How to Make Homemade Weaving Looms from Popsicle Sticks
Kids can learn so much when taking part in weaving activities and crafts. Keep on reading to find out how to make your own weaving loom for kids using popsicle sticks!
Weaving on a Family or Classroom Weaving Loom with Kids - Buggy and Buddy
A large weaving loom can be such a wonderful addition to any home or classroom. A great way to encourage fine motor skills and other learning opportunities.
Room 10 Nelson Central School 2015
Welcome back to our first blog post for Term 2. This term we will be sharing focusing on Maori whakatauki or proverb each month and a new Maori word each week. The kupu o te wiki was kura meaning school. This is how it can be used in a sentence: He nui taku kura. My school is big. The whakatauki for April is: Sam and I are both very impressed with how the children have turned into real experts when it comes to folding and recycling their milk cartons, a great start to our Zero Waste topic…
Poi e! (A poi making tutorial)
Recently I was in Taranaki and drove through Patea, famous for the Patea Maori Club and their 1984 NZ Number one hit "Poi e". An excellent background to the song by Ngoi Pewhairangi and Dalvanius Prime is given here. Sabina has always loved this song, and early on nearly drove us all, including her kaiako…
Or own wharenui. Each picture on the maihi represents something important to one student or the clad just add the carvings on a meeting house might depict something about the hapu of that marae. On the amo are images of legends that resonate with the class.
New Zealand Crafts
With its interesting and unique birds and the rich culture of the Maoris, a New Zealand theme offers some fun craft possibilities for kids! We've got a collection of New Zealand craft ideas here which we hope will provide inspiration and ideas for all ages.