Easy Art for Kids - Make a Lantern
We already had the jars and the glue, but what could we use instead of leaves to make lanterns or luminaries? So I hunted around in the cupboards for a bit and we did some experimenting and here's what we came up with. How to Make an Easy Lantern.
Ko te whānau o Matariki: Matariki education resource 2015 - Part 2 | Te Papa’s Blog
During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year. In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven membersRead 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
Matariki — the Aotearoa / Pacific New Year
The Māori New Year has always been celebrated with the rise of the star cluster Matariki. It marks the beginning of the Aotearoa/Pacific…
Today was the start of Matariki. Some children in Room 4 showed the actions to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Positive Assembly. Room 12 and Mrs Blair made pumpkin soup and they shared it with us. Raedence said the soup was awesome. We made scones and shared them with Room 12. Pumpkin Soup and Scones! YUM!! Here is a game to find out more about Matariki. Just click on the picture. Here is a story about Matariki. The author reads it you. Click on the picture to hear the story.