To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too, then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.
Matariki Whetu- Stars For Matariki
With Matariki just around the corner again, my year 5-8 class has started learning more about the Māori New Year. This year we decided to make mixed media stars (whetū) as part of our learning. In…
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A unique gift from New Zealand - includes photos, how to do the haka, how to make a hangi, maps and interesting info about the New Zealand identity
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.
7 Marvellous Matariki Crafts for Kids - Kiwi Families
As we approach Matariki, there are some wonderful Matariki crafts you can do with your children to celebrate.
Educational Resources - Matariki
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Mihi for Kids
WALT: Write our own mini using an adapted format. Recite our own mini with correct pronunciation. Recall our mini from memory. It's all about me and where I fit into my family. Your mihi tells the story of the place and the people you beloing to. It is an eassy way for people you are meetingto make connections as they see if they are related or know your family. Task: As you can see - everything flows from the mountain, through the river and the waka is on it. Then the people settle so this…
Matariki Te Reo Māori Vocabulary A4 Display Poster
How can this display poster support my teaching of Matariki? This poster is a visual display of the night sky with features labelled in Te Reo Māori. This includes stars, the moon, land, constellation, sky, night and more. Great for teaching children and for encouraging kaiako to use more Te Reo in the classroom.
Button Snake - a Homemade Toy to Develop Fine Motor Skills
A homemade button snake is easy to make and a great way to teach toddlers and preschoolers how to do up buttons. Great fine motor activity for all ages.
Matariki – Colour the Stars
Celebrate the Maori New Year with this art activity - colour the koru stars. Two different templates. A fun colouring activity for New Zealand students during Matariki. Designed on A4 size paper. CLICK HERE to view more of my Matariki Resources. ******************************************...