6 Gross Motor Activities for Large Groups - Teach Me Mommy
Doing gross motor activities with a large group can be daunting. Here are 6 easy to set up, and with limited equipment, Gross motor activity ideas!
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.
Stained Glass Paper Stars
If you love stained glass windows, these <a href="http://www.allfreekidscrafts.com/tag/Papercraft" target="_blank">easy paper crafts for kids</a> are perfect for you. Stained Glass Paper Stars are just as colorful as stained glass, but you can easily remove them from your window whenever you want. These creative and decorative crafts look great in any color, so you can either use up your extra tissue paper or you can find tissue paper that matches a holiday. Experiment with different sizes…
New Zealand Crafts
With its interesting and unique birds and the rich culture of the Maoris, a New Zealand theme offers some fun craft possibilities for kids! We've got a collection of New Zealand craft ideas here which we hope will provide inspiration and ideas for all ages.
Maui and the sun
We have been reading the book Maui and the sun. It's about how Maui and his brothers work as a team to slow down the sun so that everyone can enjoy longer days. We talked about how we are a team as well and shared our ideas about how we all help in our classroom. Then we made our own sun and took photos of ourselves pulling the sun in. It was a lot of fun and we enjoyed learning how to use the cameras. Take a look at our finished display.
Matariki Art Work
Mrs Blau read us the story of 'Matariki' By Melanie Drewery. This is the artwork we produced based on the story of Matariki, The Maori New Year... Add caption