Highlighting homes (253 out of 365) #blogaday
This week, our unit is homes and family – I have found a few crafts that I think the children will enjoy. The one I posted below is fun because they actually get to create a home out of popsi…
Korowai of Knowledge
Fab Five have been busy creating feathers for our Korowai (cloak) of Knowledge. The feathers have the te reo Maori vocabulary we have come across in our Matariki readings and research that were new to us. Each student worked on their individual feathers and they looked pretty neat but when all our hard work was combined into the cloak, we thought it looked pretty amazing!
Matariki Marae Art - Teachers' Lounge
Credit to Jalah Davis for providing this awesome Matariki Marae idea. To complete this: Background:Step 1: Arrange star-shaped stickers on a piece of white paper. (Alternatively, you could blue tac on some small cardboard star shapes instead.)Step 2: Apply dark coloured paint with a sponge to create the night backdrop. Then lightly dab silver paint […]
Learn 15 summer words in te reo with this freebie printable.
This freebie-te reo Māori printable is a fun way to learn 15 summer (raumati) words.
Genealogy of trees
This whakapapa (genealogical chart) illustrates how trees and other plants are descended from Tāne. Māori see all flora and fauna of the natural world as linked through genealogy.