She added painters tape to make an interesting border, and each child painted in their own square. Makes a beautiful, intricate mural! * Could be great for the towels and then writing the motto with masking tape!*

Sneak Peek @ Art Room Mural and Collaborative Circle Paintings

Cute little Maori girl - New Zealand big heart ....

Maori Girl in Whakarewarewa Thermal Maori Village, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Classroom Treasures: Māori Resources

Classroom Treasures: Māori Resources I can take the roll using this - one of my practicum teachers did this!

Nga Marama Maori o Te Tau

Nga Marama Maori o Te Tau

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too, then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai.

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource: A collection of 6 worksheets to use with your class when exploring Matariki (Māori New Year).

Te reo Māori resource- Growth Mindset... I can!


The question I hear most often is "How can I incorporate more te reo into my classroom when I'm still learning myself?" It is a questi.

whakatauki about learning - Google Search

whakatauki about learning - Relevent quote to use in my learning stories

Maori Gift Box to Colour #2

Maori Printables: Maori Gift Box to Colour

Wallpaper to download for Maori language week.    Matariki    Matariki, Tupu-ā-nuku, Tupu-ā-rangi, Waitī, Waitā, Waipuna-ā-rangi, Ururangi.    Matariki is the mother surrounded by her six daughters, Tupu-ā-nuku, Tupu-ā-rangi, Waitī, Waitā, Waipuna-ā-rangi and Ururangi.    Return to your ancestral mountains so that you may be cleansed by the winds of Tāwhirimātea.

Matariki - the Māori New Year

Shane Hansen's art is wera!

"Tui, tui, tuituia o tamaki" na Shane Hansen.

Maori proverb (Whakatauki)

Maori proverb (Whakatauki)

Dark Night Starry Shiny Mountain Grass Field #iPhone #6 #plus #wallpaper

Dark sky landscape Wallpaper Landscape Nature Wallpapers) – Wallpapers and Backgrounds

Create your own Constellation Maps for children to investigate the night sky when it's not visible with a simple shoe box design.

DIY Constellation Maps

5 Constellations Kids Should Know - use this fantastic free Constellations printable to help teach kids about the main constellations in the norther hemisphere

Te Tinana - Body Parts | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

Maori vocabulary - Te Tinana = Body Parts

Shane Hansen - Maori NZ Artist

Shane Hansen - Maori NZ Artist