Make this gorgeous stretchy and shiny playdough that looks just like a starry night sky- perfect for preschoolers!

Stretchy Night Sky Playdough - so pretty! (uses black liquid watercolors and gelatin + other regular playdough ingredients) [whenever space is our theme of the month.

Constellation Craft & More// Have Stars connecting all the "stars" who provided great service for the month- creating their own constellation.

Constellation Craft & More

Constellation Craft For Kids. Add a description writing piece to it. Have them place stars first, then connect with chalk, on black paper

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend - SJ1:3:1992

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend -

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year, this year on the 28th June and signals the start of the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival will be held at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds from the 28th June till the 6th July. - See more at: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/events/

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year.

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year, this year on the 28th June and signals the start of the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival will be held at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds from the 28th June till the 6th July. - See more at: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/events/

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year.

You could do this with seven stars and arrange them like the Matariki cluster

You could do this with seven stars and arrange them like the Matariki cluster

How The Sun Rose: Waldorf Paper Window Star Tutorial  Giveaway

How The Sun Rose: Waldorf Paper Window Star Tutorial & Giveaway You can use tissue paper, but in my experience, kite paper is best. Here is a simple window star tutorial:

Seven Stars of Matariki - YouTube Link, Toni Rolleston-Cummins reading 'The Seven Stars of Matariki.'

Reading of the Seven Stars of Matariki, by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins. This video was made by Wellington City Libraries, in association with Huia Pub.

Did you know that the Matariki constellation is called ‘Subaru’ in Japan? Or that although we can normally only see 6-7 stars with the naked eye, there are actually over 400 included in the Matariki cluster? This 56 page mini booklet pack is designed to support your classroom discussions and learning about Matariki.  *Also included in this resource is a large wall display banner and a set of word wall cards.

Matariki {Let's celebrate Māori New Year!}

Did you know that the Matariki constellation is called ‘Subaru’ in Japan?

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