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Reach for the stars- kids can write their goals on their hand at the start of the year.

Reach for the stars- kids can write their goals on their hand at the start of the year. (Another idea - put a hand template in ppt and have students use word art to write goals for year.

.: 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.

Art we did using dyes and weaving in harakeke looks really effective on the walls

Art we did using dyes and weaving in harakeke looks really effective on the…

Best Matariki books for Primary + FREE follow activity sheets! {Green Grubs Garden Club Blog}

I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the.

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Rose (aged 12).

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku.

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 …

Matariki Poster

Matariki Poster (Matariki is known in English as the Plaeides & the arrival of Matariki signals the time to plant your vegetable garden in NZ)