Nursery rhymes and songs - Bilingual posters in Maori and English
A selection of 5 nursery rhymes and songs in both te reo Pakeha (English) and te reo Māori. Includes Baa Baa Black Sheep, E Rere Taku Poi, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle and Tohora Nui. Perfectly suited for Playcentres, Kindergartens, Early Childhood Centres and primary schools. Brig...
An interesting holistic model for health according to the eight tentacles of the Octopus, Te Wheke in Maori culture
The Maori (the indigenous people of New Zealand) which includes myself, have a very different way of defining health outcomes compared to western medicine. Te Wheke (the octopus) is often used as a symbol to define integrative and holistic health. This holistic approach to health encompasses ten elements in Maori life. Funnily enough this holistic…
Masterpiece Monday & Art Around the World - Day #10 - Maori of New Zealand
Today for a Masterpiece Monday and Art Around the World two-fer, we’re traveling to New Zealand to learn about the Māori people, who are the indigenous Polynesian peoples of New Zealand. They have a rich and fascinating culture and make up about 15% of the current population of New Zealand (source). I will focus on […]
Home schooling is considered to be very beneficial for kids. A wise man even puts it that if we teach our children to have courage, faith and endurance and show them how to learn, they will in turn teach us to laugh, sing and to love.