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Matariki 2010

Matariki 2010 Matariki is the Maori name for the cluster of stars known as the Pleiades which rise once a year and for many Maori herald the start of the New

Love this idea for my classroom next year: Kerry Aitken‎NZ Teachers (Primary) Our class Marae, bringing our class community together with visual Mihi + a whanau homework task.

Love this idea for my classroom next year: Kerry Aitken‎NZ Teachers (Primary) Our class Marae, bringing our class community together with visual Mihi + a whanau homework task.

Maori Border: Clip Art, Page Border, and Vector Graphics

Free maori border templates including printable border paper and clip art versions. File formats include GIF, JPG, PDF, and PNG. Vector images are also available.

The sun, 'Ra'

The sun, 'Ra'

Design. Eight year olds 'Ra', Maori for sun. The children made impressions of the sun using Maori designs based on the tiki. The circle in the centre was practiced and drawn with markers. Then the rays of the sun were designed and added. The colour was limited to warm shades. The children were asked to consider symmetry and patterns when making their designs. The idea for this is from my arty friend Kimberly see; http://www.allsmilez.com/.

B4 Explorers: Te Reo Maori

B4 Explorers

Welcome to our blog! We are a class of 20 wonderful Year 2 students at Eastern Hutt School in Lower Hutt, New Zealand. This blog is where we share our amazing learning journey in 2013 as we explore the world around us. We love to hear what you think, so please leave us a comment!

These resources have been gathered as part of our school professional development for 2013 with The Wānanga o Aotearoa. Kia ora to our kaiako Anaru and Tettere for sowing the seeds.

Springston Te Reo

These resources have been gathered as part of our school professional development for 2013 with The Wānanga o Aotearoa. Kia ora to our kaiako Anaru and Tettere for sowing the seeds.

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Rainbow Fish - Florcita

A while back I started this blanket. It’s a baby blanket, just the right width for a crib, or a pram. Not too big, not too small, easy to fold and put away. My 5yr old, who is an animal... (READ MORE)

Maui slows the sun. Maori legend by Nina aged 10. Collage from magazines, black permanent marker for details.

Maui slows the sun. Maori legend by Nina aged 10. Collage from magazines, black permanent marker for details.

A blog recording day to day art lessons with children 5 - 10 years old.

koru art

A blog recording day to day art lessons with children 5 - 10 years old.

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades.  There ...

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.

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We began looking at Maori art before we went on our trip to the Marae and how we can represent ourselves and our family.  This is our koru a...

Our Koru Art

We began looking at Maori art before we went on our trip to the Marae and how we can represent ourselves and our family. This is our koru art. These koru drawing reflect our family's and are inspired by the native fern fronds found in our native bush. The koru is the Maori name given to the new unfurling fern frond and symbolises new growth, strength and peace. This is Lachlan's Koru - blue: Jessie, green: Dad, purple: Shaun, Red: Lachlan, yellow: Mum, orange: Paul. This is Harrison's koru…

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Artwork published by Sam3399

Check out Sam3399's artwork on Artsonia, the largest student art museum on the web. Don't forget to join the fan club and leave a comment on the website.

Check out Sam3399's artwork on Artsonia, the largest student art museum on the web.  Don't forget to join the fan club and leave a comment on the website.

Artwork published by Sam3399

Check out Sam3399's artwork on Artsonia, the largest student art museum on the web. Don't forget to join the fan club and leave a comment on the website.