CONNECTING WITH NATURE THROUGH MUSICAL PLAY
CONNECTING WITH NATURE THROUGH MUSICAL PLAY. JULIE WYLIE Children feel at home in the balanced ecosystem of nature, because it is here that they and their playing belong. Nature is a constant source of beauty, inspiration and imagination. The child’s…Read more ›
Matariki - Maori New Year
By Jacqueline Gardner-Cook & Courtney Newman Two of our students created this display for Matariki, we love Jacqueline's painting! I attached some stars onto a boring black post and now we are ready to celebrate Maori New Year! If you don't know much about Matariki you can find some details here: Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki Education Resource - Te Papa: The Museum of New Zealand
Korowai of Knowledge
Fab Five have been busy creating feathers for our Korowai (cloak) of Knowledge. The feathers have the te reo Maori vocabulary we have come across in our Matariki readings and research that were new to us. Each student worked on their individual feathers and they looked pretty neat but when all our hard work was combined into the cloak, we thought it looked pretty amazing!