this parking garage complete with rooftop helipad!

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Giant Dominoes Kit

$2 for two weeks

The aim of the game? Show off your flair with numbers and be the first to win 100 points and be crowned the winner! Lots of fun for all ages; play giant dominoes with your family and friends.

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Giant Tumble Tower Kit

$2 for two weeks

Become the master of gravity and take this giant tower to new heights! Easy to learn but difficult to master - you'll need a steady hand and mind to keep this increasingly precarious tower intact.

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Gravity Maze Kit

$2 for two weeks

Build a path through the towers to get the marble to the target and you win! This gravity powered logic game is sure to put your perception and reasoning skills to the test. The towers can be arranged in a wide variety structures but, for each challenge, you’ll have to think carefully to build a path that will carry your marble to the target tower.

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Guitar Kit

$2 for two weeks

Play live unplugged in your living room! Discover your latent musical talent - just add hours of practise and you could release your inner rock star. Don't forget to check our catalogue for music scores or books on how to play.

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Keyboard Kit

$2 for two weeks

Whether you are a virtuoso or a rising talent, this keyboard is right for you - with plenty of functions to jazz up your jam sessions, or light up keys and play along songs for those needing more direction. Don't forget to check our catalogue for music scores or books on how to play.

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Magnetic Learning Kit

$2 for two weeks

Ignite your child's love of language and wordplay – and creativity! Have fun teaching your child reading, writing and spelling with our fun, easy to use magnets and chalk kit. Feeling inspired and imaginative? Then use the Magnetic Poetry Kid’s Kit to create your own stories and adventures.

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Miposaur Kit

$2 for two weeks

Part dinosaur, part robot – totally awesome! Teach your new dinosaur pal tricks and learn to program the Miposaur with gestures, the track ball, or through the downloadable app. See a video of Miposaur in action.

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My Learning Puzzle Kit

$2 for two weeks

Had enough of the alphabet song? If you answered yes, then this Kit is for you! Follow along with the instruction book to create letters, shapes, numbers and more; or go freestyle and see what your little one’s imagination can conjure. Take learning to the kinetic level and give those ears a break.

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Mystery Sensory Balls Kit

$2 for two weeks

The Mystery Sensory Balls are reflective mirror balls that look identical, but all behave in different ways. Some wobble or turn and won't roll in a straight line, some feel funny when twisted, spun or shaken, and others make different sounds. The shiny mirror surface provides a fish-eye reflection which kids find fascinating. Great for sensory exploration and expanding their understanding of the world.

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Ngaa Kupu Ako Kit

$2 for two weeks

Would you like to have a larger Maaori language vocabulary? Begin your journey to increased understanding with this magnetic board and easy to use magnets. The magnets show a range of words including whaanau, greetings, feelings, days of the week and actions.

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Perplexing Puzzles Kit

$2 for two weeks

Want to confound your friends? Watch their amazement at your puzzle solving genius? Then the Perplexing Puzzles Kit is for you! Speed through the Perplexus maze; show off your puzzle solving skills by completing Coggy patterns and make perplexing shapes with the What'Zit!

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Sensory Play Kit

$2 for two weeks

This sensory play kit is a great way for children to explore their senses! Sensory play encourages children to investigate, learn and develop whilst they have fun. The more senses that are involved the better! 

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Space Rocket Kit

$2 for two weeks

Interested in outer space but not quite old enough for our telescope kit? When you borrow this Space Rocket kit all you need is a little imagination to bring interstellar travel home with you.

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Skittles Kit

$2 for two weeks

Improve your aim and dexterity with this game of old-fashioned fun. Set 'em up and knock 'em down!

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Travel Games Kit

$2 for two weeks

"Are we there yet?" The war-cry of the back-seat captive must be almost as old as the automobile. Hear it less often with this pack of good old-fashioned travel entertainment - no batteries required!

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Ukulele Kit

$2 for two weeks

Want to live out your dreams as a music star but have never played an instrument? With help from our step by step instruction ukulele book for beginners you will soon be showing your friends and family just what a star you can be! Have a look at our music scores or more books on how to play, too.

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Kit Collections Terms and Conditions

Hamilton City Library’s Membership terms and conditions apply when you borrow a kit. These are available from the issue desk. When you borrow this kit, you are responsible for:

  • Returning it by the due date, clean and in the same condition as when you borrowed it; and

  • Any loss, theft or damage that occurs to the kit while it is on loan to you (ask at the issue desk for a price list of the items included in the kit); and

  • Reading and following any instructions included with this kit; and

  • Using items in this kit in a safe and proper manner, and only for the purposes for which it is intended and/or as set out in the instructions. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Hamilton City Libraries assumes no responsibility or liability for any injuries, damage to self, others or property as a result of any use or reliance on the kit you have borrowed. Nothing in this disclaimer is intended to limit your rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.

If you discover a fault with the kit or if it is damaged, please stop using it immediately and return it to your nearest Hamilton City Library.