Weather Bilingual Chart
This bilingual weather chart is ideal to display year-round. Includes sunny, rainy, lightning, rainbow, hail, cloudy, windy, snowy, foggy and stary night
How to Fold Paper Ninja Stars - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
How to Fold Paper Ninja Stars - Fun craft or boredom buster for kids! Use colored paper or decorate with markers. Or both!
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!
A Beautiful Maori Blessing
A friend recently shared this Maori blessing on facebook. I thought it so beautiful I wanted to share it with you. The Maori words are beautiful to the ear and the translation is poetic and calming…
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…
Manu Tukutuku- Kites
Last year, all of the year five and six students made manu tukutuku to be shown at our annual Calf Club. The idea came from the book ‘Māori Art for Kids’ which you can find here. Here…
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.
Easy (Microwavable) Salt Dough Recipe
This recipe is ridiculously easy, and very cheap. Salt dough is a great way to create your own decorations, and you can dye them or paint them any colour you like…let’s get microwaving!…
Vincent Van Gogh: Sunflowers and Swirly Stars|Paperback
Brad explores the ups and downs of van Gogh's life and art in this colorful report, featuring Brad's funny cartoons alongside reproductions of classic