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.: Matariki Fact Recall

Matariki Fact Recall

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.

Matariki 2010

Matariki 2010 Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades which rise once a year and for many Maori herald the start of the New

matariki stories - YouTube this story is perfect to share with pre-schoolers


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How Maui Slowed the Sun...I wanted to use this  when we did porquoi tales, if YouTube wasn't blocked!

How Maui slowed the Sun - By Peter Gossage

From the animated series, A Maui Te Tipua - Maui, the Enchanted.How Maui slowed the SunBased on the books beautifully written and illustrated by New Zealand...

Free printable Maori pattern background instant display digital lettering sets for classroom bulletin board display, scrapbooking etc.

Colours Patterns Classroom Display Lettering

Printable classroom resources - display lettering

New Zealand Crafts - make your own Maori Jewelry

New Zealand Crafts

New Zealand Crafts - make your own Maori Jewelry

Koru art

Koru art

Maori Printables: Waka Paper Toy to Colour

Waka Paper Toy to Colour

Waka Paper Toy to Colour Grab your colouring gears and get to work on this waka paper model. Making the Waka Cut around the solid lines of the waka, fold tabs and along the lines indicated. Glue one side of the tabs and attach to corresponding tabs. Making the Dollies Cut the figures out loosely. Fold the tabs so the dolls will stand. Download Waka Paper Toy to Colour :) PS: As always, I'm keen to hear from you and would love to see your efforts!

Maoi poi song "Rere Atu" is a great kids action song. It is in both Te Reo Maori (Language of the indigenous population of New Zealand) and in English. #Maori #lovetosing #kidsmusic

Rere Atu Maori Poi Song | Kids Action Songs | Children Love to Sing

Childrens song from around the New Zealand. Join in with this fun Maori poi song "Rere Atu" - a children's dance song. This is sung in both Te Reo Maori (lan...

maori koru designs - would look effective as a class art display

maori koru designs - would look effective as a class art display

Matariki Makarena - YouTube

Matariki Makarena

Anei tetahi o nga kanikani i whakaako to matou akomanga ki nga akonga o te kura auraki. I tipu te whakaaro kia tapiri hoki te waiata me nga mahi-a-ringa ki t...

The sun, 'Ra'

The sun, 'Ra'

Design. Eight year olds 'Ra', Maori for sun. The children made impressions of the sun using Maori designs based on the tiki. The circle in the centre was practiced and drawn with markers. Then the rays of the sun were designed and added. The colour was limited to warm shades. The children were asked to consider symmetry and patterns when making their designs. The idea for this is from my arty friend Kimberly see;

~FREE PRINTABLES~ Māori position cards: under, on top, inside & outside. {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!

A simple set of action cards to match the Māori version of "Hokey tokey!' You put your right hand in, you put your right hand out, you put your right hand in, and you shake it all about, you do the hokey tokey, and you turn yourself around, that's what it's all about! The cards are in Māori (with a brief English translation), and were designed for my hard-working-musically-minded-Mum to hold up for her students to see as the song progresses. The cards contain the key words from the lyrics…

Matariki - YouTube


Matariki is a Ready to Read book at Gold level. This book tells us about Matariki and its importance to those of us living in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Edited u...