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.
Maori Art-Themed Classroom Label Templates (SB8584)
Add your own text to Maori art-themed label backgrounds using Microsoft Word. The labels can be resized in Word to suit your needs, and the text size and font can also be altered easily. Ideal for …
Waka Paper Toy to Colour
Waka Paper Toy to Colour Grab your colouring gears and get to work on this waka paper model. Making the Waka Cut around the solid lines of the waka, fold tabs and along the lines indicated. Glue one side of the tabs and attach to corresponding tabs. Making the Dollies Cut the figures out loosely. Fold the tabs so the dolls will stand. Download Waka Paper Toy to Colour :) PS: As always, I'm keen to hear from you and would love to see your efforts!
Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!
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…
Te Reo, Whakataukii and Growth Mindset
The question I hear most often is "How can I incorporate more te reo into my classroom when I'm still learning myself?" It is a question I love! I have discussed games and activities, waiata and videos/apps. There are many good resources on TKI and He reo tupu he reo ora. However you can have all of the resources in Aotearoa but that doesn't necessarily help getting the language across to you or your ākonga. What it requires is a plan. A methodical plan with a structure. I'm going to write a…