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Special events - Matariki

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A collection of my favourite teaching resources for Matariki. Check out my own resources for junior learners here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Made-For-The-Classroom

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Best Matariki books for Primary {+ FREE follow up activity sheets}

I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the curriculum and key competencies - science, art, myths and legends, gardening, healthy eating, goal setting and reflection to name just a few. I'm sure that most primary teachers will agree that the best way into most topics and inquiry is through a great book - so I've compiled a little list of my favourites! Most of these books come complete with several…

New Zealand Maori Art: How To Draw Poupou. by Michele Coxhead New Zealand Tattoo, New Zealand Art, Maori Patterns, Polynesian Art, Polynesian Islands, Maori Art, Tattoo Maori, Thinking Day, Art Base

New Zealand Maori Art: How To Draw Poupou.

This traditional medium of Maori art can be seen on most marae in New Zealand and is a taonga to be treasured by all of us. Through the process of observing, discussing and creating a poupou ākonga will make connections with the symbols, content, patterns and importance of this Māori art medium. Be...

– Ngā umanga – Māori business enterprise – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand The Pleiades, New Zealand Art, Winter Sky, First Art, South Pacific, Traditional, History, Kites, Special Events

Matariki – Māori New Year

Twinkling in the winter sky just before dawn, Matariki (the Pleiades) signals the Māori New Year. Traditionally, it was a time for remembering the dead, and celebrating new life. In the 21st century, observing Matariki has become popular again. Heaven-bound kites, hot-air balloons and fireworks ...

Star Formation The Matariki star cluster Star Facts, Hawaiian Names, The Pleiades, Star Formation, Star Cluster, Graphic Design Software, Evening Sky, Yet To Come, Space Exploration

Matariki star facts

Get the facts about Matariki – a star cluster known worldwide and treasured in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Celebrate Matariki – sing this beautiful waiata (song), Ngā Tamariki O Matariki, with your tamariki (children). Matariki (the Pleiades star cluster) rises in. The Pleiades, Star Cluster, Early Education, Beautiful Images, New Zealand, Astrology, Stars, Google Search, 5 Ways

Matariki Waiata (Song)

Celebrate Matariki – sing this beautiful waiata (song), Ngā Tamariki O Matariki, with your tamariki (children).Matariki (the Pleiades star cluster) rises in ...

Matariki & Māori themed interactives in English & Interactives & Welcome to wickED - WickEd Welcome, Teaching Resources, Special Events, Wicked, Classroom, English, Esl, Maori, Class Room

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Matariki / Māori themed interactives in English / Interactives / Welcome to wickED - WickEd

Busy sisters learn of the wonderful story of Matariki and how whizzy, zippy, zig zagging sisters can work together to complete very important tasks. Maori Legends, Infant Lesson Plans, Early Childhood Activities, Preschool Songs, Preschool Ideas, Matter Science, Maori Art, Library Programs, Language Development

Matariki (ENGLISH LANGUAGE)

Busy sisters learn of the wonderful story of Matariki and how whizzy, zippy, zig zagging sisters can work together to complete very important tasks.Kete Kōre...

Matariki Scavenger Hunt Junior and Senior Primary Book Scavenger Hunt, Teaching Resources, Special Events, Classroom, Student, Activities, Education, Children, Class Room

Matariki Scavenger Hunt Junior and Senior Primary

Matariki Scavenger Hunt for New Zealand Classrooms. Great tool for Bicultural New Zealand.Are you looking for an activity that explains the basics of Matariki in an accessible and engaging way:There are two scavenger hunts in hereScavenger hunt A: For fluent Junior readers (Turquoise + ).Students wr...

 Activities for students for years 1 - 8 in New Zealand Schools during the season of Matariki Maori New Year - Have a look at these worksheets, printables and activities: Teaching Kids, Teaching Resources, Maori Art, Independent Reading, Shared Reading, Teaching Language Arts, Teacher Planner, Classroom Environment, Worksheets For Kids

Matariki activities, reading, printables

Matariki activities. Activities for students for years 1 - 8 in New Zealand Schools during the season of Matariki Maori New Year - Have a look at these worksheets, printables and activities: UPDATED to refer to the 9 stars of Matariki SAVE Get this as part of my Matariki bundle which also has my Sc...

Matariki Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions New Zealand Improve Reading Comprehension, Text Dependent Questions, Higher Order Thinking, Reading Passages, Close Reading, Nonfiction, Teaching Resources, Texts, Classroom

Matariki Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions New Zealand

Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our Matariki-themed differentiated close reading passages and questions. This pack includes six non-fiction and Maori Myth and Legends/Pūrākau. Four of these contain passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thi...

Matariki Print and Go Activity Pack - 15 Engaging ELA Resources Creative Thinking, Teaching Resources, Save Yourself, Special Events, Literacy, Packing, Classroom, Activities, Writing

Matariki Activities Pack

Let us save you time this Matariki with our New Zealand Matariki Activity Pack to celebrate the Māori New Year. This NZ (New Zealand) Activity Pack features 17 Print and Go Matariki Themed Resources. Just choose which resources you would like to use and print them out! Perfect to use in the classroo...

Help your students to learn about Matariki, the Mori 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 Mix and Match New Years Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Activities, Maori Legends, Waitangi Day, Maori Words, Activity Sheets, Cloze Activity, Education Templates

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 these free activity sheets. This resource features ten activities on two pages, and is ready to PRINT and GO!Looking for MORE great Matariki products? Click HERE to SAVE over 29% with our Ma...