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.
Maori Bookmarks to Make and Colour
A big shout out to Renee who leads a Canadian Girl Guide Brownie group. I'm really sorry these got here late - but here they are nonetheless. A mock-up of what they might look like. You can make them plain (one-sided).... Maori Bookmark Page 1 ...or make them double-sided... Just print and cut lengthwise as shown in the mock-up. Maori Bookmark Page 2 Have 'em plain or colour 'em. Just click on the pics to download... :) M
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...
Mihi and koru project. First develop mihi and publish on computer. Draw Koru, each steam indicates family larger ones parents smaller ones yourself and siblings. Fold and cut in thirds, pastels on top, warm and cold colours. Mid section shading with pencil. Bottom section collage with newspaper and newspaper the same colour as the inside of the koru in the top section. Am not responsible for this idea, borrowed from wonderful teachers at Tamatea Intermediate , thank you Mrs McPhee you rock!