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Make this gorgeous stretchy and shiny playdough that looks just like a starry night sky- perfect for preschoolers!

Night Sky Activities for Preschool: Stretchy Night Sky Playdough

Stretchy Night Sky Playdough Recipe Make this gorgeous stretchy and shiny playdough that looks just like a starry night sky- perfect for preschoolers!

Matariki

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades.

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource: A collection of 6 worksheets to use with your class when exploring Matariki (Māori New Year).

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

Teaching Resource: A collection of 6 worksheets to use with your class when exploring Matariki (Māori New Year).

During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for the first time in the eastern sky. This occurrence marks the beginning of an important time of year – the Māori New Year.  In this series of blogs, Te Papa Education hopes to introduce you to each of the seven members of this star whānau, from the …

During the coldest time each year the Matariki star cluster comes rising up for…

More great art ideas for Matariki...! ~ Matariki stars

Get tamariki to colour in some thin triangles then cut them out and glue them together on black card to form star banner :)

Topic worksheets | http://englishlanguage.org.nz/

There are a number of resources that have been developed to support and promote the Auahi Kore kaupapa.