Greatest Art Project EVER!
I'm skipping ahead and posting again today because I want to share with you what I think is the GREATEST art project ever. WOW, that is a big, bold statement isn't it??? Well, you be the judge! Our letter last week was "M" so this just seemed perfect. We are reaching for the moon and the stars. YES, with the exception of cutting out the moon and the children's bodies), these were all done completely by the students themselves! I saw a similar art project on a children's museum website last…
Opening and closing Karakia
The Treaty of Waitangi is an inherent part of our practice where Tikanga and te reo are woven into the fabric of our day...here are our karakia to open and close the day.
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 Fact Recall
We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. There are several hundred stars but only seven of them can be seen. Matariki is a traditional Maori New Year. Matariki is celebrated with education and sharing ideas. Matariki is a time for remembering people you've lost.