Tane and the stars, story basket
A storytelling basket that creates magic. This story basket is based on the book Tane and the stars by Ron Bacon and Manu Smith. The props and basket...
Matariki, 7 or 9 stars?
Are there seven or nine stars? The answer would impact on my resources and teaching. Matariki is not too far away and knew it was time to have conversations and reflect. Dr Rangi Matamua has been sharing a misconception that there are 7 stars when there are 9. In his book Matariki: the star of the year he explores ques
Reflections on Matariki.
Matariki is a time of renewal and moving forward and it is important to take time to do this. I use this whakataukī as my inspiration for reflection. Firstly, to reflect on what has been. · The relationships and connections made during this time · The interests that developed and conversations that took place · The gro
Stars and people to tell a tale
69 Likes, 9 Comments - This is why I teach. ec (@thisiswhyiteach.ec) on Instagram: “Simple set up, #kmartplaytray coloured sand, stars and wooden peg dolls.”
Matariki stars in cloud dough.
0 Likes, 1 Comments - This is why I teach. ec (@thisiswhyiteach.ec) on Instagram: “Somple invitation with stars I had collected since last Matariki. Cloudy dough was to sticky so…”