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.
Stamp and stencil art by 11 Post Studio - Hei Tiki
An original handcrafted art piece created by Katie and Michael Maahs, at Eleven Post Studio. This piece depicts a Hei Tiki sized at 21 x 30 cm. Using previously used postage as an art form, these delicate stencil based pieces are each uniquely crafted. The stamps generally commemorate special ev...
Whakatauki Term 3
At Otonga, we learn a new Whakatauki (Māori proverb) each term, and explore ways that we can depict the meaning through our learning, and social interactions. This term, our focus is team work, and working together. Room 8 are very good at pronouncing our Whakatauki, and saying what it means. Ka Rawe!
Mihi and koru project. First develop mihi and publish on computer. Draw Koru, each steam indicates family larger ones parents smaller ones yourself and siblings. Fold and cut in thirds, pastels on top, warm and cold colours. Mid section shading with pencil. Bottom section collage with newspaper and newspaper the same colour as the inside of the koru in the top section. Am not responsible for this idea, borrowed from wonderful teachers at Tamatea Intermediate , thank you Mrs McPhee you rock!