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Matariki Resources and Ideas

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Fab Five have been busy creating feathers for our Korowai (cloak) of Knowledge. The feathers have the te reo Maori vocabulary we have come. Early Childhood Activities, Childhood Education, Classroom Displays, Art Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Les Gobelins, Waitangi Day, Cultural Crafts, Maori Designs

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!

How The Sun Rose: Waldorf Paper Window Star Tutorial & Giveaway You can use tissue paper, but in my experience, kite paper is best. Here is a simple window star tutorial: Crafts To Do, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Paper Crafts, Waldorf Crafts, Paper Stars, Window Art, Kirigami, Teaching Art

Waldorf Paper Window Star Tutorial & Giveaway

Outside our window are muted hues where in another season would be vibrant colors. Last night I decided that I was simply tired of grey winter days. Out came a rainbow of kite paper and Tomas Berger's book Window Stars. After an evening of folding and gluing, and folding and gluing, we have COLOR! Paper stars are fun to make, and like our number wheel, they make beautiful geometric designs. If you look close near the blue and green stars, you can see that I hung crystals among the stars…

Te reo Maori - Pepeha (Who I am, where I come. by TeacherTalk NZ Tribal Tattoo Designs, Tribal Tattoos, School Resources, Teaching Resources, Maori Songs, Waitangi Day, Maori Patterns, Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Maori Art

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Browse over 50 educational resources created by TeacherTalk NZ in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Te reo Maori - Pepeha (Who I am, where I come. by TeacherTalk NZ Tribal Tattoo Designs, Tribal Tattoos, School Resources, Teaching Resources, Maori Songs, Waitangi Day, Maori Patterns, Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Maori Art

TeacherTalk NZ

Browse over 50 educational resources created by TeacherTalk NZ in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.

I chose this becuse it is a cultural children stories and it talks about the maori culture and it is about the seven kites of Matariki Reference: Seven Kites of Matariki.Rotorua,New Zealand:Scholastic Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Children Stories, Waitangi Day, Maori Tribe, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Creative Arts And Crafts, Maori Art

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.

Mad Awesomeness in Rm 4 at Woodhill School: 7 sisters (Matariki constellation) triptychs panel art works). Art Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Resources, Learning Resources, International Craft, Waitangi Day, Star Painting, Jr Art, Maori Art

7 sisters (Matariki constellation) triptychs (3 panel art works).

Thanks for your help with these Mrs. Johnson! They look incredible!

Last year a good friend asked me if I had heard that two new whetū in the Matariki cluster, had been named (Pōhutukawa and Hiwaiteran. Nz Art, Art For Art Sake, Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Metal Sculptures, Bronze Sculpture, Waitangi Day, Maori Symbols, Kindergarten Projects

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Last year a good friend asked me if I had heard that two new whetū in the Matariki cluster, had been named (Pōhutukawa and Hiwaiterangi). She was a tauira at Te Wananga o Aotearoa and had the privilege of listening to a tohunga kōkōrangi (astronomer) who has been studying celestial bodies for 20 years and made this discovery through whānau manuscripts and rangahau. When he delved a little further he found that most of the books written about Matariki, based on the 7 whetū, are versions…

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 get on with eating our lunch. Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Samoan Tribal Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Maori Songs, Waitangi Day, Maori Symbols, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Cross Tattoo For Men

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…

Drip, Drip, Splatter Splash: Hearts and Stars Fuorescent tempera paints, crayola I think. These might have been done with cardboard, but now I use old gift cards to scrape with. They work great. Kindergarten Art Lessons, Art Lessons Elementary, Collaborative Art Projects For Kids, 2nd Grade Art, Stars Craft, Jr Art, Maori Art, Art Activities, Classroom Activities

Hearts and Stars

This year I decided to do my stars and hearts. But, after doing them for a couple of years, I was ready for a change. This is a very ...

Help your students to learn about Matariki, the Māori New Year, and its significance to NZ (New Zealand) with this free activity sheet. It features seven activities on one page, and is ready to PRINT and GO! Activities included are: Mix and Match Voca Writing Resources, School Resources, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Cloze Activity, Activity Sheets, New Years Activities, Classroom Activities, Maori Words

FREE Matariki Māori New Year Activity Sheets

Help your students to learn about Matariki, the Māori New Year, and its significance to NZ (New Zealand) with this free activity sheet. It features seven activities on one page, and is ready to PRINT and GO! Activities included are: 1. Mix and Match Vocabulary 2. Snapshot - Visualising 3. Get in touch - Letter Writing 4. Word Find 5. Fill in the gaps - Cloze Activity 6. Fact or Fiction - True or False Activity 7. Matariki Writing Prompt #Matariki #MatarikiActivities

Tawhirimatea: a song for Matariki by June Pitman-Hayes and Kat Merewether. Maori lyrics by Ngaere Roberts Waitangi Day, Food Art For Kids, Writing Poetry, Toddler Preschool, Preschool Learning, Read Aloud, New Pictures, Early Childhood, Montessori

Tawhirimatea: A Song for Matariki

Tawhirimatea: A Song for Matariki by June Pitman-Hayes (9781775434139) $20.00 buy online or call us from The Wellington Children's Bookshop, Shop 26 Kilbirnie Plaza, Kilbirnie, Wellington, New Zealand