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.
10 Star Crafts for Kids
Don`t you just love star crafts? We do! I especially love to pair star crafting with a book or a nursery rhyme like twinkle twinkle little star. Below are 10 activities for you to do with your toddler or preschooler. Have fun!
Stringing Stars - Toddler Approved
Wanted to come up with a simple (and quick) activity to celebrate Flag Day - remembered how much fun the kids had stringing hearts and flowers . . . so thought "stringing stars" would be the perfect project. Materials Needed: Felt in patriotic colors (red, white & blue), scissors, shoelace, yarn or ribbon Follow theContinue Reading
Kids' Astronomy Project: Constellation Geoboards - Babble Dabble Do
Fun kids' astronomy project: Make a constellation geoboard. Tutorial includes a template/instructions for making a geoboard for the Northern Hemisphere.