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Absolutely ♥ this! Reach for the stars- kids can write their goals on their hand at the start of the year. Great for beginning of school year. Beginning Of The School Year, New School Year, First Day Of School, Art School, School Ideas, School Hall, High School, Classroom Displays, Art Classroom

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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.

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage…

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too, then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage…

To celebrate Matariki we made a korowai. All of our toddlers made a collage feather and the teachers made one too, then we put them all together to make our cloak. This korowai is representative of all the children in our room. It was the central part of our wall display on Matariki this year.

New Zealand Maori Sand Art (texture) Multicultural Activities, Art Activities For Kids, Preschool Art, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Diversity Activities, Preschool Activities, Fun Crafts, Waitangi Day
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Hands On Crafts for Kids

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Art we did using dyes and weaving in harakeke looks really effective on the walls Nz Art, Art For Art Sake, Artists For Kids, Art For Kids, Maori Symbols, Maori Patterns, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Kiwiana

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

Creative interpretation of a traditional Maori kite - Te Manu Tukutuku. Kites For Kids, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Waitangi Day, Maori Symbols, Maori Patterns, Kite Making, International Craft

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

matariki art - Google Search

matariki art - Google Search

I love having a positive and celebratory learning focus - especially in the middle of winter! Matariki has links to so many areas of the. Library Activities, Educational Activities, Childhood Education, Kids Education, Waitangi Day, Literacy Programs, Classroom Language, Activity Sheets, Creative Teaching
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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…

 Discover truly amazing art and artworks from artists around the world. Art Sub Lessons, Maori Symbols, Maori Patterns, Easy Art For Kids, Polynesian Art, Nz Art, Teaching Art, Teaching Ideas, Art Terms
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Korowai 2015

Korowai 2015

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 … High School Art, School Life, Lessons For Kids, Art Lessons, Waitangi Day, Food Art For Kids, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Creative Teaching
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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 is known in English as the Plaeides & the arrival of Matariki signals the time to plant your vegetable garden in NZ) Outside Activities, Preschool Activities, Waitangi Day, International Craft, Teaching Philosophy, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Library Programs, Early Childhood Education
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weaving - kite Maori Symbols, Kites For Kids, Maori Patterns, Flax Weaving, International Craft, Weaving For Kids, Arts Integration, Maori Art, Kiwiana
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