Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend -

Matariki

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

From Te Papa - Matariki Education Resource - This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. It is designed for both Early Childhood and Primary learners, and has cross curricular links with the 5 strands of Te Whāriki, as well as Social Sciences, Science, Literacy, and Learning Languages areas of the New Zealand Curriculum.

This unit of work aims to raise your students’ awareness of Matariki, a significant festival that is celebrated throughout Aotearoa New Zeal.

Classroom Treasures: How are you? Kei te pēhea koe?

Classroom Treasures: Māori Resources I can take the roll using this - one of my practicum teachers did this!

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 :)

At the bottom of the page, there are 3 utube movies that clearly explain Matariki.

Matariki Story

Te Pito o Watea – “The Creation of First Light” It was Tane who was responsible for the distribution of Te Whanau Marama – the stars. Tane’s role as the creator of …

Room11 HES: MATARIKI - Matariki vocab wall in the shape of a Korowai (Maori cloak)

MATARIKI - Matariki vocab wall in the shape of a Korowai (Maori cloak)

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