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Starry Day Constellation Keychain Activity Kit Kids make constellations, view on the ceiling with a flashlight. Art & Science/AstronomyKids make constellations, view on the ceiling with a flashlight. Kid Science, Teaching Science, Science Experiments, Science Ideas, Earth Science Activities, Science Space, Summer Science, Preschool Science, Teaching Tools
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Starry, Starry Day Constellation Keychain Activity Kit

Over the years, Nature-Watch has found many creative ways to help instructors teach children about nature... and this one is no exception! How do you educate children about constellations during daylight hours? Here's how! We have created and professionally die-cut cardboard medallions with holes to represent each individual star in a constellation. When light shines through the medallion, the image of the constellation appears. This can be done indoors using a single bulb flashlight to make…

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Nga Marama Maori o Te Tau

One of the things I've missed doing in the last three years before I began my current position, was learning about Matariki with my very own. Bird Outline, Art Activities For Toddlers, Weaving For Kids, Fall Art Projects, Nz Art, Paper Weaving, Maori Art, Indigenous Art, Global Art
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More great art ideas for Matariki...! ~ Matariki stars

We have been learning about Matariki and the constellation. Matariki is a small cluster of stars and it is also known as Plieades. Play Based Learning, Kids Learning, Learning Stories, School Resources, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Art, Waitangi Day, Maori Words
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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.

I am neither Kiwi nor Maori, and never lay a hangi in my life. But after attending the Earth Masterclass at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival last weekend, I was so inspired that now suddenly have t… Coffee Bean Sacks, Melbourne Food, Kiwiana, Food Out, Wine Festival, No Cook Meals, Wine Recipes, New Zealand, Cooking
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Step by step on how to lay a Hangi #aTableForTwo

Reading of the Seven Stars of Matariki, by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins. This video was made by Wellington City Libraries, in association with Huia Pub. Maori Legends, Waitangi Day, Maori Symbols, Wellington City, Holiday Program, Maori Designs, City Library, Library Activities, School Plan
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Seven Stars of Matariki read by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins.

Reading of the Seven Stars of Matariki, by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins. This video was made by Wellington City Libraries, in association with Huia Pub...

FREE Mihi/Pepeha template by Green Grubs Garden Club Primary Teaching, Teaching Resources, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Resources, Learning Spaces, Preschool Activities, Maori Legends, Waitangi Day, Maori Designs
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This little one cut 'Mihi/Pepeha' booklet is a great scaffold to support your students with learning their mihi! The small size is perfect for holding discretely in your palm for quick reference during assembly or in class, and the pictures provide extra guidance for your little ones. Simply print, fill in and colour, then follow the picture instructions to cut, fold and assemble your little booklet. If you'd like more room for your students to explore their whakapapa, I suggest enlarging…

Making a putiputi - Maori - Christchurch City Libraries Flax Weaving, Paper Weaving, Weaving Art, Basket Weaving, Summer Crafts, Fall Crafts, Flax Flowers, Kindergarten Art Lessons, Weaving For Kids
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Making a putiputi

This putiputi (flower) is very simple and is made using one flax blade. Learn how to make a putiputi by following the step by step…

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The stars of Matariki / Ngā whetu o Matariki

Instructions and video on how to make a woven star from harakeke.

Written instructions (including video and visuals) for making a Matariki Star (information from the Mick Pendergrast's book 'Fun with Flax') Art Activities For Toddlers, Indoor Activities, Waitangi Day, New Zealand Flax, Maori Symbols, Teaching Art, Preschool Learning, Teaching Ideas, Flax Weaving
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The stars of Matariki / Ngā whetu o Matariki

Instructions and video on how to make a woven star from harakeke.

Mihi and koru project. First develop mihi and publish on computer. School Art Projects, Art School, School Life, School Stuff, Art Activities For Kids, Art For Kids, Kid Art, Warm And Cold Colours, Maori Art
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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!

A monthly calendar based on tikanga Maori. Months relate to Aotearoa, New Zealand. Waitangi Day, Maori Words, Kindergarten Music, Maori Designs, Moon Calendar, Teaching Aids, Language Activities, Early Childhood Education, Natural World
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A monthly calendar based on tikanga Maori. Months relate to Aotearoa, New Zealand. Southern Hemisphere

Discover the importance of Matariki, and explore ways you can celebrate Matariki, the Maori New Year. Matariki is officially celebrated on 25 June Creative Activities, Winter Activities, Maori Legends, Waitangi Day, Maori Symbols, Maori Designs, Star Cluster, Teaching Aids, Weaving Projects
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The Story of Mataariki

The Eyes of the Ariki - a story 'inspired' by Pou Te Mara, produced & directed by A Tibble with Imovie, Illustrations developed with Powerpoint, Music from Y...

Matariki - Interesting Facts for Kids Christchurch Library Teaching Resources, Classroom Resources, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Ideas, Goal Setting Template, Fun Facts For Kids, New Zealand Art, Matter Science, City Library
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Matariki for kids

Matariki is the Māori name for the star cluster known as Pleiades. The full name is “Ngā mata a te Ariki Tawhirimātea – the eyes of the God…

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When the star cluster known as Matariki appears in the night sky it signals the Maori New Year and a time of new beginnings. The Matariki 2013 stamp issue by French Collection, New Zealand Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Star Cluster, Fun Hobbies, Stamp Collecting, New Beginnings, Artist Art
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Matariki 2013 – Koru stamps from New Zealand

When the star cluster known as Matariki appears in the night sky it signals the Maori New Year and a time of new beginnings. The Matariki 2013 stamp issue by New Zealand Post celebrates the koru - a pattern symbolising…