Wood and Paper Stars
We’re always trying to think of ways to shade and catch the beautiful sunshine that streams directly through the Art Studio’s wall of south-facing windows in the cold months. Inspired by the array of twig stars I’ve seen on Pinterest, staff in the Art Studio helped me make these stained-glass-like stars and turn them into a happy window hanging.First, we made the stars’ forms
How to Make Crystal Stars | Borax Crystal Ornaments
OK you guys, I think I've fallen in love with another kids activity. These crystal stars are awesome! Any activity where I get to make something beautiful from bright rainbow colours, and I'm totally on board!
Writing a Mihi
Everything flows from the mountain, through the river. Then the people settle, so this is the order in which we say our mini. Below is the template we have used to write our mihi's.
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's how we did it! You will need: Plastic bags Skewers String Feathers Coloured sharpies/vivids Scissors Masking tape Clear…
Lovingly handcrafting unique, creative & beautiful kiwi resources!
I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the curriculum and key competencies - science, art, myths and legends, gardening, healthy eating, goal setting and reflection to name just a few. I'm sure that most primary teachers will agree that the best way into most topics and inquiry is through a great book - so I've compiled a little list of my favourites! Most of these books come complete with several…