We have not been doing nearly as many christmas project as I usually would. Living at my sisters house I am limited to none messy projects, at the same time there are so many other joys of sharing this special time together, lots of cozy chats by the fire, and a bonding time we have not had in many years. Soon our lives will once again bring us far apart (geographically), and it is so nice to have shared this past year. So instead of the crafting I would usually do with the children all this…
Common Maori Classroom Phrases Charts
23 common commands and 6 common questions are listed on this fantastic chart in both Te Reo and English. Ideal for introducing everyday Maori language into classrooms
Days of The Week Nga ra o te wiki The days of the week http://vimeo.com/16917277 Colours Number http://www.digitaldialects.com/Maori/numbers_1I.htm http://www.digitaldialects.com/Maori/numbers_2I.htm Environment Greetings School Whanau Shape Nga ahua: Shapes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfvIMiuwObs Animals Conversation “The Educultural Wheel” Macfarlane’s (1997, 2004) work offers a framework for creating a Ma- ori perspective in schools. Bishop and Glynn (1999) are consistent with…
May the calm be widespread (Whakatauki)
New Zealand - Maori Proverbs planeta.com/maori-proverbs Kia hora te marino, Kia whakapapa pounamu te moana, kia tere te Kārohirohi i mua i tōu huarahi. May the calm be widespread, May the ocean glisten as greenstone, May the shimmer of light ever dance across your pathway. Source www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/teahikaa/20101219
Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!
This little one cut 'Mihi/Pepeha' booklet is a great scaffold to support your students with learning their mihi! The small size is perfect for holding discretely in your palm for quick reference during assembly or in class, and the pictures provide extra guidance for your little ones. Simply print, fill in and colour, then follow the picture instructions to cut, fold and assemble your little booklet. If you'd like more room for your students to explore their whakapapa, I suggest enlarging…