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Constellation craft for kids

Sticker Stars & Chalk Constellations / A fun constellation craft for kids using gold stars and chalk on black paper. This craft builds constellation knowledge and supports the development of fine motor skills and spatial awareness.

Matariki Poster Teaching Resource

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

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year, this year on the 28th June and signals the start of the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival will be held at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds from the 28th June till the 6th July. - See more at: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/events/

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year.

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a year, this year on the 28th June and signals the start of the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival will be held at the Waitangi Treaty Grounds from the 28th June till the 6th July. - See more at: http://www.waitangi.org.nz/events/

Waitangi National Trust - Matariki Fesitval Matariki is the Māori name for the cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades. It rises just once a 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…

Te reo Māori resource- Growth Mindset... I can! www.thetereomaoriclassroom.co.nz

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lemon star cookies for matariki

Summer lemon star cookies and a winner

Summer lemon star cookies very crunchy, crispy and light. These cookies are full of lemon flavor with rich buttery bite.

Galaxy Dough {Play Recipe}

Galaxy Dough {Play Recipe} (Growing A Jeweled Rose)

GALAXY DOUGH: a super smooth, ultra sparkly, & REALLY stretchy play material for kids. This no cook recipe takes seconds to make & is SO FUN! My kids played for hours!

Matariki is the name of the Pleiades star cluster and the season of its first rising in late May or early June, which is taken as the beginning of the Maori new year.  Traditionally, it was a time for remembering the dead, and celebrating new life. In the 21st century, observing Matariki has become popular again. Heaven-bound kites, hot-air balloons and fireworks help mark the occasion.

Matariki is the name of the Pleiades star cluster and the season of its first…