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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.
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!
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...
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; http://www.allsmilez.com/.
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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…