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
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 […]
Food karakia – A Maori prayer
Everyday just before eating our lunch a child shares a Food Karakia – a Maori prayer. The child shares each line and the rest of the class repeat it. After we’ve finished the Karakia we…
Koru Art – 4 Different Templates
The koru is a popular symbol in New Zealand. Here is a set of 4 different templates that can be used in a variety of ways .... you decide! The 4 Templates: ♦ Plain (koru only) ♦ Radiating lines behind koru ♦ Patchwork lines behind koru ♦ Radiating lines with patterns behind koru *** Refer to t...
Resource: Koru: Art of the Maori
Students learn about the Maori people of New Zealand and artist Raewyn Harris. Students create koru designs using oil pastels. The koru is the Maori name for an unfurling fern frond known as the ponga plant that grows in New Zealand. It symbolizes new life, growth, strength and peace and is an integral symbol in Maori art and tattoos.
About me New Zealand version
These "All about me" printables are made for New Zealand classrooms and are perfect for starting the new school year or Back to School time.They are trauma informed, designed to be inclusive of children from a variety of backgrounds. Save money get this as part of my back to school bundleThere are 9...