Word Work and Writing Centers: Easy, Cheap, and Engaging
Word Practice Tic Tac Toe! Students choose 3 tasks in a row to practice each word they are working on. Use for sight words, spelling words, or vocabulary. Primary Paradise blog has this FREE printable. Thanks!
Common Maori Classroom Phrases Charts
23 common commands and 6 common questions are listed on this fantastic chart in both Te Reo and English. Ideal for introducing everyday Maori language into classrooms
Writing a Mihi
Everything flows from the mountain, through the river. Then the people settle, so this is the order in which we say our mini. Below is the template we have used to write our mihi's.
Matariki – Māori New Year 2016
Matariki - the Māori New Year - will take place on Pipiri 6 June 2016. During Matariki we celebrate our unique place in the world. We give respect to the whenua on which we live, and admiration to our mother earth, Papatūānuku. Our theme for Matariki 2016 is Akoranga: Teaching and learning - Te Kete…
Kia Kaha. Be Strong. Lessons I Learned That Can Be Applied For Success!
This past weekend I attended the certification for Body Pump. I’ve gone through plenty of certifications, but I think this one is actually the hardest one I’ve ever done… for a number of reasons. However, I learned and re-learned quite a few lessons and I want to take a moment to share my experience with... Read more »
Maori Postal Aotearoa
Maori Postal of New Zealand is a mission aimed at spreading the Word of God among Maori and on to all people. We do this by supplying Bible-based material. As much as we can, we give away FREE
Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!
I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the curriculum and key competencies - science, art, myths and legends, gardening, healthy eating, goal setting and reflection to name just a few. I'm sure that most primary teachers will agree that the best way into most topics and inquiry is through a great book - so I've compiled a little list of my favourites! Most of these books come complete with several…
Te Reo Maori Word Wall Vocabulary 250+ Food Animals Kitchen Insects +
Over 250 Te Reo Maori Vocabulary Cards for Learning New Zealand's Maori Language - heaps of topics covered. These printable cards can be put up on a word wall or display around the house while you learn a range of Te Reo vocabulary. Perfect for a kiwi Te Reo classroom display.This 44 page resource i...