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.
Maori Bookmarks to Make and Colour
A big shout out to Renee who leads a Canadian Girl Guide Brownie group. I'm really sorry these got here late - but here they are nonetheless. A mock-up of what they might look like. You can make them plain (one-sided).... Maori Bookmark Page 1 ...or make them double-sided... Just print and cut lengthwise as shown in the mock-up. Maori Bookmark Page 2 Have 'em plain or colour 'em. Just click on the pics to download... :) M
Lyrics for the Māori version of the 'Hokey-Tokey' song!
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…
26 colourful, bilingual (Māori and English) posters plus 6 Karakia and 8 Waiata to assist you in incorporating te reo and tikanga Māori into your classroom display and programme.